Frederick Ortlund

Frederick H Ortlund
1351 E Crescent Way Chandler, AZ 85248

Home Phone: 1-480-883-3412

[RESUMIX 4 resume follows]

FREDERICK H ORTLUND, Chandler AZ is currently EMPLOYED

EXPERIENCE LEVEL — SENIOR LEVEL CANDIDATE
DISCIPLINE SELECTIONS — AIRCRAFT/AEROSPACE,
COMPUTER SCIENCE, ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS/DESIGNERS,

ELECTRONIC ENGINEERS/DESIGNERS, ENVIRONMENTAL
ENGINEERS,
HARDWARE ENGINEERS, NETWORK ENGINEERS,
PROCESS ENGINEERS, PROJECT MANAGMENT,
SOFTWARE ENGINEERS, SOFTWARE PROGRAMMERS,
UNIX ENGINEERS/PROGRAMMERS, WINDOWS
ENGINEERS/PROGRAMMERS,
STATE SELECTIONS — AZ CA CO NV OR TX UT WA
RESUME AVAILABLE — http://www.ntes.com/resumes/ORTLUND0720232710.htm

NTES RESUME – 0720232710
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FREDERICK H ORTLUND
CURRENT ADDRESS:
1351 E Crescent Way
Chandler AZ 85248
480-883-3412
fortlund@cox.net

Goal

Apply my systems RF engineering experience in embedded wireless project

planning, proposal, design requirements & analysis, h/w design, integration

and test on embedded systems.

EDUCATION

Masters of Science in Systems Engineering, In Progress at:

University of California San Diego (UCSD)

Masters of Science in Management, Coursework at:

Florida Institute of Technology, St Petersburg, Florida

Bachelors of Science, in Electronics Engineering

Chicago, De Vry University of Technology

EXPERIENCE

01-Present

HUGHES NETWORK SYSTEMS San Diego CA

Principle RF Systems Engineer

Contract Bid & Proposal of Special Test Equipment (STE), Systems

Requirements Analysis (SRA), Requirements Database Design, Platform

Interface Integration Test plan development, System Test Plan (STP)

development and Automation using Labview for: wireless portable Broadband

General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) Satellite terminals with global

positioning system (GPS) and Bluetooth (BT) 802.15 wireless LAN for ICO,

INMARSAT, & THURAYA Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) and Geosynchronous Earth

Orbits (GEO) satellite networks.

– Platform Interface System Engineer for integration and test of GPRS RF,
BT,
Ethernet 100 Base T, GPS, USB and Wireless Fidelity (WiFi) 802.11a, b,
with
Satellite Gateway Network Operation Centers (SNOC)

– Wrote Protocol stack PERL scripts for GPRS Mobile Manager & Radio Link

Control (RLC) Payload Integration

– BT Special Interest Group member & Signature authority design requirements

and RF Certification

– Lead System Platform & Interface Test Plan development and communication

test equipment analysis & purchase

99-01

MOTOROLA COMPUTER GROUP Tempe, AZ Consultant

Acting Manager for Advanced Automated Test Design Group and Networking Group

– Develop RF test strategies in Systems and Functional Test Automation for

Six Sigma reliability

– Failure analysis of RF broadband receivers and transmitter PWB’s, and RF

design of corrective action

– Manage Network Group supporting “5 Nines” System availability through

management of redundant resources.

– F/W, S/W Config. & Control, RAID, Mirror, redundant servers, daily backup,

offsite storage, 24/7 Eng. IT support.

Lead Test Engineer for embedded Broadband RF cable network data

communication routers

– Project manager & lead engineer for RF receiver (RX), transmitter (TX)

digital signal processor (DSP) Automated test

– Develop project, functional and support test plans, procedures & processes

– Develop (h/w) & software (s/w) Labview test automation and auto

configuration for DOCSIS Broadband RF cable

99-99 MOTOROLA SPACE SYSTEMS GROUP Scottsdale, AZ. Consultant

– Electrical Engineer Hardware Configuration Manager

– Manage project with 6 engineers and 3 technicians for CIA surveillance

satellite RF Payload Receiver Modules

96-99 MOTOROLA SPACE SATELLITE TECHNOLOGY GROUP, Chandler, AZ: Consultant

RF System Engineer for High Reliability Iridium Communication Satellites

– Microwave RF Calibration Manager over 31satellite engineers & technicians.

– Training and Certification of RF Microwave theory and handling to 40 GHz

for Iridium Satellite systems.

– Design Satellite System monitoring process for SNOC Master Control
Facility
of LEO constellation telemetry

– Authored Six Sigma RF calibration failure mode effect analysis (FMEA) for

System Verification Test (SVT)

– Wrote K & L Band tests using BERT, dynamic range, RF Emissions, spurious

noise & pulse power,

– Design Electro-mechanical RF uplink and downlink flexible to rigid

wave-guides for satellite production test.

– Member of satellite failure resolution board (FRB) for High reliability

analysis and solutions.

– Trouble shoot satellite QPSK using Source, Power Meter, Vector Network and

Vector Signal Analyzer (VSA).

– Microwave thermal test, analysis and characterization in LN2 from-40

through +40 C.

Project Engineer Iridium Communications Satellite:

– Satellite vehicle (SV) supervision from build to SVT thermal cycling,

launch and in-orbit.

Systems Engineer RF Test Hardware:

– Design Electro-mechanical programmable switch paths for Microwave STE

General Purpose Interface Bus (GPIB)

– Integrate HP, Sun Unix workstations for 24hr/7 day build and test of voice

& data Satellites communications.

Software Development & Integration Engineer:

– Team member for HPVee system test s/w design & integration of
communication
electronics payload.

