|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.
Lab Assistant – (January 2013 – May 2013)
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)
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).
iDirect Network Administrator – (April 2008 – July 2011)
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)
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.
|AWARDS, HONORS, AND ACHIVEMENTS||Educational: