Marc A. Tanne

973-432-6696 |

A detail-oriented software engineer with a background in agile development and product management. Excels at breaking down long-term projects into concrete requirements, collaborating with international teams, and iteratively improving codebases to deliver a polished product. Skilled at breaking down abstract concepts for non-technical coworkers. Track record of solving problems with a data-driven, creative, and focused mindset. Looking for a software engineering role at a leading technical organization.


ROG Security, Pasadena California October, 2017 – Present

An early stage SaaS startup that enables companies to intelligently monitor their property using computer vision.

Software EngineerFebruary, 2018 – Present

  • Architected, built, and published documentation for version 2.0 controller (business logic API) in Python and its PostgreSQL database following REST principles.
  • Managed team of international contractors to build out infrastructure components (docker container), queueing system (RabbitMQ), and distributed task system (Celery infrastructure)
  • Adapted to technical product management role in order to guide the development of ROG’s 2.0 mobile application; established functional requirements, communicated technical considerations, and revised app design
  • Updated MVP codebase to production-ready code; improved communication with neural network servers, created image processing logic, debugged existing code, and updated business logic.

Software Engineering ConsultantOctober, 2017 – February, 2018

  • Designed and built Front-end React/Redux codebase with ant-d layout/styling framework
  • Integrated Front-end codebase with existing Elixir API
  • Optimized existing Elixir API functions

The Smarter PlumberJune, 2017 –  October, 2017

The Smarter Plumber is a plumbing company located in the Santa Clara area.

Software Development Consultant

  • Contributed to the development of custom wordpress plugin that integrates truck management software and the existing wordpress site so trucks will be auto allocated to service requests put in through the website.

IllusionQuest StudiosAugust, 2015 – June, 2017

IllusionQuest Studios is a software development house that whitelabels the tech other companies.

Software Developer

  • Programmed and implemented front and back-end of website and built the API supporting 15k+ installs of the Sizzle mobile application in iTunes App Store. The development was from the ground up utilizing Laravel framework.
  • Developed a Magento 2 shopping cart with a custom nutrition label plugin that greatly reduced the time needed for label generation for one of IllusionQuest Studios’ clients:
  • Worked with design team to build and launch Custom WordPress Websites for various clients, utilizing standard templates, custom CSS, and JavaScript to upgrade their online presence.
  • Implemented standards for source control using git tools and code review process.

EquipZooMay, 2015 – August, 2015

Equip Zoo is a startup that is enabling construction equipment owners to easily rent it out to anyone who needs it.

Software Developer

  • Designed and Created corporate website utilizing Laravel framework and PHP.

Cash In My BagDecember, 2014 –  May, 2015

Cash In My Bag is a company that buys and sells used luxury items like handbags and shoes.

Software Developer Consultant

  • Redesigned the interface of the inventory management system by rebuilding their existing legacy codebase, and improving the UX, product intake efficiency, and inventory accuracy.
  • Cleaned up and optimized SQL queries to improve page performance.
  • Refactored several front-facing customer pages to improve user experience and conversion rates.

CrowdFunderMarch, 2014 – December, 2014

CrowdFunder is a startup that is trying to bring equity crowdfunding to the masses.

Junior Software Developer Intern

  • Worked on the team maintaining their website and improving user experience.
  • Helped with planning and management of development team's tasks.
  • Worked as a Zendesk Customer representative, during breaks from coding, to obtain customer feedback.


Bachelor of Science, Union College, Schenectady, NY September, 2008 – June 2012  

  • Major: Biology
  • Varsity Crew Team, Coach’s Award


Languages HTML5 | CSS3 | JavaScript | PHP | MySQL | PostgreSQL | XML | Python | Elixir
Tools Git | Trello | AWS (EC2, S3) | cPanel | JIRA | Celery | Docker | RabbitMQ | Waitress | Flower | Terminal/Command Prompt | SQLAlchemy | Alembic
Frameworks Laravel | WordPress | Shopify | JQuery | React | Pyramid