3626 Haymeadow Road • Caledonia, Wisconsin [53126] (708) 497-0167 •
Senior Software Engineer / PMP Certified Systems Integrator
Systems & Software Integration Specialist ~ Systems Design & Software Implementation
Project Management ~ Technical & Administrative Oversight

High-level expertise in systems and software design/analysis, hands-on software development, systems/software
architecture interfaces, client needs analysis, and business-case cost justification. Executed project leader roles for several
assignments. Project management PMP certified. Experienced in request-for-proposal writing, subcontractor evaluation and
selection, and schedule/cost management of project-deliverables. Knowledgeable on several computer programming
languages and environments. Master’s thesis related to expanding and using Formal Methods to help ensure software
reliability. Experienced both with client-server architectures, and embedded systems. Some professional highlights include:

•• Well-versed with Python, Web2py, C/C++, PostgreSQL; familiar with Java, Matlab and several others…
•• Extensive software/technical project management
•• Team management experience, human resource management (hiring, termination, training, contract mgmt., etc)
•• Large-scale software redesign of engineering modeling environment to a real-time object-oriented framework
•• Design of Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) architecture for a major metropolitan Traffic Management Center
•• US patent for embedded engine controller application
•• Technical development and calibration of engine emissions control software
•• Control systems technical lead for the University of Illinois Hybrid Electric Vehicle Challenge


Aerotek Systems – – – Consultant – – – 2012 – Present
•• Development of detailed system and software specifications for marine propulsion control systems
•• Reviewed Matlab/Simulink based models, and performed detailed development of control system algorithms
•• Worked on several prototype systems for satellite-based autopilot systems, and CAN-protocol steer-by-wire systems
•• Development of functional and EMC test plans.
•• Development of architecture overhaul to support automated testing capability

Bucyrus International – – – Software Group Manager – – – 2010 – 2012
•• Recruitment and management of software team from the ground up, for new heavy machinery technology.
•• Development of systems and software specifications
•• Workflow process development, software development tools acquisition & integration into corporate IT infrastructure; self-initiated,
prepared business case proposal, got corporate funding for, and project-managed implementation and department-wide training of
the IBM ClearCase, ClearQuest and DOORS tools; worked with Git, Code Collaborator, and other productivity enhancing tools
•• Vendor and partner relationship management.
•• Delivery and presentation of working prototypes

LS Gallegos & Associates, Inc – – – Senior Systems Architect – – – 2008-2010
•• Development of Chicago Traffic Management Center’s Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Architecture
•• Oversee/review systems and software development work of the Chicago Traffic Management Center project
•• Analysis for systems scalability, and modular architecture for ongoing infrastructure development.
•• Working knowledge of the National ITS Architecture, the Turbo Architecture, and ArcVIEW tools.
•• Gather and synthesize requirements into format appropriate for RPF packages.
•• Analysis of existing municipal preliminary design study reports

Electro-Motive Diesels, Inc. Senior Project Manager 1998-2008
•• Project-managed enterprise-wide initiative that included development work using the VisualStudio.NET, C++ and C#, as well as
sourcing and managing local and offshore software resources. Took the project through the full life-cycle from business-case cost
analysis & justification through scoping of technical requirements, developing software and hardware requirements, coordinating
multiple vendors and products, integrating and deploying the system. I worked heavily with the Rational Rose development suite in
the RUP framework, and with UML system design methods.

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3626 Haymeadow Road • Caledonia, Wisconsin [53126] (708) 497-0167 •

Highlights include:
• Detailed construction of software specifications, technical management of offshore software developers, along with
hands-on software development
• Project management for design and implementation of a new software integration and test lab, including platform
migration strategy to a web-server based system.
• Development & presentation of business case for project capital, budget justification to senior management
• Manage multi-phase deliverables, project schedule and cost variance control
• Restructured the systems modeling platform from an in-line structured UNIX-based text syntax to an object-oriented
framework using Rational Rose object-oriented Unified Modeling Language (UML) software design tool
• Software test lead and direct supervision of contract test personnel
• Test case / test script creation, very familiar with SDLC and CMMI
• Used the Rational system to create re-usable and more maintainable system models.
• Implemented use of efficient reliable object-oriented interfaces and methods for different functional blocks
• I used the Rational Rose system to ensure systems testability and test coverage of key component interfaces
• Application documentation and end-user system training

•• Managed release of major software packages to the field, established metrics and recorded field-test data
•• Managed software reliability benchmarking and continuous improvement initiatives
•• Hands-on development FPGA and other firmware using Xilinx and LabVIEW tools/resources
•• Worked with Matlab/Simulink and D-Space tools
•• Installed and developed on several RTOS platforms (Ardence/LabVIEW/proprietary)
•• Worked with several different communication protocols (CAN, RS232, RS422, J1939, LONWorks, and several others)
•• Expertise with National Instruments lab devices and tools, development of low-level drivers for data acquisition modules

Cummins Engine Company Systems Development Engineer 1993-1998
•• Co-holder of a United States Patent and Trademark Office patent # 5,828,297; assigned to Cummins.
•• Development of technical profiles and detailed systems specifications
•• Vehicle systems modeling, integration, and risks analysis
•• Development of communication systems using CAN, J1939, J1922 and J1587 data transfer protocols
•• Actively participated in ISO 9000 certification initiatives
•• Calibration modeling and tuning for end-client vehicle response preferences
•• Hosted formal software release hand-off sessions to internal software clients
•• Intimately acquainted with all aspects of the software lifecycle development process
•• Domestic and international field-test assignments interacting with our OEM clients
•• Software/systems test and quality assurance lead
•• Analysis and reduction of test data, regular preparation of technical performance reports internal software clients
•• Product engineering internal customer support

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Control Systems Lead fall semester 1992
•• Functional project lead developer for the College of Engineering’s celebrated “Hybrid Electric Vehicle Challenge”
•• Project-managed the development of closed-loop integrated logic systems for each microprocessor
•• Defined the I/O signals for all microprocessors used
•• Developed all major control logic, timing and prioritization algorithms
•• Won a Senior Design monetary award

Ansan Industries, Ltd. Software Engineer (summer intern) 1992
•• Fully developed user interface for one of Ansan’s computerized security system
•• Development and testing of control algorithms and software
•• Gave presentation and demonstration of Ansan’s control system products to municipal officials and chamber of commerce visitors

•• Master of Science in Electrical Engineering – – – University of Illinois at Chicago (2005)
•• Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering – – – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1992)
•• Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) – – – Project Management Institute – (2008)

Excellent references will be provided on request.

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