Richard Howell

520 Grant Street

Woodburn, OR 97071

(503) 522-1483

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To obtain an entry level position as a Software Engineer.

Summary of Qualifications

  • Strong education in Microsoft .NET including ASP.NET, C#, and Visual Basic.
  • Experience with using Java to create applications.
  • Experience with using SQL and LINQ in both WinForms and WebForms.
  • Studies included HTML, CSS, and Javascript.
  • 1+ year experience using ASP.NET and C#.
  • Able to work well within a team environment as well as individually
  • Online education enabled greater ability to work with a team over a distance.

Professional Experience

Rockwell Collins, Wilsonville, Oregon
Senior Electronics Test Technician, October 1998 - Present

  • Assemble multiple models of computers, overhead projectors, and combiners.
  • Additional duties include development of hardware and software applications
  • Tested and repaired to component level the computers, overhead projectors, and combiners.
  • Assisted test engineering in developing new scripts to better test products.
  • Designed test fixturing for environmental chambers.
  • Developed software to monitor production inventory and generate a dynamic display using ASP.NET.
  • Developed ASP.NET page to graphically display the XML output from multiple different computers.
  • Developed database and WebForm front ends for a Lean Electronics 5S reporting system.

U.S. Navy, Norfolk Naval Air Station, Norfolk, VA
Computer Automated Test Station Operator/Maintainer, August 1996 - June 1998

  • Performed intermediate and depot level maintenance on navigation and radar computers.
  • Performed required maintenance on the Computer Automated Test Station.
  • Performed testing and troubleshooting to component level using the ATLAS and BASIC computer languages.
  • Reprogrammed tests as needed to assist in further fault isolation of failing LRU’s.
  • As required, changed test programs to comply with current testing requirements.
  • Possessed a Department of Defense security rating of Secret.

U.S. Navy, Norfolk Naval Air Station, Norfolk, VA
Communication/Navigation System Repair Technician, April 1995 - July 1996

  • Performed intermediate and depot level maintenance on multiple different radio, navigation, and IFF systems.
  • Responsible for reprogramming of automated landing systems and maintaining security in the locker.
  • Was responsible for training multiple individuals so they were ready for deployment. Training included how to test and troubleshoot different radios and maintenance of test equipment.


University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
Bachelor of Science - Information Technology, November 2011 - July 2014
GPA 3.77

  • Strong focus on systems development using SDLC and agile methods.
  • Team based assignments with distance communication.
  • Emphasis on business systems development.

University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
Associate of Arts - General Studies, November 2010 - September 2011
GPA 3.96

  • General studies degree.
  • Completed to speed the process for the Bachelors of Science.

U.S. Navy Maintainer School, NAS Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach, VA
CATIIID Operator/Maintainer 1996

  • Learned maintenance of the Computer Automated Test Station, 3 bay, digital (CAT IIID).
  • Learned techniques to use to train new operators.

DeVry Institute of Technology, City of Industry, CA
Associates of Science - Electronics Incomplete

  • Basic and advanced analog and digital electronics.
  • Practical experience laying out and experimenting with circuitry.

Additional Information

  • Ability to quickly learn new languages.
  • Adapts to new situations quickly.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with distant team members.
  • Ability to work well on my own.

References available on request.

Last updated October 11, 2014