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Arthur Weiss, Jr.

E-mail: art@shadowscreamers.com
Web: http://members.tripod.com/visegrip72

OVERVIEW:

I am a highly experienced, dedicated software developer eager to deliver software through the continuous life cycle of a publicly used program with pride.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

Company: Magnet City
Dates: December 2003 to Present
Position: Technical advisor/programmer; Contract, as-needed basis
Duties: Create and maintain website; Update custom Microsoft Access software; create custom .Net software; Technical support
Company: Palm Beach County Sheriff Office
Dates: August 2001 to Present
Position: Citizen Observer Patrol Sergeant (unpaid volunteer position)
Duties: Patrol neighborhoods; train other observers; maintain unit COP website
Company: Management Software International
Dates: February 1998 to March 1999
Position: Software Systems Manager  (100% Telecommuting)
Duties: Debug & enhance Lotus Notes ISO9000 / document control software application; technical support; customer training; webmaster; software documentation
Accomplishments: Played a major role upgrading software to the latest release; created the interactive installation application to compliment the software; updated office local area network connecting everyone to the internet as well as setting up the mail server
Company: Online Consulting Group
Dates: September 1997 to November 1997
Position: Programmer
Duties: Programming major Microsoft Visual C++ Object Oriented database applications for Windows 95/NT using MFC, Btrieve, and SQL
Accomplishments: Created an advertising database program which replaced the existing paper-only system; created programs which calculated hourly payroll from time worked and tasks completed
Company: Siemens Stromberg-Carlson (ISO 9001)
Dates: May 1994 to August 1997
Position: Technical Conversion Services Tools Engineer
Duties: Primarily programming major client-server and minor software tools in Object Oriented C/C++ and Visual BASIC; SPARC system administrator; PC support and maintenance; mentor other programmers and co-ops; upgrade customer telephone switches; convert customer telephone switches to Siemens EWSD from competitors
Accomplishments: Set up NIS+ network; wrote numerous internal tools which not only saved countless man hours per customer conversion but also greatly improved product quality
Company: Siemens Stromberg-Carlson (ISO 9001)
Dates: August 1992 to May 1994
Position: Technical Support Tools Engineer
Duties: Programming software tools in C/C++ and BASIC; Novell LAN administrator; PC support and maintenance for over 300 customer service end users
Accomplishments: Orchestrated major replacements of older machines with newer models without loss of data for all of customer service
Company: School Board of Palm Beach County
Dates: January 1992 to April 1995
Position: Community Night School Teacher - Introduction to Computers; BASIC Computer Programming; Windows 3.1.
Duties: Teach adults; Lantastic network support.
Accomplishments: Taught over 20 people per class and had lowest drop rate
Company: Siemens Stromberg-Carlson (ISO 9001)
Dates: August 1989 to August 1992
Position: Systems Test Support Engineer
Duties: Programming software tools; instructing beginning Lotus123; assisting engineers; analyzing and assigning fault reports; auditing software patches and fault reports
Accomplishments: Wrote an internal tool to create telephone switch databases eliminating the need to manually create test databases as needed.

NOTABLE FREELANCE/VOLUNTEER APPLICATIONS AND POSITIONS:

EDUCATION:

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Florida Atlantic University, 1994

COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE:

Programming Languages: C, C++, Visual C++, MFC, Visual BASIC, Lotus Script, Lotus Formula, Access, Pascal, CGI, PERL, PHP, VBScript
Programming Platforms: Windows, UNIX, DOS, PalmOS
Applications: Lotus Notes, FrontPage, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Word, Excel, Access, Exceed, Designer, Crystal Reports, Paradox, SQL, BTrieve
Operating Systems: Windows, Solaris, UNIX, Open Windows, DOS
Network Administration: Novell, Windows, NIS+, Lantastic
Hardware: PC, SPARC workstation, Dialogic, Smartcard
Telephony: Siemens, Northern Telecom, Vidar, Alcatel, AT&T