Tallahassee, FL, USA 

Macintosh / UNIX / Linux Software Product Developer
Objective Target Experience Skills


I am a software developer seeking a full-time permanent Mac OS X or iOS or UNIX software product development and maintenance position.
I am experienced on the Macintosh and UNIX platforms and with the following technologies: Fortran, C / C++ / Objective-C, HTML, SQL, PHP, Pascal, and Perl. I have also experimented with Objective-C, and Pyton.


TARGET JOB Target Job Titles: Software Engineer, Analyst,
Software Product Developer,
Feature-Set Development Manager
Desired Job Type: Employee
Desired Status: Full-Time, Long-Term
Location: USA except DC area (Virginia), NYC, California.
Relocate: Yes
Career Level Mid Career (10+ years of experience)
Date of Availability: Immediately
Description of my perfect job:
I would like to develop cutting edge applications for the Macintosh and UNIX platforms, working with other talented individuals in a dynamic, collegial environment.

Company Size: 30 employees to 100,000 employees
Category: Computers, Software Products, Software Publishers,
Macintosh/iOS, UNIX
Description of my ideal company:
An organization with highly motivated employees who are developing ethical, leading edge software products (COTS/click-wrap/shrink-wrap) that are used and enjoyed by many people to improve our lives.

US Citizen I am "authorized" to work in the USA with any employer, and eligible for security clearance.

readings in computer science, software development, project management, etc.

readings in sciences

readings in economics
EXPERIENCE     San Diego, CA
Software Engineer  

  • Developed text editors and word processors for Mac OS 7, 8, 9 and OS X (C, C++, Objective-C, assembly language).
  • Helped write and manage the distribution of the company e-newsletter.
  • Miscellaneous system administration.
  • Occasional tech support (back-up).
  • Occasional mentoring of other software developers.

  Added this: more document analysis statistics reporting

  Improved that:

  • HTML generation.
  • Support for import of sounds, images, and multi-media.
  • Search & Replace.
    • Greatly expanded size limits on search specifications.
    • Improved handling of general expressions (a la GREP) in search.
  • Foot-notes.
  • File catalog.
  • Rich-Text import-export.
  • File difference / comparison.

  Best aspects of the work:

  • good products
  • constant learning
  • bright co-workers
  • flexible schedule
  • multi-lingual customer-base and application support

      Tallahassee, FL
  • Helped individuals and small businesses set up and configure their new micro-computers.
  • Researched and advised on network access options.
  • Enhanced data-bases and added standard reports.

  Best aspects of the work:

  • flexible schedule
  • interesting people

      Tallahassee, FL
Lead Hot-Line Consultant
  • Trained and mentored other consultants.
  • Analyzed, located and solved problems using computers and networks.
  • Wrote small programs for data analysis (Fortran, C).
  • Helped people do statistical analyses (SPSS, SAS, Minitab).
  • Miscellaneous minor system administration.
  • Enhanced and maintained system for tracking hardware problems.

  Best aspects of the work:

  • mentoring others
  • access to many systems

    Control Data Kansas City, KS; St. Louis, MO;
Senior Analyst Corporation Arden Hills, MN

System administration, functionality demonstration, performace testing, customer support, software quality assurance, software development (held DoE Q security clearance).

  Developed this:

  • CAD/CAM design file translator product (Fortran, assembly language, French/English/German)
  • system usage / accounting analysis and report generation (Fortran, shell script, system administration),
  • cross-platform SQA test library & testing system (Fortran, C, assembly language, shell scripts, source code library),
  • small programs and shell script equivalents to define relational data bases and load engineering data into them (Fortran, assembly language, shell script equivalent)

  Improved that: Wrote functions to improve time-stamp handling in system accounting report generator and CAD/CAM/CAE software.

  Activity Areas:

  • helped customers develop and maintain their shell scripts (and shell script equivalents)
  • prepared & ran custom demos and tests for major customers to provide proof of functionality and performance
  • prepared multi-millon dollar sales proposal packages
  • helped engineering customers with their programming problems
  • assisted engineers in use of our CAD/CAM/CAE systems
  • improved communications between customers and developers through liaison activities
  • taught customers (engineers) the use of relational data bases
  • helped software developers and SQA testers in programming and use of shell scripts (and shell script equivalents)

  Special Training:

  • System Installation, Analysis & Administration (for super-computers; module 3 of 3-part sequence)
  • Object-Oriented Data-base Modeling and Design
  • Data-base Analysis (NIAM/Object-Role Modeling, SIR analysis and tuning)
  • Data-base Tuning
  • Mechanical CAD/CAM/CAE - Advanced Design
  • TQM

  Best aspects of the work:

  • team-work, collegiality (working with some of the best people in the field)
  • great products
  • being a respected member of a great huge conglomerate

    NASA/Langley Research Center,
Florida State Government
Programmer/Analyst (held DoD confidential and Secret clearances)
  • Programmer and mentor to programmers & analysts at state Public Utility Commission.
  • System Administrator and Programming Consultant at NASA Langley Research Center (Secret clearance, Fortran, assembly language).
  • SQA (Fortran, assembly language, source code library management).
  • Ported Minitab from IBM mainframe to Cyber super-computer (Fortran and assembly language).
  • Assisted professors and students in use of statistical packages (SPSS, Minitab).
  • Custom programming and consulting (Fortran, assembly language).
  • Mentored university computer consultants (Fortran, Pascal, assembly language, APL, SNOBOL, BASIC, SPSS...).
  • Econometric programming (Fortran, Pascal).
  • Tutored Fortran & assembly language.
  • Taught short seminars on using text editors, back-up utilities.

  Best aspects of the work:

  • team-work
  • mentoring
  • flexible schedule
  • interesting, worthwhile projects
  • research
  • puzzle solving

Skill Name Skill Level Experience
Macintosh Expert 10+ years
Fortran Expert 10+ years
Metrowerks CodeWarrior Advanced 5+ years
C Advanced 10+ years
Pascal Advanced 5+ years
COMPASS assembly language Advanced 3+ years
SQL Advanced 10+ years
HTML Advanced 10+ years
UNIX (AT&T, BSD, Irix, Solaris, AIX, Linux) Advanced 10+ years
Xcode Intermediate 10 years
C++ Intermediate 4+ years
Mac OS X Intermediate 10 years
C++ Intermediate 5+ years
Perl Intermediate 2 years
Apache Intermediate 2 years
SPSS & SAS & Minitab Intermediate 10+ years
User Interface Design Intermediate 10+ years
PHP Intermediate 5 years
Objective-C Intermediate 10 years
Cocoa Intermediate 10 years
iOS/Cocoa Touch Novice 2 months
Python Beginner months
POWER assembly language Beginner 2 years
Java Novice Negligible
PL/SQL Novice Negligible
XML Intermediate Negligible
Swift Beginner Negligible

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