Rory Dickinson

Senior full-stack software developer with consulting experience in Java web application development.

Skills

Frontend
Backend
Containers & Cloud
Build Tools and CI/CD
Databases and Connectivity
  • SQL
  • JDBC
  • JPA
  • Hibernate
  • Spring Data
  • Oracle
  • MySQL
  • MS Access
  • SQL Server
  • DB2
Development Environment and Tools
  • Eclipse
  • WSAD
  • MS Visio
  • Embarcadero Describe
  • Git
  • Subversion
  • CVS
  • Serena Change Manager (PVCS)
  • MS Visual Source Safe
  • StarTeam
  • Rational suite (RAD, Rose, ClearCase, ClearQuest)
  • Atlassian suite (JIRA, Confluence, Stash, SourceTree)
  • Bugzilla
  • Scarab
Servers
Legacy
  • COBOL
  • JCL
  • IBM 360/370 assembler
  • OS/390
  • Visual Basic
  • Delphi
  • Prolog

Experience

Independent Consultant

Swordfish Interactive Media Company

Full-stack development for several Java-based enterprise web applications.

2006 - Present

Senior Consultant

Acquity Group

Traveled to retail-industry client sites and performed full-stack development for Java-based Blue Martini web applications.

2005 - 2006

Senior Consultant

Software Architects

Web architecture and development of a Java-based web application for a client in the insurance industry.

2003 - 2005

Senior Consultant

Chicago Systems Group

Full-stack development for a variety of clients, including Java web applications and Microsoft desktop applications.

2000 - 2003

Education

Northern Illinois University

Masters of Science
Computer Science
2000

Northern Illinois University

Bachelors of Science
Biology
1996

Certifications

AWS Cloud Practitioner

2018

AWS Developer - Associate

2018

AWS Architect - Associate

2018

AWS SysOps Admin - Associate

2018

Volunteering

Citizen Scientist

Zooniverse

Classified images for several citizen-science research projects.

2015 - present

Volunteer

Lone Star Film Festival

Usher, ticket-taker, and cleanup duties for the Lone Star Film Festival in Fort Worth, TX.

2019

Volunteer Judge

Indiana Historical Society

Served as a volunteer judge for National History Day in Indiana (2016 and 2017).

2016 - 2017

Member, Selection Committee

Indiana Short Film Festival

Responsible for the process of reviewing film submissions and selecting films to be screened at the Indiana Short Film Festival.

2013 - 2016

Participant, Focus Group

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Participated in the museum's focus group for a potential future Brazilian-themed exhibit.

2016