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Database Engineer C++

Houston, TX
January 30, 2024

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Cynthia Bergman

Software / Database Engineer 832-***-****

Professional Summary

Skilled and knowledgeable engineer with graduate degree possesses strong background in software and database systems for complex technical applications, with 10+ years of successes in all stages of the complete software lifecycle, including requirements development, design, coding, as well as unit, integration, and regression testing.

Delights in mathematics and physics and possesses superior problem-solving skills. Capable of creative, critical, and analytical thought. Learns and applies new knowledge quickly. Performs well in time-critical conditions. Self-motivated team player. Good mentoring skills.


University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA

Master of Science - Computer Science

(Databases, Computer Communications Network/Protocols, Large-Scale Development)

University of Houston Houston, TX

Bachelor of Science - Electrical Engineering (cum laude)

(Antenna Design, Numerical Methods, Communications Theory, Control Theory, Well-Logging)

University of Houston-Clear Lake Houston, TX

Continuing Education

(Data Mining/Pattern Analysis, C++ Object-Oriented Programming, C#/.Net, Java)

Professional Experience

4/2017 – On Sabbatical

Present Tutoring young people in all levels of Mathematics, Physics, Music, Reading and

English for enrichment or remediation.

8/2015 – Web Applications Developer

4/2017 Brilliant Energy Electricity Retailer

Created back-end web software solutions, involving C++, Object Oriented PHP, CSS, HTML, Javascript, Angular, and JQuery with MySQL database on LINUX platform. Used Git for source code control, Jira for issue tracking, and Agile development process. Quickly resolved data issues. Mentored teammates in Object Oriented programming techniques.

3/2013 – Web Applications Developer

5/2015 SkyNet Satellite Communications, Inc.

Ensured the safety of pilot, crew, and aircraft by providing excellent customer support and new feature development for real-time flight following service monitoring helicopters traveling to oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico.

Implemented Client-Server communications with REST and SOAP APIs.

Designed 2nd generation Postgres database. Converted and merged data from SQL Server database using Java and Hibernate ORM.

Cynthia Bergman

Software / Database Engineer 832-***-****

Professional Experience (continued)

2/2012 – Computer Systems Engineer

7/2012 Supreme Source Energy Services, Inc.

Maintained LAMP servers prior to cloud deployment

Enhanced web-based Measurement While Drilling (MWD) plotting software

for efficient navigation of the drill bit to target formations in horizontal wells.

8/1996 – Software Engineer IV

8/2011 The Boeing Company

Ensured Boeing met $2M annual contractual commitment for on-time and accurate

delivery of updated documentation (text, diagrams, flow charts, and data tables) for Space Shuttle Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GN&C) Flight Software by:

• Integrating approved documentation and database updates under strict

management change control.

• Ensuring data integrity in ~12,000 parameter GN&C flight software database.

• Redesigning legacy software tools to operate in a new network environment,

slashing time to produce deliverables by 90%.

Developed and modified software and database tools (C/C++) for International

Space Station program (ISS).

Developed ground station software for Iridium Satellite (LEO) constellation.

Developed, by personal recommendation, Microsoft Access-based presentation for

negotiations regarding changes to the ISS contract between Boeing and NASA. Successfully implemented major revisions to the presentation requested by Boeing Executives < 4 hours before the meeting.

12/1985 – Computer Systems Engineer – Land Earth Stations

12/1995 Communications Satellite Corporation (COMSAT)

Developed comprehensive test procedures for computer systems upgrade in

Land Earth Stations for INMARSAT Geostationary Satellite Communications (GEO) Systems. Performed verification tests on Real-Time Operating System in the field during periods of low-traffic. Documented test results. Executed commissioning tests and deployed cut-over.

Initiated and implemented plan to rescue 2-year $4 million project following failure

of hardware manufacturer. Effort provided not only abundant spares for the newly commissioned systems for the Atlantic Ocean Region (AOR) and Pacific Ocean Region (POR), but also provided sufficient hardware to install a new Land Earth Station “clone” in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR).

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