Past Software Engineering Work

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Expert iOS, Java, WebApp Developer

 

Quick Summary

Senior java server and full-webstack developer with 15+ years experience. Experience with major app frameworks and technologies. 
Current focus on freelance iOS development, with multiple applications of my own and those for clients currently available in the App Store.

  • Senior iOS developer and web app developer.
  • Past focus on enterprise java + enterprise web app development.
  • Agile/scrummaster experience. 
  • Freelance software developer, working on iOS apps and custom web development projects.
  • 15+ years professional development experience
  • Senior developer with team lead and scrummaster experience
  • Concentration in enterprise and web-app development (Java + SQL, Spring, Hibernate, Struts, etc)
  • Designed and implemented multiple iOS apps currently in App Store
  • Full-stack web app expertise with Web Services

Major Strengths

Technologies

  • iOS development, Objective-C (plus extensive history with C/C++)
  • Java (Java, servlets, JSP, JUnit/TestNG, etc), Java frameworks (Spring, Hibernate, Struts, iBatis, JSF, Apache web taglibs, etc)
  • Oracle and MySQL database schema design and SQL (both SQL and DDL)
  • SOA and Web Service architectures
  • REST and Soap Web Services, XML, JSON
  • JavaScript and web apps, X/HTML, CSS, AJAX, DOM models, PHP + Zend Framework
  • Apache, JBoss and Tomcat servers/web-containers, Maven and Ant build systems, TeamCity continuous integration, etc.
  • Python (incl. large, object-oriented, stand-alone applications), PHP and Zend Framework

Process

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team leadership experience
  • Agile process expert (development methods and experience as Scrum Master)
  • Long history of successful project completion on time and under budget
  • Deep experience in design patterns and their application, OOP design/architecting, object-relational mapping

 

Work History Summary


5/2011 - Current    7th Codex Software, Boulder CO
Freelance contract and project-based software development for various clients, concentrating in iOS app development, Java, and Python (large object-oriented standalone apps).  

8/2007 - 5/2011   Time Warner Cable, Advanced Tech Group, Broomfield CO
Senior Software Engineer
Advanced Technology Group is responsible for all major software development for the company’s cable plant infrastructure, video/telecom services and in-home set top boxes.  

  • “Conductor” project: Large web application for TWC division administrators. 
  • Technologies: Java, JavaScript, HTML/CSS, Struts, JSP, Ajax/XHR, Spring, Dojo, GWT, web services, some JSF, Selenium, Ant, Red Hat, JBoss, IntelliJ/Netbeans/Eclipse.
  • “Prelude” Project: Pilot project to move to server-based application model with thin clients. Real-time, high-volume and high-performance scalable server application with millions of set top boxes as display tier.
  • Technologies: Java 6, Spring 3.0, TestNG, JMS, Solr/Lucene, CXF web services, Guava, JUnit, Maven.
  • Scrummaster for Prelude project: agile development team of 11 developers and testers. Successfully coordinated team to full field release of first version of product.

12/2006 - 7/2007   Intrado Inc, Longmont CO
Senior Software Engineer, Team Lead
Provider of 911 and e911 emergency services for national telecoms.
Developer and team lead (5 devs) on real-time high-performance logging/analysis subsystem for 911 emergency call systems software. Agile development environment.
Technologies: Java, J2EE, spring, tomcat, several apache components, eclipse, hibernate, Oracle.

3/2006 - 12/2006   The Spitfire Group, Longmont CO
Senior Technical Specialist
Technology consulting firm specializing in business flow analysis and development of custom software. Developers were direct customer facing with minimum 10+ years consulting experience.
Technology consultant and Java architect/developer on multiple applications (database reporting system, SOA architecture, etc).
Technologies: J2EE, OC4J/Oracle, Struts, Javascript/DOM, Spring, Hibernate, DisplayTag, SiteMesh, JSP, XDoclet, Ant. Full agile-process shop (using VersionOne tools).

2005 - 3/2006   Lockheed Martin (via CSC contract), Denver CO
Software Developer
The space systems launch division designs and builds satellite launch systems. 
General development of misc data migration systems, process coordination tools, web service data publishing system. Extensive use of Oracle databases.
Technologies: Java/J2EE, C/C++, Oracle, Apache, Tomcat, VB, MySql.

2003 - 2004   W. E. Dailey Inc., Bennington VT
Software Developer/Consultant
Regional company supplying ready-mix and prefabricated concrete products to construction industry.
Developed data export/import systems and reporting solutions using relational databases / SQL.
Technologies: Java, JavaScript, DOM-manipulation, HTML, J2EE, SQL Server.

1999 - 2003   LogicSpark Inc., Bennington Vermont
Lead Developer/Architect
Startup focusing on software-as-a-service applications. Designed and built several niche-market custom web applications, as well as core reusable API’s in Java (700+ classes) and JavaScript (6500+ lines of code) and all the supporting SQL schemas and queries.

1993 - 2004   Corporate Software Development Trainer, NY (Contracts)
Corporate trainer teaching multi-day and multi-week classes for corporate clients, generally working as a subcontractor for training providers. Formerly Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT).

1992 - 1999    Free-Lance Software and Web Developer, New York
Contract development and consulting projects, mainly using Windows-based technology solutions (SQL Server, ASP, VB, etc) and web standards (HTML/DHTML, JavaScript, Front-Page and Cold Fusion, etc). Extensive work with UNIX system administration.