Avanti Patil
MS in Computer Science
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About me

  • I am a Software Engineering by profession with a focus on creating and thriving in diverse workforces.
  • Experience: 5+ years
  • Worked in Domains: Computer software, Finance, Human Resources, Restaurant
  • Masters in Computer Science @ Northeastern University, Boston (Class of 2016) 3.79/4 GPA
  • Major: Software Engineering
  • Working on platform created for Restaurat Point of Sale at Toast. I have worked on various projects including Data analytics, labor and cash management at scale.
  • Designed and developed new pipeline to run spark jobs for Toast’s first data analytics platform resulting in 90% improvement in time for reports processing.
  • Ability to solve complex problems in production environment and thriving on challenges lead me to receive many recommendations from my peers and project managers.
  • Increased computing efficiency (50%) & higher trade processing rate (30%) using parallel processing
  • Built scalable systems to handle the load of millions of trades for the derivatives market of NSE
  • As an agile practitioner I have lead many web based projects to success while at Northeaster University, i.e MBTA group orders automation and Social networking for project feed 1010
  • Worked on enterprise class disaster recovery project and won poster sessions for Availability Zones project
  • Worked with self-organizing teams varying in sizes from 2 to 20 people.
  • Maintained code quality of projects using continuous integration tools and code reviews.
  • Contributed to a paper on Programming Models for Distributed Computing: Futures and promises.

Founder @ NU Grad Women Coders

I am a founder and president of NU Grad Women Coder organization. NUGWC provides women in tech @Northeastern University with resources to learn and lead in their current position.

Founder and Director@ HackNEU Hackathon

A student led Hackathon, for Graduate and PhD students hosted by Northeastern University

Volunteer @ Boston AR/MR meetup group

I am an Augment reality enthusiast and help with organizing Boston AR/MR meetup group's monthly events.

Individual STEM education advocate

I like to talk to school kids and encourage them to join STEM education stream and help with anti-bullying campaigns. I am currently working with 3 schools in India.


Lady Problems Hackathon, Boston

TampaX Check
Developer and Product Design
Technologies used: Android, Affectiva API
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Founder and Director of HackNEU Hackathon

2017 is the inaugural year for Northeastern’s Hackathon “Hack NEU”. HackNEU Hackathon Spring 2017 Theme: “Hack the New!”
VR/AR, Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning, Data science, IoT etc. Basically all things on the cutting edge of technology!

Twitter | Facebook

Reality Virtually Hackathon, MIT

Coordinator of Volunteers


This portfolio contains few projects I have worked on over the period of 2+ years


Web Developer @ Code for Boston

MBTA Group Orders

Scrum master @MBTA

Social Networking for projectfeed1010

Project lead @ISB


  • Feb 2017 - Present

    Toast.inc, MA, USA

    Software Engineer

    - Designed and developed new pipeline to run spark jobs for Toast’s first data analytics platform resulting in 90% improvement in time for reports processing. - Developed a Java microservice to send jobs to spark, built a customized Jenkins pipelines to build/deploy artifacts to the EC2 containers for the service and added functionality to prioritize spark jobs using job queue. - Improved jacoco test code coverage from 33% to 50% code by adding unit tests and integration tests. Also audited and reduced time to run E2E automated selenium tests. - Improved monitoring using Datadog and New Relic for better visibility into live systems vitals along with proactive alerting for spark and microservices. - Worked on 2 different areas of product including analytics and labor-cash-payroll management - Mentored 5 interns in 2 years while managing day to day tasks.

  • June 2016 - Sept 2016

    Masschusetts Bay Transportation Authority, MA, USA

    Business Analyst Intern

    - Current state documentation of Benefits, Training, HR using Visio workflows
    - Worked on implementing best practices in Agile - Scrum, Kan Ban for team with Agile Trainer
    - Agile - Scrum, Kan Ban
    - Toolsmith for Trello, Slack, Asana

  • Jan 2016 - May 2016

    Northeastern University, MA, USA

    CS5610- Web development
    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    - Helped with redesigning the course work
    - hosted TA sessions for problems solving on MEAN stack development
    - Graded assignments and projects

  • May 2015 - Dec 2015

    VMware.inc, Cambridge, MA, USA

    Site Recovery Management Intern

    - Designed a new topology “Availability zone” to ensure multiple availability products of VMware can support the disaster recovery of the same VM.
    - Implemented this topology in Site Recovery Management 6.0 codebase as a proof of concept.
    - Won VMware Cambridge Poster Session Winner for Availability Zone
    - VMware Intern Prodigy for Northeastern University

  • May 2015 - Sep 2015

    Code for Boston, MA, USA

    Web developer

    - Volunteered for designing and implementing a map based secure dashboard Cornerwise - Features developed to keep people updated about the zoning changes in MA - Technologies : HTML5, Bootstrap, backbone.js, leaflet

  • Jun 2011 - Jul 2014

    NSE Infotech Services LTD, Mumbai, India

    Associate System Analyst

    - Designed and developed 3 projects for Parallel Risk Management System Team and awarded 2 recognitions
    - Mentored 3 campus recruits to help in learning the domain knowledge and technologies used in projects
    - Implemented risk management system for weekly expiry contracts using message passing interface in C and Oracle 10g
    - Optimized current system to get 50% increase in computing efficiency and 30% higher trade processing rate with MPICH2 and C.


Contact Avanti

Please contact for full-time software developer positions
Women in tech adventures, Startup contributions,
Photography ideas or just a philosophical conversation!


Avanti Patil

Phone: +1-617-800-3400
Email id: patilavanti16@gmail.com