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Chuck Diehl | Elance
Last Sign-in: Sep 27, 2011

Chuck Diehl

Sr. Software Systems Design Engineer
   United States
  |   Dallas, TX


Minimum Hourly Rate $55

Over 32 years of project management/lead experience in full life cycle software, firmware and hardware development.

Extensive background in Web 2.0/W3C, communication systems, embedded systems, engineering process, agile development, structured and object oriented design/programming, operating system internals, device drivers, database management, scientific and digital video/audio/photography programming.

Development of startup company methodology and infrastructure, including project/product full life cycle and documentation process....

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Skills (10)


Service Description

Programming Languages - C/C++/Objective C, PHP, HTML, CSS, SQL, DOM, XML, XSL, AJAX, LAMP, Ruby, APL*PLUS, J language, LISP, BASH, CSH, JAVA, UML, SmallTalk, FORTH, Python, TCL/TK,Expect,yacc/lex, flex/bison, ActionScript, AppleScript, Graphviz/DOT, Prolog, make, and numerous assembler/machine and scripting languages.

Computers - Sun, SGI, Intel PCs, Apple Macintosh (Intel, PPC, 680X0, HP, MIPS, Tandem, Data General, ISI, Solbourne, BBN C/70, Motorola, Masscomp, FileNet, Stellar, Alliant FX8, Cray, ETA 10, Evans & Sutherland, DEC VAX and PDP 11 family, Z80 microcomputers, Amdahl 470/V7, IBM 370, 360, 4331

Microprocessors and controllers - Motorola G3/G4/G5, MPC 601/604 680x0 68701, 68705, MIPS R2000/R3000/R4400 SPARC, COPS 400, Intel 80960CA, x86, 8048, 6502, Z80, AMD 29000, 7990 LANCE (ethernet), National SONIC (ethernet), Intel 82596 (ethernet), and TI TMS380C16 (4/16 Mbit/s token ring). AMD Supernet FDDI and Motorola FDDI chipsets, ENI Midway ATM SAR, PMC-Sierra SUNI, BtJANE ATM SAR.

Operating Systems - Linux/UNIX/Venix, MS Windows, MacOSX, VxWorks, QNX, CP/M, OS MVS & MVT, RT-11 and proprietary realtime operating system environments.

Frameworks - Joomla, WordPress and Drupal Content Management Systems (CMS), Rails, Smarty, SugarCRM and Moodle eLearning frameworks. Additional Web 2.0 framework experience includes Jquery, Xpath, PEAR, JSON and SAXON.

Database Management Systems - MySQL, SQL Server, FileMaker Pro/Server Advanced, Oracle, Unify, Informix,...

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Jacea Networks Corporation
CTO & VP of Technical Marketing
2009 - 2011
Founded Jacea Networks Corporation, a successful enterprise software company, as a result of a merger with PaperTrail Networks. Provided intial company business plan, products and services...
PaperTrail Networks
Principal Technical Officer
2005 - 2009
Founded PaperTrail Networks to address vertical markets requiring document management and workflow. Provided intial company business plan and product vision. Provided architecture, design and...
ClearPath Post & Audio
Owner & Principal Engineer
2000 - 2009
Founded ClearPath Post & Audio, a successful post production and recording studio to provide consulting and address the architecture & design of digital studio systems and software. Designed...
Wind River Networks & X/act
Sr, Software Design Engineer
1998 - 2000
Lead the development of Network Management System tools and interface for the VxWorks based Tornado for Managed Switches (TMS) router/switch middleware product. Architected, designed and...
Optical Data Systems (ODS)
Sr. Software Design Engineer
1996 - 1998
Architected, designed and developed the ODS 1000baseT Ethernet/ATM OC-3 Uplink hardware and firmware providing 300 Mbit/s bi-directional packet forwarding for integration into ODS backplane...
Pinnacle Studios & ProCamera
Software Engineering Consultant
1996 - 1996
Investigated accounting and inventory control process and database software. Provided recommendations to migrate away from proprietary system to a widely supported, flexible and maintainable...
Efficient Networks
Sr. Member of Technical Staff & Founder
1993 - 1996
Founding member of a five man engineering team that became a leading company in the DSL and ATM marketplace with over 1400 employees. Efficient became a key supplier of ATM & DSL adapters and...
Sr, Firmware Design Engineer
1992 - 1993
Designed and implemented backplane SONET OC-1 adapter firmware for integration into OPCOM's family of TDM ring product line. Firmware was designed and tested for the Intel 80960 processor.
Interphase Corporation
Project Lead & Sr. Firmware Design Engineer
1987 - 1992
Lead 4 to 6 person cross discipline team in the development of Interphase's V/4207 Eagle Ethernet, V/4212 Owl 4 & 16 mBit Token Ring and V/4227 Eagle II Ethernet VME network controller products....
M/A-COM Cable Home Group, Converter Division
Group Leader & Sr. Software Design Engineer
1982 - 1987
Lead a 5 to 7 person, realtime software team in the design and development of M/A-COM's addressable CATV realtime headend control software and interface into existing cable television networks....
OAO Corporation
Database Design Specialist
1980 - 1982
Assistant task leader of 5 to 7 person group. Architected, designed and implements the United States Army Communication Command (USACC) Expenditure Order Financial System (XO). Designed and...
New Mexico Dept. of Natural Resources & NMSU
Sr. Programmer
1978 - 1980
Designed and implemented Common and Endangered Species database system software with natural query language support. Designed and developed process and control, plotting, research paper cross...


Southern Methodist University (SMU)
2002 - 2003
New Mexico State University (NMSU)
BS Electrical Engineering, Computer Science & Math
1977 - 1982
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