GABRIEL TOPALA

1 Carmel Street, Vaughan, Ontario L6A 0W5, Canada

E-mail:   admin@gtopala.com

Web Page:   https://www.gtopala.com

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SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONSTop ↑

·              20 years experience in information technology as architect, team leader and designer

·              Exceptionally organized and resourceful

·              Reliable and adaptable, fast learner

·              Able to work in a team environment or without supervision

·              Programming languages: C/C++, Java, Visual Basic, HTML, XML

·              Technologies: .NET, J2EE, OLE, COM/DCOM, CORBA, RPC, MFC, SOAP, ODBC, SNMP, POP3, TCP/IP

·              RDBMS: ORACLE, SQL SERVER, PostgreSQL, INGRES

·              Operating Systems: Windows, Unix, Solaris, OpenVMS, Linux

·              Hardware: design using Z80, 8051,  PIC Microcontroller

·               General skills: Object and/or Component Oriented Design, Data Architecture Design, Team Leadership

·               LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gtopala

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCETop ↑

·         TOPALA SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS, Toronto                                        2005 - 

Position:                    Owner

 

 ·         SIGMA SYSTEMS INC, Toronto                                                     2003 -  2005

Position:                    Senior Software Developer

Project:                     Service Broker

Environment:            Solaris, C++, J2EE, XML and Oracle for back-end, Java for front-end

Responsibilities:        Design and implementation of a high performance intelligent Workflow Engine for a multimillion OSS

(Operations Support System) deployed at Rogers, ComcastCharter, Shaw, Cogeco, Adelphia, Telus Mobility

and @NetHome Japan.

Improved and optimized IP communication framework written in C++/Java, using TCP/IP and JMS.

Created requirements from the information provided by customers and provided new ideas and solutions.

 

 

·         LIBERATE TECHNOLOGIES, Toronto                                          2001 -  2003

Position:                    Senior Software Developer

Project:                     Service Broker

Environment:            Solaris, C++, XML and Oracle for back-end, Java for front-end

Responsibilities:        Design and implementation of a high performance Workflow Engine

 

·         SIGMA SYSTEMS GROUP, Toronto                                               2000 -  2001

Position:                    Senior Software Developer

Project:                     Service Broker

Environment:            Solaris, C++ and Oracle for back-end, Java for front-end

Responsibilities:        Design and implementation of a Workflow Engine

 

 

·         INTRAROM S.A., Bucharest, Romania                                             1997 – 2000

Position:                    Architect, Team Leader

Project:                     LOTOS - Online Romanian National Lottery

Environment:             Distributed system using OpenVMS, C++, TCP/IP

Responsibilities:         Architecture and implementation of a distributed system, specific Point-Of-Sale application

 

Project:                     Call Collection Local Toll Billing System

Environment              Windows NT, Visual C++, Oracle, TCP/IP, data acquisition (hardware + software)

Responsibilities:         Architecture, implementation, customization, technical interviews

 

·         SOFTWIN, Bucharest, Romania                                                       1996 – 1997

Position:                    Architect, Team Leader

Project:                     AVX (AntiVirus eXpert), now BitDefender

Environment:             Win32, MFC, C++ and X86 Assembler

Responsibilities:         Architecture, implementation, support for end-uer

 

·        SNCFR (Romanian National Railway)                                               1993 - 1996

Position:                       Director of Programming

Environment:                 Mainframe, PDP-11, Win32, HP-UX, Oracle, C++

Responsibilities:            Coordinated and supervised the entire software department activity

 

·        SNCFR (Romanian National Railway)                                               1990 – 1993

Position:                       Senior Programmer

Environment:                 Mainframe, PDP-11, Win32, HP-UX, Oracle, C++

Responsibilities:            Developed and implemented accounting software, ticketing software, data acquisition

(hardware and software), system programming

 

·        Arctic S.A. Gaesti, Romania                                                              1988 – 1990

Position:                       Junior Programmer

Environment:                 PDP-11, C++

Responsibilities:            Developed and implemented accounting software

EDUCATIONTop ↑

University of Craiova, Faculty of Automation and Computers   

Master Degree in Computer Science                                      

REFERENCESTop ↑
          Available upon request