Cheryl Evans

Freelance Ghostwriter & Technical Writer

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Location:Georgetown, Texas, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/cherylevans
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I am a defense contractor who likes to write in my spare time.
I write poetry, and short stories for fun; I write technical manuals, and test plans for work.
I would love to ghost write for someone with an interesting tale to tell.
I have included my technical resume.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Over seventeen years of diverse experience as a Biometrics (BATs/HIIDEs) Field Support Engineer (FSE) in OCONUS (OIF), SIGINT/FISINT operator and technical analyst for the intelligence community. Specific areas of competence include OT&E; Training; SIGINT/FISINT signals acquisition, exploitation and reporting; signals analysis. Experience includes assignment to various operational facilities OIF, CONUS and OCONUS. Have shown a demonstrated excellence in oral communications and written skills, which allows for extremely productive communications with customers and colleagues. I am experienced in the preparation and conducting of technical briefings and demonstrations. I am an experienced technical writer for training and operations certification. I have performed as Lead Test Engineer at every level of Test and Evaluation to include live missile testing and telemetry analysis, as well as communications testing for Adaptive Joint C4ISR Node (AJCN). I possess an excellent working knowledge of computer systems and software packages.

OPERATIONAL BACKGROUND

Operations most familiar with but not limited to:
Test and Evaluation/ Training/Telemetry Analysis /Search / Acquisition /Exploitation/Reporting/Field Operations Technical IT Support for Biometrics systems/ Technical Writing/Management/Server operation and maintenance.

SOFTWARE / HARDWARE KNOWLEDGE:
Possess the skills to remove or install software packages and upgrades, and run diagnostics to ensure proper functionality of equipment. Systems most experienced with: X-MIDAS/SUN Microsystems/ MICROSOFT Office/ UNIX / X-WINDOWs/Mat Lab/Access/Biometrics Automated Toolset (BAT)/Handheld Interagency Detection Equipment (HIIDEs) Pier Iris Scanners /BATs/Fingerprint scanning/recording devices/Various proprietary signal exploitation equipment.

OCCUPATIONAL BACKGROUND:

Booz Allen Hamilton: Biometrics Team Lead (Instructor/Trainer/Developer) for (CI2C) Counter-IED Integration Cell
CGI (Formerly Stanley/Oberon): Biometrics Field Service Engineer (FSE).
Responsible for Biometrics Automated Tool-set: Enrollments, Identification, and System Operation.
Also function as system Field Support Engineer (FSE) for BAT system, responsible for system maintenance, operation, trouble shooting and problem resolution.
General Dynamics Scottsdale, Arizona: Instructor III for NESTS-M system. Lead instructor responsible for creating training modules, and primary instruction to users.
Data Systems and Technologies Sierra Vista, Arizona: Support Joint Interoperability Test Command as a Functional Area Analyst 4, for GCCS-J. Act as primary liaison between facility Action Officer and IPT Lead.
Jackson and Tull Chartered Engineers: Kirtland AFB, Albuquerque, New Mexico Air Force Operations Test and Evaluation Center, Lead Test Engineer
Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, SM-3, Block 4A Telemetry Analyst/Technical Writer/Database Administrator
Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona Telemetry Analyst
Raytheon Systems Company, Garland, Texas Test and Evaluation X-Midas Systems Test Engineer
Raytheon Systems Company, Garland, Texas (Off-site) Joint Defense Facility at Pine Gap, FISINT collections Operator/Analyst
Digital Software Corporation, Aurora, Colorado Mission Systems Operations and Analysis
United States Army (INSCOM) Field Station Augsburg, Lead SIGINT Analyst, 35N/20
Menwith Hill Station Harrogate, UK, Lead SIGINT Analyst, 35N/20

EDUCATION
Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems/Hold AGS, University of Arizona

SECURITY CLEARANCE Level: SECRET (current)

EXPERIENCE:

September 2011-December 2011 Booz Allen Hamilton:
I served as the Biometrics Lead and member of Counter-IED Integration Cell (CI2C) team. I was responsible for course development and practical application of Biometrics educational material. I was responsible for instructing Biometrics course material to soldiers prior to overseas deployment.
November 2010 – August 2011 CGI (Stanley/Oberon):
BioMetrics FSE (OIF) I supported Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) mission as
Lead Field Support Engineer for Biometrics Automated Tool Se t (BATs), HIIDEs (Hand Held Interagency Identification Equipment) at Camp Taji, Iraq.
September 2010-November 2010 General Dynamics: Support NESTS-M initiative as Lead Instructor.
February 2010 – September 2010 Data Systems and Technologies (DST): Support Joint Interoperability Test (JITC) Command as a functional area analyst for GCCS-J. Coordinate OT&E efforts between the military customer and function as a primary point of contact between the GCCS-J Action Officer at Ft. Huachuca and IPT Lead.
September 2002 - November 2004 - Jackson and Tull Chartered Engineers, Kirtland AFB, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Air Force Operations Test and Evaluation Center (AFOTEC), Senior Lead Test Engineer with Jackson and Tull Chartered Engineers Inc.
July 2001 – September 2002 - Raytheon Missile System, Tucson, Arizona, Analyst/Technical Writer
July 2001 – September 2002 - Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona Telemetry Analysis
June 2000 – July 2001 - Raytheon Systems Company, Garland, Texas Test and Evaluation
September 1997- June 2000 - Raytheon Systems Company, Garland, Texas (Off-Site): Served as an Associate Operations Specialist: Exercised a fundamental knowledge of electronic measurement techniques, operated a system comprised of integrated scientific data acquisition and recording systems. Operated equipment integrated into a single console or as a stand-alone component. Operated a wide variety of electronic equipment such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, filters, demodulators, tunable amplifiers, frequency synthesizers, timing systems, and record-reproduce equipment, performed diagnostic tests of assigned systems. Visually identified specific data to be acquired, then conditioned data with the use of electronic techniques for subsequent processing. Maintain data logs. Performed signals identification and analysis.
May 1986 -July 1992 – U. S. Army Intelligence Security Command: SIGINT Analyst 35N/20
Operations Specialist: Performed as a senior SIGINT analyst/supervisor for various mission systems while in a field station environment. Performed advanced, on-line real-time data analysis as well as off-line target analysis of proprietary targets. Exercised a fundamental knowledge of electronic measurement techniques, operated a system comprised of integrated scientific data acquisition and recording systems. Operated equipment integrated into a single console or as a stand-alone component. Operated a wide variety of electronic equipment such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, filters, demodulators, tunable amplifiers, frequency synthesizers, timing systems, and record-reproducing equipment, performed diagnostic tests of assigned systems. Visually identified specific data to be acquired, then conditioned data with the use of electronic techniques for subsequent processing. Maintained data logs, performed signals identification, target analysis, site operations at Field Station Augsburg, Germany, and Menwith Hill Station, Harrogate, England.
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