Summary of Qualifications

• Determined recent college graduate with 4+ years of experience in the professional IT field as a Systems Analyst and Quality Assurance Engineer• Proficient in Black\White\Gray Box, Smoke, Regression, Integration, Stress, Compatibility, and Unit Testing as well as writing and executing Test Cases and Test Plans• Gained key project management skills while developing project scope and timeline, assessing feasibility, analyzing requirements, and mitigating risks for numerous Blu-ray projects and titles• Experience in Healthcare Systems, HIPAA rules/regulations/guidelines and working conditions, Healthcare database structure, and file security • Received SAP R/3 ERP Certification in May 2009

Information Technology• Designed and developed a bookmarking system and forum for the Hershey Company  human resource department with a team formed in my capstone course at Penn State• Implemented a database on the backbone of an existing website to simplify the users and  administrators use and abilities on the website• Developed a database for a mock online movie ticket site using SQL Server 2005• Proficient in web 2.0 techniques and the use of Flash software• Created the Student Government Association website, and assisted other clubs and  organizations at Penn State create and update their website information

Management• Elected as IST Club President for the 2006-2007 academic year• Managed the IST Club Executive board and became one of the most active clubs on  campus• Organized and hosted a community-wide Local Area Network (LAN) event• Responsible for reporting to the student government on all issues pertaining to club and   club funds

Communication• Spoke actively at monthly meetings at Penn State about I.T. related issues• Spoke weekly at Student Government meetings about club websites, and other I.T. related  issues on campus• Corresponded with club presidents and the Student Government President on  information pertaining to the respective clubs website

Leadership• Was appointed Student Government Association Webmaster and Computer Consultant  for the 2007-2008 academic year and was reappointed for the 2008-2009 year as well• Attended multiple Leadership conferences throughout the commonwealth, and was  appointed one of ten FTCAP leaders on campus


• While attending Penn State as a full-time student for all four years that I was there, I also held the position of Systems Operations Analyst at TMG Health in Scranton, PA for almost three of those four years full-time as well. This not only taught me how to manage my time and priorities wisely, but it also helped me learn how to multitask more efficiently. This was a hard task that I took on and feel as if I came out on top. While earning a bachelor's degree in IST, I was also able to get almost three years of experience in the field as well and graduate with over a 3.0 GPA in my major.

Application Knowledge  • Adobe Dreamweaver CS2/CS3  • Adobe Fireworks CS2/CS3  • Adoble Flash CS2/CS3  • Adobe Photoshop CS3  • MS Visual Studios  • MS Office  • MS Project  • MS Visio  • SAP R/3  • SQL Server 2003/2005  • MySQL  • MS Access

• IntelliJ IDEA• Sony Blu-print

Developmention Skills  • XHTML     • CSS          • AJAX        • XML          • ASP          • PhP  

 • SQL  

 • VB

 • UML

 • Java  


2005 - Present

Bachelor of Science, Information Sciences and Technology

The Pennsylvania State University

Bachelor of Science, Information Sciences and Technology

oInformation Technology Software Integration and Applications Option

SAP America, Inc. - R/3 ERP Certification

Application Skills:

oSAP ERP, IntelliJ IDEA, MS Visual Studio, MS Project, MS Visio, MS Office Suite, Crystal Reports, Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks, Photoshop, Sony Blu-print

Programming Knowledge:


oStudied: C++, Visual Basic, ABAP, MySQL, PhP, MS Access, UML


oAppointed by the Director of Student & Enrollment Services as Student Government Association Webmaster and Computer Consultant 07-09, Elected IST Club President 06-07

oManaged a team charged with developing a web-based HR Portal for The Hershey Food Company using ASP.NET and AJAX

Work History

Work History

Quality Assurance Engineer

Deluxe Digital Studios

• Performed various types of testing such as in Black\White\Gray Box, Smoke, Regression, Integration, Stress, Compatibility, and Unit Testing on each build of a project to meet Alpha-Beta-Gold development cycles• Responsible for the documentation of all bugs in a bug tracking system and a build-specific report that was distributed to Team Members, Project Managers, and entire Quality Control team on a weekly basis• Developed and documented Test Cases as well as Test Plans to support project development and verify functionality and compliance with client specifications• Maintained metric reports including asset deliverables, workability, version-ups or build increments, performance to schedule, and corrective actions• Worked with Team Members, Project Managers, and Emulation Quality Control to follow through on project development and schedule coordination• Performed Project Research/Planning, and Project Documentation including Project Proposals, Test Plans and Test Cases for the Research and Development department in Deluxe - Burbank, CA• Proposed, designed and assisted in developing a JAVA-based GUI tool that defined and controlled all user operation functionality for playable items on a Blu-ray disc. This tool was released and is currently used world-wide throughout Deluxe Digital Studios• Designed, assisted developing, managed and did complete documentation on tool proposed by Senior Management that automated retention, language logic, and playback flow testing on a Blu-ray disc for Quality Control Technicians • Was able to meet and maintain strict deadlines while managing multiple projects simultaneously• Accountable for documenting all details of a project and assets involved within as well as all backups for a project: Source Code, Assets, and Documentation

• When Deluxe decided to close their business unit in Moosic, PA, I was unfortunately laid off. Parting ways from Deluxe, I left there with the highest verbal and written recommendations given to me by not only my Team Lead but the company as well.

May 2006 - Dec 2008

Systems Operations Analyst

TMG Health Inc

• Managed all nightly functions such as Active Batch job scheduling and editing, database updates and refreshes, and all incoming and outgoing file transfers for Systems Operations and Production Control to and from clients• Oversaw FTP allocation and relocation within a Novell and Windows environment • Trained all incoming second shift System Operator Analysts • Maintain file security, encryption, and decryption requirements using PGP keys




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