Phone 913-683-3382 (M)
Design, implement, and manage software and web applications using advanced computer and database programming languages.�
Summary of qualifications
Over 13 years of experience in software application development, web application development, database programming, and technical training for private companies and the U.S. Army.
Advanced experience integrating Blackboard with Student Information Systems and developing Java applications that work with Blackboard
Winner of the 2011 and 2013 Blackboard Innovative Developer Award
Sun Certified Web Component Developer for the Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 5
Sun Microsystems - Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 6.0
Java Web Application Developer
Android Application Developer
Adobe-Certified ColdFusion Developer
Flex 3 and ActionScript 3 Programmer
Expert in SQL, database design and administration
Masters Degree in Computer Resources and Information Management
Taught Object-Oriented Programming at
Highly proficient in object-oriented programming languages.� Unique ability to rapidly learn and apply cutting-edge technologies.
Outstanding oral and written communication skills.� Tremendous experience in presenting complex data in an easy to understand manner.
Expert in Internet back-end programming and web applications, specializing in designing database-driven, dynamic web sites that provide knowledge, not just information.
Education and Training
2014 Java 8
2014 Java Spring Web MVC and Spring Rest Web Services
2013 Java Apache Struts 2 Committer
2013 Java Spring 3.X Framework Application Development
2013 Microsoft .NET Framework Application Development
2012 Blackboard Building Block and Web Services Developer
2012 Android Application Development
2010 SANS Essential Secure Coding in Java/EE
2009 Sun Certified Web Component Developer for the Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 5
2009 SANS Web Application Security Essentials
2009 Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 6.0
2008 Core Spring Bootcamp Provided By Spring Source
2004 Adobe Certified ColdFusion Web Developer
2001 Sun Microsystems Certified Java 2� Programmer
Masters Degree in Computer Resources and Information Management
Bachelor of Arts
Java architect responsible for developing and implementing applications that integrate enterprise systems with the Blackboard Learn environment. Winner of the 2011 and 2013 Blackboard Innovative Developer awards for work with Blackboard's web services and building blocks.
Lead web application programmer using Java and database technologies to build and maintain web applications for the University of Kansas (www.ku.edu). Web applications include interactive programs for students to find open classes online using real-time data, degree completion progress reports, and Java applications that integrate with the Blackboard online learning system. Also developed complex web applications that integrate Java portlets, the university's portal system, and the Struts 2 web application framework.
Senior web application developer for several national websites, including www.stfm.org, www.fmdrl.org, www.napcrg.org, www.fammedrcr.org, www.teachingphysician.org, and www.adfammed.org.� Developed complex, interactive web applications enabling website users to purchase products, join associations, find consultants with multiple roles, submit peer-reviewed papers and share data.� Assisted in the development of www.fmdrl.org, a leading online repository of resources for teaching family medicine.
Used advanced Internet programming techniques to link business databases (MySQL, SQL Server, and Oracle) and websites, providing improved service, sales, and knowledge to business customers.
Developed web applications that were used both in-house and then leased to other associations for additional profit.� Web applications include submission and peer review of conference papers that were used for a conference of Family Physicians from around the world.
Author of a popular blog on Java, Flex, ColdFusion, and Ajax web application development (www.brucephillips.name/blog). Provide detailed tutorials and examples of how to use the latest technologies.
Enterprise Systems Programming
Experienced in developing software applications using a variety of languages including PHP, Visual Basic, C, .NET C#, and Java.� Tremendous ability to leverage computer programming experience and knowledge to develop robust software.� Able to rapidly learn and apply new programming skills and techniques.
Developed applications that integrate the Student Information Systems (SIS) of major universities with Blackboard. The applications automate providing classes, enrollments, and users to Blackboard and automate detecting and handling errors that prevent successful enrollment or user creation.
Developed unique software for the U.S. Army designed to enable senior managers to distill knowledge from volumes of information.� Application significantly accelerated and improved senior leader�s decision making in complex environments.
Achieved Sun-Microsystems Java 2� certification while working full time on other projects.� Capable of constructing complex enterprise applications using Java EE technologies including Enterprise Java Beans, Java Server Pages, Java Server Faces, Servlets, Struts 2, Spring, and JDBC.
Taught beginning and advanced object-oriented programming
Expert in Structured Query Language (SQL), database design, and administration.� Developed software applications to interface with database management systems for upload/download and processing of data and metadata.
Designed complex database queries that greatly improved response times of web applications while reducing load on database servers.
administrator for numerous large-scale applications running on Windows, UNIX,
and Linux systems.� Designed databases
and developed programs using SQL, Microsoft Access, Oracle, and SQL Server to
rapidly identify critical information for senior managers.
2010-Present University of Kansas, Lawrence
2008-2010���������� University of Kansas, Lawrence
Lead Web Applications Programmer
2003-2008 Society of Teachers of Family
Senior Web Applications Developer
Adjunct Professor Computer Information Systems
1999-2007 �������� BAP Technologies, a private business that designs web and database applications for small companies
Founder and Senior Software Engineer
2001-2003�������������� U.S. Army Warrant Officer
Project Manager and Information Technology Consultant