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I m an American expat, technical writer and editor, based in Germany. I do translations on the side. I only do German to English. My preferred subject areas are “Maschinenbau”, hardware, and software. Nothing is too hard in those three areas. If you are willing to pay for it, I can translate it, and format it.
03/07 to 06/12: User manuals and writing standards (wireline units, wellhead pressure equipment) for NOV ASEP Elmar Netherlands (nov.com).
01/07 to 03/07: Manual update and new manual for software for Fenestrae B.V., in the Hague, Netherlands.
02/06 to 01/07: Documentation project (data sheets, manuals, and writing standards) for Bosch Security Systems B.V., in Breda and Eindhoven.
07/04 to 04/05: Documentation project (maintenance manual for the A412 Vertical Furnace) for Advanced Silicon Machines in Almere, Netherlands (asm.com).
09/02 to 12/02: Second and third level support for mobile telephone activation software for Talkline AG, as well as field installations (hard and software).
02/01 to 02/02: System architect for Ision Data-net GmbH in Kiel, Germany. Responsible for in-house servers and network administration as well as consulting for Ision's business customers: Cisco routers, Linux, Windows NT and 2000 clients, Linux, NT and Novell servers. Intranet technology with heterogeneous environment. HA server configuration.
02/00 to 02/01: Solely Linux training for the following companies: Inominate GmbH, ID-Pro AG, SuSE AG, Infopark AG, Red Hat Deutschland GmbH, Fujitsu-Siemens GmbH, Ditec.
10/98 to 01/00: Documentation project for an in-house, web-content-management-system written in Perl for Deutsche Bank AG in Eschborn, Germany (db.com). Platforms were Windows NT, Linux and AIX.
1982 to 1993: Instructor at the Wirtschaftsakademie Schleswig-Holstein (wak-sh.de). Courses taught included: English, C, assembler (8086), Basic, dBase, Unix (SCO, Sun), DOS/Windows, Windows applications, DTO (data techniques and organization). Also freelance technical translations and C/C++ programming in this period. Two semesters teaching English in the Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Applied Sciences Flensburg (fh-flensburg.de).