JoeKurokawa

Education

Georgia Institute of Technology

Current M.S. Computer Science

Professional Masters Program, Part-time

University of Illinois at Springfield

2017 - 2018 M.S. Computer Science

Attended, Relavent Coursework: Object Oriented Programming, Software Design, Data Structures and Algorithms, and Operating Systems.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2008 - 2012 B.S. Civil Engineering

Specialized in Transportation Engineering. Researched performance characteristics of Rail Track under Freight Traffic.

Experience

Technology Engineering Intern

Sept 2018 - Current Norfolk Southern Railway

  • Worked with the DevOps team to help manage servers.
  • Automated Linux servers through Ansible.
  • Learned about containerization with Docker.

Software Engineer Intern

Jul 2018 - Sept 2018 BovControl

  • Developed a mobile application in React Native for a major food company used by thousands of farmers.
  • Developed a web dashboard in React and Redux using best practices, which increased the reusability, reliability, and readability of components for other developers.
  • Worked with Scrum Methodology to deliver under a tight deadline with a team of developers.

Software Engineer (Consultant)

Feb 2018 - May 2018 blkdat.com

  • Developed a dashboard for a data collection service using JavaScript.
  • Enabled customers to easily call historical data and analytics for digital currencies.
  • Integrated with React and Redux frameworks to develop modular code and performant UI. Improved performance of AJAX requests and graph render by four seconds.

Field Engineer

2017 Flatiron Construction

  • Engineering, construction management, estimating and proposals for government roadway and wastewater treatment projects.
  • Wrote VBA code in Excel for designing storm water systems, which reduced time to do calculations manually.

Engineering Supervisor

2012 - 2016 BNSF Railway

  • Planned, Coordinated, and executed capital maintenance activity in rail, ties, and ballast in the efficient, safe and economical performance of their duties. Construction management and observation.

Industry Tools

Github

Front End Development

Agile

NPM

MVC

RESTful API

Test Driven Development

Linux

Databases

Bash Shell Scripting

Ansible

Docker

Coding Skills

JavaScript

Java

Ruby

React

Redux

Rails

HTML

CSS

jQuery

TDD

Heroku

R

SQL

Digital Ocean

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