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Technical Writer Project

East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, 18301, United States
$80,000.00 per annum (negotiable)
January 23, 2018

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Peter G. Lednev

**** ******* *******

(Lake Valhalla)

East Stroudsburg, PA 18301

732-***-**** mobile/text

570-***-**** home


To obtain a position as a Technical Writer/Editor/Illustrator or in any other document/publications/training management capacity.

General Skills

Possess extensive experience in technical writing/editing (Cumulatively over 20 years), instructional design (over 10 years), project management (5 years), product research, requirements analysis, procurement, testing, CDRL documentation, and integration (10 years).

Demonstrated experience as a Technical Editor/Writer (instructional documentation and illustration), Publications Editor, Quality Assurance Specialist, Project Manager and Business Analyst with capabilities in:

Documentation Content Development and Management

Training Management

Change/Version Control

Risk Management

Workflow Design

Requirements Development

Reporting (Defects Tracking and Release Documentation)

Version/Change Control

Project Management/Scheduling

SOW authoring

CDRL Documentation (SDD, SSDD, DBDD, SVD, and SID IAW MIL-STDs)

Graphics Editing

Technological Proposals – White papers introducing technological updates to existing systems

oElectromagnetic Gun Program (Picatinny Arsenal, NJ)

oActive Denial System (Picatinny Arsenal, NJ)

oM777 Towed Howitzer Fire Control System (Picatinny Arsenal, NJ)

oIED Defeat Systems (Picatinny Arsenal, NJ)

Earned Value Management

Application Help Desk Support


Test Scenario (Case) Development

Systems Test Execution at all phases (Unit, Integration, Systems and Performance)

Highly skilled in the systems (and product) development lifecycle process in accordance to: SDLC (Software Development Lifecycle) via Agile, CMM (Capability Maturity Model), ISO 9000 (International Standards Organization) and RUP (Rational Unified Process) principles.

Obtained special knowledge within the Federal Government and defense industry in the development, operation, and maintenance of various military weapon systems, munitions, communications, command and control systems, and all related software. These systems include:

TACAPPS – Common Operating Environment (COE)

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)

Flight Planning (JMPS)

Field artillery (M-777)

Non-lethal weapons

Improvised Explosive Device (IED) defense (Warlock, SPARK, RINO)

Nuclear, Bacteriological, and Chemical (NBC) defense (Chemical Protection Group – CPG on Fox Vehicle)

Radio Frequency (RF) communications (Sincgars)

Radar (TPS-75, Firefinder)

Electronic Warfare (EW)

Command and Control mapping (Common Operating Environment - COE)

Logistics (JCALS)

General Disciplines

Technical/ Scientific Editing/Writing: Expertise in the development, design, and management of military instructional Technical Manuals (TMs), Technical Bulletins (TBs), Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs), Data Sheets, Depot Maintenance Work Requirements (DMWRs), White Papers, SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures), SOW’s (Statement of Work), technological proposals, IT documentation (workflows, procedures, test scripts, test plans, defect tracking reports, CDRL documentation), and Technology/Scientific Proposals and Reports. Over 16 years of experience.

Instructional Design, Technical Presentations, and Training: Expertise as an instructional designer in the preparation and presentation of new training technologies specifically Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals and Computer Based Training materials (particularly within the defense industry).

Quality Assurance/Test Engineering: Manual and automated systems, unit and regression testing skills in PC Client/ Server, Web-based and Mainframe/ JCL (Legacy) environments (Black and White Box). Strong GUI Testing. Software, Hardware and Network troubleshooting. Over 5 years of Quality Assurance experience in a systems/software development lifecycle environment (SDLC).

Project Management: SOW development, Project Scheduling (via MS Project, Primavera Project), EVM (Earned Value Management) Analysis (via Winsight), WBS (Work Breakdown Structure) design and BOM (Bill of Materials) development. Over 5 years’ experience.

NOTE: All government authoring IAW 508 Compliance (in that all electronic and information technology developed, procured, maintained, or used by the federal government be accessible to people with disabilities).


Authoring Tools: MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Front Page and Access), Publisher, Works, Project, Outlook, Visio, Author IT, Adobe FrameMaker, InDesign, and Illustrator, RoboHelp, X-Metal and Arbortext (XML editors), JavaScript, and Dreamweaver (HTML). Over 15 years

NOTE: Over 10 years of experience authoring and editing instructional tech manuals via XML (DITA) tagging (using X-Metal Author and Arbortext Editor). Particularly in S1000D and MIL-STD 40051 environments with ADA/508 Compliance.

Content Management System (CSM): i.e. Sibersafe (Siberlogic), SharePoint, Confluence (Atlassian), and JIRA Over 10 years.

Digital Imaging/Video: Adobe Photoshop, Acrobat Professional (Illustrator, InDesign, Fireworks/Flash), Corel Draw, SnagIt, and AutoCAD. Over 10 years.

Project Management Tools: MS Project, Primavera Project, C/S Solutions Winsight (EVM). 5 years.

Operating Systems: Windows (All versions), UNIX (Solaris), MAC, DOS/Mainframe/JCL and LINUX. Over 10 years.

Internet: Thorough knowledge of both Internet Explorer and Firefox web browsers (all versions). Thorough knowledge of “E commerce” infrastructures. Over 10 years.

Scripting: UNIX, VB, TSL (Winrunner) and XML. 5 years.

Databases: Access, SQL Sybase, Oracle and DB2. 5 years.

Programming Languages: Visual Basic, FORTRAN, Pascal, Some C and C++, HTML (MS Front Page/Dreamweaver), Java, PowerBuilder, XML. 5 years.

Network: TCP/IP, FTP, Telnet, Routers, Firewalls, VPN configuration, SharePoint. 5 years.

Systems Test Tools: Rational Suite (Robot and Manager), Borland Silktest, Mercury Suite (Winrunner /Xrunner), Test Director, Load-Runner, QA Partner), Clear Quest and PVCS Tracker. 5 years.

Hardware: PC and MAC Operations, Printers, Scanners, and Network Servers. AS400 Operations (DB2). Able to assemble and configure desktop computer from scratch. Over 10 years.

MRP (Manufacturing Resource(s) Planning): LMP (Logistics Modernization Program). Extensive knowledge of software applications that service: Manufacturing materials procurement process. And BOM (Bill of Materials) design. 2 years.


Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Applied Physics. Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey. Member of Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity (ZBT). Graduated May 1988. Transcripts and diploma are available upon request.

Certified Systems Quality Assurance Course (CSQA): Administered by “The Quality Assurance Institute”, Orlando, Florida. Program administered at MetLife Training Center, Bridgewater New Jersey (Spring - Fall 1999). Course content included CMM and RUP principles. Certified CSQA Engineer (Dec 2002).

Principles of Project Management Course: Robbins-Gioia Training Center, Alexandria, VA (Jan 2005). Course content included: project scheduling, EVM (Earned Value Management) and WBS (Work Breakdown Structure).

Assorted computer related courses: MS Office Suite, SQA Suite, Lotus Notes, MS Front Page, HTML, XML, etc.

Foreign Language

Russian - fluent (conversational, reading and writing). Have substantial knowledge of social, political, economic, military and historical affairs relating to Russia and the Former Soviet Republics.

NOTE: Obtained top scores on the DLPT (Defense Language Proficiency Test) for the Russian Language.

Security Clearance

Currently possess active DoD SECRET clearance.

Work Experience

Sr. Technical Writer/Editor, EOIR Technologies, Contracted to US Army, Armaments/Weapons Software Engineering Center (A/WSEC), Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC), Picatinny Arsenal, NJ (October 2015 – Present)

Support TACAPPS – Common Operating Environment (COE):

Author and/or edit CDRL documentation supporting the “Tactical Applications (TacApps)/ Common Operating Environment (COE)” software builds in accordance with government standards, including classification markings and versioning. Deliverables includes technical briefs, usage manuals, system design documentation, and training materials (with all applicable Technical Data Packages).

Attain Subject Matter Expert (SME) status by participating in meetings to review, clarify and finalize content for distribution.

Verify all content is technically and grammatically accurate, and easy to understand by the intended audience.

Utilize DI2E STASH document management system to access, store and retrieve versioned files for distribution to customer.

Utilize Atlassian Confluence and JIRA for Team Collaboration, Systems Documentation, Issues Tracking and Systems upgrade proposals.

Sr. Technical Writer/Editor, Aerotek Contract Engineering, Nottingham, MD. Contracted to Textron Defense Systems (Technical Publications) Hunt Valley, MD (Aug 2014 – October 2015)

Support Grey Eagle and Shadow UAV Systems:

Analyze engineering data and drawings for pertinent information.

Work on multiple varied and complex document management projects concurrently.

Develop theory of operation, operating instructions, maintenance instructions, and remove and replace procedures for technical manuals using Arbortext XML editing tool.

Develop CDRL documentation for all software releases.

Maintain schedules and performance controls of assigned programs.

Coordinate required quality control, illustration, and production activities ensuring the accuracy and adequacy of each publication.

Coordinate of in- process and final reviews of publications.

Edit content for compliance with all applicable specifications and standards, validation and verification.

Document all technology update proposals to system

Participate in review conferences with customers and provide direction to other writers and support personnel who may assist with assigned tasks.

Tools Utilized:

MS Office Suite 2010 (Text)

Arbortext Editor (XML)

Adobe Acrobat (Text/Graphics)

AutoCAD (Graphics)

Sr. Technical Writer/Editor, The Paragon Group, Gahanna, OH. Contracted to Verizon Wireless, Real Estate Content Management Applications (Information Systems Support) – RECMA (ISS) group. Branchburg, NJ (January 2013 – August 2015)

Create and maintain instructional IT documentation.

Work on multiple varied and complex document management projects concurrently.

Assist in preparing presentation materials for meetings; prepare and distribute minutes.

Translate technical and/or complicated information into clear, concise documents appropriate for various target audiences.

Work with Development, Quality Assurance and Technical Support to produce a wide variety of technical publications including instructional materials, technical manuals, product documentation, CDRL Documentation, and the like for use by both the IT and business community.

Interview subject matter experts and technical staff to collect information, prepare written text, and coordinate layout and material organization.

Research information such as drawings, design reports, equipment and test specifications to fill any gaps.

Review, critique, and edit documentation including design documents, programmer notes and system overviews.

Maintain internal documentation library, providing and/or coordinating special documentation services as required.

Review status reports prepared by project personnel and modify schedules and plans as required.

Prepare project status reports keeping management, key stakeholders, and others informed of project status and related issues.

Define and discern key aspects of problems/issues that require analysis and research, and develop a solution within a broad technical and business context of significant impact.

Sr. Technical Writer/Editor, Logistics Engineering and Systems Integration Services (LESI) LLC, Mountain Lakes, NJ. Contracted to US Army (ARDEC), Technical Publications, Picatinny Arsenal, NJ (Sept 2010 – Sept 2012)

Duties are identical as previous position with Charles F. Day and Associates since client stayed the same.

Technical Writer/Editor, Charles F. Day Associates, Davenport, IA. Contracted to US Army (ARDEC), Technical Publications, Picatinny Arsenal, NJ (Nov 2007 – Sept 2010)

Supported the following systems:

Non-Lethal Capabilities Set

IED Defeat (SPARK family of rollers with RINO)

IED Defeat (RF Jammers)

Acoustic Hailing Device

Active Denial System

M-777 155mm Towed Howitzer

Chemical Protection Group (CPG) – Fox Vehicle

Small arms ammunition

Various language translation devices

Coordinate, plan, prepare and publish instructional Technical Manuals (TMs), Technical Bulletins (TBs), XML-based Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs), Depot Maintenance Work Requirements (DMWRs), (either in-house or contract method) for developmental (new) systems and sustainment of fielded (existing) systems in accordance with DoD and US Army Publication Standards and Process.

Write and edit all necessary technical aspects for a publication such as description, operating procedures, troubleshooting procedures, maintenance procedures, and CDRL documentation, of various IT systems, and physical equipment.

Prepare publications using desktop publishing utilities such as publishing software to format and create hard copy (paper) manuals in PDF (Portable Document Format) and Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals

Study and observe equipment in field to gain hands-on technical expertise necessary to prepare publications in the commodity fields such as weapons and ammunition.

Review and maintain current knowledge and understanding publication specifications and standards to prepare publications that are grammatically accurate and Army compliant.

Research and evaluate information such as contractor material, technical source data, and engineering drawings to ensure current and accurate data is incorporated into publications.

Maintain effective communication with Project Managers (PM), Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) managers, Safety Office, Packaging Office, New Equipment Training (NET), military personnel, engineers, and illustrators to ensure final manuscript depicts the functional and operational use of material, and to ensure Publications schedules and deadlines are met.

Attend project meetings and represent Publications as the subject matter expert (SME) to provide publication guidance and status to team members.

In addition to the responsibilities listed above my duties placed me in many positions where it was necessary for me to identify the support needed for the lifecycle of an assigned system. In this respect my extended responsibilities allowed me to gain experience in the following functions.

