I'm Matthew Lanier: a software engineer, a former teacher, and a lifelong learner. I have a passion for innovation and for using technology to solve real-world problems.

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Work Experience

Software Engineer II (2016-Present)
Software Engineer I (2014-2016)
Pioneer Telecommunications - Kingfisher, OK (2014 - Present)

Designing and developing web apps, mobile apps, and APIs on the Microsoft stack to improve and enhance billing systems, service orders, and internal operations. Primary technologies include C#, Xamarin, ASP.NET (MVC 4-5), and SQL Server 2012/16 as well as front-end technologies such as HTML/CSS, jQuery, AJAX, and JSON.

Application Developer Intern
American Century Investments - Kansas City, MO (2013)

Developed server and web applications using Java, the Spring framework, and front-end languages (HTML/CSS and JavaScript) in an Agile development environment.

Secondary English Teacher
Penabur International School - Jakarta, Indonesia (2011-2012)

Taught English to secondary school students, conducted oral IGCSE exams, designed and implemented TOEFL training for upper secondary classes, coordinated English training for Indonesian staff, and took part in various extracurricular activities and events.

English Teacher
Wall Street Institute - Jakarta, Indonesia (2008-2009, 2010-2011)

Taught English (ESL) to high school-aged and adult students in a variety of settings, implemented TOEFL training, and conducted speaking and listening examinations.

English Teacher
English First - Jakarta, Indonesia (2007-2008)

Taught English to students ranging in age from the pre-K level to adults. Subjects included general ESL, Business English, and TOEFL. Conducted entrance examinations and developed school resources.

Education

B.S. in Computer Science - 2014
Southwestern Oklahoma State University

PGC in English Studies - 2012
University of Nottingham

B.A. in English - 2007
University of Kansas

Awards
Magna Cum Laude (SWOSU, 2014)
PGC with Distinction (Nottingham, 2012)
Honors in English (Kansas, 2007)

Skills & Knowledge

Languages & Frameworks

ASP.NET, C#, Entity, HTML/CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, MVC, Python, SQL, Web API, Xamarin

Databases

DB2, SQL Server 2012/16, SQLite

Platforms

Android & iOS, Cloud PaaS (AWS, OpenShift, Heroku), Linux, Windows

Spoken Languages

English (native), Indonesian (intermediate)

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