The Technical Résumé of Renic Gunderson

Technical Resume

Renic Gunderson
Modesto, CA 95350
RenicGunderson.com

Expertise


Technology expert with experience in marketing, management, business strategy, and tactics.  My Specialties are Web and Software Development (various languages), Unix/Linux and Windows System Administration / Automation, Relational Databases.

Technologies


Experience


May 2015 - Current
LeadBrook, Inc.

Position:
Principal Developer / Owner

  • Provide technology consulting and services relating to web development, internet marketing, and I.T.

May 2012 - May 2015
Clean Power Finance

Position:
I.T. Project Manager

  • Recruited to lead 3 year open source development project for the US DOE
    • Participated in all levels of the project
      • Developed and launched initial prototype over a period of less than two weeks to positive reviews at the solar industry's largest trade show: Solar Power International in 2012.
      • Designed Software and Database Schemas
      • Developed Custom Search Algorithm
      • Designed and Developed API calls
      • Developed and Optimized Database Queries
      • Handled All Code Reviews and Approvals
      • Investigated and Corrected Bugs
      • Refactored Source Code for Performance Improvements
      • Handled Initial Hosting / Maintenance
      • Lead Hand-off to DevOps for Automation
    • Took project from being 6 months behind to being on-track within first 90 days.
    • Led or managed both external and internal resources to successfully meet all DOE milestones and project objectives on-time and under budget through completion of the project.
  • Took over completion of proprietary online marketplace / provider directory
    • Carried Project Over the Finish Line after Funding Ended
      • Final Feature Commits
      • Final Bug Fixes
      • Deployment
  • Led Enhancement to Enterprise APIs for Company's Flagship Product
    • Designed Features and XML schemas
    • Wrote Sample Applications and Technical Documentation
    • Troubleshot Third Party (Client) Source Code
    • Troubleshot XML Requests and Responses
    • Efforts resulted in increased API usage by partner companies of 1,300% over the first 6 months following release
  • Developed Custom Business Intelligence Tools for Large Data Sets
    • Data Replication and Schema Optimization (ETL)
    • Analyze and Report on API Usage
  • Led company's interdepartmental emergency response team for software related issues as a representative of the product management group.
    • Developed Custom Project Management Utilities
      • Realtime Monitoring of Bug Severity and Ticket Completion
      • Performance v.s. Goal Reporting
      • Ticket Classification and Algorithmic Ticket Prioritization
    • Increased rate of ticket closer by 35% in first 90 days, without utilizing additional resources, by focusing on better planning and prioritization
    • Reversed two year trend of growing backlog
  • Debugged legacy QA system based on automated duplication and verification of complex mathematics in Excel
    • Trained QA staff in advanced Excel usage in order to move ownership to the QA department
  • Recipient of company's “High T.I.D.E.” award – a peer nominated award honoring staff members that exemplify the company's core values of trust, innovation, dedication, and empowerment
  • Acknowledged by executive team as a stabilizing force by successfully working to maintain morale during multiple organizational restructuring events
  • Lectured in company-wide training sessions on both technical and non-technical subject matter

April 2006 - May 2012
Acro Energy
(Acquired by IES end of 2012)

Positions:
Various

  • Developed many successful web based applications, and sysadmin utilities to streamline business activities – I unified them into a single Extranet portal
    • Automated Electrical Engineering and PV System Design
    • Automated Workflows and Paperwork
    • Corporate Reporting Dashboard and other Business Intelligence Tools
    • Crew Scheduling Application
    • Automated Permit Scheduling based on aggregate data sources
      • Company Databases
      • Salesforce
      • Crew Availability
    • CRM Automation (Salesforce)
    • Analysis of competitor activities and capabilities based on automated analysis of publicly available market data
    • Forced security controls in a multi-OS business network
    • Security Monitoring and Reporting
    • Server Automation
    • Task Management and Reporting
  • Built and Managed VPN mesh network to unify the company's networks over redundant commodity internet connections.
  • IT administration (and user support) for multiple offices, independent contractors (sales), and multiple operating systems in workstation, server, and mobile scenarios.
  • Built and Managed Physical Networks
  • Built Custom Servers – Bare Metal, VPS Hosts, and VPS Guests
  • Limited IT costs through heavy use of open source and SaaS technologies
  • Migrated Company from PBX/POTs to VOIP
  • Migrated Company from Exchange to Google Apps
  • Built and Managed company's public facing web presence
  • Developed, implemented, and improved business processes to play a key role in growing a small contracting company, from four employees, to become one of the nation’s largest residential solar power integrators. In my final position, I was directly accountable to corporate executives for both day-to-day and long term planning and execution.
  • Successful in a wide variety of other roles

Education


Fred C. Beyer High School (1995-1997) - Graduated in less than 3 years.
Modesto Junior College (1999-2000)

References Available Upon Request