Benjamin Mertz

Ben Mertz
Hutchinson, Minnesota
Machine Vision Software Engineer at Hutchinson Technology Inc.

Junior-level machine vision software developer with 3.5 years experience in parallel and memory-
intensive programming for automated defect detection. I’ve grown to love the challenge of analyzing
images for defects and analyzing data trends, and am continually amazed at how a system with so
many moving parts can perform so well.

I was able to wear many hats as a software developer at TDK – HTI. I designed and maintained highly
paralleled code for one particular machine that had 9 PCs and 40 processors on each PC. I also had
the opportunity to develop an application that generated synthetic images from CAD on the same
machine for use in inspection. In addition, I picked up skills in Microsoft and Oracle databases such
as querying using T-SQL and PL/SQL and using stored procedures.

I love developing in C# and the Visual Studio environment, but am always open to learning new
languages and would like to explore web development or other programming fields as well. Currently
looking for a new company to call home.

Machine Vision Engineer | Software Developer at Machine Vision, Automated Inspection, Image
Processing, .NET Software Development
August 2018 – Present (2 months)
• 3+ years experience in machine vision software development; skilled in parallel programming
and defect detection. Defect data trend/analysis applications for machine vision also maintained.
Flexible and skilled in handling multiple projects simultaneously. Experience presenting project
details to coworkers and upper management.

• Experience with Microsoft and Oracle databases. Familiarity with T-SQL (MS) and P/SQL
(Oracle) query languages and using stored procedures.

• Fluent in C#, experience with C++/C and JavaScript/HTML. Currently studying Python, Ruby, and
CSS to round out skills.

• I look forward to continuing a career in software development, whether programming for process
machines or possibly web development. I am flexible and love to learn about new languages and

• Contact me at (320)-290-9276 or via email at

Machine Vision Software Developer at Hutchinson Technology Inc.
January 2015 – August 2018 (3 years 8 months)

Saint Cloud State University
Bachelor of Science – BS, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2009 – 2014
Activities and Societies: IEEE, Piano lessons
Ben Mertz
Hutchinson, Minnesota
Machine Vision Software Engineer at Hutchinson Technology Inc.


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