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MATTHEW ALLEN THIEL
222 E. Elizabeth Drive, Crown Point, Indiana 46307
(219) 669-1714 or
Programmer, Web Developer, Quality Assurance, or Support Technician in a company’s Information Technology department.
Linux, UNIX, MS-DOS, WIN 95/98/NT4/XP/2003/2008/Vista/7
VMWare Server, MS Office 95/97/2000/XP/2003/2007, Oracle v8, Popkin’s System Architect, Project, Visio
Software Programming Languages
C, C++, COBOL, Delphi, Java, QBasic, SQL, Visual Basic
Web-based Programming Languages
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 2000
Bachelor of Science, Computer Technology
Think Tank, Merrillville, IN 2007
CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Network+ Certifications
SANS Institute Conference (SysAdmin, Audit, Network, Security), Chicago, Illinois 2004
GSEC Certification Track 1: SANS Security Essentials and the CISSP 10 Domains
The Computer Station, Highland, IN 2011-Present
Computer Repair Technician
Diagnose and repair Personal Computers owned by individuals and small companies.
Cimcor Inc., Merrillville, IN 2007-2010
Quality Assurance Engineer
Discovered technical flaws in software and retested accuracy of Cimcor’s own security software.
Tested Windows, Linux (Ubuntu/Red Hat Enterprise/Fedora/OpenSUSE/CentOS), Mac OS X, and UNIX (HP-UX/Solaris/AIX) to double check issue has been resolved.
Utilized Virtual Machines in VMWare Server to test Cimcor’s software.
Saco Industries, Lowell, IN 2005-2007
Administrator, Linux System
Maintained the Linux System in which employees would log in and perform their duties.
Utilized COBOL to create and enhance software on the Linux system.
Spearheaded the upgrade from Red Hat Linux 6.2 to 9 and troubleshot the Linux system when problems occurred.
United Parcel Service, Hodgkins, IL 2003-2004
Moved incoming packages into facility for redistribution around the country.
Applied Systems, University Park, IL 2000-2001
Associate Developer, Data Conversion Department
Utilized C to create and enhance software to convert insurance data to the company’s own insurance automation software.
Maintained and modified programming code based on agency specifications.
Networked with other data conversion personnel to ensure the accuracy of the conversion within a specified timeframe.
Applied Visual Basic and C to write and maintain code for programs that aided in the conversion process.
Created a DOS-based program using C that would alter a Dbase database file exported from Excel so that it would be readable under the Dbase III program.
Created and maintained Windows and Linux Virtual Machines using VMWare Server.
Built and upgraded several personal computers based on the Pentium III, Celeron, Pentium 4, AMD Athlon 64-bit, and the Core 2 Quad Core 64-bit processors.
Set up a 4-PC LAN so these computers could access the Internet using an ADSL connection through a router. Later, converted the wired LAN to a wireless LAN.
Took Actuarial Science classes at Purdue University from 2004-2005.
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Last Updated March 7, 2011