EDUCATION University of North Carolina at Greensboro — Greensboro, NC

Expected December 2014

Bachelor of Science, Computer Science

Current Cumulative GPA of 3.9

SUMMARY After completing an exciting and fulfilling six year term as a satellite and network technician in the US Army, I have returned to school to pursue a graduate level education in Computer Science. I have put the personal, technical, and professional skills learned in the Army to use in every facet of my educational life. Presently, I am focusing my efforts on a research program under the Open Science Framework. My goal is to identify relations between articles as well as their respective authors using artificial intelligence search algorithms to parse and analyze citation patterns of major journals.
EXPERIENCE Intern – (May 2013 – Present)
Center for Open Science, Charlottesville, VAJob Description:Develop a variety of projects aimed at preparing the Center for Open Science’s web framework, the Open Science Framework, for open source release.

Key Achievements:

  • Project lead for OSF SciNet: A free, accessible scholarly dataset. Developed an API for programmatic access as well as web-based crowdsourcing tools for article entry. Collected and cleaned over 2.5 million articles using custom API built using Flask and stored in MongoDB.
  • Integrated task queuing into large Python web framework using RabbitMQ and Celery.
  • Conducted thorough cost benefit analysis of cloud computing resources including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Digital Ocean, and Linode.

Lab Assistant – (January 2013 – May 2013)
UNCG, Greensboro, NC

Job Description:

Assist students design, implement, and test coding assignments for introductory programming classes. Focus is placed on developing problem analysis skills, outside-the-box thinking, and debugging abilities early in students academic careers.

Intern – (June 2012 – Present)
ideacode, Inc., Greensboro, NC

Job Description:

Work with lead developer to refine code base. Ensure source files meet company and language standards. Simplify model unit testing for developers. Gain familiarity with development tools including: PHP 5, Subversion, linux, bash scripting, vi, and LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl).

Key Achievements:

  • Helped developers code to standard by (a) Eliminating inconsistencies in 150 model files using sed scripts and (b) enforcing coding standard by hooking Subversion commits into a custom verification script.
  • Simplified model unit testing by creating a common model design and test case.

iDirect Network Administrator – (April 2008 – July 2011)
US Army

Job Description:

Senior network administrator for a global, iDirect, satellite WAN. Network consisted of over 150 remote nodes utilizing Cisco and iDirect equipment. Responsibilities included: Monitoring and maintaining the network infrastructure, and resolving outages. Directly oversaw and trained six junior network administrators. Promoted ahead of peers to Sergeant (E-5) and Staff Sergeant (E-6).

Satellite Communications Specialist – (June 2005 – April 2008)
US Army

Job Description:

Operated and maintained a tactical multi-channel satellite terminal (TACSAT) in support of the Southern European Task Force as a rapid deployment signal team. Monitored and maintained X and Ku satellite links. Performed the upkeep on multiplexers, up and down converters, high power amplifiers, and satellite antennas. Trained and supervised two team members.


  • Awarded Google Student Veterans of America Scholarship
  • Awarded UNCG Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics scholarship
  • Member of Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) – Honors computing society
  • Member of the UNCG Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • Dean’s Honor list (2011-2013)


  • Secret Security Clearence
  • Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) (2010)
  • Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) (2010)
  • CompTIA Security+ Certification (2010)
  • CompTIA A+ Certification (2010)

3 thoughts on “Resume

  1. Tim says:

    Hey Hairy Code!

    I just followed your blog, I’d love to chat with you about what’s next for you after graduation! Feel free to reach back out to me!

  2. Sean Devin says:


    I am working with a company in the Triad seeking a Mid-Level Data Scientist. I wanted to network with you!

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