Work Experience

Postman ↗️

Software Engineer | June 2022 - Present

  • Led end-to-end planning, design, and technical implementation of workspace restriction feature, ensuring compliance with enterprise needs, which resulted in increased ARR by $4 Million.
  • Proactively addressed system impact by implementing NewRelic alerts, reducing service degradation incidents by 50% and maintaining high standards of observability.
  • Improved performance on the All Workspaces Page for larger team by reducing the time to first interaction from ~26 seconds to ~0.6 seconds.
  • Led the release of the Data Governance initiative. Implemented an asynchronous workflow using Temporal that facilitated controlled migration for large enterprise teams without overwhelming any internal systems, ensuring stability and seamless transition within 7 hours for 600+ enterprise teams.
  • Improved service performance by 35% through the redesign of the archival layer for the Chronicle service (which powers the Activity feed ↗️ in Postman), resulting in better control over the archival process and reduced dependencies.
  • Streamlined workspace creation process with Workspace Templates, resulting in 60% increase in usage of templates WoW.

Cimpress ↗️

Software Engineer | April 2021 - June 2022

  • Developed and deployed standalone UI components to NPM, enabling cross-team code reuse and enhancing development efficiency.
  • Optimized search performance for products by implementing AWS CloudSearch, resulting in a remarkable average response time reduction from 2.5 seconds to 0.4 seconds. Led the end-to-end implementation, including proof of concept (POC) validation and seamless data migration using Lambda functions.
  • Transformed a legacy system from JavaScript to TypeScript, significantly improving maintainability and code quality. Introduced Lambda architecture to the team, leveraging serverless computing for services where it provided optimal performance and scalability.
  • Enhanced system observability by implementing proactive failure detection alarms. This initiative expedited the resolution of critical production issues, minimizing downtime and ensuring smooth operation.

PeopleGrove ↗️

Software Engineer | August 2020 - April 2021

  • Enhanced Admin and Super Admin flows, incorporating features that facilitated upselling existing features for Admins and resulting in increased revenue.
  • Developed and released a major version upgrade for the Newsletter system, significantly improving performance and resolving bugs.

Projects

In-house Newsletter System

Blog Post ↗️

  • Developed an in-house system for sending out newsletters to the subscribers on akashrajpurohit.com.
  • Implemented a system which takes in the content of newsletter from markdown files which renders the web version of the newsletter and generate email HTML from it and send it to all the subscribers.
  • Also build an automated solution which is able to send newsletters on future dates, helping in writing newsletters in advance.
  • Achieved a stable system with 100% delivery rate with a retrying mechanism for failures.

How to Professionally Say

Website ↗️ | Github ↗️ | Blog Post ↗️

  • Developed a static site showcasing a satirical yet insightful list of professional alternatives for corporate communication.
  • Implemented features such as a fuzzy search on the content, favoriting options, and PDF printing for improved user experience.
  • Achieved exceptional traction with 100K+ visitors within 24 hours of launch and currently registered 500K+ visitors globally, generating buzz on Hackernews and Reddit.
  • Scaled infrastructure by migrating to static export and migrating to Cloudflare to leverage the enhanced CDN support and cache control.

Word Hunt

Website ↗️

  • Led the development of a real-time word guessing game using Node.js and Socket.io, enabling players to create teams and participate in an engaging gameplay experience.
  • Implemented a dynamic scoring system where teams earn points based on the consensus of letter choices in guessing the word.
  • Successfully collaborated with college peers during the COVID-19 period, taking charge of project planning, task delegation, and overseeing backend and frontend development.
  • Gained valuable experience in project management, and honed majorly on backend development skills while also contributing to frontend tasks.

Education

Vidyavardhini’s College Of Engineering & Technology

Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology | June 2016 - June 2020

  • Graduated with CGPA of 8.4 / 10.

Honors & Awards

  • [2020] Top 5 Finalist / 1200 Students, Smart India Hackathon 2020
  • [2020] Top 15 Finalists / 2500 students, CSI InApp Awards 2020
  • [2019] Top 200 / 1,18,00 students, HackWithInfy 2019
  • [2019] 1st Prize / 23 teams, Hack‑Stomp Hackathon
  • [2018] 2nd Prize / 35 teams, VCET Hackathon

Jul 18, 2023

Akash Rajpurohit · Resume

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