SIMRANJIT KAUR CHHABRA

Apartment #6, 738 W 27 Street, Los Angeles, CA – 90007                                    +1 213-448-4216                                                               schhabra@usc.edu

Seeking a Winter/Spring 2015 Co-op position where I can employ my four years of professional experience in Application and Software Development along with my problem solving skills, thereby making significant contribution to the organizational success.

 

 

EDUCATION

 

        Universityof Southern California, Los Angeles, US                                                                                                                                                                 May 2015

        Master of Science, Computer Science

 

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi, India                                                                                                                                               June 2009

Bachelor of Technology, Computer Science and Engineering

 

SKILL SET

 

Languages                     :               C, C++, Java, JavaScript, AngularJS, JQuery, AJAX, PHP, Servlets, Golang, HTML, CSS

Databases                      :               Oracle, MySQL, DB2, SQL Server, Postgres, Cassandra (No-SQL)

Tools                               :               GDB Debugger, Eclipse IDE, Apache Tomcat, NetBeans IDE, Visual Studio, WinSCP

Operating Systems       :               Windows, Linux, Solaris, z/OS, z/VM

 

PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY

 

Software Engineer Intern                                                                                                                                                                                                May 2014 – Present

Utopia Compression Corporation (UC), Los Angeles, US

Desi

·         Architected an e-commerce website that interfaces with UC’s optimization algorithms – using HTML & CSS

·         Developed controllers that handle UI-Backend communication, along with front-end scripting – using AngularJS

·         Created a server that facilitates data processing, optimization and secure database-UI interaction – using GoLang, Google’s open-source technology

 

Senior Software Engineer                                                                                                                                                                                            August 2009 – May 2013

Infosys Limited, Chandigarh, India     

 

·         Analyzed and resolved incidents reported by the client; provided code fixes for recurring issues

·         Automated the online batch monitoring system to report batch activities – for critical batch jobs

·         Developed several tools to galvanize project activities

·         Provided permanent solutions to improve performance and reliability of existing application

·         Programmed a Bank and Credit Card Account Management software as a part of training in Mainframes

 

Summer Intern                                                                                                                                                                                                                         June 2008 – July 2008

Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), New Delhi, India

 

·         Involved in the development of Online Call Logging System that facilitates the logging of complaint calls to various types of users using this system; these calls are handled by a Computer Management System – using Core and Advanced Java

 

RESEARCH WORK

Research Paper on “IP Spoofing and Denial of Service Attack – Detection and Defense Mechanisms” to discuss about two of the major attacks that have affected the legitimate use of internet across the globe – IP Spoofing and Denial of Service (DoS) attack; measures to detect them and employ defense mechanisms against them.

 

ACADEMIC PROJECTS

 

·         Built Weenix Operating System (Kernel Programming) – Implemented Virtual File System, Virtual Memory Management System, Processes, Threads, Interrupt Handling via the underlying POSIX system calls – using C

·         Devised and implemented Sudoku Solver and Hyper Sudoku Solver – using Visual C++

 

·         Designed a Web Application (later ported onto the Android platform) for users to search for financial information (Stock Quotes and Finance Company News) using Yahoo! Finance Web Services and Yahoo! Company News RSS feed APIs and process the data using Server-Side Scripting – using PHP, Java Servlets, JavaScript, JSON, HTML, CSS, Apache, XML

·         Engineered Network Monitoring and Security System – Culmination of a three-tier architecture to monitor LAN activities and a two-tier architecture to facilitate secure data transfer between clients – using Core Java, Servlets, Oracle, Hibernate

·         Developed an Encryption Analysis System (Client-Server architecture) that encrypts the data using Data Encryption Standard (DES) before sending it off over to the destination – using Core Java

 

 

EXTRA CURRICULAR PARTICIPATION

 

Created a website "RouteUs.com" at “HackSC” (Hack-a-thon conducted by USC) that enables road trip enthusiasts to get a road trip planned exclusively for them. It was developed entirely using JavaScript

 

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

 

Recognized among top 10 Hacks at “HackSC” – Hack-a-thon conducted by University of Southern California

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Co-founded an NGO named “IHelp” in 2010 to aid the poor and the needy with their medical needs