Joshua Drake
15845 River Birch Rd
Westfield, IN 46074
317.399.4763
jdrake3@hotmail.com

Summary

Lead Developer with sixteen years experience dealing with the Microsoft technology stack for web, desktop and client server applications. Responsible for a broad range of IT duties including: small network installations, IIS administration, database schema design, stored procedure development and tuning, website and N-tier and SOA design and application development, requirements gathering, project planning and estimation, and recruiting. Lead small development teams in the design and deployment of web crawlers, a search service, geosearch code, completion of internal financial tracking software, maintenance of payroll software, and post M&A integrations. Recognized for problem solving skills, performing well under pressure, and explaining technical concepts to business experts.

Certifications

Experience

ADESA Indianapolis, IN 4/2012 Present
Systems Analyst Architecture Team
Sr. .NET Application Developer Analyst / Systems Analyst Projects Team
Infinisource Inc., Coldwater, Michigan April 2006-Present
Developer / Team Lead
Homestore.com, Westlake Village, California, April 2001-April 2006
Software Engineer
Advanced MP Technology (Competitive Knowledge), Van Nuys, California, Sept 1999-April 2001
Lead Developer

Competitive Knowledge was purchased by Advanced MP Technology in Jan 2001 Computer Consulting Group, Camarillo, California, Feb 1999-Sept 1999
Lead Developer
Net Access, Rochester, New York, Feb 1997-May 1998
Developer/Technical Support
Jan-May 98
Feb-Oct 97
University of Rochester Computer Science Department, Rochester, New York, Summer 1995
Student Research Assistant
Academic Media and Event Support, Rochester, New York, Fall 1994-1998
Media Specialist

Activities

Drama House Member Fall 1998
Parkview Baptist Church Youth Intern Summer 1998
Computer Interest Floor Member 1995-1997
Free Form Dance Troupe 1994-1995

General

Education

University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
Xerox Scholar
Bachelor of Arts Cognitive Science, 1998

Coursework

Haiku Poetry; City Politics in Rochester; Principles of Economics; Intermediate Microeconomics; Principles of Accounting; Money, Credit and Banking; Foundations of Management Information Systems; Calculus I-III; Introduction to Electrical Engineering; Mobile Robots; Computer Ethics; Introduction to Computers; Introduction to Computers and Programming; Data Structures; Introduction to Linguistics; Psychology of Language; Foundations of Cognitive Science; Cognition and Language; Science and Reason; Theories of Knowledge; Philosophy of Mind; The Computational Brain; Introductory Logic; Uncertain Inference; and Senior Seminar in Cognitive Science

Skills

Special:

References

Available upon request.

Updated 01-09-2012