Rodney B. Sherer

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To obtain a programming and development position where I can fully utilize and continue to expand my knowledge and experience in Information Technologies.


Operating Systems: Windows, UNIX, VM/CMS
Programming languages: Delphi, PL/SQL, T-SQL, C/C++, Visual BASIC, VBScript, Java, HTML, PHP, M204 UL, and Assembly
Oracle Workgroup Server 10g, 9i, 8i, 8, & 7, Personal Oracle 8 & 7
SQL Server 2005, 2000 & 7
Misc: ADO 2.5, XML, Microsoft Transaction Server, TortoiseSVN, PVCS, Source Safe, Toad, SQL Navigator, Microsoft Office, WebEx, Go To Meeting, MySQL
Work effectively in a team environment
Strong communication, problem-solving, planning, and organizational skills


7/06 - Present, Supply Chain Technical Lead, Prescient Applied Intelligence
1/05 - 6/06, Supply Chain Development Manager, Prescient Applied Intelligence
8/97 - 12/04, Business Rules Programmer, Prescient Applied Intelligence
Resolved software bugs and implemented enhancements on Supply Chain Management Software
Made additional functional improvements and performance enhancements using Delphi 7 for Prescient XEi 6.0, 6.3, 7.0 & 8.0
Worked with clients to create custom Visual Basic Scripts based on client specific requirements.
Assisted in conversion of PL/SQL to Delphi 7 code for mulithreaded processing and N-tier model for version 6.0
Made additional functional improvements and performance enhancements using PL/SQL for Prescient XEi Demand Planning 3.0.2, 3.1, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0 & 5.1
Added XML export functionality to all data export batch jobs
Ported code from PL/SQL to VB COM objects for use with SQL Server and Oracle back ends for v3.0 using Microsoft Transaction Server and ADO 2.5
Made additional functional improvements and performance enhancements for Prescient XE Demand Planning 2.0 (formerly known as ISIS) and 2.1
Ported all C++ code to PL/SQL for performance improvements for ISIS version 1.21
Re-worked C++ code to support Oracle database (previously Interbase) for ISIS version 1.20
Assisted in recruitment, training, and supervision of entry level Business Rules Programmers

3/97 - 8/97, Systems Analyst, West Chester University Administrative Computing Department
5/96 - 3/97, Intern, West Chester University Administrative Computing Department
Designed, developed, and enhanced on-line transactions and reports used in a comprehensive, enterprise-wide database using Model 204 DBMS
Programmed situation specific turn of the century handling
Enhanced Electronic Fund Transfer transactions
Developed Automated PHEAA Loan Application Processing

1/95 - 5/96, Veterans Affairs Representative, West Chester University
Processed Enrollment Certifications and updated records electronically
Checked records via the IBM Mainframe
Provided information regarding VA benefits and services to students
Resolved student problems regarding Veterans Affairs

1/90 - 3/94, Specialist, U.S. Army/Army Reserves
Communication Maintainer for Infantry Unit in Germany & Reserve Supply Unit
Honor Graduate: Primary Leadership Development Course
Radio Maintainer for Bradley Firing Ranges
Clerk for Communications Security (COMSEC) Vault
Trained personnel in equipment operation and maintenance
Distinguished Honor Graduate: Army Initial Training - 31V10 Unit Level Communications Maintainer course


Oracle8 DBA Course
Computer Science BS Program, West Chester University
General Education, University of Maryland
General Education, Central Texas College
General Education, Central High School of Philadelphia