A particle physicist turned IT professional, with fifteen years of experience in delivering scientific and business technology solutions for a wide range of platforms and on the World-Wide Web.
Wrote and maintained cross-platform physics data selection software as one of the researchers studying the top quark.
Wrote or improved various particle detector simulation libraries.
MS summa cum laude in Physics, May 1994.
BA in Philosophy and Theology, June 1986.
CAMAC, Ethernet, Fastbus, X10.
TCP/IP, UDP, DNS, SSH, FTP, SMTP, IMAP, POP, DHCP, NAT, NTP, NFS, Samba, SNMP, LDAP.
HTTP, HTTPS, HTML, CSS, XHTML, XML, XSL, XSLT, DOM, RDF.
CP/M, MS-DOS, PalmOS, UNIX (AIX, HP-UX, IRIX, Linux, SCO), VAX/VMS, MS Windows (3.1 to XP).
InterBase, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server.
sgmls, sp, jade.
Crystal Reports, Emacs, the Gimp, Gnome, IQ/Reports, Inkscape, Inno Setup, KDE, LINGO, Mozilla Suite (Firefox, Thunderbird), MS Help Workshop, MS Office, NSIS, Open Office, Rational SQA Suite, SalesLogix, Scribus.
Apache, BIND, Courier, CVS, Exim, IIS, Squirrelmail, Subversion.
Maypole, Plone, Ruby on Rails, Zope.
I am an Italian citizen and a permanent resident of the United States (“Green Card holder”). I speak English and Italian fluently, understand spoken Spanish and French, and can read Latin and (ancient) Greek. A few years as an amateur actor and a professional entertainer have taught me how to perform in public and hold an audience. I served as an officer in the Italian Army. I am a decent guitarist, a good cook and an accomplished contra-dancer. I was using free software and the GNU system long before they were called “open source” and “Linux”, and had a home page back when the Web was still text-only.
My professional home on the Web is http://ganzeria.com/~andreaparri.
See http://ganzeria.com/~andreaparri/resume/details for a complete list and details.
Last updated: March 2006.