Alcorn McBride is pleased to announce the hiring of Devin Acker as Software Engineer. He join the company in a new position, which has been created to meet the growing demand for staff at Alcorn McBride, the leading manufacturer of show control, audio and video equipment for the themed entertainment industry and a rapidly growing provider of audio and video systems for retail and transportation.
As Software Engineer, Devin Acker reports to Alcorn McBride's Project Engineer and is responsible for developing and maintaining MS Windows-based GUI applications for programming, configuring and controlling the company's audio, video, show control and lighting equipment. Acker will also provide customer support and interface directly with customers regarding feedback on software design.
"Devin's computer skills are just what we need," says Joy Burke, Senior Product Engineer. "The new Software Engineer position gives him a great opportunity to further his software development talents in an innovative and challenging environment."
Acker is a 2012 graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in Computer Science and a minor in Electrical Engineering. He has pursued several open-source personal projects using various languages and technologies.
Most recently Acker served as Applications Development Analyst with Black Knight Financial Services where he maintained and developed software responsible for processing millions of mortgage loans for clients nationwide as well as various internal development and deployment tools.
"I decided to join Alcorn McBride as Software Engineer because I knew that this unique position would be a perfect fit for my skills and interests," says Acker. "I am greatly looking forward to helping continue to develop exciting and innovative products for all of the company's clients around the world."
About Alcorn McBride:
Founded in 1986, Alcorn McBride is the leading manufacturer of show control, audio and video equipment for the themed entertainment industry, and a rapidly growing provider of audio and video systems for retail environments and transportation applications. Staffed by some of the industry's best engineers and backed by outstanding customer support, the company has demonstrated great agility in bringing new designs to market. A hallmark of Alcorn McBride products is their durable, zero maintenance design. The company's products provide consistent, reliable operation for audio and video playback applications worldwide. For more information, visit www.alcorn.com.