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Principal Engineer Resume

Centennial, CO

SUMMARY:

  • Deploy Complex Hardware and Software | Enhance Lines of Business
  • Adapt to changes in business needs, plans, and schedules.
  • Passionate about technology and innovation.
  • Apply critical thinking to creative solutions and troubleshooting.
  • Always customer focused.
  • Organized to support multiple activities and plans.
  • Apply team spirit across units and skill sets.
  • Punctual with steady work ethic.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Multiple Cable & Network Platforms
  • Networking IP / TCP & UDP Principles
  • Cable TV, Coax, Fiber
  • RF Transmission, Satellite | MPEG, Transcoding, Streaming
  • Cloud, Server, VM, Container Systems

SOFTWARE SKILLS:

  • Automation with Ansible - DO407
  • Introduction to Kubernetes
  • Introduction to CoreOS Linux and Containers
  • AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials (Second Edition)
  • VMware / vSphere class and experience
  • MS Office Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio, Word
  • Configured Windows Server and Cent OS
  • VBA, Python, Bash

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Centennial, CO

Principal Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Led Engineering Team to configure over 3K video transcoding VMware servers in 24 data centers on 24 Converged Regional Area Networks (CRAN) to stream MPEG - 4 video streams to mobile, computer, and TV customers.
  • Project created IP streaming of 13.3K local MPEG-4 video services.
  • Developed VBA configuration scripts, saving 32 hours per data center deployment.
  • Created PowerShell scripts, saving 56 hours for each data center deployment.
  • Deployed 169 Dell “640” servers across 56 locations, coordinated with multiple technicians and networking teams, and adjusted deployment due to change from “630” to “640” server platform.
  • Saved $20M maintenance costs by completing on schedule.
  • Provided 9 months of tier 3 support for 444 video streaming servers. Tasks included troubleshooting, ordering hardware, providing repair procedures and support for remote team repairs, hardware ordering, validating, returning to operation and closing tickets.
  • Eliminated backlog of over 500 open issues.
  • Improved operational performance of Video-On-Demand (VOD) platform.
  • Recovered stalled project by organizing and managing integration team to deploy new functionality of 350 INVIDI ad insertion systems across 17 regions and 27.65K MPEG 2 and MPEG 4 video streams. Adapted deployment plans to complete partial configurations while local teams completed infrastructure upgrades.
  • Broke deployments into multiple schedules, allowing work to progress on available tasks.
  • Completed project 3 months early.

Confidential, Centennial, CO

Manager, Lab Engineering

Responsibilities:

  • Planned, designed, and executed build out of multi-million-dollar Quality Assurance Lab, encompassing 2.7K sq. ft. of scalable floor plan design, cable and rack systems, power and environmental systems, telephone switch and multiple hardware components.
  • Planned and coordinated with multiple project teams, verifying equipment was designed, installed, and configured to support multiple projects and test teams.
  • Established procedures and documentation, ensuring each test bed was properly updated and maintained to meet Development and QA team’s needs.

QA Test Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Wrote and executed test plans based on use cases tied back to system requirements.
  • Tested cable National Access System (NAS) ability to command and control cable video processing devices Confidential headend, consumer electronic systems, and settops.

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