Paul Williams, Software Developer in Slidell, LA, United States
Paul Williams

Software Developer in Slidell, LA, United States

Member since July 1, 2014
Paul is an extremely talented technologist with a knack for interacting with customers. He loves to write code and also enjoys people in general. He has dealt with problems ranging from a room full of angry Navy Captains to technical problems such as increasing the speed of a search by 1000%.
Paul is now available for hire


  • Geocent
    OpenAM, WebLogic, JBoss, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Ruby on Rails (RoR), Java
  • United Defense
    C++, C, Java



Slidell, LA, United States



Preferred Environment

NetBeans, IntelliJ, Windows, MacOS

The most amazing...

...thing I have built is a Cloud-based infrastructure management tool capable of supporting a n-tier production-ready environment in 10 minutes.


  • Chief Engineer

    2004 - 2014
    • Organized teams to solve technical problems for clients.
    • Developed attribute-based access control for a VA client.
    • Created a reusable infrastructure management app enabling a quick development environment as well as optimized production management.
    • Trained and certified 20 service oriented architecture professionals.
    • Developed an enterprise portal for oceanography and meteorology for the Navy.
    • Led the development of a tool for automation of chapter 33 GI bill claims.
    Technologies: OpenAM, WebLogic, JBoss, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Ruby on Rails (RoR), Java
  • Senior Developer

    2001 - 2004
    United Defense
    • Developed product development tools based on Windchill and Metaphase.
    • Performed Oracle 8 migrations for development upgrades.
    • Designed and implemented architecture upgrades.
    • Created automated tests for validating software.
    • Designed automation tools to validate the bill of materials using C and C++.
    Technologies: C++, C, Java


  • Chapter 33 GI Bill

    Automated the claims processing for Chapter 33 GI Bill recipients. It was a large project with over 250 developers. The architecture consisted of Oracle 11i, WebLogic, Apache, Whitestein (BPM), JRules, Jasper Reports, OpenAM and Spring.


  • Languages

    Java, PHP, JavaScript, Python, C++, C
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development, Kanban
  • Frameworks

    AngularJS, Spring, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Bootstrap, Spring MVC, Django, Ruby on Rails (RoR)
  • Libraries/APIs

  • Tools

    IntelliJ, Jenkins, Chef, AWS OpsWorks, WebStorm, IntelliJ IDEA
  • Platforms

    JBoss, OpenAM, NetBeans, MacOS, Oracle, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Red Hat Linux, Windows
  • Storage

    Oracle PL/SQL, PostGIS, MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • Other



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    2003 - 2005
    American Intercontinental - Hoffman Estates, Illinois, USA
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Information Systems
    2002 - 2003
    American Intercontinental - Hoffman Estates, Illinois, USA
  • Associate's Degree in Computer Science
    2000 - 2002
    North Hennepin Technical College - Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, USA

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