Analyze engineering data to assess technical supportability/maintainability impacts.

Coordinate the Supportability Strategy (SS) and Life Cycle Support Plan (LCSP) for assigned items (ammunition, equipment and armament products).

Influence designs for supportability within the Systems Engineering process.

Make technical recommendations to Supportability Integrated Product Team (SIPT) in order to influence the design of ammunition and armament and associated support infrastructures.

Prepare, evaluate, and process provisioning and cataloguing data using the Army’s logistics management systems.

Plan and execute processes/events such as design reviews, readiness for training sessions, test reviews, log demos, technical manual validations and verifications, provisioning conferences, new equipment training (planning/execution), total package fielding, material release and milestone decision reviews.

Tools Utilized:

Adobe FrameMaker (Text)

Adobe InDesign (Text/Graphics)

Adobe Acrobat (Text/Graphics)

Adobe Flash (Video)

Adobe Captivate (Simulation)

AutoCAD (Graphics)

Microsoft Office (Text)

XML via X-Metal Author and Arbortext Editor (XML editors). Utilizing standardized Document Type Definitions (DTDs) in a DITA (Darwin Information Typing Architecture) environment. Particularly S1000D and MIL-STD 40051 schemas.

HTML via Dreamweaver and MS Front Page (Web)

JavaScript (Web)

RoboHelp (Web)

SiberSafe (Content Management System for Version Control, Storage and Distribution)

SharePoint (Content Management System for Version Control, Storage and Distribution)

Corel Draw (Graphics)

Publication Types Written:

Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs)

Technical Manuals (TM)

Technical Bulletins (TB)

Depot Maintenance Work Requirements (DMWR)

Army Ammunition Data Sheets TMs

Types of Specifications and Standards Used:

ADA/508 Compliance. All electronic and information technology documentation must be accessible to people with disabilities.

AMC-P 25-31 Preparation of Plans for Technical Publications Verification

AMC-R 25-76 The U.S. Army Materiel Command Equipment Publications Program

AR 25-30 The Army Publishing Program

AR 25-40 Army Publishing: Action Officers Guide

AR 70-1 Army Acquisition Policy

AR 700-127 Integrated Logistics Support

AR 700-142 Type Classification, Material Release, Fielding, and Transfer

DA Pam 25-33 User’s Guide for Army Publications and Forms

DA Pam 750-8 The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS) User’s Manual

DA Pam 25-33 User’s Guide for Army Publications and Forms

DA Pam 750-8 The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS) User’s Manual

DODD 5230.24 Distribution Statements on Technical Documents

H2 SB 708-1 Federal Supply Classification Groups and Classes

MIL-HDBK-1222B/C Guide to the General Style and Format of U.S. Army Work Package Technical Manuals

MIL-STD-2361B/C Department of Defense Interface Standard: Digital Publications Development

MIL-STD-3001 Preparation of Digital Technical Information for Multi-Output Presentation of Technical Manuals

MIL-STD-38784 Standard Practice for Manuals, Technical: General Style and Format Requirements

MIL-STD-40051B with Change 3, Preparation of Digital Technical Information for Multi-Option Presentation of Technical Manuals

MIL-STD-40051-1 with Change 3, Preparation of Digital Technical Information for Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals

MIL-STD-40051-2, with Change 3, Preparation of Digital Technical Information

MIL-PRF-63017, Manuals, Technical: Requirements for Munition Equipment and Ammunition Data Sheets

MIL-PRF-63012, Manuals, Technical: Depot Maintenance Work Requirements (DMWRs) for Maintenance/Demilitarization of Conventional and Chemical Ammunition

Sr. Technical Writer/Editor, Global Computer Associates, Fairfield, NJ. Contracted to: The State of Delaware, Department of Technical Information (DTI), Dover, DE (May 2007 – Nov 2007)

Completed and published operations level technical training manual on the client’s new helpdesk website (Peregrine®).

Created and maintained client’s Systems Design documentation.

Created and maintained document libraries on the SharePoint server and Systems Engineering website.

Instructed SE personnel on utilizing document libraries.

Tools Utilized:

MS Visio (Process flows, Organizational charts)

MS Office (Text)

Adobe Acrobat (Text, Graphics)

XML via Arbortext Editor

Photoshop (Graphics)

SnagIt (Graphics portability)

AuthorIT (Publishing)

SharePoint (Content Management System)

Sr. Technical Writer/Editor, Systems Documentation Inc. (SDI), South Plainfield, NJ

(June 2006 – February 2007).

