James Ezekiel Hoskin
2518 Cherry St, Bellingham, WA 98225
To develop reliable and user friendly programs that make things work better.
- Business Analyst, Credit Union Central of British Columbia, 1992-2007
Programmer Analyst in charge of deposit and investment tracking systems handling daily cash flows of several million dollars.
Provided fast turnaround and extremely flexible reports.
Wrote MS Access system that replaced legacy Treasury system.
Reworked code that previously required hours to run and now runs in seconds.
Wrote custom ad hoc applications to mine proprietary databases for information that their supplied interface would not provide.
Provided general PC support.
Wrote spreadsheet and database applications for individuals and Access front ends for SQL Server systems.
Programmer/Analyst, Department of Environment, 1991-1992
Developed and implemented a Paradox climate database telephone query/fax report system.
Graduate Assistant, Computing Science, Simon Fraser University, 1988-1991
Worked with a team of hardware specialists who were developing chips
for a multiprocessor computer. They made the chips; I wrote the microcode.
Developed APL and Excel accounting applications for former timesharing customers.
Programmer/Analyst, I.P. Sharp Associates, 1978-1985
Developed, implemented, documented, and supported APL programs, for accounting
and project tracking applications.
Designed and developed food-price/cost-of-living application.
Expertise: Development of MS Access databases that meet business requirements; APL programming; MS Excel applications; Visual Basic for Applications
MSc Computer Science, Simon Fraser University, 1988
MSc Physics, University of Calgary, 1973
BSc Honors Physics, Math Major, Acadia University, 1968