Sam Rose |


ph: 865.323.6200 |

e: hello@samrose.me

Software Engineer creating experiences for mobile and the web. I'm dedicated to delivering quality software and promoting the discipline of user experience design

Education


University of Tennessee | Knoxville, TN

Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

May 2013 – Dec 2017

GPA 3.88 / 4.00

Experience


IBM |

January 2018 - current

Front End Engineer

Leading engineering and design initiatives on IBM Cloud Private for Data to create an on-premise data platform for enterprise.

Primary responsibilities include front-end performance, design system implementation and release management, interaction design, usability testing, process engineering, and project management.

IBM |

June 2017 - August 2017

Front End Developer

Served as a Front End Developer on an interdisciplinary team of product managers, user researchers, visual designers, and UX specialists to tackle design challenges and craft software product offerings using IBM Design Thinking methods.

Developed the initial full-stack implementations of product offerings as well as serving as a technical consultant throughout the design process.

GitLab |

December 2016 - May 2017

Junior Frontend Engineer

Collaborated with remote team on developing GitLab, an online Git repository manager with a wiki, issue tracking, CI and CD. Required ability to work asynchronously with other developers and designers in different time zones.

Implemented new features into GitLab such as PDF rendering and exporting Issues as CVS. When not working on deliverables, tackled open regressions and bugs related to the front-end.

Cadre5, LLC |

May 2014 - December 2016

Software Engineer

Played key role in development of AngularJS ASP.NET web app for Oak Ridge National Labs. Project involved highly customize UI and responsive design, requiring extensive knowledge of application architecture, component-based layout, and mobile design.

Designed and developed scheduling application for the production of Keurig K-Cups at Keurig Green Mountain factory in Knoxville. Software used custom predictive algorithm to optimize K-Cup production and minimize assembly line overhead.

StudyLoop |

August 2015 - March 2016

Co-founder / Developer

Founded software startup focused on building a collaborative platform for college students to communicate with their classmates. Worked as iOS developer as well as primary Graphic Designer for marketing materials and application user interface.

Participated in a 12 week CodeWorks Accelerator program kick-starting StudyLoop through executive mentorship, investment, financial and legal support. Presented StudyLoop business investment pitch to a panel of Angel Investors.

Web Dev |

May 2009 - December 2015

Freelance Web Developer

As a high school student, designed and developed websites, animation and videos for clients in Knoxville, Oak Ridge, Nashville, and Orlando. Provided design support as a subcontractor on projects for two Knoxville marketing companies.

Technical Overview


Languages

HTML / CSS / JS

Python

Ruby

Swift

SQL

C++

Frameworks

Vue

React

Angular

Redux / Vuex

Rails

Django

Tooling

Git

Webpack

CI / CD

Kubernetes

Docker

Design

Sketch

Web Animation

Design Systems

Interaction Design

Interests

Machine Learning

Data Visualization

Process Design

Agile

Awards and Honors


Min Kao Scholar Electrical / Computer Engineering

Dean's List all semesters

Eta Kappa Nu Honors Society

Salutatorian – Roane County High School Class of 2013