Summary I am a Senior Software Engineer bringing extensive experience and a suite of skills and technologies in delivering software solutions on a range of small, medium, and large, multi-tiered, web-based mission critical systems. I have a demonstrated track record in software delivery, as a technical lead and individual contributor. I am process oriented with a strong foundation in formal CMMI processes and full software development life cycle (SDLC). I am result-oriented, well organized, and possessing excellent communication skills. Strengths include: Coordinating business and technical stakeholders in solving complex business problems. Translating business requirements into technical solutions. Architecting solutions that span multiple web site and database technologies. Working with complexity while striving for simplicity. Web configuration and administration. Database modeling, performance and administration. Application diagnostics and troubleshooting.
Contemporary Therapeutic ServicesHyattsville, MD (8/2009- present)Lead Software Engineer Currently responsible for developing enterprise software architecture for a rapidly growing company that provides psychiatric and therapeutic services, with seven clinics in three states. Leading the effort in analyzing the full business and data processes and how to re-architect the processes to solutions using relational databases, web sites, and web services, to streamline the business services across all clinics and greatly improving business efficiency. Established a documented Disaster Recovery process with redundancy and real- time transaction-based data replication, addressing a serious vulnerability to business continuity. Worked with the leadership team to move the servers to duplicate off-site locations with a thirds party remote hosting service, reducing the cost of ownership and increasing reliability. Responsible all the programming (C#/ASP.NET 4), data modeling (SQL Server 2008), and web site construction (virtualized Windows 2003/IIS web servers). Technologies: C# 2010, ASP.NET 4, Visual Studio 2010, AJAX, XML, XHTML, CSS, T-SQL, SQL Server 2008, virtualized Windows 2003/IIS web servers on Apple Servers running Parallel Server on Mac OS/X 10.6.
EDS, an HP Company (continued)Technical Lead (10/2003-11/2004) Served as the Technical Lead for the applications supporting the FINRA Member Regulation business unit. Coordinated technical delivery across 12 web application project teams. Results: more standardized system architectures reducing development costs. Acted as a technical resource into the larger EDS knowledge base. Results: faster solutions to complex technical problems. Lead pre-release testing of upgrades affecting multiple web applications. Results: more stable upgrades reducing maintenance costs. Wrote technical component for proposals to replace a custom application with the COTS solution and leveraging an EDS corporate tools for reducing custom code and reducing development costs. Technologies: ASP, Visual Basic 6, VB COM/COM+, XML, IIS on Windows Servers, database on Oracle 9i on SUN Solaris.
EDS, an HP Company (continued)Team Leader (2/2001-10/2003) Lead a 7 member web development team, one of three teams developing a major new surveillance system for FINRA Member Regulation. Succeeded in bringing a project that was 4 months behind back on track, delivering application on time, and eliminating virtually all technical defects. Results: a new surveillance application meeting client expectations. Coordinated work activities with the other development teams. Tracked schedule, defect resolution, and testing against requirements, ensuring project on schedule. Worked with project architect in troubleshooting outstanding technical problems. Lead the team through second release (expanded scope). Results: an application providing more market surveillance with fewer FINRA staff. Technologies: ASP, Visual Basic 6, VB COM/COM+, XML, PL/SQL, IIS on Windows Servers, database on Oracle 9i on SUN Solaris.
Honeywell AerospaceColumbia, MD (11/1995 – 2/2001)Senior Software Developer/Database Administrator Delivered web solutions and MS SQL Server database administration for business functions supporting Honeywell’s Technical Services Corporation. Lead initiative creating web application for managing employee talent across multiple sites in US and Asia. Together with four others have a US Patent pending for the technology created for part of the system. Administered data services for physical security application allowing security office to better track security information on employees. Responsible for the data services for a process improvement application deployed across the Aerospace Sector. Product was recognized by Computer World as an outstanding solution in manufacturing and business services. Achieved Six SIGMA Greenbelt for process improvement in delivering services to HR business. Technologies: ASP, Visual Basic 6, VB COM/COM+, T-SQL, SQL Server, IIS.
Creative Associates InternationalWashington, DC (6/1990 –11/1995)Software Developer Technical software lead on projects supporting government contracts by developing database and client/server solutions. Managed the development for a financial accounting database application for the US Marine Corps Systems Command. Written in MS FoxPro. Developed and launched a new videotape tracking system for the USIA (United States Information Agency). Written to FoxPro and MS SQL Server. Developed a database application supporting the Human Welfare for the National Cancer Institute of the NIH. Written in Wybur scripts on an IBM mainframe. Deployed a database application supporting Animal Welfare for the National Cancer Institute of the NIH. Written in DB2 and TSO/ISPF. Technologies: IBM’s DB2, SQL, TSO/ISPF on an IBM mainframe, MS FoxPro, SQL Server.
EDUCATION M.S. Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University, 1992 M.S. Architectural Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 1980 B. S. Architecture, Oklahoma State University, 1977