CV: Telemetry Systems Program Manager



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 Date Submitted:02-06-2011
 Last Modified:02-06-2011 (02:42)
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 Current job:Telemetry Systems Program Manager
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:US only
 Date available:within a month
 Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, , , Launch Systems
 Keywords• M.S. Space Systems Operations Management; Acquisition and Program Management • Four + years experience in Launch & Range Instrumentation Modernization acquisition • Four + years experience in Range Systems Engineering and Configuration/Data Mana

Objective: A Program Management position in the development and sustainment of Information Technology and Space Systems.



Results-driven Acquisition professional offering twenty three years experience in the United States Air Force. Possess outstanding ability in developing and managing project cost, schedule, performance and risk. Extremely familiar with the launch and test operations of the Eastern and Western ranges. Lead chair for weekly IPT session with the 30th and 45th Space Wings. Experience developing Statements of Work, Statements of Objectives and Performance Work Statements. Oversees installation, test, training and acceptance for deliverable systems, as well as perform project closeout activities.

• M.S. Space Systems Operations Management; Acquisition and Program Management
• Four + years experience in Launch & Range Instrumentation Modernization acquisition
• Four + years experience in Range Systems Engineering and Configuration/Data Management
• One year experience in Contract Management at Headquarters AFSPC Staff Level
• Two years Headquarters AFSPC C4I2TSR experience in Project Management and Integration
• Four+ years management of software development, COTS integration and infrastructure development
• Extensive project team management and military leadership
• Superior ability to communicate both orally and in writing, clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, Project, Comprehensive Cost and Requirement System and Livelink.
• DAWIA Professional Development Program certified:
• Program Management Level 2 (Pending)
• Program Management Level 1
• Information Technology Level 2
• Information Technology Level 1
• Test and Evaluation Level 1
• Systems Planning, Research, Development and Engineering Systems Engineer Level 1

• ACQ 201A/B Intermediate Systems Acquisition
• ACQ 101 Fundamental System Acquisition Management
• IRM 202 Intermediate Information Systems Acquisition
• IRM 101 Basic Information Systems Acquisition
• PMT 256 Program Management Tools
• CLM017 Risk Management
• CON 110 Mission Support Planning
• SYS 101 Fundamentals of Systems Planning Research Development and Engineering
• TST 102 Fundamentals of Test and Evaluation
• CLE025 Information Assurance for Acquisition Professionals
• CLM025 COTS Acquisition for Program Managers
• CLE023 Modeling and Simulation
• CLE003 Technical Reviews
• CLB016 Earned Value Management
• CLB007 Cost Analysis

Space & Missile Center, Launch & Range Division, Los Angeles AFB, CA (2007-Present)
Telemetry Systems Program Manager
• Leads development, integration, & test for $130M in telemetry system upgrades on Eastern & Western Launch Ranges
• Manages project cost, schedule & technical performance; develops requirements & acquisition strategies for future block upgrades
• Coordinates efforts of 20 program functional support staff with 100+ system contractors and launch range operators
Key Accomplishments:
• Aggressively drove $68M+ LTRS contract J&A--preserved $40M FY10 funds, enabling 12 critical range upgrades
• Salvaged retired telemetry systems; configured & tested for install on both ranges--recouped $24M for future budget
• Combined splintered projects into single effort--systems fielded two years early--reduced costs by $10M
• Negotiated and reworked contract proposals--directed reuse of facilities & test data--$4M savings to taxpayers
• Identified COTS hardware limitations—modified test strategy and reduced discrepancies by 75%
• Shaved developmental testing by 8 weeks with lab test of prototype telemetry system--fixed 100+ errors
• Developed Information Assurance plan—resolved deficiencies--saved $2M & two years of range systems redesign

401st EABG, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (deployed) (5/2009 – 11/2009)
Commander, Communications Flight
• Leads 9 work centers, 27 personnel and $10.4M in communication assets
• Provides critical C4 support to 300+ OEF Joint Forces
Key Accomplishments:
• Managed $3.6M network upgrade; led inter-service cross-theater MOA team--increased bandwidth 900%
• Built enhanced SIPR architecture--boosted data rates 500%; enhanced OEF mission with added intelligence collection
• Revamped ADPE mgmt; benchmarked process for 11 accounts--100% accuracy for 815 items valued at over $700K
• Expedited tech refresh; drove AFCENT agreements; found $225K PC assets--mitigated C4 vulnerabilities & SPOFs

USCENTCOM, MacDill AFB, FL (deployed) 4/2008 – 9/2008
Force Manager
• Draft and coordinate daily manpower requirements with the Joint Staff for Presidential approval
Key Accomplishments:
• Developed largest surge package in CENTCOM history--deployed an additional 35K force to Afghanistan
• Orchestrated 40 Request For Forces--gained SECDEF approval--ensured force availability for key short-notice surges
• Tracked and dispositioned 100+ global force management messages daily

