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Computer Engineer

Rochester, NY
October 17, 2018

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Lucas Magalhaes


Professional Summary:

Seeking an entry level position in Data Science, or Software development, which will utilize my education and prior experiences. Exceptional at problem solving, inquisitive and creative in completing projects with a passion for Machine Learning, autonomous systems, and trading. Eager to learn and take on new challenges. Available Full time beginning January 2019.

Work Experience

Verification & Validation Engineer May 2018 – August 2018

Alstom Signaling, Inc Rochester, NY

Verified project requirements were being tested and verified that the tests were correctly covering their respective requirements.

Leveraged Python and regular expressions to help me do my job. Wrote many scripts that could parse Word and Excel files to extract things like requirements and test IDs.

Requirements Engineer/Script Developer August 2017 – January 2018

Alstom Signaling, Inc Rochester, NY

Wrote, debugged and followed up on change requests of DOORs DXL scripts employed in our projects requirements database, which were used to facilitate the verification of requirements and show key progress indicators of the project for the whole company and contractors

Helped with data entry in the DOORs database and when errors were found, contacted the responsible people and told them what needed to be fixed

Wrote Python script to parse an Excel document to flag errors and made it to an executable for company-wide use

Project Engineering Management Assistant/Carborne Engineer August 2016 – January 2017

Alstom Signaling, Inc; Rochester, NY

Assisted project manager with documentation follow-up, engineering designs, documents version control, and design verification

Set up and tested a new speed sensor that was going to be used in locomotives

Organized and verified design drawings documents



Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, NY

B.S. in Computer Engineering, Minor Computer Science Expected Grad. December 2018

Senior Design:

Project consists of designing, developing and prototyping a new data logger for the Image Permanence Institute, that records temperature and relative humidity data for cultural institutions to ensure an adequate environment to preserve historical items. As the computer engineering lead, I was responsible for developing the embedded software. Additionally, conducted the market and budget analysis, including benchmarking, for prototype development.

Interests and Extracurricular

Data Science/ML –Took a data mining and machine intelligence courses, learned classification and clustering algorithms like kNN, k-Means, Deep Learning, Agglomerative clustering, PCA and others. Applied the lessons in a final project where an algorithm predicted the likely hood of an accident in NYC, using the NYPD traffic accident database.

4435 Tabitha Creek Drive

Syracuse, NY 13215

716-05 Park Point Drive

Rochester, NY 14623

Software Skills: Excel VBA, Python, C, DXL, IBM DOORS, Java, SQL, Assembly, Word, PowerPoint, MATLAB, Windows, Jupyter Notebooks

Others: Bilingual in Portuguese and English, Leadership, Customer Service, Time Management, communication, team work

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