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MARTIN BROWN 1230 Conklin St.

25, Tallahassee, FL 32310


985.276.9601 | brown.k.martin@gmail.com

EDUCATION
 M.S. Software Engineering Florida A&M University GPA 3.9 08/08 – 08/10
 B.S. Computer Information Science Florida A&M University GPA 3.6 Graduated 04/06

PUBLICATIONS
 Brown, M., (2009), A Simulation of parallel testing for large-scale data applications. Symposium on
Computing at Minority Institutions, April 2009. (ADMI ’09)
 Chi, H., Jones, E. L., Evans, D. W., and Brown, M. (2006). Generating test data for specification-based
tests via quasirandom sequences. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, May 2006

RESEARCH
Thesis Research Florida A&M University Tallahassee, FL 12/09 – 08/10
 Identify prospects for thesis committee
 Conduct research on and install tools for the Java Modeling Language
 Developed timeline for master’s thesis deliverables
 Submitted Work in Progress paper to ACMSE 2010

Intro to Research Course Florida A&M University Tallahassee, FL 08/09 – 12/09


 Conduct research on using parallel computing to accelerate software testing
 Utilize the university’s library resources to find books, journals, and other material on parallel
software testing
 Follow a guide that teaches to quickly extract information from a technical paper
 Participate in a mock conference review, make judgments about the relative value of a research
paper, write evaluations, and rewrite existing papers using textbook guidelines
 Write survey papers, present on parallel software testing and its challenges

Undergraduate Research Assistant Florida A&M University Tallahassee, FL 08/05 – 12/05


 Conducted research on automated specification-based testing using decision tables
 Prepared presentations on software testing methods
 Generated test cases for sample payroll program using various random number generators and
analyzed results
 Coauthored Generating Test Data for Specification-Based Tests via Quasirandom Sequences

TEACHING
Teaching Assistant Florida A&M University Tallahassee, FL 08/09 – 05/10
 Provide students with practical experience in Fundamentals of Programming with C++ and UNIX
 Assist students with completion of programming assignments
 Ensure that required software is operational in the CIS laboratory
 Grade student programming assignments

Lab Assistant Florida A&M University Tallahassee, FL 06/09 – 08/09


 Prepared detailed lab instructions for the Digital Forensics course
 Installed necessary software in the laboratory and prepared each computer for experiments
 Assisted students during lab sessions

Tutor Florida A&M University Tallahassee, FL 01/05 – 04/06


 Tutored Discrete Mathematics, Fundamentals of Programming in C++, Data Structures, Java
 Helped students understand programming assignments
 Assisted students with the design and debugging of programs
WORK EXPERIENCE
Campus Ambassador Sun Microsystems Tallahassee, FL 11/08 – 05/10
 Sun Microsystems Outstanding Campus Ambassador for the month of February 2009
 Organize tech demos and hands-on activities with the latest innovative and open technologies such
as Java, OpenSolaris, MySQL and NetBeans
 Point fellow students to valuable resources such as free web-based courses and special certification
programs for students
 Connect students at my university with a global community of student developers all participating in
Sun's open source student communities
 Work with professors to promote integrating open source technologies into their curricula

Web Dev Supervisor Florida A&M University Tallahassee, FL 06/09 – 09/09


 Interviewed prospective interns to assist in the development of the FAMU CIS alumni system
 Assisted in the design of the employee training manual
 Provided hands-on training to new hires in BugTracker.NET
 Developed software requirements specification document
 Distributed tasks to members of the web development team
 Contributed to team meetings by giving status reports, making recommendations for improvement

Graduate Assistant Florida A&M University Tallahassee, FL 10/08 – 08/09


 Assisted in the development of screen recording software which allows faculty to record their
lectures, which are automatically uploaded to our video server
 Created a website for faculty to edit uploaded multimedia learning resources and post links to other
resources
 Allowed students to search and download lecture videos on the website

IT Technician MVG Technology St. Martin 01/08 – 08/08


 Troubleshooted computer hardware/software issues and made recommendations to customers
 Repaired and replaced desktop/laptop components and peripherals
 Set up networks and resolved networking and internet connectivity issues
 Recommended software to management in order to resolve issues more efficiently
 Recovered data, passwords, and Windows user profiles; removed malware; improved computer
performance

Software Programmer Access Consultants St. Martin 07/07 – 01/08


 Assisted in the development of Labor and Social Affairs applications for island governments
 Introduced and developed Visual Basic 6 class modules which resulted in more structured
programming
 Accelerated and enhanced client database maintenance by producing more organized transaction
logs and automating the update process
 Improved development procedures by recommending bug tracking and version control systems
 Created test plans and conditions; performed functional and structural testing; boundary value
analysis, high order and volume testing
 Reported, analyzed and resolved system defects and made recommendations for improvements
 Developed a PHP/MySQL application that allowed project files to be shared online based on user
permissions

Software Engineer Web Scribble Solutions Troy, NY 06/06 – 05/07


 Assisted in the development of social networking and media store applications using object oriented
PHP and MySQL
 Generated dynamic pages containing forms (using XML); validated form data as well as file uploads
and made the necessary database transactions
 Interacted with customers by assisting them with product features and website issues, and keeping
them up to date on new features and bug fixes
 Performed maintenance by developing plug-ins, updating websites via FTP, and keeping wiki
containing version history of software and class documentation up-to-date

TECHNICAL SKILLS
 Programming Java, PHP, C#, C++, C, SQL, CSS, DHTML, XML, JavaScript, AJAX, C Shell, MPI
 Database MySQL, MSSQL, Apache Derby
 Collaboration SVN, CVS, SourceSafe
 Operating Systems OpenSolaris, Ubuntu, UNIX , Windows

AWARDS
 Medtronic Graduate Fellowship (2009 - 2010)
 Sun Certified Java Programmer for the Java Platform, Standard Edition 5 (2009)
 Placed first at the ADMI Symposium on Computing at Minority Institutions (2009)
 Winner of the 2006 ACM Programming Competition (2006)
 Leader of the Springhill Road Church of Christ College Ministry (2005 - 2006)
 Inducted into the Golden Key International Honour Society (2006)
 Dean’s List (2004 – 2006)
 Inducted into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (2003)

ORGANIZATIONS
 Sun Microsystems Open Source University Meetup, 2008 - 2010
 Frequent guest speaker for Association for Computing and Machinery, 2008 – 2009
 Springhill Road Church of Christ Young Adults Ministry, 2008 – present
 Cole Bay Church of Christ Youth Minister, 2007 - 2008
 Leader of the Springhill Road Church of Christ College Ministry, 2005 - 2006