Houston, TX

Position Desired

Packaging Engineering
Anywhere in the U.S.


Over twenty years of demonstrated achievement in providing results-oriented Strategic Leadership, Project Management, Quality/HSE Management, and Systems Engineering and Integration in the development, implementation, and operation of advanced hardware and software systems. Ten years as a commercial diver prior to receiving my degree. Energetic self-starter with excellent analytical, organizational and creative skills.

Barrios Technology
Launch Package Engineer / Visiting Vehicle Engineer
Launch Package Engineer responsible for the integration of payloads and hardware into the Space Shuttle, European Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV), and the Japanese H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV) with subsequent delivery and incorporation into the International Space Station (ISS). Acted as liaison between hardware providers and the customer and ensuring all hardware be delivered on time and within budget. Position also included real-time mission operations support, development and implementation of safety standards, quality assurance, manifest coordination, scheduling, system integration testing and final integration testing, and support of Visiting Vehicle Team in all areas of integration. Prime Launch Package Engineer for STS-119 (15A), STS-130 (20A), STS-132 (ULF4), STS-134 (ULF6) and STS-135 (ULF7).

SAIC – Science Applications International Corporation
Senior Quality Engineer (Software and Hardware)
Quality Engineer Representative supporting S&MA (Safety and Mission Assurance) and HS&E (Health, Safety and Environmental) for Space Shuttle and International Space Station with an emphasis on quality requirements and plans, risk management, continuous improvement and ISO 9001 standards. Software quality engineering functions included assessing software development, testing, and verification procedures and processes for compliance to requirements. Audited processes and products to ensure compliance to CMMI certification level and corporate processes and government standards. Conducted testing to ensure software system compliance to requirements. As a senior engineer I mentored and conducted training to junior level quality assurance engineers and implemented an Earned Value Management (EVM) process to track progress and status of projects. Other duties included Risk Management, HAZOP, Root Cause Analysis and serving as a member of JSC’s Health, Safety and Environmental committee as required. Twice certified as an ISO 9001 Internal Auditor. Trained in Six Sigma but not certified.

Lockheed Martin / GE Government Services 1990-1998
Operations Specialist
Russian operations lead for Johnson Space Center’s Life Science Division, responsible for Space Station Mir operations and U.S. investigations including solving real time problems as well as real time mission operations within Russia and the United States. Managed personnel comprising the
operations support team stationed in Moscow, Russia and served as technical coordinator of scheduling of contractor personnel. Only Operations Specialist to have worked all 7 NASA increments.

NASA/Mir Flight Controller Training

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