Karen L. Woys
EDUCATION: University of Alaska Fairbanks,
Fairbanks, Alaska, Master of Science, Computer
University, Towson, Maryland, Bachelor of Science,
Mathematics Summa Cum Laude (1984)
Community College, Bel Air, Maryland, Associate in Arts, Business
EXPERIENCE: OWNER /
PRIMARY CONSULTANT, MausWorks, Forest Hill, MD.
Provide remote and onsite consulting services,
specializing in the technical needs of individuals and small businesses. Custom
web design and graphics, domain registration and hosting, digital photography,
computer diagnostics, optimization, repair, general technical support, shopping
assistance, and training. (2003-2012)
SENIOR SERVICES CONSULTANT, Computer
Associates, Herndon, VA
/ Sterling Software, Inc., Reston
VA. Provided remote and onsite consulting services for VM:Manager, VM:Webgateway,
and mainframe Linux products, including installation, customization, and
education. Developed VM:WebGateway/DB2 applications,
and Style Sheets. Was technical lead for ARCserve
VM/Linux buddy development effort. Conducted
risk and security analyses of VM customer sites. Developed and delivered
pre-sales and technical presentations on VM:Manager, VM:Webgateway,
and mainframe Linux product lines. (1999-2002)
TECHNICAL CONSULTANT, Sterling Software, Inc. (purchased by Computer Associates), Reston VA.
Provided technical assistance to customers, diagnosed software problems, and
tested software fixes for VM Software products. Assisted with design and
maintenance of Customer Services web sites. Prepared and delivered technical presentations to
peers and customers. Wrote articles for division newsletter.
INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT, Advanced
Visual Systems, Inc. Assisted with the port of MP/Express, a distributed
visualization software package, to a massively parallel system. Development was
in a UNIX environment using C. (1996-97)
PROGRAMMER ANALYST, University
of Alaska Department of Mathematical Sciences, Fairbanks, AK.
Converted, ported, optimized, tested, and benchmarked Advanced
Visual Systems, Inc. (AVS) C code modules for the CRAY T3D. AVS is a
commercial scientific visualization package. (1995-96)
RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, University of Alaska Arctic Region Supercomputing Center,
Fairbanks, AK. Optimized AVS modules for
CRAY-YMP vector processing. Assisted with developing,
testing, and benchmarking codes for the CRAY T3D. Provided
technical assistance to users of CRAY Y-MP, CRAY T3D, and SGI computer systems,
and performed system administration duties. (1994-95)
TEACHING ASSISTANT, University
of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK. Taught university level computer
programming classes and labs and assisted computer science professors with
grading and course preparation. (1992-93)
SCIENTIST/TESTER, Nichols Research Corporation (now merged into CSC), Lawton, OK.
Provided technical support for software for a Micro VAX-hosted tactical
communications system and conducted Independent Software Integration Test
(ISIT) for this system. Designed and implemented software to aid in creation of
test procedures and analysis of test results. Developed
independent software integration test. Reviewed and analyzed technical
design documents. Coordinated software test development and provided technical
assistance and recommendations to end user, materiel developer, and other
agencies based on test results. Secret Security Clearance.
SOFTWARE ENGINEER, Telos
Federal Systems, Lawton,
OK. Task leader. Analyzed,
implemented, tested, and documented system software requirements. Supervised technical activities of group leaders, team leaders, and
programmers. Coordinated software development and resolved discrepancies
with customer. Provided technical assistance to customer and
other involved agencies. Secret Security Clearance.
Federal Systems, Lawton,
OK. Mathematics Support team leader. Supervised
the technical activities of three programmers. Wrote
requirements documentation, detailed design modules, real time program modules,
and test procedures to perform coordinate conversions, geometric analysis, and
effectiveness analysis. Secret Security Clearance.
OPERATIONS RESEARCH ANALYST, U.S.
Army Materiel Systems Analysis
Activity (AMSAA), Aberdeen
Proving Ground, MD. Modified, coded, tested, validated, and executed
simulations software to model aircraft effectiveness and survivability.
Collected, verified, and analyzed test and simulation data. Summarized,
evaluated, and presented results. Prepared contractor task orders and monitored
contractor activities. Secret Security Clearance.
FORTRAN, Pascal, BASIC, LISP, REXX, VAX Assembler, PDP Assembler, SIR (RISC) Assembler.
AN/GYK-29 (BOS), CDC Cyber (NOS, SCOPE), CRAY T3D, CRAY X-MP (COS), CRAY
Y-MP (UNICOS), DEC Alpha Station (OSF/1), DEC VAXen
(VMS), DECstation 5000 (Ultrix), HP-9000 (HP-UX), IBM
RS6000 (AIX), IBM S/390 (VM and Linux), Intel-based PCs (MS-DOS, MS Windows
3.x//9x/2000/ME/XP/Vista, Linux, NeXTStep), Macintosh
(System 7), NeXT (Mach), SGI Indy, Indigo, Onyx (IRIX), Sun SPARCstation
(Solaris). Note: UNICOS, Irix, OSF/1,
AIX, Mach, Solaris, Ultrix, HP-UX, and NeXTStep are
UNIX operating systems.
for the CRAY T3D (co-authored with M. Roth and D. Zagorodnov),
1995 Fall Proceedings of the Cray User Group, Inc., pp. 111-120, September,
AVS Optimization for CRAY Y-MP
(co-authored with M. Roth), AVS '95 Conference Proceedings, pp. 145-162, April,
AVS Optimization for CRAY Y-MP Vector Processing (co-authored with M. Roth), 1995
Spring Proceedings of the Cray User Group, pp. 78-89, March, 1995.
AVS Optimization for Vector Processing, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Department of
Mathematical Sciences, Technical Report #95-02, 40 pages, January, 1995.