Norman Bradley Lancaster

E-Mail Address:

Phone: (1-479) 277-4162 07:00 - 17:00 CST

Phone: (1-479) 250-6132 17:00 – 07:00 CST


Mailing Address

500 S.E. 8th Street, Apartment 3B

Bentonville, AR 72712, United States of America






 To transition to an Open Source Software Development position with a well established company, preferably in the Web Development domain.

Summary of Skills

I am fluent in several core programming languages and have a long history of applications development. I am familiar with Windows, UNIX and Linux computing systems and have experience developing in those environments. I have a strong, quality-driven work ethic, work with technical teams well, and have strong public speaking skills. I treat every situation as a learning experience and value highly the experience and knowledge of my superiors and elders.


Skills and Accomplishments

  • Developed new and maintained legacy solutions on a live international network.
  • Created application- and web-based solutions.
  • Achieved state- and nation-wide recognition of skills.
  • Experienced with Microsoft Windows, UNIX and Linux computing environments from a low-level prospective.
  • Experienced in the installation, configuration, and maintenance of Windows and Linux systems
  • Trained inexperienced staff with advanced software solutions.
  • Educated in computing and networking hardware.
  • Experienced with fiber and copper network terminations.


Education and Achievements 

  • C++ Programming, National BPA Competition, Third Place (2006), Seventh Place (2005)
  • C++ Programming, First Place, Oklahoma BPA State Competition (2005 - 2006)
  • E-Commerce Web Development, Second Place, National BPA Competition (2006)
  • Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Microsoft Windows 2000 (2005)
  • CompTIA Security+ Certification (2006)
  • Windows 2000 Installation and Configuration, Eighth Place, Oklahoma Business Professionals of America (BPA) State Competition (2005)
  • Advisory Committee Member, Information Technology / Microsoft, Indian Capital Technology Center, 2005-2006
  • BPA Local Chapter Parliamentarian, 2005-2006
  • BPA Local Chapter Fundraising Committee Chairperson, 2006

Indian Capital Technology Center

Microsoft Information Technologies (GPA 4.0)

CompTIA Security+ (2006)

Windows 2000 Microsoft Certified Professional (2005)

CISCO CCNA (Semesters One and Two) (2001 - 2002)




Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (May 2008 – Present)

Job Title: Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities: Software Development and Maintenance in Windows, UNIX and OS/360 environments. Languages include ANSI C, KSH88, Perl 5.6, BASH 3 and C# utilizing Informix databases.


CompuCom (Contract Work, July 2006 – May 2008)

Job Title: Technical Support Specialist

Responsibilities: Windows Systems Automation (JavaScript, Perl and Python), Windows and UNIX (HP-UX and AIX) Systems Administration.


Larry's Body Shop (March 2003 – July 2006)

Job Title: Systems Administrator

Responsibilities: Maintaining computer systems, training and support of employees for basic and specialized software- and Internet-based solutions.


Software Proficiency 

  • Open Source IDE’s including Geany, KDevelop and Mono Develop.
  • Microsoft Visual Studio ’98 - 2008
  • Standard Office Suites including Microsoft and Sun Microsystems
  • Photo Editing Suites including The GIMP
  • Microsoft Windows, versions 3.1, 95-based, and NT-based desktop and server environments
  • GNU Linux and derivative systems, including binary- and source-based distributions, as well as ground-up custom systems
  • Network Debugging and Monitoring using standard system tools under both Windows and Linux, including the Windows TCP/IP stack tools (ipconfig, ping, etc) and the GNU networking set (including nmap, ntrace, nslookup, etc)
  • Proficient with graphical and text-based debugging tools, packet analysis and network traffic analysis tools

 Other Proficiencies 

  • Compiled and interpreted languages under Windows, UNIX and Linux environments
    • Including C/C++, SH, KSH and BASH Script, Windows Command Script, VBScript, JavaScript, Java, Python, PHP, and Assembly for the x86, 6502, 65X16, 2C03, Atmel AVR and ZiLog 80.
  • Familiarity with Web Frameworks
    • Django, Tornado, CherryPy, Google App Engine, PHP, node.js, APS.NET, and have developed proof-of-concept web servers and frameworks in C++, Perl, Python and JavaScript (Apache MOD with V8 Engine).


Ray Adkins

Manager, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc

(1-479) 616-6002 (08:00 – 17:00 CST, 02:00 – 11:00 GMT, M-F)

Lara Kizzia

            Technical Analyst, Bank of Oklahoma

            (1-479) 387-4336 (08:00 – 17:00 CST, 02:00 – 11:00 GMT, M-F)


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