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Christophe Eastwood


Jul 2010 - 2 yrs - Griffith University: Flexible Learning
Web Applications Developer

In this role I primarily develop web delivered applications in PHP, using Oracle serverside packages and procedures. I work with developing the PHP application as well as developing the Oracle schema, tables, views, packages and procedures. I work in the ZEND framework and predominately use Oracle 10g and 11g as my development environment. Software source control is done via SVN and migration / configuration management is done using an inhouse system which is WWW intranet delivered. Additionaly to my development work I am called upon to provide adhoc analysis and software maintainence to existing PHP and Oracle products.

Jul 2009 - 5 mths - National Library of Finland: DigiTool
implementation project manager

In this role I worked primarily in determining the needs and requirement in installing the ExLibris Digitool product at the National Library of Finland. In this role I drew heavily upon my technical skills in the implementation of the project as well as my personal initiative and negotiation skills to ensure that the project followed schedule. I was responsible for project planning and reporting of project progress at weekly meetings. As part of my role in discussions with the digitisation team I became familiar with METS and MODS digital preservation XML formats. In this role I effectively ensured that required server systems were obtained and made available, that data generated by the digitisation division complied with the appropriate METS standards for Ingest into Digitool and to coordinate and facilitate for the installation on the day. The project spanned two divisions of the library which were based in different cities and under different leadership (who had different objectives). Subsequent to software system installation and delivery I was responsible for the planning and facilitation of training. During this period I also developed two specific applications for the National Library, a cataloging system to enable histoians to catalog and create a digital archive of mediaval parchments (digital images stored in conjunction with PDF and metadata) and another to archive and manage the “whois” data for all Finnish servers. These were done using PHP over PostgreSQL and made use of Dublin Core XML data storage formats

Nov 2002 - 2 yrs - Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
Web Systems Administrator

Administer maintain and develop software for a web based Educational Learning System. In this role I worked as part of a small tight group with a larger team, with some interaction (such as advice and input) to a the larger portals group. I was involved in the day to day running of the student portal system which supported some 18,000 students. I worked with my supervisor to determine the maintenance schedule as well as working to provide second tier support to students and staff. All activities were recorded in a job tracking system. My role required me to work across organization boundaries in the investigation of problems and in the negotiation and planning of scheduled maintenance for our and other corporate systems.

Nov 2000 - 2 yrs - IntersoftKK, Tokyo, Japan
Consultant / Analyist Programmer

Note: In my position at IntersoftKK as a Software Engineer I worked mainly as a medium term consultant on projects which the office provided staff for. The clients I was engaged with included: Goldman Sachs; Credit Suisse First Boston; Merill Lynch and Konica. was mainly required to work out of the office at client sites:

Nov 1999 - 10 mths - CITEC, Brisbane, Australia Software Services
Analyist Programmer

My role was as a developer of CGI applications using C and Oracle Pro*C application development. I worked on the Confirm System for interactions between Automotive dealers and the Queensland Government. The system was designed to deliver a variety of billing and customer account interaction services to clients via the WWW and the internet on a VMS platform. I worked mainly on development under direction from the project manager and with interactions with the Database management team as well as the Migration Manager and Software Testing section.

Jun 1999 - 5 mths - IBM Global Services, Brisbane, Australia Human Resource Managed Information System
Analyist Programmer

In this role I workd on development of ad hoc SQL queries to satisfy specific complex reporting requirements for the HR team of Telstraassist in system documentation

Corporate Information Systems Software Engineer

In this role I performed software maintenance and development of the University’s Student Administration and Finance Database Systems. As I developed experience in development I worked closely with both the Student Administration and Finance divisions in assisting them in determining budget and timetable for the maintenance and development projects they required. I was also working in the development of data migration and archiving as part of the normal system life cycle. During the lead up to the year 2000 I was part of a small team involved in identification of risk in the Y2K bug. I compiled reports of all software systems in use by the University and undertook analysis and planning on making required changes to the systems to bring them into compliance.

Assistant Systems Programmer

In this role I undertook Programming and maintenance of Facilities Management’s major Database Systems. OFM developed and maintained software using the GUI development/RDBMS environment Omnis 7. As well as software development and maintenance, I provided user support for a client base of over 60 users of Macintosh and IBM PC's , and support in administering the office Novell 3.12 network, I also was the Divisional Computing Support Representative on the University IT board, which dealt with methods an practice for software systems, and briefing of policy of supported software on University desktop PC’s.

Field Service Electronics Technician

Component level repair and installation of RF and Twisted Pair Digital Paging and Nurse Call Systems.

May 1988 - 4 mths - QUEENSLAND PAVILION, EXPO '88
Audio-Visual Technician.

Maintenance and running repair of Pavilion's audio visual equipment during active times. This role required careful personal conduct in all public situations (there were many) as this was a high profile public relations.

Field Service Electronics Technician

Component level repair of companies range of 6802 based auto-diallers, RF Digital Paging Systems and RF Digital LAN. Field and workshop service to Qld. This role also required a high level of personal integrity as I was required to enter the private dwellings of elderly and infirm clients for system maintenance. I was also required to train both nursing staff as well as private elderly users of the systems and their families in the use of the system as well as its proper care and maintenance.

Nov 1986 - 8 mths - MACK ELECTRONICS
Technical Assistant/Purchasing Officer.

Assist Engineer to prototype and debug 8086 based printer buffer sharer and parallel/serial converter. Stock control and purchasing for project. Assembly and testing of PC's for sale. Making custom communication and power cables for clients.

Skill Set

C and C++ : 10/10
Java / J2EE : 10/10
Oracle Pro*C, PL/SQL, Forms : 10/10
Oracle administration (10g certified) : 10/10
PHP : 10/10
Unix (Solaris and RedHat) : 10/10
HTML xHTML : 10/10
XML and XSLT : 10/10
Perl : 9/10


Aug 2010 - 7 mths - Oracle Certified Professional - Oracle 10g

Griffith University

Jul 2007 - 2 yrs - Masters of Environmental Science

Griffith University

Apr 2003 - 4 mths - Sun Certified Java Programmer

Griffith University

Jan 1994 - 2 yrs - Bachelor of Information Technology

Bachelor of Information Technology

May 1992 - 2 yrs - Associate Diploma of Engineering

(Computer Systems) South Brisbane College of TAFE

Apr 1980 - 5 yrs - Senior Certificate


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