Incoming Software Engineer at LinkedIn

Shivam Sharma

Incoming Software Engineer at LinkedIn

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Shivam Sharma

Hey, I'm Shivam!

Incoming Software Engineer at LinkedIn

I am a 21 year old student with a love for all aspects of technology and teaching others. I am currently pursuing my Bachelor of Science in Computer Science at the University of California, San Diego and am expected to graduate in 2018. In September 2018 I will be starting at LinkedIn in San Francisco, CA as a Software Engineer.

About Me

Full name

Shivam Sharma


B.S. Computer Science

University of California, San Diego - Expected Graduation: June 2018

I am currently in my fourth year of Computer Science at UCSD. Some of the classes I have taken include: Intro to Computer Science and Object Oriented Programming: Java, Basic Data Structures and Object-Oriented Design, Computer Organization and Systems Programming, Introduction to Discrete Mathematics, Advanced Data Structures, Statistical Methods, Components and Design Techniques for Digital Systems, Operating Systems, Computer Security, Networked Services, and Natural Computation.

Work Experience


Incoming Software Engineer - September 2018

Working on LinkedIn Sales Solutions in San Francisco, CA.


Engineering Intern - June 2017 - September 2017

I worked on the rearchitecture and redesign of the Sales Navigator product on the Pemberly technical stack under LinkedIn Sales Solutions. During my time on this project I developed patterns for and implemented a synchronized cache layer leveraging Ember Data, significantly reducing redundant API calls, and allowing for instantaneous optimistic client-side updates. I was also able to boost route transition and render performance 2-4x (worst case) and 10-20x (best case) and introduce lazy load and render occlusion culling to our application.


Engineering Intern - April 2017 - June 2017

I rearchitected key portions of the NSX Manager web application into Angular 4 using redux patterns and a centralized service layer. Additionally, I developed a coexistence platform to ease JS framework transitioning with selective app switching and capabilities for inter-app communication using RxJS, created various reusable Angular components, worked on a new workflows feature to enable eased guidance through the various complexities in the NSX platform, enabled rudimentary role based access controls of features using route guards, and developed a real time, isometric network topology diagramming tool with interactive and editable capabilities using Node.js and vis.js.


Software Engineering Intern - June 2016 - September 2016

I developed a Feature Flag and A/B Testing Platform designed to aid in unified or partial rollouts of new features to certain audiences, and measure their success through a singular micro-service. The RESTful API was created using a hapi.js server overlaid on Node.js with a PostreSQL database, and a custom module to track A/B statistics via Optimizely; this was paired with an administrative front end written in React with Okta OAuth2 authentication for privileged tasks. Additionally, I worked with the team to develop other UI components for the various loan applications using Angular and Sass.

Rady School of Management

Web Developer - January 2016 - Present

I work on creating, revising, and maintaining webpages featured on the Rady School of Management website. This work involves implementing changes as well as generating new web content using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, XSLT, and Velocity. Future projects include, a new Rady School iPhone/Android App, as well as a complete redesign of the Rady School Website using Bootstrap.


Web Development Intern - December 2015 - February 2016

I worked on fully redesigning the GoShare website in coordination with the GoShare team. This involved generating and editing content using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP, as well as having working with MySQL. You can view the web development work I have done here.

Thermo Fisher

Software Engineering Intern - June 2015 - September 2015

During my internship at Thermo Fisher Scientific, I engaged in full stack web development, developing code at the database, back end, and front end levels. During my time there, I developed a real time data gathering and aggregation application in ASP.NET, with an Oracle database, VB back end, and HTML/CSS/JS front end, to allow for management to track the overall progress/health of their respective departments in real time through a series of easy to read metric visualizations. I also created scripts to aid in workflow automation by pulling desired information from multiple different sources and formatting it into desired automated reports.

Sugihara Lab

Web Developer - September 2014 - June 2015

I developed a website to showcase Sugihara Lab’s work in the quantitative analysis of marine species. I was in charge of the website design, server maintenance, generating and revising webpages, and all media featured on the new Sugihara Lab website. This website required extensive work in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, as well as management of the MySQL database.

Draper Laboratory

Software Engineering Intern - June 2014 - August 2014

During the summer of 2014, I worked as an Software Engineering Intern in Draper Laboratory's Inertial Instrument Test and Development group. As part of my internship, I developed algorithms and MATLAB scripts to aid in the collection and analysis of data from accelerometers and gyroscopes used in the Trident II Mark 6 Mod 1 guidance system program for the Navy. A particular accelerometer data-processing algorithm was implemented at a production facility that is managed by a Draper vendor.

Law Offices of Samia Chandraker

Web Developer - March 2014 - June 2014

I aided in the development and maintenance of webpages featured on the webpage by generating and revising webpages with extensive HTML and CSS edits. In addition to my capacity as a web developer, I also helped to troubleshoot any other technical issues such as computer maintenance/repair and data backup/recovery.

Sean Mula Music

Webmaster and Media Manager - September 2013 - June 2014

I was in charge of the website design and generating and revising webpages featured on the In addition, I handle all media content featured online (music videos, pictures, etc.). This position required extensive HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, and MySQL experience to bring the initial site to fruition.

Westwood High School

IT Intern - September 2013 - June 2014

I provided help and support to both students and teachers in troubleshooting and solving computer problems. This required one on one guidance with students and teachers to help incorporate Chromebooks into our school's workflow, as well as providing technical help within classrooms as needed. As an intern my main project was the development of a student website,, to serve as an umbrella site for all of our schools clubs and organizations to have their own sites. Sites I developed under this program were for my school's photography club and political newspaper. This work required extensive knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP.

Westwood Technology

President and Founder - August 2010 - June 2014

Westwood Technology is an organization that I founded at the age of 14. Westwood Technology is a free program offered throughout Westwood, MA that focuses on the technological education of our community. This took form through both online and in person educational resources that members of our community are able to access through the website. On the website my organization created educational videos and text guides on how to navigate every day technical difficulties. In addition, this organization created volunteer opportunities for other students to develop teaching and technological skills as they helped others in our community deal with specific technology problems.

Dhamaal Dance Academy

Webmaster and Media Manager - July 2012 - May 2014

I was in charge of the website design, generating and revising webpages, and all media featured on the website. I handled web payments, online registration, and weekly practice videos, along with video and photography coverage of any Dhamaal Dance Academy related events. This work required extensive knowledge of HTML, CSS, photography, and videography.


Lumnus Consulting

Director of Engineering- March 2017 - Present

I am the current Director of Engineering.


Vice President - June 2016 - June 2017

I was the Vice President of the UCSD chapter of Project RISHI where my role was to help oversee and delegate tasks amongst our board, and ensure that we thrive as an organization.

Webmaster - July 2015 - June 2016

I was previously the webmaster and in my role I helped deal with all technical aspects of the organization and led the development of the new UCSD Project RISHI website,

Triton Engineering Student Council

Technical Team Lead - June 2016 - June 2017

I was the Technical Team Lead for TESC where I provided technical solutions for our organization as well as the over 20 member organizations that fall under our purview. In my role, I lead development of our new website ( and associated sites, handled technical questions, and operated a 15 person development team dedicated to innovating in event creation, checkin, and analytics.


Technical Chair - April 2015 - March 2017

I was the technical chair of SangamSD at UCSD for two years. In my role I helped deal with all technical aspects of the organization and lead the development of the SangamSD website, Other projects were focused on event registration, management, and payment solutions through our website.

UCSD International and Out of State Student Organization

President - March 2015 - June 2016

I was the president of the UCSD International and Out of State Student Organization and in my role oversaw the creation and execution of multiple events and was able to effectively delegate tasks amongst my team. This organization is dedicated to creating a more welcoming environment on campus for international and out of state students through community building activities.

Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers

President Intern - October 2014 - June 2015

In this role I worked with the president of the organization to help in the planning and execution of several professional events held on campus as well as the West Regional Conference that saw almost 200 attendees from all across the west coast as well as professionals from companies in the San Diego area.

AFCEA International

Student Member - June 2014 - June 2015

I was a student member of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association from June of 2014 to June of 2015.


2nd Place, XSEED Biomedical Pitch Competition

Recieved second place at the XSEED Biomedical Pitch Competition hosted by the Biomedical Engineering Society at UCSD for our fall detection/prevention platform.

Winner, Booz Allen Hamilton Cyber and Bio-Tech Hackathon

My team and I designed and prototyped a fall prevention and alert system for the elderly patients, for use by consumers, insurers, and in hospital environments. The system used a a combination of an airbag-like vest and an internet connected wristband.

Finalist, UCSD EWH HealthHack

My team and I built a mental health aggregation tool that allows users to pull nutritional and fitness related data into a dashboard, and take a daily mental health survey. This allowed for a fuller picture of users when making use of remote care, and also allowed users to be paired with remote support groups based on correlations in their data.

UCSD Town and Gown Scholar

Recipient of a prestigious $5,000 scholarship at UCSD in April of 2015. Town & Gown scholarships recognize and reward students with high academic achievement and strong records of community service, whose goals include continuing service.

Celestial Masonic Lodge Scholar

Recipient of the Celestial Masonic Lodge Scholarship in June of 2014. Granted by the Celestial Masonic Lodge in Westwood, MA, rewards a student with strengths in and out of the classroom, to a student who shows talent in sports, arts, as well as community involvement and leadership.

Westwood Rotary Club's John F. Holden Memorial Scholar

Recipient of the Westwood Rotary Club's John F. Holden Memorial Scholarship in June of 2014. Dedicated to the memory of John F. Holden, a Rotary Club member, remembered for his community involvement, this award honors a student with incredible community involvement.

Roche Brothers Scholar

Recipient of the Roche Brothers Scholarship in June of 2014. The Roche Brothers Scholarship rewards students with strong academic records, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, and incredible goals and aspirations.

AFCEA Fellowship Award

The purpose of this award is to reward high school seniors who have a demonstrated aptitude and scholarship in math, science, or computer sciences, and have plans to pursue higher education in a STEM discipline, with a $1000 scholarship as well as a 10 week summer internship in the field of defense technology. I recieved this award in May of 2014.