|Summary||Highly skilled videographer, professional programmer and electrical engineer with over a decade of experience consulting with and working for corporate clients of all sizes.|
|Aug 2009 - Present||Independent Contractor|
Contracted to local Court Reporting firms for legal deposition work.
|Mar 2000 - Present||Domain Administrator|
Performed network installs, repaired and disinfected hundreds of computers, hosted internet domains on my own servers co-located at an ISP. Created Microcontroller devices for remote power control with Atmel chips and Codevision AVR compiler.
|Corporate Work History|
|Dec 2005 - July 2009||Hewlett Packard, Houston TX|
Tested server ROMs, learned about BIOS functions.
|Feb 2002 - Dec 2005||Fast Pace Litigation Technologies, Houston TX|
IT and Video Departments Manager
Created and supervised new video department; specified and purchased necessary equipment, designed departmental procedures. Conducted legal video depositions using trend-setting techniques intended to eliminate common industry problems. Maintained internal computer network. Researched migration to Linux and implemented where appropriate.
|Apr 1998 - May 2001||Compaq, Houston TX|
Developed and maintained an automated testing system in C/C++. Replaced tester tools with friendlier, more reliable ones which simplified testing and eliminated typical user errors.
|Jun 1995 - Mar 1998||Utility Translation Systems, Raleigh NC|
Designed and wrote electric/gas meter-reading software for handheld PCs using C/C++. Wrote many configuration and file utilities, BIOS/interrupt tools, serial interface drivers, debuggers.
|Jan 1993 - Jun 1995||Triangle Biomedical Sciences, Durham NC |
Software Engineer / Project Manager / Contract Engineer
Managed stepping motor controller product bought from Maxwell, as independent division. Overhauled and enhanced C++ apps, worked on real-time control in 8051/8032 assembly.
|May 1988 - Jan 1993||Maxwell Electronics, Raleigh NC|
Head of Production
Hand-built microcontroller-based motor controllers and created assembly documentation. Managed several controller products from construction to testing. Wrote test applications in C/C++. By '93, ran the entire production department single-handedly, with sales at an all-time high.
|May 1984 - Feb 1987||Concept Design, Burlington NC|
Made and tested microprocessor-based detection devices for the audio duplication industry. Designed, prototyped, and debugged [chemical etched] printed circuit boards.
|Education||North Carolina State University|
Attended NCSU for a BS in Computer Science.
|Related Experience||Multimedia work; videotape seminars and classes, multi-track audio recordings, video capture to PC and Web. Advanced class Amateur Radio; antenna design, propagation. Budding photographer.|