Rosedale Software Consulting Part I – R ésumé  1954 – 1996 Education & Employment A one-man independent software consultin...
James P. Rosenkrans, IV 709 Magnolia Avenue Frederick, Maryland  21701-8507 http://www.rosedalesoftware.com
Objectives <ul><li>Greater Washington Metro Area </li></ul><ul><li>Telecommuting with occasional site visits </li></ul><ul...
Limitations <ul><li>Care giver for daughter with cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Must remain available 24/7 for monitoring </li><...
Qualifications <ul><li>Programming </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematics </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Clearable fo...
Typical Hardware Systems <ul><li>Mainframes: IBM 740, 790, 360/370 </li></ul><ul><li>Minicomputers: DEC PDP-11, VAX </li><...
Typical Software Systems <ul><li>IBM, DEC PDP-11, VAX/VMS </li></ul><ul><li>DOS (1.1 through 6.22) </li></ul><ul><li>WINDO...
Professional Experience Rosedale Software Consulting 1996 - Present <ul><li>1996 – Present:  Founded Rosedale Software Con...
Professional Experience Central Intelligence Agency 1994 - 1996 <ul><li>Senior instructor for Microsoft WORD, EXCEL, Lotus...
Professional Experience Central Intelligence Agency 1990 - 1993 <ul><li>Data base administrator for multiple large textual...
Professional Experience Central Intelligence Agency 1977 - 1990 <ul><li>Senior software instructor, small systems develope...
Frederick Community College Non-work Related 1982 - 1984 <ul><li>Taught Calculus I, II, III and Algebra I and II evenings ...
Professional Experience Central Intelligence Agency 1972 - 1977 <ul><li>Counterintelligence staff officer responsible for ...
Professional Experience Central Intelligence Agency 1966 - 1977 <ul><li>Developed two databases as a technical staff offic...
Professional Experience Institute of Molecular Biophysics Florida State University Tallahassee, Florida 1963 - 1965 <ul><l...
Education <ul><li>1984 - M.S. Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University (Honors, 4.0 GPA) </li></ul><ul><li>1982 - M.S. M...
Awards Received <ul><li>1993:   Exceptional Performance Award for conceiving, implementing, and delivering a system for de...
Professional Societies <ul><li>Association for Computing Machinery (1983 – present) </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematical Associa...
Personal <ul><li>Divorced, three grown children. </li></ul><ul><li>Folk music singer, guitarist, bass player and songwrite...
The End <ul><li>Personal note: This PowerPoint presentation covers my career through retirement. Since retirement I have d...
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  1. 1. Rosedale Software Consulting Part I – R ésumé 1954 – 1996 Education & Employment A one-man independent software consulting entity registered in the State of Maryland
  2. 2. James P. Rosenkrans, IV 709 Magnolia Avenue Frederick, Maryland 21701-8507 http://www.rosedalesoftware.com
  3. 3. Objectives <ul><li>Greater Washington Metro Area </li></ul><ul><li>Telecommuting with occasional site visits </li></ul><ul><li>Short & intermediate term tasking </li></ul><ul><li>Small system development, programming, training </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office, Adobe & more </li></ul>
  4. 4. Limitations <ul><li>Care giver for daughter with cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Must remain available 24/7 for monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>Infrequent but unpredictable trips to ER and other medical facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Minimal impact on telecommuting, client visits, and short local visits to client site </li></ul><ul><li>Extremely tight deadlines not an option </li></ul>
  5. 5. Qualifications <ul><li>Programming </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematics </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Clearable for Top Secret Codeword </li></ul>
  6. 6. Typical Hardware Systems <ul><li>Mainframes: IBM 740, 790, 360/370 </li></ul><ul><li>Minicomputers: DEC PDP-11, VAX </li></ul><ul><li>PC: 8088 through Pentium </li></ul>
  7. 7. Typical Software Systems <ul><li>IBM, DEC PDP-11, VAX/VMS </li></ul><ul><li>DOS (1.1 through 6.22) </li></ul><ul><li>WINDOWS (3.11, 95, 2000 Pro, XP Pro) </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office Professional 97 - 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Textual databases (BRS, ZyIndex) </li></ul><ul><li>Relational databases (ACCESS, dBASE, PARADOX, ORACLE, Fox Pro) </li></ul><ul><li>Batch/Scripting languages (REXX) </li></ul><ul><li>FORTRAN (II, IV, 77) </li></ul><ul><li>PASCAL </li></ul><ul><li>C (but not C++) </li></ul><ul><li>PL/1 </li></ul><ul><li>Visual BASIC </li></ul><ul><li>Assembly (IBM 360,DEC PDP-11, PC) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Professional Experience Rosedale Software Consulting 1996 - Present <ul><li>1996 – Present: Founded Rosedale Software Consulting sole proprietorship </li></ul><ul><li>1996 – Retired October 2 after 30+ years with the Central Intelligence Agency </li></ul>
