Resume

Kyle D. Newton

kyle -AT~ n3wt0n ~dot- com

Objective

To obtain a development position that utilizes my passion for electronic entertainment. I’m seeking an employer who understands the benefit of an open source work environment and who may allow me to make a career of writing and directing software that others find both enjoyable and educational.

Skills

Linux and Free, Open-Source Software enthusiast.

Languages: Perl, Java, PHP, SQL, Javascript, VBScript

Operating Systems: Ubuntu/Red Hat/Debian/SUSE Linux, Windows 9x/XP/2000/7, Solaris

Other: HTML, CSS, Javascript, XML, Ajax, JSON, MySQL, WordPress, SVN, Apache, Tomcat, Drupal, PerlTK, SQLite, ASP.net, MS:SQL

Relevant Experience

October 2009 – Present
Independent Contractor – Vernon, British Columbia, Canada
Developing and maintaining products in the article marketing field.

  • Assisted in the launch and have since been improving and maintaining an account and order management system for article marketers.
  • Improving and maintaining WordPress plugins for article marketers.
  • MySQL, Apache Tomcat server with JavaScript customer interface.

September 24, 2007 – June 30, 2009
Willock Information Systems – Vernon, British Columbia, Canada
Junior Developer

  • Programming dynamic web pages using VBScript, SQL queries and Javascript.
  • Assisting in the administration and maintenance of the British Columbia Ministry of Education’s Electronic Exams, Foundation Skills Assessments, and Satisfaction Surveys.
  • SQL Server database administration.

April 2004 – August 2006
University of British Columbia – Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Research Assistant

  • Developed a simulation modeling the dispersal and re-capture of codling moths within Okanagan orchards. The program was developed in Java using the SWARM library.
  • Worked under the supervision of Dr. Rebecca Tyson, Assistant Professor, Mathematical Biology
  • Worked under the guidance of Dr. Howard Thistlewood and Dr. Gary Judd of the Pacific Agri-Food Research Center in Summerland, BC, Canada.

Publications

Mating Rates Between Sterile and Wild Codling Moths (Cydia pomonella) in Springtime: A Simulation Study.
Originally published in “Journal of Theoretical Biology”, September 2008

Education

University of British Columbia, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
BSc Computer Science, 2007

Interests

Game Development, Collaborative Development, Free and Open Source Software, Android Smartphone Development, Web Application Development, Graphic Novels, Horror, Role Playing and Action Games, Nerdcore Hip Hop, Reading, Movies

References available on request

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