Peter F. K. Handel
3659 Lindenwood Dr
San Jose, CA 95117

voice: (408) 249-9046
fax: (772) 619-8051

Career Goals:
To work on the research and development of innovative computer technology.

Language Skills:
Native speaker of German and English, bilingually raised and educated. Also fluent in French and had a working knowledge of Japanese.

Received the Master of Science degree in Computer Science at the University of Florida at Gainesville. Thesis: "Video Broadcasting to a Wireless LAN."

Bachelor of Arts in Physics with a concentration in Computer Science, St. Olaf College, Minnesota. Graduated June 1998.

June 2000 - Present
Senior Engineer at Apple Computer
Currently, I am working at Apple Computer on MacOS X, specializing in file systems and networking.
    Responsibilites included:
  • Creating test tools (in /bin/sh, Perl, and C) covering correctness, reliability, and performance, both for general test scenarios, and specific bug verification
  • Automating tool execution, result summarization, and report generation

September 1998 - June 2000
Graduate Teaching Assistant in Computer Science
University of Florida at Gainesville
Teaching Assistant for CAP 5805: Computer Simulations, COP 5615: Graduate Level Operating Systems, and CIS 3020: Introduction to Java.

June 1999 - August 1999
M.I.S. Support
Deutsche Financial Services, St. Louis, Missouri.
Webmaster and Lotus Notes specialist providing in house services for a large network of Windows NT machines. Created and supported custom Lotus Notes objects. Designed and implemented the DFS intranet web page, which features extensive Perl and JavaScript extensions.

June - August, 1995 - 1998
M.I.S. Support
Spectrum Healthcare Services, St. Louis, Missouri
Presented management consultation outlining the upgrade path to Windows NT. Provided Level I support for a large network of over 1000 computers running Windows 95. Also provided off-site computer and network maintenance. Received special commendation for outstanding client service.

September - May, 1996 - 1998
UNIX Systems Administrator
St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota
UNIX system administrator for the St. Olaf College computer system. Responsible for account maintenance, Perl and /bin/sh scripting, emergency response to mission-critical computer failure, and root mail management. Also performed mail system load monitoring and regulation. Created and developed departmental web sites.

September 1994 - May 1996
Computer Support
St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota
Provided Academic Computing Center (now IIT) campus-wide computer and network support. Also served as Interdepartmental Technology Liaison.

Computer Skills:
A+ Core & Specialization in Windows Environment
A+ Core & Specialization in Macintosh Environment

Computer languages
HTML & JavaScript
/bin/sh, perl, awk, sed
65816 Assembly

Operating Systems
UNIX: Solaris, SunOS, Linux, etc.
Windows 3.1 / 95 / 98
Windows NT Workstation / Server
MacOS 6.x - 9.x

Worked on the AWACS 2 sound driver (replacing /drivers/sound/dmasound.c with awacs.c), and also on preliminary HFS+ filesystem support.

Apple II Unix
Worked with a group that brought a complete TCP/IP suite including inetd, ftp, ftpd, telnet, telnetd, nslookup, irc, etc. to the Apple IIGS, using the GNO/ME UNIX environment.

St. Olaf College
Senior year - Captain of the Water Polo Team
Senior year - President and Chairman of College Republicans
Junior and Senior year - Leadership in InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

University of Florida at Gainesville
Social Chair of the Graduate Student Organization
Member of the Water Polo Team

Hobbies & Interests:
Mobile Computing
Linux Kernel Hacking - listed in the Developers Directory
Ultimate Frisbee
Tennis / Table Tennis
Downhill Skiing
International Travel

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