Venita is a Software Engineer in the AVID Verification group. She grew up in Southern California, tried out the DC area for a few years, and then moved back West. She has worked in government, business, and education, on large and small projects. One of her most interesting projects was developing a recursive descent parser. She is interested in using technology for education; writing maintainable code; and efficiently transforming, loading, analyzing, and displaying data.
Agile methodology and practices
Database systems, relational and NoSQL
Computer Science, B.S., University of Southern California
Computer Science, M.S., Johns Hopkins University
Education, Leadership, and Innovation, PhD, University of Colorado Denver
April 2018 - Present: Verification/Database Development Research Associate III, NOAA/ESRL/GSL/AVID
September 2016 - March 2018: Data Coordinator, Regis University
July 2013 - January 2014: Software Developer/Trainer, contractor at Flatirons Solutions
January 2001 - July 2013: Director of Educational Technology, Denver Seminary
January 1999 - December 2000: CARS/Database Administrator, Denver Seminary
September 1995 - January 1999: Lead Software Engineer, Information Handling Services
January 1991 - September 1995: Senior Programmer/Analyst, Great-West Life
December 1986 - August 1989: Lead Software Engineer, Quality Systems Inc.
July 1985 - November 1986: Lead Programmer/Analyst, Synectics Technology Corporation
July 1980 - June 1985: Associate Computer Scientist and Computer Systems Analyst/Programmer, Department of Defense