Software / web development specializing in Python, Django, and C-derived languages.
Mac OS X, *nix (Darwin, Linux (Ubuntu, Red Hat)), Windows
Django, jQuery, Backbone, Rails, MySQL, Bootstrap, wxPython
HTML(5), CSS(3), SASS, HAML, reStructured Text, Markdown
MySQL, Mercurial, git, Subversion, Apache, nginx, WSGI, Xcode, Photoshop
Sr. Software Engineer
Front-end developer and designer for cutting edge enterprise SaaS
platform for managing large scale digital signage delivery networks.
Sr. Software Engineer
Employee number 7 during early start-up phase, helped to grow
CashStar from 3 to 90+ merchant accounts and 40+ employees.
Developed skin-able eCommerce web sites for digital gift cards
for top industry leading brands, e.g. https://homedepot.cashstar.com/
and https://williams-sonoma.cashstar.com/ (for extensive list
Wrote internal customer service applications with integrations
for proprietary, predictive fraud and risk analysis services
to minimize credit card fraud.
Designed extensive, patent-pending promotional and incentive
packages for seasonal marketing campaigns.
Developed analytical and reporting mash-up web applications
for client dashboard services.
Lead Software Architect and Developer
Co-founder and Vice President of a technology start-up,
responsible for all developmental aspects of the Touch User
Interface (TUI) technology, which naturalizes human/computer
interaction by providing the conduit through which multimedia
content is accessed through non-traditional means, such as paper.
Managed and implemented all technology R&D, prototypes, and
IT infrastructure to position the company to successfully raise
over $1M in angel and venture funding.
Wrote the primary desktop client applications using Python
and the wxPython GUI framework, deployed to both Mac OS
X and Windows platforms.
Designed and implemented the somaticdigital.com and etouchbook.com
Authored the TUI XML-based, content-mapping schema used to
connect areas of the pages of the TUI-enabled book to digital
content, websites, applications, and proprietary
Inventor / co-inventor named on 5 patents.
Contributed to the success of Somatic Digital's strategic
partnerships with NASA and the National Federation of the Blind.
Authored the web accessible site http://NFBShareBraille.org/,
allowing blind users to exchange braille publications through
the USPS Free Matter for the Blind.
Crafted the standardized TUI Icon library for entry into the
INCITS V36 technology standards (http://v36.incits.org), as
well as gain Somatic Digital's entry onto the committee.
Sr. Web Developer
Technical Services member
Design and implementation of the OASIS Library, a
document management system for the OASIS standards workflow
process, featuring expensive metadata capabilities based
upon Dublin Core (DCMI). Developed using Django, MySQL,
Apache 2.2 and Debian Linux.
Maintenance and enhancement of the Zope-based KAVI
Software Development Engineer / Test
Visual Studio 2005 Team Suites member
Architected the core testing framework for the Team Suites
integration with Visual Studio 2005, MS Excel and MS Project
using C#.NET 2.0
Supervised the daily outsourcing of test case development to
Microsoft's contracting agents in China
Enhanced the daily test automation environment using Python 2.3
Software Development Engineer / Test
Windows 2003 Server team member for Microsoft UDDI v3
Implemented an XML-driven test harness using C#.NET to
automate web browser UI and Windows Server 2K3 MMC test cases
Wrote detailed test cases for the UDDI SOAP interface using XML
- Automated the testing environment using Python 2.3
Team member for the Ballistic Missile Range Safety Technology
system (staffed through Manpower Contractor)
Implemented a quadratic digital smoothing filter for radar data
Created an XML-driven, automated build system in Python 2.2 and
C++, using MFC, SMTP, PVCS, MS Word integration
Lead Software Test Engineer
Team lead responsible for implementing white-box testing for a
multithreaded, cross-platform, software library written in C++, used
as the foundation for the BMRST system
Designed extensive test code scenarios for a string class with
regular expression interfaces; TCP/IP socket and listener
interfaces; templatized containers (deques, maps, vectors);
threading devices (semaphores, mutex, critical sections)
Wrote a C++ language parser in Python to extract class and
method declarations for generating skeleton test code.
Senior Software Engineer
Lead developer responsible for the design and development of the
Site Event Buffer (SEBea), a remote hardware device used to monitor
legacy telecommunication devices via data collection, alarm
monitoring and event reporting.
Designed with UML and implemented with C++ a customized RTOS
and application layer embedded in the Motorola PowerQUICC 860T
Refactored and extended the Python 1.5.2 interpreter as a
thread-safe, embedded code base within the RTOS application layer
Authored a command line shell for remote telnet or serial
Engineered the event detection process by which input is read,
analyzed, and converted from a byte stream to meaningful records
of information to be cached into a tagged data format for remote
- Contributed to the SEBEa MFC emulator application
Developed dial-up and broadband connectivity software for Windows
Contributed to the development the dialer application,
specializing in Windows dial-up networking with RAS, TCP/IP,
PPP, VPN, and PPTP
St. Petersburg, FL
Lead developer for the developmental tools team for a full
lifecycle, large scale, client/server application package
Wrote stand-alone MFC applications and web-based services for the
optimization and enchancement of the development and
Software Developer and Trainer
Development, deployment, and training of multiple engineering
- Programmed designer roof engineering applications
Ridgway Roof Truss
Programmer/Engineering Systems Analyst
Wrote custom C++ and AutoLisp tools for analysis of
engineered roof systems
Daytona Beach Community College
Daytona Beach, FL
University Of Florida