Aviral Dasgupta

Software Engineer & Designer

@aviraldg
+917077100566
me@aviraldg.com

Experience

Feb 18 — now
Software Engineering Intern
Currently working in the Retail Business Systems - Enrichment team, on services that perform automated catalog content QC as a part of the New Item Setup pipeline.
Java Python NLP AWS
Sep 17 — Feb 18
Software Engineering Intern
As a member of the Collaboration - Notes team, designed and built a scalable service for publishing real-time note metadata to some of the most popular functions on the Bloomberg Terminal. Also developed a reusable UI component allowing other functions to display this data.
C++ Python TypeScript XSD
May 17 — Jul 17
Software Engineering Intern
Developed and tested the next version of Plivo’s Node.js, Java, Python and Go SDKs, as well as new tooling for automatic generation of examples, documentation and code from predefined schema. Also worked on framework and components for as yet unannounced visual developer tool.
Java Python Node.js Go AWS Flask SQLAlchemy
Mar 16 — Aug 16
Google Summer of Code · Matrix.org
Student Developer
Worked on a flexible plugin system for the Vector client, a rich text editor based on Draft.js, and a Slack Webhook API compatible application service.
React JavaScript (ES6) Go Node.js
In addition to the mentioned experience, I have also been working on personal projects and freelancing since 2008.

Awards & Achievements

2017
TADHack Global Hackathon
London Winner & Matrix.org Prize Recipient
Won prizes for Pushtime, a Chrome extension and Android app I wrote to sync clipboards, phone health, OTPs, and more securely over the Matrix protocol.
2016, 2017
Mindfire Debasish Das Memorial IT Quiz
Winner
Placed 1st and 2nd respectively in this tech quiz organized by Mindfire Solutions.
2016
HackerEarth Indiahacks - Online Commerce Track
Finalist
Developed and pitched IVR backed automated delivery tracking solution, TrackShack.
2015
Grand Prize Winner
Invited to exclusive ​Hackcelerator programme and Angelhack’s Global Demo Day in San Francisco, for Android testing, user feedback and deployment tools startup, Codeorb.
2013
2nd at Singapore World Finals
Designed & developed ​Gridlock Exchange, a security-focused ecommerce platform and performed successful penetration tests on competitors’ apps.
2010, 2012
Grand Prize Winner
Awarded grand prize and a trip to Google’s Mountain View HQ twice by Google for open source work with ​Sahana Software Foundation (Sahana Eden - Disaster Management Platform) and ​Tux4Kids (TuxMath - Educational Game).

Education

2014 — 2018
Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science
2001 — 2014
ICSE & ISC Pure Science with Computer Science