Alida Hovey

Alida Hovey
5823 Laverne Circle Apt. 8
Baxter, MN 56425 320-808-3651

EDUCATION: College of Saint Benedict, Saint Joseph, Minnesota
Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude in Computer Science
GPA 3.68/4.0 Major GPA 3.75/4.0 Graduation date: May 2015

• MapCores Scholarship: awarded to women in computer science, mathematics, and physics August 2012 – May 2015
• Sand Family Annual Scholarship: awarded to students in computer science or MapCores program August 2014 – May 2015
• 3rd Place at DKC3 Contest: competition consisted of two programming sessions and one word problem session October 2013

Software Developer Ascensus, Brainerd, MN June 2015 – Present
• Report causes and solutions to production issues
• Establish project timelines and resource requirements in agile project meetings
• Collaborate with business analysts, developers, and quality assurance analyst to determine optimal implementation of software
• Create database scripts to match regulations and client needs
• Develop, test, and maintain new and current web applications that meet business requirements

Research Assistant Saint John’s University, Collegeville, MN January 2014 – May 2015
• Generated weekly reports to analyze accuracy of algorithms implemented on bioinformatics data
• Updated reports and documentation for future researchers at Saint John’s University to easily understand and use the data
• Organized and approved bioinformatics data supplied from University of Miami to ensure it met algorithmic standards
• Conducted research by preparing data and developing and preforming computational analysis processes to determine if a
person is at a higher risk for autism based on his or her DNA

Head Teacher Assistant Saint John’s University, Collegeville, MN August 2013 – May 2015
• Trained, managed, and scheduled teacher assistants in the computer science department
• Provided tutoring and guidance to computer science students based upon individual needs and learning styles
• Offered instructional assistance and support to computer science students and teacher assistants

Information Technologies Intern Central Minnesota Credit Union, Melrose, MN June 2013 – August 2013
• Presented resource saving solutions to executives, directors, and managers of the Central Minnesota Credit Union
• Recommended different implementations of Excel macros to save the company assets
• Maintained accurate reports of interviews, catalog of all spreadsheets, and recommendations for better efficiency
• Worked closely with management teams to analyze and consolidate reports used by the credit union

Member Programming Contest Team August 2013 – May 2015
• Efficiently solved complex logic problems in the form of computer programs and written answers with team members

Member Computer Programming Club September 2012 – May 2014
• Developed an IOS and Android bus app for the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University as a team

• Languages: Java, C#, Javascript, JQuery, SQL, HTML, and R
• Agile Software Delivery
• Excel – including Macros, Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint

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