James A. Alarie
G-3391 N Genesee Road
Flint, MI 48506
United States of America
Objective: To constantly acquire more knowledge and the ability to use it wisely in a job I enjoy doing.
Temporary manager of Management Informations Systems.
University Budget Accounting, Admissions, Financial Aids, Registration and Records, Institutional Research, Security.
I worked for the University of Michigan - Flint while taking classes as a part time student-assistant computer operator. After graduation I began full time work in the administrative area with the following titles:
Systems Analyst 07-01-1980 to 04-02-2007 Programming and maintenance of the operating environment and systems of user programs. Supervisors: S. Arnst, K. Conover, Dr. V. Lotfi, B. Shanerberger, R. Babiarz, D. Horning, Dr. L. Min Acting Manager of M.I.S. 08-14-1978 to 12-31-1978 Supervisor: Dr. A.M. Melnick Programmer Analyst I 02-01-1978 to 07-01-1980 Complex programming and analysis. Supervisors: Dr. A.M. Melnick, E.H. Witkow Programmer II 09-01-1975 to 02-01-1978 Mid-level programming for user routines. Supervisor: E.H. Witkow Procedures Analyst 09-01-1973 to 09-01-1975 Documentation and programming. Supervisors: E.H. Witkow, C. Tibbits Data Analyst 01-01-1972 to 09-01-1973 Small, independent user programs. Supervisor: M.E. Cox Keypuncher III 12-13-1971 to 01-01-1972 Data gathering and entry. Supervisor: M.F. Jensen
Oracle classes beginning in October 1996 and leading to the Oracle Master in Application Programming in Fall 1998.
Computer Programming and Statistics classes at UM-Flint in the Fall of 1973.
BA degree from UM-Flint in Spring 1971 with emphasis on Science, Math, and Education. Full scholarship from General Motors.
Graduate from Kearsley High School with high honors.
Languages / Machines / Operating systems:
IBM 360/67, IBM 370/158, Amdahl 470/V6 through V8, Four Phase, Harris RJE, IBM 3090, Prime 650 and 9955, IBM PC.
MTS, DOS, OS, MVS, Primos, Windows, Unix, Oracle.
I have helped bring on-line and maintain five RJE stations: IBM 2780, Four Phase simulators of IBM 2780 and 3780, Cope, and the Prime simulator of HASP work-station.
I was solely responsible for preparing the Prime as an in-house processor and for writing our on-line registration system.
Beginning in 1985, I helped install and then worked with the Datatell DBMS called Colleague. I was part of the task team to replace this system with SCT's Banner based on Oracle.