Looking to break into the IT field
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Location: San Diego, CA, United States
School: University of California, Merced
Major: Cognitive Science

Looking to break into the IT field

To obtain a job that will challenge me and allow me to use my education, skills, and past experiences in a way that is mutually beneficial to myself and my employer as well as providing future growth and advancement opportunities.

SuperMicro Warehouse Supervisor 2015-2017
Oversee the Assembly based operations and create daily and weekly data reports highlighting pending status and completion of orders as well as keeping a record of all the orders processed; Send servers with extra components to production to customize servers based on customer need and then receiving completed servers to prepare to ship to the customer. Utilize the SAP program to physically transfer inventory from one location to another as well as keep record of such transactions. Communicate with sales and engineering department daily on the status of materials and completed systems.
Research Assistant | University of California, Merced 2014
Created a controlled stressful environment for participants to study the effects of social media on stress levels. Volunteers were subjected to an uncomfortable environment while being interviewed about their college experience. Heart rate was measured after uncomfortable interview and after a set amount of time to browse social media websites to study the effectiveness of social media as a stress reliever.
Assistant Volleyball Coach | Native Vision 2011-13
Volunteered to work with 300+ Native American children to improve volleyball skills as well as teaching them the importance of health, education, and self-motivation.

B.S. Cognitive Science | University of California, Merced 2010-14
Studied a wide range of topics in computer science, information technology, psychology and neuroscience.

NCAA Men’s Volleyball Team Captain – the desire to lead by example, I had a passionate belief in team spirit. Ability to handle conflicts that invariably arise when a team is under pressure. Created and planned the team’s strategies. Gave me the ability to behave professionally and responsibly despite frustration. Built relationships with other members of the team by holding each other accountable on and off the court.
Time Management
Experience with working in a fast-paced environment at SuperMicro handling urgent orders and heavy workloads. Problem solving. Actively following up on emails and orders.
Technology Skills
Worked extensively with Windows and Mac.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

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