Address: Daffodils, B-211, Magarpatta City, Hadapsar, Pune � 411028 by 3DIub18


									                     Address: 6443, F-6, Alok Vihar 2, Sector 50, Noida-201301. Uttar Pradesh, India


                                                                     Hand Phone: +91-9560166422

                                                                        Date of Birth: 02 May 1974

                       MICHAEL R.M. DAVID
Objective     My objective is to work in an environment in which I can use my software and
              documentation expertise, together with my analytical and management skills, for the
              development of new technologies and applications. I seek a challenging position in
              which I can research, develop, test, administer and document new software systems.
Specialties           Excellent Technical Writer and System Administrator
                      Vast experience in documenting APIs
                      In-depth knowledge of FreeBSD and Linux System Administration
                      Very good knowledge and experience of Manual Testing
                      In-depth knowledge and experience in website security issues,
                       Nginx/Lighttpd/Apache/PHP/MySQL/MariaDB configuration and
                       Sendmail/Postfix administration on Linux/FreeBSD
                      Experienced in ClearBox network appliance administration
                      Experienced in OpenVPN configuration for secure VPN access
                      Knowledgeable in setting up virtualized servers using OpenVZ and KVM, with
                      My website as a testimony to my skills
                      I am the system administrator of
                      I am a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) from EC-Council.
Experience    April 2009 – Till Date Adobe India Pvt. Ltd, India, Noida
              Sr. Technical Writer
                   Write user manuals and server guides for various Adobe products.
                   Test and document bugs in various Adobe products.
              Tools Used: Adobe Frame Maker. The documents are converted to PDF for delivery.
              Jun 2008 – Jan 2009 Freelance Work, Pune
                  Worked as a freelancer and wrote telecom related documentation for
                     companies such as Avaya and Amdocs.
              Nov 2006 – Nov 2007 IXIA Technologies Pvt Ltd, Kolkata
              Principal Technical Writer
                  Wrote user guides and protocol guides for IXANVL – a tool for testing
                     compliance with network standards.
                  Tested IXANVL for functionality and file bug reports as required.
                  Ensured that error messages and user interface wording are clear and correct.
                  Ensured that Linux/FreeBSD desktops and servers are properly configured for
                     the development and testing of the Linux version of IXANVL.
               Tools Used: Adobe Frame Maker. The documents were converted to PDF for
            Aug 2003 – Sept 2006 Consultant – Documentation, Taiwan
            Documentation Consultant
                Worked as a Documentation Consultant on projects such as the High Speed
                  Railway, network products and system security software.
                Companies serviced include Trend Micro, Mitac and Accton Technologies.
                Additionally, looked after System Administration for the High Speed Railway
            April 2003 – July 2003 Oracle India, Hyderabad, India
            Technical Writer
                Documented the user manual, administration guide and API reference for an e-
                   business suite.
                Tested the user interface prototypes for the system in accordance with standard
                   HCI guidelines.
                Wrote presentations and white papers to explain product functionality to
                   internal staff.
               Tools Used: Manual Testing. Adobe Frame Maker for documents. The documents
               were converted to PDF for delivery.
            Jun 2000 - Dec 2002 Consultant – Documentation, Singapore
            Documentation Consultant
                Worked as a Documentation Consultant for projects such as security software,
                  device driver toolkit and banking.
                Companies serviced include Sun Microsystems, Maverick Systems and
                  Deustche Bank.
                In addition, I was involved in manual testing for the products that I
            Dec 1997 – May 2000 Gluck Pvt. Ltd., Chennai, India
            Technical Writer
                Documented user manuals, technical references and API references for custom
                   made solutions for textile merchants at Coimbatore, India.
                Provided customer support and proactive follow up when appropriate.
               Tools Used: MS Office for documents. The documents were converted to PDF
               using Adobe Acrobat for delivery.
Education       1996-1999 University of Madras, India - Master of Computer Applications
                1991-1994 University of Madras, India - Bachelors Degree in Mathematics
                1995-1996 Aptech Computer Education, Madras, India - Higher Diploma in
                 Software Engineering...An NCC Diploma (U.K.)
                1997-1998 Software Solutions Integrated Ltd, Madras, India - Post Graduate
                 Diploma in Computer Science
TOEFL       My total scores are as follows:

            Listening: 25/30 Reading: 27/30 Structure/Writing: 27/30 Essay Score: 5/6
            Overall: 263/300.
Interests       Writing technical articles on Computer Science, planning and writing software
                Testing various Linux distributions and FreeBSD versions
                     Configuring and supporting Linux and FreeBSD servers and desktops
                     Experimenting and learning about virtualization technologies such as OpenVZ,
                      Xen, KVM and FreeBSD jails
                     Traveling and Photography
LPI              I have successfully completed LPI level 1 certification and paper 201 [part of level 2].
                 I will be taking up paper 202 in the coming months, as my finance permits.

                 For more information on LPI, visit

                 To verify my LPI certification, visit and
                 use the following credentials:

                       LPI ID: LPI000081779
                       Verification Code: 8jsv4872xq
Other                  Adobe Certified Expert for RoboHelp
Certifications         Novell Certified for SUSE Linux
                       Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) from EC-Council.
Computer         VB 5.0, Oracle 7.1, SQL, PL / SQL, DEV 2000, Realbasic, C, DOS Internals,
Literacy         Robohelp, MS Front Page, MS Office, JavaScript, Adobe Frame Maker, Adobe
                 Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, Visio, Corel Draw, Open Office, Lotus Smart Suite,
                 Dream Weaver, Win 98,Win 2000, Win XP, Mac OS 9 / Mac OS X, Be OS, FreeBSD,
                 Linux, LATEX and Texinfo among others.
Professional     Examination conducted at the National Level - National Center for Software
Recognition      Techniques - Affiliated to the Dept of Electronics, Govt. of India.

                 A nationwide Test of Competence in Software Technology. Scored an overall of 74
                 percentile, which is interpreted as per the Examination Board as having secured marks
                 higher than 74% of the total number of students who wrote the examination.

                 Received appreciation from Mr. Yashavant Kanetkar - one of the most distinguished
                 authorities for C Language for reviewing his book “Pointers in C".
Languages        English (Fluent), Tamil (Fluent).

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