Work experience
Motorola NSS
Software Engineer
Arlington Heights, IL
  • Implemented web layout and navigation for ‘Software Gauge Factory’ (Organizational Common Metrics)
  • Co-authored process improvement procedure and assisted in other process improvement efforts.
  • Developed and maintained project's intranet site. Engineered CGI scripts to allow users to access up-to-the-minute and customized information from various databases, as well as facilitate paperless communication. Automated many maintenance tasks.
  • Built tools and reports for time management, and Oracle database with associated information (using SQL and other database tools).
  • Lead Web-Cataloging development to make all company resources easily accessible via the company intranet. Utilized JavaScript and automated web techniques to create front-end to massive collection of diverse documents. Designed enhanced auto-generation tool that will be implemented shortly.
  • Extensive programming in the UNIX environment using a variety of languages and utilities (Including Perl, Tcl, various UNIX shells, along with other languages and tools.)
  • Developed web-based reporting tools for automatically generating metrics for the HLR41 project
  • Created tools to extract data from change control database and generate reports and metrics.
  • Evans Library
    Microcomputer Assistant
    College Station, TX
  • Developed database and front-end interface for management and manipulation of interlibrary loan records. Converted existing records to new database.
  • Primary developer of instructional handouts web site; instructed others in procedures to continue to develop the site and convert existing documents to HTML and Acrobat format.
  • Developed CGI web-based graphical locator map and database for acquisitions and cataloging departments.
  • Assisted in day to day maintenance of over 100 computers connected in a Novell LAN network; provided basic hardware and software assistance to computer users, including basic computer maintenance and installation.
  • Member of team of computer assistants that developed and implemented procedures to simplify the computer operations of the library.
  • Prototyped remote NT network for library staff use.
  • Education

    1998 - 1999 University of Chicago Chicago, IL
    MS in Computer Science

  • Relevant coursework in web development, operating systems, networking, Java (applets and servlets), and intellectual property law
  • Web site development project utilizing Java, JavaScript, CGI scripts, and Dynamic HTML
  • Degree to be conferred December 1999.
  • 1992 - 1997 Texas A&M University College Station, TX
    BA Political Science with linguistics concentration

  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude with University and Foundation Honors.
  • Member of Student Engineers Council, Roadrunners Running Club, KANM student radio (DJ), Battalion newspaper (columnist), and Genetics Club.
  • Normandy study abroad fellowship in Caen, France.
  • Volunteer experience

  • Church mission in Argentina: responsible for leadership of church units, religious instruction, language translation and other basic service.
  • Literacy Volunteers of America: Assisted with computers in family empowerment program; translated for Spanish speakers.
  • Boy Scouts of America: participated and organized service activities; earned Eagle Scout award; served in leadership positions.
  • Schools: engaged in many volunteer activities at local elementary school.
  • Languages

    Spanish: fluency, both spoken and written.
    basic conversational ability; intermediate reading skills.
    Portuguese, Italian, Romanian:
    basic reading skills.

    Computer Skills

    Web Development: HTML, CGI scripting, JavaScript, FrontPage, GIF creation and animation, Java (applets and servlets)
    UNIX: SunOS/Solaris, Linux, Xwindows, TCL, TK, Expect, Perl, Shell Scripting.
    Other Operating Systems: Windows (3.1, 95, 98 NT), MS-DOS, VMS, MAC.
    Networking: Novell, Windows NT, GroupWare, UNIX.
    Database: MS Access, Oracle 7, Filemaker Pro, Sybase, Informix, SQL queries, database design and implementation
    Applications: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, WordPerfect, Quattro Pro, Lotus, Framemaker, AmiPro, Interleaf, MS Frontpage, MS Project.
    Other languages: C, C++, Pascal, Fortran, BASIC, Prolog, Assembly.