Phillip C. Schloss
P.O. Box 1841
Saint Cloud, MN 56302-1841
OBJECTIVE / PROFILE
Seeking challenging contract position as Systems
Results-oriented professional seeking opportunity to contribute problem solving
and technical expertise in
solving unusual and difficult business/engineering problems.
TECHNICAL SKILLS / EXPERTISE
Over 25 Years of Experience on technical problem solving teams. Experienced in all aspects
of product development: product conception, design, implementation, and technical product
Project Management Skills achieved through a broad business background. Perceptive,
articulate communicator with strong analytical skills who is able to work creatively to identify fresh
solutions to problems; able to relate to users at all levels of technical expertise.
Programming Languages include Delphi, Turbo Pascal, C, Basic, Fortran, PowerBuilder, and
Technical Expertise in the areas of multi-processing,
distributive processing, shared processing,
co-processing, and I/O process interfacing.
Contract Engineer, 1995-Present
Complete contract engineering and programming assignments for clients.
Major contracts (six months to one year in duration) were:
developed automated tester for manufacturing firm; updated and fixed bugs in PPP
and ISDN DOS drivers;
and developed new products using Windows 95/98/NT and Delphi.
Advisory Engineer, IBM Corporation, Rochester, MN; 1969-94
Participated in projects involving PC development of AS/400 PCSupport and conversion/productivity
tools, wrote software, and worked on system architecture and logic design projects for microprocessors
and I/O adapters.
System Engineer, IBM Corporation, Duluth, MN; 1965-69
Wrote specialized business software for IBM clients.
1994 Developed and Pre-mastered CDROM "Client/Access400 Toolkit"
1993 Co-developed a PC-based development environment
1990-91 Developed PCSupport/400 ToolsFolder (QIWSTOOL)
1991 Co-developed MAKE-based PC development environment for VM-based system
IBM Highlights (Continued)
1988-89 Led and co-developed PCSupport/400 Common Library, allowing common code to
be shared between PC-DOS and OS/2
1987-89 Led and co-developed PCSupport/400 Configurator
1986-91 Co-developed a National Language Support System for PCSupport/400
1993 State of Minnesota Certificate of Commendation from Governor Arne H. Carlson, "In recognition of contributions, as an inventor, to the economy and welfare of the State of Minnesota"
1972-92 Six IBM Invention Achievement Awards
1991-92 Two author's Recognition Awards
1991 Current Systems Achievement Award for contributions to PCSupport/400
1986 IBM System Product Division Club 100 Award for 3270 File Transfer
1972 IBM Corporation Outstanding Contribution Award for LSI Control Unit Architecture
14 U.S. Patents covering both hardware and software
35 IBM Technical Disclosure Bulletins publishes
9 IBM Technical Reports
NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
B.S., Electrical Engineering
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
45 Graduate Credits in Computer Science & Electrical Engineering
Completed POWERBUILDER Training Course
REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST