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Grant Callant Resume


Grant M. Callant II


Senior Director, Engineering

JA Studios Inc

Fall 2014—Current

·    Hires and manages quality engineers who ensure critical systems uptime.

·    Migrated decentralized systems to Linux with Active Directory user management and increased scalability by 30%.

·    Assists in the creation of internal tools and utilities and ensures proper documentation policies are followed.

Graduate Assistant

Eastern Washington University

Fall 2015— Spring 2017

Systems Administrator

·    Redesigned and developed Python based automated Windows Sysprep routine improving efficiency by 20%.

·    Converted static programming code documentation into dynamic Git repositories and eliminated redundancies using automated synchronization scripts. This reduced errors and lost time over 33% due to outdated code.

·    Proctored and administered 9 ABET mandated programming proficiency exams.

·    Setup and administered 4 local programming competitions and 2 regional ACM International Collegiate Programming Contests.

Software Engineer, Intern


Summer 2016

Quality Assurance Automated Test Developer

·    Automated 11 smoke and regression tests, using Selenium in C#.NET, increasing efficiency by over 80%.

·    Before departure, trained and assisted 5 cross-team members in understanding the internal testing framework.


Telecom Analyst


Spring 2013—Summer 2014

·    Identified and capitalized on potential improvements in cost, quality and time performances, including $75K savings in returned funds and $98K savings in preventive costs through client education.


Cheney, WA

Eastern Washington University

2011 – 2019

·    M.Sc. in Computer Science, anticipated in 2019. GPA: 3.77

·    B.S. in Counseling, Education, and Developmental Psychology, 2011. GPA: 3.79


·    Graduate Coursework: Software Foundations; Algorithms; Database Design; Software Security; Network Security; GPU Programming.


·    Undergraduate Coursework: Operating Systems; Databases; Algorithms; Networks; Software Engineering.

Technical Experience


·    iTunes++ (2017). A project to increase the efficiency of Apple iTunes by changing the internal proprietary database to a graph database, while maintaining a minimal look and feel. Java, Neo4J

·    Dungeon Crawler (2016). Software Engineering Agile project to design and program a complete ASCII game with several bosses, multiple classes, and enhancements. Java, SQLite, JUnit  

Additional Experience

Website Developer

·    Developed Ice Age Flood Explorer website (

·    Added 100+ lines of custom CSS and JavaScript for background, rollover text, FancyBox options and custom buttons.

Languages and Technologies

·    Working Proficiency: Java; C; C#.NET; Python. Prior Experience: JavaScript; CSS; HTML; PHP; C++; SQL

·    Visual Studio; IntelliJ IDEA; MS Test; Selenium


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