Marc Mailhot

Student Developer - University of Waterloo Computer Science

(905) 650-0062


Backend-focused full stack developer, with a special interest in programming languages, functional programming, compilers, systems architecture, distributed systems and natural language processing. Currently a 3A Computer Science student at the University of Waterloo and seeking a 4 month internship beginning in January 2018.



  • OCaml
  • Python
  • C++
  • Clojure
  • Haskell
  • HTML5
  • Javascript
  • C
  • D
  • Nix
  • CSS
  • SASS
  • C#
  • Dart
  • Rust
  • Racket
  • Java


  • webapp2
  • Linux
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • PostgreSQL
  • Angular
  • Android
  • Docker
  • Node.js
  • Mercurial
  • Git
  • NixOS


Apple Inc.

Platform Architecture Intern, May 2017 - August 2017
  • Contributed to the development of a high-performance, circuit level, hardware simulation compiler
  • Designed and developed performance monitoring infrastructure to track compiler performance

Jane Street Europe

Developer Intern, Sept 2016 - Dec 2016
  • Designed and developed a type inference and schema generation system to build queryable Postgres databases from untyped s-expressions
  • Wrote performance-sensitive OCaml code handling and processing high volume message streams
  • Rewrote distributed data analysis to use an efficient binary data format, resulting in 10x performance improvements

Kik Interactive

Web Developer (Co-op), Jan 2016 - Apr 2016
  • Optimized a high volume messaging system in Python, leading to a 25% drop in request latency
  • Was the primary designer and developer of a user facing chat bot
  • Designed, wrote and documented an upcoming open source Python SDK for our API platform

Kik Interactive

Web Developer (Co-op), Apr 2015 - Aug 2015
  • Reengineered core server side Python code handling >10M daily messages
  • Built infrastructure for the handling of image and video content in a high-volume environment on the Google Cloud Platform



  • Web-app for quickly finding spurious correlations among 390,000 datasets
  • Developed a Rust backend efficiently finding correlations using a custom binary time series data protocol
  • Designed and wrote CSS for the front-end design
  • Built a prototype IRC Client in D in one weekend
  • Developed a highly optimized IRC serialization and deserialization code using D templates
  • Implemented a Clojure web app and Chrome extension to provide groups of articles on the same topic through text analysis
  • Designed a easy to use, visually appealing web interface
  • Winner, IBM Prize, UofT Hacks 2015
  • Winner, Intel Mashery Prize, UofT Hacks 2015


University of Waterloo

Candidate for Bachelor of Computer Science, Sept 2014 - Present
  • 4.0 Cumulative GPA
  • 100% grade in two advanced level CS courses