About

Hi, I'm Benjamin Yu, a software developer from Toronto. I'm a sushi addict and a stats nerd. If I'm not combing through NBA stats, or looking into burrito ranking systems, I'll be trying to write an antigravity library in Python.

Work Experience

  • Software Development Engineer, Amazon

    Oct 2015 - Present

    Fulfillment By Amazon - Value Added Services

  • Software Developer, Vantage Analytics

    Oct 2014 - Oct 2015

    Analytics/Marketing Automation platform for e-commerce stores.

    • Built integrations into Facebook Ads and Mailchimp
    • Helped design and build our real-time dashboard
  • Junior Developer, Think Research Group

    Sep 2013 - Oct 2014 1 year 1 month

    Cloud-based Healthcare platform

    • Lead development of an order requisition web portal using Angular and Play! Framework
    • Lead development of a web-form builder plugin for Chrome, Firefox & IE
    • Carried out various medical record migrations between various systems (SQLServer, InterSystems Cache ...)
  • SOC Verification Intern, AMD

    May 2011 - Aug 2012 1 year 3 months

    System-On-Chip Design Verification

    • Verification infrastructure and development of random testing methodologies for various chip IP’s using Perl, C/C++ and SystemVerilog

Skills

  • Web Development (master): Django Angular Backbone

Education

  • Engineering Science - Electrical and Computer Engineering, Bachelor,  University of Toronto

    Sep 2008 - Apr 2013

    CSC401 - Natural Language Computing CSC411 - Machine Learning and Data Mining CSC418 - Computer Graphics ECE454 - Computer Systems Programming ECE353 - Systems Software

Interests

  • machine learning data science gamedev healthcare sports analytics startups