Gene Hightower
gene+résumé@digilicious.com
+1 323 206 6802
Citizen of the United States of America

Code samples (C++)

SMTP server and related programs at GitHub

RFC 3986 URI parser at GitHub

Skills

Additional skills

Software configuration management, automated build and test systems, strong verbal and written communication skills, excellent troubleshooting and debugging skills, good teams skills.

Work Experience

Screenplay Systems, Inc. • Senior Engineer • 3/2014 - 8/2016

Screenplay word processor; cross platform desktop application.

Media Temple, Inc. • Developer • 8/2007 - 2/2012

Web hosting, email and DNS services.

Yahoo! Inc. • Technical Yahoo • 12/2003 - 1/2006

Advertiser services. Support vector machine website classification system.

Digilicious LLC • various clients • 9/2000 - 12/2003

Consulting services for various clients. Including:

Scour, Inc. • Senior Software Engineer • 10/1999 - 9/2000

Scour • multi-media web search and peer to peer file-sharing.

Enterworks, Inc. • Senior Software Engineer • 1/1998 - 8/1999

Database integration software.

Pacific Title Digital • Senior Software Engineer • 1/1993 - 1/1998

VFX, compositing, film restoration.

Sun Microsystems, Inc., now Oracle • Member of the Technical Staff • 3/1992 - 12/1992

Porting Solaris to the x86 platform.

Segue Software, Inc • Senior Member of the Technical Staff • 11/1990 - 11/1991

Norton Utilities for Unix and graphical Lotus 1-2-3 for SunOS.

Screenplay Systems, Inc • Senior Engineer • 3/1987 - 8/1990

Desktop and word processing applications.

Jet Propulsion Laboratory • Contract Engineer • 12/1985 - 10/1986

The NASA Deep Space Command Detector Unit: a software defined digital radio.

Jet Propulsion Laboratory • Tech Aid • 4/1982 - 10/1985

Data analysis, instrument control and data acquisition software.