CV: Technical Document Specialist



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 Date Submitted:06-04-2011
 Last Modified:11-04-2011 (02:32)
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 Current job:Technical Document Specialist
 Employment Term:Either
 Job location:Anywhere
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 Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Business Services


Private Pilot License, Toronto, CANADA
    2010 - Present

•    Currently pursuing my private pilot license
•    Courses: Theory of flight/Aerodynamics, Flight Instruments, Airframes, Aero Engines, Meteorology, Flight Operations, Navigation/Radio Theory/Electronics/Flight Planning, Canadian Aviation regulation

International Space University, Strasbourg, FRANCE
Master of Science (M.Sc.), 2006-2007

•    Specialization in Space Science
•    Courses with focus on Systems Engineering, Economics, Business, Policy and Law in Space Sector and Remote Sensing

Trent University, Peterborough, ON., CANADA
Courses 2003-2006.

•    Pursued courses in Computer Science, in order to extend my knowledge in computer systems and programming.
•    Course: Advanced systems, Theory of Computation, Software Engineering with C/C++, Programming methodologies, Visual programming techniques, Artificial Intelligence and Computer organization.

Trent University, Peterborough, ON., CANADA
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), with Honors. Mathematics 1999-2003.

•    Dean’s List recognition.
•    Course: Discrete Structures, Matrices and Vectors, Calculus in one variable and several dimensions, Probability, Combinatorics and Graph Theory, Linear and Discrete Optimization, Computational Methods and Statistical Analysis, Complex Analysis, Geometry, Differential Equations, Computability and Mathematical Logic.


Aug 30, 2007: Iridium modem capabilities and scientific instruments: Tumbleweed and Polar Traverse Rover (Individual project at NASA-JPL, California USA)

May 1, 2007: Full Moon: Storage and Delivery of Oxygen and Hydrogen for Lunar Exploration (Team project at the International Space University, Strasbourg FRANCE)

Oct.1, 2008: Polar Traverse Rover: A Novel, Low Cost Instrument to Depict Antarctic/Arctic Surface Wind Characteristics (NASA Tech Brief Magazine, California USA)


2008 – Present, Hostopia Inc., Mississauga, ON, CANADA
    Senior Technical Document Specialist

•    Writing project and technical specifications.
•    Requirements analysis
•    Working at Vodafone Group Headquarters (UK) office – 3 weeks
•    Drafting and writing operational procedures
•    Collecting and creating RFP (Request for Proposal) response materials for the R & D / Administration departments
•    Effectively managing translations across all system applications
•    Assist in generating collateral marketing and training material for new products
•    Identify and track projects which qualify for the SR&ED (Scientific Research and Experimental Development),Tax Credit Program
•    Manage and collaborate with remote counterpart  - Ukraine
•    Writing, editing, and updating user guide material.
•    Managing and executing on all maintenance notifications to partners
•    Writing release notifications for transmission to our end-users and business partners.

2007 NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), California, USA
Intern within the Life detection and Sample Handling Technologies Department, May – August

•    Conducted testing and configuration of Iridium modems using SatTerm software for configuration and usage
•    Developed software in PBasic and worked extensively with Basic Stamp
•    Successfully performed hardware integration for the Polar Traverse Rover
•    Conducted extensive research into working with microcontrollers focusing on developing a low-cost and light-weight instrument with an integrated iridium modem used in determining and analyzing the relationship between instantaneous wind field and the ambient environment in the region of Antarctic. This project was developed with respect to the issue of global warming and more precisely it is designed to determine the role of Antarctica in the global climate system. It seeks to determine typical paths of continental air that passes South Pole and obtain valuable insight into the relationship between events on Antarctica and the meteorology of sub-polar altitudes.
•    Modem integration and configuration, software programming, mechanical design of the instrument and testing.

2001-2006 Trent University, Peterborough, ON, CANADA
Administrative Assistant, Lady Eaton College Office

•    Responsible for customer interface, providing answers to inquiries and taking action on concerns, when required
•    Successfully maintained and prepared reports, including proofreading and finalization of correspondence
•    Implemented and maintained office filing and inventory systems
•    Demonstrated organization and attention to detail on all job actions

•    Hungarian (fluent), Romanian (fluent), English (fluent), French (intermediate), German (intermediate), Russian – Level 1 ( 1 of 3) Certificate ( HANSA Language School Toronto)


2008 NASA Tech Brief Award for New Technology
•    For the design, building and testing of the Polar Traverse Rover

2006 ISU Full Scholarship
•    Awarded by the European Space Agency and International Space University to pursue Masters Degree

2004 Web Developer and Graphic Designer Certificate


Network Operating Environment
•    Novell, Netware, DOS, Windows 95/98/NT/2000, XP

•    Microsoft Word,  SharePoint 2010, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Access, MS Visio, OpenOffice, Outlook,  Adobe Reader, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Basic Stamp programming, C++, STK (Satellite Tool Kit)

Graphic Design
•    Macromedia Flash, Adobe Photoshop


•    Travel enthusiast, with footprints across Europe, coast to coast North America
•    Active in sport: Tennis, Skiing, Basketball and Chess
•    Music interests: Piano and vocal

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