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Software Developer

Vestal, NY
May 15, 2020

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Matthew A. Howard

+1-347-***-**** **** Brentwood Place Vestal, NY 13850


State University of New York – University at Buffalo

Major: Bachelor of Science Computer Science Expected Graduation – 12/2020

All CS courses completed. Currently enrolled in final (language) requirement.


Ryan Specialty Group RT-Specialty Lovullo, Buffalo, NY 06/2018 – 04/2019

Software Developer

Develop, test, deploy, and maintain insurance binding website with a team of 13 other developers utilizing Agile Scrum.

Debug and treat legacy website framework written in standalone PHP and JavaScript.

Communicate efficiently with stakeholders and developers to ensure continuous improvement and stability.

Explore new ways to improve and automate the development / deployment cycle.

Develop automated Selenium unit tests leveraging Python and MongoDB.

Develop pertinent and robust PHPUnit tests to ensure only quality work was green lit through the deployment pipeline leveraging JSON, SQL, and JavaScript.

Evaluate and improve the overall user experience of the website by optimizing the layout and creating a responsive and robust method of interaction that is naturally navigable.

SUNY College at Cortland, Cortland, NY 04/2019 – 03/2020

University Police Officer

Enforce all federal, state, local, and SUNY Cortland rules and regulations.

Investigate all complaints for legal prosecution or referral to Student Judicial Services of SUNY Cortland.

nVisium, Brooklyn, NY & Herndon, VA 07/2016 – 09/2016

Intern – Assistant to Chief Technology Officer

Support staff and IT services remotely.

Maintain and monitor critical applications.

Acquire and configure network sniffer to generate meaningful alerts.

Manage AWS instances to reduce cost and server load.

SUNY University at Buffalo Computing and IT Department, Amherst, NY 11/2013 – 04/2015

Sr. Consultant - Network Security and Cyber Defense Department

Support any faculty, staff, or student with approximately 25,000 requests completed yearly.

Treat any computer issues including network outages, file loss, email setup, and software installation within the scope of the CIT Help Desk.

New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY

Intern - Network Security and Cyber Defense Department 11/2012 – 06/2013

Assist managers and other interns in video surveillance server maintenance, network infrastructure operations, and wireless controller maintenance in 1200 buildings and 1600 schools in the five borough of New York City

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