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William Joyce

Graduate Electronic and Computer Engineer


Graduate Electronic and Computer Engineer with 7 months experience working in an engineering firm and nearly a decade of experience in the hospitality industry. I am passionate about software design and am proficient in Java, Android, C, MATLAB and Verilog. I possess the ability to oversee and manage varying numbers of personnel to execute effectively and meet set goals. I have excellent interpersonal skills which transfer into my ability to thrive in team-based environments.I believe that I could thrive in an entry level position where I am required to master new technologies and deliver outstanding work. 


Software development
  • Java, Android, C, MATLAB and Verilog
  • Programming the TSK51A_D microcontroller in C and Verilog
  • Eclipse IDE
  • Unit testing with Robotium (Testing plugin for Eclipse)
  • Redmine - project management software
  • Git
Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lead a team of people to reach set goals
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Good at working with others to identify, define and solve problems
  • Can explore and analyse options to make sound desicions

Work experience

Mar 2016Present

Shift Manager

  • Oversee the successful operation of a McDonald's restaurant
  • Train new recruits in all areas of the restaurant
  • Provide a high level of satisfaction to customers in accordance to McDonald's standards
Mar 2015Jun 2015

Industry Affiliates Program (IAP) Work Placement

Maco Lighting
  • Developed the UI for the company's Android application
  • Extensively worked with Git, Redmine, Eclipse and Java
  • Used the Robotium plugin for Eclipse to write comprehensive unit test code for the completed application 
Nov 2014Feb 2015

Summer Internship

Maco Lighting
  • Acquired experience with Git and Redmine
  • Worked with Java and C++
Jun 2015Mar 2016

Crew Trainer

  • As below
Nov 2013Jun 2015

Bar and Gaming

Samford Hotel
  • RSA/RSG training
  • Served customers in both the bar and gaming areas
Mar 2007Nov 2013

Crew Trainer

  • Trained new recruits in all areas of the restaurant
  • Provided a high level of satisfaction to customers in accordance to McDonald's standards


Mar 2011Nov 2015

Electronic and Computer Engineering

Griffith University


  • Designed and implemented an Automatic Voice Verification system in MATLAB
  • Designed and implemented an arcade style game on an FPGA board,  written in C and Verilog
  • Acquired experience in web development using CSS, JavaScript and HTML. Created a web-based calculator application.               


  • Academic Excellence Award for 2015
Jan 2012Jan 2013

Certificate III in Retail Operations

McDonald's Australia
Jun 2016

Shift Management Excellence Course

McDonald's Australia


Feb 2016

Volunteering with research in Mon Repos

Queensland Government
  • Spent 10 days assisting with the research of sea turtles which included tasks such as:
    • Relocating nests and digging up hatched nests 
    • Recording and entering data associated with nests


Personal - Jack Hanson  | PhD Student at Griffith University |  0434 941 932

Work - Terence Marks  |  Software Engineer at Maco Lighting  |  0412 253 871