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Maggie Seah

Senior Backend Engineer

Executive Summary & Candidate Overview

Maggie is a highly skilled Senior Backend Engineer with extensive experience in developing robust and scalable backend systems. She brings a deep understanding of software development principles and a proven ability to deliver high-quality code that meets project requirements and exceeds client expectations. Maggie is adept at working across different teams and is passionate about mentoring junior engineers to help them grow and succeed in their careers.

Accomplishments and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  1. Spearheaded the development of Go microservices using AWS Lambda and DynamoDB for Helix Inc., contributing to the enhancement of the Genomic Sequencing Diagnostic workflow.

  2. Led the design and development of RESTful APIs for Zetta Service Management Portal, implementing subsystems for reporting, usage tracking, and disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS).

  3. Played a key role in resolving blockers and driving projects to release on time for Epic! Creations, Inc., collaborating with cross-functional teams and delivering features for COVID-19 response in a timely manner.

Work Experience

Senior Software Engineer HELIX INC - San Mateo, CA November 2022 to Present

  1. Pioneered the completion of a PR in the first sprint, laying the groundwork for subsequent engineering efforts.

  2. Built Go microservices using AWS Lambda and DynamoDB, optimizing the Genomic Sequencing Diagnostic workflow for improved performance and scalability.

  3. Refactored and enhanced PinService microservice, improving code quality, extendability, and maintainability.

Senior Software Engineer Epic! Creations, Inc. - Redwood City, CA March 2019 to May 2022

  1. Designed and developed APIs for the Epic! For Kids reading app, supporting web, iOS, and Android platforms.

  2. Collaborated with cross-functional teams to deliver features for COVID-19 response and improve existing features for Epic! For Kids reading app.

  3. Provided technical expertise and support to marketing, product, and finance teams for various projects, including email campaigns and accounting reporting.

Senior Software Engineer Zetta, a subsidiary of Arcserve, Inc - Sunnyvale, CA May 2012 to February 2019

  1. Designed and developed RESTful APIs for Zetta Service Management Portal, implementing subsystems for reporting, usage tracking, and disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS).

  2. Implemented a scheduler for a proprietary cron job-like managing system, optimizing job management and status tracking.

  3. Developed and maintained Cloud Direct Agent application, adding backup support for NetApp and fixing various issues in the agent's job management module.

Software Development Engineer II Danger, a subsidiary of Microsoft - Palo Alto, CA July 2007 to September 2011

  1. Filled the role of a leading engineer within weeks of transition, demonstrating adaptability and quick learning ability.

  2. Coordinated with T-Mobile for Partner Publisher integration testing, resolving issues promptly to ensure project success.

  3. Developed modules for the Danger service user migration tool, addressing UI issues and implementing new features with limited prior experience in Java and PHP.

Location and Travel
  • Open to: On-Site, Hybrid, and Remote Roles.

  • Remote Roles: Open to discussing remote opportunities based on the specific position and requirements.

  • Compensation Seeking: Competitive salary aligned with industry standards and role expectations.

  • Position Seeking: Senior Backend Engineering roles.

  • MS in Computer Science Kansas State University - Manhattan, KS

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