Simon Tang
Software Developer

Work Experience

As a lover of all things JavaScript and cybersecurity, I'm always excited about making awesome stuff for the web and learning new skills to help build the future of computing.

ConnectedSoftware DeveloperAugust 2019 - Present

Rangle.ioSoftware DeveloperMay - Aug 2018, Jan - July 2019

  • Helped to launch a medical platform for doctors to monitor patterns in blood glucose levels for patients with diabetes; rapidly built complex, responsive layouts with legacy web browser support
  • Built the company's new JAMstack-powered website with React + GatsbyJS, with a heavy emphasis on accessible design (WCAG 2.0 AA) and reusable codeless layout controls
  • Implemented a new design system using Storybook and a styled-system component library

TulipFull Stack DeveloperSep - Dec 2017

  • Built clienteling features for a hybrid iOS app to connect store associates with their customers, including personalized email/SMS templating and attachments from store catalogues, with Framework 7 
  • Developed a code initiative to apply DRY/SOLID principles and reduce technical debt
  • Adopted a React + Redux + PHP codebase to deliver an MVP for a new admin management console

OpenTextSoftware DeveloperJan - Apr 2017

  • Developed new backend features for an enterprise cloud file synchronization and sharing platform [link]
  • Coordinated with the mobile app team to roll out API changes
  • Introduced sandboxing for automated tests; refactored legacy code to adopt new code standards

Validus ResearchCatastrophe Modelling Application DeveloperMay - Aug 2016

  • Built a collection of internal tools to import GBs of analytical data from vendor APIs, configure risk modelling computations, using MS SQL Server, Python/Flask, C#
  • Introduced data visualizations with AngularJS + D3.js, supporting legacy browsers including IE

N8 IdentityJava Application DeveloperMay - Aug 2015

  • Created new user flows with Spring and PostgreSQL database migrations for an Identity Access Management platform used by 1000+ grocery stores across Canada

Education

University of Waterloo Class of 2019

Bachelor of Computer Science (co-op) / Human-Computer Interaction Option

Interests

  • Accessible Design
  • User-Centered Design
  • Progressive Web Apps / Electron
  • Generative Adversarial Networks
  • Ethical Hacking / Computer Security
  • Retro 90s Web Development