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Alex M. | Elance
 
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Alex M.

Database and XML expert
   United Kingdom
  |   Kingston upon Thames, England
  |  7:25 am Local Time

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I am an IT professional with over 10 years commercial experience. My particular expertise is databases, and I have a strong understanding of relational database theory and practice. I have worked with Microsoft Access, Oracle, MySQL, Postgres. I also do data analysis using XML (XQuery, XSLT), Excel, Perl and other tools.

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Dec 11, 2013|Web Programming|$219|Completed

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I rewrote the script to transform HTML from the website correctly into a specific XML...

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Database and XML transformation expert! I can scrape data from web sites and transform the data into any other format (HTML, XML, text, SQL database) and/or put the data into a database format. I can also do database design and statistical analysis.

My skill set includes XSLT, XQuery, Unix shell scripting/programming (bash, sed, awk, wget, curl etc), SQL databases (MySQL, Postgres, oracle), MS Access, Excel.
Working towards Oracle Certification.

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Employment

Victoria & Albert Museum
Database Administrator
2008 - Present
Maintain the Museumís bespoke Index+ objects and images database. Set up user permissions, make recommendations for configurations. Perform regular and one-off statistical analyses of data. Perform...
Ted Knoy, Taiwan
Copy editor
2004 - 2009
Working from home, edited technical and scientific papers, written in English mainly by Chinese authors, for style and grammar. Skills: technical writing, copy editing, proof reading.
Rubicon Communications Ltd, Oxford
Consultant
2002 - 2004
Maintained, documented and further developed the web-based virtual conferencing software developed by VEI (qv) in July 2001, using Perl and Javascript. Installed and managed the Oracle 8 database...
Strudwick & Young Ltd, Reading
Web Developer
2002 - 2002
Wrote and modified web-based business applications in server-side Javascript. Wrote bespoke VBA applications. Skills: Javascript, VBA
Virtual Environments International (VEI), Oxford
Software Developer,
2000 - 2001
Wrote, tested and documented a web-based virtual conferencing application, using Perl and PL/SQL, running on an Oracle 8 database. Supervised the running of virtual conferences. Wrote from scratch...
College of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Oxford
IT Support Officer
1997 - 2000
Administered a Windows NT network (25 workstations, 2 servers). First contact for all office IT queries and requests. Maintained and managed client database written in MS Access. Migrated all...

Education

University of Westminster
M.Sc. Advanced IT Using Oracle
2005 - 2006
Keele University
B.Sc. Computer Science
1993 - 1997
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XQuery
XSLT
Excel
Perl
database
SQL
data analysis
PHP
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