Summary

Fourteen years' experience as an information technology generalist with Fortune 500 companies. Expertise includes systems architecture, Web, database, and application development, application support, and customer relations. Expert in leading and contributing to projects designed to enhance system functionality and end-user productivity. Recognized for capacity to tackle challenging issues, analyze viable alternatives, and provide innovative solutions that reside well within clients' financial and time frameworks. Persistence, personal integrity, and channeled energies are major strengths consistently cited by managers and clients alike—universally praising team spirit, independent work habits, and the determination to conquer technical challenges. A resourceful, life-long learner, embracing knowledge as a tool for improved problem-solving effectiveness.

Work History

Work History
Mar 2008 - Present

Senior Systems & Software Engineer

NRG Energy, Inc.

• Developed front-end and back-end (ASP.NET/VB.NET 4.0 Web site and SQL Server 2008 database) Electronic Logbook application from the ground up for use at all plants. • Built SharePoint workflows to send notification emails at various intervals to users in a MOSS 2007 site. • Wrote documentation for and deployed Lotus Notes 7.0 on a Citrix Metaframe farm. • Developed SharePoint Web Part to consolidate team calendars into single calendar view. • Developed LotusScript and maintained IBM Lotus Domino / Notes application and databases. • Administered Plant Applications including Pro-Watch 3.6, PowerGADS, and other internally developed applications. • Configured all Domino databases to use external SMTP servers rather than Lotus Notes Mail as part of an initiative to decommission Notes Mail in favor of Microsoft Exchange. • Upgraded ATI Aware version 7.0 to version 8.0, enabled Shared Users and Integrated Windows Authentication functionality. • Ported reporting application from Visual Basic .NET 2003 to Visual C# 2008.

Jul 2007 - Mar 2008

Developer on BP America contract

Diverse Networks (now Stanza Systems)

• Created Excel 2003 VB Application and SQL Stored Procedures to upload data for over fifty separate types of equipment into BP eProjects database. (Excel VBA 2003, SQL 2000 T-SQL) • Maintained and enhanced BP eProjects Websites. (Classic ASP, VB Script, JavaScript, HTML, IIS 5.0 / 6.0) • Authored new and modified existing SQL Stored Procedures. (SQL 2000 T-SQL) • Maintained Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 6.0 database.

Feb 2000 - Jul 2007

Applications Analyst / Developer II

Halliburton Company

• Enhanced and maintained authorization Website for the global Cognos Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting system. (C# / ASP.NET, IIS, PL/SQL, Cognos 7, Windows 2003) • Enhanced and maintained reports Website for the global Accounts Payable Automation system. (T-SQL) • Upgraded Cognos and Accounts Payable Websites from Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 to 2.0. • Implemented, supported, and made functional enhancements to the global Accounts Payable Automation system. (VB 6.0, SERdistiller 3.0, Citrix MetaFrame) • Authored and implemented a set of security policies, processes, and procedures for the Visual SourceSafe system. • Performed LoadRunner testing on Hyperion and other systems. (Sun Solaris 10) • Deployed and maintained the TOWER Software TRIM Context 6 document control system in Houston and Aberdeen locations. • Installed and maintained various client-server applications for the Treasury, Communications, and Legal Departments. (WebLogic, Apache Tomcat) • Acted as business analyst for Halliburton Treasury, Communications, and Legal Departments. •Maintained servers and applications for Halliburton Shared Services business unit. (Windows 2000 / NT 4.0) • Maintained Citrix MetaFrame servers for Halliburton Energy Services Finance Department. • Provided full range of IT support functions to members of the Brown & Root Energy Services Kizomba FEED Project including Web development, desktop support, and software maintenance. • Developed and maintained searchable database of technical tips, call-flow templates, and workflows. (Microsoft Index Server, IIS, NT 4.0) • Resolved outstanding helpdesk trouble tickets for the Problem Management Team. (Peregrine ServiceCenter) • Authored technical tips and call-flow templates for IBM Helpdesk and Halliburton Desktop Support. • Assisted the production of the first worldwide Webcast for the Halliburton Energy Services Group. • Provided desktop support for Halliburton executives.

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

C#

Visual Basic .NET

Windows administration

All versions of Windows since NT 4.0

Microsoft SQL Server

Development and database administration of SQL Server 2000 / 2005 / 2008

ASP.NET / Classic ASP

Certifications

Certifications
Dec 1998 - Present

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) - Windows NT 4.0

Microsoft
Aug 1998 - Present

A+ Certified Service Technician

CompTIA
Aug 1998 - Present

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)

Microsoft
Dec 1998 - Present

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP+!)

Microsoft
May 1999 - Present

Network+

CompTIA
Feb 2000 - Present

i-Net+

CompTIA
Mar 2002 - Present

Server+

CompTIA
Feb 2003 - Present

Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) - Windows 2000

Microsoft
Feb 2003 - Present

Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSE) - Windows 2000

Microsoft
Mar 2005 - Present

Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)

Microsoft
Feb 2012 - Present

Apple Certified Associate - Mac Integration 10.7

Apple, Inc.