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Virtualized and Cloud-based Operating Environments:
Amazon Web Services (AWS), (Amazon) Cloud Servers
Digital Ocean Droplets
Linux (RedHat - CentOS 6 – Ubuntu - Xubuntu)
Web & Application Servers:
WS App Servers, 7.x
BEA WebLogic App Servers 5.x–9.2
Windows Ent Server
Open Directory Server
iPAAS, Service Oriented Architectures (SOA), REST, and Messaging Service Implementations:
Fabric8 (aka FUSE)
IBM Message Broker
Software Development Languages:
Software Interactive Development Environments (IDEs):
WS App Developer (WSAD) 5.1.2
Rational App Developer 6.5-8.0
Rational SW Architect 8.0
Configuration and Continuous Integration:
Federated Access Mgr.
SUN/Oracle Identity Mgr. (IDM)
Oracle 7.x, 8i, 9i, 10g
DB2 5.x , 9.2
Content Management Systems:
Cache, Data Warehouses, CTM, and Associated Technologies:
TeraData Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW)
many proprietary Enterprise Data Warehouses
Data Modeling Tools
Database Connectivity and Mapping:
Hibernate 3.x (ORM)
Vendor and Turnkey Components:
OMNI (OMNI Connect EJBs)
Cust. Service Accelerator (csA)
Dell Applications Configuration Depot (ACD)
Source Control and Issue Tracking:
Standard & Poor's Engineering Methodology
Business Rule Engines:
Sarbanes Oxley (SOX)
Section 508 compliance
PDF, Graphics and Video:
Windows Video Maker
Branson Industrial Automation – Software Engineer 12/15 – 04/17
Designed and implemented a Polymer documentation/dissemination application.
Designed and created a roadmap for a remote customer-facing IOT gateway.
Designed and implemented a Polymer ultrasonic welding implementation tool for mobile control and management of ultrasonic welders.
Designed and partially implemented a browser-based customer welding location emulator to virtually test customer production scenarios.
Dell Services - Solutions Architecture - Senior Advisor March 2015 – current
Responsible for environment engineering , management and workflow improvement in Dell DEV-OPS. Created a Computer-Augmented reference model and strategy for managing disparate, complex computing environments called Applications Configuration Depot (ACD).
It offers a both the Environments Management Team, Software Architects, and Business Workflow planners an opportunity to anticipate and manage component change in complex environments.
Jive, Rally, Oracle, Apache, HP Application Lifecycle Management, Tibco, Trillium, Dev-Ops
Remedy Partners - Start-up Infrastructure Architect - Bundled Payment for Care Improvement initiative (BPCI) July 2014 – Oct. 2014
Recommended, coded, and implemented OpenAM single-signon solution. Coded web service endpoints for CRM apps. Implemented Alfresco. Coded prototype app and Implemented FUSE ESB. Coded numerous productivity scripts to optimized Dev-Ops. Documented and corrected various BPCI eco-systems.
Standard and Poor's - Consulting Architect/Methodologist March 2014 – May 2014
Performed an Architecture Governance review for Standard & Poor's Engineering (SPE) and created a methodology correction document that ensures a richer, broader, and more rigorous Architectural Governance practice in their Agile Environment.
SPE, RUP, Kanban, Agile, Loan Ratings and Product Governance
Protedyne - Sr. Software Engineer August 2013 – Feb. 2014
Implemented a Maria proof-of-concept. Enhanced multiple Apple iPad applications that control and monitor LabCorp's Propel grid robotics system. Created a Powershell automated startup/shutdown script for the robotic enterprise. Created an on-screen server information panel for developers to know who is using the system and what the profile of the testbed system is. Created a user authorization component for Propel. Documented GigaSpaces architecture.
CrunchTime - Independent Applications Architect April 2013 – June 2013
Coded the necessary corrections and integration code for a production implementation of a Crunchtime ERP application for cruise ships that numerous development efforts had failed in doing for six years.
GE Capital (GECID) - Independent Enterprise Architect/Technical Lead Oct 2012 – March 2013
Guiding offshore development teams in the development of an Anti Money-Laundering application. Designed framework for Responsive Mobile implementation of GE Investment Plus. Formulating plans for the hardening of both the architecture and software development environments. Introduced Lean and Kanban concepts to the management of software development.
