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Nicholas Nguyen


Previous positions

  • Software Engineer Internship at by raw engineering
  • Technical Services at Sonoma State Tech Services


Sonoma State University, Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Computer Science




A Sonoma State University Computer Science graduate. Currently working for Arrowhead Wholesale Insurance as a Software Engineer, developing an Java Enterprise Software to automate the workflow of brokers and underwriters. On the side, i am a freelance videographer specializing in outdoor film, music festivals and weddings. I love adventure and try to find time to travel and explore while documenting my experiences.


  • Software Engineer

    Arrowhead Wholesale Insurance Services, LLC

    November 2016 – Present(2 years 11 months)San Diego

    Arrowhead Wholesale Insurance Services, LLC was founded in 2005 with an entrepreneurial spirit and a nimble approach in mind, allowing for adaptability and ingenuity in an ever changing insurance industry. We have access to over 100 markets and the capability to write on both Admitted and Non-Admitted paper for all lines of business. – Developing an Java Enterprise Insurance Web Application to automate insured policies, utilizing MySQL, SQL Server, Java, Struts2 and JSP/Javscript. – Implemented optimization and platform necessities to speed up the process of our backend API calls. – Built a Java CRM for ITD Insurance Agency – Automated monthly fiscal and business reports for both Accounting and Business use.

  • Freelance Videographer & Photographer


    July 2016 – Present(3 years 3 months)San Diego

    – Freelance videographer creating a constant stream of cinematography, film, and graphic design on social medias for both personal and business use. – I film everything from travel films to commercials and Music Festivals to Weddings.

  • Software Engineer Internship by raw engineering

    June 2015 – November 2015(5 months)San Francisco Bay Area

    With, companies benefit from tomorrow’s technology – today.’s mission is to fast-track innovation for its customers at the intersection of mobile, web and the Internet of Things (IoT), and to create business value by applying its award winning products.’s digital solutions and services are trusted by the world’s most innovative startups, leading Fortune 500 companies and governments around the world to provide a new generation of realtime, engaging experiences. – Developing an orchestra of API integration and connection, known as Flow. – Working intensively with Node.js – Created API service integrations, bug filing, documentation. – Contributed to developing an on-boarding process and pushing out the beta phase.

  • Technical Services

    Sonoma State Tech Services

    November 2014 – May 2015(6 months)


  • Sonoma State University

    Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Computer Science

    2012 – 2016

    Activities and Societies

    SSU Men’s Club Volleyball, Phi Delta Theta, SSU Computer Science Club


  • English

    Native or bilingual proficiency


  • 5 Lessons Learned as a First-Time Software Engineering Intern

    June 2015

    Authors (1):
    • Nicholas Nguyen

Skills & Expertise

  • Event Planning
  • Leadership
  • JavaScript
  • Python
  • Microsoft Office
  • C++
  • Mathematics
  • Programming


Sonoma State University

  • Python Programming
  • Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Calculus I
  • Intro to Linux/Unix
  • C++ Programming
  • Operating Systems
  • Computer Organization
  • Software Design
  • Statistics
  • Database Design
  • Discrete Mathematics & Applications

Honors & Awards

  • Dean’s List


    August 2013

    Dean’s list for the semester.


  • Phi Delta Theta Fraternity

    Social Chairmen, Rush Chairmen, DJ

    August 2014 – Present

  • SSU Men’s Volleyball Club

    Treasurer, Team Captain

    August 2012 – Present

    Took 2nd nationally at 2015 Nationals.

  • Sonoma State Computer Science Club


    January 2015 – Present

Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Board Member

    Phi Delta Theta Fraternity

    October 2014Health