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Thomas Cross - Software Engineer

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  • Hello World!

    My name is Thomas Cross and this is my attempt at a portfolio.

    I am currently living in Omaha Nebraska working as a Software Engineer. I have over ten years of experience in the field of Information Technology. I started by learning about Linux system administration and eventually found out about port forwarding and DNS and quickly had a “website in my basement” before I graduated high school. After that Linux, internet, HTTP, and programming quickly became my obsessions.

    I graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha Peter Kiewit Institute with a Bachelors in Computer Science with an emphasis on Internet Systems and Parallel Computation. In my spare time I mastered HTTP standards and exposing them as web services. I worked for the university in student enrollment services as a web developer migrating all our sites from a windows stack to a LAMP stack with our custom MVC environment. My senior year I participated in an independent study about Combinatorial Algorithms on GPUs.

    I am now working as a software engineer at CSG Actuarial developing web services and web/mobile applications to get, maintain, and expose health care information.

    I am a goal oriented entrepreneur type working on several ideas; if you have ideas or skills to help reduce development time the get products to market get in touch with me on the social network of your choice! If you have a project or website you need help with check out my services page.

    Thanks for reading!