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     Date Submitted:12-01-2011
     Last Modified:13-01-2011 (08:17)
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     Current job:Software Safety Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Consulting/Engineering Services
     Keywordsavionics eee safety engineer test engineer nasa microgravity science glovebox constellation ares upperstage metallurgy corrosion stress strain cyclic polarization analysis requirements verifications flight rocket quality esa csa Arinc Unix Linux Windows

    Employment Objective:

    I am a Systems Safety and Quality Engineer with a broad range of experience in the area of aerospace science, avionics, test and design engineering. I am looking for a position that will utilize my skills, experience and offer growth.


    AlabamaA &M University

    B.S., Electrical Engineering, May 2006


    Employment Experience:


    January 2009-   CSA, ESA & NASA Space Science Collaboration.

    Served as the integration safety engineer for the first foreign science payload to be integrated with the U.S. facility MSG (Microgravity Science Glovebox) aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The science investigation SODI (Selectable Optical Diagnostic Instrument) was developed by ESA in collaboration with CSA and NASA. The SODI investigation analyses the behavior of liquid mixtures under vibration without the buoyancy of gravity, a subject matter of major interest in the field of aerospace science and propulsion. The investigation successfully flew to the ISS in August 2009 and is yielding results that surpass all expectations.  My duties comprised of performing integrated system hazard analysis and control strategies for all interfaces. This also included coordinating international trade studies to proactively approach mission success. Developing NASA safety and mission assurance products consisting of an integrated safety data package, failure mode effects analysis, fire safety and suppression analysis, standard hazard control report, Unique hazard control report, Safety verification tracking, ESA payload safety review panel presentation and NSTS/ISS Payload safety compliance certification approval. 


    June 2007-    NASA Marshall Space Flight Center/S&MA/BTI. System Safety Engineer. My duties included applying NASA Safety Standards and requirements to various NASA flight and non-flight projects for both human and non-human rated flight projects - (ARES I Upper Stage rocket and The Microgravity Science Glovebox). Functioning as a project team member to identify potential hazards, explain safety concepts/ hazard mitigation, and assist in the creation of solutions/ controls to safety problems. Preparing and /or evaluating payload Safety Data Packages/ Hazard reports. Performing assessments such as Preliminary Hazard Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, Management Oversight and Risk Tree Analysis (MORT), and any other System Safety related activity to support mission safety and success. Presenting identified safety hazards and methods of mitigation to the safety review panels.


    July 2006-June 2007    Sanmina-SCI/ ARINC.

    Worked as production test engineer for the manufacture of ARINC 629 (Aeronautical Radio inc.) Common mode couplers used in fly by wire system on Boeing commercial aircraft. Duties include analyzing testing methods by way of automated test equipment, Environmental Stress Screening and electronic circuit troubleshooting.

    August 2005-May 2006    Senior Design.

    Design, build, and test of a Switched Mode Power Supply, dc to dc buck converter.

    October 2002-December 2002    NASA MarshallSpace Flight Center/ EEE

    Parts and Packaging Group.Huntsville AL. Duties included assisting staff engineers in establishing EEE (Electric, Electronic, Electromechanical) parts requirements for all NASA MSFC programs; Generating and updating parts specifications- 40M connector, wire & cable specs; Researching parts development and testing methods on a wide variety of EEE parts. (i.e., connectors, wires and cable, resistors, capacitors, transistors, diodes, microcircuits, relays, etc.).


    June 2002-August 2002    NASA Marshall Space Flight Center/VREO Prog. Materials, Processing, and Metallurgy. Huntsville AL. Duties included failure analysis testing, and the development of metal alloys and composite materials used in NASA space applications.

    August 2001-June 2002    NASA AAMU & UAH SLI (Student Launch Initiative). Redstone Arsenal Huntsville, AL. Duties included working with a select group of students on a NASA project that included the construction and launching of a reusable rocket with a micro gravity nickel plating payload.


    Acquired Computer & Technical Skills:

    Operating systems:  Unix/Linux, Windows 2000, XP, Millennium.

    Software:  Electronics Workbench, Multisim, Tanner L-Edit Pro, Matlab, Feko, LabView, AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, Project, Word.

    Computer Languages:  Fortran, C/C++, 8086 Assembly

    Networking:  TCP/IP Protocols, LAN and WAN hardware

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