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Thousand Oaks, California, United States
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December 05, 2017

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RAYMOND CRUZ

**** ******** **. ***** ***, THOUSAND OAKS, CA 91360, 805-***-****, ac3li9@r.postjobfree.com OBJECTIVE

Program Management Executive Consultant with extensive experience in the design and development, simulation, test, qualification, manufacturing, and financial management of military and commercial electronics. Open for the next challenge in Engineering, Program/Product Management, or Manufacturing in a World Class Organization.

• Leader in product management who will provide the vision, strong customer focus, and technical strength to produce a high-quality product. Decisive business leadership and creative problem solving in times of stress and change.

• Exemplifies effectiveness in managing all aspects of the military & commercial industry product launch including development and production of complex electronic devices or systems. Knowledge of electrical, mechanical, and industrial engineering principles and their application in managing component, subsystem and system test, test facilities and test engineering for complex military, aerospace, commercial & broadcast media systems.

• Proven knowledge of the concepts of Earned Value Management and their applicability and use in project cost, planning, schedule control and management in maintaining Performance Indices of 95% in contracts over $100M (PMP No.: 192310, Masters in Project Management (MPM) with Distinction).

• Highly skilled knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite MS Project and MS Visio. (Track Changes, Formatting, SmartArt, Pivot Tables, Macros, Swim Lanes, Templates, Gantt Charts, Critical Paths, Effort/Duration/Unit Tasks).

• Certified Value Based Lean Six Sigma Black Belt using DMAIC process improvement. Demonstrated skills in 5S, Kaizen and Value Stream Mapping.

• Experience with US Government (USG) foreign and security policies, including contract negotiation, administration, proposal preparation, and export compliance (ITAR, EAR, DSP-5, DSP-73, TAA, etc.) and its’ procedures (FMS, etc.).

• Experience with United States Government (USG) aspects of proposals valued up to $103M and various contract types to include FFP, CPAF, IDIQ, and T&M valued up to $750M.

• Multiple product launch successes in the areas of Broadcast Infrastructure capacity build, high-performance, high- reliability RF devices, GPS SAASM Receivers, HAIPE IP Network Encryptors, In-Flight entertainment (IFE) Systems, IMU & Guidance Systems, Ruggedized Automated Test Stations, Flight Termination Systems & Launch Vehicles Electronics & Cable Systems.

• Certified Scrum Master (CSM ID:762705); Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO ID:763998) ;Certificant ID: 686145. EXPERIENCE

8/13/2015 TO PRESENT Takeru Program Management Office Consulting, LLC Thousand Oaks, CA PRESIDENT

President of Takeru Program Management Office (TPMO) Consulting LLC, a minority certified owned company that offers their clients Program Management Subject Matter Experts (SME) in the design, development, simulation, test, qualification, manufacturing and launch of government and commercial products and services. TPMO Consulting is a different since it is dedicated to attracting and deploying specialized seasoned Subject Matter Experts professionals who meet a core expertise across a five-tiered experience which is essential to meeting clients' evolving agile business demands to execute projects on time, on budget, and with business-aligned outcomes.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Prepare strategic and implementation tactical solutions to the staffing challenges our businesses face daily.

• Responsible for meeting our staffing needs by making sure that we attract and hire the best and brightest five-tiered Subject Matter Experts professionals.

• Established the Scrum framework to focus our consulting on the right things at the right time, respond efficiently to change and effectively deliver what customers need. MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

• Orchestrated company image by collaborating with web-page design team. (https://tpmoconsulting.com/).

• Spearhead recruiting top accounting, administrative, engineering professionals.

• Negotiated $400K in increased revenue.

• Senior Technical Program Manager Consultant at DirecTV/AT&T. Raymond Cruz [805-***-****] INFO@TPMOCONSULTING P a g e 2 9 3/1/2014 TO 3/1/2017 DirecTV El, Segundo, CA

EPMO SENIOR TECHNICAL PROGRAM MANAGER

DirecTV/AT&T is the world's leading provider of digital television entertainment services. Through its subsidiaries & affiliated companies in the United States, Brazil, Mexico & other countries in Latin America, DIRECTV provides digital television service to 20.11 million customers in the United States & 16.32 million customers in Latin America. As the EPMO Senior Technical Program Manager (Contractor) in the Engineering Program Management Office (EPMO), Raymond Cruz lead the technical cross-functional projects that launched exciting new features on the big screen, mobile devices, and the web for millions of customers to enjoy.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Act as primary liaison between the business and consumer software, consumer hardware, broadcast systems, infrastructure, and operations engineering teams.

