Richard Golebiowski
250 South Railroad Ave., Blue Lake, CA 95525-1029
Home: (707) 668-4187, Cell: (707) 508-9165, RichardGolebiowski@hotmail.com



Senior Software Engineer

     Software Engineer with rich and varied experience designing and developing a wide range of software applications including stand alone desktop applications, client-server applications, and web applications. Experience in developing applications in medical, financial, natural resources and education fields. Possesses strong work ethic, ability to work cooperatively, and exceptional ability to tackle the most challenging problems.

     Experienced in a number of programming languages, technologies, and toolkits including Java, JavaScript, JSP, Struts1, Struts2, Ibatis, iText, Apache POI, jQuery, Prototype, AjaxTags, DOJO, DWR, XML, CSS, VB.NET, Visual Basic, ASP, SQL, VBScript, Pascal, C, C++, C#, Delphi, Assembly language, and Machine language.


Employment History and Highlights

Software Developer, Internews Network, Arcata, CA: 2011 - Present
     Currently developing web applications used to support project management.

Systems Administrator, Internews Network, Arcata, CA: 2011
     Provide primary technical support for the Arcata office, secondary support for network engineer in Washington, DC, and provide technical support as needed for other Internews Network offices.

Senior Software Developer, Moneris Solutions, Eureka, CA: 2007 - 2011
     Designed and developed software applications to support merchant acquiring sales and operations in a fast paced Agile development group. Served as technical resource for more junior software developers.

     Instrumental in the design and development of the company's new web site for merchant applications.

     Spearheaded the development of a new sales residual management and web based reporting system. Improved the performance of the residual calculations and ACH generation by using multithreading.

     Lead team in refactoring and integration of the on-line application and residual system into a single web application, enabling an integrated security model and ease of use.

Maintenance Planning Consultant, Simpson Timber, Korbel, CA: October, 2005 - October 2006
     Improved the maintenance planning system by designing custom reports with Crystal Reports to generate and track weekly preventative maintenance tasks. Although this position started as a very short term assignment, because of my success and value, the assignment was significantly extended.

Senior Programmer, Healthware Solutions, Arcata, CA: October, 2002 - October, 2005
     Lead the development of a client/server application for medical billing using VB.NET that incorporated ANSI electronic medical claim generation and file transfer using FTP or serial communications. I was personally responsible for the design and implementation of a unique feature to instantaneously verify user input.

IT Consultant, Samoa Pacific Cellulose, Samoa, CA: September, 2002 - October, 2002
     I was hired for one month to assist in solving a backlog of networking and system problems, to assist in setting up new workstations, and to set up the company's firewall. Additionally, I designed and implemented the company's first web site for displaying some fundamental information about the company and their products.

Senior Software Engineer, MD On-Line, Blue Lake, CA: 1996 - 2002
     In 1996 I setup the Blue Lake office for MD On-Line and I was responsible for daily operations. As the company grew from processing 100 claims per day to over 20,000 I hired and managed staff, evaluated and purchased computer hardware, and developed software to keep pace with growth. My duties included programming, software engineering, networking, security, Windows NT 4.0 and 2000 system administration, Microsoft SQL 6.5 and 2000 database administration, database design, Microsoft IIS 4.0 and 5.0 administration, customer service, and technical support.

     Implemented the company's medical claims EDI web site. Designed the system and ordered all of the components for the system including the computer systems, software, Internet connection, domain name and registration, etc. Setup the computer systems, installed software, setup domain and trust relationships, configured Cisco router, configured firewall, configured IIS server, setup user and groups, and completed the web site programming.

     Designed and developed a custom file transfer system for the Internet based on FTP. Server was programmed using Java and the client was developed in Delphi.

     In 2001 I setup new computer operations in a data center with Dell servers running Microsoft Windows 2000 configured as clustered and load balanced servers. I planned and oversaw the transfer of computer operations from the Blue Lake office to the data center.

Associate Instructor, College of the Redwoods, 1993 - 1997
     Instructed courses in computer electronics, IBM PC hardware and repair, computer networking, programming, and fiber optics. Instituted the course in fiber optics, researched and had approved new books for two courses resulting in a much improved and contemporary curriculum.

Computer Programmer, Self employed, 1987 - 1996
     Developed a wide variety of educational programs for some of the most respected names in the educational software industry.

Electronic Technician, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1983 - 1987
     Constructed and tested electronic hardware for NASA Spacelab experiments to NASA specifications. Set up test systems and tested equipment and recorded test data to assure NASA compliance.

     Assisted in maintaining computer systems and helped setup a new computer network with SUN servers and workstations, IBM PCs, and Apple Macintosh computers.


Education
Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA: Associate in Electronic Engineering
College of the Redwoods, Eureka, CA: Programmable Logic Controllers
Harvard Extension, Cambridge, MA: Classes in programming, science, and math
Lowell Institute at MIT, Cambridge, MA: Classes in programming
Boston University, Boston, MA: Classes in engineering and math