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Developer Engineer

Niceville, FL
April 19, 2020

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Brandon Rains

850-***-**** **** Ivey Terrace, Niceville Florida 32578

SUMMARY Diligent, results-oriented professional with a strong focus on customer relations and applying broad scope of technical knowledge and experience to provide innovative solutions. References available upon request.

EDUCATION Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, TX — Bachelor of Computer Science; Dec 2006 Minor in Management Information Systems


• AirShare (2019) – Wireless encrypted file sharing device that allowed users to send data to PC/Mac through Android or iOS App with no need for special software or cables.

• The Vault (2019) – Fingerprint scanning AES128 encrypted external hard drive that utilized TOMB encryption keys.

• Spark (2018) – Harmful EMF detection and alert system for commercial and residential use.

• Silent Case (2018) – Phone case utilizing software defined radios which would act as a wireless firewall stopping all unwanted traffic without the phone or the cell phone network provider being aware. TECHNICAL SKILLS

• Languages: Java, C, C++, Swift, Python, Visual Basic, and SQL

• Proficient with Linux, Mac, and Windows

• Live and Broadcast mixing

• Fully Trained and proficient with Waves Plugins and all hardware audio processing

• Computer Hardware: All PC components,

Networking, and Mobile devices

• Audio Engineering: Room Acoustics, Analog and

Digital Consoles, System Processing, Full AVL

System Setup and Design


Crosspoint Church

Technical Director / Audio Engineer Jan. 2017-Present Niceville, Florida

-Lead Audio/Video Technician for multi-site church, responsible for all technical requirements for weekend services on the Niceville campus.

-Design and provide a range of cost effective options for large-scale AVL installation and upgrade projects to site leadership. Work with and oversee contract teams to ensure projects are executed within approved schedule and budget.

-Maintain and repair all audio, video, and lighting systems on Niceville campus.

-Produce weekend services in our Niceville venue to include overseeing all transitions and ensuring all lighting, sound, media, and video elements are executed to the highest standards.

-Responsible for recruiting and training all technical volunteers in audio engineering through lecture-style courses and hands-on training. AREIS, LLC

Contract Developer

Niceville, Florida June 2018- Nov 2018

-Lead developer on Extreme Temperature Alarm System (XTRAS) project. Proposed device used sensors to alert parents of children locked in hot cars using a device mounted inside the vehicle.

-Programmed back-end system of XTRAS device using C and C++ in a Linux environment.

-Utilized face tracking software with OpenCV to verify presence of occupants in vehicle.

-Worked with front end developer to integrate wireless systems monitoring via PC. Chi Alpha Campus Ministries

Missionary Associate: Audio/IT Specialist Aug. 2008-Dec. 2016 University of North Florida: Mar. 2016 - Dec 2016

Texas A&M Corpus Christi: Aug. 2013 - Mar. 2016

Sam Houston State University: Aug. 2008 - May 2013

-Setup and maintain Networks and Computer related equipment for 10-100 staff.

-Run all audio, video, and lighting systems for weekly campus events consisting of 100- 1000 students

-Setup websites and databases for events and on-campus games.

-Converted over several campus groups to cloud computing solutions, utilizing forms and online spreadsheets.

-Setup and commissioned several turn-key audio systems, that were way ahead of their time, even surprising the manufacturers but solved the specific needs of the group.

-Setup and installed low cost custom mesh networks designed to stream video from one location to another.

-Responsible for setup and tear-down of all technical equipment for events.

-Teach A/V training courses to train student volunteers with little to no technical experience in all areas of production.

-Write, edit, take photos and video for monthly newsletters.

-Started and managed student-led designated driving group Kat-Kab, that is still going today at SHSU.

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