Edward N. Chapman
SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER
Team-oriented software engineer and technical team leader with experience in all phases of a project’s life-cycle. Innovative worker in research and development resulting in 8 patents/patents pending. Dependable, experienced developer in product design and implementation resulting in shipping of multiple high quality products. Dedicated professional able to adapt to new tools and technologies to become a vital team member.
· Highly skilled at analysis, design, development, and integration of RIP (raster image processor) printer software components.
· Experience in developing relationships with partners such as Adobe, Pipeline, and EFI to provide solutions in a co-development environment such as CPSI (Configurable PostScript Interpreter) and Camelot.
· Strong C skills, experience in C++, other languages, scripts, and web development.
· Skilled in analyzing PDF (Portable Document Format) using Acrobat and plug-ins such as the Enfocus Browser.
· Skilled in analyzing PostScript, PCL (Printer Control Language), and VDX (variable data).
· Experience in image processing, real time, embedded, and threads.
Eastman Kodak Company Rochester, NY
Senior Software Engineer
Software developer - Kodak NexPress 2100 printer digital front end 2005-present
Ø Responsible for Resource Check Processor, a major front end Windows based server component.
Ø Developed new features and fixed existing problems with object-oriented C++.
Ø Interacted with customers and field engineers for analyzing critical PDF problems.
Ø Significantly reduced complexity, customer complaints, internal problem reports, and dependence upon binary only libraries by changing the original design.
Software developer and team leader - Kodak Digimaster 9110/9125/9138/9150 printers 1997-2005
Ø Technical team leader and product developer.
Ø Responsible for all PDLs (page description languages) used in the RIP component.
Ø Interacted with third party PDL solutions such as Adobe in selection and support of PDL solutions.
Ø Created first prototype PDF, PostScript, PCL, and proprietary PDL components.
Ø Trained team members to continue development.
Ø Developed in a multi-threaded Solaris/C environment.
Ø Defined overall system architecture as a division wide architecture team member.
Ø Integrated Kodak and Heidelberg’s development efforts as part of an international planning team.
Ø Extremely proud of the design of a common library which made implementing new PDL solutions simple and fast, and presented the identical interface to other RIP components.
Edward N. Chapman
Software developer - Kodak ImageSource 72 copier/printer 1995-1996
Ø Responsible for architecture, design, and implementation of PDLs, common libraries, and integration with other system components.
Ø Excelled in writing simulation tools to represent unfinished or new components which enabled earlier development and testing.
Software developer - Kodak ImageSource 92/92sp printer 1994, 1998
Ø Responsible for architecture, design, and implementation of RIP components.
Ø Developed in a UNIX/C environment.
Ø Received recognition as a part of a very small team that brought a product from concept to shipping approval in only 6 months.
Software developer - Kodak XLS 8650/8650ps thermal printer 1993-1994
Ø Responsible for architecture, design, and implementation of the internationalized UI (user interface), marking engine component, and porting the OS (operating system).
Ø Significantly reduced the UI’s development time from 18 months to 2 months as compared to a similar module on another project with a new design.
Ø Developed on a custom hardware embedded real time MIPS/CEXEC-based platform.
Ø Developed stand-alone image processing application used on multiple projects.
Ø Created common application to use and control many printer prototypes.
Ø Developed laser writer controller on a embedded 68030/PSOS+ based photo quality.
Ø Designed image processing hardware and software to control it.
Ø Implemented parallel processing software on a transputer-based platform.
Ø Managed annual department day-long outing with over 40 people for 10 years.
Bachelors of Science
Rochester Institute of Technology
Graduated with honors
United States Navy