• Plan and track multiple concurrent projects milestones, WBS, tasks, timelines, work progress, budget, changes, and allocation of internal and external resources.

• Perform risk assessment, response planning, creation of mitigation strategies, and escalation of issues.

• Capture changes to the project scope, schedule, budget, and resources into change management process.

• Run regular project status meetings to clearly prioritize tasks for teams, ensuring all project health metrics and key performance indicators are tracked accurately.

• Communicate project information to PMO, project stakeholders, cross-functional departments, external agencies, and outside vendors using executive reports.

• Facilitate transition of completed projects to operations and run post mortems. MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

• Launched the OctoShape Project which provided DIRECTV state of the art Content Delivery Network (CDN) Manager services on mobile platforms (iPhone/Android), and on web platforms (PC/Mac).

• Increased the infrastructure capacity build in LABC for 220 new Live Streaming Channels and simultaneously launching multiply channels (Dell M1000 Blade & Chassis, Ineoquest, Cisco Hardware).

• Resurrected the New Jersey POP (Data Center), after years of being offline and left out of date, to now having it fully in Production, all within a 2-month timeframe.

• Launched 37 Secondary Feed channels on Mobile, Windows and MAC platforms (the first ever in DirecTV’s history, and a major competitive advantage).

• Increased the infrastructure capacity build and launch at CRBC of 17 Live Local Streaming FOX Channels & this year launch of 37 new channels.

• Launched DirecTV and U-verse customers access to exclusive, live, gavel-to-gavel coverage of both the Republican National Committee’s (RNC) convention and the Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) convention, available to view in- and out-of-home on STB and TV Everywhere (iOS, Android, Windows & MAC platforms). 4/24/2013 TO 2/7/2014 Microsemi Camarillo, CA

SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER

Microsemi Corporation offers a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor solutions for: aerospace, defense, and security; enterprise and communications; and medical, alternative energy and industrial markets. Products include high-performance, high- reliability analog and RF devices, mixed-signal and RF ICs, ultra-low-power radios, customizable SoCs, FPGAs and complete subsystems. Microsemi is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Calif., and has approximately 3,000 employees globally. Senior Program Manager for the development and implementation process of a wide range of microwave low noise and power amplifiers covering the frequency range of 1 MHz to 40 GHz for military and commercial platforms. RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Generation of cost proposals, project management and technical support.

• Development of marketing materials and researches competition and market trends. Raymond Cruz [805-***-****] INFO@TPMOCONSULTING P a g e 3 9

• Development of the technical cost, application, and pricing for the RFQ responses.

• Assists in executing marketing strategies and objectives.

• Responds to and follows up on requests for quotes and product information.

• Point of contact with strategic key customers and accounts and engineers.

• Monitors profitability and performance of existing products and services. MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

• Prepared template, coordinated and presented the Miniature Air Launched Decoy Manufacturing (MALD) Readiness Level 9 Assessment Review for Raytheon and the Air Force. The outcome was a great success.

• Applied Value Based Six Sigma black belt training to support a MALD swim lane process map which served as the framework for Operations Value Stream Map.

6/19/2006 TO 4/23/2013 ITT Exelis (Now Harris) Thousand Oaks, CA SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER

ITT Exelis is a pure-play aerospace, defense, and information solutions company with strong positions in enduring and emerging global markets, some 20,000 employees and 2010 revenues of about $6 billion. A leader in networked communications, sensing and surveillance, electronic warfare, air traffic solutions and information systems, Exelis also has growing positions in cyber security, composite aero-structures, navigation, logistics and technical services. RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Provides leadership, management, and organizational skills to ensure on-time release of quality products.

• Responsible for the financial, applicable technology, and schedule performance of development programs within cost limitations and established standards.

• Conducts weekly management reviews of actual versus planned performance, develop early warning systems to minimize financial and project management risks.

• Establishes and coordinates the overall testing plan including schedule, deliverables, and staffing/resource requirements for the assigned products/systems.

• Interacts with engineering, manufacturing, and sales to enhance products and product lines.

• Identifies opportunities for the improvement processes to achieve corporate objectives thru Value Based Lean Six Sigma principles.

