Jim Finn

I'm

About

To obtain an exciting position on C#.NET-centric projects fulfilling a role as full stack developer, software architect, and hands-on senior developer which will utilize my 20+ years of project management, web application analysis, design and development experience.

Jim Finn

Computer Scientist

Over 20 years of experience in web design & development.

  • Website: www.jimfinn.name
  • Phone: +281 757 1864
  • City: Houston, Texas, USA
  • Degree: Computer Science
  • Email: jimfinn@jimfinn.name
  • Freelance: Available

Senior Web Application Developer, Project Manager, Information Technology Manager, Digital Marketer, Marketing Automation, Integration Specialist, Software Architect, C# Developer, .NET Developer, Web Application Developer, Senior Software Developer, Software Engineer, DevOps, System Specialist, Digitial Marketing Specialist

COMPUTER SKILLS

  • Architectures: SPARC 1,4,5,20,Ultra; Intel 386,486,586,Pentium's; Commodore
  • Platforms: Microsoft Windows NT Server/Advanced Server and Workstation, Microsoft Windows, SunOS Solaris (System V R4 UNIX), Linux.
  • Cloud Platforms: Microsoft Azure Cloud, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Languages: ASP.NET, ASP.NET Core, ASP 3.0, C#, MVC, Bootstrap, AJAX, VB/VB.NET, VBScript, COM, SQL/t-SQL, C/C++/C#, XML, XSLT, SOAP, PERL, PHP, Java (AWT, Swing, Applets, JDBC, Threading), HTML/ DHTML, CSS, UNIX (shell scripts, awk, sed), RESTful API, API, Web API 2, Windows Script Host, JavaScript, JSON, JQuery, UML, Lingo & Action Scripting, and Lisp
  • Software: VS.NET, Microsoft Visual Studio, SQL Server, SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS), TFS, GIT, Adobe Creative Cloud, Marketo, Marketo Engage, Adobe Campaign Standard (ACS), Oracle, Front Page 2002, Home Site +, mySQL, All Versions of Netscape/Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office Products, Macromedia Studio MX,, Fireworks MX, Flash/Flash MX , IIS , Telnet/SSH, FTP, SAP, SAP CRM, Adobe Photoshop, WebTrends, RADMIN, I-Mail, Zone Alarm, Secure IIS, Rational Rose, Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager (GTM), Google AdWords, JIRA, Web trends, Litmus, Marketo, and Crystal Reports.
  • Computer Science Courses: Data Structures, Operating Systems, System Programming, Programming Languages (OO, OOD, OOP) Object-Oriented Systems, Software Engineering, and Database Management

Resume

My objective is to obtain a challenging position in a Computer Science related field, with a focus on Extranet/Intranet/Internet Development.

Summary

Jim Finn

  • Houston, Texas - USA
  • (182)

Education

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

1997 - 2000

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) , San Antonio, TX

B.S. Computer Science

Marketo Certified Expert (MCE)

2016 - 2017

Marketo - Marketing Automation

Professional Experience

Digitial Marketing System Specialist

2014 – 2021

Grundfos Brookshire, Texas

  • Marketing automation with Marketo.
  • Expert at Integration with CRM, Web Services, Webhooks, and Munchkin. Database management expert.
  • Developered Lead Reporting Tool that integrates with Marketo for Sales Channels to disposition sales leads.
  • Custom .NET Applications using SQL Server relationship database and object oriented techniques to solve complicated business problems.
  • Custom responsive templates for landing pages and emails.
  • Expert at SEO, AdWords, Marketing Activities, Design Studio, Lead Database, and Analytics.
  • Nurturing leads through the funnel scoring and moving them into MQL and SQL status.
  • Driving revenue and helping sales reach their goals.
  • Lead region’s web project management, hitting all deadlines and improving efficiency while maintaining the highest quality standards.
  • Consolidate and improve existing sites and tools across the region.
  • Deploy digital marketing tools and processes.
  • Develop and manage technical aspects of key marketing systems (marketing automation, integration to CRM, data services, and lead management processes across those systems).
  • Establish and maintain scalable processes that ensure best practices are met.
  • Monitor and maintain data quality within the web tools and marketing database.
  • Create and maintain metrics and reports on web sites and tools, as well as digital marketing to track effectiveness and business impact.
  • Analyze web, marketing and sales data to develop insights and make recommendations on areas for optimization.
  • Evaluate new technologies and add-on applications to improve and optimize marketing team performance.
  • Proactively scope and present new ideas to improve our website experience for prospects, leads, and customers.
  • Collaborate with marketing teammates, Information Solutions, Information Technology, senior management, and other project stakeholders.

