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Software Developer and Manager

Location:
Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Salary:
60,000
Posted:
November 13, 2017

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Jim Bassett

*** ***** **., **** *****, Texas ****8

ac3azy@r.postjobfree.com 817-***-**** www.linkedin.com/in/JimBassettFortWorth

Software Developer

Development and lead work on software projects, Improve Operational Service & Delivery

Collaborative problem solver working directly on a project and product doing development work, process improvements, project lead, searching and acquiring new engineering talent for projects. Experience resolving engineers’ needs to enable on time project delivery, establish and monitor program budgets, track and reconcile actual costs, and recommend corrective action, when necessary.

Perform development work on software projects

Manage Equipment Needs

Consult with HR for New Engineers

Arrange In-Person Interviews & Venues for Training

Involved on customer technical support calls

Developed Kiosk for delivery of interactive multiple information to internal staff and visitors.

Perform Technical Research

Investigate Software Conferences

Perform Engineer Reviews

Research use of language voice translations

Operating Systems: Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 10

Software / Languages: MS Visual Studio .NET, C#, VC++, Visual Basic .net, Visual Basic 6.0, VBA

Database: MS Access 2007, MS SQL Express

Web Technologies: ASP.NET, Active Server Pages(ASP), XML, JavaScript, VBScript, HTML, XHTML,

DHTML, CSS

Microsoft Office: Office 365, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SWAY, POWER BI

Microsoft SharePoint: Performed admin duties for SharePoint 2010, 2013

Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS): Agile software development

Professional Experience

Thomson Reuters

Developer and Manager – Carrollton, Texas 2014 to 2016

Perform development work on applications, and components. Help managed projects, engineers, reviewed resumes of potential engineers and contractors; actively involved in development of Microsoft Office based applications used by the CPA industry for performing audits of multiple business types.

Helped developed preliminary design specifications for performing audits using Microsoft Word and Excel.

oUsed Microsoft technology of Visual Studio, VB.NET, C#, and use of COM objects

oResearched and used third party tools such as Infragistics controls for desktop applications

oResearched use of Infragistics controls for future planned asp.net and Office 365 based version of Audit application

Performed development work on Office based applications for audits to help deliver projects on schedule.

Worked directly with Tech Support, being involved on customer technical support cases.

Worked with CPA editors to help with use of VBA code in the Excel based audit Office applications.

Performed research using Microsoft’s Skype voice language translator to evaluate the usefulness of using the Skype voice translator with sister departments located in other countries. The evaluation notes also were considered for possible use of the Skype voice translator for customer use.

Developed Kiosk prototype using a 24-inch Acer touch monitor for delivery of interactive multiple information to internal staff and visitors. Information provided included:

oStaff and visitors could access chosen project metrics using online version of Excel graphs

oInternal employees and visitors could access local business information via websites on the Kiosk such as restaurants, entertainment shows, malls, airports, etc.

oInteractive Maps

Research use of “Wayfinder” for use in multi-story office buildings

oWeather alerts and local detail weather information

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Thomson Reuters (Continued)

Lead – Fort Worth, Texas 2007 to 2014

Led and help on architecture, helped manage and actively involved in development of Microsoft Office based applications.

Helped developed preliminary design specifications for performing audits using Microsoft Word and Excel.

oUsed Microsoft technology of Visual Studio, VB.NET, C#, and use of COM objects

oResearch and used third party tools controls for MS Office desktop applications

oResearch use of application controls for desktop and future planned asp.net and Office 365 based version of Audit application

Performed development work on Office based applications for audits to help deliver a project or projects on schedule.

Held permissions to open a Microsoft “Premier Solutions Services (PSS) case to obtain help with technical issues from Microsoft engineers to resolve issues so that our product would be delivered on time.

Worked directly with Tech Support, being involved on customer technical support cases.

PPC Practitioners Publishing Company, Fort Worth, Texas

Software Engineer - Fort Worth, Texas 2000 to 2007

Worked on project assignments of development of Microsoft Office based Audit applications using Excel and Word for the CPA industry.

Developed COM and COM+ objects using Visual Basic 6.

Researched and developed first version of Word and Excel based applications for performing audits by the CPA industry.

Accomplishments

oDiscovered Security issue with Microsoft Office Word resulting in creation of “Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-035” Published: September 03, 2003 Updated: November 24, 2003.

oNear the end of the Security Bulletin on the line under “Acknowledgments”, Microsoft thanked me for discovering and reporting the Microsoft Word security issue. The following link is to the “Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-035” (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms03-035.aspx)

Published four-page article about “creating Excel Web Parts using Microsoft Excel 2003” in Advisor Guide to Microsoft SharePoint in February 2006.

Computer Sciences Corp, Fort Worth, Texas 1992 to 2000

Software Engineer

Working with another engineer help designed, developed, implemented and maintained Data Reduction Computer system for

oUnited States Air Force Electronic Warfare Simulation system to produce plots and tabular output for local engineering departments in Fort Worth

oFor use by engineers located at Edwards Air Force Base in California.

oPersonally, performed demonstrations of using plotting and tabulating application producing plots and tabular data of aircraft Avionics data to engineering departments at General Dynamics in Fort Worth and to engineers’ station at Edwards Air Force Base.

Accomplishments

oDiscovered Security issue with Microsoft Office Word resulting in creation of “Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-035” Published: September 03, 2003 Updated: November 24, 2003.

oNear the end of the Security Bulletin on the line under “Acknowledgments”, Microsoft thanked me for discovering and reporting the Microsoft Word security issue. The following link is to the “Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-035” (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms03-035.aspx)

Published four-page article about “creating Excel Web Parts using Microsoft Excel 2003” in Advisor Guide to Microsoft SharePoint in February 2006.

Additional Relevant Experience

Tarrant County Junior College, Fort Worth, Texas – Part Time Math Instructor 1992 to 1994

Computer Science Teacher (R.L. Pascal High School) 1991 to 1992

High School class room instructor of computer languages BASIC and PASCAL Education

Education

Bachelor of Science, Mathematics, Texas Wesleyan, Fort Worth, Texas 1978

Texas Teacher Certification (Mathematics), Texas Christian University, Fort Worth Texas 1992



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