Douglas P. Kent
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Montréal, Québec
H2V 4G7, Canada
514-316-8912
512-402-8735 (US)
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SKILLS

Development of enterprise-scale web sites, web services and MS Windows applications.

Languages and Frameworks:  .NET 4.5, WebAPI, MVC, C#, T-SQL, Entity Framework, Durandal, JQuery, KnockoutJs, BootStrap, ASP.NET, HTML, XML, XSL, CSS, Javascript,  LINQ, nHibernate, WCF, WWF

Other ToolsVisual Studio, Resharper, TFS, Moq, NUnit, MSTest/VSTest, Subversion

Operating Systems/Application Services:  Windows, IIS, MS Sql Server


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EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

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OTHER SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT EXPERIENCE
Web Developer, Software Engineer -- 2001 to present
Numerous contract development projects focusing on Web and Windows technologies.

REVIONICS -- 2011 to 2013
Lead Developer
Lead an offshore development team and participated in an Agile Scrum environment in the architecture and development of portions of a complex enterprise scale web application.

SHIFTWISE -- 2003 to 2011
Lead Developer, Manager Partner Integrations
Performed a lead role in an Agile Scrum environment in coding a complex enterprise scale web application and associated automated web service interface.

TEXAS TURNPIKE AUTHORITY
Web Application Developer -- 2003
Using ASP.NET, implemented main 'dashboard' web page and site-wide security code.

SCHLUMBERGER/CINGULAR WIRELESS
Application Developer -- 2002 and 2003
Enhanced a Java Swing application that enables users to display and edit data contained on Smart Cards.

TRILOGY
Software Engineer -- 1998 to 2001
Developed software for Ford.com, carOrder.com websites; wrote custom applications for IBM and Trilogy.

IMAGEN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
Product Manager, Software Engineer -- 1996 to 1998
Designed and developed NT Paymaster, a billing application for ISPs.

BIOMONITORS, LTD.
Development Lead, Software Engineer (Contract) -- 1997
Ported from DOS to Windows 95 MindMirror, an application that displays real-time electroencephalograph data in a GUI application.

MICROSOFT CORPORATION
Development Manager, Software Engineer (Contract) -- 1996
Led team in developing Reader's Digest Complete Do-It-Yourself Guide.  Developed software for Encarta '97 and Julia Child's Home Cooking With Master Chefs.

ASYMETRIX CORPORATION
Software Engineer (Contract) -- 1992 to 1994
Developed software for Toolbook 3.0 and multimedia screensavers (Jurassic Park, et. al.). 

MICROSOFT CORPORATION
Software Engineer (Contract) -- 1991 to 1992
On the Windows 3.1 team, developed software for File Manager, Packager, Paintbrush , Cardfile, and others.

MOUTHING FLOWERS, INC.
President, CEO, Director of Development, and Chief Programmer -- 1990 to 1995
For the NEXTSTEP platform, designed and wrote TimeFlies , designed and implemented a 3D graphics API, and wrote the SwoopnPrint"service" application.

CONNECTSOFT CORPORATION
Vice President of Applications Development -- 1989 to 1990
Managed development efforts; developed software for Clip-Art Window Shopper, an early electronic clip-art distribution application, and Presto 3D, a 3D CAD application.

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA
Software Engineer (Contract) -- 1988 to 1999
For EGA/VGA graphics hardware, developed code that reproduces PGA 3D and 2D graphics hardware commands.

DUPONT DESIGN TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Software Engineer -- 1988
Developed object-oriented, resolution-independent 2D graphics code, including airbrushes, framebuffer manager, and graphics hardware emulator.

SAS INSTITUTE INC.
Software Engineer (Contract) -- 1986 to 1987
Ported Visuals (see UNC below) to the SAS Graphical User Interface System.

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA
Systems Engineer (Contract) -- 1986
Assembled a local area network (LAN) and a system to digitize and manipulate video microscopic images for display in medical school classroom lab sessions.

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA
Software Engineer (Contract) -- 1985 to 1986
Wrote Visuals, an application that uses interactive 3D graphics animation to reveal meaning in multidimensional statistical data.

PACIFIC ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, INC.
Associate Public Policy Analyst -- 1980 to 1982
Conducted regulatory technical analyses, managed preparation of technical business proposals, managed a waste brokerage program.

EDUCATION HISTORY

Continuing Education in Computer Graphics, 1983-85, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C. Studied under Turner Whitted and Henry Fuchs.

M.A. Public Policy Sciences, 1980, Duke University Institute for Policy Sciences and Public Affairs, Durham, N.C.  Specialized in risk assessment and decision analysis, particularly with regard to national energy policy.

M.E.M. Environmental Management, 1980, Duke University School of Forestry and Environmental Sciences, Durham, N.C.  Specialized in ecological science; Master's project analyzed Maine's Spruce Budworm policy.

B.S. Botanical Science, 1977, Miami University of Ohio. Specialized in genetics and alpine ecology.


PUBLICATIONS AND PAPERS

Thirteen publications on subjects including visualization of multidimensional statistical data, air quality control, third world population migration patterns, and enrollment patterns in higher education.

You can find a complete listing of all publications and papers at:  http://www.douglaskent.com/techresume/publications.htm


Last updated:  October 5, 2013