James Van Booven
james@vanbooven.com
http://www.vanbooven.com

Experience

 

1998 Present

Senior Application Developer / Network Administrator

Information Control Systems, Inc., Overland Park, Kansas

Developed an "Online Branch" for credit unions, a secure web site allowing members to access their accounts, check balances, view recent transactions, transfer funds between accounts, request copies of checks and statements, apply for loans, etc. Front-end web interface was developed using ASP, X/HTML, JavaScript, VBScript, and CSS. Back-end socket communication with legacy system developed using Visual Basic and COM. Currently developing management tools for the next-generation system.

Perform Windows NT Server, BackOffice Server, and Small Business Server administration. Includes IIS, SQL Server, Exchange Server, WINS, DNS, RAS, and DHCP. Administration of Cisco (1600, 2500 and 3800 series) and Ascend (P50 and P150) routers. Hardware and software installations at client sites as necessary.

1997 1998

Internal Support / Network Administrator

Empower Trainers and Consultants, Inc., Overland Park, Kansas

Administered and maintained a Windows NT 4.0 Server network with Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.0 workstations that span Kansas City, St. Louis and Nashville. Troubleshot hardware and software on all Microsoft Windows platforms. Administrator for phone system, network accounts, backups, Ascend Pipeline routers, MS Remote Access Service, MS Proxy Server, MS Exchange Server, network wiring and voicemail. Consulted and trained at client-sites as needed.

1996 1997

Webmaster

Hartland Communications, Kansas City, Missouri

Designed, developed, and maintained World Wide Web sites. Modified and retouched photos. Created graphics and animations.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems

DeVry Institute of Technology, Kansas City, Missouri

Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) Student Council Representative.

Member of Web Site Design Team responsible for creating Web sites for:

  • AITP National
  • AITP Kansas City
  • DeVry Kansas City

Taught HTML seminars on campus on weekends.

Technical Skills

  • Windows NT 4.0 network administration and security
  • Cisco and Ascend router administration
  • Exchange Server administration
  • Hardware and software troubleshooting
  • Web site design, layout, and development
  • Photo and graphic editing
  • 3D design, modeling, and animation

Software Proficiencies

  • Windows NT, 2000, & XP
  • Windows 95 & 98
  • Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Microsoft Internet Information Server
  • Visual Basic Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Office
  • Caligari trueSpace
  • Adobe Photoshop