H. Christopher Frizéll

SKILLS
Web Development Create, install, administer, and maintain internal and external websites and applications using, but not limited to, PHP, Ruby on Rails, and Ajax/jQuery/Javascript, WordPress on Apache, Tomcat, and IIS servers.
Programming / Scripting PHP, Python, Ruby on Rails, Ajax/Javascript/HTML, SQL, Unix shell scripting, Java, Perl, C++, 3DML.
Systems Administration Install, administer, and maintain a variety of Linux, Mac OS, Windows, Solaris, and HP based operating systems and applications.
Databases MySQL, MsSQL, and Oracle.
Software Web / Application servers: IIS, Apache, Tomcat, WebSphere 6.1, SunWeb 6.1, Sun Java 6.1, and WebLogic 8.1.
Proficient in the use of most Windows, Mac OS, and Ms-DOS software. This includes but not limited to Ms Office Suite, PhotoShop, PageMaker, and Lotus Notes.
Operating Systems Linux: CentOS, SuSE 9 - 10
Macintosh: OS 7.x & OS X
Unix: Solaris 2.5.1 - 10, HP 11.11
Windows: WinXP, Win 2000, NT 3.5.1 - 4.0, Win 95, Win 3.11, Ms-DOS
Network DHCP & DNS w/Win2000, NT token ring TCP/IP LAN, Novell NetWare 386, and AppleTalk.
Hardware Sun Sparc, HP-UX , Macintosh, x86 IBM and compatible systems and various Dell Notebooks.
Telecomm PBX Definity Sys75, AUDIX, and CMS.
Project Management Coordinate between development labs, product manufacturing, product licensing,
product distribution, and software manufacturing departments to reach product availability dates.
General Exemplary problem solving skills, highly organized, excellent attention to detail.
Creative, artistic, imaginative, and eager to learn new complex technologies.

EXPERIENCE
 
Freelance
July 2011 - present
 
  • Ecommerce site for pastries utilizing Wordpress - still in development.
  • Bartending site utilizing Wordpress - currently not live.
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    West Dundee, Illinois
    (866) 572-3434
    DreamCo Design
    May 2011 - July 2011
    Web Developer
  • Develop stand-alone websites for clients utilizing modified WordPress with MySQL as a backend.
  • Created front and backends for shopping-cart and music player sites.
  • Modify WordPress themes and plugins to suit clients’ web-based needs.
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    Freelance
    November 2010 - May 2011
     
