JAMES W. CORPENING
Buffalo, NY *4213-1245
Accomplished Technical Professional with over 20 years of IT support, website and application development and system management success. An avid researcher and problem solver with the proven capacity to apply technical and academic skills to contribute to project success. A sound aptitude to quickly learn and teach technologies and skills.
AREAS OF STRENGTH AND EXPERTISE
Data Analysis (R & SPSS)
Teaching & Coaching
PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES & PLATFORMS
Visual Basic / .Net
IT Consultant, Buffalo, NY 1999 to Present
System Manager – Programmer – Hardware and Software Support Technician
Install and maintain secure computer networks with nightly imaging and cross-client back-up, cleaning, antivirus, and defragmentation routines. Educate users in efficient system management (software and networks). Design and create independent websites in Unix- and Linux-based PHP, Perl, and MySQL.
Key Projects and Accomplishments:
adsfindme.com – Website that allows personalized e-mail and SMS delivery of ads and coupons
magnehance.com – E-commerce website with shopping cart and integrated merchant services
subjectsignups.com – College experiment sign-up and data-management website, which has been licensed to the University at Buffalo, University of Iowa, and University of Alabama
subjectsignups.com/advising/ – College advising appointment sign-up and data-management website, which has been licensed to the University of Iowa
jcwrites.com – Professional website for freelance writing skills
Higher Education 2013 to Present
US Small Business Administration, Buffalo, NY 2012 to 2013
Customer Service Representative (GS 9.1)
Aided natural disaster victims by phone.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE CONT'D
Hitt Medical Writing, Marietta, GA 2012
Created a webinar to explain to medical writers the steps in establishing a website. Demonstrated how to create and publish a domain name, create a database, use a hosting provider, and how to use FTP and Wordpress.
Adapt Courseware, LLC, Pittsford, NY 2011 to 2012
Wrote voice-over content for narrated college course websites.
Words & Numbers, Inc., Baltimore, MD 2011, 2014
Wrote chapter content on evolutionary thought, sensory systems, and the somatic nervous system for college Biology and Anatomy & Physiology textbooks.
University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 1993 to 1998
Provided hardware and software maintenance, repair, and upgrades for twelve academic departments. Maintained IT networks using NetWare, Windows NT, Windows 95, Windows 3.x, and DOS.
SubjectSignups Administrator’s Manual and Technical Reference 2009
SubjectSignups Experimenter’s User Manual 2009
Connexions open-source undergraduate textbooks, three chapters 2011
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND AWARDS
Data Lakes for Big Data MOOC May-Jun. 2015
Discuss the definition, characteristics, and business value of Big Data
SAS Workshop – Programming 1 Apr. 2015
Learned the basics of Data and Process steps with Character and Numeric data
Excellence in Computer Information Systems Award 2014-2015 Mar. 2015
Demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and intellectual ability
Research Grant Feb. 2015
SUNY Buffalo State Office of Undergraduate Research, $400
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
B.S. summa cum laude, Computer Information Systems, SUNY Buffalo State, Buffalo, NY
M.A., Psychology (Behavioral Neuroscience), SUNY University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
B.S., Psychology (Animal Behavior), University of Florida, Gainesville, FL