Harsh Gupta

Palo Alto, CA

Software Engineer @ Tesla

3 years of experience


Portfolio: harshgupta.dev


Python 5 years ⋅ ExpertWeb Development 6 years ⋅ AdvancedReact 5 years ⋅ IntermediateTypescript 3 years ⋅ AdvancedGO 3 years ⋅ IntermediateLinux 4 years ⋅ AdvancedC 2 years ⋅ IntermediateC++ 2 years ⋅ Intermediate


Tesla  tesla.com

Jun 2023 to Present

Software Development Engineer - Infrastructure R&D (Cloud Platforms) Palo Alto, CA

• Led frontend development and contributed to the Tesla Private Cloud platform, significantly reducing the company's cloud expenditure by transitioning the cloud footprint in-house, in deploying hardware on the order of $5B. • The platform played a crucial role in controlling the company's cloud spend, reducing reliance on external cloud vendors like AWS and Azure, and saving hundreds of millions of dollars. • Developed multiple web applications using NextJS to enhance developer experience and speed up onboarding for new developers. • Worked extensively on backend development using Golang, creating and designing web APIs in a microservice architecture. • Created an admin-only dashboard for core services within a week using NextJS and React, with beta testing initiated within two weeks. • Utilized various technologies across service verticals, such as Clickhouse for the monitoring stack database and Prometheus for alerts and monitoring. • Implemented comprehensive documentation services to streamline code use-case documentation and iteration for developers using MDX and Nextra. • Mentored and converted interns into full-time positions, demonstrating leadership and fostering talent development.

  • Spearheaded frontend initiatives using NextJS and server-side rendering, leveraging the latest patterns and conventions to improve the overall developer experience.
  • Achieved substantial cost savings by transitioning cloud services in-house, resulting in hundreds of millions of dollars in reduced external cloud vendor bills.

Tesla  tesla.com

Oct 2021 to Sep 2022

Core Infrastructure Software Engineering Intern Fremont, CA (Remote)

• Added GitHub Support to existing Python monolith of a devops-bot, while also refactoring and simplifying the code, and wrote documentation with visualizations. • Developed permission management and access request automation scripts using Python. • Performed alternative market analysis for software tools and performed internal surveys and beta-testing for prospective software tooling to improve existing workflows. • Created a licensing report generator for GHE Admins to support clustered instances, and aggregate the correct licensing figures across various instances for the report. • Developed a GitHub user cleanup tool in Python to suspend inactive AD users, a global team management tool using Python. • Created a GitHub organization tracker and a GitHub-JIRA PR linker using NodeJS and Docker. • Wrote disaster recovery testing scripts for various engineering applications, using Bash, Docker, Selenium, and Python. • Built a Web-App using the T3 stack, within a week for an internal engineering-apps Documentation portal and which was later released in two weeks. • Worked on features for a large scale internal web app project with a Django + React TypeScript stack, and specifically implemented Frontend designs using the TDS and Tailwind.

  • Reduced overall human involvement in processing access requests for internal engineering tools by automating the process using modular approach in python along with Jenkins.
  • Helped improve reporting mechanisms for tool monitoring jobs using bash and python, to improve the fault detection/retention in worst-case scenarios

IBM  ibm.com

May 2019 to Aug 2020

Backend Software Engineer and QA Systems Manager Markham, ON

• Revived and revamped the QA infrastructure, both software and hardware, for the DB2 install team. • Authored the automation scripts to speed up deployment of new hardware in various environments using Python, POSIX bash, and Playbook by Ansible. • Wrote a validation failure classifier and tracker from the ground up, to automate and speed up the failure investigation process using fastText and other in-house text classification techniques, all backed by a Django back-end. • Started a side-project on synthesizing audio books by splicing the input text in the right way so the TTS engine creates a flowing audio book. Actively looking for solutions to the problem of pronunciation of names for a better audio book experience • Designed and proposed a transformer-based documentation generator to resolve simple customer issues quicker.

  • Software Automation
  • Failure Classification and Tracking
  • Better Audiobook Synthesis


McMaster University  mcmaster.ca

Sep 2017 to May 2023

Bachelor's of Engineering, Software Engineering



(2020) A webapp that turns your smartphone into a game controller

HTML, CSS, JavaScript


(2022) :musical_note: Show current Spotify track in Conky (Cover, title...)



(2020) Modeling and distilling vst-fx plugins to run them on smaller hardware

Python, VST3-FX


(2019) A 3D implemetation of regex crossword with a rule-based regex generator

Javascript, Python, CefPython3, Three.js