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Software Engineer

Parker, Colorado, United States
January 31, 2017

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Frank Kotre

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Parker, CO ****4


Software Engineer / Applications Developer

Senior level professional software designer and applications developer with success in highly complex enterprise software solutions in rapidly evolving customer-focused technical environments.

Solid algorithmic and design experience in object oriented web service implementations in an N-tier architecture as well as structured transaction processing models in Agile and waterfall development environments.

Technical proficiencies include:

Languages: C#, C++, Java, C, Prolog, z/TPFAssembly language

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0, Red Hat Linux, Unix, IBM mainframe, VM

Oracle 11g, Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, NUnit, Eclipse, FxCop, NCover, TPF VisualAge, ALM, JIRA, ClearCase CM, ClearQuest, CMMI, Rational Req Pro

Professional Experience

Senior Software Engineer – Oct 2014 to September 2016

Travelport Global Distribution Systems

Design, develop, and maintain software on multiple platforms in multiple programming languages for the Next Generation Global Fares (NGGF) pricing engine. Primary function is to design and implement the shopping, fare quote and display functionality with a focus on problem resolution of shopping and pricing, specializing in Net Fare Manager (NFM) and Agency Private Fares (APF).

Software Engineer - 2007 to October 2014

Northrop Grumman Corporation, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906

Design, develop and maintain software for the Electronic Schedule Dissemination (ESD 3.0) project for the Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN). Performed Windows .NET 4.0 application development in C# with LINQ, NUnit creation, Technical Documentation, Agile Development methodology. Selected as a trainer for the Air Force Scheduling supervisors and staff on the newly created scheduling system.

Senior Software/Systems Engineer, 1994-2007

Galileo International, Centennial, Colorado 80111

Designed, developed, and maintained software on multiple platforms in multiple programming languages for the GlobalFares and Next Generation Global Fares (NGGF) systems pricing engines. Primary function was to design and implement the pricing functionality with a focus on functional and technical aspects of international fares processing, including automated rules products of ATPCO and SITA. Served as a core Prolog development team member migrating fares processing from TPF mainframes to Unix, and subsequently Linux, open source systems. Served as a team leader in the redeployment of legacy applications from TPF assembly language to ISO C and Sicstus Prolog systems. Thirteen years of TPF assembly language development including TPFDF, ten years’ experience in C development, five years’ experience in Sicstus Prolog.

Manager, International Quality Assurance Management

National Travel Management, Wagon-Lits Travel, Chicago IL 1990-1994

Designed, implemented and managed global pricing analysts and training programs


Loyola University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois

Bradley University, B.A. Political Science, Peoria, Illinois

Outside Interests

Volunteer arbitrator, Better Business Bureau, Denver, CO and Chicago, IL


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