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Fernando Z.

Temple, TX

$45/hour

Effective Software Engineering Tutor

50+ Hours
5.0 average from 30 ratings
Java
— Roman, Sparks Glencoe, MD on 11/2/17

$45/Hour


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Tartleton State University
Computer Science
Texas a & m central Texas
Master's

Education

Tartleton State University (Computer Science)

Texas a & m central Texas (Master's)

About Fernando

Proficient and Patient software engineer with over 15 years of experience building significant enterprise applications. After graduating Magna Cum Laude in 2001 with a BS in Computer Science, I started out my career as a C++ programmer building highly optimized applications for extremely large data sets. My career progressed into becoming one of the key developers in creating a large maintenance system.

I am currently a Senior Software Engineer, who leads and mentors a team of Java developers in ensuring the success of enhancing and maintaining a large system with a large transaction volume. My day to day activities include planning, designing, analyzing, and improving the architecture of this system.

I have significant experience implementing the industry's best coding practices. These practices include:

- Object Oriented Programming
- Test Driven Development
- Continuous Integration
- Maintainable Code Practices
- Secure Coding Practices
- Clean Separation of Concerns
- Automated Testing
- Agile Development
- Source Code Control
- working in a highly optimized environment as indicated by CMMI Level 3 and ISO 9000.

My greatest asset is the ability to weed through the complexities of all jargon and obscurities of software development to bring you great service, with a heart of a teacher.
Proficient and Patient software engineer with over 15 years of experience building significant enterprise applications. After graduating Magna Cum Laude in 2001 with a BS in Computer Science, I started out my career as a C++ programmer building highly optimized applications for extremely large data sets. My career progressed into becoming one of Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required

Ask me about discounted rates for multiple hour sessions.

Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Temple, TX 76502
Background Check: Passed

"Java"

- Roman, Sparks Glencoe, MD on 11/2/17

"Excellent Tutor"

- Ximena, Gainesville, FL on 9/11/17

"Excellent and knowledgeable"

- Tracy, Hamden, CT on 4/28/17

"Vast amount of knowledge and patience"

- Michael, Harker Heights, TX on 2/26/17

"Smart and helpful."

- Jessica, Titusville, FL on 2/20/17

"Extremely Intelligent and patient."

- Serene, Vancouver, WA on 2/14/17
Math:
Elementary Math, Prealgebra
English:
ESL/ESOL
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Spanish
Special Needs:
Elementary Math
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Business:
ESL/ESOL

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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C

Fernando started his career using C and C++ to solve challenging problems. Fernando knows the ins and outs of C and knows that once he shows you how to handle memory management effectively through pointers you too will find C as a friendly and powerful language.

C#

Fernando has over 10 years of professional C# experience with real world applications in Windows, Web and Mobile. Fernando has been programming with C# since .Net Framework 1.0 and has continued to develop applications through the latest version of the framework.

C++

Fernando started his career developing Windows Applications in C++. Fernando also has extensive experience solving many of the tough academic problems students face such as data structures and algorithms. Fernando has had great success helping students reach their learning goals in C++ courses.

Computer Engineering

I have a B.S. in computer science with a strong emphasis in software engineering. I also have a masters in information systems. I have over 15 years professional experience developing large software projects utilizing best software engineering practices.

Computer Programming

I have a B.S. in computer science and a masters in information systems. I have extensive experience writing small and large programs. I have written many different types of applications ranging from utility data reduction programs, encryption, and line of business applications. My experience ranges from front end to back end development.

Java

Fernando is a Java 7 Oracle Certified Associate and has 4 years professional Java work experience.
Fernando also has extensive experience solving many of the tough academic problems students face such as data structures and algorithms.

JavaScript

I have done extensive studies in JavaScript. I have written games in JavaScript and also have extensive experience writing front end code for a large web application. I also have extensive experience combining JavaScript with jQuery.

Visual Basic

In my masters of information systems studies, I took several courses that used Visual Basic .Net as the focus language. These classes included Management Information Systems, Programming 1 with Visual Basic and Programming 2 with Visual Basic. Database Management Systems with a semester project written in Visual Basic for the front end and Oracle 11g RDBMS for the back end. Every course required a semester project written in Visual Basic.

Tartleton State University
Computer Science
Texas a & m central Texas
Master's

Education

Tartleton State University (Computer Science)

Texas a & m central Texas (Master's)

Java

I had a very positive experience, Fernando is awesome and knowledgeable. The billing and communication/scheduling is very easy. I would definitely recommend him!

— Roman, Sparks Glencoe, MD on 11/2/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Ask me about discounted rates for multiple hour sessions.

Travel policy

Fernando will travel within 40 miles of Temple, TX 76502.