Carter McCardwell

Student Full-stack Software Engineer

I am a senior Computer Engineering student seeking full-time opportunities starting early 2019.

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Northeastern University, graduating in 2018.

Candidate for Bachelor's in Computer Engineering with a minor in Economics & Computer Science

GPA: 3.8/4.0

Major GPA: 4.0/4.0

Northeastern IEEE Vice President

Published researcher at NUCAR Computer Architecture Research Lab

Main Skills

Technical Skills Listing:
  • Java, C(++), Python, C#
  • SQL, NoSQL, DynamoDB, Hive, PrestoDB, Hadoop
  • Linux, Bash
  • Git, SVN
  • OpenCL, CUDA, HSA, MPI, OpenMP, PThreads
  • HTML/CSS/Javascript, Spring (Java EE), Flask, OpenID, LAMP
  • AES, Public-Private Key Cryptography, Cryptographic Hashing, Information Security
  • iOS Internals, QNX, SS7, Cellular Network Operations, ASN.1 (PER/DER)
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Beaglebone, RTL-SDR

Work Experience


Software Engineering Co-op / Jan-Jul 2018

Designed and implemented microservices to replace a legacy monolith tax return filing system that supports millions of TurboTax users. Worked extensively with Spring, different types of databases (Oracle, Couchbase, DynamoDB), AWS, and J2EE. Also designed a system for managing database transactions across multiple data sources for robust and fault-tolerant operation.

Amazon Robotics

Systems Engineering Co-op / Jan-Jul 2017

Invented and implemented a high-availability robust service to enhance warehouse productivity. Scaled the service to handle all of Amazon Warehouse traffic (100k events/minute)

US Department of Defense

Computer Engineering Co-op / Jan-Aug 2016

Performed network, protocol, and cellular analysis to reverse-engineer a proprietary product. Engineered full-stack products in Java, Python, and C

Northeastern University NUCAR

Architecture Researcher / Sep 2013-Present

Published multiple works regarding GPGPU and high-performance computing. Have competed in three supercomputing competitions.

MITRE Corporation

Computer Engineering Intern / May-Sep 2015

Developed, tested, and implemented firmware for a next-generation GPS transmitter. Worked on a real-time high-performance dataflow framework for large radar datasets.