mel riser
Male, 58 years old

I'm a Software Consultant, Project Manager and Software Development Lifecycle Architect and Energy Mgmt. Technologist. I've built Internet Banking Companies, ISP, Energy Mgmt. SmartGrid Hardware, and now Aerospace Launch Control Systems and Configuration Mgmt. I've worked as a CTO, CISO, Software Configuration Manager, SDLC Architect, Active Directory/Exchange Web Commerce Server , Non-Linear Video and Film Editor and Producer. My experience in Software Engineering is diverse, with years of Project Mgmt. experience in Software Engineering LifeCycle and Data Center Management. I worked during the DotCom boom primarily as a Chief Technology Officer, and the last 4 years I have specialized as an Architect and Software Configuration Manager. SCM is a particularly interesting job assignment, has been challenging/rewarding...I recently was tasked with designing and implementing a world-class ALM/SDLC system for for a public traded gaming company. This system passed SOX and SAS70 Level 2 audits with brilliance and documentation. My present assignment is with ASRC Aerospace assigned to Kennedy Space Center, working on the 21st Center Launch Complex, Command and Control system software development team. I'm also an PV/Renewable Energy/Inventor/Professional/Researcher with close to 30 years expertise and 25 kilowatts of Photovoltaic's installed, managed, designed or under meter data management. In Renewable Energy, I've designed, implemented and assisted with hardware installs, IT, servers, AutoCad permit drawings as well as Inverter Data Collection and wireless data aquisition and display. I have close to 3000 watts of PV at my Studio, Farm and Estate in North Austin and in final construction phase of a Solar Powered Audio and Video studio. In addition to the studio, I have a self designed/built water processing facility that uses Reverse Osmosis and solar powered high pressure pumps and PLC controls. Specialties StarTeam, AccuRev, IBM ClearQuest, IBM Requisite Pro, IBM Rational BuildForge, Microsoft Team Foundation Server. BuildForge, Sharepoint,Mercury Quality Center, Numara Footprints, Cisco Routers, PIX Firewalls, IDS and VOIP Telephones, Linux Intrusion Detection using SNORT. Microsoft Exchange, Commerce Server, SQL 2005/8 Database Driven Websites and OLTP Solar Panels, Inverters, Data collection, Larger Solar Array design and AutoCad. Energy Management, SmartGrid Data Management, GSHP.