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Hey there! I'm-

Yoel
Kiflezghi.

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Seattle, WA

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B.Sc. Computer Science

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

GitHub

Experience

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Microsoft

Redmond, WA · Oct 2021 - Jan 2024

Software Engineer I (L59 - L60)

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  • Analyzed, diagnosed, and root-cause'd a web view JavaScript runtime memory leak impacting Power Apps running on memory-constrained devices.

  • Developed a custom logger module for Java and Objective-C designed for React Native-enabled mobile applications.

  • Spearheaded the migration of Power Apps's JavaScript engine from JavaScriptCore to Hermes on the iOS platform.

  • Regularly listened, discussed, and conferred knowledge with VIP customers on questions, concerns, and status on reported bugs, live site incidents, and issues.


Remote · May 2021 - Aug 2021

Software Engineer Intern

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  • Created a proof-of-concept web app to showcase the potential business impact of modernizing the tech stack of Microsoft’s marketing sites.

  • Demoed and advocated for the modernized tech stack to multiple audiences (leadership, design, dev). Resulted in the efforts getting greenlit for production.


Remote · May 2020 - Aug 2020

Explore Intern

TypeScriptReact Native

  • Designed and developed a global theming system for the Power Apps mobile app for iOS and Android, enabling switching between Light, Dark, and System Default modes while in runtime with minimal refactoring.

  • Worked closely with the UI Design Team to implement themes in accordance with design and accessibility specifications.

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Google

Sunnyvale, CA · May 2019 - Aug 2019

Engineering Practicum Intern

AndroidJava

  • Built a consumer-facing feature enabling users to receive, edit, and save phone contacts sent over MMS in the Google Voice Android app.

  • Utilized Google's internal Android concurrency framework to free up the main UI thread while parsing contact information payload.

About Me

I'm originally from Sweden Flag of Sweden. born from parents of Eritrean Flag of Eritrea. descent. My path towards Software Engineering began in high school when an unsuspecting 15-year-old me walked into his first Computer Programming class...

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Don't be a stranger!

Feel free to reach out! Whether it's about work opportunities or just to chat, I'm more than happy to make time to talk. You can reach me by Email or LinkedIn.