765 HARVEST DRIVE LAKE ZURICH, IL 60047

PHONE 847-361-4885 FAX 847-540-6744 E-MAIL KEVIN.PAPRECK@SNC.EDU

KEVIN PAPRECK

OBJECTIVE
 

I would like to obtain a job in which I can use my technical skills and communication to challenge me in a fast paced information technology environment.

EDUCATION
  2001-2005 St. Norbert College De Pere, WI

Bachelor of Natural Sciences

Major: Computer Science

Minor: Math

AWARDS RECIEVED

                                   2001 Eagle Scout Award

COMPETENT IN

 

C++ and Microsoft Visual C++ with MFC, C, Visual Basic, Pascal, Java, HTML, JavaScript, CGI programming, Scheme, Perl, Assembly, Prolog, object oriented methodology

MS-Windows (XP and earlier), full Unix Linux, MS-DOS

PROJECTS COMPLETED
 
  • Designed and implemented web based software using a client/server model that functioned as a product bidding system similar to Ebay. The program was designed for a Unix based server and can be seen at: http://compsci.snc.edu/~paprks/bid.pl.

    • Accept bids

    • Input items for sale

    • Update winning bidder by date and price

    • Bid on existing items

    • Capture user name

     

  • Using real-time processing and interrupt driven programming I had implemented code that reacted to events triggered by the mouse interrupt. This project was made possible with the use of Machine Organization as well as Assembly Language.

    • Left mouse clicks trapped colors on the screen

    • Right mouse click would erase the droppings

    • Trapped letters and the user could change both the foreground and background colors to add a more visual interface for the mouse droppings.

     

  •  As a senior capstone project I designed a program using servo motors and a web cam to display streaming video over the internet that users can remotely pan and tilt the motors. This can be viewed at http:\\compsci.snc.edu\cs460\paprks

    • designed a pan and tilt web cam mount using servo motors

    • able to control it remotely anywhere over the internet

    • deals with user permissions

    • deals with racing conditions caused by multiple users

    • maintains a log of users who use my web application

SPECIAL SKILLS
 

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Access

Adobe Photoshop 7.0

Also possess efficient written and verbal communication skills and have extensive  experience working on both individual and group long-term projects.

WORK EXPERIENCE
 

2001 - 2005 St. Norbert College Computer Services De Pere, WI

Computer Consultant / Help Desk

n I manage the computer lab at St. Norbert College troubleshooting and assisting students with CS needs. I also manage the help desk answering all incoming calls and assisting in desktop support.

1997 - 2003 Climate Makers Lake Zurich, IL

Technician

n I worked with my father wiring and installing HVAC equipment.

2000-2001 Gap, Inc. Deer Park, IL

Salesman

2003 - 2004 Hollister Co. Vernon Hills, IL

Salesman

2004 Abercrombie & Fitch Appleton, WI

Salesman

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
 

The American Legion Premier Boys State of Illinois - (A youth leadership training program in Charleston, Il that I was selected to attend through The American Legion in Lake Zurich)

Drummer in band from fifth grade through freshman year at St. Norbert College

Various volunteer work with the Boy Scouts of America and the American Legion Hall in Lake Zurich, IL




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