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Senior Software Engineer position in an
organization that offers the opportunity to use my extensive expertise to deliver complex web applications.

Summary of Qualifications

Software Engineer with over 24 years of experience building complex web and software applications for public and private companies. A talent for analyzing problems, developing and simplifying procedures, and finding innovative solutions. A commitment to motivating core personnel to achieve excellence. Extensive knowledge in:

Java SE, J2EE jets3t (Amazon S3) Agile Scrum MySQL 5 Apache
Oracle 11g PL/SQL PHP 5 ColdFusion 6-12 Railo Perl 5
AJAX (Ext, YUI) XML (Onix, DublinCore) Drupal 5,6,7 Subversion Eclipse
Amazon Web Services Adobe Content Server linux Tomcat JBoss
WordPress git

Professional Experience

Senior Software Engineer

LIVESTRONG – Austin, TX (Oct 2015 to present)

  • Team member responsible for migration of digital publishing environment to Drupal including:
    • Research of current open-source Content Management Systems (Drupal, WordPress, Joomla)
    • Migration planning of digital assets
    • Created digital asset importers into Drupal
    • Assisted in build-out of Drupal digital presentation
    • Provided Software Configuration Management expertise to team

Lead Senior Software Engineer

LIBREDIGITAL INC. – Austin, TX (Apr 2011 to Jul 2015)

  • Lead Engineer of a team of 3 responsible for level 3 support for all legacy applications (front and back end) using expert level troubleshooting and analysis methods (Agile Scrum)
  • Ported legacy ColdFusion application (2.5 millions lines of code) to new OS, new JVM and new open-source application server (Railo) saving the company over $65,000
  • Researched, defined and constructed Apache mod_proxy configurations used by Apache to front new Railo application server
  • Provided IT with comprehensive VM instructions and scripts for multi-tier deployment of the new Railo and webapps
  • Provided engineering input for new software products to Product and Operations, and for new customer onboarding
  • Team’s Software Configuration Manager responsible for source code merging, branching and tagging use the stable trunk methodology
  • Designed and developed a Tomcat web application for Adobe Content Server billing and reporting using JSP and Servlets

Senior Software Engineer

LIBREDIGITAL INC. – Austin, TX (Dec 2008 to Apr 2011)

  • Designed and developed supporting asynchronous applications using Java SE, Oracle PL/SQL and jets3t
  • Designed and developed web application to deliver an eBook using Adobe Content Server and/or  Amazon Simple Store Service using ColdFusion and Java
  • Designed and developed administrative web application to manage limited time offers for eBooks using ColdFusion and Java
  • Maintained and extended an existing content management system using ColdFusion and Java
  • Provided engineering input for new software products
  • Led a distributed team (6 members) responsible for 19 components for legacy book applications. Team comprised of co-located members and overseas members in Ukraine (Agile Scrum)
  • Served as a technical liaison between the Service and Operations groups and Engineering
  • Updated and maintained J2EE applications using Eclipse, maven, Hibernate, Quartz scheduler

Senior Software Engineer and Consultant

MCLAUGHLIN ANDERSON LUXURY VILLAS LTD. – St. Thomas US Virgin Islands (Mar 2002 – Mar 2006 and Aug 2008 – Nov 2008)

  • Designed and developed web-based real-time reservation system, villa management portal, customized CRM for villa owners, agents, and vendors and management of villa fractional ownerships and availability (ColdFusion, MySQL)

Lead Senior Software Engineer and Co-founder

BULLY BLUE, LLC. – Austin, TX (Jun 2006– Nov 2008)

SNAPSE, INC. – Austin, TX (Jan 2004 – Jun 2006)

ROCKSTEADY NETWORKS – Austin, TX (Dec 2000 – Oct 2003)


Cocoon 2 Development: Web Publishing with XML and JavaOct 2002 – Co-authored for Sybex.

Foundations of WWW Programming with HTML and CGIAug 1995 – Co-authored for IDG Worldwide Books

A 60 Minute Guide to JavaSep 1995 – Co-authored for IDG Books.

Web Programming SecretsMar 1996 – Co-authored for IDG books


Texas A&M UniversityCollege Station, TX May 1990 – B.S. in Computer Science

Community Leadership

  • Men’s Golf Association President at Great Hills Country Club – 2014 – Present
  • Member of the Austin Golf Association Board of Directors – 2004 – 2010
  • President of the Austin Golf Association – 2006, 2008
  • Member of the Board of Directors for the Austin Area Multimedia Alliance – Oct 1994 – Dec 1996
  • Co-founder of the Austin World Wide Web Users Group – 1994


  • LibreDigital Award of Excellence – 2014
  • Instant Ballpark Java applet won third place in the JavaWorld Java applet contest – 1995