• Prepares templates, coordinates, and presents Design Review Presentation with Microsoft PowerPoint for all Major Reviews (Proposal, Kickoff, CCR, INFR, PDR, CDR TRR, PRR, Lesson Learned). MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

• Successfully negotiated, managed, and delivered for the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command, 3351 Band C Kits, spares, data, and engineering services for the contract amount of $103M. Approximately $220,000 of the total contract price is CPFF, was associated with the engineering services. Band C is an upgrade for the U.S. military’s installed base of vehicle- mounted systems that prevent the detonation of radio-controlled improvised explosive devices (RCIEDs). Received Excellence Award for this effort.

• Successfully negotiated, managed, and delivered 180 Ground-Based GPS Receiver Application Module (GB-GRAM) Small Serial Interface (SSI) single-board L1/L2 12-channel GPS module receivers for the Polish Ministry of Defense (MoD) via GPS Wing Foreign Military Sales.

• As Lean Six Sigma Black Belt provided a 50% reduction of Cost Proposal Review Cycle time window with a 95% certainty while reducing ITT Bid & Proposal average costs by 50%.

• Oversaw the “Just in Time” Embedded GPS Receiver (EGR-1100) project which incorporated a new military signal and security architecture installed in the SINCGARS RT-1523 (E)-(F). The EGR-1100 provided a unique navigation/communication secure system in support of critical Warfighter capabilities that includes Situational Awareness, Combat ID, M-Code Navigation and Timing and Surveying Capabilities.

• Guided the Program Management Office efforts to acquire both CMMI Level 3 & AS9100 Certifications for our business unit. Received Excellence Award for this effort.

• Executed a turn-key 2007 Plant Relocation from the Westlake location to 2193 Anchor Court, Thousand Oaks CA. Raymond Cruz, acting as the coordinator, advised, planned, and managed the necessary team of architects, designers, Raymond Cruz [805-***-****] INFO@TPMOCONSULTING P a g e 4 9 engineers, general contractor, construction managers, systems installers, furniture vendors, furniture installers, relocation managers and mover’s necessary for the successful relocation. Received Excellence Award for this effort.

• Delivered with a 33% schedule improvement and $448K of cost saving, 25 LRIP Selective Availability Anti-Spoofing Module (SAASM) single-board L1/L2 12-channel Embedded GPS Receiver (EGR-2500) that electronically pinpoints exact locations for navigation and tracking purposes. It incorporates state-of-the-art GPS receiver technology including “All in view” satellite tracking and the SAASM to access the Precise Positioning Service (PPS) signal for highly accurate real-time Position, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) information 24 hours a day under all weather conditions. The EGR-2500 has been reduced to a half-size Small Serial Interface (SSI) form factor. Headed a “Quick Win” Kaizen for this reduction.

• Managed the Monitor Station Network (MSN) Global Positioning Systems (GPS) receiver contract which was the critical component of a globally distributed network of automated GPS monitors stations.

• Managed the US Naval Observatory (USNO) which performs GPS time synchronization to UTC (USNO) and provides GPS time corrections to the GPS Master Control Station (MCS). 10/24/2005 TO 6/9/2006 Smiths Aerospace Corona, CA DIRECTOR

Smiths Aerospace Mechanical Systems Aerial Refueling (Corona) was home to aerial refueling systems design and operations. In addition to its microprocessor-based refueling hose systems, Corona is the integration facility for the Boeing KC-767 Hose Drum Unit (HDU) and Wing Aerial Refueling Pod (WARP) refueling systems. A state-of-the-art Automated Refueling Test Facility was located at this facility.

• Program Director for the 767 Hose Drum Unit (HDU) and Wing Aerial Refueling Pod (WARP) refueling systems. Responsible for coordinating cross-functional activities within program budget and schedule.

• Facilities and Test Director for the transition of the HDU/WARP development program to production and Safety of Flight

(SOF) endurance testing.

• Established and coordinated the overall testing plan including schedule, deliverables, and staffing/resource requirements for the assigned products/systems.

• Actively managed suppliers and maintenance activities to minimize cost/maximize efficiency of test and facility operations.

• Ensured all aspects of safe and efficient facility operations through the facilities manager (a direct report) including safety policies, security, lease, utilities, taxes, upkeep/maintenance, improvements, building and grounds, tenants, coordination with landlord.

• Coordinated test activities with activities of government regulatory or other governmental agencies as required.

• Executed test schedule, budget, and risks for the assigned products/systems.

