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Software Engineer

Louisville, KY
November 14, 2018

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Samuel Ferguson

Permanent: **** Hathaway Road, Union, KY 41091 Phone: 859-***-****

Current: **** * *** **, *, Louisville, KY 40208 Email:

EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering/Computer Science Expected December 2018

J.B. Speed School of Engineering, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky

SKILLS/COURSEWORK Technical Skills/Relevant Coursework


C, C++

Java, JavaFX, JUnit

JavaScript, Angular JS


Android Studios


Conversational Spanish

APPLIED EXPERIENCE C: Programmed a keypad security system with sound and LED alarm using Arduino.

C++: Worked with a team to create an ASCII tic-tac-toe game in terminal with an AI to play against you.

Java: Created Traveling Salesman Problem solver using a genetic algorithm to get near-optimum results.

Java: Created complex application for analyzing a fantasy football league and determining each players chance at making the playoffs.

JavaScript: Added features onto and improved performance of RESTful web service.

Python: Parsed JSON into a database file to load into SQLite database.

SQLite: Simulated an auction house website with over 100,000 live entries.

Android Studios: Implemented crucial features to company app enabling connection to IoT devices.

Android Studios: Completed coding challenges of Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide.

Xcode: Completed coding challenges of iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide.

Fund Raising: Raised $12,060.63 for Dare to Care, a local food bank, through a week-long campaign with on-campus restaurants and students. Led committee meetings to distribute work and improve on ideas.

WORK EXPERIENCE AnyConnect Sep 1, 2016 – Dec 21, 2017

Co-operative Education Student Louisville, KY

Developed software for an IoT camera capable of running on a Raspberry Pi

Planned and built Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) solution for connecting to IoT devices

Built a RESTful web service capable of handling thousands of clients

Increased unit testing code coverage by more than 70%

Excelled as a Top contributor to weekly sprints

Cut loading time on crucial webpages by over 500%

Managed over one million database entries with self-built JavaFX tool

Isopure Corp Jan 4, 2016 – May 6, 2016

Co-operative Education Student Simpsonville, KY

Created work instructions for the installation and assembly of medical equipment

Lead collaborative projects within a company of approximately 50 employees

Utilized Adobe Illustrator and Roland Versa Works to design and print medical labels

Extensively tested medical equipment used in hemodialysis

Improved performance of new and existing equipment

ACTIVITIES/HONORS Elected Signature Event Chair, Member, Alpha Tau Omega

Elected Historian Chair, Member, Alpha Tau Omega

Basketball & Soccer, Intramural Sports, U of L Aug 2014- present

Certificate of Appreciation from Dare to Care for raising $12,060.63 towards feeding those in need.

Taught Homeless Veterans Computer Skills, Wayside Christian Mission, Louisville Ky

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