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Shishir Prasad's Email & Phone Number

Staff Machine Learning Engineer at Instacart

Shishir Prasad's Email Addresses

s****[email protected] Personal Email

Shishir Prasad's Phone Numbers

(213) ***-*407 Phone number

Shishir Prasad's Work Experience

Walmart eCommerce

Senior Software Engineer

June 2014 to December 2015

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Graduate Research Assistant

January 2014 to May 2014

D. E. Shaw & Co.

Senior Member Of Information Technology

January 2010 to July 2012

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Shishir Prasad's Education

National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli

January 2004 to January 2008

University of Wisconsin-Madison

January 2012 to January 2014

D.A.V Jhinkpani

January 2001 to January 2004

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About Shishir Prasad's Current Company

Instacart

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What company does Shishir Prasad work for?

Shishir Prasad works for Instacart


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Shishir Prasad is Staff Machine Learning Engineer


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Shishir Prasad's personal email address is s****[email protected]


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Shishir Prasad's phone (213) ***-*407


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Shishir Prasad works in the Internet industry.


About Shishir Prasad

💼 Past Experience

Shishir Prasad is currently a Staff Machine Learning Engineer at Instacart in San Francisco Bay Area. Leading full-stack machine learning projects for product discovery and recommendations. Staff Software Engineer at Instacart from June 2017 to October 2017 (5 months) in San Francisco Bay Area. Building data products at the intersection of machine learning and distributed systems. Senior Member Of Information Technology at D. E. Shaw & Co. from January 2010 to July 2012 (2 years 7 months) in Hyderabad Area, India. We developed an ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) application called SEED to collect all the transactional data of the firm, processed it and persisted it in a central data warehouse that served enriched data to all the in-house applications across the firm. Member of Information Technology at D. E. Shaw & Co. from 2008 to January 2010 (2 years). We developed the reporting infrastructure and catered to business intelligence requirements of the firm like generation of reports, interactive querying, ETL solutions using SSIS workflows and OLAP multi-dimensional cubes to access aggregates information across millions of records. Senior Machine Learning Engineer at Instacart in San Francisco Bay Area. * Architected the replacement recommendation ML system. This is a critical system that ensures we surface the most relevant substitute recommendations when grocery items are out-of-stock in the stores. Senior Software Engineer at Instacart from January 2016 to June 2017 (1 year 6 months) in San Francisco Bay Area. Working on the real-time ingestion and catalog data infrastructure team.• Built a tool to detect near-duplicate images in catalog using fingerprinting techniques like Phash.• Built predictive models for supply chain inventory management using state-of-the-art machine learning systems like Vowpal Wabbit, XGBoost etc. Senior Software Engineer at Walmart eCommerce from June 2014 to December 2015 (1 year 7 months) in Sunnyvale. Architected, Design and Implemented the business-critical product matching platform that powers the duplicate product detection functionality on Walmart.com .• Built a real-time big data pipeline to find similar products with high accuracy.• Use state-of-the-art duplicate detection algorithms like LSH, Minhashing, Image Hashing etc.• Learnt supervised machine learning models to predict similar products with high precision.• Integrated with crowdsourcing systems to measure prediction accuracy and other metrics.• Maintained the Elasticsearch cluster, used for finding candidate products for matching.• Managed the Walmart's product identifier system (similar to Amazon's ASIN).Technologies involved : Java, Python, Elasticsearch, Apache Storm, Apache Spark, Hadoop, Hive, Apache Kafka, Apache Cassandra, MongoDB, Weka, Dropwizard, Shell scripting.


🎓 Education

Shishir Prasad has currently got his B.Tech. degree, Computer Science and Engineering, from the Indian Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli. Aissce, Non- Medical Stream at D.A.V Jhinkpani, from 2001 to 2004. Shishir Prasad has also got a Masters in Science(MS), Computer and Information Sciences, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, from 2012 to 2014. The Masters of Science(MS), from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was awarded in 2014. Finally, he got his Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.), Computer Science and Engineering from the National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli in 2004.


💡 Technical & Interpersonal Skills

Shishir Prasad has over 10 years of experience as a software engineer. He has worked on a variety of different software projects, from developing software for Walmart eCommerce, to developing rules for product matching. In his previous work experience, Shishir has excelled in designing and implementing solutions that are business-critical, and has been able to take complex problems and turn them into easy to use tools. He has a strong engineering background, and has been able to build complex systems using state-of-the-art software engineering techniques.


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Shishir Prasad's Ranking

Ranked #1,393 out of 27,860 for Staff Machine Learning Engineer in California

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