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Michael Bracken

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Previous positions

  • Photo Lab Technician at Costco Wholesale

Education

California State University-San Marcos, Bachelor of Science (BS), Computer Science

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Background

Summary

Hard-working, creative, professional problem solver with experience in developing customized reliable software quickly and efficiently. Also have experience with time-management, scheduling, project-management, multi-tasking and process optimization. Currently considering new opportunities that have interesting projects and would allow me to grow as a person and a professional.

Experience

  • Software Developer

    U.S. Bank

    November 2013 – Present(5 years 11 months)San Diego, CA

    *Managed, maintained, and upgraded 110 different internally developed applications/Excel workbooks used to streamline business processes and increase accuracy. *Developed several new applications in C# that were incorporated into the policies and procedures of the business line. *Responded to issues with the applications from users and diagnosed/fixed the issue in a timely manner. *Upgraded all existing applications while business line underwent upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7.

  • Photo Lab Technician

    Costco Wholesale

    January 2007 – November 2013(6 years 10 months)

    *Managed time and prioritized print orders to ensure that all member orders would be completed at the promised time. *Acted as a printer technician and was able to repair printing problems to avoid copious downtime. *Supervised the department for two years with additional duties including: managing breaks and lunches, writing schedules, attending weekly and monthly P & L meetings and handling member complaints.

Education

Languages

  • Spanish

Projects

  • Cool Runnings 2.0

    February 2013 – May 2013

    A web service written in C# to receive information sent via kiosks in stores to centralized databases. Databases were created using Microsoft SQL. Designed and wrote reports for project. The project was completed for Project Management & Practice.

    Team Members (4):
    • Michael Bracken,
    • William Sanders,
    • James Stuzynski,
    • Michael Bracken
  • Jerald The Beaver Teaches Math

    August 2012 – December 2012

    A math drill application intended to teach first graders addition, subtraction and comparisons. The application would allow an admin(teacher) to add, delete, edit students for their class and view Excel, text, and on-screen reports of how the students were doing. Written in C# for Software Engineering.

    Team Members (6):
    • Michael Bracken,
    • James Stuzynski,
    • Michael Bracken,
    • Michael Bracken,
    • Jacob Ruvalcaba,
    • Michael Bracken

Skills & Expertise

  • Angular
  • Computer Science
  • Git
  • Technical Documentation
  • CSS
  • Software
  • Visual C#
  • TypeScript
  • Agile & Waterfall Methodologies
  • C#
  • Photography
  • Databases
  • Digital Photography
  • Entity Framework
  • API Development
  • Programming Concepts
  • REST API
  • Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
  • C++
  • .NET Core
  • Software Engineering
  • Software Development

Courses

California State University-San Marcos

  • Foundations of Finance(FIN302)
  • Computer Systems Analysis & Design(CIS341)
  • Introduction to Networking(CS436)
  • Database Management Systems(CS443)
  • Foundations of Operations Management(OM302)
  • Foundations of Marketing(MKTG302)
  • Introduction to Business Law(BUS202)
  • Chemistry of Life(CHEM312)
  • Bioethics & Medical Ethics(PHIL345)
  • Business Writing(BUS203)
  • Computer Mastery:Java(CS301J)
  • Principles of Macroeconomics(ECON202)
  • Basic Discrete Math(MATH270)
  • Managerial Accounting(ACCT202)
  • Assembly Language & Digital Circuits(CS231)
  • Project Management & Practice(CIS490)
  • Data Structures(CS311)
  • Artificial Intelligence(CS471)
  • Principles of Microeconomics(ECON201)
  • Biology of Coast Environments(BIO336)
  • Computers & Music(MUS302)
  • Foundations of Management(MGMT302)
  • Web Programming(CIS444)
  • Computer Science II(CS211)
  • Financial Accounting(ACCT201)
  • Software Engineering(CS441)
  • Computer Science I(CS111)
  • Operating Systems(CS433)
  • African Nationalism & Independence(HIST375)

Independent Coursework

  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Causes Michael cares about:

  • Animal Welfare
  • Arts and Culture
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Human Rights
  • Disaster and Humanitarian Relief
  • Science and Technology