Brian C. Uri
brian @ urizone.net
Address available on request
Education Cloudera Certified Developer for Apache Hadoop CDH4, 2012
CompTIA Security+, 2010
Sun-Certified Web Component Developer, 2008
Sun-Certified Java Developer, 2006
Sun-Certified Java Programmer, 2004

M.M., Music Composition, May 2003
Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

B.S., Computer Science, May 2001
B.A., Music Theory/Composition, May 2001
Minor, Mathematics, May 2001
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
Work Experience Software Engineer, Novetta Solutions (formerly FGM Inc.), Reston, VA
Summer 2000, Summer 2001, Summer 2002, May 2003 - Present

  • Technical Lead on various DISA Enterprise Services initiatives.

    Graduate Assistant, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
    August 2001 - April 2002, August 2002 - May 2003

  • Taught sections of Music Fundamentals, Sight-Singing, and Ear-Training to incoming freshmen
  • Researched and implemented improvements for online Fundamentals applications in Java
  • assisted with grant research for electroacoustic music studio

    I have also had experience as a private tutor, graphic designer, drill designer, conducting instructor, music arranger, and trumpet teacher.
  • Computer Experience I have over a decade of experience in Java development, Service-Oriented Architecture, and government data standards. I am also the creator and sole contributor to the open source project, DDMSence, which supports the DoD Discovery Metadata Specification.

    The most relevant buzzwords in my alphabet soup include (but are not limited to):
    • Development: Java, Spring, Ruby/Rails, Python, OWF, and the usual assortment of web UI acronyms
    • XML: XSD/XSLT/XPath, Schematron, DocBook, and semantic web technologies
    • Standards & Specifications: DDMS, UCore, NIEM, OpenSearch, ISM/NTK, GML
    • Data: Lucene/Solr, Google Data APIs, Hadoop ecosystem
    • Persistence: Hibernate, OpenJPA, Oracle, PostgreSQL, mySQL, H2
    Music Experience Composition:
    • Composer of over thirty original works for various acoustical ensembles
    • Composer of over eighty other smaller scale works, mostly for electronic playback.
    • Creator of a Pep Band collection for a small-budget local high school, spanning four editions in five years and containing over sixty arrangements and original works.
    • Private and public study with trumpet and cornet, 13 years
    • Private and public study with piano, 2 years
    • Performance in ensembles of various size, including:
      • Marching Virginians
      • University Symphony Band
      • Virginia Tech Brass Ensemble
      • Pinnacle Brass (Brass Quintet)
    visitors since November 2003