Information Technology Specialist
> Extensive project management experience involving work with technologies such as JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, Mavenlink, WebDam, Smartsheet and Microsoft Project. Process management veteran and data visualization expert fluent in the language of project presentation. Dissemination and clarification of weekly progress reports for all sub-team development and breakthroughs. Frequent suggestions toward overcoming team-wide barriers, circumventing opaque design pitfalls and implementing elegant, seamless solutions to otherwise convoluted, archaic complications.
> Frequent travel and field management experience, leading teams of contractors to complete tight deadlines ahead of schedule and under budget. Proven ability to work under pressure while maintaining a calm demeanor and ensuring that no aspects fall through the cracks. More than capable of providing deliverable status updates and yield number-crunching to ensure cross-continental parallelization and improvement.Well-versed in Subversion, GitHub repositories, Codeplane, Kiln, SourceForge and Beanstalk. Knowledge of Windows, OS, Linux and Unix systems both front and back-end technologies.
ParkJockey LLC - San Diego, California
Engineering and Systems Consultant, Low-Voltage, Django (Python) Dev - May 2017 to Present ____
> Extensive, on-the-ground work with clients to ensure custom electronics systems installed
efficiently. Client technical support, both in-person and remote while simultaneously hiring local team to take over project as priorities shift to new locations to begin installation. Demanding management of electrician and construction team to meet immediate deadlines and satisfy all parties with excellent work.
> In-person customer support for custom, handheld payment devices meant to replace stand-alone, stationary payment devices at large events. Immediate, moment-to-moment, fast paced debugging and solution provider, working closely with team members and customers to instantly solve problems and put in place long-term solutions to hardware/software shortcomings of product. Technical support work spanned Los Angeles, San Diego, Seattle, Buffalo, Denver , New York, Miami, New Orleans and Austin.
> Communicated with extreme efficiency in day-to-day correspondence. Managed teams in Seattle,
San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego and Miami simultaneously. Instantaneous, detailed email responses to all queries; never missed a phone call. Long hours and many sleepless nights both at home, in the office and on active construction sites. Extremely taxing work, well worth any personal expense.
Codah Incorporated - San Marcos, California
Independent Software Engineer, Node.js/Ruby/Python/Matplotlib - December 2016 to Present _
> Extensive PCB layout and solder experience. Freq uently asked to provide layout specification recommendations to overburdened senior engineers. Timely solutions provided to problems presented, including a series of grounded stilts for breadboards with problematic connectivity issues in regard to company-wide anti-static work desk malfunction.> Personally automated intensive thermal and barometric testing through use of Python and TCL
scripts. Responsible for software builds and build continuity; personally automated build process via manipulation of batch files. Extensive hands-on experience with LT Spice, Altium, Matlab, Excel, Xilinx Vivado, soldering irons and heat guns, industrial ovens and vacuums as well as various spectrum analyzers, power meters, oscilloscopes and signal generators.
> Communicated clearly and effectively in day-to-day correspondence, financial memos or write-ups and large or small group presentations. Frequent interaction with massive filebase and a vast array of documents both paper and electronic. Document imaging processes, database setup and accessibility and subset applications were all part of the routine. Lead team presenter with knowledge of entire system.
Sagetech Corporation - White Salmon, Washington
Embedded Software/Hardware Engineer, C/C++, SystemVerilog - July 2015 to December 2016
MX Mode 5/Mode S Micro-Transponder
> Extensive work in embedded systems of experimental military-grade micro aeronautics
transponder, specifically within volatile/non-volatile memory interaction and increasing accessibility of OCM availability through L2-Cache utilization.
> Solely created and implemented software algorithm responsible for turning a flip-phone grade pressure transducer with substantial accuracy limitations into an FAA-certified altimeter. Project completed on time and under budget. Discrete combinatorial structure designed based on elucidation of finite combinatorial pressure derivation properties and a quantification of the structures likely to appear.
