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Melbourne, Florida, United States
February 17, 2018

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Ed Manseau_ RF/Microwave Test Engineer_ 319-***-****


University of Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Graduated 1975__ BSEET - B. Sc. Electronic Engineering Technology.

Lowell Technological Institute, Lowell, Massachusetts, U.S.A.


1980 to Present - Electronic Engineer__ Contract Engineering Assignments

AT&T/Lucent Technology H.P./Agilent__ Ericsson Intel__ Motorola

Westinghouse__ Rockwell Collins__ General Electric

12/2014_Cobham Aerospace, Prescott AZ. RF Test Engineer

Test and troubleshoot USB serial data bus for impedance mismatches.

Tested and measured CRC/BER parameters with Teledyne Protocol Analyzer.

9/2013_ Ametek Aerospace PA. Measured electrical performance of Aircraft Control

Module in Temperature cycling mode. Configured HP/ Agilent data logger with

VISA Software Application.

5/2008_ Honeywell Aerospace, Phoenix, AZ.

9/2008 Generated ECO's (engineering change orders) for new replacement parts for

Aircraft Electronic equipment and up-date cable interface drawings.

Goodrich Aerospace, Tampa FL.

11/07 RF Test Engineer_ EMI/RFI Compliance Testing DO-160, MIL-STD 810

2/08 for PCU (Power Control Unit) for Boeing 787 Aircraft.

Rockwell Collins__ Cedar Rapids, Iowa

6/06 System Engineer_JTRS /Cluster-1 / Wideband-Network Waveform (WNW)/GMR /

3/07 CAIV-Studies / Design-to-Cost (DTC) / DOORS Database Management System.

Intermec__ Cedar Rapids, Iowa

11/05 RF Test Engineer for new product development with PDA’s consisting of

6/06 GSM, CDMA, TDMA, PCS, Bluetooth wireless LAN and IEEE 802.11a/b/g .

EMI/RFI FCC Part - 15 Compliance Testing.

Rockwell Collins__ Melbourne, FL.

8/05 Reliability Engineer_ Test coverage analysis and failure rate calculations.

11/04 Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) of circuit parts/ components for

Collision Avoidance Transceiver (TCAS II) and Transponder (TPR-901) for

Airbus 320 aircraft.

Working with MIL-HDBK-217F and Relex Parts Library Database.

Reliability Maintainability Support (RMS)__ MTBF, FMEA.

Intel__ Hudson, Massachusetts

8/04 Test Engineer__ Development of High Speed, 10Gbps Digital Data with 11/04 LVDS Transfer technology.

PCB characterization of signal integrity, signal/noise, interconnect impedance

discontinuities, HP 54754A Differential TDR_18GHz and HP 54825 Infinium.

Optimizing differential pair routing interconnect with Cadence Allegro.

Automated Test Equipment (ATE) and GPIB instruments.

TRM Bedford, NH

8/03 Product Development / Test Engineer

8/04 Impedance matching microwave X-band Combiners / Dividers.

Micro strip circuits are coherent phase and amplitude signal matched for

Phase array antenna. Boeing Satellite Division, California.

Agilent/HP 8722ES Network Analyzer

Agilent/HP 8564 Spectrum Analyzer

Agilent/HP 8510C Time Domain Reflectometer (TDR).

Lab Windows / CVI, GPIB and VXI.

Microwave Radio Communications__ North Billerica, Massachusetts.

3/03 RF Test Engineer_ Circuit Optimization of Satellite Digital Video Broadcasting.

8/03 Agilent/HP 4832A__ BERT Analyzer

Ericsson__ Mobile Digital Wireless Division__ RTP, Durham, N.C.

6/01 Telecomm. Engineer_ Quality Control Failure Analysis of analog/digital

4/00 PCS/Cellular/ TDMA, GSM, CDMA handsets. HP/Agilent ATE / VXI

parametric and in-circuit diagnostics 800Mhz / 900Mhz /1900Mhz.

