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Roland Couture

Roland Couture

Software Developer

Beaverton, Oregon
503-758-3783

Background


About

About

I make computers do stuff. Mostly using the Microsoft stack.

Work Experience

Work Experience

  • Software DeveloperJacobs Engineering Group

    Jul, 2019 - Present

    Automating business processes for an engineering team on an active construction site.

    • It's still kinda early.

  • Software DeveloperAccess Sciences Corporation

    Mar, 2016 - Apr, 20193 years

    I built CAD, BIM, database and web applications to support a document management team at a major semiconductor manufacturer.

    • Rebuilt and optimized legacy suite of productivity tools for Autodesk platforms (AutoCAD, Revit)

    • Performed data modeling & schema design to capture business rules and data relations

    • Developed an ETL process for CAD metadata

    • Architected and implemented a web app to capture data and automate workflows

  • CAD/BIM TechnicianAccess Sciences Corporation

    Feb, 2013 - Mar, 20163 years

    • Automated repetitive tasks in AutoCAD using custom macros and AutoLISP scripts

    • Naïvely implemented what I later referred to self-deprecatingly as "baby’s first relational database" in Excel with VBA

  • Civil DesignerDon Cushing Associates

    Jul, 2012 - Jan, 20135 months

    • Developed preliminary & final construction and permitting documents for wireless telecommunications sites

    • Performed grading and utility design, and drafted plans & profiles, for commercial/residential building projects

  • Civil/Structural EngineerPacifiCorp

    Oct, 2007 - Aug, 20091 year 10 months

    • Designed, analyzed & retrofitted steel structures, equipment anchorages and foundations for electrical substations

    • Learned and applied industry and company codes, standards and specifications

Skills

Skills

  • General Applications
    C#VB.NET.NET Framework.NET CoreVBAMS Office "Fluent" interface (XML)WPF/XAML
  • Design Automation (Autodesk platforms)
    AutoCAD API for .NETAutoLISPRevit API for .NETDynamo
  • Databases
    SQL ServerT-SQLEntity Framework (ORM)MS Access
  • Web: Server Side
    ASP.NET MVC 5WebAPI 2REST
  • Web: Client Side
    HTMLCSSJavaScriptjQueryRazorAJAXJSONXMLBootstrapDataTables
  • DevOps
    Visual Studio Test SuiteTeam Foundation → Azure DevOpsSandcastleGit / GitHub
  • Scripting
    Windows CMDPowerShell
  • Ancient History and Brief Exposures
    FortranBASICPascalC/C++BSD Unix (SunOS)Linux/bashPython
Education

Education

  • Civil & Structural Engineering, Bachelor of Science, Cornell University

    Sep, 1987 - Aug, 2006

Interests

Interests

  • biking, hiking, karaoke, trashy true-crime TV, playing music