Jason Smith
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Technical Skills

Languages: Java, JavaScript/TypeScript, PHP, Python, Bash/Shell Scripting

Frameworks: Symfony, Spring, ReactJS, jQuery, NodeJS

Other: MySQL, PostgreSQL, Firebase, Unix, Git, Jenkins, Maven, OSGi

Work Experience

Cupertino, CA, USA
Software Engineer Intern
Sep 2019 – Dec 2019

  • Developed automation frameworks for Apple Pay
  • Distributed a CLI tool throughout the Apple Pay organization which is used to assist in partner integration, increased engineering efficiency by 500%
  • Presented my tool to the Vice President (Jennifer Bailey) and Director of Software on Apple Pay

Fremont, CA, USA
Software Engineer Intern
Jan 2019 – Aug 2019

  • Reduced API response times over 50% by optimizing JPA database transactions and better caching techniques
  • Developed a python automation framework which eases the provisioning and setup for an in-house engineered device

one45 Software
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Software Engineer Intern
Sep 2017 – Aug 2018

  • Reduced report loading times by more than 80% by refactoring database queries and implementing more caching techniques
  • Developed and re-designed our bulk photo importing tool which reduced photo uploading time by more than 50%

Personal Projects

Senti (Chrome Extension) – JavaScript, Chrome.Storage API, Clarifai API

  • Developed a chrome extension that analyzes your sentiment via facial recognition while browsing the internet for user insight purposes
  • Trained my own sentiment recognition model with a custom dataset using the Clarifai API, ultimately leading to 20% better accuracy

Fantasy Coin – JavaScript, React, Firebase, CoinMarketCap API, News API

  • Developed a cryptocurrency trading simulation web application that gamifies crypto currency trading
  • Utilizes firebase as a layer for user authentication and state management

Crypto Currency Manual Trading Bot – PHP, Guzzle, Nexmo API

  • Developed a crypto-currency trading bot that calculated price indicators such as RSI, MACD, and Bollinger Bands
  • Parsed crypto-currency data from the Cryptowatch API which sends an SMS notification through the Nexmo API using cron jobs

Extracurricular Activity

nwHacks (Hackathon) – Sponsorship and Marketing Executive

  • As the sponsorship coordinator I closed 3 sponsors with over $5000 in funding for nwHacks 2017
  • I drove over 2000 applications for nwHacks 2018, also coordinated our nwHacks recap video


University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC, Canada
BSc, Computer Science
Sep 2015 – Dec 2020

  • Relevant Coursework: Intermediate Algorithm Design, Software Engineering, Operating Systems