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     Date Submitted:06-01-2011
     Last Modified:07-01-2011 (07:47)
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     Current job:Senior Systems Engineer
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Operators, , , Consulting/Engineering Services
     KeywordsTelecommunications, international
    CV

    SUMMARY: Telecommunications Engineering Specialist offering extensive experience in all phases of telecommunications; Wireless, Engineering, Management, Operations, Design, Documentation, Reports, Presentations. Networking Computer Administration professional, responsible for overseeing/managing complex Local Area Networks and Wide Area Networks. Fluent in French and German. Competent in Russian and Portuguese. Expert Technical Writer. Skilled in technical presentations and consultations.

    AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Cable TV - Systems Analysis - Propagation Analysis - Technical Translation - Systems Design - Project Management - Telephone Systems - Technical Writing - Network Engineering - Earth Station Operations - Consumer Liaison - Report Presentation

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    Field Engineer (Electronic), Afghanistan
    LOCKHEED-MARTIN, INC (contract) 2010

    Maintenance/Operations engineer for airborne threat detection system. Maintained complex electronic video/infrared camera systems. Directed observation system, consulted with military authorities for explosives detection/removal.

    Installation Supervisor, Iraq
    ITT INDUSTRIES (contract) 2010

    Supervised team of cable installation technicians, for US State Department project. Directed/Engineered cable placement, termination, and routing.

    Video Broadcast Analyst, Afghanistan project
    LEONIE INDUSTRIES, INC 2009

    Analyzed video/radio broadcasts. Collected/stored data for analysis.

    Satellite Communications Engineer, Iraq
    TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC 2009

    Engineering specialist, responsible for installation of highly complex satellite (VSAT) terminals and equipment, at military bases in Iraq. Perform maintenance on transmission/reception equipment. Repair complex systems, analyze signal strength/interference. Install software, advise military clients on technology and operations.

    New Equipment Training Officer, Afghanistan
    Sensor Technologies INC, 2008-2009

    Supervised installations of highly complex video/infrared surveillance cameras on military bases in Afghanistan. Instructed soldiers in camera operation, and combat threat detection/identification.


    Installation Supervisor-Telecommunications, Taji, Iraq
    ITT Corporation 2007-2008

    Supervised installations of VHF radio equipment in Iraqi military vehicles. Coordinated assignments for 18-man crew. Scheduled vehicle deliveries, trained installers. Performed extensive radio testing in simulated military combat environment. Consulted on engineering studies and modifications.



    Field Service Engineer, Iraq/Afghanistan
    UNISYS Corporation 2005-2007

    Supervised data collection on 9 computer systems in Iraq and Afghanistan. Installed electronic hardware and antennas. Performed software updates. Instructed and trained users. Liaison between firm headquarters and US Military clients.

    Identification Card Technician
    INTELLIGENT DECISIONS, INC.  Washington, DC 2005

    Prepared smart-card identification cards for US government personnel.  Photographed personnel, entered data into computer.

    Program Manager
    WORLDWIDE NETWORK SOLUTIONS, INC.  Kabul, Afghanistan 2004

    Supervised radio network operations in Afghanistan for clients. Installed radio equipment in security vehicles. Designed satellite communications systems solutions for clients. Consulted on security issues.

    Systems Engineer
    MANTECH, INC.  Kabul, Afghanistan 2004

    Surveyed Air Traffic Control Radio system for Kabul International Airport. Photographed facility, prepared report.

    Automobile Sales Professional
    PASSPORT AUTO SALES.  Alexandria, VA  2003-2004

    Sold new and used cars.

    Headend Technician (Video)
    CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.  Norfolk, VA  2001-2002

    Directed technical operations at five cable television headend operations. Installed equipment, planned solutions. Maintained/Repaired video equipment. Consulted on major upgrade to video systems equipment.

    Staff Network Engineer
    LOCKHEED MARTIN GLOBAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS, Valley Forge, PA 2001

    Developed business and engineering clients for major international clients. Designed Broadband and Cable TV systems for clients in Pakistan and on-site in Portugal. Designed VHF radio system for US Coast Guard.