– Develop integration test plans & debug payload embedded system s/w for RF

Calibration.

– Development team member, code & integration of calibration &
communications
virtual control panel

94-96

AT&T DATA COMMUNICATIONS, Largo, Florida: Consultant

Network Systems Design Engineer:

– Design and Integrate WAN 2 & 4 wire RS232, V.35, RS-422, & RS-449 Telco

simulated network test center.

– Develop test plans & procedures for analog modems and ISDN RS422 & V.35

digital switching units (DSU).

– Develop lease network management diagnostic channel for remote system

administration. Unix/PC.

– New Product Development Team member for Hi Speed 10 Base T, DSL Modems

w/frame relay.

– Use: ATM, BERT, FERT, CDMA, TCP/IP, 10/100 Base-T, QPSK, QAM, D1-D4

SuperFrame, TDMA, 2B+D.

SVT Communications Engineer:

– Systems Integration & Test group leader in product evaluation labs for
Data
Communications products.

– Development of Test Plans, Scripts and Procedures for Enterprise

communication networks.

– Test Automation of cellular wireless PCMCIA modem compatibility.

– Regression & release, testing & debugging of embedded s/w anomalies
written
in C and AT commands.

– Network memory download and configuration performance, block swap, parity,

checksum, & bit compression

– Test V.42 data compression, QAM, PCM, DSL, X.25 packets using: TAS,

Firebird, Wandel & Galtermann Firmware Test Engineer:

– Embedded Server platform SVT with integration test team debug using, C,
C++
with UNIX and Windows NT.

– Develop test plans, test procedures for integration and systems test with

Unix & NT OS integration.

– Debug of OS/BIOS Firmware using 1-4 Embedded Pentium CPU’s, Ethernet 802.3

and TCP/IP.

93-94

OPTICAL IMAGING SYSTEMS, Detroit, Michigan: Consultant

Hardware Design Engineer: Defense clearance

– Aerospace System Design of Cockpit Display Electronics for NASA Space

Shuttle, F18 and F22 Jet Planes.

– H/w Design team for multiple ASIC’s to control horizontal & vertical

drivers for flat screen active matrix liquid crystal display; use; SPICE,

VHDL, and IBM PC ORCAD.

– H/w Design and Layout of 5 Flexible, 7-layer surface mount PWB’s for

digital and analog AMLCD.

– Derating of Electronic parts to Navy’s robust design specification of 50 %

MTBF for high reliability.

– Authored h/w ICD & Theory of operation for AMLCD’s in defense production.

92-93

GENERAL DYNAMICS-LOCKHEED, Fort Worth, Texas: Consultant

Electronics Part Designer: Defense clearance

– Aerospace Cockpit Communication h/w electronics development group for F16

and F22 Turbo-Jet.

– Circuit design and simulation of ASIC, FPGA & PLD’s for defense avionics

90-92

PHILIPS CIRCUITS ASSEMBLIES Tampa, Florida: Consultant

Systems Test Network data Communications Engineer:

– Design Network and administrate LAN & WAN for 32 SCSI HP Workstation
nodes.
– Route servers through Backbone to remote Gateway ATE Using TCIP/IP, Unix,

X-windows & Ethernet

Production Test Engineer Lead:

– Design & Integrate 4 ATE IEEE-488 & VXI Functional Test Systems for

Motorola V.32 modems.

– Develop test plans and train Engineers & Technicians on use of 2 wires and

4 wires modem modulation

Hardware Engineer:

– Designed Interface h/w & Schematics for Motorola Digital Modem Interface

in ORCAD

– Verification & validation (V&V) of telecommunication products Turbo BASIC,

Excel, Word & Access.

85-90

UNISYS ELECTRONIC DEFENSE SYSTEMS Clearwater, Florida

RF ATE Systems Integration Engineer: Defense clearance

– Develop Aerospace ATE Test Program Sets. Automate RF tuning on Minuteman

Ballistic Launch Systems.

– Develop test s/w and integrate Aerospace F-18 Warning RADAR Receiver.

18 & 24 GHz.

– Develop test s/w and integrate Aerospace digital Nuclear Weapons Control

Panels for F4, F18 & B1 Jet planes.

– Use HP IEEE-488 ATE, ATLAS, BASIC, C, & relational database for s/w

requirements & integration.

84-85

AT&T DATA COMMUNICATIONS, Largo, Florida

National Tech Support Data Communications Engineer:

– International Technical Support of analog and digital Data network

communication products.

– National travel for WAN product data communications PSTN & local loop

trouble shooting support.

– Build & integrate analog & digital Data Communications test center, test

circuits, network.

– RF Communications, Modem Design I, II & RS232, AT commands, telephony, T1,

T3 & X.25.

Software Languages used to program:

ATLAS, FORTRAN Test Program Sets (TPS)

Assembly Intel 8086 & 8088 dedicated processor functions

BASIC test programs

HP BASIC test programs

Turbo BASIC test programs

Visual Basic database front end

C, Serial data TX and RX,

Visual C++ f/w Stack Integration

HP Vee RF calibration test programs

Lab View Communication, Functional Test and Systems Test programs

PERL scripting of embedded diagnostic scripts

Unix, DOS, DEC, C-Shell, Korn-Shell, Bourne Shell

Windows NT, 2000,Excel, Word,Visio, Scheduler,Access, PowerPoint

MatLab generated RF waveforms

Patent Submittals

Patent submittal for ‘Wave Guide Quick connect’ for Microwave test & RF

Calibration

Patent submittal for unique RF test station with no physical connections to

UUT (Smartcard)

Personal

Minor in biochemistry

Government clearance 1985-1993.

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