Evan Chu
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I am a computer software engineer with 25 years of experience in mobile, web, and desktop environments.

I earned a Master of Science in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University.

Summary of skills:

  • Software Design: Object oriented, design patterns.
  • Languages: TypeScript, Groovy, JavaScript, Java, HTML, C, C++.
  • Android Programming: Java Native Interface, Framework, Android SDK.
  • Multi-platform Programming: React Native for Android and iOS.
  • Tools: Jenkins, AWS S3, GitHub, Git, Bash Shell, Android Studio.
  • Network Protocol: Near Field Communication, Bluetooth (Classic, Low Energy), TCP/IP.
  • Operating System: Android, Linux, Microsoft Windows.
Capital One
I am a Master Software Engineer at Capital One Financial Corporation.

Develop infrastructure software for DevOps practices that quickly and reliably build, test, and deliver Capital One's customer-service website: https://myaccounts.capitalone.com.

Write software in the Groovy language for the Jenkins automation server.

Write software in the TypeScript language to automate and integrate systems such as AWS S3, GitHub, and Artifactory.

Completed a 6-chapter online course, Kotlin Bootcamp for Programmers, from Udacity Inc.

Perfect Sense
I was a Senior Software Engineer at Perfect Sense, Inc., where I designed and implemented apps for Android, iOS, and Apple TV devices.

I developed the PeopleTV app for Android for Time Inc. The app is published in Google Play and Amazon Appstore. An advertisement in Time magazine (10/23/2017) promoted the app.

I completed the development of an Android app for Circa (now defunct), a digital news service.

I developed the Get Outdoors app for The Coleman Company, the outdoor expert. The app was built with React Native technology and was available in the Google Play store. It is still available in Apple App Store. The announcement was distributed by PR Newswire.

I developed the Golf Advisor app for Apple TV for the Golf Channel, a television network.

I developed the In-App Purchase feature of the GOLFPASS Video app for the iPhone for the Golf Channel.

Broadcom
I was a Principal Software Engineer at Broadcom Inc., where I implemented Near Field Communication software for the Android Open Source Project.

I implemented Java Native Interface code that enabled Android to use Broadcom's NFC protocol stack and NFC controller. The source code has been contributed to the Android Open Source Project for Android 4 and 5. It is running on

  • Nexus 4, 5, 6 phones; Samsung Galaxy S4 phone.
  • Nexus 7, 9, 10 tablets.
Anyone can examine my code in the following Git repositories of the Android Open Source Project: Search for my commits: git log --author=evanchu

I used Android SDK to design and implement apps to test Near Field Communication on Android.

I designed and implemented Bluetooth and FM radio communication software on the Microsoft Windows Phone. My software used to run on millions of phones in people's hands around the world. The following photos show the pre-production phones that I used for development:

Innovative Concepts
I worked as a senior-level software engineer for Innovative Concepts from January, 2007, to January, 2008. I used Linux, Unix, Ada, C++, and LynxOS to implement a network gateway simulator.
  • As the sole software engineer, I implemented all the features, diagnosed the network, and debugged system-wide problems.
  • Responded and resolved all the customer's technical support requests.
  • Wrote requirement, interface, and release documents.
  • Integrated the simulator with the customer's system.
AOL
I worked as a software engineer for AOL, previously known as America Online, from 1997 to 2007. I joined AOL as an entry-level software engineer. I was promoted three levels to a principal-level software engineer based on accomplishments in developing software for more than 30 million AOL members during peak period. I wrote parts of the following AOL products:
  • AOL 5, 6, 7, 8, 9.
  • AOL Safety and Security Center 1, 2.
  • AOL Privacy Wall 2.
  • AOL OpenRide.