Thomas W. Kendo III

EducationUniversity of Dayton
Master of Science in Computer Engineering 

University of Dayton

Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
Minor in Computer Science
3.879 GPA - Magna Cum Laude

 Dayton, OH
May 2017-Present

Dayton, OH
Fall 2012-May 2017
Honors Dean's List
 Tau Beta Pi, inducted 2015
 Eta Kappa Nu, inducted 2017
  • Programming in C++, C, Golang, MATLAB, PHP, HTML, Verilog, VHDL
  • IDEs: Eclipse, Visual Studio, Netbeans, Qt Creator, Xilinx SDK
  • Source Control: Mercurial and Git
  • Databases: SQLite and MySQL
  • Software development for embedded targets (bare-metal and Linux-based)
  • Assembly and testing of digital circuits
  • Testing of FPGA hardware: Xilinx Vivado and Altera Modelsim
  • Linux-based system administration and operation
  • Networking and network (socket) programming
  • Software/Firmware integration testing
Work ExperienceDefense Engineering Corporation, Inc. 
Embedded Software Engineer
  • Design, develop, debug, and tune complex command and control software for embedded systems projects
  • Create, test, and refine interfaces with FPGAs and other I/O devices – work in tandem with Hardware Engineers 
  • Bring up Linux for various custom ARM-based SoCs
  • Design and develop front-end user interfaces for desktop and web use
 Beavercreek, OH
January 2015 - Present
 London Computer Systems, Inc.
Quality Assurance Software Tester
  • Tested all aspects of multi-interface software product (both non- and regression testing)
  • Wrote and updated parts of C# based automated testing tool
  • Worked directly with development teams to pinpoint bugs
 Loveland, OH
January - May 2014
 Insta-Info Inc.
Summer IT Intern
  • Designed and built mini-computer based prototype product
  • Researched and modified customer records database for company
  • Assisted in general computer systems maintenance
 Centerville, OH
Summers 2011 - 2013
 DJ Kendo Entertainment
  • Played music and provided lighting for dances, parties, and weddings
  • Managed event booking, billing, and other customer interactions
  • Responsible for purchase, setup, and operation of professional sound and light equipment
 Dayton, OH
2007 - Present
Activities and Interests
  • UD IEEE Student Section, Vice Chairman 2016-17
  • DorWood Optimist Club
  • Archbishop Alter High School Booster Association
  • Technical Theatre and Live Audio