Akshay Joshi

3A - Computer Engineering
UWaterloo ID: 20408638
+1 423 299 5629
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SDE Intern - RDS, Amazon Inc., Seattle WA, January 2015 - May 2015 (details under NDA)
  • Added features and functionality to the public-facing API and internal tools
  • Developed low-level tooling to simulate failures for testing recovery workflows
  • Placed third out of 500 teams in an internal security capture-the-flag event (ZonCon 2015)
Server Developer, Enflick Inc., Waterloo ON, April 2014 - December 2014
  • Converted multiple backend services to use the ITU's E.164 numbering standard
  • Built infrastructure to support billing international phone calls in different rate centres
  • Implemented support for sending SMS messages containing UCS-2 characters and concatenated SMS messages
Contract Developer, Kimonolabs Inc., remote, January 2014 - March 2014
  • Built a parser to detect and scrape data from statically or dynamically paginated data sources
  • Implemented the OAuth 2 specification with support for multiple application flows
  • Company funded by YCombinator, Winter 2014
Engineering (Operations) Intern, SugarCRM Inc., remote, September 2013 - April 2014
  • Worked on a large scale SaaS/On Demand product delivery system built on Amazon Web Services
  • Provided on-call internal support and analysis for product launch and customer onboarding issues
Engineering Intern, SugarCRM Inc., Cupertino CA, January 2012 - April 2013
  • Created dynamic data visualizations within a single-page application using D3.js and Backbone.js
  • Built an internationalizable and extensible activity stream for user activities
  • Developed tools for in-house and partner use to increase developer productivity
  • Wrote a patent application for an approach towards record relationship management (USPTO publication 20140229499 A1)


Candidate for Bachelor of Applied Science, Honours Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo ON, September 2011 - present
International Baccalaureate Diploma, American Community School, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, July 2011

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