Georgia Tech Research Institute (2018 – Present)
Virtual Secure Enclave (VSE) / CANES MOC Variant (CMV). A secure network installed at Navy Maritime Operation Centers (MOCs) around the globe. This network served as a hosting platform for SPAWAR programs requiring shore-side servers. The project consisted of network systems as well as Software-as-a-Service DevOps tools created through the Ansible scripting application. Served as the Scrum Master, and also performed several Product Owner responsibilities for the Scrum Product Owner. Used Atlassian Jira and Confluence.
Air Force (2018)
DITA Publisher. A publishing solution developed for the Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC) Mission System (JMS) program to map legacy content into the elements of the Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) specification, automate conversion of that legacy content into eXtensible Markup Language (XML) written to the DITA specification, then develop stylesheets to render that DITA XML into a variety of Air Force-compliant publications. Effort included creating a content reuse map for five different Air Force publications: System Administrator’s Manual (SAM), Operations Manual (OpsMan), Maintenance Control Manual (MCM), Work Unit Card (WUC), and Preventative Maintenance Inspection (PMI) card. Used Oxygen XML editor, DITA Open Toolkit stylesheets, and AntennaHouse rendering engine. Used Oxygen XML editor, DITA-OT, GIT, FogBugz, Sharepoint, MS Office, MS Project.
Department of the Navy (DON) (2002-2018)
Technical Documentation Acquisition and Development (TDAD), 2002-2013, 2015-2018. TDAD is used by SPAWAR program offices to acquire, develop, and publish technical fleet documentation written in eXtensible Markup Language (XML) compliant with DITA and S1000D specifications. TDAD includes a website, a content management system (CMS), and two offline publishing utilities. Stakeholders use the CMS to develop, locate, reuse, configuration manage, assemble, and publish DITA and S1000D XML technical data into one or more publications. Stakeholders use the CMS lifecycle to track review and approval of publications, and transfer of approved publications to the publication distribution center. Used Rational Rose, Rational Requisite Pro, FogBugz, Documentum, eRoom, Windchill, Arbortext Editor, Arbortext Publishing Engine, Quest Password Manager, Sharepoint, Photoshop, MS Office, Visio, MS Project.
Navy Nuclear Operations (NNO). This project entailed configuring a content management system for developing, approving, and distributing the technical publications used by Navy personnel to manage the nuclear power plants onboard submarines and aircraft carriers. Used Documentum, MS Office, Visio.
Fleet Readiness Directorate (FRD), 2014. FRD installs and maintains the hardware and software deployed to the fleet. This project entailed documenting FRD’s business processes. Used MS Office, Visio.
AeroManager. A Business-to-Business portal supporting Rolls-Royce’s civil aviation division. Stakeholders used AeroManager to check whether an engine was due for maintenance, schedule engine repair or overhaul, and order parts. Rolls-Royce showcased their new AeroManager portal at the 2000 Farnborough International Airshow. Used HomeSite, Visual InterDev, PVCS, SourceSafe, BugTracker, Photoshop, MS Office.
Sharp Healthcare (1999-2000)
Y2K. Sharp Healthcare was running several legacy applications that were storing only the last two digits for the year, and assumed the first two digits were always “19”. Used MS Office.
Tenth Mountain / Secure Digital Music Initiative (SDMI) (1998-1999)
Tenth Mountain Systems, Inc. A website to provide information on Tenth Mountain’s compliance testing and certification of systems using the Secure Electronic Transactions (SET) protocol for online payments. Company now out of business. Website previously hosted at www.tenthmtn.com. Used Homesite, Photoshop, MS Office.
SDMI. A website to support collaboration between music industry organizations concerned with managing the rights to digital music. Organization now out of business. Website previously hosted at www.sdmi.org. Used Homesite, Photoshop, MS Office.
Scient Corporation (1998-1999)
Invesmart. A commercial B-to-C web site designed for the insurance industry. Company now out of business. Website previously hosted at www.invesmart.com. Used Homesite, Used MS Office.
ISSAIC. The award-winning intranet used by SAIC employees. Used Homesite, Photoshop, Used MS Office.
U.S. Department of Defense (1991-1998)
Composite Health Care System (CHCS). Instructional Designer / Trainer / Team Lead – Designed, developed, and presented instructor-led training for CHCS lab technicians, system administrators, and network specialists. Used MS Office.
Corporate Executive Information System (CEIS). Instructional Designer – Designed and developed instructor-led training for CEIS database administrators. Used MS Office.
University Management Information Systems (1988-1991)
Created and maintained software user manuals, provided end user support, and performed onsite system installations, to include soldering custom cables. Company now out of business. Used MS Office.
American Clinical Laboratories (1986-1988)
Maintained laboratory reference documentation. San Diego office bought by Nichols Institute, a subsidiary of Quests Diagnostics. Used MS Office.