  9. 9. Professional Experience Central Intelligence Agency 1994 - 1996 <ul><li>Senior instructor for Microsoft WORD, EXCEL, Lotus Notes </li></ul><ul><li>Developed courses for these because there were none </li></ul><ul><li>Small systems developer </li></ul><ul><li>FOIA mass data retrieval system for a Gulf War Syndrome task force. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Professional Experience Central Intelligence Agency 1990 - 1993 <ul><li>Data base administrator for multiple large textual database system </li></ul><ul><li>Recovered corrupted dBASE III & BRS databases </li></ul><ul><li>Systems development with dBASE IV </li></ul>
  11. 11. Professional Experience Central Intelligence Agency 1977 - 1990 <ul><li>Senior software instructor, small systems developer, system manager and troubleshooter for a major, highly classified overseas project. </li></ul><ul><li>Provided software support for several complex analytical programs using covariance analysis and Kalman filtering. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Frederick Community College Non-work Related 1982 - 1984 <ul><li>Taught Calculus I, II, III and Algebra I and II evenings at Frederick Community College, 7392 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD 21701. </li></ul><ul><li>Discontinued because of overseas assignment for CIA </li></ul>
  13. 13. Professional Experience Central Intelligence Agency 1972 - 1977 <ul><li>Counterintelligence staff officer responsible for tracking terrorists. Initiated a database project to assist in this activity </li></ul><ul><li>Overseas duty in the Far East </li></ul><ul><li>Assigned to language and culture studies of the Far East. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Professional Experience Central Intelligence Agency 1966 - 1977 <ul><li>Developed two databases as a technical staff officer </li></ul><ul><li>Far East area reports officer, desk officer, and operations officer trainee </li></ul><ul><li>Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative </li></ul><ul><li>EOD 3 January 1966 </li></ul>
  15. 15. Professional Experience Institute of Molecular Biophysics Florida State University Tallahassee, Florida 1963 - 1965 <ul><li>Post Doctoral research in Quantum Statistical Mechanics. </li></ul><ul><li>Wrote FORTRAN II programs for IBM 709 mainframe. </li></ul><ul><li>Published papers on Van der Waals forces in the Journal of Chemical Physics. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Education <ul><li>1984 - M.S. Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University (Honors, 4.0 GPA) </li></ul><ul><li>1982 - M.S. Mathematics, Johns Hopkins University </li></ul><ul><li>1963 - Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute </li></ul><ul><li>1958 - B.Chem.Engr, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute </li></ul>
  17. 17. Awards Received <ul><li>1993: Exceptional Performance Award for conceiving, implementing, and delivering a system for declassifying large quantities of classified information rapidly in support of the UN War Crimes Tribunal. </li></ul><ul><li>1992: Exceptional Performance Award for restoring and cleaning up a corrupted database. </li></ul><ul><li>1988: Certificate for Sustained Superior Performance for over 700 days of cumulative service at a remote and hazardous duty overseas collection site (“400 day club.”) </li></ul>
  18. 18. Professional Societies <ul><li>Association for Computing Machinery (1983 – present) </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematical Association of America (1982 – 1996) </li></ul>
  19. 19. Personal <ul><li>Divorced, three grown children. </li></ul><ul><li>Folk music singer, guitarist, bass player and songwriter. </li></ul><ul><li>Served on the Board of Directors of the Folk Club of Reston-Herndon. </li></ul><ul><li>Founding member and Treasurer of the now defunct Frederick Folk Club. </li></ul><ul><li>Good health. </li></ul><ul><li>Member of MENSA. </li></ul>
  20. 20. The End <ul><li>Personal note: This PowerPoint presentation covers my career through retirement. Since retirement I have done some consulting work off and on, mostly to help out friends. I have maintained my skills mainly through projects of personal interest. Computers are fun! </li></ul><ul><li>The companion to this PowerPoint presentation describes some of these projects and provides a look at the capabilities that I have in my basement. </li></ul><ul><li>Jim Rosenkrans, 25 January 2007 </li></ul>

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