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System Engineer Project Manager

San Jose, California, United States
December 02, 2018

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System Engineer


Phone: 408-***-**** Email:

Address: *** ***** **** ******, ** 95112


As a System Engineer with long and broad experience, I am interested in a position that will allow me to lead and contribute to projects that incorporate multiple technologies and that are strategically focused on forward looking markets.


Requirements Development

Deep experience with and highly rated performance of requirements elicitation, stakeholder coordination, and management.

Technical Documentation

Comprehensive research and preparation of white papers, studies, architectures, proposals, specifications, system descriptions, reports, concepts of operation, and manuals.


Expert user of Microsoft Office, Visio, DOORS, and JIRA.

Integration and Test

Experience with creating and executing test plans and procedures. Experience with scripting in Unix shells and SQL. Donecblanditfeugiat


Familiarity with C, C++, Python, and DXL. Familiarity with UML and Agile.


Rapid understanding of newer hardware technology from early career hands-on circuit and system design experience.


Familiarity with analog and digital radios, telecommunications, networks, in-flight entertainment, information and database systems, avionics, airplane systems, unmanned aerial systems, analog and digital video, image processing, print publishing pre-press, flight simulators, medical systems, and satellites.

Soft Skills

Effective communicator, presenter, explainer. Can provide leadership by listening to and motivating a team.

Work Experience

SENIOR CONSULTANT – SeaTec Consulting, Inc.- Bellevue, Washington - 2001 - Present

●Made key development and documentation contributions to the Boeing KC-46 tanker, 777X, and New Mid-Market Airplane.

●Elicited, developed, and managed requirements for two major airlines technical operations infrastructures.

●Prepared site studies and proposals for Unmanned Aerial Systems including the FAA competition for national test sites.

●Authored IRDs and source selection documents for the US Army’s Joint Tactical Radio System.

●Played a pivotal System Engineering role in the development and deployment of a Government PCM signal processing system.

REQUIREMENTS ENGINEER – Abbott Hematology – Santa Clara, California - 2016 - 2017

●Managed and developed requirements in close coordination with developers and verifiers to produce traceable and regulation compliant product documentation for a modular, robotic, multiprocessor-driven blood analyzer.

SYSTEM ENGINEER – Scitor Corporation – Sunnyvale, California – 1994 - 2001

●Satisfied the needs of several Government and commercial clients for software, hardware, and system level system engineering work products, including architectures, studies, specifications, test plans, test procedures, test tools, shell scripts, SQL scripts .

●Completely instrumented, tested, and verified an SDH and PDH signal analysis workstation with special purpose hardware.

●Successfully analyzed code and negotiated with developers to achieve required functionality for a data collection system.

PROGRAM MANAGER/SYSTEM ENGINEER – ESL Incorporated – Sunnyvale, California – 1984 - 1994

●Proposed, won, staffed, engineered, and managed projects to develop and deliver image processing and graphics systems.

●Led a team of specialists in the conversion of aerial photography into a flight simulator visual database.

VP ENGINEERING – Quantex Corporation – Sunnyvale, California – 1977 - 1984

●Recruited and managed technical staff to produce digital video processors and high gain video cameras for industrial, scientific, and medical applications.

ELECTRICAL/SYSTEM/PROJECT ENGINEER – various employers – San Francisco Bay Area – 1963 - 1977

●Developed satellites, computers, and flight trainers, including the first all-digital radar landmass simulator.

Education Roger C. Dahlberg Page 2

Self-study familiarization with SDH/SONET, PDH, various packet service standards, various terrestrial wireless network technologies, and satellite transmission techniques

Training in digital arithmetic, in image processing, in data/music/voice/video compression, in wide band copper circuit transmission technologies, in object-oriented software design, and in technical management

MS, Electrical Engineering, San Jose State College, California

BS, Electrical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology

Military: Trained as a Communications Maintenance Officer, USAF. Supervised the maintenance of radar, radio, teletype, and telephone systems.

Past member, Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (IEEE)

Past member, Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers (SMPTE).

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