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Pengyu Wang


Previous positions

  • Software Engineer at aRes Travel
  • Software Engineer Intern at aRes Travel


San Diego State University, Master’s degree, Computer Science




Full stack software engineer currently working with PHP, Javascript(Vue.js), MySQL, Redis, AWS.


  • Full Stack Software Engineer

    The Venue Report

    January 2019 – Present(9 months)Greater San Diego Area

  • Software Engineer

    aRes Travel

    June 2013 – January 2019(5 years 7 months)

    • Reduced revenue loss in fraudulent orders by integrating with 3rd party services and applying pre-defined and custom rules to order data for fraud screening. • Designed API for booking engine widget integration. • Redesigned booking engine widget search workflow to resolve client-side page load issues caused by server-side errors. • Utilized token-based authentication and implemented single sign-on service for all sub systems, improving system security by enforcing strong password rules. • Integrated with 3rd party APIs to create email service which manages all booking engine email and fax communications. • Refactored legacy procedural code into modern MVC framework to improve maintainability. • Automated product content matching process by applying Jaro-Winkler algorithm. • Created automated functional tests using Selenium to cover over 80% of booking engine functionalities. • Utilized Docker to create local development environment for each team member. • Leveraged knowledge in Java, PHP, Javascript, MySQL, Redis, Selenium, AWS, Docker, Git, object-oriented programming, Agile.

  • Software Engineer Intern

    aRes Travel

    April 2013 – June 2013(2 months)Greater San Diego Area

    – Designed and implemented a parity tool to compare hotel rates for internal use – Created a command line tool for project deployment to AWS instances, improving code deployment efficiency – Improved skills in PHP, Javascript, Selenium, Java, MySQL, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap – Acquired knowledge on Amazon Web Services such as EC2, S3, RDS, and Route53



  • English

    Native or bilingual proficiency

  • Chinese

    Native or bilingual proficiency

Skills & Expertise

  • Git
  • JavaScript
  • Selenium
  • CSS
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • JSON
  • OS X
  • Eclipse
  • Unix
  • AJAX
  • Vagrant
  • Web Development
  • Linux
  • Web Applications
  • PHP
  • C
  • MySQL
  • Vim
  • HTML
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Software Engineering
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Programming
  • Java
  • Software Development
  • iOS
  • Swift


University of California, San Diego

  • Advanced Data Structures(CSE 110)
  • Database Design(CSE 132)
  • Design and Analysis of Algorithms(CSE 101)
  • Digital System Labs(CSE 140L)
  • Software Engineering(CSE 110)
  • Principles of Operating Systems(CSE 120)
  • Server-side Web Applications(CSE 135)
  • Computer Architecture(CSE 141L)
  • Compiler Construction(CSE 131)