Brian Lee Gnad

10026-A South Mingo Road # 331

Tulsa, OK 74133-5700

brian@gnad.org

Background

·         Twenty two years experience as a programmer/analyst/administrator in positions with varying levels of autonomy, complexity and responsibility.

·         Demonstrated ability to rapidly adapt to changing project needs.

·         Deployed systems at a variety of Airport Locations, Nationally and Internationally.

·         Supported High Availability Systems at Airport Locations, Nationally and Internationally.

·         Worked on dynamically assigned development teams to deliver projects for a variety of applications.

·         Maintained data communication systems for Real-time 7x24 production networks.

·         Designed and developed the objects for the migration of software to an object-oriented C++ environment.

·         Programmer/Analyst/Systems Administrator for an R&D engineering firm spearheading the development of automated hydraulic testing and diagnostic equipment.

Programming Experience

·         DOS, Windows 3.1 and Windows 95, Windows/NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP 

C# Object design and applications development
"C++" - object design, implementation and applications migration
"C" - data analysis, process control, real-time programs, data communications programs, administrative programs
Visual Basic- Application Design and Development.
VB.NET - Application Design and Development
Visual Studio
Visual Studio .NET 2005
Visual Studio .NET 2003

·         Stratus VOS

"C" - data conversion, translation and communications applications using EDIFACT.

·         UNIX

"C" User Applications

Borne Shell applications

Languages

·         Microsoft C#

·         Microsoft Visual C++ 

·         Microsoft Visual Basic 

·         Microsoft VB.NET

·         Turbo C 2.0

·         Borland C++ 2.1, 3.0, 3.1

·         Microsoft C 5.1, 6.0A

·         Assembler - background real-time data acquisition modules

·         Theos BASIC - Inventory Management and Point of Sale programs

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Aug 2006 PROGRAMMER/ANALYST Tulsa, OK.

to Present   TouchStar Solutions

·         Designed customized systems to meet various customer needs.

·         Worked as member of several dynamically assigned project teams.

·         Design, Develop and support a verity of products.

·         Performed user driven modification of system services.

·         Provided customer support to national and international customers.

March 1999 PROGRAMMER/ANALYST Tulsa, OK.

to July 2005   ARINC

·         Traveled to customer locations both in the US and abroad to install/update systems.

·         Worked as member of several dynamically assigned project teams.

·         Design, Develop and support a verity of products.

·         Performed onsite installations at national and international locations.

·         Performed user driven modification of system services.

·         Provided customer support to national and international customers.

September 2004 FEMA DAE
To October 2004 FEMA Region IV
 

·         Part of citizen corps call up.

·         As part of DR-1545 trained as a DRC and a CR with ERO orientation, Safety orientation and Customer Service training.

·         In DR-1550-MS, worked as a DRC staffer and provided user training and support for DRC staff on computers.

 

September 1997 PROGRAMMER/ANALYST Tulsa, OK.

to March 1999     The SABRE Group

·         Provided on call support of real-time production networks.

·         Coordinated Implementation efforts with national and international clients.

·         Performed user driven modification of system services.

·         Provided customer support.

January 1992    PROGRAMMER/ANALYST Northbrook, IL /Tulsa, OK

to August 1997 Quantra

·         Worked as member of several dynamically assigned project teams.

·         Designed and developed data translation programs to integrate products in Visual C++.

·         Aided the conversion/integration of acquired property management software.

·         Responsible for training of new support personnel.

·         Provided customer support.

September 1990 PROGRAMMER/ANALYST Tulsa, OK

to December 1991 MASCO Business Systems

·         Worked as a member of a four-man development team.

·         Assisted in the design of the data base structure and system.

·         Worked on the migration from single user to multi-user network environment.

 

January 1989    PROGRAMMER/ANALYST/SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

to August 1990 Diagnetics, Inc. Tulsa, OK

·         Designed and developed the control objects to migrate the process control systems to the C++ environment.

·         Designed, developed and programmed control systems for automated testing facilities for the hydraulic industry.

·         Developed and maintained data analysis programs for the testing facilities.

·         Supported customer installations.

·         Specified hardware and software acquisitions.

·         Administered and provided user support for the Xenix accounting/office software systems as well as various stand-alone PCs.

August 1984 SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR Oklahoma City, OK

to November 1988 Steve’s Wholesale Distributors

·         Placed company on Internet in 1986.

·         Conducted user training and support.

·         Performed system maintenance.

·         Developed custom user applications.

·         Maintained all hardware, software and communications installations at all locations.

·         Developed and implemented a complete purchase order system which integrated into the existing inventory control system. This customized the entire information management system to meet the company's changing needs.

EDUCATION

1981-1982 San Antonio Community College

San Antonio, Texas

Major: Data Programming