Active Secret Clearance, United States Citizen
Seeking employment with an innovative company where I will be able to exercise my experience in areas of system design, analysis, implementation, integration and validation.
Lead System Engineer (Level IV) November 2008 — Present
Northrop Grumman Corporation, Navigation Systems Division, Woodland Hills, CA
- CH-53K Program (Phase 2A/B) Lead System Engineer to define customer requirements and validate software implementations.
- Drove Phase 2A of the program to successful completion, ahead of schedule and under budget.
- Authored numerous requirements specifications and design documents, for hardware, software, and test equipment.
- Maintained systems and sub-system requirements management and traceability in DOORS database, on a program with highly-volatile customer requirements.
- Interface frequently with customer and presented at milestone reviews, and supported system design reviews and efforts.
- Coordinate test equipment software development to accommodate system-level requirement and validation.
- Defined technical data, interface and requirements in a timely manner, while facing complex technical issues, an aggressive schedule and funding constraints; received customer and program office recognition for doing so.
- Spearheaded GPS receiver functionality and performance comparison, for alternative replacement trade study.
- Army Brigade Combat Team –Modernization (ABCT-M)/ Future Combat Systems (FCS) Program
- Similar system engineering responsibilities, tasks and accomplishments as on the CH-53K Program
- Successful delivery of three Engineering Development Units (EDUs) to customer before program hold.
- Generated system design verification test (DVT) procedures and performed DVT to closure, on several programs.
- Resolved navigation sensor performance and accuracy issues that emerged during production acceptance testing.
- Joint Precision Approach and Landing System (JPALS) Program Lead System Engineer
- Provided the leadership, technical guidance and systems engineering to carry the program through integration and test.
- Performed the tasks necessary to complete all of the documentation updates.
- Contributed to the technical aspects of the coning and sculling algorithm development, simulation, and validation.
- Lead GB-GRAM receiver integration with inertial system, with a 2-months turnaround time from implementation to demonstration.
- Consulted, supported and participated on various other naval and flight programs to drive actions and tasks to closure.
Systems Engineer January 2007 — October 2008
ITT Corporation, Communication Systems Division, Thousand Oaks, California
- Participated in ionospheric and multipath signal error modeling, RAIM, and other trade studies.
- Designed and integrated an eight-state Kalman Filter into existing receiver; participated in the testing and qualification process during integration.
- Modeled and simulation tested, in MATLAB/Simulink environment, a tightly coupled GPS/INS navigation system, for trade study and product development.
- Problem-solved monitor station receiver hardware and software integration difficulties.
Space Systems Engineer February 2005 — December 2006
ARINC Engineering Services, El Segundo, California
- Simulated and analyzed Legacy and Modernized GPS signals to determine their benefit, vulnerability, and interoperability.
- Developed a GPS test environment capable of performing complete end-to-end RF testing, such as receiving, down-converting, digitizing and post-processing GPS space signals.
- Implemented a software-define GPS receiver in VHDL and C, to process GPS space signals for Position, Velocity and Time.
- Collaborated on a Pseudolite Binary Offset Carrier (BOC) signal design trade study, with software receiver modeling and hardware receiver validation, which resulted in a publication at the 2006 Joint Navigation Conference.
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