James E. Browne

Cell 805-402-1855


Web site www.wyvernheights.com

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Summary of Skills:

Experienced with:

C and C++ (5 years).
Test-First Development/Unit Testing.
Python(2 years), PHP(1 year), Java, Java Servlets(5 years) JDBC (4+ years)
HTML, DHTML JavaScript, Style Sheets(CSS).
SQL (10+ years), MySQL(2 year)
ASP (1 year), Visual Basic (3 years), MS Access/VBA (2 years)
Apache Web Server

Familiarity with:

Agile development, Scrum. XML, Perl, UML, Design Patterns


02/07 to Present, Synectic Solutions, Inc Software Engineer.
Summary:Software development at Point Mugu Target Range. Coding in C++. Considered the Subject Matter Expert(SME) on Unit Testing and Test-first Development.

09/05 to 02/07, Comfort Technical Assistance, LLC.
Contractor - Software Engineer

Summary:Programming, design and maintenance of PHP Web sites

04/05 to 02/07, MobilSense Technologies, Inc. Westlake Village, CA.
Contractor - Software Engineer

Summary:Troubling shooting and maintenance of Python/XML based data collection system. Programming, design and maintenance of PHP Web site

12/04 to 02/05, Wellpoint -Westlake Village, CA.
Contractor - Software Engineer

Summary: Analysis and design for major rewrite of in-house software system. Primary effort consists of Data Modeling and analysis of project's design elements and its current status.

11/03 to 09/04, Dolphin Search, Inc
Software Engineer, Ventura, CA

Summary: Development using Python connecting to MySQL using ODBC. Development, documentation and testing of a queued, distribution application running on Linux connecting to MS Windows. Organizing and documenting software release process. Building and testing of incremental software build process with testing of build for release. Gathered, organized and documented test data and testing methods. Development in Linux, in Windows and for the Web using Zope.

08/02 to 10/03, Computer Sciences Corporation
Principal Computer Scientist, Camarillo, CA

Summary: Lead developer on Change Request tool for client in ASP/Access. Development of IS Strategy for naval command. Task included interviewing base personnel and assisting in the development of long term strategy for the IS department. Database analysis and development. Interface with base personnel and determine database usage and need. Analyze current in-house configuration management needs and recommend additions and changes.

10/02 to Present, Various Contracts
Camarillo, CA

Summary: Creation of student registration program for volunteer organization using MS Access/VBA. Designed database structure, data entry forms and reports. Designed and developed HTML/Javascript Web site for glass etching company. (http://ciglass.com. Designed and produced site graphics and programming.

04/01 to 08/02, Kinko’s, Inc.
Principal Engineer, Ventura, CA

Summary: Lead software engineer on major Web site project. Coding in Java, Java Servlets, JSP, Jakarta Struts, Custom JSP Tags, EJB and J2EE, interface to Oracle 8.x. Principal Engineer on project that increased profit on Web site by 300%. Developed applications for BEA Weblogic web server. Project has 18,000+ files uploaded per week.

01/00 to 0 4/01, NIC Technologies
Lead Programmer, Westlake Village, CA

Summary: Web development for E-government Web sites. Coding in Java Servlets using templated HTML files. Coding responsibility includes Java, JavaScript, HTML, DHTML. Experienced with setting up and coding for Apache Web Server. Web sites interfaced with Oracle and SQLServer databases. Database Design. Wrote SQL queries. Lead programmer managing 1 – 20 programmers. Coordinated with project managers to schedule programmers on multiple projects.

10/98 to 01/00, Computer Sciences Corporation
Lead Java Programmer, Camarillo, CA

Summary: Web site development. Java Servlet programming for large government Web site. Java Servlets interfaced with Oracle 8x database. Managed staff of five programmers / graphic artists. Setup and administered Iplanet Enterprise Web Server. LDAP administrator. Primary database designer and Oracle administrator. Programmed ASP for local sites.

10/96 to 10/98, Various Clients Including

Learning Systems Sciences -- North Hollywood, CA
Summary: Directed activities of 17 programmers creating computer-based training. Coordinated programming efforts. Developed sample application in Authorware.

Sony Pictures -- Culver City, CA
Summary: Coordinated production team: audio engineer, video engineer, and graphic artists. Set up and processed the DVD for shipping to disc pressing. Visual Basic programming.

Origin Systems / Electronic Arts -- Austin, TX
Summary: Coordinated 30 people. Coordinated efforts to develop the largest online game ever produced for Internet play.

Chimera Multimedia -- Thousand Oaks, CA
Summary: Development of CBT. Programming in IconAuthor and Visual Basic and MS Access/VBA.

01/95 to 10/96, Dreamers Guild
Manager – Programmer/Analyst, Chatsworth, CA

Summary: Technical management and development for Online game development. C++ on UNIX Server Unix and Win95. Setup and developed to MySQL database.


Bachelors Degree, CSU Fresno, Music
Masters Degree, CSU Fresno, Music and Education
Computer Science, Los Angeles Valley College