Sample Resume: Software Engineer

DAVID WILLIAMS, SCJP
225 Dice Way New York, NY 11103 000-000-0000 dwilliams@dice.com

Talented software engineer with expert development, analytical,
and communication skills

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5 years of experience developing software throughout lifecycle, from identifying requirements to QA/QC and debugging. Proven background completing projects on time and under budget.
  • Expert technical skills in Java development and Object-Oriented Analysis. Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP).
  • Strong database development experience with SQL servers in enhancing user access and GUI design.
  • Superior analytical, time management, and problem-solving skills. Work well at all business levels.

TECHNICAL SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Languages: Java, JavaScript, C, C++, C#, HTML, XML
Software: JBuilder, Visual Cafe, Microsoft Office Suite, Rational Rose
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP, Linux, UNIX
Databases: Microsoft SQL, MySQL
Certification: Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP)
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
ABC Company, New York, NY
2005 – Present
Software Engineer II for leading technology company.
  • Lead software engineering efforts for sales and marketing applications using Java and XML, maximizing company’s productivity and profitability through cutting-edge programs.
  • Perform requirements analysis, design, development, implementation, testing, and maintenance; modify and upgrade existing programs when necessary.
  • Created system to register, track, and resolve tickets and bugs to maximize end user experience and functionality of new application interfaces. Reduced user complaints by 65%.
  • Prepare and present software development plans and test plans/reports to ensure projects are completed on time and on budget.
  • Help train junior software engineers in design, development, implementation, and testing phases.
DFG Company, New York, NY
2003 – 2005
Software Engineer for successful retail business.
  • Analyzed application prototypes and suggested solutions, saving company significant costs in potential redesign and manufacturing efforts.
  • Developed applications in C++ for sales and marketing, accounting, and inventory management departments. Collaborated with department heads to create functionality specs and user interface.
  • Instrumental in ecommerce Website redesign, including registration and shopping cart applications, within 8-month time period. Project was completed on time and under budget.
  • Used Java to create interface to Microsoft SQL database, enhancing access and GUI design.
HJK Company, New York, NY
2002 – 2003
Software Programmer for major media corporation.
  • Promoted from junior programmer after 6 months due to exemplary project results. Named “Employee of the Month,” January 2003.
  • Assisted in all phases of development lifecycle, including software evaluations and user support.
  • Communicated with all business levels, as well as external partners and vendors, during requirements analysis and testing phases.
EDUCATION
State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (2002)

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