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, DevOps and Build Pipelines
•   Microservices, Enterprise Business Applications
•   Business Analysis and Requirements Gathering, Specifications and Documentation
•   Customer and Client Interfacing, Troubleshooting and Problem Solving
•   Dual Citizen (British / American), Bilingual (English / French)


Platforms: Mac, Linux, Windows, UNIX, SUN Solaris
Languages: Java, Groovy, Scala, Perl, JavaScript, Python, SQL, HTML, CSS, Shell Scripts, Ruby, SAS, VBA
DBs & Datastores: AWS Aurora, RDS, DynamoDB, Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL, DB2, HSQLDB, Informix, Sybase, Redis, Couchbase, Cassandra
Frameworks: Spring, Spring Boot, MVC frameworks, Ruby on Rails, Netflix OSS, Struts
App Servers/Containers: Apache Tomcat, Docker, Jetty, WebLogic, WebSphere, ATG Dynamo, JBoss
Methodologies: Agile, Scrum (Certified ScrumMaster), Kanban, Continuous Integration, Iterative, RAD
Technologies: AWS (EC2, ECS, Kinesis, KCL, S3, ECR, Lambda, SQS, SNS, CloudFormation, X-Ray, IAM, Step Functions), 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, OpenMarket, JFreeChart, Pentaho, MS Reporting Services, XML, Laszlo, DTD, XSD, XSL, XSLT, StAX, JAXB, JAX-RS, JSON, Jackson, Web Services, SOA, SOAP, SonicMQ, SwiftMQ, MQ Series, Sonic ESB
Dev/Tools: IntelliJ, Eclipse, Gradle, Maven, Ant, Jenkins, Distelli, SonarQube, Crucible, Bugzilla, Jira, Confluence, Splunk, Kibana, New Relic, CloudWatch, Firebug, DbVisualizer, Rally, VersionOne, Paw
Version Control: Git, GitHub, GitLab, Stash/BitBucket, Gerrit, Artifactory, Nexus, Mercurial, Subversion, CVS, ClearCase, Visual Source Safe, Perforce


Disney, Seattle, WA
2020 - Present
Staff Software Engineer (Contract)
Working in the Disney Streaming, DMED OneID Backend Services Team, developing and supporting high volume consumer registration, profile and login Web and microservices used by all Disney properties.

Nortal, (previously Dev9), Kirkland, WA, consulting at Disney
2017 - 2020
Senior Software Engineer (SDE III)
Worked in the OneID Backend Services Team, developing and supporting high volume consumer registration, profile and login Web services used by all Disney properties.
Worked on the Enterprise Permissions Center team, 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.

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

Dev9, Kirkland, WA, consulting at Disney
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.

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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