Matthew Williams

109 Planters Row · Geneva, IL 60134 · (630) 363-9071 · mjw11@illinois.edu

I am a CS student looking to gain experience and learn the best practices of industry.
If you want someone who loves to learn and improve, and is always looking for constructive criticism to get better, I'm your guy!


Experience

Head Cloud Architect

MJW Innovations, Inc.

Head Cloud Architect to ensure that the cloud architecture is both scalable and effective. Using AWS with services like DynamoDB, Lambda, API gateway and Stripe for payments.

Creating a service called Land Lord to help small real estate investors manage communication, upkeep, and payments from tenants.

Applying to a startup accelerator named Cozad for mentorship and opportunities.

January 2019 - Present

Web Developer

Victory Collectibles

Created website mockups for a new product line of Mystery Boxes, and also did cost analysis and basic testing on switching to a new storefront technology like Magento or Wordpress

May 2018 - August 2018

Electronic Repair Technician / Customer Service Specialist

UBREAKIFIX

Customer service specialist. Communicated with customers that were disgruntled. Diffused situations and offered the best solution to their problem.

Head computer software tester for both Windows and OSX installations. Found errors in customers computers and advised of most cost effective repair. Stopped malware infections and debugged defective RAM.

June 2017 - November 2017

Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Bachelor of Science
Computer Science in Engineering

GPA: 3.40

August 2018 - May 2022

Marmion Academy

Top GPA in the LEAD program

GPA: 4.88

August 2014 - May 2018

Skills

Programming Languages & Tools
Classes Taken
  • CS126: Software Design Studio
  • CS173: Discrete Structures
  • CS225: Data Structures (In Progress)
  • CS233: System Architecture (In Progress)
  • ACCY200: Fundamentals of Accounting (In Progress)

Interests

Apart from being a avid CS student, I really enjoy looking at stocks and financial markets, and even creating my own startup!

My interests when it comes to tech would have to be learning about how to make extremely scalable systems with things like AWS and serverless.

I would love to learn anything related to creating a fully-fledged product, from development, databases, security, authentication, payment, etc.


Awards & Certifications

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect
  • Google Analytics Certified Developer
  • UC Berkeley CS267 - Applications of Parallel Computing
  • Google Coursera - Art and Science of Machine Learning
  • Google Coursera - Feature Engineering
  • 1st Place - Marmion Academy Best Symposium Speaker - Symposium 2018
  • Google Scholarship for Android Development Udacity