Researched and compiled source material and contributed to the composition of printed and online handbooks depicting the operating instructions of all military counter-RCIEDs (Remote Controlled Improvised Explosive Devises) RF (Radio Frequency) Jammers used by all branches of the US Armed Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Tools Utilized:

MS Visio (Process flows, Organizational charts)

MS Office (Text)

Adobe Acrobat (Text, Graphics)

Photoshop (Graphics)

XML via Arbortext Editor

AuthorIT (Publishing)

SharePoint (Document storage and version control)

AutoCAD (Graphics)

Technical Operations Manager (Consultant), Etalon USA, Inc. Somerset, NJ (August 2005 – June 2006)

Marketed various defense-oriented technologies (Night Vision devises, RF Communications, Electronic Warfare equipment, Small Arms and Ammunition).

Researched, procured and configured software test tools (Adopted Borland Silktest and QTP)

Coordinated feasibility studies, field evaluations and Quality Assurance Testing on newly developed and upgraded products. Validated product software (via automated and manual techniques), documented test results and assisted in resolutions. Single-handedly brought company to a CMM 2 (Capability Maturity Model) level.

Created white papers on the capabilities and employment considerations of all electronic products.

Prepared and maintained project schedules (via MS Project and SAP).

Calculated project’s Earned Value data and compiled Cost Analysis reports.

Conducted and prepared project risk assessment analysis and reports.

Prepared weekly minutes for Integrated Product Team (IPT) meetings.

Authored user manuals on all electronic systems.

Conducted training sessions on product operation, maintenance and employment strategy.

Managed Client Enterprise technology and business consulting services projects.

Managed all aspects of assigned project-work plan/schedule, budget, personnel, deliverables, risk assessment and mitigation, issue escalation and resolution, client relationship, communication, value proposition, and project logistics.

Prepared and maintained project schedules in conjunction with earned value management and cost benefit analysis reports.

Identified and discussed potential problems with clients and implemented solutions.

Provided input into changes and/or initiatives aimed at improving service to customers. Attended various trade shows demonstrating product capabilities to prospective clients.

Sr. Analyst, Robbins-Gioia, LLC, Picatinny Arsenal, NJ (December 2004 – April 2005)

Supported military armaments research and development initiatives. Specifically the Electromagnetic (EM) Gun Research and Development Program.

Conducted presentations on the capability on new defense oriented technologies.

Prepared and maintained project schedules (via MS Project and SAP).

Calculated project’s Earned Value data and compiled Cost Analysis reports.

Conducted and prepared project risk assessment analysis and reports.

Prepared white papers on technology proposals of research initiatives.

Prepared weekly minutes for Integrated Product Team (IPT) meetings.

Supply Technician/Technical Writer, Lockheed Martin Aircraft and Logistics Center/DS2, Tobyhanna Army Depot, Tobyhanna, PA (October 2003 – December 2004)

Performed MRP (Manufacturing Resource(s) Planning) functions required to support depot personnel.

Requisitioned supply items from base supply, maintained contractor stock bins and inventory records.

Computed amount of material needed for specific job orders (via depot overhaul factor calculations).

Compiled reports of quantity and type of material on hand.

Compiled perpetual production records in order to locate material in the process of production, using Army SAP systems.

Calculated project’s Earned Value (EVM) data and compiled Cost Analysis reports.

Compiled records concerned with quantity, quality, cost, and type of material received, in stock. Requisitioned needed supplies; verified material received to determine irregularities in order; inspected articles rejecting defective ones.

Prepared inventory records & reports and investigated discrepancies in stock counts.

Prepared and maintained R-BOM’s (Repair Bill of Materials) and remanufacturing schedules (routes) for a variety of military systems (Satellite Communications and Radar).

Conducted presentations on the status and quality of repair materials on hand.

Web Designer/Technical Writer (Consultant), Golden City Travel Inc. East Stroudsburg, PA (May 2003 – October 2003)

Designed and analyzed web pages (via Dreamweaver MX) for travel/hospitality industry.

Researched geographical areas. Authored description content on major vacation areas throughout the world. Insured favorable search engine placement of all corporate web sites.

Photographed travel sites for web page content.

Maintained company computer systems.

Took charge of all QA initiatives (Requirements/Case authoring/analysis, test execution, defects tracking, and reporting).

