Charles Blake Knight

Graduate Information Systems Student / Full-Stack Developer


Mississippi State University

Master of Science in Information Systems - Anticipated graduation: August 2015

Current GPA: 4.0/4.0

My coursework has so far focused on a variety of business and technical areas including: business security, advanced database design, advanced systems analysis and design, and data analytics. Also, for the capstone course, I along with three other members will create a startup, and I will largely focus on the back-end design of the startup's operations.

University of Mississippi

Bachelor of Business Administration - Graduated: December 2013

Program GPA: 3.97/4.0 / Overall GPA: 3.74/4.0

While attending the University of Mississippi, I graduated with honors as a double-major in Management Information Systems & Marketing. My coursework emphasized Oracle database design and querying (using SQL and PL/SQL), website development (PHP and JavaScript), general programming (using all .NET languages and Java), and software design. Additionally, I studied general business, finance, and marketing throughout my time at the university. I also was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, which places me in the top 10% of my class.


Mississippi State University

Web Development G.A. / Starkville, MS / August 2014 - Current

Design, update, and maintain secure websites for various departments throughout the university using a range of web technologies and image manipulation applications. Also responsible for the creation and maintainence of many faculty and staff pages through each department. The team I work with collectively designs and maintains over 200 separate deparmental websites.


Client Services Intern / Oxford, MS / June 2014 - August 2014

Worked as part of a team of interns to analyze a real business problem and design a solution; produced a deliverable prototype that automates weekly, mundane tasks. Our team of interns designed and created a new system featuring dashboards for mangers, customizable native apps for employees, and a flexible API for extending the system which should reduce time overhead for almost all employees.

Spectrum Corporation

Administrative Assistant / Selmer, TN / May 2009 - June 2014

Created applications that parsed database information and created formatted Excel workbooks - automating many hours of manual processes in a few minutes. Developed a variety of scripts that reformatted, reorganized, and restructured business documents, including company financial statements.


Application development using client- and server-side JavaScript, PHP, Bash shell scripting, C, C#, and others
Crafting professional, mobile-first websites using a variety of tools including: Yeoman, Bower, and Grunt
Very comfortable working in UNIX-like environments and performing common Linux system administration tasks
Managerial-level dashboard creation showing key company-wide information in a way that is easily and quickly understood by a varity of users

Languages I use most often include:

(inc. jQuery & Node.js)



Bash shell scripting



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