Alexander J. Hoffer
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
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
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
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
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
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.
1. Microsoft .NET Framework
b. Classic ASP
c. Windows Forms
a. SQL Server 2005
b. SQL Server 2008
4. Web Server
a. IIS 6
b. IIS 7
b. Visual Studio 2005/2008
c. Visual Source Safe
d. Microsoft Office