Larry Kostmayer

PO Box 164 ~ Tres Piedras, NM 87577

575.741.8186 ~

Professional Summary

Over twenty five years of comprehensive information technology and software development experience, with a unique combination of big-picture and detailed perspectives. Extensive expertise in the full lifecycle of distributed applications, with strong emphasis on database architecture, object-oriented design and development, and internet technologies. Results oriented with a successful track record. Major strengths include:

requirements analysis
system architecture & design
application & database development
system & data integration
performance tuning
capacity planning

Technical Skills

Operating Systems
Linux, Solaris, HP/UX, AIX, Windows, Macintosh/OS X
Database Technologies
Servers: Sybase, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL
Languages: SQL, Transact-SQL, PL/SQL, PG/PLSQL
Programming/Scripting Languages
C/C++, Java, PHP, Perl, Ruby, Tcl, Shell (sh/bash, csh/tcsh, expect)
Web Technologies
Servers: Apache, Microsoft IIS, Tomcat, Resin
Applications/Frameworks: Drupal/Ubercart, Wordpress, Kohana, Yii2, OSC/ZenCart, SquirrelMail, Dokeos, WebLogic, ColdFusion, Ruby on Rails
Languages: HTML, CSS, Javascript, XML/XSLT
Other: AJAX, JSP/Taglibs, Servlets, EJBs, ASP, CyberSource ICS
make, CVS, Subversion, Erwin, CaseStudio

Professional Experience

Senior Web Architect/Developer
Independent Consultant, Tres Piedras, NM (2004-Present)
Senior Application Architect
Co-op America, Washington DC (2003-2004)
Senior Application Architect
California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA (2001-2002)
CTO/VP Advanced Technology
BuyDirect/, San Francisco, CA (1998-2001)
Senior Technical Resource
Independent Consultant, San Francisco, CA (1996-1998)
Senior Systems Architect
Kurt Salmon Associates/SBS, Los Angeles, CA (1988-1996)
Key technical resource for consulting firms (merged) throughout full lifecycle of numerous mission-critical projects for clients in various industries and of all sizes. Also led in-house efforts to implement reusable code repository, development utilities, code generators, coding standards, API libraries, and Intranet applications. Some representative projects include:
Application Developer
Independent Consultant, New York, NY (1986-1988)

Other Accomplishments