This week's book giveaway is in the Mac OS forum. We're giving away four copies of a choice of "Take Control of Upgrading to Yosemite" or "Take Control of Automating Your Mac" and have Joe Kissell on-line! See this thread for details.
I just became a SCJP and am looking for a job in the chicago area. Your help is much appreciated. Enclosed is my resume. M. Susan Jones 1720 Partridge Lane #2 Arlington Heights, IL 60004 (847) 253-4801 email@example.com SUMMARY Experienced software developer with a master�s degree in Computer Science and Engineering and 6 years of design experience in the telecommunications industry. Developed software for telematics devices and hand held satellite and cellular handsets. TECHNICAL SKILLS TELECOM: GSM LANGUAGES: C++, Java, Object Oriented Design(OOD) SOFTWARE: ClearCase, DDTs, Word, Framemaker OPERATING SYSTEMS: UNIX, Windows, NT, Psos, Vrtx PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Motorola, Inc.1994 - 2001 Senior Software Engineer, Application and Platform Development Group2000 - 2001 Determined requirements for two databases located in the cellular phone handset. Wrote the interfaces between the database and the other application modules in the phone. Researched provider and end user system needs ensuring that necessary fields were provided. Coded the databases in C++; ran unit and system tests to check product reliability and viability. Critiqued and provided solutions for designs and code as a member of a software review team. Senior Software Engineer, Satellite Subscriber Product Group1998-2000 Successfully determined product requirements of phonebook sync feature by reading technical specifications. Designed a feature that handled phonebook commands coming to a satellite handset from a peripheral such as a PC. Coded in C++ and ran tests resulting in software which allowed users to sync the phonebook information on Iridium handsets with phonebook information on PCs. Tested supplementary services features such as call holding and call waiting, using test scripts to ensure feature functionality. Worked with other team members to ensure multiple software releases were labeled and completed using ClearCase version control. Software Engineer, Positioning and Navigation Systems Business1996-1998 Designed, programmed in C/C++ and tested taxi and roadside assistance applications for a telematics device that sent vehicle location to emergency personnel. Tested applications by traveling to customer sites ensuring customer satisfaction. Designed, coded and tested feature that handled SMS intelligent peripheral commands used to transfer location data from a telematics device in the vehicle to a GSM cellular phone. Software Engineer, Intelligent Vehicle Highway Systems Business1994-1996 Designed, coded in C/C++ and tested features for a Test and Demo Base Station that allowed users to view location of vehicle on a map on a PC. Wrote manual for the Test and Demo Base Station that allowed other developers to create products in less time. Modified code and tested a portable version of a vehicle navigation system which gave users directions to their destinations and their locations on a map displayed on a touch screen. EDUCATION Master�s of Computer Science and Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn, AL Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics, Furman University, Greenville, SC PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS Sun Certified Programmer for Java 2 Platform
RESEARCH PUBLICATION A. A. Khan, C. L. McCreary, M. S. Jones, �A Comparison of Multiprocessor Scheduling Heuristics.� Proceedings of the International Conference on Parallel Processing, 1994.