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Electrical Engineer Design

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
August 15, 2018

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STEVEN J KORZENOWSKI Senior Electrical Engineer

Golden Valley, Minnesota

763-***-****, 763-***-****


Currently a Senior Electrical Engineer with experience with OrCad, PSPICE, Altium, C, Assembly Languages, Embedded Systems - HW, SW and FW, Digital Design, Analog Design, RF Design, FPGA Design (Xilinx, Actel), EMI/EMC Compliance, and DVT. Specializing in Embedded Systems, R&D and NPD. Exclusively Medical Device Engineering but supporting a broad background in Telecommunications, Military and HVAC applications.

JOB HISTORY 09/10/2013-02/26/2017


Electrical Engineer (Short-Term Contract)

Drove research requirements and specifications for inductive sensors. The end product was a personal safety product.

Performed Schematic Capture duties for interfacing sensors to a SoC processor.

Proposed minimal component count designs for each implementation.

Provided technical guidance and proposals for 6 different sensor proposals.

Ingersoll Rand Thermo King

Senior Electrical Engineer (Short-Term Contract)

Delivered DOE (Design of Experiments) proposals for fluid control system

Performed experiments and created mitigation strategies for fluid control circuits (PCB designs)

Becker Performance Products

Senior Electrical Engineer (Short-Term Contract)

Delivered simulation runs and subsequent design investigations for HVAC controller board.

Drove the development of the board prototype (Freescale microprocessors to analog interfaces)

Delivered working prototype in record time.

Honeywell ETS

Senior Electrical Engineer (Short-term Contract)

Authored 6 white papers recommending technology mitigation strategies for the F-15 electronic warfare platform.

American Medical Systems

Senior Electrical Engineer (Short-term Contract)

Drove updates and development of an instrumentation platform for testing medical devices. Proposed Labview Virtual Instruments utilizing GPIB drivers and analyzers. ISO 13485/ and ISO 14971 requirements met. FMEA’s written.

Olympus Surgical Technologies America

Senior Electrical Engineer (Long-term Contract)

Coordinated between manufacturing, development and management for facility realignment. ISO 13485/Part 820 / ISO 14971 provided guidance.

Drove DFMEA, Risk Assessment and SOP development.

Developed validation and verification procedures for electronic (RF ablation) surgical products.

Drove day-by-day design and troubleshooting efforts for all electrical/electronic/computer issues for multiple manufacturing lines.


Senior Electrical Engineer (Short-Term Contract)

Designed laser driver, isolated RS-485 and motor driver circuits for medical devices.

Utilized Altium and company database for design schematic capture]

CareFusion-Pulmonetics Division 05/08-05/13

Senior Electrical Engineer

SME for the design of the main board for the LTV Series Ventilation Product

Lead the microprocessor architecture, PCB layout, EMI/EMC Mitigation and mechanical interfaces design and implementation.

Took charge of HW/SW interface integration circuit design using ARM-based processors and upgrades to highly integrated peripherals.

Championed packaging upgrades to BGA-based components and provided support for component engineering and purchasing.

Drove cost and space savings for FPGA digital designs and wrote the code for multiple Altera IC’s - upgraded and partitioned designs for increased efficiency

Team leader for compliance testing for both Emissions and Susceptibility (EMI/EMC) IEC60601, ISO 13485 and ISO 14971 of the LTV series ventilator.

Designed in-circuit mitigation strategies at the prototype level.

Coordinated with outside contractors (China based manufacturing)

Provided documentation support for all ECO’s, EVA’s, specification, FMEA and requirement documents.

Entegris-Sensing and Control Division 09/07-05/08

Senior Electrical Engineer

Pioneered the completion of the latest FW design for Integrated Controllers.

Technical leader responsible for compliance testing for both Emissions and Susceptibility (EMI/EMC) of industrial controls.

Drove and designed PCB layout, FW modifications and component engineering.

Coordinated with outside contractors and internal resources to ensure quality standards.

Provided technical guidance concerning product development and support to engineering, technicians, peers and managers.

Medtronic 05/03-09/07

Senior Device Engineer for Hardware Design, Integration and Test

Team leader for the circuit design, debug, testing, verification and releasing of the emulator platform for custom IC characterization and design verification (DVT)

Senior Device Engineer leading team of test engineering and DVT technicians for Design Verification Testing of the next generation platforms.

Designed circuits and debugged, tested and verified electronic designs for the next generation implantable pulse generators (pacemakers) and implantable cardioversion defibrillator (IPG’s and ICD’s) specialized in electrocardiogram (ECG) sensing and input protection circuits.

Designed and debugged procedures and test plans for incremental DVT (LabVIEW virtual instruments)

Performed lab experiments and testing of next generation mixed signal IC’s from the millivolt level up to high voltage (800 V) levels. Circuits evaluated utilizing proprietary RF noise rejection, EMI/EMC filtering and IEC60601, ISO 13485 and ISO 14971 compliance (Wireless medical device environment)

General Dynamics 09/02-05/03


Utilized SW tools (MathCAD, PSPICE and statistical analysis) to predict the theoretical end of life behavior of electronics modules for aerospace applications. ( The Walden Satellite program )Both Analog and Digital architectures analyzed. (DFMEA, Risk Assessment.)

Authored technical reports and provided recommendations during high-level design reviews for changes in design and architecture both at the system level and at the component level.

Drove the design of the circuits for a high current (3 Amp) analog drivers and flight computer circuits and subsequently analyzed, debugged and corrected the designs.

ADC Telecommunications 01/92-08/02

Senior Design Engineer

Designed the circuits and debugged, tested and verified electronic designs for CMTS products.

Designed, debugged, tested, verified and released 1.5 Gigabit pseudo-PECL backplane for a CMTS product, adding a low cost CMTS solution to the product portfolio. Blade-to-blade communications with proprietary protocol.

Designed/Debugged Ethernet 10BASET octal interfaces and PHY implementations.

Designed Beta Test Plan for beta customers allowing a methodology for customer feedback and subsequent product improvements

Performed lab experiments and testing of next generation advanced phy chipsets for DOCSIS 2.0.

All processors in all circuit designs were MIPS based embedded systems.

All designed were designed ahead of time to meet all EMC/EMI specifications.

Both wireless and LAN networking protocols developed.

All designs met UL and CE requirements (on the 1st pass)


University of Minnesota

Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering

Major: Electrical Engineering

Minor: Computer Science and Math

Dunwoody Industrial Institute

Associate of Digital Electronics

Courses: Embedded Systems

Dunwoody Industrial Institute

Associate of Analog Electronics

Courses: Industrial/Analog Electronics

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