Michael Ormsby

24 Dawn Heath Drive Littleton, CO 80127 michael.ormsby@gmail.com 303 933 7793 (home) 303 946 3678 (cell) Michael's website Michael's LinkedIn profile

Career Objective
A web design and development position offering interesting work utilizing some of the following interests: Web design, web application design, HTML, CSS, Adobe Flex / Flash / AIR Implementing web applications and dynamic HTML Programming in Actionscript, Javascript, PHP, Ruby, and Java User Interface design Digital photography, digital video UNIX, Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris

Web Programming, Authoring, Admin Skills
HTML, XHTML, DHTML, CSS, liquid layout. XML, XSLT, XPath. Adobe Flex 3, some familiarity with 4. Adobe AIR. Actionscript, Javascript, PHP, SVG, DOM API, Ajax. jQuery Javascript library. Eclipse, Ruby, Perl, Java 5, JSP. Omniture. Apache Velocity and VTL. Apache web server administration. HTTP, DNS.

Web Front End and Media Skills
User Interface design. Drawing wireframes. Adobe CS4 apps: Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator. Adobe Flex 3 / AIR certification (ACE). Digital photography, digital image manipulation and formats. Video file formats, conversions, and encodings such as H.264. Some familiarity with shooting and editing video footage.

Web Application Frameworks and Infrastructure
Apache Struts, Apache Beehive, Ruby on Rails, servlets, web services. BEA WebLogic Portal, WebLogic Server, Workshop, and Console.

Database Skills
Relational database design, SQL, JDBC, Oracle.

Other Programming Languages
C++, C, UNIX shells.

Programming Design Methodologies
UML notation. Use Cases. Design Patterns. OOP.

Hardware and Operating Systems
Apple hardware and OS X. Sun Solaris. Wacom graphics tablet. UNIX / Linux system APIs. PC assembly. Linux installation and configuration. FreeBSD.

Management Skills
Mentor junior team members in design and programming skills Maintain team morale Work with clients to ensure that requirements are realistic, satisfy business needs, and documented Generate resource and cost estimates

Recent Experience
February 1998 to March 2009

Web Developer, Qwest Information Technologies, 930 15th St., Denver, CO 80202.
Designed and implemented the bundles section of the Qwest shopping cart using Javascript, CSS, and jQuery to implement DHTML functionality in Qwest.com. Used Omniture and LivePerson to analyze user experience in Qwest.com. Participated in architectural discussions of using Flex in the small business selfservice portal. Used Photoshop CS4 to generate and modify GIF images. Used the Flash CS4 authoring tool to modify promotional material in Flash movies. Implemented internal search engine functionality on top of the Ultraseek product. Worked with the CMS team using Apache Velocity. Qwest MyAccount portal (online billing, ordering, and service). Designed the Billing and Payments section of the MyAccount Overview page. Implemented back-end Java / J2EE programming to fetch customer data. Coded an XSLT template to transform XML from the back-end to a layout based on customer data such as payment preferences and whether they have a positive or negative balance. Implemented the front-end HTML and CSS which displays the section of the page. Implemented an XSLT template which dynamically constructs a list of navigation links based on a customer profile for the Bill Details page. Implemented a webservice to retrieve customer account preferences using SOAP, WSDL, Java, and BEA WebLogic Server servicegen. Internal web application for querying a call record database used for billing verification, law enforcement queries, voice network debugging, and auditing. Designed and implemented the web client using dynamically generated HTML, JavaScript, Java servlets, JDBC, and BEA WLS. Designed the call record database using Oracle. The database contains close to a billion rows. Designed, implemented, and administered internal websites which document various applications. Implemented an internal web-based configuration and management utility for the

retail store application using Struts, JSP, JavaScript, and Java servlets. Designed and implemented an XML based language called TCML to represent switch billing information. Evangelized this representation to corporate architects and switch vendors. Designed and implemented a browser-based application for correcting switch billing records using PHP and XML. Designed, implemented, tested, and documented a telecommunications mediation application between wireless voice switches and business systems in C++ with STL under Solaris. Authored specifications, use cases, and UML diagrams for this project. Tuned this application to support high volume and high availability on a Sun E4500 multiprocessor machine. This application processed approximately 75 million call records per week in near-realtime. Designed and developed an RPC-based program to fetch call records from remote switches for the above system. This replaced a licensed system which cost Qwest Wireless $500,000 per year. Maintenance for a web-based order entry system for wireless service under Linux.
August 1996 to January 1998

Application Designer and Developer, Xi Graphics Inc., 1801 Broadway, Denver, CO 80202.
Specified, designed, implemented, and documented a graphical configuration application under Linux and BSD. Worked with market analysts, designed the GUI, prototyped and reviewed alternative designs, and implemented the application in C. Designed an email application under Linux and BSD. Implemented the mail viewer portion of this application. Application was coded in C++ with STL. Established direction for graphical desktop product. Analyzed customer requirements, and conducted a series of meetings to brainstorm and gather feedback from sales force. Wrote proposals describing alternative product offerings, relative costs, and technical considerations.

March 1993 to October 1993 and February 1995 to August 1996

Software Engineer, Lucent Technologies, formerly AT&T Bell Labs, 120th and Pecos, Westminster CO 80234.
Design and implementation of software for a MultiMedia Communications Exchange (MMCX) server using C++ and real-time UNIX. The server and associated client application enabled calls involving voice, video, and shared applications between workstations over IP networks and the public telephone system. Designed a component which provided a high level transport layer interface and which managed the topology of multimedia calls, interworking with the PSTN, and server resource allocation. Created a PBX protocol converter using Rumbaugh OMT methodology and a customizable state machine implemented in C++ under UNIX.

Earlier Experience
November 1993 to February 1995 July 1991 to March 1993 June 1990 to June 1991 September

Software Engineer, US West Communications. Software Engineer, Evolving Systems, Inc.. Software Engineer, Cadis, Inc.

September 1987 to June 1990 June 1984 to September 1987

Software Engineer, McDATA Corporation. Software Engineer, IBM Corporation.

Certificate of Completion, Web Site Design and Development, The Art Institute of Colorado, Denver, Colorado 80203 Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, With Honor, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 Bachelor of Architecture, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York 11205

Drawing, cartooning, digital photography. Some of my photographs have been included in the Schmap Denver Guide.

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