> Architect of all enterprise integration phases and oversaw process improvement projects to successful completion. Maintained exclusive application availability initiatives including initiative clustering and data replication, and the implementation of failover and recovery options. Reduced R&D budget from $2M to $500,000 while incrementally increasing service level appropriation and improving product stability, increasing eventual release margins and increasing positive brand recognition and excitement.
Clarity SV GPS & ADS-B/AHRS Receiver
> Work in GPS Simulation Toolkit in Matlab/C++ for generating realistic signals given a motion profile. Performed parallelization of Matlab implementation for full utilization of multicore machines. Conducted profiling and bottleneck resolutions to increase performance. Implemented SystemVerilog SPI controller to initialize and configure SPI devices from FPGA. Managed code reduction to fit Created custom linker layout. Created a LUA scriptable serial communication console used for control, debugging of embedded system. Micro-iff mode-S transponder with ADS-B. Xilinx Zync, Vivado, Xilinx SDK, ARM Cortex A9.
> Researched software-defined cognitive radio for applicability to GPS. Designed database schema on Oracle SQL for storing and post-processing raw GPS tracking and acquisition data for use in development of machine learning algorithms. Developed multiple classification algorithms to identify user-type, terrain and velocity envelopes utilizing Naive Bayes classifiers, Case Based Reasoning and Knowledge Base. Developed terrain obstruction approximation based on genetic algorithm.Implemented rudimentary neural networks and hidden markov models for possible application in GPS acquisition and power consumption reduction.
> Analogue engineer with intimate knowledge of implementing digital-to-analogue and
analogue-to-digital converters on FPGA system level. Experience with hard real-time FPGA system with an eye toward configuration and control of variable power transmissions, debugging of system gain loss, low and high-pass filter parasitic capacitance along with second and third-order transmission harmonics.Rapid graphical VHDL workflow development, including Synplify Pro, Clearcase, HDL Designer and LutM FPGA technology. Robust FPGA server peripheral application including DDR1, DDR2, QDR2 and serdes.Integrated test bench IDT Dual Port Sram, synthesis done via Vertex II Pro.
XP Mode C/Mode S Micro-Transponder
> Researched software-defined cognitive radio for applicability to GPS. Designed database schema on Oracle SQL for storing and post-processing raw GPS tracking and acquisition data for use in development of machine learning algorithms. Developed multiple classification algorithms to identify user-type, terrain and velocity envelopes utilizing Naive Bayes classifiers, Case Based Reasoning and Knowledge Base. Developed terrain obstruction approximation based on genetic algorithm. Studied neural networks and hidden markov models for possible application in GPS acquisition and power reduction.
> Reduced projected team spending on FAA transponder certification by 85% through automation of applicable testing protocols including mechanical stress, thermal, barometric and transmission/reception spectrum and power analysis. Proven effective leadership and time budgeting toward tight deadlines. Automation of industrial oven servos and connected barometric/thermal monitoring systems still in use.
> Ported device’s custom graphical user interface to Ionic mobile framework for distribution to drone pilots interested in complying with the FAA’s planned 2020 unmanned avionic regulations. Implemented customer-base wide error reporting and time-log tracking for fast, custom debugging and consistency reporting for quality assurance analysis. Application and browser usage differentiation to ensure changes made affect relevant user base and do not corrupt existing instrumental framework.
Mojo Game Studios - Ellicott City, Maryland
Independent Software/Design Consultant, Java/Python/C++ - March 2013 to July 2015
> Contractor brought in to assist in team design dissonance. Successfully brokered negotiations between misaligned factions for the betterment of team growth and game flow.
> Implementation of JIRA project management compliance to foster positive, communicative and team-driven environment. Design modifications helped the team win the “#1 Upcoming Game” at the 2013 IndieDB awards.
> Suggested and organized port of working game over to Unreal Engine 3 as well as hosted series of developer seminars on Unreal Development Kit utilization.
Backlinks Automation Inc. - Catonsville, Maryland
Software/Financial Engineer, SQL/MySQL/Firebird - January 2013 to July 2015
> Work on user-traffic data visualization through matplotlib manipulation. Simulation of user trends for use in user-preferential algorithms in Matlab/C++. Delivered bi-weekly, fully visualized reports on site and individualized item sales performance, suggested economic causality and gave low-level explanations regarding implementation of inferential statistics and possible causes for deviations.
> Thorough automation of SSH and telnet secure server rollbacks for use when fatal, systemic problems were encountered. Designed database schema on Oracle SQL for storing and post-processing
raw user/patient acquisition data for use in development of machine learning algorithms.
> SQL/NoSQL implementation of modernized document storage providing elasticity and advanced scalability without necessity of emblematic consistency sacrifice. Storage of up to 175,000 documents per second on common hardware. Relationships managed as graph databases with various records connecting directly. Tree traversal and record graphs available within milliseconds. Schema-full, schema-less, and schema-mixed modes. Potent security profiling system based on users and modes.
> Responsibilities included server development, maintenance and upkeep. Developed multiple classification algorithms to identify user patterns with regards to region, time-of-day, recommendations by other users as well as transaction history to determine self-updating projected revenues.
Ed’s Electric - Baltimore, Maryland
Electrical Technician/Field Engineer, Low Voltage/LPR/Avionics - February 2008 to January 2013
> Low voltage system repair for Remcon and related, pre-modernized household wiring systems. Prepared weekly assessments of key electronic systems to ensure efficient operations. Professionally oriented newly hired electronics engineers regarding company standards and compliance conformity along with performance guidelines and resource management training. Developed and implemented maintenance plans and maintained various low voltage electronic/circuit systems.
> LPR distribution and installation contracts, mostly with Merriweather Post Pavillion Park to ensure payment of parking customers through license plate recognition software. Created patched Cat5e cables to 568-A/568-B compliance standards, often on-site. Installed public and private boom gate
oscillation-AGC-stalled minimal damping loop detectors quickly and efficiently with on-site contractors.
> Assigned to personally care the company's five largest customers and affiliates. Lead development of training processes and materials for client employees and managers. Developed field maintenance procedural checks and balances that played a major role in lateralized company project efficiency both short and long-term.
Highland Aerosports , Ridgely, Maryland
> Created flight logging solution on first generation Amazon Kindle hardware allowing a daylight readable e-ink touchscreen to be used for custom applications. Gained SSH access to the underlying Linux OS on proprietary ARM5 hardware granting full root access. Java frontend UI based on undocumented Amazon API with direct to frame buffer rendering. Python backend providing DropBox sync, Email notifications, and local backup in CSV format.
Antique Depot , Ellicott City, Maryland
> Designed and implemented online marketplace to catalogue merchandise for over 160 individual
vendors and increase featured vendors revenue by over 250%. Increased client visibility through system of rotating seller biography determined by poor sales performances which increased individual interest in the community and thereby personal investment in the success of the store and stakeholders. Frequent use of financial reporting and modeling tools for heightened consigner awareness.
Columbia Gorge Community College - H
ood River , 2015-2017, A.S. Computer Science, 4.0 GPA
> Constructed autonomous hovercraft using the Arduino UNO microcontroller board with ultrasonic
rangefinder, IR receiver and 3 axis digital gyroscope to collect a payload and exit maze.
> Used k-means clustering, feature recognition for tracking of colored objects on camera.
> Least-Squares method for fitting an N-polynomial function to an arbitrary set of data points.
California State University-San Marcos - San Marcos , CA, 2017, B.S. Computer Science in progress
> Created fully functioning 8-bit computer. Work with facial-recognition software as well as using WiFi patterns to detect and differentiate shapes beyond brick walls. Additional node.js and python web development and server maintenance for use in class projects and friendly assistance.Technical Proficiencies
> GIT, Subversion, Perforce version control systems as well as Confluence and JIRA experience
> HTML, Java, CSS, UI. UX and API creation and debugging as well as cybersecurity
> Graphical user application development, background and server-side services/web applications
> Oscilloscope, Signal Hound Spectrum Analyzer, Boonton Power Meter, Logic Analyzer
> Knowledge of and participation in Agile, TDD, Scrum, Waterfall and Kanban methodologies
> Windows, Linux environment, SOAP/XML file exchange, MVC/WCF and WebForms
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