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Engineer Software

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Posted:
April 28, 2014

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James E. Stevens, PhD *** Hollis Ave #**

408-***-****

Campbell, CA 95008

acdwip@r.postjobfree.com

Education

PhD, Computer Science, University of Illinois, 1972.

BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, 1969.

Professional Experience

2012-2014 AMD: Sunnyvale, California Software

Engineer

Intellectual Property delivery for a major video game console main

processor chip.

Scan of source files for any legal issues. Sanity testing and regression

verification.

Technology

Linux and Windows environments. Verilog design testing.

Perl scripting.

2011-2012 VayTek, Inc: Campbell, California Senior

Software Engineer

Develop an embedded TCP socket interface on an ARM microprocessor for a

custom IP camera.

Implement C# .NET interface to a USB Camera with a unique Bayer image

format.

Technology

Crossworks C development for ARM chips. MS Visual C++ 2010 client

software.

2002-2011 VayTek, Inc: Fairfield, Iowa Senior

Software Engineer

Interface to multiple digital cameras for interactive viewing and recording

of images.

Implement real time motion detection algorithms for security applications.

Develop real time image enhancement including proprietary dynamic range

compression.

Implement parallel DSP jpeg compression in assembly language on a Cradle

chip.

Technology

Using MS Visual C++ to produce a dynamic linked library that interfaces

with Visual Basic.

Implementing multithreaded reentrant methods for performance optimization.

2000-2002 CoolCall.com, Inc: Fairfield, Iowa Gateway

Programmer

Configured Call Flow and Call Pricing for a network of 10-12 Clarent VOIP

Gateways.

Maintained Gateways in London, Athens, Barcelona, New York and Hawaii.

Interfaced to SQL database.

1999-2000 HRSoft, LLC: Fairfield, Iowa Contract

Programmer

Customized the HRSoft Client Server Web Product for a major publishing

corporation.

Designed and Implemented ASP web pages for Executive Profiles.

James E. Stevens, PhD 408-***-****

acdwip@r.postjobfree.com

1998-1999 Sterling Software, Inc: Fairfield, Iowa

Software Engineer

Updated database frontend product, VISION:Clearmanage.

Helped with a major new scheduling feature for queries and reports.

Technology

Used MS Visual C++ and some Java. Created and modified stored procedures.

1996-1998 Stellar Solutions, Inc: Newark, California

Computer Scientist

Maintained a mature object oriented database product written in C under

Unix.

Ported this product from the Sun Solaris system to the Silicon Graphics

platform.

Added server multithreading and automatic branching on database object

creation.

1990-1996 Vital Images, Inc: Fairfield, Iowa Senior

Scientist

Maintained and updated a 3D graphics engine for VoxelView volume rendering

product.

Added rendering of embedded geometry within the volume.

Added real time, hardware assisted volume lighting.

Technology

Worked in C on various Silicon Graphics workstations under Unix.

Worked directly with Silicon Graphics engineers on custom graphics

features.

1986-1990 Motorola Semiconductor: Tempe, Arizona Independent

Consultant

Worked on the Motorola Sector CAD: Mask Shop Automation Project.

Implemented a Fortran program for wafer layout with a graphics front end.

Implemented a C program for automated placement of chip process control

patterns.

Highlights

Both programs have been widely used throughout Motorola Semiconductor.

Interactive graphics implemented for both Sun and Apollo systems (under

Unix).

1982-1985 Silvar-Lisco: Menlo Park, California Senior

Research Scientist

Managed a major upgrade of the Gate Array Design System (GARDS) to serve

new markets.

Specified the next generation of GARDS to handle much larger chips (20-100K

gates).

Designed and implemented a Hierarchical gate array layout system.

1979-1982 Xerox Palo Alto Research Center: Palo Alto, CA Member

of the Research Staff

Designed, built and tested a 32K RAM memory chip to be used to characterize

fabrication defect levels.

Prototyped a GUI front end builder for the Xerox development environment.

Prototyped automated chip routing software for the Xerox development

environment.

Moderator for the visiting speakers forum for one term, recruiting speakers

from across the industry.



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