Work Experiences

Associate Software Engineer

Discover Financial Services | February 2022 - Present

I work as a fullstack software engineer supporting credit card applications. I am a member of the two-year Business Technology Rotational Development Program.

Software Engineering Intern

Discover Financial Services | Summer 2021

I interned as a Software Engineer with Discover's Business Technology Payments Division. I supported integrations with digital wallets like Apple Pay, Google Pay, and Secure Remote Commerce. Additionally, I worked with a team of interns to create an internal API testing tool similar to Postman, for project managers.

Quality Assurance Intern

Zebra Technologies | Summer 2020

I interned with Zebra's Quality Assurance team. As a Quality Assurance Intern, I worked on expanding automated testing across internal tools and websites. A primary focus of my work was aligning test cases to behavior-driven development principles.

Education

B.S. in Computer Science

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign | 2018 - 2021

Within Computer Science, I focused on Data and Machine Learning.

Minor in Economics

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign | 2018 - 2021

My concentration within Economics was Macroeconomics.

Extracurriculars

Teaching Assistant

UIUC Engineering 100 | July 2021 - December 2021

I led an orientation class of 26 freshmen in Computer Science. I mentored students by providing assistance with resumes, elevator pitches, coding interviews, course planning, and academic and career paths.

Ambassador and Treasurer

Engineering Ambassadors | October 2018 - December 2021

I conducted outreach programs on behalf of UIUC for elementary and middle students. As an Ambassador, I worked to explain technical concepts in an engaging way to encourage youth interest in STEM. In my final year of college, I was elected as the Treasurer of the organization and managed over $10,000 and relationships with corporate sponsors.

Computer Science Instructor

Juni Learning | October 2020 - May 2021

I taught students Java, Python, and Computer Science fundamentals. I guided students through best programming practices and worked to excite a new generation of engineers.

Course Assistant

UIUC CS 125 | December 2018 - May 2019

I instructed students in the fundamentals of Java, Object Oriented Programming, and Android Development. I hosted office hours twice a week and assisted with crafting improved curriculum.