Cheryl M. Fox
Engineer & Developer
EMail: CherylFox@CherylFox.comWeb: http://www.CherylFox.com
Software, Inc. as Real Time Control Software Engineer/Developer
– Jan 2001 - Nov 2002
Riptide Software, Inc. as Real Time Control Software Engineer/Developer – Jan 2001 - Nov 2002
Team member on the Checkout and Launch Control System (CLCS) at Kennedy Space Center. CLCS would have replaced the current Space Shuttle Launch Processing System (LPS) and would have enhanced the ability of CLCS to perform dynamic health and status monitoring of Shuttle Ground Support Equipment, as well as enhancing the accuracy of these measurements. Project was cancelled due to budget cuts.
Technical contributions include:
engineering Real Time Control Software Applications in the Command
Control Processing portion of CLCS.
on Sun Ultra 60 UNIX platform.
deciphering, UML design, Preliminary Design Reviews, Critical Design
Training: Intermediate and Advanced
C++, Standard Template Libraries, UML and
Team Leader on the Government Emergency Telecommunications Service project which is a major National Communications System program for the improvement of National Security / Emergency Preparedness telecommunications services to key Federal Government users in the event of major natural or manmade disasters. Original system was delivered in 1994 using OS/2 2.1, DB2, a OO GUI generator called Visualizer and Borland C++ over X.25. Delivered a maintained/improved version to customer in 1999 and plan to deliver all new hardware and software in 2001.
Technical contributions included:
Corporation (A SEI Level 3
company) as Software Engineer/Developer – June 1996 – Aug 1998
· Functioned as part of a
high performance work team on the National Crime Information Center
2000 project for the FBI using CASE tool IEF and COBOL II.
NCIC 2000 software requirements and wrote online code in a multiple
platform computing environment.
and implemented software and wrote detailed design documents and used
test tools to verify functionality and identify code problems.
full software development cycle.
· Produced a GUI for
Harris’ Image Processing Lab (Research & Development) using Java
for the interface of a Sensor to Shooter (J-STARS) demo.
No visual tool was used and through on the job training the
project was successfully completed on time.
on Sun Ultra 60 UNIX platform; JDK 1.1.5 utilizing Swing components.
· Environment: MVS/ESA Operating System,
DB2 Relational Database Management System, Customer Information
Control System (CICS), Time Sharing Option (TSO), Teleprocessing
Network Simulator (TPNS), Job Control Language (JCL), COBOL II, PVCS
(Program Tracking Report)
Corporate Training: TPNS and C++
Equipment, Inc. as System Administrator/Data Processing Manager
– April 1988 to August 1990
Accomplishments at Hiser Kitchen Equipment:
to System Administrator/D.P. Manager after 6 weeks at the company;
took over job of previous System Administrator plus configured and
readied an IBM 36 with new software package for conversion from IBM
34, implemented conversion and instructed employees on the new system
TOOLS: C++, C, Java, PAS/2 (Visualizer), COBOL II, CICS, RPG
II, SQL, SL-GMS.
In college ONLY: Turbo
Pascal, Visual BASIC, Assembler, BASIC, Paradox, dBase IV
HARDWARE: Sun Ultra 60, IBM ES/9000 with operating system MVS/XA and Time Sharing Option, IBM 36, Altos 986-2086, tape drives, various PCs.
SOFTWARE/OPERATING SYSTEMS: Unix, PVCS (Program Tracking Report),Windows 95/98/NT, OS/2, Microsoft Word, Excel, Distributors Management Accounting Systems (DMAS) and MAPICS (IBM), Front Page.
SYSTEM SUPPORT PROGRAMS/MAINFRAME: Data File Utility, Screen Design Aid, Source Entry Utility, Teleprocessing Network Simulator
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI 49401-9403
Bachelor Computer Science (programming) 5/96
Grade point average: 3.485 on a 4.0 scale
Alpena Community College
Alpena, MI 49707
Associate Business Data Processing
Graduated Magna Cum Laude
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