Harsh
Chokshi

Work Experience

Microsoft

Redmond, WA, USA
  • Software engineer on the Microsoft News (MSN) community team.
  • Working on backend microservices (.NET/C#) for growth projects.
  • Building services handling hundreds of thousands of requests per second with tight performance and reliability requirements.

Microsoft

Vancouver, BC, CA
  • Worked on front-end/mobile experiences using TypeScript and React (web/native), backend microservices using .NET and C#.
  • Delivered scalable experiences on multiple canvases across 50+ markets/locales for the Microsoft News team.

Little Giant

Auckland, NZ
  • Backend developer on client websites and internal tooling.
  • Led backend development end-to-end on two client sites, and starter template for new projects.
  • Identified and automated repetitive manual tasks.

Microsoft

Redmond, WA, USA
  • Software engineering internship, creating analysis pipelines and dashboards for service monitoring.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering (BE Hons.)

University of Auckland, Auckland, NZ
  • Specialising in Software Engineering.
  • Awarded with First Class Honours.

Projects

League Explorer

Side-project to experiment with various technologies
  • Project to play around with hypothetical results in football (soccer) leagues.
  • Created front-end user experience, and backend services to consume and expose data.
  • Preact single page application powered by .NET Core API, .NET Core service to update data asyncronously, backed by Postgres database.
  • Deployed on Linux with Docker Compose, monitored using Prometheus (metrics), Loki (logs) and Grafana (visualization).

InteractiveOOP

Educational Unity app for Honours project