Daniel Chen


Location: Taichung, Taiwan / 19 June 2019 Australia on VISA subclass 462
GitHub: danielim


To identify solutions to problems to the best of my abilities and improve user experience through development while being inclined to open source products.


Web Development: Mobile Web Specialist, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, React, Webpack, Python, Django.
System Administration: Desktop Linux maintenance and small scale servers with VirtualBox, VMWare ESX, KVM virtualizations.
Graphics and design: Inkscape, Blender, Gimp, Krita, Pencil Project.
Spoken/written languages: Fluent in English, Spanish, and Mandarin Chinese.


Def-Logix, Inc. - December 2015 - March 2018

Software Developer

  • Working under Agile development process.
  • Developed web applications integrating Django and PostgreSQL as a back-end with React Front-end with bundled with Webpack.
  • Created python scripts analyzing data to report and restore compromised workstations.
  • Utilized pyVmomi to script automated tests for our product in VMware ESX.
  • Minimal experience with compiling Tiny Core Linux kernel to add a custom logo.

Hill Country JS - May 2015 - Present

Host - December 2017 - March 2019
Videographer - YouTube

Mission UX - 2018

Web and Design team lead, Lead Web developer

Texas Linux Fest - Yearly since 2013

Web Developer, Volunteer Presentation Proctor, reception, other miscellaneous tasks


  • Python IRC bot.
  • VPS with CentOS 7 hosting
  • Experience with Ubuntu and CentOS server setup.
  • Home Microserver with CentOS 7 utilizing KVM virtualization, Samba file sharing, and a VM of Ubuntu 14.04 with Apache2 web server.
  • Dabbled in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom CS6; Gimp, Inkscape, Darktable.

Leadership and Activities:

Startup Weekend Houston – April 2013

Second Place Team –
Our team developed and presented from scratch a website designed to match job seekers and employers not only in terms of skills but also their preferences in terms of habits and work environment. I focused on some HTML portions, web design, mobile mockup, and assisting between the developers and designers.

Undergraduate Science Research Club – Fall 2006 – Spring 2010

IT Officer – Fall 2007 – Spring 2010

Texas A&M Computing Society – Fall 2008 – Spring 2010

Publishing Chair – Fall 2009 – Spring 2010

Texas A&M Unix & Linux User Group – Fall 2007 – Spring 2010

Proud Member – Fall 2007 – Spring 2010


Texas A&M University - College Station, Texas
Bachelor of Science in Biology, 2010

Last updated in April 30, 2019