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2017 Career Portfolio


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History of career in shipping, banking and advanced education in technology

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2017 Career Portfolio

  1. 1. DANIEL CWIK Career Portfolio in Shipping and Technology
  2. 2. Table of Contents Academic  Education 3  Technical skills 4  Course Projects 5-6  Database Training 6  Work Samples 7  Recommendations 8 Professional Work experience 9 Professional Awards 10 Recommendations 11 Contact Info 12
  3. 3. Education  IT Specialist 5 Program- New Horizons, Chicago 2011 to 2012  Courses completed: A+ Essentials, A+ Practical Applications, Network+, 6292A Installing and Configuring Windows 7 Client, 50322A Configuring and Administering Windows 7, 50331 Windows 7 Enterprise Desktop Support Technician  Master of Science - Information Systems,  DePaul University- Chicago, IL 2008  Concentrations: Database Design and Data Analysis  Relevant courses: Data Warehousing, Database Administration, Data Mining, Client-Side and Server-Side Web Development, IT/Business Strategy, and Advanced Regression  Bachelor of Arts - History, Hope College- Holland, MI 1997  Minor: Writing
  4. 4. Technical Skills  Database Software: Oracle 9i PL/SQL, Oracle 10g, and MS SQL Server 2005  Microsoft Office: MS Word, MS Access, and MS Excel 2003 and 2007  Web Development: HTML, CSS, VB.NET and ASP.NET 2.0  Software Programming: Java 2 EE and Visual C++  Operating Systems: Windows 7, XP and Vista
  5. 5. Course Projects Enterprise Project Management 2006  Wrote a report analyzing the FBI’s failed launch of the Virtual Case File software application to help prevent terrorist attacks.  Recommended four actions: form a clear vision, hire reliable IT personnel, have open communication between stakeholders, and develop a system of data sharing.  Wrote a paper how project portfolio management is influenced by metrics of risk management prioritization  Evaluated the performance and usability requirements of a project by Bureau of Land Management in discussing project management methods. Core Strengths  Technical Business Knowledge of Project Management
  6. 6. Course Projects Information System Capstone  Collaborated on a team project with 2 team members giving a presentation on Fed ex 1. business strategy 2. IT strategy  I learned how technology can be important to your business in how FedEx created a electronic shipping system to help integrate transportation and shipping information system and cutting edge technology such as RFID and GIS to keep track of their packages Core Strengths  Writing and oral presentation skills  Knowledge of IT an business strategy
  7. 7. Database Training Database Programming 2005  SQL proficient to create tables, modify rows performing simple and complex queries  Oracle 9i PL/SQL -wrote functions, stored procedures, triggers, and cursors. Core strengths  Technical Knowledge of writing advanced queries  Technical competency of Oracle 9i PL/SQL
  8. 8. Help Desk training  A+ and Network+ Certification Training- New Horizons- Chicago 2011 to 2012  Developed a technical understanding on computer technology, antivirus software and networks and learning how to provide PC support for users and troubleshoot networks.  Obtained additional hands-on experience assignments through Virtual Machine Labs in course of installing, configuring and administering Windows 7, XP and Vista  Learned about troubleshooting and configuring laptops and printers . Core strengths:  Technical knowledge of Windows Operat. Syst.- Win 7, Vista and XP.  Technical competency of troubleshooting, administering and configuring desktops , laptops and printers.
  9. 9. Work Samples Client-Side Application Development Winter 2004  Designed an e-commerce web site on books by Christian Writer Lee Strobel.  Wrote pages of HTML, CSS, and Java Script to display content, links, slide show and order forms.  Additional web assignments   More web examples- Profile, Resume, and Form page   Core Strengths  Web Design-HTML, Cascade Styling Sheets(CSS)  Superior Attention to Detail  Passion for Learning
  10. 10. Recommendations  Bamshad Mobasher-Professor, DePaul University - Computer Science “Dan has strong software development skills and an advanced knowledge of techniques and tools for data mining and data analysis. He would be an excellent candidate for positions involving these skill sets.” January 15, 2009  Lisa Barker-Admin. Assist. to Dir. of Finance and Admin at Bensenvillle Fire District – “I had the privilege of knowing and working with Dan for several years in various units at HSBC. Dan's style is one that promotes professional growth, team work, high performance, and accountability. Dan is highly ethical, and a hard working individual, consistently demonstrated a positive attitude especially during high stress situations. It is my pleasure to recommend Dan as colleague”. July 19th, 2010
  11. 11. Professional Experience Ricoh- Shipping Clerk Schaumburg, IL 2016 • Scans incoming packages and envelopes to update system, and processed carrier labels to ship boxes and envelopes. MedOne Delivery- Driver Forest Park, IL 2012-2015  Consistent in delivering 15 to 30 time-sensitive and urgent medications daily from pharmacies to short and long distances to preserve health needs of patients Insight Enterprises Hanover Park, IL 2015  Open boxes with computer and networking parts, set up IT equipment (servers, tablets and computers) on benches, and re-box it once configured. US ARMY TACOM-Rock Island Arsenal- Rock Island, IL 2010 • Logistics Management Specialist-Federal Career Intern Program • Delivered user-friendly database solutions by creating macros, forms, and pivot charts, in addition to deleting records in Excel and Access 2007 for the SARET Department. • Coordinated voicemails in following up with soldiers on issues about the PM-SKOT web site for equipment orders and directing their requests to systems acquisition managers. Household Finance/HSBC Consumer Lending - Elmhurst, IL 1998 - 2009 • File Maintenance -Records Administration Specialist • Co-led projects of optimizing file room to make room for the new files, which helped improve production by 20% and lower costs by 25%.
  12. 12. Professional Awards  Employee of Month Award (August 2003) for assisting every unit in the department, while upholding their normal flow of duties and impressive scores of achieving production (123%) and maintaining quality (100%).  Core Strengths  Persistent and Dedicated  Able to collaborate with other departments  Adaptive to learn new processes and procedures
  13. 13. Recommendations  “I had the privilege of knowing and working with Dan for several years in various units at HSBC. Dan's style is one that promotes professional growth, team work, high performance, and accountability. Dan is highly ethical, and a hard working individual, consistently demonstrated a positive attitude especially during high stress situations. It is my pleasure to recommend Dan as colleague.” July 19, 2010 Lisa Barker, Records Administrative Specialist - Lead Supervisor & Unit Trainer, HSBC Finance Corporation/ Household Finance Corporation worked with Daniel at HSBC  “I had the priviledge of hiring and having Dan work for me within the HSBC Records Administration Department. Dan is a hard working individual that does a complete and accurate job on any task assigned to him. He would make an excellent addition to any staff.” June 8, 2010 Jim Hartigan, Unit Manager, HSBC - North America
  14. 14. Contact Info Thank you for considering me. If you would like to discuss the value of your company please contact me at:  Cell: (847) 530-8349  Email:  You can see more at my blog