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Professional with over 14 years of experience as a System Safety Engineer. Providing interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to planning, executing a system of systems and solutions, systems integration, specialty engineering analysis, troubleshooting, problem solving, system solutions, operational needs and system integration that assures mission success and total customer satisfaction.
Current SECRET clearance
·Analytically Skilled ·Customer Focus ·Fault Tree Analysis
·Engineering Analysis ·Systems Thinking ·Horizontal Integration
·Integrated Systems ·Anomaly Troubleshooting ·Systems Trade Studies
·Design Constraints ·Orbital Mechanics ·Adaptability
·Microsoft Office Suite Applications ·Communication ·Proactive
Engineering consultant – 2011 to current
Superior Technical Resources, Boeing Huntington Beach NASA Systems: Systems/Safety Engineer
8/2004 to 8/2011
Space Shuttle Program – Facilitated with Boeing/United Space Alliance/NASA team with engineering plans, integration, troubleshooting, problem tracking with anomaly resolution, system safety analysis and functioning needs during Orbiter turnaround operations and during Orbiter/STS real-time mission support with system solutions to satisfy operational requirements. Responsible for Orbiter design re-certification review effort for return to flight. Contributed to Boeing Orbiter property disposition strategy and retirement assessment team. Developed hardware processes and procedures for the integrated USA/NASA customer. Created, integrated, interfaced and delivered Hardware Utilization List, Orbiter Fleet Safety document, Orbiter Vehicle Fleet Data Packs and Project Management Plan documentation for total engineering effort. Served as System Safety representative for department with activities in Orbiter Safety hazards analysis, risk analysis, failure analysis, guidance and implementation of safety principles using safety requirements documentation. Authored deliverable documents for the Space Shuttle Program Office and Orbiter vehicle transition and retirement task for the NASA.
· Project Management
· Multi-skill engineering
Superior Technical Resources, Boeing Huntington Beach: Promoted to Engineer/Scientist 4; Systems Engineer
9/2003 to 6/2004
Proprietary projects. Performed Preliminary Hazard Analysis (PHA), System Hazard Analyses (SHA), Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) and Safety Assessment Reports (SAR) against projects. Attended system safety working group (SSWG) meetings.
High Technology Solutions, Boeing National Missile Defense Division: System Safety Engineer
10/2002 to 07/2003
Duties included systems engineering verification and validation process for the Ground Based Mid-Course Defense program. Responsible for developing and integrating requirements, design, prototyping, production, testing, training and logistics support for the Ground Support System (GSS). Involves trade-off of performance, life-cycle cost, risk, supportability, testability and other engineering requirements. Performed reviews of requirements and translate them into technical specifications of equipment, software, facilities, data, and personnel. Additional responsibilities include requirements verification and test integration.
· GSS System Safety focal
8/2001 to 8/2002
Applied engineering aspect knowledge to provide system engineering/integration planning with project team and program management for the GMD boost vehicle SE&I department. Interface with internal leads and subcontractor for product definition while providing corrective solutions. Supported the Chief Engineer with generating, coordinating, organizing, and modifying the ABV proposal. Reviewing already existing designs, while providing suggestions to improve performance for overall system concept. Interfaced with the subsystem IPT leads for design and management reviews. Ensured proposal documentation was correct, complete, and up to date for program management reviews. Responsible for delivery of the proposal to the customer. Technical knowledge of EWR 127-1 tailoring.
· Fundamental Understanding of the Missile Defense System
· Operational Requirements and Definitions for Operational Suitability and Deployment.
· Interaction of System Concepts in their Projected Operating Environments
1997 to 2001
Systems Safety Mechanical/Fluids/Propulsion group. Demonstrated diverse expertise in Systems Safety analysis of complex Orbiter main propulsion system (MPS) utilizing MIL-STD-882 processes. Provided leadership and represented Systems Safety; coordinating and analyzing waivers, deviations, exceptions and design changes against the MPS at the SSWG. Prepared and maintained Safety Analysis and Hazard Reports by identifying and evaluating potential hazards with probability and severity. Provided independent analysis and recommendations safety criteria in system design, equipment and procedures to control or eliminate hazards.Duties included evaluations of Orbiter Flight Readiness Reviews (FRR) and Orbiter documentation change requests - Requirement Change Notice (RCN), Flight Rules, Crew Procedures, and OMRSD for impacts against the MPS system and Orbiter Vehicle OV-105 applying PHLs, PHAs, SSHAs, SHAs, SARs, Safety Manuals, Standards, and Procedures.
· Orbiter Anomaly Resolution Lead - Systems Safety
· Orbiter Vehicle Lead – Systems Safety
· Certified Prime Engineer Pre-launch/Launch/On-orbit/Landing Support - Systems Safety Console
Rockwell International Space Transportation Systems Division: Engineering Staff
1985 to 1997
System Integration Mission Support Room: Room Captain/Team Leader - real time mission support for U.S. Space Shuttle Program, Orbiter vehicle engineering office. Managed Go, No-go decision for Space Shuttle integrated vehicle/Orbiter launch and Orbiter vehicle turnaround operations.
· Analyzed/Set-up Orbiter presentations to the Divisional President
· In-Flight Anomaly Resolution / Problem Tracking
Space Shuttle Program Launch Honoree
Two-time NASA Space Flight Awareness Team
Sustained Superior Performance
|1 month - Discovery||400 euros||convert|
|3 months - Bronze||1050 euros||convert|
|6 months - Silver||1800 euros||convert|
|12 months - Gold||2950 euros||convert|