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Gaetan Savoie

Gaetan Savoie

Co-Organizer

Fredericton Developer User Group

Senior Consultant at SwiftRadius

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SwiftRadius

Senior Consultant

Gaetan has joined the SwiftRadius team as a Senior Consultant, specializing in software architecture and .Net technologies.

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Fredericton Developer User Group

Co-Organizer

As co-organizer, we organize the meetings, arrange a location, send the emails, maintain the website, communicate with sponsors, arrange speakers and try to keep things running as smooth as possible.

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Consultant

Solution Architect/Software Development and Integration.

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CGI Information Systems and Management Consultants Inc.

Consultant (client: Service Canada)

Role: Developer
Description: Senior developer for the Pleasure Craft licensing initiative. Implemented client requirements within a compressed schedule. Acted as a SQL Server 2005 expert, including design of the logical data model, and implementation of the persistence layer using stored procedures and object/relational mapping.

Technologies: Microsoft Visual Studio .Net 2005, VB.Net 2.0, Transact-SQL , XML, SQL Server 2005, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, NUNIT, NANT.

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Client: CGI Information Systems and Management Consultant Inc.

Developer (Client: Internal CGI)

Gaetan participated to the development, support and maintenance of the gBIZ software. He has participated to the development of the major component of gBIZ (the Store Front, also know as gBIZ store, and the Web Based Tool to maintain the store Front, also know as the gBIZ Administration).

Gaetan undertook a project that modified the gBIZ software to provide two distinct layers (Core Layer and Presentation layer) and to implement versioning by using SourceSafe. This has allowed having major releases of the gBIZ Software and providing clients with a presentation layer that can be easily customized for their needs.

Technologies: SQL Server 2000, Vb.Net, .NET Assembly, ASP.NET web pages, XML and COM Components, Microsoft Visual Studio .Net 2000

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CGI Information Systems and Management Consultants Inc.

Developer (Client: Service New Brunswick)

Role: Developer
Description: The client SNB decided to upgrade their version of gBiz from 1.1 to 4.3. A gap analysis was performed to ensure that the 4.3 version was not missing any functionality that the 1.1 solution provides.

Briefly, some of his accomplishments on the SNB Upgrade project include:
• Architected, designed and implementation of a non CMS (Content Management Server) version. gBiz 4.3 is now a hybrid version and the client has a choice to install with or without CMS.
• Gaetan implemented the clearing house component for SNB (through PaymentTech gateway).
• Developed the security interface (A3 authentication scheme).
• Performed installation and tests on clients infrastructure.
• Reviewed installation guide with client and made all appropriate changes.

Technologies: Microsoft Visual Studio .Net 2003, Microsoft Content Management Server 2002, C#, VB.Net, Transact-SQL , XML, XSLT and SQL Server, Microsoft Windows Server 2003.

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CGI Information Systems and Management Consultants Inc.

Developer (Client: Cumbria County Council, UK)

Role: Developer

Description: Gaetan worked on the initial design, development and implementation of a Service Delivery platform for Cumbria. The solution was built with open source technologies.

Technologies: Jakarta Struts/Spring Framework, Portlets (JSR-168), Jetspeed 2, Eclipse , Tomcat 5, XML.

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CGI Information Systems and Management Consultants Inc.

Developer (Client: Customer Service Direct Ltd, UK)

Description: Gaetan worked on the design, development and implementation of the Electronic Service Delivery platform.
Briefly, some of his accomplishments on the Suffolk CSD project include:
Re-architecting and design of the gBIZ solution with Microsoft Content Management Server 2002
• Gaetan was the liaison between the client and the CGI Atlantic development team. He identified the UAT processes to be followed, fed any required code changes back to the development team and configured on the servers as advertised.
Gaetan performed the installation of gBIZ software and respective databases on the client’s production infrastructure.
Implemented the MondoSearch solution for the gBIZ software.
Technologies: Microsoft Visual Studio .Net 2003, Microsoft Content Management Server 2002, C#, VB.Net, Transact-SQL , MondoSearch 5.1, Ektron NET, XML, XSLT and SQL Server, Microsoft Windows Server 2003

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CGI Information Systems and Management Consultant Inc.

Developer (Client: Service New Brunswick)

Infrastructure Project - Gaetan implemented an interface to gBIZ to provide a generic mechanism for sending data from the Business Registry System(BRS) as an XML message using SOAP from BRS toolkit to gBIZ product tables. He also worked on fixing and implementing solution to existing bugs reported by the client.

Technologies: Jakarta Struts Framework, J2EE, Eclipse , Tomcat 4 and 5, SQL Enterprise Manager, VISIO 2003, Microsoft Windows Server 2003.

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CGI Information Systems and Management Consultants Inc.

Developer (Client: Suffolk County Government, UK)

Gaetan worked on implementing the UAP Assessment Tools Manager (ATM) which is the vehicle used to automate, create and update Suffolk County Council assessments for their Social Care department.

Technologies: Jakarta Struts Framework, J2EE, Eclipse , Tomcat 4 and 5, SQL Enterprise Manager, VISIO 2003, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, TOAD (Oracle client), Oracle, PL/SQL.

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SkillSoft

Senior Developer

Gaetan developed and maintained the SmartForce’s and Skillsoft e-learning management system which is a Microsoft ASP based solution with an Oracle database. The Microsoft ASP applications were developed with Visual Studio 6.

Gaetan created several SQL queries, triggers and stored procedures for Oracle 8i database using Toad and Oracle client while developing the e-Learning platform. He also did several PL/SQL performance tuning using Optimize in SQL*Plus, AutoTrace and TKPROF. He also analyzed distribution of data, driving tables, proposed hints to alter execution plan and identified the most selective indexes for SQL Queries.

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SmartForce

Senior Developer

Gaetan provided a consultation role for a project consisting of porting the e-learning management solution from an ASP platform to a Java/J2EE platform. This consultation role included providing current system business rules and the integration of both these technologies. He used the following technologies while developing the e-Learning system with the J2EE framework: TOAD for Oracle, Weblogic, NetBEAN, Together J and Forte for JAVA.

Gaetan provided a consultation role and support to the team responsible for improving the performance of the e-Learning Management System.

Gaetan developed the Bulk Upload tools with Visual Basic to assists clients in enrolling groups of members into the SmartForce database by allowing them to upload data files or by connecting remotely using ODBC connections.

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Scholars.com (Division of CBT System)

Developer

Gaetan developed a web based administration tool which is designed to enable clients to manage their employees and assign courses. The web based tool was designed and developed with Microsoft ASP pages.

Gaetan analyzed Microsoft ASP applications to identify performance bottlenecks and propose alternate implementations to eliminate performance issues.

Technologies: SQL Server 6 and 7, Oracle 8i, Visual Interdev, ASP, Visual Basic, Toad, PL-SQL, Oracle Tuning, Load Runner, Microsoft Windows NT, Weblogic, NetBEAN, Together J and Forte for JAVA.

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Matricis onsite course

Profesional development

IBM onsite course

Information Technology Institute

Diploma, Applied Information Technology Diploma

Université de Moncton

Bachelor, Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical)