Bob Sullivan
Updated April 2016
information is a product not a possession

Bob Sullivan is a thorough I.T. professional with broad-based experience from over 25 years with Unix, SQL and Microsoft Windows/DOS. His approach to I.T. is that information is a product, not a possession. 

Highlights are induction to Upsilon Pi Epsilon (the international honor society for the computing and information disciplines) and being published in Medicine and Health/Rhode Island. The late Stanley Aronson, M.D. acknowledged Bob's contributions to additional articles in the primary publication of the Rhode Island Medical Society.

Specialties: data analysis, data exchange, data transformation, SQL, shell scripts, Unix, AIX, Linux, 4GL, Informix, Progress, Oracle, MS SQL Server, Sybase SQL Server, OS/X, MS Access

Skill set: Unix, Integration, Databases, SQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Shell Scripting, Oracle, SDLC, System Administration, Linux, Relational Databases, Microsoft Access, Disaster Recovery, AIX, C, Data Analysis, Visio, Software Documentaiton, Systems Analysis, Data Warehousing, Data Center, Database Design, Sharepoint, Business Intelligence, Performance Tuning, Database Administration, Business Analysis, ERP, Software Development, ETL, IT Management, Perl Script, Mac OS/X, Technical Support, IT Operations, Enterprise Architecture, Requirements Analysis, Software Project Management, Requirements Gathering, Vendor Management, IT Strategy, Business Process, Networking, IT Service Management, Data Modeling, Testing, Hardware

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Vital Stats
15
recommendations
31
years using UNIX
8
I.T. teams liaisoned
4
people managed
28
years using SQL
24
years using Windows
Timeline

Senior Applications Analyst

  • Salve Regina University
  • Nov 24, 2014 - Current
  • Responsible for coordinating and implementing the support, maintenance, enhancement, and development of database driven applications which include the student administrative system and 3rd party software solutions for the University community.

I.T. Consultant

  • Engenuities
  • Jul 6, 2013 - Nov 23, 2014
  • I.T. Consulting with the approach that "information is a product not a possession".

I.T. Manager

  • UNFI
  • Apr 1, 2012 - Jul 5, 2013
  • Managed team of 4 application administrators supporting supply chain optimization applications from Manhattan Associates for Distribution Management, Order, Lifecycle Management and Replenishment through design, implementation and deployment.

Enterprise Systems Analyst

  • UNFI
  • Feb 28, 2011 - Mar 31, 2012
  • Supported Manhattan Associates' supply chain optimization applications for Distribution Management, Transportation Lifecycle Management and Order Lifecycle Management used by the largest national distributor of specialty, natural and organic products.

HealthCare Systems Analyst

  • Pequot HealthCare
  • Aug 23, 2004 - Feb 25, 2011
  • Develop and maintain systems supporting a multi-faceted healthcare business for third-party claims administration (medical, pharmacy, dental, vision, etc.) of self-funded employer plans and tribal nations AND pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services including on-site managed care pharmacies and a mail service pharmacy.

Health Policy Analyst

  • Rhode Island Department of Health
  • Jul 5, 1999 - Aug 13, 2004
  • Migrated 40+ distinct databases for 450+ license types in 74 professions to a unified licensing system for Divisions of Health Services Regulation and Environmental Health divisions then provided programming and technical support. Developed processes for and supported production of renewal applications and license certificates using external and internal resources.

Health Policy Analyst

  • R.I. Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline
  • Jan 3, 1994 - Jul 4, 1999
  • Developed and maintained physician licensing and complaint tracking systems for Board of Medical Licensure & Discipline using Informix 4GL/RDBMS/SQL. Migrated system from AT&T; 3B2/400 to PS/2 SCO Unix system.

Systems Consultant

  • Venture Networks Corp.
  • Jun 14, 1993 - Jan 21, 1994
  • Provided systems administration, programming, user training and technical support services to the finance office of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.

Systems Consultant

  • Cornerstone Systems, Inc.
  • Sep 10, 1990 - Jun 11, 1993
  • Provided system design, integration and programming services as an I.B.M. Business Partner (RS/6000 AIX) and Progress 4GL/RDBMS Value-Added Reseller.

Programmer/Analyst

  • Aamphora Systems Consultants, Inc.
  • Dec 14, 1987 - Sep 7, 1990
  • Provided system design, integration and programming services as an I.B.M. Business Partner (IBM RT AIX), Informix 4GL/RDBMS Value-Added Reseller and AT&T; 3B2 Value-Added Reseller.

Upsilon Pi Epsilon

  • Rhode Island College
  • May 6, 2011
  • Inducted on May 6, 2011 as alumni at the initial induction ceremony upon creation of the first chapter in Rhode Island of the international computing honor society .
Education
B.A.'95
Rhode Island College
Computer Science
Upsilon Pi Epsilon (inducted May 6, 2011)
GPA 3.85 on 4.00 scale