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Mark J. Hudson           12000 Idaho Avenue
  Los Angeles, CA 90025  

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.

DOS; OS/2; MS Windows 3.x, 95/98, NT 3.x, NT 4.0
Microsoft C/SDK, Visual C++, MS Visual Basic, dBase
Internet, Ethernet, TCP/IP, HTML, Novell Netware, NT Server


  • 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. Automation tool: 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:
    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.