Chris Goemans

B.Sc., B.E.Sc., P.Eng

I am a talented, resourceful and dedicated professional engineer who offers a unique combination of skills covering the broad spectrum from understanding system-level relationships right down to creating specific point solutions. I am energized by challenges, steep learning curves and high-pressure situations.

I have exceptional information technology experience and take an innovative approach to computer modelling. I have completed numerous private consulting projects dealing with manufacturing, enterprise resource planning systems, product data management systems, business information reporting, websites, and environmental/economic LCA (Life Cycle Analysis).

I have excelled as an individual, a team member, a mentor, and a team leader and project manager on projects spanning the range from a few days to in excess of two years. Solid interpersonal skills have been developed through continuous stakeholder involvement during all projects, team participation and leadership, project management, chairing meetings, colleague and student mentoring, and professional development courses. Strong analytical problem solving, listening, interpersonal, and planning skills were exercised daily. Experience in anticipating and satisfying business rules and needs were developed while integrating various custom and off-the-shelf systems to provide relevant business information to all organisational stakeholders.

Strong technical skills include application design and development, database design and development, web tool design and development, web-and-desktop-distributed business information reports, custom-built and commercial off-the-shelf system implementation and integration, website design.

I have managed small business IT infrastructure including Windows servers, desktop and laptop computers, local and remote users, virtual private networks (VPN), routers, wireless access points (WAP), printers and network attached storage devices (NAS). I have installed and configured Windows Servers using SBS 2011 & Server 2012 R2 where the primary services included Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, File and Storage, Hyper-V, Internet Information Services (IIS), NAP, Remote Desktop. I have configured Group Policy Objects (GPOs) for corporate user and guest (non-corporate) user virtual desktop environments using Remote Desktop Sessions.

I have authored and intranet distributed in excess of 300 business information and data integrity reports using Crystal Reports, ASP, JSP, AJAX, SQLPlus and PL/SQL based on Oracle, SQLServer, MySQL, MS Access, and FireBird databases.

Extensive programming experience includes the C# using Visual Studio, C programming language in multiple UNIX environments, UNIX scripting, PERL, AJAX, ASP, JSP, Java. Most projects were integrated with one or more databases. Rich web experience includes CSS, JavaScript, VBScript, AJAX, ASP, CSP, SSI, SSJS, JSP, PHP, XML, XSL, CGI, LDAP, and WordPress.