Experience

Engineer

Syzygyx Inc

Software lead in Lockheed Martin’s Orion Simulation and Test Group. Involved in the full life cycle of software development, from requirements generation through design and implementation to validation and verification.  Lead Engineer for SOCRRATES.

Senior Engineer

Syzygyx Incorporated

Test team for both the Propulsion and Guidance, Navigation, and Control software modeling groups.
* Led both groups in developing UML for space vehicle models and requirements generation
* Prototyped model design patterns
* Investigated process to integrate Simulink developed models into Rhapsody based simulation
* Assisted in developing architecture for overall Orion Simulation

Developed a method for capturing, storing, and retrieving data for Lockheed Martin’s all software simulation IRAD. This effort was a proof of concept demonstrating time synchronized communication between the Orion flight software hosted on a flight computer emulator and models of the space vehicle.

Developed landing radar model and Matlab validation scripts for the radar model as a part of

Engineer

Analex Corporation

Performed independent validation and verification for the Delta IV Space Launch Vehicle.

Engineer

Aerotek Incorporated

Performed independent validation and verification utilizing Matlab for the Delta IV launch vehicle for the Analex Corporation.

Engineer

Syzygyx, Inc.

Contractor for Lockheed Martin Civil Space Systems. Developed landing radar model and validated guidance, navigation, and control (GNC) on the Phoenix Mars Lander.

Senior Engineer 2

Versatile Software Solutions

Developed real-time processing capabilities for Raytheon Company, Integrated Defense Systems’ Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Radar System. Active in all stages of software development: requirements, design, implementation, testing, system integration, and validation. Key member of the radar software group, supported software/systems/validation for the THAAD Radar.
* Principal developer of the automated Monte Carlo process. This generates unique conditions to drive the radar software for testing purposes, greatly increasing the scope of the radar testing. Key member in designing the expansion of Monte Carlo.
* Principal developer of the multipulse processing capabilities for the THAAD Radar Simulation Software (RSS) group. This capability processes multiple beams and integrates their returns into one reply for detection and discrimination.
* Integrated Monte Carlo and multipulse processing
* Presented THAAD Radar RSS Software Detailed Design during the THAAD Radar Critical Design Review
* Assisted flight test preparation
* Supported the XBR and FBX-T radar simulation groups
* Provided requirement updates for RSS Software Requirements Document
* Authored design methodologies for the RSS Software Design Document
* Primary contributor for code and document reviews
* Trained and mentored new engineers

Senior Engineer

Versatile Software Solutions

Contractor for Raytheon Company, Integrated Defense Systems. Developed real-time processing capabilities for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense Radar System (THAAD). Active in all stages of software development: requirements definition, design, implementation, testing, system integration, and validation. Developed and integrated the multipulse processing and the Monte Carlo capability for the Radar SImulation Software group. Assisted with the flight test preparations and trained new engineers.

Associate Engineer to Engineer to Senior Engineer

MLE Task Manager
FAAC Incorporated

Developed software that is utilized onboard US Air Force and Naval aircraft providing quality of shot data to the pilot. This includes the development of simulations of the fighter’s air-to-air missiles: AIM-120A/B/C/C5, AIM-7, AIM-9, and AIM-9X. Modeled the seeker, guidance and control system, aerodynamics, and propulsion. Promoted; Developed, tested, and validated software
* Created Zone Acquisition Process (ZAP) algorithm for Navy’s F/A-18
* Task management of the ZAP project
* Generated simulations on multiple platforms: Windows, UNIX, VMS
* Created the following weapon simulations: GBU-24, JSOW, CBU-97, CBU-89, AA-12
* Customer liaison for product support

Senior Engineer – MLE Task Manager

FAAC Incorporated

Developed software that provides quality of shot data for air-to-air missiles for the F-15 and F/A-18. Created the following air-to-ground weapon systems simulations: GBU-24, JSOW, CBU-97, CBU-89, and AA-12

Engineering Intern

Ann Arbor Water Utilities Department

Tested water treatment processes for efficiency.

Senior Engineer

FAAC, Incorporated

Performed research

University of Michigan’s National Center

Primary purpose to research and test bioremediation techniques at this Superfund site.

Research Assistant

University of Michigan

Education

University of Michigan

MSE, Environmental Engineering

Activities and Societies: Performed research for a summer at the University of Michigan’s National Center for Integrated Bioremediation Research and Development at Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Oscoda, MI.

University of Michigan

M.S.E, Environmental and Water Resources Engineering

University of Michigan

BSE, Aerospace Engineering

University of Michigan

B.S.E, Aerospace Engineering

Specialties:

Languages – C++, C, Simulink, Matlab, ADA, Fortran, Python, UML
Development Environments – Eclipse, Rhapsody, Microsoft Visual Studio, Rational Apex
Configuration Management Software – CVS, Apex, Perforce, CMS, SCCS, Subversion, Synergy
Operating Systems – Unix, Linux,Windows, VMS
Software Tracking Tools – WSTR, iTracker
Website Development Tools – Drupal Content Management Platform, HTML, PHP