2011 Career Portfolio


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2011 Career Portfolio

  1. 1. DANIEL CWIK Career Portfolio
  2. 2. Table of Contents <ul><li>Academic </li></ul><ul><li>Education 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Technical skills 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Course Projects 5-6 </li></ul><ul><li>Database Training 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Work Samples 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations 9 </li></ul><ul><li>Professional </li></ul><ul><li>Work experience 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Awards 11 </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations 12 </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Info 13 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Education <ul><li>Master of Science - Information Systems , </li></ul><ul><li>DePaul University- Chicago, IL 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Concentrations: Database Design and Data Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Relevant courses : Data Warehousing, Database Administration, Data Mining, Client-Side and Server-Side Web Development, IT/Business Strategy, and Advanced Regression </li></ul><ul><li>Bachelor of Arts - History, Hope College- Holland, MI 1997 </li></ul><ul><li>Minor: Writing </li></ul>
  4. 4. Technical Skills <ul><li>Database Software : Oracle 9i PL/SQL, Oracle 10g, and MS SQL Server 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office : MS Word, MS Access, and MS Excel 2003 and 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Web Development : HTML, CSS, JavaScript,C#, VB.NET and ASP.NET 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Software Programming : Java 2 EE and Visual C++ </li></ul>
  5. 5. Course Projects <ul><li>Enterprise Project Management 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Wrote a report analyzing the FBI’s failed launch of the Virtual Case File software application to help prevent terrorist attacks. </li></ul><ul><li>Recommended four actions: form a clear vision, hire reliable IT personnel, have open communication between stakeholders, and develop a system of data sharing. </li></ul><ul><li>Wrote a paper how project portfolio management is influenced by metrics of risk management prioritization </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluated the performance and usability requirements of a project by Bureau of Land Management in discussing project management methods . </li></ul><ul><li>Core Strengths </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Business Knowledge of Project Management </li></ul>
  6. 6. Course Projects <ul><li>Information System Capstone </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborated on a team projecect with team members on FedEx presentation 1. business strategy and 2. IT Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>I learned how technology can be important in your business in how Fedex created a electronic shipping system to help integrate transportation and shipping information system and use cutting-edge technology such as RFID and GIS to keep track of their packages. </li></ul><ul><li>Core Strengths </li></ul><ul><li>Writing and oral presentation skills </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge of Business and IT strategy </li></ul>
  7. 7. Database Training <ul><li>Database Programming 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>SQL proficient to create tables, modify rows performing simple and complex queries </li></ul><ul><li>Oracle 9i PL/SQL -wrote functions, stored procedures, triggers, and cursors. </li></ul><ul><li>Core strengths </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Knowledge of writing advanced queries </li></ul><ul><li>Technical competency of Oracle 9i PL/SQL </li></ul>
  8. 8. Work Samples <ul><li>Client-Side Application Development Winter 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Designed an e-commerce web site on books by Christian Writer Lee Strobel. </li></ul><ul><li>Wrote pages of HTML, CSS, and Java Script to display content, links, slide show and order forms. </li></ul><ul><li>Additional web assignments </li></ul><ul><li>http://students.depaul.edu/~dcwik1/Daniel%20Cwik/Web%20Assignments.html </li></ul><ul><li>More web examples- Profile, Resume, and Form page </li></ul><ul><li>http://danielcwik.weebly.com/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>Core Strengths </li></ul><ul><li>Web Design-HTML, Cascade Styling Sheets(CSS) </li></ul><ul><li>Superior Attention to Detail </li></ul><ul><li>Passion for Learning </li></ul>
  9. 9. Recommendations <ul><li>Makoto Nakayama- Associate Professor, DePaul University (academic) “I'd be happy to be a reference for Dan.” September 20, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>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.” </li></ul><ul><li>January 15, 200 9 </li></ul>
  10. 10. Professional Experience <ul><li>US ARMY TACOM-Rock Island Arsenal- Rock Island, IL 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Logistics Management Specialist-Federal Career Intern Program </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>Household Finance/HSBC Consumer Lending - Elmhurst, IL 1998 - 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>File Maintenance -Records Administration Specialist </li></ul><ul><li>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%. </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrated an ability to quickly learn new processes and procedures in being cross-trained in many units of Imaging, and File Maintenance departments. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Professional Awards <ul><li>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%). </li></ul><ul><li>Core Strengths </li></ul><ul><li>Persistent and Dedicated </li></ul><ul><li>Able to collaborate with other departments </li></ul><ul><li>Adaptive to learn new processes and procedures </li></ul>
  12. 12. Recommendations <ul><li>“ 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 </li></ul><ul><li>Lisa Barker , Records Administrative Specialist - Lead Supervisor & Unit Trainer, HSBC Finance Corporation/ Household Finance Corporation worked with Daniel at HSBC </li></ul><ul><li>“ 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 </li></ul><ul><li>Jim Hartigan , Unit Manager, HSBC - North America </li></ul>
  13. 13. Contact Info <ul><li>If you would like to discuss the value of your company please contact me at: </li></ul><ul><li>Cell: (847) 530-8349 </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul>