Khalob Cognata
Skills
Programming Languages
Java
Javascript
HTML/CSS
Lua
jQuery
SASS
JSON/XML
ISML
C#
Industry Knowledge
Agile Scrum
Salesforce Commerce Cloud B2C
Software / APIs
Jira
Git
Business Manager
Google Maps
Google Tag Manager
Tealium
BazaarVoice
WebdriverIO
SourceTree
Photoshop
Unity3D
Demandware Script
Education
Eastern Michigan University
B. S. Computer Science 2018
3.67 GPA
Dean's List each semester
Jackson County Intermediate School District
Computer Programming 2014
Career center which gave me specialized education in basic programming, web design, and mobile software development.
Employment
Red Van
Remote
Senior Full-Stack SFCC Developer
Jan. 2021 to Current

Responsible for bug fixing, code changes, optimization, and configuration changes on Commerce Cloud (SFCC) environments. Supported the maintenance and technical configuration of the eCommerce environment. Partnered with the business, vendors, and other IT team members for troubleshooting and performing enhancements/upgrades. Works closely with business partners on providing a POV on technical and process recommendations and solutions.

Capgemini (DCX)
Ann Arbor, MI
Application Engineer
May 2018 to Dec. 2020

Plan, write and test code with reusability and quality in mind. Estimate tickets with level of effort and time. Follow an Agile Scrum process. Aid both clients and teammates to follow best practices, while also achieving solutions in a timely manner. Handle a variety of support tasks varying from a complete visual redesign of the storefront to amending custom built multi-ship server-side logic.

Lyons Consulting Group
Ann Arbor, MI
Internship (LyonsU)
Jan. 2018 to May 2018

Shadowed Application Engineers and studied the Demandware/Salesforce documentation to understand Business Manager and how to develop in Salesforce Commerce Cloud B2C. Sharpened familiarity the platform and it's technology stack (Javascript/jQuery) in preparation for the SFCC Digital Developer Exam.

Projects
Blooming Garden
Jan. 2017

www.devpost.com/software/blooming-garden

First place submission to SpartaHack 2017.

Automated miniature home garden that gathered data from Arduino sensors and webcams to optimize growth using machine learning.
Adjust water pump and lighting from anywhere using Amazon Alexa, webserver, or X-keys Input.

Software: PHP, Python, NodeJs, Java, Javascript.

Hardware: Arduino sensors and motor, rotating-arm attached to water pump, raspberry pis, webcams, heat lamp, X-keys programmable keyboard.

Personal Website
Jan. 2016 to Current

www.khalob.me

Bootstrap-based website to host projects I have worked on.

Custom animations and completely mobile friendly. 

Used: Boostrap, Javascript, CSS3.

Eastern Dining Service Menu Proposal
Dec. 2016

www.devpost.com/software/emu-dining-menu

Observed problems with EMU's original food menu website.

Displayed data in a more clear, understanding way.

Redesigned to be mobile friendly, implemented a five star rating and commenting system.
Used: Bootstrap, PHP, CSS3, Javascript, OAuth.

Awards
Salesforce · Salesforce Certified Commerce Cloud Digital Developer
Nov. 2018

Credential ID #19391261

National Environmental Health Association · Most Innovative Application
July 2017

Awarded for designing and presenting: TapCheck - Know your water.

TapCheck is an Alexa skill that allows users to learn about the safety of their drinking water.

By supplying a zip code, users can learn about any safety issues at near by public water systems, the type of containment, how it is caused and much more.

SpartaHack · 1st Place
Jan. 2017

Blooming Garden - an automated miniature garden for your home.

Over 700 participants

HackEastern · 2nd Place
Dec. 2016

Redesigned Eastern Dining Service's website into a modern and mobile friendly menu with a built in rating system.

Activities
Association of Computing Machinery · Webmaster
Sept. 2016 to Apr. 2018

Eastern Michigan University educational organization representing the computing community.

Maintained website and participated in biweekly meetings.

Volunteering
High School Programming Competition Volunteer · Lab Monitor
Jan. 2016
Eastern Michigan University

Helped with setup, cleanup, and monitoring of participants.