Laura Shaffer Mills

Boise, Idaho


• Software development and user interface design
• Project management
• Web development
• Software testing
• Technical writing, requirements, and specifications
• Software localization


• Co-authored article published in a technical magazine with a circulation of 90,000, January 2010.
• Member of team that received “Outstanding Achievement for User Interface Design” award, Buyers Laboratory 2006.



Contract work, Boise, ID.
Test Engineer. Firmware triage.

1 year:

Hewlett-Packard, Boise, ID.
Program Manager. Led team controlling documentation and training for Software Development Kits (SDKs), set documentation strategy, wrote code samples. Managed documentation schedule. Created, automated, and monitored processes.

6 years:

Contract Work, Boise, ID.
Software Engineer. Wrote engineering specifications, user manuals, SDK documentation, code samples, test software, and Word macros. Reviewed consistency of user interface design and performed testing. Gathered and managed requirements.

5 years:

Hewlett-Packard, Boise, ID.
Software Engineer. Wrote software, printer drivers, and documentation.

8 years:

Micron Technology, Boise, ID.
Software Engineer, Assoc. Test Engineer, Marketing Technical Support Engineer. Wrote demo applications, test software, video board drivers, and manuals. Designed database tables.

Technical Skills


.NET C#, C++, C, Java, Javascript, VB.NET, VBA, assembly, SQL, XML, XHTML, HTML, CSS.


Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Project, Adobe Photoshop, Visual Studio, NetBeans, Eclipse, Quality Center, ClearQuest.


Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA.
B.S. Engineering.