Jeff's Employment History

Software Engineering Specialist
Rational Software
Woodbury, MN
February, 1999 - Present
  • Gather requirements from engineers to help in the evaluation of Rational's products and services.
  • Perform demonstrations to manage the evaluation of Rational's products to a successful technical conclusion.
  • Devise and implement plans for deployment of Rational's solution, including installation, training, and consulting.

  • Jeff's office is in the room above the front door
    Application Engineer/Team Technical Lead
    Cimlinc, Incorporated
    Seattle, Washington
    March, 1996 - February, 1999
    • Commuted from Minnesota to the Boeing Company to work on the DCAC-MRM project, the most extensive business process redesign ever undertaken at Boeing.
    • Served as team lead and developer for the Cimlinc/Boeing Application Integration team, producing Java-based CORBA application interfaces.
    • Served as sole liaison for technical issues between Cimlinc and Boeing. Responsible for verifying, debugging, and recommending solutions for technical issues, as well as mentoring Boeing employees on coding challenges.
    • Member of Boeing's Partner Technical Advisory Board, a group of vendor representatives providing input into Boeing's technical strategy.
    • Integrated Cimlinc's applications with Boeing's application response measurement system.

    The official CIMLINC corporate logo
    Systems Analyst II
    Cray Research, Incorporated
    Eagan, Minnesota
    March, 1992 - February, 1996
    • Part of a seven-member team maintaining a network of 900 Sun and Macintosh workstations. Responsible for all areas of UNIX administration. Primary duties included network security, printer management, file system management, and cross-platform integration.
    • Led project to develop and implement a company-wide call tracking system.
    • Coordinated four-month project to upgrade all Suns from Solaris 2.3 to Solaris 2.4.
    • Developed an account administration application, which improved service quality while saving the team several hours of work per week.
    • Researched, developed, and implemented a system enabling workstation and servers to automatically "install themselves", reducing the time required to install a workstation from several hours to less than one hour.
    Cray Research, Incorporated
    Eagan, Minnesota
    March, 1991 - February, 1992
    • Responsibilities included installing and moving workstations as well as troubleshooting hardware and software problems.
    • Learned UNIX system administration skills along with hardware repair/maintenance.
    • Developed an application which allowed users to more easily create archive tape.

    The former Cray Research campus in Eagan, Minnesota
    Peer Advisor
    Computer Science Department, University of Minnesota
    Minneapolis, MN
    October, 1990 - August, 1991
    • Served as part-time peer advisor for undergraduate computer science students.
    • Responsible for advising and program planning as well as assisting in career path decisions.

    The Computer Science/Electrical Engineering building at the University of Minnesota
    Dinnaken House
    Minneapolis, MN
    September, 1990 - August, 1991
  • Ensured that riff-raff didn't enter the apartment building unescorted.
  • Made sure the paperboy didn't bring his dog in with him.
  • Computer Lab Assistant
    Dinnaken House
    Minneapolis, MN
    August, 1990 - December, 1991
  • Configured and maintained a computer lab consisting of Macintosh and IBM computers.
  • Assisted students in using various applications.

  • Dinnaken House at the University of Minnesota
    Payroll Clerk
    University of Minnesota
    St. Paul, Minnesota
    June, 1990 - August, 1990
    Potlatch Corporation
    Cloquet, Minnesota
    June, 1988 - August, 1988
    Recreational Sports, University of Minnesota
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
    January, 1988 - March, 1991
    • Called a five-second violation with ten seconds left in the championship game.

    The University of Minnesota Field House
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