Daniel A. Kirkdorffer


Extensive experience in all facets of application development. Possessing excellent interpersonal, analytical, organizational, managerial, written and technical skills. Highly motivated employee who brings to every job a high level of passion, dedication, excellent communication skills and an assiduous attention to detail. Core strengths in:

•   Java, Web, and AWS Cloud-based Development, DevOps
•   Microservices, Enterprise Business Applications, Reporting, MVC and Internationalization
•   Business Analysis and Requirements Gathering, Specifications and Documentation
•   Customer and Client Interfacing, Troubleshooting and Problem Solving
•   Dual Citizen (British / American), Bilingual (English / French)

Always interested in challenging opportunities in application software design and development positions in the Pacific Northwest.


Platforms: Mac, Linux, Windows, UNIX, SUN Solaris
Languages: Java, Groovy, Scala, Perl, JavaScript, SQL, HTML, CSS, Shell Scripts, Ruby, SAS, VBA
Datastores: AWS Aurora & RDS, Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL, DB2, HSQLDB, Informix, Sybase, Redis, DynamoDB, Couchbase, Cassandra
Frameworks: Spring, Struts, custom MVC frameworks, Ruby on Rails, Netflix OSS
App Servers: Tomcat, Apache, Jetty, WebLogic, WebSphere, ATG Dynamo, JBoss
Methodologies: Agile, Scrum (Certified ScrumMaster), Kanban, Continuous Integration, Iterative, RAD
Technologies: AWS (EC2, Kinesis, KCL, S3, Lambda, SQS, SNS, SDK), TestNG, JUnit, Spock, Guava, Swagger, Selenium, Log4j, JQuery, YUI, Ajax, REST, Servlets, JDBC, MyBatis, JSP, JSTL, JPA, Hibernate, Flyway, Velocity, DHTML, JMS, Java Mail, EJB, RMI, AWT, CGI, Twilio, JFreeChart, Pentaho, MS Reporting Services, XML, Laszlo, DTD, XSD, XSL, XSLT, StAX, JAXB, JAX-RS, Web Services, SOA, SOAP, SonicMQ, SwiftMQ, MQ Series, Sonic ESB
Dev Tools: IntelliJ, Eclipse, Gradle, Maven, Ant, Ansible, Jenkins, Docker, Distelli, SonarQube, Crucible, Bugzilla, JIRA, Confluence, Splunk, Kibana, New Relic, Firebug, DbVisualizer, Rally, VersionOne, Paw
Version Control:  Git, GitHub, GitLab, Stash/BitBucket, Gerrit, Artifactory, Nexus, Mercurial, Subversion, CVS, ClearCase, Visual Source Safe, Perforce


Nortal, (Dev9), Kirkland, WA
2017 - Present
Senior Software Engineer
Senior Developer in OneID, developing and supporting consumer registration, profile and login Web services used by all Disney properties.
Senior Developer on Enterprise Permissions Center, a “first to the Cloud” AWS hosted project at Disney to create Web services to support the management of consumer subscriptions for all business units and segments.

L4 Digital, Seattle, WA
2016 - 2017
Senior Software Engineer
Backend Java web services development with Spring Boot hosted on AWS in support of iOS and Web apps.

Nike, Beaverton, OR
2015 - 2016
Senior Application Engineer (Contract)
Working on Nike's Consumer Profile Capability team building out a new Identity microservice layer.

Dev9, Kirkland, WA
Senior Software Developer
Senior Developer on a project to port Disney's Guest ID web service interface implementation from PHP to Java.

Boeing, Renton, WA
2013 - 2014
Senior Software Engineer (Contract)
Senior Developer for a new training and course document authoring and assembly system with the Flight Technical Data Applications group within Boeing Training & Flight Services. Responsible for the development of RESTful web services, establishing development practices, and supporting CI build and deployment processes.

iSoftStone, Kirkland, WA
2010 - 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Contributed to a multi-year Agile Scrum development effort to enhance and grow AT&T's Developer Program site and services. Helped evolve what was an ex-Waterfall team into one that deploys to production every two weeks.

CGI, Bellevue, WA
2007 - 2010
Senior Consultant
Worked on multiple Java-based, SQL-heavy reporting related projects during a 3 year assignment at Marchex. Provided mentoring, wrote tech specs, documented procedures and systems, worked with QA teams on test plans.



BSc, Computer Science / Math, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN


An always up-to-date version of this resume can be found at http://www.kirkdorffer.com/resume.html