Gordon Devlin

Contact details:


  • BCIT Software Systems Development (SSD) Program - Web Developer option
  • 3 years software developer experience
  • M.Sc. (Comp. Sci.)
  • PMP - 7 years experience managing multiple concurrent software projects
  • Analytical problem solver oriented to consensus building
  • Team player driven by tangible results and a strong customer focus
  • Strengths include attention to detail; Quick to adapt & learn

Technical Skills
Web Languages:PHP, ASP.net, Javascript, XML, XSL, HTML/XHTML, CSS
Programming Languages:C#, Java, C
Operating Systems:Windows 2003, XP, Windows 2007, Linux
Databases:MS SQL Server 2008, MySQL 5
Business Tools:Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office
Software Tools:Microsoft Visual Studio 2007, WebScarab, NUnit
Knowledge Areas:LAMP, WAMP, GIMP, Subversion, Eclipse, Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver, Aptana Studio, VMWare

Education and Training

ProgramSoftware Systems Development Program
British Columbia Institute of Technology
Apr 2009
SSD is a 30-week full-time web developer program comprised of classroom instruction, hands-on lab work and individual and team projects.

ProgramProject Management Professional (PMP)
Project Management Institute
Jan 2007
Certification in Project Management

ProgramM.Sc. (Comp. Sci.)
University of British Columbia
Oct 1995
Post-graduate degree

Website Developer
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Development of site enabling online booking of appointments.
Feb 2010 Mar 2010
• page/code/database design and development
• Technologies: PHP, MySQL 5, javascript, jQuery

Website Developer
SeekEvents.comvisit site view description
Website enhancements prior to site going live
Jun 2009 Jul 2009
• Introduction of website features: Email verification at account creation time, User Profiles, Event tags, Search by User Profile, Search Events by tag
• page/code/database design and development, implementing site redesign
• Technologies: PHP/MySQL

Website Developer
SeekEvents.comvisit site
The SSD Program comprehensive team-based project: establish basic site functionality
Apr 2009 Apr 2009
• Designed and developed website features such as Event Display, Event Search, database design
• Acted as team-lead and liaison between customer and development team
• Technologies: PHP/MySQL

Project Manager
RSA Security
RSA products include technology solutions for data and resource protection, identity and access management, and authentication, serving customers globally within government, financial, legal and corporate markets. The Vancouver site was responsible for RSA’s Digital Certificate Solution suite, and RSA Sign-On Manager Server.
Jul 1999 Mar 2006
• facilitated all aspects of concurrent development projects for multiple product lines
• prepared and tracked cross-functional schedules for requirements through release phases
• managed schedule variance, change requests & priority shifts
• promoted process improvement and team building via regular project retrospectives
• liaised between customer community and technical team
• oversaw development of tactical features and fixes as Manager of Continuing Engineering

Selected List of Managed Projects
TitleRSA Digital Certificate Solution suite migration offshore
handoff of complete product development capability to offshore team
education in development, quality control and documentation processes
transfer source code repository and infrastructure (desktop and servers) to offshore site
Outcome Met aggressive targets & hard deadlines through effective planning and prioritization
TitleNew Product Introduction: RSA Sign-On Manager Server
server product development (companion to existing client product developed at another site)
training for customer support
OutcomeSuccessfully managed development and cross-site integration schedules
TitleDigital Certificate Solution v6.0
post-acquisition synthesis of two previously competing products
addition of major functionality & complete re-branding
OutcomeDelivered full scope, on-time, leading a cross-functional team of 35

Senior Software Developer
Xcert Intl., Inc
Jun 1998 Jul 1999
• designed, documented and implemented features contributing to multiple releases of flagship digital certificate management product suite
• technologies/environment: Windows/Unix; C/C++; X.509/Public Key Infrastructure

Software Developer
IBM Canada
Jun 1996 Jun 1998
• designed, developed and tested for national airline reservation & e-ticketing system [TPF/Assembler]

Volunteer Activities

Director, Mentoring ProgramPMI Canadian West Coast Chapter Oversaw the design, creation, and expansion of the program through its first two intake sessions 2007, 08
Project ManagerPMI Canadian West Coast Chapter Responsible for Venue and Logistics at annual Career and Education Fair 2007, 08
Wellness Centre HostVancouver Friends for Life Society Responsible for operation of wellness centre 2007–2010

Additional Information

Other interests:
yoga, curling, live theatre, hiking, bridge