Christopher John Carlson
Contact Phone: 815-871-2667
Last Updated: May 17th, 2010

Objective: A position that will challenge me in my computer programming and interpersonal skills.

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, May 2006
    Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL
    GPA: 2.98/4.0
  • Associates of Arts, May 2004
    Rock Valley College, Rockford, IL
    GPA: 3.67/4.0
  • ASP, ASP.Net, PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C#, MS SQL, MySQL
  • Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Experience with Visual Studio 2005 and Visual Studio 2008
  • Customer service in professional, fast-paced environments.
  • Leadership and teamwork skills developed through extracurricular activities and class work.
Work Experience:
  • Calamos Investments
    • Employment Duration: March 2010 - April 2010
    • Accomplishments in website maintenance:
      1. Administered mass e-mail marketing campaigns
      2. Learned the Sitecore CMS to update content and documents online
  • MBC\FleetSoft
    • Employment Duration: November 2006 - March 2010
    • Accomplishments as FleetSoft web master:
      1. Built the first version of the FleetSoft site and the customer site in ASP
      2. Rebuilt FleetSoft site and customer site in ASP.Net/C#
      3. Worked with Sales and Marketing to ensure the effectiveness of the website
    • Accomplishments as an application developer:
      1. Built a custom C# document archiving solution
      2. Experience with MS SQL database with Truck Tracker and the customer site
      3. Built a C# service responsible for scheduled MS SQL database backup and e-mail alerts
      4. Built several C# internal applications
      5. Implemented source control with Tortoise SVN
    • Accomplishments in software tech support:
      1. Built internal application to allow sales to easily add video's, documents and files to the FleetSoft customer site
  • InterVarsity Christian Fellowship
    1. Regularly filled mentoring, administrative, and technical roles for both the Northern Illinois University and Rock Valley College InterVarsity chapters.
    2. Six week lingui-culture exchange in northern China.
    3. Continue to serve in administrative and/or teaching roles at training retreats.
  • Serve with the bookstore and the welcome counter at Christ Community Church in St. Charles, IL.

Theology, Writing, Lego Art, Chinese Culture, Science Fiction, Reading, Leadership.