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Michael Connell

Senior Systems Consultant

Stavanger, Norway

micconnell@gmail.com

+47 920 57 763

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Skills

ASP.NET

90%

C#

90%

MS SQL

100%

Oracle

100%

PowerBuilder

100%

JavaScript

80%

JQuery

80%

HTML

75%

CSS

60%

Languages

English

Norwegian



Personalia

I am an IT consultant with over 40 years experience. I have worked with databases and client/server solutions for over 25 years and with web applications since 2003. I have in-depth knowledge of both Oracle and MS SQL Server as well as web development using ASP.NET.

I have competence in technologies such as ASP.NET, C#, HTML, JavaScript, JQuery and CSS. I also have experience with Git/Github and Azure DevOps.

I am easy going, have good social relationships with colleagues and like to learn new skills. I work well independently and am results oriented.

I have both British and Norwegian citizenship.

Work Experience

Software Developer / Draga AS
June 2021 - Current

Responsible for the Engineering Information System / Cabling System (EIS / CabSys) application which is a legacy PowerBuilder application that requires modernisation. Responsibilities include setting up the development environment (installing the latest version of PB and upgrading the application, connecting the PB IDE to source control as well as installing source control for the database objects), investigating and documenting the application, modernising the user interface as well as investigating possible solutions for the conversion of the database from Oracle to MS SQL Server.

Appeon PowerBuilder 2019 R3 / 2021 with PFC, PowerServer 2021, Oracle 19c and MS SQL Server. Toad for Oracle, GitLab, Azure DevOps, Red-Gate Source Control for Oracle and SQL Search, Novalys Visual Expert and MS SQL Server Migration Assistant for Oracle.


IT Consultant / Oljedirektoratet
August 1998 - Current

Originally responsible for the development of two applications for the integration of geological data (SAMBA Information Explorer (SIE) and Petroleum Register (PetReg)). Now responsible for the support and further development of these applications (1 day per week). Also responsible for the DB scripts that populate the FactWarehouse database, which forms the basis for OD's "FaktaSider" website as well as a small web application (FluOnce) that enables a "one-off" transfer of this data and a C# console application using the WixSharp framework to create msi's for SIE and PetReg.

PowerBuilder, Oracle, Azure DevOps, Git, TortoiseGit, ASP.NET, C# and MS SQL Server


Senior Systems Consultant / Delfi Consulting AS
May 1997 - June 2021

Previously part of the team developing the SBS (Shared Business System) / Tripletex interface. Between August 2019 and August 2020 I was responsible for the Strong application, which had been purchased by Delfi. Tasks included upgrading the application so that it could be licenced to other customers, definition of standards and upgrading of the application to meet these standards, introduction of version control plus system documentation.

Git, TortoiseGit, SourceTree, ASP.NET, C#, PowerBuilder and MS SQL Server.

Please note that I was 80% furloughed from this position between mid OCtober 2020 and used the time to learn new skills (Angular, React and Power BI) and to strengthen my existing skills (JavaScript, Oracle and ASP.NET).

Check out this small YouTube video search app that I created using React and published on Vercel and Netlify


IT Consultant / Systor Vest
August 2020 - September 2020

Short-term assignment for Systor Vest. Assisted the further development of Kundesjekk.no, Systor's anti money laundering software.

ASP.NET Core, C#, Entity Framework, Vue.js, Vuetify, JavaScript, GitLab, SourceTree, and PostGres SQL.


IT Consultant / Bouvet
June 2018 - August 2019

Database specialist for the Equinor ProCoSys (Project Completion System) development team. As a member of the team I was also involved in the support and development of ProCoSys application itself.

Azure DevOps, TFVC, SourceTree, TeamCity, Octopus Deploy, ASP.NET, C# and Oracle.


IT Consultant / ViewLedger
January 2017 - June 2018

Responsible for converting the the ViewLedger Strong application (an expatriation management system) from Pervasive SQL to MS SQL. Also provided support, maintenance, troubleshooting and error correction of the Strong web application.

ASP.NET, C#, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery and MS SQL Server.


Senior Systems Consultant / Delfi Consulting AS
August 2013 - December 2016

Development, testing and support of CabinWeb, a web application for the administration of company cabin rentals.

ASP.NET, TFS, C# and MS SQL Server.


Senior Systems Consultant / Delfi Consulting AS
August 2013 - August 2016

Responsible for the development, testing and support of the existing MarinaWeb application (see below).

ASP.NET, C# and MS SQL Server.


IT Consultant / Safran Software Solutions AS
February 2015 - August 2015

Three days a week consultancy services. Product support. Responsible for troubleshooting and error correction of Safran's project management products.

PowerBuilder and MS SQL Server.


Senior Systems Consultant / Delfi Consulting AS
August 2010 - August 2013

Responsible for the development, testing and support of "BoligModul / HousingModule", for ForsvarsBygg (the Norwegian Defence Estates Agency). This application was derived from "DV-Modul" (see below).

PowerBuilder and Oracle.


IT Consultant / Statoil
August 2005 - August 2010

Responsible for the further development and support of DBR - the "Daily Bore Rapporting / Daily Drilling Report" application.

PowerBuilder and Oracle.


Senior Systems Consultant / Delfi Consulting AS
August 2003 - August 2005

Project leader for the development of MarinaWeb, a web application for the administration of small boat marinas.

Java servlets, JavaScript, HTML/DHTML, XML, MS SQL Server.


IT Consultant / AS Norske Shell
August 2001 - August 2003

Responsible for the further development and support of Shell's PowerBuilder applications.

PowerBuilder and Oracle.


Senior Systems Consultant / Delfi Consulting AS
May 1997 - August 1998

Responsible for the further development and support of "DV-Modul", an application for the management of the building stock for ForsvarsBygg (the Norwegian Defence Estates Agency).

PowerBuilder and Oracle


Senior Systems Analyst / Elf Petroleum as
June 1993 - April 1997

Responsible for the development of an internal ticketing system (registration, approval and follow-up of job requests).

PowerBuilder and Oracle


Metrication Analyst / Tekniskil (B), Brunei
August 1988 - October 1992

Member of the group responsible for the conversion of Brunei Shell's technical systems from Imperial to metric units.

CICS Cobol.


Commercial Systems Specialist / Phillips Petroleum Company Norway
August 1981 - August 1988

Group leader for the 6 man "Materials Control and Offshore Support Group".


Programmer / Babcock Bristol Ltd, WGC, England
September 1979 - August 1981

Process control programming.

Education

Hatfield Polytechnic
1976 - 1979

BSc (with honours) in Computer Science. Degree is NOKUT approved.