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Alisha Hwee

Software Engineer at Target

3.6

Years of Experience

Education

hackbright academy, cs50, university of minnesota, mounds view senior high school

Companies

target, target, manyc, shopify partners, hennepin healthcare, essentia health, st. lukes duluth mn

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    2022 - Present

    target

    Software Engineer

    Team: Inventory Insights Acquisition • Engineer specializing in automation-driven micro-services to bolster cutting-edge inventory solutions. • Utilize machine-learning data to facilitate systemic inventory adjustments to improve availability and accuracy. Provided engineering guidance during the first phase of development and onwards. Projected to increase annual sales by $280 million. • Work with auditing efforts to gather annual inventory data on Target stores and warehouses. Currently implementing a modernization roadmap to improve our inventory picture by 30%. • Provide external APIs to 3rd party vendors that sell product through Target via scan-based trading. This partnership increases revenue by offloading inventory operating costs and improves guest experience due to better in-stocks. • Created a continuous-integration/deployment model that minimized environment-related bugs and increased confidence in publishing releases. • Developed an internal Kafka tool that allows topic consumption with the most notable features of human-readable timestamps and MongoDB-like filters. Was able to accurately filter out ~10 messages out of ~10,000 in under a few seconds. • Mentored junior engineers and students through early tech-talent initiatives in Target and acted as a code reviewer during onboarding assignments. • Racial Equity Group: educate leadership on Asian American history, welfare, and the impact of systemic racism as well as promote actions that improve the racial equity for said group.

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    2021 - 2022

    target

    Technology Leadership Program

    A software engineer though Target's Technology Leadership Program, focused on best in class leadership and technology skills through a rotational program. First rotation team: Orchestration & Automation (DBaaS). • Full-stack engineering work. • Increased efficiency amongst database administrators in maintaining database instances by providing a health-check tool that replaces command-line SSH for simple health inquiries. • Promoted high-availability by migrating micro-service architecture to one that supports database provisioning across multiple data centers. • Custom Docker images using Go and Bash scripting. Second rotation: Janus (machine learning and computer vision). • Full-stack engineering work. • Reactive streams that consume Kafka messages containing image data. • Digested out-of-stock detections via machine-learning and computer-vision in order to promote restocking of empty shelves. Helped expand the operation to 12 stores by activating 200 cameras in our pipeline. • Bootstrapped a modern web application for engineers and partners to manually audit out-of-stock image results for quality assurance. • Capture camera/image metrics to monitor system integrity.

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    2020 - 2021

    manyc

    Web Developer

    • Utilized IDX Broker API to customize default data and field formatting per client request • Integrated precise CSS cloning from given wireframe models • Provided project scope and consultation to marketing and creative directors where needed • Website development using PHP and the Wordpress API; customize existing themes to match Figma wireframes • Used the Shopify platform to develop e-commerce websites, customized webpages, and unique digital solutions

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    2020 - 2021

    shopify partners

    Web Developer

    • Developed a private backend server to call the Shopify API with authenticated GraphQL requests to customize the storefront • Used photo editing tools to personalize banners and pop-ups to be more appealing to potential customers • Embedded and customized Shopify apps with HTML/CSS/JS to create ads and unique collection promotions to draw attention • Added custom Javascript to create specialized and responsive headers on certain items • Installed Liquid code to redirect customers to the respective tracking page for their products • Designed and developed a new responsive landing page and website following popular marketing strategies (hero, social proof, features section, CTA, navigation header/footer) • Created better SEO search results by providing context that matters (brand, item, short description) • Discuss solutions and provide expertise to clients who struggle with design, marketability, and website architecture • Provide helpful and detailed tutorials for clients to better understand the Shopify CMS and apps

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    2019 - 2020

    hennepin healthcare

    Telemetry Technician

    • Via Philip’s Patient Monitoring System, monitored heart rhythms, oxygen levels, and blood pressure for any abnormal data in accordance to patient health history (previous cardiac events, pacemaker / implantable cardioverter defibrillator, current medications). • Interpret data and suggest diagnoses into Epic for providing team review; communicates emergent events via Vocera for immediate follow-up. • Required deep understanding of heart anatomy and the electrical system, relevant diseases, ischemia or structural defects, and medications such as beta-blockers.

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    2019 - 2019

    essentia health

    Monitoring Technician

    • Using Nihon Kohden, monitored heart rhythms and suggested rhythm diagnoses that could pertain to potential life-threatening conditions for all telemetry patients in the hospital and to chart any changes into Epic so that nurses/doctors were notified of any new data in order to treat patients accordingly. • Troubleshooted and manually set-up heart monitors for patients in the post-coronary care unit to free-up nurses on our floor so they can focus on other aspects of patient care. • Discussed past 24-hour ectopy and other data (heart rhythm, rate, trend-line, conversions) that helped doctors understand their patient's condition to determine best course of treatment.

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    2016 - 2019

    st. lukes duluth mn

    Patient Reception Representative / Facility Assistant

    • Increased patient-triage efficiency by using Meditech software to help emergency healthcare-seeking individuals pre-register while maintaining HIPAA confidentiality and to prevent any file compromises. • Reduced wait-time to under 10 minutes for critically-ill patients by recognizing stroke symptoms, chest pain, shortness of breath, or any other emergent symptoms and to relay said information to the ER team to provide immediate care. • Created and maintained a safe environment and applied knowledge of management of aggressive behavior (MOAB) when necessary to protect patients and visitors and to notify security when further escalation occurs. • Free-up nursing staff by communicating with various health departments to arrive in a timely manner to escort visitors or discharge patients from their care units.

Experience

64 Skills

Application Programming Interfaces (API)

architecture

auditing

Automation

Backend

Bash

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

CI/CD

Computer Vision

Confluence

Design

Docker

E-commerce

es6

Figma

Flask

Frontend

GitHub

Gradle

Grafana

GraphQL

Heroku

Integration

Java

Javascript

Jira

JSON

Kafka

Kibana

Kotlin

Leadership

Machine Learning (ML)

marketing

Material-UI

Microservices

Mobile

MongoDB

NodeJS

oauth

Object-Relational Mapping (ORM)

PHP

PostgreSQL

Problem solving

quality assurance (QA)

Redis

Redux

Research Scientist

Sales

Scrum

Shopify

Software Engineer

Spring

sqlalchemy

test

testing

Trading

Typescript

ui

User Acquisition

Vision

Web

Webpack

website development

WordPress

Education

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    2020 - 2020

    hackbright academy

    Computer Software Engineering

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    2020 - 2020

    cs50

    Certificate

    Computer Science

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    2014 - 2018

    university of minnesota

    Bachelor of Applied Science - BASc

    Kinesiology and Exercise Science

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    2010 - 2014

    mounds view senior high school

    High School

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