Looking for work in USA!

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Dan Thomas
Glenn Ellan  IL 60137
Home #:  708-401-0089

Objective:

To work in a challenging environment where I can utilize my
technical and
communication skills developing pc-based and/or client-server
applications.


Technical Skills:
Languages: HTML, C, Basic, SQL
Databases: Access, Btrieve, dBase, Q&A
Operating Systems: Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows 3.x, DOS, MVS,
Novell,
OS/2
Software: Business Objects, Report Writer, Jyacc JAM, Xtrieve, MS
Office,
ERWin, SQL Loader, MS Project, Visio, SQL Plus

Additional Coursework\Skills:
Oracle 7.0 Unix Visual C++
Visual Basic 5.0 Crystal Reports Lotus Notes
Q & A Data Modeling Data Warehousing
COBOL JCL ODBC


Experience:
Consultant January, 1998 - Present

Shurfine, Inc. May, 1998
Modified Scope and Requirements documents for Food Broker
Datamart project
based on user interviews and system review. Mapped and loaded
source data
to data model using SQL Loader. Validated data model using SQL
Plus. Set up
ODBC connection DB2/400 tables.

Group, Inc. January 1998 - May 1998
Reviewed and tested Executive Compensation application for
database
integrity, windows interface guidelines, and process flow.
Validated
multidimensional data model.
Reviewed and tested Proxy Information application for database
integrity
and process flow. Implemented Business Objects proof of concept
including
designing metadata, custom objects, and BusinessQuery files.
Implemented
reporting solution using Access and Excel including designing
custom SQL
using Query By Example and straight SQL coding. Created various
intermediate query tables to improve report generation
performance and
implemented extensive statistical and peer group comparison
functionality.
Set up ODBC connection to Access tables.


Program Manager July, 1995 - October, 1997
Installation Software Technologies, Inc.

Program management for commercial multimedia authoring tool
through four
version releases resulting in 100% increase in sales. Performed
quality
assurance testing on each new feature
to ensure that it met quality standards. Worked with beta testers
and
customers to determine product feedback and create specifications
for
enhancements to product. Customized in-house customer tracking
system to
streamline development, technical support and sales tasks
including setting
up SQL-like queries and reports. Created and designed product web
site in
HTML. Designed and created all Lotus Notes databases for team
including
databases for development, technical support, and sales staff.
Only product
to achieve six-month product release cycle as company objective
for all
products.



Programmer/Analyst November, 1993 - July, 1995

Health Care Providers, Inc.
Developer for Referrals/Admissions and Customer Service
subsystems. Made
modifications/enhancements to the following subsystems in C &
Btrieve:
Customer Service, Referrals/Admissions, and Reporting. Created
new Case
Management subsystem for Medical Affairs department including:
designing
screens in JAM, designing databases in Btrieve/Xtrieve,
developing
application enhancements/modifications in C. Performed data
manipulation
and maintenance using SQL and Xtrieve. Extracted and mapped
utilization
data for timely submission to state and public aid facilities.
Maintained
data exchange processes with pharmacy and mental health benefits
providers.
Managed all areas of System Development Life Cycle for all
modifications.
Saved company 2% in revenues by problem resolution within
contract
deadline. Reduced turnaround time 75% by redesigning process for
member
pharmacy data submittal. Worked with user staff in defining
system
requirements for modifications and revisions. Maintained network
menu
system and reports database for all branches.


Project Administrator/Analyst July, 1992- July, 1993
Commercial Finance Corporation
Project tracking and analysis of new enhancements and production
problems.
Development, testing, documentation, and maintenance for the
following
PC-based systems in dBase: Problem Tracking System for production
problems,
Change Control program to track/approve program changes, RIS
Tracking
System for enhancement projects tracking, and Cross Reference
System for
tracking Information Systems-related materials. Performed version
tracking
and change control operations as Change Control Administrator
using MVS,
Panapt, and Panvalet.

Horizons Corporation July, 1991 - July 1992
Contracted to Transamerica to work on systems development
project.
Developed weekly project status reports for project planning.
Maintained
weekly task schedules using AS for tracking and budgeting
purposes.
Reconciled budgeted hours with consultant billed hours.


Education/Training:

Data Modeling, Data Warehousing, May, 1998
Business Objects, Business Objects March, 1998
Programming for Windows 95 in C++,  1997



M.S. in Information Systems 1993-1995
Coursework in Information Systems 1991-1993
B.S. in Business Administration 1987-1991
Concentration: Marketing, Organizational Behavior

References Available Upon Request.




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