Information Technology

Focused skill-sets - Open source (WORDPRESS, Drupal, Joomla, PHP, Perl, Python, mySQL) and Microsoft (ASP.NET, VB.NET, C#.NET, 2005, 2003, SQL 2005 2000, SharePoint 2007 2003).

Additional technical experience - Transact-SQL - Oracle 9i - IIS 5.0 + 4.0 - ASP 3.0 - Web Services - Visual SourceSafe - UML - XML - HTML - JavaScript - UML - Microstrategy - Various RAD tools - Adobe CS3 Graphics Suite (Flash, Dreamweaver) - Application and Web Hosting - Project Management

Groupe Conseil OSI INC. [Oct 2010 - Sep 2012]
1 consulting initiatives in Quality Assurance for Quad Graphics Inc./Transcontinental Inc. - Graduated to Quality Assurance Lead for CoFicio, a custom digital asset managements platform that served clients such as Best Buy, Futureshop, Jean Coutu, Staples, Pharamsave, and Rona - end point was a promotional national print/digital media asset (i.e. flyer/circular, web)

Technologies: TestPlant(Eggplant), Selenium, TestLink, JIRA, Mantis, Confluence


Duschenes & Fish Designs [June 2007 - Sept 2007]
SharePoint 2007 website - Configured a SharePoint 2007 portal that with serve as a primary corporate website. Deployment in September 2007.


Gourmet Bazar Inc. [June 2007 - ongoing in 2007]
Joomla, Joom!Fish, and VirtueMart deployment - Configured and deployed a Joomla, Joom!Fish, and VirtueMart application.

CLIC International Inc. [Jan 2007 - Aug 2007]
Architecture consultant - Ongoing project to redesign the IT infrastructure at CLIC International, including network architecture, ERP integration (AccPac), intra and internets (using Joomla and SharePoint 2007), documentation, and training. (PDF: Sample Architecture)


Falls Brook Centre - New Brusnwick [Nov 2006 - Aug 2007]
Open source installations of Drupal, CiviCRM, and ActiveCollab on Linux platforms - Community based architecture for the Falls Brook Centre, a New Brunswick NGO.

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CIA [Jan 2006 - Oct 2006]
3 consulting opportunities including VB.NET, C#, ASP.NET, Web Services, SQL, MS Access, MS Excel, VBA, and ASP 3.0

   CCQ (Commission de construction de Québec)
  • Researched Microsoft Authorization Manager and security token management
  • ASP to ASP.NET conversion
Technologies: Microsoft Authorization Manager; ASP; ASP.NET; WSE 2.0

  • Web services
  • Visual Source Safe and Build Automation
Technologies: Visual Studio 2003; Visual Source Safe; C#

  • Microsoft Excel and Access BI tool (multiple report dimensions and indicators)
  • Business case analysis
Technologies: Microsoft Excel 2003; Microsoft Access 2003; VBA


Granville [2004 - 2005]
ASP.NET VB.NET POS report engine
  • Integrated 3 versions in 3 physically different revenue centers of a Micros 8700 and 9700 POS data system.
  • Developed custom reporting engine built on top of that database. The report engine ran from a custom web portal.
  • Consulted on the existing IT framework.
Technologies: ASP.NET; VB.NET; SQL 2000; Transact-SQL; IIS 5.0; Web Services; XML; Project Management; UML


IMS Health Canada [2002-2004]
ASP.NET & VB.NET Application developer
  • Designed, developed, and created graphic design for an Intranet Portal [NEMO:300 users] for the IMS Health Canada communications department.
  • Developed user interface prototypes for IMS' next generation business intelligence portal for the pharmaceutical industry sales force in conjunction with marketing team and usability analysts from Intuitive Design (
  • Development of Integrated Solutions (formally known as Xplorer) which consisted of working in cross-functional and distributed teams. Participated in the early design phases exploring business intelligence (MicroStrategy) integration and dynamic user interface generation.
  • Developed personalized (based on sales territory definition) user interface engine rendering data, images and site structure specific to the sales representative and corporate profiles.
Technologies: VB.NET; ASP.NET; Visual SourceSafe; SQL 2000; Oracle 9i; IIS 5.0; Microstrategy; JavaScript; Web Services; XML; Terra Portal; Microsoft Visio; UML; ASP3; HTML; Adobe Graphics Suite


UMBRELA INC. [2002 - Present]
ASP.NET & VB.NET application developer - Offered various development and consultation services to companies like Royal LePage, Plank Design, SHC, Cosette, AON Consulting, Terra-Axis, The Templeton, Numbers Cabaret, The Roxy, The Cellar, Doolins, The Canadian Chamber of Commerce of Lebanon (CCICL), and Hye Travel Services.

Application development revolved around standard nTeir object oriented architectures with SQL as a backend. UMBRELA was also able to offer web, mail, ftp, and application hosting. These servers where up and running for 5 years. They were shut down in 2006.

Technologies: ASP.NET; VB.NET; SQL 2000; Transact-SQL; IIS 5.0; ASP3; Web Services; XML; HTML; JavaScript; UML; Application Hosting; Project Management; Team Management; HR Management


Plank Design [2002]
ASP3/VB6/FoxPro6 developer - Implemented FoxPro database with an ASP3 interface for Silanis, a Canada Post paperless digital security initiative.

Technologies: Microsoft Visual FoxPro 6; ASP3; IIS4


Terrra-Axis [1999 - 2002]
ASP3/VB6 developer
  • Developed full branding and marketing concepts, including graphic design for logo, web and print, various product demos (Flash demo and real-time), and ASP code for corporate website and web forms.
  • Designed marketing package to promote flagship portal development product, Terra-Portal [Terra Axis].
  • Developed commercial web sites for Floorhouse Web [], Budweiser, Gift-of-Cheers, nStein, and IMS – IMS Pulse Web [].
Technologies: VB6; VBA; HTML; ASP3; IIS; Microsoft Visual Studio 6; JavaScript; Microsoft SQL 2000; Adobe and Macromedia Graphics Suites