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Career Summary

Versatile, highly motivated software engineer with experience developing web applications. Proven ability to solve problems and deliver quality software that exceeds expectations. Capable of assimilating new technical information quickly and absorbing new computer skills. Effective team player balanced with detail-oriented independent worker.

  • Photoshop
  • Java
  • Subversion
  • MySQL
  • XHTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • AJAX
  • PHP
  • C/C++/Objective-C
  • Unix/Linux
Education
B.S., Computer Science, University of Nebraska at Omaha - Omaha, NE, May 2007
GPA: 3.7, Full scholarship, Dean's List 2003-2007
Business Experience
Intuit June 2005 - August 2007
Software Engineer May 2007 - August 2007

Hired on as permanent full time after graduation, to continue engineering in an expanded role. Communicated with quality assurance team to fix bugs.

  • Improved process by utilizing test-driven development and scripted builds.
  • Constructed first iteration of new test product in Java using Spring and Hibernate.
Programmer Intern June 2005 - May 2007

Designed and developed tools for data management. Rapidly prototyped web applications; conducted on-going changes through research phase. Collaborated with other engineers to plan and build products.

  • Increased productivity by developing new and updated data management tools in PHP with AJAX.
  • Improved agility by rebuilding a product in PHP, allowing immediate changes in response to interface research.
  • Designed and built prototype tax filing application in PHP with AJAX.
  • Implemented specifications on large project in Java using JSF.
Volt Technical Resources August 2004 - November 2005
Apple Campus Representative

Creatively evangelized Apple on school campus and drove sales of Apple products by building brand awareness. Devised and ran on-campus marketing activities.

  • Raised awareness by running demonstration tables in the student union.
  • Increased sales by making headway into unfriendly markets.
Voelker Research June 2001 - August 2003
Consignment Technician

Managed and ran consignment equipment program including receiving equipment from customers, certifying equipment salability, and contacting customers regarding failed equipment. Performed hardware and software repairs, special projects as needed.

  • Improved effectiveness of parts storeroom by updating inventory and improving inventory process.
  • Increased efficiency of consignments by streamlining the consignment process, resulting in faster turnaround.
  • Initiated and implemented redesign of company website, leading to a 100% increase in contacts from the website.
Personal Interests and Self Development