Entry Software Engineer

Summary

Summary
Software Developer with strong academic experience developing and applying concepts for the design of Web-based, Mobile, and PC-based applications. Knowledgeable in software development lifecycles (SDLC) including requirements gathering, system specification, development, testing, quality assurance, and implementation. Evaluates technology requirements and creates appropriate solutions for software development and implementation initiatives. Extensive team experience involving software design, version control, and documentation, familiar with various design methodologies, primarily agile methodologies.
Experienced with Java and SQL, familiarity with GIT, Android, Tableau, Linux, and Database Security. Long-time Windows user. Learning Python. Curious about Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Computer Vision, all things AI, the Internet of Things(IoT), and emotional recognition software.
Currently seeking entry-level roles in Software Development & Software Engineering.
Experience
Operations and Imaging Coordinator/Photographer
Walt Disney World
May 1, 2009 Feb 2021 (11 yrs 10 mos)
Lead a team of more than 300 photographers responsible for providing services to a daily clientele of up to 120,000 persons; organize and manage the efforts of cast member teams working throughout the Magic Kingdom Resort.
Monitor quality of photography products, ensuring excellence through educating cast members,
consistent review of photos, and correcting issues in a timely manner.
Maintained, troubleshot, and repaired photography equipment resolved all technical issues.
Developed new tools and processes to manage operations including creating a database analyzing
guest traffic, implementing and streamlining new systems to increase productivity.
Logo for Cable 8 Productions
Production Assistant / Director / Designer / Technician
Cable 8 Productions
Sep 1, 2006 Jun 1, 2010
Developed and managed leading news stories; conducted proofreading and editing of segments for
various shows, including Cable 8 News, Get Hooked Up, Video Underground, and Wake up WAZZU.
Ensured quality news production by managing staff members daily responsibilities, providing step-
by-step instructions of various production roles, and collaboratively troubleshooting technical issues.
Education
University of West Florida
Master of Science, Software Engineering
2015 2019
Intro to AI project: Team built Android chatbot utilizing machine learning, Apache OpenNLP, and Watson to allow a user to communicate in small talk back and forth with the application. Contact
Computer Science Capstone Project: Java application utilizing OpenFace toolkit to batch process images for sentiment analysis, detect and label faces, and output a chart graphing the intensity of 17 specific action units. Contact
Washington State University
Bachelor of Arts, Broadcast Production
2006 2010
Skills
Java SQL SQL*Plus Software Design Linux Version Control Agile Methodologies Windows IntelliJ IDEA
Honors & awards
Eagle Scout Gold Palm Order of the Arrow - Boy Scouts of America
Jan 2003
Conceptualized, organized, and executed the creation of a community service project leading over a dozen volunteers to build a boardwalk in a swamp.
Co-lead the Boy Scout troop from the position of Assistant Senior Patrol Leader, and supervised and trained the other troop officers.

Expectations

An opportunity to enter the tech industry and learn and grow as a software engineer, eventually work with AI and computer vision.

Employment Preferences
Expected Base Salary

**,000 USD / year

Expected Hourly Rate

** USD

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