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PM and Manager Engineer

Houston, TX
February 23, 2020

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832-***-**** Cypress, TX


Hands-on Program and Project Manager (PMP) with extensive experience leading diverse multifunctional, multilocation, multinational teams in development of new products. Excel at taking ideas from concept, development, testing, manufacturing, shipping, and maintenance for successful products and happy customers. Problem solver with a solid track record of delivering results with direct reports, contractors, and matrixed organizations. Detailed knowledge of the entire project: software lifecycle (SDLC), hardware lifecycle, proposals, contracts, development, schedules, budgets, resources, risk management, and vendor management. Technical experience augmented by an MBA. HIGHLIGHTS

• 20 years of experience in program and project management (PMP, SMC) – Waterfall, Agile, Scrum

• 20 years of new product development and maintenance (hardware, software, firmware, embedded)

• 20 years of international customer interaction

• 15 years of international vendor interaction

• 10 years of international vendor management

• 10 years of experience in people management

• 10 years of experience as a software and embedded firmware development engineer

• 10 years managing validation and test automation

• 10 years of experience using SAP

• Manage budgets up to $10M annually resulting in $400M in annual revenue MS Office 365 Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, SDLC Presentation, reviews, documentation MS Project Budgets and forecasts Issue tracking and resolution C, C++, Java Risk analysis, contracts SAP

Previously held a DOD Top Secret clearance with a SBI and a NSA clearance with polygraph PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

JAZ Stringed Instruments, Cypress, TX 2016 - present Senior Program Manager

Design, build, and repair fine musical stringed instruments. Purchase pre-owned instruments, repair, upgrade, modify, and resell. Schedule purchases, builds, and repairs. Purchase instruments and parts. Followed my passion; did what I loved; the money did not follow; time to return this to a hobby. Hewlett-Packard (contract through Aquent), Houston, TX 2016 - 2016 Engineering Program Manager

Managed USB Type-C implementation on HP notebooks and desktops. Coordinated platforms, system managers, system engineers, marketing, validation, and external vendors. Set up and documented build processes. Transitioned program to replacement in Taiwan. FMC Technologies, Houston, TX 2014 – 2015

Manager of Projects

PMO Manager. Managed mechanical engineering project managers, planners, and buyer to develop and deliver products for Well Intervention Services (WIS)

• Team project managed and delivered subsea intervention equipment used in the Gulf of Mexico

(GoM) including RLWI and IWOCS

• Actively involved in both organizational management and hands-on project management.

• Extensive use of SAP and MS Project to aid in projects and risk and issue resolution Hewlett-Packard, Houston, TX 2006 – 2014

Engineering Program Manager

Managed development and project management of several programs involving hardware and software shipping in HP notebooks and desktops.

• Managed customization of communications solutions including 3G/4G WWAN, fiber NIC, and Near Field Communications (NFC) used in HP notebooks and desktops 832-***-**** Joe Evans, MBA page 2

• Program managed implementation and customization of Intel security and management technologies largely using contractors: Active Management Technology (AMT), Anti-Theft (AT), Trusted Execution Technology (TXT), Rapid Storage Technology (RST), integration into UEFI

• Responsible for contracts, planning, schedules, implementation, risks, changes, and testing

• Extensive use of SAP, MS Office, and MS Project to aid in project planning and launches

• Managed test lab for six years including resources, documentation, criteria, issue resolution testing

• Developed excellent relationships with numerous vendors and cross-functional teams Dell, Round Rock, TX 2003 – 2004

Engineering Manager

Managed hardware (EE) engineers and the development and project management of a server which shipped in the Fall of 2004

Hewlett-Packard, Cupertino, CA 1999 – 2003

Engineering Manager

Product development prior to the merger with Compaq:

• Managed seven hardware (EE) and firmware (BIOS/UEFI) engineers and the development and project management of three servers co-developed with a Taiwan partner

• Successfully developed and shipped three servers during times of increasing uncertainty HP Division shutdown after merger with Compaq

• Managed and directed remaining seventeen hardware engineers, software engineers, and project managers while shutting down the Server Division as a result of the HP-Compaq merger. Included project planning, schedules, hardware updates, software updates, storage (RAID), resolution of customer-issue escalation, and product-end-of-life activities

• Met or exceeded all delivery schedule milestones, cost, and staffing objectives. Successfully completed the shutdown on schedule

Phoenix Technologies, San Jose, CA 1997 – 1999

Software Manager

Managed ten firmware engineers and the development and project management of BIOS for numerous Intel chipsets and processors

Apple Computer, Cupertino, CA 1995 – 1997

Software Manager & Project Manager

Managed eight software engineers and the development and project management of software Ericsson-Raynet, Menlo Park, CA 1991 – 1995

Project Manager & Software Engineer

• Project Manager for three international fiber-based telecommunications programs; international travel to Spain to support validation design and implementation prior to deployment

• Software and embedded firmware engineer responsible for requirements, design, code (C and assembly), test, and documentation

• Involved in transitioning engineering activities from Raynet to Ericsson through a third-party

• Completed the full cycle of ISO 9001 certification U.S. Air Force: Electronics Technician Repaired and operated ground-based radar (AFSC 30353) U.S. Army National Guard


MBA, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA MBA Concentration: Managing Technology and Innovation B.S. Physics, Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Scrum Master Certified (SMC)

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