Daniel Emmett Schmidt
firstname.lastname@example.org | 267.721.2347
An experienced and agile software developer and consultant with over five years of field experience and a passion for providing customer solutions.
Education and Skills:
Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland
August 2017 ‑ December 2019
Master of Business Administration
Business Analytics, R, Hadoop, Apache Spark
University of California, Berkeley
November 2014 ‑ December 2016
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate: Information Systems Management
C++, SQL, Requirements Analysis, E-R mapping
American University, Washington DC
September 2006 ‑ May 2010
Bachelor of Arts: Economics & International Studies
IBM, Software Developer
March 2020 ‑ Present
IBM has led the business technology sector for over 100 year and provides premier technology support to the Department of Defense and its subsidiaries.
Led singlehandedly all software projects for the Defense Logistics Agency’s Defense Critical Infrastructure program, which tracks and reports on military asset redundancy as well as foreign adversarial and natural disaster contingencies using primarily ASP.Net and JS-based web apps.
Completely reengineered the customer web application’s geo-mapping interface to work with new Geospatial Intelligence Agency APIs with plugin capability for Python and Node.js.
Pioneered use of version control and iterative development environments for the customer’s code base within highly classified network environments.
Completed previously delayed migration of all customer MS SQL Server database systems to remote cloud servers within two months of start date.
Edge360, Software Developer
January 2019 ‑ March 2020
Edge360 provides 3D geospatial security software for the US Marine Corps Security Group.
Designed and built dozens of security device drivers, management applications, and data integration and reporting applications (using .Net, C#, and other technologies) for use by the marines in every US Embassy abroad.
Cleared backlog of three primary application drivers that were up to six months overdue for delivery to Government Accountability Testing within a month of start date.
Managed a team that completed a software plugin for the customer’s application that acted as a customizable simulator for real world security situations to train application users.
Pioneered using Python and PowerShell for remote application installations at Edge360.
Led adoption of automated integration testing of code using MS Test and MS Project to improve quality control and continuous development.
Mythics Inc., Database Developer
March 2016 ‑ January 2019
Mythics Inc. provides elite database integration, resale, and consulting services.
Guaranteed high availability of over ninety regional and central databases supporting the State Department’s passport agency application infrastructure via Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle applications.
Led implementing Desired State Configuration via PowerShell for automated server infrastructure deployment.
Led management of Red Hat Enterprise Linux DMZ servers via Bash scripts.
Automated internal audit processes reporting on server databases to reduce average report generating time from one week to less than one hour.
Led team effort to improve SharePoint use as a single point for knowledge and resource sharing.
Acquia, IT Analyst
November 2014 ‑ December 2015
Acquia is the premier service-as-a-software startup for the Drupal content management system.
Provisioned, administered and triaged over two dozen primary cloud systems, served as the primary point of contact for an 800 person workforce for all internal tech support issues.
Led all of Acquia’s cloud-based applications and systems technical trainings for new employees.
Created Acquia’s first ever comprehensive documentation of the IT department’s systems and process life-cycle for employee provisioning.
US Peace Corps, Philippines, Education Specialist
July 2012 ‑ October 2014
The US Peace Corps in the Philippines develops human capital through citizen-to-citizen diplomacy.
Taught a minimum of 20 hours of English a week at a Filipino High School while designing, managing and implementing additional projects to impact the community of Libmanan, Camarines Sur.
Led USAID’s Padayon Mindanao project to improve peacebuilding and development in rural Mindanao through training-of-trainer conferences on livelihood skills, civics, and environmental education.
Improved average English reading scores for host community’s graduating students from the 32nd to the 17th percentile on the Philippines National Achievement Test.
Department of State SEVIS Administrator at the IVLP
October 2010 ‑ May 2012
The International Visitor Leadership Program is the State Department’s lead professional exchange program.
Coordinated with 60+ public/private partners and managed hundreds of data exchanges per week with ICE through the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS).
Managed a SharePoint database for an office of 50+ project managers.
Rehabilitated the in-house process of requests for data exchanges to eliminate frequent backlogs.
The Embassy of Iraq in Washington, Political Affairs Intern
June ‑ August 2010
The National Institutes of Health, Office Automation Clerk
May 2009 ‑ August 2010
Thrive DC, Community Relations Intern
February 2009 ‑ May 2009
Filipino (Tagalog): Advanced fluency gained through two years of total immersion in rural communities in the Philippines - also some ability with the local dialect of Bicol.
German: Basic fluency gained through seven years of academic study.
Hungarian: Limited working knowledge gained through six months of immersion in Budapest.
Spanish: Limited working knowledge, currently studying though Duolingo.
Arabic: Full ability to read and write script, limited working knowledge gained through one year’s academic study.
Letters to DHHS
Letters to DHHS - a series of videos for the folks back home I made during my Peace Corps service.