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Kaung Yang



University of California, San Diego, Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Computer Science




  • Associate Software Quality Engineer


    September 2019 – Present(1 month)Greater San Diego Area

    Team: HR Applications – Automated testing on new features / stories. Tests include E2E tests, integration tests and unit tests. – Wrote tests to maintain and improve code coverage. – Ran regression tests to ensure backward-compatibility of applications. – Performed manual verification of features / stories. – Used Selenium and ServiceNow APIs to conduct tests Technologies: Java, JavaScript, Maven, ServiceNow APIs, Selenium

  • -Design, develop and maintain 30+ websites using front-end technologies. -Manage contents and implement specific modules and functions for Drupal. TECHNOLOGIES: HTML/CSS, JavaScript, Bootstrap, JQuery, php, Photoshop ABOUT —————————— Jacobs School of Engineering IT Department offers services including, hosting, development,

  • Digital Instructional Design Assistant

    UCSD Center for Digital Learning

    June 2018 – Present(1 year 4 months)La Jolla

    Create lessons plans and assessment tools to teach important programming and computational concepts using block-based languages on Coursera for TCTE (EDS 124BR). Working on a similar course using Python on Stepik.

  • Full Stack Web Developer

    Youth Society for Education

    November 2017 – Present(1 year 11 months)Daly City

    I help YSE develop online forms and platform that allows users to submit forms that are tailored to their needs. Includes membership forms, officer forms, internship forms, scholarship forms. The forms are designed so that it’s intuitive to the users Technologies Used: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap, Firebase Currently working to migrate the application using MongoDB, Express.js, Angular.js, Node.js. ABOUT —————————— Youth Society for Education (YSE) is a non-profit organization that serves the underserved learning communities. It provides educational facilities, supplemental educational assistance programs and school supplies around the world.

  • Undergraduate Research Assistant

    UCSD Design Lab

    September 2017 – Present(2 years 1 month)La Jolla

    Meteor.js, MongoDB, HTML, Jade, JavaScript, CSS/SASS, Node.js – I worked on various components of the UI and implemented various features so that users can experience the system seamlessly. – I implemented an email pipeline that sent out notifications that keeps relevant parties of the experiment (experiment creator, participants, experiment reviewers) engaged with each other’s activities. – I classified different user data on the system – I ran research studies measure the usability, functionality and helpfulness of Galileo towards users with little to no experience in experiment creation ABOUT —————————— Gut Instinct Social Computing System is an online platform that allows users to ask health-related questions (Gut Instinct:, and perform scientific experiments (Galileo, its sub-system: For Gut Instinct, users are guided through a learn-train-ask module that enables them to ask higher-quality questions. Galileo enables users to easily follow templated experimental designs and make use of embedded learning in order for them to create good quality experiments



  • English

    Native or bilingual proficiency

  • Mandarin

    Professional working proficiency

  • Burmese

    Native or bilingual proficiency


  • Model Myanmar Parliament Project (MMPP)

    June 2016 – August 2016

    A Student-led, student-organized project based in Myanmar to promote, educate and inform the public about how the government of Myanmar works. Drafted Constitution.

    Team Members (1):
    • Kaung Yang
  • Co-Create Change

    February 2018

    – Design solutions with locals in Tijuana, Mexico and Myanmar to bring about third-order change in the community – Worked with Arduino modules, motion sensors and other electronic components for solar street lights, TECHNOLOGIES: Arduino, C

    Team Members (1):
    • Kaung Yang
  • WeCook

    September 2018 – December 2018

    Lead Full Stack Developer – Easy College Cooking Web Application. Has CRUD functionality, as well as user-authentication, “liking”, and searching. TECHNOLOGIES: MongoDB, Express.js, Node.js, EJS, Passport.js

    Team Members (1):
    • Kaung Yang
  • Revolutionized EMS

    April 2018

    Front-End Developer – Developing server-side software that will improve communication between emergency medical services in Tijuana – Using Python, Django, Docker, HTML to implement a call system to facilitate communication between ambulances ABOUT —————————— UCSD Cruz Roja Tijuana Team seeks to help the Tijuana Red Cross by making the best use of its capabilities and resources in order to provide the residents of Tijuana with the best possible mediccal care by providing technologies through software programming.

    Team Members (1):
    • Kaung Yang

Skills & Expertise

  • Leadership
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Public Speaking
  • Python
  • Microsoft Office
  • HTML5
  • C++
  • Social Media
  • Java


University of California, San Diego

  • Software Engineering

Westmoor High School

  • AP Calculus(5)

Independent Coursework

  • Differential Equations
  • Calculus II
  • Calculus III


  • Associated Students of Skyline College

    Associate Senator

    September 2015 – June 2016

    Co-lead of Asian American and Pacific Islanders Event: Faces of Asia and Pacific Islands Cultural Regalia Walk, Live Performances and Booths

  • Honors Transfer Club


    May 2015 – June 2016

    Facilitated club meetings. Organized fund raisers. Coordinated with other organizations including Environmental Club, Phi Theta Kappa, and the Associated Students of Skyline College (Student Government) to host guest speakers, implement coat-drives and participate in campus-wide activities.