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Proprietor Resume

Aurora, IL


Software Developer with in - depth experience and proven s. Expertise in software development and data analysis utilizing multiple platforms, multiple programming languages and various disparate data sources. Over ten years of experience developing marketing research solutions for Confidential 100 clients, both at a syndicated retailer scan data level and at a disaggregate consumer panel data level. Known for technical leadership, process development, innovation and scope definition of projects.


  • Project Management
  • Strategic Business Projects
  • Team Leadership
  • Team Mentoring for Solutions
  • Market/Industry Knowledge in CPG
  • Solutions Development
  • Research and Analysis Skills
  • Problem Identification & Resolution
  • Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Business Strategy and Direction
  • Strategic Application Development


Databases: Oracle, Informix, RedBrick, DB2, MySQL, MS Access, SQL Server (2000/2005/2008 ), Netezza, Teradata

BI Tools: AlphaBlox, Cognos, QlikView, SAS Enterprise Manager

JAVA Development Environments: NetBeans, Eclipse, WSAD, IntelliJ

OLAP: Hyperion Essbase, Microsoft Analysis Services (MSOLAP / SSAS) (2000 and 2005), Mondrian, Oracle Express

Programming Languages: C / C++ (11 Years), Java (11 Years), Visual Basic (9 Years), C# .NET, SAS (9 Years) including BASE, STAT and IML

Operating Systems: Solaris (6,8,9,10), Mandriva Linux, RedHat Linux, UBUNTU Linux, Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP/Server, Windows Vista

ETL: Informatica, IBM DataStage, Ab Initio, SAS

Web Containers: WebSphere, Tomcat, JBoss, GlassFish

Other Technologies: MDX, Hyperion ReportScript, GCC/Open-source software, ERWin

Shell Scripting: CSH, KSH, BASH, ZCSH


Confidential, Aurora, IL



  • Analyzed disaggregate frequent shopper data for SM-Shoemart Philippines to create new merchandising strategies.
  • Analyzed data to create cross-business promotions between the various companies owned by SM-Shoemart
  • Assessed requirements of SM-Shoemart outlets and created new Reporting Solutions
  • Analysis of shopper demographics and buying behavior to create new consumer segments for reporting
  • Created data marts for output reporting
  • Configured and authored new reports to allow web access for this information

Technologies Used - SAS, JAVA, C++, Teradata, WebSphere, AlphaBlox, QlikView

Confidential, Schaumburg, IL

Senior Software Engineer / Team Lead


  • Analysis of disaggregate consumer panel data to produce new insights and functionality
  • Combination of retailer advertising data and consumer panel data to aid manufacturers in advertising strategies within retailers
  • Optimization of database performance / design, program performance / program design for both legacy and new applications
  • Support of analytic applications
  • Conversion of legacy applications to new platforms
  • Migration of current applications to newer platforms
  • Creation of ETL processes to combine disparate datasets
  • Development of automated database loading processes, including logging, for large datasets
  • Debugging and assistance with unexpected / unknown data problems
  • Development of new software to support analytics initiatives
  • Development of demonstrations of technology for client presentations
  • Mentoring of Individuals to produce productive results within the development framework

Technologies Used - SAS, JAVA, C, C++, UNIX Shell Scripting, Informix, Oracle, Netezza, MySQL, SQL Server / 2008, Hyperion, Cognos, AlphaBlox, WebSphere, Tomcat, MDX, SQL

Confidential, Schaumburg, IL

Senior Software Engineer


  • Implementation of software to predict product placement of new products in a retailer’s custom product hierarchy
  • Development of windows components to encapsulate simulation methodology for distribution to Confidential 100 clients
  • Creation of ODBC and ODBO data source objects to facilitate UNIX access to Windows-based data sources
  • Support of UNIX analytics applications
  • Development of system to automatically generate PowerPoint presentation from custom analytical studies
  • Evaluation of new software offerings to assess their significance to current infrastructure

Technologies Used - SAS, JAVA, C, C++, Shell Scripting, Informix, Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server 2000 Hyperion, WebSphere, Tomcat, AlphaBlox, SQL, MDX

Confidential, Schaumburg, IL

Software Engineer


  • Development of various lookup tools to extract product ( Confidential ) characteristics from internal databases via the web
  • Development of web-based tools to extract Confidential information based upon certain product characteristics (brand, size, flavor, etc)
  • Development of screen-scraping solution to create definition of mainframe database extracts automatically
  • Analysis of product sales to create groups of products which aids in estimation of overall category effect of products

Technologies Used - C, C++, Shell Scripting, Informix, SQL Server 2000, Apache

Confidential, Hoffman Estates, IL

Software Engineer


  • Developed custom UNIX and Windows NT based socket interfaces to integrate shipping systems with back-end databases
  • Developed custom Excel-based interfaces for shipment reporting using VB 6.0
  • Installation, configuration and customization of shipping software using VB 6.0, Visual C++ 6.0 and REXX scripting
  • Customer Support and Troubleshooting

Technologies Used - SQL Server 1998, Visual Basic 6.0, C

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