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 page, 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

  • Salesforce Jan 2019 – present
  • Wind River Systems Inc. Apr 2014 – Dec 2018
  • 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