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Engineer Software

Location:
Orlando, Florida, United States
Posted:
January 24, 2018

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STEVEN L. LIVOLSI

***** ********** *****

Orlando, FL. 32837

617-***-****

ac36e8@r.postjobfree.com

CLEARANCE Clearable. Expired in 2011.

SUMMARY

Financial equity and equity/index options trader and investor for the past 5 years.

Educated in all facets of technical analysis in any market.

Knowledgeable in profit/risk graphs for numerous option’s strategies.

Experienced to know which option’s strategy is best suited for a particular market environment.

Traded positive expectancy trading plans.

Understand a broker’s margin requirements, buying power, and FINRA trading rules.

Software Engineer with 11 years experience in designing, programming, and developing real-time embedded software as well as 15 years of hardware design experience.

Experienced in Real-Time Embedded Systems Programming (eleven years).

Knowledgeable in UML Object Oriented Design, ClearCase, and C++/C Programming.

Experienced in web server/client relationship in a windows environment (Windows 2003 IIS 6.0)

15 years of technical experience in high speed digital design (VME).

Excellent computer skills using Windows and Microsoft Applications.

EDUCATION

Online Trading Academy(in class sessions) Orlando, FL. June 2010 – Dec. 2013.

MSEE., Northeastern University, Boston, MA., June 1986 3.6 GPA Magna Cum Laude.

BSEE., Boston University, Boston, MA., May 1982, 3.2 GPA Cum Laude.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Financial Trading and Investing

Equity and Options Trader, Orlando, FL. June. 2010 – present

Used historical data, statistics, and volatility, to develop high probability, and low risk option trading strategies.

Well versed in technical analysis(Fibonacci retracements and projections, moving averages, trend lines, divergences, and technical patterns), to be able to pinpoint support and resistance zones(turning points) for any particular market.

Proficient at “tape reading”, detecting unusual options activity, and dark pools, to determine where “big” money is accumulating/distributing shares.

Developed and followed a trading plan, as well as kept an accurate trading journal.

Software Development

L3 COMMUNICATIONS CORP. – Coleman Aerospace Division, Orlando, FL. Feb. 2009 – June 2009

Contract Software Engineer

Implemented and tested C/C++ software solutions for various Software Change Requests (SCRs).

Updated software in C/C++ within an environment that featured vxWorks version 5.5.1 as the operating system and GE Fanuc’s CompactPCI CM4 powerPC processor as the target.

Integrated and debugged C/C++ software using Tornado’s Wind River Systems Debugging tool version 2.2.

Maintained C/C++ software using Borland’s StarTeam 2008 as the Configuration Management tool.

Updated for release, the Software Design Document (SDD) for the Flight Avionics Unit (FAU) subsystem of the THAAD SRALT program.

NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORP. - Electronic Systems Division, Norwalk, CT. April 2006 – Sept. 2007

Contract Software Engineer

Wrote software in C++ within an environment that featured vxWorks version 5.4 as the operating system and Extreme Engineering’s XChange 1104 processor as the target.

Integrated and debugged C++ software using Tornado’s Wind River Systems Debugging tool version 2.0.

Maintained C++ software using Rational’s ClearCase as the Configuration Management tool.

NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORP. - Electronic Systems Division, Norwalk, CT. Nov. 2003 – Nov. 2005

Contract Software Engineer

Experienced in web server/client relationship in a windows environment (Windows 2003 IIS 6.0)

Designed web pages and wrote software in HTML and JavaScript for a web based GUI design.

Wrote and debugged software using Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0.

Maintained C++ software using Rational’s ClearCase as the Configuration Management tool.

RAYTHEON COMPANY – SATCOM Division, Marlborough, MA. June 1997 – Nov. 2002

Senior Software Development Engineer

Developed object-oriented software designs using Rational Rose’s Unified Modeling Language (UML) tool for a Commercial Satellite Communication program.

Wrote software in C++ within an environment that featured vxWorks version 5.4 as the operating system and Motorola’s PowerPC 8260 processor as the target.

Maintained C++ software using Rational’s ClearCase as the Configuration Management tool.

Integrated and debugged C++ software using Tornado’s Wind River Systems Debugging tool version 2.0.

Wrote software in C within a Windows NT 4.0 environment and TI’s DSP TMS320C44 processor as the target.

Integrated and debugged C code using TI’s Code Composer Debugging Tool.

