Ish Shah

I am a software engineer, specializing in high-scale computing, infrastructure, and systems engineering. I studied Computer Science at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, in the College of Engineering.

I am currently on leave from UIUC to pursue work experience as a software engineer.

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coreos Software Engineering Intern, CoreOS at Red Hat

May 2018-September 2018 in San Francisco, CA.

Working on distributed systems and related projects.

ocient Associate Software Engineer (Intern) at Ocient

January 2018-May 2018 in Chicago, IL.

I was an intern on the database team at Ocient. I implemented a system to mock high performance hardware, worked on intelligently parsing system configuration information, and built a framework to unit test complex database operators.

bv Software Engineering Intern at Bazaarvoice

May 2017-August 2017 in Austin, TX.

I was a member of the Bazaarvoice portal team working on back-end services. I worked with logging services and used Java, Dropwizard, Swagger, and Elasticsearch.

mg Web and Data Manager at Makergirl

August 2016-January 2017 in Champaign, IL.

I maintained and improved the website codebase for Additionally I handeled data warehousing and analytics using Excel.

zm Data and Marketing Intern at ZenMango

May 2016-August 2016 in Centennial, CO.

I designed queries for massive datasets in Excel. Additionally I analyzed and compiled reports on said data for internal review as well as external reporting.

irl Intelligent Robotics Lab

January 2017-December 2017 in Urbana, IL.

Worked on adapting PX4 autopilot software for use on Raspberry Pi 3 boards and optimizing the software for real time flight calculations. Topics of investigation included efficiency of different parallelization models for embedded flight control software

mmpe Memory Model Programming Education

February 2017-December 2017 in Urbana, IL.

Worked on developing basic computer programming coursework by teaching a memory model for a fundamental base. Topics of investigation included potential introductory CS material to teach in a pilot study.

cs196 CS 196 at UIUC

January 2017-December 2017 in Urbana, IL.

Managed semester long projects for student groups. Spring 2017 group was an algorithmic trading project. Involved teaching basic git, python, and software engineering fundamentals. Additionally assisted with administrative work for the course including grading and gradebook management.


August 2016-December 2017 in Urbana, IL.

Courses: Data Structures & Algorithms, Computer Architecture, Discrete Structures, Software Design Studio, Virtual Reality, Engineering Risk & Uncertainty.

Involvement: Chair for GNU/Linux Users Group, Organizer for HackIllinois, Admin for ACM@UIUC, Organizer for Reflections|Projections.

I have zero web design sense, however Jon Barron makes great websites.