AMANDA (Mandy) Ferrari

SYSTEMS ENGINEER - March, 2014 to present

Calgary, Alberta 


Tesera Systems Inc.

Experienced in software development and quality assurance, data processing and application problem solving. Combined with a background in Global Navigation Satellite Systems and GIS, enables Mandy to approach tasks from multiple points of view. Expertise in test-driven development and agile software development methods. Mandy is skillful at developing both web and desktop applications.

Software Developer, EIT, August 2012 to March 2014
Talus Technologies – Calgary, Alberta

  • One of the main developers to use ESRI products, including development with ArcObjects, ArcGIS API for Silverlight and ArcGIS API for JavaScript.
  • Extensive use of Silverlight, C#, VB.Net, WPF, and some experience with JavaScript, jQuery Mobile, Python, DevExpress, Infragistics, and HTML5.
  • Primary developer on many projects and main contact for the client.
  • Deployed new versions directly to the client.
  • Created build scripts and monitored builds.

Quality Assurance Technician, EIT, March 2011to August 2012
Mentor Engineering – Calgary, Alberta

  • Performed patch and release testing on software.
  • Performed weekly testing on newly developed features.
  • Developed test plans and carried them out.
  • Used C# to develop testing tools.
  • Attended development meetings and demos to identify potential problems.
  • Followed the Agile development cycle.

GPS Systems, EIT, August 2010 to March 2011
Caltech Surveys Ltd. – Calgary, Alberta

  • Solely responsible for the development of the position.
  • Used Topcon Tools to process static data and convert local coordinates to UTM.
  • Familiarity with field software to troubleshoot with field crews when having technical problems.
  • Used MicroSurvey to transform one survey to overlap another.
  • Assisted in developing and processing a static control network.


BSc in Geomatics Engineering – University of Calgary, 2010

Training and Certifications

  • First Degree Black Belt, International Taekwon-Do Federation

Professional Affiliations

  • Engineer in Training, APEGA
  • 2009-2010 President, Geomatics Engineering Student Society