jared.chandler (at) gmail.com
Jared Chandler's Summary of Qualifications
Highly experienced in designing, implementing, and maintaining scalable enterprise database solutions utilizing a broad range of technologies. Comprehensive understanding of database analysis and design methodologies. Extensive knowledge of both web and desktop application development. Continually takes initiative in developing new innovative approaches and researching emerging trends and technologies. Extremely fast learner with excellent trouble shooting skills. Comfortable functioning as lead corporate IT resource for planning and systems design strategy. Excellent multi-tasking, project management and prioritization abilities. Excels in fast paced environments under pressure and tight deadlines without compromising on quality. Hard working and willing to go above and beyond normal duties. Comfortable as a member or leader of cross functional teams tasked with solving enterprise wide problems. Exceptional customer service and communication skills.
SQL Server Management Studio 2008/2005, SQL Server Business Intelligence Development Studio 2008/2005, Eclipse, Visual SourceSafe, Subversion, Query Analyzer, Enterprise Manager, Adobe Dreamweaver, MS Access 2010/2007, MS Excel 2010/2007, MS Visio Enterprise 2010, MS SharePoint Designer, MS Project 2010/2007, Sysprep, VMWare Workstation, IBM Cognos 8.3, Deltek Costpoint 6.1
Microsoft Windows Server (2000, 2003, 2008, 2008R2), Microsoft Windows (2000, XP, 7), Microsoft SQL Server (2008, 2005, 2000), VMware ESXi, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Active Directory, IIS, Apache, OpenBSD, TCP/IP networking, Firewalls, VPNs
10/2006 – Present
Katmai Government Services
Jared Chandler's Position: IT Project Manager / DBA
Lead technical member of Corporate IT team. Grew corporate IT systems & infrastructure from a single office to over 18 offices nationwide over a 5 year period. Responsible for full lifecycle project management of all corporate information systems. Developed Python / AJAX based credit card expense reconciliation middleware between Wells Fargo Financial and SQL Server 2005 based corporate accounting system cutting AP costs by 90%. Designed and deployed VMWare ESXi / SQL Server 2008 based continuity of operations systems to ensure functioning of core business systems in the event of natural disaster. Led implementation team of SQL Server 2005 / IBM Cognos 8.3 based corporate information reporting system. Functioned as corporate report architecture SME. Spearheaded enterprise wide database federation initiative to facilitate data exchange & single-pane-of-glass SQL querying of distributed information repositories. Developed, deployed and maintained AJAX / SQL Server 2005 web-based mission scheduling system managing industrial security, HR and skills tracking for ~1200 employees. Integrated same system with corporate accounting system cutting mission scheduling workload by 80%. Designed SQL Server based data-warehouse system to facilitate collection and analysis of Federal Contracting Opportunities in support of Sales / Business Development. Developed Python / SQL 2005 based open-source intelligence collection & analysis tools. Functioned as technical IT representative for all merger & acquisition activities. Lead cross departmental teams performing business process analysis and solution engineering. Performed duties on-site and on-call at multiple locations across the US. Mentored junior IT staff in systems engineering, database operations and programming.
December 2004 – October 2006
Tatitlek Support Services
Jared Chandler's Position: Lead Software Engineer / DBA
Leveraged the latest technologies in the development, deployment and maintenance of corporate information systems. Architected Web 2.0/ AJAX /SQL based corporate intranet applications for HR, Project Management, and Business Development Opportunity Capture. Developed and fielded web based e-learning & content delivery system for user base of 800 military service members and their dependents. Administered SQL Server 2005 database servers ensuring availability, routine backups and regular system maintenance. Assisted with administration of Microsoft Active Directory Network and Microsoft Exchange Server. Administered corporate LAN / WAN networks. Lead team in architecture and development of cluster based collection / blog monitoring system using SQL Server 2005, Python, Perl, ColdFusion, and OpenBSD. Architected and developed prototype social network intelligence collection system for data mining social network (MySpace, Facebook) profiles. Functioned as business process analyst and technical solutions architect. Performed technical project management in support of both internal and federal customer initiatives.
May 2003 – December 2004
Jared Chandler's Position: Lead Programmer
Spearheaded the refactoring of legacy web application code base to a component driven MVC architecture. Migrated web applications from MS Access to a MS SQL Server 2000 backend. Performed security vulnerability assessment of existing web applications and client networks. Functioned as customer technical POC for fielded systems. Mentored junior web developers & web designers in methodologies for producing standards compliant and cross browser compatible HTML/CSS. Resident authority on Section 508 compliance. Performed regular maintenance and upgrades on production servers. Oversaw QA and Test development environments. Architected content replication mechanism for information federation across thin satellite links to remote client sites in rural Alaska.
July 2002 – May 2003
Jared Chandler's Position: Senior Programmer / Analyst
Tasked with responsibilities ranging from web application architecture and system analysis to individual module coding. Designed and implemented dynamic Flash/ColdFusion based data display map integrating SQL Server based project management and milestone data. Refactored existing Web/SQL based applications to add new features included single sign on capabilities and extensive user customization. Developed modules for multiple GIS based web project management and reporting applications.
March 2002 – June 2002
University of Alaska Anchorage: Academic Technology Services
Jared Chandler's Position: Programmer / Designer
Developed web applications and instructional content in support of e-learning and distance education programs. Key member of cross functional instructional design team responsible for them implementation and the complete redesign of campuses distance education web platform. Maintained and supported a variety of existing web enabled database driven applications. Conducted faculty and staff training workshops as well as individual one on one instruction for various web authoring applications.
November 2000 - March 2002
University of Alaska Anchorage: Information Technology Services
Jared Chandler's Position: Web Developer
Designed and developed web applications as member of “center of excellence” programming team. Integrated custom web applications with existing campus content management system. Undertook proof-of-concept initiatives to demonstrate uses of new technology in educational settings.
University of Alaska Anchorage
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Drawing
University of Alaska Anchorage
Bachelor of Arts, History
St. John's College
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Liberal Arts Studies
1997 - 1998