Prouddaddy Consulting

Crystal Chenoweth is an experienced software designer with expertise in database development, crystal reports, agile development and LAMP.

Crystal Chenoweth

43 Beaver Dam Road, Natick MA 01706,, (508)308-6547


Consultant 2007-Present
Prouddaddy Consulting

Provide technical assistance for businesses and non-profit clients; including Microsoft Access Development, web development, database reporting and general IT support.
  • Migrate internal website to new version of IIS and Crystal Reports. Added search feature to website using and Microsoft Search.
  • Developed new Crystal Reports to meet client's needs
  • Developed Access database for daily data reconcilation
  • Designed and implemented web sites with database driven content management system for non-profit and business clients, such as
  • Maintained and upgraded existing websites and provide technical support for established client base

Director of Software Development 2003 - 2007
Sungard Trading and Risk, Bancware, Boston MA

Promoted to director of software development after eight years working at all levels in the software development group. Designed and implemented financial algorithms. Managed a small group of software and quality assurance engineers. Provided expert advice on software architecture during the merger and acquisition process. Managed the software development and release process including project scoping, requirements gathering and schedules creations.
  • Implemented SCRUM (an agile development methodology) to improve quality and release predictability
  • Designed and implemented new features in Asset Liability Management software
  • Evaluated software architecture and software development processes during the merger and acquisition process
  • Developed and presented .Net(C#) prototypes of new user interfaces to gather client feedback
  • Presented new technology at international client conferences
  • Managed relationship with off shore team of software engineers and quality assurance engineers
  • Provided hardware and technology recommendations to prospective clients
  • Documented software development process
  • Designed and developed automation tools to reduce manual tasks
  • Responsible for hiring new software engineers and quality assurance engineers

Senior Software Engineer 1999 - 2003
Sungard Trading and Risk, Bancware, Boston MA

Designed and implemented core functionality of new software product using C++ and COM. Managed maintenance of existing commercial software while actively developing new software. Provided on-site problem resolutions for critical clients issues.
  • Designed and implemented many features including
    • Black-Scholes valuation for European Options
    • CMO and MBS security support using INTEX libraries and third party prepayment models
    • Premium amortization algorithms for mortgage backed securities and CMOs
    • Interest rate swaps
    • Trade accounting
  • Developed tools to automate client production processes including automated reporting

  • Managed internationalization of software
  • Improved software development skills of myself and co-workers by organizing internal technology book club
  • Implemented fault correction

Quality Assurance Engineer 1997 - 1999
Sungard Trading and Risk, Bancware, Boston MA

Responsible for testing and second level support of highly successful risk management software. Designed regression suite for risk management software.
  • Wrote comprehensive test plans including black box, smoke testing, acceptance testing and performance testing
  • Designed and implemented test scripts to automate quality assurance testing
  • Improved defect tracking by designing and implementing fault management database
  • Provided technical support to in house consulting staff
  • Developed new reporting templates for Asset-Liability Management software

Software Engineer 1996 - 1997
Vedas Software Solutions

Designed custom databases and developed custom applications to meet specific client needs. Met with clients to gather requirements for custom applications. Developed data verification and graphic user interface.
  • Designed and implemented custom applications per client specifications including
    • Sales tax software designed to improve revenues for city governments
    • Medical equipment verification database

Software Consultant 2000
Soma Group, Westborough, MA

Created technical and design documentation for existing machine controlling software.


Wellesley College B.A. Computer Science, 1996
Brandeis University Advanced C++, Software Development Fundamentals, Internet/Intranet
Northeastern University Database Internals, Object Oriented Software Development, Algorithms, User Interface Design


Programming Languages: VBA, C/C++, PHP, SQL, HTML, C#
Database: Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Access, MySQL
Applications: Crystal Reports, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel