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Area Manager, Principal Design Engineer Resume

SUMMARY

  • I am a mechanically inclined manager and engineer with over 25 years of design and project management experience.
  • I have extensive leadership experience building multiple teams, networks, services and applications. I am highly skilled at translating business plans into technical solutions then leading teams to build solutions.
  • I am accustomed to communicating to both management and technical contributors to solve complex business challenges which have resulted in many first of kind product and application deployments (FOA).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

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Area Manager, Principal Design Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Functioned as Portfolio Manager for the Performance Engineering Department. Duties included, but not limited to Program Management, Project Management, and Business Analyst.
  • Responsible for all department projects, plans, budget estimates, budget spends and licenses.
  • Skilled managing Predictive (waterfall), Agile (iterative) and Hybrid projects.
  • Direct and Supervise 12 to 25 senior development engineers and contractors.
  • Responsible for defining product features through collaboration with executives, users, stakeholders, system architects and development team.
  • Responsible for communication and reporting to executive management and user community.
  • Supervise design, deployment and management of private server array network, private cloud network and leased SaaS public cloud resources.
  • Governance over all software and tools used by the core network performance organization.
  • Participate in demos, friendly user tests, acceptance tests and manage product through to realization or definition of done.
  • Build and maintain Agile (SCRUM) roadmaps, user stories, feature lists, acceptance criteria, and Sprint schedules.
  • Negotiated contracts and managed department budget.
  • Supervised product development budgets, schedules, release management, licenses, feature roadmaps, product lifecycles, risks, testing, and quality.
  • Automate network management systems and tools, innovate data reporting solutions, optimize and automate processes to reduce delivery cycle time, and meet corporate goals with minimum capital expenditure.
  • Directed team of performance engineers’ in collection of network performance and growth data, development of meaningful KPI / KCI metrics, warehousing metric data, process automation, web based on - line engineering reports and executive reports, dashboards and other solutions that help engineering and executive management meet annual corporate goals. SQL, SAS, SSRS, Java Script, C#, MVC, Unix and Lenox are the primary warehouse and reporting tools.
  • Managed geographically dispersed teams using collaboration tools.

Senior Lead Engineer Intelligent Network Services

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Train and lead team of 4 translation engineers.
  • Design and translate Intelligent SS7 and CAMEL network.
  • Design and translate Cingular national SS7 network.
  • Collaborate with IP engineers on LAN/WAN, firewall and load balance solutions.
  • Collaborate with lead engineers on land line switching solutions to support service needs.
  • Manage design and measure performance of Ericsson services network.

Senior Lead Engineer Product Realization

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Technical Project Manage and Lead Engineer for deployment of new cellular based network services from concept to FOA.
  • Collaboration with labs, marketing, vendors and executive management to define new network service solutions.
  • Technical expert representative on supply chain negotiations and contracts.
  • Engineering lead on GSM Services, Wireless Portability, UMTS, Paging, Voice Mail Service, SMS Platforms (SMSC) and GAIT (GSM ANSI Interoperability).
  • Attend and contribute to ANSI IS41 industry technical forms.

RF Engineer / Project Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Dual role as project manager and RF Engineer.
  • Job was to design network, procure materials, labor and sites, project manage and build turnkey RF wide area simulcast networks for customer.
  • Deploy point to multipoint satellite and 72MHz data links.
  • Contract and manage 150 antenna system deployment contractors.
  • Purchase materials for deployment of transmitters and antenna systems.
  • Able to test and repair equipment failures in the field.

Final Test Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Factory test, troubleshoot, repair and tune VHF, UHF and 900MHz low power transmitters.
  • Able to read schematics, troubleshoot and repair, and skilled use of Spectrum Analyzer, Oscilloscope, Signal Generator and DMM.
  • Support sales team working with customer on design of wide area RF simulcast networks.

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