Software Engineer at Novi
2002 to 2007
Los Alamos Laboratory
Graduate Student Intern
April 2005 to June 2005
Principal Software Engineer
October 2007 to September 2011
Sandia National Laboratories
Graduate Student Intern
May 2006 to October 2006
Argonne National Laboratory
June 2004 to September 2004
Menlo Park, CA
The Apache Software Foundation
VP of Apache GIraph
What company does Avery Ching work for?
Avery Ching works for Northwestern University
What is Avery Ching's role at Northwestern University?
Avery Ching is Graduate Student
What industry does Avery Ching work in?
Avery Ching works in the Research industry.
💼 Past Experience
Avery Ching is currently a Graduate Student at Northwestern University from 2002 to 2007 (5 years). Graduate Student Intern at Los Alamos Laboratory from April 2005 to June 2005 (3 months). Principal Software Engineer at Yahoo! from October 2007 to September 2011 (4 years). . Graduate Student Intern at Sandia National Laboratories from May 2006 to October 2006 (6 months). . Givens Fellow at Argonne National Laboratory from June 2004 to September 2004 (4 months). . Software Engineer at Facebook in Menlo Park, CA. 2018-2019 Blockchain* LibraBFT consensus protocol and assorted Libra blockchain infrastructure2011-2018 Data InfrastructureOverall tech lead of all BigCompute teams including Spark, Graph processing (Giraph), Facebook Hive/Hadoop (Corona), batch scheduling, unified programming model for pipelines. Responsible for big data batch workloads at Facebook* Co-lead a cross company effort to unify pipeline development across batch, streaming, SQL, and machine learning domains* Co-creator of batch scheduling, graph processing and Facebook Spark teams and technologies* Scaled Spark to Facebook-sized workloads (https://code.fb.com/core-data/apache-spark-scale-a-60-tb-production-use-case/) (re-architecting shuffle (https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3190534), scheduling, and other aspects) to replace Facebook’s Hive/Hadoop (Corona)* Scaled Apache Giraph (http://giraph.apache.org/) from a billion to a trillion (http://www.vldb.org/pvldb/vol8/p1804-ching.pdf) edges (and beyond)* Developed and completely replaced Hadoop MapReduce with Corona in production (https://www.facebook.com/notes/facebook-engineering/under-the-hood-scheduling-mapreduce-jobs-more-efficiently-with-corona/10151142560538920) in 9 months * Wired article (http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2013/02/facebook-data-team/) about early days in Data Infrastructure. VP of Apache GIraph at The Apache Software Foundation.
Avery Ching's education provides a comprehensive foundation in computer engineering that she can apply to her current professional role. Her Doctor of Philosophy from Northwestern University in 2002 taught her about the programming and technology behind the protection of computer systems, and her Bachelor of Science from Northwestern University in 1998 taught her about the design and engineering of computer systems. Her current professional role includes developing and leading software engineering teams, and her background in computer engineering and programming makes her an excellent candidate for this position.
💡 Technical & Interpersonal Skills
Oftentimes, Avery works with big data batch workloads. Her experience with these types of workloads made her the perfect person to lead BigCompute's effort to unify pipeline development across batch, streaming, SQL, and machine learning domains.Avery is also a part of the Apache GIraph team, which developed Giraph 1.0.0. Giraph is a open source multi-threaded graph processing library. This library is used by Facebook and many other companies.Avery also worked on developing and completely replacing Hadoop MapReduce with Corona. In 9 months, she completed this task. This was also a significant accomplishment because it means sheHadoop MapReduce on Facebook's own scale.
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