D. Eric Anderson
Summary I am an experienced Agile software engineer seeking a senior application development position. I have six years of experience in software development including three years of Agile experience. I am firmly committed to Extreme Programming (XP) and Scrum values including test-driven development. I have experience with both .Net and Java technologies including C#, ASP.Net, SQL Server, and Java
Technical Experience
Drilling Info
Software Developer April 2007 - current
  • Delivered 5 production applications using a mixture of XP and Scrum.
  • Reduced test execution time by a factor of 50 and test resource usage by a factor of 10,000 by providing a process for testing on tiny databases.
  • Improved quality by getting legacy code under unit tests so that new features could be added safely.
  • Coached other developers in legacy code techniques, design patterns, Test-Driven Development, Behavior-Driven Development, Dependency Injection, and other concepts.
  • Respected as a problem solver and mentor by developers on and off my immediate team.
VI Technology
Software Engineer 2006 - 2007
  • Designed and implemented both ASP.Net and Windows Forms applications backed by automated testing.
  • Improved product quality by researching and implementing agile development methods such as test-driven development, automated testing, automated GUI testing, continuous integration, design patterns, and refactoring.
  • Coached other members of the team in the application of agile practices and design patterns.
Software Engineer, AIX Kernel Service 2001
  • Worked directly with 3 – 8 customers daily to gather data, implement solutions, and ensure prompt and proper problem resolution yielding improved customer satisfaction. This included extensive detailed documentation of customer interactions in IBM’s problem management records.
  • Maintained POSIX threads implementation in the AIX operating system by diagnosing problems and using revision management to make changes to source code when necessary.
Texas Memory Systems
Design Engineer 2000
  • Increased product flexibility by developing an innovative algorithm design methodology that allows data to be processed at a granularity four times smaller than was previously possible. This design was taught to other engineers including the system’s designer to improve future designs.
  • Authored and edited product documentation for external distribution to customers.
Engineer Co-op 1997 - 2000
  • Developed software that detected and diagnosed design defects in shipping hardware interface.
  • Increased speed of hardware verification testing by a factor of 100 by developing and implementing a new testing methodology.
  • Designed and delivered large projects on schedule while meeting business owner requirements.
Technical Skills
and Interests
Programming Languages
.Net, C#.Net, VB.Net, ASP.Net, Infragistics NetAdvantage, Ajax, Atlas, C, OOP, assembly, microcode, Perl, shell scripts, ksh, csh, multithreaded and distributed programming, device drivers
Software Design
Agile methods, design patterns, refactoring, automated testing, technical challenges, learning new technologies, working with and optimizing processes
Professional Associations
Austin .Net User Group (ADNUG), Agile ATX
Soft Skills
Creativity in solution development, constant desire to learn, strong problem-solving skills, strong self-motivation, attention to detail and quality, desire to see those around me succeed and improve.
Operating Systems
Windows, AIX, Solaris, Linux, MS-DOS
Windows servers and workstations, multiprocessor systems, distributed systems, IBM eServer, Sun workstations, hardware verification
Education and Training
Texas A&M University
BS Computer Engineering, Mathematics minor 2000
  • Coursework includes real-time systems, probability, algorithms, and operating systems.
  • Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) electrical engineering honors society.
  • After one cooperative education semester, Texas Memory Systems paid for remainder of tuition and fees.
University of Texas at Dallas
Electrical Engineering (partial coursework) 1993-1995
  • National Merit full academic scholarship
  • Chartering President of Circle K International service organization
Excellent professional and personal references available upon request.
Professional Experience
First United Methodist Church of Artesia, NM
Director of Youth Ministries 2002-2005
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