Richard Bucker

Projects and more projects

Posted at — Nov 24, 2011

I have been working on my resume lately and there are about as many different formats and general approaches. For the time being I’m going with a better narrative and a list of employers. But then I got to thinking about the specific projects I’ve worked on and why it won’t fit on one page. So here is a list, even if it’s just for myself:Florida Freelance IT LLC; System Architect / Programmer, Owner 1/2009- China Union Pay - issuer integration POS - PinPad integration Big data reporting, audit, reconciliation and billing system for a VOIP arbitrage system devops for VOIP system (resource planning and production monitoring) PCI-DSS audit Implement new features (bill payment internals) Online merchant implementation Merchant acquiring system from scratch Personel allocation for outsourced merchant restocking Social media spider for FaceBook and LinkedIn Local Lis Pendens search tools 24x7 operations supportInsight Cards Director of Platform Development 6/2010-8/2010 Query optimization and report validation DB schema normalization managed internal and external resources met with VC, executives and clientsMetaVentures System Architect / Programmer 1/2008-6/2009 implement new features designed and implemented a POS from scratch designed and implemented an HSM (encryption) from scratch designed and implemented a merchant acquiring system from scratch 24x7 operations supporteDiets Senior Programmer III 2007-1/2008 implemented bug fixes implemented client customizations assisted in the ATG conversionSecure Computing Senior Programmer 2005-2007 designed and implemented custom TCL code for SnapGear firewall integrated SnapGear hardware into universal command center toolRicoh Corporation Engineering Manager / Programmer 2005 managed the QA, Dev, Operations and support teams designed PaaS system upgrade for increased volume designed Desktop application and delivery system SQL performance tuning and optimization presentations to management team and regional superiors presentation at sales meetingsPremier Global Senior Programmer 2004-2005 designed and implemented a reporting sub-system rebuilt the build system bug fixes and new feature implementationsWildCard Systems Software Development Manager / Programmer 1998-2004 designed and implemented a general purpose authorization system certified with Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover designed and implemented 2 SQL Server replication applications designed and implemented association settlement system (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover) designed and implement a reporting script language for special purpose reporting system. 24x7 operations support DBA and SysAdmin visited with clients for customization or integrationFirst Data Corporation Team Lead 1995-1998 Communications TSR for hospitality system designed and implemented a GiftCard authorization system designed and implemented a plastics manufacturing system designed 2 and implemented 1 help desk application designed proprietary changes to the GiftCard magstripe so that the POS did not have to change designed and implemented a “sparse” card manufacturing process worked with sales to prioritize work visited with clients for customization or integration 24x7 operations support DBA and SysAdmin Supported NCR debit systemMisc Contract Programmer, Full-time & Part-time 1983-1994 debugged OS/2 video device drivers. Both local and remote applications trained the level 1 and other level 2.5 support teams developed and trained others on strategies for converting OS/2 Presentation Manager (GUI) from 16-bit to 32-bit architected a replacement for the 16-bit thinking layer (dives the entire window architecture) converted 2.5M lines of code including 500K lines of assembly from 16-bit to 32-bit kernel level debugging in order to verify operation I certified a desktop app as CUA compliant designed and implemented a special purpose scripting language for testing special purpose computers built a suite of regression tests for release verification of firmware built a hardware and software solution for simulating signal input for the special purpose computer built second generation of hardware for use in the manufacturing process for FVT(function verification testing) implemented a simulation of the special purpose computer (in assembly language) for testing the desktop app implemented BIOS and POST (power on self test) for the artic coprocessor implemented HDD and Tape device driver for OS/2 provided on-site Object-Oriented training developed training materials for Object-Oriented training class implemented and supported commercial copy protection removal file manager for DOS with 256 byte filename support operating room scheduling system vehicle preventative maintenance system produce warehouse inventory tracking system custom MailMerge application for WordStarI’m pretty sure this is everything.