Matthew C. Takeda


Fifteen years of increasing responsibility in creation of technical documentation and publications. Four years experience in Internet use and World Wide Web page design. Three years experience in LAN administration. Experienced with CP/M, MS-DOS, Windows (3.1, 95, and NT), Apple Macintosh, and UNIX systems. Experienced with US government and military documentation, test, hardware, and software standards. Sixteen years experience in maintenance and use of electronic equipment, microcomputers, and software.

University of California
Davis, CA
BS Zoology

San Joaquin Delta College
Stockton, CA
Electronics Technology

Vallejo, CA
Program Management

Judith Ets-Hokin
Culinary Academy
Windsor, CA

FCC 2nd Class
Operator's License

FAA Pilot
Airplane, Single-
engine Land

Emergency Medical
Class 1A

Clearance level: Secret
(until 12/96)


Aircraft Owner's and
Pilots Assn.
HTML Writers Guild
National Space Society

P.O. Box 1877
Suisun City, CA 94585

Phone unlisted - please e-mail for phone number
SOFTWARE: Adobe PageMaker, Illustrator, PhotoShop, and FrameMaker; Borland Paradox; Corel Draw and Ventura; InterLeaf Publisher; Lotus 123; Microsoft Access, Excel, PowerPoint, & Word; Autodesk AutoCad and Generic CADD, dBase, Hot Metal Pro, Hot Dog Pro, PC Tools, Q&A, Quark XPress, WordStar, WordPerfect, Novell Netware; Excel, MacDraw, MacWrite. Understand or use C, BASIC, FORTH, Pascal, FORTRAN IV, FORTRAN 77, PostScript, assembly language, HTML, Windows Help.

HARDWARE: Support of IBM PC-compatibles, Apple Macintosh, and S-100 bus based microcomputers and Ethernet LANs. Able to troubleshoot electronic equipment (not limited to microcomputers), determine necessary repair procedures, and implement repairs (including repair to damaged PC boards).


Senior Technical Writer/Technical Illustrator (1997): Boeing North American, Sacramento CA
Created and updated illustrations for Boeing 767 AWACS aircraft and equipment used by the US Air Force and Japanese Air Self-Defense Force using InterLeaf 6, AutoCAD 13, and Corel Draw 5.

Senior Analyst (1992-1996): CTJ Corporation, Alameda, CA
Wrote engine and airframe manuals for US Navy P-3 aircraft using Interleaf 5. Created and documented test procedures for missile electronics test modules. Maintained computers and acted as backup LAN administrator for a Novell network. Participated in product design & marketing.

Systems Analyst III (1991-1992): Advanced Communications Systems, Inc., Vallejo, CA
Wrote and edited Navy JTIDS Link-16 Quarterly Newsletter using Pagemaker. Attended Link-16 training at Bremerton, WA and took part in Link-16 equipment installations aboard USS Arkansas, CGN 41, and USS Carl Vinson, CVN 70.

Practicing Engineer (1990-1991): Eldyne, Inc., Vallejo, CA
Performed logistics control and assembly for a video analog-to-digital converter board. Developed installation test and support documentation for US Navy EHF satellite communication (SATCOM) equipment. Attended verification aboard USS Coronado, AGF 11.

Senior Documentation Specialist (1990): Rockwell International, Autonetics Electronics Div., Sacramento, CA
Developed software and hardware theories of operation for US Air Force F-111D Radar Dynamic Test Set.

Electronic Firmware Technician (1987-1990): SAIC COMSYSTEMS/SAIC ESG, Vallejo, CA
Project leader for US Navy SHF and EHF SATCOM programs. Created system operation and certification test procedures, engineering standard operating procedures, software configuration management plan, software quality assurance plan, software automated data processing (ADP) risk assessment, software ADP security plan, system test and evaluation plan, computer resources life-cycle management plan, and baseband user's manuals for US Navy SATCOM and sensor systems. Attended verification aboard USS David R. Ray, DD 971. Acted as software configuration manager and QA representative. Created program management databases and spreadsheets. Installed, maintained, and repaired IBM PC-compatibles and Apple Macintoshes.

Senior Technical Writer (1984-1987): Harry Kahn Associates, Inc., Concord, CA
Developed organizational level maintenance manuals in support of US Navy electronic intelligence, communications intelligence, and sonar simulation equipment. Represented the company at meetings, conferences, validations, and verifications in the US and Japan. Developed software documentation for Lockheed Missiles and Space Corporation non-destructive testing system.

Computer Consultant/Graphic Artist (1982-1984): Freelance, Stockton, CA
Implemented microcomputer solutions for non-profit United Way businesses. Created graphics, drawings, and calligraphic work. Clients included Community Council of San Joaquin County and Stockton Police Department.

Interpreter for the Deaf/Newsletter Editor (1982-1984): San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, CA
Provided interpreting services for the deaf in an educational setting. Edited an eight page newsletter for disabled student services.

Substitute Teacher (1980-1982): Lodi Unified School District and Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District

Restaurant Manager (1979-1980): The Happy Steak, Lodi, CA
Managed a staff of ten and controlled the day to day operation of a semi full-service restaurant.

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