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					Alexander J. Hoffer
alexander.j.hoffer@gmail.com
http://resume.alexanderjhoffer.com

  Enthusiastic software developer with a proven history of implementing
                 creative solutions in the technology field

EDUCATION & TRAINING
B.S. in Computer Science, Cum Laude (May 2007)
         *Major: Software Engineering (Minor: Mathematics)
Shippensburg University. Shippensburg, PA

Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD) – Enterprise
November 2008

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Cimbrian – Lancaster, PA
Developer (May 2007 – March 2009)
    Collaborated on teams of 8-10 people on large-scale ASP.NET (C#)
      applications using the “Agile” methodology.
    Designed, developed, and deployed solutions independently for small-
      scale applications that were written in ASP.NET (C#) and used SQL
      Server 2005 as its back-end database.
    Raised usability standards by incorporating new technologies, including
      AJAX, to increase overall end-user performance.
    Updated existing legacy applications written in Classic ASP to fix bugs
      and update features.
    Consulted with clients throughout project life-cycle to gather solution
      requirements and specifications to ensure ultimate customer
      satisfaction.


RR Donnelley – Lancaster, PA
Contract Developer (March 2009 - July 2009)
    Collaborated with existing development team to maintain internal
      ASP.NET website applications.
    Created and maintained Windows Services (C#) that assisted in RR
      Donnelly's automated variable print services.
    Migrated an internal application from classic ASP to ASP.NET and
      enhanced the usability with AJAX and Web 2.0 standards.
    Created one-time-use PostScript code that interacted with various types
      of databases to combine static PDFs with dynamic data for large-scale
      mailings.

Lancaster General Hospital - Lancaster, PA
Lead Developer/IT Maintenance (September 2009 - Present)
    Lead developer and designer on numerous internal projects developed
      using ASP.NET with SQL Server 2008 as its back-end database.
    Integrated new AJAX functionality into existing ASP.NET site.
    Performed maintenance and general upkeep on legacy ASP and ASP.NET
      websites.
    Administered multiple SQL Server databases and wrote custom queries to
      generate special reports.
    Migrated an Access program and database to a new ASP.NET / SQL Server
      website.
    Configured websites in IIS 6.0 and IIS 7.0, including such tasks as initial
      setup, binding information, and URL rewriting.
    Developed custom controls for integration with Kentico CMS that utilized
      its given API structure.

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

   1. Microsoft .NET Framework
         a. ASP.NET
         b. Classic ASP
         c. Windows Forms
   2. Languages
         a. C#
         b. VB.NET
         c. JavaScript/jQuery
         d. HTML/CSS
         e. XML
         f. PHP
         g. PostScript
         h. C++
   3. Databases
         a. SQL Server 2005
         b. SQL Server 2008
         c. SQLite
         d. MySQL
         e. Access
   4. Web Server
         a. IIS 6
         b. IIS 7
         c. Apache
   5. Tools
         a. Photoshop
         b. Visual Studio 2005/2008
         c. Visual Source Safe
         d. Microsoft Office

				
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