James Wells

James T. Wells
P.O. Box 1953 Litchfield Park, AZ 85340

Home Phone: 1-800-233-0124
Home Phone: 1-623-935-9068
Work Phone: 602-578-0784

[RESUMIX 4 resume follows]

James T. Wells
P.O. Box 1953
Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
Home Phone: (800) 233-0124 (623) 935-9068 (Cell) (602) 578-0784
E-Mail: jim_t_wells@yahoo.com
Integration and Simulation Engineer, Software Architecture Engineer,
Systems Architectural Engineer, Senior Software Engineer, Senior
Systems
Engineer, Computer Systems Engineer
http://www.cjhunter.com/WJ111436

Summary

Extensive experience in DOD and Commercial Life Cycle Projects with
Specialties as an Software and Hardware Integration and Simulation
Engineer, Software Architecture Engineer, Systems Architectural
Engineer,
Senior Software Engineer, Senior Systems Engineer and Computer Systems
Engineer. Extensive experience with complete system development
including
hardware and software, architecture design, documentation of systems,
development of hardware and Object Oriented software, integration of
software and hardware, testing and integration of software and hardware,
qualification of software and hardware, and certification of software
and
hardware.

Extensive experience in over 25 different software languages though C,
C++,
ADA, ADA-95, Assembly and Scripts are the most utilized. My experience
90%
of the time involves Real-Time Systems (RTOS), which range from kernels,
Operating Systems, firmware, middleware and applications, to complete
system software. Developed software over numerous platforms, though
Linux,
Unix and PC based are utilized more often. Have extensive experience
creating software from Protocols and Standards, which include both
Military
and Commercial. Architected and developed on multiple development
environments, which include the following VxWorks/Tornado, QNX, PC, NT,
PSOS, Linux, UNIX, HP-UNIX, SUN and VAX/VMS which utilize a multitude of
different processors, such as 68000-68060, X86, i960, PowerPC, ARM,
PC-104,
AP400i, 29050 and numerous more.

Extensive experience with UML and Case tools including Rational Rose,
Apex,
Statemate, Rhapsody and others.

Familiar with numerous types of test equipment such as analog Signal
Sources, Logic Analyzers, Oscilloscopes, Video and Audio Monitoring,
Network and Protocol Test, RF Wireless, Spectrum Analyzers and other
test
and measure equipment.

MIL-STD 2167 MIL-STD 178B MIL-STD 498

Experience
1: General Dynamics Land Systems Sterling Heights, MI 2003-2004
2: Honeywell Commercial Flight Systems Phoenix, AZ 2002-2003
3: International Internet & Telecom Phoenix, AZ 1999-2002
4: Intel Corporation Chandler, AZ 1999-1999
5: EMS Ultra Development Corporation Yaphank, NY 1998-1999
6: UPS Research and Development Danbury, CT 1997-1998
7: Honeywell Defense Systems Albuquerque, NM 1997-1997
8: Honeywell Commercial Flight Systems Phoenix, AZ 1996-1997
9: Rockwell Collins Avionics Group Cedar Rapids, IA 1995-1996
10: Vandenburg Air Force Base VAFB, CA 1995-1995
11: Air Research Division (Allied) Tucson, AZ 1994-1995
12: Rockwell Collins Avionics Group Cedar Rapids, IA 1992-1994
13: Intel Corporation Portland, OR 1991-1992
14: Honeywell Commercial Flight Systems Phoenix, AZ 1986-1991

General Dynamics Land Systems, Sterling Heights, MI(Contract) 2003-2004

Working on multiple major projects: C4ISR (Command Control
Communications
Control Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance) for the Manned
Ground Vehicle (MGV) Manned Combat Systems (MCS). Developing and
designing
capabilities to create a real-hard time integration and simulation
environment.

Developed design for the High Speed Optical Data Network internal to the
vehicle. This design handles I/O from USB2, Firewire(IEEE 1394), GigE,
and
Optical. Developed and designed implementation for DWDM via wavelengths
from 635nm through 1650 utilizing a combination of high speed full
fabric
optical switch chips, optical processors, encrypt/decrypt engines,
optical
mux/demux chip, multiple transceivers and other chipsets. The impact on
this card is to produce 80 Gbps/Channel. This allows for placement of
components anywhere internal and external to the vehicle allowing for
time
deterministic capabilities, producing a hard real-time complete system.

Developed concept and design for complete facility for integration and
simulation. This facility incorporates mock-up labs, dynamic and non-
dynamic full up labs, Main Full Motion Integration and Simulation Lab,
Secure Lab facilities and others. These labs are all integrated together
via a cluster of supercomputers, which can produce 6.7 Gbps/bus creating
a
real-time simulation and integration environment.

Developed complete simulation software for the Close Combat Weapon
System
(CCWS) along for the Automated Test Demonstration LOS/BLOS (Line-Of-
Sight)/(Beyond Line-Of-Sight) for the Main Gun on the Manned Combat
Vehicle.

