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Mark Neiman

28 Washington Drive
Raymond, NH 03077 
Home: (603) 895-0952

Objective: Acquire a challenging position as a  Software Engineer, which will enable me to take advantage of and enhance my current knowledge and skills, provide opportunities for growth technologically and professionally and contribute to the successes of the team and corporation.

Work Experience:

UnumProvident Corporation          Portland,  ME

Programmer Analyst II             04/01 – Present

Provide technical programming support for various corporate application supporting Insurance Underwriting activities.  Involves technical support, code maintenance and application enhancements.  The primary focus is currently on two applications. The first is a mainframe batch application having elements of JCL, COBOL and SAS.  The second is an application that creates documents from Microsoft Word templates.  Data is entered and stored via a Microsoft Access front end.  The templates access the data and create the document using Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) code.

Paymentech, LLC.           Salem, NH

Programmer Analyst        09/00 - 12/00

Provided Level III technical production support to corporate application.  Primary duties involved support of the new in-house Vantive application using Informatica Power Mart (Tool to move data between Oracle and Informix databases).  Additionally provided programming maintenance of C and Informix 4GL programs.  Used PVCS Tracker and Version Manager for problem tracking and code version control.

Aavid Thermalloy LLC.          Concord, NH

Programmer Analyst        11/99 - 08/00

Created and modified reports used in the corporate and manufacturing environments using Cognos Powerhouse tools and Cognos Impromptu.  Created and modified user access screens for the Visibility application. Designed code to print custom bar coded shipping labels on a Zebra printer per customer requirements. Created queries to update database records on a specified time schedule using the UNIX crontab feature.  Research proposed project to determine if Visual Basic is an acceptable tool.  Assisted in the development of a modest Visual Basic application using an ODBC connection to an Oracle database.

Liberty Mutual Insurance Company          Portsmouth, NH

Software Engineer                   09/97 - 10/99     

Spent the last four months on the Claims Production Support team.  Primary responsibility was to provide Level 3 support for the application.  Secondarily involved in application modifications and bug fixes.  The Object Oriented application was coded in C++ in the UNIX environment.  Code revision control was accomplished using Continuus.

Initially hired as a member of the Vista Support group in the Personal Markets Information Systems division.  The position was primarily technical support for the Views application with special emphasis in backend systems/programs and image scanning systems.

Successfully created and completed a C language program to pass motor vehicle records from the regional RS6000 sites to a central RS6000 site in Weston, MA. This information was then passed to a MQ messaging queue in order to pass and receive information from the mainframe.  Created Sybase stored procedures (SQL) to execute database activities.

Created and modified Korn shell scripts used to support the Views application and production support.  Successfully completed courses in Basic Korn Shell Programming, Introduction to Visual C++ Programming and Fundamentals of Programming in Visual Basic through the Performance Support Group of Liberty Mutual.

I.Q. Company                     Capitola, CA

Contract Programmer             08/97 - 10/97

 Part-time contracting assignment to implement updates the company web page using Microsoft Front Page 97.

S&R Precision Company, Inc.          Fremont, CA

Programmer         06/96 - 06/97

Lead Programmer in the Information Technology department of a precision machine shop.

Database programming, maintenance and report generation on a DEC Alpha running VAX/Open VMS via networked PC’s using WRQ Reflections 2 for Windows to access the Visibility V6.0 ERP software package.

Responsibilities include executing daily/monthly /year-end procedures, database maintenance, database tuning for performance, programming and report generation using Cognos Powerhouse V6.0 and interface with Visibility regarding problems or software updates.  Analyze and assist users in determining the specifications for requested reports or modifications and implement those specifications.

Aavid Thermalloy LLC.  (Formerly Aavid Thermal Technologies) Laconia, NH

Junior Programmer Analyst                                         10/95 - 06/96

Database programming, maintenance and report generation on a HP3000 in a UNIX environment via networked PC’s using WRQ Reflections 2 for Windows to access the Visibility V6.0 ERP software package. 

Primary responsibilities included report and menu generation or maintenance to the Visibility source code using Cognos Powerhouse V6.0 tools.  Interfaced with Visibility regarding problems or software updates.  Assist in the coordination

and testing the implementation of the Nyconn Data Systems online interface to the DataCollect data collection system via Intermec hardware running on a PC using SCO UNIX operating system.

Sanmina Corporation (Formerly Hadco Corporation)        Watsonville, CA and Salem, NH

Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) Operator III     03/92 - 10/95

Provided CAM Engineering support in a printed circuit board manufacturing environment. Operated Sun Sparc workstations in a UNIX environment.   Tasked with incorporating edits to customer supplied artwork files per customer and corporate specifications to improve manufacturability.  Provided training to new employees in all phases of CAM operations and procedures.

Sanmina Corporation (Formerly Hadco Corporation)     Watsonville, CA

CNC Programmer                         04/91 - 09/91

Coded and tested programs to operate numerical control drilling and fabrication equipment in a printed circuit board manufacturing environment.  Proficient in the operation of all the CNC drilling and fabrication equipment.

I.Q. Company           Capitola, CA

Contract Programmer      08/94 - 10/94

Part-time contract assignment using Microsoft Visual C++ to create a Windows 3.1 based utility to parse a Claris FileMaker Pro data file and create individual report formatted ASCII text files to be used in an Internet application.

Sanmina Corporation (Formerly Zycon Corporation)       Santa Clara, CA

CAM Operator I                                                        09/91 - 02/92

Provided CAM Engineering support in a printed circuit board manufacturing environment. Operated an Optrotech CAM workstation in a UNIX.  Tasked with incorporating edits to customer supplied artwork files per customer and corporate specifications to improve manufacturability.


University of California at Santa Cruz Extension

Santa Clara, CA    January - March 1996

  • Microsoft Windows 95/NT Application Programming
  • HTML and Interactive World Wide Web Programming
  • Cognos Corporation

    Vienna, VA November 1995

  • Introduction to Powerhouse
  • Cabrillo College    

    Aptos, CA 1992 - 1993

  • Introduction to C/C++, Introduction to Pascal, Introduction to Data Structures
  • Computer Learning Center

    Santa Clara, CA        1990 - 1991

  • Certificate in Computer Programming  - February 1991
  • "Graduated With Distinction" with a GPA: 4.0 / 4.0
  • COBOL, CICS, IBM 370 Assembler, and C Programming
  • Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS

  • BS, Forest Resources - Forestry option, Conferred: December 1977
  • Pre-Engineering curriculum including FORTRAN, Calculus, Differential Equations and Physics.  1980-1981
  • References Furnished Upon Request

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