Mr. Knutson is extremely senior Enterprise Java consultant with extensive hands-on development experience, as well as formal design and architecture background on many successful projects. Mr. Knutson is a seasoned mentor and instructor for advanced SDLC practices. Mr. Knutson works well in peer-to-peer as well as team leading roles.
Range of Experience:
Mr. Knutson is a professional internet technology consultant, Java Architect, Java project leader, Engineer, Designer and Developer and has been working in the IT industry for over 15 years. Mr. Knutson has a vast array of experience working on J2EE, Web Services and E-Business services.Mr. Knutson has extensive experience in a variety of industries with a strong focus on Health Care, Financial, Banking, Insurance, Manufacturing, Telecommunications, Utilities, Product Distribution, Industrial and Electronics. Mr. Knutson has extensive full software life cycle experience with many industry standard methodologies including the Rational Unified Process (RUP), AGILE Unified Process (AUP) and Extreme Programming (XP). Mr. Knutson can adapt to any phase of an existing project from Business Modeling to Production Support. Mr. Knutson’s technical strengths include OOA/OOD, Java, J2EE, Internet, Oracle, Enterprise Integration and Message Oriented Middleware. Mr. Knutson is exceptional at team building and motivating either at a peer-to-peer level, or in a leadership role. Mr. Knutson has excellent communications skills, and adapts to all environments and cultures with ease.
Here is a details Skills Matrix that describes all my relevant skills, my proficiency, the first year I started working with each skill, and the last year I worked with that skill.
November 2008 to December 2009: FedEx Ground
November 2008 to Present: Global Knowledge
February 2008 to November 2008: GoGrid
* Best In Show * – Linux World 2008
February 2008 to November 2008: Servepath
February 2008 to July 2008: Sutter Health
September 2006 to February 2008: Delta Dental
April 2006 to September 2006: California Department of Insurance
January 2006 to April 2006: LookSmart Ltd.
January 2006 to April 2006: Terracotta
December 2005 to January 2006: Washington Mutual
May 2005 to December 2005: Hewlett Packard
October 2003 to May 2005: Wells Fargo
May 2002 to June 2003: UBS Warburg Global
October 2001 to March 2002: Discover Financial Services
January 2001 to October 2001: IBM Global Consulting Services (US)
April 2000 to July 2000: IBM Global Consulting Services (UK)
June 1999 to September 1999: California Secretary of State
August 1998 to March 1999: PriceWaterhouseCoopers
CS Studies, Colorado University, Boulder, CO.
CS Studies, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA.
Business Studies, Los Positas College, Livermore, CA.
Masters of Science, Computer Science, Almeda University. 1997.
BS Engineering, Automation and Controls, San Jacinto College, Deer Park, TX. 1990.
Together: UML Modeling with Together Enterprise
Borland: Designing Java Applications with Together for Eclipse.
IBM Global Services: WebSphere Application Developer Studio, Rational Unified Process Training
PWC Global Consulting: Consulting Skills Training
Oracle: Patterns using Java, Objects for Oracle using JAVA, Objects Concepts, Object Oriented Design, JAVA Applet design, Consulting Skills Training, Web Application Server Administration, Web Application Server: Develop application with PL/SQL, Develop applications with PL/SQL, Database design and data modeling.
GoGrid “Best In Show” Linux World 2008:http://www.gogrid.com/pricing/linuxworld2008-best-of-show.php
Sun/Java Cover story:
OMG; CORBA Success story:
IQualify.com™ is the winner of the 1998 Computer World Smithsonian Award in the category of Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate.
IQualify.com™ was recognized for its innovative application of Fannie Mae’s® technology by being the first and only site to provide online mortgage approvals.
WebGain Java Alliance Partner