Jess Fan

Passionate Software Engineer with background in full software development life-cycle
Fluent in Python, C++/C#, SQL, TensorFlow and PyTorch
Quick learner and team player focused on achieving objectives with speed and accuracy


B.S. Computer Science

University of California, Santa Cruz - June 2022

A.S. Computer Programming

Gavilan College, Gilroy - June 2020



Principal Software Engineer

RiceTeaCatPanda - San Francisco, CA

October 2019 - Present
  • Led the design of a machine-learning focused CTF (Capture the Flag) competition
  • Created a high traffic website, media distribution, API schema and endpoints, analytics, and visualization with Docker-based deployment automation.
  • Supervised a team of 20+ developers and business analysts engaged in Project Sinensis with worldwide adoption and participations.

Skills: Python, Numpy, Skit-learn, Tensorflow, Go, Restful APIs, NLP, etc.

Data Science Intern

Bioclinica - Newark, NJ

June 2020 – August 2020
  • Provided comprehensive analysis and developed fully automated data cleaning solutions to consolidate, classify and identify unique hospitals and clinical sites around the world.
  • Successfully integrated with ETL packages into Oracle data warehouse (10TB+).
  • Participated in data cleaning and keyword extractions from physician profiles.
  • Developed a new website and data collection service for physicians worldwide.
  • Created data visualization graphics, translating complex data sets into comprehensive visual representations.

Skills: Python, AWS, SQL, React, Restful APIs, Power BI, Oracle

Software Engineer

Bay Area Community College Consortium - San Jose, CA

September 2018 - Present
  • Designed and hosted a scoreboard for students to input competition and practice scores.
  • Implemented scoring automation and balancing systems.
  • Taught students Python and Cybersecurity programming through fun and creative games.

Skills: Python, React, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, PostgreSQL, DigitalOcean

Web Developer

4CE4 - San Jose, CA

June 2018 - August 2018
  • Designed the homepage for the company.
  • Managed and created backend infrastructure with hosting web services.

Skills: WordPress, Cloudfare, HTML, CSS, Javascript


Skill Level
HTML, JS, CSS10/10
C++ / C# / C9/10
Git / GitHub9/10
PyTorch, Tensorflow8/10
Power BI8/10
AWS / GCP / Azure7/10


Project Sinensis

Fast, scalable CTF platform

May 2020 - Present
  • Used Go and React to create a fast and efficient website for competition users
  • Developed API schema and endpoints, along with authorization flows and user interactions
  • Deployed and tested multiple versions of the platform for users

Jade AI

Creating an interactive chatbot

January 2018 - Present
  • Designed algorithms based on modern AI architectures in NLP
  • Created a backend environment to run both a Flask-based website and Discord bot
  • Designed, gathered data, and trained a model using Google's T5 algorithm
  • Constructed an API for the service, hosted on GCP and Heroku.
  • Used Supabase’s realtime PostgreSQL database and Redis to create fast and efficient data analytics.

NLP Data Repository

Scraping and normalizing data for various applications in NLP

January 2020 - Present
  • Collected a 400 million-entry dataset of multi-turn user conversations hosted on Kaggle
  • Utilized regex and scikit-learn to clean all entries of toxic text, non-language sentences, and more to normalize the dataset.


Metalearning applied to neural style

June 2018 - August 2018
  • Contributed to the code base for Metastyle, developed by Dr. Chi Zhang, on GitHub
  • Altered the feed-forward style-free representation algorithm to better pronounce style images’ features while using metalearning techniques to speed up training time.


Last updated:
April 14 2021
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