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Nelson Navas

Software Engineer at Xante

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

University of South Alabama

Computer Science

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Background

Summary

- 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.

Experience

Software Engineer

Xante
– 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

TelcoTrek
(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.

Projects

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.

Languages

  1. Spanish

Publications

All You Need to Find Success is Here(Link)

IUniverse
October 2009

A guide to find real success, the kind that is not influenced by the insane expectations that society tries to promote.

Skills

  • 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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Education

University of South Alabama

Masters in Science, Computer Science

Organizations

Toastmasters International

Honors & Awards

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

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