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Expanded Resume for Patrick Kellogg
1/2011 - present
Miscellaneous personal projects, volunteering, and continuing education:
Western Governors University 6/2018 - present
Subject matter expert (SME) for online university. Helped develop curriculum for a new class on "Advanced SQL". Wrote test questions, performed QA, and defined competencies and lesson objectives.
Barton Solvents Inc. 4/2017 - present
Currently service on the board of directors for a family-run chemical distribution company based in Des Moines, Iowa.
Perfectbound Press. 12/2014 - present
Worked with husband's company helping to publish eight book titles. Create e-book versions, proofread and edited, and assisted with accounting.
Volunteering work 1/2011 - present
Wired local farms and performed pro bono electrical work for a community theater. Created websites for community group.
General Assembly 3/2015 - 9/2015
Six-month class in data science at a NY programming bootcamp. Did final project on "Classification Using Genetic Programming"
Apex Technical School 6/2012 - 5/2013
Year-long class to receive electrician certificate. Studied basic home wiring, fire and security systems, motor control, and power distribution. Interested in new LED technologies, Arduino and other embedded processors, and theatrical lighting.
Park Hudson International 1/2011 - 8/2011
Converted Excel spreadsheets into MATLAB code for UBS AG. Pushed for solid computer engineering by introducing backups, version control, and automated testing for MATLAB code.
12/2004 - 12/2010
Several projects as a defense contractor:
- Designed and installed systems with high security concerns. Created cloud computing solution using VMWare and NetCool monitoring software to a Remedy database. Wrote and implemented test plans. Managed schedule, with high visibility and communication. Communicated with the client, and traveled up to 25% for implementation and training.
- Led multi-segment test activities, and monitored a dozen smaller development projects for the government. Built schedules and tracked status. Organized a team of test engineers, arranging travel and billable costs. Created and documented workflow processes for new program. Created workflow to manage, track, and respond to change documents. In charge of writing test plans and procedures and managing test configurations at several data sites worldwide.
- Wrote complex scheduling algorithm in Java to an Oracle / JDBC database. Updated and maintained Rational Rose models, and synchronized architecture with government planning.
- Digital signal processing and algorithm work for a government contract. Worked on a highly complex large-scale system as a senior computer systems design engineer to analyze performance metrics and evaluate datasets. Data was extracted from the network using Perl, and sent to a MySQL database. Wrote new tools in C, C++, Java, MATLAB, Visual Basic, and shell scripting to analyze and present the data. Tested, maintained, and extended existing code.
Patrick Kellogg Consulting 5/2001 - 12/2004
Created personal company to provide computer consulting services for the Denver and Boulder area, specializing in mathematical programming featuring MATLAB, combined with rapid application development in Java, Microsoft Visual Basic, and C/C++.
CCAMP (Colorado Center for Altitude Medicine and Physiology) 1/2004 - 12/2004
Scientific computing for the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Analyzed medical data on hypoxia (high altitude sickness). Created medical software in VB.NET to collect biometric data, and presented streaming real-time data flow for researchers.
Tools used: MATLAB, Microsoft VB.NET
Optibrand 9/2003 - 12/2003
Wrote genetic algorithms to track mad cow disease for the meat processing industry. Wrote Java tools to manipulate data scanned from cattle retinas. Created machine learning solution to find closest match from a large solution space. Performed statistical calculations to compare theoretical and experimental data.
Tools used: Java, Sun Netbeans, RedHat Linux, Swing, MySQL
Pulte Mortgage 11/2002 - 05/2003
Provided financial computing for a nationwide mortgage company. Refactored and maintained several existing DOS and Btrieve programs, and wrote several new ones using Visual C++, Visual Basic, and C# (all with .NET), saved to a SQL Server database.
Tools used: Microsoft Visual C / C++ / C#, Microsoft Visual Basic, Btrieve, MSNQ, Microsoft .NET framework, COM+, and Microsoft Access and SQL Server.
