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Objective

It's all about the coding. It's about hard work, and constant self-learning, with the goal of producing efficient, maintainable, and documented code.

Relevant Skills

Experience



Software Tools Engineer Space Exploration Technologies - Hawthorne, CA

September 2011 - Present

Lots of admin stuff, creating puppet configurations for groundstations, Debian packaging, and building tools to assist the flight software group.

Chief Code Monkey Inspection Help - Woodland Hills, CA

December 2010 - September 2011

Worked at early stage startup, so everything from lawyer-bashing to deployment engineering.

Senior Software Engineer Campus Explorer - Santa Monica, CA

September 2009 - December 2010

I'm a jack-of-all-trades, working on system administration as well extending the inventory system and other backend development. We're using Amazon EC2/S3.

Senior Software Engineer Oversee.net - Los Angeles, CA

August 2008 - August 2009

Engineer on the company's next generation traffic platform.

Lead Engineer Ticketmaster, LLC - West Hollywood, CA

June 2006 - August 2008

Lead developer for TicketExchange, Ticketmaster's secondary market offering. While continuing to code, I am responsible for the hiring and development of team members, and am currently leading a team of five engineers.

Software Engineer Ticketmaster, LLC - West Hollywood, CA

October 2004 - June 2006

Extended and maintained Ticketmaster's Internet application.

Systems Support Programmer Thomson Financial (formerly ILX Systems, Inc) - New York, NY

July 2001 - October 2004

Developed administrative applications in C++ and Perl to aid analysts in network fault analysis and inform them of network problems.

Network Monitoring Team Leader ILX Systems - New York, NY

June 1999-July 2001

After a stint in technical support I was given command of a team (I supervised three people) that monitored the ILX distribution infrastructure. The work entailed developing monitoring applications, maintaining data integrity, working with our development group to resolve problems, and designing specifications for core system enhancements.

Programmer/System Administrator Martin & Stern Group of Physics International - Manhattan Beach, CA

June 1982-August 1984

Worked on DARPA contracts, programming in FORTRAN and C under UNIX and VAX/VMS. Duties included system administration.

Consulting Work

On Hold

I have done consulting work for a local ASP whose clients include a large movie studio and a national company of realtors.

Open Source Projects

Ongoing

I have a number of software projects that are works in progress.

Education



California State University at Northridge

2004-Present (On hold)

Cornell University

1984-1988

Stevens Institute of Technology

1999-2001

Broker licensing tests

1998