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John Shirrell
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Senior programming or development position to generate substantial positive benefits to the employer through improved technology presence.
  • A Computer Oriented Thinker - Approaches computer problems in a computer appropriate way
  • A Fast, Dedicated Developer - Many significantly large personal projects accomplished in one or two evenings
  • A Conscious and Careful Approach - Makes sure to use well-formed code the first time, every time
  • A Wealth of Experience and Knowledge - Either knows the syntax already, or can teach self the syntax quickly
  • Higher Level Skills - VB.NET, C#, ADO.NET, MS/T-SQL, PHP, HTML/XHTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript, UML, Design Patterns
  • Lower Level Skills - Unix, C++, PC Networking/Maintenance/Building
Professional  Experience September 2006 - Present
On Point Technology, Inc. · Oak Brook, Illinois
  • Organized tasks and project plans for a team of engineers
  • Coded applications using C#/VB/ASP.NET framework versions 1.1 through 4.5, as well as some Java
  • Maintained MS-SQL Server (2000-2012) databases and wrote stored procedures and T-SQL scripts
  • Learned new skills for architecture and development on the job and through Microsoft Training
  • Performed a variety of duties as small business environment involved my contributions to requirements gathering, architecture, design, deployment, testing, and customer support
  • Traveled to visit customers on-site and worked with them to gather information on technical requests
  • Administered CVS and TFS code versioning repositories
  • Created artifacts for various phases throughout the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Worked with customer support team to resolve software issues and customer server environment problems regularly
  • Gained an understanding of the business processes of our customers’ industry rather quickly
June 2002 - August 2006
OfficeMax, Inc. · DeKalb, Illinois and Gurnee, Illinois
  • Served as the “Go To Guy” for technical knowledge
  • Assessed customer needs and recommended appropriate software and business machines to solve their problems
  • Set records for highest sales of business machines and extended warranty services
  • Trained self in the features of the various computer equipment offered
  • Created procedural manuals to help employees work with the legacy software systems for special orders and inventory
  • Bachelor of Science Degree, Majoring in Computer Science - With Highest Honors
    Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois · Overall GPA: 4.0/4.0
  • Associate of Science Degree, Majoring in Computer Science - With Highest Honors
    College of Lake County, Grayslake, Illinois · Overall GPA: 3.8/4.0
  • Self taught many computer programs and programming languages.
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