Fred Ramsey

Software Developer

Fred RamseyKnowledgeable, Creative, Fast Learner, Mature, Hard Working, Effective Communicator, Detail-Oriented, Resourceful.

  • Email: fredramsey@gmail.com
  • Websites: fredramsey.com
  • Cell: (614) 477.7758
  • Location: Dublin, OH
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Personal & Professional Profile

I am a programmer/analyst with over 25 years of experience. My skills include full life-cycle development: requirements gathering, change management, design, coding, unit and integration testing, deployment, documentation, and user training.

I thrive in environments where I can learn new things and leverage my extensive background to deliver quality, results-oriented solutions for my employers/clients.

I will only consider positions within the Columbus, Ohio area. I am NOT willing to relocate.

Technical Skills

Experience with .NET including classic ASP, C#, LINQ2SQL, SQL Server, and connecting to Oracle. I also have experience in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (including jQuery).

C#

Good

ASP.NET

Good

HTML / CSS

Very Good

JavaScript / jQuery

Very Good

Photoshop

Beginner

SQL

Average

Work Experience

Web Developer

Resource Interactive

  • Period: July 2014 - Present

Web Development using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript/jQuery

  • Creation and modification of web pages for major clients including CVS. Used Monetate web analytics tool.

SharePoint Developer

Peerless Technologies

  • Period: December 2013 - July 2014

SharePoint and Web development including C#, ASP.NET, CSS, and JavaScript/jQuery

  • Creating and maintaining custom ASP.NET pages in Visual Studio 2012 deployed to SharePoint 2010. Extensive use of C# and WebForms, as well as custom SharePoint Lists.

.NET/Web Developer

GSW Worldwide

  • Period: January 2013 - November 2013

Web development including .NET, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, and MVC.

  • Expanded and maintained an MVC-based application that provides data and services to an iPad app. C#, MVC 4, SQL Server, Active Directory, Entity Framework.
  • Created an MVC-based application that offered up SQL Server services and data queries to a kiosk-based application. C#, MVC 4, SQL Server, Entity Framework.
  • Created HTML5/CSS3/jQuery based web pages with interactivity and animation for use in sales presentations on iPads.
  • Set up Windows Server 2008 on Rackspace, including Active Directory, SQL Server 2008, IIS, Node.js as a service, and Web Deployment from Visual Studio 2012.

Senior .NET Developer

ZNode/Hibu

  • Period: June 2012 - January 2013

Web development including .NET, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, and MVC.

  • Performed maintenance and enhancements to .NET 4.0 e-commerce web applications using C# and JavaScript, including jQuery.
  • Wrote stored procedures for SQL Server 2008.
  • Re-wrote existing ASP Web Forms code into Microsoft MVC 4, including using AJAX, JavaScript, and jQuery using Visual Studio 2012 and SVN.

.NET/Web Developer

Sedgwick

  • Period: February 2012 - June 2012

Web development including .NET, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, and MVC.

  • Created interactive web application demo screens for major client.
  • Enhancements and maintenance for existing .NET web applications.

Mobile Developer

Blue Diesel

  • Period: October 2011 - January 2012

Developing presentation assets for iPad using HTML, JavaScript, and CSS, including heavy jQuery and CSS3 including animation.

  • Created dynamic, animated web pages for use in pharmaceutical sales and information presentations.

Web Developer

Streetwerkz

  • Period: August 2011 - September 2011

Developed company website using HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and PHP. Worked with a purchased template but made extensive functional modifications.

  • Additional functionality included automatic parsing of XML price lists into a pricing page - additional pricing categories and changes can be performed with no knowledge of HTML or JavaScript by the end user.
  • Automatic parsing and creation of picture galleries by the end user simply by creating a directory and uploading pictures. Dynamic generation of thumbnails using the image.php library.
  • Set up Wordpress and used PHP to always display the latest entry on the home page. Altered a theme to integrate with the template the rest of the site uses.
  • Set up and styled forums using phpBB.
  • Set up contact page with a PHP-based e-mail form with a captcha and the ability to attach an image file to the message for people requesting quotes. Contact page also included a Google Maps location that included the Google call-out for the business.
  • Used SEO techniques to move the business to #1 on Google for the main business phrase: "powder coating columbus ohio".
  • Created front page graphics in Photoshop for an eye-catching slide show to list the company's values.

Developer/Support Analyst

Speedway

  • Period: April 2011 - August 2011

Providing analysis, break/fix, and new development in classic ASP, .NET, HTML, JavaScript, and CSS.

  • Perform maintenance and code enhancements to various internal and external ASP and C# / .NET web applications.
  • Responsible for monthly updates to speedway.com, including HTML, CSS, and some Photoshop work.
  • Created POI files of Speedway locations for GPS units.
  • Added additional Oracle lookup and error message to a web service in C#.
  • Re-design of link menu page using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript including jQuery.
  • Assisted in development of SharePoint lists and pages.

.NET/SharePoint Developer

GSW Worldwide

  • Period: May 2010 - December 2010

Developed applications using .NET, C#, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and SharePoint.

