An Interview with Me
Pretty much every I have been interviewed in the past and until now, I get asked pretty much these exact same questions as I have answered below in my mock interview below.
So, Who are you?
My name is George Eddy, my friends call me Rusty. I live in Huntington Beach, CA with my family. I was born and raised in Southern California, Educated at CSULB and USC. I have worked in the Aerospace Industry, Computer Networking, Telecom and the Entertainment Industries.
What do you do?
I am Software Engineer and Network architect. I still write a lot of software, and these days, I am particularly interested in managing IoT devices, the maker movement and ComputerVision.
I like working on hard problems with talented people.
What have you worked on in the past?
Lot’s of really cool things, some big complex projects as well as interesting proof of concept research projects.
Most of these involve computer networks, Real Time applications and/or high availability services. There are plenty of other things that I have built, but these are what I consider my “Core Strengths”.
What Roles and Titles have you had?
Principal Engieer, Technical Lead, Member of The Technical Staff, Senior Software Engineer and Systems Programmer are some of my previous Job titles.
I throughouly enjoy being a technical lead, mentoring Jr. engineers and high level architecture. However, I am also a very hands on programmer.
And who have you worked for?
I have worked for Fortune 500 companies including AT&T, Cisco Systems, McDonnel Douglas (now Boeing) and USC/ISI.
I have also worked with startups and small businesses. I really enjoy early stage projects and small agile teams of diverse and talented people.
Do you have a Resume, or a Portfolio?
I sure do, and it is online! For the particular dates, titles and projects you can get more detail here: