Alison Gale

Work Experience

Google - Software Developer (2014-Present)

Google Cloud Platform: Develop and maintain frontend infrastructure for GCP: scaling our routing solution, migrating core components from AngularJS to Angular, and optimizing the performance of the application through use of tree shakable providers, deferred loading, and route configuration.

DoubleClick Search: Developed PDF download and keyword and ad segmentation for Executive Reporting. Rewrote the change history frontend for Campaign Management. Migrated internal service wrappers off a soon-to-be-deprecated API.

Microsoft - Intern (Summer 2013)

Improved the document sharing experience on SharePoint by making features more discoverable and accessible. Migrated functionalit yto the mobile web version of SharePoint.

Facebook - Intern (Summer 2012)

Logged data to asses performance of data fetching and rendering for Graph Search. Implemented time saving changes based on gathered data.

Education

University of Washington (2020-Present)

Pursuing a Masters of Science in Data Science beginning in Fall 2020.

Brown University (2010-2014)

Graduated with a BS in Computer Science. Courses included Computational Linguistics, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Data Science, Database Management Systems, and Machine Learning. Served as a teaching assistant for several classes, which required leading lab sections, assisting students, and grading student projects.

Projects

Rate Some Cats (Winter 2019)

Developed a demo application to learn how to use Firebase. This site displays a collection of cat photos that can be rated by a logged in user. Utilizes Firebase authentication, Cloud Storage, and Firestore.

Women's World Cup Explorer (Fall 2018)

Developed a website for exploring the teams and schedule for the 2019 Women's World Cup. This site features a map of all teams, an interactive schedule that allows projecting the schedule based on team finish, and a tool to plan an itinerary based on team preferences.

US Soccer Hackathon (July 2018)

Won 2nd place for developing an app that allows users to predict key game stats. I focused on a section that scraped Tweets during a soccer game and compared user sentiment to game events.

FIRST Robotics (2006-2010)

Led the programming subgroup of the Robotics club. Developed software to control the team robot during autonomous and remote controlled play. Won the FIRST Robotics DC Regional in 2009.

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