J2EE 5/6, Spring, Hibernate, KATA, Kanban, Drools, SOA, JSF/JSP, Metro ESB, Glassfish, SOA, Webservices, JBoss, Apache, Off-shore development practice
Mohegan Sun Casino - Sr. Software Architect March 2010 – October 2012
Collaborated on a strategy of rapidly pruning technology that had
gone bad resulting in a significant savings in licensing fees. Successfully advocated that the Pocono Downs Casino adopt an IBM
infrastructure that mirrored Mohegan Sun's allowing both Casinos to begin a process of mutually advantageous development that could be further cloned.
Significant savings ensued by the elimination of unneeded maintenance contracts and more. Significant progress was and is being achieved despite
deeply entrenched, reluctant IT resources.
Created an architectural framework for existing casino technologies and yearly roadmaps for future product development that included a yearlong upgrade effort
that brought the Casino software infrastructure up to date and far more efficient. Introduced SOA, Jira, Drools, Spring, Ice Faces,
Java 5, Websphere Servers 7.x, DB2 9.x, MULE, Alfresco, and numerous superior development practices to the Casino.
Coded and disseminated reference models for the refactoring of existing code, introductions to Java 5/6, Spring framework, Hadoop, Drools, and Mule. Created an
information model for capturing customer preferences toward creating an ambient dataStore. Performed product evaluation and recommendations for IceFaces, CRM, Hotelier applications, content
management, signage, kiosks, ticketing management, and more. Served as the Gartner Technical Services interface.
Hardened the enterprise infrastructure. Responsible for successfully directing the implementation of multiple applications that were previously thought
impossible given their track records of failure. Worked on proposals for many more.
Helped reform project management practice by promoting lean and agile business and development processes that emphasized end to end quality
improvement. Brought a runaway IS budget under control that returned significant unspent money back to the Tribe.
Designed an innovative promotion engine that processed Points and Comps heuristically.
Advocated that the Casino become an ambient entertainment venue that more accurately served its Patrons both in service and
atmosphere. Attempted to introduce Hadoop and MapReduce for Big Data Analysis. Created multiple Architectural Ecosystem diagrams that clarified the business process mapping to the systems infrastructure.
Performed Project Management and Budget planning duties. Attempted to establish a positive dialog with IT's customers in the face of extreme adversity and move from
project to product management.
Rational Enterprise Architect 8.03, IBM RAD 7.5, 8.0, J2EE 5/6, Spring, IceFaces, Eclipse, Hibernate, JProbe, CommVault, NimSoft, Sharepoint, VMWare, Teradata Warehouse, Equilogic Servers, KATA, KanBan, Drools, LogBack, SLF4J, Mule, Alfresco, CRM, Slots
service optimization, retail POS, Gas Station apps, Points transaction apps, Casino Accounting, Liferay, ITIL, SOA
, web Services, SOAP
United Nations (Price, Waterhouse, Coopers) – Toolsmith July 2009 – Sept. 2009
Designed and implemented a Postgres, UN Event Planning database using Hibernate, Spring MVC, and GWT. I
installed Jahia for review, administered and customized LifeRay Webspaces, Atlassian Confluence, Crowd, and Alfresco for potential
inclusion in the Umoja and Umoja Café for the ERP (SAP conversion) development environment.
LifeRay WebSpaces, Alfresco, Portals, Web Objects, Postgres, Confluence, Eclipse, Crowd, Spring, Hibernate, GWT
iServer, Jahia, Navicat, Elastic Fox, Amazon Cloud Computing, AWS
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems – Technical Integration Lead Nov 2008 – May 2009
Implemented the Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN) Next Generation (NextGen) project for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) used to provide
information management capabilities and services including a portal, search, collaboration, enterprise content management, and Service Oriented Architecture-based
information integration and analysis functions to facilitate their collaboration and information sharing needs for SBU data. 50K users. Integrated the IDM framework from various open-source components.
. Designed and co-ordinated the migration of Sharepoint user and portal profiles to the NextGen Identity Manager, WebSpaces Portal, and
Documentum Portlet . Created User Provisioning interface using OpenESB/IDM and Xpress Markup Language programming.
