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  Name:      Dragan Beocanin
  DOB:       20 Nov. 1965

  Address:   311A Pacific Hwy
             Asquith  NSW 2077
             Australia

  Phone:     Mobile  (+61)  041 202 0329
             Home    (+61) (2) 9476 4226

  E-mail:    beocanin@optusnet.com.au
  WEB Page:  http://Beocanin.tripod.com


 

FORMAL QUALIFICATIONS

 

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

 

COURSES COMPLETED

 

SUMMARY OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Dragan Beocanin is an experienced IT professional with over 12 years in the IT industry.

His current position is a System Consultant with Westpac Financial Services (WFS). Dragan is working in the WFS Retail Software Development business unit on development, maintenance and support of the existing Superannuation and Life Insurance System (CLOAS) used in Westpac. It is a MVS Cobol application accessing IMS database. Front end is a Windows application developed in DELPHI, accessing mainframe and IMS database via SNA and CICS/Cobol transactions. At the same time it accesses MS SQL Server (replicated Control Records) and Interbase local database. Dragan had a major role in redesign of the existing front end interface and development of new modules with additional functionality. Latest development included Multi Tier (MTS) Web application exposing some of the policy inquiring to the Intranet and potentially Internet.

For over three years Dragan was working with Computer Sciences Corporation Australia Pty. Ltd. in the capacity of the senior technical staff on development, maintenance and support of three Hospital Patient Administration and Billing Systems (MPAS/HOSPAS for patient administration, MBIL/HOSBIL for patient billing and MCLIN Dental and Speech Pathology Microcomputer Clinical system) used in public hospitals in NSW. MPAS and MBIL are Windows/DOS applications with some modules developed in DELPHI, Sybase, Btrieve, Crystal Reports, others in C, Btrieve and C-Worthy. HOSPAS and HOSBIL are equivalents of MPAS and MBIL developed in Cobol on the VAX mainframe. MCLIN is a DOS application developed in Paradox PAL language.

Dragan was working for over three months with EDUCOM Australia Pty. Ltd. He worked on development, maintenance and support of Data Record Management Software used in large organisations in Australia and US. Some modules have been developed in DELPHI, other in C++. It is highly Object Oriented, Client/Server, Platform Independent (Sybase, Oracle, Watcom) application.

Dragan was working for eight months with Centretech Computer Products Pty. Ltd. He completed a number of projects converting systems from C to DELPHI and developing new systems using DELPHI and C in the area of Data Record Management, Education Software, Freight Tracking Software, Image Handling.

Dragan had over six years overseas experience.

He was working for over three years as an Analyst/Programmer and Designer of Information Systems with A&D Trade, Sremska Mitrovica, Yugoslavia, where he gained solid experience developing Financial and Accounting Systems using C/C++, Clipper and Pascal.

For over three years Dragan was working as a Research Assistant/Lecturer with Computer Science Department of Military Technical Academy, Zagreb, Yugoslavia, where he gained strong theoretical and practical knowledge in the area of the Programming Languages, Theory of Programming, Designing of the Information Systems, Computer Graphic and Systems of Artificial Intelligence.

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY ( 11 years )

 

03/99 - present SYSTEM CONSULTANT
WESTPAC FINANCIAL SERVICES, Sydney
Environment: PC - WINDOWS NT/98/95
DELPHI, SQL, Crystal Report
MS SQL SERVER, INTERBASE, ODBC
MULTI TIER, DCOM, MTS
IBM - MVS, COBOL, CICS, IMS

Application areas: Superannuation and Life Insurance
(Enquiries, Claims & Exits)

Responsibilities: Maintenance and development programming
Testing and debugging programs
Team leading
Product reviews
Writing program specifications
Preparing estimates, schedules and proposals
Software customer support

 

01/98 - 03/99 SENIOR ANALYST/PROGRAMMER (Contract)
COMPUTER SCIENCES CORPORATION Australia Pty. Ltd., Sydney
Environment: PC - WINDOWS NT, WINDOWS 95, WINDOWS 3.11
DELPHI, SQL, C
BTRIEVE, SYBASE, ODBC drivers, Crystal Report

Application areas: Health Services, Patient Administration and Billing Systems

Responsibilities: Designing
Maintenance and development programming
Testing and debugging programs
Team leading
Product reviews
Writing program specifications
Preparing estimates, schedules and proposals
Software customer support

