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Software Engineer Microsoft Office

Laurel, Maryland, United States
August 27, 2018

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Nicholas Forakis

Baldwin, Maryland

Phone: 443-***-****


OBJECTIVE To obtain a position within the Information Technology or Management field.

EDUCATION Masters of Business Administration B. S. in Electrical Engineering

University of Baltimore, May 1992 University of Maryland College Park, May 1986

EXPERIENCE Alion Science and Technology

Senior Software Engineer, Lead May 2017 – present

Responsibilities included leading a team of software developers for a major government contract, developing software, reporting, planning, tasking, scheduling, budgeting and interfacing with our partner. Worked with FSO to comply with secure procedures, infrastructure, and material handling

Successfully completed creating a development lab to mirror the facility at our partner site. This included managing contractors, developing lab layout, developing wiring and network configuration, building and configuring Linux servers and Windows workstations, and procuring hardware. Coordinated and assisted in the hiring process for Software and Network Engineers

Technologies Solutions Group

Senior VP of IT and Programming June 2010 – May 2017

Responsibilities included budgeting and estimating projects. Customer interaction and relationship building on various contracted assignments. Reported to the COO and provided input to scheduling, projects and development tasks. Continued to develop software and other future automation projects.

Senior Systems Engineer

Developed .NET and SQL applications which helped business users automate numerous business processes using handheld devices and barcode equipment. Developed Windows CE applications in conjunction with RFID tags to complement an inventory management system. Developed, managed and maintained an RFID tracking system for hand hygiene. Managed third party contractors to develop and roll out enterprise level back-end software.

BrightLinx Technologies (Kelly & Associates)

Senior Software Engineer October 2007 – June 2010

Created .NET and Windows CE applications which helped business users automate various business processes. Designed, developed and maintained various websites written for Microsoft technologies. Created applications, and SQL databases (tables, stored procedures, views, triggers) to support custom interfaces that communicated with the existing payroll system. Designed numerous Crystal Reports used in the payroll process. Designed, developed and maintained numerous batch applications to interface with multiple information systems and vendors.

Bally Total Fitness

Senior Software Engineer April 2003 – October 2007

Designed, developed and maintained a club management client server application written in Visual Basic. Developed, designed and maintained databases using Microsoft SQL Server. Created N-tier ActiveX and COM components which encapsulated business rules and application functionality; allowing for multiple front-ends, such as client server and web-based applications. Migrated various ActiveX components into .NET assemblies using COM Interop architecture.

AEGON Insurance Group

Senior Software Engineer January 2001 – April 2003

Designed, coded and maintained Visual Basic applications and components according to business requirements. Designed, coded, and implemented various company-wide Intranet and Extranet sites that made extensive use of COM objects, N-tier architecture design and SQL Server databases. Coded, managed and supported a web content management system which allowed the Marketing team to effectively and quickly publish custom websites for a variety of insurance partners

Digital Productions Incorporated

Senior Software Engineer November 1998 – January 2001

Developed a variety of Visual Basic applications that interface with existing Oracle and SQL databases. Designed and coded various dynamic websites using ASP, HTML, and JavaScript. Designed and tested data conversion utilities, as well as, completing data conversions from SQL 6.5 to 7.0 and from Access to SQL. Designed and wrote stored procedures and triggers in order to automate processes and enforce business requirements. Completed analysis, design, development, and normalization for various SQL Server databases. Installed, tested and maintained Microsoft IIS and MTS Servers in order to host the company’s various web sites. Performed business analyses, wrote functional specifications and proposals, and completed various resource analysis tasks.

Northrop Grumman

Systems Engineer/ Software Engineer September 1986 – November 1998

Designed, procured, installed, and maintained several network systems consisting of Windows NT Servers and IBM AS/400 midrange computers. Installed and maintained a Document Workflow Management System (ViewStar) and developed custom VB applications for this system. Implemented program quality plans, forecasted and monitored expenditure plans, interfaced with customers, supervised contract personnel, and implemented business initiatives at off-site facilities.

Prepared and implemented computer expenditure plans for future facilities growth. Prepared capital expenditure plans for computer LAN installation and integration.

TECHNICAL Operating Systems: Microsoft Server, Microsoft Windows, RedHat Linux

Software Applications: Visual Studio, Microsoft .NET, Microsoft Office, Microsoft IIS, Microsoft Transaction Server, VSS, Crystal Reports XI, BizTalk Server 2010, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, and WordPress

Databases: Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Access, and Oracle 8i

Languages: C#, C++, T/SQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, some Java

PERSONAL United States Citizen with a Secret Clearance

REFERENCES Available upon request

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