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CURTIS EAKINS

6426 South Kenwood Avenue, Unit 2S, Chicago, Illinois 60637


(773)532.9262
cmeakins82@yahoo.com

Talented young professional pursuing an entry level position in


INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
toward professional growth and enrichment

QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE
Remarkably astute and dedicated individual with exceptional background and exper
tise in data collection, database management, and system analysis and design. Sh
ows in-depth knowledge in utilization of structured systems analysis and compreh
ensive project management skills to direct development projects. Offers high-cal
iber qualifications powered by the ability to lead, motivate, and coordinate tec
hnical teams with proven effectiveness in planning and supervision of technology
implementations and upgrades. Works collaboratively with individuals to determi
ne requirements and promote solutions. Extremely capable in performing within a
competitive and fast-paced environment with focus and composure.

KNOWLEDGE AREAS
- Strategic Planning & Decision Making
- Problem Identification & Resolution
- Time Management & Prioritization
- Project Management & Operations
- Technical Support & Troubleshooting
- System & Network Administration

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
CURRENTLY PURSUING BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
DePaul University ~ Chicago, IL ~ Jun 2011 ~ Holds a GPA of 2.384 (4.0 Scale)
COURSEWORK IN MATHEMATICS
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ~ Urbana, IL

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES
PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES:
- C++
- Java
- HTML
- JavaScript
SOFTWARE:
- Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
- Pages
- Numbers
- Keynote
OPERATING SYSTEMS
- Windows
- MAC
DATABASE
- Access
- PL/SQL

CAREER & PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS


INTERN ~ AT&T ~ Hoffman Estates, IL ~ Jun 2010-Sep 2010
INDEPENDENT CONTRACT INSPECTOR ~ Housing Contract Services ~ Chicago, IL ~ Aug 2
008-Dec 2009
INSPECTOR ~ CHAC, Inc. ~ Chicago, IL ~ Mar 2006-Jun 2008

COURSE PROJECTS:
- INFORMATION SYSTEM DESIGN PROJECT ~ Systems Analysis and Design ~ Fall 2009
- DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF ASTROID ~ C++ ~ Fall 2009

- Successfully created and employed a template database containing significant i


nformation on AT&T servers.
- Established a template to be utilized for the gathering of data regarding serv
ers.
- Prepared comprehensive presentations on progress on assignment to other member
s.
- Oversaw the approving and rejecting of properties for participants within the
Federal Section 8 Program.
- Proficiently handled the execution of Housing Inspections for participants of
the Federal Section 8 Housing Program to guarantee that all units foster suitabl
e living environments for the tenants.
- Spearheaded a team of four in the design and development of an Information Sys
tem to be used for a Video Rental Store; led the completion of the analysis and
design documentation with data flow diagrams, process specifications, and user i
nterface screens; and effectively designed an imitation of the Astroid game.