Sigurður (Siggi) Simonarson

Education

December 2013

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)

Blacksburg, Virginia

B.S. Computer Science (Summa Cum Laude)

  • GPA: 3.85 / 4.0
2006 - 2010

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

Experience

2014 - Present

Google

Mountain View, California

Software Engineer

Summers 2013 & 2012

Google

Mountain View, California

Software Engineering Intern

  • Worked on automation functionality for advertisers within AdWords, Google's flagship advertising product
  • Helped develop a feature to allow advertisers to easily make bulk changes on over 1,000,000 entities
  • Presented project to 50+ engineers and managers on the AdWords Campaign Management team
Summer 2011

Evry

Oslo, Norway

SharePoint Developer / Consultant

  • Contracted to develop front-end and back-end SharePoint solutions for the Norwegian Health Directorate
  • Significantly streamlined the data output of SharePoint WebParts
Summer 2010

Heydari Design

Washington, D.C.

Intranet Developer

  • Created a web-based solution for managing inventory and orders from scratch in PHP
  • Implemented a scalable design that has processed >$500,000 in orders to date
Summers 2009 & 2008

GlobeScope

Washington, D.C.

Web Developer

  • Worked with clients including the Embassy of Kazakhstan and the tourism board of Flanders
  • Developed a system to parse data and automate the migration from static to dynamic pages

Web Applications

2013

SupplySpark.com

  • Developed a service for making lists that can be purchased with one click
  • Utilized Amazon's product advertising API to retrieve and cache product information and data
2012 - 2013

Viirl.com

  • Created a video discovery engine that provides the user with today's most popular videos
  • Used AJAX to asynchronously pull and load a live stream of videos being shared now
2010 - 2011

Pillizer.com

  • Built a web based prescription manager in PHP, JavaScript, MySQL, HTML, & CSS
  • Implemented asynchronous notification via email or text message when it is time for next dose

Extracurricular Activities

2013

Upsilon Pi Epsilon (Computer Science Honor Society)

Blacksburg, Virginia

Member

2011 - 2012

Student Endowment for Educational Development (SEED)

Blacksburg, Virginia

Analyst

  • Analyzed, monitored, researched, and pitched stocks for part of a $5 million student-run equity portfolio
  • Made buy and sell recommendations based upon various valuation analyses

Research

Viability of Browser Based Distributed Computing

2010 TJStar Research Symposium

Contact

siggi@siggisim.com

(571) - 215 - 9912

Portfolio

SiggiSim.com

Languages

  • Java
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  • HTML / CSS
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  • JavaScript
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  • Dart
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  • PHP
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  • Python
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  • C / C#
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  • SQL
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Software

  • Dart
  • Angular
  • Node.js
  • Photoshop
  • VIM
  • Eclipse
  • IntelliJ
  • Perforce
  • Google Web Toolkit
  • SharePoint
  • WordPress
  • OpenCart
  • Linux / Windows / OS X

Scholarships

  • VT Computer Research Consortium Scholarship
  • Bruce H. and Dorothy R. Pauly Scholarship (merit-based engineering award)

Other

  • Dual citizen of United States and Iceland
  • Fluent in Icelandic
  • iOS Developer Program
  • Intramural softball
  • Can perform a fluid foosball push-shot
  • Resume hand crafted in HTML