Param Siddharth
Bihar, India.
50+ open source projects.
Dozens of community workshops.
3 successful startups worldwide.
17+ cross-genre songs.
Experience
Howdy
Software Developer (April 2022 - Present)
Howdy is a plug-&-play video & chat technology that supercharges user experience with just a few clicks. Developing the full-stack web application.

Product Stack:
  • Front-end web application in React.
  • APIs using Node.js.
MLH Fellowship (Major League Hacking)
Open Source Fellow (May 2022 - Present)
Under the well-known MLH Fellowship, the Open Source Programme is an opportunity to learn how to be a great Open Source citizen by contributing to major projects on GitHub that are used by thousands of companies around the world. Contributor to Amplify, ProgramEquity, a project under GitHub Education.

Product Stack:
  • Vue.js.
  • Vuex.
  • Auth0.
  • Sass.
  • Express.js.
MetaCall @ Google Summer of Code
Open Source Contributor (May 2022 - Present)
The Google Summer of Code, often abbreviated to GSoC, is an international annual program in which Google awards stipends to contributors who successfully complete a free and open-source software coding project during the summer. Contributor to MetaCall for GSoC'22.

Product Stack:
  • Automation using GitHub Actions.
  • Dev-ops and containerization using Docker.
  • Shared and remote caching.
  • Command-line platforms: Bash, PowerShell, et cetera.
  • Cmake.
  • YAML.
Codementor
Freelance Mentor and Tutor (March 2022 - Present)
Paid freelance mentoring and tutoring students and professionals that pursue coding under their education or as part of work.
Allihoop
Software Developer (August 2021 - April 2022)
Software development, centred around back-end, web-based and mobile application development.

Product Stack:
  • A Strapi-based back-end used to serve REST and GraphQL APIs.
  • A Webflow application for signing-in the users.
  • HubSpot CRM to allow seamless coexistence of the developers with the marketing team.
  • A Flutter application for the end-users.
  • Socket.io for all messaging and related communications.
  • Firebase for sending cross-platform mobile notifications.
GitHub Campus
Campus Expert (August 2021 - Present)
Technical community leadership in the campus.

Responsibilities:
  • Conducting events and live-streams.
  • Assisting community growth and promoting goodwill.
  • Enabling experts, enthusiasts and learners in the tech-world to connect and collaborate productively.
Script Winter of Code
Project Administrator (October 2021 - March 2022)
Script Winter of Code is an open-source program envisioned by the Script Foundation. It aims to bring students into the world of open source development and see the power of unified problem-solving in real time. Project Administrator for Rema in SWoC 2021. Contributed issues, reviewed pull requests, and guided participants for their contributions.
GirlScript Winter of Contributing
Supervisor (August 2021 - January 2022)
A 3-month newly established initiative by GirlScript Foundation to be conducted during winters, that encourages individuals to share their knowledge and ideas to develop technical skills and gain valuable experience in the field of tech education.

Administered the contributions for JavaScript.
  • Built the roadmap.
  • Reviewed issues and PRs.
  • Conducted weekly meetups and acknowledgement sessions.
  • Organized documentation.
  • Guided contributions in document, video, and audio formats.
ProtonAutoML
Software Developer (December 2020 - June 2021)
Product Stack:
  • Back-end API development with Express, NodeJS and MongoDB.
  • Front-end SPA development with React, NodeJS and Material-UI.
  • Machine learning and data science in Python and R using several libraries including Scikit-Learn, Matplotlib, Rattle, and RColorBrewer.

