Professional History

This is a fairly dry list. I will be adding pages describing different projects and their challenges in more detail as appropriate and is safe for my employers.

Senior Application Architect

ExamFx/Ascend Learning 05/11 - Present

Build Master, Deployment Master, Mentoring of colleagues and thought leadership in programming and architectural design.  Part of the Architects group of Ascend Learning and analyzing impacts and design for product upgrades and new product initiatives of the Exam FX business unit.  Brought our group from deployment rollbacks on a regular basis to only 1 in my tenure to date.  

Senior Programmer Analyst

Armed Forces Insurance 11/10 - 05/11

Primary Developer and Support for the public web site (inherited from Digital Evolution Group)

Lead architectural thought and initiatives.

Provided training and mentor-ship to other developers including: TFS, Web Development, .NET patterns and practices, Merging/Branching scenarios and may other development tasks.

Administering and upgrading from TFS 2005 to TFS 2010 and SP1.  Upgrade of SharePoint portals to SharePoint Foundations.

Upgrade of solutions to .NET 4 and websites to MVC 3 from MVC 2.

Mobile MVC development.

Software Engineer

Triple I Corporation 1/06 - 11/10

Primary Developer of the MSAF ARMY360 website including:

  • Custom reporting and report editor solution.
  • Custom MVC patterned AJAX solution.
  • Redesign and development of entire user site.
  • Custom survey authoring and management system.
  • Custom content management.

Developed the Virtual ATI Instructors management site.

Developed a Daptiv interfacing site for the Florida Dept of Health to upload records into the Daptiv site from an excel file.

Developed the interim Corporate website for the Triple-I Corporation.

Development and Support for a military 360 Survey Evaluation pilot. 

Responsible for report development in MS Reporting Services Upgrading Databases. Lead developer of the centralize database resource for pilot. Designer and developer of MS Reporting Service report downloader desktop application. Developed updates for pilots website. 

Developer Consultant/Contractor 

Invivio LLC 7/05 - 1/06 

Upgrading a web application for a major cable companys customization of Support Soft Service Verify from version 2.0 to version 6.5. 

Developer and Database Specialist 

Tripium LLC 8/04 - 7/05 

ASP Website Development and support. Database design and maintenance. 

Focusing on travel/vacation industry and the Branson MO destination. 

Responsible for several websites maintenance and updates. Lead database developer for all database upgrades and structure changes. A senior team member for webpage design and web application development. End user system support. 

Database Development Contract (Pro Bono) 

Beyond Belief 3/05 - 7/05 

Database development from requirements capture to design and prototyping using the Rapid Application Methodology. Worked closely with key stakeholders and decision makers to determine data needs and requirements. 

Database Modification Contract 

Options Pregnancy Clinic 2/05 - 5/05 

Updating Client database to allow for new reports and information. 

Software Development and Service 

GSI Computer Services 10/03 - 4/04 

ASP.Net Website Development, Computer Based Training Updates and Troubleshooting, Computer Maintenance and Installation. End user support. 

Database Programmer 

Law Offices of Leanna Bennett 12/01 - 1/03 

Responsible for the redesign, update and verification of the office access database. 

Integrate database with various 3rd party programs including HotDocs, Java applets and applications. End User Support 

Student Worker 

College of the Ozarks 8/98 - 12/04 

Electronics Department 8/98 - 8/99 

Maintaining and installing various electronic equipment, data and phone lines around campus. 

DJ and Program Director 

KCOZ Radio Station 8/99 - 8/02 

Managed student DJs and play lists 

Designed and built the current database program to generate and track the play lists and logs for the Station in Microsoft Access. 

Trained DJs and Programmer Director replacement. 

Lab Assistant 

Computer Science Lab 8/02 - 12/04 

Lab Assistant to the Computer Science Professors. Senior SQL Server Administrator. End User Support including design and development, technical trouble shooting, Computer Maintenance and Debugging