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Mark Damien Ireland

32/562 Little Bourke St

Melbourne 3000
0415 119 126
(02) 9634 2782 (message)
16th August 1960
Bachelor of Science
Macquarie University 1985

2007 06 - present
Working for on student and staff systems, including a
web application that augments the Tech One Student One system.

2007 02 – 2007 05
Worked for on, a collaboration site
for a real estate group, a public access site for the G2 alliance group
of regional councils, an ecommerce site for Coco Republic and a survey
application for Mahlab using open source Adobe Coldfusion, mySQL and MS

2006 10 – 2007 01
Worked on a geographical info system (GIS) at using
coldfusion, JSON, webservices, dynamic pdf generation, the postgres gis
database and javascript.

2006 03 – 2006 08
Newcastle University
Lead developer in team of three. Application and database designed from
scratch. Collaborated with Oracle developer to integrate new database
with legacy systems using an object-component based approach with data
access layer components and a role based security.
This is an Intranet application for the collection of researchers’
evidence portfolios for use in applying for funding. Wrote.

2005 03 – 2006 03
Sole developer.
Fan site for sporting team. Pages are physical ColdFusion files that
are managed by a document system. Added DHTML features and liquid

Sole developer.
Developed BHPBilliton intranet. A content and document management
system for a remote mine.
A CSS liquid design using ColdFusion and Oracle/MSSQL. Includes a
scoreboard of mining statistics and a mining site travel booking system.

2004 11
Harvey World Travel
Developer in team of six.
Wrote new systems for producing Annual Reports for franchisee company
Enhanced system for processing frequent flyer point credit card

2004 09
Sole developer.
Wrote Superannuation forms for the Royal Automobile Association of
Victoria site using double encryption and personalisation.
A delimited file is uploaded monthly and members can login to view
their superannuation details.
Members can submit changes to their details and Administrators download
these changes.
Session variables control security.

2004 08
Sole developer.
Developed query building pages for TSN health system using CF 6.1 and
mySQL. Matches an organism to a treatment and reports on the organisms
resistance to an anti-biotic. The database has 20 million records and
complex queries are run over all records in just over two minutes.
These ColdFusion query building pages produce a result page of all
records that matched the query including the result sign and all fields
specified in the query. Developed filter building pages that produced a
cross-tab of drugs by organisms for use when the above result set was
to large to download over an 56k link
Created html pages with summaries of record counts for key fields.
Analysed data looking at data quality.
Designed future enhancements that restrict access to data based on
region, state and institution. One design used separate datasets and
the second used session variables. The third design did not use the

2004 06-07
Sole developer.
Web development for the South Australian Dept of Water, Land and
Biodiversity Conservation using the ArcIMS <>
ColdFusion connector with kavaCharts applets, servlets and fusionCharts
A page displayed hourly updates on water quality and wind measures in
Lake Alexandria as an interactive map. Wind direction and speed was
displayed on a polar chart.

2003 08-2004 05
Produced the documentary multiPlayer.

2003 06-07
Developer in team of two.
Contracted by to add to Cold Fusion programs used
at A subscription link was added to all pages. When the
page was updated the subscriber was notified by email.

2003 04-05
School of Graphic Arts
Teaching streaming media course at the School of Graphic Arts.

2002 07-2003 03
Personal development. Produced music cd The Foley Artists

2002 05-06
Computer Graphics College
Contracted to write notes for Dreamweaver/ColdFusion course at Sydney
Computer Graphics College

2000 01 - 2001 10
Developer in team of two.
Employed by Microset a web development and hosting company to build a
large content management system for using Spectra and
Adobe Cold Fusion. The database was MS SQL This is an interactive
content management system that allows journalists and subeditors in
twelve Asian countries to submit articles. The technical director
through the back end system controls forty different advertising
schedules. The site is hosted on MS IIS.
E-commerce sites included and The product information and images
are served through a database with a Cold Fusion system.
Business to business sites included the G Point, K point and L Point
sites A magazine site for each is generated by Spectra.
Advertising campaign and market research sites included the Nokia
Formula One site. Customers were sent a postcard with a password that
allowed them to log in and enter a draw for tickets to the Adelaide
Grand Prix. A Cold Fusion system tallied the number of visitors and
generated a series of reports on the response to the campaign that
updated continuously over the period of the campaign.

1999 01 - 1999 12
DWR Publishing
Developer in team of two.
Employed by DWR Publishing to develop database driven web pages for a
news database. Designed eight sites including and
Developed mail listserver for itNews flash service.
Created online survey systems and subscription systems.
Maintained Advertising Confirmation system. Main IDE Cold Fusion

Stroudgate Publishing
Employed by Stroudgate Publishing to create database of companies with
offices in the United Kingdom and or New Zealand for publishing in a
trade magazine and on the Web.

Centurion Marketing/Reliable Mailing
Developer in team of four.
Employed by Centurion Marketing/Reliable Mailing Services as programmer
Researched and duplicated marketing system for Toyota using xBase and
Crystal Reports. Wrote programs used in direct marketing.

EKAS Marketing
Employed by EKAS Marketing Services. Supervised the production of
regular reports generated by a Computer Aided Telephone Interviewing
system. Wrote a system for sampling phone numbers by postcode using
FoxPro. Maintained a system for distributing reports over email.

Continued record linkage projects for NSW Central Cancer Registry.
Linked Petroleum Workers Health Watch cohort to cancer database.

NSW Dept of Health/Cancer Registry
Employed by Central Cancer Registry as Researcher. Continued record
linkage projects and assisted in survival analysis.
Used MapInfo in Mammographic Screening report for Cancer Council.

AGB McNair
Employed by AGB McNair as Research Executive. Documented a market
research system and provided statistical support in media analysis.

* All of the projects listed above required

- liaison with the client,
- computer programming,
- presentation of the results and
- writing of documentation and reports,
- the training of staff,
- working without supervision and
- providing statistical support for scientists and executives

See for a Client-Skills matrix summary.

References will be forwarded on request. Hobbies and interests include

filmmaking, design, the Japanese language and culture, music,
computing, the Internet and the other arts.