Dang Nguyen, Full-stack Developer in Seattle, WA, United States
Dang Nguyen

Full-stack Developer in Seattle, WA, United States

Member since June 23, 2021
Dang is a full-stack engineer with eight years of experience, first at Amazon and now at Coupang. He has strong full-stack experience with Java, Spring Framework, Hibernate, PostgreSQL, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React, Angular, Python, Django, Flask, Redis, and Kafka, plus game development using Unity.
Dang is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Reddit
    React, Front-end, TypeScript, ECMAScript (ES6), APIs, Mobile Apps...
  • SoFi
    Java, Kotlin, Flutter, React, TypeScript, Front-end, GraphQL, Microservices...
  • Coupang
    Java, Spring, AngularJS, React, Apache Kafka, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Python...

Experience

Location

Seattle, WA, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Linux, PyCharm, WebStorm, IntelliJ, MacOS, Windows

The most amazing...

...thing I've done was leading the project to scale and optimize the pricing system at Coupang to generate billions in revenue.

Employment

  • Front-end Engineer

    2021 - 2022
    Reddit
    • Worked in the consumer safety team as a front-end engineer.
    • Investigated and fixed bugs in Reddit mobile web using Jira as a reporting tool.
    • Developed new blocking features for Reddit mobile web using React and TypeScript.
    Technologies: React, Front-end, TypeScript, ECMAScript (ES6), APIs, Mobile Apps, Web Applications, Docker, Kubernetes, Spring Boot, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Oracle Cloud, Unix, Git, Jira, CI/CD Pipelines, Redux, Front-end Development
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2021 - 2022
    SoFi
    • Developed a new landing dashboard using React and TypeScript.
    • Researched and collaborated with an external team to implement a feed content system for the lending dashboard. Organized training sessions to help the team understand the system better.
    • Led the effort of replacing an internal tool that identifies the loan applicant with an external third party.
    Technologies: Java, Kotlin, Flutter, React, TypeScript, Front-end, GraphQL, Microservices, NoSQL, ECMAScript (ES6), APIs, Full-stack, Architecture, Mobile Apps, Web Applications, Web Application Architecture, Technical Leadership, Docker, Kubernetes, Spring Boot, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Oracle Cloud, Unix, Git, Jira, CI/CD Pipelines, Redux, Front-end Development, REST
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2016 - 2021
    Coupang
    • Designed and developed a pricing admin tool that allows eCommerce operators to map competitor products with Coupang products and confirm price matching.
    • Architected the new data streaming system that replaced the old batch job and can handle more than ten times the current data load using Apache Kafka.
    • Improved and scaled the pricing system performance by optimizing query and implementing Redis's new caching system.
    Technologies: Java, Spring, AngularJS, React, Apache Kafka, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Python, JavaScript, Redis, eCommerce, SQL, REST APIs, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Front-end, Microservices, NoSQL, MongoDB, MobX, ECMAScript (ES6), APIs, Full-stack, Hibernate, Architecture, Web Applications, Web Application Architecture, Technical Leadership, Docker, Kubernetes, Spring Boot, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Oracle Cloud, Unix, Git, Jira, CI/CD Pipelines, Front-end Development, REST
  • Software Engineer

    2014 - 2016
    Amazon.com
    • Developed the back-end system to allow eCommerce vendors to publish their discount items to business customers.
    • Designed and implemented the customer-facing application for the vendors to upload and manage their discounts.
    • Designed the architecture for the new central platform that can scale and support multi-flavor products for business pricing projects. Developed the API for the central platform to create and track submissions from customers.
    Technologies: Java, AWS, AWS SWF, AWS DynamoDB, Amazon SQS, Perl, Spring, APIs, eCommerce, REST APIs, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Front-end, Microservices, NoSQL, Full-stack, Hibernate, Architecture, Web Applications, Web Application Architecture, Technical Leadership, Docker, Kubernetes, Spring Boot, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Oracle Cloud, Unix, Git, Jira, CI/CD Pipelines, Front-end Development, REST

Experience

  • Unity Mobile Games

    Researched, created, designed, and developed iOS mobile games using Unity. Also integrated with the Skillz platform to add an esports feature to the games and worked with the App Central, an AI-powered publishing house, to market the games.

  • A Trusted, Safe, and Secure Local Marketplace Web Application

    A Django-based web app that provides a trusted, safe, and secure local marketplace. The function is similar to offer up, but users have to use company email to be able to register and list their products to sell. I was the project's main developer and used Django, PostgreSQL, Redis, Elasticsearch, Nginx, and Celery to develop the web app. I worked on all aspects of the project, such as designing UX and functionality, coding, and talking to potential customers.

  • A Dashboard for Machine Learning Model Monitoring
    https://www.outpace.ai/

    A dashboard web application that allows users to monitor and analyze their machine learning model. I worked as the founding engineer who developed the entire web application using Django for the back end and React for the front end.

Skills

  • Languages

    Java, Python, JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, HTML, SQL, TypeScript, ECMAScript (ES6), C#, Kotlin, Python 3, GraphQL, PHP
  • Frameworks

    Spring, Spring Boot, Redux, Hibernate, AngularJS, Unity, Flutter, Django, Django REST Framework, Ruby on Rails (RoR), React Native, .NET
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, REST APIs, Node.js, MobX
  • Tools

    Git, Jira, Celery, PyCharm, WebStorm, IntelliJ, Amazon SQS
  • Paradigms

    Microservices, Web Application Architecture, REST, Mobile Game Design
  • Platforms

    Amazon Web Services (AWS), Unix, Apache Kafka, Azure, Docker, Kubernetes, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Linux, MacOS, Windows, iOS
  • Other

    APIs, Web Development, Full-stack, Front-end, Architecture, Web Applications, Technical Leadership, Front-end Development, AWS, Mobile Apps, CI/CD Pipelines, Software Engineering, Algorithms, Pattern Design, 2D Games, Game Design, eCommerce
  • Storage

    AWS DynamoDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis, MongoDB, NoSQL, Oracle Cloud, Databases, AWS SWF

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
    2010 - 2014
    Drexel University - Philadelphia, PA, USA

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