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P AUL S UGHROUE
13348 Southview Lane
Dallas, Texas  75240-5811
pinetech@pinetechusa.com
(214) 575-7139
(214) 288-4937
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A PPLICATION S OFTWARE E NGINEER
Efficiency minded organizer with extensive experience in Graphic User Interface (GUI) application development. Appreciated for doing what it takes to complete the task, analytical problem solving and attention to detail.

S KILLS:
Languages: Visual C++, C, Java, HTML, DHTML, Visual Basic, Fortran, Pascal, Assembly
Machines: PS/2, DEC VAX 11/780, IBM 370
Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP, Windows 95/98/Me, DOS, Novel Network, Unix

C/C++ Coding Experience
Visual C++ Coding Experience
Graphic User Interface (GUI)
Project Lead
Microsoft Foundation Classes (MFC)
Object Oriented Design(OOD)
Component Object Modules(COM)
Digital Signal Processor (DSP)
Embedded Real-time Application Development
Digital Image Processing
3D Computer Graphics Experience
Microsoft Access
Optical Character Requisition (OCR)

E XPERIENCE:


PineTech USA,   Dallas, Texas,  09/2011 - Present;
Software Engineering, Application Development, Web Page Design and Freelance Graphic Artist Consulting.

Website Designer - Software Engineer
- Enhanced and documented C++ Win32 application with Microsoft Developer Studio.Net.
- Developed C#.Net Object Oriented applications with Microsoft Developer Studio 2008.
- Designed and installed websites for clients utilizing HTML, JavaScript, CSS and XML.
- Modified and enhanced Java web applications.
- Designed and installed websites for clients utilizing HTML, JavaScript, CSS and XML.
- Gathered specifications, coded and documented, cross platform system information utility.
- Worked with graphic design tools such as Photoshop and Fireworks.

Carlisle & Gallagher Logo
Carlisle & Gallagher,   Plano, Texas,  07/2010 - 08/2011;
A management and technology consulting firm that delivers large-scale, complex technology solutions for the world’s financial services.

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Information Technology Consultant @ Bank of America

- Successfully called a Stored Procedure in IBM DB2 from a Visual Basic ASP.NET application.
- Designed ASP.NET and Visual Basic GUI applications using Visual Studio 2008.
- Debugged, tested, and solved customer reported issues.

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American Microsystems Ltd,   Euless, Texas,  11/2009 - 02/2010;
Bar code, Wireless Handheld and RF Data Collection Solutions

Embedded Software Engineer
- Designed new industrial mobile devices based primarily on Windows CE 6.0 and embedded Linux.
- Designed, built, and maintained embedded operating systems for core products.
- Ported existing Board Support Packages to install and configure Windows CE on newly designed hardware platforms based on ARM SoCs.
- Contributed software design considerations for new projects in early electronic design stages.
- Worked closely with hardware engineers to debug and prove new designs.
- Designed and completed feature enhancements for existing and legacy products.
- Developed test processes and software for production test fixtures.
- Debugged, tested, and solved customer reported issues.

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Comforce Information Technologies,   Dallas, Texas,  10/2009 - 11/2009;
Leading provider of Contingent Staffing, Information Technology Consulting and Human Resource Outsourcing Solutions to Fortune 1000 and emerging growth companies.

Presagis USA Logo
Contract Program Engineer @ Presagis USA

- Converted CG graphics to GLSL graphics for compatibility with OpenGL using Microsoft Visual Studio 2008.

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HBS Systems,   Richardson, Texas,  7/2007 - 5/2009;
Leading systems, software, and technology provider to Agricultural and Construction dealerships.

Senior Software Engineer
- Participating team member on the service software package which increased sales twenty-five percent in a declining economy.
- Developed web applications using C, JavaScript , HTML and XML for Internet Explorer.
- Enhanced, maintained and documented, business management, point of sale, service and accounting systems running on a UNIX platform.
- Defined structures for reading and writing of records in a C-Tree database.

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Trimble Mobile Solutions,   Dallas, Texas,  10/2006 - 5/2007;
Leading provider of advanced positioning solutions that maximize productivity and enhance profitability.