• Provided leadership for cost reduction and lean operations. 12/8/2003 TO 10/21/2005 ViaSat Inc. Carlsbad, CA

PROGRAM MANAGER

ViaSat produces innovative satellite and other communication products that enable fast, secure, and efficient communications to any location. Products include satellite ground equipment, information security devices, tactical data radios and communication simulators. ViaSat has a full line of VSAT products for data and voice applications, and is a market leader in Ka-band satellite systems, from user terminals to large gateways.

• Program Manager for the KG-250, the first product of the AltaSec product line. The KG-250 is a Type 1 Suite A certified, High Assurance Internet Protocol Interface Specification (HAIPIS) compliant INE for use on classified US government communication networks.

• Contributed in the KG-250 Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Test at the Windermere EMC/TEMPEST Test Facility, 2000 Windermere Court, Annapolis, Maryland 21401.

• Spearhead a team of 10+ to creatively identified and fixed a KG-250 post-delivery Electrostatic discharge (ESD) issue, resulting in saving of 95% of re-work for the first-year delivered units.

• Program Manager for the HAIPIS Foreign Interoperability (FI) program which developed software and firmware modifications to the existing KG-250 product to yield a HAIPIS compliant, FI capable INE. Raymond Cruz [805-***-****] INFO@TPMOCONSULTING P a g e 5 9

• Program Manager for the Cryptographic Assembly of the Communications Datalink System, which used the KGV-68Bs for Forward Link encryption and Return Link decryption, and the KGV-135 for high rate Return Link decryption.

• Program Manager for the Ethernet Interface Element which provided an Ethernet interface and the Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) Interface Element, which provided an ATM network for the shipboard-based implementation of a CDL Surface Communications Element, as specified in System Specification for the Common Data Link (CDL) Segment - Class I.

6/2/2003 TO 9/26/2003 Rockwell Collins Pomona, CA

PRINCIPAL PRODUCT LINE MANAGER

Rockwell Collins Passenger Systems produces cabin management and in-flight entertainment systems for over 100 commercial airlines around the world. The organization employs approximately 1,400 people at its facilities in Irvine and Pomona, California.

• Principal Product Manager for the in-flight entertainment (IFE) Enhanced Total Entertainment System (eTESTM) program to provide passengers with full-aircraft audio/video on demand (AVOD) entertainment, interactive games, telephone, intranet and Internet, and other interactive services in addition to passenger service controls such as reading lights and flight attendant call enunciator.

• Planed, organized, directed, and coordinates functional department activities to develop business and achieve contract cost, schedule, and performance requirements. Achieved contract cost, schedule, and performance goals by providing leadership and direction of all program efforts. Planed, organized, and scheduled program tasks. Authorized, directed, coordinated and status progress.

• Directed, authorized, and controlled program related development, subsystem, or systems efforts. Interfaced with, directed, and coordinated program related development, production, and services of several principal subcontractors.

• Controlled customer interface and communication with middle management. Lead and direct broad technological programs. Fulfilled complex contract obligations. Estimated, reviewed and/or approved costs. Operated according to Life Cycle Value Stream Management (LCVSM) Cycle policies. 4/23/2001 TO 5/30/2003 SafeNet (Was Mykotronx) Torrance, CA PROGRAM MANAGER

A pioneer in technology for secure data, voice, fax, and other electronic communication, Mykotronx is the leading developer and manufacturer of NSA-certified, high-reliability cryptographic microcircuits, ground units, and flight units for space communication. Mykotronx communications security devices include KIV-7 network link encryptors, and FORTEZZA Plus (KOV-14) cryptocards. Additional Mykotronx products include advanced ASICs and cryptographic/ acceleration equipment used in sensitive electronic messaging.

• Program Manager for the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Phase 2 project demonstrating the feasibility of Low Cost Ethernet Encryption device for high -speed (100Mb/s IEEE 802.3e) fast Ethernet application using a Type 1 Internet Protocol payload encryption to create a secure Virtual Private Network (VPN) tunnel with a programmable cryptographic engine.

• Program Manager for the KIV-7M Commercial COMSEC Evaluation Program (CCEP), the next generation of compact, economical, high–performance, user–friendly COMSEC High Speed Cryptographic function device specifically designed for secure data communications. Headed the responsibility in the implementation NSA’s Crypto Modernization initiative into KIV-7M product line.

