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Proposal Consultant Resume

Bethesda, MD

SUMMARY:

  • Confidential has over ten years experience as a contractor for government agencies that generate large amounts of health - related, scientific and technical material.
  • His education and experience as a research chemist allow him to understand and review this content with a critical eye.
  • He is adept in web page creation and maintenance, and the usability and accessibility (including Section 508 accessibility and related federal regulations) of PDF documents, web sites and scripts.
  • Confidential has worked successfully on several collaborative projects and has coordinated several larger ones.
  • He is very dependable, cooperative, detail oriented, very much aware of deadlines, and has the ability to readily grasp new technology.
  • In addition, he possesses excellent writing, editing and communication skills and has a solid background in chemistry and science.
  • Confidential also has experience in various aspects of processing Adverse Events, Product Complaints and FOIA requests for the Confidential project using the Oracle Terminology Management System (TMS) database and Business Objects.

SPECIAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows

Programming/Markup Languages: HTML / XHTML / CSS, C++/VBScript

Applications: Dreamweaver, Homesite, Microsoft Office, Corel WordPerfect / Quattro Pro, WebTrends Enterprise Suite, Urchin Web Analytics, Aman CyberSpyder, Adobe Acrobat / Photoshop, PPTools PPT2HTML, Oracle Content Management System, Various Section 508 Software, SAP Business Objects

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Bethesda, MD

Proposal Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Provided information and input and helped write and proofread proposals for potential government contracts involving web/internet projects and information technology as a consultant for Confidential

Data Entry Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Performed data entry, MedDRA symptom coding, and redaction for adverse events and product complaint reports for CFSAN regulated products as a Data Entry Manager for the Confidential (CFSAN Adverse Events Reporting System) project.
  • Converted reports to PDF format and used redaction features of Adobe Acrobat Professional. Earlier reports were processed with EMC Captiva InputAccel.
  • Helped reduce a backlog of over 3,000 reports to near zero in three months.
  • Assisted in producing FOIA requests and related documents, including making and reviewing redactions, using SAP Business Objects, Adobe Acrobat Professional and knowledge of the Confidential database.

Proposal Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Provided information and input and helped write and proofread proposals for potential government contracts involving web/internet projects and information technology as a consultant for Confidential

Web Developer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Designed, coded, and maintained web pages for Confidential ’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition on-site.
  • Converted and edited documents and images originally produced in several formats by means of a variety of HTML text editors and graphics software and transferred files from the PC to the server and vice versa using FTP.
  • Ensured compliance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1998 through the use of various software tools such as JAWS, Accenture Digital Diagnostic Engine, Bobby/Watchfire Bobby, Cynthia Says, and Functional Accessibility Evaluator as well as manual checking and correction.
  • Produced accessible, Section 508 compliant PDF files via Adobe Acrobat Professional using the included accessibility features as well as manual checking and correction.
  • Edited a JavaScript program to make PowerPoint presentations accessible and Section 508 compliant.
  • Performed quality control checks on documents and web pages for program and scientific accuracy.
  • Produced web site statistical reports using Webtrends and Urchin, generated link analysis reports with CyberSpyder, constructed and edited Access databases, made snapshots of the agency’s web site, compiled weekly security reports from the agency’s web logs listing site probes and hacking attempts, and composed Executive Summaries of various software products considered for purchase at the request of the Webmaster.
  • Tested and provided QA for Confidential ’s Food Facility Registration and Prior Notice programs and helped to write instructions for their use.
  • Updated RSS feeds, monitored a number of health-related web sites for updates, submitted weekly summaries of new items, wrote draft news reports for two sub-sites, posted and reviewed various laboratory methods and analytical manuals, used online chemical databases to research terms to be entered in the CFSAN Thesaurus, and generated EFOIA reference lists using CMS pipelines.
  • Received training in an Oracle content management system, and recoded and created new pages that displayed properly in the new CMS system as part of Confidential ’s web migration project in 2009.
  • Obtained additional training and experience in redacting and preparing GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) notices for web publication, which required familiararity with scientific literature.

Confidential, Lanham, MD

Web Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Constructed a new web site for the Confidential ’s Office of Law Enforcement Standards, maintained its pages, edited content, and designed and created new web pages as needed.
  • Collaborated with a web designer and OLES staff to ensure compliance with the agency’s web policies and Section 508.
  • The resulting site, coded in XHTML with CSS includes and Dublin Core meta data, met or exceeded the agency’s upcoming web standards months ahead of schedule.
  • The site also features multiple fade-in slideshows with image swapping from modified JavaScripts, and PDF documents brought into compliance with Section 508.
  • Compiled weekly and monthly status reports and time sheets and responded to requests of the Division Information Coordinator.
  • Created Customer Service Questionnaire form for Confidential web site, and PHP CGI script to process the results, display a confirmation page and send a formatted HTML email of the results to Confidential .

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