Joseph Dowell 7 Tara Cove
Maumelle, AR 72113
501-851-4687
me@josephsworld.com
www.josephsworld.com
Experience 
2000-Present Stay-at-home Dad

1992-2000 NIC, Inc
    1997-2000 Director of Development
        Information Network of Arkansas - Little Rock, Arkansas
    • Led development of new applications and systems for state of Arkansas website.
    • Worked with customers to develop specifications and define needs for new applications.
    • Directed maintenance of existing services and systems.
    • Managed development staff.
    • Worked on initial setup of Arkansas office and hiring of technical staff.
    • Developed applications for website and internal use in Perl, C, Expect, and Shell script on Unix boxes.

    1994-1997 Director of Development
        Information Network of Kansas - Topeka, Kansas
    • Same role as in Arkansas, without initial office setup.
    • Directed and worked on conversion of on-line service from text-based to web-based.

    1992-1994 Senior Software Developer
        Information Network of Kansas - Topeka, Kansas
    • Developed applications for state of Kansas website in C, Perl, and Shell script on Unix boxes.

1989 - 1992 Graduate Teaching Assistant
    University of Kansas - Lawrence, Kansas
  • Taught introductory computer science course.
  • 1990-1992: helped plan course, wrote tests, organized other teaching assistants.

1987, 1988 Co-op student employee (summer 1987, spring 1988)
    Defense Mapping Agency Aerospace Center - St. Louis, Missouri
  • Maintenance programming in FORTRAN, production work. Modified programs used in the processing of satellite radar altimetry data.

Education 
1989-1992 University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
    Master of Science, Computer Science
    3.75 GPA
    Received award for Service to the Department, 1991.

1984-1988 Southwest Missouri State Univ., Springfield, Missouri
    Bachelor of Science, Computer Science
    3.89 GPA (4.00 GPA in computer science courses)
    Graduated magna cum laude