Technical Writer / Webmaster Resume

Vaughn Aubuchon

Contact

PO Box 172, Soquel, CA, 95073

(831) 464-86xx


OBJECTIVE: None Whatsoever


SUMMARY:
SEO Webmaster - Search Engine Optimization -  4 years

Applications Engineer/ Tech Writer         -  4 years

Applications Engineer/ Tech Writer         -  4 years

Marketing Engineer - Semiconductor         -  8 years

Design Engineer - CMOS Integrated Circuits -  4 years

Test Engineer - Integrated Circuits        -  5 years

Electronic Technician - Logic Test         - 10 years
.

Bachelor of Science Degree - Cal. State Univ. San Jose - 1981

Outstanding grasp of technical specifications

Highly skilled at obtaining, assembling, analyzing, interpreting,
and presenting technical data

Excellent communication and illustration skills

Prefer FrameMaker - Word OK - Mac/PC fluent

References - throughout



WORK EXPERIENCE: Webmaster (4 years)                 top of resume


Nov. 2000-  
Present
WEBMASTER - Search Engine Optimization Specialist
            100% telecommute from Soquel, CA 95073   (831)477-7032

· Created and maintained content on 100's of commercial web pages
· Studied and practiced SEO daily - visited SEO forums daily
· Google SERP rank of #1 for a 3 million result search term
  Reference:

       Google Ranking Factors - How to Rank High



Applications Engineer/ Technical Writer (4 years)    top of resume


Jun. 2000-  
Nov. 2001

TECHNICAL WRITER - Network ASIC Standard Cell ICs
3Com, 5400 Bayfront Plaza, Santa Clara, CA 95054     (408)326-2000

· Wrote and maintained datasheets for PCI 10/100/1G Ethernet chips
· Wrote for OEM account network design engineer audience
· FrameMaker application on MS Windows 2000, Visio, Lotus, etc.
  References:  David Garcia, Gary Preston, Tony George
               Wayne Pesuit


Aug. 1999-  
Nov. 1999

CONSULTANT - TECHNICAL WRITER - TCP/IP Network SOCs
Hotrail Inc.,  Santa Clara, CA                       (408)467-4451

· Wrote datasheet for simultaneous multi-processing (SMP) chipset
· Worked with 4 engineers to learn functionality and parameters 
· MS Office 2000, Windows NT, Outlook
  References:  Dr.Joy Shetler, Dr.Daniel Fu


1998-2003

WEBMASTER - Website Creation - Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
· Created and maintained commercial website for 4 years
· Point your browser to: http://www.shorelinesurf.com
· Emphasis on content, organization, added-value and ease-of-use


1997-1998

   Took extended sabbatical/ vacation.  Studied software, HTML,
search engine dynamics, graphics applications, etc.
Learned HTML, Homepage, Illustrator, Photoshop, Pagemaker


Jan. 1997-  
Jun. 1997

CONSULTANT - TECHNICAL WRITER - Chip Design Hardware
Simpod Inc.,  Santa Clara, CA                        (408)330-9300

· Wrote marketing brochure, application notes for Simpod, Inc.
· Simpod provides programmable hardware modeling capability
  Reference:  Yiftach Tzori


May  1995-  
Jan. 1997

FIELD APPLICATIONS ENGINEER - Semiconductor Distribution
Nu Horizons Electronics Distribution,  San Jose, CA  (408)434-0800

· Made calls with outside salespeople  Made buddy visits with reps
· Supported inside salespeople         Trained outside salespeople
· Drove technical-vendor relations     Introduced new products
· Secured design registrations         Attended supplier trainings
· Drove supplier promotions            Researched customer base
· Completed Xilinx FPGA design course
· Macintosh:   Extensively used Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  References:  Frank Reynolds, Mel Kutzin, Gray Wong, Aaron Mount
               Mary Ann Finucane, Bob McCauley, Bill Schneider,
               Christine Vetrano


Oct. 1994-  
Dec. 1994

CONSULTANT - TECHNICAL WRITER - ASICs
Chip Express,  Santa Clara, CA                       (408)988-2445

· Wrote first design manual for Chip Express (110 pages)
· Laser-programmable gate arrays and conventional gate arrays
  References:  Udi Yuhjtman, Jerry Dempsky, Edwin Lugo


May  1993-  
Jan. 1994

FIELD APPLICATIONS ENGINEER - Semiconductor Distribution
Bell Industries, Distribution Division, Sunnyvale, CA (408)734-8570

· (same as above at Nu Horizons)
  References:  Kate Collins, Jim Paterson, Ted Smith, Dan Blair




Marketing Engineer (8 years)                        top of resume


May  1990-  
May  1993

SENIOR APPLICATIONS ENGINEER - E2 Memories
Exel Microlectronics, a division of Rohm (Japan),  San Jose, CA

