Michael L. Mullins CDP, CCP

3900 Virginia Av SE
Charleston, West Virginia 25304

(304) 549-9501

progr at mmer dot com

web: http://mmer.com

Summary of Qualifications

Experienced in software and network systems design, implementation, and management.  Quick to learn and bridge new technologies into existing architectures.  Focused on web and e-Commerce platforms with a strong legacy systems background.


Associate in Applied Science, Computer Science; 3.55 GPA
West Virginia University, Parkersburg, WV


CDP, CCP (Certified Computing Professional), Management Specialty - Certificate Number 025268 issued May 1983 by the ICCP (Institute for Certification of Computer Professionals) in Des Plains, IL


Independent Consultant
Sep 1999 - Present
Charleston, WV
  • Managed turnaround of an imperiled mainframe conversion in an online, transaction processing environment including web and voice middleware interface systems
  • Installed and configured telephone switch (PBX) and automated voicemail equipment
  • Designed and supported e-Commerce LAN/WAN network systems, routers & firewalls
  • Developed e-Commerce & web database applications using Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 Enterprise Edition tools
  • Programmed MS Office Visual Basic applications for Visio, Outlook, Word, & Access
  • Designed an object-oriented graphical prototype application for dynamic web rendering for a federal agency
  • Managed projects for a small web development team

See http://mmer.com/projects/projects.htm for additional project details

Technical Editor
The Coriolis Group, LLC
Sep 2000 - Nov 2000
Scottsdale, AZ
  • Contract Technical Editor for "The C++ Black Book", a 726-page reference manuscript on ISO ANSI C++ with Standard Template Library (STL), written by MIT Professor and author Steven Holzner 
Technical Editor / Writer 
Wrox Press, LTD 
Jun 2000 - Jan 2001
Birmingham, England
  • Contract editor and writer of articles and source code on Microsoft web-based programming tools & techniques including ASP, SQL Server, XML, XSL/XSLT,  JavaScript, C++, SOAP, .NET and C#
Information Systems Manager
West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency
Nov 1998 - August 1999
Charleston, WV
  • Authored agency IT Strategy documents
  • Developed Disaster Recovery Plan and contracted Business Recovery Services
  • Served as technical liaison between agency users and multiple development teams
  • Provided technical support to external business partners
  • Configured SNA and TCP/IP connections to IBM AS/400s and IBM S/390 hosts
  • Maintained Cisco routers for LAN, ISDN, Frame Relay, and analog dialup connections
  • Developed statistical reports with Oracle 8 and MS Access
  • Maintained network client PCs
  • Administered Novell Netware mail & file servers
Systems Manager
Manning Enterprises, Inc.
Jun 1985 - Sep 1998
South Charleston, WV
  • Provided network design, programming, and support for client projects of up to two years duration
  • Worked with clients in manufacturing, distribution, professional services, retail, government, and education
  • Managed office automation and accounting corporate group
  • Administered a hybrid LAN/WAN consisting of Novell Netware and Microsoft file servers, mail and web servers
  • Administered Microsoft Exchange Server and Internet Information Server
  • Configured routers and CSU/DSU
  • Installed LAN and WAN networks, IBM AS/400 mid-range systems and Unix
  • Designed web database applications for intranet and extranet
  • Programmed EDI integration between packaged accounting and manufacturers inventory systems