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Engineer Manager

Location:
Stamford, CT
Posted:
December 28, 2018

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D AVID E. BLANK

* **** ****** ****, ********, CT 06906

Home: 203-***-**** ac72nt@r.postjobfree.com

http://www.linkedin.com/in/davidblank

IMPROVER to PROCESS and PRODUCTION-LOWERING COST and TIME

Always Improving

CHANGE is GOOD

Experienced Engineering Management professional, in the RF/Microwave and Telecommunications industries, providing direction to

project teams regarding project scope, process improvements, and test plans & procedures. Design and deploy networks to perform

according to customer specifications, keeping in mind cost control and budgeting. Provide extensive monitoring via metrics, site visits,

surveys, and program meetings, ensure that quality and performance metrics always met or exceed in the view of the customer.

Regarded as an expert in RF/Microwave testing equipment, Designer of new Test Platforms. Reputation of integrity-based decisions and

work products, prompt solid customer service relationships and providing the ground-work for repeat business and growth.

Core Strengths

Project Management Planning & Analysis ERP Solution

Process Implementation Mitigation Remedies Vendor Relationships

Technical Support Fault Analysis & Remedies Quality Management

Customer Relationships RF & Electronic Test Equip Secret Clearance(Inactive)

Technical Expertise

RF/Microwave Technology and Tele-Communications

Professional Experience

Sector Microwave Industries, Inc., Deer Park, NY 2005-Present

Principal Engineer

Key Accomplishments:

Prepare all customer required contract documents (SDLRs) to “Hi-Rel” (Space) customers.

Field technical questions and problems from customers on a daily basis –lead problem solver.

Providing technical and cost RFQ to “Hi-Rel” (Space) and Military Tier1 customers.

Meet with customers to gain insight into specifications and needs, then working on phases of the project from initial

proposals (cost and technical) to final End Item Data Packages.

Lead customer meetings and tracked all scheduling issues.

Deploying Sector Microwave’s ERP system

Sirius Satellite Radio, New York, NY 1999-2004

Test and Project Engineering Manager

Managed Type Acceptance Process, including Test platform to Documentation and Software, for receiver manufacturers. Functioned as

automotive OEM partner interface for Type Acceptance test requirements.

Key Accomplishments:

Designed and implemented the Platform now used in all Car OEM’s for testing Sirius Radios prior to assembly; defining Mobile

Test platform for capture of RF and environmental conditions.

Implemented programs to create maintenance plans, including calibration cycles and regular system verifications.

Supported NOC’s within Sirius, going to field locations to diagnose equipment failures and replacing critical systems

components when others had failed to identify the issues.

Served as terrestrial project lead for transmitter quality issues, performing interference analysis and evaluation in the field and

assisting with sustaining performance.

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Experience:

Sirius Satellite Radio, New York, NY 1999 to 2004

Test and Project Engineering Manager

Managing Type Acceptance Process, including Test platform to Documentation and Software, for receiver manufacturers.

Functioning as automotive OEM partner interface for Type Acceptance test requirements and communication.

NEXTEL Communications, Rocky Hill, CT 1999

RF Engineering Manager

Authorizing cellular installations with Field Engineering responsibilities; providing field troubleshooting and overseeing

and managing repair technicians. Designing and maintaining system link budgets.

Lucent Technologies, Mt. Olive, NJ 1995 to 1999

MTS

Co-creating Lucent’s universal wireless system test platform to be used in testing all PCS and 2G base stations. Cost

reductions of CDMA wireless base stations, system standard of IS-2000, IS-95, J-STD-008, and testing standards for IS-

98/J-STD-018

Amphenol RF/Microwave Division, Danbury, CT 1993 to 1994

RF Design Engineer

• Developing WLAN connector series, functioning as a representative to IEC and DESC standards committees, and

interfacing with customers in order to evaluate and meet their specified needs and requirements, Authoring test

systems and following specifications, interfacing regarding customer needs, and providing testing protocols.

Norden Systems, Norwalk, CT 1987 to 1993

Test and Project Engineer

Creating ATE Exciter/Receiver platform for the Israeli Phantom 2000 program, designing RF power test platform for the

Joint Stars RADAR system, and functioning as a liaison with IAF in-country representatives. Managing the program for

premier microwaves test platforms, with a budget of $1.5MM, technical consultations for the in-country IDF program

Education and Professional Training

Master of Business Administration, American Intercontinental University, Online Campus

Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ

Experience: Labview®, BASIC, Office 2010®, MS Project® 2007, Visual Basic Macro

Affiliations

Strawberry Hill Neighborhood Association - Member of Board of Directors

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