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The Enjoyneer. Graduate from Clemson University with a degree in Computer Engineering. Current PhD student at the University of Florida.

Major Skills

Basic Qualifications

Programming Languages Proficiency

Fully proficient in the following programming languages:

  • C

  • C++

  • Java
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Javascript

Experience with Languages

Proficient experience in the following languages or applications:

  • Jenkins
  • Angular
  • Bootstrap
  • Python
  • Linux Shell
  • Bash Scripting
  • Ansible

  • MySQL
  • Sparql

  • VHDL

Microsoft Office, Enterprise Tools, and Documentation

Fully proficient in all tools in the Microsoft Office suite as well as MathWorks MATLAB and Simulink. As well as a proficient skill in technical writing and documentation.

Advanced Skills and Specialties

Advanced Knowledge of Programming Languages

Of the programming languages listed above, I have advanced knowledge, understanding, and problem solving skills in C, C++, and Java.


Knowledge of Advanced Topics

Proficient to advanced knowledge of the following topics:

  • Computer Architecture
  • Electrical Circuit Design and Analysis
  • Basic Electronic Device Design and Analysis
  • Complex Data Structures and Algorithms in C and C++
  • Microcontroller Interfacing and Programming (Specific experience with PIC32 and Raspberry Pi systems)
  • Basic Computer Networking Protocols, including TCP/UDP/IP
  • Computer Network Design and Analysis
  • Signals, Systems, Random Signal Analysis
  • Operating Systems Design for Embedded Devices and General Use Computing

Topics of Personal Specialization

In graduate school I will be focusing on a few specialized topics for my research.

The following topics are my chosen areas of specialization

  • IoT Networking Design and Efficiency
  • IoT Networking Security
  • Large Scale IoT Device Networking Applications
  • Autonomous Vehicle Network Design
  • General Network Security Protocol Design

Current Resume

Education

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University of Florida
2019 - 2024

Currently pursuing my Master's Degree and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Computer Engineering and Network Design and Security. Expected to receive my Master's Degree in 2021 followed by my Doctorate of Philosophy in 2024.


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Clemson University
2015 - 2019

In May of 2019, I received my Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering with a minor in Cybersecurity. Graduated with honors, summa cum laude, as well as I received the Faculty Scholarship Award for completing my degree at Clemson University with a 4.0 cumulative GPA.

Work Experience

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Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Model-Based Systems Engineering Intern/Developer
May 2019 - Current

Worked to create a Web Data Connector for Tableau Desktop and Tableau Server to connect to the Boeing MBSE group's backend MMS database. As well as miscellaneous other development and software tasks. Mainly developed in HTML, CSS, Javascript, and Typescript.


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Clemson University
Undergraduate Researcher
May 2018 - Aug 2018

Undergraduate research assistant under Professor Yongqiang Wang, Ph.D. The research project delved into the viability of GPS signal security through the comparison of individual measurable and predictable GPS signal values such as the Doppler value.


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Nuage Networks from Nokia
Software DevOps Engineering Intern
June 2017 - Aug 2017

Intern with the SDN/SD-WAN company owned by Nokia. Tasks included, but were not limited to, overhaul and redesign of the testing environment for the Metro Automation of Network Installation and Setup product, Jenkins environment testing, development of programs/scripts specifically for dynamically creating VMs managed through OpenStack for testing, as well as aiding in the ongoing evolution of the Metro product through continually testing new code for said Metro product.



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Infrastructure Consulting and Engineering
Engineering Assistant/Intern
May 2016 - Aug 2016

Intern with the engineering firm, ICE. Tasks included, but were not limited to, maintenance of specific project information in Microsoft Excel, aiding in checking calculations for the professional structural engineers, and aiding in implementation of designs into Bentley Microstation.


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Carolina Power Equipment
Mechanic's Assistant
Oct 2013 - Feb 2015

Served as a mechanic's assistant. Performed numerous and various tasks associated with lawn care equipment maintenance.


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Bodyshop Athletics/Topspin Swim and Racquet Club
Pro Shop Front Desk Attendant
Jan 2014 - Aug 2014

Worked in the tennis Pro Shop assisting customers and stringing racquets on weekends.

Contacts and References


Personal: christopherbrant2019@gmail.com

School: cdbrant@ufl.edu

Work: cbrant@enjoyneering.org

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Cell: +1 (803) 767-9292

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Home: 208 Kennebec Ct, Lexington, SC 29072

Office: 946 Center Dr, Gainesville, FL 32611

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References

The Honorable Mac Toole

Representative from District 88

South Carolina House of Representatives

+1 (803) 755-6542

mtoole2@sc.rr.com


J. Preston Felkel, PE

Structural Engineer | SC Structures Group Manager

Infrastructure Consulting and Engineering

+1 (803) 201-9196

preston.felkel@ice-eng.com


Brian Castelli

Metro Team Lead/Software DevOps Engineer

Nuage Networks from Nokia

+1 (919) 538-2374

brian.castelli@nokia.com



Harlan Russell, PhD

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Clemson University

+1 (864) 656-7214

harlanr@clemson.edu


Yongqiang Wang, PhD

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Clemson University

+1 (864) 656-5923

yongqiw@clemson.edu


Bill Glandon

IT&DA Model-Based Systems Engineering Team Lead

The Boeing Company

+1 (843) 641-4133

william.glandon@boeing.com