Resume

24 Freedom Road ∙ Providence, RI 02909 ∙ 401-331-5401


My expertise and education has prepared me for a senior information technology position you are seeking to fill.

I am enjoying success as a seasoned professional in information systems engineering, employing the hands-on IT skills I have trained and worked for my entire adult life. I work best in an environment that utilizes my analytic skills in collaboration with its decision-making process. Once decisions are made, to be then placed on its implementation to provide whichever technical role is required to enable its solution.

My breadth of experience enables me to provide ‘fit’ in any need of an implementation process, including hardware and software selection, configuration, and installation. As an accomplished systems and applications programmer, I can work all aspects of the software development cycle. I am conscientious of escalating IT costs, as I am creative and open-minded to consider alternatives that meet cost-benefit demands.

After having reviewed my résumé, I would appreciate having an opportunity to discuss your business information technology needs. I can be reached by phone or email listed above.


COMPUTER SKILLS

Languages: Extensive knowledge of C, Caché, HTML, SQL, and Visual BASIC; experience with C++, CSP, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, VB .NET, and XML

APIs: ClanLib, Ensemble, GTK+, HL-7, JDBC, SDL, and Zen

Operating Systems: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, 6 (Xeon), Microsoft Windows (Xeon), IBM AIX 6.1 (Power)

Desktop Software: Prefer using LibreOffice; working knowledge of Microsoft Expression Web, Office, Project, and Visio

System Software: Apache, bind, cups, dhcp, ftp, imap, iproute2, iptables, ipvsadm, KVM, MySQL, Nagios, nfs, PostgreSQL, RHEV-M, rsync, Samba, sendmail, snmp, ssh, stunnel, subversion, vi, Webmin, winbind, Xorg

Technical: architect solutions, debugging, and trouble-shooting; EMC SAN operations and scripting; printer and terminal emulation


EXPERIENCE

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Boston, MA

Caché Systems Manager under the direction of John Powers, 5/2012 – present

Caché Systems Engineer under the direction of Rocky Grasso, 8/2005 – 4/2012

Provider of clinical information systems support for in-house classic and web applications running on InterSystems Caché and Ensemble. The architect and implementer of highly available Red Hat Enterprise Linux hosts, guests, and clusters on HP servers and IBM BladeCenters for production and disaster recovery datacenters. Support for GE Centricity Business (IDX) using Caché on IBM AIX. Support for Oracle-based systems including Peoplesoft for human resources and financials.

Retail Store Systems, Inc.

Cumberland, RI

Systems Architect under the direction of Scott Fonseca, 1/2005 – 7/2005

Programmer/Analyst under the direction of Bob Hughes, 6/2003 – 4/2004

Provider of systems design and software development on IBM line of registers using IRES (SuSE Linux for Retail Solutions). Customize systems and applications that use the 360 Commerce JAVA point-of-sale, Linux operating system, and DB2 database. Clients include The Disney Stores, KB Toys, Scheels All Sports, and Stein Mart.

The CCS Companies

Newton, MA

Sr. Programmer/Analyst under the direction of Paul Coyle, 4/2004 – 12/2004

Provided an immediate hands-on, leadership role for their software engineering needs to run a billion dollar credit and collection services information system. IT skills required include Caché and SQL databases, VB client programming, and server-side JAVA, DCL and Linux script programming.

Care New England

Providence, RI

Project Manager under the direction of Brian Hodor, 10/2001 – 4/2003

Provider of multi-year project planning for the transitioning of Butler Hospital’s clinical-fiscal information system into Care New England’s consolidated IT operation. Included staff training and documentation, as well as hands-on technical engineering of hardware and applications programming.

Project leader of KRONOS Workforce Central time and attendance system.

Application software developer of native HL-7 interfaces for SeeBeyond e*Gate, Cerner Millenium pharmacy, and IDX GPMS professional billing systems.

Butler Hospital, a Care New England hospital

Providence, RI

Director of Information Services under the direction of Walter Dias, 4/1997 – 9/2001

Systems and Programming Manager under the direction of Ronald Giguere, 9/1988 – 4/1997

Provided management and assessment of hospitals computer capital expense budget and purchases; hospital hardware, software licenses, and maintenance; and department budget, goals, staffing, and projects.

Computer programming of Creative Socio-Medics clinical-fiscal management software, mainly Caché, an object-oriented relational database management system with SQL projection for both centralized and client-server platforms.

Systems installation and administration of VAX/VMS, Alpha UNIX, and Intel Linux systems.

Database installation and administration of InterSystems Caché, Microsoft SQL, and Linux PostgreSQL services.

Network installation and administration of campus LAN (switched fiber-based backbone) and Internet services: dhcp, dns, email, firewall, ftp, and web.

Desktop PC, terminal, printer, and peripheral installation and inventory control of over 500 devices.

Computer Programming

4/1985 – 6/1988

Worked for professional data processing environments as a DEC PDP/RSTS and VAX/VMS systems and applications programmer, using languages: Assembler, BASIC-Plus, DCL, and DIBOL with its database libraries: DMS and RMS.


EDUCATION

New England Institute of Technology

Graduated: September 2002

BS – Computer Information Systems, Programming Track

Graduated: December 1984

AS – Computer Programming


RELATED

InterSystems Corporation

Cambridge, MA

Ensemble Productions with HL7 v2009.1 under the instruction of David Nelson, 8/2009

Trained to use this middleware technology for healthcare information systems interfacing.

Caché 5.2 Administration under the instruction of Sue O’Leary, 10/2006

Trained to use new enterprise administration features including security, auditing, and database shadowing.

Rapid Application Development within Caché under the instruction of Joel Solon, 11/1999

Trained to use Visual Basic with the advanced use of their database architect tool, SQL, and Objects.

Red Hat Boston

Westford, MA

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.1, 12/2007

Trained to install, configure, and troubleshoot the new enterprise features including SELinux and Xen virtualization.

Passed its Red Hat Certified Technician and completed the Engineer exam.

New England Institute of Technology

Warwick, RI

Adjunct Instructor under the direction of Erik Van Renselaar, 10/2002 – 10/2005

Provide instruction of computer programming (C++, VB .NET) and systems administration (Linux) courses on a part-time evening basis.

Visual Basic .NET under the instruction of Scott Lambert, 03/2003

Trained to use Microsoft’s IDE, and VB .NET programming with ADO.

Bryant College

Providence, RI

Project Management under the instruction of Anthony LaPreste, 12/2001

Trained in the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge.


NOTABLE

Red Hat

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization – Boston 2012, participated in a pilot, review, and case-study.

Red Hat Summit – Boston 2008, conducted a case-study presentation

Red Hat Government Users and Developers ConferenceDC 2007, speaker/presentation on success story

InterSystems

Caché Mirroring – Boston 2010, participated in a pilot and implementation.

Implementing Security Effectively – Orlando 2007, provided a customer’s perspective on this DEVCON session.


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