- 12 years Delphi 22 years devel temp perm contract

    DANIEL R. KRAM
    2124 South 85th Street
    West Allis, WI 53227
    Home: 414-321-1411
    Email: rdkram@gmail.com


    EDUCATION
    Bachelor of Science in Management Information Technology 2005

    Cardinal Stritch, Milwaukee, WI magna cum laude

    Associate of Science Business 2001
    Cardinal Stritch, Milwaukee, WI magna cum laude

    Attended Project Management training classes at Cardinal Stritch and eFunds.

    2008: University Wisconsin Milwaukee: .NET and SQL Server training.

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
    United States Bowling Congress, Milwaukee, WI 2006 – Present
    Senior Programmer/Analyst
    A non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and integrity of bowling worldwide.

    • Lead development work in multi-tier, multi-language systems to enable the successful completion of six month bowling tournaments with nearly 100K participants. Engage all levels of customer and support staff to ensure all Stakeholders’ requirements are completed. Design, test, debug and train, current and new software development.
    • Interface scoring from Unix, Linux, and Microsoft, systems, to auotmate scoring and prize data to Internet, in-house monitors and participants, within 5 minutes of completion of bowling.
    • Lead developer, support technician, and analyst, for 3 tournaments. In charge of investigation of tournament sites, computer equipment setup, operation, maintenance, and procurement.
    • Assigned to convert VB 6.0 application to VB.Net

    Technology: Delphi(Pascal), Dreamweaver, Flash, MySQL, SQL Server, VB, .Net, Novell, Windows Server 2003, Linux, Unix, Command Network, FrameWorkx, Vector/Vector Plus, Visual Studio 2005, Access, DB2, Crystal Reports, XML, VBScript, JavaScript, IIS


    EFUNDS, Milwaukee, WI 1997 – 2005
    Senior Programmer
    Leading provider of electronic payment software and services to financial institutions with over $500 million in annual revenue
    • Designed, developed, tested, and mentored, projects ranging in size from 50 hours to over 1500 hours in an Object Oriented (OO) environment, Delphi Pascal.
    • Promoted twice: Programmer to Senior Programmer/Analyst to Senior Programmer
    • Delivered on time and under budget over 20 projects in 2003 and over 40 projects in 2004, illustrating a strong growth in responsibilities and workload over a short time
    • Mentored, trained, and directed, developers in countries across the globe: Australia, Canada, England, and India, on projects ranging in size from 25 hours to 350 hours
    • Participated in rotating pager support on a 24 x 7 basis
    • Member of the Diversity Advisory Council creating and recommending diversity policies to senior management
    Significant Projects
    • Developed a tool to auto-create code saving developers up to 4 hours per project and reduced errors to zero
    • Designed and developed documentation system to assist users in communication with their customer: 500-hours, delivered on time and under budget.
    • Designed and developed objects, classes and methodology to manage, import and export, credit card network rules. Delivered project on time and on budget and duration was approximately 1,200-1,300 hours.
    • Developed and instructed classroom training for peers on business applications
    • Converted Visual Basic application into a .NET environment with ZERO errors
    • Twice converted over 500,000 lines of code to next release of development platform with ZERO errors found in QA or production
    • Designed and developed reporting infrastructure using Crystal Reports and Actuate

    Technology: Delphi(Pascal), Java, WebSphere, Oracle, SQL Server 2000, DB2, Access, HTML, COBOL, Crystal Reports, QA Run, VBScript, JavaScript, TCP/IP, IIS

    Blue Cross / Blue Shield Milwaukee, WI 1994 – 1997

    Largest health insurance provider in Wisconsin with over 766,000 members
    Programmer Analyst
    • Developed and maintained PC claims processing software for large clearing house utilizing a Bulletin Board System (BBS) processing over 5 million claims/month
    • Provided one-on-one support via phone solving both hardware and software issues for US and Puerto Rico customers
    • Assisted in annual user conferences across the United States, performing customer training and receiving customer feedback
    • Worked closely with Vice Presidents to create reports using Crystal Reports
    • Designed, coded and supported custom patient drug database for use in home health care agencies – similar to prescription information found at Walgreen’s
    • Strong understanding of the health care claims processing business and forms

    SOFTWARE/LANGUAGE EXPERTISE


    Language/Item Experience (years/months)

    ASP.Net 3 months+
    ASP 3 months+
    COBOL 1 year
    Crystal 3+ years
    Delphi Pascal 9+ years
    DOS 20+ years
    DotNetNuke 1 year
    Dreamweaver 2 years
    Flash 8 6 months
    FoxPro 6+ years
    GUI Design/Devel 10+ years
    HTML 4+ years
    IIS 2+ years
    Install Shield 2+ years
    Java 2+ years
    JavaScript 3+ years
    MS Access 6+ years
    MS Office 6+ years
    MySQL 1+ years
    Novell 2+ years
    Oracle PL/SQL 2 years
    QA Run 2 years
    SQL 5+ years
    SQL Server 2+ years
    TCP/IP 6+ years
    VB .Net (dot net) 2 months+
    VBScript 3+ years
    Visual Basic (3, 4, 5, 6) 5+
    WebSphere 2+ years
    Windows 9x, NT, 2000, XP, and Vista 10+ years
    XML 2+ years


    HONORS/INVOLVEMENTS
    • Designed and maintain web site for church and elementary school using FrontPage, PHP, Flash, and Dreamweaver
    • Organized an inaugural craft fair with over 40 exhibitors, yielding over 300 visitors and nearly $2,000 in revenue
    • Converted church books from manual to a computerized, software-based system
    • Recent web projects: fashionsewing.com, pack578milwaukee.org, zionuccmilwaukee.org, franklin-pta.org


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