Resume of Julius J. Saroka
COTSWORKS Highland Heights, OH
Tranceiver Test Technician Jul 2016 to Jun 2019
COTSWORKS, LLC designs and manufactures rugged optical components and subsystems to operate in harsh environments. Products are utilized worldwide in commercial and military aerospace, military tactical, oil and gas, and other industrial markets.
•. Set-up, test and calibration of fiber-optic transceiver assemblies
•. using Agilent light-wave oscilloscopes and pattern-generator equipment (BERT)
•. using Lab-view and manual operation
Philips Health Care (Advanced Molecular Imaging) Highland Heights, OH
Product Test Engineer Apr 2015 to Mar 2016
Philips Health Care manufactures medical imaging equipment.
• Performed system test of PET imaging devices.
• Maintained and repaired Electro-mechanical equipment.
• Troubleshoot equipment malfunctions.
Utility Relay Corporation Chagrin Falls, OH
Electronic Test Engineer Oct 2013 to Feb 2015
URC manufactures microprocessor-controlled trip units for AC and DC circuit breakers.
Responsible for Verification & Validation testing for new product release.
• Performed In-Circuit Test.
• Compiled test data and reports for further development.
• Developed and fabricated test fixtures
• Troubleshoot analog/digital boards.
ITT Technical Institute Akron, OH
Chair, School of Electronic Technology June 2012 to Aug 2015
ITT Tech is an institution of higher learning that offers continuing education to students of diverse backgrounds, interests and abilities.
• Managed a department of 8 adjunct instructors teaching 10-12 courses per academic quarter to a student population of 50-60, including mentoring and monitoring instructors and students.
• Taught 2-4 core electronics curriculum courses per academic quarter
Quatech, Inc. (acquired by B&B Electronics, 10/13/2011) Hudson, OH
Test Engineer 2002 to 2012
Quatech designed and manufactured embedded radios, modules, boards, external device servers and bridges for wireless or wired networks to provide high performance device networking, connectivity, and m2m communication.
Responsible for laboratory activities of the company including:
Development of test methodology and implementation procedures.
Validation and Verification testing on new hardware and software.
Testing and data analysis of new product performance including recommendations for corrective action and enhancement.
Failure analysis of products in customer use including replication of customer problems related to installation and software interfacing.
Lead engineer for obtaining regulatory certifications (FCC / EU) & standards compliance (Microsoft WHQL, USB, PCI, etc.) including selection of and coordination of activities with external laboratories.
Maintained user documentation and manufacturing quality control procedures.
Transat Corp. (now doing business as Sansei Showa) Solon, OH
Senior Electronics Technician 2000 to 2002
Transat was the leader in the design and manufacturing of production and test equipment for the quartz crystal industry.
Responsible for testing and reporting of all products from the bench to customer integration including:
Engineering support: build, test, troubleshoot prototype assemblies.
Manufacturing support: board-level test, troubleshoot, repair circuit assemblies; functional test of instruments & systems;
Customer integration: configuration and test of computer test systems.
Cisco Systems (formerly Aironet Wireless Communications) Akron, OH
Test Engineer 1994 to 2000
Cisco/Aironet designs and manufactures wireless computer communication equipment.
Developed and implemented test programming (DOS batch files, ProComm scripts, LabVIEW and Instrument BASIC) for production test, audit, and custom product configuration;
Wrote assembly language programs for microprocessor control of device drivers and tests.
Designed digital circuits for test interfaces including signal conditioning;
Designed mechanical test fixturing.
Wrote test procedures and related support documentation.
Work experience prior to 1994 available upon request.
Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
Master’s Degree in Electronic Engineering Technology
Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronic Engineering Technology
Lakeland Community College, Kirtland, Ohio
Associate’s Degree in General Studies
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Technical Skills - Cross-disciplinary knowledge base including:
Modulation domain analyzers
Arbitrary waveform generators
Environmental test chambers
Digital Circuit Design
Serial & parallel interface circuits
Analog Circuit Design
Analog-to-digital / digital-to-analog converters.
ISO-9000 internal auditor
Summaries of test data
Computer Programming Languages
Windows 95/98/NT/2K/XP/Vista/Win 7
Word processing: MS-Word, Word Perfect
Spread-sheets: Excel, Lotus 1-2-3
Data-base: dBase III, Condor
Computer-aided drafting: EGS, ME10, OrCAD
Computer-automated machining: Compac II
Networking: Novell, Lantastic, RAS
Communications: ProComm, RAS
Test: LabVIEW, WaveTest
Fluent in German
U.S. born citizen
Holding valid passport for international travel
References available upon request