Priyansh Rastogi

Musings on Tech, Finance and Life.


What I do

I am a Full Stack Engineer. I write code for a living and often write code as a hobby, or to automate little boring stuff. I love exploring new languages, frameworks, and tools. Some languages that I primary use are JavaScript (Node.js), Golang and Python.

Work Credentials

Started my career with Amex, a leading financial services product company. Soon I realized that I want to work at early-stage startups.

Vested Finance

Tech Lead / Sr. Software Engineer

Dec 2021 - Present

Leading Neobanking and Payments engineering team that is working on India's first of its kind remittance solution known as Vested Direct. It is powered by a Neobanking stack.

Vested Finance

Software Engineer

Aug 2020 - Dec 2021

Built Vested Direct from scratch. Vested Direct is India's fastest, easiest and cheapest remittance solution that allows users to remit money for foreign equity investment.

Built a few products for internal operations and partners analytics.

Optimized performance of Vested's core web and mobile apps.

American Express

Engineer 3

Jul 2019 - Aug 2020

Worked on automation and efficient working of Regulatory Reporting Applications.

Created a WebVR based application prototype that works on VR devices (Oculus Go) for an amazing new-hire on-boarding expereince.

Won a technology hackathon (company-wide national level) with a team of 5.

American Express

Engineering Intern

Jan 2019 - Jun 2019

Worked on American Express’s internal tool which is used to manage, manipulate and analyse vendor data. Added 6 new features according to user stories to perform various actions. Technologies being used are Java, Spring Boot, Postgres, Nodejs and Angular.

Designed and created a prototype for New Hire On-boarding application for a hassle-free hiring/on-boarding experience using Node.js, Postgres, React and Redux. The project has been acquired by Amex’s Colleague Experience team.


I graduated with a major in Computer Science and Engineering from Shiv Nadar University in 2019. During my undergrad, I published a research paper in the field of Internet of Things. The paper was presented in an IEEE conference and has been published in IEEE. It can be found here.

Personal Stuff

I am currently living in Gurgaon, India. Though I come from a town known as Ladnun in the state of Rajasthan. When I am not coding, I can be found playing video games, or listening to classical music. I also love exploring new places for food.


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