Robert Braddock

Programmer/Analyst, Unix Administrator

robert@concordantthought.com

STATUS: Actively seeking new employment, especially in the Northwest US.

PROFILE

Rapidly learn and apply new skills and technologies. Understand needs of users. Communicate effectively with non-technical users. Reliable in implementing critical changes. Effective design principles, application and project management. Quality oriented. Versatile.

Objective: Apply computer technologies and design systems in order to increase productivity and capabilities at personal, team, system, and end-user levels.


TECHNICAL SUMMARY

Programming

Administration

Specialties


EDUCATION

Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences, Ithaca, NY. BA in Computer Science (May 1999, GPA: 3.5).

Course Work: Data Representation and Modeling, Distributed and Team Programming, Computer Architecture, Operating System Design, Algorithm Analysis, Compilers, Computation and Tractability, Programming Language Design/Implementation, Object Oriented Design, Computer Graphics, Formal Methods, Knowledge Representation, Advanced Distributed and Concurrent Systems, Linguistics


PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Coordinator, Computer Applications: Florida State University School of Motion Picture, TV, and Recording Arts. 4/2004 to present

Design, implement, and manage all computer-based information systems within the FSU Film School.

Electronic Publishing Specialist, UNIX/RDBMS Administrator: ASM International, Materials Park, OH. 10/1997 to 9/1998 (standard employee), 9/1998 to 1/2002 (off-site)

Develop tools and procedures to support transformation of legacy data into SGML, checking and revision processes, and CD/Web publishing for the ASM Handbook Series (23 volumes, 2,000 articles, 22,000 pages, 37,000 images, 10,000 tables). Administer Solaris based UNIX system and Informix Dynamic Server relational database. Provide general consulting on technical issues and other technical work as needed.

Research Assistant/Programmer: Center for Research on Parallel Computation, Rice University, Houston TX. Summer 1996

Worked on designing single generalized interface to several existing symbolic set manipulation libraries for use in development of the D System parallelizing Fortran compiler/environment, included debugging and restructuring existing C++ code in the D System Development Environment

Teaching Assistant: Rice University, Houston, TX. Fall 1994

Grading and tutorials for Comp280: Discrete Mathematics (primarily covering formal reasoning and proof techniques).


CODE SAMPLES

These packages are available under the directory at the following URI: http://www.concordantthought.com/personal/robert/relay/, although more recent versions may be provided (following a similar naming convention).

Perl SGML-ElementMap-0.5.tar.gz Module to assist processing/transforming SGML/XML documents.
Python aria-flux-0.3.tar.gz Generalized manager for selecting and processing groups of things, especially songs from a play list (early development).

Also available are some notes and referenced files from presenting (informally) the above SGML::ElementMap module for the DC Perl Mongers.


EXPERIENCE DETAIL

Electronic Publishing Specialist, UNIX/RDBMS Administrator: ASM International


Robert Braddock

Last modified: Sun Aug 17 19:24:58 EDT 2003