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Software Engineer Resume

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Indianapolis, IN

Software Engineer, Applications Development
Dedicated, creative, flexible software development professional with a wide variety of experience in diverse situations on multiple platforms, environments and applications, including object oriented development and structured design of computer software and database systems as well as tools and utilities for application development productivity. Consistently recognized as being attentive to detail, a proactive problem solver, accurate in interpretation of clients needs with the ability to meet deadlines.

Technical Skills
Microsoft 2000, XP | Microsoft Visual Studio | C, C++, C#
Microsoft Foundation Classes | Microsoft Office | Microsoft SQL Server
Oracle PL/SQL | Sybase SQL Anywhere | Sybase PowerBuilder
COBOL | MicroFocus COBOL | Crystal Reports
Stingray Objective Grid & Toolkit | MachineWorks | HTML, XML

Professional Experience
Staff Consultant / Senior Software Engineer 2007 - 2009
Confidential, Indianapolis, IN
Designed, developed and tested both new and updated code for a major update to the software that will control Hurco\'s new line of CNC lathes using Microsoft Visual C++; also analyzed problems, debugged, modified and tested code in response to customer support calls. Became familiar with interfacing to MachineWorks CNC simulation software.

Software Engineer 2006 - 2007
Confidential, Indianapolis, IN
Under contract with EDS, coded multiple processes as part of a software package for the running of a locomotive by the engineers and drivers of the train. Coding in Visual C++ at near driver-level in an embedded Windows XP, multi-threaded environment, the software would display information from variables shared across multiple applications about the status of various systems of the train to the crew. Developed detailed Unit Test Plans to be used by the end client for integration of new code.

Senior Software Engineer 1992 - 2006
Confidential, Indianapolis, IN
Consistently recognized as being flexible and attentive to customer requirements, accurate in translating those requirements to code, thoroughly testing the code, and meeting assigned deadlines.

  • Identified problem with processing of monthly dynamic client data during reruns; initiative resulted in significant reduction in processing time of reruns.
  • Responding to customer call, identified and corrected an error in code that had been present since initial deployment; resulted in getting corrected data to over a dozen customers.
  • Documented procedures for deploying production code to live environment; resulted in reducing deployment time from 2-3 man days to less than 1.
  • 6+ years experience using Microsoft Foundation Classes, Visual C++, SQL Server:
  • Provided critical input to team converting bill analysis software from combined mainframe and PC system to networked work-load balanced PC environment.
  • Expanded functionality of software as required by clients for their customers.
  • Developed, tested and implemented in a timely manner GUI applications for processing monthly transactions for new billing systemusing Visual C++ and Oracle SQL.
  • 2+ years experience using Sybase PowerBuilder and Sybase SQL Anywhere converting telephone billing system applications from mainframe to networked GUI based PC environment:
  • Served as Database Administrator.
  • Developed multiple GUI applications for entry of customer data and call rating processing.
  • Developed composite and nested data window process to send billing data to print vendor.
  • Using knowledge and experience in COBOL, C++, SQL and Crystal Reports, responsibilities included maintenance and expanding functionality of company\'s proprietary telephony billing analysis software, both the back-end applications which used a patented process to prepare the call data as well as a thick-client application that presented the data to the user.
  • Supported multiple customers creating data extractions and updates using combination of skills and experience in COBOL, JCL and QuickJob.

Senior Computer Scientist / Staff Consultant 1989 - 1992
Confidential, Indianapolis, IN / CSC Partners; Chicago, IL

  • Designed, developed and implemented process for extracting date/time information into a MAPPER database for analysis and reporting of various thresholds for order fulfillment; data was then down-loaded to a graphics database for presentation purposes.
  • Member of team responsible for conceptual and physical database design, creation of Database Specification document, and maintenance of the project data dictionary and testing database for the STANFINS-Redesign Subsystem 1 (SRD1) Tier 3 Integration project.

Principle Member of Technical Staff 1983 - 1989
Confidential, Indianapolis, IN

  • Developed multiple software applications for projects at several local government facilities (including the Defense Finance and Accounting Center and the Crane Naval Weapons Center) using a combination of knowledge, skills and experience in COBOL, TIP1100 and DMS1100 applications programming.
  • Primary resource for technical instruction in UNISYS (Sperry UNIVAC) hardware and software to new employees and clients.
  • Developed library control system that ensured only one copy of program code was being worked on at a time.
  • Analyzed and evaluated operating systems, compiler and software errors.
  • Under the documentation standard 7935, liaised with clients to ensure that projects had been adequately defined, appropriate work plans had been developed, and requirements had been met.

Systems Programmer / Analyst 1979 - 1983
Confidential, Chicago, IL

  • Part of team that performed pre-conversion of US Air Force supply system from batch assembly language system to transaction oriented, database controlled applications using COBOL, TIP1100 and DMS1100.
  • Performed systems analysis and design, database design, programming and documentation of Accounts Receivables and Order Entry applications using MAPPER.
  • Developed an on-line printing system for the printing of emergency shipping tickets on the shop floor utilizing COBOL, OS1100 operating systems internals, TIP1100 and DMS1100 applications programming.

Full-time Staff Computer Programmer / Computer Operator 1974 - 1979
Confidential, River Forest, IL
Using COBOL, VSAM file management and proprietary screen handling software developed at the school, responsibilities included programming and maintenance for the Registrars Offices of several area colleges and high schools, as well as the Development Office and Accounting Department of Concordia College. Also programming and maintenance of inventory systems for the Computer Center and other internal offices and departments.


  • CTI Star nominee on several occasions
  • ARC Indianapolis Employee of the Year - 1988
  • SASC Indianapolis Employee of the Month - October 1985

Professional Training

  • Introduction to C Sharp .NET; IUPUI Community Learning Network; September 2006
  • Mastering MFC Development using Microsoft Visual C++ (Microsoft Course #1015)
  • Mastering MFC Fundamentals using Microsoft Visual C++ (Microsoft Course #1011)
  • Internet Business Strategies (Novell Course #600)

BA, Major: Speech/Theater Arts, Minor: Computer Science

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