• Responsibilities includes management leadership to development state-of-the-art electronic hardware with real time embedded software projects, lead transition from development to high volume production in the range from 1000 to 500,000 units per year and act as the primary customer interface for development projects. Raymond Cruz [805-***-****] INFO@TPMOCONSULTING P a g e 6 9 10/23/2000 TO 4/10/2001 IFN (Rockwell Collins/News Corp) Beverly Hills, CA PROGRAM MANAGER/DIRECTOR

• Program Manager for the Rockwell Collins Air Transport System Airborne Equipment (ABE) In Flight Network (IFN) Program. The Airborne Equipment is a set of airworthy equipment capable of processing live television, recorded video, audio, internet, and e-mail services to airline passengers, both in flight and on the ground, throughout the world.

• Responsibilities include program management, development of budget projections, need determination, and priority justifications for fiscal year funding for the aircraft equipment, aircraft antennas, aircraft installation kits, airport equipment, wired and wireless Ethernet equipment, data warehouse equipment, spares loading station equipment, custom software and software applications and applicable ancillary equipment. 4/9/1999 TO 10/20/2000 Space Vector Corporation CHATSWORTH, CA STAFF SCIENTIST/PROGRAM MANAGER

Established in 1969, Space Vector Corporation (SVC) has earned a reputation for providing a timely and flexible response to customer needs with an unmatched record of reliability. SVC has launched 37 vehicles to date with program turn-around times

(inception to launch) as short as 8 months. SVC has also provided flight subsystems such as cold gas attitude control systems

(ACS), guidance and control platforms, and vehicle structures on over 250 space flights for domestic and international customers.

• Responsible for payload integration, system testing and launch pre-operations in support of the Air Force Space and Missile System’s atmospheric interceptor technology (ait-2) program. The mission was conducted with the support of the Alaska Aerospace Development Corporation, developers of the Kodiak launch facility; and the Naval Air Weapons Center at Point Mugu, California to exercise the PAVE Phased Array Warning System (PAVE PAWS) radar located at Beale Air Force near Marysville, California.

• Directed system tests to simulate the boost vehicle Thiokol Castor IVB first stage, and a Minuteman II M57A1 second stage. Directed payload integration to the front-end module that housed the payloads, GPS, and SVC inertial guidance electronics. The payload suite included experimental targets provided by Sandia Laboratory of Albuquerque New Mexico and the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Countermeasures Hands-On Program (CHOP), as well as ionosphere experiments provided by Boston University.

• Directed air-bearing test designed to simulate several complex maneuvers during the post-boost phase of flight. These included maneuvers to accommodate viewing by on-board instruments and to provide optimum target viewing from ground based radar systems.

8/17/1998 TO 3/31/1999 Beal Aerospace Technologies Dallas, TX IPT AVIONICS MANAGER

Beal Aerospace Technologies Inc. was created in 1997 in hopes of providing reliable and economic access to space. The company was to design, build and operate large "heavy-lift" vehicles specifically for commercial satellite payloads and secondary smaller payloads.

• Responsible for the specification, development, test, and integration of the launch vehicle avionics system. The avionics system includes launch vehicle navigation/control, telemetry, flight termination, and power distribution functions and provided the harnessing and grounding, flight software to host the guidance software, and electrical and software interfaces to ground support equipment.

• Responsible for overall task identification and coordination, identification and fulfillment of resource needs, avionics team schedule commitments, technical management of the contracted efforts, timely identification and resolution of technical trades and issues, creation and maintenance of avionics system specifications and Interface Control Documents.

Raymond Cruz [805-***-****] INFO@TPMOCONSULTING P a g e 7 9 10/28/1991 TO 8/14/1998 Space Vector Corporation Chatsworth, CA DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING/PROGRAM MANAGER

• Directed the technical, operational, and financial management for the Payload Launch Vehicle (PLV) National Missile Defense (NMD) program.

• Implemented Earned Value Management System project plan utilizing Microsoft Projects. Schedule in Microsoft Project included all System, Hardware, Software, Firmware, Verification tasks, and Test Plans by WBS.

• Negotiated expedite fee agreement with customer, to fund accelerated hardware deliveries. Conceived, and negotiated,

$10 million dollars of new business.

• Directed subcontractors and Space Vector Engineering & Manufacturing in the effort of the hardware design and development, simulation, test, qualification, and manufacturing on the PLV-EKV Vehicle. Guided the hardware delivery of the Power Distribution Units (PDU), Payload Sequencers and Switching Units, Thrust Vector Control Junction Boxes and Controllers, Vehicle Interface Units (VIU), Rugged 7.0 Ah NiCd Battery packs and Flight Termination System Relay Boxes.