Java, Open Directory Server, Open Single Sign On, Open ESB, SUN Identity Manager, SUN WebSpaces (aka Liferay), Documentum, Portals, Web Objects,
SharePoint, Oracle, MS SQLServer, NetBeans, XPress, Active Directory, Glassfish
The Phoenix - Technology Integration Lead May 2008 – July 2008
Provided Technical Lead and integration expertise to the introduction, integration and development practicalities of creating a new call center infrastructure.
Responsible for the phase one of the SOAP/ACORD integration of HostBridge middleware, CSC’s customer service Accelerator (csA), and Phoenix legacy 3270 applications and Client databases.
ING Technical Lead Feb. 2008 – April 2008
Provided technical lead services to the ACES (Vantage) annuities to Computer Science Corporation’s Wealth Management Accelerator (wmA) initiative. Reviewed, corrected, and provided
architectural guidance and acted as a technical liason between the Defined Contribution business community, IT, and enterprise
architecture for the migration of peripheral applications (most notably the critical Money Collect app suites)
Business Systems analysis, Business Process improvement (BPM), OMNI, ACES (Vantage), Web Methods SOA ESB/Web Services, MetaMatrix 5.x, RESTful Web Services, DB2, FAST, Oracle, Unix,, Maven,
Subversion, JIRA, Confluence Wiki,
AIS Consulting/Sikorsky GWT/Ajax/Java Designer & Developer Sept. 2007 – Feb. 2008
Designed and developed Dashboard components for Sikorsky’s commercial customer’s supply-chain management system called Business Intelligence Reporting.
Google Web Toolkit (GWT)
, Ajax, Java Servlets, Hibernate, Oracle Databases 9i & 10g, SQL, WSDL, Web Services, JMS
NewTec America Network Security Analyst & Developer Apr. 2007 – Aug 2007
Responsible for SOA
, authentication & authorization pattern development for an ESA satellite telecommunication system (MENOS) that manages radio, video, VOIP, and value-added services. Created POC implementation of Role-based SSO in
LDAP, JBoss, Java servlets, and DHTML. Delivered Specification, Design, working implementation of POC. Established a dev and reference server environment from less than scratch.
, Rules-based Authorization and Policy management, BASH, ANT, Eclipse, Ubuntu, Java,OpenLDAP, numerous open- source tools
ING Tech Lead/Architect – SOA, ESB
Nov. 2006 – Feb 2007
Responsible for architectural pattern development for InfoHub/ESB components in a Service Oriented (re)Architecture of the Defined Contributions line-of-business domain.
, ESB, Metamatrix5.x, Web Services, Web Methods, FAST, DB2, Oracle, Omni, ACES (Vantage) - Defined Contributions Annuitizer, Unix, Maven, Subversion, Jira,
Confluence Wiki, Summit Ascendant SDLC, Wealth Management Accelerator, Retirement and Investment products & services
Mohegan Sun Casino - Service Oriented Architect Jan 2006 – June 2006
Architected and directed the implementation of two additional developers for Phase II of the S2S XML Messaging Protocol engine.
The engine is a message broker that marshalls and unmarshalls S2S messages between host and client autonomous gaming systems.
Keywords; WASD 5.1.2, Java, Web Services, Castor, Hibernate, UML, XMLC,
XML, AS400, MVC2 architecture, DB2, ACSC, ANT, Clearcase
WASD 5.1.2, Java, Web Services, Castor, Hibernate, UML, XMLC,XML, AS400, MVC2 architecture, DB2, ACSC, ANT, Clearcase
Hartford Life Mentor and 401K Software Architect/Developer Sept 2005 - Dec 2005
Participated in the formulation of systems architecture for New Business 401K services and Hartford Life Common Services framework. Formalized the project development and
configuration standards including the creation of a Hartford Life Java developer’s intranet.
J2EE, JavaBeans, JSP, JSF, Weblogic 8.1, JBoss AS, Spring, Hibernate, OMNI, OMNI Connect, Oracle, TOAD, ANT
Representative, consecutive contracts, most recent to earliest:
prior to June 2005
Travelers Life & Annuity/MetLife – EDW to SalesForce Integration Consultant Feb 2005- June 2005
Developed ETL web service middleware that parsed and migrated TLA warehouse Sales and Marketing formatted data into SalesForce object-ready data.
