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Design Engineering

San Jose, California, 95131, United States
January 23, 2018

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Nixon F. Fedalizo


To explore and expand my abilities in PCBoard design. To design more complex PCBs and to create more innovative and unique design ideas in a fast changing technologies, new requirements and complication of PCB design.


•Manage and handle up to 23 designers as owner of SI Engineering.

•Design Digital, high speed, RF, Analog and/or mixed signals using different design methods and techniques utilizing cad tool features and maintaining fabhouses’ requirements and capabilities.

•ATE/Load/Perfomance boards, Burn-In boards, Test/Probe Cards, Backplanes. Up to 54 layers with impedance control

•Great attention to details, good customer/engineering support, works well under pressure and capable of multitasking projects.

•Proficient in Allegro/Concept/Orcad 16.5 (15+ years), Mentor Pads 9.6 + autorouter (9+ years), Altium 16+ (7+ years), AutoCad with EPD, CAM350, and familiarity Valor, etc. and with most Tester from Advantest, Agilent, Credence, LTX, Teradyne and others.

•Highly acknowledge by Intel, National Semi., LSI Logic, HP/Agilent, Rohm, Sanmina & Dallas Semi., etc. for fast and accurate LVS, DFT, DFM and DFA designs. Other responsibilities include upgrading/updating other designers from various aspects of design, system and software setup, in-house & customer support, etc.

•Good familiarity with most ATE from Advantest, Agilent, Credence, LTX, Teradyne and others.

•Full knowledge of PC Hardware & Software like Windows OS, MS Office, etc.


Design and consulting 1/2009 - current

Owner, SI Engineering

•Duties include sales and customer interface/support, training and updating designers according to customer changes in process and procedure. Project includes all types of boards for FormFactor, Kumu Networks, ESP Safety Inc., Sanmina, Microprobe, Inc, Rohm Philippines, CMR Summit, MCTest, ISE Labs, DFW (Texas), all through referrals.

Innovative Circuit Engineering. Feb 2016-9/16

Burn-In/PCBoard Designer

•Schematic and Lay-out designer of Burn-In, HAST, ESD boards. Create, update and maintain symbols and footprints for standardization of libraries for both schematic and layout designs.

•Create device files, Allegro library symbols and net list. Auto route printed circuit board on Allegro software.

•Designed complex high density detailed layouts of printed circuit boards up to 14 layers. Cadence Allegro, Orcad and Agile used for designs.

FormFactor, Inc. Feb. 2007-June 2011

Sr. Loadboard Designer/Contractor

•Designing load boards - production style. Half responsible for moving jobs around internally and offshore (Japan, India & Philippines) to meet deadlines and other requirements with 24/7 support. Part R&D for newer and modernization of design and process

•Worked with electrical and mechanical engineers to create printed circuit board designs

MC Test Products, Inc. Dec. 2005-Jan.2007

Sr. Loadboard Designer

•Designing ATE boards & bench boards with heavy concentration on RF and mixed signals, using Allegro constraints features.

•Merged schematic into the Allegro release 12 printed circuit board database

Dimensions Consulting, Inc. / Credence Corp. April 1997-Nov. 2005

Sr. Lead Loadboard Designer

•Designing load boards, bench and custom boards with heavy schematic for different customers.

•Responsible for the design of high speed complex layouts of printed circuit boards.

Design Consulting August 1996-2001

•Contracting designs for various companies including, STATS, Innovative Circuit Eng’g., ISE/IQL, Hestia, Inc., MC Test, Cody Electronics and ADEC.

•Responsible for the design of complex and detailed layouts of printed circuit boards for a large client base

MC Test Products, Inc. Sept 1996-March 1997

Sr. Loadboard Designer

•Designing load boards & bench boards for various customers. Impressed management with speed and quality of work.

•Checked printed circuit boards for failure under controlled environment.

Incal Technology, Inc. July 1995-August 1996

Burn-In/PCBoard Designer

•Lay-out designer of commercial PCB, mostly driver boards and Burn-In board for ovens and other test stations and systems.

•Responsible for quotes (density) and parts selection and specs. for any ideal set-up required by the customer. Other duties include implentation of ideas and decisions in response to inter-departmental problems and/or customer support.

Pycon, Inc. May 1992-July 1995

Lead Burn-In/PCBoard Designer

•Helped in upgrading the whole Design Dept. towards a better and more competitive design. Implemented some technics and methods to minimize cost and design time. Full knowledge of Load and DUT board concepts and design, following impedance control, trace length and other complicated aspects of TDR.

•Designed printed circuit boards with Cadence Allegro 13.6. Generated schematics, schematic symbols and PCB foot prints


•B.S. Electrical Engineering Adamson University, Manila, Philippines

•Computer Technician Control Data Institute, San Jose, Ca.

•AutoCad 12 - 1991 Computer Training Academy, San Jose, CA.

•Allegro Certified User – 6/19/98 Cadence San Jose

•Basic Management Course - 2001 American Management Association, San Francisco, CA

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