Greg Blasko | Elance
 
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Greg Blasko

Expert FileMaker Developer (through version 12)
   United States
  |   Thomaston, CT

Resume/C.V.

Expert FileMaker Pro developer with over 15 years experience seeking challenging projects where my experience and technical knowledge contribute to the company's success; proficiency with sophisticated Web-enabled FileMaker Pro database solutions; Reliable team player with excellent communication skills, creativity, and the ability to excel in a dynamic technical environment
Service Description
As a FileMaker Pro developer with over 15 years experience from version 4.0 through version 12, I can successfully complete virtually any FileMaker-related project with professionalism and in a timely manner.
Certifications
Microsoft
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Awarded: 2000
Education
Eastern Connecticut State University
B.S. Biology
1991 - 1996
Employment
YALE UNIVERSITY, New Haven, Connecticut
Systems Administrator
1996 - Present
* Manage all IT operations in the world's largest academic biotechnology resource laboratory; support Windows 2008/2003 file servers, Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000 workstations, and Mac OS X servers and workstations * Design, develop and maintain complex FileMaker Pro database systems used for online ordering, sample tracking, invoicing, collections and reporting requirements as well as streamlining laboratory operations; upgrade several outdated systems to utilize FileMaker Pro and FileMaker Server version 11 * Install, configure and maintain several Dell PowerEdge servers; implement disaster recovery strategies to secure several terabytes of mission critical administrative, laboratory and staff data * Supervise an IT Support Specialist; direct and oversee all desktop and network support, data backup and recovery, software troubleshooting and workstation security for over 260 desktop computers and several laptops * Maintain IT resources through hardware, software, and operating system optimization, troubleshooting, and repair; Research industry trends to implement strategies for system enhancements pertaining to performance, reliability, and expansion * Purchase, install, configure and maintain all network hardware including servers, workstations, data backup components, printers and networking devices * Design and maintain several University Web sites Laboratory Design Engineer November 2001 October 2005 * Played a key role in the design and implementation of a $9.2 million biotechnology laboratory construction project encompassing over 25,000 square feet * Communicated to the design team the various laboratory parameters necessary to accommodate biotechnological instrumentation, including electrical requirements, UPS/generator backup loads, and heat/volatile exhaust output ventilation needs * Resolved conflicting issues of design, construction, and schedule, and other technical problems * Designed a 644 square foot IT Support lab and environmentally-controlled server room; assisted in developing the Yale Campus and LAN network strategy * Oversaw the relocation of eight biotechnology laboratories and assured that directors and staff were well-equipped to quickly resume laboratory operations IT Partner, Research Associate/Assistant July 1996 - December 1998 * Maintained a TCP/IP and AppleTalk Ethernet LAN though network and desktop support, hardware installation & maintenance, and software configuration & deployment ensuring consistent, reliable performance * Implemented and updated an interactive Web site by developing CGI scripts to interact with FileMaker Pro databases * Programmed and monitored Mac OS-controlled DNA and RNA nucleic acid synthesizers
Payment Terms
None specified
Greg Blasko | Elance

Greg Blasko