USGS 7/2002 - 10/2002
Worked for the Earthquake Hazards Program at the United States Geological Survey. Wrote an interface in C and C++ to interface MATLAB to legacy code. Wrote Visual C++ GUI for real-time earthquake detection and damage modeling.
Tools used: Perl, CGI, Apache server, Solaris, Linux, IDL, C, C++, MATLAB.
Manning Publications 1/2002 - 6/2002
Book contract to write "Data Structures and Algorithms for the Accidental Programmer", a technical book on the foundations of computer science, including code examples in C++, Java, and Perl.
Tools used: C++, Java, Perl, Microsoft Word, CorelDraw, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop.
Bios Group, Inc. 5/2001 - 7/2001
Worked for a start-up from the Santa Fe Institute, a prestigious research based in New Mexico. Developed a program for analyzing professional project management (PPM) decisions using MATLAB and constrained multi-objective genetic algorithms (CMOGAs). Wrote Java to display data and allow users to configure software over the web. Performed server installation and ASP and html webpage development.
Tools used:Microsoft Visual Basic, Java, AWT, Btrieve, SQL Server, COM+, HTML, ASP.
University of Colorado at Boulder 10/1997 - 5/2001
Graduate student in computer science, specializing in advanced algorithms and signal processing.
University of Colorado at Boulder Computer Science Department 10/1997 - 5/2001Interlink, Incorporated 5/1995 - 6/1997
Taught undergraduate class on "Software Tools and Methods" to the illustrate the entire programming cycle from design to distribution. Covered everything from use cases, design documents, eXtreme programming, Agile methodologies, Validation Verification & Testing, version control software, and system administration. Wrote labs involving fun games such as poker and "the prisoner's dilemma". Taught students to code in C and C++, Java, Python, Perl, UNIX shell scripting, PHP, and XML. Wrote lesson plans, administered midterm and final exams, graded papers, and helped with other homework assignments. Also worked on miscellaneous tasks for the department, including helping with other professors' research, and organizing equipment for events, including the annual "NIPS" conference on neural network computing and reinforcement learning. Organized charity functions on campus.
Tools used: HP/UX, RedHat Linux, C, C++, Perl, MATLAB, Java, Python, PHP, XML, Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms, Latent Semantic Analysis
USWest/Qwest 6/2000 - 8/2000
Summer internship at USWest Wireless (now Qwest Wireless) in the Tools Development Group. Wrote several Windows tools using MATLAB and Visual Basic for telecommunications and radio frequency engineers and staff. Studied mobile radio communications and cellular telecommunication theory.
Tools used: MATLAB, Microsoft Visual Basic, Microsoft Access, Sun Solaris UNIX
NCAR (National Center for Atmospheric Research) 6/1998 - 5/2000
National Science Foundation grant to provide web access to various scientific databases of heliospatial and atmospheric data. Used HTML, Perl, and Java to create front-end web pages for data. Developed full client-server solution using CORBA to provide better data mining and user-created queries of real-time data. Other jobs included writing scientific papers, close communication with the user community, design and maintenance of web pages, business travel, and organization of yearly "CEDAR" scientific conference.
Tools used: Java, Perl, HTML, CORBA, MySQL, Microsoft Access, Sun Solaris UNIX.
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Moved with several friends and co-workers to a small Denver-based minority-owned consulting firm. Helped with hiring and promotion of employees. Wrote papers on new technology as founder of research and development group. Gave lectures on Microsoft Visual Basic and Java to promote new technology, rapid application development (RAD), and code reuse.
Tools used: Microsoft Office, Microsoft Visual Basic 3.0, Java
Copper Mountain 10/1996 - 6/1997Keane and Associates 10/1992 - 5/1995
Led a team of developers to design and build a ticket tracking system for this Colorado ski resort. Worked both at consulting firm and client site.
Tools used: Microsoft Visual Basic 3.0, Microsoft Access
Corporate Express 10/1995 - 10/1996
Part of a large programming team to write a comprehensive accounting system. Wrote front-end in Visual Basic, with a middle layer in C++, going to an Oracle repository. Helped install and deploy software, and analyzed the site architecture. At the time, this was the largest Visual Basic project ever completed by an American company.
