|Desired Industry: Computer Software/Programming
|Desired Job Location: Cleveland, Ohio
||Date Posted: 5/20/2006
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
|Desired Wage: 80000
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Executive (President, VP, CEO)
||Willing to Travel:
|Highest Degree Attained: Masters
||Willing to Relocate: Yes
Over 20 years of progressive experience with specific emphasis on technical management, systems analysis, consulting and programming
TechPar Group, LLP, Hackensack, NJ, 2002 - present
Participated in a team of CIOs to create a new service offering called CIO Assistance that advises senior IT managers how to deal with the challenges of managing business alignment, technology, financial and organizational issues.
Designed and developed a website and database for tracking the activities of a world-wide organization. Used Visual Basic (VB) and Active Server Pages (ASP).
Participated in the annual audit of the government of Washington, DC.
Performed data mapping and discovery for the Fannie Mae Financial Restatement project.
The City of New York/ Dept. of Information Technology & Telecommunications 1992 2002
Deputy Commissioner, Advanced Technology& Systems Development
Managed the Advanced Technology and Systems Development Division, of this $100 million - 300 person City Agency, with responsibility for all new systems development, including a multi-million dollar, Interactive Kiosk Demonstration project, a Criminal Justice Data Sharing project and the development of an innovative hand-held computer system for identifying vehicles of scofflaws.
Introduced Object-Oriented Technology Training city-wide via distance learning.
Supervised a Professional Services Group, a staff of 50 professionals, providing consulting services to other City agencies.
Developed a number of proposals for improving aspects of City government and sat on a number of RFP evaluation committees. Chaired the Technical Subcommittee of the Human Services Action Group (HSAG), a joint government and non-profit organization initiative.
Inference Corporation, Stamford, CT 1991 - 1992
Senior Knowledge Engineer
Built a prototype Expert System in Microsoft Visual Basic for a major copier manufacturer to aid in sales training, which resulted in a contract award for the next phase of a $1 million project.
Headed a small team, for a major telecommunications company, responsible for performing a high-level audit of the IS Department resulting in a major re-organization to make the IS Department more effective and responsive to the users' needs, and changed the IS Department Management's thinking regarding CASE Technology, Object-Oriented Technology, Software Metrics and Expert Systems Technology.
For a large utility, won client approval of a functional specification and detailed design for an Expert System to monitor system alarms and advise operators; prepared a proposal, accepted by the client, to perform a feasibility study to build an intelligent, Automated Procedures Manual; wrote a utility program to translate a large sub-system, written in Fortran, to the C programming language; and, translated a Network Monitoring Program, written in LISP, to the C programming language.
Applied Intelligence Systems, New York, NY 1985 - 1991
Co-founded and managed this consulting company specializing in Expert Systems development. Designed and developed an Expert System Shell for PC's and Mainframes, incorporating machine learning and hand-crafted, hierarchically structured rules. Used the shell to develop a number of prototype Expert Systems for major companies in the insurance industry.
Sold, designed and implemented a mainframe-based Expert System for life insurance underwriting for the John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company, which improved the quality of underwriting, allowed reduced staff to handle a larger workload and cut seven days off the average time to approve a policy-considered the most successful Expert System in the industry.
UBS (PaineWebber, Inc.), New York, NY 1981 - 1985
Assistant Vice President
Headed an Information Center team that provided ad hoc reports using RAMIS to ten departments within the corporation including Human Resources, Compliance, and Marketing.
Participated in a team that installed a new General Ledger package using COBOL.
Institute for Certification of Computer Professionals (ICCP)
Certification in Data Processing
University of Pittsburgh
Master of Science in Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon University
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Wrote a Chess Playing Program that became one of the top ranked programs in the world (CHAOS).
Expert programmer in more than a dozen computer languages including Java, C, C , COBOL, FORTRAN and Assembler.
Provided consulting services for Westinghouse on a project to automate the layout of machine parts cut from sheets of steel, and improved the run-time and placement efficiency of this large, heuristic program (FORTRAN).
Developed a Computer Assisted Instruction System (CAI), for the History Department of Carnegie Mellon University, that enabled high school students to query a legislative database in simple Englishproject resulted in the spin-off of a commercial company to capitalize on the technology.
Designed and implemented enhancements to the Carnegie Management Game, an industrial simulation program used by several business schools.
Programmed, for Bendix, the first Avionics Navigational Micro-Computer System.
Designed and developed a T&E System; a Database Management System (DBMS); an On-Line Recovery System; a Full-Screen Text Editor; a Generalized System for reporting and plotting ratings averages; a Demographic Forecasting Program; a Program Conversion Aid; a Network Traversal Program to allow partial cancellation of complex contracts; and, a number of Programmer Productivity Aids.
Developed and taught courses at university and technical school levels and a nationally-advertised series of Professional Development Seminars in Database Technology, as well as lectures on the topics of Expert Systems and Knowledge Management.
Author of "Artificial Intelligence/Expert Systems", a chapter in Ace the Technical Interview, McGraw-Hill (1994).
Email me at Jrubenfeld@acm.org
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