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Progress OpenEdge Developer and Technical Support

Bridgewater, NJ
March 21, 2018

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Stanley Chen

Bridgewater NJ *****

Phone: 908-***-**** Email:


Extensive knowledge and 20+ years’ work experiences in IT field and strong development and DBA skills. Principal strengths include Progress 4GL, GUI and Web application development and Progress DBA in Windows and UNIX environments, business requirements, technical design, systems integration, reporting, code review, unit testing, production support and Application Lifecycle Management (SDLC). Demonstrates exceptional problem solving, strategic thinking and job completion under tight time constraint skills with expertise in: OpenEdge WebServer Progress WebSpeed

JavaScript Round Table Progress Database

SQL AppServer HTML




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Provided Network, Servers and Computer hardware supports and troubleshooting. Education

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Major in Software Engineering and minor in Mathematical State University of New York at Old Westbury (

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