Ayush Sobti

  • BS (Hons.), Computer Science
  • Concentrations in Operating Systems and Human Computer Interaction
  • Minor in Psychology
  • College of Engg., Drexel University '13



Mobile Number

  • +1 215-490-8160

Email Address

Work Experience

Box, Inc.May 2013 - Present

Software Engineer

Software Engineer in the Services Team

Responsible for building and maintaining tools and infrastructure for efficient and robust deployments of services throughout the company to several data centers.

Responsible for shaping the process and culture that enable frequent and safe deployments.

Autodesk, Inc.Sep 2011 - Mar 2012

Software Development Co-op

As part of the DesignScript language development team, I worked closely at all layers of the language stack which included the parser, compiler and Virtual Machine.

  • Core responsibility included working with Parsers. Wrote a large part of the parser used by the compiler as well as a parser for the IDE development team and several documentation parsers.
  • Implemented various language constructs from parse-level through to the virtual machine.
  • Worked closely with the Test Development team to fix outstanding defects.
  • Led various knowledge sharing sessions to introduce incoming team members to the language stack architecture.

Susquehanna Intl GroupSep 2010 - Mar 2011

Software Development Co-op

As a SWD Co-op in the Energy and Commodities team, I worked closely supporting traders and software developers.

  • Developed various applications (Winforms, Console, Windows services) from scratch as well as extended and refactored existing applications.
  • Incorporated multi-threading, event handling, XML (de)serializing, Logging and database back-ends.
  • Briefly worked with VBA scripts and ASP.NET

Susquehanna Intl GroupSep 2009 - Mar 2010

Software Development Co-op

As a software development co-op in Enterprise Development, my responsibilities included:

  • Programming, enhancing and debugging web applications (ASP.NET, C#, SQL Server).
  • Monitoring the status and health of SIG network devices through the world using Spectrum and eHealth.

Computer Science Dept., Drexel UniversityJun 2009 - Sep 2010

Research Assistant

Working with other students and faculty from Drexel University and Swarthmore College, I was responsible for adding interactive content to the Math Images wiki website (mathforum.com/mathimages) . Worked with Wiki, Flash and Actionscript 2.0.

Other Projects

Enginuity Automotive Diagnostics2011 to 2013

Co-Founder, Lead Software Developer

Enginuity Automotive Diagnostics was a technology startup company born out of Drexel University's Incubator competition. Our vision was to reduce people's uncertainty about their car's health and performance by providing diagnostics information usually only available to professional drivers with a team of engineers.

As the Lead Developer, I was responsible for leading all software development efforts including web development, server side scripts, database and backend architectures, mobile application development and corresponding APIs.

Involvio, LLC2012

Web Developer

  • Developed a kiosk-style web application used by Hyundai Motor Group at various car shows and events across the country.
  • Technologies used: Nginx, PHP, CodeIgniter, MongoDB, Jquery
  • The application was used by 800-1000 unique users per event.

For A Buck, LLC2012

Web Developer

As the lead web developer, I am responsible for all technology related tasks including web development, database administration, administering the code repositories and deployments to staging and production servers.

The site integrates with Amazon S3 cloud storage via the Amazon AWS APIs. Online payments are processed using Stripe Payment's API. Nightly cron jobs backup the database to Amazon S3 as well.

Philly Game Jam 2011, 2012


As a programmer with the Drexel Game Development Team in 2011 and 2012, designed and developed a game from scratch in 48 hours on a given theme. Final product received 'Best Use of Theme' award in 2011.

Technology used was Unity 3D game engine with scripting in C# and Javascript.

Misc Programming Endeavors

A Better TMS : A REST API of Drexel University's course catalog. Built on a scraping model, the application scrapes and parses over 10,000 pages to build the data set which is then exposed as an API for third-party developers.

StackOverflow : An avid user and contributor at StackOverflow.com profile for xbonez at Stack Overflow, Q&A for professional and enthusiast programmers

Languages, Frameworks and Technologies

C# Java Android PHP Python MySQL MongoDB Javascript XHTML HTML 4.01, 5 CSS Bash

Jquery Jquery Mobile CodeIgniter Recess NLog

Amazon S3 FB Graph API SVN GIT JSON XML Coco/R Unity 3D

Areas of Interest

Language Development Compilers and VMs Cryptography & Web Security .NET Development Android Development Web Development SaaS and APIs

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