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Alice Hsiao

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Tableau (Salesforce) | Seattle, WA (2019-Present)
Software Engineer, Runtime Team

  • Implement features related to Tableau's visual pipeline for both the desktop product and web client by transforming the data, building a model, and rendering it to the screen.
  • Write high quality code in both C++ and C# backed by testing and a robust code review process
  • Refactor legacy code in our monolith in our move towards more modularized components
  • Ensure the dissemination of team knowledge by pair programming with other software engineers
  • Create and share documentation on tooling and processes for the Tableau web client to ramp up engineers on the team
  • Participate in design discussions, and agile processes like scrum meetings, retrospectives, and sprint planning
  • Collaborate across partner teams to implement a time calculation for users to convert data to UTC for a hackathon

Microsoft | Redmond, WA (2019)
Software Engineering Intern, Edge Browser Experience Team

  • Designed and implemented import functionality to migrate data to the new Edge browser built on Chromium
  • Wrote unit tests for implemented features, debugged Chromium's multi-process architecture with Windbg, fixed bugs related to browser UI.
  • Worked with: C++, ESE Database, Recovery Store

The Northwest School | Seattle, WA (2017-18)
High School Math Teacher

  • Collaborated with other math teachers in weekly department and subject-specific meetings
  • Engaged in and reflected on professional development opportunities regarding race, privilege, and issues revolving around the current climate in the US

Head-Royce School | Oakland, CA (2015-17)
6th Grade Math and Science Teacher

  • Served as an advisor to a group of students to support both their academics and their social/emotional education
  • Implemented a one-to-one iPad program, integrated technology into the curriculum, and taught digital citizenship

Los Altos High School | Hacienda Heights, CA (2010-14)
Math and AVID Teacher, Math for America Fellow

  • Evaluated year-to-year testing data to identify strengths and weaknesses to develop and improve existing curriculum which resulted in a 50-60% proficiency rate for at-risk students who scored at a 10-20% proficiency rate the previous year
  • Developed public speaking and presentation skills during parent conference nights, back to school nights, faculty meetings, and day-to-day teaching

Personal Projects

Off To Taiwan | Github Repo - Mobile travel app for Taiwan built with Node.js, Express, MongoDB, and React Native

No Regretsy | Github Repo - Team project to build an e-commerce website from scratch using Ruby on Rails.

API Muncher | GitHub Repo - Utilized Edamam API to create web-app to search for recipes with Ruby on Rails.

Trek | Github Repo - Built travel website using Javascript and jQuery that pulled data from a custom Trip API.

Inspiration Board | GitHub Repo - Web app with React.js on the front end that consumes external API.


Ada Developers Academy | Seattle, Washington (2019)
Full Stack Software Engineering

  • Utilized Ruby on Rails, Javascript, HTML/CSS, Git, TDD, and Agile programming practices on weekly projects
  • Studied Object-Oriented Programming concepts and design, MVC architecture for web development, and Computer Science fundamentals

Claremont Graduate University | Claremont, California (2011)
Masters of Arts in Education and Math Credential
Math for America Fellowship Recipient

University of California, Berkeley | Berkeley, California (2009)
Bachelor of Arts in Pure Mathematics with a minor in Education

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