HP/ Agilent Base Station emulator/ simulator HP-8922S and HP/ Agilent 8960

for Performance Parameter Test and Measurement of 2G, 3G, Cellular Technologies. Familiar with 3GPP TS 25.141 FDD R99.

H.P./Agilent__ Medical Electronic Div. Andover, Massachusetts

4//00 RF Test Engineer_ RF Test parameters and circuit diagnostics to the

8/99 Component level. IEC 60601-1 (standard for electrical medical products).

Wireless UHF transceiver, distribution amplifiers, frequency down-converters,

band-pass filters, antenna / line RF signal combiners. Part / component failure

analysis and corrective action. Production and R & D technical support.

Update test procedures on Microsoft word and generate test data on

Excel Application.

Rockwell Collins __Cedar Rapids, Iowa

4/99 RF/ Microwave Test Engineer

8/99 Circuit diagnostics and performance verification of control panel for avionics

ATE. Generated ATP (acceptance test procedure) on Microsoft Word.

RJO Industries__ Hunt Valley, Maryland

12/98 Hardware integration design engineer interfacing Teradyne L-200 ATE for

4/98 functional and diagnostic testing of B-2 aircraft avionics.

Raytheon Company - Bedford, Massachusetts

8/96 Sr. Test Engineer_ RF/ Microwave, RF/IF, Baseband, Analog- Digital Flight

4/98 Simulator.

Patriot Missile test flight simulation. Maintenance, calibration and repair.

Lucent Technology/Bell labs (AT&T)__North Andover, Massachusetts

6/95 RF Test Engineer, R&D / Manufacturing & Production.

6/96 Test and development of HFC-2000 Broadband Telecommunication System,

Synchronous Optical Network (SONET). Optical transceiver,

50 MHz to 750MHz.

Dynamic Controls Corporation__ South Windsor, Connecticut

5/94 Circuit Design Engr._ GPS Navigational Signal Switching Matrix for Lockheed.

12/94 F- 117A Stealth Aircraft.

11/94 Motorola, Paging and Wireless Division__ Schaumburg, Illinois

5/94 Test and measurement verification of LAN 2.4 GHz wireless data modems.

Martin Marietta__ Moorestown, New Jersey

8/93 Assisted in electrical alignment of I-15 phase-array antenna. Wrote MACRO

11/93 program in C programming language to determine radar pattern symmetry.

Rockwell Collins CACD__ Cedar Rapids, Iowa

3/92 Responsible for processing electrical burn-in and vibration data for the

11/92 Spectrum - 2000, HF-9000 and ARC-190 transceiver systems utilizing

Lotus 1-2-3 and Smart software program.

Initiated corrective action and failure analysis (FRACAS) for

electrical components.

Norand Corporation__ Cedar Rapids, Iowa

11/91 RF/ Microwave Test Engr._ Development of 1 GHz spread spectrum transceiver.

3/92 Test and measurement of impedance vectors (S- parameters) of a multi-layer

printed circuit board and impedance matched surface mount circuits.

Rockwell-Collins__ Cedar Rapids, Iowa

RF/ Microwave Test Engineer

6/91 Test and measurement verification of frequency synthesized phase lock loop

11/91 circuits. Build, test and measure digital CMOS logic and linear IC integration

2/90 Harris Communication__ Rochester, New York

5/90 RF/ Microwave Design Engr._Digital and analog circuit design and analysis.

5/89 Racal Communication_Gaithersburg, Maryland RF/Microwave Design Engineer

11/89 Design experience of UHF / VHF power amplifier, 10- watt portable transmitter.

General Electric__Utica, New York. RF/ Microwave Test Engineer

3/88 Generated test set instructions to measure the voltage S-Parameters of monolithic

8/88 microwave integrated circuits utilizing Hewlett Packard Network Analyzer

HP/Agilent 8516A.

Rockwell-Collins Division__ Cedar Rapids, Iowa

2/86 RF/ Microwave Test Engineer_ Developed test procedure for an R.F. module,

6/86 integrated in test system for the Global Positioning Geo-Synchronous Satellites.

