Resume

Profile

  • 4+ years of experience as an electrical engineer in the defense and aerospace industry
  • Experience includes PCB design from schematic and layout to verification of design
  • Enjoy working on large scale projects with many different tasks and challenges
  • Passionate about learning new skills and bringing value to the workplace
  • Team player and dedicated to creating a positive work atmosphere

Skills

  • PCB design, schematic and layout, using Altium Designer and Mentor Graphics DxDesigner software
  • Schematic Capture and Layout for high speed signal designs including QSGMII, SERDES, PCIe, and SATA
  • Circuit level power architecture design, including analysis and simulation in SPICE tools
  • Board level prototyping, verification and debugging using digital multimeters, oscilloscopes, etc.
  • Microcontroller firmware development in C++, some Python experience
  • Cable design in Visio and DraftSight
  • Experienced with lab testing equipment, solder rework, and cable manufacturing

Experience

Electrical Engineer II

Northrop Grumman Information Systems

Chantilly, VA

07/2012 - Present

  • Completed 3 month work assignment in Canberra, Australia with M5 Network Security to expedite board design and testing to meet Q1 2014 delivery schedule
    • Developed design release process and helped standardize hardware release documentation
    • Developed new project templates and streamlined design review processes
  • Provided primary Electrical Engineering support for various signals intelligence programs
  • Designed custom compactPCI backplane to carry single board computers, ethernet modems, and other electronics, as well as interface with the chassis front panel connectors
  • Designed chassis level block interconnect and wiring interconnect diagrams in Draftsight
  • Prepared and presented design review materials to project management
  • Generated and executed Engineering Change Notices (ECNs)
  • Designed power architecture for a Power over Ethernet (PoE) Quadrature Phase Shift Keying (QPSK) modem
  • Participated in company design review process for cable design and PCB schematics
  • Won multiple company Timely Award Program for various work efforts

Electrical Engineer

Vehicle Control Technologies

Reston, VA

Summer 2009 and 05/2010 - 07/2012

  • Designed fully functional battery management system
    • Design implemented a microcontroller (Texas Instruments MSP430 series) driven charging and discharging circuit on modular battery ‘slices’
    • Implemented communication protocols including RS-232/485/422, SPI, and I2C
    • Separate battery management PCB designed to control the entire battery pack and log status and performance
    • Verified design and functionality via bench charge and discharge testing
  • Assisted in production of VCT’s first commercial vehicle
    • Electrical integration including vehicle interconnect documentation and wire harness fabrication
    • Designed and installed custom battery controller PCB for off-the-shelf Lithium-ion batteries
  • Designed custom PCBs for prototyping as well as flight-ready hardware
  • Implemented and managed device checkout procedures

Education

LeTourneau University, Longview, TX — B.S. Electrical Engineering, 2010

  • R.G. LeTourneau Award, Outstanding Senior Engineering Student, 2010
    • Awarded to a single senior engineering student, nominated by the engineering faculty
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude
  • Senior Design Team Lead
    • Worked with Rockwell Collins on Joint Precision Approach and Landing System (JPALS)
    • Coordinated and led design of two-dimensional, self-contained positioning system