Passionate, detail-oriented, perfectionist developer seeking to change the world one project at a time. An aggressive learner, I love to automate, upgrade, and polish everything in sight. I specialize in doing things right.
Programming SkillsEnvironments and Frameworks:
- Microsoft Access,
- Microsoft Excel,
- Microsoft PowerPoint,
- Microsoft Office VBA (general),
- .NET Framework 2-3.5,
- NHibernate (an object-relational mapping system)
- object-oriented design,
- user-interface design,
- specification design,
- customer support,
- domain modeling
- Windows PowerShell,
Architect/DeveloperBaun Software Development Services 5/2010 – 10/2010 Designing, coding, testing, and fully deploying custom business software using Fluent NHibernate/LINQ and StructureMap to gather real-time business intelligence by scraping authenticated web pages from multiple sites at high frequencies and displaying the combined results on the web. Startup radically downsized due to lack of new projects.
Freelance Computer ProgrammerIntegrateNow 5/2009 – 1/2010 Sub-contracting for Xora integration specialists IntegrateNow on custom integration projects, including web scraping, web services, and synchronization of third-party data sources. (Xora, recently merged with GearWorks, leads the mobile-resource-management industry; integration solutions allow continued use of existing equipment and software while benefiting from large cost savings.) Driving best practices adoption for reliability, security, usability. Company reduced staffing due to insufficient project availability.
Computer Programmer/Database AdministratorPlumbers, Pipe and Refrigeration Fitters Local Union 246 Fresno, CA 9/2006 – 6/2009 Maintained a custom database of union members, apprentices, contractors, member dues, and billing. The database contained over 2000 members' records and several hundred contractors', along with over ten years of receipts. Improved maintainability by slashing minimum bug-fix turnaround time from more than 5 hours to less than 15 minutes, saving thousands of dollars in productivity. Company replaced custom database with off-the-shelf software package in corporate initiative.
Database AdministratorEcoWater Systems 9/2006 – 11/2006 Worked as independent contractor, improving usability, adding reports, and making the database easier to maintain. Finished budgeted upgrade project.
College courseworkThe Master's College Santa Clarita, CA 8/2007 – 5/2008 Polished personal/communication skills. Further technical training in software design and implementation. 3.6+ GPA; student leadership position, training for wing lead position.
High schoolAmbassador Christian Academy 9/2002 – 4/2006 Homeschooled, trained to love books, science, and computers. Extensive, rigorous independent study. GPA of 3.6.
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