About Me

I'm a senior studying Computer Science at the Georgia Institute of Technology (threads: devices & intelligence). I really enjoy attending hackathons, electric skateboarding, and am a big sneakerhead!

Contact Details

Sam Roquitte
[email protected]

Education

Georgia Institute of Technology

Student 2018-Present

Candidate for Bachelors of Science in Computer Science (threads: devices & intelligence).

Relevant courses: Junior Design, Game AI, Robotics & Perception, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Computer Organization and Programming, Systems and Networks, Intro to Artificial Intelligence, Data Structures & Algorithms, Linear Algebra, Discrete Math, Objects and Design, Digital Design Lab

Work

Georgia Tech College of Computing

Systems and Networks Teaching Assistant Fall 2019, Spring 2020

Head Teaching Assistant Fall 2020, Spring & Fall 2021

  • Took initiative to restructure TA team to increase productivity and reduce errors in project & homework assignments
  • Responsible for hiring and supervising 18 undergraduate Teaching Assistants
  • Led teams to build new automatic grading tools for all projects and homework assignments
  • Held weekly team meetings to delegate tasks and assign grading
  • Conducted individual TA meetings to assist with personal growth and provide feedback
  • Designed projects to teach processor design and low level architecture

Redfin

Software Developer Intern Summer 2021

  • Built a new live status monitoring service to track third party outages and performance issues and display them on a live status page the mortgage operations teams
  • Resulted in much fewer messages from mortgage operations which previously caused 180 people to stop work throughout the day to reply
  • Used AppSync with DynamoDB to allow for live updates on the page (no need to refresh for updated data)
    • Lays the groundwork for future projects that will be using these technologies

Redfin

Software Developer Intern - Rescinded due to COVID-19 Summer 2020

eCIO

Software Developer Intern Summer 2019 & 2020

  • One of two developers charged with building a client facing investment portfolio management system (myecio.com)
  • Reduced average app load time from 760ms to 106ms by implementing a proxy endpoint in the backend service
  • Refactored events lambda function into a backend service for increased versatility
  • Built an iCAL service to allow users to load events from eCIO into their own calendar
  • Designed a backend service to store client information, members, financial records, and sensitive organization documents

AkitaBox

Software Developer Intern Summer 2017 & 2018

  • Reduced bug fix turnaround time by adding server crash and error reporting to a Slack bot using AWS CodeDeploy SDK
  • Improved consumer value by adding a new building statistics page that summarizes analytics to improve efficiency

Skills

Languages: Java C Python Javascript HTML PHP

Web: NodeJS React NGINX AWS Appsync Firebase

Databases & APIs: GraphQL DynamoDB MongoDB MySQL Redis

Platforms & Networking: Ubuntu, Debian Docker Git DNS & SSL