A History Of Work

6/99-Present

Consultant, Computer Horizons Corp.

Current assignment as lead web developer with large Indianapolis-based pharmaceutical corporation, working on creation of the Computational Chemistry intranet site, which includes a major overhaul/revamp to existing CGI Scripts, as well as development of all-new utilities. Includes JavaScript/CSS/DHTML front-end components, a multithreaded Perl backend, optimized using distributed computing techniques to utilitize two separate operating systems (SGI/Irix and Sun), connections to Oracle 8I Database server via DBI Interface, realtime GIF generation for results pages with GD.pm interface; other duties have included some Sun JavaWebServer configurations, C Coding to comply with third-party libraries, cron configurations, other minor unix troubleshooting/corrections. Provide technical/developer support to other team members, as well as contractors assigned to other projects.

3/99-4/99

Field Engineer, Abtech Systems, Inc

Perform same tasks as required with Sherlock Support. (Abtech purchased Sherlock Support) (Company closed support services due to lawsuit from Hewlett Packard) 

7/98-3/99

Field Engineer, Sherlock Support Group, Inc

Perform field-level installations, maintenance, and hardware repairs on a variety of customer sites and varied HP equipment, covering all of Indiana, and parts of Kentucky and Ohio. Common equipment serviced includes 9×7/9×8 systems, System 70’s; 2932,33,34, 2563,64, 2566/67, and LaserJet printers; 700/92 and 700/96 terminals. Other duties included web developed for both internal usage (including conversion of hardbound service manuals to HTML/.GIF formats) and public information displays and references, as well as the development of a recursive parts tracking database system (Delphi 3.0, win32, Paradox engine) which included the ability to track parts which are assemblies of other parts, and handled the separation/reintegration of subassemblies to complete assemblies. (Company to be sold March 1, 1999)

Side gig – creation of Spokane Tow Truck company website.

2/97-6/98

Factory Authorized PC Technician, Best Buy Service 614

Bench repair of most brands of personal computers and printers. Hardware, software, virii, operator error, as well as incorrect upgrades/additions were all seen and repaired on a daily basis. Set the new standards of production expectations within 3 months of active employment. Received among the highest employee reviews. November 1997 Employee of the Month. Regularly consulted with management to make recommendations on policies, procedures, and equipment required; considered “top tech” for PC’s; often asked to set examples by our District Service Manager, Pedro Barnes. Other projects included client-side Novell 3.11 troubleshooting and optimization, and development of a software package for technician use which tracked all services performed (customer, problem, solution, billing information) and a comprehensive parts-lookup/vendor contact information database (Delphi 3.0, win32, Paradox engine.) (Company downsize, service facility closed)

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