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As a soon to be graduate of the University of Alabama with my Masters in Computer Science, I am looking for new opportunities as a Software Developer.

I have previous experience as a full stack web developer with Marsh McLennan, a Fortune 500 company. In my studies I have worked as a researcher studying chatbot linguistic usage, autonomous vehicles, machine learning, and computer networking.

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About me

A graduate student at the University of Alabama, where I spent time studying software security, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, data science, and was part of a team to create a self driving go-kart.

  • Location:

    Relocating From Tuscaloosa, AL

  • Interests:

    Autonomous Vehicles, Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Full-stack Development

  • Schools:

    University of Alabama
    Northern Arizona University

  • Employment:

    Actively Searching for new Opportunities

Education

Master of Science in Computer Science

University of Alabama

August 2022 - May 2024

During my time at the University of Alabama I spent my time working with organizations such as the Association for Computing Machiner (ACM) as well as working on a fully autonomous Kart project to compete in the Purdue autonomous kart challenge.


Notable Courses:

  • Machine Learning
  • Autonomous Vehicles
  • Data Science
  • Cybersecurity
  • Cryptography
  • Computer Networks

Bachelors of Science in Computer Science

Northern Arizona University

August 2017 - May 2021

During my time at Northern Arizona University, I spent time as the President of the local Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) chapter. I also spent 3 years serving as an academic mentor to computer science students. I was also appointed to a specialty leadership training program, where outstanding leaders at NAU took monthly professional classes to learn to become better leaders.


Notable Courses:

  • Data Wrangling and Analysis
  • Advanced Web Development
  • Software Engineering
  • Mobile App Development
  • Calculus III
  • Linear Algebra

Work

Software Developer

Marsh McLennan | Phoenix, AZ

July 2021 - August 2022
  • Deployed 5 web based applications and maintained 15 distinct applications using TypeScript, Angular, SpringBoot, and Tailwind CSS for companies such as Amazon, Tesla, Polestar, Liberty Mutual, and others
  • Implemented tests using JUnit, ensuring at least 70% code coverage while leveraging tools such as DataDog
  • Conceived Python scripts added CI/CD pipeline process for 3 applications using Jenkins
  • Spearheaded a team initiative to implement modern web practices in agreement with Web Accessibility, to meet guidelines on 10 deployment applications and all future applications with WCAG 2.0 Standards
  • Added and reviewed pull requests with BitBucket using Git, accomplishing daily tasks assigned through Jira and preserve and maintain code standards on a 10 member team
  • Identified and then fixed security vulnerabilities over 15 separate deployment applications

Research Intern

NAU SICCS Lab | Flagstaff, AZ

January 2020 - December 2020
  • Designed 3 interactive chatbots using IBM Watson artificial intelligence tools with conversational flows
  • Implemented website powered by PHP, HTML, and JavaScript that hosted 2 chatbots interacted with by over 180 study participants to research register usage in chatbots and natural language processing
  • Engineered Python scripts for in task automation, natural language processing, and data analysis

Teaching Assistant

NAU Computer Science Lab | Flagstaff, AZ

August 2019 - December 2020
  • Administered lab material material in a lab-based classroom setting on a weekly basis for 3 seperate computer science lab classes
  • Held a weekly office hours where students would ask questions pertaining to data structures, MATLAB, and Computer Science 2 questions
  • Deep understanding of Data Structures and Alogrithms to grade and fully understand student projects

Peer Mentor

Peer Jacks Mentoring | Flagstaff, AZ

April 2018 - May 2021
  • Held weekly meetings with 20 out of state freshmen computer science students helping them with all aspects of college life
  • Organized monthly events and worked as the main contact for scheduling, planning, and follow-through
  • Built and maintained the Peer Jacks website including adding features to the WordPress site using PHP and HTML, including updates every month
  • First senior mentor within the program's 10 year span, as well as becoming CRLA level 3 certified

Skills

Development Tools
Python
Java
C
TypeScript
Frameworks and Libraries
ROS
React JS
Tailwind CSS
Angular
Tools and Platforms
Docker
JIRA / Agile Methodology
Command Line / Scripting
Git
Life Skills
Leadership
Public Speaking
Technical Writing
Communication

Check out some of my work