Yaniv Assaf
Work Experience
  • Mobile Software Engineer, Google Home iOS, Google, June 2015 – November 2016 (1 year, 4 months)
  • Lead the Chromecast multi-room iOS app development, working closely with platform, product management, and marketing to create a high impact user experience.
  • Work closely with Google Home’s video and audio OEM partners to integrate their apps and custom information into the Home platform.
  • Contribute to the strategically critical Google Home release, working in a demanding environment with aggressive timelines.
  • Mobile Software Engineer, Shared Components and Services, Intuit, May 2012 – June 2015 (3 years)
  • Developed and deployed iOS reusable components for use in all Intuit products, created libraries such as charting and dynamic layouts. Refactored, rebuilt, and owned the team’s build systems.
  • Major contributor to the successful porting of TurboTax 2015 to iOS.
  • Conceived, initiated, pitched, and developed a software framework to automate iOS UI testing and to keep the code-base bug-free.
  • Scrum master for a high performing team in an agile development environment.
  • Received executive recognition for contributions and promoted after one year in the company.
  • Software Engineer (Intern), Mobile Innovation Group, Intuit, May 2011 – August 2011 (3 months)
  • Developed apps for Android and SMS to create new and innovative mobile offerings for use across the company.
  • Researched and developed digital signal encoding and decoding algorithms to transmit data between phones through audio.
  • Programmer, UC Berkeley Residential Computing Center (RSSP-IT), July 2010 – May 2011 (11 months)
  • Created and enhanced tools for maintaining university network and application infrastructure.
  • Headed my own projects, successfully meeting deadlines in a consistent and reliable manner.
  • Software Developer (Intern), IT Department, TiVo Inc., August 2008 – June 2010 (1 year, 10 months)
  • Played a major role in two of the company's top priorities - Warranty Project and CRM Project.
  • Designed, developed, implemented, debugged and supported web-based applications using AJAX, HTML, CSS, XML, JSP, Servlet, JavaScript, Java, C#, MSSQL, and web services.
  • University of California Berkeley, Graduated May 2012
  • Major: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS)
  • Teacher, Intro to Computer Science, Los Altos High School, August 2013 – June 2016 (3 school years)
  • Volunteer for TEALS to increase access to computer science education in high schools.
  • Transformed the CS10 curriculum into a high school class.
  • Graduate Student Instructor, UC Berkeley, August 2011 – May 2012 (1 school year)
  • Taught CS10 “The Beauty and Joy of Computing”: an introduction to the field of computing.
  • Instructed ten hours of class a week; held office hours; guided students to succeed in the class.
Computer Skills
  • iOS
  • C#
  • HTML
  • JavaScript
  • ASP
  • XML
  • Objective C
  • Java
  • CSS
  • JQuery
  • PHP
  • Perforce+Git
  • C/C++
  • Python
  • SQL
  • Ant/Nant
  • JSP
  • Linux/Unix