A doctorate student in pure mathematics at the Université du Québec à Montréal; currently seeking a part-time position as a mathematics tutor, banker, or PHP developer. You can view my linked in profile or download a pdf version of my resume below.

Work Experience

Director of Applied Technology - volunteer

Delta Lambda Phi

June 2010 - June 2015
  • Developed a membership directory and event registration website using codeigniter, SASS, git and MySQL.
  • Transferred data from an outdated MySQL schema to a more modern approach.
  • Designed and implemented an algorithm for a competition in order to calculate a winner based on different parameters an individual might possess.
  • Created a script that analyses questionnaire submissions and calculates word and phrase frequency with certain words and phrases excluded.

PHP Developer

Better Edge Technology

July 2012 - September 2013 Chandler, AZ
  • Managed a portfolio of different websites using codeigniter and wordpress.
  • Created an automated PDF report generator for available houses based on search parameters of users.

PHP Developer - Consultant

Spring Studio

June 2012 - December 2012 San Francisco, CA
  • Developed a prototype for an iPhone app for a major bank using jQuery.
  • Added functionality and developed mobile friendly websites.

Software Engineer

Bright.com (now part of LinkedIn.com)

September 2011 - May 2012 San Francisco, CA
  • Helped develop a resume parsing system which took data from a resume and integrated it into the user's profile.
  • Collaborated on creating a video game for recruitment purposes.
  • Worked with interactions between SOLR and MySQL in order to produce faster query results.
  • Created a job daemon to handle all back-end jobs which used PHP to interact with bash.

PHP Developer

QuinStreet

October 2010 - August 2011 Foster City, CA
  • Devised a data manipulation application where we transferred and reformatted data from the US government on US education institutions into our MySQL database.
  • Managed 130+ websites by merging the codebase into a more cohesive structure.
  • Created a javascript based coverflow similar to that found in previous versions of iTunes.
  • Led an effort to begin basic testing standards by developing Selenium scripts for our QA.

Senior PHP Developer

Spring Studio

December 2008 - September 2010 Sausalito, CA
  • Developed PHP applications for numerous Yahoo store merchants such as WYSIWYG emailers, product review systems, and shopping cart recovery system
  • Created javascript programs using jQuery and mootools to improve user experience while browsing the store.
  • Began work on a javascript framework.
  • Implemented clean, cross-browser compatible websites.
  • Developed in-house applications using Visual Basic to increase our performance and speed.

Education

Université du Québec à Montréal

PhD in Mathematics

2015 - Present Montréal, Canada

University of Manchester

MSc in Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Logic

2013 - 2014 Manchester, UK

University of Leeds

Study Abroad, Mathematics

2007 - 2008 Leeds, UK

University of California, Davis

BS, Mathematics

2004 - 2008 Davis, CA

Université du Québec à Montréal

Ph.D. Mathematics

2015 - Present Montréal, Canada

In Progress

University of Manchester

MSc in Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Logic

2013 - 2014 Manchester, UK

Taught Portion: 78.33% (1st, A)
Expected Result: 1st (A)

  • Became the first masters student to present in discrete seminar with a topic entitled 'Coxeter groups and noncrossing partition graphs'.
  • Completed a project on crystallographic root systems and their evolution from Lie algebras.
  • Represented the pure mathematics students as a representative on the postgrad student staff liaison board.
  • Currently completing my dissertation on the combinatorics of Coxeter groups.

University of Leeds

Study Abroad, Mathematics

2007 - 2008 Leeds, UK

Result: 2:1 (B+)

  • Completed a project on the isomitries of non-Euclidean geometries.
  • Choreographed and participated in a modern dance routine for Dance Expose society for their annual show.

University of California, Davis

BS, Mathematics

2004 - 2008 Davis, CA

Result: 3.4 GPA (1st)

  • Led my social fraternity to double in size as president.
  • Participated in honours physics program in which out of over 100 starting students only 11 of us remained at the end.

Technical Skills

I have 7 years of experience as a PHP developer, giving me advanced knowledge in PHP, MySQL, SASS, Javascript and frontend work. Within those languages I have also worked regularly with codeigniter, cakePHP, jquery and mootools. For version control, I have good working knowledge in git and experience with svn and perforce.

Interests & Activities

Societies: My main external interests lie in dance. As a member of the Manchester dance society from 2013-2014, we travelled to various English cities to compete with a contemporary dance routine which we choreographed. We received 1st and 2nd place in most competitions including winning best choreography in Liverpool. I am currently part of a contemporary dance troupe in Montréal.