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TECHNICAL SKILLS Languages: Delphi Enterprise Edition (ver. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8), Kylix (1,2,3)MS Visual Studio .Net (, C#), HTML, FTP, XML, JBuilder X, C++ /C# Builder, Basic, .net framework, ASP, PHP, Perl, Pal / Object Pal, Eiffel Operating Systems: Microsoft 3.x, 9x, NT, 2000, XP, 2003 server, Linux, Pocket Pc Applications Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Borland’s Team Source, MS Source Safe, Poser, Truespace, Bryce, Carrera, 3D Studio Max, Install shield Databases: Oracle, Advantage Server, MS-SQL 6.5/7.0/2000, DBase, DB2, Paradox, Access, Interbase/Firebird, EssBase, Cache, DBisam, Handbase, MYSQL. Tools: Report Builder Pro, Info Power 2000/3000, System Tools, Rave Reports, Indy, Crystal Reports, 1st Class, Turbopower, , Youseful, WPTools, Dev Express, DGC, Direct X, OpenGL , Quick Reports, Intraweb, TMS components for Intraweb and Additional Delphi components. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY Ascent Consulting / Lewis Computers Jun 03 – Jun 04 Baton Rouge, LA Contract Programmer • Contracted to convert legacy dos based health-care system to Delphi 7 for commercial release. • My main role at this company was to assist the employees of the company to map out a timeline of the conversion process and be lead / goto programmer on the project. • During conversion process of the dos based health I developed a Calendar Tracking component that was used in multiple mission critical parts of the application. • I also designed the new windows based barcode scanning interface for the application. Teagus Software Oct 01 - Present UK Contract Programmer / Telecommuter • Main focus is in the maintenance and development of applications for the clients of Teagus Software. • Pursuant Technologies Dallas, TX / Atlanta, GA Senior Programmer / Developer / Telecommuter May 98 – Jan 03 • Primary duties included data migration from client database to our own database format. Development of tools for data migration. Some projects included xmail email system, proxygrep, resume index utility, xportal (explorer like program), client warboards, and various upgrades to main epursuant application. • Resume Index Utility (RIU) - This product would load resumes from the hard drive or email system into the resume database. After the resume was loaded it then would be indexed using pre-defined key search words such as “Delphi”. Written in Delphi. • Proxy Grep – This utility was used to perform complex searches for candidates either from the hard drive or from the pre-index resume database. Written in Delphi. • Client / Candidate Warboards – These applications would monitor and alert the user if a match to a requisition was found. Written in Delphi. • Email System – Was written using the Indy component set. This allowed the user to send / receive email within the application. Written in Delphi. • Word Processor – I developed this application to be a mini-word like application for use within the main application. Written in Delphi. • Xportal – Was developed to replace windows explorer so that we could give the user secure access to the file system since we were using citrix. Written in Delphi. • I used a combination of development tools to provide solutions for our end users such as Visual Basic 6 /.net , Delphi, Crystal reports, Quick Reports, Rave Reports, PHP, Cold Fusion, ASP. Applications were developed to connect to Oracle, Access, Interbase, and MS Sql Server Databases. FLORIDA HOSPITAL / (Ambassador I.T. INC.) Nov 01 – Jul 02 Orlando, Fl Contract Programmer / 1099 • Was hired for 3 month support contract which was extended to 8 months to temporality replace employee that was on leave. • Projects included implementation of Gas Pump monitoring system, Employee Security Badge Charging system support, Software support and maintenance for 5 Gift shops connected to central hub, modifications to employee certification tracking system, and database/interface conversion from db2 to MS Sql Server for Translife (organ donor service). • Gas Pump Monitoring System – I developed this application as a windows service that would at as a fail safe to the gas pump system. Then main features were to restart the computer system and the gas pump application if there was a problem. • Employee Security Badge / Charging system – I developed this system that would print out the new security badges for the charging system that included the gift shops and café. • Cam Data POS – Was responsible for providing support to the gift shops for employee charging. • Software used in this position included Visual Basic 6 / .net, Delphi, Camdata Office Star, DataFlex, PC Anywhere, SQL Server, DB2 and Datacard. SHAKA INTEKANATIONAL Sept 95 - Present Orlando, Fl Owner / Programmer • Worked with various companies in the Orlando area and worldwide via telecommuting in the development of Custom Database front ends for various niche markets. • Main focus on using Delphi 7, Jbuilder 8 and Visual basic 6/.net programming languages to write applications for the win 95,98,00, winNT, win XP platforms and Kylix for linux applications. • Started using Delphi during its first release and currently use the