Matthew S. Harris
Résumé/Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Consulting & Contracting
Brief biography; chronology of career experience.
Summary of Mr. Harris' specific skills in application & database design, program languages, writing, presentation & training, management, others.
|Consulting & Contracting Experience|
List and description of published books for which Mr. Harris is sole author, co-author, or a contributing author.
Mr. Harris' experience and accomplishments while providing service as a salaried or hourly-wage employee.
Directory of currently available shareware and demonstration applications — Visual Studio .NET, MS Access VBA, Java, PHP.
Specific services Mr. Harris has been called upon to perform, basic price policy.
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From 1989 to the present, Matthew has operated a sole-proprietor programming & consulting service, or worked as a contract programmer.
During this time, Matthew has produced numerous projects of all scales for various clients using MS Access and other MS Office applications, VBA, VB, Visual Studio .NET, and other programming languages.
Notable contracts are described below. Click on a project/client name to show or hide the Case History description.
|WellStaff USA, Maynard MA, Designer & Programmer (2012)|
WellStaff USA is a staffing company for health care professionals. Matthew designed and programmed a pricing calculator based in MS Excel for WellStaff USA, at the request of WellStaff's personnel. WellStaff USA found Matthew as a result of a web search for custom software!
|New Haven Schools Foundation, Union City CA, Designer & Programmer (2009)|
Designed and created secured database used to track donor contact information, also track and report on donations, fundraising campaigns, grant and scholarship awards, and Board of Directors activities. Facilitates mass-mailing for fundraising outreach, donation receipt letters, monetary awards. Inter-operates with MS Word when generating mailing lists by automatically starting Word and initiating the mail-merge.
|VISA USA, Foster City CA, Designer & Programmer (Winter 2006-2007)|
Designed and created secured multi-user database for in-house use at VISA. This database assists seven different task groups within VISA's Risk Management department in tracking and reporting on outside entities' compliance with, and certification for, anti-fraud security practices established by VISA.
|Tri-CED Community Recycling, Union City CA, Designer & Programmer (2005 - 2006)|
Repeat client. Create multi-user Customer Service database (CRM) in MS Access; deliverables included installer, data-dictionary, user-manual (print/HTML).
|Tri-CED Community Recycling, Union City CA, Designer & Programmer (2004 - 2005)|
Create Point-of-Sale and Inventory/Shipping system in MS Access. Satisfies CA state law for receipts/reports in a CA redemption-container recycling business. Tracks inventory real-time, creates shipping documents, accounting reports.
|University of California - San Francisco, Division of Infectious Disease, Consultant (1989 - 1992)|
Assist researchers with database design, data import/export, mass mailings. Scripting to automate word-processing and e-mail.
|National Semiconductor, Santa Clara, CA, Programmer (1994)|
Developed VBA program in Excel to provide graphical summaries of quality assurance data for management staff.
|Sequoia Hospital, Redwood City, CA, Programmer (1991)|
Develop and implement a reporting database application to compute and graphically represent utilization of hospital resources by physicians.
|Sixth International Conference on AIDS, San Francisco CA, Consulting Database Administrator (1990)|
Maintain/create databases & data-entry/report programs for Abstracts, Registrations (pre-registration and on-site), and scoring of reviewed papers. Generate financial reports and output files for electronic typesetting to print conference books and ID badges. Train/supervise other persons using conference databases.
|University of California - San Francisco, S.F. Community Consortium, Consultant & Programmer (1989)|
Create Clinical Drug-Trial Patient and Physician Database applications; train data-entry staff.
|University of California - Berkeley Extension Services, Tutor & Instructor (1989 - 1992)|
Multiple contracts as Pascal programming language tutor; served one semester as instructor.
|Triad Systems Corporation, Livermore, CA, Database Consultant (1989)|
Design and implement database for statistical evaluations of questionnaire results.
|Engineered Safety Designs, Hayward, CA, Programmer (1989)|
Design and code confidential programs for company's proprietary products, specifically encryption/decryption software to protect programs and data.
|Kaiser Permanente Department of Research, Oakland, CA, Consultant & Programmer (1988)|
Create database/data-entry applications for questionnaires, mass-mailings. Write documentation; train personnel.