Richard D. Lieb
1825 Service Ln, Monessen, PA 15062
I. Significant Work Experience
III. Organizations / Auxiliary Skills
I. SIGNIFICANT WORK EXPERIENCE
Senior Software Engineer
Answers On Demand, AOD Software, MatrixCare 1999 to present
11575 Heron Bay Blvd. Suite 200
Coral Springs, FL 33076
Writing custom software enhancements for clients.
Troubleshooting client issues.
Mentoring software developers.
Participating in research and development projects to enhance the Answers On Demand product.
Maintain liaison with the Magic RAD software developers group.
Lead integration developer for Answers Point Of Sale, a new product line which introduces the concept of high integration between Point Of Sale software and the other modules of Answer's Elite software package for the Long Term Care industry.
Developed a number of software bridges between Elite and other products via a variety of technologies, including Web Services, HL7, ODBC, and various ASCII import / export formats.
Employee Of The Quarter for Q2, 2004, and Q3, 2008.
Windows NT System Administrator
Assistive Technology Research Experience
Southwestern Pennsylvania Human Services, Inc. 1990 to 1999
300 Chamber Plaza
Charleroi, Pennsylvania 15022
Writing and maintaining software systems, user manuals, technical reports, and systems administration duties, including writing command procedures for NT, UNIX, VAX/VMS and DOS/Windows Personal Computer systems.
Provide support for P.C. and terminal-based users.
Webmaster, corporate Internet site and corporate Intranet
Languages include Magic RAD, HTML, Java, and MicroSoft Access, COBOL, C, Dbase, FoxPro.
Systems written and/or maintained include Comprehensive Office Automation enhancements, inventory maintenance systems, a transportation scheduling system, aging information support systems, accounting systems, personnel systems, Web-enabled data entry prototype systems, and various other custom solutions.
Designed and implemented Enterprise-Wide Decision Support System, integrating and standardizing data from numerous dissimilar computerized systems from various SPHS affiliate organizations, and presenting that information in the form of easily understood aggregations, including graphs and charts, of strategic decision support information for the Corporate Executives.
Conducted research and development of prototype interactive Internet/Intranet sites, integrating the Magic 7 / IC Cola and Magic 8 Rapid Application Development Environments with Internet/Intranet technology.
Upgraded the SPHS corporate web site to make it compatible with a greater range of browser technology, and brought the site into greater compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act accessibility guidelines while maintaining a modern graphical look and feel.
Played a substantial role in the implementation of the Strategic Computer Network Plan.
Served on the multi-corporation Strategic Planning Committee, and conducted specific research into new MIS upgrade options.
1991-1993 collaborated with K.G. Englehardt, internationally known human services robotics researcher, in the development of several robotic and voice control assistive technology projects. The Robotic Work Station project at PNC Bank, which is a voice controlled IBM mainframe interface and robot arm, has received world wide publicity and is the best known of these projects. Wrote software in C, RAPL (Robotic Application Programming Language), and Dragon Systems voice overlay language for these systems. Devised two-P.C. scheme for Robotic Work Station which allowed the project to proceed. Continued collaboration in assistive technology development and provision to persons with physical disabilities.
Was recipient of 1993 Employee Excellence Award and Meritorious Pay Increment.
Consultant (1990 to present)
Vice President (1974 to 1990)
Assistant Manager (1974 to 1990)
Tri-County Tire Service, Inc. 1974 to present
P.O. Box 1275
Duties included writing all the business software and and manuals in use at Tri-County Tire to include accounts receivables, billing, inventory, and miscellaneous utilities in the BASIC, COBOL, dBASE IV/V, and Magic.
Partner (part time) - Connellsville Aviation 1974-1975
Flight and Ground Instructor (part time)
Key Aviation, Inc. 1974 to 1977
Lemont Furnace, Pennsylvania
Duties included designing and implementing course curriculum for flight school.
Electronic Warfare Specialist
(Signal Intercept, Electronic Countermeasures)
U.S. Army Security Agency 1971-1974
313 Army Security Agency Bn.
Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Position required a Top Secret Crypto clearance; highest general security clearance then in effect.
CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude May 1989
Major: Mathematics and Computer Science
Overall GPA: 4.0 on a 4.0 scale
Arthur L. Bakewell Veterans Scholarship-1989; Election to Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities-1989; Frederick E. Atkins Mathematics Award.
Veterans Club; Commuter Council; Mathematics and Science Honorary Fraternity
Computer courses include:
BASIC; FORTRAN; COBOL; PLC; ASSEMBLER; Data Base Management Systems; Systems Analysis; Operations Research; Information Structures; Computer Architecture; Science and Technical Writing; Computer Operations; Theory of Languages;
(Computer skills also include word processing, spread sheet, database management, Magic Rapid Application Development System, HTML, Java, Web Application Development, and Microsoft Access.)
Mathematics courses include:
Calculus I-IV; Advanced Calculus I and II (Real Variable Analysis); Topology; Ordinary Differential Equations; Linear Algebra; Abstract Algebra; Formal Logic; Logic and Switching Theory; Discrete Mathematics; Numerical Analysis; Statistical Analysis; Mathematics of Finance.
Post-graduate work completed:
Physics I and II with labs at California University of Pennsylvania.
Military schools include:
Defense Language Institute, Monterey, California (Spanish language training);
Army Airborne School, Fort Benning, Georga (Parachute training);
Electronic Countermeasures School, Fort Devons, Mass. (Electronic Warfare).
June 1990: UNIX Advanced System Administration course--Unisys Education Center, Atlanta, GA.
October 1990: UNIX Shell Scripting course--Unisys Education Center, Washington, DC.
May 1991: Informix/MIS Accounting Package course--Management Information Systems, Baltimore, MD.
May 1993: VMS Operating System course--Trilogic, Cannonsburg, PA.
October 1993: VMS System and Network Node Management II--Digital Equipment Corporation, Washington, DC.
January 1994: DBL/Tool Kit/Report Writer S.A.D.E. Level II--Trilogic, Cannonsburg, PA.
December 1994: Magic University, Levels I and II--Monessen, PA.
May 1995: DECUS Pre-Symposium Seminars, PathWorks--Washington, DC.
September 1997: Windows NT System Administration--Monessen, PA.
October 1997: Magic University, SQL and Web integration--Monessen, PA.
III. ORGANIZATIONS / AUXILIARY SKILLS:
Aircraft Owners And Pilots Association;
Fayette County Pilots Association (founding member);
Cherokee Pilots Association (charter member);
Florida Aero Club;
U.S. Parachute Association;
National Space Society;
Civilian Astronauts Corps (flight member).
Commercial Pilot Certificate, Airplane Single and Multi-Engine Land; Instrument Rating; Certified Flight Instructor, Airplane Single Engine, Instrument. Flying time in excess of 4,000 hours since 1967.
U.S. Parachute Association parachuting C license. Parachuting experience includes 24 military static line jumps and over 1,100 civilian sport free falls.