Summary

  • Expert in Environment Automation using Software Configuration Management / Change Management practices.
  • Experienced with Visual Basic, ANT, ASP, JSP, PHP, HTML, NT, Shell Scripting, SQL, VB Scripting, some Java, some Perl, some CGI and JavaScript. Database administration experience includes Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL and some Oracle.
  • Multiple operating system experience with a concentration in the Client/Server arena.
  • Proficient in all Windows platforms with special skills in networking and administration.
  • Experience in other OS platforms e.g. UNIX (Solaris, HP, AIX and Tru64), Novell, OS/2 and Macintosh.
  • Windows Office Management & Project application skills, documentation and technical writing skills.
  • Experienced with multiple version control systems including more than 15 years working with Serena/Merant/Intersolv PVCS. Systems include PVCS Version Manager, Merant’s PVCS Dimensions, Rational’s Clearcase, Microsoft Visual Source Safe, Subversion & Perforce. Additional product experience includes Merant products such as Tracker for defect tracking, Configuration Builder, PVCS DTK, TTK and other Rational products such as Clear Quest for defect tracking.
  • Build Automation / Continuous Build expert using Cruisecontrol, Jenkins/Hudson, Java, JSP, ANT and other developed scripts and applications using languages listed above.
  • Packaging experience using Wise Installation Manager, InstallAnywhere and some InstallShield.
  • Forward thinker with proven ability to understand business and project/SDLC objectives, and achieve maximum results by integrating selected tools.
  • Proven ability to work remotely under minimal supervision to meet company goals and milestone schedules.

Work History

Work History
Mar 2008 - Present

Supervisor Software Engineering

ACI Worldwide / S1 Corporation, Inc.

Work closely with the hosting and development teams to streamline the software delivery and deployment process from the development team to the hosting team.

  • Constantly look for opportunities to automate tasks in order to reduce or eliminate manual tasks that are prone to errors.
  • Work to improve the build processes of various S1 products and implement continuous integration where necessary.
  • Constantly look for opportunities to improve developer productivity through the use of new and innovative tools.
  • Assist with administration of servers and/or general product development efforts.
  • Work closely with technical writers, quality assurance and developers to assist in authoring product installation guides and release notes.
Jun 1999 - Mar 2008

SCM - Infra Expert / Release Engineer, Software Developer

Amdocs / DST Systems / DST Innovis / DST Interactive / DBS Systems

Automated and Administrated a Software Configuration Management environment supporting version control, continuous application builds, standards, release kits and releases to production within a Java, C++, VB, ASP, SQL and Oracle environment.

  • Designed and administrated a NT Domain that housed the SCM environment with a concentration on automation.
  • Designed, documented and supported a set of development standards to conform to the existing environment.
  • Responsible for the creation of builds and installation kits, using InstallAnywhere, to be released into production environments for systems handling up to 15 million customers. (DIRECTV Satellite billing systems, CRM Customer solutions)
  • Designed, implemented and supported a Cruisecontrol / ANT continuous build environment with “On Demand” build functionality.
  • Responsible for automation to ensure repeatable build/kit processes, auditing procedures and web monitoring tools.
  • Helped design, create, support and administrate the Perforce, Subversion, PVCS Professional Plus suite & PVCS Dimensions environments.
Dec 1997 - Jun 1999

SCM / Consultant

FiTech

Consultant brought in to evaluate, design and implement a SCM environment supporting version control, defect tracking, application builds, development standards and releases to production within a PowerBuilder, Visual C++ and Oracle development environment.

Sep 1997 - Dec 1997

SCM / Consultant

First Union

Consultant brought in to evaluate, design and implement a SCM environment supporting version control, defect tracking, application builds using PowerBuilder, Power J, Power Designer and Sybase, development standards and releases to production.

May 1997 - Sep 1997

Configuration Manager

Voxware, Inc.

Manager of Software Configuration Management which controls source code storage, application builds, defect tracking, development standards, versioning and releases to Production.

Sep 1996 - May 1997

Manager - SCM

Dendrite International, Inc.

Manager of SCM which controlled all aspects of Configuration Management including; Development process/procedures, Documentation, Version Control, Defect Tracking and software compilations. Responsible for all aspects of the development life-cycle pre and post implementation.

Jul 1995 - Sep 1996

Senior Resource Analyst

AIG

Project Leader/Developer created an automated GUI for controlling Version Control and software compilations [Software Configuration Management (SCM)] utilizing Intersolv’s suite of SCM tools, Lotus Notes, VB and VC++.

Oct 1992 - Jul 1995

Asst. Vice President

Bankers Trust Company

Managed Change Management for LAN’s within WAN’s, a field consisting of Version Control, Library Management, Configuration Management, Authorization Management, Turnover Management and Software Distribution.

Education

Education
2010 - 2010

Red Hat
2009 - 2009

Webucator
2008 - 2008

Subversion Administration and Maintenance

Collabnet
2004 - 2004

Perforce Administration and Maintenance

Perforce
2002 - 2002

CA AutoSys Scheduler

Amdocs, Inc.
2002 - 2002

BEA WebLogic Server 7.0 Administration

BEA
2002 - 2002

Windows 2000 - Network and Operating Systems Basics Part 1 & 2

New Horizons
2000 - 2000

PVCS Dimensions 5.0 Usage & Administration

Merant University
1999 - 2000

Visual Basic v4.0

Various CBT’s
1999 - 1999

ClearCase v3.2.1 Administration & MetaData

Rational University
1996 - 1996

Visual Basic v4.0

Chubb Educational Advanced Training Center
1996 - 1996

Software Configuration Management

The Learning Tree
1994 - 1994

Microsoft Windows NT v3.5 and NT Server v3.5

CGI Systems Inc
1993 - 1993

Time Management

Franklin Management Training
1993 - 1993

Microsoft Windows NT v3.1 and NT Advanced Server v3.1

Microsoft University
1992 - 1992

PVCS Version Manager Administration and Support

Intersolv
1987 - 1989

Data Communications

National Radio Institute
1982 - 1986

Assorted Training in Management and Supervision

United States Army
1984 - 1985

Electronics Engineering Technology

Cleveland Institute of Electronics
1981 - 1982

Electrical Engineering

University of Rhode Island
1977 - 1981

Diploma

Rogers High School