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Electrical Engineer Engineering

Leesburg, VA
October 30, 2018

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Jason Hart

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Leesburg, VA 20176


Senior engineering manager with 15 years of experience managing, designing, and deploying complex communications and electromechanical systems. Possessing a wide range of experience and expertise in areas such as: RF systems, power distribution, autonomous systems, analog circuits, embedded systems, technical project management, risk mitigation, and specialized procurement. Desiring to lead and mentor a team through the entire engineering cycle. Currently holding a TS security clearance (PPR completed 07/17/2018) with SCI eligibility.


Senior Engineer, Metron Scientific Solutions, Reston, VA 2013-present

•Lead and managed a team of engineers and technicians to design, manufacture, and deploy autonomous underwater vehicles for the U.S. Navy; successfully demonstrated multiple sensors, payloads, and vehicle variants for other U.S. government offices

•Built an electronics department and lab space from the ground up, including: scalable inventory management, company-wide engineering processes, specialized equipment procurement, new employee mentoring program, quality assurance, and environmental health and safety training

•Closely worked with other disciplines (mechanical engineers, software developers, physicists, machine shop technicians) in order to meet an accelerated schedule of delivery

•Interacted with vendors to define requirements and specifications for manufacturing

•Translated requirements into work breakdown structures (WBS) for tracking day-to-day work in order to meet the rapid project schedule

•Designed vehicle electrical systems: rugged sensor integration, A/D instrumentation, RF communications, high voltage power distribution, lithium-ion battery management, cable harnesses

•Wrote a suite of laboratory test/simulation tools for controlling unique test fixtures; included Python scripts for TCP/IP comms, RS-232/422/485, test equipment control, data collection/analysis, signal processing, and RF wireless testing

•Performed root-cause failure analysis on complex hardware and software systems

•Created documentation packages for fielded systems including: test plans and reports, cable harness drawings, bills of materials, interconnection/wiring diagrams, schematics

•Installed and maintained electronics on complex vehicles with over 200 cable assemblies per vehicle and two dozen sub-systems

•Supported long-term field operations work domestically and overseas

•Wrote proposals for new business development with an emphasis on research and development topics

Electrical Engineer, L-3 Unmanned Systems, Ashburn, VA 2012-2013

•Designed a 1kilowatt AC-DC power supply and various interface circuits for UAV avionics (rigid and hybrid-flex printed circuit boards)

•Developed an RF datalink (L/S-Band, HD video, command/control) for a small UAV to meet a difficult customer requirement

•Generated various system documentation including cable drawings, ICD’s, BWD’s, and system specifications

Electrical Engineer, Northrop Grumman, Chantilly, VA 2011-2012

•Lead a small team to build and deliver 30 RF communications systems in an extremely short time period; receiving two corporate awards for this work

•Designed an Ethernet-controlled, DC-DC power supply

•Developed multiple automated test labs using LabVIEW in order to reduce hardware related factory acceptance test and engineering test schedules

•Worked closely with vendors and manufacturing to speed up production and reduce integration time

Electrical Engineer, Argon ST, Fairfax, VA 2005-2011

•Designed RF front-ends for electronic warfare and SIGINT systems that incorporated antennas, filters, amplifiers, receivers, A/Ds, mixers, GPS, and timing circuitry

•Managed installation and field service teams to install, calibrate, and support SIGINT systems on various land, air, and sea platforms

•Created automated test environments for hardware testing (LabVIEW, C)

•Developed close relationships with manufacturers to evaluate and improve advanced technologies for use in next-generation designs

Research Assistant, Penn State, State College, PA 2004-2005

Consultant, Self-employed 2003-2005

Software Developer, Intern, Agilent Technologies, Santa Clara, CA 2001-2002


Penn State, State College, PA M.S. Electrical Engineering, 2005

University of California, Davis, CA B.S. Electrical Engineering & Computer Engineering, 2003 with honors, Tau Beta Pi


Experienced in: engineering project management, Kanban tasking, configuration management, proposal writing, multi-platform vehicle design, PCB design, embedded system design, analog/digital circuit design, embedded firmware development, signals analysis, RF system design, RF testing, wireless environment simulation, cable harness (wiring loom) design, system documentation, UNIX, Microsoft Windows/Office, MS Project, MS VISIO, MacOS, Zuken E3, LabVIEW, MATLAB/Simulink, Mentor Graphics Expedition, Altium Designer, C, C++, Swift, Objective-C, shell scripting, Python, IPC standards for electronics and assembly, GTD.

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