Robert B. Andrews

Senior Developer
System Architect
Builder of Things

"Use the right tool for the job. Sometimes the right tool ends up being duct tape."

Current CV .pdf
Linked-in Profile
Stack Overflow Profile
GitHub repository with code examples

Serious Things I Do Requiring Serious Effort

Senior Middleware and Software Engineer, Technical Lead

  • Web services
  • OOP, Java, J2EE
  • Spring 4
  • Architect
  • Design
  • Agile
  • SDLC
  • Continuous Deployment
  • SQL/NoSql
  • Unit Testing
  • Interface Design
  • HTML 5 CSS
  • Production Support
  • System Administration
  • Scripting
  • Documentation
  • Project Planning
  • Networking

  • My skill set is constantly growing and changing and includes:
    Java, J2EE, JSP, XML, HTML, Perl, Spring 4, ESB, Hibernate, Apache, Tomcat, Wildfly 10, Mysql, Jira, Ant, Maven, Subversion, GitHub, Websphere 7, Bladelogic, Eclipse, AIX, RHEL 6, CentOS 6, Ubuntu, Fedora, Linux, Jenkins, Artifactory, SonarCube, AutoSys, Bash Shell,Cluster computing, Android

    Red Hat Certificate Courses:

    • Network Services and Security Administration
    • System Administration
    • Linux Kernel Internals

    My Contribution To Safety Of Life At Sea
    Sr. Java Developer - Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) System

    The Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) system is a designated International Maritime Organization (IMO) system designed to collect and disseminate vessel position information received from IMO member States ships that are subject to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS).

    Official LRIT WebsiteUS Coast Guard Commendation

    And Some Shall Lead and Volunteer

    President - Colonel James Wood, II Chapter, Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution
    Director, Shenandoah County Trustee - Preservation Northern Shenandoah Valley
    Member - Northern Shenandoah Valley Non-profit Alliance
    Private - 1st Virginia Regiment of Foot of the Continental Line
    Owner - Historic Zirkle Mill *National Register of Historic Places*
    Reenactor Rob - Acting, Historical Impressions

    Built Things by the Builder of Things

    My Rather Sad Collection of Passable Websites

    Historic Zirkle Mill

    1760's era historic grist mill

    Old Dominion Preservation

    Virginia based preservation organization

    CFL Chapter, VASSAR

    Lineage organization website


    Lineage organization website

    Hops From Virginia

    Home brewer rhizomes, Hop growers exchange

    Preserve Shenandoah

    Northwest Va. Preservation group

    My Servers, Hardware and Projects

    IBM X3650 Servers

    Dual-core Dual CPU Servers Running CentOS

    "Lil' Rascal" Cluster Computer

    Old Pentium 4 Servers Running As A Cluster

    NoSql Database For Genealogy Project

    ClusterPoint NoSql management of documents

    CNC Machine Computer

    Ubuntu Computer with CNC Controllers

    Build Your Own Tools! Save Money! Have Fun!

    Using CAD/CAM software for making things

    Computer design and machining

    My handbuilt CNC Machine

    Computer driven wood carver

    My handbuilt jointer

    12 inch wide wood processor

    Reenactor Rob