Thuc Van Nguyen
San Jose, CA 95122
Summary of qualification:
Proficient in use of all associated tools and test/measurement equipments such as
X-ray, DMM, Signal Generator, Function Generator, Oscilloscope, Spectrum Analyzer.
Knowledge of Allegro and PCAD Schematic and PCB layout software.
Be able to read and generating schematic and board layout.
Able to do soldering the small parts 0603, 0402, 0201 chip.
Create test procedures and writing reports.
Experience with laser and detector systems.
Velodyne Lidar,San Jose,CA. Jul/2016-Nov2018
Perform production and RMA failure Analysis. Responsible for root cause identification for failures seen in manufacturing, field, and tests. Able to trouble shooting circuitries down to component level.
Establish debug and bring up system. Writes comprehensive failure analysis reports.
Understand production process and close gaps that can result in customer failures.
Understanding of FA tools and techniques such as, X-Ray, microscope and Bench Testing.
Knowledge of laser and photo-detectors.
RemTronix Inc. Hayward,CA. Jul/2015-Jul/2016
RMA repair Technician.
Repair Alinco Amateur Radio and power supply.
Luidia Inc. Belmont, CA. Apr/ 2002-Mar/ 2015
Hardware NPI Engineer
Hardware new production works such as proof of concept, making prototype, testing
and characterizing systems, new products and RMA failure analysis. Support testing and
validation of product concepts and products in development. Review BOM and search for
alternative parts. Create test procedures, do first article for new parts.
Build and test prototype units. Build test fixtures for R&D and manufacturing.
Troubleshooting Digital, Analog circuitries down to component level.
Install, test, repair and validation of new and existing hardware. Set up and maintain
lab space, tools and materials of hardware R&D lab.
GRE America Inc., Belmont, CA. Feb/1990-Nov./2001
Hardware Engineer/PCB Layout.
Create schematics and layout PCB using P-CAD. Create assembly drawings for manufacturing.
Create BOM and search for new and alternative parts. Build test fixtures and support for R&D and
manufacturing in failure Analysis for RF broad band modem products from 900Mhz to 5.8Ghz.
Provide "hands-on" test engineering including project setup, specifications, and performance test execution.
Introduce production Technicians to new products and train them in all aspects of
operation. Plan test fixtures and Jig. for production use and writing procedure.
Masters Institute, San Jose CA. - Electronic/Mechanical Design and Drafting.
Amarillo College, Amarillo TX. - Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology.
Personal: Excellent Health-U.S. Citizen.
References: Excellent references available upon request.