Tools used: Microsoft Visual C++, Microsoft Visual Basic 3.0, Oracle.
Rocky Mountain Poison Control 7/1995 - 10/1995
Helped write code and set up a telephone network to answer 911 calls.
Tools used: Microsoft Visual Basic 3.0, ODBC, telephony.
Intelligent Electronics 5/1995 - 7/1995
Worked for now-defunct PC distribution company, writing a Microsoft Visual Basic on-line ordering system for retail outlets.
Tools used: Microsoft Visual Basic 3.0, Microsoft Office, EDI, OLE/DDE, telephony.
(Consulting firm: clients and projects are shown indented below)
Worked for Boston-based consulting firm, first as a sub-contractor and later as a full employee. Wrote several proposals and worked with hiring staff to interview prospective employees. Wrote introductory training manual to promote new Visual Basic language. Evaluated and helped install new phone system.
Tools used: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Visual Basic 3.0, ROLM phone system
Coors 3/1995 - 5/1995
Worked with accounting staff for "per unit" cost analysis. Performed network analysis and documentation.
Tools used: Visio, Microsoft Visual Basic, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Micromedex 3/1994 - 3/1995
Wrote C code for medical CD-ROM database. Wrote drivers to access database using Btrieve. Started new interface using Oracle and Microsoft Visual C++. Debugged and commented existing code, and wrote documentation.
Tools used: Microsoft C, Microsoft Visual C++, Btrieve database, oscilloscopes, CD-ROM "red book" standard
Current Stationary 11/1993 - 3/1994
Wrote miscellaneous applications using Microsoft Visual Basic and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). Created interface from HP 9000 platform to various PC formats, including Microsoft Word, PostScript, and scripting language for embroidery machines. Wrote other time-tracking and management tools in Visual Basic. Helped install mainframe-to-PC LAN interface.
Tools used: Microsoft Visual Basic, Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), PostScript, scripting for embroidery machines, Microsoft Office
Current Check Division 6/1993 - 11/1993
Wrote Microsoft Visual Basic demo as part of proposal to a new client. Demo was so successful, it led to a long-term contract to develop front-end GUI and Microsoft Access database back-ends for online telephone check ordering system. Interfaced with phone pool, caller ID, and credit card authorization systems. I managed several other people, including DBAs and VB programmers. At the time, I lived in Boulder, Colorado, but commuted 1 1/2 hours each way to client site in Colorado Springs.
Tools used: Microsoft Visual Basic, Microsoft Access, telephony
Public Service (Xcel Energy) 2/1993 - 5/1993
Worked as database analyst (DBA) for Colorado power utility for large-scale DB2 and COBOL system. Worked closely with Arthur Andersen consultants on database configuration and optimization on IBM AS/400 systems. Performed daily maintenance and documented database structure.
Tools used: DB2, PL/SQL, COBOL, JCL, AS/400
Colorado Medical Consultants 10/1992 - 1/1993
Consulting sub-contract with Keane and Associates for Denver-area medical administration firm. Wrote C code for billing and tracking system. Debugged and commented existing code and created documentation with custom "Matrix" software I wrote in C.
Tools used: HP 9000 UNIX platform, GNU C compiler, WordPerfect, Informix/SQL
University of Minnesota Dental School 10/1991 - 5/1992
Senior project in biomedicine in association with the Mayo Clinic. Worked with graduate students in the biomaterials department to build an electronic instrument to measure tooth stress and strain. Used mathematical programs to plot and analyze the results.
DataCard 6/1989 - 9/1990
Electrical engineering internship for credit-card manufacturing company. Tested parts and built prototype machines for testing. Read parts catalogs and specifications. Designed hand-held test instrument using embedded controls. Moved test instrument into small-run production. Created budget and timetable. Tested and oversaw production line.
Tools used: HP spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, wiring and soldering, embedded controls, ORCAD, SPICE, Microsoft Assembler, 68000 Assembler, Microsoft C, Excel.