Unfortunately, I still need JS for some things to work properly. You're welcome to keep it disabled, but the onus is on you if things don't work (I promise I'll get around to fixing it)...

Work Experience

  • Kettle Moraine School District[↗]
    • IT Intern (2013-06 - 2015-08, 2016-05 - 2016-08)
      • Network infrastructure setup and maintenance
      • Windows, Mac, ChromeOS setup, upgrading, and repair
      • Software and OS installation
      • Computer hardware upgrading and maintenance
      • AV equipment installation, setup, and maintenance
  • Iowa State University[↗]
    • Hardware IT Technician (2015-08 - 2016-05)
      • Admin computer acquisition, repair, and restoration
      • Software and OS installation
      • Maintain positive customer relations
    • Engineering Tour Guide (2017-05 - 2017-08)
      • Guide prospective students through each engineering department in the university
      • Field questions about the engineering department and university life as a whole
  • Central Iowa Air Service[↗]
    • Line Service Specialist (2017-05 - 2018-05)
      • Marshal, fuel, and service aircraft
      • Ensure a safe and clean environment for aircraft and personnel
      • Provide grounds maintenance to prevent complications with aircraft
      • Provide detailed records of Jet-A and AVGAS fuel received and sold
  • Rockwell Collins/Collins Aerospace[↗]
    • Platform Systems Engineer (2018-06 - 2021-02)
      • Develop, test, and document avionic systems for the KC-135
      • Work with a team to develop a battlefield awareness subsystem and integrate into the primary avionics
      • Document system dataflows to expose potential points of failure and increase maintainability
  • Self Employment
    • Automated Stock and Security Trading (2020-06 - present)
      • Develop automated trading programs to trade various securities (namely stocks, forex, and crypto)
      • Improve knowledge of financial markets
      • Improve knowledge of Linux, Python3 and networking
    • Residential Remodelling & Renting (2022-01 - present)
      • Learn and apply the principles of framing, electric, plumbing, and mechanical trades in the residential sector to improve a run-down house
      • Rent out the improved building
    • Website Development (2022-07 - present)
      • Develop websites for local businesses and clubs

Education

Iowa State University | 2015-2019

BS Electrical Engineering, minor German

Activities

Proficiencies

  • Hardware
    • Microcontrollers (ATMEGA)
    • Circuit board creation (KiCAD)
    • Computer building
    • Metal working (aluminum, iron)
    • Plastic working (3D printing, HDPE/LDPE recycling)
    • Residential framing
    • Residential electric installation
    • General residential remodeling and rennovation
  • Software
    • html / css / js / php
    • Apache
    • Python, C, C++
    • Linux (Arch, Debian)
    • Windows
    • IBM DOORS, Jama
    • Various word and spreadsheet processors
    • Photoshop (et al)
  • Misc
    • Outdoor survival
    • Money management (investing, taxes, budgeting)

Hobbies

  • Home Improvement & DIY
  • Hiking, climbing, backpacking
  • metal & plastic working
  • Cooking from scratch (fermenting, canning, gardening, etc)
  • Welding
  • 3D printing
  • Photography
  • Math & physics
  • Mushrooms/fungi identification

Casual Interests

  • Flight
  • Music
  • Chemistry
  • Human anatomy & health
  • Psychology
  • Politics
  • Ecology