Mark Randal Sill


12105 Madrone Dr.
Indianapolis, IN 46236
Phone: (317) 826-8379

QUALIFICATIONS BRIEF

Management professional and computer systems engineer offering a diverse knowledge of:

Broad background in product evaluation, purchasing, programming, and research and development. Coordination and maintenance of corporate data processing needs. Extensive technical background in Microsoft and Novell networking products including engineering, installation, cabling, configuration, troubleshooting, and consulting. Technical network training from Novell, Inc. Software development background in design and implementation of systems and products. Extensive system consulting and sales experience. Extensive background in PC software configuration and operation. Broad background in internet, intranet, telecommunications, and remote access capabilities.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE SUMMARY

Dec. 91 - Present  Vice President - Engineering
Autobase, Inc.
8669 Bash St., Indianapolis, IN 46256

Business Partner, consultant, and software developer for a supplier of data processing hardware and software systems. Products sold to Automobile Dealerships nationwide.

Management responsibilities: Vice President-Engineering, Manage and direct staff in installations, tech support, and I.T., Engineer and test new LAN and WAN technologies, implement policies and procedures to increase department work flow, purchasing, marketing strategies and sales planning, accounting and P&L analysis.

Development responsibilities: Develop, maintain, and upgrade the primary software product for sale, Application Project planning, design and programming using Delphi 32 bit and Borland Pascal. Web application and page development using Visual InterDev, Active Server Pages, Front Page 98, and Delphi CGI/ISAPI.

Other responsibilities: Systems engineering of in-house information technologies including multiple web servers connected to T1 internet and Novell NetWare servers. Engineering, assembly, configuration, shipping and expediting of systems for customers. Technical support and customer assistance (On-site as well as Phone/Modem), Novell network installation and cabling(over 25 Windows NT and 140 Novell networks installed), diagnose and repair damaged computers, data recovery and translation. Developed in-house software system to track customer support problems and their solutions.

Accomplishments: Engineer, pilot, and install 80 node Thin Client Wide Area Network using Microsoft NT Terminal Server, Citrix Metaframe in a server farm configuration to 14 remote locations.  Design, code, test, and deploy 3 major versions of Customer Management Software. Promotions from contractor, programmer, support engineer, systems engineer, department manager, to Vice President-Engineering.

Feb. 87 - May 99  Owner / Operator
Specialized Software Solutions
12105 Madrone Dr.
Indianapolis, IN 46236

Independent computer consultant / software developer.
Develop professional multi-user intranet and internet applications:

A.A.W.S., Inc., Orland Park, IL
Web based application development in Active Server Pages, ISAPI, CGI, web server maintenance, DNS administration, internet mail server administration, web page design, construction and hosting.  ASP/SQL web database application

Flair Interiors, Inc., Bristol, IN
Client/Server Inventory, Bill of Materials, Cust. Order Entry, Scheduling.
7 node NetWare network installed July 1988.

Triangle Fraternity, Indianapolis, IN
Client/Server Membership/Contribution Tracking System

Peterson Insurance Agency, Mishawaka, IN
Client/Server Client/Policy Database w/Graphic Image Store and Recall

Developmental and Behavioral Evaluation Services, South Bend, IN
Client/Case Management System

Kalamaros & Associates, South Bend, IN
50 node 10baseT NetWare network installed August 1992.

Feb. 88-Dec. 91 Systems Engineer
Computer Specialists, Inc.
401 N. Michigan St., South Bend, IN 46601

Computer Specialists is a retail computer store selling hardware and software systems. Products were sold to corporate, governmental, and private concerns primarily within northern Indiana.

Responsibilities: Purchasing, sales, customer consultation, programming, product development, system assembly and configuration, Novell network installations (design, configure, cable, install.) Telephone and on-site technical support for over 250 clients. Technical consultant for over 45 Novell networks. Developed an Inventory/Point of Sale/Service Management program for use in the store.

Aug. 87-Feb. 88 Software Developer
Romar Systems, Inc.
500 State St., Elkhart, IN 46515

Job description: developed PC-based software programs for international distribution. Programs developed in Microsoft BASIC, Borland PASCAL, and Assembly languages. Assisted software support staff on complex problems.

July 85-Aug. 87 Purchasing Agent
Marksill Specialties, Inc.
408 S. Division St., Bristol, IN 46507

Marksill was a Tool & Die / Metal Stamping corporation producing components for the RV and Automotive industries primarily in northern Indiana and southern Michigan.

Management responsibilities: Purchasing, payroll, A/R, A/P, job costing. Developed PC-based Labor/Job tracking system.

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Glen Oaks Community College
Centerville, MI
Undergraduate Studies

Concentration: Computer Programming, Accounting, Business Management

Elkhart Area Career Center
Elkhart, IN
Computer Programming

Received 3 high school credit hours

Elkhart Baptist Christian School
Elkhart, IN
General Studies

Graduated May 1985

Professional Development / Seminars
Product Information Course Novell, Inc.
NetWare 3.11 System Manager Course Novell, Inc.
NetWare 3.0, New Product Introduction Novell, Inc.
Microsoft MSDN Developer Network Member
Microsoft ISP Partner
Microsoft MCSE Course track underway

Professional Programming using:
Active Server Pages, Microsoft InterDev, Microsoft FrontPage 97/98/2000, Microsoft Developer Network, Borland Delphi 3 & 4, Borland Pascal, Microsoft Visual Basic, Microsoft Basic, Microsoft Quick Basic.

Other Software Familiar with:
Microsoft Office 95/97/2000, Internet Explorer 3/4/5, Internet Information Server 4.0, Netscape Enterprise Server, Netscape Mail Server, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft SQL Server, Pervasive.SQL Client/Server, ICQ, mIRC, PhotoShop, PageMaker, Word, WordPerfect, Quattro, Lotus, Excel, Multimedia, FoxPro, dBase III IV

Operating Systems
Windows NT 3.51 / 4.0 /2000 beta3 Professional / Server / Advanced Server, Windows NT 4.0 Terminal Server Edition/Citrix Metaframe, Windows98, Windows95(aBC), Novell NetWare 2.0a/2.2/3.12/4.1, DOS 2.0-7.0, Windows 3.1, Workgroups 3.11, UNIX, SCOXenix, Redhat Linux

Networking Topologies
10baseT Ethernet cat3-5, TCNS 100mb, 100baseT, 100baseTX, Thin Ethernet, Arcnet, IBM Token Ring, Ethernet Long Distance, Fiber-optic, TCP/IP Routing, WAN Bridging, T1 CSU/DSU, ISDN, Modem Routing and Remote Access.

 

References available upon request.