Peter Schooley


Software Engineer Sentry Insurance Fall 2015 - Present

  • Refactored Java applications for coding standards, unit testing, and other best practices.
  • Lead team members through code reviews, knowledge sharing and mentoring.
  • Implemented tools for code generation and modification to reduce development time.
  • Developed data migration from a mainframe system (Scorpio) to Enterprise Software (PolicyCenter).
  • Saved coworkers time by automating tasks like workspace creation and report generation.
  • Leveraged knowledge in Git, Bitbucket, Jenkins, and groovy for management of repository, build, and deployment. Used Visual VM, Dynatrace, and ELK for performance and system monitoring. Programmed in Java and Gosu. Debugged using Eclipse and PolicyCenter’s Studio.

Software Engineer II WTS Paradigm Summer 2011 - Summer 2015

  • Developed windows forms and web services using C#, Visual Basic and SQL.
  • Worked in an agile environment developing monthly patches for existing business applications.
  • Created and maintained documentation for new and existing applications using enterprise software.
  • Investigated customers’ escalated issues to develop solutions on the critical response team.
  • Used performance metrics to evaluate points of congestion in software applications.
  • Assisted as a subject matter expert for workflows, setup, and root cause identification.
  • Leveraged knowledge in ANTS Profiler, Tortoise SVN, Fiddler, Eclipse, programmed in C# and VB using Visual Studio and SQL.

Firmware Engineer, Intern Mensa Systems, LLC Fall 2010 - Summer 2011

  • Developed computer algorithms for embedded microcontroller applications.

Software Engineer, Intern University of Wisconsin-Stout Spring 2010 - Summer 2011

Supplemental Instructor (Fall 2010 - Summer 2011)

  • Tutored students to guide them in programming methodologies.

Java Programmer (Spring 2010)

  • Developed software to create visual representation of laser refractions.

Web Programmer, Intern Virtual Vision Computing Company Spring 2006 - Fall 2008

  • Developed computer algorithms for embedded microcontroller applications.


Menomonie, WI University of Wisconsin-Stout Fall 2006 – May 2010

  • Major: Applied Mathematics & Computer Science, B.S.
  • Programming Coursework: Algorithms & AI, Cryptography, Programming Languages, Systems Programming, Data Structures, Computer Architecture, Advanced Software Engineering
  • Math Coursework: Linear Algebra, Graph Theory, Differential Equations, Calculus III


  • Software: (proficient): Java, C#, VB, SQL, JavaScript, HTML/CSS, (familiar):Python, C++, Git, Bitbucket, Jenkins, Django, Jira, Confluence, Sharepoint