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Mark J. Hudson         810 W Markland DR
  Monterey Park, CA 91754  
        323/726-7454
  markh@pobox.com

Summary: Enjoy applying trouble-shooting and problem-solving skills to the challenges of software development and quality assurance testing. Analytical and detail-oriented, possess broad knowledge and experience in microcomputers and networking.

Environments:
MS Windows 95/98, NT 4.0, Solaris 2.7, IRIX 6.5
Microsoft C/SDK, Visual C++, MS Visual Basic
Internet, Ethernet, TCP/IP, HTML, Novell Netware, NT Server

Professional:
SQA Engineer, ISOCOR, Santa Monica, CA
Cross-platform testing of WebExpress web-based email client and N-PLEX Global internet email server on NT4, Solaris, and IRIX. 1998-2000

SQA Engineer, Symantec/Peter Norton Group, Santa Monica, CA
International Product Engineering department team lead, Norton Utilities for Windows 95 and NT. Evaluate domestic products for ease of translation through code inspections, resource editing, and manual testing. Test domestic and localized products under foreign language operating systems. Liaison between translation offices in Japan and Ireland, and local development/QA efforts. Managed departmental test lab. 1995 - 1998

Software Engineer, Scantron Corporation, Tustin, CA
ScanSurvey for Windows product team. Designed and implemented database import DLL using ODBC under Microsoft Visual C++. Maintenence programming on legacy apps. 1993 - 1995

QA Analyst, Symantec/Peter Norton Group, Santa Monica, CA (contract)
  Network product group: Designed and implemented test plans for Norton Network Administrator 1.0 on Novell Netware 3.11 and 4.0 servers. Automated using Microsoft Test 1.0 with Windows API calls. April 1993 - August 1993
  Desktop product group: Designed and implemented test plans for Norton Backup 2.0 for DOS and Windows. Set up and maintained hardware and software testing platforms. April 1992 - July 1992

Test Engineer, Beckman Instruments, Brea, CA (contract)
Maintained and implemented validation test procedures for QNX console PC controlling a CX7 medical chemistry fluid analyzer. Developed automated scripts with B-Tree Software Validation System. Network and utility support for local workgroup. August 1992 - April 1993

Independent Consulting and Systems Integration, Self.
On-site PC hardware, network and software configuration, installation, maintenance and training. 1992 - 1994

Programmer, Wildwood Development, Whittier, CA
Windows & OS/2 development team. Contributed to user interface and Windows development for a network E-mail system. Tools included: Microsoft C 6.0 & Windows 3.0 SDK, Visual Basic, Quick C for Windows. Also network consulting and systems integration. 1990 - 1992

Substitute Teacher, Whittier Union High School District, Whittier, CA
On-call substitute for math, business, computers, special education. Administered tests, assigned homework, extemporized. August 1990 - December 1990

Lab Manager, Academic Computing, Biola University, La Mirada, CA
User support for 27-station AppleShare network. Assisted in network consolidation, enhancements and resource sharing. Logistical support of VAX terminals and printers. 1988 - 1990

Naval Reserve, Pacific Missile Test Center, Oxnard, CA
Aviation Support Equipment Technician, Airman. Southwest Asia campaign ribbon for service in Persian Gulf War. DBase programming. 1985 - 1993

Education: Bachelor of Science, Computer Information Systems, 1990, Biola University

Legacy Systems:  MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows 3.x, NT 3.x, dBase, OS/2.
Apollo Domain/OS SR10.3: C, Csh (shell scripting) , DSEE.
Digital VAX 11/780 VMS: Ada, C, COBOL, Pascal.
DECstation 2100 BSD Ultrix: C.
Hewlett Packard 9000/300 Unix System V: ICC Ada, C.