Sam Trenholme
11835 Carmel Mtn Rd #1304-187,
San Diego, CA 92128
http://samiam.org
https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam-trenholme/

 

Summary
Software developer, web programmer, and support engineer with expertise in Linux/UNIX, software development and testing, IT customer and technical support. Skills include:
  • Lifelong use of computers
  • Extensive C programming experience
  • Extensive UNIX scripting experience
  • Extensive Python experience
  • Professional developer of Javascript, jQuery, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, AJAX, REST, JSON, PHP, and other web design languages
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computational Linguistics, Magna Cum Laude
  • Spanish-language fluency

 

Work Experience
2018 - Present
Confidential
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Dev Ops Engineer
Testing and automation for a large-scale project
  • Assisting with the testing and automated deployment structure for a large software-as-a-service project.
2017 - 2018
Midigator
Dev Ops Engineer
Developing test plans, continuous integration, and test automation
  • Developing test plans, functional tests, and unit tests
  • Setting up continuous integration using Jenkins
  • Using Docker containers to run automated tests
  • Writing automated tests in Python using the Splinter and Selenium frameworks.
  • Using Git, Gitlab, Jira, Confluence, and other collaboration tools
  • Using Amazon cloud virtual servers to test software
2014 - 2017
Synthetic Genomics
Web Software Engineer
Developing, testing, and extending web applications
  • Developing a web portal using Javascript, Bootstrap, AJAX, and jQuery to communicate with a REST back end server
  • Maintaining and updating a backend server using Python, Django (with both sqlite3 and MySQL databases), Virtualenv, among other technologies
  • Made a browser test automation suite to quickly ensure web site functionality
  • Developed and maintain an interactive shopping cart using PHP
  • Using object oriented methodologies to keep code maintainable
  • Using Linux, Apache, nginx, and other technologies to achieve company goals
  • Working with scientists, fellow software engineers, and end customers to give them an optimized experience with our web page
2010 - 2014
Flight Lookup
Applications Engineer
Developed and performed SQA for back-end dynamic web applications
  • Created Python back-end to provide data to web front-end
  • Used Python, Pip, MongoDB, sqlite3, cloud computing, among other technologies
2001 - 2010
MaraDNS
Open-Source Software Developer
Single-handedly created a notable Internet DNS server
  • Designed and implemented an open source program providing a complex Internet service (DNS)
  • The project has a Wikipedia page and a GitHub page
  • Technologies used include: C, Perl, UNIX Shell scripts, and networking
2006 - 2010
Kreston Accounting Puebla
Translator; Computer and IT Support; English Teacher
Translated documents, fixed computers, and provided ESL instruction
  • Translated communications, proposals, and documents from Spanish to English
  • Provided IT support for our office computers
  • Designed course work and taught English to employees
2003 - 2005
California State University, Fresno
Web and Database Developer
Designed and implemented a dynamic web site
  • Made a web page to help linguists research languages which is still online
  • Technologies used: PHP for the dynamic page, MySQL for the database backend

 

Education
2002 - 2005
California State University, Fresno
Bachelor’s degree in Computational Linguistics Magna cum Laude. Distinguished student of the year for the linguistics department.