Brian Salmon PROGRAMMER, DESIGNER, TEAM LEADER Skype ID: Brian-Salmon1 (ms word resume link here) 935 Eldridge Rd, Suite 257 • Houston, TX 77478 • 661-816-0896 • VBNET@EMPLOYOR.COM CITIZENSHIP & AVAILABILITY A citizen of the United States and holder of a valid and current US Passport with current Vaccinations, inoculations and certified (June 30, 2011) to be medically fit. Granted a interim Secret Clearance (July 1, 2011). and available to travel for either Permanent placement (full-time employee), or contract work, either on-site, or remotely. W2 hourly 60 hours per week is preferred, if available. All interviews outside of Houston, Texas, must be by phone, unless the Employer wishes to pay for travel. SHAREPOINT, NETWORKS, SQL SERVER & VISUAL STUDIO Sharepoint and visual studio including ms windows 2008 server, systems design administration, administered sharepoint permissions and groups, sql server mirroring and clustering, microsoft office sharepoint designer 2007, infopath forms, workflows, workflow packages using visual studio assembies & solution packages, master pages, assemblies saved to the gac (global assembly cache), share service provider ssp, sharepoint backup strategies, sharepoint farms, load balancing, restored sites and documents from backup, users and groups, sites, lists, document libraries, active directory, microsoft exchange, microsoft iis, network topology, network and server concepts, including services, and security across multiple domains, troubleshooting computer hardware, software related problems, network technologies, wpf, wf, wcf, silverlight using wpf, blend3 expression, xaml integration into wf, xaml into compiled winform code from visual studio and webforms, created databases, tables, columns, relationships, constraints, clauses, stored procedures, triggers, restored database, moss 2007, created web applications, created site collections, central administration, lists and libraries, search, site definition, templates, webparts, used sharepoint object model (16 namespaces) with asp.net (microsoft.sharepoint namespace), iis 6.0 deployed web applications from wwwroot directory, asp.net using the standard controls, using the validation controls, master pages, themes and css - applied external css to an aspx page, inline styles, ado.net create, read, update and delete functions, grid view controls, caching application pages and data, authentication and authorization, and implementation, state management, sessions management, serialization, published and deployed web applications, web.config, webservices, restful, silverlight, consuming web services, vb.net and c# exception handling, collections and generics, operator overloading, partial class, attributes, reflection, worked with components assemblies, used strong naming (cryptographic key pair) for the component being built, class libraries, data access using ado.net, multithreading. SKILLSETS BY KEYWORD Programming Team Leader and Trainer Assigning Projects, Deadline Creation, Meetings With Clients, Code creation and Test Plans using MS Access, VBA, VB6, VB.NET, MS SQL Server, (EDI) Electronic Data Interchange, Report Designing with Crystal Reports and MS Access and VBA, Access Reports, ODBC, ADODB, DAO, Data Text Extraction and Data Mining, Google/Bing/Yahoo Research Expert, XML, DOM, COM, OLE, Web Services, Webbrowser Control, Allegro energy trading and risk management software, Royalty Remittance & Regulatory Compliance & Reporting Rules and Definitions, Oil & Gas Industry, Tactical Solutions and Investigative Analysis, Title/abstract lease acquisition software project with Lease Owner Parcel Maps, Mapping and Data to for oil and gas "landman" use. Used "tract map" Software, created Maps for Lease Counties and Interfaced with County IT Databases. Software for Department of Defense (DOD), US Navy Electronic Warfare Technician, Secret Clearance, Resort Vacation Industry, Software Security and Quality Assurance Software Testing, Retail Software Production. Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Microsoft Visual Studio 2005, Microsoft Visual Studio (VS) 2008, & Adobe Dreamweaver CS4. Internet Marketing, Marketing Strategies, - Service oriented architecture (SOA), Software as a Service (SaaS) AKA software on demand - A Network based access and management of, non-customized software or online service, managed centrally, billed as a utility (resources consumed), pay-for-use only, and a one-to-many model without the need for downloadable patches and upgrades. (cloud computing) aka abstraction, provides easy to understand simple services to users, while ignoring details and complication. (mashups) is a web application that combines data and/or functionality from more than one source. Business process management (BPM) is a CLIENT FOCUS, aligning all aspects of an organization with the wants and needs of CLIENTS in order to gain higher customer satisfaction, product quality, delivery speed and time-to-market speed. eCommerce, e-Commerce Conversion Optimization, Maximizing Marketing Budgets, reducing acquisition costs, Web Analytics, Google Analytics, Web Trends, Hitbox, Analysis of web statistics, SEM Search Engine Marketing: Google AdWords, SEM campaign management, search engine optimization (SEO), natural traffic, organic traffic, Information Architecture, Web Site Usability, Ergonomics, Lead Generation, Email Harvesting, Phone number harvesting, Opt Out CanSpam Compliant campaigns, statistic building from internet, keyword strategies, Traffic Building, Social Media, Website Development and Client-Based local Apps/Projects. TEAM LEADER OBJECTIVES Employing the project cost-lowering rules shown on http://www.HorizontalCoding.com). A single set of business standards and programming rules for Project Owners, Team leaders, Designers and Planners and Developers. I maintain a DAILY contact with Programmers worldwide, including India, with disciplines including Microsoft Visual Studio .NET, Sharepoint, DotNetNuke (its less expensive cousin, also created by Microsoft), MS Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS used in SQL & VS) - Extracting, transforming & data warehousing (ETL), dataflows, OLAP cubes & data mining. BizTalk Server, Data Transformation Services (DTS), MS SQL Server Integration Services - data transformations solutions, (SSIS), MS SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), Windows Workflow Foundation (WF), Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), WPF Layout, xml application markup language (XAML), XAML browser application (xbap), which compile into a .NET executable (.EXE), Microsoft Expression Studio Ultimate (blend 4), (which GENERATES XAML For Silverlight, WPF and Windows Phone), WF and Biztalk are Business Process Management (BPM) software INTEGRATED into MS Visual Studio. Biztalk Server and Biztalk Business Rules Engine (BRE) has box adapters not found in (WF). Biztalk contains schemas which define xml messages and maps, uses pipelines xml to/from xml, encryption, uses orchestrations (similar to WF). Biztalk Business Rules Composer. Silverlight uses compiled .NET Visual Studio Code as a browser addon. Microsoft WiX packages installer. Their skillsets include Microsoft experience with some or all of XML,SOAP, Web Services, Web Services Description Language (wsdl), Universal Description Discovery and Integration (UDDI) is a (XML) based registry to locate web service applications, interrogated by SOAP for access to (WSDL) showing protocol listed bindings & messages. DOM, COM, OLE, Webbrowser Control and other Active X controls and of course SQL server, including DBA and N-tier database applications, stored procedures and triggers. I am able to help My Client by attending or conducting Meetings as necessary between Department Heads and different Division Managers to ensure Project(s) on Target and Schedule. Keeping Specifications up-to-date. Documenting and streamlining Meetings by capturing key points held in those meetings, and applying them to the Project, and to revised specifications. Preventing the "endless meeting" by performing discovery and original research. Often meetings are entangled due to Government regulations and special data requirements of Institutions, Vendors, Clients, and Government. Quick studies and original research often can break up these problems into visionable milestones which can then be accomplished on a schedule until being completed. Telecommute and Live Meetings Around the USA to meet Project Goals. Able to Communicate and Quickly Learn needs of Clients from Many Disciplines in Live Meetings. Special Goal of Reducing Costs on large Projects without Borders (Programmers Geographically spread over the Globe), by using code non obfuscating methods, code exposure methods, non-encapsulation methods for both Vb.Net and SQL using ADODB / Other Data Methods, so all code in the Project is EXPOSED, for TOTAL REUSE using cut and paste among all coding members in a Project(s). Heavy focus on easy-to-read, easy-to-use easy-to-DEBUG (inline debugging), with all variables shown and exposed for simplified debugging. Enforcement of strict "ClassLESS" programming standards, except where absolutely required, and cutting down on Event Driven programming wherever possible, so all source code is easier to follow and more logical, and increasing code reuse by making all code visible. Insisting that Subroutines and Functions BE SIMPLE-and never allow more then one method per function/sub. PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Software Designer, Technical Specification Writer, Report Designer and Consulting Professional with significant experience in both the military. and civilian sectors. Areas of major focus in the tax & royalty reporting & payment regulatory and title/abstract lease acquisition, for the oil & gas industries. Primary areas of knowledge are integrating strategy, performance improvement, and implementing strategies and initiatives. Able to challenge difficult and involved tactical problems with investigative Analysis and to resolve and achieve measurable milestones. Displayed exceptional proficiency operating within large organizations in a diverse range of industries, to hit the ground running in challenging project environments. An Ability to adapt and learn quickly in situations where Client's Needs are rapidly changing. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Company: ARTI Inc Alexandria, VA 22314 703-682-4755 July 1 2011 Applied for and granted Interim Secret Clearance. Company: Beginz.com USA (AutoYardParts.com) HOUSTON,TX 2009 – Present India Financed venture-backed start-up Company, with Headquarters in Ahmedabad, India. .Net / VBA / SQL Architect – Team Leader/Developer early-stage Internet Retail Startup Task Summary & Responsibility Team Leader in Charge of MIS. Recruited and managed offshore development Team. Negotiated between Company Owners, Developers, SEO experts and Artists. NET, VBA, VB6, ACCESS, SQL Server, IIS, and Windows Server (2003, 2005 and 2008) Team Lead and Senior Developer, Application Developer/IT Specialist for NET 2.0 online retail websites. Development of online retail catalog Systems. Database application development, web development, and gateways / interfaces using remote Servers. Programming, Supervision, mentoring and training of remote India team of project designers and developers. Contributed to the horizontalprogramming.com programming standards. Assigned Projects, Deadline Creation, Meetings With Clients, Code creation and Test Plans. Company: 14370.com HOUSTON,TX 2010 – Present Installation Test Website: http://www.hireexperts.in/14370/ VB.NET, VBA, VB6, MS Access, SQL Server etc, news and information blogspot. .Net / VBA / SQL Architect – Team Leader/Developer early-stage Technical Internet News Startup Task Summary & Responsibility Team Leader in Charge of MIS. Recruited and managed offshore development Team. Negotiated between Company Owners, Developers, SEO experts and Artists. NET, VBA, VB6, ACCESS, SQL Server, IIS, and Windows Server (2003, 2005 and 2008) Team Lead and Senior Developer, Application Developer/IT Specialist for NET 2.0 online news websites. Extensive use of Social Media · Social Networking · twitter · facebook · LinkedIn · and Blogging SEO / SEM methods were used on this site. Programming, Supervision, mentoring and training of remote India team of project designers and developers. Company: Sirius Solutions (Client Site: Sunoco Logistics Inc.), Sugar Land, Texas 2008 – 2009 Software, Technical Specification, Report Designer - Energy Industry Consulting Task Summary & Responsibility Programming, which aids the creation of “Revenue Taxation and Royalty Collection for Oil & Gas Industry” specifications, and Reports. Using Various Tools mentioned in this Document, Extracted data from the existing information systems supporting the Lease Acquisition and Marketing business, and convert them into an instance of the Allegro system. Attend daily meetings with the client to analyze, document, and extract Taxation and Royalty Business Rules. EDI/Other Electronic Transmission Types, Translations where needed to meet State Agencies needs. Create and link SQL views, queries to Crystal Reports and install those reports in the Allegro System. Royalty Remittance & Regulatory Reporting Rules and Definitions. Business Rules from Source Agencies, Data Analysis, Database, and Original Coding to assist Creating