Vaibhav Shah

  • Software Engineer at LinkedIn
  • San Diego, California, United States
  • Computer Software

Previous positions

  • Software Engineer Intern at LinkedIn
  • Application Developer Intern at Intel Corporation


University of California, San Diego, Bachelor’s Degree, Computer Science



Passionate about technology, innovation, and problem-solving.


  • Software Engineer


    September 2018 – Present(1 year 1 month)

  • Software Engineer Intern


    June 2017 – September 2017(3 months)San Francisco Bay Area

    – Extended and refactored an end to end web application that visualizes metrics collected about the commit to deployment timeline in LinkedIn’s development pipeline; the dashboard serves as a foundational tool for the Productivity Engineering organization to identify trends and address issues that need fixing and opportunities to maximize developer efficiency – Worked across the entire stack, using Angular and TypeScript on the frontend, as the architecture for APIs, and Flask and SQLAlchemy in the backend

  • Application Developer Intern

    Intel Corporation

    June 2016 – September 2016(3 months)Hillsboro, Oregon

    – Received Intel Recognition Award from a team member for aggressive QA testing, thoroughness, and helping fix newly discovered defects – Developed and released a new training feature for RPM, a hybrid mobile application built with AngularJS and HTML5 that tracks marketing metrics across 50+ countries – Improved time to load language localizations by 90% by introducing a novel way to write large, redundant SQL Server scripts using Excel – Implemented and set Elasticsearch as the indexing strategy for logs from services, after weeks of research – Wrote custom grok patterns and created configuration files for Logstash (AEM and IIS logs)

  • Manufcaturing Engineering Intern

    Monaero Engineering

    June 2013 – July 2013(1 month)Greater Los Angeles Area

    • Continually improved methods and procedures for manufacturing processes, measurement, documenting and work flow techniques. • Wrote protocols, qualification documents, test plans and reports for quality control • Tested manufactured speakers through a variety of measurement parameters (frequency and impedance response, polarity, DC resistance, Rub & Buzz defects analysis)


  • University of California, San Diego

    Bachelor’s Degree, Computer Science

    2014 – 2018

    Minor in Cognitive Science

  • Troy High School

    High School, Computer Science

    2010 – 2014

    Activities and Societies

    Troy Technology Magnet Program, iStocks Investment Club


  • English

    Native or bilingual proficiency

  • Gujarati

    Native or bilingual proficiency

  • Spanish

    Limited working proficiency


  • AudaExplore Hackathon – 4th Place

    August 2015

    The objective was to provide an innovative improvement for AudaExplore’s mobile applications. We built an Android app with a native five-point camera system to simplify picture taking for quick auto insurance claims.

    Team Members (2):
    • Vaibhav Shah,
    • Nideesh Terapalli
  • Stox

    A project in CSE 11 that analyzes stocks listed in CSV files and then plots the results in a graph • Built with Java, HTML, Chart.js, jQuery, and CSS in February 2015

    Team Members (1):
    • Vaibhav Shah

Skills & Expertise

  • Git
  • Leadership
  • JavaScript
  • CSS
  • XML
  • Agile & Waterfall Methodologies
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Public Speaking
  • Python
  • Business Intelligence
  • Android Development
  • Linux
  • HTML5
  • AngularJS
  • Github
  • C
  • MySQL
  • C++
  • HTML
  • Quality Assurance
  • Java
  • Driven By Results
  • Assembly Language


University of California, San Diego

  • Computer Organization and Systems Programming(CSE 30)
  • Advanced Data Structures(CSE 100)
  • Math for Algorithms and Systems(CSE 21)
  • Human-Computer Interaction Design(CSE 170)
  • Software Tools And Techniques Lab(CSE 15L)

Honors & Awards

  • National Merit Finalist

    National Merit Scholarship Corporation

    March 2014


  • UNISEM: Uniting UCSD’s Scientists, Engineers, and Mathmeticians

    VP of Operations

    June 2015 – September 2016

    • Currently planning a hackathon for April 2016 with Qualcomm Institute, also responsible for overseeing all engineering-related workshops and activities •

Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Co-President of Jain Center Youth Committee

    Jain Center of Southern California

    June 2011 – June 2014(3 years)

    • Planned, organized, and hosted monthly large-scale events for adults and kids in the Jain community • Organized and executed a 3-day religious winter retreat for about 120 attendees • Ran bi-weekly meetings and led a committee of 20 people • Volunteered and conducted fundraisers for the Jain Center and other various non-profit organizations

Causes Vaibhav cares about:

  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Science and Technology