- Duke University - Alumni & Development Systems
8/02 - 5/13
Sr. IT Analyst
Numerous responsibilities including developing and maintaining tools
for use by Duke staff and by external users (alumni & donors)
using Coldfusion, jQuery and Flex.
Applications are both procedural and object-oriented in nature, with some
applications using the Framework/1 MVC framework. We are currently using SQL Server
2008 and IBM DB2 (on our mainframe) as the back-end for our applications. I am
responsible for configuration and administration of both SQL Server and Coldfusion
servers (production and test). I am also assisting in our current SAP migration project
which includings writing extract programs for data conversion as well as helping
develop new interfaces for web applications that will rely on data from the new
3/08 - 12/11
ClassCreator.com is a reunion web site creation system and social network with over a half million
registered users, and receiving over 5 million page views per day. I work part time for classcreator
as a software engineer, system administrator, database administrator, and performance guru. In addition to developing
new features (primarily in Coldfusion and jQuery, along with some Flex apps), I am also primarily responsible
for the configuration and maintenance of their servers, and also for automating basic statistical analysis (using
coldfusion, perl, and shell scripting). Much of my work has been in the area
of performance analysis using tools such as FusionReactor, PerfMon, and SQL Profiler.
- Sapphire Technologies / Progress Energy
5/01 - 12/01
CONTRACT - IT Analyst
Duties: Developing and maintaining an intranet site for the IT Operations group using
Coldfusion, Perl, and HTML. The primary database for this project is SQL Server 7, but several Oracle databases are used as well for personnel information and for Remedy information (assets, changes, problems, outages, and batch abends). Much data is also being harvested automatically using a combination of perl scripts, including information about backups (Tivoli/ADSM and Veritas Netbackup), information about servers (software and service information), and other relevant data. The site is heavily relied on by most of the I/T Operations group (about 50 users) and people in many other areas of the company. Progress Energy is a Fortune 250 company.
- KOZ.com, Inc.
3/99 - 4/01
Duties: Building a variety of applications to help solve internal and external customers problems, using Cold Fusion and Perl languages accessing MySQL and Informix 9 databases. Also involved with web site layout, graphic design, working with customers on support issues, and helping them to use the KOZ community publishing technology. This job included some sales support as well, being involved on sales calls and even some travelling. KOZ went bankrupt in April, 2001.
- Micromass Communications, Inc.
5/98 - 3/99
Secondary duties involve setting up Sparc and Intel-based servers, installing and configuring operating system software (Solaris 2.5.1, Solaris 2.6, Windows NT 4.0), installing and configuring database software (Oracle 7.3.4, Oracle 8, Microsoft SQL Server 6.5 and 7.0), installing and configuring web-server software (Netscape Enterprise Server 3.5.1, Sun Java Web Server 1.0, IIS 4.0, Apache Web Server), and other software installations as required.
- Sites & Sounds, Inc.
7/97 - 4/98
Responsible for meeting with clients, discussing requirements, building and deploying web sites using HTML, Perl, and Coldfusion.
3/97 - 10/97
Software Quality Engineer
Trained in SGML authoring, DTD creating and FOSI development. Duties involved creating test document types, test documents and formatting instances (FOSI's) in order to test the 8.0 Release of ArborText's "ADEPT Publisher" software, which is used for SGML document editing and publishing. This testing took place on multiple UNIX platforms and Windows NT. Also involved in other patch-release bug-fix verification.
6/94 - 2/97
Cost Estimator / Application Developer
Responsible for creating a database driven estimating system using various available
tools. This included Visual Basic 4.0, SQL, ODBC, Microsoft Access, and Oracle.
Worked with sales personnel to develop requirements and specifications. Internally
trained in relational database development.
Initially hired as a cost estimator, responsible for taking book specifications from sales personnel and determine production costs and selling price.