Lead Software Engineer, Embedded Linux Engineer @ Amega Scientific
Lead Software Developer, Technical Consultant @ Drawbridge Music
A highly versatile Software Engineer always open for a rewarding challenge. Seeing a project, feature, or bug fix ship and work in the field is the thrill of the ride. Highly skilled and adaptable on all platforms (Linux, Mac, and Windows). Both a Team Leader, and a dedicated team player. Professional background has created opportunities to utilize
A highly versatile Software Engineer always open for a rewarding challenge. Seeing a project, feature, or bug fix ship and work in the field is the thrill of the ride. Highly skilled and adaptable on all platforms (Linux, Mac, and Windows). Both a Team Leader, and a dedicated team player. Professional background has created opportunities to utilize many different technologies and languages to solve a wide range of problems.
Typically gravitates towards Open Source technologies for projects. Software direction in the last few years has moved more into Front-End Engineering and Mobile Development areas.
Always seeking to improve skill set and find enjoyable projects to focus on. Constantly following new technologies and trends. Requires a Linux or Mac workstation with plenty of monitor real-estate, coffee, and, of course - pizza. One of the top 14 "James Ottinger"s on LinkedIn. :-P
Frameworks: Yahoo YUI, jQuery, jQTouch, jQuery Mobile
Databases: MySQL, Microsoft SQL, Oracle, MongoDB
Various: AJAX, XML, JSON, Subversion, Git, Trac, gdb, XDebug, XCode, JSlint
Software Engineer @ Industry: Cloud Services, VPS (Virtual Private Servers), Linux Server Hosting
Full Stack Developer From July 2013 to Present (2 years 6 months) Lead Software Engineer, Embedded Linux Engineer @ (Amega Scientific became a subsidiary of Mesa Laboratories, Inc. in November 2013.)
Industry: CMS - Centralized Monitoring Systems
Front-End Web Developer, VB.Net Developer, Linux Developer
Develop and maintain desktop and server applications (AmegaView CMS) in VB.Net that runs on Access, MS SQL, and Oracle databases. Write SQL, Perl, and Python scripts for system upgrades and data conversions. Assist with upgrades, planning, and data solutions.
Linux engineer authoring embedded firmware in C that handles data acquisition, monitoring, and alarm tasks. Develop for Arcom/Eurotech Viper and Technologic TS-7800 ARM Linux boards. Work with wired and wireless data collection hardware. From May 2006 to June 2013 (7 years 2 months) Lead Software Developer, Technical Consultant @ Industry: E-Commerce & Retail
Designed and maintained e-commerce platform in Perl running on FreeBSD. Authored custom software applications (Perl on MySQL) that manage the 100,000+ product database, order fulfillment, billing, taxes, site management, system backups, and customer communications. Worked directly with four of the largest U.S. musical publishers to integrate their requirements, products, and services into Drawbridge Music's software and database. Provided integration solutions for the United States Postal Service, PayPal, eBay, and Google Checkout. From 2001 to 2006 (5 years) Producibility & Drafting Engineering Internship @ Internship
Worked with engineers supporting the AEGIS Radar System. Aided in documenting system design changes. Helped manage and solve issues on the factory floor. Created tracking software using Microsoft Excel macros and Visual Basic. From 2001 to 2001 (less than a year) Guitar Teacher, Music Theory Instructor @ Part-time guitar and music theory instructor averaging 16 students per week, some as young as 4 years of age. Successfully maintained one of the best student retention rates during the entire teaching tenure. From 1998 to 2001 (3 years) Tutor, Assistant @ Tutor - C.C.C. PACS, Hearing Impaired Office
Tutor and assistant for handicapped and deaf students, handling mathematics, science, computers, and programming. From 1996 to 1998 (2 years)
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