Tay is an engineer who graduated from a mechanical engineering degree. After completing her degree, Tay worked for several years in a machinery manufacturing factory, where she focused on machinery design and the production of assembly drawings and documentation.

During her freelancing consultant career, Tay has been involved in different research projects. Her areas of expertise include data organization, data appending, and data research and analysis. Currently, Tay is researching verified torque specifications and data input for the TightTorque website.