Converted numerous TLA applications into Metlife acceptable condition.
SalesForce, J2EE, JavaBeans, JSP, WAS, Struts, CORBA, two and three-tier enterprise
applications, all TLA infrastructure components, and MetLife standardization.
Travelers Life & Annuity - Project Manager/Enterprise Security Architect July 2004- Dec. 2004
Provided day-to-day Project Manager and Enterprise Architectural oversight for the design and implementation of the hardening of all TLA Systems Security components.
This was an enterprise-wide directive to secure all systems by eliminating cleartext sensitive data and potential internally motivated security breeches. Precise and
specific remedies were implemented to correct security weaknesses. Infrastructure hardening was also performed.
J2EE, JCE, WAS, Keystores, Struts, ESL, CORBA, 2 and 3-tier enterprise applications,
all TLA infrastructure CITIGROUP standards, PMAF (RUP) , privacy technologies, code obfuscation.
GTech, Architectural Performance Lab - SCM Automation Dev-Ops Consultant Jan 2004- May 2004
Created an automation framework for gaming applications deployment. Implemented multiple automated deployment procedures used to install GTech applications
on distributed and clustered Websphere environments. I automated Websphere security procedures.
J2EE, Web Services, ANT, Jython, Jacl, wsadmin scripts, DB2, dMgr, Websphere Deployment Manager Console, CVS, SCM
Aetna Enterprise Architecture Initiative – SOA Strategic Systems Consultant
09/2003 - 12/2003
Developed publish/subscribe web services in a WebSphere Message Broker environment.
Java, Web Services, ANT, WSDL, SOAP, MQSeries, Message Broker
DocSense – J2EE Software Engineer
2002 - 2003
Developed EJBs for a Digital Document Delivery system (D3) that featured Electronic Bill Presentation and Payment (EPP) applications. Primary responsibility involved coding, and debugging a CheckFree seamless integration with docSense.
J2EE, BEA WebLogic, IBM Websphere, Eclipse, ANT, Open Financial Exchange (OFX), Interactive Financial Exchange (IFX), CheckFree, B2B, B2C
Anthem, Inc – Enterprise Architect/Project Leader2001-2002
AIS - Enterprise Management Systems – Java,Websphere Developer
Cigna eCommerce Practice - eCommerce Architect
Established the first eCommerce Java Architecture best practices framework for the fledgling new eCommerce initiative
J2EE, IBM Websphere, ANT
Industrial Risk Insurers - eCommerce Architect
Designed eCommerce Architecture recommendations compatible with GE technology stack
J2EE, ANT, Websphere
MillPond Software, LLC - Director of Technology
Developed a rudimentary, proprietary Mid-Market eCommerce Server Framework for a fledgling, high-technology start-up that gained no investor traction.
J2EE, ANT, Oracle, MySql
Software Systems Associates - Owner - 1990 - 1996
Small busines owner.
State of CT Department of Labor-
Dictaphone - Embedded Software Engineer - 1997
Specified, designed, coded, and delivered two Object-Oriented Computer Telephony Integration (CTI) middleware application plugins written in 32 bit Visual C++ and a C++ System Registry utilities DLL.
Symphony was a dedicated telephone call center monitoring system. Contributed to engineering department’s intranet.
Microsoft NT, Orbix (CORBA), and Oracle 7.3, C++, Visual Studio
AltaVista [Search] Software (prior to company launch and then a part of DEC) - Information Architect/Software Engineer - 1996
Solely responsible for the architecture, information design, and implementation of AltaVista’s Financials DataWarehouse.
Designed an innovative DataWarehouse information model for SQLServer 6.5 that incorporated Oracle 7 Web-based sales territory marketing data, product and channel data, and financial data using ERWin.
Responsible for all system administration and architecture mechanics. Completed early.
Platinum, EssBase, AltaVista Tunnel, Visual C++, VB, VBA, NT, NT ALPHA 4100, SQLServer, Oracle 7, ERWIN
Digital Equipment Corporation - Information Architect/Software Engineer - 1995 -1996
Documented the first Man pages and User manual for the Parallel Software Environment (PSE), one of the earliest parallel computing systems (Symmetric Multi-processor (SMP)) and clustering systems.
