Jordan Messec


Major: 4.0

Overall: 3.89




BA-University of New Mexico

Dean's List recipient for academic performance.

Jan 2013 - May 2015


Colorado State University

Dean's List recipient for academic performance.


  • Sole recipient of Sites & Regelson Research Scholarship. ¬†Performing research in distributed systems and Hadoop.
  • Flash memory research with Professor Sanjay Rajopadhye, professor of computer science, 2014.

Work History

Work History
May 2014 - Present

Teaching Assistant

Colorado State University

Teaching Assistant; Taught lab sessions for Object Oriented Problem Solving. Assisted in grading, assignment creation, and test script generation.

Aug 2011 - Jan 2013

Substitute Teacher

Weld County School Districts
Substitute Teacher; Instructed and supervised classrooms of up to 35 students, including special education students, in all subjects, focusing on math, English, and technology.
Jan 2008 - Oct 2010

Account Assistant

Western E&O
Account Assistant; Western E&O Brokers Handled bank deposits including significant sums. Created and issued legal certifications. Campaign Staff; election campaign Paid by successful election campaign.
May 2008 - Nov 2008

Campaign Staffer

Senator Udall's Election Campaign

Paid staff member of successful Senatorial election campaign.

Crew Trainer

Dion's Greek Restaurant

Quickly promoted. Worked to Assistant Manager handling inventory and training new employees.




C and C++


Personal Interest

Focus on distributed systems, big data, parallelism, and networks.


  • Organized and participated on CSU's winning Windward Code Wars team. ¬†National semifinalist, February 2014.
  • Volunteer at Corrales Harvest Festival, 2009-2014.
  • Planned, organized, and led multiple backpacking expeditions into isolated wilderness, covering 5+ days.