Employment History

 Destin Dreamers Vacation Property Management Company 

 Destin FL

 August 2019 - Present

  • Co-Owner

  • Engineer and maintain all online systems.

  • Communicate with guests, manage bookings, advertise all houses.

  • Manage accounting and external communications.

  • Business development.

 ExoAnalytic Solutions Inc., Colorado Springs, CO and Huntsville, AL   April 2018 - July 2019

  • Job Title: Systems Engineer 2

  • Primary Duty: Provide software engineering support to analysts for the development of models and simulations.

  • Served as temporary ISSM and network admin for Huntsville Office.

  • Utilize System Effectiveness Analysis Simulation (SEAS) and Tactical Programming Language (TPL) to build models and simulations to answer questions for the government.  

  • Software lead for AFSIM SEAS integration.

 Springs Technology Inc., Colorado Springs, CO Aug 2017 - April 2018

  • Primary Duty: New development on Google Scripting utilizing Google Sheets (Excel Spreadsheets in Google Framework) with scripts calling various APIs and performing different data transformations in the code.

  • Receive weekly requirements from client on east coast of United States, generate cost estimates, and implement iterations then modify as client needed.  Design for changes as client often had incomplete requirements at the start of a project.  Update client and supervisor as projects evolve.

  • Evaluate design patterns for JavaScripting (Google Script is simple Javascript with a few integration libraries) and implement more efficient patterns as necessary after discussion with supervisor.

  • Correct legacy sheets' scripting and update from SOAP to REST.

  • Average workload of 15 - 20 hours per week while attending school.

 Jobson Interactive, Colorado Springs, CO July 2016 - April 2017

  • ​​Primary Duties: designed, implemented, and maintained websites for eyeglasses industry utilizing MVC.NET, design patterns, AJAX, JSON, and various Java Script libraries on legacy sites and for new projects.   

  • Kept project manager and management up to date using CRM and MS Project.

  • Generated cost estimates for change requests and new projects.

  •  Maintained legacy code and new projects in Subversion Source Code Repository (Tortoise SVN).

  • Updated product line software requirements documents as new features were implemented.

  • Maintained backlog of various projects including low priority bugs, new features, and change requests.

  • Prioritized daily activities per project management needs and maintenance needs.

  • Implemented Quality Assurance process where none existed.  Trained junior developer on correct Quality Assurance processes.  Established documentation procedures for all developer interactions with quality assurance process.  

  • Left after only 10 months because the company restructured and stopped doing development work; I returned to school full time.

 AlphaPlex Inc., Colorado Springs, CO Oct. 2014 - July 2016
 Web Developer

  • Primary Duty: Web Customizations – Worked with multiple stakeholders using customized agile methodology to elicit requirements for customizations for data driven SaaS applications.

  • Implemented customizations from legacy code using ASP.NET, Java Script (JQUERY, AJAX) HTML5, CSS, BOOTSTRAP, SQL, Object Oriented Programming, and more.

  • Documented customizations and delivered final product to customers including setting up web hosting and training stakeholders.

  • Sales - told customers about possibilities and if they wanted suggestions, generated price quotes for new features.

  • Requirements elicitation - on new projects, would elicit requirements through phone conversations and emails.  

  • Design - drafted micro design documents for requirements on customizations.

  • Project Management - ensured customization projects were on time, all stakeholders were kept informed and all work was done correctly (for site customizations from new requirements elicitation to delivery).

  • Maintenance - completed numerous bug repairs (legacy and new code)

  • Quality Assurance (developed test suites and execute tests)

  • Upgraded entire product line to responsive web design using bootstrap.

  • See professional projects page for detailed information.

 Colorado Technical University Work Study, Colorado Springs, CO May   2014-Oct. 2014


 Computer Science Tutor:

  • Tutored students in HTML5, CSS, C++, linux, data structures, discrete math, algebra, homeland security, organizational management, and APA formatting.

  • Sat at library desk, answered phones, assisted students with library help such as scholarly document locating and computer usage.  


 IT Specialist with Colorado Springs Early Colleges Sept 2013 – May 2014

  • Assisted with all high school IT duties including network administration, network automation, and computer builds / rebuilds.

  • Maintained network, assisted students, completed various projects i.e. camera and recording device installations for school buses.

 Bold Technologies LTD., Colorado Springs, CO 2008 – 2013
 Quality Assurance and Product Care Specialist

  • Served as a Software Quality Assurance Technician for 2.5 years.

  • Served as help desk technician for six months.

  • QA'd entire user manual and updated complex instruction sets for numerous change sets.

  • QA'd new versions of Central Station Automation Software called Manitou.

  • QA'd new modules.

  • Generated test cases, test suites, and regression tests for numerous new features and executed tests.

  • Configuration Management - created software distribution packages and updates on a weekly basis and in response to emergencies, then tested and released the updates and packages.

  • Made documents (user and technical) for numerous pieces of new software. Troubleshot and repaired software when needed.

  • Prioritized various projects with many stakeholders and made time sensitive decisions.

  • Maintained small bank of virtual and stand-alone servers utilizing V-Sphere.

  • Analyzed software designs against user requirements, modified functionality with developers, oversaw quality of product development from inception to delivery.

  • Made and implemented communications template into ticketing system that optimized communications and reduced time on one support ticket by an average of 60%.

  • Subject Matter Expert for Kantech security system integration with Manitou.  Ensured all requirements were met and all code functioning as well as developing test suites for these items. 

  • Subject Matter Expert for Quickbooks integration with Manitou software. 

 

 

US Coast Guard Petty Officer - 2001 - 2009