red celtic crosss

I'm a technical writer with nineteen years experience working with a wide range of software products, writing API and user documentation, and developing and maintaining document processing and infrastructure tools. Before this second career, I was a biomedical engineering technologist working in medical electronics.

This page shows a summary of my skills and career history. In the Contact Info section, click the icons to see my LinkedIn and Twitter pages, and to open or download my full résumé.

Markup languages:
XML (familiar with standard XML dialects, DITA, DocbookX), XHTML, HTML, LaTeX, and Markdown
Programming languages:
XSLT, some familiarity with: Java, C, C++, C#, Python, Javascript, Scala, and Clojure
Operating systems:
Apple Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, Linux
Eclipse, Oxygen XML editor, XMetaL, XML Spy, Doc-O-Matic, Frame Maker, several text editors, Camtasia Studio, Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft Office, LibreOffice, Xalan, Xerces, FOP, Ant, SVN, Git, Inkscape, Gimp, and other open source tools

  • Wind River Systems Inc. Apr 2014 – present
  • QNX Software Systems Limited Apr 2011 – Nov 2013
  • Wind River Systems Inc. Mar 2010 – Apr 2011
  • Infonium Inc. Jan and Feb 2010
  • Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Mar 2009 – Mar 2010
  • Autodesk Inc. Jun 2007 – Jan 2009
  • IBM Rational Software Aug 2003 – Jun 2007
  • Entrust Inc. Feb 2000 – Jul 2003
  • Internetivity Inc./Databeacon Inc. May 1999 – Feb 2000
  • Brytech Inc. Oct 1996 – Sep 1998
  • Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario May 1990 – Sep 1996
  • Voluntary Work in Africa Aug 1989 – Dec 1989
  • S&W Vickers Ltd. May 1988 – Jul 1989
  • Royal Air Force service Aug 1975 – Mar 1988