Over Twenty years experience in Large Real-Time Systems Projects – Rail and Military. Positions held include Consulting Systems Engineer, Senior Systems Engineer, Senior Software Engineer, Test Trials Director, Systems Integration Engineer, Project Leader, Safety Assurance Manager, Team Leader, Analyst /Programmer.
Consulting Engineer Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS) Integration and Test of Air Traffic Control Systems Mar 2011 - Present
Integration and Test of ATCAS (Air Traffic Control Automation System) primarily RDPS (Radar Data Processing System). Work includes:
Lloyds Registry, Sydney – Project Safety Assurance Manager, RailCorp PPP Project Mar 2009 –Aug 2010
Naval Aviation Systems Project Office (HMAS Albatross, Nowra)
Engineering Authority - Systems Engineering Consultant - (Jacobs Sverdrup) 0ct 2005 - June 08
Project provides Forward Looking Infra Red (FLIR), Electronic Support Measures (ESM) and Electronic Counter Measures (ECM) capability for the Navy's fleet of SeaHawk Helicopters. Enhancing surveillance and self protection capabilities.Role as Engineering Authority for Design, Integration and Acceptance of Upgrade capability. Duties include:
ADI/IS3 Perth Australia
Senior Systems Engineer June 2004 –Oct 2005
Test and Integration of Naval Combat Systems Future Frigates Upgrade for Royal Australian Navy.Duties include:
CSE International London
Consulting Engineer Jan 2004 –June 2004
T5 Heathrow Systems Assurance Project.Consulting Engineer for Systems Assurance across T5 Heathrow project, concentrating specifically on Interface management and organisation of Interface Requirements for the Interface Test Facility.
Eurocontrol Experimental Centre, Paris
Software Integration Engineer Sep 2001- Aug 2002
PROVE experimental research project providing test and simulation ESCAPE platform for Air Traffic Control ABS Satellite communication.
Responsible to the integration project manager for integration engineering work for the PROVE Air Traffic Control project. Project is ADA, C++, ODSToolbox under UNIX (HPUX).
Senior Systems Engineer Aug 1999 –July 2001
Senior Systems Engineer working on integration, test and enhancement of Collins Submarine Combat System. Also, CASE Administrator responsible for requirements analysis and trace.
Senior Systems Engineer /Sea Trials Test Director April 1996 –Aug 1999
Test/Trials Director in charge of Contractor Sea Trials and Lead in charge of post trials analysis. Final products are Trials Reports to customer (Director Navy) detailing statistical analysis and performance of the Combat System.
Senior Software Engineer Sept 1995 –March 1996
Senior Software Engineer working on enhancements and change proposals to Collins Submarine Combat System.
Rockwell Collins International
Senior Systems Engineer Sept 1994–Sept 1995
Senior Systems Engineer working on integration of the Collins Class Combat System
British Aerospace - SEMA London
Project Leader Nov 1991 - April 1993
Project leader of Post Design Services contract providing management and enhancements for a Simulated Communications trainer. Real-time system project written in Coral and developed using Mascot methodology. The software was converted to Pascal.
Senior Systems Engineer June 90 - Nov 1991
Company Representative on site in charge of system integration of SMCS software at the Trident Shore Development Facility.Integration of contractor equipment, notably Sonar 2054, Radar1007, Navigational, ESM and Optical systems.Developed in ADA using the Object Oriented Design methodology JSD with associated CASE tools.
Team Leader Sept 1988 - June 1990
Working on SMCS project, initially as an Analyst/Programmer writing and designing application processes, later promoted to Time Manager Team Leader. Involved in all phase of the software lifecycle from functional specification, design and implementation through to system testing and acceptance.
Lecturer Sept 1987 - July 1988
Lecturer in IT and Mathematics at the College of Technology Newry.
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