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Alice Wang

Embedded Software Engineer at Square

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Years of Experience

Education

washington university in st. louis, east brunswick high school

Companies

square, washington university in st. louis, washington university in st. louis, tripadvisor, garmin, game developers conference, washington university in st. louis, washington university in st. louis, answers.com, washington university in st. louis

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Experience

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    2016 - Present

    square

    Embedded Software Engineer

    路 Developed and shipped firmware for Square鈥檚 suite of PTS certified payment processing hardware. 路 Worked on the entire embedded stack; from BSP, to drivers, to application and RTOS code. 路 Brought up devices running custom silicon. Traveled to China to bring up and debug the factory line. 路 Drove features to increase the security of our devices (MPU, stack canary, etc.) 路 Optimized the devices鈥 performance (space optimizations with LTO, condensed task RAM use, etc.) 路 Wrote hardware and software verification tests. Maintained and debugged the hardware test rack while oncall. 路 Conducted nearly 186+ technical interviews. Designed custom coding interview question.

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    2016 - 2016

    washington university in st. louis

    Teaching Assistant for Computer Graphics

    Lead TA - distributed work to other TAs. Graded labs, tests. Held office hours.

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    2015 - 2015

    washington university in st. louis

    Teaching Assistant for CSE 361: System Software

    Held bi-weekly office hours to help students with labs, homeworks, and learning concepts. The class covered and introduction to the hardware and software foundations of computer processing systems.

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    2015 - 2015

    tripadvisor

    Software Engineering Intern

    - Worked on backend web development on the Search Engine Marketing team - Built upon a search engine landing page to optimize ad click revenue - Won first place in intern hackathon with a project that generated and mapped restaurant keywords using MapBox鈥檚 API and a custom bin packing algorithms

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    2014 - 2014

    garmin

    Software Engineering Intern

    - Worked on Garmin鈥檚 Android app for the VivoSmart watch. - Implemented new features, such as Find My Phone and remote music controls, in Garmin鈥檚 Android app for the VivoSmart watch - Added privacy controls in the Android app and synced settings with Garmin鈥檚 main server - Wrote testing tools to monitor the app鈥檚 network performance and power consumption

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    2014 - 2014

    game developers conference

    Conference Associate

    Volunteered for a week to run the speaker sessions, Expo Floor and other exhibits.

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    2014 - 2014

    washington university in st. louis

    Head TA for CSE 240: Logic and Discrete Mathematics

    - Head TA for a class of 113 students. - Coordinating with nine other TA's to grade and distribute class related paperwork. - Holding weekly office hours to assist students with homework or understanding concepts.

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    2014 - 2014

    washington university in st. louis

    Machine Learning Research

    Working with Professor Kilian Weinberger to translate his LMNN and mSDA algorithms from MATLAB to Python

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    2013 - 2013

    answers.com

    Software Engineering Intern

    - Developed Facebook mobile apps using Backbone.js, JavaScript and PHP - Regression tested the website layouts with the quality assurance team - Handled testing and bug reports for Answer鈥檚 new iOS app

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    2013 - 2016

    washington university in st. louis

    TA for ESE 141: Introductory Robotics

    路 Taught the course for nearly 4 years along with 2 other TAs. 路 Held weekly classes for 3 hours with a lab based teaching setting. Approximately 25 students enrolled per semester. 路 Taught the students the basics of soldering, circuitry, and Arduino programming. 路 Designed the sumo battle bot to be built by students in this course. 路 Managed inventory, requested budget, and wrote documentation for the bot. 路 Used jQuery and PHP to rebuild the class website.

Experience

29 Skills

Business Intelligence (BI)

c++

Computer Graphics

css

drawing

Embedded Software

fine art

firmware

graphic design

Graphics

Hardware

html 5

html5

indesign

java

javascript

jquery

mysql

photoshop

php

Real-Time Operating Systems (RTOS)

RTOS

security

sketching

Software Engineer

test

web design

web development

wordpress

Education

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    2012 - 2016

    washington university in st. louis

    Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc)

    Computer Science, Second Major in Mathematics, Minor in Communication Design

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    2008 - 2012

    east brunswick high school