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About Owen

I'm a Senior at Clemson University studying Computer Information Systems, an amateur developer, an IT professional, and a choral musician. I have experience in Systems Administration, and I'm looking for a career in Software Engineering; ideally, systems and embedded development. I'm most comfortable with the C, Python, and JavaScript programming languages, and I'm thoroughly familiar with all manner of operating systems and server software. I've also performed with elite choirs around the country and internationally at venues such as Carnegie Hall and the Sydney Opera House.

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Here's who you have to thank for my "intelligence", as it were:

Clemson University

BS, Computer Information Systems

Clemson University

August 2021 - May 2025 (Expected)

Grade Point Average (GPA): 3.78 (as of May 2024)

Clemson Cantorei is an auditioned, mixed-voice chamber ensemble consisting of ~24 singers from any major. I've performed with Cantorei for a total of two semesters as of Spring 2024, during which time we debuted Jake Runestad's El Aire Baila.

Visit the Cantorei website

Clemson University Singers is an auditioned, mixed-voice ensemble consisting of 70-100 students from any major. I performed with CU Singers for a total of six semesters, from Fall 2021 to Spring 2024, during which time we had the honor of performing dozens of well-known choral works and a number of commissioned pieces. In May 2023, a group of singers including students in CU Singers toured across England and France and performed in multiple recognizable venues throughout.

Visit the CU Singers website

Men's Choir is a non-auditioned, all male ensemble. I performed with Men's Choir on and off during my first four semesters at Clemson.

Visit the Men's Choir website
John Paul II Catholic High School

John Paul II Catholic High School

August 2017 - May 2021

Grade Point Average (GPA): 5.02

The AP Scholar with Distinction award is granted to students who receive an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams. I received the AP Scholar with Distinction award in 2021.

Learn more about AP Scholar Awards

The National Junior Honor Society is an American international student organization that consists of chapters in middle schools. I was inducted into the John Paul II NJHS chapter in November 2016.

Visit the NJHS website

The National Honor Society is one of the oldest, largest, and most widely recognized cocurricular student organizations in American high schools. I was inducted into the John Paul II NHS chapter in November 2018.

Visit the NHS website


Specifically, the professional kind. The kind that wrinkles my brain and lines my pockets.


IT Administrator Intern


June 2021 - July 2021 | May 2024 - Present

Part-time summer internship with Intellectus, LLC, a FEMA contractor, spend learning device deployment techniques for remote work, testing new deployments for Windows PC patch management, evaluating and planning deployments involving popular third-party IT software, and acting as helpdesk as needed. Responsibilities involved managing Active Directory users, configuring AuthLite MFA, imaging Windows PCs, and more.


Associate Helpdesk Specialist

Benefitfocus, a Voya Financial company

May 2022 - August 2022 | May 2023 - April 2024

Back-to-back eleven-week summer internships with Benefitfocus' Helpdesk team, spent learning and working with Microsoft Intune, Azure Active Directory, JAMF, Apple Business Manager, and others. Responsibilities included managing Active Directory users, managing deployed Windows devices through Intune, managing deployed macOS devices through JAMF, imaging and deploying Windows, macOS, and iOS devices, and answering helpdesk tickets.

After the summer of 2023, the internship was rolled into a part-time position where responsibilities shifted to project-based work. This included testing for and deployment of major Windows and macOS updates, as well as CrowdStrike enterprise software.

Clemson University

Lead Undergraduate TA for Academic Enhancement

Clemson University

August 2023 - December 2023

Lead Undergraduate TA for the Clemson University School of Computing, tasked with coordinating with 1000-level and 2000-level Computer Science professors to offer supplemental student learning opportunities, working with the School of Computing's faculty to design, develop, and implement activities for students, and serving as a liaison between student groups and School of Computing leadership.

Clemson University

(Head) Undergraduate Teaching Assistant

Clemson University

January 2022 - May 2022 | August 2022 - May 2023

TA for the Clemson University School of Computing, specifically CPSC 1111 during the Spring 2022 semester and CPSC 1010/1011 during the Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 semesters under Prof. Catherine Kittelstad. Responsibilities involved writing Gradescope program autograding scripts (during time as Head TA), answering student questions about the C programming language, running weekly office hours, creating grading rubrics, grading student lab submissions, and managing other TAs within the scope of the courses worked.


At the moment, my specialty is building small, niche utility programs to solve problems only I have, but, as you can see from the line-by-line comments in most of my code, my code is clean. If any recruiters are reading this, I promise I've learned the error of my ways when it comes to commenting.

Hint: Click the arrow icon () at the top of a project's card to visit the project's repository page.


C++ program which kills all Oculus Client processes in one click, invalidating the need to go through Task Manager and end tasks individually.




C# program that modifies the Steam appmanifest for Blade and Sorcery to prevent automatic updates.




Template repository for Gradescope autograders used in Clemson CPSC-1011 during the F22 and S23 semesters.




Python script that allows direct download of Apple AirPort firmware files from Apple's software catalog.




Custom front end modifications for directory index pages generated by Apache mod_autoindex.




Purge Bot is a simple Discord bot built in node.js with a single purpose: erase. It possesses three primary capibilities: erase the last message in a channel, erase messages in bulk, and erase entire channels.


Contact Owen

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[email protected]

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(843) 860-0046

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