  • Created custom ASP.NET forms utilizing SharePoint lists to create an application for collaboration among world-wide offices. Heavy use of C#, JavaScript, CSS, and SharePoint.
  • Made modifications to an ASP.NET application that utilized a SQL Server database that handled company suggestions. Used .NET, C#, JavaScript, CSS, and SQL.
  • Created a web service with FluorineFX .NET library to query Twitter, count results, and log them to a SQL Server database. The web service also provided counts of these results to a Flash widget for display. .NET, C#, SQL.
  • Made modifications to a task tracker application in .NET with a SQL Server back-end. Used .NET, C#, CSS, JavaScript (including JQuery), and LINQ to SQL.
  • Worked as part of a team to develop a Microsoft MVC .NET application to manage HTML presentation content for downloading onto iPads. Used C#, LINQ to SQL, and JavaScript.

.NET/SharePoint Developer, Cardinal Health

ICC

  • Period: Oct 2009 - Jan 2010

Developed SharePoint pages in ASP.NET, C#, HTML, and CSS.

  • Analyzed two large existing Notes applications to determine data and functionality requirements for migration to SharePoint. This included looking at form design, field validations, workflow, and Notes agents.
  • Translated these requirements into SharePoint data structures and .NET code using C#, CSS, and JavaScript with Visual Studio 2008 and SharePoint Designer.
  • Created Lotus Notes agents to assist in migrating the data from Notes to SharePoint via XML.
  • Created extensive reporting capabilities, a wizard-like data input mechanism, parameterized elements for question text, field validations, and computations in order to closely duplicate the functionality of the applications as they were used in Lotus Notes.

Developer, Exel

Technisource, Inc.

  • Period: Oct 2008 - Dec 2008

Lotus Notes development.

  • Supported existing Lotus Notes 7.0 applications, including bug fixes and enhancements.

Developer, Nationwide Insurance

ICC

  • Period: Nov 2007 - Sept 2008

Lotus Notes development.

  • Supported existing Lotus Notes 6.5 applications, including bug fixes and enhancements.
  • Created new application for tracking and approval of generic user IDs in Notes 6.5.
  • Did some compatibility testing of existing applications in the Lotus Notes 8.0 client.

Developer, Ross Products/Abbott Laboratories

ICC

  • Period: Jan 2007 - Oct 2007

Lotus Notes development.

  • Supported existing Lotus Notes 6.5 applications, including bug fixes and enhancements.
  • Created new Lotus Notes 6.5 applications using "engine" code I have developed in the past, providing a coding framework for workflow, etc. These applications included a system to allow Check Requests, that is, a type of Accounts Payable to pay vendors that provided services for various departments, and a sophisticated system to capture layout and contents of "Formulary Cards", a handout given to health providers that used Ross's nutritional offerings.
  • Was able to share my experience with Ross's internal Notes developers, allowing them to leverage my skills in their own development.

Consultant, Managed Maintenance Services

ICC

  • Period: Aug 2006 - Jan 2007

ASP.NET development.

  • Provided support, code fixes, and functional enhancements for several clients including Netcare, Elmers, Hexion, and CVG. These tasks involved working with VB.NET, C#.NET, XML, XSLT, SQL Server, Crystal Reports, and Microsoft Access.
  • Made changes to an Access database for the Ohio Business Gateway, providing a temporary solution for gathering new Municipality data and laying the groundwork for a more permanent solution.
  • While providing support for these clients, was called upon to become familiar and productive with new technologies at very short notice. As an example, I made a fix to an XML/XSLT data solution for Hexion Chemicals, and had not worked with the technology before, and was able to create a branching of two addresses to be used in under 2 hours. I had similar levels of performance with .NET and other technologies.

Developer, NiSource

ICC

  • Period: May 2004 - Jul 2006

Lotus Notes development.

  • Created over a dozen Lotus Notes/Domino applications ranging from training schedulers, employee Injury & Illness Reporting (OSHA compliant), cell phone inventory, change requests, audit tracking, and agency inspection tracking.
  • Made changes to existing applications to bring them in line with Sarbanes/Oxley.
  • Created Lotus Notes reusable components to facilitate automated workflow, e-mail notifications, field validations, event handling and web-based reporting. Using these components sped up development of new applications and allowed changing elements of functionality through changing configuration documents instead of coding. Also established look and feel standards across all applications for the EHS department.
  • Technologies used included LotusScript, @Formulas, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.

Developer

Various

  • Period: Jan 1987 - May 2004

Software development in various languages, mostly Lotus Notes, but including Clipper and Visual Basic.

  • Clients included Wendy's, Nationwide, Honda, State of Ohio, AEP, Bank One, Huntington Bank, Nations Bank, Clariant, NCS Healthcare, Kemet Electronics, and UPS.
  • Also performed phone support for the Lotus Word Processing Division.

Aircraft Electrician

United States Air Force

  • Period: Oct 1981 - Aug 1985

Troubleshot and repaired aircraft electrical systems.

  • Honorable discharge.