Ryan Pendleton

I'm a software engineer from Orem, UT. I love learning, solving problems, and developing reliable software that fulfills the needs of the people who use it. I find great satisfaction in knowing I can improve the lives of those around me while doing something I love.

Education

Utah Valley University Bachelor of Science, Computer Science Graduated May 2017 Magna Cum Laude – 3.86 GPA

Utah County Academy of Sciences Accelerated (Early College) STEM High School Graduated May 2014 High Honors – 3.83 GPA

Skills and Interests

Skills

  • iOS, macOS, and Linux development
  • Full-stack web development
  • Computer Science theory

Languages

  • Proficient in: C, C++, D, Objective-C, Swift, PHP, HTML, (S)CSS, JavaScript, SQL
  • Experienced in: Bash, C#, Go, Java, MATLAB, TypeScript
  • Exposure to: Assembly, Lua, ML, Python, Rust

Interests

  • compiler construction
  • embedded development
  • education

Work Experience

iOS Developer II @ Verisk (Xactware)

Jul '17 - Present

Technologies: C#, Objective-C, Swift, Xamarin

Developed Xactimate for iOS, an app that assists professionals with estimation in the property insurance, remodeling and restoration industries. Xactimate allows users to quickly and accurately estimate the cost of projects by collecting structure diagrams, loss information and relevant project and content costs.

SI Leader and Tutor @ Utah Valley University

Aug ’15 - May ’17

Planned and led supplemental instruction sessions for Data Structures and Algorithms, occasionally instructing classes when the professor was unable to. Assisted students with various Computer Science courses ranging from freshman through senior level. Among others, my assigned courses included Advanced C++ Development, Analysis of Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, Data Structures and Algorithms, and Operating Systems Theory.

Software Developer (Contractor) @ Parakeet

May ’15 - Sep ’16

Technologies: Swift, C++, Go, Linux, HTML, SCSS, TypeScript, AMD, Gulp, Python

Designed and developed websites, native mobile apps, and embedded systems for home automation. Projects included the development of the company public facing website, the design and development of an iOS app used to configure IoT devices via Bluetooth LE, and various development improvements to an embedded Linux system.

Software Developer (Contractor) @ Infuse Medical

Feb ’13 - Jun ’16

Technologies: C, Objective-C, SQLite, AWS, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AMD, Gulp, PHP, Node.js

Developed iOS and web apps to assist well known (Fortune 500) medical companies with employee and customer training, sales, marketing, and other in-house needs. Occasionally developed accompanying REST APIs. Apps varied from simple informational kiosks to apps with the ability to locally process large datasets while offline. Several of the apps that I developed and worked on were awarded Gold and Silver Awards from MM&M (Medical Marketing and Media) and Horizon Interactive Awards.

Software Developer @ Christa McAuliffe Space Education Center

Aug ’09 - Sep ’15

Technologies: C, C++, Objective-C, TCP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP

Designed, developed, and maintained a macOS platform used to create educational spaceship simulators for a local Utah company. The platform provided a networked real-time push database, a plugin-based architecture, and a development SDK. The resulting system was used to create and direct "space missions" designed to teach math, science, and collaboration skills in both youth and adult groups.

Other Contract Projects

Aug ’09 - Present

Technologies: C, C++, D, Objective-C, Swift, AWS, PHP, HTML, (S)CSS, JavaScript, AMD, Gulp

Designed, developed, and maintained macOS, iOS and web apps for various companies.