Software Engineer2020 - PRESENT
Technologies: iOS, Xcode, Computer Science, Algorithms, Database Management Systems (DBMS), Swift, Objective-C++, Objective-C
- Served as iOS specialist on a team that builds mobile-specific features for Google Editor apps (Docs, Slides, and Sheets).
- Implemented and designed features for Stream View in Google Slides iOS. Stream View is a user interface that allows for a better way of consuming content since 90% of enterprise sessions do not edit the content on mobile. This is view-only UI and UX.
- Tracked and fixed accessibility bugs across all our platforms: Google Slides, Docs, and Sheets for iOS.
- Oversaw the launch process of all three platform apps and monitored crash rates. This sometimes required rolling back versions and cherry-picking new code.
- Designed and implemented a large feature that was utilized across Slides, Docs, and Sheets. This project is still in the experimental phases and considered an NDA.
Software Development Engineer2019 - 2020Amazon
Technologies: Xcode, iOS, Swift, Objective-C, Objective-C++, AVFoundation, Video Ads, Advertising, SDKs
- Built the iOS framework for Amazon video ads. This is Amazon's version of pop-up video ads similar to Google IMA. The framework is currently used in the iOS app for Twitch and delivers millions of ads worldwide per day.
- Assisted the Twitch iOS team to integrate our framework. I worked directly with the team to ensure a seamless experience for the developers and users.
- Implemented portions of the Amazon data-pipeline. Specifically, I built a test pipeline to verify changes did not break our current implementation.
iOS Tech Lead2018 - 2019Insider
Technologies: iOS, Xcode, Swift, Objective-C++, Objective-C, Firebase iOS SDK, Firebase, JW Player, AVFoundation
- Served as the sole iOS software engineer on a full-stack mobile team that built all of Insider's mobile and connected TV apps.
- Built a payment and login system for our Business Insider Prime subscription using Apple's in-app purchases and a third-party back-end authentication.
- Re-implemented all video and audio logic using JW Player and Apple's AVFoundation.
- Updated all ad logic for JW Player and Google banner ads.
Senior iOS Developer2017 - 2018NBC
Technologies: Xcode, iOS, tvOS, Swift, Objective-C, Objective-C++, AVFoundation, Chromecast, SDKs
- Built a video player and user authentication SDK used internally by other NBCUniversal app teams and externally by service providers to play live television and video on demand.
- Architected all ad logic including, disabling seek functionality, firing tracking beacons including third-party trackers, ad crediting, and bouncing a user back to ad breaks.
- Updated the Google Cast Framework (Chromecast API) and fixed all related bugs.
- Produced new builds every two weeks, which demanded real-time support and hot fixes for our clients. Our client list included NBC Digital, CNBC, SyFy, USA, Bravo, E!, Telemundo, Oxygen, Sprout, Esquire, Universo, MSNBC, Direct TV, and XFinity.
Software Developer2016 - 2017Tremor Video
Technologies: Xcode, iOS, Swift, Objective-C, Objective-C++, AVFoundation, Advertising, Video Ads
- Built products, specifically our mobile SDK, which delivered and optimized video ads on mobile and connected TV platforms and provided flexible monetization tools for our publishers such as ABC, Buzzfeed, and Bloomberg.
- Prepared the iOS SDK for handling vertical ads.
- Implemented and updated third-party trackers including MOAT, DoubleVerify, and IAS AVID.
- Worked with ad types such as VAST, MRAID, VPAID, and our own Tremor Video-produced ads.