Alyssa M. Goncalves



Entry level computer science graduate with a BA in physics and an MS in computer science. I transitioned into software development after teaching myself how to program while working in R&D as an experimental physicist.


Teaching Assistant Jan 2018 - Present
COSI-12b Advanced Programming Techniques, Brandeis University
Database Administrator May 2017 - Dec 2017
Klausen Lab, Brandeis University
Junior Web Developer Feb 2016 - Dec 2016
Last Call Media, Northampton, MA
Physicist Aug 2012 - Aug 2015
Kimball Physics, Inc., Wilton, NH

Projects and Team Management

Software Engineering Capstone: Health Decoder
Ruby, Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, PostgreSQL

Quantum Escapement
Blender, Python

Conway's Game of Life

Skills / Strengths

Proficient: Java, PostgreSQL, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Sinatra, Python, Django
Familiar: Bash, C, C++, JavaScript, JQuery, SQLite, Drupal, PHP, Bootstrap
Other: Git, Eclipse, JUnit, Blender, LavbVIEW, Agile, Scrum, Time Management, Public Speaking


Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Master of Science in Computer Science, May 2018

Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA
Bachelor of Arts in Physics with Honors, Minor in Mathematics, May 2011