Cody Erekson

Cody Erekson

Software Engineer

Summary

Quality driven web application developer with a proven ability to solve complex problems. Skilled in implementing cutting-edge technologies and utilizing resources in the most effective manner possible. Motivated to maintain high programming standards, always utilizing Object Oriented Programming methods and adhering to standards compliant practices. Highly skilled with PHP, MySQL, Javascript, HTML, CSS, Apache, Linux, and the Android mobile operating system. Interested in learning new skills and programming languages to remain at the forefront of internet technologies, as well as actively developing new systems and applications that utilize those technologies.

Work Experience

UK2 Group, Inc. Link

September 2009 - Present

Software Engineer

  • Develop and maintain enterprise-level web hosting systems.
  • Work with both customer-facing and backend server-side applications.
  • Use various project management utilities and code repositories to track and maintain assigned tasks and coordinate projects with coworkers.

Technical Support

  • Performed troubleshooting for internet web hosting accounts; specifically investigated problems pertaining to email services, Apache web service, and various web related programming languages.
  • Interacted with clients through telephone, live chat, and an email-based ticketing system.
  • Monitored performance and general health of Linux servers from a remote location; escalated severe problems and outages to data center administrators.

Chill'Em Studios Link

December 2011 - Present

Founder / Lead Developer

  • Founded the independent development studio Chill'Em Studios.
  • Utilized Eclipse IDE and the Android APK to design and develop unique mobile apps for the Android mobile operating system.
  • Distributed software using Google Play, and marketed using a variety of methods including social media and paid advertising.

Presto Products Company Link

July 2008 - September 2009

Multi-Process Line Worker

  • Monitored technical process controls to ensure consistent production speeds.
  • Adjusted process specifications to meet quality requirements.
  • Cross-trained in multiple departments in order to be able to meet production and labor demands.

Nightmare Productions

September 2006 - November 2008

Partner / Consultant

  • Designed and assembled outdoor haunted house attraction at Sherwood Hills Resort.
  • Manufactured simple hand-operated animatronics as well as complex automated devices.
  • Implemented lighting and outdoor wiring across 40 acres of forest.
  • Hired and trained a cast and support crew of 30-40 members each year.

Futures Through Choices, Inc.

May 2003 - June 2008

Assistant Program Coordinator

  • Trained new employees to implement behavior modification programs and fill out daily evaluations and behavior tracking.
  • Tracked employee performance and performed daily paperwork audit.
  • Performed weekly petty cash audits and spending account reviews.

Habilitative Trainer

  • Implemented daily living skills training for developmentally disabled individuals.
  • Assisted residents with accessing community resources.
  • Supervised residents in performing their daily employment duties.

Telecrafter Services

August 2007 - April 2008

Cable Installer

  • Contracted with Comcast to install residential cable services including television, telephone, and internet.
  • Installed and configured local area networks to work properly with cable internet service.
  • Repaired and diagnosed residential cable service complications.

Key Skills

  • PHP
  • Javascript
  • MySQL
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Java
  • Bash
  • Linux OS
  • Android OS

Education

Bridgerland Applied Technology College

1998-2001

C++ Programming 1

Certified Novell Administration

A+ Hardware

3D Modeling and Animation

Electronic Fundamentals


Sky View High School

1998-2000

High School Diploma

Participated in Multimedia Design Academy, a 2-year concurrent-enrollment course studying various design principles ranging from beginning web design elements to 3d rendering techniques.