13 years of professional experience in C4I systems and architectures, MILSATCOM including Milstar, AEHF, TSAT systems, terminal operations, systems engineering, military strategic/tactical/endurance planning, and resource monitoring across MCPTi, ACMS, and MPSS. Certified Instructor and training material developer.
2007 – Present, Apogee Engineering: Senior Systems Engineer (MILSATCOM Communications Planning Expert)
· Developed and led the Inc. 4 MPE test program for Lockheed Martin successfully readying the software for operations
· Apogee Lead for the Increment 4 MPE Help Desk
· Configured over 20 separate Strategic MARs and over 1,000 directed networks
· Provided on-site support to the 614th SCS, USSTRATCOM, RSSC CONUS, RSSC PAC, RSSC EUR, and the GSSC
· Conceptualized, Developed, and Led the AEHF Mission Planning Element Inc. 3 Help Desk
· Designed and Implemented the Help Desk Architecture, Including Metrics Tracking, Trouble Ticket DB, and Website
· Travelled to each Inc. 3 operational site to provide hands-on user education and mission planning generation on the MPSS
· Focal Point for all MPSS (AEHF Comm. Planning Tool) Questions from the Warfighter
· Ensure User DR’s are Correctly Written and Adjudicated through the T&E DRB and MIPRB
· Provide On-site Comm Planning Training to the Tier 1 User Community
· A6MZ Resident Dual Operations Expert, Supporting the Transition from Legacy Tools (MCPTi and ACMS) to Future Systems (MPSS)
· Provided MPSS Help Desk support to the Increment 4 Responsible Test Organization (RTO), ensured proper adjudication of over 250 operational discrepancy reports
· Provided input and authored many of the operational Detailed Test Procedures (DTP) that were executed during RTO
· Deliver detailed analysis of the MPSS scintillation algorithm in support of HQ USSTRATCOM and the Joint Staff
· Consolidated Satcom System Expert (C-SSE) lead communications planner, supporting A5MP during all phases of AEHF development
2005 – 2007, L-3 Communications Titan: Senior Systems Engineer (AEHF MPE Development Team)
2002 –2005, Booz Allen Hamilton: Senior Consultant (Satellite Communications System Engineer)
· Authored an engineering white paper on Policy Based Network Management as it relates to TC
· Authored Enabling Concept for Advanced EHF Frequency Planning
· Created modularized tactical frequency planning tutorial
1998 –2001, United States Air Force: Milstar Lead Staff Instructor
· Supervised and assessed three subordinates
· Managed the 4th Space Operations Squadron’s training system, including positional and satellite subsystem lesson plans
· Prepared and instructed all Milstar EHF (Extremely High Frequency) operators to maintain mission ready certification
· Authored lesson plans and scenarios for 4th Space Operations Squadron training acquiescent to ISD
· Provided trending analysis for Milstar training procedures
· Instructed all new students to ensure readiness for evaluations
· Conducted line instruction in command and control procedures for students preparing for mission certification
1997 –2001, United States Air Force: Milstar Extremely High Frequency (EHF) Satellite Systems Operator
· Evaluated satellite subsystems health and identified trends
· Conducted satellite and ground system anomaly resolution
· Conducted testing to ensure compatibility between the operations center and the satellite before new systems were commanded to operational readiness
· Procedure development for Milstar operations plan
· Executed satellite orbital maneuvers and provided trending data for future station-keeping updates
· Maintained and controlled spacecraft component to nominal configuration and telemetry limit libraries without error
· A.A.S. Space and Satellite Operations Technology, 2001
· AFSCN Communications Systems (WANIU/ATM)
· Spacecraft Data Systems
· Milstar Satellite Systems Operations
· Orbit Analysis and Space Environment
· Satellite Systems Course Development
· SECRET (Through 2017)
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