Parallel processing, High Performance Fortran (HPF), Digital Unix, Digital Alpha Farms, Parallel Virtual Machine (PVM), Message Passing Inteface (MPI), Fiber Distributed Data Interface
Fidelity Investments- Software Engineer - 1994-1995
Developed business objects for a Defined Benefits Calculation engine
Aetna Life and Casualty - Software Engineer - 1993
Developed an interactive, heuristic, kiosk-based Electronic Health Provider Directory
Visual Basic, Windows
Digital Equipment Corporation - Software Engineer - 1992
Developed Interactive Training Materials for Digital's FUSE Object-oriented CASE tool.
VAX, VMS, DCL, Bourne, Korn
GTech - Software Engineer - 1990 - 1991
Reverse engineered GTech's proprietary lottery gaming software for delivery to Spain. This was performed under tight schedules thought to be impossible to deliver on time.
The task involved significant financial penalties to GTech if delivered after the agreed upon deadlines. System deliverables were completed on time and with no penalties applied. Follow-on contracts ensued.
68000-based pSOS firmware, Software Through Pictures CASE tool, Fortran, PageMaker
Three Rivers (formerly, Mohegan) Community College, Norwich, CT - Part-time Lecturer, EDP - 1990-1995, 1998
Educated young police and nursing students as well as older unemployed and underemployed individuals how to buy, use, and maintain computers and the software of the day.
Invited back in 1998 to teach a privately contracted EDP course for key Mohegan tribal members.
Microsoft Windows, Word, Access, Excel, and EDP related subjects
Pitney Bowes - Embedded Software Engineer - 1989-1990
Designed, developed, coded, tested, and integrated embedded software for PB's small business postal scale.
DOS, Microsoft C, Intel 80C188 running pSOS operating system target, embedded systems and test rigs, Quality Assurance
CADWARE, Inc. - Sr. Software Engineer, Project Leader, CASE Integration - 1988 - 1989
Developed Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE) techniques at the Object-oriented level for SYLVA, Foundry, and RuleTool.
This was an early implementation of what has now come to be called the Unified Markup Language (UML) before the methods and techniques were in fact unified. Designed and developed data Dictionaries, Data Encyclopedias, and Cultural Databases. Wrote company-critiacl RFIs.
Represented CADWARE technical interests with CASE Tool special interest groups and with important national and international customers.
Information Modeling, Object Oriented Design, Functional Modeleing, Microsoft C, Begin editor, DBase, Netware
Hamilton Standard - Quality Assurance Designer - 1987
Developed flight test bed diagnostic suites to evaluate performance and operation of flight software for NASA's X-Wing aircraft's flight control system.
Fortran 77, Embedded systems and test rigs, Quality Assurance, PDP-11
Raytheon - (ROTHR); (PAVE PAWS) DEC/PDP/VMS/UNIX Developer - 1984- 1985
Designed and coded memory wlak-through test algorithms for PAVE PAWS Radar Array hardware.
Embedded Software Engineering for Relocatable Over the Horizon software engineering development.
embedded systems, DEC/VMS/UNIX, C, Motorola 68000, HP 1650 Logic Analyzer
Emhart - Software Engineer - 1983
Created a device-independent driver allowing more costly terminals to be replaced and emulated by less expensive ones
C, embedded systems
Mathematical Applications Group (MAGI)/Synthavision - 3-D Solids Modeling CAD/CAM GUI Architect 1982-1983
Co-Developed the world's first solids modeling GUI interface (for Synthavision)
Designed, coded, and tested algorithms for composite super-object manipulation. Designed, coded, and collaborated on significant portions of the interactive interface.
Fortran 77, Perkin-Elmer 3230/3240 minicomputer
Gerber Systems Technology - 3-D CAD/CAM Developer, 1980-1982
Developed new software as well as maintained existing CAD/CAM Interactive Design Systems (IDS-3, IDS-80), embedded
Fortran IV, Fortran 77, HewlettPackard 1000F minicomputer
Manufacturing Technologies, Inc. - 2-D CAD Developer 1979 -1980
Developed user manual as well as ehanced and extended Tool Engineering Computer Language (TECL). TECL was one of the very first CAD systems in existence.
Fortran IV, Prime 400 minicomputer