Robert Jutras
1208-1551 Riverside Dr
Ottawa, Ontario K1G 4B5
Canada
Home: 613-247-7038
bobtras@hotmail.com

Objective
·Rigorous computer and engineering training backed by technical credentials in economic. Seek a position where my computer or engineering skills could be of use.
Skills
·Conceptualising
·Problem Solving
·Goal Oriented
·Self-Motivated
·Continuous Learning
Education

University of Ottawa
Sep. 1998 - April 2004 Bachelor of Science
Computer Science (Co-op)
Ottawa
·A 4 year program
University of Ottawa
Sep. 1997 - April 1998 Bachelor of Arts
Education (Math / Physics)
Ottawa
·A 1 year program
University of Ottawa
Sep. 1993 - April 1995 Bachelor of Arts
Economics
Ottawa
·A 3 year program
University of Ottawa
Sep. 1989 - April 1993 Bachelor of Science
Electrical Engineering (Control / Telecom)
Ottawa
·A 4 year program
Cégep de St-Laurent
Sep. 1985 - May 1988Degree
Electronic 
St-Laurent
·A 3 year program
Cégep de Chicoutimi
Sep. 1982 - April 1985Degree
Piloting Aircraft (option Airliner)
Chicoutimi
·A 3 year program
Experience

Programmer Analyst
Experience analyzing and recommending business solutions to meet user application needs.  Utilize various application system tools to determine requirements, identify user needs and constraints, and design formal solutions and alternatives for applications in response to user department requirements.  Maintain functional design specifications.  Develop and maintain technical design specifications.  Develop operational / technical and user application processes / procedures.  Document installation and configuration process.  Provide technical installation, configuration, development, and deployment expertise for system applications.  Documentation of estimates, system, test and implementation plans, processes and procedures.  Install, configure and problem resolution for multiple applications on the Windows and Unix platform.
Database Analyst / Designer
Analysis, modeling, design, development, testing and deployment of database systems, experience with relational database, RDBMS – MS SQL, MS Access.  Thorough understanding of complex database structures and design.  Provide advice and recommendations on usage of database related products.  Format and extract data for report creation and generation.  Perform data analysis to determine where and how data is stored and how data can be reused for various business needs.  Understanding of Internet and Intranet environments.  Deliver all work on time and on budget.
Java Programmer / Developer
Design, development, maintenance, support, testing and documentation of various business softwares.  Experience with software design, integration and test processes and methodologies.  Extensive experience with development methodologies including system development lifecycles, prototyping, data modeling and data administration principles.  Strong foundation in Object Oriented Analysis and Design, using UML.  Excellent knowledge and use of testing tools such as Junit.  Significant working knowledge of interface design techniques using Swing, Java 2D, AWT, SVG and Netbeans IDE.
User Interface Designer
Gather user requirements, goals and tasks to understand business users and business processes.  Convert discussions into logical flow of information, screens, navigation systems.  Design user interfaces and user interaction through design specification.  Ability to logically design the finished product from the user’s standpoint.  Develop high level and / or detailed storyboards, mockups and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.  Design user interface in a software development environment.  Build, document and maintain Java GUI, Visual Basic GUI, Borland C++ GUI and Web GUI.
Web Designer
Excellent analytical and design skills using a structured approach such as UML and Use-Case Analysis.  Application of usability principles and best practices design to enhance end user experience of web interface.  Familiar with the use of site maps, wire frames, story boards and other visuals which represent the layout, flow and organization of complex web applications and web sites.  Proficient with UI prototyping software and tools.  Expert level in HTML, CSS, ASP, XML, Javascript and PERL.  Experience with TCP/IP, client server and Web architectures.
Quality Assurance
QA / Software testing experience.  Perform business and functional requirements verification.  Develop test plans, test cases and test scripts.  Perform integration, functional, system, regression, load and acceptance testing.  Develop and execute queries and reports as required to validate database integrity and accuracy.  Document test results, defects and system errors with accuracy and completeness.  Experience in the preparation of formal test cases and scenarios.  Perform testing on softwares using BugBase application to manage every bugs tracked in the development cycle of Corel products for Linux and Windows systems.  Relevant experience in testing and integration under Linux OS, excellent knowledge of Bugzilla.

Jobs

Consultant
Jan 2007 - now

Self-employed

Ottawa
·Strategy consultant in system design.

