JAMES S. MELCHER, JR.
9684 EAST SHARON DRIVE • SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85260
HOME PHONE: 480.626.1798 • MOBILE: 480.452.2513
I am seeking a position that will leverage my management expertise along with my diverse and
extensive database application development skills in order to provide positive value to a dynamic
and growing organization.
SUMMARY OF CONTRIBUTIONS MannKind Corporation August 2007 – Present
MannKind is a public pharmaceutical development company focused on Inhaled Insulin and
? Provide support for EDMS (Documentum) users in the Regulatory Affairs department. Lead
projects to expand use of the EDMS to the entire enterprise and develop any component
required to support new functions for the additional groups. Environment consists of
Documentum 5.2.5, Oracle 9i, Apache Tomcat and InSight Foundation.
? Enhanced workgroup database applications in Access to provide new functionality and add
overlooked audit, user and interface management tools.
? Lead project to scan Laboratory Notebooks and provide copies over a secured SharePoint Team
Site. Wrote Specification for capture, search and delivery and managed external vendor to the
Countrywide Home Loans December 2005 – June 2007
Countrywide is the leader in home financing in the domestic market.
Supervisor, PT Imaging Support
? Provided support for FSL users of VLF using Documentum Administrator, DQL and API tools.
Performed Documentum administration tasks including DQL commands to fix users, ACLs,
deployment issues, recover documents and correct dictionary tables used by Countrywide
? Developed tools to improve processing of common tasks for all analysts. Provided Technical
training to team.
DHL August 2005 – December 2005
DHL provide express delivery services in both the domestic and international markets.
Programmer Analyst, EasyShip
? Provided support for EasyShip customers. Developed software enhancements, ETL solutions
and custom reports for EasyShip and SwiftShip customers. Used VBScript, HTA and Crystal
Reports Writer to access the XML interfaces of the applications or direct database access.
Purdue Pharma L. P. May 2000 – May 2005 Stamford, CT
Purdue Pharma L. P. and its associated companies are a privately held global pharmaceutical
manufacturer specializing in time-release analgesics.
IT Manager, Regulatory Affairs 2/2005 – 5/2005 ? Provided technical leadership and analysis for team to upgrade Documentum to version 5 for
Regulatory Affairs department. Built test environment servers and installed Documentum. Started
migration of EDMS 98 documents to Documentum 5 docbases.
Database Administrator, Technology Services 4/2004 – 1/2005 ? Provided system administration, architecture services, deployment support, and maintenance
services for all Oracle databases implemented at our corporate headquarters in Stamford, CT.
IT Manager, Medical Systems 5/2003 – 4/2004 ? Performed Documentum administration tasks including DQL commands to fix users, ACLs,
deployment issues, recover documents and correct dictionary tables used by FirstDoc software.
Changed location of content storage areas as part of EMC migration effort. Performed docbroker
consolidation to provide central docbase administration.
? Provided technical leadership to Quality Assurance during upgrade to new version of client.
Installed Docbasic jobs to maintain logs and message files. Tuned and modified these jobs to
function within maintenance window.
? Implemented LDAP Authentication and integrated with Active Directory Services
Systems Analyst, Medical Systems 5/2000 – 5/2003 ? Provided technical leadership and analysis for the implementation of Documentum 4 for
Regulatory Affairs. System was deployed internationally to three primary sites over HP-UX,
Oracle and Windows. Participated in vendor selection, user requirements mapping and
installation protocol script development and execution.
? Developed metadata standard for document attribution. Designed logical implementation of
software and database components over international network. Installed and tested two designs
for benchmarking to compare content replication model against central content storage. ? Implemented Qumas DocCompliance over Documentum 4 for Quality Assurance. System was
deployed to seven sites. Participated in vendor selection, user requirements mapping and
installation. Deployed client using Citrix to avoid workstation validation effort. Sargent Manufacturing May 1998 – April 2000 New Haven, CT
? Managed client server group and established project management and coding standards for the
group. The group developed a daily sales report to supply senior management with accurate
overnight order completion and shipping results, order summary report and Work In Progress
tracking system. Data was gathered on CICS and transferred to SQL Server for reporting.
Reed Exhibitions Companies October 1996 – April 1998 Norwalk, CT
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? Developed a conference registration system including basic registration, limited seat seminar
booking and demographic data entry for sales staff.
? Joined a project team developing a specialized CRM for the exhibition industry. Customer
contact management task were supplemented by show floor space allocation and billing functions.
C. W. Costello & Associates 1995 – October 1996
? Managed a team developing an electronic work order system for a major telecommunication
JMJ Systems 1994 – 1995
? Developed a system to track equipment usage and employee time to improve project cost
estimation for an excavation and site preparation company.
TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY Packaged Software: Documentum 5, eDocCompliance 2.1.1, FirstDoc 1.2, CoreDossier 5
Programming: MS Visual Studio .NET, ASP.NET, Visual Basic 6.0, XML, HTML
Platforms: HP-UX, Windows, Citrix
Kutztown University May 1992
? Bachelor of Science: Telecommunications major / Computer Information Systems minor.
Documentum System Administration I 2006
Documentum Technical Fundamentals 2006
Oracle Database Administration I 2004
Developing Web Applications Using MS Visual Studio .NET 2003
Citrix Metaframe XP 1.0 for Windows Administration 2001
What's New in CoreDossierX 4.1-5.0 2001
HP UNIX System Basics I [H3335 & H3336] 2001
Documentum WebPublisher 2002
Documentum ContentCaster 2002
Documentum System Administration 2001
Developing DocApps 2000
Technical Fundamentals for Documentum 4i 2000
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