Performed development and maintenance on a large Perl web application, and a server monitoring tool. Completed a server build, including automation of the process using standard Perl toolchain components.
Anything that needs doing -- handling equipment in the datacentre, hacking on Cammy, and adding features to Foreman (http://theforeman.org/)
Performed manual testing of mission-critical web applications. Wrote new unit test libraries to provide automated testing for several components. Added support for configuring SSL security to HTTP::Tiny and added SSL support to in-house system monitoring tool. Taught peers about Perl, software testing, and Linux in written documents and group tutorials.
Interface with legacy software via ActiveMQ and CORBA to implement high-fidelity audio playback for sonar data on a mock VICTORIA-class submarine
Install, configure, and administer both Linux and Windows virtual machines for development and test deployments
Participate in planning sessions on development methodology and execution
Provide detailed documentation of all systems and software used
On a freelance/contract basis, I instruct and conduct examinations for National Lifeguard and First Aid courses at pools and waterfronts across Nova Scotia.
Recruited, interviewed, and hired new staff, including supervisors
Doubled aquatics program capacity by analyzing patterns of unmet demand
Conducted staff training and performance evaluations to ensure performance
standards are met and to cultivate skill within the staff team
Issue reprimands and terminate employment as necessary
Revise and maintain staff manuals to meet changing best practices
I provided safety supervision, and conducted rescues and first aid as needed; provided staff supervision; and taught and evaluated advanced courses like National Lifeguard.
Planned and conducted safety inspections of seasonal facilities
Assisted and represented the Society at events, including judging at lifeguard
competitions and instructing and evaluating National Lifeguard courses
Issued reports for both internal and external consumption, including the 1997-
2007 Drowning Report
Acted as a consultant for management on specialized technical issues
Set all waterfront policies and procedures, and train staff in their execution
Performed waterfront supervision
Drive camp vehicles, including a 16-passenger wheelchair van and a waterski boat
Supervised patrons, conducted rescues, and provided first aid as needed. I also provided administrative support to staff, and instructed and evaluated swimming lessons and Bronze-level courses.
Developed all waterfront policies and emergency rescue procedures, conducted waterfront supervision, performed rescues and first aid as needed, taught swim lessons, and led staff training.
I was responsible for the direct supervision of campers; teaching swimming lessons, including advanced courses; preparing and running activities at family camp; and providing 1:1 supervision for campers with special needs on a relief basis.
Experimental cognitive neuropsychology, focusing on hearing, speech, and language.