Vincent Teng Software Engineer


Hi, I'm Vincent. I'm a software engineer at Spotify on the ads serving team. I'm a highly motivated developer, constantly seeking new, challenging, and exciting opportunities to improve my abilities.

From Twitch brand safety to self-driving vehicle simulations with Lyft and HoloLens cancer research apps at Microsoft, I've had the chance to build some exciting and high-impact solutions for a wide array of scenarios and clients.

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Spotify | Software Engineer II, Ads Serving

2023 - Present

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Twitch | Software Engineer II, Ads Brand Safety

2021 - 2023

Lead a team of developers and advertisement stakeholders to integrate first-party contextual signals-freeform tags into brand safety services, modernizing advertisement targeting for all user-generated content on Twitch. Built AWS Lambda and SQS infrastructure for contextual targeting, aligning Twitch's $100M+ ads inventory with Amazon's to accomplish the ads organization's #1 priority for 2021.


Lyft | Software Engineer Intern, AV

Summer 2020

Created Jupyter dashboards and libraries for running AV simulations to replace CLI tools used by ~50 engineers. Developed a web workflow to stream and visualize path divergence between AV and simulations by Matplotlib. Categorized w/ ML, AV to vehicle contacts in simulation missions to automate process from manual triage


Microsoft | Software Engineer Intern

Summer 2019

Architected and developed a concurrent scheduler for the Azure .NET application profiler. Abstracted an orchestrator for starting/stopping profile sessions and extended it to Windows and Linux profilers. Created a scheduling policy which could instantly profile a user's application through the Azure Portal.


HBO | Software Engineer Intern

Summer 2018

Implemented Kubernetes Horizontal Pod Autoscaling on custom metrics for 2019 Game of Thrones Premier. Architected a web adapter to receive HPA controller requests and extract Statsd metrics from GraphiteDB Developed HTTP endpoints to emit Prometheus scrapable histogram metrics for 5 HBO micro-services.


Microsoft | Garage Software Engineer Intern

Winter 2018

Developed and architected a HoloLens application via Unity and Azure for visualizing 3D cancer tumour data. Implemented a WebGL app to inject keyboard inputs into the HoloLens app while syncing the apps’ states. Designed a game object that enabled users to filter between 50,000 cell models via keyboard control.


University of Toronto | Student

Fall 2015 - Fall 2020

Major: Computer Science - Software Engineering Specialist w/ co-op

Member of: Computer Science Enrichment Club (CSEC) and Association for Mathematics and Computer Science Students (AMACSS)