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Sentry Data Systems—Deerfield Beach, Florida
Software Developer: May 2011-Present

  • Served on an engineering board to address developer culture, standardize coding practices among
    projects and teams, and lead high-level software engineering decisions.

  • Managed our Jenkins server, including adding and updating builds as well as system-level

  • Managed releases of our SaaS products including actual rollouts with Capistrano and scripted database
    updates to Oracle.

  • Co-led a project to convert our Subversion repository to git.

  • Updated our Symfony 2.0 applications to use Symfony 2.1.

  • Integrated a Salesforce portal for customer support and help desk utilization.

  • Developed internal tools with PHP, PL/SQL, Ruby, and Twig.

School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University—Bloomington, Indiana
Research Assistant: Jan. 2010-May 2011

  • Explored new association methods to compare metagenomic samples based on environmental data.

  • Wrote Python, R, and C++ code to analyze the differences in metagenomic samples including statistical
    tests and graph construction and development.

Sentry Data Systems—Deerfield Beach, Florida
Developer Intern: May 2010-Aug. 2010

  • Use PHP, PHPUnit, and PL/SQL to develop internal tools, including wrapping a set of PL/SQL classes
    with easy-to-use PHP classes.

  • Configure a Hudson build to ensure products stayed in good working order.

School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University—Bloomington, Indiana
Associate Instructor, I101: Sept. 2009–Dec. 2009

  • Taught and graded weekly labs.

  • Assisted teaching additional lab sessions.

Cognitive Solutions, LLC.—Clearwater, Florida
System Developer: Sept. 2008–Aug. 2009

  • Developed both front-end and back-end components and features for a toy-tracking web application as
    part of a distributed development team.

LAT, Inc.—Marion, Indiana
Developer: Jan.–June 2006
Architect: June 2006–Aug. 2008

  • Designed and developed both front-end and back-end components and features for a wide range of web

  • Served as technical lead for several projects, as well as occasional technical support and system


Indiana University—Bloomington, Indiana
MS in Bioinformatics

  • Graduated May 2011 with an overall GPA of 3.95

Indiana Wesleyan University—Marion, Indiana
BS in Computer Science, Minor in Mathematics

  • Graduated April 2005 with an overall GPA of 3.75


Operating Systems:

  • Proficient with Linux (Ubuntu, Red Hat), Mac OS X, Windows 98/ME/XP/Vista/7

Computer Languages:

  • Proficient with CSS, HTML, Java, Javascript (including AJAX), LATEX, PHP, Python, XML, XSLT

  • Familiar with Ada, C, C++, Cobol, Matlab, Octave, Perl, R, Ruby, SQL (MySQL, PL/SQL, PostgreSQL,
    and SQL Server flavors)

Tools and Systems:

  • Proficient with Bash, CVS, git, jQuery, Komodo Edit, Mercurial, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server,
    MooTools, PHPUnit, Scite, Subversion, Symfony 2, Twig, VIM

  • Familiar with Apache HTTP Server, Capistrano, Doctrine, Eclipse, Graphviz, Hudson/Jenkins, Joomla,

Achievements and Activities


  • Student Member, 2003-2005.

  • Professional Member, 2005-Present.

IEEE Computer Society:

  • Student Member, 2005.

  • Associate Member, 2006-2009.

  • Graduate Student Member, 2009-2011.

  • Associate Member, 2011-Present.

Awarded Eagle Scout Rank, Boy Scouts of America (2000).


Available on request.