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Howard
howard_b_g@hotmail.com
904-576-6685
4467 Gentle Knoll Drive North
Jacksonville, FL 32258
Software developer
24 years experience W2
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Summary

With over twenty five years of experience as a professional in software development in Information Technology.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS: N-tier & 3-tier Architecture; Client-Server

DBMS: MS SQL Server 2008 R2, 2005, 6.x; Oracle 10g EE, 10i, 8.x & 7.x; ASE 11.9 & SYBASE 10; DB2 UDB; DB2/2 & DB2/MVS; SYBASE SQL Anywhere; MS Access; DBASE IV

INTERNET RELATED: “classic” ASP; JavaScript; AJAX; ASP .Net; Dreamweaver UltraDev 4; HTML; Perl 5; CGI; Adobe PhotoShop 5.5; FTP; MS Internet Explorer; Netscape Navigator; Corel Web.Designer

SERVER UTILITIES: MS SQL Server Management Studio, MS SQL Enterprise Manager; Tool for Oracle Application Developers (TOAD); DBArtisan; SQL*Plus; SQL Programmer; Hummingbird Connectivity/Exceed

APPLICATION BUILDERS: MS Visual Studio 2010; MS VS .Net 2005; PowerBuilder 7; PowerBuilder 3 - 6.x & PFC Library (evaluation)

NETWORK PROTOCOLS: TCP/IP; FTP; SMTP; IPX/SPX

LANGUAGES: C#, VBScript; VB6; JavaScript; Transact-SQL; PL/SQL; VBA; PowerBuilder Script; Perl 5; Sybperl; PL/I; BASIC; FORTRAN; SAS; COBOL; JCL; CLIST; PASCAL; REXX; Assembler

TOOLS: MS Office 2010 (Outlook, Word, Excel, Communicator, OneNote); ReSharper V5.1 for VS; SQL Prompt 4.0; GhostDoc for VS 2010; vi; bcp; Erwin/ERX PB; MS PowerPoint; Lotus Notes

VERSION CONTROL: Team Foundation Server 2010; CVS; MS Visual SourceSafe 6.0; PVCS

MIDDLEWARE: COM+; ODBC; SQL*Net/Net8

CRM: PeopleSoft Vantive CRM Enterprise Suite 8.x

O/S: Windows 7 & XP Pro, NT 4, ’98, ’95 & 3.x; HP-UX 10.2; DOS; OS/2; VAX/VMS; MVS; TSO

LAN: Novell Netware 386 3.11

OTHERS: AutoHotKey; Autosys; DDE; OLE; CAD/CAM; CICS; ISPF Dialogue Manager

Experience
.Net Specialist (FTE)
Banking/Financial
Feb 2014 - May 2014

Working at Black Knight Services (LPS), enhancing code in a very complex c# .Net framework for windows and web that does origination of loans

Environment: c#, MS Visual Studio 2010, MS SQL Server 2008, MS SQL Server Management Studio, MS Office 2010, MS Communicator, MS OneNote

Part of the large layoff in May 2014.

.NET C# SQL Visual Studio SQL Server 2008 SQL Server
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.Net Programmer Analyst
Government
Aug 2013 - Jan 2014

Converting a VB .Net Web App to a Web Site by merging web app code into web site and making enhancements

Creating and Enhancing SSRS and SSIS projects

Enhancements to asp applications

Environment: VB, ASP .NET, MS Visual Studio 2008, MS SQL Server 2008, MS SQL Server Management Studio, Java Script, Oracle 10g, MS Office 2007, MS IE 8

OptiComp lost government contract.

.NET ASP.NET JavaScript Oracle SSIS SSRS Visual Studio SQL Server 2008 T-SQL SQL Server VB.NET Java SQL Visual Basic
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Senior Programmer Analyst
Information Technology
Mar 2012 - Jul 2013

Converting VB6, designing & developing .Net C# code

Responsible design and coding for processing tens of thousands of meta code files and inserting comments to become pdf images to be loaded into Solimar archiving system.

Writing various utilities in “classic” ASP for our internal programming department

Environment: C#, MS Visual Studio 2010, MS SQL Server 2008, Solimar SPD & SSE; MS SQL Server Management Studio, VB6, “classic” ASP, Java Script, Oracle 10g, MS Office 2007, MS IE 9

C# .NET JavaScript Oracle Visual Studio SQL Server ASP Classic SQL Java
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Principal Software Engineer
Banking/Financial
Mar 2004 - May 2011

Converting, designing & developing .Net C# code. Taking code originally written in VB and converting them to our C# framework for automated processes and for MSP Director workflows. Also, creating other C# code for new automated processes and for MSP Director workflows

Designing & developing Intranet utilities to query RDBMS and report script usage and allow

modifications to application RDBMS tables

Developing VB scripts to work with Fidelity’s (LPS) MSP Director System based on various business group requirements

Business Analyst including obtaining requirements and follow-up and flowcharting the specifications for development, auditors and the business group

Environment: C#, MS Visual Studio 2010, Team Foundation Server 2010, MS SQL Server 2008, MS SQL Server Management Studio, “classic” ASP, ASP .NET, JavaScript, AJAX, VB, Fidelity Lending Portal – MSP & Director 5 & Passport, .Net 3.5;2.5, Oracle 10g, TOAD, ADO V2.7, COM, MS Office 2007, MS Visual SourceSafe 6.0, MS IE 7, CVS, AutoHotKey

C# Visual Studio ASP.NET JavaScript .NET AJAX TOAD Oracle SQL Server ASP Classic Software Engineer SQL Visual Basic Database Design
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Senior Systems Developer
Banking/Financial
May 2002 - Dec 2003

