Caden Sumner

SW Engineer at Visa

Denver, CO

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About

I Co-Founded Burgundy Labs to develop learning center scheduling software for universities & colleges, and currently work as a software engineer at Visa in the Denver area. My focus is on user-centered design and experience. I primarily enjoy working on web-based applications with a desire to create usability through code, and advocate for a more accessible web.

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Jan 2020 - Present

Visa

SW Engineer

C#, ASP.NET, Typescript, and React developer in multi-tiered applications with millions of users in both consumer facing and business-to-business applications. WCAG team advocate, focused on the improvement of product accessibility on the web, and responsible for maintaining application adherence to accessibility standards. Helped form an innovation team that explores and creates proof-of-concept implementations using modern technology for use in collaborative skill development as well as improving our applications and CI/CD processes. Creator of technical design documents, test design documents, and project documentation, while working closely with product team members to understand requirements and client needs.

Apr 2018 - Present

Burgundy Labs LLC

Co-Founder

Architect of a full-stack, cloud-based SaaS software solution and associated CI/CD pipelines for university learning centers, currently serving over 7,000 students. Lead developer in React and .NET Core applications utilizing Cloud Firestore databases and Digital Ocean hosting. Actively involved in business decisions focused on customer acquisition, operating expense management, and growth.

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Sep 2018 - Jan 2020

Michigan Technological University

Library Student Assistant - Circulation Department

Primarily patron-facing role with a focus on assisting with research, locating materials, and maintaining, cataloging, shelving, and updating library collections.

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Aug 2016 - Jan 2020

Michigan Technological University

Multiliteracy Center Coach (MTMC)

Working with students of undergraduate and graduate level to improve written and spoken communication in the form of proofreading, critique, cooperative writing, and lessons.

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Jun 2019 - Aug 2019

Visa

Software Engineering Intern

Identified and repaired the root cause of software defects, working closely with the QA team to ensure resolution. Additionally working toward automation and feature enhancement projects through inter-team communication and work, with deadlines and code quality expectations in mind.

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May 2018 - Aug 2018

Visa

Software Engineering Intern

C# (ASP.NET MVC5) development in multi-tiered architecture & development of internal applications. Worked closely with various departments / groups to understand and deliver products according to standards & guidelines.

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May 2017 - Apr 2018

Xeratec

Software Development Intern

Software Development Intern working in Microsoft-Based systems involving ASP.NET, C#, Java, and various front-end frameworks and languages.

May 2016 - Oct 2016

Legendary Lion Web Design

Web Developer Intern

Taking website development projects from initial design processes to a completed launch. I worked with Photoshop, Wordpress, Moz Analytics, and various project management tools in order to provide clients with a finished website. My responsibilities range from SEO page creation to setting up and designing websites using Wordpress, plugins, and various frameworks.

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Sep 2015 - May 2016

Michigan Technological University

Research Assistant

I served as an administrative office assistant as well as a psychology research assistant. Working closely with several professors opened me up to the field of research, and how academic research is conducted. I was listed on the report for the presidential survey of Michigan Technological University for my contributions, and I strengthened my communication skills through inter-departmental relations.

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2013 - 2013

Seagate Technology

Consultant

Consulting on RMA Fraud.

Education

2015 - 2019

Michigan Technological University

Bachelor’s Degree, Computer Science

2013 - 2015

Northwestern Michigan College

High School Dual-Enrollment, Psychology

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