Employee Spotlight: Jared White, Senior Software Developer
Education: Jared attended Broome Community College and received a degree in Civil Engineering. He also attended Virginia Commonwealth University and received a BS in Mathematics/Computer Science.
Resume and Job Description: Jared has previously worked as a construction inspector, an intern at the Navy Service Warfare Center, a developer at Circuit City, and a java developer at Battel Memorial Institute. Jared originally joined Shaw Systems as a contractor in April 2006 and then became a full-time employee at Shaw Systems in October 2006. He is currently assigned to the SPECTRUM architecture team where he creates new SPECTRUM functionality, supports legacy code, assists our customers with new installations, and helps sales with technical presentations.
Rave Review: Jared’s manager, Jeff Shultz says: “Jared has worked on the Spectrum project at Shaw for over 10 years. Initially part of the development team, Jared had his hands in many areas of the Spectrum code and gained a solid knowledge of the Spectrum Application. After migrating to the Architecture team, he has successfully designed and implemented many of the system’s core components, with the Spectrum Rules Framework, Messaging, Web Services, and Spectrum End Of Day standing out as few of his major accomplishments. Overall, Jared’s technical skills are impressive. Complementing this, Jared has proven to be a go-to technical resource for making and delivering presentations as well as working with clients to answer questions, discuss system features, and resolve technical issues. His character is above reproach, and he is great fun to work with. The Spectrum Application team is very lucky to have Jared on the team.”
Family and Interests: Jared has been married to his wife Dianne for 23 years. His oldest child Megan, is attending college to become an elementary school teacher. His son Ryan, just started driving, plays soccer, is an active participant in Latin, debate, and DECA clubs. His son Michael, plays soccer, is on the swim team, and is in the Latin Club. All three kids are straight A students. Jared enjoys spending time outside with kids at their soccer practice and games, yard work, and volunteers as a Membership and Financial clerk at his church.
Perspective: Jared says: “I enjoy the range of responsibilities, challenges, and opportunity for technical growth that I get at Shaw and on the SPECTRUM project. The Shaw employees are a smart group of people that I feel are dedicated to creating a robust and useful product that provides value to our customers. They are also a lot of fun to work with.”