Daniel Ring

Daniel Ring

Software Engineer

I'm a software developer and hardware engineer with experience in computer networking and OS development, currently working on Windows core networking components at Microsoft.


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Work Experience

  • Senior Software Engineer
    2022 - Current Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA
    • Architected a new Zero-Trust security component in Windows and helped lead its implementation
    • Developed a full-featured HTTP stress test client for use in protocol validation
    • Redesigned the Windows HTTP server performance tests for a modern platform
    • Hosted presentations on testing and tracing in Windows
  • Software Engineer II
    2020 - 2022 Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA
    • Implemented various features from earlier protocols in the Windows HTTP/3 client
    • Designed and implemented a cross-VM proxy settings API for Windows Subsystem for Android
    • Developed an extensible certificate generation library for use in automated testing
    • Mentored an intern in adding support for HTTP request delegation to a performance test tool
    • Added support for efficient background connections in WinHTTP
  • Software Engineer
    2018 - 2020 Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA
    • Refactored WinHTTP, WinINet, HTTP.SYS, and DNS to support state separation for Windows 10X
    • Enabled independent TLS configuration per virtual host in HTTP.SYS for Azure Front Door
    • Added fine-grained HTTP API performance metrics for Microsoft Exchange Online
    • Created a drop-in compatibility layer linking legacy test suites to a modern DevOps pipeline
    • Added support for IPv6 Fast Fallback, TLS False Start, and TCP Fast Open in WinHTTP
  • Software Engineer Intern
    Summer 2017 Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA
    • Developed a C# .NET Core application for end-to-end performance and reliability testing of Windows container networks
    • Configured Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, and Azure Service Fabric clusters for deployment

Other Experience

  • Engineering Consulting
    2020 - 2021 Delphire Inc., Pasadena, CA

    Designed and built a prototype IoT sensor for a startup company.

  • Open-Source Development
    2015 - 2021
    • Packaged modern webmail software for inclusion in Debian.
    • Designed and built a self-sustaining IoT wireless mesh network using solar-powered Raspberry Pi Zero nodes and IEEE 802.11s as a senior design project.
    • Developed an extensible robot control system and built a quadcopter as a proof-of-concept.
  • Clinical Affairs Intern
    Summer 2015 Second Sight Medical Products, Sylmar, CA

    Developed, documented, tested, and verified patient evaluation and data analysis software for the Argus II sight-restoring ocular implant.

  • FIRST Robotics Competition Team 691
    2011 - 2015

    Programming lead, webmaster, and system administrator.


  • University of California at Irvine
    2015 - 2018

    B.S. Computer Engineering
    Minor in Information and Computer Science
    Graduated Cum Laude

  • College of the Canyons
    2009 - 2016

    A.S. Computer Science
    A.S. Mathematics
    Graduated Magna Cum Laude
    Dual-enrolled while in high school

  • Osaka University, Japan (大阪大学)
    Summer 2016

    Japanese Short-Stay In-Session Language Program

2015 FRC World Championship
Team Picture
2015 FRC Los Angeles Regional
2015 FRC World Championship
Alliance Selection
2015 FRC World Championship
Robot: Nighthawk
2015 FRC World Championship
Practice Round
2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES)
RepRap Prusa Mendel 3D Printer

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GitHub: Techwolfy