Posted on 3 January 2008

Dynamic Senior Software Developer Available for Consulting

One of our preferred consultants is currently available for c#, php, python, ms sql or mysql contract work. A condensed version of his resume is shown, below. Contact me, Robert Merrill at 801-426-6120 x2 or for more information in connecting with this consultant:

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With more than 20 years of solid experience with web and systems development, this consultant brings quite a lot to the table, technically. When you meet him, you’ll see why so many companies have trusted him to work on their mission-critical apps, as well as lead their development teams. He has a great personality for someone that understands the deep roots of technologys intimately as he does. Plus, he understands business through his experiences in small/startup companies as well as large ones. Currently, he enjoys the mentoring aspects of his role as a Senior Software Developer, and he works hard with clients/customers and co-workers to ensure that they’re getting all they can from the tools they have.


Development Manager/Senior Software Engineer with over 20 years experience designing, developing and implementing software solutions on many different platforms. Has lead development teams, reported to senior management including CIO and CEO, and even filled Sales Engineering roles. Can work equally in large organizations with large teams, with start up companies with very small teams or working individually.


Languages: C#, T-SQL, XML, HTML
Databases: Microsoft SQL Server 2000, 2005, MySQL
Development Tools: Visual Studio 2003/2005, MS SQL Server Management Studio, Infragistics Controls, Vault, Visual Source Safe, Test Track Pro, Final Builder, Nunit, Django, Python
Operating Systems: Windows XP/2000, Windows 2003 Server


Confidential Company*
Senior Software Engineer
Currently designing and developing desktop software solutions using Microsoft .Net 2.0, and web applications using Django/Python for various clients. Helping clients implement the SCRUM agile development process.

Technologies used: C#, Visual Studio 2005, .Net Framework 2.0, XML, XSLT, T-SQL, SQL Server 2005, Django, Python, MySQL

Confidential Company*
Engineering Manager, Senior Software Engineer
Managed development and quality assurance teams. Designed and developed software used to create security policies. Assisted in the design of a database system that handles several thousand transactions in a day. Interfaced with customers on site and over phone for support of pre-sales technology questions. Managed Core Technology and Quality Assurance teams.

Used .Net 1.1, Visual Studio 2003 and C# to develop easy to navigate desktop applications.
Delivered projects on or before required dates.
Lead a team that finalized the successful development, testing and delivery of version 3.0.
Created and executed plan to scale out quality assurance test lab, including hardware upgrades, and improved test cases.
Utilized portions of the Dynamic Systems Development Model (DSDM), an agile methodology.

Technologies used: C#, Visual Studio 2003, .Net Framework 1.1, T-SQL, XML, XSLT, ADO.Net, SQL Server 2000, Microsoft Exchange Server

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Development Manager
Managed development project deliverables, budgets, programmers. Improve existing application integration with computer telephony software and hardware, voice recordings and IVR. Assist in defining company architecture and product offerings. Reported to VP of Research and Development and Chief Technology Officer.

Developed a core reporting application, including report wizard, exporting and SMTP mail delivery.
Instrumental in designing and developing a middle tier system to manage all aspects of a hosted solution for Windows 2000, including Active Directory, Exchange Server, Genesys CTI and SQL Server 2000.
Managed the design and development of data extraction process that improved access from daily to real time.
Mentored developers, assisted in customer technical reviews, and client implementation.

Technologies used: C#, Visual Basic 6, XML, XSLT, SQL Server 7 and 2000

Confidential Company*
Senior Software Engineer
I worked as a contract Senior Software Engineer responsible for project management and development projects for key clients. These clients included American Express, Kennecott Utah Copper and Echopass Corporation. Also mentored other developers, conducted technical interviews and assisted Account Managers and Clients with project requirements.

Projects that I worked directly on were credit card application processing system, multi site inventory tracking and management system, and hiring a team of software developers to write applications used in call centers.

Technologies used: Visual Basic 6, Java Script, SQL Server 7, Oracle 8i

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Team Lead, Software Developer
Develop applications and provide technical support for internal Manufacturing applications. Responsible for converting applications in DOS FoxPro to Visual FoxPro and mainframe based applications to Oracle Forms applications. Assist 6 plants with troubleshooting and system enhancements.

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Contract Software Developer
Member of Y2K project team for American Stores Company. This team was responsible for inventorying and assessing all of the company’s software and hardware, evaluate it for potential failure and recommend solutions. Developed the application that was used in collecting information on company hardware, software, maintenance contracts and Non-IT assets. Application used by 40 plus individuals at various sites across the country. Utilizing Visual Basic 5, Microsoft Access.


United States Marine Corps, Details Withheld*
Communications and Electronics
Provided communications hardware and software technology to command centers and combat units.
Graduated from communications and electronics school
Expert marksman awards
Several awards and ribbons for exemplary performance
Honorable discharge.


Developing and Implementing Windows-based Applications with Microsoft Visual C# .NET and Microsoft Visual Studio .NET, 70-316. MCP.

Sun Java Programming, SL275
Emphasis: Development of Java applications using Sun Java 1.2.

Developer/2000: Forms and Reports Builder
Emphasis: Design and deployment of Oracle Forms and Reports.

Oracle SQL*Plus
Emphasis: Database creation and management through SQL procedures.

* Certain information about this consultant, including companies worked for and dates worked there, have been withheld from this posting for privacy reasons, but is available upon request.

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