Developed and implemented Voice Recognition Simulation Software for the
Weapon Control Computer and the Land Warriors Soldiers System.

Honeywell Commercial Flight Phoenix, AZ (Contract) Soft 2002-2003
Development of software involved complete system development, including
system documentation; development of software; integration of software;
testing of software; qualification of software; and certification of
software. Honeywell contract involved Epic FMS (Flight Management
Software).

International Internet & Telecom (II&T) (Direct) 1999-2002
II&T was in the initial development stages of creating a 100 T1/Ethernet
Switch cPCI Chassis with its own Real-Time Call Processor and Real-Time
Billing System. II&T hired me to modify and develop the BSP (Board
Support
Package) utilizing VxWorks and Tornado. Development of software involved
the following firmware; Comet, Ambassador, Clocks, EDO DRAM, UART,
Ethernet, Flash and Memory Chips. I developed applications, which
involved;
Management, Call Processing, Security, Network and Window Environments.
Utilized the Motorola 8216 for the main processor support for the cPCI
chassis. I Created, developed, integrated and tested software for the
communication firmware, middleware and applications between the main
processor cards and the proprietary cards. I architected, patented,
developed and created the Proof-Of Development of the II&T switch
products.
This involved modifying the Windriver kernel for the proprietary
T1/Ethernet boards that were created by a top Bell Labs Engineer,
working
with II&T. I also developed the firmware and applications to run this
switch. As we were a startup company, I envisioned a way of creating the
first Switch-Over (PSTN-IP-PSTN) technology for voice over IP, and
developed the patents to create the clearest Voice Over Internet
Protocol
(VoIP) Call, even clearer than the PSTN. I put the Proof-Of-Development
in
place in a network between Phoenix and Tucson, to prove my patents. My
algorithms worked and proved that VoIP is a viable solution if done
correctly.

I also developed software and hardware systems for developing the next
generation of the II&T product portfolio. This involved a Security
Operations Center (SOC), Network Operations Center (NOC), Data
Operations
Center (DOC), Customer Operations Center (COC), and interfaces to the
WEB
Server and Oracle database. The concept was to create and architect the
backend for all products to come out of II&T.

Intel Corporation Chandler, AZ (Contract) 1998-1999
Utilizing C, C++ and Assembly. Developed, integrated and maintained
software utilizing Tornado / VxWorks 5.3.1. Developed, Modified and
Ported
software libraries to also work in the QNX, CE Windows and NT
environment.
Processors utilized where the ARM, x86, and PowerPC.

EMS Ultra Development Corp Yaphank, NY (Contract) System 1998-1999
Created a complete system environment, utilizing VxWorks for creating
the
Board Support Package for the Windriver Kernel and embedded Software,
which
included the following: Clocks, DRAM, UART, Ethernet, Flash, Memory
Chips,
middleware and applications. Also created embedded testing and complete
external simulation environment for the Navy Attack Submarine for
Sonar/Radar Systems. Environments consisted of a PC-104, utilizing
VxWorks
and Tornado. Additional environments utilized HP-744 (HP-UX 10.20).
Programming languages utilized where C, C++, ADA, and CORBA.

UPS Research and Development Danbury, CT (Contract) 1997-1998
Created, integrated and maintained software for the following processor
boards: 68040 and 68060. Also developed software for the Camera Cards.
Also
upgraded the entire system, to Accupro Cards on a 32 bit VME Chassis,
these
cards utilizes an AP400i Mips processor. Utilized VxWorks, for this
system.
The system contains a UNIX server with a 32 BIT VME Chassis backend and
a
NT Server with a VME Chassis as a duplicate backend. The front end
contains
the camera with a 32 Bit VME chassis. The purpose of this system is to
grab
camera images of the packages and determine where they are to be
delivered,
by, MAXI Codes, Bar Codes and Address Verification Systems.

Honeywell Defense Systems Albuquerque, NM (Contract) System 1997-1997
Developed, designed and integrated Test Software utilizing C, C++,
Scripts,
ADA, and VB. The project involved implementing GPS software for the
C-141/C-
130 Cargo Airplanes. Development Systems included the NT, PC, Enterprise
3000 (UNIX) and VAX Platforms. Developed and integrated a simulation
environment, which involved Virtual Modeling, Virtual Systems Tools and
Integrated Aircraft Design for the following aircraft: MD-90, MD-10,
A-320,
A-340 and 737, 747, 767, C-141, C-130.

Honeywell Commercial Flight Phoenix, AZ (Contract) 1996-1997
Developed, designed and integrated Test Software utilizing C, C++,
Scripts,
Assembly 29050, and ADA for testing the CPM, IOM CPM_BIT and Fault
Memory.
Also involved with creating and modifying software for the 29050 OS.

