Vicki Erica Chow

Backend Engineer |

languages | typescript, java, python
aws & gcp

notable projects

backend MVP
airwork | solo | 2022 07-2022 09
built and setup backend infrastructure, devops, database, and system
worked with product to define business logic, data models

project based coding interviews

litebulb | solo | 2021 11-2022 06
built process for employers to provide a private time-sensitive github repo to interview candidates
automated testing/analysis on candidate submissions for employers to review using github 

inventory service
deliverr | 2-3 people | 2019 02-2021 10
manage, improve existing network wide inventory service
flag, triage, audit inventory discrepancies internally and in cooperation with warehouse partners  

warehouse integrations
deliverr | 1-2 people | 2019 02-2021 10
manage the warehouse service that allows internal services to interface with external warehouse partners running on various warehouse management systems
onboard 10+ warehouses and integrate with them, plan with tech/ops of warehouse
improve the entirely serverless architecture with ci/cd

business logic wrapper
statflo | 2-people project | 2018 08-2019 01
effort to alleviate business logic from dev team, because those logic is dealt by customer facing team members
drools for business logic management, and a service that wraps it for non-technical internal users
an orchestra of spring boot services that consumes internal requests, passes it through drools, can produce output to test and production environment 

data download pipeline
statflo | solo project | 2018 05-2018 07
an effort to automate tasks that are currently manual (gasp)
spring boot service using webflux to stream GBs of data from authenticated endpoint to S3

appointment booking backend
statflo | worked as a team of three musketeers | 2018 2-5
mySQL database storing appointment booking configurations and bookings
graphql api for all CRUD operations rabbitMQ for sending messages to facilitate appointment confirmation, reminders custom user authentication for vendors (the clients) and end users (the appointment bookers)

backend api
zoohouse worked with variable number of team members, including front end | 2017 06-2017 12
implemented new data models, v1 api in nodejs + firebase
data and api migration from v1 to v2 python + postgres + elasticsearch
search related things, in postgres + elasticsearch

apple pay
symphony commerce | worked with PM and another backend engineer | 2017 01-2017 04
implemented Stripe's Apple Pay JS platform wide for all Symphony brands
increased conversion rate for qualified apple pay users from 1% to 5%

platform-wide site-wide search
symphony commerce | solo project | 2016 10-2016 12
refactored existing elasticsearch implementation
introduced new methodology of creating new elasticsearch indices to ensure optimal search speeds in the future
sped up site wide search by 30%

data conversion system
statflo | 2016 01-2016 03
created data import program to consolidate data from various systems into our own
led commission data reconciliation service
implemented rule engine to notify salesreps of anomalies during data import

internal reporting system
whitehat security | 2015 05-2015 08
reduced internal reporting codebase by 50%
created customer facing dashboard displaying crucial 
streamlined existing ETL processes

data reconciliation initiative
maple leaf foods | 2014 10-2014 12
created data consistency program to support marketing, logistics, sales, supply chain, finance
reduced data inconsistencies by 1/3 in 3 months