Tasks and Responsibilities undertaken:
  • Created the back-end that calls Python code upon request to generate reports (comprising files and textual data).
  • Implemented the report model and enabled report storage in the database as well as a designated directory inside the object storage service (S3/EFS/Others).
  • Created the front-end as a React app using Material-UI and added business logic.
  • Migrated data science and machine learning code from Jupyter notebooks into scripts to be executed in an automated fashion.
  • Deployed the application onto an EC2 instance using the Nginx web server by proxying.
  • Regular updation, maintenance and deployment of codebase, with eventual additions of new features.
  • Created a user-friendly CLI application for bulk-testing of report-generation by the development and data science teams.
  • Built a batch-prediction API for end users, based on existing data science reports generated by the main app.
GirlScript Summer of Code
Mentor (March 2021 - June 2021)
GSSoC is a 3 month long open source programme during summers conducted by GirlScript Foundation, started in 2018, with an aim to help beginners get started with Open Source Development while encouraging diversity.

Mentor for REST-Fetch in GSSoC 2021.
  • Contributed issues.
  • Reviewed code and pull requests.
  • Guided participants for their contributions.
PyData Guna Meetup
Club Administrator and Organizer (August 2020 - January 2022)
A community for developers, data scientists, and open source enthusiasts.

Conducted meetings and computer science workshops, including:
  • F/OSS: What and Why?
  • Docker and Microservices.
  • Online IDEs.
  • The REST API and GraphQL.
  • Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment.
  • Neo4j and MongoDB.
  • Machine Learning using Pandas and Scikit-Learn.
  • File-based Databases using SQLite 3.
  • A Comprehensive Introduction to Front-end Web Development.
  • A Teeny-Tiny Introduction to Cybersecurity and Cryptography.
Technology of Music Production, Berklee College of Music
Study Group Administrator (October 2020 - Present)
We discuss and explore various forms and colours of music and how it influences us to create art and express ourselves.
I administer weekly meetings on Fridays and the community study group.
Spotify / YouTube
Music Producer, Singer-Songwriter (June 2015 - Present)
Verified artist with 8+ singles and 3+ cross-genre albums/EPs, from pop, Bollywood, classical to hip-hop and pop, with 530+ streams worldwide in more than 4 languages, including Hindi and English. 250+ subscribers on YouTube.
Kharagpur Winter of Code
Mentee (November 2020 - January 2021)
Contributed to open source projects and shared my experience via a blog post.
NJACK Winter of Code, IIT Patna
Mentee (October 2020 - January 2021)
Had a first-time experience of contributing to over a dozen open source projects.

Education
Jaypee University of Engineering and Technology, Guna
Computer Science, Bachelor of Technology (2019 - 2023)
  • Semester 5: 9.4 CGPA, 9.4 SGPA
  • Semester 5: 9.4 CGPA, 9.4 SGPA
  • Semester 4: 9.4 CGPA, 9.1 SGPA
  • Semester 3: 9.8 CGPA, 9.7 SGPA
  • Semester 2: 9.9 CGPA, 9.8 SGPA
  • Semester 1: 10 CGPA, 10 SGPA
Modern Academy, Lucknow
Intermediate, ISC (2017 - 2019)
92.25% in final board examinations.
Tiny Tots Senior Secondary School, Faizabad
Matriculation, CBSE (2015 - 2017)
10 CGPA in final board examinations.

Projects
GitHub Campus Experts India Website
The official website of GitHub Campus Experts India.
The website improves upon the idea of the global campus expert website but uses modern techniques and frameworks to improve performance and UX, whilst making the previously inefficient data endpoints paginated at compile-time.

Stack:
  • React
  • TypeScript
  • CheerIO
  • Day.js
  • Markdown
  • Bootstrap
  • YAML
Jugaadu Rema
A simple certificate generation and management system.
The command-line version and rewritten fork of Rema which generates a static build, ready for mounting on any static server.

Stack:
  • Command-Line
  • JavaScript
  • Image Manipulation
  • Canvas API
  • Bootstrap
  • jQuery
  • Vanilla
Rema
A powerful certificate generation and management system.
Full-fledged certificate generation and management for events, contests, and licences.

Stack:
  • Image Manipulation
  • Canvas API
  • JavaScript
  • Express
  • MongoDB
  • Bootstrap
  • jQuery
  • Vanilla
Svaasthy
A card-based health information storage provider.
For government and community-empowered health agencies.

