Detroit, MI *****
(Tech recruiters please email only)
A software engineering / lead developer / architect position in a technology company in Downtown Detroit only.
• Experienced and knowledgeable lead software engineer
• Technical leadership, managerial, design, and implementation skills
• Skill spectrum from hardware through high-level abstract software knowledge, robotics, automation, and computers/controllers of all types; a Full-Stack-Developer
• Experience in large projects with high impact in multiple industries
• Familiar with Agile development, Scrum, Lean, Six Sigma, etc. Education
Bachelor of Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1993 University of Michigan, Dearborn, MI
Graduate Coursework in Computational Cognitive Neuroscience, 1998 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA Entrepreneurship Certificate, (22 Credit Program), 2014 Kent State University, Ashtabula Campus, Ashtabula, OH Professional Experience
Independent Consultant, (Remote, operating from Detroit, MI) Full Stack Software Consultant, 2017 – Present
Development and analysis services for local and remote companies. Advising, architecting, and implementing Cloud- and Web-based solutions. Azure, ASP.NET (Core and MVC 5). Most recently completed a proof-of-concept project for a Silicon Valley firm to prove the port of an existing supply- chain management application with AI and big-data-analytics to Web and Cloud platform. Strategic Staffing (consultant) / DESC, Inc. (direct hire), Detroit, MI Senior / Full Stack Software Engineer, 2016 - Present Senior developer for multiple in-house applications including Azure and Google Cloud Services solutions, Dynamics 365 application, custom solutions, SQL Server, Plugins, Workflows, HTML & Richard LaBelle
Senior Software Engineer
CSS UX, ASP.NET MVC Web Applications. Development, analysis, and maintenance of in-house distributed systems over multiple physical locations, and shared cloud-based access of third-party software.
Recycling Revolution, Highland Park, MI
IT & Plant Engineering 2015 - 2016
Development of in-house applications and tools. C#, WPF, WCF, SQL-Server. ASP.NET MVC inventory system. Engineering of control systems and modifications to industrial automation. Half of a two-man combined IT & Engineering team. SoftLogix and Siemens Controllers, Supported three geographically separate plants.
Elkton Inst., Lisbon, OH
Resource Area Lead, 2008 - 2014
Oversight of an institutional re-entry center, assisting in job search, skill development, resume creation, and interviewing skills. Facilitated computer-based instruction and assessment. This was a hiatus from a mainly technical career.
Quantum Information Systems, Auburn Hills, MI
Senior Software Engineer, 2004 - 2007
Sr. Software Engineer, 1998 - 2003
C++ Software Engineer specializing in algorithmic efficiency. Tech lead on re-write of Manufacturing Execution System at Daimler-Chrysler (System Name: QAS) migrating from AB PLC 3 & 5 to RsLogix
/ SoftLogix. Tech Lead for Network Vantage group, Compuware’s flagship product. Principle Member, C++ Specialists Group. Drivers, multithreaded UI and back-end. Database work in SQL Server. Networking product required nuts-and-bolts level knowledge of network protocols and analysis tools. Cutting edge algorithmic efficiency including intense assembler-level development for hand- optimization of specialized process. Developed solutions to allow efficiency increase from a 74-hour to a 2-hour process.
Patti Engineering, Rochester, MI
Automation Engineer / 1 of 3 founding members, 1994 - 1998 Integrated FANUC and ABB robots; programmed Allen Bradley / Rockwell / Mitsubishi / Siemens PLCs. Integration to Manufacturing Execution Systems at GM, BMW Germany, and others. Developed industrial automation systems around the world, and specialized in conveyor and paint, welding, and palletizing robotic systems. Experienced with robots, motion control, automation, information technology, databases, and systems integration. Military Service
U.S. Army, Various Postings
Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Weapons Specialist, 1983 - 1996 One Active Duty and two Reserve enlistments, earning various MOSs including Lance Missile Crewman (15D) Artilleryman (13B), Field Artillery Surveyor (82C), and Nuclear Biological Chemical Systems Specialist (54B). Distinguished Honor Graduate, US Army Primary Leadership Development Academy, Camp Shelby MS, 1992.