Gisele S. Benjamin
Web: http://www.bengman.com      Email: gisele@bengman.com   
Objective
To participate and develop skills in an IT, Laboratory or Research environment.
Education
University of the Southern Caribbean, Maracas, St. Joseph, Trinidad and Tobago
    School of Science & Technology (91 credits)

•  Biogeography
  Organic Chemistry
  Histology
The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
    Faculty of Science & Agriculture (80 credits)

•  Computer Science
  Internet Technologies
  Oceanography
Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW)
   Master CIW Designer, October 2003
•  Master CIW Designer: CIW E-commerce Designer (IDO-425)
•  CIW Professional: CIW Site Designer (IDO-420)
•  CIW Associate: CIW Foundations (IDO-410)

   CIW Security Professional & Analyst, January 2004
•  CIW Security Professional (IDO-470)
•  MCSA Certification

 

Microsoft
   Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (Windows Server 2003)*, December 2003
   Microsoft Certified Professional, October 2003

Microsoft Courses Completed:
•  Installing, Configuring and Administering Microsoft Windows XP Professional (70-270)
•  Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment (70-290)
•  Implementing, Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure (70-291)

* MCSA Early Achiever on Windows Server 2003

Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA)
   A+, December 2003
•  A+ Core Hardware Exam 2003 Objectives (220-301)
• 
A+ OS Technology Exam 2003 Objectives (220-302)

   Network+, November 2003
•  Network+ Certification Exam 2002 Objectives (N10-002)

   Security+, February 2004
•  Security+ Certification Exam 2002 Objectives (SYO-101)

St. Augustine Girls' High School, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
   CXC, GCE Advanced & Ordinary Level Certificates, October 1998
•  GCE A Level Passes in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics
•  GCE AO Level Passes in General Paper and Additional Mathematics
•  GCE O Level Pass in Computer Studies
•  CXC O Level Passes in English A, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Geography
 

 

Sacred Heart Girls' RC School, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
   Common Entrance Certificate , July 1991

 

Experience
Ministry of Works and Infrastructure, Head Office, Port-of-Spain
IT Support Technician
05/2014-01/2015
•   Nationwide PC Hardware and Software Support
•   Network Hardware Installation
•   Special Projects
   
Mind Shelf Productions, Tunapuna, Trinidad and Tobago
IT Officer
11/2002-05/2016
•   Computer Sales, Upgrades & Repairs
•   Linux VPS Administration
•   Application Programming
•   Product Sourcing, Internet Sales
   
MedCorp Ltd., St. Claire, Trinidad and Tobago
Database Administrator
04/2009-05/2009
•   SQL Server 2005 Administration
•   Custom Application Programming
•   General IT Support
   
Student Activity Centre, UWI, Trinidad and Tobago
Web Team Administrator
01/2006-01/2008
•   Managing a student web team on the campus of the University of the West Indies
•   Application Programming (.NET, PHP, MS Server 2003, MySQL, SQL Server)
•   Computer Lab Administration
   
The Wizz Computers Ltd., San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago
Network Administrator/Application Developer
06/2005-09/2005
•   Linux PDC/Samba/Bind/Squid Setup
•   Network/Wireless/VoIP Administrator
•   MySQL/PHP/VB6/MS Access (Intranet)
•   Computer Sales & Technical Support
   
First Citizens Bank Ltd., San Juan, Trinidad and Tobago
Customer Service Representative/Teller
07/2004-02/2005
•   Deposit Account Maintenance
•   IBS, Profile, Cross-Sell & Switchware Applications
•   Cash/Teller functions
   
Technovators Marketing Limited, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Application Developer
10/2003-05/2004
•   Visual Basic, Delphi, Java
•   Microsoft Access
•   InstallSheild
   
Café Cyber Clix, Curepe, Trinidad and Tobago
Internet Café Assistant
09/2003-05/2004
Supervision of an internet café.
•   Internet Related Services
•   Software/Hardware Technical Support
•   PC Games, Stationery
 
Campus Information Technology Services, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
Web Developer

01/2000-08/2003

Windows NT/2000
•   Server Side Technologies - ASP/JSP/PHP
•   MySQL, MS Access

Student Assistant - Lab Operator

Supervision of an internet computer laboratory on the campus of The University of the West Indies
•   Software / Technical Support
•   MS Office, Printing
•   Internet Related
•   Finances
 

Sunny Group of Companies, Port-of-Spain Trinidad and Tobago
Application Developer/Programmer

6/2000-6/2002
Web, Database and Application Programming
•   Delphi, Visual Basic, Java
•   PHP, ASP, JSP, SQL
•   HTML, CSS, JavaScript
•   MS SQL Server, MySQL, PostGreSQL
•   Linux, Windows 2000 Advanced Server
 
National Lotteries Board of Control, Port-of-Spain Trinidad and Tobago
General Clerk
9/1998-9/1998
•  General Office Duties 
National Institute of Higher Education (Research, Science and Technology), Port-of-Spain Trinidad and Tobago
Clerical Assistant
7/1998-8/1998
•  General Office Duties 
Skills
•   Computer Hardware and Software Support
•   Web, Application and Database Programming
•   Microsoft Office, Office Duties & Management
•   Research and Documentation
•   Innovative, Quick Learner and a Team Player
Activities
  Reading, Sports, Television, Music, IT, Amateur/HAM Radio (KM4UXJ, 9Z4Z), and Religious Activities
 
References
•  Available Upon Request.