Mengdi
Zhang

Staff Software Engineer

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Mengdi Zhang

Profile
Greater Boston Area, MA, USA
Authorized to work for any US employer
My Skills
HTML / CSS / Javascript / TypeScript
Angular / Bootstrap / React
SQL / PostgreSQL / Java / C++ / Python
Agile Scrum / Atlassian Suite

Work

  • Staff Software Engineer
    Advanced Schema
    Paris, France | 2020 - 2021
    - Orchestrated a team of 7 engineers to develop a large-scale appointment management web application of 800+ centers for a market leader; oversaw project scope, budget, and timeline.
    - Organized daily stand-up meetings, weekly sprint planning, and review sessions as a Scrum Master to keep the team on track for on-time delivery.
    - Partnered with a principal UX/UI designer to assess feasibility and implementation complexity; identified and mitigated 5+ potential roadblocks early in the design process.
    - Supervised architecture design and provided guidelines for all critical project components.
    - Established seamless coordination with the client’s IT support team to ensure timely server access and security compliance.
    - Participated in weekly meetings with the client’s project management team to communicate development progress, provide demos and receive feedback.
  • Senior Full Stack Software Engineer
    NODATA (subsidiary of Advanced Schema)
    Paris, France | 2018 - 2020
    - Spearheaded the design and implementation of 6 product key features including a data processing tool and interactive dashboard in a scrum team of 5; benchmarked dev tools to increase team productivity and promote best practices.
    - Implemented 200+ frontend unit test cases in Jasmine and 30+ backend behavior tests; achieved 95%+ code coverage for new code; automated end-to-end testing by adding 15+ integration tests.
    - Configured and maintained 15+ deployment pipelines using Atlassian bamboo.
    - Created customized release notes and campaign templates with MailChimp; increased product visibility by reaching 300+ prospects within 3 months.
  • R&D Software Engineer
    Advanced Schema
    Paris, France | 2013 - 2018
    - Led cross-functional teams of 5+ engineers to develop 8 web applications for clients in the pharmaceutical, banking, automotive, and insurance industries; achieved 100% on-time delivery rate and exceeded client expectations.
    - Spearheaded the design and development of 12 Proof of Concept for pre-sales demos; won 8 projects generating $600K+ in revenue.
    - Created a D3js-based charting library for data visualization; adopted by 30+ projects within the company and saved an average of 20 hours per project.
    - Developed an iOS Application in a team of 8 engineers to display sales data analysis charts, edit rich-text comments, and export in pdf/ppt; boosted client's productivity by centralizing 1000+ reports.
    - Coached 10 interns and junior colleagues across diverse projects; reduced on-boarding time for new hires by 50% through the development of a comprehensive welcome kit and bootstrap templates.
  • Software Engineer Intern
    Atos, Business Development & Innovation
    Paris Area, France | 2012 - 2012
    - Conducted a feasibility study of mobile solutions for an open-source e-education project ENTLibre 2.0
    - Designed mockups and developed a cross-platform mobile application prototype
  • Software Engineer Intern
    La Poste, Innovation Center DSIC
    Paris Area, France | 2010 - 2010
    - Developed a postal facilities geolocation web application
    - Developed an Android application prototype for mail carrier's daily proximity service

Education

  • Georgia Institute of Technology
    Master of Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Metz, France & Atlanta, USA | 2012 - 2013
  • Université de technologie de Troyes
    Master of Engineering, Mobile technology and Embedded system
    Troyes, France | 2012 - 2013
    Bachelor of Science, Information systems and Telecommunications, Minor Economic Entrepreneurship
    Troyes, France | 2008 - 2012

Languages

French
English
Chinese

Interests

Badminton

More than 10 years of practice.
Regional level competitor.

Travel

Visited more than 20 countries.
Still so many places to explore.

Photography

Capture highlights of my trips.
Share interesting stories through photos.

Cooking

Cook Chinese and French food.
Always testing new recipes.