Christopher R. Ference
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Christopher R. Ference

(952) 826-9152 • christopherference8@gmail.com • Twin Cities, MN • https://www.linkedin.com/in/cference8

TECHNICAL SKILLS


  • Java
  • C programming
  • Spring JDBC & JPA
  • Data/Class Modeling
  • MySQL
  • Spring Boot
  • Debugging Techniques
  • SQL DML & DDL
  • Bootstrap Toolkit
  • Agile Development
  • HTML / CSS
  • Version Control (Git)
  • Test Driven Development
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • REST Architecture

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS


Advertising Content Management System

Developed a full stack, web-based application and content management system to advertise items for sale. The site allowed users to post, edit and delete their listings.
Technologies Used: Java, JSP’s, MySQL, Javascript, TinyMCE, image file uploads, HTML, CSS, BootStrap, Spring MVC, Thymeleaf, Spring Security Integration

SuperHero Database

Created a full stack, web-based application to track fictional superhero sightings.
Technologies Used: Java, JSP’s, MySQL, Javascript, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Spring MVC, Tomcat and Spring Dependency Injection

Flooring Company Sales Order System

Programmed a CRUD console application to track sale orders for a flooring company allowing users to add, edit and delete clients and sales orders.
Technologies Used: Java, MVC Architecture, csv file input/output, unit tests, Spring DI and Spring AOP

Virtual DVD Library

Developed a CRUD console application to track the contents of a personal DVD library.
Technologies Used: Java, MVC, File input/output, unit tests, Spring DI and Spring AOP

Hotel Chain Database

Created a database which enabled a hotel chain to track room reservations, invoices, customers, promotions and room charges.
Technologies Used: MySQL Database, MySQL Workbench, SQL

OTHER EXPERIENCE


Quicksilver Express Courier, Little Canada, MN May 2021 to November 2021

Software Developer

• Worked with a team of 5 discussing daily goals over video call every morning
• Learned to stay organized utilizing Trello to log work to be done and work completed for the week
• Handled technical inquiries to resolve employee issues on their systems or company account

Khan’s Mongolian Barbeque, Richfield, MN December 2016 to December 2019

Customer Service

• Provided service to up to 50 restaurant patrons in a timely and professional manner
• Maximized team efficiency by communicating with co-workers and ensuring timeliness for all scheduled shifts
• Handled inquiries and complaints to maximize customer satisfaction with the establishment

Papa John’s, Eden Prairie, MN September 2012 to September 2016

Manager

• Managed team of 5 to 6 employees in order to ensure fast and effective service to customers
• Handled customer inquiries and complaints to maximize satisfaction with the brand
• Maintained professionalism while processing up to 100 orders during high volume sales

Education


Saint Paul College, St. Paul, MN Expected Graduation 2024
Associates Degree in Computer Programming