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     Date Submitted:30-04-2012
     Last Modified:01-05-2012 (07:14)
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     Current job:Senior Systems Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:within 3months
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, ,
    Boeing Proprietary Programs, Seal Beach, CA 2000-2012
    Risk Manager: Collaborated with various segment Integrated Product Teams to identify and analyze cost risks, issues, and opportunities. Revised risk and issue management process based on industry best practices. Briefed upper management on the status of current risks, issues utilizing risk cube and Issue grid. Developed and implemented an opportunity process based on industry best practices that enabled the identification of substantial savings.
    Systems Engineer: Led segment integrated product teams to perform availability and reliability analysis to guide architecture development of a complex ground system.
    Performed system definition, implementation, testing and requirements verification at the  segment and enterprise level.
    Developed computer model to perform availability analysis for the segments as well as the total system.
    Composed detailed segment and system availability requirement verification reports.
    Perform Fault Tree Analysis and Failure Mode Effect and Criticality Analysis (FMECA) from the system to segment to the component level.
    Authored a user’s guide to govern IPT change management 
    Analyzed program requirements and developed new requirements to cover gaps between the system and segment level.
    Developed an IMS for a space system with included all segments
    Utilized Risk + on the IMS to analyze the impact of the schedule deviations
    Other duties as assigned (Boeing)
    Administrative Chair for all ten Responsive Space Conferences (Now renamed Reinventing Space) , El Segundo, CA 2001-Present
    Administrative Chair; Recruited, organized and supervised volunteers to perform registration and audio/visual support. Implemented procedures to keep the conference on schedule and assure smooth presentations. Official custodian of the money and trustee of the accounts, briefed Conference Committee on the budget status.  Managed to make a profit which was contributed to the sponsoring sections to provide professional education, young professional and K through 12 educational support.
    Lockheed Martin Technical Operations, El Segundo, CA 1997-2000
    Senior Systems Engineer: established and managed the risk management program for the Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN). Used knowledge of system definition, implementation, testing and verification to prepare risk management plans. Conducted a series of risk review meetings and forums with government organizations and associated contractors to identify risks and mitigation plans. Led a multi-contractor team to develop a new concept of operations for the Air Force Satellite Control Network and its support for GPS and other systems.
    Science Applications International Corporation, Torrance, CA 1995-1997  
    Systems Engineer: assessed satellite control documentation for DoD Space Architect.  Performed orbit analysis of constellations to determine network loading.  Prepared Integrated Master Plan and Integrated Master Schedules for new projects utilizing knowledge of the DoD acquisition process.  Performed systems engineering on the Global Broadcast System (GBS) to include generating top down requirements analysis and detailed requirements allocation to each program segment. Prepared engineering handbook for GBS.
    Space Applications Corporation, El Segundo, CA 1987-1994 
    Task Leader for Advanced Planning: used the “strategies to task” methodology to develop the Satellite Control Mission Area Plan.  Developed concepts for applying commercial IT technology for military space programs.   Employed scenario based planning to develop and analyze new operational methods for Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN). 
    Management Engineering Manager supervised the efforts of advanced planning, training, and configuration management teams. Established the Configuration Management team and implemented automated procedures for the Air Force program office. Led the advanced planning team in the development of the Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN) Master Plan, which established the relationship between tasks and efforts among developer, supporting and user communities of the AFSCN and its support for GPS and other systems.
    MASE, University of Southern California, 2007
    MS Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University
    BS Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, The Ohio State University
    Veteran United States Air Force, Honorable Discharge
    Software Application Proficiency
    MS Office (Excel, Word, Visio, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook) MS Project
    President, Toastmasters, Seal Beach Speech Bums
    President Military Officer’s Associations of America (MOAA) San Pedro/South Bay Chapter
    Treasurer Los Angeles Section American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (former Chairman)

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