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APOSTOLOS DEDES
12728 Lee Highway
Fairfax, VA 22030
(408) 570-8207 /w
(703) 502-1797 /h
adedes@beasys.com

 

OBJECTIVES
Software development and program design.

EDUCATION

B.S in Computer Science, June 1988.
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Minor : Mathematics.
Concentration : Data Management Systems, Statistics.
MS in Information Technology, June 1992.
The Johns Hopkins University, Montgomery County Center, Maryland.

EXPERIENCE

Principal Consultant


San Jose, California / Oct 1996 - Present

Consultant for the Professional Services Organization of BEA Systems, Inc.
Provided consulting services mainly to Telecommunications, Cable, Medical,Financial, Transportation and Insurance Industries clients like ATT, Cable Systems Group, Inc., Quest Diagnostics, Inc., Merrill Lynch, RYDER Trucks and Nationwide Insurance. Worked on a variety of projects throughout the country including pre-sale engagements, product training, development software upgrades and migrations, and performance tuning of large Tuxedo Systems.


Senior Consultant/Trainer


Bethesda, Maryland / Jul 1995 - Sep 1996

Consultant for the Professional Services Organization of Informix Software, Inc.
Provided consulting services mainly to Telecommunication’s clients like AT&T, MCI, ComCast, and Bell-Atlantic. Worked on a variety of projects throughout the country including benchmarks, ports, migrations, development and performance tuning of the Informix Database.

Consultant


Washington, D.C. /  Jun 1993 - Jun 1995

Consultant with Andersen Consulting staffed at Bell-Atlantic’s LiveWire Project.
Played a key role as a member of the Performance Team setting up the environment for the entire LiveWire development and production systems. Worked as a system administrator for Tuxedo 4.2 and worked with Sybase 10.01, PreVue, Quantify on multiple Sun-2000 enterprise systems.

Data Base Consultant


Rockville, Maryland / Aug 1988 - Jun 1993

General Electric Information Services (GEIS), Rockville Maryland.
Programmer for the Integrated Messaging Applications group. Developed successfully communications server in C for GEIS' X.500 mail directory service onto HP-715. Ported & tested GEIS' asynchronous interface routines on Unix. Provided in house support for Unix based applications. Set up, tested and monitored GEIS' Internet gateway. Participated in the design, development, integration and testing of ORDEX using C, Tuxedo and E/SQL Informix. Provided world wide Informix and Tuxedo support to GEIS' software development teams. Worked with Oracle, OpenView, SNMP, TCP/IP, X.25, PerfRx. Ported GEIS’ Commercial Unix applications onto Sun’s SPARC-2000 and collected performance and stress test data. Updated, tested existing C Run Time Package and ported Waterloo C compiler on Mark-III.

Data Management Subcontractor


Gaithersburg, Maryland / Sep 1988 - Feb 1989

Worked part time as a subcontractor for Sunrise Littleton Technology.
Assisted in the development of their software marketing system using Paradox and C.

Systems Administrator


Salt Lake City, Utah / Dec 1987 - Jun 1988

Administrator of Unix based system for Trask, Britt & Rossa Law firm.
Assisted in evaluation, selection, installation and maintenance of software and hardware for a multi user system. Trained users, worked out bugs, developed DBase-III applications and became in-house expert.

Software Engineer


Gaithersburg, Maryland / Oct 1986 - Sep 1987

Co-op position for a year with IBM FSD Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Developed, tested, documented, and maintained Fortran programs on an IBM AT. Worked with RBase-System V and Lotus 1-2-3.

Programmer


Salt Lake City, Utah / Oct 1984 - Sep 1986

Biomaterials Profiling Center, Research Park, University of Utah.
Work study position for three years assisting in the development of the Statistical Program SIGMA writing code mainly in Fortran and some assembly for the desktop IBM-9000. Worked extensively with Unix Operating system. Good knowledge of C, Pascal, Lisp and assembly for the 8088. Worked with DEC-20, VAX 11/780, HP-9000, Sun-3, IBM-RT,IBM-AT and Macintosh computers.

Restaurant manager


Salt Lake City, Utah / 1983 - 1986

This job helped pay part of my way through College. Evening manager for Omega fast food restaurant. Duties included schedules, ordering, receiving and making sure everything run smoothly.

ACTIVITIES

Member of the IEEE organizations and of the local DC Macintosh users group.
PERSONAL INFORMATION
US citizen and excellent health. Speak, read, and write Greek. Studied French for 4 years. Recipient of Josephine Beam (C.S) Scholarship. Hobbies : soccer, tennis, guitar, photography.

REFERENCES

Available upon request.



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