Specifications for Louisiana Oil Severance Tax Return Monthly & Quarterly, Texas Oil & Gas Report (EDI) & Texas GLO 3 Royalty Payment, IRS 1099 Misc, Corrections, INT & 1042 (FIRE), Oklahoma PS Oil Tax Final Report, MMS Royalty Remittance Form MMS-2014, New Mexico Oil & Gas Royalty OGR-1,OGR-2, New Mexico Oil & Gas Tax OGT1 & OGT2, New Mexico withholding for Non residents Crystal Report. Company: PhotoToPaint.com, Inc. West Hartford, CT 2007 – 2008 .Net Architect – Developer/Webservices early-stage Internet Retail Startup Task Summary & Responsibility Team Leader in Charge of MIS. Negotiated between other Department Heads and Coordinated MIS Vision smoothly with Marketing & Art Department Heads and Company Owners. Using Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Microsoft Visual Studio 2005, Microsoft Visual Studio 2008, & Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 – Assigned Projects, Deadline Creation, Meetings With Clients, Code creation and Test Plans. Web Services processing from the client site. Wrote, enhanced, and maintained numerous SQL Reports. Design, Develop and implement T-SQL, SQL 2000 applications Online marketing, Website management and Email Marketing. Business Object's CRYSTAL REPORTS 11, Embarcadero's DBArtisan and SQL Debugger Tools Company : SKI.COM, ASPEN COLORADO 2006 – 2006 SQL / VB.NET (.ASPX and "classic" ASP Microsoft Framework, Visual Studio) Database Programmer Task Summary & Responsibility VB.NET Application is Company’s main Ski Vacation Customer Online Reservation system. Database conversion from VB6 (Visual Basic 6) into VB.NET. Special Projects using SQL/VB/HTML/Access including Research. VB.NET, Microsoft Access 2003 & 2000, Visual Basic 6 programming, Active X, DLL Library, and Class Module Programming. Access Reports, SQL, ODBC, ADODB, DAO development Windows NT, WIN2K (Windows 2000), XP Professional Service Pack 2. Company: Texhoma Land Consultants, Glenwood Springs, Colorado 2005 – 2005 Task Summary & Responsibility MIS Manager Team Leader In Charge of developing and supporting a title/abstract lease acquisition software project which displayed Lease Owner Maps and Data to 12 oil and gas "landman" use. Used "tract map" Software, created Parcel Maps from Garfield, County Colorado Courthouse using GIS Software and GIS Maps, and incorporated those Maps into the Custom SQL Database for Texhoma. Created Maximum Security and Multiple CUSTOMIZED Data Backup and Protection Layers into the Program using Visual Basic. The Security features prevented non authorized access to the Program. Data Backup System channeled daily data and map entry into an alternate backup path which was used whenever the SQL Jet Database became Corrupt. This system allowed the Database to be rebuilt without data loss or errors. Maintained a data backup plan where critical data was stored OFFSITE, in the event of Fire or Theft. Custom programming in VBA (Visual basic for applications) within Microsoft Access 2003/2000 and SQL query solution to Databases. Database/Table password protection. Automated repair solutions for corrupt "Jet" Database Custom reports engine including graphic "Blob" method which reduced overall database size 50 percent Wrote custom programs which derived various Government County and State websites data filtered into custom databases for clients use Microsoft Access 2003 & 2000, Visual Basic 6 programming, Active X, DLL Library, and Class Module Programming. Access Reports, SQL, ODBC, ADODB, DAO development Windows NT, WIN2K (Windows 2000), XP Professional Service Pack 2, VBA Scripting inside of Microsoft Word & Excel. Company: DOD (Department of Defense Contracts) 1985 – 2005 Active Duty in the US Navy for 10 Years as an Electronic Warfare Technician, holding a Secret Clearance. Performed as a Computer Programmer and Consultant on a wide range of Department of Defense projects and contracts. A detailed resume of projects with contract details is available upon request. Built and maintained a 20 million record NSN (DOD National Stock Number) database using VB6, VBA and embedded SQL Commands. Used DOM Automation techniques to expand database directly from various websites in order to locate available inventory items. Assisted client in bidding at auction on Government surplus auction using DOM technology, controlled using ADODB/SQL database commands embedded in VB6/VBA EDUCATION Los Angeles City College - 30 Units - General Ed. 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