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Pooja Guggari


Previous positions

  • Graduate Research Assistant at San Diego State University
  • Software Engineer Intern at Chegg Inc.


San Diego State University, Master of Science – MS, Computer Science




A Computer Science graduate, actively looking for full-time opportunities in Front End Development


  • Software Development Engineer

    FaceTec, Inc. –

    October 2018 – Present(1 year)San Diego, California

    ● Working on front end development for Facetec’s browser product Zoom Web Browser. ● Built an internal tool to monitor the performance of machine learning algorithms and calculate the dataset statistics using Node JS, MongoDB, Mongoose and implemented data visualization using Chart JS library. Also used Tableau to visualize data. ● Worked on AWS Lambda to build API’s and implemented various database options using MySQL, S3, DynamoDB and Redis.

  • Graduate Research Assistant

    San Diego State University

    September 2017 – October 2018(1 year 1 month)Greater San Diego Area

    ● Working on the Brain Computer Interface project using the concepts of machine learning and CNN to predict the stimuli. ● Building artificial neural network models using Python and Matlab to predict brain signals and analyze the data to drive an external device for useful purposes.

  • Software Engineer Intern

    Chegg Inc.

    June 2018 – August 2018(2 months)Santa Clara

    ● Worked on Textbook Solutions for Chegg Study team to ensure web accessibility of the whole page and gained experience working in React JS framework and cross-functional exposure as part of the project. ● Won the Intern hackathon 2018 at Chegg for pitching a product called Chegg Course Manager.

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  • Senior Systems Engineer


    June 2014 – June 2017(3 years)Bengaluru Area, India

    ● Developed RMP Web application and UX for RBS, which included Designing (Application Design, Component Design), Coding (Java, SQL, JSP), Unit Testing and Integration with third party application like Experian and testing, Release management and support. ● Quick and temporary workaround provided for issues and data fixes, pre-production and production issues and technical resolution fastened delivery to production by a week. ● Received INSTA award at Infosys for exhaustive testing, successful completion and delivery of quality code.

  • Intern


    January 2013 – March 2013(2 months)Bengaluru Area, India

    ● Built a network to facilitate easy sharing using the Raspberry Pi and explored its applications in the field of networking. ● Gained experience with LINUX and programming in Python.


  • San Diego State University

    Master of Science – MS, Computer Science

    2017 – 2019

    ● Designed and developed registration web page using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, PHP and AJAX. ● Designed and developed online shopping website that allows customer to browse the various products offerings and purchase products online using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, JQuery, Perl, cookies, Bootstrap. ● Developed android applications using Android studio and Android SDK. ● Developed an Inventory management web application that allows an authorized user to add, update or delete products from database and implements state management, sessions and cookies, encryption and data Serialization using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, MySQL and Perl. ● Built artificial deep neural networks and recurrent neural networks using Python and libraries like scikit-learn and keras with tensorflow in the back-end to recognize and classify speech, optimized the generalization performance by 2% using regularization techniques.

  • Gogte Institute of Technology

    Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.), Electronics and comm

    2010 – 2014

    Activities and Societies

    An IEEE member, Coordinator and Volunteer of National Tech Fiesta PAANCHAJANYA- ’12, ’13 & ’14 and AVALANCHE-’12 & ’13

  • GSS College, Belgaum

    Pre-University Course, Science (PCMB)

    2008 – 2010

    Activities and Societies

    A Debate team member, represented College at ICAI National Debate Competition.

  • Cordial High School


    2006 – 2008

    The Best Girl of the School for the year 2008.

    Activities and Societies

    An active Debate and Essay Writing Team member. A member of Science and Technology Club.


  • English

    Full professional proficiency

  • Hindi

    Full professional proficiency

  • Kannada

    Native or bilingual proficiency

  • Marathi

    Full professional proficiency


  • RBS W&G

    November 2014

    Role as Clearcase Integrator: * Basics of Clearcase * Integration and Release of Code to Streams

    Team Members (1):
    • Pooja Guggari
  • RBS RMP(Relationship Manager’s Platform)

    March 2015

    RM Platform is a strategic cross divisional operating platform that manages the end to end credit process for UK based, non-personal lending in 4 major RBS divisions including UKCB, Retail, RBSI and Ulster. RMP is used by the RM to record, evaluate and mark limit for it’s customers. The application delivers risk management processes, policies and infrastructure for a multi billion pound credit portfolio. –> Roles as Java Developer: * Designing (Application Design, Component Design) * Coding * Unit Testing * Component Integration Testing * Release management

    Team Members (1):
    • Pooja Guggari
  • RBS RMP (Risk Management Platform)

    August 2015

    * RMP online analysis for various scenarios related to BAU. * Independent ownership of 5 CR’s that included the Development activities inclusive of the Core changes in the RMP Application that included invoking the interfaces with external systems like CRADLE and HOTDOCS. * Designing: Application Design, Component Design * Coding (Java, SQL, JSF) * Unit Testing and Integration Testing * Release management and support for RBS – RMP R14-R15, R16-R17 Release * Providing temporary workaround for issues and data fixes, determining the pre-production and production issues and providing technical resolution, and status reporting.

    Team Members (1):
    • Pooja Guggari
  • Raspberry Pi using Python

    January 2013

    • Built a network to facilitate easy sharing using the Raspberry Pi and explored its applications in the field of networking. • Gained experience with LINUX and programming in Python.

    Team Members (1):
    • Pooja Guggari

Skills & Expertise

  • Matlab
  • JavaScript
  • Perl
  • AWS Lambda
  • React.js
  • Webpack
  • English
  • Public Speaking
  • MongoDB
  • Python
  • Web Development
  • Financial Services
  • Microsoft Office
  • jQuery
  • Linux
  • Teamwork
  • PHP
  • HTML5
  • Oracle SQL Developer
  • Front-end Development
  • Node.js
  • MySQL
  • HTML
  • Java Enterprise Edition
  • Programming
  • Java
  • Windows


  • JEE

    Infosys, License

    June 2014 – October 2014


San Diego State University

  • Speech Processing – Deep Learning(CS-682)

Independent Coursework

  • Java
  • JEE

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Causes Pooja cares about:

  • Children
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Human Rights
  • Poverty Alleviation