Richard Bucker


Posted at — Nov 27, 2019

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:

One Off Code LLC; Problem Finder - enterprise scale financial reporting system and dashboard with embedded DSL Cross platform combined headless softphone CRM system. [updated 2021-10-01, 2022-09-27] MLM reporting system and inventory tracking system. General purpose large form manager with compliance. In recent months I have been designing general uber-like services, blockchain database implementation, and various bitcoin services.

Netcentrix; Senior Dev | DevOps | DevArch | SRE 5/2015-current POS hardware and OS refresh payment gateway refresh w/EMV and acquirer certification support all aspects of the operation technology research golang IDE reporting system automation (over 700+ recurring and adhoc reports based on a DSL design) call center voice recording artifact container and emerging systems architecture

Ultimate Software; Programmer DevOps 8/2012-5/2015 Architectural Presentations or concept: (1) Zero downtime deploy (2) Effective dating code (3) UTM framework concept (6000tps) (4) Implementation review of CTE and Build console. (5) Google’s golang as a bridge between Windows and Linux. (6) internal analytics framework for MDD (monitor driven deployment) (7) Yubi-HSM evaluation (8) Docker + CoreOS lunch and learn Major Platform Initiatives: (A) DTE/CTE Console - adhoc CI/CD platform for test, dev, DR; for vCloud 1.5 - 5.5.1 (B) Multidomain Build Console (C) Audit Juniper vGW devices (D) Security Driven Development (SDD) (F) DevOps for the V14+ pipeline (G) Deployment engineering supporting UCloud Projects (i) Integration between SalesForce and EverBridge (ii) Internal SQL Server ETL (iii) Intern and Full-time candidate evaluation (iv) Embedded Android Application debugging (v) custom TeamCity radiator with OpenStack integration (vi) TeamCity CI radiator Lunch and Learn June 19 - configuration as code; Go at Ultimate Software July 19 - CoreOS, Rocket and Docker

One Off Code LLC; System Architect / Programmer, Owner 6/2014- Redesign payment gateway for TCMP and EVM Upgrade POS hardware and OS NixOS evaluation as next POS platform CoreOS evaluation (fleet, etcd, flannel etc) Docker evaluation for micro service design, resource utilization, base image evaluation container density unikernel research and evaluation Secure magstripe collection in web page proof of concept Public legal data aggregation “configuration as code” in go, tcl, lua and lisp “webdriver automation” in go, tcl, lua and lisp “flow based programming” in go, tcl, lua and lisp March 19 - presentation at Go-Miami; Configuration as Code

Florida Freelance IT LLC; System Architect / Programmer, Owner 1/2009-6/2014 POS registration, deployment, upgrade orchestration CoreOS/Docker installation for CI/CD/HA Android POS implementation (proposed) Blockly to Golang (proposed) Flow Based Programming framework design thru implementation of proof of concept - integrating with Blockly. Finite State Machine Driven Development (FDD) - concept thru implementation Media transcoding architecture review and remediation 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 Personnel allocation for outsourced merchant restocking Social media spider for FaceBook and LinkedIn Local Lis Pendens search tools 24×7 operations support

Insight 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 clients

MetaVentures; 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 24×7 operations support

eDiets; Senior Programmer III 2007-1/2008 implemented bug fixes implemented client customizations assisted in the ATG conversion

Secure Computing; Senior Programmer 2005-2007 designed and implemented custom TCL code for SnapGear firewall integrated SnapGear hardware into universal command center tool

Ricoh 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 meetings

Premier Global; Senior Programmer 2004-2005 designed and implemented a reporting subsystem rebuilt the build system bug fixes and new feature implementations

WildCard 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 implemented a reporting script language for special purpose reporting system. 24×7 operations support DBA and SysAdmin visited with clients for customization or integration

First 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 24×7 operations support DBA and SysAdmin Supported NCR debit system

Misc 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 WordStar

I’m pretty sure this is everything.