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Senior Printed Circuit Board Designer Resume

Woodstock, GA

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

Printed Circuit Board design professional with 25+ years of experience in the Defense electronics, Telephony, and Utilities industries. Recognized for designing high quality circuit boards, that adhere to manufacturing, and testability guidelines. Proficient designing rules driven, multi layer, surface mount, digital and analog printed circuit boards, utilizing leading CAD tools. Also skilled in creating schematics, fabrication drawings, and creating and maintaining ECAD libraries.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Confidential, Davenport, IAContract PCB Designer Jan 2011 - Present

  • Create and edit PCB layouts, schematics, symbols, and associated documentation using Orcad 16.2 and Orcad Capture CIS

Confidential, Atlanta, GAContract PCB Designer Oct 2010 - Jan 2011

  • Create PCB layouts, symbols, and associated documentation used in RF based products using PADS 2007 and Orcad Capture CIS

Confidential, Alpharetta, GAContract PCB Designer June-July 2010

  • Create PCB layouts, symbols, and associated documentation used in RF based Remote Monitoring products using- Orcad Capture, Orcad Layout 16.2

Confidential, Atlanta, GAContract PCB Designer/Mfg Support May 2009 - Feb 2010

  • Create PCB layouts, symbols, and associated documentation used in RF based Remote Monitoring products using- Orcad Capture CIS, Orcad Layout V16.
  • Maintained PCB footprint library and PCB design archive.
  • Tested Rf output of radio modules, tested and assembled evaluation kits.
  • Electro-mechanical assembly of NIVIS EdgeRouters using hand, power and soldering tools.

Confidential, Alpharetta, GAContract Designer Jan-May 2009

  • Created Rigid and Flex PCB layouts, and associated documentation for military displays, using Orcad Capture CIS and Allegro 15.7.

Confidential, Alpharetta, GA Senior PCB Designer 2006 - 2008

  • Created new PCB layouts, symbols, and associated documentation using Orcad Capture, Orcad Layout V16., and PADS 2007 Layout. Translation of Altium Designer 6 layouts into Orcad.
  • Designs used in Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) and Advanced Meter Infrastructure (AMI).
  • Improved end-to-end ECAD flow from library creation to CAM deliverables.
  • Key contributor to the design guidelines and processes used by the ECAD team.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA Senior Printed Circuit Board Designer 2003 - 2006

  • Created PCB layouts, symbols, and associated documentation used in AMR, AMI and other Remote Monitoring products using- Orcad Capture CIS, Orcad Layout V10.5.
  • Evaluated feasibility of mechanical design elements and packaging solutions.
  • Maintained PCB footprint library and PCB design archive.
  • Received several Spot Awards for providing assistance to customers and co-workers.
  • Electro/mechanical assembly of NIVIS products.

Confidential, Suwanee, GASenior Printed Circuit Board Designer 2001 - 2002

  • Created PCB layouts, symbols, and associated documentation in the following CAD tools- Orcad Capture, Pantheon, Cadence Allegro V14.0, and Mentor Expedition .
  • Worked on a variety of designs from high-speed multilayer backplanes with controlled impedance, matched length nets, and differential pairs to cable/data/telephony boards including RF circuitry.

Confidential, Norcross, GA Senior Printed Circuit Board Designer 2000 - 2001

  • Created PCB layouts, symbols, and associated documentation using Orcad Capture, Layout and PADS Layout.
  • Designed dense digital processor cards, utilizing BGAs, microBGAs, PQFPs and other High-density SMT devices.

Confidential, Alpharetta, GA Senior Printed Circuit Board Designer 1988 - 2000

  • Produced PCB layouts, symbols and associated documentation in the following CAD tools- UniCAD, and Cadence Allegro.
  • Created high density digital and/or analog motherboards, backplanes, and power supplies for the Access Networks line of business.
  • Provided design support for several Nortel start-ups and acquisitions; Elastic Networks, ARRIS Interactive and others.
  • Worked closely with Mechanical design department to co-ordinate mechanical input to PCB department.
  • Facilitated ECAD tool training sessions for approximately 25 Engineers.
  • Awarded 7 Peer Quality Awards for exemplary service to both peers and customers.

Additional experience at the following companies:

Confidential

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Training Certificates:
Pantheon, Allegro, Expedition, UniCAD, Valor Basic Enterprise, PADS Layout/Logic
Seminars or classes attended:
IPC Design Standards/DFT & DFM Workshop, Nortel Customer Service class,
Nortel Designing for High Speed Interconnect class, HTML Introduction class.
University/school programs attended:
Drafting course. Marietta-Cobb Area Vocational/Technical School
Liberal Arts Major. State University of New York at Oneonta & Adelphi University

ADDITIONAL COMPUTER SKILLS GerbTool, GCPreview, Arena PLM, Agile PLM, MS Office

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