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5907 Arbor Hills Way • The Colony, Texas 75056 

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To obtain a position developing quality Android mobile applications and leverage my critical thinking skills.


Texas A&M University, College Station, TX                                                                                                                  

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Minor in Business Administration - Graduation: May 2011   GPR: 3.1

University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX - Currently Ongoing                                                                                                              

Masters in Business Administration(MBA) and M.S. Marketing - Graduation: May 2016 (projected)


-  Advanced Android Application Development

-  Had app featured as #1 on the free comics section of the Android Marketplace

-  Invited to give speech on Android Fragments to Dallas Android Developers Group

-  12  apps published on the Android Marketplace under Groggy Software with a cumulative 1.5 million downloads

-  Intermediate Java, C++, C, C# knowledge

-  Intermediate HTML, CSS, PHP, XML, Wordpress, Joomla knowledge

-  Intermediate MySQL, SQLite, Database Design, Database Administration skills

-  Experienced with Git, SVN, and Clearcase



Cisco Systems - Android, Richardson, TX

                                Software Engineer I                                                                                                                              June 2011 - Present

·         Working exclusively as an Android developer on the application layer

·         Developed fix for multiple high priority bugs in advance of the ship of the Cisco Cius, Cisco's Android tablet

·         Ported multiple applications to the newer Android platform

·         Managed work being completed by an external party

·         Overhauled the GUI and provided drastic performance increases in existing Android applications

·         Consulted with other teams to help guide vision on how to properly integrate with Android


                                Software Intern I                                                                                                                       May 2010 – August 2010

·         Worked as an Android engineer at the native layer

·         Provided fixes for outstanding bugs in the early stages of the development life cycle

·         Designed, and developed an internal tool to be used by front line technical service representatives


PRISM Lab Texas A&M University - Android, College Station, TX

                                Research Assistant                                                                                                                     August 2010 – May 2011

·         Designed, developed, implemented, and tested a large scale Android application that took input from the user when prompted by a web API, sent output to remote database, received input from multiple on-device sensors, and communicated with an external device via Bluetooth

·         Developed a web interface, database, and API to help schedule and execute tasks on the Android device

·         Served as primary Android developer and designer for duration of project


General Dynamics, College Station, TX

                                Engineering Intern                                                                                                                      May 2009 – January 2010

·         Work was conducted over three summer breaks and two winter breaks

·         Assembled, integrated, and oversaw system testing on the satellite antennae control system for the USS Cobra Judy replacement project.

·         Configured back and front-end software to monitor and control satellite antennae control systems


Texas A&M University Department of Computer Science, College Station, TX

                                Peer Teacher                                                                                                                                January 2009 – May 2010

·         Provided hands on assistance to computer science students

·         Gave lectures on C++ and general programming practice to freshmen and sophomores 


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