Stephen Kairys Technical Writer Resume 11-6-15(HC)
STEPHEN A. KAIRYS
205 East 95th Street – Apt. 5H
New York, NY 10128
(212) 735- 6025
Diligent IT Professional/Technical Writer
Extensive experience creating, editing, and proofreading documents
Strong background in Application Development
Knowledge of pharmaceutical/healthcare industry
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Microsoft Word and Excel
LAGNIAPPE PHARMACY SERVICES, Hauppauge, NY (06/86 to 12/00), (10/01 to 6/14)
Senior Software Engineer/Technical Writer
Created and edited documents for diverse audiences (using Microsoft Word):
o Wrote user Release Notes for 20+ software updates.
o Crafted special Release Notes for security module that facilitated clients’ HIPAA compliance.
o Authored New Feature Memos for customized applications.
o Formulated procedural documents for internal maintenance processes.
o Created test plans and test matrices for use by QA.
o Drafted user installation guides.
o Composed specifications and implementation plans for product enhancements.
o Consulted with SMEs to extract essential information.
o Proofread issues of quarterly customer newsletter.
o Improved (and established standards for) internal synopses of completed programming projects.
o Revised application “Support Tips”.
o Composed and edited HELP screens and error messages.
Developedapplications (using C):
o Increased capacity of patient file over 1000% by upgrading file structures and converting data.
o Programmed enhancements and bugfixes to facilitate filling prescriptions.
o Enhanced printing of medication sheets used by nursing homes.
o Developed front end of module to transmit drug orders to Kinray, a wholesaler.
o Mentored and advised junior programmers.
Performed design and analysis:
o Provided advice and insight to management per system modifications.
o Consulted with end-users regarding requested enhancements and Beta installs.
o Used QuickBase to track reported bugs.
STEPHEN A. KAIRYS
University of Pennsylvania, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Philadelphia, PA
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ENGINEERING
MAJOR: Computer and Information Science
University of Pennsylvania, College of Arts and Sciences, Philadelphia, PA
BACHELOR OF ARTS
MAJOR: Computer Mathematics
COURSE M101P: MongoDB For Developers (09/15)
Earned Course Completion Certificate
Syllabus included Python
Composed freelance pieces that reflect my interest in creative writing:
o "New York Flyer Profile", New York Flyers (Running Club) Blog, March, 2014
o “From Disappointment to Pride”, New York Flyers (Running Club) Website, January, 2008
o “Running Through History”, New York Flyers (Running Club) Website, May, 2004
Works published in local print media:
o “Running Through the Seasons”, South Shore Monthly, December, 2002
o “The Glistening Bridge”, South Shore Monthly, October, 2002
o “Summer Moon of Memories”, South Shore Monthly, October, 2001
o “My Commute”, South Shore Monthly, January, 2001
o “Yes, Summer Will Return”, Fire Island News, September, 2000
o “The “Fourth” and Beyond”, Fire Island News, July, 2000
o “One Sunday Evening”, Fire Island News, June, 2000
o “Time Warp in OBP”, Fire Island News, September, 1999
New York Flyers Running Club:
Flyer of the Year, 2014
President’s Award (co-recipient), 2014