1821 Verdugo Loma Drive apt. B
Glendale, CA 91208
Cell: (818) 480 – 1829
I seek a full time or contract position as a software engineer, business analyst, sales engineer or technical project manager.
I have more than 10 years of experience, working for companies in the Silicon Valley, such as NASA, and the University of California Radio Astronomy Laboratory. I have worked as a Senior Software Engineer, Systems Engineer, Project Manager, Support Engineer and Information Systems administrator. I’ve participated in the development of many applications from design to commercial release. I have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California 5/94
B.S. Degree: Physics and Astronomy with engineering
San Francisco State University – San Francisco, CA 5/96
Graduate work in Astronomy under Dr. Geoff Marcy
Complementary courses and professional experience
Web Developer – The Kabbalah Centre – 5/08 to present
Responsible for the development and maintenance of main web sites in English, Portuguese and German HTML emails weekly and monthly
Software Engineer – Bold New World 8/06 to 4/08
Software Enigneer using LAMP PHP system to develop backend web sites
Used CVS version control as well as mySQL database application
Independent Contractor – American Skysat Corporation 5/03 to present
Developed a Visual Basic Application in VB .NET for managing the inventory for an ecommerce application. The MDI application connected to a robust SQL relational database using SqlClient in .NET, supporting an ecommerce system.
Worked on a proprietary satellite communication system developing codes in C and C++, developed a Microsoft Access custom application – designed and populated relational database and reporting scheme, as well as ASP .NET pages for an e-commerce application with visual Basic.NET code behind.
Additionally, I performed project management and COO duties
Systems Engineer – Anheuser-Busch Van Nuys, CA for Control Engineering – 3/04 – 9/05
Worked as system engineer, designed, developed both software and hardware; this required a complete understanding both hardware and software and the interaction between the hardware and software. Independently managed system design, entire programming, configuration and environment setup. The HMI screens I developed were for high-speed bottling line using Fix Intellution software and scripting language, to interact with SQL database as well as Allen-Bradley Control Logix programmable logic controllers, file configuration and management
Solutions Engineer/Project Manager – Workshare, San Francisco, California – 2/02 to 4/03
Sales engineering for document comparison and collaboration software. Conducted research and implemented analysis for beta release issues in the areas of installation, integration, configuration, workflow analysis and functionality of software. Duties also include technical training, technical presentation and project management as well as managing client information in Siebel CRM application, Livelink project management software
NASA-SETI Institute, California 3/96-4/98
Public Information Specialist for the scientific search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI), assisted development of main web site and other applications in a UNIX environment. Gave radio and television interviews as public information specialist a public interface with.
Sr. Software Engineer – IDX Corporation, San Francisco, California 7/16 – 11/30/01
Code fixes in MUMPS language for IDX products, specialized in the scheduling application; including reporting bugs and updating central database
Responsibilities included problem solving, technical troubleshooting, programming using MUMPS, DBMS, lotus notes, Vantive case-tracking application
Project Engineer – Informative Inc., San Francisco, California 10/99-7/3/2001
Worked as a project manager, managed the beta release of new product from design to commercial release, provide technical support, development assistance.
Responsibilities included problem solving, technical troubleshooting, programming using ASP, C++, Perl, Visual Basic, database analysis using SQL, training.
Radio Astronomy Laboratory – Hat Creek Radio Observatory, California 7/94-1/95
As Technical Specialist, I independently managed and performed preparation and installation of radio telescope receiving dishes; duties included operation of mechanical and electronic equipment and precision installation work to .003”; also manufactured and installed sheet metal insulation panels according to chief mechanical engineer’s specifications.
UC Berkeley Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories – Student Intern, Berkeley, California 1993
Supernova Search Project – astronomical image analysis and data reduction looking for supernova candidates
Contracting work – Bay Area – 1995 to 96, 1998 to 1999
C, C++, Visual Basic, Visual C++, MUMPS, Java, Fortran, UNIX, LISP
Active Server Pages (ASP), SQL 7.0, Java script, VB script, Corel Draw, Adobe Illustrator.
MS-SQL, Access, FoxPro
Operating System Used
NT, XP, Win2K, UNIX, Linux, VAX, MS-DOS
1st Place California State Spelling Championship, varying degrees of fluency in Spanish (conversationally fluent), French, Russian and German; interests include Buddhism, the arts, social justice and the environment