Senior Programmer/Analyst Resume
|Desired Industry: Computer Software/Programming
|Desired Job Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
||Date Posted: 11/14/2007
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: immediately
|Desired Wage: 60k+ negot
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Experienced with over 2 years experience
||Willing to Travel: No
|Highest Degree Attained: High School/Equivalent
||Willing to Relocate: Undecided
Position as a senior level Software Engineer, Programmer/Analyst, Project Manager or Senior Technical Support within a workplace that offers both an intellectual challenge and career advancement. Seeking an opportunity to make a significant technical contribution to the organization.
Pep Boys, Philadelphia, PA
Store Support Specialist, 2007
Primary Duties included: First and second -level technical support at the company’s Call Center as a member of the Service Workorder Deployment Team. Responsible for the rollout of the company’s next generation hardware and software on the IBM SurePos Series 300 POS platform running the proprietary ShopX POS application on SUSE Linux 8.x. Remotely coordinated the replacement of legacy laser printer hardware with Lexmark T640 and T630 laser printers in tandem with third-party on-site field technicians. Responsible for rollout administration (verification of successful installation of the software and hardware deployment inventory) as well as shipping and receiving of such inventory (Signature capture devices, cables and stands) being deployed in the stores. Remote execution of various applications and scripts supporting the new hardware.
Raytronix Systems, Philadelphia, PA
President and Owner, 2003 – 2007
Primary Duties included: Owner and operator of home operated E-Commerce business. Responsible for daily business operations including CRM, inventory procurement, and online product listing maintenance. Handled packaging and shipping of sold goods to customers. Independent IT Contractor and software developer.
Pep Boys, Philadelphia, PA
Sr. Programmer/Analyst, 1996 – 2003
Primary Duties included: Development of in-store Applications on a hybrid configuration of SCO UNIX 5.0, SYBASE 10.0/11.1.1 and Windows 95 in a POS environment. Development of n-tier client/server applications involving Windows clients and UNIX servers. Programming languages primarily included "C" on UNIX, Windows 9x, NT 4.0, 2000, and XP Pro and UNIX shell scripts. Microsoft Visual C++, VB 6.0 and Borland's C++ Builder used for application development. Additional Accomplishments included: 1.) Successful rollout of Symantec's pcANYWHERE 7.0, 7.5 and 8.x remote control software as well as an ODBC32 subsystem and program launch utility to approximately 3000 Windows 95 POS terminals in over 600 stores. Developed custom installation software in UNIX shell scripts, VB, "C", MSDOS batch, and the Wincmd scripting language for handling the distribution, delivery and installation of the software in the hybrid UNIX/Windows environment. 2.) Successful rollout and support of Lexmark and Okidata network laser printers to the complete store chain; Other activities included: 1.) Was appointed the company's Windows "technology expert" and was the point man for technical questions dealing with the Windows operating system platform 2.) Member of a team evaluating emerging technologies for inclusion in the corporate infrastructure and Y2K compliance. 3.) Responsible for complex systems problem research, diagnosis and resolution utilizing IBM Tivoli. 4.) Adhered to standard SDLC practices and performed system analysis and writing of high/low-level technical specifications for in-store applications using Visio and the MS Office suite.5.) Conducted acceptance testing and certification of various hardware peripherals such as printers, card readers, UPC scanners, check readers, pin pads and signature capture devices for safe, seamless integration with existing POS terminals and systems. 6.) Quality Assurance testing and certification of applications. 7.) 24x7 1st and 2nd level technical support in tandem with the company's Help Desk assuring quick resolution of daily POS operational problems. 8.) Coaching and mentoring of fellow team members on complex technical subjects.
AW Computer Systems, Inc., Mt. Laurel, NJ
Sr. Software Engineer, 1985 – 1996
Primary Duties included: Development of hardware, software and support of the company's proprietary AWARE POS product line. Software development target platforms varied according to project and were SCO XENIX, UNIX System V, OS/2, Flex-OS, 4680/90, MSDOS, DesqView and MS Windows 3.x. Coding was performed in "C" and Intel assembler. Additional Accomplishments included: 1.) Development of PROM resident firmware and auxiliary peer applications software running on the MS-DOS 3.x, UNIX and SCO XENIX operating systems. Coded and debugged real-time software residing on 80186-based embedded systems and PC's in conjunction with in-circuit emulators (ICE), source code debuggers, protocol analyzers, logic analyzers and oscilloscopes. 2.) Assisted hardware engineers in design verification and in bringing up new designs from "paper" to the finished product. 3.) Specification, design, development, scheduling and documentation of real-time embedded systems S/W in a proprietary multi-user/single tasking environment that interfaced with the PC-based IBM 4680/90 and NCR UNITY POS platforms 4.) Co-design of a custom high-speed communications data link controller consisting of a Xilinx gate array. Completed coding of the configuration loader. 5.) Designed and coded 80186 low level drivers for the Intel 82530 SCC device to handle Async, Bi-sync and SDLC modes; Coded ISR's, DMA, timer routines, bootstrap loaders, IPL loaders, EEPROM device drivers and IBM PS/2 Microchannel POS register setup and testing routines for Micro Channel products.6.) Conducted field diagnostics technical training seminars for in-house and third party field service personnel. 7.) Coaching and mentoring of fellow team members on complex technical subjects.
Newark College of Engineering (NJIT), BSEE program 1972
Mercer County Community College EE program 1973-74
20+ years solid IT and software engineering experience
20+ years ANSI-C programming experience on various UNIX, Windows and embedded systems platforms
20+ years POS systems experience (hardware and software)
12 years embedded systems/firmware engineering, real-time systems programming and device drivers
10+ years Project Management experience
10+ years Helpdesk/enterprise-wide technical support
8+ years hardware diagnostics development and testing experience
IBM Tivoli, SMS, BMC Remedy Service Desk and Lotus Notes.
VMware Workstation 6.x and Server, Parallels Workstation
UNIX ‘C’, MS Visual Studio 6.0, Borland C++ Builder Enterprise edition 2.0, 3.0 and 6.0
MS Visual Basic Version 1.0 thru 6.0 experience,
Win32 API, 'C' and VB DLL's,
RDBMS, SQL and Sybase 10.0/11.1.1, DB2, MySQL, Crystal Reports
UNIX System V, SCO XENIX 5.0, SUSE 8.x, Red Hat 6.x, and Ubuntu/Kubuntu Linux, MSDOS v1.0 thru 6.x
UNIX, Linux and MSDOS shell scripting
MS Windows 3.x thru 9.x, NT 3.5 thru 5.0, Windows 2000, XP Pro, Home, MS Vista Home and Ultimate Ed.
Intel microprocessors, 8080 thru Pentium 4, Motorola 68000, 6800, 6809 and 68HC11 microcontroller
IBM SurePos, 386x, 468x/9x, NCR 1255, Datachecker 1200 & 1600 and SASI/Triversity POS platforms.
Excellent troubleshooting skills relating to the resolution of complex problems with H/W and S/W systems
Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite- Office 97, 2000, 2003 and 2007, Sun Open Office
Proven track record with SDLC, coaching, mentoring and training peers
Available upon request.
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