TOM KANESS Home (307) 213.4737
5623 N 55 E Work (208) 351.6524
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83401 email@example.com
Seeking a team lead/manager position with growth potential that uses my extensive professional,
technical and personal skills.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Masters of Aeronautical Science Grad. Dec., 1994, GPA 3.9
Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics Grad. May, 1993, GPA 3.6
Twenty years overall years of experience in the IT industry.
Sixteen years of experience software development.
Ten years experience as Manager or Team/Technical lead.
Expertly qualified in several development technologies (Object Oriented Development in C#.Net, ASP.Net,
MS SQL, Crystal Reports, and UML), analyzing business layer application requirements, building the UML
documents using object oriented design principles to build company and application framework layers.
Contractor Sep 2006 – Present
Senior Developer Idaho Falls, Idaho
Lead Developer/Mentor. Lead developer on many applications, working with several developers to design,
develop and implement ASP.Net (C#) applications following the company methodology. Conduct weekly
training class in Object Oriented Development in C#. This includes designing the classes and database to
directly support the OO design using UML. Implement the classes and building the User Interface.
Strong skills in researching and leading proof of concept solutions for difficult challenges.
Idaho National Laboratory Jan 1999 – Present
Principal Engineer/Technical Lead Idaho Falls, Idaho
Lead Framework designer/developer. Continually designing and building generic company and application
layers to facilitate all software development in C#. Built Data Access and Control classes that utilize XML
to describe each application and handle all database interactions (including to SQL, Oracle, DB2 and Lotus
Notes). Instituted Software Developed Methodology for all .Net application development. Developed J2EE
based web services layer to describe the company level objects for other developers to consume in their
applications. Developed ASP.Net Environmental/Safety and Health Reporting Tool in C#, Flash and
Jason Associates Incorporated Sep 1998 - Jan 1999
Database Administrator/Program Lead Idaho Falls, Idaho
Responsible for leading the migration of an existing Department of Energy Laboratory Accreditation
Program VAX software to a Visual Basic, SQL and Crystal Reports based application. Remodeled existing
database for migration into a relational database, developed program process visualization and application
interfaces. Responsibilities included the management of the software development process to meet
Thunder Basin Coal Company Jul 1996 - Sep 1998
Systems Analyst Gillette, Wyoming
Designed, developed and implemented custom database applications using C++, VB, Crystal Reports and
SQL Server. Integrated Oracle and SQL Server databases into one reporting application allowing
Managers to run custom metric reports. Developed a GIS and AutoCAD interface in Visual Basic/ASP
allowing real-time production assembly monitoring.
FlightSafety International Dec 1994 - Jun 1996
Systems Manager Savannah, Georgia
Managed team responsible for software development and maintaining computer systems. Performed
needs analysis, authored and maintained specifications, development timelines and budgets for projects.
In Authorware and C++, developed complete software simulation of the Gulfstream V cockpit with fully
functional systems and system diagrams. Developed and maintained Company Demographics application.
United States Air Force Mar 1986 - Jun 1994
Computer Operator Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Computer Operator, loaded in-flight discrepancies into the Core Automated Maintenance System (CAMS)
computers and scheduled maintenance actions. Downloaded the B1-B bomber Central Integrated Test
System (CITS) and analyzed the data to track system failures and performance. Effectively used CAMS
and CITS data to track, schedule and forecast maintenance costs. Processed the in-flight Data Recorder
for ground analysis and Over-G tracking, extending the operational life of the airframe. Trained
maintenance technicians to use the CAMS and CITS computer systems.
Consultant Application Developer Idaho Falls, ID
Designed and developed several applications on a contractual basis. Including an application that tracks all
Air Force owned Above Ground Storage tanks in Alaska and an Access database which tracks all land
ownership in north east Wyoming for a Title company.
Attended Microsoft VB.Net and Implementing a Database on Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 training. Attended
University of Idaho classes during 1999 and 2000, courses included Visual C++, Java, Java Script Visual
Basic, and Object Oriented Programming. Attended Computer Associates Advantage:Gen Training. Classes
included Web Client Enablement Class, COMM Proxy Class, Component Based Development and
Developing GUI Clients.