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Calla Knopman

Edison, NJ
Please send e-mail to link below for address and references.

e-mail: cknopman@att.com

Summary

OBJECTIVE: To obtain a challenging position in Information Technology which will utilize my technical and scientific experience and will provide the opportunity for growth.


TECHNICAL SUMMARY:


SYSTEMS: MVS/ESA, TSO/ISPF-PDF, New Dimension, CA-77, CA-11

LANGUAGE: COBOL II, OS/VS, COBOL, CICS, MVS JCL, C, DB2, Eazytrieve, SQL, HTML, JAVA, ActiveX, PRISM

FILES: PDS, QSAM, VSAM/KSDS

OS UTILITIES: IDCAMS, SYNCSORT, LINKAGE EDITOR, FILEAID, Xpediter

PC: VISUAL BASIC, MicroFocus Workbench (COBOL & CICS), WINDOWS 3.1 & 95,Access, Excel, Word, Project, Power Point, Lotus Smartsuite, Minitab

WORK EXPERIENCE


PARAGON COMPUTER STAFFING, Cranford, New Jersey 1997-present

On contract to AT&T for 1 year commitment as a team member of the Universal Biller, Non-Call Detail Data Warehouse system utilizing Prism, COBOL II, & Control-M/R
∑ Converted YR2K from both COBOL and EZT programs
∑ Maintained existing processes while adding documentation and improvements
∑ Analyzed raw data from UB to aid in logical model implementation


FISHER SCIENTIFIC, INC., Fairlawn, New Jersey 1996-1997
Bulk Chemicals Representative
∑ Sourced and defined cost of organics under Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and ISO9000 regulations
∑ Designed spreadsheets and databases for sales information retrieval
∑ Performed inside sales and customer service
∑ Accessed AS400 for European Market pricing and availability
∑ Presented Informational reviews for national sales meetings
Software - Excel, Access, Minitab, Powerpoint


HOLLISTER INC., Libertyville, Illinois 1994-1995
Senior Laboratory Technician
∑ Authored internal Standard Operating Procedures (SOPís) and maintained documentation
∑ Analyzed product stability with aging studies, presenting data in reports and graphical representation
∑ Co-Author of patents #5,609,585, #5,716,475 & #96304868.1-2314
Software - SAS, Minitab, Lotus 123, Approach, Word, and specialized instrumentaion software


ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING & TECHNOLOGY 1993-1994
Morton Grove, IL
Laboratory and Field Technician
∑ Physical inorganic testing and sample acquisition
∑ Certified in Lab Safety, First Aid and Confined Space Entry

MANHATTAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE 1988-1992
New York, New York
Grant Administrative Assistant and Teachers Assistant
∑ Designed and maintained student database for College Discovery program to track grades and mail informational packages
∑ Tutored Chemistry, Organic Chemistry to Local Nursing Union 1199 and College Discovery students
Software - Lotus 123, Paradox, Dbase III

EDUCATION:


THE CHUBB INSTITUTE, Jersey City, New Jersey November 1997
Diploma in Computer Programming, Cum. 95.78
Honors Tutoring Program, volunteered 8 hours per week
Tutored - CICS, COBOL, JCL, MicroFocus Workbench

CITY COLLEGE OF NEW YORK, New York, New York 1990-1992
Completed 28 credits toward B.S. in Chemistry, GPA 3.2

MANHATTAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE, New York, NY 1988-1990
Completed 110 credits towards a B.S. in Chemistry, GPA 4.0

ACTIVITIES:


Member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society 1989-1990


Chairwoman of the Science Fair Association 1988-1992
Established Science Fairs at Manhattan College and organized
the annual event for students from area High Schools in New York.


Presented Paper at the American Chemistry Societyís 1989
37th Annual Undergraduate Student Symposium