ANDRYS BASTEN
http://www.andrys.com
Berkeley, California 94709
andrys1@yahoo.com


COMPUTER HISTORY
     Website design and support, 1997-current time, PCs and Macs
     UC Berkeley HOU Project Manager, 2002 through 2006.
     Returned to school for courses in photography and video technology.

   GENERAL PC NETWORK CONSULTING AND SUPPORT (1991 to 2001)
   CNE certification 1994, Netware 4.x certification-upgrade 1997
        Microcomputer network support from 1991 to 2001
            Hardware/software installation and support for Novell and Windows 9x, NT networks,
            database set-ups, Internet installations and personalized training at all levels for businesses.
            Web design involving manual HTML coding, Javascript, and manipulation of images
            to balance quality and load time, with attention to cross-browser issues.

   PROGRAMMING PROJECTS 1986-1991 - Clipper, using C subroutine calls
        Novell  Network projects as consultant/programmer

        General Ledger system for Dimento-Lyall, Inc., for Fleischmann's Yeast
            Consultant/Programmer   Feb '88 to Oct. '90
            Developed Payroll program used in 16 cities.  Converted PC data to Bank of America
            mainframe format.  Provided end-user support in connection with a 3-server network.

        Database Search program for PG&E Diablo Canyon Rate Case, for Tenera Ltd, for Bechtel Corp.
            Associate Consultant   Apr. '87 to Dec. '87
            Programmed main databases and reports for PG&E rebuttal of the 17,000-page Public Utilities
            Commission's Public Staff Department report recommending disallowance of $4.4 billion
            in Diablo Canyon costs.  The project involved work on 20 computers and general PC support
            for several units involved in the case.

        Developed PC tracking-analysis of electrical cables and raceways for cogeneration power plants
            for Impell Power Projects
            Applications Developer   Sept. '86 to Apr. '87
            Using Clipper and dBASE III+, my design tool and construction aid for Impell's California
            cogeneration projects analyzes data for possible improper routing or overfill conditions
            and identifies cable requirements for each project.  Customized and patterned after a mainframe
            program, it saved Impell $30,000-$50,000 per project relative to mainframe costs.


OTHER INTERESTS
    Photography, music, history, psychology
    Back to school for courses in the above after semi-retirement