Case (Sharon) Talbot


I'm a developer, and the best reason to consider hiring me is my consistent focus on high quality work with excellent usability. I'm passionate about the projects I work on and about making great interfaces backed by solid code.

Technical Skills

Proficient in: C#, Python, Javascript, HTML, CSS, WPF, MSTest, NUnit

Experience with: C/C++, Java, Ruby, Mono/GTK#

Professional History

Moxie Software

Software Development Engineer, 2010 - present

  • Designed and developed a configurable and customizable smartphone mobile interface using the Javascript library Sencha Touch for knowledge management end users.
  • Maintained and developed new functionality for a feature rich desktop browser interface using the Javascript library ExtJS for knowledge management end users.
  • Maintained and enhanced a private API to support a complex product, as well as a public API web service.
  • Conducted in-depth code reviews for security in all components of the project, particularly with respect to SQL injection, XSS prevention, and securing of sensitive data.

Software Development Engineer in Test, 2009-2010

  • Developed a large body of API unit tests in both NUnit and MSTest.
  • Developed and prototyped a testing strategy for the client side using the Selenium library.

Western Washington University, 2005-2008

Bachelors of Science in Computer Science

Program Support Staff, 2007-2008

  • Developed purpose-specific web applications on request, including working on the department website and developing a browser-based password reset mechanism for students using CAS (Central Authentication System).
  • Debugged and created solutions for hardware and software issues with lab computers in Windows, Linux, and OSX.

Computer Science Teaching Assistant, 2007

  • Evaluated student performance in coding assignments, covering code quality, design, and correctness in Java, C++, HTML and Javascript.

Web Developer, 2006-2008

  • Developed a web application for summer residence directors and associates log communications, using Drupal, PHP, CSS, Javascript, and HTML which is easily maintained by their current non-technical staff.
  • Researched and experimented with front-end web technologies including Flash, openLazlo, and Javascript libraries.

Olin College, 2002-2005

Studied electronics computer engineering before transferring to Western for computer science.

Research Assistant, 2003

  • Developed an informational website documenting Dr. Somerville‚Äôs work.
  • Researched high electron mobility transistors, and prepared detailed summary material to aid in the re-introduction of Dr. Somerville to the field after an absence of several years.