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Air Force Computer Science

Durham, North Carolina, United States
$50,0000 to $70,0000
May 30, 2017

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Curriculum Developer

Performance Profile

Develops clear and concise course materials that enable people to use complex technologies successfully. Over 20 years of award winning experience applying Instructional System Design (ISD) in a structured Learning Management System (LMS) environment to develop industry-changing course materials.

Created: Instructional systems On-line courseware Distance learning, eLearning

For: Computers / networks Technical applications Product development projects

Media: Power Point WebEx Captivate

Expertise- Training Development and Delivery

Designed, implemented, and delivered training and consultation that enabled key technologies for over 40 telecommunications providers including nine of the top ten providers in the world

Established instructor led, web-based, and eLearning training solutions to train internal developers and customers on high-impact technical products in use around the world

Designed and created controlled learning environments that simulated customer’s computer clusters and provided students with unparalleled hands-on learning experiences

Created technical training course rated by Berkeley as 2nd in its class in the United States

Established a record in achieving US Air Force Master Instructor status in shortest time

Global Knowledge estimated that the Sessions Initiation Protocol course developed in partnership was the most authoritative of its time

Expertise- Computer and Network Maintenance and Systems

Planned and managed construction of computer operations for the world’s first combined air operations center; the model for all United States Air Force operations in use today

Designed Virtual Machine architectures for cloud-based training and production computer systems

Installed over 64 different network computers including file servers, web servers, DHCP servers, DNS servers, print servers, network direct printers, network racks, and distribution frames

Experience- Training and Computer Systems

Tekelec and Oracle, Morrisville NC

Senior Technical Instructor and Course Developer: Provided product performance training in over 340 sessions in over 50 countries. Trained external customers to operate and maintain computer based telecommunications products for third generations and Long Term Evolution products.

Renton Technical College, Renton WA

Computer and Network Technologies Instructor: Rescued a failing a course to train students emerging from non-technical careers into network technologies. Included COMPTIA A+, Network+, and Microsoft MCP certification training. One year of course redevelopment resulted in record job placements.

United States Air Force

Computer Maintenance Specialist: Vietnam era, war veteran. Computers and telecommunications.

Education- Computer Science and Computer Technology

University of Maryland, College Park MD

Bachelor of Science, Majors: Computer Science and Information Systems. Minor: Business Management.

Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell AFB, AL

Associate of Applied Science, Electronics and Computer Technology.

Course Development Skills

Implemented adaptive learning techniques to develop and deliver technical competencies to customers around the world. This required the use of strict Instructional Systems Design (ISD) and Agile methodologies to quickly design courses for web-based, E-learning, and computer assisted technology delivery.

Microsoft PowerPoint

Articulate Studio

Captivate, Adobe

WebEx Training


Distance learning

On-line courses

Remote Labs

Translated development and engineering documentation to clearly support customer tasks

Delivered product and training as a package using Scrum and Agile team development methods

Gathered performance and survey information. Applied resulting data to improve courses

Computer Skills

Installed and adapted lab systems, engineering them to match customer network architectures. Simulated systems were used to demonstrate functions and features on the customer’s networks.

Microsoft Windows

Linux (Red Hat)

Unix (Berkeley)

Virtual Machines




Open Stack

Virtual IP Addressing

System Backup

Timing (NTP)

Fault Resolution





Cisco IOS


HP C-Class Blades

ATCA Blade Servers

Remote Labs

Scripted Installs


IEEE, TIA Standards

Experienced in rapid delivery, effective project management, and group collaboration related to over 40 computer server and cloud-based Virtual Machine environments


Scrum Master

Microsoft MCP

CompTIA A+

USAF Master Instructor

CompTIA Network+ (Pending)

Top Secret Clearance (expired)

USAF Contract Monitor

DOD Industrial Safety (OSHA)

USAF Quality Control Monitor

Professional Organizations

Association for Computing Machines (ACM) 28 years member


Performed as a component of many high performance teams to create learning experiences that solve problems and concentrate learning for a maximum impact on customer success

Bachelors degree in Computer Science and over 20 years experience applying technical skills to product delivery

Experience creating and supporting demonstration systems that enhanced student experiences

Tech savvy with understanding of many media technologies

Knowledge of how aspects of a product relate to real customer needs

Effective cross-functional team coordination and communication skills

Ability to gather and synthesize engineering, developer, sales, and customer feedback

Certified experience with instructional design, learning design, and curriculum design

Experience working with software teams and learning processes such as Agile

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