Stack:
  • Vanilla
  • jQuery
  • JSON Web Token
  • MongoDB
  • Express
  • Docker
Web Server Suite
A collection of web server implementations.
Containerized and deployement-ready.

Stack:
  • Docker
  • Nginx
  • Apache
HTTP Status Codes
A command-line + JavaScript utility to work with HTTP status codes.
Works both standalone and in conjunction with JavaScript.

Stack:
  • JavaScript
REST API Playground
A pure client-side virtual REST API.
For learners to experiment with the concept of REST APIs.

Stack:
  • Vanilla
  • REST API
A New Way of looking at the Trigonometric Sign Conventions
Research work on an alternative derivation of the trigonometric sign convention.
Instead of the Cartesian co-ordinate system, using triangles and lines to derive the convention.

Stack:
  • Mathematics
  • LaTeX
Imaginator
An Express middleware that converts all image sources to data URIs in outgoing HTML documents.
Express middleware written in JavaScript.

Stack:
  • NodeJS
  • Express
  • REST API
MiniPlot
A graphical application to plot equations of the form y = f(x).
Desktop application made in Qt (Python).

Stack:
  • Python
  • Qt 5+
  • Matplotlib
Text Decorator
A free web-based utility for decorating text, performing transformations, and more.
A pure frontend web application.

Stack:
  • Vanilla
  • jQuery
  • Bootstrap

Achievements
Letter of Recommendation, Allihoop, 2022
Started as an intern, worked a software developer for 9 months.
Developed the back-end APIs for the community application.
Stack:
  • A Strapi-based back-end used to serve REST and GraphQL APIs.
  • A Webflow application for signing-in the users.
  • HubSpot CRM to allow seamless coexistence of the developers with the marketing team.
  • A Flutter application for the end-users.
  • Socket.io for all messaging and related communications.
  • Firebase for sending cross-platform mobile notifications.
Letter of Recommendation, ProtonAutoML, 2021
Started as an intern, worked as the senior software developer for 6 months.
Developed the automated machine learning platform for Proton.
Stack:
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Material-UI
  • React
  • MongoDB
  • Python
  • Express
  • NodeJS
CS50x 2020
Completed 9 problems sets and one final project, PROTATE.
Learnt and developed applications using C, Python, and Lua.

Stack:
  • Game Development
  • Lua
  • C/C++
  • Flask
  • Python
  • Data Structures
  • Algorithms
  • Command-Line
First Position, JUETHacks 2020
Developed the winner project, Neerog Jeevan.
An application that predicts one's chances of having COVID-19 based on their biological characteristics.

Stack:
  • Numpy
  • Pandas
  • Scikit-Learn
  • Flask
  • REST API
  • Bootstrap
Developed an application that encourages beginners to learn web development, similar to that of Progate itself.

Stack:
  • Vanilla
Winner, Constantia, La Martiniere College, Lucknow, 2018
First position among participants from all schools in Lucknow.
Solved all programming challenges in the least amount of time.

Stack:
  • Algorithm-Design
  • Problem-Solving
  • Command-Line
Qualified all rounds of the competition.

Stack:
  • Linguistics
  • Spelling
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • English
2nd Runner-Up, Iken Scientifica, 2011
Recognized for top performance in robotics and modelling.
Learnt and developed physics and electronics-based machines and robots.

Stack:
  • Mechanical Automation
  • Internet of Things
  • Robotics
  • Electronics
  • Physics

Certifications
Completed the following three courses:
  • Front-End Web UI Frameworks and Tools: Bootstrap 4
  • Front-End Web Development with React
  • Server-side Development with NodeJS, Express and MongoDB
Programming with Google Go, Coursera, 2020
Finished the specialization.
Completed the following three courses:
  • Getting Started with Go
  • Functions, Methods, and Interfaces in Go
  • Concurrency in Go
CS50x, Harvard University, 2020
Completed the Introduction to Computer Science course.
Finished nine problem sets and one final project.

Stack:
  • C
  • SQL
  • Python
  • Vanilla
  • Flask