721 Gridley Street, San Jose, CA 95127
To obtain a career in software and systems engineering where I can maximize my extensive knowledge and experience in application, embedded, and web development, and to execute my successful record of accomplishment in engineering leadership and management for increase in efficiency and productivity in producing innovative products.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATION
Possess expert level of application analysis, design and development, skilled at progressing from problem statement to well-documented designs.
Experience building internet and intranet applications and sites with various web languages and servers since 1992.
Solid management skills, serving as technical and project lead, contributing to project planning and estimation, conducting design and code reviews, demonstrated proficiency in leading and mentoring individuals to maximize levels of proficiency, while forming cohesive team environments.
Extensive experience producing iterative designs, prototyping, and building visually appealing user interfaces based on proven usability principles and requirements gathered from clients and business analysts.
Self-motivated to quickly and independently learn any new technology on my own.
Languages: C, C++, C#, Visual Basic, PERL, HTML, DHTML, CSS, PHP, ASP.NET, XML, JS, ActionScript 2/3, AJAX, Java, Ruby, PYTHON, Pascal, FORTRAN, Assembly Language
Database: MS SQL Server, mySQL, Postgres, Oracle Lite
Concept: Object Oriented Programming (OOA/OOD), UML Modeling, Component-based Development, Web Services, Enterprise Architecture, User Interface Design, Usability Engineering, Design Patterns, Distributed Computing, VMware, Networking, Multiprocessor Synchronization, Internationalization, Multi-Platform Development, Code Generation
Software: MS Visual Studio, MS Sharepoint, MS Office, MS Project, MS Exchange, UEStudio, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash,) ColdFusion, Flex, Homesite, Vim, PuTTY, Subversion, Concurrent Versions System (CVS)
System: MS Windows, MS-DOS, Linux/Unix-Shell, Apache, Solaris, GNU, OS X
Hardware: PC’s Peripherals, NAS, Cisco VPN/Router, Load Balancer, Atmel/ARM/PIC Microprocessor
Orchesys, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA Since 3/2008
Senior Software Engineer (Project)
Lead research engineer for an automated data collection application in Windows and Linux environment. Advised Director of Engineering and CTO of design and distribution process.
Under Microsoft’s Win32 Common Object Model (COM) Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI), I developed an automated data collection application to gather configuration, performance and event information. Data collected in raw format are outputted in a well-formatted structure and prep for data warehousing. The application written in Advance Perl Scripting and was later migrated to VB and C++.
I advised and assisted the development of a GUI implemented in Adobe Flex and ActionScript. The application is to display various Windows performance information gathered from a data warehouse. The interface was highly interactive and user friendly.
Phase-3 Enterprises, Inc., Santa Barbara, CA 2007-3/2008
Software & Network Systems Engineer (PT/Contract)
Managed several web application projects in design, implementation and deployment.
Developed a full featured web Content Management System (CMS) in PHP with mySQL database engine. The development involved utilizing both custom and open source scripting to house the thousands of data and content owned. The result offered aesthetically appealing, efficient and user-friendly site. Occam Networks.
Provided a complete restructuring of Hudson Institute’s web site. This includes a full featured CMS scripted in ASP.Net with Access Database housing all site data. Orchestrated and managed full server migration. Provided all direct customer communications.
Integrated complete e-commerce system in several retail customers. The application written in PHP with data stored in mySQL. Provided full featured in both front and back end including aesthetic and interactive animation in Flash/ActionScript.
Whiz Kidz, Inc., Santa Barbara, CA 2007-4/2008
Robotics Design & Programmer Instructor and Web Development
Developed the business’ fully interactive site in Flash and ActionScript. Whiz Kidz, Inc. is a high-tech children portal that provides access to modern computer technology activities. The site was to capture the business’ idea and provide a kid friendly functionality and appearance.
Instructor to the Web Development class with several students. Taught the complete process of web development from theory, concept, and design to publication.
Instructor to the Robotics class for preparation entered in a robotics competition. Advised the methodology and execution of robotics mechanical design and algorithm.
SIStems Laboratories, Santa Barbara, CA 2002-3/2008
Founding Partner and Senior Project Engineer
Manage this technologically advanced prime contracting business in the development, manufacturing, and sale of Electro-Optical Smart Gimbal and Unmanned Vehicles system to the aerospace, film, university, OEM, defense, and export markets.
Responsible for the sales and operations, R&D, finance, and human resources. Significantly upgraded engineering and office support computer systems and software.
Authored numerous procedures and security policies in support of engineering operations, participating in regular audits to ensure regulatory compliance.
Director of Engineering – Gyro Stabilized Gimbal (Contract)
Directed a team of Software and Mechanical Engineers for the design and delivery of a 2-Axis Gyro stabilized gimbal system for unmanned aerostats integration. The completed system was contracted and delivered to the US Army for deployment.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Ames Research
Lead Design Engineer – Wireless Camera Control System (Project)
Developed custom wireless interface for Sony’s proprietary LANC terminal protocols. The system acquired data transmitted to a 72MHz transmitter outputting Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) signal and processed by a 16-bit PIC DSP microcontroller. Originally coded in embedded Assembly, I later upgraded the software in C++. The device was integrated onto an unmanned rotorcraft project to provide complete wireless camera function control while at long range.
Toyon Research Corporation, Santa Barbara, CA
SBIR Publication Author – Unmanned Vehicle Systems (Project)
Collaborated in the submission of two white papers for an UAV research project to the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR). The paper detailed all of my research, development and commercialization of the various UAV projects I have worked on in the last 8 years.
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
EO/IR Integration Engineer – Autonomous Ground Vehicle
Team leader on a DARPA vehicle challenge video and laser sensor acquisition and mounting mechanism. Design and integrated vibration controlled video sensor mounts to withstand vehicle traveling off road of speed of up to 60 MPH while providing clean video footage.
Wyatt Technology Corporation, Santa Barbara, CA 2000-2002
Management of Information Technology (MIS) Director/Software Engineer
Implemented the complete redesign of the company’s network infrastructure. This involved directing various IT personnel in hardware integration and configuration.
Created company policies and procedures governing corporate security, email and Internet usage, access control, and incident response.
Responsible for redesign, site structure (information architecture), and daily maintenance of the company website. Design with standards compliant code with emphasis on browser compatibility, accessibility, and search engine optimization. Integrated online database for customer knowledge base system.
Authored the auto installation of the company software application.
Visual Production Studios, Santa Barbara, CA 1996-2000
Management of Production and Development
Plan, organize and manage the overall day-to-day operations of the company.
Responsibilities include design review and analysis of projects, preparation of documents, bidding, negotiations, sub contractor selection, material purchasing, scheduling, project budget, building code compliance, project development, quality control, and certification.
Developed several custom animated broadcast commercials for business within the community.
Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, CA 1999
Business Development and Administration – Entrepreneurial
University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 1992-1996
Computer Science and Minor Electrical Engineer BS
Hartnell College, Salinas, CA 1990
Salinas High School, Salinas, CA 1989-1992
Graduate with Honors – Emphasis in Electronics and CAD Engineering
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE) – Member
Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) – Member
Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) – Member
Extended version of this resume available upon request.