PSC specialist aviail V8 >> O E 10 / Chesy, Derbyshire, UK

PSC in Chesy developer/specialist available



· Personal Details

Name: Martin J Powell Esq.
DOB: 18/02/1980
Status: Single
Salary: N/A
Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Transport: N/A Driving licence revoked, on health grounds
Contact: mobile: 0791 391 6840
Availability: Immediate

· Education and Qualifications

· Overview

I have a high educational background; I am educated up to and including Higher National Diploma level (HND). I have been educated from standard schooling, achieving the required GCSEs to move onto sixth-form A-level, and then from Further Education level onto Higher Education level. This includes;
§ A-level, sixth-form
§ National Diploma, college
§ Higher National Diploma, which were funded by the organisation providing employment at that time.

2003 – 2003Chesterfield College Study part–time for and achieved OCR New CLAIT 1999 – 2001Sheffield College Part-time study, HND in computer studies, incomplete 1997 – 1998North Derbyshire Tertiary College – Clowne campusStudy BTEC ND in computer studies, City and Guilds 4242 competence in Information Technology, incomplete 1996 – 1997 Netherthorpe-Foundation School Study A-Level Computer Studies and A-Level Economics, Incomplete 1991 – 1996Netherthorpe-Foundation School8 GCSE passes including high-grade passes in Maths, English & Science

· Training

· Overview
I am a highly trained Progress ® GUI 4GL professional. Since entering the Progress ® 4GL development environment (ADE) I have kept up with version changes and latest advancements. I have been trained extensively within the ADM(1) environment. Appling this knowledge onto ADM2.

March 2004 (1 day)
Progress Software
Application Developers training program, Hands On V10

September 2003 (3 day)
Progress Software
Application Developers training program, JumpStart For Application Developers, using Progress V9 GUI

November 1999 (5 day)
Progress Software
Training program, GUI programming in Progress V8 GUI

March 1999 – April 2000
Prommis Software Systems – Continuous in-house training in Progress 4GL, with the emphasis on V8 GUI, Smart Objects and ADM1

· Career History

· Overview
I have kept with the Progress ® 4GL development (ADE), learning how to apply the product effectively within different environments, ranging from software development to manufacturing systems.

April 2003 – January 2004Employer: Bell Fruit GamesPosition: Progress systems support developer Provide Progress support for a manufacturing company upgrading from MFG/PRO to EB/2. Redevelop a bespoke utility written for Progress version 8 GUI to be applicable with Progress version 9 GUI. This involved redeveloping the software from using ADM(1) to the latest methods supported by Progress Software, which include ADM2. June 2001 – August 2001Employer: Derwent Business SystemsPosition: Progress support analyst Provide on-site Progress version 8 GUI support for a Software development company creating and supporting bespoke applications. October - February 2001Employer: Capita HartsheadPosition: Progress systems developerConvert existing Progress character based application into a Progress GUI system.Developing using Progress version 9.0 / version 9.1 The project involved designing a model using the V9 ADE and implementing Active-X to give a Microsoft Outlook look-and-feel. January 2000 – October 2000(Rolling Contract)Employer: Bell Fruit GamesPosition: Business systems and support analyst Create Progress reports from MFG/PRO to meet end-user requirementsDevelop bespoke utilities and routines compatible with MFG/PRO including · A data analysing module that enables users to output to Microsoft Excel· A bespoke inventory control module for test machines (Site Test Manager)March 1999 – April 2000Employer: Prommis Software SystemsPosition: Junior Progress Developer Create bespoke Progress applications using Progress V8 GUIMaintaining internal project management systemDesign, development and maintenance of the company websiteSnr developer on the following projects· Convert a CHAR waste management application bolt-on to PECAS into V8 GUI· Design, develop and implement a bespoke system for Sales and Marketing department· Design, develop, implement and maintain the company website

· Additional projects

Official Headway Chesterfield webmaster · Snr developer/consultant, designing, developing, implementing and supporting the official website/web space for the local branch of the national charity, HeadwaySales Order Processing System (SOP) · Snr developer, designing, developing, implementing and supporting a SOP system for a manufacturing company.The project involved designing an application module using V8 GUI, ADM1, Smart Objects, developing the application and implementing on a Microsoft NT network.The system used the following Progress 4 GL featuresSmart Objects including Smart Viewer, Smart Folder, Smart Browse and Smart Links

· Expertise and key Skills

GUI software development using Progress V8.2 – 10.1Sound knowledge and experience of ADM, ADM2, Smart Objects and their concepts. Understanding and experience using COM and OCX within Progress 4GL including integration of Progress 4GL to MS OfficeExperience of MFG/PRO, EB/2 and their conceptsComputer programming and experience of Visual BASIC, BASIC and PascalCompetence of web page design within a WYSIWYG environment and image editing