Profile Picture Michael Thompson Software Engineer

Contact

Address: michael@echo3.net
Work: 270 316 4770
Company Website: http://echo3.net/

Summary

Over 25 years application development experience and over 10 years web application development experience including design, development, testing, deployment, and support.

Skills

iOS applications, Android applications, web applications, Java, Python, JavaScript, CSS, PHP, mySQL, SQL Server, C/C++, Flash AS2/AS3, Ajax, XML/SOAP, Linux/UNIX administration, Apache, Tomcat, Eclipse, Subversion, Git

Experience

Echo3 Online Services
02 /2009 -Present
Software Engineer
Design, develop, implement and support iOS/Android mobile applications for small businesses; oil distributor, car dealerships, artisan food stores, and other local businesses.
Design, develop, implement and support iOS mobile applications in Apple Store; Today in History, Dreamcatcher Clock
Design, develop, implement and support Tomcat servlet (Java) for providing product context and dynamic product image resizing for Flash ads.
Design, develop, implement and support backend web applications for ad campaigns; American Express Small Business Saturday, Chrysler dealership ad campaign, "Healthy for You" recipes campaign and others.
Design, develop, implement and support backend web applications for store locators; P.F. Changs, Ragu, Dunkin' Donuts, Better Beer Bars, Hyatt, Mohawk Carpets, Estee Lauder, Edward Jones, and others.
Develop, implement and support Flash, HTML/JavaScript geo-aware contextual ads; JustAnswer.com, Become.com, Target stores, and others
Develop, implement and support HTML5/JavaScript applications for internal use by Google marketing teams.
In addition to software development, responsible for all facets of business including sales, project management and timelines, providing cost estimates, etc.
WorkforceLogic
10 /2007 -07 /2008
Google Gadget Developer
Develop and implement JavaScript Google Gadget ads as directed by the Google sales team.
Clients included eBay, eBay Motors, Barnes & Noble, Crate and Barrel, Nissan and others.
Listed as co-inventor on Google patent for work related to the eBay Motors ad. Invited to give presentation at Google Mountain View regarding work related to gadget ads.
Gibbs Die Casting
03 /1986 -02 /2009
Computer System Administrator
Managed the IT department which consisted of 18 people at its peak and included responsibility for budgeting, network infrastructure, email, database, AS400 system operators, programmers, and PC support.
Designed, developed, implemented and supported one of the first web-based manufacturing process control systems which at the time set the standard for excellence and innovation in the automotive industry and was widely recognized as being vital to the success of the company's global expansion efforts. The web service interfaces directly with programmable controllers to monitor and control the manufacturing process. Installed, implemented and supported the web service in multiple US locations, Brazil, Hungary, South Korea and China.
Designed, developed, implemented and supported Windows applications for manufacturing support including machine monitoring, setup, and process layout.
Designed, developed, implemented and supported hundreds of CAD utilities (FORTRAN) for use by tooling designers.
Murphy Engineering Company
10 / 1984 - 03 / 1986
Sales Engineer

Designed machinery, furnaces and automation systems

Gibbs Die Casting
05 /1978 -10 /1984
Quality Control Manager
Managed quality control department consisting of 20 QC inspectors on 3 shifts

Awarded Ford Q1 rating

Cost Estimating
Responsible for estimating casting weights, manufacturing costs and shipping costs for prospective work.

Education

University of Southern Indiana
1975 - 1978
BS , 1978
Henderson Community College
1973 - 1975
Castle Heights Military Academy
1969 - 1973

Associations

Google Qualified Developers

Certifications

Google Certified Developer
Google

Patents

Geographic and Keyword Context in Embedded Applications
Issued , 01 / 2010
us Patent: 20100017289 · Inventors: Michael Thompson, Adam Sah · http://goo.gl/1efM1

Displaying an interactive application using information obtained in response to the submission of keyword context and geographic criteria.

Publications

Google Gadgets: Experiences of a Top Developer
12 / 2007
Authors: Michael Thompson · http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TqFvy1r46Uo

Rich media ads using Google gadgets