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Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, United States
August 16, 2018

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Jim Tallon

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Bethel Park, PA ***02


Career Objective

Seeking a software developer position for which I can use and expand my programming, architecture, and security skillset.


oCarnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.


oM.S., MSIT-ITM (Masters of Information Technology - Information Technology Management), May 2008

oRobert Morris University, 6001 University Boulevard, Moon Township, PA, 15108. 800-***-****

oM.S., Internet Information Systems, August 2004

oB.S., Computer Information Systems, August 2004

oIntegrated Program (i.e., master and bachelors taken concurrently), June 2003 – August 2004, B.S. in CIS and M.S. in IIS

oN+ (CCNT) October 2003 - ID# COMP001002006938

Employment History

oEQT., 725 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15222. Lead Systems Analyst, January 2012 – Current. Write web software for all publicly facing sites such as,,,, etc… Back-end work is primarily C# with MVC using the Sitecore CMS framework. Also, Sitecore certified version 7.2. Wrote front-end ESRI ArcGIS JavaScript framework interfacing with cloud based solutions. Mobile developer in Swift 2 and 3 for internal applications using the MobileIron framework for MDM deployments. Worked with Objective C historically but mostly via using bridging headers. Responsible for multiple systems within the company. SharePoint developer and administrator. SFTP and JIRA administration. Created automated build engineering using TFS and Team City. Written several REST services with OWIN and WCF. Created internal company “Instagram-like” app using multiple technologies. AI development in Python and language processing.

oHiperos., 60 Abele Road, Bridgeville, PA, 15017. Senior Software Engineer, April 2011 – January 2012. Responsible for development of primary product for Supply Chain Management for this growing company. Product development includes architecting complicated pipeline workflows for communication and configuration. Proposed (to CEO) and created HiVi for visualizing workflow and how data is organized and pipelines are organized. HiVi was created using MVC framework with JavaScript and JQuery. Production support team member for Tier 3 escalation. Technologies used include C#, ASP.NET, MVC, JQuery, JSON, ADO.NET, & SQL Server 2008.

oDevelopment Dimensions International., 1225 Washington Pike, Bridgeville, PA, 15017. Software Engineer, May 2008 – April 2011. Responsible for creating suite leadership selection software for client use. Member of core development Green Layer Group for creating shared services among multiple applications using Neuron messaging. Member of Silverlight technology focus and steering group. Member of mobile focus group. Member of application security focus group. Created web browser using XULRunner from Mozilla for offline web content. Developed SharePoint module on top of reverse engineering SLK (SharePoint Learning Kit). Performed research on mobile development with Android SDK on the Eclipse IDE. Research and development group concerning the rendering of content specific videos on IPhone & Android devices. All projects use Scrum Agile methodology. Technologies used include C#, ASP.NET, MVC, NHibernate, Neuron, JQuery, Java, Silverlight, Prism, Web Services, Linq, ADO.NET, SCORM, SharePoint, & Entity Framework.

oCarnegie Mellon University: Tepper School of Business., 5000 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Senior Systems Engineer, September 2005 – May 2008. Department head for all of development management. Responsible for all in-house systems located at the Tepper school. Major decision maker of DSAD’s committee which entails all major system/data systems decisions for the Tepper school. BCD joint attendee in administrative developer’s parallel session at Stanford (April 2006). Current high level development includes integration of all departments/systems into single relational database across a myriad of applications. Providing SSO hosting applications using Pubcookie and Kerberos. Integration with third party companies such as Apple (ITunes U). Technologies used include C#, ASP.NET, Web Services, Windows Services, OPSWAT MetaScan (i.e., programmatic virus scanning), Telerik (presentation layer controls), Pubcookie, & SQL Server.

oOxford Solutions., 98 Vanadium Road, Building D, Bridgeville, PA 15107. Information Systems Consultant, January 2005 – September 2005. Reverse engineered ARCHIBUS/FM system to develop an environmental management system TEAMS (Total Environmental Management System). Technologies used include XSL, XSLT, XPath, XML, Java, AXVW, HTML, JavaScript, SQL Server 2000, and JSP (services contracted to Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.). Created other systems (e.g., document management and tracking system) in C#, ADO.NET, and ASP.NET.

oFurther IT/IS experience dates back to March 2000.

Technical Skills

oProgramming – ASP, AJAX, C#, COBOL, CSS, Entity Framework, HTML, Java, JavaScript, JSP, MVC, Objective C, Python, REST, SQL, SharePoint, Swift, VB, Web Services, XML, XPath, XSL, & XSLT.

oNetwork Protocols and Standards – DHCP, DNS, EDI mapping, Firewall configuration, HTTP/S, Multicast Applications, Network Programming, Network Security Analysis, Network Sniffing, Network Standards, Networking Communication Protocols, OSI Reference Model, POP, Proxy, SMTP, TCP/IP Applications, UDP/IP Applications, Wireless 802.11x, & Wireless Encryption Standards.

oSecurity – Information/cyber security training from CERT, FBI, SEI, NSA, & cyber security seminars (via ISO (CMU’s Information Security Office)). OSWAP via active scanning and security audits. Performed SSA (Survivable Systems Analysis) security audit for a well-known fortune 500 company as performance was audited by CERT members. Experience with in-house security audits as well.

Additional Information

oHardware geek with Raspberry Pi, Arduino, and related technologies

oExperience implementing programmatic encryption (i.e., symmetric, asymmetric, & hashing encryption techniques)

oDatabase architecture/design/management skills

oCapability of disseminating security risk within Ultra Large Scale Systems

oERP systems

oHardware installation/configuration (partially certified in A+ (software))

oMultiple driver connectivity experience (e.g., OLEDB, ODBC, Oracle, JDE, text driver, etc…)

oProgramming techniques and security

oProject management skills (utilization of PMBOK)

oResearch & development skills from both online and textual resources

oSystems analysis and design knowledge (OOAD and traditional)

oStrong verbal and written communication skills

oEnthusiastic about learning new concepts

oLove to reverse engineer and stress test

Professional References

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