Robert T. Blanckaert


Brooklyn, NY 11206 (478) 227-4237
rtblanck@mtu.edu
http://basicer.com
 
Objective:
Write awesome software with awesome people.
 
Technical Skills
Languages C C++ C# Java JavaScript Lua MIPS ASM PHP
Datastores MySQL memcached MongoDB SQLite Redis
Interfaces AJAX HTTP/REST HTML/CSS TCP/IP XML
Frameworks MVC XUnit Swing jQuery PhoneGap Corona QT Asterisk
Software Photoshop Microsoft Office Pivotal Tracker Basecamp
VCS Subversion GIT Mercurial
Editors vim Visual Studio Eclipse NetBeans
Systems Windows Linux OSX
 
Work Experience
May. 2010 - PresentappFiguresNew York, NY
Software Engineer
  • Created fault-tolerant, cloud based cluster for custom QTWebKit/Javascript scraper.
  • Replaced embeded SQL with a custom dynamicly generated C# ORM.
  • Refactored monolithic programs into groups of libraries removing code duplication.
  • Created TeamCity/Lua based one-click testing and deployment system.
  • Gave technical interviews to candidates and assisted in the hiring process.
 
Sep. 2007 - May. 2010Independent ContractorHoughton, MI
Software Engineer
  • Migrated Best Western hotel from a legacy PBX to a 117 line, custom programed Asterisk VOIP phone system.
  • Developed parallel data acquisition and manipulation systems (scrapers) to efficiently manage large data sets.
  • Created custom DNS system to automatically deploy web applications.
  • Developed a Java game management system to for VALVe games.
 
Oct. 2008 - Jan. 2009DocShare LLCNew York, NY
Senior Developer
  • Developed Java Servlet based document conversion system.
  • Setup Amazon EC2 cloud computing enviroment to provide flexible computing power to the conversion process.
  • Assisted integrating conversion service with PHP front end.
 
 

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Work Experience
Nov. 2003 - Sep. 20077TechniquesSlidel, LA
Project Manager / Lead Programmer
  • Created AJAX user interfaces and techniques to manage product presentation in an e-commerce solution.
  • Designed and implemented dynamic website applications used to process credit card transactions and analyze financial information.
  • Created programs utilizing undocumented third party databases using php AdoDB and ADO.NET.
  • Managed a Linux based Apache server as part of a corporate hosting solution.
 
 
Education
Sep. 2006 - May 2010Michigan Technological UniversityHoughton, MI
B.S. Software Engineering
  • Team Leader - Husky Game Development Enterprise
 
 
Certificates
  • Ten Star ScriptLance programmer rating with 70 positive reviews.
  • oDesk - July, 2009 - Certified PHP5 Developer - 90th Percentile.
  • oDesk - July, 2009 - Certified LAMP Developer - 95th Percentile.
  • eLance PHP5 (Code Tested) - Top 20%
  • PADI - July, 2009 - Advanced Open Water Diver.
  • SSI - Sep, 2009 - Open Water Diver.
 
Hobbies
  • Scuba Diving, Sailing, Tennis.
  • Recreational Programming.
  • Chess