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Software Engineer Computer Science

Santa Barbara, CA
September 29, 2018

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Colin Mai 408-***-**** EDUCATION

University of California Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA August 2015 - May 2019 Candidate for Bachelor of Science in Computer Science GPA: 3.30

Related Courses: Computer Science I: Problem-Solving and Abstraction, Data Structures and Algorithms, Software Design and Implementation, Foundations of Computer Science, Language Theory and Computation, Linear Algebra, Multivariable Calculus, Organic Chemistry, Physics I and II, Intro to Psychology Emphasis on Communication Networks and Security


Programming Languages: Java, C++, Linux/Unix commands, HTML, Python, JavaScript, Ruby, Assembly Tools: GitHub, Visual Studios, Android Studio, Microsoft Office, Ember.js, Ruby on Rails, SoapUI WORK EXPERIENCE

Software Engineer Intern Alviso, Ca June 2017- August 2018 Minerva, Engineering

- Help create a component library and framework with the developer team; worked heavily with user interface and content calendar. Implemented many buttons, clickables, and windows that are used in final product

- Designed functions using Java and performed unit and integration testing using Python

- Utilized database migrations and APIS to add additional and optimize existing functionality

- Devised and drafted goals and vision with a large team of senior engineers and project manager Technology Intern Santa Barbara, Ca January 2017- May 2017 UCSB, Girvetz Graduate School of Education

- Designed and implemented scripts to run tasks throughout the building’s computers to assist users that are still being used today. These scripts’ tasks range from reminding users to force logging out computers

- Mentored students that are new to technology on programs and languages such as Ruby and Matlab

- Coordinated with a tight-knit engineering team to tackle open-ended problems presented by customers Research Assistant Santa Barbara, Ca January 2016- May 2016 UCSB, Heather Zheng

- Assisted renowned cryptography professor and her graduate students with the sniffing of a handshake between two mobile devices by writing scripts and creating presentations

- Performed experiments in a lab environment while meeting tight schedules and creating presentations

- Programmed a project with the guidance of graduate students that drained a phone’s battery in order to force a reboot of the mobile device, leading to forced handshake PROGRAMMING PROJECTS

PlaceHolder App March 2017 - June 2017

- Collaborated with an engineering team of classmates to create a social app called PlaceHolder where users could study together online in sorted rooms by class

- Made use of Firebase in order to hold all the information that users would input to the app

- Learned how to use Android Studio and Firebase as well as multiple ways of version control using GitHub

- Worked with user interface, including the creation of numerous buttons, frames, labels, and pages Restaurant Utilities January 2016 - June 2016

- As part of a programming course, helped create an app similar to yelp that helped users search for nearby restaurants sorted by cuisine. The user then can map to that restaurant, leave reviews, or look at the menu. Unlike yelp, users can add restaurants that are not currently on the server

- Implemented my knowledge of APIs, servers, basic data structures, and user interfaces

- Discovered the difficulties of working with legacy code and how to overcome them LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

Senior Class President King’s Academy, Student Council June 2014 – June 2015

- Took leadership to organize class-wide events with Campus Activities and fundraising

- Listened to student feedback and adapted events to meet people’s expectations

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