Raquel was born in Puerto Rico and now lives in New Jersey.
She is currently working full-time and used to study medicine part-time.
"Rocky" speaks fluent English and Spanish, also speaks Italian and French and is currently mastering conversational Geek.
She started writing Air Traffic Control software for IBM in 1987, and joined Overkill US in the beginning of 1994.
She earned a reputation as a Cosmic Encounter shark when she apparently memorized the distribution of cards before her first game by flipping through the deck,
then quoted probabilities as she trounced everyone.
WWWeb freshness dating:
March 4, 2009
She has accomplished the following for Overkill:
- 1994: Strategic PAM Replacement Incorporating Network Technology (SPRINT) - Support and Monitor software, test support.
- 1995: Performance Measurement specification (CAS-MD-318) - Author.
- 1997: Software and analysis support for the New En Route Center (NERC) in England.
- 1995-1997: Display Channel Complex Rehost (DCCR) - Support and Monitor software design, implementation, documentation and test support;
Jacksonville, Chicago, Ft. Worth, Leesburg, Cleveland and New York site implementation and support.
- 1997: Assisted on the Host support team.
- 1997-1998: Performed Year 2000 analysis and implemented Conflict Probe enhancements in the Oceanic ODAPS support software.
- 1997-1999: Designed and implemented NAS and NAS SERVER software for MARC (Air Traffic Control training system), provided on-site and remote support.
- 1998-2002: Host and Oceanic Computer System Replacement (HOCSR) - Support software implementation.
- 2000: DCCR Removal - optimizing the Monitor for the remaining display system (DSR).
- 1998-2004: Host support team - Support software design and development.
- 2003-2004: (secret project)
- 2005-present: ERAM - Site and system Adaptation
- 1993-present: Various proposals - Author.
- 1998-1999: Provided remote support for Taiwanese NAS support software.
- 1999: Provided on-site support for Taiwanese NAS support software.
- 1994 - Named Overkill "Most Valuable Person" for most hours worked in 1994 despite
supposedly working part time because of a heavy course load.
- 1997 - Management's selection for "Most Valuable Person", but nobly refused the honor; settled for sharing the award.
- 1998 - Most Valuable Person for working 300 hours more than anyone else in Overkill this year.
- 1999 - Most Valuable Person again, for working most hours during the year.
- 2008 - Most Valuable Person again, for working most hours during the year.