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<p>A position in software design/development utilizing my competencies in programming and passion for creative, efficient code.</p>

<li><strong>Languages:</strong> Java, Clojure, C#, Perl, UNIX Shell Scripting (tcsh, bash, sh), PHP, HTML, CSS2, MySQL, SQL, JavaScript, C.</li>
<li><strong>Platforms:</strong> UNIX (Solaris, Sun SPARC), GNU/Linux (Debian, Ubuntu, Red Hat), Microsoft Windows, MSDOS, and MacOS.</li>
<li><strong>Tools:</strong> vim, Eclipse, Visual Studio.</li>

<p><strong>Quality Assurance Analyst</strong> April 2001 - Present<br />
ITG Software Solutions, Inc. Culver City, CA<p>
<p>Design and implement test cases for various internal and external tools. Develop acceptance tests and Fit/FitNesse fixtures (in Java). Design and implement test cases for web-based, post-trade analysis tool in an XP development environment. Develop and maintain automated testing scripts written in Perl and WinRunner TSL. Interact with Sybase databases using command line interface or Perl scripting. Prepare and organize data files for testing. Collaborate with development team and client to expand testing. Maintain bug system to track software problems. Update wiki pages for information and auditing purposes. Manage release control for distribution of software to production environment.</p>

<p><strong>Administrative Assistant III</strong> Feb 2000 - March 2001<br />
Dr. Donald Morisky, UCLA Los Angeles, CA</p>
<p>Provide administrative support to public health professor and his research staff. Prepare and maintain budget and handle purchasing. Use of UCLA's PAC (Purchasing and Accounts Payable Component) and QDB (Query Database) systems (both of which are Sybase) to place and track orders. Prepare correspondence. Organize arrangements and scheduling, including for national public health (SOPHE) conference.</p>

<p><strong>Administrative Assistant II</strong> Oct 1998 - March 2001<br />
Elaine Tobin Lab, UCLA Los Angeles, CA</p>
<p>Provide administrative support to plant biology research lab. Prepare correspondence. Organize arrangements and scheduling for conferences and seminars. Prepare slides for both digital and projected presentations using ClarisDraw, PhotoShop, and PowerPoint. Maintain and upgrade computers, both Macintosh and PC. Overview, authorize and track orders and supplies. Maintain web page information and graphics, coding HTML and CSS using a text editor for ftp to a remote server.</p>

<p><strong>Webmaster</strong> Jan - Aug 2000<br />
LEILA Los Angeles, CA</p>
<p>Design initial layout and maintain the code for an ESL school web page using hand-coded HTML. Administer remote UNIX server and e-mail via telnet and ftp.</p>

<p><strong>Teaching Assistant</strong> Sept 1997 - June 1998<br />
UCLA, Department of History Los Angeles, CA</p>
<p>Preparation and teaching of discussion sections for undergraduate history classes, class size ranging from six to twenty-five students. Subjects taught include ancient Chinese, Japanese, and modern Latin American history.</p>

<p><strong>UCLA Extension</strong><br />
2002 to 2003 Los Angeles, CA<br />
Certificate in Applications Programming, focus on Java</p>

<p><strong>University of California Los Angeles</strong><br />
1996 to 1998 Los Angeles, CA<br />
M.A., History</p>

<p><strong>University of Chicago</strong><br />
1992 to 1996 Chicago, IL<br />
B.A., East Asian Languages and Civilizations<br />
Dean's List, two years<br />
One year at Kyoto Center for Japanese Studies</p>

<p><strong>JavaOne</strong> 2006, San Francisco</p>


Skill Level Experience
C# Good Knowledge < 6 Months
MySQL Base Knowledge 6 Mo - 2 yr
PHP Base Knowledge 6 Mo - 2 yr
UML Base Knowledge 6 Mo - 2 yr
C Base Knowledge 2 yr - 5 yr
PERL Master 2 yr - 5 yr
SQL Good Knowledge 2 yr - 5 yr
GNU/Linux Base Knowledge 5 yr - 10 yr
Java Master Apprentice 5 yr - 10 yr
Shell Master 5 yr - 10 yr
HTML Master > 10 years

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