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Seeking opportunities in Electrical Engineering related fields.

Core Competencies

Digital Design Debug/Reverse Engineering Leadership
FPGA design, test, debug Intuitive/Efficient problem solver Effective project manager


Primary Technical Skills

FPGA+CPLD Software Equipment/Platforms
Altera w/ Quartus II Toolchain
ActiveHDL
Cyclone platform
Bus interfacing 
Competent:
    C, C++, Python
Familiar:
    Java, Javascript
 
Linux, Windows, Mac
Visual Studio, Code::Blocks, Eclipse
Vim, Notepad++
Tektronics/LeCroy lab equipment 

experience - aerospace/defense, automotive, process equipment

Lead Engineer - Model Electronis Ramsey, NJ 4.2011 - Present
Design Engineer - Tel Instruments Carlstadt, NJ 9.2008 - 3.2011
  • Implemented industry's first AIMS certified Mode 5 ramp test set
  • Primary responsibility for M5 subsystem.  Mode 5 is an as-yet-unrealeased new IFF protocl
  • Work included:
    • Mode 5, Mode 4, Mode S, SIF IFF protocols
    • KIV77 and KIV78 military crypto integration/interfacing
    • Altera Cycloe III + MAXII CPLD platform
    • Full sub-system design, implementation, simulation, debug
    • 50k logic element team design @ 80Mhz
    • Implmented I2C, SPI, TI's HPI, and propriatary military interfaces
    • FPGA control of PLLs, ADCs, DACs, Switches, etc.
  • Additional Contributions
    • Planned/implemented: internal testing, version control system (SVN), Bugzilla issue tracking, company-wide Wiki
    • Estimated $10k savings for company vs outside implementation, and significantly shortened development times.  No testing/version control procedures were in place at time of hire.
Newbit Computing - Founder Northern NJ 1.2008 - 9.2011
  • Computing/IT startup
  • Business management experience
  • Web design, IT support, small networking, etc
Project Manager - Veeco Turbodisc S Bound Brook, NJ 6.2007 - 3.2008
  • Project Manager for metal oxide chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) systems
  • Directed teams constructing and testing $500k-2M process equipment
  • Designed AutoCAD schematics for custom systems
  • Managed software versioning
  • Cofigured Dell servers / Nikon optical measurement hardware
  • Multiple small-scale full PCB designs brought to production with GSchem tools
  • Interaction with internation executives
Research Intern - National Science Foundation University of Maine 6.2006 - 8.2006
  • Member of highly competitive Research Experience for Undergraduates program
  • Researched, designed, and implemented high-frequency piezoelectric crystal filters
  • Hand-built PCB to test frequency response + harmonics in a variety of configurations
  • Wrote and drafted tech reports, abstracts, and manuals
Misc Design Experience
  •  Solar Power system design/implementation in Haiti with nonprofit F1Engineering
    • Helped design system to run small orphanage
    • Built with team of volunteers over 10 day trip to location in Grand Guave, Haiti
  • Underwater Remote Operated Vehicle
    • FPGA - based control system
    • Power, PCB layout, component selection/integration
    • VHDL and C programming
  • VLSI CMOS Chip Design
    • Single-chip speedometer/tachometer
    • Transistor-level design, SPICE analysis, MOSIS SCMOS rules.
    • Used Magic VLSI program
education
Cedarville University, Cedarville, OH
B.S. Electrical Engineering.

Life Experiences / additional skills / misc
Full MS Office suite competency and OpenOffice equivalents
Magic VLSI, AutoCAD, OrCAD, Quartus II, Excel, Matlab, Octave, LabVIEW experience
GSchem (Linux PCB CAD package)
HTML, CSS, PHP, Python, Javascript
Independent PC building/repairs and avid overclocker
Chaplain of Cedarville University Sophomore class (2005)
Summit Leadership Camp alumnus (2 years)
National Merit Society Commended Scholar / Member of National Honor Society