Transport Canada
Aug 2006 - Nov. 2006

Surveyor

Ottawa
·Conducted interviews with the National Roadside Survey Team using both official languages.
·Completed MapPoint software and tablet PC training.
·Worked random shifts (24 hr availability) in various weather conditions.
·Surveyed truck drivers from various backgrounds to gather data information in design and road modelisation.

COI incorporated
May 2005 - Jul. 2005

Programmer Analyst

Montreal
·Report statistics from polls conducted by Bell Canada on the quality of their products and services.
·Assist in statistics Model building using intensively SAS and Visual Basic .NET
Industry Canada
Sep. 2001 - Dec. 2001

Database Programmer

Ottawa
·Build an inventory database using MS-Access (softwares, hardwares, brochures, videos).
·Develop a contact database using Outlook for the need of the Office of International Partnership able to mimic the features of an Access database.
·Update and maintain several of the division’s databases (involve data entry, data verification, editing and report generation).
·Provide analysis, evaluation and problem resolutions in the replacement of equipment (added, mounted and configured new equipment as needed).
Corel Corporation
Jan. 2001 - Aug. 2001

Quality Assurance

Ottawa
·Perform testing on softwares using BugBase application to manage every bugs tracked in the development cycle of Corel products for Linux and Windows systems.
Treasury Board of Canada
May 2000 - Aug. 2000

Website Master

Ottawa
·Prepare and position documents following Public Affairs electronic publishing standards and Government of Canada guidelines on the use of Internet.
·Design new websites in cooperation with the Divisions of the Chief Information Officer Branch of the Secretariat and keep the Branch site updated.
International Business
May 1998 - Aug. 1999

Self-employed

Ottawa
·Used Geocities home page software to create a personal website for direct-marketing several of my own products to attract inquiries from international business.
JPJ Computer
Sep. 1996 - April 1998

Computer Systems Analyst

Ottawa
·Provided software and hardware operational support to end-users.
·Responsible for repair, upgrade, installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of personal computers.
West End Systems (Subsidiary of New Bridge)
June 1996 - Sep. 1996

Electronic Assembler

Amprior
·Perform soldering with through hole technology (THT).
·Assemble electronic components on base-frame using surface mount technology (SMT).
Frontier Energy Management
May 1995 - Sep. 1995

Itinerant Sales Representative

Ottawa
·Marketing company representing the interests of a natural gas association.
·Register new customers to natural gas contracts.
Skyview Photo Ltd
May 1990 - Sep. 1991

Aircraft Pilot

Dalesville
·Company specialized in aerial photographs taking.
·Responsible for air safety during flights as well as the operations for the clichés taking by a professional photographer from an aeroplane.
Filtran Canada Ltd
May 1989 - Sep. 1989

Electronic Technician

Ottawa
·Leading company in the telecommunication field employing 750 persons and having a yearly turnover of 7 to 10 millions $. Products: filters, transformers, power supply and telecommunication systems.
·Built, tested, debugged and performed repairs on filters, transformers and power supplies.
Harris Farinon Canada Ltd
Sep. 1986 - July 1988

Electronic Technician

Dorval
·Innovative company, skilled in telecommunication, employing 1500 persons and having a yearly turnover of 60 to 100 millions $. Products: communication equipments, microwave transmission equipment, telecommunication multiplex equipments, dishes antennas.
·Full responsibility for the tuning of thousands of filters including over 50 different types.
·Built, tested, debugged and performed repairs on a variety of products related to telecommunication. (Eg.: telephone line control systems, amplification circuits, detection circuits, power supply unit).
Programming Languages

·SAS, C/C++, Java, Pascal, Fortran, Assembler, Prolog Arity, SQL
·Visual Basic .NET, Visual C#, Perl, XML, HTML, Scheme, ML, JavaScript
Modelisation

·UML, Rational Rose RT, FSM, Petri Nets, Grafcet, Data Flow Chart
Environment Systems

·Windows
·Linux/Unix
·IMB OS/2
·Mac-OS
·MS-DOS
Professional Associations
·Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
·Member of The corporation of the Seven Wardens Inc.
·Member of Ottawa University Alumni Association
Languages
·Fluent in English
·Fluent in French
·Spanish (intermediate)
Awards
·Electronics Technician (College)
Won the first prize in a team oriented effort for building a remote control camera
(objective and direction)
·Commercial Pilot (Multi-engine aircraft)
Recipient of an aviation competition for the first, second and third prize: accurate landing, target bombardment and observance of the flight security rules.
Flight Ratings
·Commercial Pilot
·Single and Multi-Engine
Security Clearance
·Enhanced Reliability
Reference
·as requested
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