Eric J. Klooster
3623 Crystal • Grandville, Michigan 49418 • (616) 530-XXXX E-mail:

Objective    To obtain a position in which I can contribute my experience with engineering methodologies and computer science discipline skills in the areas of programming, internet-related projects, and/or networking.
Experience    Software Engineer, Smiths Industries Aerospace
Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 1999 to Present
• Create and maintain code for the Boeing 737 Flight Management System.
• Coordinate Structural Coverage Testing for the Boeing 737 Flight Management System.
• Decode and diagnose error data received from in-field Flight Management Computers.
• Create and maintain documentation on the company intranet.
• Work within a team environment involving design and integration of code.
• Contributed to successful CMM Level 3 accreditation from the Software Engineering Institute.

Webmaster, Association of Personal Historians, May 2000 to Present
• Maintain and develop content for international association's website.
• Work as team with association's Web Committee in planning direction for site.
• Responsible for future implementation of web-based member database.

Software Engineer and Tester , Smiths Industries Aerospace (Internship)
Grand Rapids, Michigan, February 1999 to May 1999
• Created and verified real-time applications written in Ada for Flight Management Systems.
• Used High-Level developmental tools for application creation including navigation and versioning controls.
• Worked within a team environment involving design and integration of code.

Teacher's Assistant and Grader for Computer Science 185, Calvin College
Grand Rapids, Michigan, September 1998 to December 1998
• Instructed and solved problems with students in the Unix, X-Windows, Emacs, and GNU C++ programming environments.
• Graded assignments written in C++, emphasizing in-line documentation, proper use of white-space, and correct and efficient algorithms.

Lab Consultant, Calvin College Information Technology Center
Grand Rapids, Michigan, November 1995 to May 1997
• Provided assistance to users with varying degrees of computer literacy in the largest computer lab on campus. The lab utilized both IBM PCs running windows and Macintosh computers.
• Monitored networking aspects of computer lab, troubleshooting various hardware problems.

Computer Draftsman, American Broach & Machine Company
Ann Arbor, Michigan, Summer of 1996, Summer of 1997
• Converted of hand-drawn plans for heavy machinery into computer aided design documents using AutoCAD.
• Utilized many of AutoCAD's features, including interface customization and scripting capabilities.
• Learned Visual Basic to convert an existing CNC Broach Sharpener control program from Quick Basic.
   Environments: UNIX, X-Windows, DOS, Linux, Windows 3.1, Windows 95, Windows NT, MacOS.
Languages: C++, C, Perl, Java, Ada, Fortran 90, E-lisp, SmallTalk, Visual Basic, HTML.
Applications: AutoCAD, Word Perfect, Microsoft Office Suite, Netscape, Internet Explorer, Telnet, FTP, Emacs.
Education    Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering Emphasis
Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1999
GPA 3.14 overall, 3.3 in major (4.0 scale)
• C++ Programming I & II
• Data Structures and Algorithms in C++
• Operating Systems Concepts
• Programming Language Concepts
• Networking
• Software Engineering
• Database Management Systems
• Intro to Parallel Processing
• Calculus I & II
• Perspectives on Computing
Other    • Vice-President (1998-1999), Secretary (1997-1998), and Board member (1996-1997) of Abstraction, Calvin College's Computer Science club.
• Author of Eric's DJ Fan Page, a fan site of NASCAR driver Dale Jarrett. The site received over 10,000 hits per year during 1998 and 1999.
• Vocal soloist and member of the Calvin College Alumni Choir. While in school, member and soloist in Calvin College's Capella choir, which toured Paris, Chartres, Canterbury, London, Boston, Washington D.C., Baltimore, and New York City.