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Expert in Software Development, Computer Programming, Design, Code, Debug, Implementation and Documentation

Expert ID: 725542 Kentucky, USA

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Expert has used computer languages to a large extent in his profession and has studied programming languages at three schools. He has been involved in computer programming for over twenty-five years. He worked in the development department of a software company for ten years. He has been running a successful independent consultancy since 2003. He has traveled extensively to clients nationwide covering a variety of industries and has won awards for utilization and customer satisfaction.
Computer languages include Advanced BASIC, COBOL, CLP, RPG III, and RPG IV and free format (ILE RPG).

He provides Financial and Human Resources software customization and interfacing to project management software at the Alaska Railroad Corporation in Anchorage, Alaska.He performed conversion of Chicago client D.A. Stuart onto Infinium Software in 1997 and from Infinium Software to J.D. Edwards software in 2007. This work required him to work in Chicago, Detroit, and at the Toronto facility.Human Resources module modifications and enhancements at Wackenhut Security head-quarters in West Palm Beach, FloridaOptimization and post-implementation auditing at Coca-Cola Beverages in Toronto, OntarioSome of his other client experiences include:
AICPA (American Institute for Certified Public Accountants) in Jersey City, NJ,
Minnesota Corn Processors Oakland, CA branch,
Ameron Coatings in Brea, CA and Little Rock, AK,
Allen Canning Corporation in Siloam Springs, AK,
Tri-Tech Laboratories in Lynchburg, VA,
Archibald Candy Corporation in Chicago,
Benjamin Moore and Company in Flanders, NJ,
Grecian Delight Foods in Chicago,
MultiFoods Distribution Group in Englewood, CO,
Plasticolors in Ashtabula, OH,
Sterling Paint in Little Rock, AR,
TNEMEC Company in Kansas City, MO,
Bob Evans Food Corporation, Columbus, OH,
San Diego Zoo

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Cincinnati, Ohio - Hamilton, Ohio - Lexington, Kentucky - Louisville, Kentucky - Owensboro, Kentucky - Bloomington, Indiana

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1980 Degree: BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration) Subject: Business and Economics Institution: University of Kentucky
Year: 1981 Degree: Subject: Computer Science Institution: Kentucky Wesleyan College
Year: 1981 Degree: Subject: Computer Science Institution: Brescia College

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2009 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Consultant Department: Infor/Infinium practice Responsibilities: He is responsible planning and implementing software upgrades, retro-fitting custom modifications, testing and coordinating production go-live scenarios.
Years: 2003 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Owner Department: Responsibilities: He is providing technical consulting, planning, system maintenance, installation and upgrades, conversions to standard ERP platforms. Also, mapping, writing, testing, and implementing multiple Financial and Human Resource interfaces using IBM iSeries and Oracle SQL.
Years: 2000 to 2002 Employer: Infinium Software, Inc. Title: Senior Programmer/Analyst Department: Development Responsibilities: He designed and coded in several key areas including Materials Management, Process Manufacturing, Web applications, CRM, and coordinated with International Product Group.
Years: 1997 to 2000 Employer: Infinium Software, Inc. Title: Senior Technical Consultant Department: Professional Services Responsibilities: He performed formal and informal training with technical and non-technical staffs. Included on-site at a wide variety of customer installations nationwide. He consistently met utilization goals while providing the full spectrum of software design, development, implementation, and maintenance.
Years: 1996 to 1996 Employer: Eck Miller Transportation Corp. Title: Hardware and communications specialist, programmer/analyst Department: IS Responsibilities: He developed a purchasing module for the data processing center and maintained hardware for approximately 100 users (on and off-site). He kept an inventory of all of the companies hardware. He oversaw maintenance contracts and hardware configurations.
Years: 1995 to 1996 Employer: SNAPP, Inc. Title: Systems Analyst Department: IS Responsibilities: He developed AS/400 software used for performing third-party outsourcing to purchase data processing equipment for Ford Motor Company.
Years: 1991 to 1995 Employer: Infinium Software, Inc. Title: Programmer/Analyst Department: Development Responsibilities: He performed coding, debugging, testing, documenting, maintaining and integrating software for multiple Materials Management and Process Manufacturing modules.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: to Present Country / Region: Canada Summary: He traveled cross-border on numerous occasions to work for Coca-cola and also the DA Stuart Toronto facility.
Years: to Present Country / Region: Taiwan, ROC Summary: He did not do client work here but has spent time in Hong Kong, Thailand, and Taiwan. He attended an international electronics convention in Taipei.

Career Accomplishments

Licenses / Certifications
He received internal certification on the Inventory Control, Order Processing, Manufacturing Control, Regulatory Management modules, and the Application Manager platforms. He also added PC, OS, Lotus Notes, Word and Excel certification during ten years with a software development company.
Awards / Recognition
For three consecutive years he received the professional services departments' top award "Admiral's Club" for high degree of utilization and customer satisfaction.
He received two "ACES" (Achieve Contributions of Excellence) awards.
He received "ROAR" (Recognition for Out-Standing Achievement Reward) for going "above and beyond" the call of duty.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Financial Management, Materials Management and Process Manufacturing, Regulatory Management Software. Infor/Infinium Software Platform Applications Manager.
Marketing Experience
He can provide tips and techniques, short-cuts, productivity tools, generally accepted development principles such as naming conventions and code re-usability, auditing of implementations and optimization of application software on iSeries computers.
Other Relevant Experience
He possess various skills such as source debug, up-to-date RPGLE programming in fixed or free formats, SQL (embedded or otherwise), trigger programming, IBM iSeries for Windows, DB2, Hawkeye/Pathfinder, FTP, DBU, DFU, FEU, SEU, PDM, SDA, Query, job scheduler, ODBC, Citrix, VNC viewer, MS Access, Oracle TOAD (Tool for Application Development), SQL Plus, SPL CMMS/EAMS, MSDS and Aldon Change Management Software. He also has experience with product labeling of hazardous materials using TL Ashford Company's barcode labeling software.

He also maintains several weblogs using Google Blogger, Feedburner, Adsense, Picasa, and Statcounter including an ILE RPG programming blog. He creates and maintains Wiki documentation.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Chinese (Mandarin) Beginner, very basic every day conversation only

Fields of Expertise

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