Samantha Star Straf


Alexandria, VA 22314
starstraf@gmail.com

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OBJECTIVE

 

Multi-language and cross-platform Programmer / Systems Analyst with 20+ years of experience across a diverse set of fields including Higher Education, Financials, Human Resources, Federal, and Web Design, is seeking a PeopleSoft or SQL developer position in the Alexandria or Washington, DC area.

SKILLS

 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

CAREER EXPERIENCE

April 2012 to
Present

Integrated Personnel and Pay System-Army (IPPS-A)

Alexandra, VA

EDC Consulting (Contractor)

Senior Data Modeler

March 2011 to
April 2012

Department of State Bureau of Human Resources

Washington, DC

Link Solutions, Inc (Contractor)

Conversion Analyst /Data Architect

December 2009 to
March 2011

The Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies

Washington, DC

The Collier Group (Contractor)

Database Specialist

August 1999 to
September 2009

University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

Information Technology, Enterprise Administrative Systems

Sr. Programmer / Architect

June 2000 to September 2000

The Kansas Event Data System (KEDS)
Center for the International Political Analysis

Lawrence, KS

Programmer Consultant

August 1996 to July 1999

University of Illinois

Urbana, IL

College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES)
Information Technology and Communication Services (ITCS)

Network Analyst

December 1986
to August 1996

Gelber Group

Chicago, IL

Chicago Board of Trade

Systems Analyst, Research and Development / Clearing

EDUCATION

June 1986

Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

McCormick School of Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

CONTINUING EDUCATION & TRAINING

March 2000 to present

PeopleSoft Training


Fall 2007

Aspect Security


Secure Java EE Application Development

Fall 2000 to Fall 2002

University of Kansas Information Technology Training Web authoring series


 
Introduction; Intermediate; Tables, Frames, and Image Maps; Cascading Style Sheets Introduction; Forms; Perl
 

HONORS, PRESENTATIONS, & VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES

2004 to 2008

Higher Education User Group Conference


2001 to 2004

North Lawrence Improvement Association


Neighborhood Coordinator

1987 to 1991

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary


References available upon request.