    Project Engineer, MOTOROLA, INC. Horsham, PA 2000

    Installed software and equipment configurations for clients. Coordinated training and conversions for Cable Television head end equipment for national client base Completed L-band/Ku-band cable database installations.

    Design Engineer, MCI, INC. Reston, VA 2000

    Planned and prepared highly complex broadband wireless propagation analysis for next generation terrestrial-based wireless communications networks. Prepared/Designed interference simulation analysis for FCC license applications. Reviewed propagation /interference analysis for accuracy and signal coverage.

    Principal Analyst, ARINC, INC. Shrewsbury NJ 1999

    Coordinated and performed testing and analysis for US Army computer systems to ensure Y2K readiness. Prepared plans, reports, and presentations for national computer readiness and network evaluations.

    Project Manager, NET, INC. Iselin NJ 1998-1999

    Y2K software/hardware/compliance manager for major telecommunications firm. Supervised/Coordinated software and hardware updates for existing client base. Issued Y2K compliance certifications.

    Outside Plant Engineer, KING KHALID INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 1997-1998

    Director of Engineering services and outside plant maintenance for airport and associated residences, offices, and military installations in Central Saudi Arabia. Installed, directed, and maintained various telephone installations.

    Technical Writer/Engineer, LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES, Red Bank, NJ 1997

    Supervised technical and grammatical accuracy of operations manuals for Globeview 2000 switching equipment. Reviewed existing manuals and documentation for accuracy, deleted superseded/outdated material.

    Design Engineer HSMM INC, Lynchburg, VA 1995-1996

    Designed upgrades of complex two-way telecommunications systems for client firms, including state/municipal governments, utility companies, and other governmental agencies. Designed microwave path profiles.


    Video Engineering Director, DUELING GROUNDS, Franklin, KY 1994-1995

    Ran multi-receiver satellite earth station. Installed earth station antennas, cabling, and control equipment. Installed/Maintained video equipment, cabling, receivers, decoders, video modulators.


    Supervisor/Master Control Operations Specialist WKYU-TV, Bowling Green, KY 1993-1994

    Supervised control operations for 400,000-watt non-commercial, educational public television and radio station. Operated satellite control switching equipment, selected antennas and programming for delayed-view transmission.

    Consulting Engineer, CARTEL CELLULAR, Louisville, KY 1992-1993

    Consultant for major telecommunications services company. Wrote sales/technical manuals for sales staff. Conducted classes and briefings on cellular telephone technology, design, and engineering.

    Computer Administrator (ARAMCO Contract) DYNARABIA, LTD. Dammam, Saudi Arabia 1991

    Computer/Communications Networking Engineer, responsible for daily operations of LAN systems at ARAMCO Headquarters. Supervised operations, installation/removal, software upgrades.

    Data Communications Specialist, DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY Columbus, OH 1991

    Computer/Communications Networking engineer, responsible for daily operations of 1600-unit LAN and national WAN. Installed/removed/maintained terminals and PCs.

    Electronic Data Processing Manager, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE(Census Bureau),Bowling Green, KY 1989-1990

    Supervised operations of 30-position electronic data processing facility responsible for data collection and processing for the decennial census. Interviewed/Selected all applicants. Trained data processing staff.

    Communications Electronics Officer, DEPARTMENT OF STATE, FOREIGN SERVICE: Africa/Paris/Washington DC.1983-1988

    Operated/Installed/Maintained communications equipment and software. Designed communications drill plan. Wrote Communications Manuals for all American Embassies.

    MILITARY: U.S. Air Force Radio Telecommunications Specialist. 1973-1978

    EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree: Electrical Engineering Technology/Computer Science/Technical Writing
    WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY, Bowling Green KY

    Data Communications Proprietary School, National Radio Institute
    Diplomatic Telecommunications School, US Department of State
    Radio Electronics Technology Proprietary School, Cleveland Institute

    INTERESTS: Amateur Radio, Personal Computing, Freemasonry, MENSA, Foreign Languages, Sign Language, and Desktop Publishing


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