Megan Avery

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About Me

I spend my time coding, helping others code and hanging out with my husband. I love computer science for the challenge it presents but also the creativity it allows me to have in my solutions.

Specifics

Name:
Megan Avery

Age:
20 years old

Location:
Austin, Texas

Education

University of Texas @ Austin

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Graduating: May 2016
GPA 3.98

Experience

University of Texas

Austin, Tx

August 2014 - Present

Undergraduate TA
Assisting Dr. Alison Norman with Principles of Computer Science

  • Lead discussion sections
  • Hold office hour to assist students with large scale operation systems projects
  • Grade coding projects and exams

Union Pacific
RailRoad - IT

Austin, Tx

May 2014 - August 2014

Summer Intern
Added chat functionality to an internal application used by Union Pacific employees and migrated a portion of the website into AngularJS.

Accomplishments:

  • Became familair with an existing code base and learned how to work with legacy code more effectively
  • Chat functionality was released into production during internship
  • Learned AngularJS

University of Texas

Austin, Tx

August 2013 - December 2013

Undergraduate TA
Assisted Dr. Nandakumar with Intro to Computer Programming

  • Held office hours in the lab to help students with code
  • Graded exams and coding projects
  • Held review sessions for midterms and the fnal
  • Proctored exams

The Home Depot
Data Center

Austin, Tx

August 2014 - Present

Web Developer: Summer Intern
Developed and maintained a dynamic internal web page from scratch with the ability to upload, view, compare and trend the web page performance test results.

Accompishments:

  • Learned new programming techniques and languages
  • Designed Mongo Database entries
  • Wrote Python script for mining data to display with test results

Projects

PintOS

Spring 2014

Expanded an existing C code base with partners to fully implement a toy OS with:

  • Priortity scheduling
  • Argument passing on the stack
  • System calls for user programs
  • Virtual Memory
  • Multi-level indexed file system

Skills

Programming Languages

Java, Python, Perl, C

Web Design

HTML, JavaScript, JSP, Spring Framework, Maven, Servlets, JQuery, AngularJS

Database Systems

MongoDB

Server Products

Apache Tomcat

Activities

Women in Computer Science (WICS)

TIP Scholar Program

Nell Dale Mentor Program: Mentor

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