Joe Clark

1729 Seminole Ave NW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) xxx-xxxx


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  • Iowa State University: Aug, 1997 - May, 2001
    Major: Computer engineering
    Cumulative University GPA: 3.98 / 4.0
  • Jefferson High School: September, 1993 - May, 1997
    GPA: 4.375 (weighted)

Employment History

June, 2001 - present
Job Title: Systems Engineer
Company: Rockwell Collins (Advanced Technology Center, Wireless Networking Group)
Duties: advanced networking simulation, analysis, prototyping, and development.
Benefits: expanding knowledge of data networks, building system design and analysis skills, improving ability to communicate effectively with coworkers, managers, and customers, learning to balance differing sets of priorities.
June, 2000 - May, 2001
Job Title: Software Developer
Company: Adaptive Computing Laboratory, Iowa State University
Duties: In cooperation with a professor and other students, programmed a static (iterative) solution to a "conference scheduling analogy problem" dealing with optimal arrangement of speaking engagements within a hypothetical conference; gained experience using C++ and was introduced to Visual Basic programming.
May - August, 1998; June - August, 1999
Job Title: Engineer/Intern
Company: Evergreen Packaging Equipment (Electrical Controls Team)
Duties: Revised and released CAD drawings; designed customer order databases (1999)
Benefits: Learned about corporate engineering policies and procedures; gained experience using CAD systems (GMS) and operating systems (UNIX and Windows); worked in a team environment; gained exposure to electrical control devices and schematics.
December 1996 - July 1997
Job Title: Co-op student
Company: Cedar Rapids Community School District (Technology Department)
Duties: Developed a database to be used in the District's day care sites; performed other various tasks, including software support and introductory hardware repair and service.

Other Relevant Experience

* Web programming using Perl and CGI scripting; web site creation and maintenance
* Personal programming projects in Java, C, C++, and Perl

Career Interests

* Computer Programming / Software Engineering
* Computer Networking and Security


* Iowa State University Honors Program Graduate
* Golden Key National Honor Society (1999-present)
* National Merit Scholar (1997-present)
* National Honor Society (1996-97)

Community Involvement

* Hillside Wesleyan Church (Cedar Rapids)
* Baptist Campus Ministries (Iowa State)
* Campus Christian Fellowship (Iowa State)


* Eric B. Bartlett, Ph. D., Director, Adaptive Computing Laboratory, Iowa State University, Ames, IA (515-294-1828)
* Robert Johnson, Project Manager - Development, Evergreen Packaging Equipment, Cedar Rapids, IA (319-399-3349)
* Russ Novotny, Executive Director of Technology, Cedar Rapids Community School District (319-398-2700)

revised 11/19/00