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     Date Submitted:23-12-2011
     Last Modified:23-12-2011 (12:35)
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     Current job:Project Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Launch Systems
     KeywordsProgram manager and project integration specialist
    CV

    Clearances: KSC – NACI   

     Held Top Secret (DOD) 

    SUMMARY

    Software/Hardware Integration Project Manager and Lead Requirements Project Engineer at Kennedy Space Center integrating flight software and Shuttle hardware changes into the Launch Processing System (LPS). Experienced in developing and leading teams to accomplish goals and address issues. Coordinate the efforts of several organizations including United Space Alliance, NASA, and Boeing in various locations nationwide.  Self-motivated professional able to bring the right people together to resolve problems quickly. Integrate software/hardware changes for major Shuttle projects including Cockpit Avionics Upgrades, 3-String GPS, and Advanced Health Monitoring System (AHMS). Perform as KSC Engineering Representative on several NASA Change Control Boards and Engineering Review Panels.

    PROJECT MANAGEMENT SKILLS

    • Project formulation, implementation, management, closure
    • Project integration of engineering subsystems, resource utilization and scheduling
    • Define project scope, manage project dependencies, track milestones and deliverables
    • Identify risks and implement risk mitigation strategies, critical paths, contingency plans
    • Special team creation for conflict and problem resolution
    • Use Project Management Professional (PMP) principles 

     

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

     5/1991 - 7/2011      Lockheed Space Operations/United Space Alliance       Kennedy Space Center, FL

    Staff  Project Engineer V

    Lead Project Engineer for Software Integration/ Shuttle Connector Analysis Network (SCAN) Team.

    Coordinate/guide efforts of four engineers.

    Assess Shuttle Flight Software (FSW) changes for impact to launch software.

    Represent KSC Engineering at Program Control Boards involving flight software, Data Bank, and launch software.

    Write test requirements for Shuttle Avionics Integration Laboratory (SAIL) FSW Operational Increment (OI) testing.

    Lead SCAN Team to ensure shuttle connector status is tracked for all three shuttles. 

    Report SW/SCAN status in daily meetings with upper management.

    Interface with multiple organizations including USA, design agent (Boeing), NASA, and contractors to resolve issues and develop process improvements.

    Accomplishments

    Organized and led a team of over 20 USA and NASA engineers to perform testing at the Shuttle simulation facility (SAIL) in Houston that demonstrated compatibility between FSW and KSC launch software.

    Received the Space Flight Awareness (SFA) award in 2008 for identifying an issue with payload data and bringing all necessary organizations together to correct the problem.

     

    10/1984 - 4/1991        General Dynamics - Electric Boat Division     Groton, CT

    Chief Test Engineer

    Manage a test program in the Electronic Test Department for new construction of Trident nuclear submarines.

    Coordinate/guide efforts of a 3-shift test operation, 6 assistant chief engineers, and 90 technicians to accomplish testing on schedule and within budget.

    Ensure testing is completed, properly documented, and issues resolved.

    Interface with all shipyard elements and the Navy to coordinate equipment installation and test.

    Perform all Electronics acceptance testing at sea during sea trials and resolve all issues prior to delivery of the vessel to the Navy.

    Accomplishments

    Successfully completed electronic test programs for four Trident submarines (SSBN 730, 731, 734, and 736). 

     

    EDUCATION

    Washington University in St. Louis, MO

    Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE)

       

    TRAINING, AWARDS, and CERTIFICATIONS

     Space Flight Awareness Team Award - 2005

     Project Management Symposium (3 days) - 2006

     Space Flight Awareness Individual Award - 2008

     Leadership Development Institute series (9 courses) - 2009

     Project Management Institute (PMI) Training - 8/2010

     Project Management Professional Certification - 9/2010


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