Matthew Brown

github.com/matthew-e-brown
matthew.e.brown.17@gmail.com
/in/matthewebrown17
+1 (613) 849-8270
/matthew-e-brown
matthew-brown.net

Skills

Programming

Web Development Specific

  • Expert with HTML, CSS, JavaScript
    • Including Sass and TypeScript
    • Experienced Flexbox and CSS Grid
    • Caught up with ES2019
  • Skilled with Vue 2 and 3 (including the Composition API)
  • Experienced with vanilla PHP

General

  • Most skilled language is JavaScript, followed by Python
  • Comfortable with low-level C programming
  • Experienced with Bash/Shell scripting
  • Other languages include C# and Java

Software

Linux, Git, GitHub

  • Experience working with Linux VMs/webservers (Ubuntu, CentOS, LAMP)
  • Very comfortable on the command-line, including with Git
  • Experience using GitHub for collaborative purposes

Other Software

  • Atlassian, Office, and Creative Cloud suites

Working Experience

Full-time

Full-stack Web Developer — International Institute for Environmental Studies (IIES)

Built the website for the 6th Annual IIES Science and Policy Workshop, to be re-used in future years (iiesworkshops.com). Made with vanilla PHP, vanilla JS, and Sass.

  • October 2020 to January 2021

Intern / Co-op — TD Wealth Technology Solutions

Tech support for the Wealth Money Movement (WMM) team. Worked primarily with Splunk Enterprise for system monitoring and oversaw creation of several status dashboards.

  • September 2019 to December 2019

Cybersecurity Rover — Trent University

Worked with Trent IT to improve cybersecurity measures for both staff and students during the remote transition of the pandemic.

  • July 2020 to September 2020

Part-time

Work-study Position — Trent University

Assistant to the lab demonstrator. Assisting in labs as a TA and creating course content for Web Application Development (COIS-3420H).

  • January 2020 to April 2020

Course Content Creator — Trent University

Created lab content for Digital World (COIS-1010H), ushered transition to web-hosting for all future lab content.

  • July 2019 to August 2019

Course Marker — Trent University

Marked for Programming for Computer Systems (COIS-1020H).

  • January 2019 to April 2019

Education

2018-pres.

Trent University

B.Sc (Hon): Computer Science with Co-op — 86.28% CGPA

  • Computer Networking (COIS-4310H)
    • Multi-threaded, multi-client chat app entirely in C, including full Curses GUI for terminal
  • Systems Programming (COIS-3380H)
    • Low-level C programming and bash scripting
  • Web Application Development (COIS-3420H)
    • Backend, frontend, no-framework web-dev (full-stack)
  • Database Management (COIS-3400H)
    • RDBMS, SQL, query optimizations

Other Achievements

Cotera.io

Published a Vue single-page-application (SPA) using Firebase as a backend. The app includes a fully responsive user-interface, realtime data storage, user authentication, and works as a PWA.

Languages

English — Native language, full comprehension and speaking. Excellent grammar skills.
French — Decent comprehension and speaking.

Awards

D.E.L.F. / D.A.L.F. B1 Certified

Officially bilingual, certified by the ministère de l'Éducation et de la Jeunesse in France.