Igor Ryzhkov, Software Developer in Palo Alto, CA, United States
Igor Ryzhkov

Software Developer in Palo Alto, CA, United States

Member since March 5, 2020
Igor Ryzhkov started his career during his bachelor’s degree at Colorado State University, where he has worked as a research student in the Brain-Computer Interface Lab and as a teaching assistant for algorithms and data structures class. During the summer of 2016, he interned for Google in the geo-imagery team. After graduation, Igor began his employment at Google in the YouTube video ad formats team. After working at Google for two years, he worked at Amazon for nine months.
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
    Protocol Buffers, C++, gRPC

Experience

Location

Palo Alto, CA, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Git

The most amazing...

...thing I've recently done is apply caching to a machine learning inference service, which reduced the processing by five times.

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
    • Implemented a gRPC service for accessing geo-imagery using C++.
    • Worked with an internal team on adopting the gRPC service into their pipeline.
    • Led discussions about the design for the gRPC service.
    Technologies: Protocol Buffers, C++, gRPC
  • Research Student Assistant at Brain-Computer Interface Lab

    2015 - 2016
    Colorado State University
    • Implemented a UI for typing using Python that uses the Brain-Computer Interface pipeline as user input.
    • Created a game using Python that uses the Brain-Computer Interface pipeline as user input.
    • Participated in real-life testing of Brain-Computer Interface Lab.
    Technologies: Python, Mercurial

Skills

  • Languages

    Python, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, SQL, C++, Perl
  • Tools

    Git
  • Other

    A/B Testing, Protocol Buffers, AWS
  • Frameworks

    gRPC
  • Platforms

    Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

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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