This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
Research Associate & Programmer, United States Geological Survey, National Wetlands Research Center, July 2006 � June 2008
Web Services Development: JEE (JAX-WS); JSP, SQL Server, SQL, Sun Application Server , Microsoft Access, NetBeans, CVS Designed and Developed web services to support the acquisition, extraction, transformation and communication of geospatially referenced scientific field data. Used the Google Map API to display locations and details of scientific field data. Troubleshoot and resolved application error tickets filed by application end-users
Research on Automatic Road Sign Recognition Systems for Autonomous Vehicles: C++, Java, Open GL, CVS Designed and Developed algorithms for recognition of American road signs. Implemented Image segmentation, data clustering, and pattern recognition algorithms.
Meet with scientist from various departments to understand their specific research and goals. Determine an appropriate web or software solution to facilitate their research. Develop and manage the full life cycle of the solution with changing priorities of the scientist needs.
I enjoy working directly with clients to develop their software because daily communication yields better results and a more pleasant working environment. I also prefer pair programming, using the XP software development pattern for rapid software production; this allows clients to contribute more readily to the process and understand the time it takes to implement their various requirements.