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Engineer Electrical

Dallas, Texas, United States
January 29, 2018

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Brent Herling

**** ***** **** **** ******, Texas, 75244



Versatile senior engineering professional with a wealth of hands-on experience leveraging exceptional ingenuity with analog and mixed signal knowledge to excel and exceed corporate expectations. Skilled in managing fast-pace high volume global production challenges while reducing costs, improving quality and reducing time to market. Independent analytical and creative problem solver with technical and interpersonal skills to mentor and build powerful active team members. Accomplished leader with exceptional interpersonal and coaching skills motivating cross-functional teams to surpass management expectations

Core Competencies

Analog, Digital & Mixed Signal Design • Battery Management • Neuro-modulation • Systems Engineering • Product Test • Failure Analysis • PLM • Product Specification •Release to Manufacturing • Customer Support • Characterization • Automated Test • Debugging • Statistical Analysis • Design for Test • Product Engineering • Automotive • Medical • Telecommunications • Aerospace • Microsoft Office • Excel • Power Point• Classroom Instructor

Technical Expertise

VB • C++ • LabVIEW • ORCAD • Firmware • Implantable devices • Schematic capture •Layout• EMI/EMC •Patents • Oscilloscopes • Timing Analysis • Audio • Grounding • Power Supply Design • Thermal Testing • Vibration Testing • DSP • Protection and Filtering • Cable & Component Specification • GPS• Vehicle Tracking • Teradyne • Flex • uFlex • IGXL • IC Probe • Final Test • Trimming • SQL • Data Analysis • Optical • Low power • High Voltage • Offshore Manufacturing • FCC Compliance Testing


Texas Instruments 2010 – Present

Sr. Product/Test Engineer

Managed new product release including Test plan creation and execution, Gauge R&R and CPK. analysis.Increased production stability,Increased fault coverage,and decreased test costs. Bench correlation using LabVIEW based bench instruments and data sheet validation. Release to manufacturing, design support ESD, HTOL,and HAST product reliability testing

Hardware and software development for characterization and production test and trimming of mixed-signal multi-chip modules with communications via SPI, I2C, SMA and SMB

Design of experiments for customer return evaluations, fault analysis and yield improvements


R&D Consultant 2010 – 2011

Design consultant for Ultra Low Frequency gastric activity detection sensor device

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St. Jude Neuromodulation 2009 – 2010

Sr. Electrical Engineer

Patent recipient (US20110243423) for optical method of detecting defects in implantable spinal and deep brain stimulation spiral wound leads

Wrote and executed Labview based system test protocols for implantable neuro-modulation devices to IEC 60601

Lithium Thionyl Chloride battery monitoring circuit improvement patent submission

Teradyne Corporation, Test Assistance Group 2000 – 2008

Field Applications Engineer

Designer, hardware and software for automated multi-site semiconductor testing solutions including cable modem, CODEC, telecom, mixed-signal, power control and high performance linear devices

Class instructor: Image Flex VB

IGXL Visual Basic and Image C++ test programs with multi-site stimulus and data capture using DSP spectral analysis

Gauge R&R, statistical data analysis, fault analysis, and reduced production failures. High performance linear testing: INL,DNL,THD,SNR,Rise/Fall time,DSP spectrial analysis.

Authored test plans,designed grounding strategies.

Provided turn key solutions and manufacturing design support to semiconductor teams at Texas Instruments, Maxim, Analog Devices and ST Microelectronics

(@Track) HighwayMaster Corporation 1993 – 2000

Sr. Electrical Design Engineer

Technical support leader. Proposed new products and designed Fax Interface.

Supervised Labview software development, designed computerized automated manufacturing system test equipment and RF test set enclosures

Design/DFM of vehicle based computerized voice controlled G.P.S. / cellular vehicle tracking system

Product vibration / temperature / H.A.L.T. testing

Performed test and selection of Cellular and G.P.S. antennas for mobile telecommunication equipment

Reduced EMI for FCC part 15, Performed EMC compliance, thermal and vibration testing

Cable design, In circuit test support and failure analysis. Wrote product specifications

Bell Northern Research / Northern Telecom 1989 – 1993

Member of Scientific Staff

Digital Trunk Controller design/support/test

Redesigned cell site controller equipment from four to single rack system platform,

Thermal failure analysis,

PLM - Managed new product release and product specifications


BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Texas Arlington, 1989

LabVIEW National Instruments 1 & 2

Designing for EMI/EMC compliance

DSP programming

Teradyne Flex Mixed Signal Test

Multi-site Test Time Reduction


Antique car restoration, metal sculpting, roadside art murals, carpentry, skiing, stained glass, stunt kites, photography,and traveling

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