Computer Science Career Talk- October.26th, 2016

Computer Science Career Talk 
October.26th, 2016

On October 26th, 2016 there will be a Computer Science Career Talk for science students/ graduates whereby computer science alumni will speak about what career path they have pursued and how they navigated their job search with a science background.

Tim Oram
Software Developer
Bluedrop Performance Learning

Tim Oram obtained his B.Sc. in Computer Science from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 2014. While attending university he held several positions in the Memorial University of Newfoundland Computer Science Society, including President for two years, and worked full-time as a web application developer with Statusfirm and Bluedrop Performance Learning.

Currently, Tim is working as a Software Developer with Bluedrop Performance Learning where he primarily develops backend systems for an integrated skills management system. He is a founding member of the Computer Technology Society of Newfoundland and Labrador and an advocate for the computer technology sector in the province.

Jamie Goodyear
Apache Software Foundation Member, and Computer Systems Analyst
Savoir Technologies
https://opendaylightsummit2016.sched.org/speaker/jamiegoodyear

Lesley Chard
Digital Designer and Front-end Developer
Target Marketing & Communications

After graduating in 2015 with a B.Sc. in Computer Science and Geography from Memorial University, Lesley now works as a digital designer and front-end developer with Target Marketing & Communications. She has helped build online campaigns and digital marketing tools for Newfoundland & Labrador Tourism, College of the North Atlantic, East Port Properties (ScotiaCentre, 351 Water Street), and Health Canada. During her time at MUN, Lesley served as President of the Computer Science Society and still remains active in the computer technology community of St. John’s.

Mark Stacey
Software Developer
Radient 360

Execuitve Director
Code NL
http://codenl.org/#about

Mark is currently a Software Developer with Radient 360. He previously held a position as a Junior Software Developer with Bell Alliant. He was Treasurer and Vice President of the Computer Science Society at Memorial Uviversity. He was also a Board Member of the Computer Technology Society of Newfoundland and Labrador. He is Co-Founder of Code NL and is currently an Application Developer with Amec Foster Wheeler.

Code NL lobbies the provincial government to improve computer programming education in Newfoundland and Labrador. Every few weeks, Code NL runs a 2-hour code club where they teach introductory programming. Each lesson, attendees will complete a new project to demonstrate the concepts learned. Code NL communicates with government, educators, and other stakeholders to facilitate the conversation around computer science education. They want to get everyone talking about the beauty and fun of computer science.

Contact

Faculty of Science

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000