Education

Kansas State University

B.S. in Computer Science: Software Engineering

Class of 2017 - Cum Laude - Putnam Scholar

GPA: 3.85/4.0


Technical Skills

Languages/Libraries

Java - Javascript - Node.js - HTML/CSS

C# - SQL - Python - C

Swift - VBA - Assembly

Endeavors

  • Contributor to open source community. Self-motivated language development inside and outside of the classroom. Volunteer skill sets for non-profit causes. 

  • Emphasis on ease of use and proper implementation of maintainable design patterns. Passionate about webmobile, and game development.

  • Regular programming contest, development conference, and research symposium participation

Relevant Coursework

CIS 580Foundations of Game Programming

CIS 526: Web Interface Design

CIS 520: Operating Systems

CIS 501Software Architecture and Design

CIS 450Computer Architecture and Operations

CIS 301Logical Foundations of Programming

CIS 300Data and Program Structures

Development Toolkit

Linux - Unix - MacOS - Git - Bash - AWS

Visual Studio - TFS - Eclipse - IntelliJ

Unreal Engine - Xcode - Unity


Career experience

Front-End Developer

Ramsey Solutions, March 2018 - present, Nashville, TN

  • Building front-end standards and tools for emerging company-wide CMS platform.
  • Implementing and refining our in-house visual design system.
  • Collaborating with creative teams to showcase company projects and drive recruiting efforts.

Software Development Engineer

Amazon, July 2017 - February 2018, Seattle, WA

  • Developing Amazon's key customer behavior data platform, generating insights company-wide.
  • Driving best-practice agile software development with efficient code reviews & sprint planning.
  • Designing heightened user-experiences, simplified user-interfaces, & self-service tools.

Network Projects Intern

Phillips 66, May 2016 - August 2016, Bartlesville, OK

  • Designed & configured networking infrastructure solutions throughout the United States.
  • Pursued Cisco CCENT Certification emphasizing routing & switching technologies.
  • Gained experience with VoIP, LAN optimization, & WAN connectivity strategies.

Software Development Intern

Koch Industries, May 2015 - August 2015, Wichita, KS

  • Developed and designed internal IT website using modern web technologies.
  • Established fluency in Microsoft MVC, Bootstrap, & enterprise development techniques.
  • Ranked second place team in Koch Intern Innovation Challenge (35 teams).

 

Customer Service Specialist

Best Buy, May 2014 - Nov. 2014, Overland Park, KS

  • Led customers towards effective & personalized technological solutions.
  • Efficiently troubleshot malfunctioning software and hardware.
  • Clearly demonstrated usability & function of technology to customers.

 

Two Dudes and a Lawnmower

Co-Owner, May 2013 - August 2013

AMC Theaters

Theater Crew, April 2012 - August 2012

Oklahoma Joe's Bar-B-Que

Busser, June 2012 - August 2012


Leadership and Activities

Challenge ministry Leader

A Student Ministry Emphasizing Discipleship and Community

August 2014 - May 2017

ACM Chapter Member & Scholar

The World's Largest Educational Computing Society

August 2013 - May 2017

Phillips 66 SHIELD Scholar Leader

A Select Scholarship Promoting Leadership Development

April 2015 - May 2017

Cadence ACapella Selected Member

K-State's Premiere All-Male Acapella Group

August 2013 - May 2014

 
 

Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America

Highest Rank Attainment in One of the Nation's Largest Youth Development Societies

April 2013  - Present


INTERESTS and Aptitudes

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Public Speaking

Presentational and conversational skills in a variety of settings.

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Fine Arts

Creativity through improvisation, vocal music, and acting.

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Gaming Industry

Passion for game mechanics, development, and economics.

 

 
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Relationships

Talking and engaging with people, not just computers.

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Productivity

Task Oriented, constantly driven to greater efficiency.