Professional Blurb



Stephen M. Burton is a Senior Technical professional with 22 years of extensive expertise in the IT industry, primarily focusing on on-line, mission critical, transaction processing related technologies. I am also well versed in web-based applications and implementations, full life cycle project management, operations, systemís management and application development. I have over fourteen years of transaction processing server experience. My product knowledge spans multiple hardware and operating systems, application software, system utilities, monitoring and analysis tools as well as telecommunications products and services, and facilities services. I also have additional experience with the evaluation of new technologies to determine their impact on production environments and projects implementations. Related areas of expertise are: 

Performance Management

System Engineering and Tuning

Technology Evaluation

Project Management

Product Development

Customer Relationship Management

Below is an abridged list of the customers and companies Stephen has provided services to over the last fifteen years:

  • Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, New York USA
  • Chase Manhattan Bank of Texas, Houston, Texas, USA
  • Citibank Corporation [Universal Card Services], Jacksonville, Florida, USA 
  • Bank Of America, San Francisco, California, USA
  • Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Canadian Imperial Bank Of Commerce, Toronto, Canada
  • First National Bank Of Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
  • Krung Thai Bank, Bangkok, Thailand
  • First Chicago-NBD, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Texas Commerce Bank, Houston, Texas, USA
  • John Deere, Milan, Illinois, USA
  • Republic Financial Corporation, Brooklyn, New York, USA
  • Cayman National Bank, George Town, Cayman Island
  • Bank Of Butterfield, Hamilton, Bermuda
  • US Processing, Inc, Brown Deer, Wisconsin, USA
  • St Paul's Federal Savings, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Orange County Teachers Federal Credit Union, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Banco del Estando, Santiago, Chile
  • Redeban, BogotŠ, Columbia
  • First Union of North Carolina, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
  • MasterCard International, Lake Success, New York, USA
  • San Jose Real Estate Board, San Jose, California, USA
  • State Electricity and Water Supply, Adelaide, Australia
  • South Trust Data Services, WildWood, Alabama, USA
  • LaSalle Bank, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Riverside County Police Department, Riverside County, California, USA
  • Lockheed Corporation, Orlando, Florida, USA
  • Tandem Ties (Tandem Integrated Engineering Services), Cupertino, California, USA
  • First American Bank, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Valley National Bank, New Jersey, USA
  • Merchant Wired, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
  • First National Merchant Solutions, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
  • New York Cash Exchange, Secaucus, New Jersey, USA
  • Computer Services, Inc, Valparaiso, Indiana, USA
  • PAXUS LLC, Omaha, NE

The products and services that Stephen has worked either on or with is summarized below

Category Component
Hardware Platforms Tandem NS II, VLX, CLX, Cyclone, Himalaya, S Series
  IBM ES9000, AS400, RS6000
  IBM Compatible workstations and laptops
  Apple Macintosh workstations and laptops
Operating Systems Tandem B, C, D and H Series
  Microsoft Window 3.x, Windows 95/98, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows VISTA
  Apple Macintosh OS V7/8
  IBM OS/2
LAN Environments Microsoft NT (V4), Windows 2000/2003/2005 Server and Advanced Server
  Apple Macintosh AppleTalk
  Novell, Nortel, Cisco, Linksys
Application Programming Languages C, C++, TAL, JCL, Visual Basic, HTML, Visual Cafe, PASCAL, SQL, DB2, Visual C++, Visual J++, XML,  Visual Studio 6.0, Visual Studio .NET C#
Development Tools CodeWright (5/6)
  Microsoft Front Page 98/2000/2002
Database Engines Tandem Enscribe and SQL
  Microsoft SQL 7.0/2000/2003/2005/2008, Access and Excel
Tandem  Applications Tandem BASE24-atm, pos, teller, fhm, billpay, telebanking, videotext, ICE
Communications Protocols TCP/IP, Ethernet, SNA-HLS, SNA-APC,  X.25, SDLC, HDLC-NRM, X.400, X.500, ATM, Async Dial-Up, Token Ring, ADSL
Presentation Packages Microsoft PowerPoint 95/98/2000/XP, Publisher 2000, Netmeeting 
Word Processing Packages Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio, Project  95/98/2000/2002/2007
  Corel WordPerfect
Email Suites Microsoft Outlook 98/2000/2002/2007, Outlook Express
  Lotus Notes (Release 5)
  MSN Messenger Service 
  Oracle Office Mail
Web Publishing Suites Microsoft FrontPage 2000/2002, Publisher 2000/2002
Multi Media Suites Microsoft PhotoDraw 2
Project Management Suites Microsoft Project 95/98/2000
Web Browsers Microsoft Internet Explorer 2/3/4/5/6/7/8
  Netscape Navigator 2/3/4


For a copy of Stephen M. Burton's official resume, please send me an email


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