Mike Gerwitz

Activist for User Freedom

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authorMike Gerwitz <mtg@gnu.org>2018-05-01 22:37:51 -0400
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:resume: Update wording
This is merely annual housekeeping; it is not in preparation for job hunting. ;)
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<section id="summary">
<h2>Summary</h2>
<p>
- I am a self-driven and passionate hacker with over seventeen years'
- experience in various areas of software development. I am
+ I am a self-driven and passionate hacker with over eighteen years'
+ experience in various areas of software development. I&nbsp;am
a <a href="https://gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html">free
software</a> activist with a focus on user&nbsp;privacy and
security; a volunteer and maintainer for
the <a href="https://gnu.org">GNU Project</a>; and both author and
- contribute to various free software projects. I am seeking a
- challenging and innovative team of hackers that are also passionate
- about their work and will take advantage of my wide range of
- skills. A&nbsp;prospective employer must be willing to
- use and write
+ contributor to various free software projects. I&nbsp;seek an
+ innovative team of hackers that are passionate about their work
+ and will challenge my wide range of skills. A&nbsp;prospective
+ employer must be willing to use and write
<a data-print="true"
href="https://gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html">free software</a>,
and be positive toward software freedom and the free software
movement. I am also interested in academic/research settings as
- both a hacker and an&nbsp;educator.
+ both a hacker and as an&nbsp;educator.
</p>
</section>
@@ -142,25 +141,55 @@
<dt>R-T Specialty, LLC Buffalo (formerly LoVullo Associates, Inc.)</dt>
<dd class="period">March 2009&ndash;Present</dd>
<dd class="desc">
- Designs, develops, and maintains web applications, application
- frameworks, server software, and compilers for domain-specific
+ Designs, develops, and maintains web applications; application
+ frameworks; server software; and compilers for domain-specific
languages (DSLs) for an Excess and Surplus Lines Insurance
Agency. Most work involves developing complex online raters to provide
- comparative insurance quotes, integrating and automating various
- systems, and providing a suite of development tools and DSLs to
- support those systems. Also responsible for developer training
- and extensive knowledge transfer through design discussions,
- documentation, peer programming, and code review.
+ comparative insurance quotes; integrating and automating various
+ systems; and providing a suite of development tools and DSLs to
+ support those systems. Holds a team lead role and is
+ responsible for developer training and knowledge transfer
+ through design discussions, documentation, peer programming, and
+ code review. Involved in every aspect of the development
+ process and many decisions regarding the technical direction of
+ the organization.
</dd>
<dd class="desc">
- Some code written for LoVullo Associates has
+ A number of projects written for my employer have
been <a data-print="true" href="https://github.com/lovullo"
title="LoVullo Associates on GitHub">released as free
- software</a>, and I continue to liberate more. I drive this
- effort almost exclusively.
- <em>(This effort has been put on hold&mdash;hopefully
- temporarily&mdash;until a proper agreement can be reached with
- R-T, who acquired LoVullo in April&nbsp;2017.)</em>
+ software</a>.
+ </dd>
+ <dd class="desc">
+ <ul class="lang detail-list">
+ <li>Ant</li>
+ <li>Autotools (Autoconf, Automake)</li>
+ <li>AWK (Gawk)</li>
+ <li>CSS&nbsp;3</li>
+ <li>Docker</li>
+ <li>ease.js</li>
+ <li>GitLab&nbsp;(self-hosted)</li>
+ <li>Git</li>
+ <li>GNU Emacs</li>
+ <li>GNU/Linux</li>
+ <li>HTML&nbsp;5</li>
+ <li>Java</li>
+ <li>JavaScript (ECMAScript&nbsp;3&ndash;8)</li>
+ <li>M4</li>
+ <li>Memcached</li>
+ <li>MongoDB</li>
+ <li>MSSQL</li>
+ <li>Node.js</li>
+ <li>PHP&nbsp;(4&ndash;7)</li>
+ <li>Sed</li>
+ <li>Shell&nbsp;(POSIX, Bash)</li>
+ <li>SQL Anywhere</li>
+ <li>Symfony</li>
+ <li>Texinfo</li>
+ <li>TeX&nbsp(Plain, LaTeX2e)</li>
+ <li>Vim</li>
+ <li>XSLT&nbsp;(1&ndash;2)</li>
+ </ul>
</dd>
<dt>Freelance Web Developer</dt>
@@ -176,10 +205,10 @@
<section id="projects">
<h2>Projects</h2>
<p class="nopgbrk">
- Listed here are my own projects,
- as well as projects to which I have contributed notably.
- I have many miscellaneous playthings that are not listed here;
- see my
+ Listed here are both my own projects and those to which I have
+ made notable contributions.
+ I have many miscellaneous projects and scripts that are not
+ listed here; see my
<a data-print="true"
href="https://mikegerwitz.com/projects">Projects page</a>
for a full list.
@@ -206,7 +235,7 @@
5.5). <a href="https://www.gnu.org/software/easejs/manual/Implementation-Details.html">Implementation
details and rationale</a> are documented extensively in the manual
and comprehensive test cases. See
- also <a href="http://mikegerwitz.com/papers/coope"
+ also my paper <a href="http://mikegerwitz.com/papers/coope"
class="title">Classifical Object-Oriented Programming with
ECMAScript</a>. Copyright has been assigned to the Free Software
Foundation.
@@ -527,12 +556,12 @@
Each item below is ordered by experience, descending.
Languages actively used are those that I most often write projects in,
either personally or at work.
- Infrequent languages I have used to write or modify software,
- but do not have intimate knowledge of.
- Superscript indicates number of years experience,
- which does not always correlate to proficiency.
- Ranges indicate uncertainty due to periods of non-use.
- Date, if present, indicates last year used.
+ Infrequent languages are those that I&nbsp;have used to write or
+ modify software, but do not have intimate knowledge
+ of. Superscript indicates number of years experience, which
+ does not always correlate to proficiency. Ranges indicate
+ uncertainty due to periods of non-use. Date, if present,
+ indicates last year used.
</p>
<dl>
<dt>Languages&mdash;Actively Used</dt>
@@ -637,7 +666,7 @@
<p>
Studies differ from interests in that the former are actively
- or have been in the past researched, whereas the latter are
+ or have been in the past researched; whereas the latter are
occasionally visited, but otherwise pending formal study.
</p>
<dl>
@@ -758,7 +787,7 @@
<ul>
<li>Team Building / Kaizen Culture</li>
<li>Kanban</li>
- <li>Lean/Agile/SCRUM/Other Methodologies</li>
+ <li>Lean/Agile/Scrum/Other Methodologies</li>
<li>Office Environment</li>
<li>Psychology</li>
<li>Project Management</li></ul></li>