• Designed and developed ruggedized Automated Test Stations executing National Instruments/ Lab View Software. Stations delivered included Booster and Ordnance Simulators, Vehicle Interface Units (VIU) and Vehicle Cable tester.

• Lead the payload integration, system testing and launch pre-operations of the C130 Transport Carriage and Extraction System for launching the Altair Target Launch Vehicle (Minute Man second stage SR19 Booster).

• Conducted and collaborated in the following tests.

Environmental (-55 C to+125 C)

Vibration (Random, Sine-sweep)

Shock Testing (Half Sine Wave)

High Altitude Testing

Harness/Cable Testing

IMU/GPS Testing

Flight Termination System Testing

EMI/EMC Testing with Range Assets

Pyro-shock Testing

ELECTRICAL LABORATORY MANAGER

• Managed the Electrical Design and Development, Manufacturing, Test, and Qualification for the HERA Theater Missile Defense (TMD) program. Cost Account Manager totaling $20 Million with less than four (4) percent Schedule (SPI) and Cost (CPI) variance.

• Directed all electrical fabrication and assembly of SVC manufactured items. Scheduled items to ensure timely completion to meet contact obligation. Created Excel Spreadsheet in Visual Basic to trace all Assembly Work Orders (AWO's).

• Conducted Qualification program as required for the White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) commonality Range Documents. SENIOR MEMBER TECHNICAL STAFF

• Developed electronics models in PSPICE for the PLV Booster Adapter Control Electronics (BACE) 1553 Phase Locked Loop

(PLL) circuitry.

• Reduced Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) Random Drift.

• Directed the conversion of IMU Assembly code to C++ into MathCAD for the Determination of Gyros and Accelerometer Calibration Coefficients (Scale Factor Bias / Misalignment Matrix). 2/13/1990 TO 3/28/1991 Ferranti Aerospace Thousand Oaks, CA SENIOR ANALOG ENGINEER

• Developed the Television Guided air to ground missile Tracker Input/Output hardware design.

• Created design specifications and test plan.

• Developed electronic models for Power Supply in PSPICE.

• Built and tested key circuits to maximize production success.

• Performed Worst-Case and End-of-Life analysis.

Raymond Cruz [805-***-****] INFO@TPMOCONSULTING P a g e 8 9 11/16/1987 TO 11/27/1989 NAVCOM DEFENSE EL MONTE, CA SENIOR MEMBER OF TECHNICAL STAFF

NavCom Defense Electronics, Inc., established in 1932 as Hoffman Electronics, is a high-quality design and manufacturer of navigation systems, altimetry systems and test equipment for the Department of Defense. Locations include its corporate headquarters and design and manufacturing facility in El Monte, California and a low-cost manufacturing and repair facility in Warner Robins, Georgia. NavCom designs and manufacturers various types of avionics and test equipment, specializing in TACAN, Radar Altimetry, and Identification Friend or FOE (IFF) Test Equipment.

• Designed, developed, and tested the front panel output video signals for the Radar Identification, Friend, or Foe (IFF) AN/UPM-149 Test Set.

• Designed the Combined Altitude Radar Altimeter (CARA) IF Preamplifier Hybrid. Design met stringent requirements. Supervised 20-hybrid technician in the development of the CARA IF Preamplifier. Created LOTUS 1-2-3 Spreadsheet that traced and identified assembly errors.

8/1/1985 TO 10/30/1987 Eaton AIL Westlake Village, CA ANALOG ENGINEER

• Conducted an extensive literature search and developed the system design of an audio detection and warning system for

(LHX) helicopters. System design depended heavily on VHSIC chips. Wrote the final report for the Audio Recognition IRAD project.

• Conducted the investigation of high-speed A/D Conversion methods for the Electronic Support Measures (ESM) Pulse Processing Techniques and the Modular Receiver IRAD's. Developed computerized (HP 9000) test setup for the measurement, analysis, and verification of static and dynamic A/D Converter parameters. 11/8/1982 TO 7/31/1985 Litton Guidance & Control Canoga Park, CA ENGINEER

Navigation Systems Division provides situational awareness for the defense, civil, and commercial markets. It offers integrated avionics, inertial navigation and guidance systems, satellite electronics, identification friend or foe systems, rugged conventional and smart displays, fiber-optic sensors and systems, and logistic support products and services.

• Designed and simulated accelerometer



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