Simon Tang
Software Developer

Work Experience

ConnectedSoftware DeveloperAugust 2019 - Present

  • Built a prognostics platform using Apache Spark + Spring (Java) that produces daily vehicle maintenance predictions for [Fortune 500 automotive company]; launched in six countries across North America and Europe
  • Developed cross-functional initiatives to address technical gains; automated existing validation flows using the 80/20 rule; reduced daily machine learning runtime by a 75% factor (and counting)

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

  • 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
  • Launched a web platform for healthcare professionals to monitor patterns in blood glucose levels for patients with diabetes, powered by React and TypeScript

TulipFull Stack DeveloperSep - Dec 2017

  • Built clienteling features for hybrid iOS/web apps using Framework 7 with custom email + SMS templates
  • Developed a code initiative to apply DRY/SOLID principles and handle technical debt
  • Adopted a React + Redux + PHP codebase to deliver an MVP for a new admin management console

OpenTextSoftware DeveloperJan - Apr 2017

  • Developed backend features for OpenText Core, an enterprise file syncing and cloud sharing platform
  • Introduced Sinon.JS sandboxing for automated tests; coordinated with app teams to roll out API updates

Validus ResearchCatastrophe Modelling Application DeveloperMay - Aug 2016

N8 IdentityJava Application DeveloperMay - Aug 2015

  • Used Spring and PostgreSQL to build Identity Access Management features for 1000+ franchise locations

Education

University of Waterloo Class of 2019

Bachelor of Computer Science / Human-Computer Interaction Option / Cooperative Education

Interests

  • Accessible Design
  • User-Centered Design
  • Progressive Web Apps / Electron
  • Information Security
  • 90s (Retro) Web Design/Computing
  • Unicycling
  • Minimalist Home Decor