Michael Dick

Software Developer at Pearson VUE

Location
Saint Paul, Minnesota (Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area)
Industry
Computer Software

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Michael Dick's Overview

Current
  • Software Developer at Pearson VUE
  • Committer / PMC Member / ASF Member at Apache OpenJPA
Past
  • Senior Analyst Programmer at Mayo Clinic
  • Software Engineer at IBM
  • Cooperative Education / Intern at IBM
  • Cooperative Education / Intern at IBM
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Michael Dick's Summary

I am a software engineer with 10 years experience developing software for Java EE application servers. My primary focus within Java EE has been related to data access (JPA, JDBC, JCA).

In 2006 I began participating at Apache with the OpenJPA project and became a committer and Project Management Committee member in 2007.

Specialties

Java, JPA, JavaEE, SQL, WebSphere, maven, ant, subversion, OSS

Michael Dick's Experience

Software Developer

Pearson VUE

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; PSO; Information Technology and Services industry

September 2012Present (2 years 1 month) Bloomington, MN

Committer / PMC Member / ASF Member

Apache OpenJPA

Nonprofit; 1001-5000 employees; Computer Software industry

May 2007Present (7 years 5 months)

Developed new code for Apache OpenJPA including portions of the JPA 2.0 and 1.0 specification.

Reviewed patches provided by OpenJPA committee.

Evaluated and promoted new committers to the project.

Release manager and branch maintainer for OpenJPA versions 1.0.x and 1.2.x.

Senior Analyst Programmer

Mayo Clinic

Nonprofit; 10,001+ employees; Hospital & Health Care industry

October 2011September 2012 (1 year) Rochester MN

Software Engineer

IBM

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

January 2001October 2011 (10 years 10 months)

Team lead for JPA 1.0 team in the WebSphere Application Server organization.

Developed JPA implementation provided with WebSphere Application Server EJB3 Feature Pack for v6.1 & 7.0

Designed and implemented code for the J2EE Connector Architecture provided with WebSphere Application Server v4.0(tech preview), 5.0 and 5.1.

Provided support for applications which use JCA, and JDBC connections.

Cooperative Education / Intern

IBM

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

June 1999September 2000 (1 year 4 months)

Developed new workloads testcases for iSeries (AS/400).

Ensured Y2K compliance for lab systems.

Cooperative Education / Intern

IBM

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

June 1998September 1999 (1 year 4 months)

Developed automated workloads testing framework for IBM iSeries (formerly AS/400) using Mercury Interactive WinRunner and Loadrunner.

Developed new workloads testcases using WinRunner and LoadRunner.

Maintained workloads testing systems on AIX and OS/400.

Michael Dick's Skills & Expertise

  1. Java
  2. Python
  3. JPA
  4. Hibernate
  5. jdbc
  6. EJB
  7. Websphere
  8. Maven2
  9. Ant
  10. Agile Methodologies
  11. php
  12. MySQL
  13. Linux
  14. Subversion
  15. Git
  16. JDBC
  17. Java Enterprise Edition
  18. Apache

Michael Dick's Education

Minnesota State University, Mankato

BS, Computer Science

19982001

River Falls, WI

Bachelor of Science, Computer Science

19951997

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Outstanding Technical Achievement Award - IBM 2008

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