 

10/97 - 01/98 SYSTEM CONSULTANT (Contract)
EDUCOM Australia Pty. Ltd., Sydney
Environment: PC - WINDOWS NT, WINDOWS 95
DELPHI, C++, SQL
SQL SERVER, SYBASE, ORACLE, WATCOM (ODBC)

Application areas: Data Record Management

Responsibilities: Designing
Development and maintenance programming
Testing and debugging programs
Writing technical and user documentation
Software customer support

 

03/96 - 10/97

ANALYST/PROGRAMMER
COMPUTER SCIENCES CORPORATION Australia Pty. Ltd., Sydney
Environment: PC - WINDOWS 95, WINDOWS 3.11, MS DOS
DELPHI, C, SQL, PARADOX PAL
BTRIEVE (ODBC drivers), PARADOX, Crystal Report
LAN Novell

Application areas: Health Services, Patient Administration and Billing Systems

Responsibilities: Maintenance and development programming
Testing and debugging programs
Team leading
Product reviews
Writing program specifications
Preparing estimates, schedules and proposals
Liaising with users
Software customer support

 

06/95 - 02/96

ANALYST/PROGRAMMER
CENTRETECH Computer Products Pty. Ltd., Sydney
Environment: PC - WINDOWS 95, WINDOWS 3.1, MS DOS
DELPHI, C++, PARADOX
LAN Novell

Application areas: Data Record Management, Education Software,
Freight Tracking Software, Image Handling

Responsibilities: Maintenance and development programming
Testing and debugging programs
Writing technical documentation
Liaising with users
Software customer support

 

06/92 - 03/95

DESIGNER OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS
A&D TRADE, Sremska Mitrovica, Yugoslavia
Environment: PC - MS DOS, WINDOWS 3.1
Borland C/C++, CLIPPER, Turbo PASCAL
dBASE, CodeBASE
LAN Novell

Application areas: Finance, Accounting, Book-keeping and Statistics,
Data Record Management, Education Software

Responsibilities: Preparing Customer Requirement Specifications
Analyzing and designing systems
Maintenance and development programming
Writing technical documentation for the system

 

02/89 - 05/92

RESEARCH ASSISTANT/LECTURER
Computer Science Department of Military Technical Academy, Zagreb, Yugoslavia
Environment: PC - MS DOS; CYBER DPS - NOS; DP 6000 - GCOS 6
C, PASCAL, GPSS, FORTRAN, ASSEMBLER
LAN Novell

Application areas: Lecturing, working on the research projects in the area of the artificial intelligence (Image Processing, Pattern Recognition, Expert Systems, Neural Networks, Genetic Algorithms), development programming.

Responsibilities: Lecturing: - Designing of Information Systems,
- Systems of Artificial Intelligence,
- The Theory of Programming,
- Programming Language Pascal,
Research work,
Maintenance and development programming.

 

PUBLICATIONS

1. "Neural Network Optimization Applying Genetic Algorithms", Dragan Beocanin, M.Sc. Thesis, Electrotechnical Faculty of Cyril & Methodius University, Skopje, Macedonia, September 1994.

2. "Control of Mobile and Manipulative Robots in FMS environment Using Neural Networks ", Aneta Beocanin, Dragan Beocanin, 1st International Balkan IFAC-type Symposium ETAI, Ohrid, Macedonia, September 1993.

3. "Detection of Heart Malformation Using Error Back-Propagation Network", Borut Maricic, Andrija Hebrang, Dragan Beocanin, Josko Buljan, International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Washington, DC, USA, January 1990.

4. "Processing of Heart Shape Parameters Using Neural Network Architecture", Borut Maricic, Andrija Hebrang, Dragan Beocanin, Josko Buljan, 10th International Symposium on Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacturing, Zagreb, Yugoslavia, October 1989.

5. "Detection of Heart Position on Radiographic Image", Borut Maricic, Dragan Beocanin, Josko Buljan, XXXIIIth Conference of Electronics, Telecommunications, Automation and Nuclear Engineering, Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, June 1989.

6. "Data Extraction from a Digitalised Image", Dragan Beocanin, B.Sc. Thesis, Computer Science Department of Military Technical Academy, Zagreb, Yugoslavia, February 1989.

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS (Self Rating) Available upon request.
REFERENCES
AVAILABILITY
Four weeks notice.

Dragan Beocanin