Randy Poole
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Randy Poole
E-mail: rpoole1969@hotmail.com
St Petersburg, FL 33714
SUMMARY
I am a highly talented and accomplished individual with extensive background in all aspects of Information Technology.  Proven ability to establish and direct successful IT departments and teams.  I am experienced at designing, developing, and leading application, network, web, and system implementations.  I am highly familiar with all phases of project management, from initial presentation and inception through development and testing, to final deployment and support.  I am looking for a position in IT management or senior level development.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
January 2009 to Present, Contractor
     Perform the following projects as needed for various companies.
Creation and modification of SCORM based courses using Action Script 2/3 and JavaScript.
Development of iPhone applications using Objective-C
Development of Windows Phone 7 applications using C# and XNA 4.0
Web application development using the following technologies: C#, Visual Basic .Net, PHP, Flash, classic asp, DHTML, JavaScript, MySQL and SQL Server 2000-2008.
Desktop Applications using C# and Delphi
July 2003 to January 2009, Chief Information Officer/Senior Developer, TelSim Inc.
Determined requirements, developed and designed solutions, and authored request for proposal responses.
I was responsible for all technology used and developed by the company.
Managed and maintained all servers, networks, and backend systems including SQL Server, IIS, DNS, Exchange Server, DHCP, and Remote Access.  The servers were Windows 2003 machines and the routers were Cisco.
Designed and created custom high end client web applications and courses based upon the client’s needs.
I developed an automated invoicing system which completely integrates all of the systems together. The system allows pre payments, credit card payments utilizing authorize.net, and also PayPal.  The ordering system collects the payment and user information and upon successful collection of funds, would enroll the user and allow them immediate access to whichever technology or product they purchased.  The system would also generate and email invoices as needed to the clients and would print invoices when the clients profile was set for a paper invoice, if needed copies could also be sent and water marked for corporate offices or remote offices for their records.
Systems and technologies developed for end users and clients.  The following languages and transports were used in the design of these; The system was created using the following technologies; SQL Server, Visual Basic, FLASH, Java Script, AJAX, PHP, HTML, DHTML, VB.Net, C++, JAVA and ASP:
NOAH: An animated flash based navigational helper used for websites, E-Learning packages, and presentations.  The system allows end users to automatically create and use NOAH in these applications and the online authoring environment uses advanced flash techniques for live communication to the clients projects and allows remote usage and billing which allows the clients of the system to be completely self reliant.  
SoundLearning X LMS: A flash based SCORM 1.2 compliant Learning Management System which allows clients to self manage and upload their own courses for resale to end users.  
Classroomdoor.com: Allows web users and companies to supply over 1600 online courses through both the proprietary system and also offered via their LMS.  The site is completely integrated with the backend invoicing system I also created allowing users to be self sufficient.
Rapid E-Learning Course System: A flash based course system which allows quick creation of high level low bandwidth SCORM 1.2/2004 compliant courses.  The system also allows importation of Power Point Presentations and converts them to online courses at a minimal fraction of the file size and a SCORM packaging system that allows you to package the course in a matter of minutes for import into any SCORM compliant LMS.
March 1998 to June 2003, Chief Information Officer/Senior Developer, Portable on Demand Storage (PODS)
I was responsible for all technology used and developed by the company.
Designed and created the entire IT department which branches out to more than 200 off site locations.
Developed and created an all-inclusive proprietary software package which handles all aspects of customer tracking, accounting and manufacturing. All phone conversations and scanned paperwork was also tied to the system. The systems were created utilizing Visual Basic, Java, C++, ASP, Java Script, Flash and SQL Server.
Developed a notification software system that intercepts information sent via the PBX and alert the departments of outstanding calls.
Collected end user and franchisee needs for software improvements and also presented modifications and flow changes to franchisees during regular conferences.
February 1997 to March 1998, Senior System Analyst, Thrucomm
I developed a software package which manages all remote locations that would control the request and response for ATM locations to the various banks using leased lines and satellite communications. The package was designed using Visual Basic, ASP, Java, Microsoft Access and SQL Server
January 1994 to February 1997, Director of Information Technologies, Tasnet
Managed a group of programmers, network, and web presence.
Developed the HMI (Human to Machine Interface) application, which the company used to automate and integrate electric company’s substations.

TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE
Workstation OS: DOS, Linux*, OS X, Windows 3.x/95/XP/Vista
Server OS: Windows NT 3.5/NT 4.0/2000/2003/Vista
Network Protocols/Transports: Amazon S3, Cisco IOS, SMTP, POP3, DNS, DHCP, WINS, LDAP, TCP, IP, UDP, DSL, T1, ISDN, RS-232, RS-485, FTP, HTTP, IPSEC, SOAP, FTP
Technologies/Languages: .Net Framework 1.1/2.0/3.5, VB.NET ASP.NET, ASP, XML, PHP, DCOM, COM, VB Script, Java Script, HTML, DHTML, CSS, Java, C, C++, Visual Basic, QBasic, Power Basic, SOAP, Action Script 2/3, SCORM 1.2/2004, SQL, PHP, AJAX, Objective-C, C#, XNA, jQuery
Databases: Microsoft Access, SQL Server 2000/2008, MYSQL
Miscellaneous Software: Microsoft Office 95-2007, Fireworks, Photoshop*
IDE: Visual Studio 6/2005/2008/2010, UE Studio, Dreamweaver, Flash 5/6/MX/8/CS3/CS4, Factory Link, Borland C, X-Code
Version Controls Tools: Visual Source Safe, GitHub, Subversion (SVN)
*denotes minimal exposure
EDUCATION
1984 to 1987, St Petersburg Vocational Technical Institute, Electronics/Robotics/Computer Servicing
1988 to 1990, United States Navy, Electronics and Computers

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