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Nelson Navas

Software Engineer at Xante

Mobile, Alabama Area
Computer Software
  1. Toastmasters International,
  2. Mentor Graphics,
  3. University of South Alabama
  1. University of South Alabama
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University of South Alabama

University of South Alabama

Computer Science

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- Advanced applications developer, using various programming languages such as C++, C#, Java, .NET, WPF, PHP, Javascript, MySQL. The main focus is the development of graphical imaging applications (raster and vector graphics).
- Project management.
- Web site creation and administration using Joomla, Wordpress, and MySQL.
- Internet marketing and social media management.
- Public speaking. Experience speaking to various organizations, colleges and groups.
- Fluent in Spanish.


Software Engineer

– Present (4 years 7 months)

- Software development and maintenance
- Research and implementation of technology and standards

Division Governor for Division D, District 77

Toastmasters International
(1 year)

- Promote the benefits that Toastmasters International offer to its members.
- Manage 5 areas and over twenty clubs in Southern Alabama and Eastern Mississippi.
- Ensure that the members in the division are achieving their educational goals.

Software engineer

Mentor Graphics
(6 years 8 months)

Development and maintenance of EDGE Development Suite.

Part-time faculty

University of South Alabama
(10 months)

- Instructor for introduction to cumputer applications

Club President

Toastmasters Club 2837
(1 year)

- Lead the club executive team toward the achievement of the goals specified in the distinguished club program.
- Promote the club to the public.
- Represent the club at district events.

Software Development Manager

(1 year)

Design and development of a desktop application for asset tracking using GPS technology. Responsibilities included:
- Feasability and technology evaluation
- UX desing
- Project scheduling and management
- Promotion / training at customer sites

Software Developer

Mobille Community Corrections Center
(2 years 1 month)

* Expanded existing software to track case information. Used Visual Basic, SQL Server and Crystal Reports
* Designed and implementation of software to run a kiosk machine using Visual Basic and voice interface. The software was able to collect money and update payments in database

Systems analyst and developer

Johnson Controls
(6 years 4 months)

Designed and developed several information systems for manufacturing and administration: Purchases, Inventory, Payroll, and Accounting.


Toastmasters District Conference Chair

- Coordinate with the different conference committees the tasks to be accomplished before the conference.
- Communicate weekly with the committee chair to evaluate status of tasks.
- Communicate with the site management team to ensure facilities are set up for the conference.
- Ensure that presenters have everything they need.
- Help and motivate team members to accomplish their goals.


  1. Spanish


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  • Software Development
  • MySQL
  • SQL
  • HTML
  • HTML5
  • CSS
  • Visual Studio
  • Git
  • Project Management
  • C++
  • C#
  • Android Development
  • Java
  • Visual Basic
  • Embedded Systems
  • PHP
  • Windows
  • C
  • Web Development
  • Subversion
  • .NET
  • Database Design
  • WPF
  • Device Drivers
  • Public Speaking
  • XML
  • Programming
  • Eclipse
  • OOP
  • Microsoft Office
  • WinForms
  • GDI+
  • Databases
  • JavaScript
  • Spanish
  • Spanish Translation
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University of South Alabama

Masters in Science, Computer Science


Toastmasters International

Honors & Awards

Toastmasters District 77, Area 14 Governor, 2007-2008
Toastmasters District 77, Division D Governor, 2009-2010

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