Rory T. Cullen

PO Box 681574, Park City UT 84068 (970) 306-7679

rory@rorycullen.com www.rorycullen.com

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

 

Summary: Five years as lead web developer. Ten years as the lead SAS developer in a detail-oriented department with client-impacting deadlines. Experience with refactoring code, library design, code encapsulation, and project management. A full career as a proven leader in continuous improvement of process and coding practices. Sun (Oracle) Certified Java Programmer (SCJP).

 

SAS: SAS Certified Advanced Programmer for SAS 9

SAS Certified Base Programmer for SAS 9

SAS Certified Platform Administrator for SAS 9
SAS Certified BI Content Developer for SAS 9

Experienced with most SAS tools (SCS, ECM, VA, SMC, EG)

 

Web: Angular; TypeScript; Bootstrap; PHP; jQuery; JavaScript; HTML; CSS; JSON; XML; Java; Struts;
Oracle; Flex; AS3; MXML; MySQL; FlexUnit; FusionCharts; Eclipse; SVN; Tomcat;

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

The Financial Risk Group Cary, NC (remote) 2013 Present

Reporting Consultant

         Converting legacy Flex applications into mobile-responsive JavaScript-driven web applications

         Developing data visualization web apps using PHP, jQuery, SAS, Oracle

         Developing a proprietary stress testing application in Flex

         Passed International Certificate in Banking Risk and Regulation (ICBRR) GARP, 2015

 

SAS Institute Cary, NC (remote) 2011 2013

Solutions Architect, Americas Risk Practice

         Developed Flex prototypes for surfacing SAS Risk Dimensions data via Flash visualizations

         Integrated ActionScript3, Flex 3 and 4, MXML, JavaScript, Parsley, CSS, XML, SAS Macros, Stored Processes and BI Web Services

 

The Financial Risk Group Cary, NC (remote) 2009 2011

Senior Reporting Analyst

         Developed custom Flex web and Air applications for data mining and Risk Management reporting

         Implementing custom SAS BI solutions on-site

         Applied ActionScript3, Flex 3 and 4, MXML, JavaScript, FusionCharts, CSS, SAS, XML, Subversion and Unix

 

Galactic Village Games Chelmsford, MA 2009

Consultant Java Web Application Developer

         Built player/user interface featuring Struts2 with validation, Servlets, JSP, AJAX, Dojo, JavaScript, CSS and MySQL

 

Fidelity Investments Marlborough, MA 19992008

Senior Manager, Six Sigma Black Belt (20072008)

         Co-Led Software Release process enhancement yielding $650,000 in annual savings and increasing customer satisfaction

         Led Unit Testing process improvement project, standardizing communication and testing methods

         Analyzed loopholes in the defect tracking system and managed the resulting software enhancement, increasing the accuracy of tracking data

         Mentored two Green Belt candidates toward Six Sigma certification

 

Consultant Software Engineer/Developer (20062007)

      Designed and conducted successful training program for 16 Bangalore-based associates

      Reduced code base by 20% by encapsulating duplicate code, and implementing archive procedures

 

Principal Software Engineer/Developer (20032006)

         Technical mentor to 15 Software Engineers for all SAS design and analysis issues

         Restructured reusable code libraries to allow easier customization while protecting Unit Test code from tampering, leading to faster conversions and more consistency across programmers

         Formalized code release and change management across business units

         Supervised over 20 code enhancement projects per year with a 100% success rate

 

Software Engineer/Senior Software Engineer (19992003)

         Maintained all updates to common code libraries totaling over 235,000 lines

         Accurately converted assets in excess of $300 million per client utilizing SAS, SQL, JCL and DB2

 

Trustar Retirement Services Boston, MA 19951999

Operations Manager (1995-1999)

         Proposed, designed, implemented, and led software help desk services available to 3500 clients nationwide

         Identified and reported over 20 software defects, reducing repetitive help desk calls

         Installed software at client locations, and trained clients in usage leading to greater client satisfaction and reduced support issues

         Promoted to supervise a team of seven employees within 12 months

 

EDUCATION

Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, MA Master of Science in Computer Science 2012

 

Harvard University Extension School, Cambridge, MA Certificate in Applied Sciences 2004

Boston College, Carroll School of Management, Chestnut Hill, MA Bachelor of Science in Management 1995