System Specialist

2011 – 2014

Grundfos Brookshire, Texas

  • The Systems Specialist is the responsible specialist for software system solutions including system architecture.
  • The Systems Specialist handles application solutions on specialist level within a given area (i.e. algorithms, special calculations or given business solutions) to ensure that chosen platforms and systems meets business requirements as well as internal IS requirements.

Senior Software Architect

2010 – 2011

Grundfos Brookshire, Texas

  • Responsible for flexibility, scalability, feasibility, reusability, and security into a structured solution that meets technical and business requirements.
  • Information Solutions Americas
  • Web Development - C#, ASP.NET, JavaScript, HTML, XML, AJAX, OOP, CSS, Flash, ActionScript, C, C++, Java, SQL, SQLServer, Stored Procedures.
  • Intranet Development - Quality Assurance Dashboard, Engineering Log, Test Lab Scheduler, KPI's, Quality, Work Instructions, Web Witness.
  • Project Manager of Express Suite.
  • Comprehensive database management and migration from Oracle to SQL. Extenstive knowledge of SQL Server Databases.
  • NAMREG Historical Data - Historical ERP Information for the North America Region.
  • www.grundfos.com/us - North America website.
  • www.ThinkingBuildings.com - Commerical Buildings Services.
  • www.GrundfosExpressSuite.com (grundfos.portal.intelliquip.com/) - Express Suite - Selector, Configurator, Quote Manager, Order Manager. (SCPQ).
  • ICON SME - Subject Matter Expert for ICON, Global Configurator.
  • Blackberry Development.
  • Knowledge Engineering.

Information Technology Manager

2006 – 2011

Grundfos Brookshire, Texas

  • Perform all supervisory responsibilities associated with the IT department including employee related issues. Enforce company policies and procedures as a member of management for all employees. Establish and maintain effective professional working relationships with co-workers, and every level of management. Provides for training and career development to direct reports.
  • Lead operational and strategic planning, including fostering innovation, planning projects, and organizing and negotiating the allocation of internal and external resources.
  • Develop annual budgets and monitors the actual spend to ensure cost containment. Forecast costs, equipment and personnel needs for projects and programs.
  • Maintain technical expertise over Infrastructure (Servers, Networking, AD, Virtualization, SANS, etc).
  • Continuous improvement of IT processes and procedures to streamline operations reduce costs and improve the end users productivity & experience.
  • Maintained an overview of all IT projects and associated tracking systems, including a functional helpdesk system.
  • Responsible for reviewing, analyzing and implementing custom application systems including coding, testing, debugging and deploying using Microsoft technologies.

