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Jason Kealey, Ing.

343 Canadel, Gatineau, Québec, J8T 7B8

(819) 319-2166 jkealey@shade.ca


As I thrive on fresh challenges, I wish to work in a fast-paced industry with knowledgeable peers.

Interests & Skills

My Companies

Education

2005-2007 M. Sc. in Computer Science
Subject: Requirements engineering
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
2001-2005 B. A. Sc. in Software Engineering
Management option, cooperative education program
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1999-2001 D.E.C. in Natural Sciences Collège de l'Outaouais, campus Gabrielle-Roy, Hull, Québec, Canada
1994-1999 Diplôme d'Études Secondaires Collège Saint-Alexandre de la Gatineau, Gatineau, Québec, Canada

Experience

2007- President & CEO LavaBlast Software Inc - http://www.lavablast.com
  • Co-founder of a software development firm producing an integrated software solution for the franchise industry. See franchiseblast.com for more information.
  • Built the business from the ground up; involved in all areas.
  • Created a centrally-managed Point-of-Sale (POS) now in worldwide use. (ASP.NET, C#, Web Services)
  • Designed, implemented and maintained an e-commerce system adapted for the franchise industry.
  • Realized a teddy bear birth certificate creator used worldwide; Children create certificates using a touchscreen and webcam, while printing is managed by the cashier. (WinForms, C#, Web Services)
1999- Co-founder Shade.ca Web Development - http://corp.shade.ca
  • President, project manager, lead developer and business analyst for a number of web development projects. (ASP.NET, C#, VB.NET, HTML, CSS, SQL Server)
  • Developed a number of data-driven websites and web applications; see our portfolio.
  • Lead graphic artists towards succesful integration of creative designs with software applications (Flash, HTML, CSS)
2003-2007 Teaching Assistant University of Ottawa – School of Information Technology and Engineering
  • Teaching, grading and one-on-one help for undergraduate students.
  • Between a dozen and a hundred students per course; both English and French.
  • From Introduction to Java to the Software Engineering Capstone Project.
05/05-09/07 Research Assistant University of Ottawa – School of Information Technology and Engineering
  • Project manager and lead developer for jUCMNav an Eclipse plug-in utilizing GEF and EMF (Java).
  • jUCMNav was the subject of both my bachelor's capstone project and my master's thesis.
01/04-05/04
08/04-12/04
Programmer Analyst University of Ottawa – Faculty of Medicine - Medtech
  • Development of SAM, the medicine admission system. (WinForms, VB.NET)
  • Design and implementation of the SAM database, featuring synchronization with an external datasource via data staging and cleansing. (MS SQL Server, T-SQL)
  • Web application development and redesign: student clerkship and inventory management systems. (ASP.NET, VB.NET, CSS, HTML)
07/01-09/03 Programmer Analyst Brookfield Lepage Johnson Controls (BLJC), Hull, Québec, Canada
  • Created intranet website and administrative databases. (ASP, MS Access)
  • Improved team collaboration by centralizing project information on the intranet.
09/99-09/01 Computer technician and salesman Coopérative Collégiale et Universitaire de l'Outaouais
  • Problem solving: both hardware and software issues.
  • Recommandations and sale of computer systems adapted to the clients' needs.
05/99-09/99 Programmer Analyst Institut de Formation Linguistique Intégrale
  • Developed a French e-learning course for English-speaking civil servants. (ASP)

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