Simultaneously held two positions and used two business cards
· Wrote 16 application notes (45pp), reviewed customer circuits
· Handled all incoming technical-problem calls
· Interfaced smoothly with customers, solved problems
· Macintosh:  Extensively used Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word

SENIOR PRODUCT MARKETING ENGINEER - E2 Memories
· Analyzed all competitive parts, defined products
· Provided market forecasting and analyzed pricing
· Interfaced effectively with customers and editors
· Reviewed and corrected 2 full revisions of databook (504 pages)
  References:  Richard Nedinsky, Chris Pope, Reggie Huff,
               John Chang


May  1988-  
Jan. 1990

PRODUCT MARKETING ENGINEER - Complex Logic
IDT (Integrated Device Technology),  Santa Clara, CA

· Supported sales on technical issues
· Efficiently quoted, tracked and expedited business
· Prepared winning, detailed sales presentations
· Created IDT49C465 16-bit Error Detection and Correction datasheet
· Became power-user of Excel, Word, MacDraw, Powerpoint
  References:  Frank Toth, Mike Converse, Danh Le Ngoc,
               Yuping Chung


Sept.1986-  
Nov. 1987

PRODUCT MARKETING ENGINEER - ASIC Products
GE/RCA Solid State,  San Jose, CA

· Provided customer interface and support for the western U.S.
· Analyzed circuits, performed gate counts
· Generated all quotations for the western United States
· Conducted seminars, trained salesmen and representatives
· Evaluated and approved circuit feasibility
  References:  Craig Silver, Hillol Sarkar, Jerry Brown,
               Phil Shasker


Jun. 1985-  
Jul. 1986

SENIOR APPLICATIONS ENGINEER - CMOS Gate Arrays
HMSI, Hitachi MicroSystems International,  San Jose, CA

· Introduced Hitachi CMOS gate arrays to the U.S. market
· Made technical presentations to major customers (DEC, Apollo)
· Wrote English version of workstation design manual for U.S.
· Performed capture and logic simulations on Daisy workstation
· Performed extensive technical and social interface with customers
  References:  Tom Yu, K. Nomiya


June 1986

   · Granted U.S. patent #4,595,913 - Capacitive Switching System
 Patented a touch-activated joystick for computer games


Sept.1984-  
May  1985

APPLICATIONS MARKETING ENGINEER - CMOS Gate Arrays
IMI (International Microcircuits) Santa Clara, CA (now in Milpitas)

· Circuit evaluation, feasibility, partitioning and approval
· Converted macrocell databook from Suwa Seiko to IMI format
· Performed extensive technical interface with customers
  References:  Frank Deverse, Alan Tregidga, Ding Bui,
               David Harmon, Os Viva


Dec. 1980-  
June 1981

PRODUCT MARKETING ENGINEER - CMOS Gate Arrays
NEC Electron, Inc.,  Sunnyvale, CA

· Introduced NEC CMOS gate arrays to the U.S. market
· Created and presented 30 page white paper in Tokyo, Japan
  References:  Brian Elliot, Jason Stewart,
               Takagaki-san, Tachibana-san




Design Engineer, CMOS Integrated Circuit (4 years)   top of resume


Jan. 1982-  
Aug. 1984

SENIOR DESIGN ENGINEER - ASIC CMOS Gate Arrays
SPI, (Semi Processes Incorporated),  San Jose, CA

· Performed logic design and layout of 28 CMOS gate arrays
· Performed logic and physical design of various macrocells
· Analyzed critical paths, performed logic reduction
· Performed extensive technical and social interface with customers
  References:  Dr.Charlie Allen, Tom Cauge, Jeff Woo, Mike Converse


Jun. 1981-  
Jan. 1982

DESIGN CONSULTANT - CMOS Gate Arrays
G.A.T.E. (Gate Array Technology Engineering),  Sunnyvale, CA

· Designed and layed-out 6 CMOS gate arrays, various macrocells
· Critical path analysis, reduced logic, created macrocells
  References:  Dr.Charlie Allen, Tom Cauge, Mike Converse


Sept.1979-  
Aug. 1980

DESIGN ENGINEER - CMOS Integration - ASIC
Ferranti Interdesign, Inc.,  Sunnyvale, CA

· Logic design and layout of 12 CMOS gate array integrated circuits
· Wrote test programs, tested logic, and determined failure modes
  References:  Ed Albers, Todd Goldsmith, Clare Hardesty,
               Mohammed Taher


:

College
June 1981

B.S.B.A. Degree   California State University    San Jose, CA

· Received B.S. degree - Business Administration with
  Management Concentration
· All classes were taken at night while working full time.
· An MBA requires 2 years of management study - I have 4 years.




