Calla Knopman


To obtain a challenging position in information technology which will utilize my technical and scientific experience and will provide the opportunity for growth.


1997–Present Paragon Computer Staffing Cranford, NJ

Programmer Analyst on contract to AT&T for 1 year , member of Universal Biller Non-Call detail Data Warehouse Team.

  • Assisted in Physical/Logical data model, detail specifications and Meta-data repository creation.
  • Performed Data analysis to determine if SST/IST files supports system interface agreements population rules.
  • Designed timeline and project expectations with MS project, created presentation for detail level DW process model.
  • Created and managed MS access internal database to log CR/TR issues and correspond with external tracker database.
  • Coded 80% of programs and performed unit test, SST, IST.
  • Authored all Prism Power blocks for Prism processes to conform to AT&T standards.
  • Trained employees on Prism Warehouse Executive (1.5.3).
  • Acted as contact point between team and Anderson Consulting, Prism Solutions, and Universal Biller.

Languages/Systems: COBOL II, Eazytrieve, Prism, MVS, ISPF, Fileaid, Expediter, Syncsort, IDCAMS, Windows 95/NT, New Dimension,

Courses taken: Prism Warehouse Executive, Prism Power Block, Software Development Fundamentals, Introduction to UNIX, Introduction to JAVA, MS Exchange Server 4,


1996–1997 Fisher Scientific, Inc. Fairlawn, NJ

Bulk Chemicals Representative

  • Sourced and defined cost of organics under Food and Drug Administration and ISO 9000 regulations.
  • Designed spreadsheets and database for sales information retrieval.
  • Performed inside sales and customer service.
  • Accessed AS400 for European market pricing and availability.
  • Presented information reviews for national sales meetings.

Software: Excel, Access, Minitab, PowerPoint






1994–1996 Hollister Inc. Libertyville, IL

Senior Laboratory Technician

  • Authored internal Standard Operating Procedures and maintained documentation.
  • Analyzed product stability with aging studies, presenting data in reports and graphical presentations.
  • co-author of patents #5609585, #5716475, and #96304868.1-2314 for medical device technology.
  • Designed formulations for non-woven materials, adhesives and catheters.

Software: SAS, Minitab, Lotus123, Approach, Word, and Specialized Instrumentation software.


1992–1994Environmental Monitoring and Technologies. Morton Grove, IL

Laboratory and Field Technician

  • Physical inorganic testing and sample acquisition.
  • Certified in First Aid, Confined space entry.


1997–1997 The Chubb Institute Jersey City, NJ

  • Diploma in Computer Programming, CUM. 95.78
  • Honors tutoring program

COBOL, CICS, DB2, Visual Basic, C, MS Access, Idcams

1990–1992 City College of New York New York, NY

  • Completed 28 credits towards B.S. in Chemistry, GPA 3.7

1988–1990 Manhattan Community College New York, NY

  • Completed 110 credits towards B.S. in Chemistry, GPA 4.0


Member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society 1989-1990.

Chairwoman of Science Fair Association 1988-1992, Established and organized the annual event for students from the New York area high schools.

Presented paper at the American Chemistry Societies 37th annual Undergraduate Student Symposium.