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Joseph E. Sopcich

I am an .NET application Developer focused on business applications. I am interested in client/server development using the latest Microsoft frameworks and relational database design using Microsoft SQL Server.

Specialties

ASP.NET, C#, Javascript, HTML, CSS, SQL



Skills:

Languages Years Last Used
ASP.NET 4 Current 
C# 4 Current
Javascript 4 Current
SQL 8 Current
ASP 2 4 years ago
VB.NET 2 2 years ago
VB 6 1 5 years ago
VB Script 1 3 years ago


Interfaces / Standards Years Last Used
ADO.NET 5 Current 
CSS 6 Current
HTML 8 Current
IIS 6 / 7 8 Current
LINQ 2 Current
WCF 2 Current
Web Services 4 Current
XML 6 Current

Databases Years Last Used
SQL Server 2005 5 Current 
SQL Server 2008 2 Current
Sybase 4 Current
MS Access 2 4 years ago
Oracle 2 6 years ago
SQL Server 2003 2 4 years ago


Development Tools Years Last Used
Aqua Data Studio 4 Current 
Notepad++ 4 Current
Visual Studio 2005 6 Current
Visual Studio 2008 3 Current
Visual Studio 2010 1 Current
Visual Source Safe 4 Current
Surround SCM 1 Current




Experience:

Developer
   September/2007 - Present Securities America La Vista, NE

* Developed / maintained / revised and improved web applications using C#.
* Implemented data caching within ASP.NET applications to improve latency caused by database calls.
* Created custom .NET user controls using ASP.NET and C#.
* Implemented WCF Service for reporting application.
* Integrated 3rd party DLLs into current apps to provide additional end user features.
* Upgraded applications from .NET Framework 1.1 to 2.0 / 3.5 / 4.0


Application Developer
   July/2005 – August/2007 Kiewit Corporation Omaha, NE

* Developed new applications using VB.NET and SQL.
* Maintained existing web applications using ASP, ASP.NET and SQL.
* Completed projects and work requests ahead of timeline requirements.


Systems Administrator
   April/2003 – July/2005 Credit Advisors Foundation Omaha, NE

* Primary responsibilities were managing the IT Department, phone system, and database.
* Setup up Tacoma office network and linked phone and data back to the Omaha office.
* Ran ad-hoc reports as needed off a SQL Server database.
* Re-organized and Maintained internal web site.


Network Administrator
   August/1997 – April/2003 Telenational Marketing Omaha, NE

* Developed QA monitoring application with reporting feature using VB6.
* Responsible for maintaining and updating VB applications developed by others.
* Maintained and updated clients web interface to Oracle database.


Education:

University of Nebraska at Omaha
   Bachelors of Science in Computer Science - 2004

* Awarded placement on the Dean’s List.
* Member of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society.
* Member of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) for Computers. 


Microsoft
   Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)

* ASP.NET Web Developer in Framework 2.0 (Visual Studio 2005)
* ASP.NET Web Developer in Framework 3.5 (Visual Studio 2008)
* MC ID: 207737


*References are available upon request