Systems Analyst/Web Designer (Part-time – Consultant). Liberty Design, Sherman, CT (Sept 2002 – May 2003)

Assisted developers with web page design.

Created and maintained database.

Validated application functionality.

Created and maintain test scripts, procedures and all QA initiatives.

Systems Analyst/Technical Writer (Lead Test Engineer). Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MetLife). Information Technology Department (Sales Office Infrastructure Division), Bridgewater, NJ (Aug 1998 - May 2002)

Interacted with business analysts, end-users and application development team members for the purpose of establishing clear requirements for QA team to follow during test initiatives.

Tested newly implemented or updated client/server, web and Legacy based (transaction oriented) financial and insurance service applications as well as corporate utility applications such as Human Resource applications (that include Recruiting, Payroll and Defined Benefits applications).

Prepared platforms for testing (ETL/ Equipment Testing Lab). Built and maintained servers, desktop/laptop workstations and configured printers in preparation of testing initiatives.

Integrated software into QA environment.

Designed, authored and implemented test plans (Test Director), scripts (both automated and manual), procedures, traceability matrixes, instruction manuals and SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures).

Executed Tests at all phases (Unit Acceptance, Systems Integration, and Regression). Tested applications utilizing both manual and automated techniques (SQA Robot and Winrunner). Validated database integrity on transaction oriented web applications in Mainframe (i.e. E-service).

Stress tested web based applications utilizing Loadrunner.

Analyzed coding techniques.

Validated actuarial algorithms.

Reported defects (via PVCS Tracker, Test Director and live presentations) and assisted in resolutions.

Performed software, hardware and network maintenance activities required for the sustainment of insurance sales office infrastructure.

All testing methodologies would be executed in accordance to CMM (Capability Maturity Model) and ISO 9000 principles.

Deputy Director. CIS Development Foundation, Oldbridge, NJ (February 1998 - August 1998)

Procured, tested and exported technical and medical equipment to humanitarian organizations such as hospitals and orphanages in the Former Soviet Republics.

Interpreted at business meetings (Russian/English).

Translated technical, legal and business documentation into Russian/English.

Created grant proposals submitted to potential donator organizations.

Coordinated pick-up and delivery of donated systems.

Assembled, tested and integrated appropriate software packages (Operating Systems, MS Office etc…).

Supervised restoration of malfunctioning equipment.

Systems Test Engineer (Contractor), Aerotek Contract Engineering, Cherry Hill, NJ. Contracted to Base 10 Systems Inc. (Medical Division), Hamilton, NJ. (October 1997 - February 1998)

System Tested PHARM2 (pharmaceutical production execution application).

Designed, implemented, and executed software tests at all phases (Unit Acceptance, Systems Integration and Regression) against various databases. (Oracle, Access and SQL).

Created and updated test procedures and/or automated scripts utilizing automated and manual techniques.

Reported software problems revealed by tests in compliance with existing software tests, configuration management standards and federal regulations (21 CFR Part 11).

Provided recommendations for improving the software.

Researched, recommended and implemented software test tools to be used in accelerating the testing process.

Ensured company compliance with all contractually binding software test requirements and company objectives.

Systems Test Engineer (Contractor), Progressive Personnel Resources, Edison, NJ. Contracted to Multimax Inc. Shrewsbury, NJ (June 1997 - October 1997)

Implemented and field-tested JCALS (Joint Computer Aided Acquisition and Logistic Support), a Life Cycle software package designed to redefine military logistical and command & control systems. Functional Concentrations in: Technical Manual Management, Workflow design and implementation, personnel management, security, and data integrity.

Prepared test environment.

Executed tests at all phases (Unit acceptance, Systems Integration and Regression).

Reported software/hardware problems and recommended solutions.

Office Assistant, Jersey Printing Associates, Atlantic Highlands, NJ (April 1996- February 1997). General office duties. Typing, filing, running errands, coordinating pickups and deliveries.

Substitute Teacher, Middletown Board of Education, Middletown, NJ (September 1991 - November 1993). Part-time as needed.

President, St. Petersburg Transport, Middletown NJ (January 1992 - April 1996). Executed day-to-day operation of a busy courier service. Coordinated delivery of light freight. Employed up to 5 drivers and maintained several vehicles.

US Army Officer. Commissioned (May 1987). Served regular active duty (June 1988- July 1990). Primary duty stations located in Western Germany.

US Army Officer (Tactical Intelligence Analyst

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