WILLIAM K. WALKER
PO Box 21
Port St. Joe FL 32457
+1 (850) 647-9614
Summary of Qualifications
Twenty-eight years of experience in systems design,
networks, software development, web site hosting and design, program and project management, customer support, and documentation.
Specialized experience in real-time programming and process control work. Skilled writer
with publishing experience and broad-based contacts in the computer industry. Experienced
problem solver with excellent project management skills.
North Valley Digital, Kalispell MT
& Port St. Joe FL
General computer consulting for businesses. Provide a wide
range of services to diverse clients. Specialize in expansion and modernization projects
that involve developing technical solutions, system design and installation,
software development, project management, training, web site implementation, and customer
support. Familiar with the complete array of Microsoft operating systems, including Windows, and Windows NT
(beta test participant for both) as well as Unix-based server environments.
Monsanto Research Corporation, Miamisburg OH
Senior Research Physicist, 1977-1992
Real-time data acquisition and process control work for
scientific groups at the former Mound Laboratory (Department of Energy). Assigned to a
specialized group of in-house computer consultants responsible for designing and
implementing systems to meet the needs of varied laboratory departments. Performed
requirements analysis, systems design and implementation, software design and development,
user training, and support. Also worked with the central MIS department on large systems
design and acquisition, development of vendor evaluation parameters, and evaluation of
vendor proposals. Fifteen years of experience in project management and team leadership.
Majority of work conducted on DEC platforms. Primary languages: FORTRAN, Assembler, C,
RDB/Alpha Software and Systems, Beavercreek OH
Software development for private businesses, primarily on
DEC platforms. Special projects included designing systems for tissue analysis work at the
University of Cincinnati Medical School and developing a tape drive subsystem for the
RT-11 Development Group at Digital Equipment Corporation.
Fels Research, Yellow Springs OH
Provided programming support for the maintenance of the
world's largest human growth studies database, working primarily in FORTRAN.
Wright State University, Department of Geography
Research Assistant in Climatology, 1974-1975
Performed data collection, monitored and maintained
instrumentation for gathering weather and insolation data at the WSU Climatology
Laboratory. Operated and maintained manual and automated weather and solar radiation
instruments and developed software to perform time-series analysis of statistical data
B.S. in Physics, Wright State University, Dayton OH, 1976
Senior thesis: A Computer Analysis of Gravitational
Anomalies in the Serpent
Mound Region of Ohio
Numerous computer-related and project management courses
U.S. Air Force, 1968-1972
Air Force Specialty Code: Weather Observer
Asian Weather Central, Fuchu Air Station, Japan, with remote deployments to Osan and
Det 15, 15th Weather Squadron, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
Regular feature columnist for Digital Review,
Boston, MA, from 1987-1991. Published approximately 80 "RT Views" columns for
this journal, as well as one feature article on E-mail systems.
Prepared and delivered a variety of published and
non-published presentations at professional society meetings over the past twenty years,
on the subjects of real-time computing and project management.
User Command Linkage Plus for RT-11 and TSX-Plus, and several
EQ (Event Queue) Data Acquisition Handler
WXKit meteorology package for Windows (currently in
Other Windows and MS-DOS utilities
Q level clearance, Department of Energy, 1977-1992
Top Secret clearance, U.S. Air Force, 1971-1972