Objective: To obtain a position in the field of Java programming and software design
Senior Web Applications Engineer October, 2001 - current
Worked on a short, three month contract with Multnomah County’s Adult Home Care Placement organization (ACHP). This was their first Java and O-O application, so I was responsible for getting everything set up from zero.
Applications Engineer Sept 1999 June, 2001
O-O Programmer June 1999 - Sept 1999
Lead programmer for a three-tier Java project, which used Enterprise Java Beans on BEA WebLogic server. Project was a medical small-office management application designed to handle high-volume transactions with minimal network traffic, and with system response acceptable at modem speeds (the current version can be seen at http://www.medinexoffice.com/mxo-tour/mxo_tour-main.html). Used WebLogic EJB server, Visual Age, Dash-O Pro in creating the product. Created both client GUI and server-side portions of application.
Systems Engineer 1996 - May 1999
Primary programmer for Nike Footwear's Line Planning Tool (LPT), a large scale, three-tier Java project which used both RMI and socket technology for client-server-database communication (this was pre-EJB). Performed both server-side application and client-side GUI application programming. Performed object analysis and design, which allowed application to grow and extend in a manageable fashion. Performed extensive optimization analysis on applications resulting in 4-25x improvement in speed. Member Nike Object Center of Excellence (OCofE), a team that promotes the education and usage of object technology at Nike.
Senior Engineer 1984-1994
Authored database and statistical analysis programs for production work centers and Engineering. Created a centralized library of automated forms for engineering documentation, replacing printed forms. Three patents in missile ignition system design. (US patents 4,716,830 , US 4,815,381 , Canadian patent 1310042 ). Duties included project management, training, documentation, test planning and report writing. Design engineer for the Shuttle solid rocket motor ignition system.
B. S. Computer Science 1994 - 1996
Graduated Cum Laude with an emphasis in Software Engineering. Vice-Chairman WSU chapter of the ACM.
B. S. Aeronautical Engineering 1977 - 1984