Ashley Chou

BS at Duke University

Computer Engineering, 2013

Work History

2012 present
Duke University Computer Network Architecture Teaching Assistant

• Closely collaborated with professor in design and implementation of key programming projects • Led class-sized tutorials on said projects and created homework assignments paralleling lecture material

2012 present
Duke University Computer Architecture Teaching Assistant

• Mentored students on topics including ISAs, assembly programming, memory/caching, and processor design

2012 present
Duke University Software Design and Implementation Teaching Assistant

• Worked with individuals and groups to hone design skills, with particular focus on maintainability/extensibility • Also emphasized producing interfaces that allow components of a large scale project to easily piece together

2012
NetApp Software Development Intern

• Balanced two full scale development projects alongside program managing the maintenance release of NetApp’s core manageability software • Implemented a log analyzing tool that automatically interfaced with NetApp’s primary OS and OS management software to increase productivity on scale of hours to minutes • Tool tackled problems related to multi-log consolidation, time synchronization across servers, and automatic detection of relevant log entries • Implemented an icon repository and request system with full user-side and admin-side functionalities (Django)

2011 2012
NetApp Engineering Program Management Intern

• Program managed the major release of a customer facing product by leading a core team of senior managers through implementation and verification cycles, phase reviews, and partners testing • Utilized technical background to leverage efficiency in key management qualities of quick risk analysis, communication, leadership, and effective mediation of discussions • Gained in-depth knowledge on Agile methodology, road mapping, competitive analyses, flexibility matrices, functional/design specifications, third party software, and user acceptance testing

2010 2011
Duke University Electrical & Computer Engineering Research Assistant

• Utilized MATLAB for analysis of low frequency transmitter effects on the ionosphere • Created a robust, baseline program that could process and handle diversity in multiple years of data • Determined flaws in data collection to adjust for irregularities and generated models for data comparison to be utilized in isolating significant points of interest

2010 2011
Duke University Electrical & Computer Engineering Research Assistant

• Utilized MATLAB for analysis of low frequency transmitter effects on the ionosphere • Created a robust, baseline program that could process and handle diversity in multiple years of data • Determined flaws in data collection to adjust for irregularities and generated models for data comparison to be utilized in isolating significant points of interest

2010
UBS Freshman Forum Participant

• Introduction to banking management & direct exposure to financial fields • Gained valuable insight through targeted discussions and simulations

2010
Fuqua School of Business First Year Apprentice

• Collaborated with directors of Fuqua’s Master of Management Studies program to expand recruitment efforts • Produced a qualitative comparison and strategic appeals analysis of rival programs, including contingencies and suggested plans of action • Exercised and honed organizational, marketing, communications, and analysis skills in creation of proposal

Education

Sep 2009 May 2013

Fields of Study

  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering

Skills

  • CSS
  • HTML
  • Java
  • PERL
  • Python
  • VHDL