A development professional with strong skills in web application development and web server management on Microsoft, Unix, and Linux platforms.


Timothy J. Finucane

Professional Experience

July, 2001 – May 2010 Senior Developer: Multi-Platform, Algonquin Studios

  • Worked with a small team to design and deploy Algonquin Studio's primary data center for client hosting, including Windows Storage Server, Windows 2003 servers, Red Hat Linux Enterprise 4 servers, and Cisco routers.
  • Deployed Qmail MTA for Algonquin Studio's core email server on Red Hat Linux Enterprise 4.
  • Management of BIND servers used as the primary and secondary DNS servers for Algonquin Studio's hosting environment.
  • Installed and managed Apache, PHP, and MySQL 4.1 on Red Hat Linux Enterprise 4 for use by Algonquin Studio's Transmerge product.
  • Contributed to the development of the core ASP.NET components used in all Algonquin Studios development projects, including the QuantumCMS 3.0 product.
  • Assisted in development of features for the company's proprietary content management system, QuantumCMS 2.0, using ASP 3.0 and Visual Basic 6.
  • Assisted in the implementation of WebTrends web statistics package on Algonquin Studios's production web server.
  • Worked in team environment to implement QuantumCMS for several clients, including City of Buffalo, Roswell Park, ABC Companies, Buffalo Hearing and Speech Center and Health for All.
  • Developed an ASP.NET search application for Health for All's WNY Helpnet web site.
  • In a team environment I contributed to the development of a Visual Basic 6 application that currently manages ABC Company's call center.
  • Developed an ASP.NET application for Coldwell Banker Europe agents to manage their billing information and web presence.
  • Development of a property search application for the Coldwell Banker Europe web site using ASP.NET.
  • Creation of a online bid application for Medco Sports Medicine using ASP.NET.
  • Collaborative construction of an application to create documents dynamically in pdf format for REHAU Inc using ASP.NET.
  • Built a front end search application to locate and display attorney biographies on the Hodgson Russ web site.
  • Created a SQL script to import attorney biography data from Hodgson Russ' old attorney biography system to the new system built by Algonquin Studios.
  • Assisted with the maintenance and addition of new features in the AGCI application for ABC Companies using ASP.NET and T-SQL for Microsoft SQL Server 2000.

Algonquin Studios

March, 2003 – December, 2007 Webmaster, Akron Bugle

  • Design of the web site using Adobe Photoshop and HTML.
  • Development of the PressPointe content management system for periodical publication using PHP 4.0 and MySQL 3.23, 4.x.
  • Development of a subsciber management application that would integrate with the PressPointe CMS.
  • Implementation of a community forum using phpBB software.
  • Entry of content each week using the PressPointe CMS.

Akron Bugle

May 2005 – May 2007 Owner, Radio.Speljamr

  • Production of an independent podsafe music show using Alesis USB8 mixer, MX990 microphones, Goldwave recording software, and Propaganda podcast software.
  • Deployment, modification, and maintenance of a WordPress 2.3.3 blog to publish the Radio.Speljamr RSS feed.
  • Deployment and maintenance of the Etomite Content Management System used to manage the entire domain.
  • Maintained membership in the Association of Music Podcasting and Podsafe Music Network.

Jan., 2000 – July, 2001 Senior Webmaster / Application Developer / IT Director ,

  • Managed both internal and external teams during development of several tools.
  • Completed Version 4.0 of the web site using ASP, PerlScript, and VBScript.
  • Developed and coded updates to Nationwide Appraisal Network Versions 2.1-2.3 using ASP and PerlScript.
  • Developed templates for Version 4.0 of the web site using ASP, PerlScript, and VBScript.
  • Developed templates for Version 2.0 of the web site using ASP, PerlScript, and VBScript.
  • Developed templates for Version 2.0 of the Day One web site using ColdFusion.
  • Designed the Nationwide Appraisal Network Version 2.0.
  • Designed the Database for Nationwide Appraisal Network V2.0 and Billing Engine using MS SQL Server 7.0.
  • Developed code for the Nationwide Appraisal Network V2.0 from scratch using PerlScript and ASP.
  • Designed the Affiliate Program Version 1.0.
  • Developed code for the Affiliate sign-up and Auto-Code Generator using Perl and CGI.
  • Developed code for Affiliate reporting tools on the intranet using Perl and CGI.
  • Developed all HTML and ASP code for Version 3.0 of the web site.
  • Developed all HTML and ASP code for Version 2.0 of the web site.
  • Graphical Design of Version 2.0 of the web site using Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Graphical Design of US State/County maps used in Version 1.0 of the Nationwide Appraisal Network.
  • Implemented tracking of web server statistics using Mediahouse Statistics Server 5.0.
  • Resistration of and with all search engines.
  • Managed administration of the IIS 4.0 web server.
  • Design and development of Version 1.0.
  • Designed several of the initial marketing materials using Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Assisted Network Administrator in some network management of the NT4.0 Network.

May, 1999 – Jan., 2000 Webmaster / Web Manager, Drew Candle Co.

  • Graphical Design of all elements used on the Drew Candle web site with Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Began design and development of full tracking system for orders.
  • Developed Perl code used to integrate the site with
  • Developed all code used in the HTML layout of the Drew Candle web site.
  • Developed Access database used for tracking customers and orders.
  • Integrated Existing Site with the Open Market Shop Site package.
  • Raised gross income of site from $50/month to $11,000/month in a 6 month time period.
  • Designed, Developed and Implemented many marketing initiatives such as, games, contests, and email newsletters.
  • Developed shipping prices and shipping policy.
  • Handled many of the customer service issues, including orders, shipment of orders, tracking of orders, lost shipments, customer complaints, and returns.
  • Managed web hosting accounts.

Drew Candle Co.

Nov., 1998 – Mar., 1999 Technical Support, LocalNet

  • Assisted in some updates to the existing web site
  • Assisted customers in setting up their LocalNet internet connections on Windows 3.1, Windows 95/98,
  • Windows NT, and Mac OS 7.0-8.5 operating systems.
  • Helped resolve issues with modems and modem drivers.
  • Educated some customers on the use of various internet software packages.



Application Development Skills:

  • PHP 4.x,5.x
  • ASP 3.0
  • Visul Basic 6.0
  • VB.NET
  • JavaScript
  • VBScript
  • Perl
  • Perlscript w/ ASP
  • Perl for Win32s
  • Cold Fusion 4.0
  • MySQL 3.x, 4.x
  • SQL Server 7.0, 2000
  • IIS 4.0, 5.0, 6.0
  • Web page layout and design
  • Graphics construction
  • Database design
  • Networking

Operating Systems:

  • Linux
  • FreeBSD
  • Unix
  • DOS
  • Windows 3.1
  • Windows 98/95/ME
  • Windows NT 4.0
  • Windows 2000
  • WIndows XP
  • Mac OS 7.0-8.5
  • Mac OS X


  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Microsoft Access 2000
  • Microsoft Word 2000
  • Microsoft Excel 2000
  • Visio 2000
  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Microsoft Visual SourceSafe
  • Opera
  • Mozilla
  • Netscape
  • Internet Explorer
  • Imail Mail Server
  • GNUEmacs
  • Textpad
  • UltraEdit

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