Winston Weinert

Email: weinertw-AT-uwm.edu
Homepage: https://winny.tech/
GitHub: https://github.com/winny-

Objective Statement

Team player with empathy to work with developers, managers, and product owners. Seeking position in software development or devops.


  • University of Wisconsin, Manitowoc, WI — B.S. Computer Science, 2014–2016

  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI — B.S. Computer Science, 2016–Graduation Spring 2020.


  • Research Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Milwaukee, WI — 2017. Responsibilities include writing pkgsrc packages, assisting users of High Performance Computing cluster.

  • Computer Science Undergrad Grader, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Milwaukee, WI — 2017. Responsibilities include grading Python programming assignments and grading exams.

  • Software & IT Freelance Consulting; Remote — 2014–2019. Responsibilities include project management, security auditing, system administration.


  • Software development in Python, C++, Racket (Scheme), Java, PHP, Assembly, Scala, JS

  • Experience with Software Project Management as lead developer and project manager

  • Linux and FreeBSD system administration

  • Git, Mercurial, and Subversion version control systems

  • Packaging software for Gentoo, FreeBSD, and Archlinux

  • Teaching & mentoring technical topics including beginner programming and computer science theory

  • Documentation tools such as mandoc, LaTeX, and MediaWiki

  • Computer Security auditing with emphasis with server applications. Reported critical vulnerabilities.

  • Docker containers and OpenVZ, VirtualBox virtualization software

  • Server software management including GitLab, Rails, Wordpress, mongoDB, PostgreSQL, MySQL


  • President of IEEE-CS @ UWM, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Milwaukee, WI — Fall 2019–Spring 2020

  • Active in the open source community — contributions to VLC, FreeBSD, PEP8, Racket and countless others

Last updated: 2020-03-05

Date: 2020-03-05 Thu 00:00

Created: 2020-03-11 Wed 05:43