Stephen Meyers


(727) 417-3743
12832 Palm Drive
Largo, Florida 33774

Stephen L. Meyers 

Objective:	Position: Senior Software Engineer/Developer/Analyst/Consultant

Experience	2001–2006	SLM Systems Inc	Largo, FL
President/Senior Consultant
Established and operated a software development and consulting company.

From May, 2002 to Nov., 2003 have been under contract through Modis/EDS to the VA to work
on the PFSS Billing Awareness/Billing Replacement projects. Led the Integration and Interface 
team and prepared Requirements Analysis and documentation, Integration Plan,  Encapsulation 
Plan, Touch Point Analysis, SRS and SDD documentation.·	Established Test Lab systems and 
trained programming staff to maintain and support the test systems. Mentored new employees 
in MUMPS and FileMan development as well as system management.·	Provided SDD reviews, code 
reviews, secondary developer duties for Integrated Billing patches.  Advised on file structure 
and development within the project. Provided advice and assistance to eight ancillary teams 
in development of their Billing Awareness modules. 

From Nov., 2003 to present have been under contract through Modis/EDS to the VA to work on the 
Scheduling Replacement project. Performed analysis work to determine requirements for 
modifications to the legacy system. Identified and coordinated the encapsulation of 24 legacy 
applications. Performed Code and Unit Test reviews on interfaces and other activities by the 
Scheduling Replacement team. From June, 2004 have served as Configuration Manager utilizing 
Visual Source Safe (VSS) as well as Rational ClearCase and Rational Clear Quest. Established 
the Change Control process and chaired the SR CCB meetings· Wrote and established the Configuration 
Management Plan for the Scheduling Replacement project.	Mentored junior development staff. Coordinated 
CM activities with CM staff located at Bay Pines, AAC and SwRI in San Antonio, TX and assisted in 
the resolution of issues. Assisted on national committee to establish CM procedures for M (MUMPS) 
development within the VA. 

From May, 2005 to present have been leading a Scheduling Application project with World VistA. Performed 
analysis work to determine requirements for an application that will replace the legacy scheduling application
that will be disabled after the VA implements it's new replacement scheduling application. Design system and 
package architecture, file structure and coding requirements of the scheduling package. Perform all 
Project Management activities with the project.

1999–2001	DAOU-Systems Inc	Kensington, MD
Senior Consultant·
Worked on the BBAHC (Bristol Bay Area Healthcare Corp.) project, updating and implementing the HL7 software 
with TCP/IP functionality. Worked on the BBAHC project, establishing files and code for Chargemaster 
functionality within RPMS. Coordinated the technical development to interface a MediTech billing and
patient management system with RPMS. Prepared proposals for new projects and assisted Sales staff in 
presentations and negotiations.	Provided help with system support issues concerning the VISTA development 
systems and the BBAHC test system. Performed DBA duties for the development systems. Worked with MSM, 
Cache’, DSM, VMS, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Win NT, WANs, LANs, TCP/IP, email protocols, Microsoft Word,  
Access, Project, PowerPoint and Excel.·	Project manager for development and patching activities for the VA 
Library package. Assisted in support of the CHCS II project at Patuxent River NAS on a DOD project. 
Prepared documentation for Software Requirements Specifications (SRS),  Software Design Documents (SDD), 
Installation Guides, User Manuals and Technical Manuals. Prepared and conducted FileManager training for 
programming staff· Completed all phases of Claims Analyzer interface project with DVA Visn 7. This 
interface was between the VA’s Billing system and an  Oracle  based analyzer on a dedicated server. 
Served as Project Technical lead from the initial coordination through product delivery.  Product 
delivered on time and within budget.

1994–1999	STM Systems Applications	Largo, FL
Designed and developed custom software for hospital, Doctor’s office and small business applications.
Marketed software and hardware systems and provided application support. Operated business on a 
part-time basis while working for the Department of Veterans Affairs. Developed courses for training 
students to program in M(MUMPS). Provided consulting services for computerization of small businesses.

1988–1999	Dept. of Veterans Affairs Med. Ctr.	Bay Pines, FL
Senior Computer Programmer/Analyst
Supported all financial, HR, and QA software installed at Bay Pines VAMC. Developed custom software for 
local and national use. Beta tested and assisted in the development of numerous software packages to 
include the Oncology/Tumor Registry package. Served as Project manager for several local software initiatives.
Served as JCAHO Liaison for the IRM Service to ensure that all IT criteria  set forth by JCAHO was 
complied with by the medical center. Provided on-call support for all packages on a regular basis. Wrote 
interfaces between M(umps) systems and SQL databases.

1986–1988	Dept. of Veterans Affairs Med. Ctr.	Montgomery, AL
Computer Assistant
Installed computer hardware and peripherals· Installed software upgrades and patches. Assisted in 
the development and troubleshooting of custom software for the  medical center.	Managed the IRM 
work-study program overseeing the use of college students to provide support for the preventive 
maintenance program. Developed and implemented a preventive maintenance program for computer equipment.
Performed system backups and provided backup support as system manager.

1983–1986	Universal Agency	Montgomery, AL
Owned and operated an insurance agency with general agency contracts to  represent 13 insurance companies 
with life and health insurance products. Hired, trained and managed a staff of 5 insurance agents and one 
secretary. Wrote software in BASIC to handle all bookkeeping tasks for the agency. Wrote software in 
BASIC to compute and print insurance proposals.

1982–1983	Southern Fast Track Training Institute	Montgomery, AL.
Co-Owned SFTTI, a school for insurance agents providing the 40 hour training required for state licensing.
In less than one year we were certified to train for the states of Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee and Mississippi.
Hired and trained a staff of 4 instructors and taught classes when instructors were not available. 
Developed and taught courses in salesmanship to students outside and inside the insurance industry.

1981–1982	Combined Insurance Company	Chicago, IL
Sales Manager
Managed a group of 8 agents selling accident insurance.	Provided training, supply and logistical support 
for the agents.	Provided communication between agents and the home office. Handled all bookkeeping duties 
for the group working in central Alabama.

1971–1981	US Army	Fort Bragg, NC
Staff Sergeant
Member of Pathfinder unit in the 82d Airborne Division for 8 years.·	Served as Pathfinder Team Leader 
for 7 years· Served 2 years on Special Forces HALO team as a Light Weapons Expert. Attended almost every 
leadership academy available at that time. Regularly taught classes ranging in size from 3 to 300+ 
students in airmobile operations, jungle warfare, survival, SEER and demolitions. Training accident 
resulting in medical retirement with 50% disability.

Cache, VMS, DSM, MSM, Datatree, MUMPS, HL7, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Basic, Cobal

Interfaced with:
Ingenix Claims Manager, Oracle databases, SQL Databases, 

Education	1984–1987	Troy State University	Montgomery, AL·	
Completed 3.5+ years toward a BS degree in Computer Science with a minor in Psychology.
1999	InterSystems Developers Conference	Orlando, FL·	Attended Web Academy.·	Attended Object Academy.
2000	Project Masters Inc.	                Washington DC·	Completed course in Project Management Basics
2004	Project Management Institute (PMI)	Tampa FL·	Completed PMP Prep Course
2005    Bay Pines OIFO                          Bay Pines, FL.  Completed Basic Java Course 

Interests	Flying, sky diving, sailing, photography, sports cars and computers

Member number:9527
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