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Software Development

Columbus, Ohio, United States
August 25, 2018

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Richard Vanschaik .

Office: 614-***-**** Columbus Ohio

VS Consulting LLC – Columbus OH (June 2018-current) Independent Consultant/Software Developer

Developed software for a Remote Controlled 3-Axis Robotic Platform. The Robotic Platform used Wireless Joystick Controller to drive multiple Motor Controllers mounted on a Raspberry Pi. Real- time Video was Streamed back to a Web Portal or to a TCP Client C# WinForms Application. The C# WinForms Application supported Xbox Controllers to provide remote access to the Platform. Technologies Used

Raspberry Pi BCM2835 ARM Processor, Linux, Windows, C++,C#, WinForms, Visual Studio 2017, Streaming Video, WAMP/LAMP, PWM controlling DC Motors, Sabertooth 2x12 Motor Controller.

CenturyLink Telecommunications– Dublin OH (December 2012 – May 2018) Disruptive Technology Innovation Team/Software Developer Researched disruptive/futuristic technologies and created proof of concepts for Sr. Management. Proof of concepts included: IBM Watson AI based home network troubleshooting application, Nuance AI voice Text to Speech/Speech to Text application, Inline DSL Line Load Ethernet Balance application, Long Range Gigabit Wi-Fi 802.11 ad.

Created internal tools and Web sites. Examples: Raspberry Pi Stepper Motor Wi-Fi Range vs Rate capture/plotter; GPS capture for long distance Wi-Fi testing; Network Usage web sites; Customer Trouble Tickets web site; Automated Network Test Equipment control web system; bulk SIP call simulator.

Technologies Used

Raspberry Pi ARM Processor, Linux, C++,C#, PHP, Jquery, HTML,CSS, Javascript, Node JS, JSON,AJAX,Bootstrap, DHTMLX, MySql, Oracle, Visual Studio 2017, WAMP/LAMP, and XML.

Battelle Memorial Institute – Columbus OH (November 2011 – May 2012) Independent Consultant/Software Developer

Developed software for various portions of their Resource Effective Bioidentification System REBS. Major area of work was to develop C# software to gather information from hardware components of an embedded system. Also develop C# client/server software using Windows WCF and WinForms. Hardware devices included: Smart Battery data collection using I2C, GPS data collection using serial port.

Technologies Used

Visual Studio 2010 C# .Net 3.5 Windows 7, Windows WinForms, Multi-threaded development, COM Port, TCP/UDP Sockets, Client-Server development, Wireshark, MS SQL 2008 DB, SVN Richard Vanschaik .

Office: 614-***-**** Columbus Ohio

Ixia/Silenus Solutions LLC – Columbus OH (October 2005 – March 2011) Independent Consultant/Software Developer/Owner

Part owner of Silenus Solutions LLC (acquired by Ixia in 2008): Developed software to test quality of service (QoS) of digital phones. Granted U.S. Patent #201******** and #201******** for concept. The software generated phone calls using SIP/RTP, NCS/RTP or ISDN. The called phones would then automatically answer and so that the software could play/record WAV files. The recorded WAV files were compared against the original to determine a QoS PESQ score. The score would be graphically displayed over CAD mapping systems in an attempt to locate network issues. Technologies Used

C++, C#, Windows 2000, Red Hat Linux, Dialogic/NMS CG 6060, SIP/RTP, NCS/RTP, ISDN, PRI, CAS, MGCP, ADI Play/Record API, PostgresSql, MySql, WAMP, ANT, Wireshark, SVN

Qwest, Inc. (Network Planning,Switch Engineering) – Dublin OH (July 2004 – October 2005) Independent Consultant/Software Developer

Developed software to collect, process, and view equipment statistics for VoIP and PRI network devices.

Technologies Used


Tekelec, Inc. – Columbus OH (1990 - 1994)

Software Engineer

Designed and developed software for Tekelec’s telecom network testers GSM-T and MGTS. Major area of work was the development of “load generating software” to simulate network traffic on a PCS/GSM network. Traveled to customer sites for software validation and customer training. Customers includes: Siemens of Munich Germany and Milan Italy, Nortel of Richardson TX, AT&T Naperville IL and Parsippany NJ, Ericsson of Aachen Germany and Stockholm Sweden. Technologies Used

C embedded 286 system, SS7 ISUP, SS7 TCAP, SS7 SCCP, GSM, CDMA, IS-41, TCP, IP, CVS EDUCATION

The Ohio State University – Columbus OH

Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Science 1989 EE Hardware Option

College of Engineering

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