C/S 7.0 edition for development. • Currently testing Delphi\'s use in the development of Internet applications using intraweb and Delphi for .net as the scripting language for , streaming video, telephony and projection type applications using OLAP databases such as Essbase. • Developed C/S, WAN and Local database applications using paradox, Dbase, Foxpro, SQL server 2000, MYSQL and Interbase tables. • Some recent clients included Fl. Water Services, Microdata, Sprint United, FTN, Sunset Grill, Caradonna Tours, House of Representatives, Disney Cruise Lines and Computer Golf Software. • Other software used PHP, ASP, Cold Fusion, Net Objects, Perl, MUMPS, C#, and Rebol. FLORIDA HOSPITAL / (Modis) Jan 99 – Jan 00 Orlando, Fl Contract Programmer /Y2K Specialist • Was instrumental in the conversion of legacy systems to Y2K complaint systems with Delphi 5.0 C/S as the development tool of choice. Projects include but are not limited to Real-time Blood analysis system, Insurance processing system. Inventory processing system. • Real-time Blood Analysis System – I upgraded this system from Visual Basic to Delphi for the windows 98 platform to meet with Y2K certification. • Insurance Processing System - Was developed to process client insurance claims after they received treatment at the hospital. • Inventory processing system. – Upgraded this system to be Y2K compliant. TAMPA ELECTRIC / TeCoM (Oxford & Associates) Nov 97 – May 98 Tampa, Fl Senior Programmer / Analyst • Worked as a contractor in the development of serial communication software over a WAN to update and configure Electrical metering systems. • I developed the system in Delphi 3. It would allow the user to configure and update settings on a remote system for monitoring electric usage for customers. • The project included UI and backend functions that would interface with DLL function library written in C++. BLOCKBUSTER ENTERTAINMENT GROUP Jan 97 - Oct 97 Ft. Lauderdale, Fl / Dallas, TX Senior Programmer / Analyst • Started as contractor then hired on full time to develop and enhance existing and new systems. Major focus on Three Tier Internet development. Extensive use of Delphi and Oracle as the database backend. The Oracle database was one of the largest Oracle databases in the world containing more than 4 Tera Bytes of data. Systems developed include DSS and SQL generation engines. Other tools used C++ Builder and recently Jbuilder. JHK & ASSOCIATES Oct 94 - Sept 95 Orlando, Fl Transportation Tech. / Systems Analysts • Provided assistance to Project Managers in the implementation of Transportation Network design and coding using Arc Info and Freelance Graphics. • Duties also included the development of custom Delphi software for in house standardization of workload delegation to assigned technical and production support personnel. • Other responsibilities include the maintenance and upkeep of the LAN (Windows for Workgroups), scheduled tape backups of all system resources, and the maintenance and repair of 11/15 PC systems on the LAN. • Was required to help in the production of tech papers and manuals by providing desktop publishing support. • Experience in coding complex plotter commands to plot transportation systems for analysis. CROWN HOMES Feb 94 - Aug 94 Orlando, Fl Desktop Publisher / Computer Programmer • Duties of this position included the development of custom forms and advertisement for the company. • Worked on programming team which developed a VB / Paradox potential home buyers tracking system and home purchasing system. • Worked on new ads for Crown homes using MS Publisher, Corel Draw, Freelance Graphics and additional graphic / design software. Designed and implemented new custom accounting system that cut workload by 33% . • Linked six satellite workstations from the field to one central database through a custom remote login and transfer system that automatically downloaded and updated files for the sale representatives. COMPUTER CITY Nov 93 - Jan 94 Orlando, Fl Sales Representative Assisted clients in the purchase of computers systems and software. USNR DEC 89 - DEC 92 Jacksonville, Fl Electronic Warfare Tech. Duties included the operation and maintenance of ship defense computer system. TOP SECRET CLEARANCE During time of unlisted Employment worked as an independent contractor for Microdata, Oxford and Associates, and DCI. EDUCATION: • 2 years in pursuing mechanical engineering degree. • Self taught computer programming and repair of IBM compatible computers. CERTIFICATIONS • MCP# 2564512 • Currently working toward MCSE Delphi Transcript Id: 674556 “Borland and the Borland logo are registered trademarks of Borland Software Corporation in the United States and other countries.” Development Environment: AMD Athlon 900 896 MB Ram 160 GB HD Multi Boot Win XP Red Hat Linux AMD K6-3 400 768 MB Ram 160 GB HD 40 GB HD Multi Boot: Win XP Beos AMD XP 1100 512 MB Ram 160 GB HD Win 2003 .net Enterprise Server Intel PIII 1.2 GHZ Laptop 256 MB Ram 20 GB HD Win XP AMD K6-2 Laptop 64 MB Ram 6 GB HD Win 98 2nd Edition All system Networked together Using Netgear Router and Gateway Sharing Epson Color 740 Printer,Hp Laser Printer and Cable Modem

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