Spurgin Waters

Spurgin Waters

Summary

To use my information technology and business experience to develop and enable Internet and e-commerce systems, information technology systems, and software products.Also interested in public policy as it relates to private and public technology research and development initiatives. Currently possesses an active security clearance.

Interest

Community Service: Mentoring and Tutoring at-risk young adults in DC-Metro area foster care homes.

Volunteer Coach and Youth Sports Coordinator: Marlboro Boys and Girls Club

Donor: Washington, DC Urban League Scholarship Fund Drives

Attending technology seminars, and professional certification courses

Running, Cross-Country Skiing, Rollerskating, weight training/yoga, swimming and golf

Work History

Work History

Mar 2008 - Mar 2009

Lead Systems Engineer

Integral Systems Incorporated

Managing the delivery of software installation packages for U.S. Air Force Wide Gap Satellite and related military satellite communication systems. Organizing software development team resources, identifying requirements and issues for inclusion in the installation packages, testing, maintaining test facility resources, and performing quality assurance support.

Team commended for delivering customer required Installation Packages. Assisted Integral’s graduation to CMMI Level 3 certification. Company had a successful initial public offering while I was employed by Integral.

Jan 2002 - Jan 2008

Senior Systems Engineer and Project Support Specialist

Advanced Information Networks, Inc, .

Testing software in support of federal document management systems -- web portal application development. Successfully tested (functional, installation, black box, white box, and regression) Documentum web-based applications and installed in 30 countries for the United States Agency for International Development and provided configuration management support. Enterprise-wide application installation, system integration, test engineering, Product and End-User Support for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Performed similar task for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Washington, DC. Deployed web-portals used to manage correspondence, Freedom-of-Information Act (FOIA) requests, electronic records management, and procurement records. Deployed AINS proprietary systems to over 30 USIA Missions worldwide.

Sep 1998 - Nov 2001

Consulting Test Engineer Lead

http://www.teksystems.com/

Consulting Test Manager/Lead/Coordinator, American Association of Medical Colleges, Washington, DC. Web application Crisis Management Project Lead/management and coordination tasks for system/functional test team. Established a product release management methodology. Supervised test staff . Test environment development. Interviewing and developing functional testing staff, developed software quality management process, developed quality control and software problem tracking forms

Education

Education
Jun 1992 - Jun 1992

http://web.mit.edu/

Cetificate Course: Technical Communications -- convey technical information to management, technical, and various user audiences. Using the correct multimedia systems and content to convey information across a business enterprise, and user/consumer communities.

Sep 1987 - Apr 1988

http://www.gmu.edu/

National Defense University sponsored courses in federal contractor business operations, federal contract oversight and auditing responsibilities, and statistical methods to analyze and assess contract and program success.

Sep 1971 - Jun 1975

Bachelor of Science

http://www.lclark.edu

Scholarships included: Lewis & Clark College Scholarship; Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Fund of Oregon; and Oregon-chapter National Council of Negro Women Scholarship. Interships included: Reporter-Internship: The Portland Oregonian Newspaper. Participant: Washington D.C. Federal Government Studies Program.

Skills

Skills

Technology Development

Conducted both private sector investor-funded research initiative to assist in the development of Internet and Web 2.0 products and services. Also, has experience work in several advanced research and development laboratories for United States Government funded advanced research initiatiatives; automotive, telecommunications, and environmental.

Project Management

Managed enterprise level information technology projects for civilian, defense, and commercial employers and clients. Project size ranged from several employees and consultant to major crisis management projects with risks exceeding $50 million.

Certifications

Certifications

Professional Project Management

PMI Institute

Certificate of Completion

Integral Systems Incorporated

Top Secret/SCI

US Dept of Defense, US State Dept