Austin Prete

+1 (801) 722-9059

Salt Lake City, UT USA
84112

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Employment

Software Engineer Contractor (Predictive team)

Radius Intelligence |
San Francisco, CA

Currently working as a remote software engineer contractor on the Predictive team at Radius Intelligence while I attend school. This role includes working with a large-scale machine learning pipeline consisting primarily of Spark and the H2O machine learning platform.


Software Engineer Intern (Predictive team)

Radius Intelligence |
San Francisco, CA

Currently working as a software engineer intern on the Predictive team at Radius Intelligence. This role includes working with a large-scale machine learning pipeline consisting primarily of Spark and the H2O machine learning platform.


Responsibilities:
  • • Assist in building out new functionality within the pipeline using Scala in combination with the Spark data-processing engine.
  • • Help coordinate with teams that either provide us input or consume our output.
  • • Understand the basic workings of the machine-learning strategies being used within the pipeline: including featurization, training (currently using distributed random forest models), and cross-validation.

Software Engineer

Radius Intelligence |
San Francisco, CA

Worked as a software engineer on the data aggregation team, which included collecting large amounts of data (terabytes each day), cleaning it, and assuring its quality prior to passing it along to other teams in the data pipeline.


Responsibilities:
  • • Write maintainable Python code to handle large file transfers from data vendors.
  • • Develop, test, and deploy web crawlers to collect information from various online sources.
  • • Use Apache Spark to run transformations on very large datasets, as large as 500GB in certain instances.
  • • Work with a very large PostgreSQL instance, including writing and applying migrations to the database.
  • • Peer review teammates’ code as part of our development process.
  • • Follow industry standard source-control and versioning practices, using Git (with Github) for source-control.
  • • Write unit tests where appropriate for any new code, as well as setting up integration tests for certain major features.
  • • Document any non-trivial new features or changes to existing code.
  • • Work with UNIX based systems, including Mac OS X and various versions of Linux. (for remote servers)

Software Engineer Intern

drchrono |
Mountain View, CA

Began working remotely as an intern while finishing my last few months of high school. Subsequently moved to California to work as a full-time intern at their headquarters during the summer of 2015. I initially worked as a full-stack web developer and transitioned to iOS development for the last month or so of my internship.


Responsibilities:
  • • Use Python and the Django web framework to develop new features for drchrono’s online EHR (electronic health record) system.
  • • Work with the Swift programming language and the iOS development ecosystem to develop new features for an iOS application.
  • • Follow HIPAA security protocols as related to patient health information stored in our databases.
Accomplishments:
  • • Learned Swift and iOS programming on the job to be able to work on their personal health record iOS application, Onpatient PHR.

Education

Major in Computer Science

The University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT

Currently working on a B.S. in Computer Science.

Programming Skills

Software engineering & web development

  Python

  Swift, Git, Bash, & Apache Spark

  HTML/CSS3 & Javascript

Hobbies

Rock climbing, snowboarding, running, and music.