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Fun fact: I did 59 credits more than was required for me to graduate.

Spoiler: I didn’t get the offer.

Spoiler: I got the offer.

Making-of, confessions, and bloopers.

Work Experience

 
 
 
 
 

SDE Intern

Amazon

May 2021 – Jul 2021 Hyderabad (Remote)
Designed and developed a system to send bulk notifications to technicians on the “Selling Services on Amazon” app.
 
 
 
 
 

Student Developer · Google Summer of Code

Open Printing (under The Linux Foundation)

May 2020 – Sep 2020 Remote
My project was to integrate the Common Print Dialog Backends in Qt, using a DBus API to access the installed backends. This project enables Qt developers to leverage the features of CPDB in their applications.
 
 
 
 
 

Student Research Associate

National Center for Cyber Security and Cyber Defense of Critical Infrastructures

Dec 2019 – Jun 2020 IIT Kanpur
Developed new tools for honeypot research. Member of the organising team of the ScadaCTF at Nullcon 2020.
 
 
 
 
 

Backend Developer · Summer Intern

New York Office

Jun 2019 – Aug 2019 IIT Kanpur
Worked on a scalable web application with an extensive technology stack. Created backend for a link management system, built a URL shortening microservice and its gRPC server and developed an entire scalable private messaging feature.
 
 
 
 
 

Student Research Associate

New Office Automation, DOIP

Dec 2018 – Dec 2018 IIT Kanpur

Responsible for the security audit of Pingala, which is the campus automation portal of IIT Kanpur.

I found and reported ways to bypass various security checks and thereby gain unauthorized access to data.

Projects

A cryptographically secure web portal to manage online elections. The software has been used for the following elections at IIT Kanpur:

  • Students' Senate Office Bearers Elections, 2020
  • Hall 6 (GH) Hall Executive Committee Elections, 2020
  • General Elections, 2021
  • GH1 Hall Executive Committee Elections, 2021
  • Hall 7 Hall Executive Committee Elections, 2021
  • Hall 8 Hall Executive Committee Elections, 2021
  • SBRA Executive Committee Elections, 2021
  • Students' Senate Office Bearers Elections, 2021

A messenger bot that can ask you GK questions, built for the Facebook Messaging Hackathon. You can chat with the bot on Facebook Messenger at m.me/quizkitty

My client for IITBucks - a custom blockchain based cryptocurrency

Developed a web app for efficient inventory management across various departments of the NGO Vitraag Vigyaan