Software Engineer 3
- Completed problem analysis, solution design, and custom programming for users of Trimble Route Power software in a professional services environment with eMbedded Visual C++ 4.0
- Enhanced, maintained and documented, handheld embedded and Windows CE based Pocket PC 2002 and Pocket PC 2003 route management applications.
- Improved simulators to model hardware and software for embedded systems as well as externally interfaced computer systems with Microsoft Developer Studio 6.0 Enterprise.
- Assisted customer support with application troubleshooting.
- Built software version cabs for release to customers.

Volt Technical Resources Logo
Volt Technical Resources,   Richardson, Texas,  12/2005 - 10/2006;
Volt supplies the energy behind the services your business depends on every day.

GE Fleet Service Logo Terion, Inc Logo
Contract Website Tester @ Terion, Inc.

- Developed test plans for testing new website application.
- Entered bugs in XPlanner bug tracking software and verified they were fixed.
- Enhanced User Guide with HTML, JavaScript, CSS and screen captures in RoboHelp.


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Contract Software Engineer @ Siemens Energy & Automation, Postal Automation

- Enhanced and designed reports generated by Visual Basic 6.0.
- Developed C++ Dynamic Linked Library with Microsoft Developer Studio 6.0 Enterprise.
- Worked with team to complete software release on time and under budget.
- Tested applications running on server with Microsoft SQL queries.
- Updated Software Reference Manual with HTML, JavaScript and screen captures.
- Wrote Visual Basic 6.0 Graphic User Interface test application for enhancements that were difficult to test live.

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PineTech USA,   Dallas, Texas,  10/2001 - 12/2005;
Freelance Software Engineering, Application Development, Web Page Design and Graphic Artist Services.

Software Engineer
- Enhanced and documented C++ Win32 application with Microsoft Developer Studio.Net.
- Modified and enhanced Java web applications.
- Designed and installed GUI websites for clients utilizing HTML, JavaScript, CSS and XML.
- Gathered specifications, coded and documented, cross platform system information utility.
- Developed C++ Dynamic Linked Library with Microsoft Developer Studio 6.0 Professional.


Lockheed Martin Distribution Technologies,   Dallas, Texas,  1/1998 - 10/2001;
A leader in the design, production and integration of mail automation systems, material handling systems, recognition systems and information processing systems.

Senior Software Engineer
- Led Quality Control Verifier project, improving general documents read rate 10 percent and blue/green documents read rate 100 percent.
- Designed, coded, maintained and documented, Windows Visual C++ Graphic User Interface simulation applications.
- Analyzed digital images from Wide Area of View Cameras to determine coding and design enhancements for Digital Signal Processor applications.
- Preformed full life cycle development of C, fluorescent barcode reader software running on Texas Instruments C5x Digital Signal Processors.
- Developed test applications for Digital Signal Processor memory at power on and black box digital image processing, for repair personnel diagnostics.
- Organized simulation and live run test results data in a clear and concise manor using Microsoft Excel spreadsheet.
- Prepared software versions for release to internal and external customers.


Truswal Systems Corporation,   Arlington, Texas,  12/1989 - 12/1997;
An innovator in the metal-plate-connected wood component manufacturing industry, investing millions of dollars in the development of state-of-the-art software programs for component design, engineering, building layout, and truss plant management.

Software Engineer
- Designed, coded maintained and documented, 3D Architectural Layout software running on Personal Computers.
- Created an interface protocol for passing truss profiles from 3D Layout applications to a specialized engineering application.
- Developed Windows Computer Aided Design applications with Visual C++.
- Prepared software versions for release to customers.


DOS Programmer
- Developed DOS Graphic User Interface applications with Borland C.
- Innovated a DOS based mixed language, Lahey Fortran and Borland C, Graphic User Interface application.
- Enhanced a Graphic User Interface application in MS-DOS based Microsoft Fortran and Microsoft C, mixed.
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E DUCATION:


Mountain View College,   Dallas, Texas,  5/2004.
e-Commerce Technical Specialist Certification


University of Nebraska,   College of Engineering and Technology,  Lincoln,Nebraska, 5/1986.
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
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H ONORS and A CHIEVEMENTS:
Employee of the month three times
Volunteer with Random Acts of Kindness and Texas Ramp Project
Six gallon blood donor at Carter BloodCare
Volunteer with Dallas GiveCamp
Invited to join Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society
Elected officer and active member of social clubs
Financed 100 percent of educational expenses with part-time and summer employment
Dean's Honor List

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