INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT at Zaun Consulting

Submitted by Jim Zaun on Thu, 07/09/2020 - 08:41
INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT
2002 — 2005
Zaun Consulting (self-employed) [Boulder Creek, CA]
Yahoo! Research Labs (research lab) [Burbank, CA]
2005
Engineered and delivered an end-to-end music/film artist graphical search engine with animated graph layouts using A.I. techniques on budget. The search engine was used by CalTech scientists in clustering analysis. [Kamada-Kawai force-directed graph layouts computed from Floyd-Warshaw transitive closures, Flash MX 2004, Flash AS2 v2 components, Java, J2EE, MySQL, Axis, WSDL, SOAP, test-driven agile development]
The Burke Institute, (education foundation) [Santa Cruz, CA]
intermittent 2001 — 2005
Collaborated with author/historian James Burke (of the BBC Connections TV series), the Univ. of California, the Univ. of Arizona and SUN Microsystems on a new paradigm for delivering science and technology education. Work was presented at JavaOne 2005 in 3-D. [Java3D, Java, Java generics, SUN LookingGlass, Fruchterman-Reingold graph layouts over non-Euclidean manifolds using Riemannian tensors, Flash AS2, Flash MX, graphic design] More...
Blujacket, Inc., (internet ASP startup) [Boulder Creek, CA]
2004 — 2005
Chief architect on a secure web app. being developed by a team in India to enforce Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. [Java, J2EE, Tomcat, Struts, Apache Torque, PostgreSQL, JCE, UML]
ForceField, Inc., (internet ASP startup) [Los Gatos, CA]
2002 — 2004
Chief architect and developer on a web app. to optimally schedule service calls. [N-dimensional simulated annealing, Java, J2EE, Tomcat, Solaris, iPlanet, Oracle8i, VBA, ServicePower]
OnlineFocus, Inc., (web consulting) [Mountain View, CA]
2002
Chief architect on a web app. for Genentech’s prescription drug sales tracking system. Retooled the multilingual content management system for FedEx’s new SSI/Teamsite architecture on a very tight deadline. [Java, XPath, Perl, J2EE, Tomcat, Solaris, internationalization]