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About Michael Kitis

Name:  Michael Kitis
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  in Mentor On The Lake, Ohio
United States

Seller / Coder Rating:  10 (Excellent)
Sign up date:  Feb 5, 2003 8:40:02 AM EDT
Last Logged In:  Jun 21, 2003 7:00:08 AM EDT
Jobs Started:  5
Jobs Completed:  4
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Areas Of Expertise: 
VB 6.0, SQL Server 2000, MS Access, ODBC, database design, database administration, single and multi-user database solution development and design, SQL, Active Server Pages, ADODB, HTML, Javascript

Michael John Kitis

Professional experience
1997 - Current The Sherwin-Williams Company Cleveland, OH
Computer Programmer / Systems Analyst
· Designed and coded systems in multifunctional environments including mainframe, client/server, network and PC environments.
· Provided technical support and training to field and headquartered end users.
· Employed a wide variety of technologies and tools (Windows XP, Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Windows 2000 Professional Workstation, Windows NT Server, FTP, TCP/IP, Visual Basic 6.0, Visual C++, VB Script, VBA, SQL, SQL Server 2000, MS Access, ODBC, Windows Scripting Host, Progress, Web-Speed, CLIST, JCL, Web-Objects, ASP, HTML, Java, JavaScript, SMTP, RDMS)
· Lead projects for development of multi-user client-server database solutions (VB 6.0 application accessing MS SQL Server 2000) (Progress database accessed by Progress user interface)
· Evaluated alternative technologies to solve business problems resulting in more efficient solutions to the end user community as well as many different functional groups internal to the organization.
· Planned, developed and deployed systems to supplement the EIS performance tracking system; and to increase the productivity of End User Computing.
· Gained an understanding of end user reporting systems, executive information systems and other tools used by sales representatives for business analysis.
· Improved management and planning skills through active pursuit of advice from supervisors.
· Attained a more comprehensive understanding of the business side of systems development, planning, and support.

1994 - 1997 SKRL Tool And Die, Inc. Eastlake, OH
Computer Systems Analyst / Solution Development Engineer
· Developed a detailed understanding of “Ladder Logic” for Alan Bradley PLC (Programmable Logic Controllers)
· Designed and developed computer solutions incorporating a wide array of electrical inputs (transducers) and representing their output in a graphical user interface.

1989 - 1994 Specialty Software & Consulting Cleveland, OH
Professional Consultant
· Advanced work in designing single and multi-user database management systems.
· Modified existing accounting software.
· Designed third party add-ons to existing accounting software.
· Developed inventory control programs.
· Corresponded with clientele in designing and troubleshooting their software solutions
· Installed, diagnosed and optimized PC networks and hardware.

Training Experience
· During the past five years with The Sherwin-Williams Company, I have acquired a versatile skill set for training.
· I have led training sessions; developed lessons plans and lecture outlines; adapted to the dynamically changing needs of the classroom as the class developed.
· My skills as an instructor allow for insight into the students that produce a comfortable and productive learning environment.

Training Specific Areas Of Expertise
· Microsoft Office Products (Word, Access, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
· Microsoft Windows Platforms (95, 98, 2000)
· Programming Languages (C, C++, Visual Basic, VBA, VBScript)
· Internet (Browsing, Email, Newsgroups, HTML, ASP, JavaScript)

1999 - Current Myers College Cleveland, OH
Bachelor&'s of Science in Business Administration
· Currently enrolled as a part-time student pursuing a Bachelor&'s degree in Information Management. 4.0 cumulative GPA.
· Courses: Core credits are specifically focused towards management methods/techniques and their application to information management.
1988 - 1990 ICM School Of Business Cleveland, OH
(Currently West Side Institute of Technology) Associate Degree In Applied Sciences
· Eighteen-month Associate Degree program majoring in Computer Management with a minor in Accounting. Listed as a member of the high honor roll (4.0 GPA) during a majority of the program. Actively seeking credits needed to complete degree.
· Courses: COBOL, RPG II, dBase III + Programming, Accounting, Business Mathematics, Logical Problem Solving Techniques, and Word Processing.
1987 Euclid Senior High School Euclid, OH
High School Diploma
· Received citizenship award in Computer Programming/Word Processing.

· TCP/IP Fundamentals
· Custom Microsoft 2151 & 2152 Supporting and Operating Windows 2000
· V8 Programming In Progress
· Member of The Data Warehousing Institute

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  Windows XP Professional IIS Help Alan Jones 10
$4.00 May 14, 2003 2:17:21 PM EDT
  Michael provided me with detailed information to get my IIS running on my local computer. As always he was very patient and helpful. It is always a pleasure working with Michael and I am sure I will again!!
  Private auction for Michael Kitis on 3/26/2003 7:23:38 PM Alan Jones 10
$12.00 March 27, 2003 9:19:25 AM EDT
  Job completed in less than 10 minutes. This coder is awesome. I recommend him to any and everyone!!!
  Access Information Alan Jones 10
$40.00 March 22, 2003 7:04:13 PM EDT
  Michael is an excellent coder!! He is very flexible and explained everything so that I, an non-coder, could understand. Communication was great also. I would recommend this coder to anyone and everyone!!!
  Small Access Query US Data Services 10
$50.00 March 13, 2003 4:49:10 PM EDT
  Very nicely done and very timely. Thanks
Average:   10.00
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