Rockwell Collins Avionics Cedar Rapids, IA (Contract) 1995-1996

AVSAT Project
Developed and integrated Software utilizing VxWorks utilizing the
following
languages: C, C++, Fortran, Assembly, X-Windows, Scripts for the Rapid
Prototyping Aircraft Simulation and Integration and Testing Palette.

Switching Network to connect up to the MCDU, FMS, DME, VOR, ILS, CLOCK,
AHARS, IRS, GPS, FCC Control, FCC and GNLU (Ground Navigational and
Landing
Unit), TCAS, CAS, Transponder, and the ability to connect up to an
unlimited number of airframe components.

Base-Line Architecture (AVSAT)
The baseline software architecture was designed to operate efficiently
to
transform the simulation and testing environment from one type of
aircraft
to another in a matter of hours, instead of years. The baseline
architecture is based on a Enterprise 3000 Server acting as a switching
network, which when utilized with the VME drivers, gives the user the
ability to use REAL/VIRTUAL models. Generally, each Desktop environment
can
be set up to imitate a complete airframe cockpit system either utilizing
REAL or VIRTUAL LRU’s or a Mix of REAL and VIRTUAL LRU’s.

The environment handled through the VME, can handle all ARINC signals,
analog, digital and synchros. The environment also has the ability to
handle the RDVLAB cockpit utilizing the Scramnet card. This setup
utilizes
REAL/VIRTUAL models, to simulate/integrate for testing the complete
cockpit
system, for any aircraft.

Top-Line Architecture (AVSAT)
The top-line architecture is a X-Windows front end, which contains
window
environments for the following windows: Creating a new/retrofit
aircraft;
Creation and Reconfiguration of Aircraft DB’s utilizing Oracle and
Informix; New Created Database to handle aircraft ICD configuration;
Aircraft Modeling windows; Aircraft LRU Black Box Modeling windows;
World
Model and Flat Earth Model windows; Aircraft Model; Tools which include
BX
for creation of new windows; Informix/Orbix callbacks to the aircraft
databases for modeling LRU’s; System Administration windows; LRU
Integration windows; Smiths Simulation Software for Real-Time aircraft
Model; Script windows to generate flight paths for AutoPilot. Created
demo
windows for customer recognition and customer demos; Phone modem access
for
customer assistance and download of information; Security windows.

Vandenburg Air Force Base VAFB, CA (Contract) 1995-1995
Created, developed and deployed software network over VAFB. The project
involved creating a software package which would be utilized for
emergency
services, which included Fire, Police, Marine and Safety Services to
create
a three dimensional picture of VAFB and its surrounding area. If an
emergency occurred, the software would overlay the present position of
the
emergency on the 3-D X-Window Map for fires, floods, THC from Launch Pad
Venting Systems. This also included, if a missile exploded on the launch
pad or in flight. The wind sensors would then pick up the concentration
of
the toxin and send it directly through the sensors to the HP Server. The
software would then analyze this data and draw an ellipse on the 3-D map
to
show the Toxic Hazard Corridors, so that the surrounding areas could be
evacuated, if necessary.

Air Research Division (Allied) Tucson, AZ (Contract) 1994-1999
Created, developed and integrated System Test Software Tool for the
development of the following aircraft: F-22 Fighter, FSX-Fighter, F-16
Fighter. The tool was developed utilizing C, C++, ADA, X-Windows and
Scripts. The development of this tool also involved network protocols
and
communication protocols between systems.

Rockwell Collins Avionics Cedar Rapids, IA (Contract) 1992-1994
Created, developed and integrated a Qualification Test Software package,
which was used as an integration software tool. This software package
was
developed for functionally testing the EDMS in response to verification
of
the MAT/SD for the Boeing 777. The tool was developed utilizing C, C++,
X-
Windows, Assembly and network/communication protocols. The Qualification
Software tool was designed to act as a framework, that works in the
actual
production environment. Also developed a complete end-to-end Hardware
Verification. This involved diagnosis of all hardware schematics and
testing verification for all BITE and functional processes.

The Electronic Data Management System Engineering Development Pallet
provided the hardware/software environment to support the
system/verification testing for the Boeing 777 Maintenance Access
Terminal/Side Display (MAT/SD) Program.

Intel Corporation Portland, OR (Contract) 1991-1992
Developed elaborate software techniques to enhance the
functionality/performance of the system/test software, in order to
streamline and reduce the time, for end-to-end product verification. The
software was developed utilizing C and HP Basic. The system and test
software were designed, to be implemented on the HP 4062 automated
tester
in combination with the HP 2001X Electroglass Prober. Command firmware
was
upgraded to handle the new system and test hardware.

Honeywell Commercial Flight Phoenix, AZ (Direct) 1986-1991
Developed System Software from software requirement documents and Test
Software from hardware schematics, in parallel with the design of test
hardware, for development of the following aircraft: MD-11, 747-400,
MD-80,
MD-90, A-310 and F-100. Each of the Flight Box Test Programs, were
designed
to isolate a failure to the component level. Time and quality
performance
above management’s highest expectations.

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