Vladimir Kuljak

Technology Resource Manager
Holts Summit, Missouri
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https://www.linkedin.com/in/vladimirkuljak/
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vkuljak@yahoo.com
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5732305679
To assist management and other employees, by working in diverse and team environment, make effective contributions that will make the difference in operations of the department and the organization as a whole. Build meaningful relationship by showing understanding, compassion, honesty, integrity and gain detailed understanding of computer information systems and learn from experts and eventually become one. Specialties: programming (WordPress, Drupal, PHP, MySQL, SQL, HTML 5, JQuery, Javascript, Perl) networking, web design, project management. I am a problem solver at heart, and I strive to deliver creative and effective solutions at the highest of standards. I have a strong eye for detail and a strong ability to conceptualize and think visually; this often works as my vantage point. Strong verbal and written communication skills Self—motivated Efficient worker in independent and team environments Able to prioritize tasks, multitask and meet deadlines Strong organizational skills Adaptive thinker Skilled in cultivating positive relationships with clients Thrive in dynamic environments IT Project Lifecycle: Requirements Analysis ROI Analysis Costing & Budgeting Project Scheduling Testing/QA/Rollout/Support Value-Added Leadership: Cross-Functional Supervision Team Building & Mentoring Client Relations & Presentations Business & IT Planning Vendor Management
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Work Experience

University of Missouri - Academic Support Center

Technology Resource Manager
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Aug, 2015 - Current

Led teams across broad technical, financial and business disciplines. Focused teams on business objectives and tracked progress to ensure project milestones were completed on time, on budget and with the desired results.

  • Effectively prioritizes and manages multiple complex assignments and clients. Drafts technical proposals.
  • Generating project leads and signing on clients.
  • Engaging with clients to understand or determine their wants and needs.
  • Maintaining client relationships after project completion.
  • Project management- independent and in cross-functional teams.
  • Working on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Adapting to changing deadlines, priorities and client needs.
  • Evolving with an ever-changing industry.
  • Exploring, experimenting and testing digital best practices (A/V Infrastructure and Classroom Technologies).
  • Collaboration wth AV leads in technology nation wide: Harman, Extron, CDW, CTI, SKC, Cisco, WWT, Epson, Panasonic.

State of Missouri ITSD, Department of Revenue

Information Technologist Specialist, Web Applications Developer
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Feb, 2015 - Aug, 2015

Developed and maintained SQL Server Databases. Built, maintained, and scheduled DTS and SSIS packages and

  • stored procedures for migrating and updating data.
  • Created views, queries, and data warehouse reports using SSRS providing management with information from SQL
  • Server production databases.
  • Provided production support for applications. Assisted users experiencing errors within these applications and
  • resolved errors.
  • Provided administration duties on SQL Server. Created, maintained, backed up and restored databases.

State of Missouri - OA ITSD Web Development

UI /UX Developer
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Oct, 2012 - Jan, 2015

Developed WordPress State of Missouri based websites (mo.gov, studymissouri.gov, mobroadbandnow.com, etc...); currently optimizing Missouri State Emergency Management Agency boards and forms written in .NET environment.

  • Created websites in PHP, Perl, DB2, SQL, Javascript, HTML and CSS.
  • Customized WordPress plugins and built new custom plugins.
  • Customized WordPress themes.
  • Integrated WordPress based websites with other websites.
  • Installed, configured and managed WordPress installations.
  • Tools used: MySQL, PHP, Wordpress, CMS, TortoiseGit, Javascript, JQuery, HTML.

University of Missouri, Division of Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Database Programmer Analyst
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Aug, 2011 - Oct, 2012

Responsible for the design, implementation, maintenance and repair of an organization's database.

  • Transferring Data
  • Replicating Data
  • Maintaining database and ensuring its availability to users
  • Maintaining the data dictionary
  • Controlling privileges and permissions to database users
  • Monitoring database performance
  • Database backup and recovery
  • Database security

Missouri State Auditor Office

Programmer Analyst
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Jul, 2008 - Aug, 2011

Performing data design, database architecture and database administration. Creating and maintaining large Access databases and data warehouses required for development, testing and production usage.

  • Creating, maintaining and administrating database objects (tables, views, indexes, stored procedures, functions, packages, etc).

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Data Specialist/Unit Web Manager
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Apr, 2007 - May, 2008

Assisting the personnel of DESE in resolution of software related issues, particularly with MS Office. Answering the phone calls, providing the technical support. Partial I/T support; various maintenance tasks on staff workstations. Working on the developing the online applications and databases that will be open to public and private sector (FTP access).

Scholastic

Computer Administrator
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May, 2002 - Apr, 2007

Maintained operations on the computers, participated and successfully completed a 600 million dollar valued sales with Scholastic for three consecutive years. Additionally participated in New York sales projects which were successfully completed in cooperation with Scholastic sales personnel. Maintainted perfect attendance for the past three years. Computer Operator. Overseeing the operation of computer hardware systems, ensuring that these machines are used as efficiently and securely as possible. Working with mainframes, minicomputers, LTO tape drives, IBM printers or networks of personal computers, anticipated problems and take preventive action, as well as solve problems that occur during operations. Help desk duties as assigned.

Education

University of Missouri-Columbia

Educational Specialist Degree Learning Technology in Schools
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2017 - 2020

University of Illinois Springfield

Master's Degree Management Information Systems
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2008 - 2011

Lincoln University (MO)

Associate and Bachelors of Science Computer Information Systems
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1999 - 2005