Active DOD Secret Security Clearance and TSA Suitability
25+ years of success architecting systems for TSA/DHS, Aerospace and Defense organizations that includes successful Navy seas trails with DRS high power electrical systems on navy sub-surface/surface platforms, enhancing the War fighter to “fight the way they trained” with Fidelity 3D Visualization Military Training Simulators, equipping the Navy and Coast Guard with unparalleled L-3 external/internal communication systems to communicate 100% anywhere and tracking military and commercial targets anywhere in the world with LM C4ISR, Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) and FAA systems.
Accomplished leader in agile System/Software development with extensive experience in tracking financial goals, government contracting, product line management, quality management system, CMMI, Six Sigma, EVMS, Program Management, and all engineering disciplines.
Areas of expertise/core competencies
Global Systems Technologies, Inc (GST), Yardley, PA. Jan 2017 – Present
Vice President of Engineering/Business Development
Lead and drive GST engineering strategy and direction including short and long-range goals and execute the right balance between strategic and thorough get-it-done.
Ensure day-to-day, we are reaching our milestones and effectively solving problems.
Collaborate with President, Product Teams and leaders across functions to enhance our services.
Work actively in DHS TSA (PELSS) and TSL (TRACE/SIMULANT) programs and lead in the trenches as needed, providing innovative solutions to real engineering problems and serving as an example to staff. Grow the business in adjacent markets (e.g. DHS, TSA, TSL) as well as other areas (e.g. FAA, NAVAIR, NAVSEA) utilizing Aerospace, FAA and Defense networking contacts.
DRS Technologies, Milwaukee, WI. Feb 2014 – Dec 2016
Director Engineering Integrated Product Development
Spearheaded the system/software methodologies that include hands on of program management and engineering disciplines for Naval (Nuclear sub-surface/surface) power consumption, distribution and communication robust systems on time customer deliveries.
Developed/derived customer requirements into systems requirements/design (SSS/SSDD) --software requirements/design (SRS/SDD) hardware requirements/design (HRS/HWD) using DOORS model version 9.5.
Launched the initiatives that improved system, software, mechanical, electrical, and test personnel staff efficiency by 10% for more than 200 engineers.
Championed systems that are enhancing and maintaining Military standards in conjunction with industry best of breed CMMI and ISO maturity levels.
Managed new and existing projects with engineering focus through sale, marketing and engineering responsibilities achieving the quality and services desired by the Navy customer.
Fidelity Technologies Corporation, Reading, PA. Nov 2010 – Jan 2014
Senior Engineering Manager
Conceived the substantial functional unit for Simulation and Training development of more than 75 system, software, and hardware engineers.
Implemented customer requirements into systems requirements/design (SSS/SSDD) --software requirements/design (SRS/SDD) using DOORS model; development for Host, IG, CGF, and database interfaces - IDE is Team Foundation Server (TFS) using VS 2010.
Championed and served as the technical interface with the customer on technical issues that enhanced the real-time simulators capabilities.
Launched systems that are enhancing and maintaining 3-D Visualization (Image Generator) software for Military Training Simulators.
Spearheaded the efforts of sub-contractors to deliver Image Generator (IG) functionality.
L-3 Communication Systems East, Camden, New Jersey May 2004 – Oct 2010
Software Engineering Manager/Technical Director
Created GUI and radio drivers to send waveforms from the baseband to the antennas in order to control the entire Radio Room on shipboard-based systems.
The web-based technology employing the .Net framework and windows platforms were the primary backbone of the system.
Application development in Java, C++, C##, and XML.
The IDE consisted of Microsoft SQL server, PostGres, junit, and Swing. Also, created rapid prototyping efforts to support the SPAWAR customer.
Promote continuous improvement of the unit’s engineering development processes by tailoring and streamlining CSE Standard Engineering processes for more than 150 engineers.
Instrumental in achieving the CMMI level 3 rating.
Lockheed Martin, Moorestown, NJ Jan 1997 – April 2004
Software Engineering Manager
Launched the engineering efforts for the Aegis Combat System Interface Simulator (ACSIS) real-time simulation development in support of Navy surface ships.
Championed and serve as the technical interface with the customer on technical issues that enhanced the real-time simulators capabilities.
Promoted GUI front-end in C++ and Java utilizing an OOAD methodology to interface with the tactical components.
Launched rapid prototyping efforts to support the Aegis Weapon System (AWS) and MEDUSA battle force Moorestown.
Developed a High-Level Architecture (HLA) and Distributed Interface Simulators (DIS) interface to communicate with multiple simulators across the established node.
Instrumental in achieving the CMMI level 5 rating.
Lockheed Martin, Pomona, NJ-Warminster, PA-Paoli, PA Jan 1990 – Dec 1996
Technical Director/Staff/Principal/Senior Engineer
As Technical Director for P-3C Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Operational Programs, lead the efforts of seventy-five engineers with responsibility for implementing and integrating Acoustics (sonobouys), Radar, ESM, Navigation, Tracking, Armament, Display, and Data Link 11 OPSPEC 411.2 upgrade into Navy programs (P3-C, S3A/B, LAMPS). Coordinated and performed requirements analysis, system design, code, debug, and system integration for Navy programs, AEGIS Simulation for SPY-1D phased array radar, and FAA programs:
Implemented software solutions and provided key site installation for the FAA programs.
Familiar with ARTIIE Handbook (FAA Order 6190.58)
Familiar with Common ARTS (FAA Order 6190.12)
Norfolk State University
Bachelor of Science, Applied Math, Computer Science – Norfolk, Virginia