Meet IDSS's
KEVIN CHIEN

Careers - Kevin’s Story
 Calculating Next Steps
Kevin’s Story
Calculating Next Steps
Kevin completed a master’s degree in electrical and computer engineering. A few internships later, he found a full-time spot at an aerospace company—but he knew a startup would be a better fit for him. Luckily, online searches led Kevin to IDSS, and he was instantly attracted to the purpose-driven environment and team size.
Careers - What Kevin Does
 Algorithm Developer
What Kevin Does
Algorithm Developer
Kevin specializes in algorithms—and he experiences plenty of variety on a daily basis. Sometimes, he meets with managers to evaluate progress, while other days are spent prototyping scanner software or visiting manufacturing areas to collect data. Though Kevin changes gears quite often, the mix of work has enabled him to keep his research and software skills as sharp as his calculations.
 
 
“Everyone does everything, so every day is different. I’ve had excellent opportunities to build up my leadership skills by going through that variety.”
 
“Everyone does everything, so every day is different. I’ve had excellent opportunities to build up my leadership skills by going through that variety.”
 
 
“I can literally see the impact I’m having when I see a scanner that I’ve built or helped perfect in use.”
 
“I can literally see the impact I’m having when I see a scanner that I’ve built or helped perfect in use.”