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About Me

My name is Ben Nichols-Farquhar and I am a Junior at Syracuse University, studying Computer Science and Mathmatics, looking to work as a software engineer.

Contact Details

Ben Nichols-Farquhar


Syracuse University

Syracuse University 2017-2020

  • Major: Computer Science
  • Minor: Mathematics
  • Renee Crown Honors College
  • GPA: 4.00

Academy for Science and Design

Academy for Science and Design 2012-2017

  • GPA: 3.90 out of 4.00
  • Advanced Computer Science



Project Release Manager Intern May - August 2018

  • Create dynamic data visualization web dashboards to enable smart business decisions.
  • Coordinate development process change roll out over multiple product areas

Syracuse University Information Technology Support

Student Technical Support January 2018 - present

  • Provide support to Students, Staff, and Faculty with various technologies in classrooms and labs.

Paula Davis Media LLC

Web development internship August 2016 - August 2017

  • Designed and created multiple web sites and social media content to promote a self published book release.

FIRST Team Pheonix 2342

Software development subteam lead 2014 - 2017

  • Competative robotics team
  • Lead fifteen person software development team
  • Design complete robot class hierarchy and system interaction
  • Coordinate between five different subteams in high speed engineering enviorment

YMCA Camp Takodah

Youth Cabin Leader June 2017- August 2017

  • Planned, coordinated, and executed activities while guiding campers in personal growth and daily living skills.
  • Provided leadership to campers in all areas and acted as a role model in all areas of camp activities, including cleanliness, punctuality, chores, rules, and sportsmanship.

New Hampshire Soccer League

Youth Soccer Referee September 2012 - Present

  • Ensured the saftey of all participants in high stress enviorment
  • Delt with troublesome coaches and players

Habitat for Humanity Restore

Item intake and sales 2011 - 2017

  • Volenteered in item intake and sales
  • Assisted constomers with donation, checkout, and moving of purchased items





Professional Skills

  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Project Managment

Coding skills

  • Python
  • Java
  • C++
  • CSS
  • HTML5
  • JavaScript
  • Wordpress
  • Ruby

Tool Skills

  • Git
  • MySQL

Client Testimonials

  • Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it.

    Steve Jobs
  • There are two ways of constructing a software design: One way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies and the other way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies.

    C.A.R. Hoare, The 1980 ACM Turing Award Lecture
  • Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight.

    Bill Gates
  • First, solve the problem. Then, write the code.

    John Johnson
  • A computer is a stupid machine with the ability to do incredibly smart things, while computer programmers are smart people with the ability to do incredibly stupid things. They are, in short, a perfect match.

    Bill Bryson

Get in touch.

If you need to contact me feel free to reach out by email.

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