Atharva Jakkanwar

Seattle, WA 98105


Northeastern University , Seattle WA

MS in Computer Science, GPA: 3.74 / 4

Managing Software Development, Distributed Systems, Parallel Data Processing , Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Internet of Things, Data Structures, Algorithms, Object Oriented Programming, Ethical AI (audit)

Visvesvaraya National Institute of technology, Nagpur India

Bachelor of Technology, GPA: 7.8 / 10

Mathematics I and II, Computer Programming, Computer Aided Design, Remote Sensing and GIS



Software Developer Intern - Data Science, QuantUniversity, Boston MA

September 2018 - December 2018

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  • Created a Python package for storing, sharing and one click deployment of sklearn models to a Flask webapp form within Jupyter notebooks.
  • Created Jupyter notebooks for content related to data pre-processing, decision trees, SVM, regression models, neural networks and AutoML libraries, which was all used for training of over 800 quants in the finance and trading industry.
  • Worked on developing a cloud tool that helps in ML model management and versioning.
  • Worked with Python, Docker, Pandas, Scikit, Matplotlib, Tensorflow and OpenML.

Software Developer -, Seattle WA

June 2018 - August 2018

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  • Led a team of 4 software developers in building the backend for the product website of a toy recommendation system.
  • Designed internal APIs using REST architecture in Java Springboot.
  • Involved in sprint planning with the product owners and assigning tasks to the team on JIRA.
  • Used Java, React, Spring/Springboot, Hibernate, PostgreSQL and Heroku as the technology stack

Teaching Assistant - Northeastern University, Seattle WA

Jan 2018 - May 2019

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  • Teaching Assistant for CS5004 Object Oriented Programming (Java) and CS5010 Program Design Paradigm (Java) for 4 semesters.
  • Helped set up assignments, conducted code-walks for students and held labs and TA hours.

Summer Research Intern - VNIT Center of Excellence , Nagpur

May 2014 - August 2014

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  • Worked as a research intern at Center of Exellence(COE), Dept. Of Elcetronics and Communication.
  • Prototyped an Omni Directional Warehouse Mapping robotic platform. Managed the early programming in the Processing IDE and worked on a crude SLAM based room mapping algorithm.
  • The omin-wheeled robot moves into an unfamiliar area, maps the area using ultrasonic sensors and sends a real-time digital map on to the computer via bluetooth communication.
  • Used an Arduino for the brains of the system with ultrasonic transreceivers for time-of-flght distance calculations.
  • Later stages involved tracing the robot using a standard webcam.

Technical Skills

Programming Languages Java, Python, familiar with Javascript, C, HTML/CSS
Frameworks Springboot, MVC, Flask, JUnit, Hibernate, Flyway, Hadoop
Cloud Technologies AWS (EC2, ELB, RDS, EMR) Docker, Heroku
Database PostgreSQL, SQLite
Machine Learning Frameworks Tensorflowm Keras, Scikit-Learn, Pandas, Matplotlib, Seaborn, OpenCV
Applications Git, Maven, IntelliJ, VS Code, JIRA
Hardware Arduino, RaspberryPi
Designing Tools Adobe Creative Suite, 3Ds Max, Blender

Mentorship Experience

  • Student Mentor at Mentor Collective - Northeastern University. Helping out students with no prior experience in Computer Science get accustomed to the coursework and curriculum at Northeastern University‚Äôs ALIGN CS program at the Seattle campus.