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Harshit Shrivastava

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Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, IN, USA, August 2016 – May 2018
Master of Science – Computer Science – GPA: 3.9/4.0
Selected Coursework: Advanced Operating Systems, Elements of Artificial Intelligence, Data Semantics, Data Mining, Mobile Computing, Social Media Mining

Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT), Manipal University, Karnataka, India, August 2009 – May 2013
Bachelor of Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering – GPA: 7.87/10


University Information Technology Services, Indiana University (Bloomington, Indiana)

Developer, Part-time, December 2016 – present

  • Developing modules for the websites, using C# and ASP.NET MVC5, that provide mobility and device management, identity finder, software inspector, data loss prevention using PGP and student and managed print services to Indiana University’s 7 campuses and cater to 60000 clients, 10000 workstations and 200 servers

Unisys    (July 2013 – June 2016)

Engineer, May 2015 – June 2016

  • Wrote hooks to gradle (build tool) which led to improved efficiency of building mobile applications in the cloud by bringing the build time to less than one minute (20% improvement)
  • Developed and pitched the idea of extending the Unisys Multi-Device Application Build Service to a web based interface to bring in more revenue from small to mid-size business to the engineering VP and engineering directors
  • Submitted a patent document to the law department of the organization on ‘Hybrid Application Build Service’ (invention disclosure status: reviewed and accepted to be filed as a patent)

Associate Engineer,  July 2013 – April 2015

  • Created a build service (RESTful web service) to create cross platform mobile application packages using C#, Visual Studio Extensibility, JavaScript, REST and WebAPI2
  • Redesigned algorithms in the web service which led to 80% improvement in performance (reduced build time of apps)
  • Designed and developed a simulator to run hybrid apps on browser before deploying to mobile devices using JavaScript, HTML5, CSS and Bootstrap which formed the key feature of ‘ClearPath Forward ePortal 6.1’ release
  • POS Tagger (November 2016): Implemented parts of speech tagging of natural language with graphical models. Won second prize in quantitative comparisons among the submissions from 150 M.S. and Ph.D. students. Python
  • Spam Classifier (December 2016): Implemented spam classifier using decision trees with both continuous and binary frequency distributions. Achieved over 98% accuracy in correctly classifying spam and ham emails for both binary and continuous frequency distributions on a test-set comprising over 3000 emails. Python, Machine Learning
  • Route Finder (September 2016): Developed a route-finder application to find routes between 12,000 cities of USA and Mexico based on user-defined parameters (like minimum-time, minimum-distance, avoid highways, minimum cities, etc.). Python, Graph traversal algorithms (BFS, DFS, A*)
  • Tic-Tac-Toe (October 2016): Developed a tic-tac-toe game for a board size and winning parameters based on user-defined input. Python, MiniMax algorithm with alpha-beta pruning
  • Xinu Operating System (October 2016 – December 2016): Developed modules to implement semaphores and ‘future’ mechanism to synchronise asynchronously produced data, developed an in-memory file system and developed networking modules to communicate with a Linux machine and use ‘future’ mechanism over the network. C, Xinu Operating System
  • Predictive Search in a Large-Scale Production System (January 2016 – Idea Hunt Mini-Hackathon, Unisys): App to provide 10 most closely related recommendations to a search query using a modification of k-nearest neighbour algorithm (instance weighted approach). Java, JavaScript, AJAX, HTML5, CSS3
  • Languages and Scripting (in decreasing order of proficiency): C/C++, Java, C#, JavaScript, Python, PHP, HTML5, CSS
  • Frameworks and Databases: jQuery, Node.js, .NET, JSP, Polymer, MSBuild Tasks, Cordova, MySQL, Bootstrap
  • Miscellaneous: RESTful Web Services, Object Oriented Design, AJAX, Linux, Eclipse, Visual Studio, Git, SVN
  • Won 2nd prize on the submission for parts of speech tagging among submissions by 150 M.S. and Ph.D. students
  • Quarterly Innovation Award (Unisys, period: Q3, 2015)
  • Spot Award for ‘New Product Ideas‘ and developing prototype implementations of the same (Unisys, December 2014)
  • Monthly Award (Unisys, period: Q2, 2014)

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