GERALD P. PIERCE, JUNIOR 

3310 Oro Blanco Dr.   Colorado Springs, CO 80917
Email Address: 
gpierce@nail.com
H:719.573.6078
W:719.262.1861
 

SUMMARY Software engineer with significant experience programming in JAVA, C/C++, UNIX Shell, Perl, and MQSeries, with additional experience in web design and development. Major strengths in problem solving, new software design, and research. A creative, well motivated individual who learns fast. 
 
EXPERIENCE FEDERAL EXPRESS 1997-present
Programmer Analyst  
  • Currently developing a web-based application using JSPs, and JAVA servlets, which will provide a centralized source of product routs and their associated flight/truck movements.
  • Developer: Customs Clearance Systems
    • Developed 3-tiered Customs Clearance software used to process in-transit packages through Customs.
    • Used embedded SQL in Database management
    • Production support: Corrected occurring software errors,
    • Wrote UNIX Shell and C tools for general maintenance of Clearance software.
  • MQSeries System Administrator
    • Provided developmental support and problem solving for developers of applications requiring the MQAPI.
    • Developed user tools to simplify management of MQSeries Queue Manager.
    • Taught basic MQ classes to groups using MQSeries.
    • Wrote manuals describing company uses of MQSeries for new administrators.
    • Provided production support, identifying and correcting errors from applications using MQSeries.
 
SELF EMPLOYMENT 1996-present
 
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPT. 1996-1997
Junior Systems Administrator 
  • Responsible for installing, compiling and maintaining various types of software on multiple OS platforms. 
  • Provided technical support including account maintenance, problem-solving, user advisement, system backups and file restorations. 
 
TEXTWARE CORP - Park City, Utah summer 1996
Student Intern 
  • Learned operation and use of Textware's new document data-recognition software. Developed and designed on-line help pages for product. 
 
UNISYS - Salt Lake City, Utah 1995-1996 
Software Development Engineer 
  • Conducted tests to verify the effectiveness and accuracy of operating systems. 
  • Assisted with functional definition, design specifications, and technical documentation. 
  • Identified problems, developed design corrections/modifications and provided patches for source code on multiple UNIX operating systems (SVR4, PTX,SVR4/MK). 
  • Patches were electronically delivered to customers, beating deadlines by50%. 
  • Used personal initiative to learn UNIX Shell and Perl programming languages, which were used to update and create effective office management programs. 
 
UTAH DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS- Salt Lake City, Utah 1995 
Trainer I Computer Software Instructor 
  • Taught courses in WordPerfect 6.1, Excel 5.0, Quattro Pro 6.0, Folio Views, WordPerfect Informs, and use of the Internet enabling employees to gain skills necessary to access available software resources. 
  • Updated existing & developed new software manuals enabling employees to effectively utilize up-to-date programs and materials. 
  • Setup URL (home pages) for the Department of Corrections, which enabled their employees to access information on the Internet. 
 
EDUCATION University of Utah - Salt Lake City, Utah 
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, June 1997 

Brigham Young University - Provo, Utah 
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, April 1993 

 
ADDITIONAL EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
  • TUXEDO application development training course
August 1997
  • Sybase open client programming course
October 1997
  • MQSeries technical boot camp
October 1998
  • MQSeries Application Programming
July 1999
 

Email Address:
gpierce@nail.com
Last modified: August 1999