A software professional with 30+ years' experience in multiple aspects of software system development -- from applications programming to system administration to system integration. Looking for a challenging, full-time technical leadership (non-managerial) position in development and fielding of a major software system.
B.S. Computer Science, Southern Connecticut State University w/ Mathematics minor, 2001
Senior Software Engineer, Pragmatics Inc, Reston VA, 2002–Present
Served as development lead for the Joint Operation Planning and Execution System (JOPES), providing technical guidance to the development staff, as well as technical and subject-matter expertise to corporate and government management staffs.
Over several JOPES releases, was responsible for maintaining the comprehensive installation procedures document.
Personally developed and maintained several critical system components.
Lead engineer on the task of porting much of the JOPES codebase from Solaris/oracle into RHEL/oracle to serve as a functionality bridge supporting the eventual retirement of JOPES. (the X-Bridge component of JPES Framework (JFW))
Led the team documenting the JOPES business rules. Produced a comprehensive document set consisting of a 190+ page Word document, along with 31 supporting spreadsheets.
Lead engineer on the task of porting most of the remaining JOPES codebase from oracle into Postgres – on-going as of November 2017.
Developed the system-wide database synchronization verification strategy, along with the software needed to implement it.
Developed the data migration strategy and associated software for initializing the interoperable JOPES/JFW system with its 3-node database architecture (JOPES oracle ? JFW oracle JFW ? JFW Postgres).
Participated in the requirements analysis and evaluation of alternatives for the projected replacement of the Joint Planning & Execution Community's newsgroup collaboration tool.
Prepared and presented training sessions for system & database administrators of the fielded software system.
Student, University of Vermont & Southern Connecticut State University, 1998–2001
Database Systems Programmer/Analyst, Defense Information Systems Agency, Sterling VA 1995–1998
Led a 6-person development team building a 75+ table oracle database and associated Internet-enabled applications for an in-house data management system (CMIS) using oracle Developer (Forms 4.5 and Reports 2.5).
Worked on the entire system life-cycle, from interviewing customers to identify and clarify requirements, authoring design specifications, designing the database, writing associated applications, writing documentation, training end-users, and managing changes to the system baseline.
Personally tested and approved every major software component prior to release.
Designed, developed and fielded a help desk management system using Remedy Action Request System (ARS) running against an oracle database
Contingency Theater Air Planning System (CTAPS) System Administrator / Trainer, Shaw AFB, SC 1994–1995
Taught Solaris and oracle administrator skills
Supervised 20-30 system administrators during exercise deployments
Established and enforced policies and procedures related to computer system management
Systems Integrator, Börfink Mountain Kaserne, Germany 1992–1994
Managed site integration of the eXtended Integrated Database (XIDB) -- Coordinated and arranged all aspects of needed support for planned installations from floor space and power feeds to operator training and software licensing.
CTAPS/CAFMS Applications Programmer, Langley AFB VA 1986–1992
Supervised a team of 8 programmers in the design and development of application software using C, Pro*C, and oracle Forms on Sun workstation
Operating Systems: Solaris, Linux (primarily RHEL), Microsoft Windows,
Programming Languages: Perl, TCL/TK, oracle SQL*Plus, oracle PL/SQL, Postgres PLPGSQL, Unix shell scripting, C, C++
Technologies: oracle RDBMS thru 11.2, Postgres, HTML, XML, SymmetricDS
Tools: Toad, Microsoft Office, Project, Visio, SubVersion, JIRA, git, SubVersion, PGAdmin, oracle Developer
Other Relevant Information:
Active DoD Security Clearance
US Military (retired)