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Roger Roberts

Software Developer

Executive Summary & Candidate Overview:

Dynamic and experienced software engineer with a proven track record of success in developing robust applications and leading teams to deliver innovative solutions. With over two decades of experience spanning various industries, I excel in designing, implementing, and maintaining software systems that drive organizational growth and efficiency. My expertise in a wide range of technologies, coupled with strong leadership skills, enables me to thrive in challenging environments and deliver exceptional results.

Accomplishments and KPIs:

  • Developed document/image handling applications and tools using AWS, Python, DynamoDB, SQL Server, Oracle, Snowflake, PostgreSQL, JavaScript, and REST as part of a SAFe Agile team.

  • Developed POCs and documentation for AWS projects, using Python, Clojure, and C# as part of a SAFe Agile Runway team.

  • Led the transition from JavaScript to ClojureScript, resulting in increased efficiency and streamlined development processes.

  • Successfully managed and delivered high-priority projects, including the creation of client/server applications and the modernization of existing systems.

  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams to design and implement scalable, efficient, and secure software solutions.

  • Acted as a mentor and trainer, providing guidance and support to junior developers and team members.

Work Experience

Software EngineerHurco Companies - Indianapolis, IN January 2024 to April 2024 Extended and updated existing internal applications using C# Core, Blazor, and EF Core.

Senior Developer and Team LeadSallie Mae Bank - Indianapolis, IN April 2016 to March 2023

  • Led Agile Runway team as Senior Developer and previously as Team Lead, managing projects, investigating transitioning teams from JavaScript to ClojureScript, and meeting with architectural and steering committees.

  • Worked with various technologies including Python, Clojure, PowerShell, VB.NET, C#, Crystal Reports, Identity/Active Directory, Web Services, VSTS (ADO), Documentum, Kafka, ElasticSearch, and more.

Software DeveloperSmart IT - Indianapolis, IN November 2014 to April 2016

  • Created and maintained applications for document and image storage and retrieval, utilizing languages such as C#, VB.Net, VB6, and Java, and databases including Microsoft SQL and Oracle.

Software Developer Knowledge Services - Indianapolis, IN January 2008 to August 2014

  • Developed applications for the City of Indianapolis/Marion County, including the Vote Tracking application, and for the Sheriff’s Office and IFD.

  • Acted as Team Lead and maintained Programming Standards for DAI.

Software Engineer Goodwill Industries of Indiana - Indianapolis, IN June 2006 to November 2007

  • Handled user concerns, developed new programs and reports for Microsoft RMS software using Visual Basic.NET, MS SQL, and other technologies.

Contracted Programmer/Analyst Arvin Meritor - Plainfield, IN December 2004 to June 2006

  • Developed and modified databases, programs, and reports, performed data entry, maintained networked computers, and provided support during Yearly Physical Inventory.

Software Engineer Key Benefit Administrators - Indianapolis, IN June 2004 to July 2004

  • Created an application for updating insurance application forms using VB.NET and SQL Server 2000.

Consultant at Bisys Pinnacle Partners - Indianapolis, IN September 2003 to February 2004

  • Developed and maintained applications related to products "Backpack" and "FieldPOINT" using VB and VB.NET, XML, and COM.

Senior Programmer/Analyst SallieMae - Fishers, INAugust 2002 to December 2003

  • Developed applications facilitating federal and private loan applications using Visual Basic 6.0, XML, XSLT, and UML Use Cases.

Consultant at Ritchie EngineeringPinnacle Partners - Indianapolis, IN May 2003 to June 2003

  • Developed new reports for VB6 applications using Crystal Reports, documented ladder logic for Allen Bradley PLC8, and converted an Access database to a SQL Server database.

Senior Client/Server Developer STS Systems, Inc - Indianapolis, IN June 2000 to August 2002

  • Defined, designed, developed, and implemented new applications for the worldwide market using UML, VB6, COM, DCOM, XML, and XSLT.

Team Leader of Internal Projects and ILG Outsourcing Department Pictorial Inc - Indianapolis, IN March 1998 to June 2000

  • Supported the Internal Licensing Group (ILG), resolved technical problems, created and maintained applications specific to the ILG department.

Senior Programmer Magnetic Instrumentation, Inc - Indianapolis, IN1986 to 1996

  • Managed computing department, installed and supported various systems, designed and repaired micro-controller systems.

Software DeveloperSmart IT - Indianapolis, IN November 2014 to April 2016

Location and Travel
  • Open to: Remote Roles, On-Site Roles.

  • Remote Roles: Open to discussing remote opportunities based on position and requirements.

  • Compensation Seeking: Competitive salary aligned with industry standards and role expectations.

  • Position Seeking: Senior Software Engineering roles.

  • Bachelor's in Computer Science U.S. Military College of War - Langley, VA 1986

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