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Electrical Engineer/ RF/ Telecommunications/ Electronics PMP

Location:
British Columbia, Canada
Posted:
October 24, 2016

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DIANA DIMITROVA, M.A.Sc., M. Eng., PMP

**** ******** ******, *********, **, Canada, V3K 1H2

1-604-***-**** • abhtm4@r.postjobfree.com • https://ca.linkedin.com/in/dianapdimitrova HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS

• A Global Engineer with outstanding technical competence and diversified engineering experience;

• Experienced Manager with 15+ years in technology, product development and production;

• Leader of extended cross-functional teams, coordinating multiple work streams with results-driven prioritization;

• A professional who maintains knowledge currency in a context broader than the current job requirements;

• Effective communicator, adept at problem solving and consensus building;

• Driven, committed, self-directed, and flexible team member.

EDUCATION:

Electrical and Computer Engineering,

University of British Columbia

Master’s Degree, 2009

Electrical and Electronics Engineering,

The Technical University, Sofia

Master’s Degree, 1989

Project Management Professional,

Project Management Institute

Certificate, 2012

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Electrical and Computer Engineering:

High Power RF engineering;

Electronics;

Wireless technologies;

Wireless communication systems;

Data communication;

Computer networking;

Electrical safety principles and Safe work procedures

Project Management:

Integration, Scope, Time, Cost, Quality Management,

HR, Risk,Communications, Procurement,

and Stakeholders Management;

Conflict resolution;

Continuous improvement

Project Life Cycle

Product Development

Computer and related software skills:

Microsoft Office Suite, MS Project

Language skills: English, Russian, Bulgarian:

full professional proficiency

PROFESSIONAL RECORD

INDUSTRIAL SYSTEM ELECTRONICS INC., VANCOUVER, BC 2006 – PRESENT Project Manager/ R&D Engineer

Company focus:

• Research and development of custom made electronic devices;

• Lighting solutions for commercial, industrial, residential, hydroponic, and outdoor lighting projects.

Responsibilities:

Project Management

Manage multiple projects across all phases of the project life cycle and deliver project value on time and within budget; some key duties include:

• Gathering and analyzing stakeholder needs, wants and wishes;

• Prioritizing project requirements;

• Defining Project Success Criteria / Key Performance Indicators;

• Developing proper and conductive Project Management Plan;

• Preparing and maintaining project estimates;

• Making decisions considering Scope, Cost, Schedule and Quality constraints;

• Acquiring resources, selecting suppliers based on performance and price;

• Developing, coaching, mentoring, motivating and supervising project teams;

• Monitoring and controlling team performance;

• Implementing solutions for ongoing performance improvement;

• Coordinating work between departments, subcontractors and the customer;

• Maintaining the quality, technical and contractual content of the project;

• Identifying, controlling and managing changes in line with the Change Control Process;

• Reviewing, checking and approving work output;

• Resolving conflict, noncompliance and change issues;

• Preparing and coordinating project and related documentation and reports.

Product Development

Responsible for all aspects of the product development cycle:

• Defining product and system requirements;

• Providing strategic direction and technical assistance;

• Reviewing designs, analyzing drawings, addendums, emails, and other data to plan work;

• Sequencing receipt, assembly and activation of the various components of a product;

• Overseeing product verification activities and validation testing;

• Analyzing test data to verify that deliverables meet performance requirements and ensure that designs comply with the relevant codes, standards, regulations and procedures.

Professional Achievements:

• Implemented more effective company procedures, which improved capacity and notably decreased lead times by applying Lean principles for process optimization and the Theory of Constraints methodology;

• Met deadlines consistently;

• Through constantly exceeding customers expectations gained their repetitive business and recommendations;

• Made various successful presentations to showcase the characteristics and capabilities of company’s solutions.

BULGARIAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, SOFIA, BULGARIA 1989 – 2005

Chief Broadcast Engineer/ Broadcast Operations Manager

Managed a cross-functional team, ensuring 24/7 high quality, uninterrupted, long range directional radio broadcasts.

• Planned, coordinated and directed broadcast engineering activities;

• Analyzed equipment reliability; verified transmission quality to meet broadcast standards;

• Developed and delivered technical and safety training programs;

• Conducted technician evaluations and annual technical examinations;

• Performed workplace inspections; authorized electrical safety licensing;

• Developed emergency priorities protocols for the investigation of complex electrical and electronic failures;

• Planned strategic equipment improvements;

• Was responsible for full cycle upgrade (analog to digital broadcast) for short wave transmitters; Radio Frequency Test & Measurement Laboratory Senior Engineer Directed and supervised a technical team to maintain operational readiness of 16 short wave high power transmitters and related various broadcast equipment.

Professional Achievements:

• Continually ensured rapid response to time-critical technical problems;

• Achieved savings of approximately $100,000 EUR annually as a result of the broadcast infrastructure upgrades.

VOLUNTEER PROJECTS

• Leading a team of UBC students to develop conceptual and detailed designs, construct and validate an RF resonant load for testing solid state driver amplifiers at TRIUMF;

• Conducting a research on advanced RF and microwave measurement techniques.



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