Senior Web Application Developer / Webmaster

Nov 2001 – Feb 2006

Sulzer Pumps Brookshire, Texas

  • Maintain and support N-tier web applications based upon .NET, ASP.NET, C#, COM, ASP, HTML/CSS, VB6, IIS, SQL Server 2000, Oracle, and JavaScript technology.
  • Skilled in leading and managing projects and small teams in a Web based development environment to deliver results, decisive and proactive, able to assess situations and take action, adept at managing and resolving problems and optimizing business processes.
  • System and Database administrator for corporate Internet and Intranet Web servers. Ensured design and development incorporate reliability, security (patches & Updates, Virus Monitoring), serviceability, usability, server configuration, maintenance and monitoring, server performance tuning and capacity planning, and backup and recovery of servers
  • Support the on-going development and integration of current web sites and applications to support business initiatives including integration with Oracle ERP, CRM applications, online hydralic selection software, and product configuration.
  • Under minimal direction, perform the tasks associated with developing and maintaining Internet and Intranet web sites and multiple web applications.
  • Work in collaboration with marketing departments to create and modify web pages and post them on Internet and Intranet Web servers. Communicate with a variety of users who want content published in web format either to the Internet or the Intranet.
  • Converted files between various formats including, but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheet, Adobe PDF, Real Audio and Video, CSV, HTML.
  • Develop advanced new initiatives, with an emphasis on e-commerce in Web Publishing, HTML, VB script, WSH scripting, Active Server Pages/ASP.NET/C#, ActiveX/Active Directory, Java Script, and MS SQL Server
  • "Web-enable" access to information residing in databases on servers with read-only and read/write capability. Capable of maintaining web site content in flat file and database form. Organized layout for more intuitive navigation

Independent Internet Consultant

Jun 2001 – Nov 2001

San Antonio, Texas Area

  • Developed e-commerce directory listing web application using SQL Server 2000/ASP and Flash handling all facets of the merchant account.
  • Initiated system design and analysis with business and telemarketing teams.
  • Consultations on business model and strategy.

Senior Web Programmer

Jun 2000 – Jun 2001

eSiteAvenue.com / Piedmont Technologies Inc., San Antonio, TX

  • Extensive experience in HTML development, Flash, JavaScript, PhotoShop, Fireworks, DNS, TCP/IP, SSL, Digital Certificates, ASP, and SQL Server 2000 using an N-tiered approach in an NT environment.
  • Designed all facets of web applications including, but not limited to, development, designing, testing, updating and implementing.
  • Successfully formulated project management tasks.
  • Continuous troubleshooting within Internet/Intranet programs and HTML errors.
  • Identified new strategic opportunities to streamline and increase business work flow.
  • Developed an affiliates program that provided aggressive marketing programs and generous commissions.
  • Initiated system design and analysis with business development team.
  • Performed systems development, integration, and support activities, as well as, maintenance and enhancements of existing site.
  • Successfully changed and recalculated multiple priorities with excellent analytical, written, and oral communication skills.

Webmaster

Jun 1999 – Jun 2000

Valero Energy Corporation Ultramar Diamond Shamrock, San Antonio, TX

  • Effectively managed intranet for Fortune 200 Company by setting standards, advising department heads, and overseeing all intranet sites on day-to-day web operations.
  • Supervised technical architecture and development of web site.
  • Architected web-based, role and skill based workflow system for managing editing projects, payroll, and editor network.
  • Developed applications in DreamWeaver Ultradev, FrontPage 2000.
  • Interfaced with SQL Server/Sybase and SMTP Mail Server.
  • Produced intranet/internet Web applications using ASP, JavaScript, HTML/DHTML and Flash.
  • Created and conducted FrontPage 2000 and Intranet/Internet standards user training classes.
  • Developed electronic forms and applications for Shamrock Federal Credit Union utilizing Java applets which interacted with client side databases, web enabled PDF forms, and Silverstream.

Webmaster / Administrator

Sept 1998 – Jun 1999

The University of Texas San Antonio, TX

  • Developed CGIs for dynamic content generation, database interaction, gathered statistics/user information and basic form processing for the UT Departments.
  • Analyzed and maintained site/user statistics.
  • Utilized extensive CGI Perl scripting in UNIX environment.
  • System Administration and Web Authoring in HTML, JavaScript, CGI, Perl scripts and HTML on NT and Unix/Solaris environments.
  • Initiated Web enabled Intramural Calendar which resulted in reduced costs.
  • Designed photo gallery for multiple intramural sports.
  • Established rapport with department heads by working closely with them to define and implement the technical and creative infrastructure Internet applications.

Portfolio

Web and Web Applications ( APP )

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  • Web

Grundfos

www.grundfos.com

Google Charts

Web

DataTables.NET

Table plug-in for jQuery

Simple Maps

Interactive Maps & Data

Microsoft Power BI

Business analytics service by Microsoft

Google Maps

Distributor Finder

Commerical Buildings Services

Web