Rusty Carr
4391 Moleton Drive
Mount Airy, MD. 21771
301.865.1106 -

OBJECTIVE Seeking a leadership position that impacts the bottom line, allows me to leverage my experience  and have some fun at the same time. 
SKILLS Management, Software development (mainframe, midrange and PC) & (C, C++, Java, etc.), UNIX (Solaris, AIX, HPUX, Digital, Next, Linux), Shell scripting, Oracle (SQL, PL/SQL), IBM Websphere MQ series, IBM Datastage (ETL), XML XSD development. Testing (Quality Center, Quick Test Professional, PVCS VM, PVCS Tracker), Sales Support (Electronic Commerce/EDI and electronic mail implementations). Production support. Quality Assurance. Internet administration (Apache/Tomcat, application servers),
EXPERIENCE 29 years of Information Technology experience, including 10 years of management responsibility.
1997-Present Verizon Business (MCI, MCI-Worldcom)
Ashburn, VA.
Manager - Sr. Staff Specialist - Sr. Software Systems Engineer

Software Quality Assurance - responsible for Sun/Solaris, Apache/Tomcat and Oracle 10 G configuration and application testing.
-Introduced a design changed that improved performance by a factor of 35 for an Exchange, Transfer and Load job
-Assists developers with debugging
-Leadership for up to 4 software product families and 6 testers

Systems Analyst - responsible for project estimation and system design for local telephone service order processing and customer profile systems. 
-Introduced XML based design 

Production Support - of systems for maintaining customer profile information and processing orders for competitive local telephone service. 
-Managed up to 12 people including analysts, software developers, configuration managers and release coordinators. 
-Implemented real time monitoring system that reduced system downtime costs by $1M while coordinating a permanent fix

1988 - 1997 GXS (was called GEIS)
Rockville, MD.
Programmer - Manager
- Consultant

Managed teams of 3-19 employees and contractors. Responsible for software development for  3 PC, Macintosh and Mainframe software products. Led a development team that built an integrated email and document database software product based on 3 tier client server transaction processing architecture. Developed F77, Microsoft Fortran, Pascal, Assembler and C software. Invented a secure method for Dial SMTP messaging (MS Exchange to SENDMAIL).

  • Our software products generated license fees up to $2 million/year and over $60 million/year of processing revenue.
  • Planned and implemented of outsourcing legacy system software maintenance and support to an Asian Indian contracting firm.
  • Introduced SEI CMM and ISO 9001 process improvements (e.g. prototyping, version control, code reviews, independent Quality Assurance team).
1986 - 1988 GXS (was called GEIS)
Dearborn, MI.
Technical Support Specialist

Responsible for pre and post sales support, including analysis, demonstrations, proposals, implementation and training support.

  • Performed sales and implementation support for an international electronic mail and document database system for a major pizza franchiser. Implemented 600 international users in 9 months.
  • Supported and implemented electronic mail, EDI and value added network services.
1979 - 1986 GXS (was called GEIS)
Oakbrook, IL.
Programmer - Senior Applications Specialist

Responsible for mainframe and minicomputer software development.

  • Lead programmer for an International Order Processing project team of 17 people. Project was delivered on time and on budget. Software generated $150K/month processing revenue.
  • Invented multiprocessing technique for a Hotel Reservation system that used a minicomputer front-end communicating to a mainframe host over a wide area network (WAN) that reduced order entry time by 25%.
EDUCATION Georgia Institute Of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia

Bachelor of Engineering Economic Systems, with minors in Management, and Technology Forecasting and Assessment. This degree combined a traditional Industrial Engineering program with a Management program.

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS Professional Ski Instructors of America, Certified Level 3 Instructor. American Association of Snowboard Instructors, Certified Level 2 Instructor. These certifications require demonstration of professional leadership, teaching and coaching skills.
HOBBIES Snow skiing, Snowboarding, Racquetball, Golf and Indoor Skydiving