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Software Engineering Contractor Resume

Durham, NC

SUMMARY:

My specialty is creating order from chaos. I am an award - winning creative and technical talent with more than twenty years of experience. I have been a one-man shop and have led creative teams at multinational corporations. I consistently work within W3C, Confidential, and Section 508 Web standards. I have the ability to organize and create consistently high-quality productions on deadline and in a multitask environment. I have impressive communication and interpersonal skills, specializing in liaison between technical and marketing teams. I am equally comfortable working at a strategic or a tactical level.

SKILL SET HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Accessibility - WAI-ARIA, Confidential, W3C and Section 508 Compliance, JAWS
  • Analytics (Omniture Site Catalyst)
  • Build Tools (Team City)
  • Cascading Style Sheets and pre-processors (CSS2, CSS3, SASS)
  • Content Management Systems (CMS) Drupal, Mediasurface, Interwoven, Vignette, Crown Peak, Expression Engine
  • Cross-browser/cross-platform compatibility (Firefox, Edge, Chrome, Internet Explorer)
  • Development environments - Dream Weaver, Eclipse, NetBeans, Springsource Tool Suite, Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Dynamic content - Java Server Pages (JSP), Grails (GSP), Active Server Pages (ASP), XML
  • Graphic design - Photoshop, Paint Shop Pro, Fireworks
  • HTML, XHTML, HTML5
  • Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP)
  • JavaScript, jQuery, jQuery UI, Dojo, AJAX, JSON, Kendo Grid, Angular JS, Node JS
  • Mobile/Responsive frameworks (Bootstrap, Foundation)
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO) - meta tags, site maps
  • SQL Databases - SQL Server 2005, MySQL
  • Testing - Rational Policy Tester, Compliance Sheriff, Selenium, Jasmine, Karma, Protractor
  • Version Control - Subversion (SVN), Git
  • Visual Basic (VB) - Visual Basic Studio
  • Windows and UNIX environments

EXPERIENCE:

Software Engineering Contractor

Confidential, Durham, NC

Responsibilities:

  • These portals were delivered to seamlessly function across desktop and mobile platforms.
  • I used HTML5, jQuery, CSS3, SASS, Bootstrap and Foundation to provide all the front end elements required by the user experience designers.
  • I coordinated daily with management, testing, and back end development teams across the globe.
  • Using Angular JS to load pages, Bootstrap for responsive design and navigation, jQuery to extend that navigation, PHP for client-side form management, and HTML5 & CSS3 for display, I created and manage a single page application (SPA) which serves as the online hub for my band’s Web presence.
  • I also contracted through Robert Half Technologies at Confidential, creating online Software as a Service (SaaS) prototypes, and maintaining existing online software packages.
  • I used HTML5, CSS3, jQuery and JSON. My tasks included development, troubleshooting user interface and user experience issues, repair, deployment, and design/development of data-driven interactions using Java Server Page (JSP) files.
  • I used Compliance Sheriff to test code.

Front End Web Developer

Confidential, Raleigh, NC

Responsibilities:

  • My concentration was on responsive mobile applications as well as desktop apps.
  • I ensured user accessibility by delivering valid XHTML, CSS and jQuery, WAI-ARIA landmarks and JAWS compatible semantic code, and by performing unit and e2e testing.

Web Developer

Confidential, Raleigh, NC

Responsibilities:

  • I contracted through Confidential at Confidential to develop browser-based server management software products.
  • I wrote XHTML, CSS, and Dojo JavaScript code to implement new server functionality and continually reviewed entire applications for Section 508 compliance.
  • Contracting through Principle Solutions Group to IronData, I helped to design and then implemented user interfaces for online eGovernment software products.
  • I also teamed with other global business units to modify and maintain the IronData public sector website.
  • I delivered W3C valid code that was Section 508 compliant and compatible with all major platforms.
  • I created a prototype of IronData’s corporate website in Drupal’s content management system.

Front End Engineer

Confidential, Raleigh, NC

Responsibilities:

  • utilizing XHTML, jQuery and CSS, I designed and produced web-based user-centered mockups from which back end engineers would build online eGovernment software products.
  • My code was required to be W3C valid and Confidential compliant, cross-browser compatible, and based upon industry best practices.
  • I tested this code using Rational Policy Tester. I also maintained the CCIS website (PHP) and Flash content therein.
  • My concentration was in cross-browser and cross-platform compatibility, user experience and code optimization. I also did a small but appreciable amount of graphics and JSP work.

Web Developer/Software Deployment Engineer

Confidential, Morrisville, NC

Responsibilities:

  • I deployed Omniture Confidential ’s analytics package on the company website, ensuring consistent communication between legacy HTML, JSP, JavaScript and Omniture code.
  • I coordinated efforts between third party support, local contractors, and management to provide accurate online marketing data.
  • I collected, passed, and reported data through non-standard and mismatched channels.
  • I was also responsible for internationalization and localization of company web portals.

Software Engineering Contractor

Confidential, Research Triangle Park, NC

Responsibilities:

  • I was responsible for processing SQL data and ensuring its timely and accurate display on the website through Visual Basic, JavaScript, and HTML code.
  • This back end work supported a worldwide sales force and customer base.
  • My tasks included daily maintenance of the data set, planning system launches, and liaison between technical staff and content owners.
  • I was promoted to Webmaster to lead the team working technical aspects of the website including production, deployment, development, maintenance, data flow, and customer satisfaction.
  • I controlled and assured ServerProven quality from start to finish.
  • I was then contracted to Lenovo as a Web applications developer.
  • Using HTML, JavaScript, ASP, and MySQL I developed globalized intranet-based tools, which enabled Lenovo managers worldwide to evaluate their employees’ performance for semiannual bonus pay and advancement.
  • I also supported employee access to intranet training via an authentication system that interfaced with the main employee database and a third-party training provider’s library of courseware.

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