Jared Wein


Michigan State University

Masters of Science - Computer Science - College of Engineering

Jan 2009 - May 2011
  • 3.8 Cumulative GPA.
  • Pursued a degree full-time while working full-time.
  • Concentration: Software Engineering and Human-Computer Interaction.
  • Topics studied: Advanced Algorithms & Data Structures; Advanced Computer Architecture; Advanced Computer Graphics; Computer & Network Security; Artificial Intelligence; Data Mining; Natural Language Processing; Natural Language Processing: Language and Interaction;
Michigan State University

Bachelor of Science - Computer Science - College of Engineering

Aug 2004 - May 2008
  • 3.625 Cumulative GPA.
  • Cognate in General Business Administration.
  • Dean's List in six semesters.


Mozilla Corporation

Senior Software Engineer (Firefox)

Aug 2012 - Current
  • Working on the front-end of Firefox and helping others work faster.
  • Played a major role in the biggest redesign of Firefox since Firefox 4.
  • See http://bit.ly/jawsBugzilla for a list of bugs worked on.
Mozilla Corporation

Software Engineer (Firefox)

Jun 2011 - Aug 2012


May 2010 - August 2010
TechSmith Corporation

Software Engineer

Jun 2008 - Jun 2011
  • Involved in major iterations of the PC client for Camtasia Relay version 1.1 through the current 3.0 version.
  • Added caching and reduced requests of Camtasia Relay LDAP integration, realizing 2x speed improvement.
  • Increased performance of Camtasia Relay website by 75% by reducing network requests and merging graphics.
  • Mentored new Software Engineer hires within the team and worked one-on-one to on-board them.
  • Presented research to the development staff of ~75 on two separate occasions.
  • Started internal Ignite presentations to improve employee interactions and company culture.
TechSmith Corporation

Software Engineer - Intern

May 2007 - May 2008
  • Wrote, maintained, and supported a module to authenticate users using an external LDAP directory.
  • Wrote unit tests for database connection layer of the Camtasia Relay product, uncovering an issue with a parameterized SQL request.
MSU Academic Computing & Network Services

Web Programmer

Mar 2006 - May 2007
  • Wrote an internet application to maintain the faculty/staff directory for public and internal websites of the department, retrieving information from an external LDAP server.


MSU CSE Advisory Committee

Graduate Student Representative

  • May 2009 - May 2010
Black Poets Society

Graduate Advisor

  • Graduate Advisor from Aug 2009 - May 2011
  • Treasurer from Aug 2007 - May 2008


  • Proficient with
    • C++
  • Experience with
    • C#
    • LDAP
    • MFC
    • WPF
    • JavaScript
    • Python