A professional position in the field of software development.
Advanced knowledge of C and C++
Sr. Software Engineer, 02/2012
to Current EMC – Santa Clara,
Create tools to help QA Engineers in their daily tasks.
Designed and implemented an internal web-based application (in PHP) used for monitoring, reserving test resources and running test suites automatically.
The app helps test engineers select the right resources for the tests and avoid using one another's resources by mistake.
Also developed another web tool which displays test results for each OS release's build and enables results comparison between builds.
Wrote tools and utilities in Ruby that set up test resources and ran test suites.
Technical Yahoo!, 09/2005
to 02/2012 Yahoo! Inc – Sunnyvale,
Technical Yahoo! Joined the Yahoo! Email Delivery team to work on large distributed client-server systems.
Maintained and enhanced the Yahoo! Bullet Mailer system which is a scalable platform for sending outbound emails.
Enhanced existing source code to reduce cross-continental bandwidth costs.
Also designed a platform that was used by the Direct Marketing team to send out billions of emails to the users which help saved money for the company.
Implemented the SoftFail component for the Delivery system which was used to determine whether an incoming email should be rejected or allowed to pass through the system.
Wrote applications to retrieve and process Yahoo! partners' email policies.
Also was in charge of the SMTP system which let Yahoo! web and mobile users send email messages.
Modified existing software to correct errors, adapt to new hardware and improve performance.
Sr. Software Engineer, 08/2004
to 09/2005 Amazon.com – Seattle,
Developed front-end and back-end applications in highly visible projects such as DVD Rental Services for the UK, and Wireless Family Plans in the US.
Implemented C++ wrappers that enable the Rental Subscription and Billing services to access the backend Oracle database.
Also wrote the application that handled refund approvals.
Modified existing front-end code base written in Mason (Perl and HTML) to display Family Plans phone bundles in the Shopping Cart, Order Pipeline, and Your-Account layers.
Sr. Member of Technical Staff, 10/2000
to 10/2003 Mockingbird Networks – Cupertino,
Designed and implemented commercial-quality applications for the company's telephony servers and media gateways.
Worked in a team to design and implement the Mockingbird SIP Server (MSS).
Responsible for implementing routes, users, and hosts lookup tables.
Also implemented the CORBA interface to dynamically configure the server and monitor call statistics.
Implemented in part the Mockingbird Wholesale Call Manager (WCM).
The WCM is responsible for authenticating calls, checking for account balances, and sending XML-formatted CDRs (Call Detail Records) to the database.
Software Developer, 05/2000
to 09/2000 Olliance , Inc – Santa Clara,
Worked closely with customers to develop applications fine-tuned to their needs using Linux Open Source software and tools.
Developed CGI applications in HTML, and C.
Software Engineer, 10/1996
to 05/2000 InterTrade Systems, Inc – Campbell,
Designed, implemented, and maintained the company's core server application that translates a customer's plain text document into an EDI, or XML formatted document.
Developed a server application communication channel for receiving client data using proprietary data format over TCP/IP.
Also implemented client portion for that server.
Wrote in part a document processing system responsible for handling all incoming files from customers and routing them to their correct destinations.
Junior Software Engineer, 01/1996
to 07/1996 Computer Associates International – Islandia,
Designed and implemented a two-tier in-house security application using only Computer Associates technology such as CA-OpenRoad as the GUI tool, and Ingres as the backend database.
Firmware Programmer, 01/1995
to 07/1995 Interval Research Corporation – Palo Alto,
Assisted the inventors by building, soldering prototypes and writing applications using C and the PIC microprocessor assembly languages.
Notable projects include a wireless hand-held device that can be used to display text messages from a host computer; and a prototype in both analog and digital versions that, when plugged into a phone, can give it a distinct ring.
Bachelor of Science: Computer Engineering,
12 1995 University of California at Berkeley - Berkeley,
CA Computer Engineering