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Grant Johnson III

Clinton, MD, USA

Programming Languages
• One year utilizing Java in Eclipse to learn object oriented programming skills
• Six months utilizing Java in Android Studio for mobile app development with Google Maps
• Experience with MATLAB in dealing with large data sets
• Six months utilizing R Statistics to develop quantitative analysis skills to help measure, describe, and make estimates about variables across the landscape
• One year of Python use in regards to GIS tools
Additional Technical Skills
• Experience with various ArcGIS tools and SQL through multiple upper Level geography courses
• One year utilizing ESRI software to create detailed and comprehensive maps
• Experience using ENVI tools to view satellite images to interpret multiple swaths of land through Remote Sensing

Semester as Undergraduate Research Student Aug 2014 – Dec 2014
Motion Capture Lab, University of Maryland, College Park
• Worked in a lab in UMD’s Geography Department alongside graduate students processing big data from motion capture suits similar to those used in large scale animated movies
• Also gained some exposure with working with the Oculus Rift augmented reality headset
• Used most of my time in the lab working independently with the Xbox Kinect and its motion capture capabilities as an introduction to the larger equipment
• Led an impromptu demonstration of my research and work from that semester in front of a visiting panel of board members from the University partially responsible for funding the lab
Winter Workshops in Dealing with Big Data Jan 2016
• Took graduate level technical courses as an undergraduate in order to gain exposure with various ways to handle and process Big Data
o Hadoop, Pig, and Data Analysis
o Hive and SQL operations
o Giraph, Cloud Computing, Amazon Web Services

President of Multicultural Greek Letter Organization Aug 2014 – May 2016
• Managed the fraternity as President for two years
• Cultivated leadership skills through this management, sustained the growth of the organization meeting the active member requirements for recognition on campus during all 4 semesters as President
• Spent one year as our Webmaster, creating and maintaining a website using Squarespace and CSS
• Oversaw the successful implementation of multiple cultural, social, and service events
o Co-hosted workshop with brother of fraternity to teach basic Photoshop skills to interested members of the Greek Community for promotional materials
o DC Soup Kitchen (Volunteered at a soup kitchen in DC where we helped prepare meals for hundreds of DC residents in need for a day)
Three Summers as an Intern in the IT Department of Vocus Inc. (2011-2013)
• Processed upwards of 1,000 various tickets that ranged from readying hardware for new hires to cleaning viruses off of several machines while preserving as much data as possible

Temporary Assignments through Robert Half (Washington D.C. office) Since January 2017
• Accounting team assistant at the National Council for Behavioral Health
• Summer Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups liaison for The Washington Center
Jr. Office Manager for the Lincoln Property Company

Grant Johnson III

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