Reynolds K. Kosloskey
Home: (248) 242-5734
1585 Burns Rd. Cell: (248) 622-0515
Milford, MI 48381 Email: email@example.com
Senior Software Architect / SQL Server / .NET / MVC / C# / VB.NET
Reynolds is a Senior Software Architect and Developer with over 15 years of information technology
experience. A specialist in designing and developing complex business applications and solutions
Services and related technologies on Windows platforms. At Homenet Automotive (acquired by
AutoTrader.com) and Hantz Group, Reynolds led development teams on some projects between 2
and 4 developers.
12/2008 – Present
Homenet, Inc. (now AutoTrader.com)
Engineered the integration between the company’s flagship automotive dealer inventory marketing
suite and an external solutions provider for eBay auctions and Craigslist listings. This integration
involved inventory synchronization between the two systems, management of tokenized access to
the external system, and consumption of an external REST API.
Was technical lead of a team ranging from 2 to 4 developers over time on an internal project to build
a white label “For Sale by Owner” portal including a vehicle search. This site was built on Microsoft
MVC 2, heavily utilized client side caching and AJAX functionality, and leveraged SQL Server as a
back-end database engine. Was the principal architect of a vehicle search system that was capable
of scaling out to millions of vehicles, and in test environments provided <1s search results against
hundreds of thousands of records with advanced look ahead/behind pagination.
5/2003 – 6/2010
QualityOrder.com, Milford, MI – Webmaster, Programmer/Analyst
Architected, developed and deployed a multi-site capable e-commerce engine to operate a business
with his wife. This system automated most processes involved with maintaining inventory
availability, pricing adjustment, web site skinning, shopping cart management, checkout and
payment processing. This engine integrated several source product vendors, operated over 20
online retail stores, exposed inventory to Amazon.com through Seller Central, automatically
compiled and uploaded product catalogs to Froogle (Google’s shopping portal), and generated
multiple data feeds.
The unified SSL checkout system utilized Authorize.NET back end APIs for clearing of all major credit
cards. The shopper never left the system, and the checkout was skinned to the site the user had
been shopping at.
Technologies employed include ASP.NET, VB.NET, C#, IIS, ASP.NET Master Pages, ASP.NET Web
Services, SMTP, DNS, DHCP, AJAX and other technologies. I was personally responsible for
development of every aspect of this system, acquiring and building the production servers, designing
a data center with 1 hour of UPS backup, air conditioning, and generator switching for longer
5/2000 – 10/2003, 7/2004 – 11/2007
Hantz Financial Services, Southfield, MI – Programmer/Analyst
Responsibilities included designing a data warehousing solution built on SQL Server to make
reporting information more readily and efficiently available. This system is maintained in real time
and allows for the development of client side application that actively monitor financial information
on a minute-by-minute basis, as well as speeds up the development of standard reports.
This reporting system supports the demands of a financial application that handles all back-office
processing for a financial advisory firm.
Designed and implemented an email reporting and notification system blending SQL server,
Windows Service development, VB.NET and SMTP server authentication. This reporting is fully
integrated with existing systems and allows for email to be queued from Visual Basic, .NET, SQL
Server and other applications including web-based systems.
Developed a new core framework for general software distribution throughout the company based
on .NET technologies. This system allows for the immediate rollout, rollback and update of
componentized screens to the enterprise, as well as providing for inter-process communication
between these screens.
Applications I’ve developed on this system included an entire check and deposit blotter entry
system, client lookup screens, home grown instant messaging application, stock/bond/mutual fund
trade ticket submission and tracking screens, and Property and Casualty management screens. This
framework has also been leveraged by other members of the programming staff for many other
Designed and implemented a property and casualty information processing system, including a
Wizard based data collection tool for collecting information in order to generate an insurance quote
(Auto, Home, Umbrella), Back Office screens to allow for the management of quotes, Accord Level 3
export tools (AL3) to bridge information to ACS software, allowing for the dissemination of quote
requests to multiple carriers, and tracking tools controlling the distribution of quote processing work
to back office personnel.
10/2003 – 07/2004
ISGI (Interactive Systems Group, Inc.) Brighton, MI- Programmer / Analyst
Developed core development libraries in VB.NET/ASP.NET involving base forms utilizing visual
inheritance, custom windows controls, security/permissions framework, settings / logging system
and associated web services. These libraries automate several repetitive functions in common
windows .NET development, such as binding, dirty state tracking and handling of hierarchal dataset
driven user interface design.
Worked to improve the development team's embrace of the .NET framework and development of N-
Tier applications utilizing SQL Server, ASP.NET Web services, Typed Datasets, MSMQ and other
Work with the team in developing applications for mid to large size client companies utilizing these
core libraries and the .NET environment.
10/1998 – 5/2000
Edcor Data Services, Pontiac, MI – Programmer/Analyst
Was primarily responsible for maintaining and developing scanned survey applications that had been
previously developed each in disparate MS Access databases.
Exceeded these expectations and designed, developed and implemented a multi-user, client/server
application utilizing MS Access as a front-end to a SQL Server database providing for the import,
auditing and storage of different types of web, scanned and telephone collected evaluations and
This application stores over 200,000 forms with optimized tables exceeding 6 million rows. Designed
and implemented a data warehousing system that offloads report processing to non-critical servers,
increasing scalability and stability of the production application.
1/1996 – 5/2002
General Motors Powertrain, Romulus V8 Engine Plant – Programmer/Analyst/Consultant
Originally intended as a short-term solution, designed a multi-user MS Access application to
comprehensively track planned and preventive maintenance. This application grew to handle all
equipment work requests, emergency maintenance orders and cohesive reporting amongst all of the
departments in the plant.
Continued handling application enhancements as a consultant as needed until 2002 when GM forced
the migration to the corporate standard Maximo program. The program I had developed was named
Considering the original scope and specification, this application far outlived its design goals, and
stretched to the limits the capabilities of distributed MS Access shared database applications.
8/1998 – 7/1999
Farbman Land Acquisitions, Southfield MI – Programmer/Consultant
(as a consultant for SymCon, Inc., and as a private consultant)
Designed, developed and implemented applications for Farbman Land Acquisitions Group to store,
browse, view and print property information, including photographs, for all of the properties held by
the Detroit Public School System.
12/1997 – 9/1998
Rouge Program Office, Detroit, MI – Programmer/Consultant
(as a consultant for SymCon, Inc.)
Worked to extract and report on environmental data being collected and stored in an Oracle
database. Utilized this data to generate statistical reports and web pages supporting the Rouge
10/1996 – 12/1997
Saturn Corporation, Troy, MI – Programmer / Analyst
Designed, developed and implemented an MS Access based application for the Saturn Corporation to
aid in the tracking of salaried employee’s training plan to meet company requirements and
Developed instructional web site with a product tutorial and instructions to facilitate application
In the second year of this product’s use, its user population was extended to all General Motors’
Salaried North American Operations staff.
References Available Upon Request