Vaishnavi Yekklur Balaji

  • Software Engineer at Iteros, Inc.
  • San Diego, California, United States
  • Computer Software

Previous positions

  • Software Engineer at CleanSpark LLC
  • Systems Engineer at Tata Consultancy Services

Education

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

Background

Summary

• 3+ years of experience in Java development. Also experienced in Android and Web application development. • Graduated in December, 2015 from San Diego State University with Master’s in Computer Science. • Worked as Systems Engineer at TATA Consultancy Services Ltd. for 3 years, where I developed web applications for various clients. • Co-author of Chapter proposal, “Exploration of Key Management Strategies for Modern Internet of Things”, accepted for the upcoming book, “Strengthening Security Mechanisms for Wireless Network Routing”, an IGI Global publication. • “Spatial Domain Tree-Based Image Packet Prioritization in Energy-Constrained Wireless Communications”, submitted to IEEE Global Communications Conference, 2015.

Experience

  • Software Engineer

    Iteros, Inc.

    March 2016 – Present(3 years 7 months)Greater San Diego Area

  • Software Engineer

    CleanSpark LLC

    September 2015 – March 2016(6 months)San Diego

  • Systems Engineer

    Tata Consultancy Services

    September 2008 – October 2011(3 years 1 month)Gandhinagar, India

    Developed web applications for various clients.

  • Intern

    BHEL Unit: Tiruchirappalli

    May 2007 – July 2007(2 months)Trichy, India

    Application developer Intern.

Education

  • San Diego State University-California State University

    Master’s degree, Computer Science

    2013 – 2015

  • SASTRA University

    Bachelor’s degree, Computer Science

    2004 – 2008

Languages

  • English

  • Telugu

  • Tamil

Projects

  • Vendor Collaboration Application

    June 2010

    Integration of SAP and Lotus Notes.

    Team Members (1):
    • Vaishnavi Yekklur Balaji
  • Voltas World Application

    January 2011

    Developed web application for VOLTAS Ltd.

    Team Members (1):
    • Vaishnavi Yekklur Balaji
  • Academic Projects

    August 2013

    • Master’s Thesis: Image Transmission Strategy Optimization in Energy Constrained Mobile Computing Environment, San Diego State University, 2014 • Research Paper: A survey on key management for wireless sensor networks • Research paper on k-mer counting, sequence alignment approaches. • Socket Programming: Implemented TCP client server communication in UNIX environment using C • Debugged and tested Java applications, Android applications using JUnit

    Team Members (1):
    • Vaishnavi Yekklur Balaji
  • WiFi Network Analyzer Application

    March 2015

    Developed an Android application to analyze Wi-Fi signal strength, Ping function, Speed test and Open signal location information. Managed the code using GIT version control system.

    Team Members (1):
    • Vaishnavi Yekklur Balaji
  • Circle Animation Application

    March 2015

    Developed an Android application where a user can touch on the screen to generate circles and move them in the desired direction to make them bounce off the screen edges. Used Accelerometer to modify the direction and velocity of a circle.

    Team Members (1):
    • Vaishnavi Yekklur Balaji
  • Rate the Instructor Application

    March 2015

    Developed an Android application to enter/view rating and comments for instructors. Implemented using HTTPClient, AsyncTask, and volley. The data is stored in local database when network is offline. Also implemented cache function.

    Team Members (1):
    • Vaishnavi Yekklur Balaji

Skills & Expertise

  • Tortoise SVN
  • Git
  • Matlab
  • JavaScript
  • CSS
  • Lotus Notes
  • JIRA
  • Eclipse
  • Unix
  • JUnit
  • Python
  • Android Development
  • Linux
  • Web Applications
  • OPNET
  • Karaf
  • HTML5
  • C
  • Confluence
  • C++
  • Android
  • HTML
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Java
  • Ubuntu
  • Scrum
  • SQL

Courses

San Diego State University-California State University

  • Android Mobile Application Development
  • Programming Problems in BioInformatics
  • Wireless Networks
  • Theory of Parallel Algorithms
  • Advanced Robotics
  • Advanced Programming Languages
  • Scientific Computing
  • Spatial Databases
  • Database and Theory Implementation
  • Computer Data Networks

Honors & Awards

  • TCS GEMS

    Application Development

    August 2010

Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer

    San Diego Public Library

    March 2012 – October 2012(7 months)Education

    Volunteered as a librarian at SDPL.