Brendan Kidwell

% Brendan Kidwell

New York City
resume@glump.net
Updated May 2018

Web Developer and Application Programmer with over 14 years of professional experience. Expertise in all aspects of web site development, including server-side application programming, client-side HTML/JavaScript programming, and graphic design. Expertise in relational database management, GIS, and desktop installers. Meticulous attention to detail with an eye for usability; always eager to learn; self-guided.

Interested in a full-time salaried position with benefits near New York City or possibly working remotely.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Abt Associates Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts

www.abtassociates.com

Principal Application Developer, Data Science and Enabling Technologies (2015 – present, working remotely)

Principal Application Developer, Information Technology Department (2013 – 2015, working remotely)

Web Developer, Information Technology Department (2008 – 2013)

Web Developer, Environment & Research Division (2007 – 2008)

Web Developer, Information Technology Department (2004 – 2007)

Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, Massachusetts

GIS Analyst / Programmer, GeoGraphics Laboratory (1999 – 2003) www.e-transit.org

User Support, Technology Help Desk (1998 – 1999)

VOLUNTEER AND FREE/OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE WORK

RememberUs.org – Web developer (2014 – present) www.rememberus.org

Zim Desktop Wiki – Windows package maintainer (2009 – present) www.zim-wiki.org | zim-wiki.glump.net

First Lutheran Church, Malden, Massachusetts – Web site administrator (2009 – 2012)

PUBLICATIONS

Getting Work Done in Zim (11 December 2013) www.glump.net/howto/desktop/getting-work-done-in-zim
Tips and tricks and strategies for keeping your work notes in the free and open source Zim Desktop Wiki application. Presentation given at the LibrePlanet Boston Desktop GNU/Linux Users Group. Akamai Technologies Inc., Cambridge, MA, USA.

A Practical Introduction to GPG in Windows (2003) www.glump.net/content/gpg_intro
A paper and a talk given for extra credit in the course “Introduction to Cryptography” at BSU.

Predicting Transit Vehicle Arrival Times (2002) www.glump.net/science/predicting_transit_vehicle_arrival_times
Presented an algorithm for predicting the arrival times of public fixed-route buses at their stops, based on real-time observations of the vehicles’ geographic positions, at the 2002 National Conference for Undergraduate Research.

EDUCATION

B.A. in Mathematics with minor in Computer Science (2003)
Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, Massachusetts (formerly Bridgewater State College)

CERTIFICATIONS

ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) v3 Foundations (2009)

KEY CONCEPTS AND TECHNOLOGIES