BRIAN P. LARSON
Buffalo Minnesota 55313
I have over thirty years of experience programming and doing analysis covering a wide range of issues and software platforms. In the past I have shown to be adaptable to programming language and technical changes. I am committed to detail in doing the job right the first time and completing all projects on time. I excel at being a team player and possess excellent time management skills as well as having good communication skills. I have strong personal initiative and look forward to the challenge of tasks assigned to me.
HighJump – Specializing in Architect, Webwise, HJ1 development and SQL.
PowerBuilder: 12 years of experience last version Ver.11
PowerBuilder is an Object-Oriented programming language. Nearly all of the visual and non-visual objects support Inheritance, Polymorphism, and Encapsulation. PowerBuilder uses
Embedded, stored procedures and Dynamic SQL.
SQL: 20 years of experience last version SQL 2008
Access: 2 years of experience last version Access 2000
Spreadsheet - Excel, Word
Crystal Reports: 9 years of experience last version Ver.9 SQL Reporting Service
Visual Basic: 1 year of experience
Data Migration and interface implementations
HighJump WMS Inventory 7 years
*Internal Highjump rating of 4 out of 5 for overall product knowledge
May 2013 - Present – Working in the Application Group making changes and identifying and fixes bugs big and small. Areas include using HighJump Architect, SQL, Webwise, and Crystal Reports. Dealing with a multitude of different clients who all have different modification’s from the other.
June 2011 – Present HighJump Software Eden Prairie, MN - Support Analyst for HighJump WMS system. HighJump Software is a leading provider of supply chain execution. Answer support calls of a complex nature regarding software product functionality and usage. I’m responsible for troubleshooting, via the phone and via computer link with both hardware and software problems.
Feb 2005 – Jan 2010 3M – Contractor through Q.S.I. Maplewood Minnesota
PowerBuilder Support and Developer on 3M’s Manufacturing Execution System, system that is used throughout 3M’s tape and adhesives divisions. Understand and supported existing code as well as developed and designed upgrades. Write Design Specifications for new development and change requests. When applicable code was subject to peer reviews for FDA compliance (Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices) following FDA guidelines for Medical Validation. I have had extensive use with PowerBuilder Foundation Classes (PFC) as well as extensions (PFE) for customization of applications when needed.
1994–2005 Fulfillment Systems Inc. St.Cloud & Monticello, MN
F.S.I. is a direct mail, fulfillment business.
Lead developer PowerBuilder on the implementation of an Inventory and Output system. Inventory system included data entry, reporting, storage billing and enforcing company business rules. Output system included selecting and collecting specific user selected data to create text files for label creation. Both systems involved using complex triggers and stored procedures using SQL.
Develop and maintain input windows using PowerBuilder that captured consumer check and credit card information. Wrote programs to export data in a text file for importing into POS software for processing. Export results in a text file for importing back into the main system.
Knowledgeable in object oriented scripting using the class library and DataWindow painter. Extensive use enforcing business rules and validations.
Create tables, triggers and stored procedures using SQL.
Develop programs to import client data text files into the main company database.
Design and implement inventory, sales and other reports in an SQL 2000 environment using Crystal Reports. Reports included nested reports and reports with drilldown capabilities. Reports created for the companies HighJump WMS Inventory included some .NET menu work. Some experience with Crystal Enterprise.
Perform analysis, create and test project requests big and small. Work help desk issues.
1982–1994 Carlson Companies /Gage Howard Lake, MN
Carlson/Gage is a direct mail, fulfillment business
Programming and Production Control
Develop and maintain Software Programs for all areas of the company.
Change from a paper based organization to an electric one.
Develop and maintain Novell Network.
Production and office process enhancements.
1987–1993 North Hennepin Community College Brooklyn Center, MN
General Education Studies with a focus on a Management Degree.
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