Hi, my name is

I build things for the

I’m a software engineer specialized in building highly performant & scalable applications that solve real-world problems & provide users with an unforgettable experience.

About Me.

Hey there! I'm Purav Parekh, a design-oriented Software Engineer with a passion for creating captivating web experiences.

Driven by a desire to create seamless & enjoyable user experiences, I am constantly exploring & delving into new technologies that make this happen!
Currently, diving deep into the realms of Typescript, React.js, GraphQL, & AWS to discover their limitless possibilities.


Where I’ve Worked

Full Stack Engineer @ National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST)

Oct 2023 - Present

  • Develop reusable UI components & pages using Typescript, React, Ant Design & Tailwind CSS ,reducing feature implementation time by 30%.
  • Integrate RxJS to manage multiple data streams, optimizing state management & data transfer among multiple components & routes.
  • Design & implement database schemas, reducing query response time by 25%, contributing to a 20% increase in application performance.
  • Develop APIs using Rust, optimizing data access & reducing API response time by 15%, resulting in a 25% improvement in data access speed.

Software Engineering Intern @ Normalyze Inc

May 2022 - August 2022

  • Restructured UI fragments into reusable UI components for the React-based data & cloud security application.
  • Designed, developed, & tested APIs using the Fastify framework, providing high performance & scalability for mission-critical applications.
  • Scrutinized the efficacy of code by writing unit tests using Mocha.js & Chai.js with 95% test coverage.
  • Brainstormed with multiple teams & built an internal admin tool for backend operations using Retool & JavaScript, improving the productivity of customer success & support teams by over 70%.
  • Successfully deployed the internal admin tool onto Amazon EC2 using Docker containers & integrated it with Amazon RDS to enable efficient data storage & management.

Software Engineering Assistant @ GWU

Sept 2021 - May 2023

  • Analyzed requirements, designed, & created responsive web pages using Drupal & front-end technologies like HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery.
  • Evaluated existing UI, identified areas for improvement & optimized existing code, improving website performance by 13%.
  • Assisted in the selection of new technologies & automated old operational processes lowering turnaround time by 20%.
  • Designed and implemented a Python script to efficiently match students in a language exchange program, improving time efficiency by over 90%, enabling faster & more accurate student matches.

Software Engineer @ Adcuratio Media

Jan 2021 - August 2021

  • Architected & developed reusable UI components for a React-based advertising campaign management platform, streamlining contract negotiations & reducing manual effort by over 50%.
  • Spearheaded the development & implementation of various complex modules.
  • Leveraged Django REST APIs to integrate with a React front-end & manage application state with Mob-X, resulting in improved performance & user experience.
  • Collaborated with internal teams to convert end-user feedback into meaningful & improved UI components.

Freelance Full Stack Engineer

Sept 2019 - March 2021

  • Developed full-stack web applications with JavaScript & Django.
  • Collaborated with the Founders, Product & UX/UI teams to design & develop apps.
  • Helped companies achieve enhanced brand visibility of 20%, customer engagement of 7%, & revenue increase of 10%.

What I Work With


Java, Python, Unix, Git, GitHub, Postman, ESLint, Webpack

Web Technologies

JavaScript, Typescript, REST APIs, GraphQL, Ant Design, Docker, AWS


React, Vue, Nuxt.js, Redux, Node.js, Express.js, Mocha, Django, Drupal


SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Relational Databases, MongoDB

Some Things I’ve Built


I'll get back to you shortly!