Kevin Lambert Tucker, Software Developer

tuckerkevin@gmail.com
kevintucker.io

Experience & Skills

Applications

Embedded Systems, Distributed Systems, Wireless Systems, Desktop Applications, Web Applications, Domain-Specific Languages and Tools

Languages & Tools

C, Python, Ruby, SQL, C++, (HTML, CSS, JavaScript), Clojure, Common Lisp, Scheme, Erlang, Haskell, MatLab, Octave, Julia, R, Lua, Linux, jEdit, Git, Subversion, LaTeX, Graphviz, Processing, Arduino, OpenSCAD

Employment

Software Engineer / Software Coordinator 2008 - Present
Software Engineer 2003 - 2008
TekTone Sound & Signal Mfg., Inc.

TekTone designs and manufactures nurse call and wireless emergency call systems.

Accomplishments

My years at TekTone have provided me with a great opportunity to develop my skills as a software developer, leader and catalyst for change within the engineering department.

In the past, TekTone developed each new system with no interoperability with their existing systems. I lead an effort to break this paradigm and integrate these systems on a common platform. Now everything including our low-end stations, our high-end stations, our wireless devices and third party systems interoperate as part of one platform. The development and release of this single platform to unify our product line:

I am constantly learning and evaluating new technologies to utilize in our development process and products. I work closely with hardware engineers and at times involve myself in mechanical design to ensure a great final product. Most importantly, in my role as Software Coordinator, I:

Education

Master of Computer Science 2003
North Carolina State University
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science 2001
Appalachian State University

Independent Coursework

Control of Mobile Robots 2013
Coursera, Magnus Egerstedt
Neural Networks for Machine Learning 2012
Coursera, Geoffrey Hinton
Computing for Data Analysis 2012
Coursera, Roger D. Peng
Programming a Robotic Car 2012
Udacity, Sebastian Thrun
Machine Learning 2011
ml-class.org (now at Coursera), Andrew Ng
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence 2011
ai-class.com (now at Udacity), Sebastian Thrun & Peter Norvig
Motorcycle Dynamics & Suspension Seminar 2006
Tony Foale Designs, Tony Foale