MNF-I, Baghdad, Iraq (deployed) 8/2006 – 6/2007
Personal Security Liaison Officer
• Plan, coordinate and execute all security and movements for the Government of Iraq Leadership
• Train local national security force to assume role upon U.S. withdraw
Key Accomplishments:
• Coordinated 290+ air/ground movements; authored daily situation report for theater Commander
• Spearheaded former Iraqi Prime Minister return to Baghdad; created plan, coordinated assets, executed mission
• Led emergency evacuation after Iraqi VP assassination attempt--ensured treatment for 13 & 100% survival

2/2006 – 8/2006
Space & Missile Center, Launch & Range Division, Los Angeles AFB, CA  ( 2/2006-8/2006)
Chief, Information Management Branch
• Manages four IT support contracts valued at $7M
• Develops, budgets and implements rotating three year IT technical refresh plan
• Leads team of 16 delivering help desk, information/server management, database and voice support for 400+ users
Key Accomplishments:
• Built IT infrastructure, realigned contracts, cut redundant services
• Disposed $1M of antiquated equipment—saved $673K annually
• Led merger of three IT shops—balanced skill sets, reworked Statements Of Work
• Led Information Assurance program—set and enforced policies per DoD guidance

Communications Support Squadron, HQ/AFSPC, Peterson AFB, CO ( 3/2004 – 2/2006)
Information Technology Systems Implementation Manager
• Manages eight civilian and contract personnel
• Evaluates contractor performance on the $800M C4I2TSR contract
• Leads government and contract teams in the design, installation and evaluation of computer networks supporting 37 AFSPC bases and geographically separated units with 30K network users
• Directs system development, implementation, integration and documentation on command and control systems
Key Accomplishments:
• Provided C4 support for 127 launches, 13 early warning radars and 100+ satellites
• Directed enterprise network e-mail backup effort—saved $800K with innovative approach
• Deployed critical system management tools to AFSPC main operating bases, 5 GSU’s and USAF Academy
• Led $1.4M AFSPC Classified Enterprise Network redesign

Communications Support Squadron, HQ/AFSPC, Peterson AFB, CO (2/2003 – 2/2004)
C4 Systems Contract Administration Officer
• Administers $171M C42TISR engineering and technical support cost plus award fee contract
• Provides engineering and technical evaluation and guidance to 160+ C4 contract personnel
• Project lead for HQ AFSPC C4 Crisis Action Center expansion, Battle Staff Modernization and Command Post activation
Key Accomplishments:
• Directed issuance of 378 work authorization documents for engineering analysis—placed $45M on contract
• Processed $7M in C4 contract modifications—awarded 14 critical jobs in 5 days
• Pursued and acquired $250K for mission critical collaboration tools

88 Communications Squadron, Wright Patterson AFB, OH (11/2000 – 11/2002)
NCOIC, Meteorological Navigation,

22 Communications Squadron, McConnell AFB, KS (5/1994 – 11/2000)
Assistant NCOIC, Meteorological Navigation,

410 Bomb Wing, K.I. Sawyer AFB, MI  (1/1992-09/1993)
Security Police Journeyman

40 SPS, Aviano AB, Italy (1/1989 – 1/1992)
Security Police Journeyman

• M.S. Space Systems Operations Management; Acquisition and Program Management, Webster University-Colorado Springs Campus, Academic Honors, December 2005
• Communications Officer Space Education Course, August 2005
• Air and Space Basic Course, June 2003
• Communications and Information Officer Course, October 2003
• Communications Electronics Career Advancement Course (7-Level), June 2008
• B.S. Biology, Wichita State University, December 1997
• Meteorological Navigation Technician Course, May 1994
• Airman Leadership School, May 1992
• Air Force Level 1, Ground Combat Skills, January 1989
• Security Specialist Course, December 1988

Meritorious Service Medal Joint Service Commendation Medal Air Force Commendation Medal (4)
Joint Service Achievement Medal (2) Air Force Achievement Medal (2) Southwest Asia Service Medal
Joint Meritorious Unit Award Meritorious Unit Award (2) AF Outstanding Unit Award (2)
AF Organizational Excellence Award (2) AF Good Conduct Medal (5) National Defense Service Medal (2)
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal Iraq Campaign Medal (2) Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal Armed Forces Service Medal AF Overseas Ribbon Short (2)
AF Overseas Ribbon Long Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border
AF Longevity Service (5) USAF NCO PME Small Arms Expert Marksmanship (2)
AF Training Ribbon Graduate Ribbon NATO Medal
Kuwait Liberation Medal Government of Kuwait

CGO of the Quarter NCO of the Quarter Airman of the Quarter

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