Christopher Davis

Christopher Davis

Sr. Software Engineer at Hewlett-Packard

Location
Greater Atlanta Area
Industry
Computer Software

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Christopher Davis's Overview

Current
Past
  • Architect / Sr. Software Engineer at Healthcare Job Boards
  • Sr. Software Engineer at Launch Technologies
  • Sr. Software Engineer at Consumer Source, Inc
Education
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Christopher Davis' Summary

I am entrepreneurial, action-oriented, and always strive to push the curve in technologies. I have developed, marketed, and supported developer software products used all over the world. I also work on the open source nHydrate (http://bit.ly/8gI7Ap) ORM code generator for .NET. I have also developed and implemented cloud-based faceted navigation systems for websites that need advanced, high-performance searching. I focus on building tools that allow software developers to focus on more high-level problems and not programmatic drudgery.

Specialties

♦ Anticipate the needs of business
♦ Bringing products to market on time
♦ Creating scalable and reliable server architecture
♦ Implementing and deploying web solutions
♦ Interfacing with non-technical stakeholders
♦ Search Engine Optimization

Christopher Davis' Experience

Sr. Software Engineer

Hewlett-Packard

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; HPQ; Information Technology and Services industry

January 2012Present (2 years 10 months)

I am redesigning the data architecture for some of the security products. Building on my background in code generation and product evolutionary design, I am working to move legacy products onto newer and more manageable platforms. Using the same techniques, I am also working to modernize other, existing HP applications to create more manageable frameworks.

Architect / Sr. Software Engineer

Healthcare Job Boards

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Hospital & Health Care industry

September 2007January 2012 (4 years 5 months) Alpharetta, GA

Led the development of maintaining a proprietary job board web application. The web application, MedReps.com, was the primary web property of the company, along with a portfolio of another half dozen medical boards specializing in healthcare niches. Reported directly to the Executive Vice President.

Responsible for the architecture, design, and implementation including website development, production needs, and technology decisions.

♦ Designed and built numerous commercial, customer-facing websites. In addition, I built all supporting services which compose a common framework for all applications.
♦ Implemented code generation technologies that adhere to best practices, follow industry standard patterns, and allow the creation of low-error code, while maintaining a very flexible framework.
♦ Designed the systems platform for the company that provides statistics tracking, user authentication, geo-coded spatial validation, email logging, advertising services, landing page functionality, and error logging.
♦ Designed and implemented a general-purpose, web-service based system for providing faceted-navigation to any client and handling the tens of millions of impressions we serve each year.
♦ Ensured that our platform is flexible and can bring any number of other complex sites online with very little development time.
♦ Integrated our platform and multiple sites and third parties both internal and external including Salesforce, Engage, Indeed, various job boards, and other internal disparate systems.
♦ Implementated our Omniture web analytics solution.

Sr. Software Engineer

Launch Technologies

January 2007July 2007 (7 months) Alpharetta, GA

I work within a small team to create auditing technologies for the financial industry. The system consists of a Web server UI experience, backend service infrastructure, and Microsoft Windows Mobile devices for remote field users working in a disconnected environment.

Sr. Software Engineer

Consumer Source, Inc

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; PRM; Internet industry

August 2006January 2007 (6 months)

I designed and lead the development of the NewHomeGuide.com website. I was brought in to reassess their existing site and rebuild if necessary, which is what we did. The site uses Endeca to provide the user with a faceted search of homes and ASP.NET for the front-end. The team built the entire site from scratch in a very short time.

Sr. Software Engineer

LeasePlan Infrastructure Services

Privately Held; 5001-10,000 employees; Financial Services industry

December 2005July 2006 (8 months) Alpharetta, GA

I created a software system for third-party vendors to track all aspects of leasing an automobile including servicing, fueling, drivers, etc. The company is the largest leaser of automobiles in the world and manages a fleet of over a million. This was built on an accelerated schedule for quick delivery. It replaced two previous multi-year attempts to get a product to market for large leasers.

Sr. Software Engineer

Knowlagent

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Computer Software industry

June 2000November 2005 (5 years 6 months) Alpharetta, GA

I designed and implemented software for call-centers to build courses and tests used to raise the proficiency of employees. I worked within a team to create and manage a complex product that integrated website content delivery, back-end tracking, ACD and other phone hardware, as well as analytic engines. This product line was used by large centers containing tens of thousands of users and had to scale for peak loads.

Software Engineer

ClientLink Inc

May 1996June 2000 (4 years 2 months) Alpharetta, GA

I was responsible for building and maintaining a sales force tool that MCI used by their large customer sales team. The complex rules of the telecom industry had to be managed on a continuously changing basis. I also worked on a team to rebuild a legacy system with newer technologies to manage oil pipelines, replacing an aging mainframe system.

Christopher Davis' Projects

  • MySql with Entity Framework

    • August 2012 to August 2012

    Worked on a generation platform to unify MySql and Sql Server with a common data model and management system.

  • nHydrate Code Generation Platform

    • September 2009 to Present

    I have been working on a platform that creates strongly-typed, extendable, code generator framework. It is completely integrated into VS.NET. Based on model driven design, it allows developers to create and manage an Entity Framework based application framework for multiple database back ends.

Christopher Davis' Skills & Expertise

  1. Visual C#
  2. WCF
  3. IIS
  4. NUnit
  5. SEO
  6. Omniture
  7. ASP.NET
  8. jQuery
  9. .NET
  10. Endeca
  11. ORM
  12. nHydrate
  13. Google Analytics
  14. Google Maps
  15. Entity Framework
  16. Reverse Engineering
  17. Web Services
  18. Software Engineering
  19. Subversion
  20. SQL Server
  21. WinForms
  22. MSMQ
  23. URL Rewriting
  24. ASP.NET MVC
  25. Microsoft SQL Server
  26. Visual Studio
  27. Agile Methodologies
  28. SOA
  29. REST
  30. Cloud Computing
  31. Design Patterns
  32. C#

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Christopher Davis' Education

Valdosta State University

BS, Computer Science, Mathematics

19911996

Minor in Mathematics

Cairo High School

19871991

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