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Kathy F. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 5, 2014

Kathy F.

Always about Quality and Customer Satisfaction
   United States
  |   Acton, MA
  |  3:49 pm Local Time

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Minimum Hourly Rate $60

My work experience is diverse. I started in software development, then evolved into other areas, including: SDLC processes, ISO registration, Quality Assurance, Process Improvements, Project Management and Technical Writing. I have worked for manufacturing, database, professional services and medical device companies. For fun, I also own a small e-commerce candy business. I continue to enjoy working in all these areas, and periodically take courses to become familiar with new technology and learn ways to improve my skills. I am...

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New England Toffee Company
Owner, Sole Proprietor (part-time)
2003 - Present
I operate my own small candy business, which includes: business analysis, product marketing, sales, policy and process development, metrics, finances, adherence to FDA (food safety) regulations,...
Boston Scientific Corporation
Technical Writer (contract, fixed-term, consultant
2006 - 2011
For a GUI driven medical device, I managed, developed, and/or reviewed technical and planning documentation, such as: market, system, and software requirements, software design, design verification...
Design Net Technical Products
Technical Writer (part-time, consultant)
2008 - 2009
I reviewed & updated two black-box test protocols (functional, fault-insertion) for one project. On a second project, I developed a User Manual for a medical device (GUI driven interferometer).
Re-Vision Development, LLC
Technical Writer (part-time, consultant)
2008 - 2008
I formatted, edited and reviewed a Coding Standards Style Guide.
Quality Assurance Institute
Tester (consultant)
2002 - 2002
I participated in an on-line course as a student to evaluate the quality and flow of the material, and to compare it to other on-line courses. I also tested various web forms to evaluate clarity,...
Quality Assurance Institute
Technical Writer (consultant)
2001 - 2001
I wrote, edited and researched a study guide used by people studying for certification as a “Software Quality Analyst” (originally hired only to review/edit this guide). I also provided input on...

Education

George Washington University
Masters Certificate in Project Management
1998 - 1999
Fitchburg State College
M.S. in Computer Science
1980 - 1982
Marietta College
B.S. in Math/Computer Science and Physics (double)
1976 - 1980
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