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Work experience

Oct 2006Present

Software Engineer

SOFTWARE ENGINEER – COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL NETWORKING (2007 – Present)

Responsible for development of community applications including:

  • AIM Pages (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Dojo, AJAX, JSP)
  • AIM Photos (Ruby on Rails, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, AJAX, JQuery)
  • CircaVie (Ruby on Rails, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, AJAX, JQuery)
  • Buddies for AIM Profiles (Java, JSP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • AIM Chat (Flex, Flash, JavaScript, Dojo)

Daily tasks include partnering with other development team members, employing agile development methodologies, refining architecture based on changes in user culture, business strategies and technological advances, interfacing with designers, product managers, and other strategic team members, and providing support to ensure solutions align with project vision

SOFTWARE ENGINEER – AIM PAGES DEVELOPER SUPPORT (2006 – 2007)

Responsibilities included interfacing with third-party developers and the core AIM Pages development team

Responsible for coordinating deployment for third party components between Quality Assurance, Marketing, Operations and the third party development team

Provided consulting services to marketing team to determine the AIM Pages system scope of capabilities

Provided consulting services to third-party development groups in support of external interfacing with AIM Pages

Assisted with development efforts as necessary

Oct 2005Oct 2006

Web Developer

Responsible for application development, QA testing, environment setup and configuration, product installation, integration and deployment as well as expert-level production support of mission-critical e-commerce and back office environments at the application layer

Maintained the AWHN internet and intranet websites in addition to the WholeHealthMD website, the Find a Practitioner sites, and WholeHealthPro

Responsible for over 50 client versions of the WholeHealthMD site and creating new sites on demand using a content management system

New .NET development efforts included a Rapid Response Web System. Additional duties included new development and support as necessary

Aug 2004Oct 2005

Software Analyst/Programmer

KenRob IT Solutions

Responsible for maintaining and the conversion of Visual Basic Telephone Applications using Pronexus VBVoice software to VB.Net

Developed user forms for intranet and internet web-based applications

Played a key role in the design, architecture and development of web applications and the fly.faa.gov website

Nov 2002Aug 2004

Senior Programmer

Airline Pilots Association

Responsible for the conversion, re-design and development of internal web applications to support pilot requests

Designed and developed a web-based replacement for a membership application used by field analysts for updating of member data using VB.NET, ASP.NET, DHTML, CSS, and JavaScript with and Oracle backend

Provided technical guidance to team members in learning ASP.Net, CSS, JavaScript and debugging their applications

May 2002Nov 2002

Senior Computer Systems Analyst

Worked to develop a Health Electronic Record System for women’s health which was deployed in various Army women’s health clinics

Responsibilities included writing SQL statements for Oracle and SQL Server, and writing client- and server-side code using DHTML and ASP

Jan 2001Apr 2002

Senior Developer

Team Lead for front-end development for the company's commercial web-based report generating server -- using technologies including DHTML, CSS, JavaScript, VBScript, and ASP

Technical Lead in maintaining and updating of the company website. Created an import/export program for a client to be used in conjunction with the main Cizer product using COM, Visual Basic, XML and other web technologies

Designed and developed the User Interface including front-end server-side and client-side script for a joint development project using DHTML, JavaScript, VBScript, Active Server Pages, and XML

Education

Sep 1997Aug 2000

BS

Sep 1994May 1996

Recent Projects

Skills

LANGUAGES

HTML/DHTML/XHTML | CSS | JavaScript | AJAX | XML |  ASP/ASP.NET | VBScript | VB /VB.NET | CFML | SQL | PHP | C/C++/C# | Java/JSP | Ruby on Rails | Actionscript

APPLICATIONS

Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash and Fireworks | Corel WordPerfect and Draw | MATLAB | ColdFusion | Oracle | MySQL | Microsoft Office (95-XP) | SQL Server | Visual Studio .Net and Interdev

OPERATING SYSTEMS

UNIX | Linux | Windows 2000/XP | Mac OS 9/X

Affiliations and Clearances

IEEE | 1999 - Present | Member

W3C HTML5  Working Group | 2008 – Present | Member

Previous Secret Clearance

About Me

I'm a web developer with a passion for web standards, usability, progressive enhancement, and accessibility. My background is in engineering, but I've always had a strong interest in design.

When I'm not working, I can usually be found making websites or working on a design project for friends and family, working on my photography skills or training my dogs (to compete in agility and obedience).

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