Highly technical, principal technical programmer-writer successful at working in high pressure, quickly changing software engineering environments. Experienced in leading teams of writers at all experience levels to create documentation sets of the highest quality. Five years of experience teaching computer science. Over seventeen years of experience in technical publications and over thirteen years of senior and lead technical writing experience creating the full range of manual types: from user guides to online help systems, to API/SDK manuals in which I wrote code samples. Proficient reading Ruby, C, C++, C#, SQL, XML, Java, CSS, XSLT, and proficient coding in C# in the Visual C#.NET environment. Experience in UNIX, e-commerce, DITA, Docbook, XML, Agile, cloud applications, web services, networks, security, infrastructure protection, graphics applications, and document production tools, including PDF generators, SVN (a CMS) and Perforce. Experienced in multiple authoring environments including MindTouch, FrameMaker, XMetal, oXygen, XMLSpy, Camtasia, Microsoft Word, Visio, Robohelp, and Dreamweaver. Multiple titles published by Macmillan and New Riders. And for my creative writing, see georgeeckel.com.