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Jay Allen | Elance
 
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Jay Allen

Technical Documentation, Training, and Programming
   United States
  |  10:15 pm Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $66

A software engineer, Programmer/Writer, and Technical Trainer for nearly 20 years, I have written technical documentation and training modules for companies such as Microsoft, Amazon, eLance.com, and many others. MY language and technology skills include C++, C#/NB.NET, PHP, Python, Perl, Linux/Unix, and Amazon Web Services, among many others.

Additionally, I speak and read Japanese to a high intermediate level, and am happy to accept technical translation projects from Japanese firms.

Certified Solutions Architect - Associate, Amazon...

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Nov 23, 2014|Technical Writing|$85|Working
Feb 11, 2013|Technical Writing|$549|Completed
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Jan 31, 2013|User Guides & Manuals|$1,302|Completed
Dec 20, 2012|User Guides & Manuals|$438|Working

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Portfolio

Public documentation written and maintained for Microsoft's Exchange Interoperability...
A whitepaper written for Microsoft, and still active on their Web site. All code and...

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Service Description

- Technical documentation of new or existing software products. Documentation can be slanted to end users, managers, administrators or software developers.
- API and developer documentation and training
- Training presentations intended for a slightly or highly technical audience
- Translation of technical documents from Japanese (???) into clear, well written English.

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Employment

Amazon Web Services
Technical Curriculum Developer
2014 - Present
Design, develop, and release three-day Instructor-Led Training (ILT) courses that instruct highly technical customers how to develop and deploy their business solutions on Amazon Web Services. Work...
Caradigm
Technical Training Manager
2012 - 2014
Oversaw the development and rollout of a 30-module training course for a .NET-based health care population management ecosystem. Createdand deployed a series of virtual machines (VMs) for enabling...
Aquent LLC
Programmer/Writer
2008 - 2012
Work as part of a vendor team for Microsoft that authors and maintains documentation for packet- and XML-based protocols used by Microsoft Exchange Server 2010. Write documentation according to...
Glosten Associates
Technical Writer
2008 - 2008
Wrote documentation for Glosten Ballast Management System (GBMS), a Windows-based software application that enables commercial marine vessels to plan the uptake and discharge of their ballast water...
LSG Solutions
Technical Lead
2007 - 2008
Led four-member team developing a laboratory sample processing system for the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture. Designed proposed system through business analysis, construction of use cases, and...
Nerve
Editor
2006 - 2007
Led a team of six writers in the daily production of content for Strollerderby, a parenting blog hosted on Babble.com. Contributed three posts to the daily production of 20+ stories, feeding...
Microsoft
Programmer/Writer
2004 - 2007
Created and maintained conceptual and reference documentation that assisted software engineers in creating and deploying Windows Formsa applications using Microsoft's .NET Framework. Wrote...

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