Honorably discharged Marine with over ten years experience leading and supporting technology-based projects through various life-cycle milestone events.
ITIL certified (Service Design, Transition, and Operations) enterprise-oriented project engineer with "cradle to grave" acquisition knowledge and experience currently pursuing PMP certification FY 2016.
QA professional leading technology product testing events for major acquisition programs.
Project Engineering / Management
Cost / Benefit Analysis
Systems (Project) Engineering
Configuration and Requirements Management
Human Factors Engineering
Life Cycle Logistics Management
Teamwork and Communication
Systems Safety / Environmental Impacts
Project Engineer/Evaluation Manager, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (2010-2014)
Supervised integrator testing and served as the Government decision authority for requirements acceptance across portfolio. This included review, analysis, and validation of technical documentation, configuration drawings, training/support materials, and engineering papers.
Organized, scheduled, and led successful Systems Engineering Technical Reviews presented to senior management, resulting in the rapid execution of product enhancements and deliveries to the customer and required meticulous coordination with support personnel throughout the country.
Voting member on all Project Engineering efforts across a dynamic IT-based portfolio that demanded extensive knowledge in Requirements Analysis, Test and Evaluation, Configuration Management, Risk Analysis, Safety, Human Factors Engineering, and Budget.
Coordinated extensively with major stakeholders to ensure project requirements were supervised, understood, and executed within scope of the contract.
Developed budget and contract documentation to support overall portfolio schedule. This required all-encompassing coordination with all other functional experts, including project analysts, Logistics, and Information Assurance personnel in order to define the scope of effort required and given specific constraints.
oReviewed training material for complex integrated IT systems.
Formal Training: Level II Information Technology Certification (Defense Acquisition University), Certified Independent
Logistics Assessment Course
Personal Awards: Time Off Award (for “dedicated support” supporting a multi-national Intelligence exercise), On-the-Spot
Certificate (for “adaptability, flexibility, and initiative” managing activities for 3 projects simultaneously),
Certificate of Appreciation
QA Evaluation Engineer/Project Engineer, QINETIQ-NORTH AMERICA (2007-2010)
Administered multiple engineering activities for an urgent procurement valued at over $200 million. Test results and analysis resulted in two significant hardware changes before product delivery to customer, resulting in significant safety enhancements.
Improved relationships with multiple test and integration facilities, resulting in the advancement of both company and government reputations for dependability, accuracy, and efficiency which established priority of scheduling and quality of effort for others representing our organization.
oAppointed sole government representative for user test evaluation.
Reviewed training and safety material for integrated communications systems.
Assisted other functional experts in developing, analyzing, and publishing systems engineering support documentation.
Formal Training: AN/PRC1-152 Radio Operator Course (Harris Communications), Certified Business Professional (Rockhurst
Personal Awards: Excellence Team Award
Maintenance Management / Telephone and Computer Repair Technician, UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS (2000-2004)
Supervised and administered all maintenance activities of 20 personnel, including management of Quality Control, Records Administration, Equipment Modification, Tool Control, and Calibration Control programs and functions while maintaining accurate electronic records for more than $7 million of equipment.
Created, reviewed, and approved management reports, including ordering, tracking, and organizing repair parts for all maintenance activities while serving as the section’s direct representative to both customers and suppliers.
Analyzed data and trends to properly determine maintenance support requirements.
Orchestrated and conducted training for junior personnel across all commodity areas.
Formally recognized by senior leadership for exemplary performance and receiving a grade of 100% on a large-scale inspection of two 24-volume libraries, each consisting of approximately 100 publications.
Formal Training: Basic Electronics, Telephone Switchboard Repair, Sergeant’s Course (Non-Resident)
Personal Awards: Good Conduct Medal, Certificate of Commendation, Meritorious Mast, Certificate of Appreciation
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Master of Arts: Transportation and Logistics Management, American Military University (2008) [with High Honors]
Bachelor of Arts: History, University of Rhode Island (2006) [Cum Laude]