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Daniel J. Dick
2964 E. Richert Avenue
Fresno, California 93726

Phone: (559)903-4694


Education: Stanford, Computer Science 27 graduate units, Fresno State, BA Mathematics
Work Experience: NASA, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Ingres, Clickmarks, Consulting, US Script Pharmacy Business Management
Job Role Certifications:
Unix System Administrator, Linux System Adminstrator
Training: Unix, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Motive, Tuxedo, Project Management, Customer Support


Community Medical Centers, Fresno, California, 2011-2014
Clinical Systems Administrator

I managed Epic environments and Cache instances for production, development, and training.
Performed Cache and Epic upgrades and periodic updates.
Served as a backup administrator for Clarity, Epic's ETL.
Installed and configured EPC servers, Interconnects, and SOAP proxies for EDI and Haiku-Canto
Worked with Epic to set up CareEverywhere and began work on CareElsewhere.
Performed and trained others to perform DataCourier migrations, ETANs, and Chronicles imports.
Mentored the rest of the team in Unix skills, and developed some Perl and shell scripts.

US Script, Fresno, California April 2007-Sept. 2009
Consultant/Oracle Developer

I rearchitected and developed pharmacy business management programs for state reporting of pharmacy encounters for several states.
Technology: Oracle PL/SQL, Perl, Unix, Toad, NCPDP standards, HIPAA standards.

NoDivorces, Fresno, California Oct. 2005-April 2007
I developed several ministry web sites based on PHP, mySQL and WordPress, improved security, search engine optimization and advertising targetting.

Corio/IBM, Cupertino, California June 2005-Oct 2005
PeopleSoft Technical Consultant

Upgrades, installs, migrations, troubleshooting, security, performance tuning, application server, process scheduler, web server.

NoDivorces, Fresno, California April 2001-June 2005
I architected several divorce reform web sites and worked with other
organizations to focus marriage saving efforts on saving marriages.
Technologies: HTML, PHP, Windows, Linux, mySQL, various content
management packages such as PHP-Nuke, Mambo, PostNuke, classified
advertising, ecommerce, Dreamweaver, Flash, NetObjects Fusion.

Clickmarks, Fremont, California March 2000-April 2001
Director of Operations and Information Technology
Chief Systems Architect
I built the Corporate Information Technology team and helped build the Technical Support and Quality Assurance teams. Served as Chief Systems and Network Architect. Managed projects for implementing network security policies, network availability,
performance, and disaster recovery and planning.
Technologies: Solaris, Linux, Windows 2000, Oracle, Cisco, Perl, Silk, JSP

PeopleSoft, Pleasanton, California June 1997 - March 2000
eSupport Architect, Staff Technical Analyst
As a Software Architect I served in a team to develop an automated
diagnostics system for analyzing complex multi-tiered customer installations
of PeopleSoft for problems in configuration. This system was based on
Motive, Java, and JavaScript. I integrated this with Vantive's CRM solution.
As Staff Analyst, I served as a technical support lead in customer cases
involving Unix, VMS, Oracle, and Tuxedo. Documented resolution of
difficult, high-priority issues with connectivity, performance, 3-tier architecture,
and upgrades and installations.
Technologies: Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Oracle, Sybase, SQL Server, Informix, DB2,
PeopleSoft, SQR, PeopleTools, Tuxedo, Windows NT, TCP/IP.

Oracle, Redwood Shores, California Feb 1994 - June 1997
Senior Systems Administrator and Technical Analyst
Worked with a world class team of systems and database experts on applied
research in availability, performance, and scalability in large enterprise level
Unix based database environments, and load testing at all levels.
During the first year and a half, I was a senior systems administrator
in the Production Unix Team at Oracle headquarters. I served on the
security response team and provided project design and management on
large and small projects in addition to evaluating and implementing disaster
recovery and planning and implementing a major migration of worldwide
print services interdepartmentally.
Technologies: Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Sequent, Pyramid, SGI, Digital Unix, Linux,
Performix, preVue (Rational Performance Awareness), Mercury Loadrunner, Veritas,
Sun Storage Arrays, EMC, misc. logical volume managers, ecoTools, and perl CGI

Ingres, Alameda, California April 1990 - Feb 1994
Member of Technical Staff
Managed Ingres databases on all major and nearly all minor Unix
platforms from small PC's to Cray supercomputers. Trained other
analysts in the testing and tightening of quality of product
installation packages greatly increasing customer satisfaction and
lowering technical support costs.
Technologies: Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, UTS, VMS, all major unix vendors from
SCO to Convex and Cray, Perl scripts to maintain password security, and Ingres

NASA Ames Research Center, Mountain View, California July 1989 - April 1990
VMS and Unix Systems Manager
Worked on a contract to manage VMS and Unix environments while
developing a project plan to migrate their VMS environment to
a network of Sun systems. Managed a Vax 8800 with Eunice
running on VMS. Managed a network of Suns, a MIPS system, and a


Stanford University, Palo Alto, California
27 Units of Graduate coursework in Computer Science
Focus on Database Theory, Distributed Databases, Transaction Processing, Network programming, Operating Systems and Software Engineering.

California State University, Fresno
Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics1986
Applied Mathematics Option.
Minor in Physics with coursework in computer science.

Scored first and second place in the university's math competition the two years I competed.


Epic Cache Systems Management, Chronicles Non-Programmer, and Install Utilities
Unix Systems Administration from Sun, HP, Sequent, Digital Equipment Corporation.
PeopleSoft Upgrades and Installs, PeopleTools, 3-tier architecture, DB connectivity.
Motive eSupport. Development of agents in JavaScript.
Database Administration from Ingres and Oracle.
Tuxedo Software Development and Administration from BEA.
Professional Software Support
Project Management and Microsoft Project


Out of courtesy for others, references will be provided upon request. But, several can be seen at LinkedIn at

Thank you!

Brainbench and Other Certifications
Name Date Authority
2013-12-04 Brainbench
2014-01-22 Brainbench
2014-03-01 Brainbench

Epic Certifications

Chronicles Non-Programmer
Chronicles Install Utilities

Almost certified in Cache Systems Management
I attended all required courses, passed 3 projects and 2 out of 3 exams.
If I complete one more CSM exam, I should become certified.

Completed Brainbench Tests

Note: Most of these certifications have expired.

Name: Disaster Recovery and Planning
Score: 3.40 Date: 2014-03-01
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Scored higher than 81% of all previous test takers.
Demonstrates a solid understanding of core concepts within this topic. Appears capable of working on most projects in this area with moderate assistance. May require some initial assistance with advanced concepts, however.
Recovery/Interim Restoration
Exposure and Risk Analysis
Backups and Offsite Storage
Essential Concepts and Terminology
Weak Areas
Planning Fundamentals
Asset Management
Preparation Essentials

Name: Coaching
Score: 3.79 Date: 2014-01-22
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Scored higher than 95% of all previous test takers.
Demonstrates a clear understanding of many advanced concepts within this topic. Appears capable of mentoring others on most projects in this area.
Coaching vs. Other Support Roles
Importance of Coaching
The Coaching Model
Qualities of a Good Coach
Relationship Assessments
Weak Areas
Coaching Principles

Name: Business Communication
Score: 4.15 Date: 2013-12-04
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Scored higher than 98% of all previous test takers.
Demonstrates a clear understanding of many advanced concepts within this topic. Appears capable of mentoring others on most projects in this area.
Verbal Communication
Nonverbal Communication
Written Communication
Electronic Communication
Weak Areas