My Résumé

Daniel J. Summers
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA


To solve my client's expensive / nagging problems, providing measurable ROI, drawing upon 20+ years of software development experience to:

  • analyze the client's needs, asking pertinent questions to ensure that they understand their problem;
  • design / recommend a solution to this expensive problem;
  • develop a high-quality, useful automated solution; and
  • maintain this solution, ensuring continuity of operations and lasting business gains.


Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude (2011)
Grantham University, Kansas City, MO
Major: Computer Science
GPA: 3.85/4.0


Technical Training Management System (TTMS) • 2019 -
Developer (Air Force contractor with Veteran Engineering and Technology, LLC)

Sustaining and improving the suite of systems that enables effective oversight and student flow for the Air Force's accession and training pipeline is my mission. These applications cover many different aspects of recruiting and training new Airmen.

  • Technologies Used:
    • Programming Languages: Java, Kotlin, TypeScript (Angular 9), JavaScript (Ember), SQL, C#, ColdFusion

United States Air Force • 1997 - 2019

I was assigned to three different systems while I was a part of the Air Force.

Expeditionary Skills Training Dashboard (ESTD) • 2013 - 2019
Manager, Software Development

I served as the sole developer of an automated system to enable just-in-time training for Air Force members before they deployed with sister services.

  • Technologies Used:
    • Programming Languages: C#, F#, SQL, ASP.NET MVC, PowerShell
    • Environments and Administration: Microsoft IIS, Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 / 2012 / 2016, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 / 2012, Microsoft SharePoint 2007 / 2010

Air Force Safety Automated System (AFSAS) • 2007 - 2013
NCOIC, AFSAS Development

I was the Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC), and a developer, for the Air Force Safety Automated System (AFSAS), used to record and analyze mishap investigations throughout the world.

  • Technologies Used:
    • Programming Languages: Java 5 / 6 / 7, SQL, XML, HTML, JavaScript, CSS
    • Environments and Administration: Oracle 9i / 10g / 11i, Solaris 8 / 10, Linux (CentOS 5, Ubuntu 9.04-13.10), Tomcat 5 / 6 / 7, Struts / Velocity, Subversion / CVS

Integrated Maintenance System-Central DataBase (IMDS CDB) • 1997 - 2007
Many titles, culminating with Lead Developer

As Lead Database Programmer for the Core Automated Maintenance System (CAMS) and the Integrated Maintenance Data System (IMDS) v1.0, I developed and maintained system-level and application software on the Unisys 2200 ClearPath for the Air Force's 88,000-user aircraft maintenance tracking system. During my time there, we also introduced relational database technology into an Air Force-wide consolidated system.

I also served as lead programmer for the CAMS Software Control System (CSCS), which entailed work as a database administrator, overseeing conversion of this configuration management system from Internet Information Services (IIS) 3.0 and Microsoft SQL Server 6.5 to IIS 5 and SQL Server 2000. I also worked as an application programmer, developing processes allowing the web server to communicate with the Unisys 2200 ClearPath mainframe.

Finally, I was an authorized trainer and certifier for other programmers within our division.

  • Technologies Used:
    • Programming Languages: COBOL, SQL, XML, Visual Basic, VBScript, Java, JavaScript, HTML, ASP / ASP.Net, C#, PHP
    • System/Database Administration: Microsoft IIS, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Microsoft Windows NT 4 Server, Oracle 9i, MySQL
    • Unisys-Specific Technologies: RDMS, DMS, ECL, IPF, CTS, TIP


Bit Badger Solutions (FKA DJS Consulting) • 2004 -

All the current and past projects / clients are detailed on the All Solutions page of my business site.

The MCA/Warehouse Automation System (MWAS) • 2006 - 2007

This system was developed on my own to assist a military mail movement task to which I was assigned. It provided for more accurate accountability and tracking of worldwide mail deliveries in and out of combat zones, as well as quality control mechanisms and reports that allowed analysts to see an accurate picture of the mail flow through the facility. Special consideration was given to the limited bandwidth available in certain overseas locations, so the system was designed to deliver valuable content displayed in an easy-to-understand way, while requiring a small network footprint.

  • Technologies Used:
    • Programming Languages: PHP, SQL, XHTML
    • System/Database Administration: MySQL, Apache, Microsoft Excel

Tournament and Membership Tracking System (TMTS) • 2001 - 2004

This project was utilized by the Montgomery Retired Military Golf Association (MRMGA), which they used to track their membership and run their annual 3-day golf tournament. This system computed handicaps, created teams, and tracked scores, computed skins, and recorded closest-to-the-pin accomplishments. This system was originally written using Access and ASP, but was converted to MySQL/PHP to provide more robust multi-user capabilities.

  • Technologies Used:
    • Programming Languages: PHP, SQL, VBScript, JavaScript, HTML, ASP
    • System/Database Administration: MySQL, Microsoft IIS, Microsoft Access 2000

Housing and Urban Development (HUD) • 2002
(Sub-contractor for Upp Business Systems)

This project was a bid for future work on a modernization project. It involved taking a Unisys DMS schema definition, developing an “as-is” diagram from it, and analyzing it to develop an alternative relational diagram for portions of the DMS database. This project was completed successfully.

  • Technologies Used: Unisys DMS, Unisys RDMS, OpenOffice Diagramming Tool

Millbrook Baptist Church Website • 1999 - 2001

This project was a website for Millbrook Baptist Church in Millbrook, AL. It was updated twice weekly, with general church information, and each week's Sunday Morning sermon in RealAudio.

  • Technologies Used:
    • Programming Languages: ASP, SQL
    • Multimedia Technologies: RealProducer


Available upon Request