Peter T. Laird
9619 Sydney Ln
Highlands Ranch, CO 80130
Telephone: 720/344-7135


A challenging position in software development, technical consulting, or solutions architecture working in a Unix/Linux environment which allows me to utilize my broad experience and fast learning abilities while helping a small or mid-sized company in the Denver area grow.


Programming Languages

Java, C/C++, Ruby, Perl, Ada, VAX/VMS macro assembly

Web Technology

HTML, CSS, Javascript, AJAX, CGI, packet-level HTTP, Apache HTTP server including module development, Ruby on Rails

Development Tools

Eclipse, RubyMine, git, CVS, Subversion, Perforce, Rational Rose, Cucumber, RSpec

Operating Systems

Linux (Debian, Red Hat, Centos), Windows 3.1-2008, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Irix, MS-DOS, OS/2

Interwoven Technology

TeamSite, LiveSite/SitePublisher, OpenDeploy

Embedded Systems

Linux, VxWorks


MySQL, PostgreSQL, LaTeX, VMware Server and ESXi, XML, LDAP, OpenSSL

Work Experience

June, 2004 - PresentInterwoven (acquired by Autonomy, then Hewlett Packard)San Jose, CA / Denver, CO

Senior Member of Technical Staff,
promoted to Staff Engineer

August 2002 - November 2011PT InternetDenver, CO

Co-founder, CTO, Developer

April 2002 - June 2004InterwovenSunnyvale, CA / Denver, CO

Senior Technical Support Engineer, Support Operations

January 2000 - April 2002InterwovenLos Angeles, CA

Technical Consultant,
promoted to Senior Technical Consultant

January 1998 - January 2000Lockheed MartinBaltimore, MD

Software Engineer,
promoted to Senior Software Engineer


1999The Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore, MD

Coursework towards a Master of Science degree in Computer Science with concentrations in computer engineering, systems and systems software, and telecommunications with a GPA of 4.0. Courses in Data Communications Networks, Operating Systems, Multimedia Systems, and Microprocessor Systems (Relocated to California before completing the program.)

1994 - 1997University of Maryland, Baltimore CountyBaltimore, MD

Graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and concentration in Computer Engineering. Earned a cumulative GPA of 3.55 and a GPA of 3.9 in computer science courses. Courses included C, computer architecture, C++, VAX-VMS assembly, algorithms, theory of programming languages, operating systems, networks, databases, calculus, and differential equations. Transcript available upon request.

Honors, Awards, Societies

Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society (MD Delta '97). Awarded UMBC President's Scholar Scholarship and Maryland Senatorial Scholarship. Awarded 20 Advanced Placement credits (Physics, English and History). Student Government Association Senator for two years. Speaker of the Student Senate one year. Awarded Certificate of Merit and State of Maryland Merit Scholarship, National Merit Commended Scholar Award, and Lockheed Martin Business Excellence Award.


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