Lead Full Stack Developer

CHIPS Display Site

This was my first real coding job, I was so happy when I got the position!

  • Deployed computing department's portal on AWS CloudFront to handle the 90%+ requests that need static asset responses
  • Rolled out a spam filter on Contact Us page using A/B testing, reducing fraudulent requests by 78%
  • Implemented authorization backed by PostgreSQL, enabling CHIPS researchers to exclusively upload files and search records
  • Optimized Node.js to deal with 500+ concurrent requests using key-value store session caching, enabling performance to remain undegraded in times of peak load during UCLA-wide events
  • Used Docker and Express to web scrape articles and display them correctly
  • Proactively established continual relationship with QA team