PETER PFEIFFER

Peter Pfeiffer

PO Box 922
Deep River
Ontario, K0J 1P0
e-mail: pfeiffer@intranet.ca
http://www.intranet.ca/~pfeiffer


A reliable and decisive professional with wide ranging experience in the Programming, Networking, Internet, and Information Technology. Key strengths include extensive experience and a reputation for quality performance.



CAREER SUMMARY


ATOMIC ENERGY OF CANADA LABORATORIES. (AECL)
Fuel Channel Thermalhydraulics, Chalk River Labs.
Technical Officer - Systems Analyst.
1995-Present

Brief summary of duties:

  • Management of up to seven UNIX workstations and fifteen PC within a section devoted to Computational Thermalhydraulics. This requires thorough knowledge of DOS/Windows 95/NT and UNIX operating systems.
  • Code development, application and presentation of results by means of various graphic systems. This requires thorough knowledge of FORTRAN and various graphical and visualization tools.
  • Programmer/code custodian, taking full responsibilities for the quality-assured archival maintenance of development and production versions of the codes. This involves frequent liaison with the development team and the user community to ensure access to the codes by various means.
  • Online/hard copy documentation and procedure development. This requires good written/oral communication skills and thorough knowledge of HTML and SGML languages along with frequent liaison with management, development and customer groups.
  • Plan and analyze current and long term needs for hardware and software acquisition.
Areas of application include Fuel Channel Thermalhydraulics, Computational Fluid Dynamics analysis of CANDU reactor components.


RDS DATA GROUP
Programmer/Analyst
1994-1994

Summary of duties:

  • Network support and maintenance.
  • Software quality assurance testing.
  • Software design, coding, and testing using dBase and C.
  • Second line of technical support for cases falling outside of the expertise of the customer support personnel.


ALPHA BUSINESS SOFTWARE
Programmer/Analyst
1991-Present

Alpha Business Software is a company devoted to providing custom programming, consulting, and system maintenance services to the Computer and Business community.

Summary of duties:

  • Software design, coding, and testing using mainly Turbo Vision, Pascal and C.
  • Program redesigning and upgrading, usually from old style spaghetti code into modular or modern Object Oriented extensions.
  • Program optimization and translation, mostly from COBOL, FORTRAN, or Basic to improve performance, flexibility, and execution speed.
  • Basic Windows programming.
  • Spreadsheet design using Lotus and Quattro Pro.

To name just a few applications I have designed: Quality control database, inventory control software. The most complex program designed and written by me is a Logging Software and Database, which has been designed for general ham radio community. The package totals over 50,000 lines of modern, object oriented code. To my knowledge, the program is very popular, and available in over 25 countries, but the list is still growing. The software is considered to be in the top three programs of its kind in the world by many of the ham radio organizations.



SAN-TED INCORPORATED
Dye Machine Operator
1989-1990 & 1991 - 1992

Responsible for all aspects related to the smooth operation of four jets. Two pressure and two standard jets.

Summary of duties:

  • Mixing and addition of all dyes from regular to neon colors.
  • Overall responsibility for the machines.
  • Closely following 6 or 7 dyeing processes for the 50-50, 80-20 and 100% cotton yarns.


CHRYSLER MOTORS CANADA
Programmer - Co-op Position
1987-1988

I was a part of a team of Quality Control Engineers. My responsibilities included Software and Spreadsheet Design and Debugging, as well as Information and Data processing.

Summary of duties:

  • Creating, redesigning and testing programs in DBase III+ SQL.
  • Creating, redesigning and testing spreadsheets in Lotus 1.2.3.
  • Creating, redesigning and testing programs in COBOL.
  • Creating, redesigning and testing programs in Basic.
  • Creating and redesigning documents using WordPerfect.
  • Entering data into above-mentioned programs.
  • Weekly systems maintenance and backups.


EDUCATION

  • McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. 1991-1992 Year Completed.
  • Lambton College, Sarnia, Ontario. 1987 - 1989 COMPUTER PROGRAMMER DIPLOMA
  • St. Clair High School, Sarnia, Ontario. 1983 - 1987 HONOUR DIPLOMA.

COURSES AND CERTIFICATES

  • Turbo Pascal at McMaster University.
  • FORTRAN at McMaster University.
  • C Programming at Mohawk College.
  • UNIX - Shell Programming.
  • UNIX - Workstation Management.
  • HTML Programming - Internet Web Page Design Course at Algonquin College.
  • Internet Computer Communications at Algonquin College.
  • Upgrading, Repairing and Troubleshooting IBM PCs.
  • I am able to troubleshoot, diagnose and repair minor and major system faults on the IBM PC class computers. I have assembled, repaired, upgraded and tested entire systems as well as installed hardware and software.
  • WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) Safety course.

REFERENCES:

References available upon request.


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