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email: mgraybosch at fastmail dot com (serious enquiries only, please)

I’m looking for short and medium term engagements that push my existing skills to the limit and afford opportunities to expand upon my knowledge. I’m not interested in being the smartest person in the room. I would rather learn from them as their strong right hand.

Skills

My skill with Microsoft-based technologies come with years of professional experience, and my familiarity with free/open source tech comes from years of home use and running my own website.

Programming Languages
C#, SQL, VB.NET, PowerShell, bash, ksh, Ruby, Python, JavaScript, PHP, Apex, Java, C
Frameworks:
.NET, .NET Core, WCF, LINQ
Databases
Microsoft SQL Server, Entity Framework, SQL Server Integration Services, MySQL
Operating Systems
GNU/Linux, OpenBSD, Android, OSX, Windows
Virtualization
VirtualBox, Docker
Software Configuration Management
Git, Subversion, Team Foundation Server
Cloud Platforms
Salesforce, AWS, Digital Ocean
Continuous Integration
Travis CI, Team Foundation Services
Web Backend
Apache, NGinx, WordPress, NodeJS
Web Frontend
HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap 3, Bootstrap 4, Pelican, JQuery, Jekyll, Angular, React, Jinja 2, Liquid

Experience

Note: Everything I post online, whether on this website or elsewhere on the internet, is strictly my own opinion and not to be taken as representative of the views of any current or previous employer.

matthewgraybosch.com

Owner/Operator, January 2010 to present

I built this website using Pelican, Jinja templates, HTML5, CSS3, and Python, and manage its hosting with help from Dreamhost.

Deloitte Consulting, LLP

Solution Specialist, June 2015 to present

Delaware Eligibility Modernization: Maintenance & Operations

Using .NET 4.x, C#, SQL, WCF, PowerShell, $Universe, and SSIS, I…

  • assisted with refactoring and optimization of batch processes
  • provided analysis and solution proposals for technical problems arising over the system’s lifetime
  • assisted with new batch process development for LIHEAP project

Michigan Department of State AHS Replacement

Using Salesforce Custom Cloud, VisualForce, Apex, Bootstrap3, and JQuery, I…

  • assisted project lead by taking on development tasks from his personal workload
  • improved ADA Section 508/WCAG 2.0 Level AA compliance on public-facing web pages
  • refactored substantial portions of the application to improve code quality and ensure compliance with best practices

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Hiram G. Andrews Proof-of-Concept

Using Salesforce Custom Cloud, VisualForce, and Apex, I…

  • performed database and UI design for a proposed migration from Lotus Notes
  • implemented a prototype suitable for presentation to the client

Delaware Eligibility Modernization, Release 3, Batch Processing

Using .NET 4.x, C#, SQL, SSIS, COBOL, and JCL I…

  • continued in the role I had occupied as contractor with TEKsystems

TEKsystems

Contractor, November 2011 to June 2015

Deloitte: Delaware Eligibility Modernization, Release 3, Batch Processing

Using .NET 4.x, C#, SQL, SSIS, COBOL, and JCL I…

  • led the effort to reverse-engineer legacy batch programs implemented in COBOL and JCL for an IBM mainframe using DB2
  • wrote batch specifications
  • implemented several key batches: mass change process, individual alerts, and monthly TANF reports

Deloitte: Commonwealth of PA Workers’ Compensation Automation and Integration System

Using HTML, CSS, .NET 4.x, ASP.NET, VB.NET, SQL, and JavaScript, I…

  • assisted in the development of the WCAIS application across two releases
  • developed functionality for appeals, disputes, judicial management, and searches
  • developed common components
  • assisted architecture team by debugging custom controls and low-level functionality

Computer Aid, Inc.

Developer, September 2010 to October 2011

West Palm Beach County, Florida: Healthy Beginnings Data Systems

Using HTML, CSS, .NET 4, ASP.NET, C#, LINQ, Entity Framework 5, and SQL, I…

  • assisted in implementation of the project throughout the software development lifecycle
  • assisted lead developer in debugging custom model/view/view-model architecture

Conduit Internet Technologies

Developer, August 2009 to July 2010

Using PHP, JavaScript, Microsoft SQL Server, .NET 3.5, VB.NET, C#, SSIS, MySQL, Adobe Illustrator, HTML, and CSS, I…

  • developed a data format for online parts catalogs
  • assisted in ETL (extract, transform, load) operations on parts catalog data for heavy equipment manufacturers
  • developed automation techniques to convert assembly drawings and diagrams for online display
  • assisted in debugging data conversion packages for clients

(Note: this company no longer exists. After my departure it was acquired by Servigistics, which was in turn acquired by PTC.)

Quality Data Service, Inc.

Developer, March 2000 to July 2009

Using Visual Basic 6, Microsoft SQL Server, .NET 1.0, and C# I…

  • acted as sole developer and maintainer for a Windows desktop application marketed toward municipal tax assessors
  • provided end user support as required
  • produced rapid adjustments in response to changing statutory requirements
  • provided custom functionality for individual clients
  • ensured compatibility with the company’s other products
  • ensured compatibility with competing assessment tools and computer-aided mass assessment applications