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Software Engineer

San Francisco, CA
February 28, 2020

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Justin Tjoa

**** ** ***** **** #*, Isla Vista, CA 93117 626-***-****


University of California, Santa Barbara Anticipated Graduation: June 2020 Bachelor of Science – Computer Science

GPA: 3.47


Developer Intern, Novacoast, Inc. November 2019 – February 2020

• Implemented a security policy for company website to prevent cross-scripting attacks

• Debugged iOS SDK for client's customer base and administered customer support around the SDK

• Maintained and updated legacy website codebase written in Ruby, HTML, and Javascript to conform with modern security policy

Software Engineer, Pivotal Ventures, Inc. June 2019 – October 2019

• Designed and implemented a machine-learning model for projections of financial expenditure using Python and Tensorflow, deployed via Docker

• Engineered dataflow for iOS app that works with highly confidential information including transactions of entities

• Researched and wrote one of the first Triple-Order Exponential Smoothing Algorithms for Numerical Predictions

• Wrote the PHP backend for the iOS app as well as database setup with Amazon RDS Research Assistant, UCSB Biomimetic Circuits and Nanosystems Research Group January 2019 – June 2019

• Wrote Verilog code for Theogarajan lab for mouse –brain scanning laser

• Designed and Implemented algorithm for reading to, writing to, and erasing NAND flash memory

• Collaborated with hardware engineers in connecting FPGA to working hardware-description code (HDC) SB Hacks Competitor, University of California Santa Barbara January 2019

• Developed a peer-to-peer Android AR networking app to find other friends in large social events

• Devised algorithm for determining proper angle for HUD pointer toward other targeted user

• Presented the viability of the business idea to the hackathon judges in a final presentation

• Leveraged knowledge in Android Development, Java, Javascript, and Android ARCore CLAS Organic Chemistry Tutoring Instructor, UCSB CLAS Services September 2018 – June 2019

• Planned interactive activities for students to understand material.

• Personally tutored first-generation students via the CLAS private sections

• Diagnosed students’ performance and helped them achieve academic success. D1A Rugby Athlete, University of California, Santa Barbara June 2019 - Present

• Mentored new recruits in the middle of the season on how to stay safe and coordinated in the game

• Reviewed coach's play suggestions post-game to ensure communication among different game positions is optimal


Languages: C++/C, SQL, Java, Ruby, HTML, MATLAB, Python, and PHP. Familiar with Javascript and Objective-C. Technologies: GitHub, model deployment via Google Cloud Services, AWS Lambda, AWS RDS, Docker, Firebase, Android Development, iOS Development, Tensorflow, Jupyter Notebook, and Android ARCore. CAMPUS & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

IDS Volunteer, MCH Hospital, Taiwan Summers of June 2012 - July 2015

• Administered medicine to local populations on traveling IDS trip.

• Assisted doctor in collecting patient data such as blood pressure and weight.

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