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Project Manager Management

Location:
Flushing, New York, United States
Posted:
February 01, 2018

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James M. Weil

*** -** ********* ******, ***. ***, Flushing, NY 11358 • Cell: 516-***-**** • ac4a15@r.postjobfree.com Objective

I am looking for a challenging position as a Technical Writer in a fast-paced environment that will leverage my thirty years of experience as a software engineer as well as my professional writing skills. Ideally, I would like to work in a software shop writing client-facing documentation and technical documentation for developers and management. However, as my resume shows, I am comfortable writing in a myriad of genres.

Skills

• C#, Visual FoxPro (all versions), T-SQL,

XML, COM, HTML

• SQL Server, FileMaker Pro, Access 2007-

2016

• UML, Mere Mortals, Codebook, Visual

SourceSafe, Visual Studio.NET, MS

Project, SCRUM

• Technical Writing

• Creative Writing

• Copywriting

• Journalism

• Developmental Editing

• Copy Editing

• Proof Reading

Work History

President/CEO, 03/2011 – Present

Weil Editorial Services, Inc Flushing, NY

• Provide developmental editing to fiction and non-fiction writers by working one-on-one with my clients to flesh out characterization, structure, and plot.

• Refine the manuscript even further with an intense line edit to correct grammar and spelling errors, and to catch subtle inconsistencies that may throw the reader off track.

• The polishing touch is to proof read the manuscript to correct any mistakes in grammar, punctuation, and spelling.

• Two of my clients were traditionally-published shortly after working with me. IT Consultant, 01/2014 to 05/2016

CompuSmart – Stony Brook, NY

• Maintained Zipcrim (main application) uptime and reliability.

• Provided user support when necessary.

• Programed changes to Zipcrim based on verbal and written specifications.

• Designed and programed web scrape routines for a new financial services product involving many websites.

• Architected web scrape routines for all sex offenders in all 50 states.

• Re-scraped all websites that stopped working because of changes in the HTML.

• Created intuitive user interfaces and wrote supporting stored procedures for SQL Server.

• Copy edited technical material used for presentations to prospective clients. Senior Programmer/Analyst, 01/2007 to 01/2013

New York State Homes & Community Renewal – New York, NY

• One of two VFP Developers to service more than 200 users and 17 core VFP production applications, including: Housing and Finance, Accounting, Treasury, Procurement, and several other mission-critical production applications.

• In year 2012, we completed 70 new Service Requests and 60 Helpdesk Tickets.

• Responsible for gathering functional and technical requirements for all assignments, documenting them for the end-users and management, and then program each assignment under strict deadline.

• Team leader for converting two applications to C# .NET. Senior Application Architect, 01/2003 to 01/2007

Jzanus, LTD – Floral Park, NY

• Created a new medical billing and collections system for the company using FoxPro 9.0 and Mere Mortals Framework.

• Trained employees on how to use the framework and object-oriented techniques used in the project.

• Worked with senior management and users to define and document the functional requirements for the software.

• Responsible for the smooth operation of the database and wrote many user interfaces. Project Manager, 01/2002 to 01/2003

Orion Telecommunications, Inc – Bayside, NY (Company went Bankrupt)

• Responsible for creating standardized software development methodology from inception to completion using the rational model.

• Conducted formal seminars to train staff on object-oriented development theory and design.

• Worked closely with Senior Business Analysts and Executive staff to develop and document technical and functional requirements for all new projects.

• Deployed .NET platform and architected an n-tier development model for new software projects.

Education

New York Real Estate Institute 2013

Seventy-five hour required State course to obtain Real Estate License. Villanova University, Philadelphia, PA 2007

Essentials of Project Management

Survey course outlining the essential elements of Project Management per guidelines set by the Project Management Institute.

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 1989-1991

B.A. in Journalism (Magazine Sequence), Cum Laude, May 1991 Publication Credits

Fiction

Swiss Chocolate

Dailey Swan Publishing, January 2011

Harmony House

Dailey Swan Publishing Online Publications, May 2011 El Aguila

Weil Editorial Services, Inc., April 2012

Esmeralda

Weil Editorial Services, Inc., April 2012

The War Machine

Inword Journal, November 1987

Non-Fiction

Multimedia Producer

• Multimedia Expo Comes to Pennsylvania; January 1995 Advertising Age

• Can France Route the English? May 2, 1994

The Scientist

• Association Provides Seed Grants for Clinical Chemists; February 8, 1993 McGraw-Hill/DATAPRO

• Lotus Development Corp. 1-2-3 for Macintosh, September 1992 The Commercial Realty Review

• Amerimar Realty’s Walnut Street Building Gets $9.35 Million Facelift; July 1992

• Legislation Geared Towards Attracting New Business; May 1992 The Mainliner News

• New Computer Technology, Developed by Local Firm, Makes Home-Buying Easy; March 11, 1992 Philadelphia People

• How to Buy the Perfect Stereo; Summer 1990

Academe Magazine

• On the Liberation of Lance Writer; September 1988

• One Woman’s Struggle for a Third-Party Voice in the Bipartisan System; September 1988 Awards

Harmony House

• First place in Dailey Swan Publishing’s 2011 nationwide short story contest The War Machine

• First place in Mesa College’s 1987 short story contest



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