Test Engineer, Integrated Circuit (5 years)          top of resume


Aug. 1980-  
Nov. 1980

SENIOR PRODUCT ENGINEER - Bipolar Memories
Fairchild Semiconductor,  Mountain View, CA

· Performed bipolar RAM yield improvement
  References:  Dr.Silas Kung (supervisor), A.J. Beers


Jan. 1979-  
Sept.1979

TEST ENGINEER - Bipolar TTL Logic
Raytheon Company,  Mountain View, CA

· Programmed Fairchild Sentry for bipolar ICs (FACTOR language)
· Military Program Administrator - Military Specification 38510
  References:  Max Rabadon, Clare Hardesty, Brent Schusheim


Dec. 1978

TEST ENGINEER - Microprocessor Products
National Semiconductor Corporation,  Santa Clara, CA

· Wrote test program (FACTOR) for the NSC820 interface chip
  References:  Richard Sachs (supervisor)


Dec. 1975-  
Sept.1978

ASSOCIATE ENGINEER - Bipolar Memories, PALs, PLDs
MMI (Monolithic Memories - Advanced Micro Devices),  Sunnyvale, CA

· DESIGNED, built and maintained 4 AC (nanosecond) testers
· Designed and built two 2901 bit-slice functional testers
· Reverse-engineered AMD2910 controller (etch, photo, trace, etc.)
  References:  Bill Moss, Ury Priel, Zelimir Diel, Jaime Martín,
               Les Gardinier, Mike Allen, Todd Goldsmith,
               Clare Hardesty, Greg Feigian




Electronic Technician, Logic Test (10 years)         top of resume


College:
June 1974

A.A. Degree    De Anza College    Cupertino, CA     (408)864-5678

· Associate of Arts degree - Quality Control/ Transfer major
· Completed all classes required for a Quality Control degree.
· All classes were taken at night while working full time.


Oct. 1971-  
Dec. 1975

SENIOR TECHNICIAN - Bipolar Memory Design
National Semiconductor,  Santa Clara, CA          (408)721-5000

· Designed and built AC and functional testers for RAMs and ROMs
· Performed delay measurements using Tektronix sampling system
· Constructed numerous test fixtures, recorded and analyzed data
· Performed extensive R&D failure analysis
  References:  Ury Priel, Phil Holland (supervisor), Jerry Baker,
               Al Brilliot, Lawrence Siquig, Max Rabadon


Nov. 1969-  
Oct. 1971

ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN - Bipolar TTL Design
Signetics Corporation (now Philips Semiconductor)
,  Sunnyvale, CA

· Analyzed TTL MSI logic wafers in Die Sort
· Probed wafers using Electroglas and Pacific Western probers
· Performed yield analysis in Final Test and Quality Control
  References:  Jim Kufis, Ben Wood (supervisor), George Conners,
               Lee Eastley, Dan Dubsky, Ken Lieberman


Oct. 1969-  
Nov. 1969

ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN - Final Test
Data Technology Corporation,  Mountain View, CA

· Final test, calibration, repair of dual-slope digital voltmeters
  References:  none


Sept.1969-  
Oct. 1969
ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN - Microwave
Aertech Corporation,  Sunnyvale, CA

· Performed precision assembly of S-band stripline biased limiters
· Performed final test while reducing VSWR with polar O-scope
  References:  none


Sept.1967-  
Aug. 1969
ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN - Radio Frequency and Audio
Vega Electronics Corporation,  Santa Clara, CA

· Performed final test and repair on semiconductor equipment
· Repaired FM wireless microphone receivers, audio compressors,
· Repaired tone telemetry, coded squelch logic, notch filters
· Fabricated test fixtures, wrote test procedures, sweep alignment
  References:  Don Nourie, Bob Walters (supervisor), Jill Wexler


Sept.1965-  
Sept.1967
ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN - Military Meteorological Gear
Cardion West, a division of General Signal,  Sunnyvale, CA

· Tested, calibrated, and repaired military semiconductor systems
· Repaired solid state meteorological gear (dew point, anemometer)
· Inspected soldering and workmanship to Military Standard 38510
  Reference:  Ed Kingman (supervisor)



 Amateur Radio Enthusiast:
· As a pre-teenager, studied amateur radio theory, antennas,
  wave propagation, transmitters, receivers, RF spectrum, etc.
· Built transmitters up to 100 Watts RF power, double-conversion
  superheterodyne receivers, high-voltage power supplies, and
  RF converters.
· Studied capacitance, inductance, reactance, impedance,
  resonance and Q.
· Repaired many radio receivers and TVs, built field strength
  meters and metal detectors.



 

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