About Me...

First... The Journey So Far!



Amazon.com, Inc.

Software Development Engineer II

July 2024 - Present

Software Development Engineer I

June 2022 - June 2024 (2 years)

"Since joining us in June 2022 after completing his MS in Computer Science from Arizona State University, Danial has been a pivotal member of the data processing sub-team. He quickly became the sole developer and current owner of the Control Plane automation, crucial for scheduling and producing datasets used across all marketplaces. Danial excels at navigating complex technical challenges, collaborating with various teams to unblock and deliver high-quality software. He automated data processing, shifting from a manual system to a streamlined, automated process that significantly enhanced operational efficiency. Danial's dedication to operational excellence, rapid and high-quality code reviews, and his ability to drive innovation in data processing has been exemplary. His contributions have consistently demonstrated his technical prowess and commitment to improving our team's software and workflows."

Software Development Engineer Intern

May 2021 - August 2021 (Summer `21)

Interned for Amazon Search Science & AI developing a framework for a new graph mining team to create and distribute graphs containing nodes/edges related to different consumer data

Skills Developed at Amazon:

Intel Corporation

Undergraduate Systems Programmer Intern

July 2018 - April 2021 (2 years 10 months)

Interned at Intel simultaneously with the last three years of undergrad studies. Focused on creating scripts/modules to reduce overhead and increase productivity for DevOps engineers.

Graduate Systems Programmer Intern

August 2021 - April 2022 (9 months)

Interned at Intel simultaneously with graduate studies after promotion to Graduate Intern. Primarily worked on an internal PHP dashboard presenting data from a MSSQL DB aligning ~20k internal assets 

Skills Developed at Intel:

Arizona State University

Graduate Teaching Assistant

FSE100: Introduction to Engineering (Computer Science)

August 2021 - May 2022

Assisted in the teaching, grading, and overall course operation for three sections of an introductory engineering/computer science course. Students worked on semester long projects involving Javascript, MATLAB, and robotics programming while honing their understanding of the engineering design process

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant

CSE340: Principles of Programming (Final Course in Core Computer Science Curriculum)

January 2020 - December 2020 

Held weekly office hours in which students are tutored in formal syntactic and semantic descriptions and theoretical foundations for several programming paradigms. Primarily assisted with the implementation stages of designing and building compilers and the demonstration of debugging techniques in C/C++


M.C.S Computer Science (Cybersecurity)

Arizona State University

Fall 2020 - Spring 2022

GPA: 4.17/4.00*

Accelerated Program with Bachelors Degree

*At ASU, many courses offer an A+ grade [97%-100%] which is worth 4.33 whereas a regular A [94%-97%) is 4.00 and an A- is 3.67 [90-94)

B.S. Computer Science (Cybersecurity)

Arizona State University

Fall 2017 - Spring 2021

GPA: 4.22/4.00*

*At ASU, many courses offer an A+ grade [97%-100%] which is worth 4.33 whereas a regular A [94%-97%) is 4.00 and an A- is 3.67 [90-94)

Outstanding Graduate for Computer Science (Valedictorian)

The embedded profile comprising of my time at ASU was written and featured on all of the ASU Ira A. Fulton Engineering social media platforms in recognition of this achievement 

Each semester ASU Ira A. Fulton Engineering faculty members select one undergraduate student from each engineering degree program as the program’s Outstanding Graduate

I was chosen as the Outstanding Graduate for the Computer Science program

I would have enjoyed special distinctions during the graduation convocation as well as carried the Gonfalon for the School of Computer Science. Unfortunately, the ceremony took place virtually due to the Covid Pandemic and instead, I was featured as part of the ceremony videos 

Moeur Award

In spring 2021, nearly 550 graduating Sun Devils were recognized as Moeur Award recipients. This academic distinction and longtime tradition has been awarded by the ASU Alumni Association since 1901.

Undergraduate students with a 4.0 GPA who meet all the criteria receive the Moeur Award. To qualify, graduating students are required to earn all of their courses at ASU within eight consecutive fall and spring semesters with no transfer hours.

Summa Cum Laude

WiCS Programming Competition 2021

WiCS Programming Competition 2019