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Software Engineer

Location:
Champaign, IL
Posted:
November 02, 2019

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ZACHARY PLUMLEY

773-***-**** adaqr6@r.postjobfree.com github.com/zkplm linkedin.com/in/zachary-plumley/ EDUCATION

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Grainger COE Expected Graduation: May 2022 Bachelor of Science, Computer Engineering, Minor in Business GPA: 3.96/4.00 SKILLS

Programming: C++, C, Python Courses: Computer Systems Programming, Data Structures PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Filify 3D Champaign, IL

Research and Product Engineer February 2019 – August 2019

Worked to automate recycling and filament production processes in order to scale production output 10x

Researched ways scale machinery to allow for greater output and lower costs

Collaborated directly with business development to adjust go-to market strategies based on current filament tech Ray Allen Inc Chicago, IL

Data Engineer Intern June 2018 – August 2018

Utilized MS Excel to restructure 1000+ data points to maximize search time efficiency for multiple teams

Edited databases to ensure client data was up to date and organized for multiple teams Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Chicago, IL

Volunteer May 2017 – August 2017

Helped implement Arduino microcontrollers using C++ into exhibit interfaces to improve visitor engagement

Mapped visitor interaction patterns to track what aspects of each exhibit were most appealing

Repaired and maintained an exhibit on fluid dynamics and its application to sustainable water practices LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES

Engineering Council Champaign, IL

Executive Board Leadership Director May 2019 – Present

Managing a team of 9 in order to improve the leadership skills of Engineering Council and its 70+ societies through leadership workshops, speakers, and a professional development program for incoming freshmen

Establishing processes to enable the success of these events for future Leadership Committees Stock Sentiment Analyzer Champaign, IL

Team Member June 2019 – Present

Built a program that uses sentiment analysis of news and stock data to predict future day-by-day pricing

Used Python to web scrape data from varying news sources off the internet and analyze its sentiment

Implementing the neural net to increase accuracy of predictions Muscle Controlled Car Champaign, IL

Electrical Lead October 2018 – March 2019

Won 3rd best Freshman Exhibit Award out of 100s of Freshmen participants on 15+ teams

Designed the electrical components of the Muscle Controlled Car Engineering Open House Project

Coded an Arduino microcontroller in C++ to efficiently modify radio signals depending on muscle impulses International Flutter Hackathon Chicago, IL

Team Member June 2019

Received 4th place in the Chicago Hackathon for Google UI’s Flutter toolkit

Developed application to connect Flutter users worldwide through Flutter-specific events

Worked primarily on the front-end using the Flutter framework to establish a clean user interface INTERESTS

Interests: Snowboarding Volleyball Renewable Energy Computer Vision



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