Aug. 2003 – Dec. 2003 Senior Systems Developer (Consultant), Citistreet (ING), Jacksonville, FL

Investigated making recommendations and developing enhancements for a GIBS/Cobra Billing System

Developed & optimized SQL, stored procedures & triggers

Created & modified Perl scripts, including DBMS access and querying

System design, preparation and revision of technical and functional specifications

Unit testing

May 2002 – April 2003 Senior Systems Analyst (Consultant), Citistreet (ING), Jacksonville, FL

Developed & optimized SQL, stored procedures & triggers within Citistreet's engineered framework to convert data into standard client databases

Created & modified Perl scripts, including DBMS access and querying

Coded and unit tested UNIX shell & Perl scripts

Established techniques and new methodologies for improving the automated conversion & migration process

Developed data validation and edit rules

System design, preparation and revision of technical and functional specifications

Using PVCS version control and internal incident management reporting system

Environment: SYBASE ASE 11.9, HP-UX 10.2, UNIX shell scripting, T-SQL, DBArtisan, Perl, Sybperl, pvcsvmux, bcp, Hummingbird Connectivity/ Exceed, Intersolv PVCS Tracker, Autosys, MS Access, MS Excel, ODBC & Windows NT

SQL Sybase Stored Procedure HP-UX UNIX T-SQL Perl Triggers Shell Scripts System Analysis System Design Scripting Windows
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CRM Software Engineer
Information Technology
Jan 2001 - Dec 2001

Converted & optimized stored procedures & triggers from MS SQL Server 6.x to Oracle 8.x

Wrote stored procedures & triggers in Oracle 8.x running in a Unix environment

Designed and developed various GUI CRM Vantive 8.2 Forms & VBA Scripts for their Logistics System

Performed coding for enhancements and bug fixing

Gathered business logic to create Deployment Process Maps and perform metrics for Logistics

Wrote reports using MS Excel PivotTables and MS Access

Environment: Oracle 8.x, MS SQL Server 6.x, Vantive CRM Enterprise Suite 8.x, VBA, vi, Unix, TOAD, SQL Plus, SQL Programmer, MS SQL Enterprise Manager, Windows NT, MS Access & Excel

Microsoft Excel CRM MS Access Oracle SQL TOAD UNIX Vantive VBA Windows NT SQL Server Stored Procedure Software Engineer Triggers Database Design Windows
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CRM Software Engineer
Information Technology
Jul 2000 - Dec 2000

Designed and developed various GUI CRM Vantive 8.2 Forms & VBA Scripts for a World Wide Shipping & Receiving System

Was the contact person for the business and user community

Environment: Vantive CRM Enterprise Suite 8.x, Oracle 8.x, vi, Unix, TOAD & Windows NT

Vantive Oracle 8 UNIX TOAD Oracle Software Engineer Database Design Windows
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Systems Analyst
Healthcare
Dec 1996 - Jun 2000

Designed, implemented email call center interface using PowerBuilder 5.x & 6.5

Designed, coded, fixed bugs and optimized utilities in PowerBuilder 5.x for their National Help Call Center

Environment: PowerBuilder 5 & 6, DB/2, SYBASE, Windows NT & Lotus Notes

DB2 Windows NT Lotus Notes PowerBuilder System Analysis Windows
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Web Designer, Consultant
Education
Dec 1997 - Jul 1999

Designed, implemented and maintained a Web Site using Dreamweaver, HTML, Perl & CGI

Environment: Dreamweaver, HTML, Perl, CGI & Corel Web.designer

Adobe Dreamweaver DHTML Perl CGI HTML
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Education
Bachelor's in Computer Science
Ryerson University, 1982 - 1986

Toronto, Canada

Skills
SQL
2014
19
SQL Server
2014
10
T-SQL
2014
10
Visual Basic
2014
8
Database Design
2011
7
Software Engineer
2011
7
System Analysis
2003
5
Windows
2003
5
.NET
2014
4
C#
2014
4
ASP.NET
2014
2
Java
2014
2
Scripting
2003
1
Shell Scripts
2003
1
System Design
2003
1
Triggers
2003
1
Adobe Dreamweaver
1999
1
Adobe Photoshop
2014
1
AJAX
2011
1
ASP Classic
2013
1
CGI
1999
1
CICS
2014
1
CRM
2001
1
DB2
2000
1
DHTML
1999
1
Erwin Data Modler
0
1
FTP
2014
1
HP-UX
2003
1
HTML
1999
1
IPX/SPX
2014
1
JavaScript
2014
1
JCL
2014
1
Lotus Notes
2000
1
Microsoft Excel
2001
1
MS Access
2001
1
Novell
2014
1
Oracle
2014
1
Oracle 8
2000
1
OS/2
2014
1
Peoplesoft
2014
1
Perl
2003
1
Perl Scripts
2003
1
PL/SQL
0
1
PowerBuilder
2000
1
Project Management
0
1
RDBMS
2003
1
SMTP
2014
1
SQL Server 2008
2014
1
SSIS
2014
1
SSRS
2014
1
Stored Procedure
2003
1
Sybase
2003
1
TCP/IP
2014
1
TOAD
2011
1
Unit Testing
2003
1
UNIX
2003
1
Vantive
2001
1
VB.NET
2014
1
VBA
2001
1
VBScript
2014
1
Version Control
2014
1
Visual Studio
2014
1
Windows 7
2014
1
Windows 8
2014
1
Windows NT
2001
1