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Software Developer Resume

The applicant had limited work experience, so the writer emphasized skills and education. To de-emphasize experience, the writer put the Experience section at the bottom of the resume.

Sample Software Developer Resume

Mary Johnson Gray
27 Happy colony, Dallas, Texas 75326 • Tel. No: 123-649-88877

Career Target: Software Programmer / Software Engineer


Talented software programmer with BBA degree, strong educational background in programming, and experience using cutting-edge development tools. Articulate and professional communication skills, including formal presentations and technical documentation. Productive in both team-based and self-managed projects; dedicated to maintaining up-to-date industry knowledge and IT skills.

Knowledge & Skill Areas:

Software Development Lifecycle Requirements Gathering & Analysis
Object-Oriented Programming Technical & End User Documentation
Problem Analysis & Resolution Software Testing & Troubleshooting
Web Site Design & Development Project Teamwork & Communications

TECHNICAL Languages: Java, C, C++, JSP, ASP, Rational, HTML, SQL, Unified Process
SUMMARY Operating Systems: Linux, Windows XP/2000/9x
Object-Oriented Design: UML, Design Patterns

Bachelor of Business Administration in Computer Science, 2002
  • Earned place on President’s List for 3 semesters (4.0 GPA)
  • Member, Golden Key National Honor Society & Honors Fraternity
  • Selected for listing in Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges

    Relevant Coursework:

    Software Engineering Systems Engineering Calculus I, II, III
    Project Management Differential Equations Logic Circuits
    Database Design Classical / Modern Physics Systems Analysis

    Project Highlights:

    • Software Engineering-Served as Design Team Leader and member of Programming group for semester-long project involving development of software for actual implementation within Texas University Recreation Center. Determined requirements, created “look and feel” for user interface, and maintained explicit written documentation.
    • Systems Engineering-Teamed with group of 4 in conceptualizing and designing clientserver application to interconnect POS and inventory systems for retail outlet, delivering class presentation that highlighted specifications and projected $2 million in cost savings.
    COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Houston, Texas

  • 3.96 GPA / Concentration in Computer Science coursework
DATAFRAME CONCEPTS, L.L.C., Houston, TX 2000-Present
Software Developer
  • Worked with small team of developers to brainstorm and implement ideas for shipping/receiving software representing leading-edge concept within transportation industry.
  • Planned and initiated redesign of existing standalone application, utilizing object-oriented design/programming and Java in creating thin-client GUI for new distributed system.
  • Collaborated with marketing director in strategies to further business growth, including Web site enhancement that drove 65% increase in visitor interest for product offering.

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