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Quality Engineer Software Developer

Troy, MI
September 19, 2020

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Howard Wu



Self-Employed—Software Developer/Instructor, 2018 - Present

• Currently programming and designing Android/iOS app in React Native for workplace productivity, training, and mentoring for employment markets with low concentration of software engineering talent

• Mentored group of untrained, post-college adults by teaching basics of JavaScript/React and Java, and in turn also help add features on the app

Ford Motor Co.—IT Full Stack Software Engineer, 2015 - 2018

• Led software product team to provide Data Analytics services and tools to city planners looking to solve problems with traffic congestion, accessibility (e.g. food deserts), public transportation, incident reporting, etc.

• Created app for non-emergency ambulance ride analytics in JavaScript and JQuery. Visualized historical trips and color-coded general health indices on a map of Michigan for various health categories to highlight potential addressable market for potential Ford medical transportation services

• Developed website in React and Spring Boot for engineers to query and download vehicle telematics data from Ford’s data center

CDI Corporation—IT Business Analyst (Contracted to Ford Motor Co.), 2013 - 2014

• Rewrote Excel VBA code for creating vehicle subsystems from feature codes in the Bill of Materials so there was a 10x increase in amount of categories accepted and 5-10x increase in processing speed

• Internally consulted at Ford for Discovery Analytics using Tableau, SQL, and Python Freelance Consultant,2012 - 2013

• Signed NDA. Created automated processes and modified product design using for a newly founded startup Mathemazing—Consultant, 2010

• Signed NDA. Extracted mathematics concepts from homework exercises from various k-12 textbooks for use in educational math software

Internships: General Electric Appliances—Quality Engineer, 2008 and DTE Energy—Strategy and Performance Analyst, 2008


Troy Athens High School, 2001-2005

• GPA: 4.0. SAT: 1560/1600. ACT: 35/36

• Honors: National Merit Scholar. Full tuition merit-based scholarships received for two universities

• 53 AP college credits transferred. Tested out of Engineering Programming course (C++ and Matlab)

• Physics Club Vice President. Student member of the Troy City Planning Committee SKILLS

• Spring Boot, Java, React, React Native, JavaScript, Python, Agile, Tableau, SQL

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