The Pennsylvania State University, June 2022 - Current
- B.S. in Computer Engineering.
- B.S. in German with an emphasis in Business and Engineering.
- Minoring in International Engineering and Cybersecurity Computational Foundations.
- Relevant Coursework: Data Structures and Algorithms, Digital Design, Systems Programming
MIT High School Summer Program, July 2020 - August 2020
- Statistical Thermodynamics.
- Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence.
- Data Science with the Julia Language.
- European Politics.
Systems Engineering Intern – Defense Mission Systems (BU), Peraton, June 2023 - August 2023
- Utilized ROS, Webots, and GNU/Linux to architect modular software systems for mobile bomb-disposal robots
- Reverse-engineered abandoned internal cloning software codebase to customize open-source disk imaging for streamlined OS deployment
- Advised cross-functional teams on integrating new features within existing codebases and dependencies
DevOps Engineer, quub, June 2022 - June 2023
- Administered Docker and Kubernetes clusters to containerize and orchestrate more than 20 internal microservices
- Advised 10+ developers on best practices for architecture, security, and scalability
Satellite Engineering Intern, quub, October 2020 - June 2022
- Programmed embedded ARM devices in C and Rust using FreeRTOS to run experimental satellite payloads
- Constructed an interactive miniature satellite tracker using Python and RPi to visualize orbit positions
- Designed reliable power distribution via solar panels, batteries, and buck converters for low-earth orbit satellites
Summer IT Assistant, Garden Spot High School, June 2021 - August 2021
- Administered fleet of 3000 student laptops across 5 school buildings, ensuring proper software versions and configurations
- Diagnosed hardware and software issues on Windows 10 devices, troubleshooting things like account access and network connectivity
- Set up wired and wireless networks in computer labs, configuring routers, switches, and cabling
Software Engineer, Contractor February 2020 - June 2021
- Engineered chatbots and data pipelines in Python, leveraging NLP and machine learning techniques
- Collaborated with over 15 clients to gather requirements, propose solutions, and deliver polished products
Backend Software Engineer, Ruben Engineering, March 2020 - March 2021
- Architected REST APIs and database schema to power mobile and web applications
- Implemented core app logic and CRUD operations using PHP, Laravel, MySQL, and Vue.js
- UNIX-based OSes (such as GNU/Linux, macOS, FreeBSD)
- Emacs and Vim
- SSH, Docker, Proxmox, and Kubernetes
- Jupyter Lab with Python and Julia
- English: Native
- Russian: Native
- German: A2
- Simplified Chinese: A1
Gimp, Inkscape, and Affinity
Used to make high quality placeholders, mockups, and logos for projects.
Logic Pro, Ableton, and Ardour
Used to arrange and compose music, as well as edit existing audio or voice tracks.
- Strong communication skills.
- Ability to influence to do their best.
- Sharing knowledge with others.
- Time management and ability to work with others and independently.
EmacsConf, November 2021
Presented at EmacsConf 2021 about computational philosophies regarding the use of Emacs, titled GNU's Not UNIX: Why Emacs Demonstrates The UNIX Philosophy Isn't Always The Only Answer
- Eagle Scout.
- Helped the community with clean-ups, Scouting for Food, and more.
- 5+ years assisting the town library with arranging public events.