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Data Engineering

Palo Alto, California, United States
October 25, 2016

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Maggie Choy

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A self-motivated and result-driven software engineer seeking a software engineering career in software system engineering Technical Skills

Programming Languages: Java, Python, C#, SQL

Web Application Development: JSP, ASP, JavaScript, HTML, XML, Python Web development framework (Bottle, Django), RESTful web service, JSON, Tomcat, Jekyll, Markdown, CSS, JQuery

Database system: Oracle, MySQL, NoSQL

Automation Testing: JUnit, Selenium Web driver

Others: AWS EC2, Machine Learning, GitHub, SCRAPY framework, Bugzilla, WordPress, Eclipse, Maven, Ant, VMware virtualization, Hibernate


Freelance Full Stack Software Developer (2015 – present) Provided technical expertise of data engineering and software application development services on a project basis to business clients. Examples of work included:

Developed and automated dashboard to drill down customer interaction behavior metrics using Python and JavaScript to diagnosis business health and improve sales lead conversion

Developed web crawler plugins in Python to scrap customer responses and product data of retailer websites for list management campaigns

Implemented REST APIs with Java Jersey and integrated with Hibernate and JQuery to expose data on top of MySQL

Integrated, cleansed and transformed customers search result and product information into a relational data repository system using Java, SQL for custom report and descriptive statistical analysis ELAN Pharmaceutical (Acquired by Perrigo Company), South San Francisco, CA Informatics Research Associate (2009 – 2013)

Developed research and inventory data platform to enable and improve accuracy of neurodegenerative diseases drug development

Develop ease of use web application system to streamline research data collection processes for molecular modeling study

Partnered with chemists to identify and design data requirements which facilitates the analysis of complex data-flows with multiple data storages

Developed ETL process and data ingestion pipelines to integrate all biochemical research data from external vendors’ API systems to ensure accurate and timely data used for researchers for all drug development processes

Developed test plan and automated functional test cases using Selenium Driver in Python and Junit for inventory control management system. The QA process produced accurate up-to-date inventory information to keep the business operating at peak performance and minimize of procurement cost

Academic Projects

Recommendation system for vacation itinerary web application

Automated the recommendation process for vacation itinerary using Item based collaborative filtering

Implemented multi-tier web application using cutting-edge technologies

Integrated popular search APIs such as Yelp, Google, Yahoo and Facebook MOOC using RESTful Web Services

Developed a massive course management system using RESTful web service

Contributed in collaboration on standardization of RESTful API Real-Time Operational Analyzer

Monitored the health of virtual machines running at a site

Gathered CPU, I/O and networking for a virtual machine and decide the threshold for System Management

Explored the capabilities offered by VMWare hypervisors and its API

Developed a scalable application that interact with VMWare server for continuous collection of resource utilization and presented it to user for analysis using open sources tool such as LOGSTASH server, Chart4J, MongoDB Education

San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

M.S., Software Engineering

San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

B.S. Biochemistry




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