Daniel A. Kirkdorffer

SENIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

Extensive experience in all facets of application development. Possessing excellent interpersonal, analytical, organizational, managerial, written and technical skills. Highly motivated employee who brings to every job a high level of passion, dedication, excellent communication skills and an assiduous attention to detail.
Core strengths in:

•   Java, J2EE and Web-based Development, DevOps
•   Enterprise Business Applications, Reporting, MVC and Internationalization
•   Business Analysis and Requirements Gathering, Specifications and Documentation
•   User Experience and UI Design
•   Customer and Client Interfacing, Troubleshooting and Problem Solving
•   Dual Citizen (British / American), Bilingual (English / French)

Always interested in challenging opportunities as a dev lead or team member in application software development and design positions in the Pacific Northwest.


TECHNICAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Platforms: Windows, Linux, Mac, UNIX, SUN Solaris
Languages: Java, Perl, JavaScript, SQL, HTML, CSS, Shell Scripts, Ruby, SAS, VBA
RDBMS: Oracle, MySQL, DB2, HSQLDB, Informix, Sybase
Frameworks: Spring, Struts, custom MVC frameworks, Ruby on Rails
App Servers: Tomcat, Apache, WebLogic, WebSphere, ATG Dynamo, JBoss
Methodologies: Agile, Scrum (Certified ScrumMaster), Continuous Integration, Iterative, RAD, Waterfall
Technologies: JSP, Servlets, JDBC, JMS, EJB, JPA, JSTL, Java Mail, AWT, RMI, JUnit, TestNG, Selenium, Log4j, DHTML, JQuery, YUI, Ajax, CGI, iBatis, Hibernate, Velocity, JFreeChart, Pentaho, MS Reporting Services, XML, Laszlo, DTD, XSD, XSL, XSLT, StAX, JAXB, JAX-RS, Web Services, SOA, SOAP, REST, SonicMQ, SwiftMQ, MQ Series, Sonic ESB
Dev Tools: Eclipse, UltraEdit, Visual Studio, DbVisualizer, Firebug, Ant, Jenkins/Hudson, Maven, JIRA, CruiseControl, Bugzilla, ClearQuest, Rally, VersionOne, Confluence, Crucible, MediaWiki
Version Control:  Git, GitHub, Subversion, CVS, ClearCase, Visual Source Safe, Perforce

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Dev9, Kirkland, WA
2014 - Present
Senior Software Developer
Senior Developer on a project to port Disney's Guest ID web service interface implementation from PHP to Java.

Boeing, Renton, WA
2013 - 2014
Senior Software Engineer (Contract)
Senior Developer for a new training and course document authoring and assembly system with the Flight Technical Data Applications group within Boeing Training & Flight Services. Responsible for the development of RESTful web services, establishing development practices, and supporting CI build and deployment processes.

iSoftStone, Kirkland, WA
2010 - 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Contributed to a multi-year Agile Scrum development effort to enhance and grow AT&T's Developer Program site and services. Helped evolve what was an ex-Waterfall team into one that deploys to production every two weeks.

CGI, Bellevue, WA
2007 - 2010
Senior Consultant
Worked on multiple Java-based, SQL-heavy reporting related projects during a 3 year assignment at Marchex. Provided mentoring, wrote tech specs, documented procedures and systems, worked with QA teams on test plans.

Codesic Consulting, Kirkland, WA
2004 - 2007
Principal Consultant
2006 - 2007
Provided technical consulting leadership in business development during initial engagements with new clients as a Java SME, and engaged in hands-on Java development.
Software Engineer
2004 - 2006
Assigned to client projects requiring Java expertise with business analyst acumen.

Versatile (formerly Versatile Mobile Systems), Lynnwood, WA
2001 - 2004
Senior Software Engineer
Contributed to development of various handheld device systems. Provided systems admin and database support to development teams. Served as primary technical contact to Canadian and UK offices.

PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT

Senior Consultant, WebVision, Inc. (formerly Syllogistics LLC), Redmond, WA
Independent Java Contractor, eNom Inc., Redmond, WA
Webmaster, Discipline Global Mobile, Salisbury, England
Sr. Technical Consultant, Zeal Inc., Northbrook, IL
Senior Analyst, ComEd (an Exelon Corporation Company), Chicago, IL

EDUCATION

BSc, Computer Science / Math, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

SIDE PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES

An always up-to-date version of this resume can be found at http://www.kirkdorffer.com/resume.html
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