Robert D. Bivin
2007-Present | Owner/Developer/Technician | Bobís Bytes | Alexander City, AL
∑ Installation of workstations, laptops, printers, routers, switches and servers, including creating specs for needed equipment, configuration of Windows Server Active Directory services, configuration of remote VPN access and software installation.
∑ Troubleshooting and repairing printer, server, network and workstation issues, including cleanup of viruses and spyware, system speed issues, hardware failures, boot-up failures, etc.
∑ Carrying out day-to-day business functions (billing, collections, advertising, etc.).
1996-2006 | Systems Analyst | Russell Corporation | Alexander City, AL
∑ Team member of the College Bookstore System Group developing, coding, maintaining and supporting a system that encompasses order entry, order processing, embellishment, order fulfillment, inventory management, shipping and invoicing.† Sole support of stand-alone PC application used by Sales force to assist customers in forecasting sales. Also sole support and maintenance of Web Reorder and Web VMI Replenishment .NET (VB & C#) Applications.
∑ Also served as a member of the following teams: Distribution Center Systems, Customer Service Systems and Financial & Invoicing Systems.
∑ Analyzed, designed, coded, tested, implemented and provided end-user training for COBOL applications on IBM Mainframe, VAX and AS/400 platforms.
∑ Assisted in the analysis, design, coding, testing, implementation and training for vb.NET and C#.NET applications utilizing Microsoft SQL Server data access as well as AS/400 DB2 data access.
∑ Provided on-call support of all above systems including applications as well as hardware in some cases.† Also provided support for various document, label and hang-tag printing functions across the corporation.
∑ Sole support for Russell Retail Store Retail Pro Point-of-Sale & Inventory system.
1993 Ė 1996 | The University of Alabama (C&BA) | Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Business Administration
Major:† Management Information Systems (MIS)
Minor:† Computer Science (CS)
UA Cumulative GPA: 3.52/4.0
Major/Minor GPA: 3.23/4.0
UA Business GPA: 3.71/4.0
Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise Manager, SQL Query Analyzer, Microsoft SourceSafe, Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, PowerPoint and Access
IBM Mainframe, AS/400, Windows Server 2000 & 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, VAX VMS, MS-DOS, Win95,† Win98, Windows 3.x and UNIX.
VSAM, SQL (DB2), SQL (AS/400), SQL (MS), XML
Assistant Scoutmaster, Boy Scouts of America
Golden Key International Honour Society
Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America