Ernest John Messersmith III
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Contact Information
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ejm@ejm3.net

http://www.ejm3.net

+1 (808) 283 3017

1004 Kauhikoa Road
APT C
Haiku, HI 96708-5057
U.S.A.

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  Objective
  Object-oriented software development and project management in the area of new media applications and/or astrophysics research including: WWW, Java, C++, ODBMS, GUI, image analysis, interactive CD/DVD 3-D digital audio and computer assisted music composition
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Summary of Qualifications
Hardware Experience
  • PC compatible computers running Windows 9x/NT/2K/XP and Linux
  • Macintosh computers running System 9, 10
  • Full range of DEC VAX/MIPS/ALPHA computers running VMS, Digital Unix/Ultrix
  • Wide range of graphics workstations and peripherals from various vendors including: DEC, SGI, Tektronix and Megatec
  • Wide range of digital recording hardware including: DigiDesign, Neve/Logic and Sonic Solutions

Software Experience

  • Microsoft Windows 9x/NT/2000/XP, Visual Basic, Java, Visual C++, Visual J++, .NET
  • Microsoft SQL Server and ODBC; Sybase SQL, Lotus Notes and Documentum
  • Itasca ODBMS and POET ODBMS
  • UML, OMT and Rational Rose object-oriented analysis and design tools
  • Metrowerks Code Warrior
  • X-Windows System, Motif, DECWindows and GKS
  • 3-D Full color graphics systems including: VRML, Template and APL
  • Wide range of music sequencers and hard disk recording systems including: Logic Audio, Pro Tools, Vegas, SADIE and Sonic Solutions

Language

Years of Experience

Skill Level

C/C++

12

Excellent

Visual Basic

12

Excellent

Fortran

5

Very Good

C# 2 Good
IDL 2 Good

Java

2

Good

Pascal

2

Good

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Experience
Nov. 1996 - Present aprèsMIDI Productions
Senior Consultant
Institute for Astronomy Kula, Hawaii
  • Implemented (full life-cycle analysis, design, coding, testing, deployment, support) a motion control and image analysis system using MEI hardware and software, TheSky and IDL for the Solar-C telescope and dome
Exponent Software Geneva, Switzerland
  • Implemented (full life-cycle analysis, design, coding, testing, deployment, support) a multimedia event sequencer for producing professional presentations
Creative Services, St. Genis, France
  • Implemented (full life-cycle analysis, design, coding, testing, deployment, support) an online real time Internet auction client-server Java application using Sockets, TCP/IP, JDK 1.1, Swing, Visual J++, Visual C++, MFC and Rational Rose
UI Design/Nokia, Sweden/Finland
  • Implemented (design, coding, testing) a Windows based graphics sub-system to emulate target hardware graphics support for Nokia set-top boxes using Windows graphics API and Visual C++
  • Implemented (design, coding, testing) a Windows based class hierarchy to support MHEG UI functionality for Nokia set-top boxes using Windows graphics API and Visual C++
SoftVision, Nyon, Switzerland
  • Improved and refined a database system using Lotus Notes and Lotus Domino at the United Nations Commision for Human Rights
  • Implemented a complete, tailored Documentum system at Medtronic
MasterSoft Solutions, Ltd. London, Engla
  • Maintained and ameliorated (coding, testing) a legacy help desk system using Visual Basic, SQL and ODBC
  • Participated in the object-oriented analysis of the next generation help desk system
World Radio Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
  • System manager for both the office and production LANs
  • Support and chief engineer for all digital audio production using TM-Century’s broadcast automation system and IQS’s SAW Plus
Jul. 1996 – Oct. 1996 EURODAT St. Genis, France
Chief Engineer
  • Responsible for software project coordination, product management and analysis and design using MS Project and Rational Rose
  • Project leader and chief engineer (full life-cycle analysis, design, coding, testing, deployment, support) for the AudioSoft™ World Wide Web and intranet audio streaming and copyright management client system using Visual C++, MFC, Visual Source Safe, Sockets and TCP/IP
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Jan. 1994 – Jun. 1996 aprèsMIDI Consulting Divonne, France
President and Chief Engineer
  • Designed and coded user interface for the DAWN document management
    system at IBEX Computing using Visual Basic, Visual Source Safe and Visual Test
  • Software project manager and engineer (full life-cycle analysis, design, coding, testing, deployment, support) for World Wide Web real-time streaming audio player using Visual C++ and MFC
  • Software project manager and engineer (full life-cycle analysis, design, coding, testing, deployment, support) VIRTUOSA™ virtual hi-fi system at EURODAT using Visual Basic
  • Designed and coded user interface for DOLCE project at IBEX Computing
    using visual Basic and Visual C++
  • Software project management tasks for DAWN system at IBEX Computing
    using MS Project
Aug. 1988 – Dec. 1993 Digital Equipment Corp. Geneva, Switzerland
Senior Software Engineer
  • Technical project leader (full life-cycle analysis, design, coding, testing, deployment, support) for MPEG-1 digital video editor for Microsoft Windows using Visual Basic
  • Technical project leader (full life-cycle analysis, design, coding, testing, deployment, support) for PANORAMA V2.0 – an educational, interactive multimedia museum application using ICON Author on Windows™
  • Technical project leader (analysis, design) for PROFILE – a multimedia film location database application for cinema producers
  • Technical project leader for LIMELIGHT – an advanced development project aimed at building a system for the digitization and post-production of film
  • Technical project leader (full life-cycle analysis, design, coding, testing, deployment, support) for PANORAMA V1.0 – a interactive multimedia application prototype using DEC C++ and X-Windows
  • Participated in coding and project management of a banking transaction system at LinkVest in Lausanne, Switzerland using DEC C++ and X-Windows
  • Wrote complete set of documentation for DEC Distributed Computing Services (DCS) internal field test
  • Designed and coded a DECWindows-based animation demo for DEC DCS using DEC C, DECWindows and VUIT
  • Provided primary customer support for DEC VUIT at CERN
  • Designed and coded the DECWindows user interface to CAOS – a VAX cluster management tool using VAX C and VUIT
  • Developed a real-time histogramming system based on a massively parallel computer in cooperation with CERN and Active Memory Technologies using VAX C and X-Windows
  • Designed and coded a distributed, full-color, interactive, DECWindows Mandelbrot set display and zooming application to demonstrate the speed and advantage of DEC distributed processing using VAX C and X-Windows
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Education
1981 - 1985 University of Chicago Chicago, Illinois
Bachelor of Arts in Physics
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Accreditations
Systems Security and VMS Internals 1 Certificate, Digital Equipment Corporation
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  Patents and Publications
  • "On the Use of Fractals to Analyze HEP Data" – APRIL 1990
  • Cover of "CERN Courier"- SEPTEMBER 1986
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  Interests
 
  • Football, Skiing, Swimming, Cycling, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Basketball, Tennis, Squash and Triathlons
  • Music composition (including computer assisted), performance, production and audio engineering
  • Instruments include bass, guitar, piano and trumpet
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Personal Information
  • Nationality: USA
  • Date of Birth: 13-Mar-1963
  • Place of Birth: USA
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  Languages
  • English mother tongue
  • French excellent
  • German good
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References
Available upon request.
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