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Software Engineer Developer

Concord, NC
March 07, 2019

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Jordan Watkins

**** *********** *****, *******, ** 28025 917-***-****

Junior software developer seeking entry level programming position for designing enriching software and web applications, in addition to database management. Experience covers object-oriented programming functionality and Agile based standards. Looking for opportunities to work on challenging engineering projects and hone debugging abilities. I believe working in such an environment will both help me excel at broadening my skill set, as well as disciplining myself to function in a constantly evolving field. I’m willing to adapt to any task assigned my way for the sake of improvement.


Programming languages: Java, Python

Markup and Scripting: HTML5, CSS

Database and Management: MySQL

IDE Software: Eclipse, Code::Blocks


University of North Carolina at Pembroke Pembroke, NC

Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Technology, GPA: 3.4/4.0 December 2017


Wikipedia Race Game February 2019

This is a Python program that lists the connected pages between two Wikipedia articles, and informs the user of the shortest linked path between them.

The analysis of the path is conducted using a Breadth First Search algorithm, which checks the parent and child links on a page relative to the source and target articles the game is currently utilizing.

Liberto/RetroArch Content Launcher September 2018 - Present

A Java based tool that can both organize and quick launch a user’s content library for the open source RetroArch emulation software. The content settings are launched via the command line and saved as individual shortcuts specified by the user.

The RetroArch launch configurations are easily integrated with popular Windows media clients, such as the Steam platform. This broadens the appeal of the launcher by a large factor for those who desire an easy solution for playing their media from a single location.

Contact list/Phone book holder December 2017 - March 2018

Designed as a simple to use desktop application for those familiar with mobile touch-based layouts. The interface was designed utilizing JavaFx as the core.

Built as a solo effort to polish my ability on completing project goals independently and practice adhering to Javadoc documentation guidelines.

Chinese to English Dictionary/Culture Guide January 2017 - May 2017

Lead software engineer of a five-person group and reviewed the PHP codebase submitted by other members. This cut down on the unnecessary segments of the project by 30% while also improving code readability.

Implemented a SQL database used to hold user accounts for site logins. These accounts were used to implement a miniature forum for visitors to provide site feedback or discuss their learning experiences.

Prioritized development with modern HTML5 elements combined with hand drawn paint.Net GUI assets. These set pieces were later stylized using JavaScript and CSS to attract viewers and draw attention.


Windows 10 OS Tutoring November 2018 - Present

Instructing novice users on the basic-intermediate troubleshooting features and administrative settings of Windows 10 to refine their technical support capabilities.

Digication Web Portfolio Instructor October 2018 - November 2018

Assisted undergraduate student in creating an ePortfolio of their academic endeavors using online Digication software.

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