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Quality Assurance Project Manager

Morris Plains, NJ
April 29, 2014

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Patricia K. Maier, P. E.

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Freehold, NJ 07728



M. Eng. Cornell University Ithaca NY May 29 1978 (EE)

Sc. B. Brown University Providence RI June 6 1977 (Applied Mathematics)

Professional Licenses and Societies

Sigma Xi Brown University Chapter

Registered Professional Engineer NJ 24GE03388600

NJ Teacher of Mathematics

NJ Teacher of Physical Science


Quality Engineering and Systems Assurance

Department of Defense Picatinny Arsenal April 2008-present (40 hr/week -

full time)-GS 12

Lean Six Sigma certified, DWIA Level II Product Assurance Engineer and

reliability subject matter expert experienced in planning, directing,

guiding, and coordinating quality, reliability, availability, and

maintainability assessments for mortars systems. Responsible for a broad

scope of analytical tasks to predict and specify reliability allocations,

develop engineering and reliability demonstration tests, prepare failure

analyses, analyze test data, review product designs, create databases to

manage configuration changes, and generate final reports for materiel

release. Product quality assurance responsibilities span the entire product

cycle from source selection to product acceptance. Relevant experience

includes source selection technical evaluation of contract bids,

preparation of the technical data package comprising the product detail

specification and quality assurance provisions for product acceptance, and

liaison with defense contract management and contractors to ensure rigorous

adherence to the quality management plan.

Data and Voice Communication Networks Systems Engineering

Telcordia Technologies Red Bank NJ Dec 2000 - Mar 2003 (40 hr/week - full


Systems engineering for voice and data communications networks including

design, performance analysis, and operations support systems integration

for capacity management, traffic engineering, and service level agreement.

Represented the client at ITU-T, IPPM, and ATIS standards organizations for

network performance.

Booz?Allen & Hamilton Eatontown NJ Nov 1996 - Aug 2000 (32 hr/week - part


Systems engineering and performance analysis of ATM over wireless

transmission for the Warfighter Information Network (WIN-T) and Defense

Research and Engineering Network (DREN). Developed dynamic resource

allocation to improve bandwidth efficiency. Worked with Ft. Monmouth NJ

government project manager and development contractor on the redesign of

military terminals to enable ATM, DAMA capability.

Bell Communications Research Red Bank NJ Jan 1984 - Feb 1988 (37.5

hr/week - full time)

Systems engineering for digital network capability. Bellcore representative

and contributor to CCITT T1X1.4 on clear channel transmission.

Responsibilities included development and performance assessment of interim

and long-term methods to achieve clear channel transmission, and

collaboration with the network transition planning team.

Bell Laboratories Holmdel NJ Jun 1977 - Dec 1983 (37.5 hr/week - full


Quality assurance and performance analysis of interoffice switching and

transmission systems. Data analysis and performance modeling of electronic

switching components, wire and digital radio transmission facilities.

Economic feasibility and prove-in analysis for new equipment and services.


High school science and mathematics

9/2005 - 4/2008 Old Bridge Public Schools NJ (full time) - chemistry

9/2004 - 6/2005 Freehold Regional High School District NJ (full time) -


9/2003 - 5/2004 East Windsor Regional School District NJ (part time) -


9/1981 - 6/1882 Mater Dei High School Middletown NJ (full time) - physics

and mathematics


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