Igor Ryzhkov, A/B Testing Developer in Chicago, IL, United States
Igor Ryzhkov

A/B Testing Developer in Chicago, IL, United States

Member since February 8, 2020
Upon completion of his bachelor’s degree, Igor started working at Google. He was part of the YouTube VideoAds team, mostly working on the user interface for video ads experience on YouTube. After Google, he joined Amazon's Repeat Purchase team. The goal of the team was to increase the number of Amazon-based purchases for items that are repeat-purchasable (e.g., consumables).
Igor is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Amazon
    Amazon Web Services (AWS), React, Python, Perl, JavaScript, HTML, Git, CSS, AWS
  • Google
    TypeScript, SQL, Python, JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Google
    Python, Protocol Buffers, C++

Experience

Location

Chicago, IL, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

IntelliJ, Git

The most amazing...

...thing I recently worked on was a stock trading program that uses reinforcement learning to decide when to buy and sell stocks.

Employment

  • Software Engineer

    2019 - 2020
    Amazon
    • Implemented and A/B tested UX changes on the “Buy it Again” page. (Front-end).
    • Implemented new evaluation metrics for the BIA page. (Back-end/data analysis).
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), React, Python, Perl, JavaScript, HTML, Git, CSS, AWS
  • Software Engineer

    2017 - 2018
    Google
    • Implemented and A/B tested UX changes on YouTube page (web, mweb, mobile, TV). (Front-end).
    • Modified and maintained online user research surveys. (Back-end).
    • Analyzed the impact of policy changes on video monetization. (Data analysis).
    Technologies: TypeScript, SQL, Python, JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Software Engineering Intern

    2016 - 2016
    Google
    • Created RPC service (API service) for getting geo-imagery. (Back-end).
    Technologies: Python, Protocol Buffers, C++
  • Research Student Assistant at Brain-Computer Interface Lab

    2015 - 2016
    Colorado State University
    • Implemented a typer that uses BCI as input.
    • Implemented a game of pong that uses BCI as input.
    Technologies: Python, Mercurial

Experience

Skills

  • Languages

    Python, JavaScript, Java, SQL, CSS, HTML, C++, Perl, TypeScript
  • Frameworks

    Django, Google Protocol Buffer
  • Libraries/APIs

    Google API, React, Quandl API
  • Tools

    Git, Vim Text Editor, Mercurial, IntelliJ
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development, Test-driven Development (TDD), Continuous Integration (CI)
  • Platforms

    Amazon Web Services (AWS), Linux, MacOS, Arduino
  • Storage

    AWS S3, AWS CodeStar
  • Other

    Protocol Buffers, A/B Testing, AWS

Education

  • Master's degree in Artificial Intelligence
    2020 - 2021
    Northwestern University - Evanston, IL
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
    2014 - 2016
    Colorado State University - Fort Collins, Colorado

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