Technical Leadership

RAYTHEON COMPANY – SATCOM Division, Marlborough, MA. June 1997 – Nov. 2000

Senior Software Development Engineer

Led a small design team which produced a PC-based simulator used in conjunction to support and test the satellite terminal for the SMART-T DAMA program.

Generated various documents, including hardware and software specifications.

Responsible for the hardware development of two custom designed hardware cards and the software development of three COTS PCI DSP boards and one ISA PIO board.

RAYTHEON COMPANY – Equipment Division Laboratory, Sudbury, MA. June 1987 – Sept. 1993

Senior Hardware Engineer

Performed as subsystem technical lead on several radar programs such as TIR, GBRX, and ROTHR.

oResponsibilities included performing top level design, and generating a unit block diagram, detailed cabinet design, and design plan memo.

oOrganized, set standards, and reviewed all circuit designs.

oCoordinated the hardware design effort with Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, and other hardware unit designs.

oPresented material to the customer at the Preliminary and Critical Design Reviews.

oLed the test phase which included debugging and integrating the hardware cabinets.

Task Management

RAYTHEON COMPANY – Equipment Division Laboratory, Sudbury, MA. June 1992 – Sept. 1993

Senior Hardware Engineer

Managed the development of card test software used on the Teradyne L210 card tester for the ROTHR program.

Total budget was $500K with a cost at completion of approx. $430K.

Generated schedules, provided weekly and monthly reports, tracked funds, and supervised the engineers on the task.

Coordinated this software task effort with the hardware production effort, as well as allocated L210 tester time for the task.

Documented and reviewed the test plan and test procedures, in addition to solving daily problems to remain efficient.

Hardware Design

RAYTHEON COMPANY – Equipment Division Laboratory, Wayland, Norwood, Sudbury, MA. June 1982 – Hardware Engineer/Senior Hardware Engineer/Software Engineer May 1997

Fifteen years practical experience in high speed digital design on projects such as Cobra Judy X Band, RAMP, TIR, and GBRX.

Designed using FAST TTL, ECL, and PLDs, and simulated, using Mentor graphics and ViewLogic tools, digital circuit card assemblies for signal processing control applications.

Integrated digital card designs into a unit test cabinet, which led to performing and completing on site system integration (RAMP Canada).

RAYTHEON SERVICE COMPANY – Range Systems Engineering, Kwajalein, MI. Oct. 1993 – May 1997

Senior Hardware Engineer/Software Engineer

Maintained and troubleshot the L-BAND and S-BAND Data Recording Subsystems (LDRS and SDRS) and incorporated all necessary hardware changes to meet new system requirements (TRADEX).

Completed the Data Analysis Workstation VME (DAWS-VME) task. This task entails transferring playback data from a Honeywell High Speed Recorder to SCSI Gigabyte disks using Motorola’s MVME 166 CPU platform. Generated a conceptual design and schedule. All hardware material and its associated interfaces were connected and debugged and incorporated into a VME nest. Performed all of the software design, code, and integration. The operating system used is the UNIX base LynxOS (TRADEX).

EMPLOYMENT

Orlando FL. June 2010 – present.

Equity and Options Trader

L3 COMMUNICATIONS CORP. - Coleman Aerospace, Orlando, FL. Feb. 2009 – June 2009

Contract Software Engineer

NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORP. - Electronic Systems Division, Norwalk, CT. April 2006 – Sept. 2007

Contract Software Engineer

NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORP. - Electronic Systems Division, Norwalk, CT. Nov. 2003 – Nov. 2005

Contract Software Engineer

RAYTHEON COMPANY – SATCOM Division, Marlborough, MA. June 1997 – Nov. 2002

Senior Software Development Engineer

RAYTHEON SERVICE COMPANY – Range Systems Engineering, Kwajalein, MI. Oct. 1993 – May 1997

Senior Hardware Engineer/Software Engineer

RAYTHEON COMPANY – Equipment Division Laboratory, Sudbury, MA. June 1987 – Sept. 1993

Senior Hardware Engineer

RAYTHEON COMPANY – Equipment Division Laboratory, Wayland, Norwood, MA. June 1982 – May 1987

Hardware Engineer

RELATED SKILLS

Completed courses in C++ and X/Motif programming.

Excellent interpersonal, leadership, and organizational skills.

Motivated by challenge and responsibility.

Solid problem solving capabilities and ability to budget time productively.

INTERESTS

Traveling, music, and sports.



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