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Roland Couture
Software Developer

About

I make computers do stuff and save people money and effort.

Work Experience

July 2019 – Present
Software Developer
I helped automate workflows for multi-disciplinary global engineering design teams.
Highlights
  • Created an Azure web app to speed up and decentralize a legacy on-premises system for processing help tickets
  • Wrote a module to sync Revit model data with a Quick Base app, greatly speeding up a cumbersome legacy process
  • Drove standardization and accuracy through data validation/sanity-checking reports and iterating with discipline teams
  • Heavily customized Excel and Outlook with custom macros, ribbon panels, buttons, right-click menus etc.
  • Promoted a modern collaborative team environment and a DevOps philosophy
March 2016 – April 2019
Software Developer
I built CAD, BIM, database and web applications to support a document management team.
Highlights
  • Developed an online index with automated updates, providing customers with accurate info and eliminating guesswork
  • Used a web app to automate the drawing request process, saving time previously spent on questions & clarifications
  • Enabled the team to provide a higher level of service and raise their profile & reputation within the organization
  • Optimized and refactored a legacy suite of productivity tools for the AutoCAD platform using the .NET API
February 2013 – March 2016
CAD/BIM Technician
Highlights
  • 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 VBA/Excel

Contact

Beaverton, Oregon
503-758-3783

Education

  • 2006

    Cornell University

    Bachelor of Science

    Civil & Structural Engineering

Skills

General Applications
C# VB.NET .NET Framework .NET Core VBA MS Office Fluent interface (XML) WPF/XAML Active Directory
Design Automation (Autodesk platforms)
AutoCAD API for .NET AutoLISP Revit API for .NET Revit DB Link Dynamo
Databases & ORMs
SQL Server / SSMS T-SQL Entity Framework 6 Entity Framework Core MS Access ADO.NET LiteDB SQLite MongoDB Quick Base QuNect PostgreSQL
Cloud
Azure App Service Azure SQL Database Azure AD / MSAL Azure Storage / Queues Azure WebJobs Azure Functions Autodesk Forge / BIM 360 Quick Base Webhooks Quick Base Pipelines OAuth2
Web: Server Side
ASP.NET MVC WebAPI ASP.NET Core REST services AutoMapper
Web: Client Side
HTML CSS JavaScript jQuery Razor AJAX JSON XML Bootstrap jQuery DataTables
Tools & DevOps
Visual Studio VS Code Team Foundation → VSTS → Azure DevOps Sandcastle Git / GitHub Visual Studio unit test framework
Scripting
Windows CMD PowerShell bash
Ancient History and Brief Exposures
Fortran BASIC Pascal C/C++ BSD Unix (SunOS) Ubuntu Python

Interests

piano, hiking, biking, karaoke