Profile

  • Critical thinker ready to locate and resolve issues
  • Proven record of writing performant and maintainable code
  • Well versed in Agile teams and testing methodologies
  • God-given passion for Computer Science and technology

Education

  • Texas A&M University. Jan 2016 – Dec 2018.
  • Lipscomb University. Aug 2014 – Dec 2015.
    • Awarded Freshman of the Year in the College of Computing and Technology
  • Lipscomb University (Dual Enrollment). Aug 2011 – May 2014.
  • Lipscomb Academy (High School). Aug 2009 – May 2014.

Work Experience

  • Software Engineering Intern. May 2016 – Aug 2016. The Weather Company – an IBM Company, Austin TX
    • Created a command line tool and Java library that communicates with a data governance system and utilizes an advanced masking library from IBM Research in Zurich to mask personally identifiable information
    • Programmed an XML template tool used as data is ingested into a data lake
    • Authored a guide and advised on Jira as my team transitioned to The Weather Company
    • Acquired knowledge and experience with tools and libraries in the Java ecosystem
  • Software Development Intern. May 2015 – Aug 2015. Faithlife, Bellingham, WA
    • Worked on RefTagger, JavaScript used to highlight and link Bible references on 40k+ sites
    • Reconstructed the service layer without a problematic ORM on a web service with over 100k unique visitors
  • Cashier. April 2014 – July 2014. Target, Brentwood, TN
  • Robotics Camp Counselor. June 2013 – July 2013. Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN

Skills

Programming Languages Ruby, JavaScript, Java, C++, Go, C, Swift, C#, Objective-C
Frameworks Ruby on Rails, Sinatra, iOS SDK, Android SDK
Methodologies Agile, TDD/BDD
Tools Git, GitHub, Unix/Linux Command Line, Jira

Contact

benvreed@gmail.com