Highly productive in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
Skilled at problem solving, user interface design & layout, business logic and database back-end.
Excelling at creating web applications, desktop applications and server processes.
Excellent people and communication skills, successfully manage remote engineers and heading up small development teams.
Delivering software solutions to a wide range of industries including accounting, telephony, engineering, credit/collections, insurance, software, sales and credit card transactions.
Developed the award winning LinkFixerPlus (Best of Show at 2002 Internet World).
Delivering enhancements and fixes to their existing web application (POC) in a team environment while adhering to audited procedures.
Enhancing scheduled processes.
Adding features to existing reports to handle the new data schema. Coding in VB.NET and DB2-SQL.
Adding new reports and tools.
Fixing bugs found during UAT for new corporate standards.
Optimizing SQL queries that were timing out, adding or streamlining keys and indexes as needed.
Rewriting legacy code for performance, security and stability.
ASP.NET, HTML, VB.NET, DB2, TFS, ADO.NET, WCF Web Services, RapidSQL, Visual Studio 2012, Microsoft Test Manager, RESTful, HP Quality Center.
Parallel to the existing IDDS team I was tasked to enhance their legacy ICGS tool.
MicroStation Development Language (MDL), C++, Visual Studio 2008, Microsoft Office 2010, CVS, Python, Oracle 11, views & triggers.
Added major features and fixed bugs in the flagship product (AutoLoop) in a very high paced work environment as part of one of the three teams of engineers.
Continuously improving the speed, accuracy and stability of the product through the application of Best Practices and technologies. Indepth application of C# and T-SQL for high performance software.
Added responsive deep data reports (i.e. 20 million customers).
Eliminating SQL time-outs via optimization of stored procedures and leveraging indexes and joins resulting in a rate of 50,000 SQL transactions per second.
Implementation of complex solutions involving recursive functions, intelligent parsing and improved user experience.
Reduced load times by 60% by converting from bulky ASP controls to lightweight jQuery controls.
Developed, from the ground up, an n-tier system to process electronic healthcare insurance claims written in VB.NET per client's request.
Took total responsibility for fourteen solutions and had direct hands-on involvement in all phases of development from collecting requirements, writing specifications (including requested flow charts), GUI crafting, coding of business logic, testing, deploying and writing both technical and user documentation.
Designed and optimized database tables, indexes, etc. Delivered products in extremely short cycles, usually less than two weeks.
VB.NET (desktop, server and smart-client applications), Visual Studio 2003-2005, OOD/OOP, ADO.NET, ASP.NET, Web Services, WSDL, SOAP, XML. Multi-Threading, MS Server 2003, Web Forms, WinForms, T-SQL, RAD, EDI - ANSI ASC X12, B2B, Win32 API, n-Tier, OCR, Crystal Reports, Agile Programming, Windows Service, Client/Server.
Led the IDDS/MDL team (six members) in the Verizon ICGS software conversion project, upgrading their tools from MicroStation Version 7 to Version 8 including enhancements and the integration of GeoGraphics and ProjectWise.
Facilitated communication with offshore programmers.
Twice cleared the list of assigned tasks before any other Software Engineers cleared their first list.
As top developer, was retained through every RIF to the very end of the project.
MicroStation Development Language (MDL), SQL, Concurrent Version System (CVS), Bug Tracker, MicroStation CAD, Windows XP.
Handled a wide variety of development needs:
Had full responsibility for the Barcode recognition/creating ActiveX control through several minor and one major release. This entailed interacting with company scientists and implementing their concepts. Created standards and procedures for this product.
The “Go to” person for creation of development tools: test engines for the barcode and OCR ActiveX controls, and a font sample creation tool that generated multi-page Tagged Image File Format (TIFF) documents.
Created toolbar and context menu sub controls for Pegasus’ ImagXpress graphic control. These were fully customizable, lightweight (non-MFC) and in very clean Object Oriented C++.
Developed the Web Demo for the ImagXpress ActiveX control.
Overhauled the Help file systems for the entire product line.
Had an on-going contract to develop a wide range of commercial software products primarily for the CAD industry. Was the product owner for the company's number two and three products as well as the licensing system used by all products.
MicroStation Development Language (MDL), C/C++, Visual Basic 6, MicroStation BASIC, HTML, CSS, BugTracker, JYACS, MicroStation CAD, Windows NT, Windows 86, DOS, CLIX.