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About Me

I am a full-time software engineer. In the current stage of my career, I am happy with the challenging problems that arise in my day to day work. In my spare time I enjoy reading about new advances in AI and Internet of Things (IOT) devices, maintaining my home network, watching anime, watching YouTube, and watching Netflix.

Contact Details

Shaun McThomas
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San Diego, CA 92108 USA

(805) 491-4614


University of California, Irvine

Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Computer Science June 2016

Specializations: Algorithms, Intelligent Systems, Visual Computing, and Information
GPA: 3.75
I learned many skills at this University. This was a great time in my life. In my classes, I learned everything from algorithms to AI. I could not have found myself at a better school.

Moorpark College

Associate of Science (A.S.) in Mathematics December 2013

Associate of Science (A.S.) in Computer Science December 2013

GPA: 3.34
This school is an excellent community college. Here I learned the core fundamentals of computer science and got a great breadth of other knowledge.

ITT Technical Institute

Associate of Science (A.S.) Degree in Information Technology – Computer Network Systems March 2010

GPA: 3.70
Through my time here I learned a great depth of knowledge about networking and general computer skills. This includes skills in Cisco Routers, Linux, and Windows Server 2008.


General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Software Developer August 2016 - Present

  • • Implemented various changes to flight simulation software, including designing and implementing a TCP solution to emulate radio communications.
  • • Worked on flight-critical autopilot software, including designing and implementing the auto-pilot portion of an automatic terrain avoidance system.
  • • Generated various software requirements, design, and testing documents.
  • • Worked with SVN version control system.
  • • Worked in both Linux and Windows environment.
  • • Obtained interim security clearance.

Siemens PLM

Strategic Intern June 2015 - February 2010

  • • Re-factored C style APIs to C++ to allow for more O-O design and allow older software components to interact with newer ones.
  • • Ran and modified unit tests using CppUnit and Siemens’ custom test API.
  • • Created C++ library to allow CppUnit’s tests to run in Siemens Integration test environment, making skipped tests run automatically at integration.
  • • Worked with large version control system (custom environment running on top of Perforce).
  • • Familiarized with large software suite quickly.


  • C++
  • C
  • Java
  • Python

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