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Trevor Jacques

Suite 4304, 44 Charles Street West, Toronto, Ontario. M4Y 1R8

Bus.: 416.962.1040
Res.: 416.962.1040

E-mail: Me@TrevorJacques.com

PERSONAL OBJECTIVES

  • To provide innovative and beneficial strategies/solutions in response to business challenges and opportunities.
  • To facilitate introduction of and migration to new approaches and technologies to support business objectives.
  • To share knowledge and experience through training and mentoring.
  • To be continuously learning, in an environment with high standards and ethics.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Over thirty years on a wide variety of commercial and NATO secret military hardware and software platforms, providing business analysis, business systems analysis, data architecture, systems analysis, and systems engineering.
  • Over thirty years of application analysis, specification, design, programming, testing, and maintenance.
  • Over twenty years experience with data-driven design, RDBMSs, and business systems implementation.
  • Fifteen years architecting and coding web sites, with and without content management systems.
  • Over ten years experience of web-based survey design, implementation, and analysis.
  • Excellent understanding of the software development life cycle.
  • Developed and taught rapid application development course.
  • Book author and publisher, in print and electronic formats.
  • Strong initiative, high energy, ethical, and dedicated.

INDUSTRY HIGHLIGHTS

RDBMS ANALYSIS AND DEVELOPMENT

  • Operational data store for on-line analytical processing of corporate data, in support of business intelligence, data support systems, and data mining.
  • Customer relationship management and sales management systems; requirements, implementation, and rescue.
  • Museum collection acquisitioning database and membership database for charity museum and archive.
  • Charity donor database system.
  • Data warehouse to construct analytic processes at Canada’s largest database (climatology).
  • Rapid application development environment software.
  • Directed marketing, consultants, and support staff.
  • Articles on rapid application development for computer trade publication.

FITNESS INDUSTRY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

  • Complete responsibility for IT (company revenue ~$20M).
  • Integration of content management system and sales system with web store (~$6M/annum) and accounting software, well before this was commonplace.
  • Created first bank-integrated sales system of its type in Canada, supporting multi-credit card and multi-currency.
  • Data security, web server/sites, e-mail server, spam filter, and e-mail marketing system.

BOOK PUBLISHING (PRINT AND ELECTRONIC)

  • Author and publisher of best seller, in print and electronic formats.
  • Graphic design and publication of several database-driven directories.

AEROSPACE (MISSILE SYSTEMS)

  • Multi-supplier missile management system—developed interface and software test specifications and procedures, developed acceptance test procedure, managed system testing, ensuring principal and secondary systems fully tested.
  • Paper-based traceability matrix from requirements to testing.
  • Destructive component testing.

AEROSPACE (INFRA-RED SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMS)

  • Military requirements, system, interface, and software specifications.
  • Saved ~$750k by uncovering deficiencies in specifications.
  • Database system to create traceability matrix from requirements to testing.
  • Human engineering for military displays.
  • 2-D and 3-D graphing/modelling software tools and system simulation tools.
  • Introduced software engineering economics to military contract’s software development life cycle.

SURVEY RESEARCH

  • Complete design and implementation of meta-data driven survey creation tool for rapid development of multi-platform, multi-server, multi-language surveys for research, university, corporate, and military clients, in support of complex, secure, client-server, web-based surveys.
  • Marketed survey creation product; successful sales to both university, corporate, and individual clients.

PERFORMANCE (CASTING AND TALENT)

  • Web-based, databased talent agent/casting content management and billing systems.
  • Custom-built web store, integrated in real-time to sales system database.
  • E-mail marketing system linked to corporate sales database.

HEALTH EDUCATION AND RESEARCH

  • Safety lectures, workshops, and keynote speeches at academic conferences, to psychiatric faculty, medical professionals, and student and community organizations in Canada and abroad, for over twenty years.
  • de facto standard world-leading health safety flyer in English and French.
  • Largest survey ever undertaken in its field, using database-drive web survey.
  • Guest lecturer at university and expert witness in court.
  • Live radio and television, and print interviews.

FIELD SEISMOLOGY

  • Managed teams of approximately 25 staff gathering seismic data on land and sea.

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE

Methods

Rapid application development (RAD), including teaching; waterfall method; spiral method; rational unified process (RUP); agile development.

RDBMS

SQL RDBMSs; FileMaker.

Languages

HTML; JavaScript; css; SQL; FileMaker; Lasso/LDML; AppleScript; and many others.

Platforms

Macintosh OS X and OS X Server; Unix; Windows/PC; and others.

EDUCATION

• B. Sc. (Physics), Associate of the Royal College of Science (A.R.C.S.), Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, England.

• Pursuing research doctorate (Maimonides University, Florida).

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