Landon J Sulick, Software Developer in Centennial, CO, United States
Landon J Sulick

Software Developer in Centennial, CO, United States

Member since February 4, 2020
Ever since Landon taught himself BASIC on an Apple IIc when he was a kid, he knew that he loved to code. His love for coding pushed him to major in computer science engineering. Over the years, he has worked in television broadcasting, education, insurance, and financial card issuance. In each of these sectors, Landon has learned that being passionate about technology that can meld customer needs with stakeholder needs is a formula for success.
Landon is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Centennial, CO, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

SQL, .NET, Visual Studio

The most amazing...

...project that I've been involved in was working on a multi-dimensional SQL server Analysis Services database project that enabled rich data reporting.

Employment

  • Principal Software Engineer

    2009 - 2019
    Entrust Datacard
    • Architected and built a financial card creation web application including cross-browser communication capability.
    • Led performance testing efforts that included the creation of performance tools to configure the product for large scale deployments, to simulate thousands of customers, and to report detailed telemetry.
    • Led a security hardening effort. Implemented security algorithms including a salting/hashing password algorithm and created penetration tests that attempt cross-side scripting attacks and SQL injection attacks.
    • Took ownership of an integration kit/product APIs. My involvement helped sell and integrate customers such as TD Bank, PNC Bank, and Tianjin China social security cards.
    • Created an ETL application to load data from payroll files and enable bulk printing of paycheck bank cards.
    Technologies: Git, Microsoft Teams, Visual Studio, SQL, JavaScript, ASP.NET Web API, ASP.NET, C#.NET, VB.NET
  • Senior Application Developer

    2002 - 2009
    Turnleaf Solutions Inc./CTB-McGrawHill
    • Led architecture and development of statewide K-12 online reporting solution for the 1 million students in Indiana. Also helped architect and develop solutions for Wisconsin and Tennessee.
    • Architected and developed a multi-dimensional database and graphical reporting system based on Microsoft Analysis Services technology (SSAS). This system greatly sped up our reporting and expanded the data available to end-users.
    • Designed and developed a reusable web button that enabled dynamic pdf creation on any of our web pages.
    • Designed and developed multiple customer-facing ETL modules to import student and user data from multiple sources.
    Technologies: JavaScript, Visual SourceSafe, Visual Studio, SSAS, Microsoft SQL Server, ASP.NET, VB.NET
  • Software Engineer

    2000 - 2002
    Encoda Systems
    • Designed and developed install shields and GUI configuration wizards for both installers and users that reduced product installation time from one day to ½ hour.
    • Created a dll that enabled legacy Btrieve database based products to communicate with Oracle.
    • Added new functionality and fixed bugs in television broadcasting automation software.
    Technologies: InstallShield, Windows Forms, C++
  • Software Engineer

    1999 - 1999
    Bucknell University
    • Designed and developed a classic ASP web-based registration system that allowed seniors involved in the capstone classes to register online and have conflicts resolved automatically.
    • Finished and debugged incomplete code for a crystallography tutorial software set using Tool Book environment.
    • Organized and executed manual load testing of the web-based registration system.
    Technologies: JavaScript, ASP

Experience

  • Performance Testing Suite for Financial Instant Issuance System (Development)

    Led performance testing efforts that helped drive the successful integration of multiple technologically and geographically disparate development teams. This included the creation of a suite of performance tools and applications to configure the product for large scale deployments, to simulate thousands of customers using the product at once, and to report detailed telemetry on product health.

  • Dynamic PDF Generator (Development)

    An ASP.Net reusable button that other developers could use to automatically create a PDF report of any page in our reporting ecosystem. Portability of reportable data was an integral need of our customers. They needed to report data, and this button made data available and transportable for our customers. Making this button reusable made it simple for other developers to integrate this functionality quickly into new reporting modules.

Skills

  • Languages

    Visual Basic .NET (VB.NET), C#.NET, JavaScript, SQL, HTML, VB.NET, C++
  • Frameworks

    ASP.NET, .NET, ASP.NET Web API, ASP, Angular
  • Tools

    Visual Studio, SQL Management Studio, Microsoft Team Foundation Server, Microsoft Teams, SSAS, Visual SourceSafe, InstallShield, Ansible, Microsoft Test Manager, Git
  • Libraries/APIs

    Web API 2, Windows Forms, Web API
  • Storage

    Microsoft SQL Server, SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), SQL Profiler

Education

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science Engineering
    1996 - 2000
    Bucknell University - Lewisburg, PA

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