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Engineer Software

Allen, Texas, United States
December 11, 2018

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Damon Landis

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Data Architect

Northwest ISD Oct 2017 – July 2018

Created software solutions using VBA, Access, Excel, and SQLServer for NISD. Took over as the lead architect without any training or support from current or former employees.

Personal Trainer

Fit - Ops Foundation Aug – Oct 2017

Provided instruction and support for 501c-3 foundation to train veterans to become certified personal trainers.


Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas April – May 2017

Created software solutions using DB2, VBA, Access, Excel, and SQLServer for BCBS TX. Took over as THE BCBS team leader after 2 weeks OJT.

Personal Trainer

Texas Family Fitness Jan – June 2017

Provided quality exercise instruction, created diets, and helped clients achieve their personal fitness goals. Established a customer base of over 25 clients that I trained weekly and achieved a 95% monthly retention rate.

Site Supervisor

Guard Texas February – December 2016

Served as site supervisor and security guard at several sites around the DFW metroplex. Provided personal and asset security to several sites and persons at those sites. Oversaw a staff of 3 security guards at a business complex in Dallas, TX.


Amdocs Inc. 2001-2003 and 2005–2015 Dallas, TX

Supported batch and Billing Operations as a developer and Billing Operations SME. Developed scripts for maintaining and improving critical systems. Involved in all aspects of the SLDC from design through implementation. Skills used include C, ksh, Oracle, Perl, PL/SQL, sh, SQL, TWS, Unix and XML. Maintained the GUI & backend of the CSR application using C, C++, Cobol, Oracle, Perl, PL/SQL, Pro C, Remedy, SQL, and Unix.

Programmer & Configuration Manager

Pegasus Solutions 2003–2005 Dallas, TX

Supported the Electronic Distribution Section of Pegasus providing online presentation and booking services for thousands of hotels world wide. Analyzed reported issues/defects to determine the most expedient means for resolution. Skills used include C, Java, Perl, UNIX, Informix, SQL, and shell scripts. As the CM for Pegasus I performed builds and coordinated releases for 41 product lines to production, Customer Acceptance Testing, and QA environments. Skills used include Perl, Remedy, shell programming, SiteScope,CVS, VSS, and JavaSafe.


Alltel Information Services 2000–2001 Hot Springs, AR

I supported Alltel’s billing system’s asynchronous jobs in a Client / Server environment. Skills used include C, C++, Visual Basic, Oracle, Perl, PVCS, Remedy, Sybase, SQL, Unix, and Vantive.


DeVry, Inc. 1998-2000 Irving, TX

I created an online attendance system that interfaced with the MR300 card readers, the MS NT file servers, MS-Access databases, & AS 400 systems in the home office. Also created numerous department databases & applications. Skills used include C, Visual C++, Visual Basic for Applications, & MS-Access.

Adjunct Professor

DeVry, Inc. 1998-2000 Irving, TX

Taught various Computer Information System subjects: C, C++, Perl, Small Systems Architecture, etc. I was responsible for creating the syllabus, tracking student attention and retention, and modifying the flow of classes so that all subjects were covered & understood.

Software Engineer

Comsat RSI 1997-1998 Corinth, MS

Reverse engineered the change from an eight to a ten digit Carrier Identification code. I achieved this by taking one byte from each field in the switch application, and transmitting them as binary packed, instead of straight text. This allowed us to make the change without having to upgrade any of the hardware in our switches, which save the company millions of dollars.

Help Desk Support Engineer

DeVry University 1995-1997 Irving, TX

Pioneered DeVry Dallas’s help desk. Prior to myself, there was no dedicated support. I installed, configured, & supported 120 staff computers, as well as over 400 Lab computers for DeVry Dallas.



United States Marine Corps 1984-1995 World

Served in various roles: Machine Gunner, Sniper, Team Leader, Squad leader, & Chief Scout. Conceived, coordinated & conducted training for land and shipboard tactics. Oversaw the daily activities for up to 20 Marines in peacetime & during combat operations.


1997 DeVry Irving, TX

B.S. Computer Information Systems

Operating Systems

Microsoft Windows – ALL; Unix – Sun, HP


C, C++, COBOL, CICS, DB2, HTML, Java, Perl, shell, SQL, VB, VBA& XML


Microfocus COBOL and CICS, C++ Builder, Visual C++, Powerbuilder


Access, DB2, Powerbuilder, Oracle 7 – 11i, SQLServer, Sybase 11.x, XDB

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