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Engineer Visual Basic

Location:
Chalfont, Pennsylvania, 18914, United States
Posted:
October 04, 2016

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Matthew J. Stolarczyk

**** ********* *******

Chalfont, PA 18914

Cell: 215-***-**** acwwp2@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY

Senior systems engineer with over 10+ years’ experience in development and implementation of various technologies in the Cable TV Industry. Successful history working with internal / external customers to design, develop, test, and implement effective application solutions for Interactive Digital Television and providing detailed viewership information to programmers using consumer experience technology. Experience in Leadership role in defining cutting edge technology solutions and alternatives. Adept at mentoring other team members and documenting architecture and program script as required.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Operating Systems

Windows, Solaris, UNIX, Red Hat, Centos, and Novell Linux

Software / Languages

Java / C / C++ /Python along with ODBC MySQL, POSTGRES, Sybase, and Oracle

Internet / Web Technologies

Apache, Eclipse, Maven utilized under IE and Firefox, Cloud, Content Delivery Network

Hardware

Integration of HP / DELL vendor platforms in the Cable TV ecosystem

Security

Expertise in platform applications utilizing Conditional Access and Encryption Servers

Video

Experience in Motorola / Cisco(SA) headend, T2W / OCAP, Cisco / Motorola / SeaChange VOD and IP-TV technologies along w/ MPEG-2 and 4 standards

Network

Experience in Cable Modem / RF / IP and IPV4/6 networking in multiple OS platforms administration and IP design, configuration, and routing protocols, load balancers CISCO/JUNIPER routers

Middleware

Experience with Motorola and SA digital set-top boxes, along with a working knowledge of MPEG, DVB, ATSC, Digital Video, and DOCSIS standards

Cloud

Experience with AWS (Cisco BNI), VMWare, Open Stack APIs, Bare-Metal Server Architecture, Puppet, Nagios, Splunk in a Windows/Linux Environment supporting HP ESXi hosts and Cisco UCS Blade Servers

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PUREINTEGRATION, Herndon, VA 2011 – Present

Senior Video Engineer, Comcast National Video Deployment Engineer Organization

Supporting the Comcast Content Delivery Network with hardware design, implementation, and detailed network design diagram, field support, service readiness verification support, and post installation check. Worked with IP and QAM-based Video on Demand servers, Cisco Delivery and Networking Systems – TV / IP, Cisco Back Office, Sea Change VOD Back office, VOD Playlist, and Next Generation Video Control Plane which included the consolidation of ~100 sites to CLOUD-based data centers throughout North America. Included in this is development support of Windows/LINUX based Java applications in response to required thread activities associated with load balancers and validations scripts written in Python that make use of ODBC MySQL and HTTP API interfaces.

MOTOROLA MOBILITY DIVISION, Horsham, PA 2005 – 2011

Principal Software Engineer

Established and maintained a "bulletproof install" implementation strategy for all Smart Stream Device Manager (SDM) releases under Windows / Linux and provided engineering level support of setup execution in areas of upgrades, clean installs, via RPM process. Worked on integration of Comcast VPN access for Motorola equipment along with integration of TV Guide and Verizon IPG along with SeaChange VOD into Motorola Headend (RF / IP / Video) Development Lab infrastructure.

Provided engineering level support of setup execution in areas of upgrades, clean installs, and maintenance (un-install, repair, re-install) for SDM upgrade in support of Windows and Linux OS platforms. Participated in updates required to the DAC and RADD installation and setup procedures. Provided for the on-going platform development and evolution using Java / C / C++ under Linux for DAC, RADD and SDM products as well as qualification of new hardware and operating system combinations needed for potential next generation access control systems (e.g., RF / IP 2-Way, OCAP and TRU2WAY).

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MOTOROLA MOBILITY DIVISION (Continued)

Worked with Marketing, CCAD and platform vendors to explore, define and develop new AC component platforms as required and provided engineering level platform support for all deployed platform variants of DAC, RADD and SDM.

Led engineer development activity using Java w/ Eclipse and Subversion source control and build process for rapid code download (DCII Protocol, OCAP, and DSG Tunnel) product – Off Line Loader (OLL).

Provided guidance in overall business case for marketing, system architecture, product functional specifications, design of bandwidth algorithm, Java library porting (Windows to Linux), customer training, along with professional service group training for development of code download package.

SEACHANGE INTERNATIONAL – Digital Video Arts, Fort Washington, PA 1999 – 2005

Formerly Liberate Technologies and Morecom Inc.

Senior Systems Integration Engineer

Worked on product integration at system level requiring utilization of the following OS architectures: Windows 9x / NT / 2000 / 2003, Sun Solaris Version 7/8, Red Hat Linux 6/7; along with the following software products: MSDEV (Visual C++ and Basic), Borland JAVA, Sun Workshop Version 5.x, SQL Server 7.x / 2000 (Enterprise and Standard), Oracle 8i Standard Edition, Install Shield 6.x / 7.x, Internet Explorer 6, Netscape 4.x, and Crystal Reports 8.x.

Integrated using these technologies with Video-On-Demand, Broadcasting applications, e-commerce applications, advertising applications, Internet technologies, Electronic Programming Guide (i.e., TV Guide, etc.) and embedded systems in the areas of RF / IP 2-Way Cisco(SA) / Motorola and corresponding RF / IP / Video Headend infrastructure.

Worked with internal / external customers to design, develop, test, and implement effective application solutions for Interactive Digital Television and detailed viewership information to programmers using digital set top box technology. Performed leadership role in defining cutting edge technology solutions and alternatives, as well as mentoring other team members and documented architecture and program script as required.

Led the implementation of system software solutions to meet the streaming server requirements (IP Gateway, Carousel Content, xOD, etc.) for Broadband Internet customers. Primary focus was integrating client / server solutions with customers’ digital cable TV networks.

Handled in-house engineering lab setup, trade show and customer demonstration support, and customer support during actual field deployments and trials.

HONEYWELL IAC DIVISION, Fort Washington, PA 1997 – 1999

Technical Lead

Served as System Administration team, led and directed release management via Clear Case, product installation via Install Shield, upgrade, system performance capacity and topology, product qualification, PC platform qualification, 3rd party OEM product qualification, and unattended workstation deployment with an assigned full-time and part-time staff of engineers.

Handled final developer integration using Windows 95(98) / NT Version 4.0, Visual Basic / C++ Version 5.0 / 6.0, Access 97 / 95, SQL Server 6.5 / 7.0, TCP / IP, Crystal Reports 6.x, and Visual Test 5.x in support of control builder portion of automated process control system.

Developed CDROM release, HTML WWW user documentation via Visual Basic 5.0 / 6.0, installation procedure, and quick test procedures for entire automated process control system using Install Shield Professional Edition 5.x on Windows 95(98) / NT platform using Internet Explorer 5.x products.

NORTH AMERICAN DRAGER, Telford, PA 1995 – 1997

Senior Software Engineer

Handled conversion and upgrade of Windows NT Version 3.51 Visual C++ Version 4.2 TCP / IP patient monitor data pump qualification tool from original OS/2 Borland C++ version. Developed Visual Basic 4.0 modules for Crystal Reporting portion of FDA-regulated Failure Analysis Tracking System housed on PC client / server architecture via SQL Client / Server 6.0 application.

Developed an automated failure analysis tracking system running under Windows developed using Visual Basic.

Served on qualification advisory board for companywide conversion from UNIX to Windows based product deployment for all future development projects.

EDUCATION

MS, Software Engineering, Penn State / LaSalle University, Philadelphia, PA

BS, Computer Management, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA



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