Sam Hookstra

Software Engineer


Education: Associate in Information Technology, Southeast Community College
IT Skills: C#, CSS, HTML5, Java/Java Script, PHP, SQL/MySQL, Asp.Net, Vapor, Swift, JSP, ReactJS, Appache, Android
Experience: 6+ years of professional and non-professional IT and software development experience

Career Summary

Sam joined Optimized System as a software engineer to help with the development and support of the company’s web-based energy dashboard systems and Internet of Things (IoT) future. Sam landed his first career position right out of college as a software engineer for a specialized software development company. Like most good employees, we heard about Sam through a third-party and convinced him to join our team. While Sam is just getting started professionally, he has more than six years experience in a variety of IT support and software development roles, and worked various character-building jobs while attending college. We are looking forward to the fun projects Sam can help us develop for our company and clients!


Reigning from small town Nebraska, Sam is smart, soft-spoken and ambitious. You might say he speaks softly and carries a big…keyboard.