research engineer assistant resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Expected in 12/2022 to to
Master of Science: Computer Science & Applications
Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State University - Blacksburg, VA,

GPA: 3.1/4.0

Expected in 05/2017 to to
Bachelor of Science: Biomedical Engineering, Mathematics
Virginia Commonwealth University - Richmond, VA,

GPA: 3.5/4.0

  • Received Provost Scholarship (Full Tuition)
  • Dean's List Fall 2013, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Fall 2016
Professional Summary

Inquisitive, self-motivated Operations Research Analyst and Computer Science graduate student. Eager to expand engineering acumen, and to apply theoretical knowledge and skillset to exciting innovative developments within the healthcare sector. Quick-learner with positive attitude ready to make immediate impact.

  • Data Science
  • Data Analytics
  • Business Analysis
  • Programming Languages: Python, PySpark
  • Database Management: SQL
  • Web Development: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Bootstrap
  • Responsive Web Design
  • Tools: Databricks, Palantir
Work History
06/2020 to 02/2021
Research Engineer Assistant Purdue University Columbus, IN,
  • Developed user interface for an employee project reminder system with modern JavaScript frameworks, HTML5 and CSS3.
  • Contributed to the development of a neck pain prediction model using MATLAB software.
  • Developed a user interface and user guide report for the neck pain prediction model.
  • Used development tools such as Python and Gitlab on regular basis.
  • Applied informatics and data analytics skills to accomplish business goals.
  • Collaborated effectively with mentors, members of research engineering team, and personnel in other departments.
01/2020 to 05/2020
Graduate Teaching Assistant Wawa, Inc. Port Saint Lucie, FL,
  • Checked assignments, proctored tests, and provided grades according to university standards.
  • Provided relevant and timely feedback on student assignments.
  • Mentored a class of over 20 students through office hours and one-on-one communication.
  • Assisted faculty with clerical tasks such as copying papers, collecting assignments, and preparing materials for upcoming classes.
08/2018 to Current
Graduate Researcher California Institute Of Technology Pasadena, CA,
  • Working in Virginia Tech's Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Lab.
  • Implementing traditional graph theory techniques in order to reduce the extent of viral dark matter.
  • Studying the importance of graphs in imputing missing viral metagenomic data.
  • Analyzing a dataset of over one million viral genomes to identify similarities and relationships between viruses.
  • Collaborating with mentor and other lab members to achieve lab goals.
11/2017 to 05/2018
Customer Service Associate Walgreens City, STATE,
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with forward-thinking strategies focused on addressing customer needs and resolving concerns.
  • Fielded customer questions regarding available merchandise, sales, current prices and upcoming company changes.
  • Offered advice and assistance to customers, paying attention to special needs or wants.
12/2016 to 05/2017
Undergraduate Researcher Virginia Commonwealth University City, STATE,
  • Worked in Virginia Commonwealth University's Rehabilitation Technology and Haptics Lab.
  • Developed assistive technology that improved the standardized testing experience for individuals who are blind or visually impaired.
  • Collaborated with PI and other lab members to create a MATLAB program that provides effective access to tactile graphics in a highly visual and interactive environment for the user.
  • Participated in regular meetings with PIs and other lab members to discuss aspects of research and experiments.
05/2016 to 08/2016
Vertically Integrated Projects Intern Virginia Commonwealth University City, STATE,
  • Built a prototype Automated Medicine Dispenser to assist healthcare specialists in administering medicine to patients in hospitals.
  • Designed a Quick Attach/Release Connection between IV Pole and Gurney and a Catheterization Guide Wire Clip, both to be used in a hospital setting.
  • Created Gantt charts to maintain timelines required to accomplish project goals.
  • Prepared reports detailing project updates and ongoing trends.
  • Routinely met with clients to to develop ideas, discuss progress and set goals.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State University
  • Virginia Commonwealth University

Job Titles Held:

  • Research Engineer Assistant
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Graduate Researcher
  • Customer Service Associate
  • Undergraduate Researcher
  • Vertically Integrated Projects Intern


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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