Tania Rascia

Software Engineer in Chicago, IL


Staff Software Engineer

Balto AISt. Louis, MO

Senior Software Engineer

Yum! BrandsChicago, IL

  • Devised a strategy for migrating systems from the various Yum! brands (Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, KFC) to one unifying, modern platform for menu management.
  • Lead and mentored a team of five developers to develop and architect a Backend For Frontend (BFF) system to facilitate communication between a front end and multiple microservices.
  • Designed and engineered a TypeScript API utilizing model view controller (MVC) design patterns, also serving as POC for the first of many TypeScript services for the company.
  • Wrote a single sign on (SSO) authentication and authorization system utilizing AWS Cognito, OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect and PKCE flow.

Lead Front End Software Engineer

DAIS TechnologyChicago, IL

  • Architected an internal, resuable Node.js/React platform for implementing secure authentication and routing used across all DAIS front end applications.
  • Lead and mentored a team of three developers creating interactive and intuitive user interfaces in React and Vue.
  • Cross-trained the automation and SDET teams to maintain and add new features to internal applications.
  • Established company conventions/standards and documented all internal processes.
  • Hackathon winner: DAIS Hub, a one-stop-shop for accessing and updating repositories, microservices, and deployments across multiple environments.

Web Developer

RateYourSeats.comChicago, IL

Web Developer

Lettuce Entertain You EnterprisesChicago, IL



Node.js, JavaScript (React/Redux, Vue), TypeScript, PHP, Python, Bash, HTML5, CSS3, JSON


Design Patterns (API Design, MVC), Databases (Postgres, SQL), Authentication (OAuth2, SSO), Linux/UNIX Administration, Version Control (Git), AWS Infrastructure (EC2, Route 53, RDS), Testing (Unit, Component, Integration, End-to-end), Webpack


See GitHub for all open-source projects.


The note-taking app for developers. — TypeScript, Node.js, React/Redux


A retro game emulator for three platforms. — JavaScript, Node.js


Bachelor of Professional Studies

Robert Morris UniversityChicago, IL