Resume [PDF]

Education#


Georgia Institute of Technology Aug 2016 – Dec 2019 | Atlanta, GA

  • B.S. Computer Science, concentrations: Intelligence + Information Internetworks
  • Affiliations: Alpha Kappa Psi (Business Fraternity), Ramblin’ Raas (Nationally Competitive Dance Team)
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Experience#


Palantir Software Engineer June 2020 - Present | New York, NY

Wadhwani AI Research Intern, COVID Response March 2020 - June 2020 | Mumbai, IN [news article]

  • Implemented curve-fitting and SEIR-based modelling efforts to deliver COVID-19 pandemic related predictions to Indian municipal entities

Palantir Forward Deployed Software Engineering Intern May 2019 - Aug 2019 | London, UK [blog post]

  • Redesigned timeseries pipeline architecture to better handle the increasing scale of data (TB to PB), coordinating with teams across Palantir and the client to ensure data usage workflows and constraints were considered
  • Developed a suite of tooling to manage dynamic pipeline creation, ensured a simple maintenance story despite an increased number of parallel pipelines, and contributed to fleshing out similar use-cases across the company

Lyft Software Engineering Intern Jan 2019 - Apr 2019 | Seattle, WA [blog post]

  • Reduced replication lag between AWS datastores for clients by designing and building a service to reroute failed records using Apache Flink and Kafka, considering fail cases, throughput constraints, and operational cost
  • Improved streaming pipelines by introducing improved modularity and increasing code maintainability, allowing for clients to more quickly access data in a custom desired format

Redfin Software Engineering Intern May 2018 - Aug 2018 | Seattle, WA [blog post]

  • Improved the fluidity of the claim home experience by implementing Google One-Tap login for my team’s primary endpoint, lifting registrations (44%), subscriptions (25%), and sell contacts (18%)
  • Worked across several teams to investigate Redfin Home Report subscription activity to optimize open rate, developing clustering/classification models and launching two experiments to test open rate improvements

Nix | CREATE-X Capstone Design Co-Founder Aug 2018 - Feb 2019 | Atlanta, GA [link]

  • Developed a nicotine cessation algorithm based on a daily sliding window and existing smoking cessation plans
  • Evaluated potential design decisions while considering future strategies to improve our product
  • Aided in process development and organization for a team of 7

Smart City Infrastructure Undergraduate Researcher Jan 2018 – May 2018 | Atlanta, GA

  • Contributed to analyzing work zone traffic patterns using image classifiers and computer vision functions to retrieve valuable vehicle attributes from traffic camera footage
  • Analyzed collected data to determine the change in factors like speed, offset, flow, and density

Entertainment Intelligence Lab, Georgia Tech Undergraduate Researcher Aug 2017 - Present | Atlanta, GA [paper]

  • Designed an AI approach based on the published Hoover ANN model to build a robust Mario game level generator
  • Defined multiple “invention problems” to extend the concept of creative problem solving and designed agents to attempt such problems to demonstrate an artificially intelligent parallel to human creativity and contributed to a paper accepted to ICCC 2018
  • Awarded the President’s Undergraduate Research Award for Fall 2018

College of Computing, Georgia Tech Tutor Jan 2018 - Present | Atlanta, GA [paper]

  • Tutored graduate students without previous programming experience in Python and programming basics
  • Designed sample exercises and created examples to explain Python-isms and help students understand concepts
  • Tutored undergraduate students in Intro to Object Oriented Programming and Discrete Math

Square Software Engineering Intern May 2017 - Aug 2017 | San Francisco, CA [blog post]

  • Created infrastructure to automate asset tracking in a CMDB using a Rails app by reading data through Kafka feeds from Kolide and Facebook’s osquery
  • Consulted with several teams/individuals to discover their needs and evaluated requests per my constraints
  • Gained exposure to shell scripting, backend services, Linux architecture, and systems infrastructure
  • Found and corrected a truncation error in Facebook’s osquery

Leadership#


Aneka Podcast Host Apr 2019 – Present [link]

  • Pitched and started the groundwork for a podcast targeting young Jains in the US, with the mission of bringing current perspectives to the forefront of discussion and shedding light on niche topics affecting the community
  • Lead a team of 5 to develop content, interview people, and storyboard

Alpha Kappa Psi Vice President of Finance May 2018 - December 2018

  • Managed a $70,000 annual budget, financing events for the brotherhood and the general Georgia Tech business community (Rush, Social/Alumni Events, Retreats/Formals, Georgia Tech Business Forum, Startup Hackathon, Case Competition, etc)
  • Lead the creation of a new fund to support special projects ventures, including creating a growth plan and application structure
  • Worked on an 10 person executive board to increase member engagement, revamp existing events, and launch new initiatives
  • Managed 3 teams of 3: Investments (~12k portfolio), Entrepreneurship, and Corporate Sponsorship to encourage the directors’ personal growth and impact on the organization
  • Awarded Outstanding Leader for Integrity at the National Convention, 2019

ATL Tamasha Marketing Chair May 2017 - March 2018

  • Lead marketing efforts for ATL Tamasha, the organization’s flagship event and region’s premier Fall South Asian dance competition
  • Developed branding for the year, including logos, banners, videos, and digital marketing, and their respective distribution schedules
  • Attracted 200+ dancers and attendance in excess of 1100

Skills#


Programming: Java Python SQL Ruby C++ C# JavaScript MongoDB

Languages: Spanish (conversational), Hindi (fluent), Gujarati (fluent), English (native)

Media: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign

Communication: Presentation, Public Speaking, Research Writing, Communication Design