General Electric_ Ground Radar Div., OTH-B Div._ Syracuse, New York

RF Design Engineer

Developed the design of a H.P.-200 computer controlled testing probe for

11/84 measuring near-field phase and amplitude characteristics of an array antenna.

11/85 Edited and redefined testing procedures for the FPS-118 Over The Horizon

(OTH-B) radar program using the VAX/VMS 11/785.

Litton Amicom Division__ College Park, Maryland

RF Design Engineer/ R&D

7/84 Developed the design of 2. 0 GHz to 18 GHz receiver front-end converter

10/84 (frequency multiplexer) for the INEWS ECM radar program.

Sperry Marine_ Fredricksburg, VA

8/84 Designed a Power MOSFET (metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistors).

11/84 Digital Pulse Modulator for a high power Magnetron Transmitter.

The 4GHz to 8 GHz Marine Weather Radar is PLC controlled.

The Programmable Controller selected the PW/ PRR (pulse width/ repetition rate).


H. P. Spectrum Analyzer with 2.5GHz high impedance probe.

H. P. 8722ES Vector Network Analyzer, tracking generator, vector voltmeter

and phase-gain analyzer.

Experience with Agilent data acquisition instrument software applications and Agilent/ HP VISA (Virtual Instrument software applications) I/O Libraries Suite 16.3. Tektronix and General Radio test and measurement equipment. Computer Software: Touchstone, Microsoft Word, Excel and Lotus 1-2-3 Computer Programming: C, HP Basic, National Instrument Lab View. Computer Systems: DEC/VAX 11/785, IBM PC's, Windows XP. Design, Impedance match and optimize micro-strip circuit performance with HP8722ES Vector Network Analyzer, H P54750A__Time Domain Reflectometer and HP54825 Infinium, 500MHz oscilloscope for bit error rate test and measurements. Test and measurement of RF/Microwave circuit and systems in commercial and military industry.

Automatic Test Equipment.

Agilent/HP 8720D Network Analyzer

Agilent/HP 8722ES Network Analyzer

Agilent/HP 8564 Spectrum Analyzer

Agilent/HP 8510C TDR, Common Mode/Differential

Agilent/HP 4832A BERT analyzer

Agilent /HP 8920B RF Communications test set,

Lab Windows / CVI, GPIB and VXI instrument drivers.

Reliability__ MTBF, FEMA, FRACAS

MIL-HDBK-217F, RELEX__ Reliability SW.

RF Systems/ Test/ Design/ Reliability Experience

System Engineer__JTRS /Cluster-1 / Wide-band Network Waveform (WNW) / GMR/

Link budget calculations / CAIV-Studies / Design-to-Cost (DTC) / DOORS,

Database Management for System Requirements.

FCC Part 15 Compliance Verification testing for Intermec PDA, eGPRS,

802.11 a/b/g, and Bluetooth.

Reliability Support Engineer__ Avionics Transceiver and Transponder.

Test coverage analysis and failure rate calculations of circuit parts / components.

Working with MIL-HDBK-217F and Relex Parts Library Database.

Reliability Maintainability Support (RMS)__ MTBF, FMEA.

Circuit test, measurement and optimization of RF/Digital modems, power

amplifiers, LNA's, and VCO's.

Test Engineer__ Development of High Speed, 10Gbps Digital Data Transfer

with LVDS technology.

Optimizing Differential pair routing interconnect with Cadence Allegro.

Test Engineer__Quality Control_Failure Analysis of analog/digital

PC/Cellular/ GSM / TDMA / CDMA handsets.

HP/Agilent ATE / VXI parametric and in-circuit diagnostics 800Mhz/900Mhz


Test Engineer__ Test measurement and circuit diagnostics to the component level.

Avionics support for KC-135, B-52 Aircraft, UHF and VHF airborne radios.

Wireless UHF transciever, distribution amplifiers, frequency down-converters,

bandpass filters, antenna / line RF signal combiners. Parts / component failure

analysis and corrective action.

Up-date test procedures on Microsoft word and test data on Excel application.

Reliability Maintainability (RMS)_ MTBF, FMEA/ HALT (Accelerated Life Cycle Test).

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