Sunday, April 14, 2024

Alcorn McBride Appoints Devin Acker to Newly Created Software Engineer Position

[quote]Devin’s computer skills are just what we need.  The new Software Engineer position gives him a great opportunity to further his software development talents in an innovative and challenging environment.” — Joy Burke, Senior Product Engineer[/quote]

Orlando, FL, USA — 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.

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.”

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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