2011—2012, Sr. Developer/Task Mgr.
- Interim director of the development of an integrated software reverse engineering tool suite. This was the largest internal R&D project in the history of the company, and the centerpiece of the new Cyber Security division.
- Primary developer of the visualization and artificial intelligence-related plugins to the reverse engineering tool suite, which are intended to assist reverse engineers in isolating the critical sections of a binary under analysis.
- Authored whitepapers, proposals, and conference papers; presented technical material at multiple conferences and government agencies.
- Managed the development team on an interim basis, including creating project strategy documents, timelines, and task assignments; hiring new team members, and mentoring junior team members;
The Design Knowledge Company
2009—2011, Sr. Developer/Proj. Leader
- Led the development of numerous software tools involving the application of artificial intelligence, machine learning, data mining, and human interface design principles to problems in military command and control domains (air, space, and cyber).
- Complete SBIR lifecycle experience on a project known as BUCK-I, from lead technical author on the proposal, to development and technical project managemant of the Phase I work, to customer demonstration and Phase II proposal, and on into Phase II development. The project has since gone on to win a Phase III award. Components from this project have also been integrated into the company's primary product, the Agile Work Environment.
- Lead technical author of several government contract proposals that brought in nearly $1 million in my first year of employment. Led the technical development of several of these projects, and frequently gave technical presentations and demonstrations of the resulting work to high-level customers.
Air Force Research Laboratory
2002—2009, Basic Research Specialist
- Conducted theoretical and applied research in a variety of areas including machine learning and artificial intelligence, data mining, social network analysis, security, and wireless sensor networks. This work involved authoring several conference and journal papers, as well as designing and coding proof-of-concept implementations.
- Researched a quorum-based secret sharing approach to providing increased confidentiality in wireless sensor networks in the event the encryption keys were compromised.
- Presented technical material to senior Air Force leaders and at several academic conferences and companies; served as a liaison between my division and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR).
- Initiated and served as the technical point of contact for two Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) projects: AF083-171 Trust-Based Dynamic Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks and OSD08-IA3 Trusted Querying of Wireless Sensor Networks. Each of these involved authoring the topic solicitation, convening and leading a review panel to choose the companies for awards, and monitoring the progress of the research. The total investment in these efforts was $2,075,000.
Bank of America
2001—2002, Applications Programmer
- Worked together with four team members to enhance content and personalization features on the company's consumer portal website using BroadVision Enterprise. This work involved developing XML document-type definitions (DTDs) and stylesheets (XSLs), TKL scripts, and database schemas.
- Ran the weekly programming team organizational meeting and reported to management on the team's progress.
National Security Agency
1997—1999, Computer Science Co-op
- Worked from a set of requirements to design and implement a Java graphical user interface to allow remote manipulation of an electronic device via native methods.
- Worked as part of a team to produce C++ code from UML diagrams and use cases.