John E Orben

Cincinnati, OH

Phone: 513-312-2372




Having a strong history of detail oriented systems analysis, support, development, and project leadership; I enjoy a challenging and demanding work environment.



Comptia: A+, Network +, Security +, Project +, Linux+

Microsoft MTA: Windows OS, Server Administration, Database Admin., Software Dev C#

CIW: Web Foundations, Web Design, JavaScript, Database Design

Application and System Experience:

Software Development, Visual Basic, Java, Perl, Shell Scripting, Windows Batch, AppleScript, SQL, Soap UI, IBM Mainframe, Oracle, EDI, XML, Microsoft Office, Adobe Products, Server Administration, Office Macros, Database Administration, Linux/Unix, MacOS, Rational Tools, RDNG, Test Automation, SDLC, AFS, Exceed, HP Service Desk, ServiceNow, Mobile Devices, Extra Enterprise, Solaris Administration, Agile, DNS, AD, TCP/IP, Networking.

Professional Experience:

CEO,  October 2017, SilverJack LLC, Blanchester, Ohio

Primary Function: business operations, systems design, configuration and  implementation using blockchain technology.

Technical Analyst, June 2017 to October, 2017; Western & Southern Co, Cincinnati, Ohio

Primary Function: Application Support, SDLC, Agile, Systems Administration, IIS

IT Quality Control Analyst Senior, January 2012 to Current, Anthem Inc., Mason, Ohio

Primary Role: Vendor Support, Test Project Management and Analysis, Defect Management, SDLC.

IT Support Specialist, June 2011 to January 2012, GE Co., iGate, Cincinnati, Ohio

Primary Role: Systems Support, Helpdesk and Customer Service.

Systems Analyst, December 2006 to February 2011, Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, OH

Primary Role: Systems Administration, Support, Programming, Integration.

Electronic Publishing Specialist, July 2004 to December 2006, Hennegan Co., Florence, KY

Primary Role: Pre-press Technologist, Graphic Systems.

Packaging Designer, May 2002 to July 2004, Weyerhaeuser Co, Richwood, KY

Primary Role- corrugated packaging graphics and design, graphics systems.

Franchise Owner, November 2000 to January 2001, Sign-A Rama, Blue Ash, OH

Primary Role: Retail Management, business development, Customer Service.

Production Specialist September 1993 to December 2000, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, OH

Primary role: Pre-press Technologist, Graphic Systems.


BS: Information Technology– Western Governors University- 2015

BA: Graphic Design- Northern Kentucky University- 1985

Project Highlights

Elasticsearch (ELK) Deployment, 2017– implemented ELK on RHEL for log monitoring and systems automation.

NE Medical Plans, 2015- managed test efforts to implement new medical plans in New Hampshire and Connecticut in a complex ‘big data’ environment.

Plan Publication PCO, 2014 developed a plan to prevent production defects when publishing medical plans in large scale claims environment.

Claims Automation Tool, 2012- developed an automated tool to batch input medical claims using Excel Macros and Extra Enterprise.

Finger Post Web Feed Conversion, 2010- programmed Finger Post systems to intake ATOM web feeds in order to sunset AP Satellite System.

ServiceNow Implementation, 2010- configured and led the deployment of Service Now at the Cincinnati Enquirer, supported the deployment at GE, Evendale.

Photo Routing Server, 2009– developed a photo routing system to send photographs to and from toning centers and CMS systems for print and web publishing.

Re-pagination System for PDF web publishing, 2009- authored a program to pull published pages and re-paginate newspaper pages for online publishing.

Reverse Publishing XML for Print Editions, 2009- engineered and programmed a system to pull online help wanted ads to be published in print editions.