Edward Monk

Information Technology Management Executive

Technical Skills

Web Development

  • Advanced knowledge of enterprise grade (high availability) infrastructures to support high traffic volumes and hosting of multiple websites at one time.
  • Skilled in website development tools - VB.net, C#.net, PHP (with MVC), Dreamweaver, Fireworks (Experience includes CS4 Web Premium)
  • Web Content Management –
    • Open Source Drupal & WordPress (bare metal up – LAMP) - System Administrator (Webmaster), Content Designer / Information Architect, developer and Web Project Manager
    • Open Source enterprise caching techniques to to increase speed and reliability
    • Microsoft Content Management Server (MSCMS – template design, site setup, and administration)
    • Familiar with the setup and use of MS Sharepoint Services
  • eCommerce - Responsible for implementing SAP Webtools (Netpoint) eCommerce and Web CRM
  • SaaS cloud computing experience setting up scalable and redundant architectures for enterprise grade production systems using Amazon Web Services (AWS) (Amazon E2C, S3, RDS) for open source and business intelligence systems (Drupal, WordPress, and for a shared web web based BI tool for the State of Virginia (LogiXML).

Software Architect and Developer - Accomplished designer for any platform and developer in RPG, CL, ASP, C#.net, PHP, and Javascript.  Accustomed to setting up and managing enterprise virtual servers for development environments in VMware Server.

Database Design, Reporting, and Analytics – Excellent Design, Normalization, and ETL skills

Databases - Skilled in MySQLMicrosoft SQLOracleDB2/400

ERP – Comprehensive knowledge of ERP and supply chain information systems with the ability to train, design, develop, and advise on all aspects of these systems.  Experienced with E3, TargetIDS (Retalix/H&S Systems)QuickBooks Enterprise, and  SAP Business One


  • Splunk - Ad-hoc reports and Dashboards
  • Microsoft Reporting Services (SSRS, Expert) 
  • Crystal Reports XI (Business Objects, Expert) 
  • Crystal Xcelsius
  • Crystal Wave (Expert)
  • ProClairity (SSAS)
  • Discoverer (Oracle, Trained)
  • LogiXML – LogiReport (Intermediate)
  • ORA
  • TouchGraph
  • Query/400 (iSeries)
  • and creating ad-hoc reports using SQL (MS SQL, Oracle, MySQL, MS Access)
  • ETL and System Integration - Magic Software - iBolt (Certified, used for disparate system integration & ETL), and Software Labs - xFusion (ETL)

Quality Assurance - Demonstrated success in team management and the development of software quality assurance processes and standards

  • Started and led teams of QA analysts
  • Designed, implemented and managed quality assurance standards for both corporate and government entities
  • Implemented and used automated testing tools such as products from Softlanding, Selenium, and Visual Studio
  • Experienced in designing test plans, cases, and scripts (automated and manual)
  • Experienced tracking and reporting on testing progress, defect 
  • Comfortable doing black and white box testing for .Net and legacy system code

Systems Infrastructure - An expert in the use, maintenance, and integration/installation of a wide array of hardware:

  • Designed and built highly available (HA) Linux clusters for MySQL Databases, web servers and web caching servers for the Smithsonian Institution (OCIO)
  • Setup, maintain, and administer enterprise wide virtual server environments using VMware servers
  • SaaS cloud computing experience setting up enterprise grade production instances using Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • IBM iSeries (AS/400) OS and Hardware operations
  • Managed and maintained Windows severs, routers, switches, wireless, wired, and optical networking