JOEL V. BENJAMIN

7532 Woodbine Avenue                                                                                                        (610) 550-9415

Philadelphia, PA 19151                                                                                              joel@joelbenjamin.net

PROFILE

An experienced data analyst and software developer who has worked successfully on small and large projects in fast-paced environments maintaining a focus on satisfying clients’ business needs.

Committed to open communication with clients and colleagues; delivery integrity; utilizing best practices; leveraging expertise; producing easily modifiable and robust code; and continually improving skills.  A friendly, cooperative, and industrious colleague.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

        Tools: C++, VB, JavaScript, HTML, CSS,  XML, SQL, PHP, UML, SAS, Perl, sh/ksh, Easytrieve,

             FileAid, Sync Sort, QMF, SPUFI, Visio, MS Access, Excel, Word,

Visual Studio.NET, MS Office Suite, SDLC

        Databases: SQL Server 2005, Access, DB2, IDMS, Oracle

Platforms: Windows XP/Vista, OS390/MVS, Unix, Linux

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

High School Teacher, CSF Buxmont Academy - Woodland, PA                                    9/09 - Present

Currently teaching pre-algebra, algebra 1 and 2, geometry, and pre-calculus in a

differentiated classroom to students with behavioral, emotional, and/or learning difficulties.

Substitute Teacher Service - Media, PA                                                                               9/05-6/09

Taught math and other subjects in high school and middle school..

Lecturer, Delaware County Community College                                                                    12/03-6/05

Taught developmental and technical math and economics to students who were in

a special program which prepared them to work in the field of manufacturing.

Aetna US Healthcare, Blue Bell, PA                                                                                    1996-2003

As Data Analyst, helped to design and build one of the country’s largest health utilization data warehouses.  Wrote reports and built data marts and data cubes to aid in the analysis of claims, encounters, pharmacy, and membership costs.

Pep Boys, Philadelphia, PA                                                                                                   1994-96

As Programmer Analyst, wrote reports and built data marts to aid in the analysis of financial issues and patterns of stock shrinkage. 

American Tele/Response, Drexel Hill, PA                                                                               1991-94

As Programmer Analyst, wrote online programs to aid telemarketers in querying customers. Wrote batch programs to reformat data according to client specifications.

Colonial Penn Group Data Corporation, Audobon, PA                                                           1985-91

As Project Manager, gathered requirements, wrote functional specifications, and designed LAN-based systems to track state-mandated documentation for automobile insurance.

As Programmer Analyst, wrote distributed processing programs to communicate enrollment requests for the automobile insurance rating system.

 

EDUCATION

Graduate Mathematics Coursework 24 credits completed                                            2006-Present

West Chester University

Professional Certificate to Teach Mathematics to Grades 7-12 in PA                                           2006

West Chester University

BA in Mathematics                                                                                                                     1977

Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY