Alex Bliss


Overview

IT professional interested in helping businesses make improvements and create new efficiencies.

Skills

Technical
    Web application development & analysis, computer system analysis, security analysis

Work History & Projects

Freed Maxick CPAs, P.C.
1/2018 to present
Senior Consultant
At Freed Maxick, I am responsible for auditing and consulting with clients regarding IT and cybersecurity. I have participated in audits including SOC, PCI compliance, due diligence, IT general controls, policy review and penetration testing.

Image Permanence Institute at RIT
7/2010 to 1/2018
Software Architect
At IPI, I was responsible for the planning and development of all systems ranging from e-commerce to scientific analysis platforms. In working with a large range of stakeholders from inside and outside of the university, I helped the lab accomplish its goals and plan for future initiatives and research.

In addition, I engaged with existing and new customers to help gauge and plan for custom software solutions that would meet any additional needs with IPI's services that are not currently being met including training, reporting, and general product support.

Book Reviewer
2013
Participated in a content review for the book "Instant JQuery Flot Visual Data Analysis" by Brian Peiris (ISBN: 978-1783280650).

Paychex
11/2006 to 7/2010
Software Developer II
At Paychex, I was responsible for supporting production systems in the Human Resource Services division. This involved utilization of the internal ticketing software and close cooperation with second level support. Also, it involved working to obtain prioritization and business scope from both technical and functional staff.

Also, I served on a group to help create and maintain standards for Oracle database and SQL development within a group of sixty developers.

Education

Computer Science, BS
Oswego State University

Contact

alex.m.bliss@gmail.com