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     Date Submitted:20-05-2016
     Last Modified:28-06-2016 (01:26)
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     Current job:Senior Systems Engineering Manager
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within a month
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Consulting/Engineering Services
     KeywordsSatellite Design Satellite Operations Ground System Design, Integration, and Validation Strategic Planning Payload Analysis Spacecraft Analysis
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    KEY QUALIFICATIONS

     

    ·         25+ years of technical, spacecraft/payload design, operations, consulting, and management experience in the Electronics/Aerospace/Satellite industry with Hughes Aircraft Company, Lockheed Martin Corporation, and Vencore Inc. (formerly a division of Lockheed Martin)

    ·         Major System Acquisition expertise as a developer and customer

    ·         Excellent technical, leadership and communications skills

    ·         Ability to lead by example and maximize the effectiveness of an organization

    ·         Ability to effectively manage contract/project requirements, budgets, and schedules

    ·         Extensive Technical & Management Training through the Lockheed Martin Professional Development Institute

     

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    Senior Engineer/Manager   2005-present      Lockheed Martin Corporation & Vencore Inc.           United Kingdom

     

    ·         Senior Consultant & Technical Director for Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I) activities at US/UK Mission Ground Station

    ·         Responsible for acquisition oversight of major satellite communication systems and associated ground processing equipment

    ·         Responsible for full life cycle management of new acquisitions including:

    §  Concept Definition

    §  Concept of Operations

    §  System Requirements Definition

    §  Preliminary and Critical Designs

    §  Software/Hardware Development

    §  System Verification, Validation, and Test (VV&T)

    §  Launch and on-orbit VV&T

    §  Operations & Maintenance

    §  Changes and Upgrades

    §  Decommission

    ·         Responsible for the integration of complex operational systems into the technical baseline of an extremely large data center

    ·         Functional Manager for forward-deployed scientists and engineers at 8 locations world-wide

    ·         Program Management: Cost, Schedule, and Performance responsibilities

    ·         Responsible for development of organizational strategic plans 

     

    Engineering Manager    1994-2005     Lockheed Martin Corporation   United Kingdom

     

    ·         Responsible for providing management, leadership, and technical direction to a group of 28 scientists and engineers assigned to support the acquisition and development of new satellite communications systems (space & ground)

    ·         Responsible for the analysis of the operational health and safety of multiple satellite communications systems (space & ground)

    ·         Dual role as Deputy Operations Manager responsible for ~125 24/7 employees

    ·         Responsible for the development of a robust Anomaly Response Process for space and ground systems

    ·         Project management responsibilities including generation of proposals (cost plus and fixed price), requirements definition, scheduling, budget tracking, resource management, etc.

    ·         Responsible for successful restructuring of contract baseline (organizational restructuring and strategic planning)

    ·         Subcontract management

    ·         Responsible for definition, concept of operations, staffing, and management of System Quality Analysis (SQA) operational activities

    ·         Responsible for requirements definition and development of analysis tools to support real-time system performance activities

     

    Engineering Group Lead    1988-1994    Hughes Aircraft Co.        Los Angeles, CA

     

    ·         Responsible for technical direction and leadership of Hughes’ Space and Communications engineering team responsible for test and analysis of major satellite communications systems

    ·         Responsible for the design and development of test equipment used for performance verification of satellite payload systems

    ·         Responsible for development of engineering requirements and design of HS-601 3-axis satellite payload systems

     

    Member of Technical Staff    1986-1988    Hughes Aircraft Co.     Tucson, AZ

     

    ·         Responsible for system verification of test equipment associated with Hughes’ Phoenix and AMRAAM Air Intercept Missile (AIM) systems

     

    CITIZENSHIP

    US Citizen with permanent UK Work VISA

     

    EDUCATION

    Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, (BSEE), Electromagnetics emphasis, South Dakota State University, 1986 (w/ further degrees in Math and Computer Science)

     

    PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

    Lockheed Martin Professional Development Programs

    ·         International Business Operations                        2010       LM Corp. HQ, Bethesda, MD

    ·         Management Assessment and Development Institute        2003       LM Corp. HQ, Bethesda, MD

    ·         Program Management 201 Comprehensive View                  2002       LM, Portsmouth, England

    ·         Management Strategies Program I                                          2001       Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh, PA

    ·         Program Management 101 Core Skills                                   2000       LM, Sunnyvale, CA

    ·         SEI CMMI for Systems Engineering                                       2000       LM, Harrogate, England

    ·         Project Leadership Program                                                      1998       LM, Cherry Hill, NJ

    ·         STEP Leadership Training Program                                         1996       LM, Harrogate, England

     

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