- US Based Software Designer Developer

    Ronald W. Richmond (Ron)
    Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307
    riff_50@comcast.net

    Career Summary

    A certified professional in multiple I.T. disciplines.

    • Program Design Expert – Hourly Payroll programming, Job
    Costing Systems, BOCA code systems for housing industry.
    Writing network tools, scripts and SMNP queries in
    numerous programming languages
    • Office Automation Specialists – Exceptional people skills
    with an in-depth understanding of best practices analysis,
    and design of workflow.
    • Networking Expert – Thorough understanding and mastery of
    network installation. Including functions, troubleshooting,
    and configuring of Cisco Routers & Switches, Cabletron Hub
    and Switches.
    • LAN Administration Expert – Installing, configuring and
    maintaining Windows (ALL Versions), Novell, and Lotus
    Notes.

    Technical Skills

    Programming Languages: 10+ Years (C, DELPHI 3,4 & 7),
    6 years (MASM, MS-ACCESS, VISUAL BASIC, RPG),
    5 Years (HTML, PL/1), 3 Years (C#),
    2 Years (Lotus Notes Programming, SQL),
    1 Year (JAVASCRIPT, JAVA, ASP, SAS, XML/SOAP, PHP, Perl).

    Software: 10+ Years (MS-EXCEL, MS-WORD, OUTLOOK, McAfee
    Anti-Virus, Symantec Anti-Virus, NORTON Utilities),
    6 Years (DATA IMPORT, VISIONEER, VISIO), 4 years (GHOST),
    3 Years (MS-PROJECT), 2 Years (Crystal Reports, IQ)

    Operating Systems and Networking: 15+ Years (WINDOWS 3.1/95/98/NT/2000/XP (Client and Server), MS-DOS/PC-DOS), 10 Years (NETWARE, NDS, ADS),
    5 Years (DNS, WINS, DHCP, VAX/VMS), 4 Years (Solaris-UNIX), 3 Years (LINUX),
    2 Years (Exchange Server).

    Hardware : (Desktop/Server/Mainframe) – 15+ years (ANY INTEL or AMD Based PCs),
    5 Years (DEC 11/780), 4 years (UNIX), Exposure (AS/400).
    (Networking) – 15+ Years (Cisco- 29xx- 85xx Switches and Routers all),
    8+ Years (Enterasys - Cabletron 2xxx- 6000 Chassis).

    Data Communications: 15+ Years (ETHERNET, TCP/IP, IPX/SPX,
    LAN/WAN, FTP) 8+ Years (SNMP, SMTP, VPN, RAS),
    4 Years (TOKEN RING), 3 Years (ATM, FDDI).

    Relevant Technical Skills

    Programming Languages: 10+ Years (C, DELPHI 3,4 & 7),
    6 years (MASM, MS-ACCESS, VISUAL BASIC, RPG),
    5 Years (HTML, PL/1, Easytrieve), 3 Years (C++),
    2 Years (Lotus Notes Programming, SQL),
    1 Year (JAVASCRIPT, JAVA, ASP, SAS, C#, XML/SOAP, PHP, Perl).

    Work Experience

    Customer Programming Project 2006 - 2008
    Preferred Engineering
    • Responsible for development of Delphi software to
    interface with new proprietary test equipment for
    Automotive Industry. Duties include design, Interface
    to pre-existing software & upgrade communication
    protocols to incorporate current TCP/IP standards.

    Custom Programmer and Network Engineer 2004 – Present
    Self-Employed
    Support for small businesses and office environments.
    · Providing PC support and networking connectivity. Contract
    work for large corporate environments, (most recently
    Citizens Bank, Hewlett Packard, and KForce).

    Programmer/Network Engineer 2001 - 2004
    Electronic Data Systems (EDS)
    · Developed an Inventory System to keep track of Desktop
    and Network Hardware. Developed automated desktop
    upgrading system to keep workstations current with
    patches and Service Packs. Developed system to
    troubleshoot network devices and run preliminary tests to
    determine functionality. Provided documentation/project
    tracking for management reporting. Developed scripts to
    modify and maintain desktop workstations. Monitor and
    troubleshoot the General Motors WAN Environment of over
    8000 Network Devices, (175,000 seats) Nationwide. Provided
    third-tier support for Windows workstation. Provided
    strategic input on overall network planning and related
    projects.

    Programmer/Network Engineer 1999 - 2001
    Ajilon Corporation – Contracted to EDS
    · Wrote several applications in Delphi, to keep track of
    LAN Hardware inventories for the General Motors customer.
    Documented the entire LAN/WAN utilizing VISIO. PC Desktop
    Support and LAN troubleshooting. Monitor and troubleshoot
    a segment of the General Motors WAN Environment, Pontiac
    Metal Fabrication (approx. 2500 seats.)

    Network Communications Engineer and Admin 1990 - 1999
    Electronic Data Systems (EDS)
    Buick Motor Division Account.
    · Hourly Payroll programmer for G.M. Designed custom
    software deployments, and LAN installations. System
    programmer for DEC Micro VAX. Implemented the “Consistent
    Office Environment” for General Motors - Buick Motor
    Division. Implementing automated workstation updates and
    online virus protection, using Tivoli and Symantec Ghost.
    LAN Administrator – Novell. Lotus Notes Administrator.
    Considered the resident expert on most systems. Review,
    plan, and evaluate future upgrades to local Novell network
    systems. Troubleshoot Novell network systems and recommend
    improvements. Customer support for PC and LAN applications.




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