MicroTools Inc., Simsbury, CT Senior Software Engineer, March 1997 - Present
Implemented a linux-based software installation server for manufacturing of an linux-based embedded device. Server involved XML, TFTP, NFS, WGET as well as numerous custom programs and shell scripts.
Specifyied Web Site for managing fundraising campaigns for fundraising consulting firm. Involved design of on-line document editing system using OpenOffice in server mode with LAMP/AJAX architecture
Designed and implemented numerous enhancements and bug fixes to Visual Basic IP comminications and configuration control application, communicating with GreenHills, Linux and custom OS embedded devices. Managed maintenance of VB serial communications application. Developed small footprint web configuration tool for embedded Linux device (C and BOA)
Specified and managed implementation of addition of label printer to liquid prescription drug dispening system.
Technical Expert for Automation Industry patent lawsuit. Evaluated source code and documentation for violation of claims.
Wrote Specification and Test Plan for Flight Data Recorder. Test plan development involved defining and testing a test rig with in-circuit debugging, discrete inputs, serial communications and Aardvark simulation of I2
Performed design review, code review and module test for commercial helicopter fuel control under EU (French) Aviation Authority. Involved C and ASM code for multiple PowerPC processors, GreenHills real-time operating system, AdaMulti debugger scripting and LDRA Testbed for C and Assembler.
Managed two US Army helicopter fuel control module testing efforts. Coordinated team of seven. Led LDRA Testbed training. Acted as Primary Customer Contact. Represented customer in meetings with engine manufacturer, Army and other contractors. Created Testing to SRS tracability matrix in DOORS. Used RCS, GreenHills compiler and Adamulti debugger, LDRA Testbed as well as a proprietary testing platform using MicroSoft Word VB scripting to generate C driver code from tables.
Managed commercial helicopter fuel control module testing effort with FAA as aviation authority (DO-178B). Coordinated team of five. Acted as primary customer contact. Developed diagram to test script/driver compiler for proprietary testing environment built on GNU compiler. Involved Perl, C, HP9000, Interleaf
Technical Expert for international Glass Industry lawsuit. Conducted interviews in Europe and the United States. Collected documents for discovery from two locations in Europe and two locations in the United States. Coordinated team of five researchers processing approximately 10,000 pages of documents from the opposition. Prepared three witness statements, including an Expert Witness. Presented trial lawyer and staff with technical findings.
Developed report generator in Excel using MicroSoft Query to access data in FogBugz (a web-based problem tracking package with a SQL Server backend).
Performed code review for missile system software.
Developed VB Data interface between IIS Web-base Accounting System and several Audio/Visual Conferencing devices
Developed Proprietary AdHoc Wireless Networking Algorithm for Municipality and Campus Power Management System
Primary Developer and client liaison for small/home office postal device. Involved C/C++ on proprietary hardware platform using and Intel family processor, SMX, TCP/IP and proprietary communication over Modem and PPP, serial communications to USPS approved postal security device, DES encryption, printer control, font generation, 16x2 character display, 23 key custom interface, PDF417, DataMatrix, Digital Signatures, IBIP standards, Meter Protocols etc. Maintained IEEE based Software Requirements, Design, Test Plan, Version Description and Release Notes documentation. Provided support tools, documentation and training to technical support staff.
Developed Java real-time and database graphing analysis tool for servo motion device for the Glass Manufacturing Industry. Incorporated Sitraka Jchart with proprietary communications protocol and JDBC. Specified, Designed and Implemented. Used Forte.and command line tools for Java Programming.
Debugged and corrected real-time features of a Visual Basic based servo motion control program for a Glass Manufacturing Industry device.
Testing and Maintenance Developing of various Glass Manufacturing software involving QNX, OS/2 and Arcnet.
Testing and Maintenance Development for DOS based mail processing device. Migrated to Windows, incorporated UPSLink, updated Printer support and many other changes.
MicroTools Inc., Simsbury, CT President, Music Division, 2001 - Present
Primary Contact for MIDI Manufacturers Association and IEEE DMIDI Workgroup.
Telepartner International, Farmington, CT Manager of Customer Support and MIS,1993 - 1997
Managed team responsible for supporting entire line of communications software encompasing SNA (3270, 5250, NPSI, VTAM, S390, AS/400), LAN (Ethernet, Token-Ring, NT, Novell, LSP, IP), wireless (CDPD, Mobitex, DataRadio, Switched Cellular), X.25, PPP, and standard ASYNC technologies.
Planned and implemented call tracking proceedures including a LOTUS NOTES based system. The new system decreased the time before a customer reached a qualified technician, decreased time to resolution, guaranteed work would proceed if the previously assigned technician was unavailable, provided valuable performance measurements, and integrated sales, marketing, development and support information.
Designed and managed development of numerous custom software projects.
Designed training materials and provided training for Customers, Distributors, Alliance Partners and other departments.
Managed team responsible for all internal systems including test environments for all the technologies list above as well as PC and LAN hardware, NetScape Commerce Server, File Servers, and email for offices in Farmington CT, Berkshire, England and Oslo, Norway.
Planned and managed systems integration for merger and move. All systems were running as before without interuption during business hours. Most systems were integrated within one week.
Telepartner International, Farmington, CT Software Engineer,June 1992 – 1993
Developed Compression/Encryption librarian for electronic software distribution product.
Designed and registered encryption algorithm with State Department Office of Defense Trade Control. Algorithm was found to be strong enough to restrict export.
Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, 1992 BA Math, BA Computer Science