Mekka Williams
Mekka Williams
Member of Technical Staff, NetApp
NC

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Biography
Currently a SAN Integration Engineer and Windows Driver Developer for NetApp, Inc., I am a 15+ year veteran of software development for with experience in embedded development, GUI application development, and various software development methodologies. I worked in telecommunications for both wireless, wireline and helped usher in the emergence of packet voice and data+voice convergence. I attended Brooklyn Technical High School in Fort Greene area of Brooklyn where I majored in computer science. I took that experience on to the Georgia Institute of Technology (Go Jackets!) where I majored in Computer Science with a specialization in Software Engineering and Telecommunications while minoring in Micro-Computer Based Design.
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Volunteer Opportunities
  • I am willing to serve as science fair judge or other temporary volunteer at a local school.
Latest Questions
  • Mikel, Baltimore, MD asked Mekka Williams, NetApp

    Added Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 10:49 AM

    Why did you choose engineering as your profession
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    Mekka Williams, NetApp
    Answered Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 10:49 AM
    Engineering allows you creative freedom for solving highly complex problems. Problem solving and analytics are my passion. Engineering careers offer the most challenging applications of these two skills. 
    
    Engineering is also so very versatile. Even ...
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  • Hope, Harare, Zimbabwe asked Mekka Williams, NetApp

    Added Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 3:30 PM

    I'm a Zimbabwean girl who was recently offered a degree in software engineering at a local technology institution. I was just wondering if this is enough to get me a proper job or should I start with another degree for example one in computer science
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  • Hollie, Organization/City asked Mekka Williams, NetApp

    Added Friday, August 30, 2013 at 3:10 PM

    I was wondering if you minored in web design or java or anything else? I was thinking about software engineering but I'm not sure what I could do with a general BS in software. I was hoping for your advice Thanks so much! Hollie
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    Mekka Williams, NetApp
    Answered Friday, August 30, 2013 at 3:10 PM
    Hi Hollie!
    
    Most CS programs should offer you a practical minor or "minor" equivalent. GT forced us into major areas of specialization and minor areas of specialization within CS. They also made us choose a non-CS area of specialization. This is a ...
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