Alan Kuuttila
1115 K Ave.
Nevada, IA 50201
(515) 382-3062


EDUCATION:

Iowa State University: August 1993-Present (Graduation August 2, 1997)

Major: Computer Science - Bachelor of Science

Cumulative GPA: 3.09 0n 4.00 scale (Presently at Senior Status)
Golden Key National Honor Society.
Programming Languages: C, C++, MS Visual C++, MS Visual Basic, HTML, Scheme, DOS Batch files, UNIX Script, and Novell Login Scripts

National Education Center: March 1992-October 1993

Degree Program - Associate: Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology

Cumulative GPA: 4.00 on 4.00 scale.
Outstanding Graduate award for fall 1993. Three Outstanding Student of the Module awards. LAN Management certificate in Novell 2.12 and 3.11. Perfect Attendance award.
Networking: Novell 2.2 and 3.11 with Ethernet, Token-Ring, and ARCnet Technologies.
Operating Systems/Software: DOS, UNIX; Windows, Lotus 123, WordPerfect, dBASE, Excel.
Hardware: PC assembly, troubleshooting, and repair on 8088 and X86 platforms.
Certified Electronics Technician. Member of Electronics Technicians Association

Michigan Technological University: 1977-1979

Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering


WORK EXPERIENCE:

January 1996 to Present: Iowa State University

Jr. Microsystems Engineer

Responsibilities include:
Installation and development with Windows NT Server 3.5 and 4.0, Windows NT Workstations, and Novell Client for Windows 95 and Windows NT. Integration of Windows Nt into Novell's NDS as an NT manageable object. Development with Novell's Intranetware.
Using Novell 4.11 Intranetware on the Universities network. Upkeep and repair of PC,s in the Engineering Lab. Configuring PC's for Lab use, and use by Professors and administration staff. Upgrading PC's from Windows 3.1 to Windows 95. Troubleshooting network, hardware and software problems.

May 1994 to January 1996: UXSYS

Computer Programmer/Computer Technician

Responsibilities include:
Building PC's from skeleton systems. Installing network, video, communications, modem, and soundcards. Troubleshooting and repairing PC's. Install Operating systems and software. Network PC's and Hewlett Packard Xterm's using TCP/IP and Novell. Write and debug computer programs using Informix Code Generator and 4gl code.

October 1993 to May 1994: Nevada Computer Center, Inc.

Computer Technician

Responsibilities included:
Configure computer systems using 386-DOS multi-user operating system. Installation and configuration of computer hardware and software, including; SCSI hard drives and controllers, ARnet Smartport Plus communication cards, IDE hard drives and controllers, floppy drives, and modems.

October 1992 to October 1993: National Education Center

Electronic Technician/Equipment Room Clerk

Responsibilities included:
Troubleshooting and repairing power supplies, generators, oscilloscopes, and computers. Controlling inventory of electronic equipment, parts, and supplies. Receiving and inspection of electronic supplies and equipment.

May 1992 to October 1992: Pace Membership Warehouse

Forklift driver and stocker, with a high-volume, warehouse retail outlet store. Working part-time while attending National Education Center.

May 1991 to March 1992: Pace Membership Warehouse

Manager: Tire Department with a high-volume warehouse retail outlet store.

Responsibilities included:
Overseeing the day-to-day operations of the auto department's stocking operations. Maintaining detailed records of inventory, extended warranty policies and tire adjustments. Matching physical inventory to computer tracking reports. Receiving and inspection of tire supplies and equipment. Rotation of old and incoming merchandise using forklift (forklift driver certified). Occasionally overseeing the day-to-day operations of hardlines department. Interfacing with public to answer questions, selltires/supplies, and make schedule commitments. Interviewing, hiring, and day-to-day supervision of up to nine hourly employees.

Hobbies

Currently I have four boys that are on three different soccer teams. In the soccer off season, these four boys are on three different hockey teams. I enjoy this time that I get to spend with my children very much. (And they enjoy the travel, and motel pools during hockey season.)
Another hobby I enjoy is computers. I currently have three computers at home that are networked with Windows 95. (I even had to run a cable across the driveway to my neighbors house so they could share my printer.) My machine currently is setup for a dual boot. I can boot to a Novell 4.11 server, with the other machines running the Novell client. I enjoy experimenty with software and hardware.
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alank@cs.iastate.edu