  • Created administered News Feed utilizing Simile Timeline widget.
  • Web based mini game, Mastermind.
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    Chicago, Illinois
    (312) 663-7111
    Allston Trading
    February 2007 - December 2010
    Web Developer
  • Develop, administer, and maintain internal and external internet web sites and applications.
  • Develop and maintain company web based applications used daily by all departments.
    Using, but not limited to, PHP, Ajax/Javascript, Ruby on Rails, and Adobe Flex on multiples servers using Apache, Tomcat, and IIS in conjunction with MySQL and MsSQL 2008 databases.
  • Operations Engineer
  • Administer and monitor Linux, and Windows XP based in-house trading applications.
  • First line of defense for all issues effecting trading systems and applications.
  • Create and maintain Unix, PHP, Python, Ajax/Javascript/HTML based in-house scripts and programs used to monitor, start/stop, and analyze in-house trading applications and logs.
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    Lincolnshire, Illinois
    (847) 267-9330
    Open Text
    March 2000 - 2006
    Software Automation Engineer
    (System Administrator)
  • Administer / maintain different versions of Windows, SuSE Linux, Solaris, and HP based operating systems (NT, XP, 2000, 2003 server; SuSE 10; Solaris 10; HPUX 11.11).
  • Administer / maintain application and web servers: IIS, Apache 2.5, Tomcat 5.5, WebSphere 6.1, SunWeb 6.1sp5, Sun Java 6.1sp5, and WebLogic8.1.
  • Administer / maintain database servers: Oracle 9i - 10gR2, and MsSQL2000.
  • Install, execute, and maintain in-house web based quality assurance automation software using Perl, CGI, HTML, Javascript, and Unix shell (ksh, bash) scripts.
  • Install, execute, maintain, test, and debug web based document management and workflow software with in-house applications and Silk software.
  • Create How-To and other documents for development department.
  • Configure Windows and Unix/Linux systems using both static and leased DHCP with some direct IP assignments.
  • End user support for the whole Quality Assurance department: Install, setup/ configure, and maintain all hardware and software listed above.
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    Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois
    (630) 481-1266
    Computer Associates
    formerly Platinum Technology
    March 1998 - 2000
    Software Analyst / Manufacturing Engineer
  • Coordinate and manage the creation and verification of master copies of final software media (CD, tape, web/ftp, etc) of all Platinum Technology products, in addition to providing support to numerous labs and inside sales support staff. Perform basic Quality Assurance checks to ensure end-product functionality.
  • Administer / maintain Win NT4.0 server, CDROM production unit and its NT4.0 workstation.
  • Configure / maintain Solaris 2.5.1 on a Sun SPARCstation and work with several flavors of Unix including HP 10.20.
  • Created the SM website using HTML and JavaScript on a Win NT server.
  • Install / maintain MsSQL server on Win NT 4.0.
  • Daily usage of Lotus Notes for email and Lotus Notes databases as an internal information distribution system.
  • Creation of necessary procedural documentation.
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    Schaumburg, Illinois
    (847) 706-4050
    Unicare Client Service Center
    August 1995 - March 1998
    Telecommunication Admin
    (3/97 - 3/98)
  • Administrator of company PBX Definity Sys75, AUDIX voicemail system, and Call Management System.
    Setup / maintain Client Service Representatives within "Call Groups" to receive calls from 15+ UniCare client 1-800 lines.
  • Network Analyst / Imaging System Administrator
    (9/96 - 3/98)
  • Administer / maintain several WinNT 3.5.1 File & Imaging servers.
  • Troubleshoot / maintain 300+ Win3.11 and several WinNT client workstations.
  • Maintain WinNT 3.5.1 DHCP and WINS servers within a multi domain environment.
  • Provide support for in-house applications, MS Office Suite, and Telnet connectivity via RUMBA to IBM mainframes.
  • Administer / maintain the in-house CDROM Imaging System.
  • Imaging System Administrative Assistant
    (8/95 - 9/96)
  • End-user support involving both hardware and software related issues.
  • Administer / maintain storage and retrieval of 10,000+ documents onto 10 - 15 CDROMs daily.
  • Design and implement an Imaging database using Access97 containing 50K+ records added weekly.
  • Test software of new database application to automate document printing.
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    Chicago, Illinois
    (312) 602-5197
    Kennedy King College
    Academic Computer Services Lab
    September 1993 - August 1995
    Computer Lab Technician
  • Perform troubleshooting and repair on IBMs, IBM compatibles, and various Macintosh systems. Worked on construction of a Novell NetWare network involving 16 IBM computers and a 1GB fileserver.
  • Assistant UNIX Administrator
  • Statistical Database Development using SPSS for Win3.1.
  • Chicago, Illinois
    Florsheim Shoe Company
    September 1992 - March 1993
    Computer Help Desk Technician
  • End user support for the Florsheim retail stores' POS systems.
  • Data Entry
  • EDUCATION
    Chicago, Illinois
    1994-1997
    Chicago State University
    Computer Information Systems
     
    Chicago, Illinois
    Transferred: 1994
    DeVry Institute of Technology
    Computer Information Systems
     
    Chicago, Illinois
    Diploma/Certificate July 1992
    Robert Morris College
    Computer Systems Specialist
    Member of the Alpha Beta Gamma Honor Society