Brandon Y
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Seven Valleys, PA
Joined 7/17/2017
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Brandon has held various roles throughout his 6+ years as a software engineer at a Department of Defense contractor, primarily working on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (drones).

His experiences have allowed him to lead teams (small and large) of software engineers ranging in experience from interns to contractors and chief engineers.

His professional experiences have granted him the opportunity to grow and learn early in his career about leadership and technical execution, as he has been responsible for ensuring that multi-million dollar software projects are executed on schedule, within costs, and of the highest quality possible.

He holds a Masters Degree in Information Technology, with a focus in Software Engineering as well as a Masters of Business Administration.
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Software Engineering, Technical Leadership, and Project Management

Interests

Reading (Primarily Non-Fiction, with the occasional Fiction), playing soccer, and spending time with his 3 kids (identical twin girls and 1 boy).

Education

York College of Pennsylvania

Brandon graduated from York College of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, with a minor in Mathematics. In his time at York College of Pennsylvania, he co-founded of the York College of Pennsylvania chapter of Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). He was also a member of the York College Student Senate, having been nominated as the Class of 2010 Representative. He leveraged this role into an opportunity to assume the role of the Student Information Technology Chair.

University of Maryland University College

While working full time, Brandon completed his Master of Science in Information Technology with a focus on Software Engineering.

University of Maryland University College

While working full time, Brandon received his MBA as a part of the dual degree program offered through the University of Maryland University College. This education has allowed Brandon to become a well rounded leader amongst technical teams. Brandon has utilized the knowledge and skills obtained during his time at UMUC in order to successfully lead numerous teams of software engineers.

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As a lead software engineer, it was his responsibility to train and interact with software engineers of varying experience levels, and on-boarding and mentoring is a part of each and every interaction that he has with his team. team.

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He has been a Software Engineer for 6+ years, having started as an individual contributor, advancing through to leading a team ranging in size up to 10 software engineers.

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Having spent the past 6+ years of his professional career working in an office at a Department of Defense contractor, has has a number of experiences regarding the workplace atmosphere.

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He's been writing sporadically throughout his professional career on the topic of technical leadership.

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