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Senior System Engineer, Avionics, Electrical, Fly-By-Wire FCS

Pooler, GA
May 17, 2020

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Senior System Engineer in FCS-FBW/Avionics/Electrical seeking full-time professional and/or management position in the area of Avionics/Electrical System Integration, Digital Flight Control Systems, Aircraft TC and STC, Major Repairs and Alterations, Flight Test, Lab Test, Entry Into Service and Fleet Engineering Support.


Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, General Dynamics, Savanna, GA (SAV)

May 2019 – Present, Senior System Engineer, Service Engineering Dep, MRB Authority, AOG and Fleet Engineering Support, G650, G500/500 models, associated test equipment.

Oct 2014 – Apr 2019, Senior System Engineer, Core/Sustaining Engineering, Fly-By-Wire FCS, G650/650ER models, post-TC design changes and reliability upgrades with suppliers.

Sep 2009 – Mar 2014, Senior System Engineer, FBW R&D, G650 Type Cert FAA/EASA 14CFR p25, Retrofit, Design, Integration, V&V, Certification, Equipment Qual Process.

Sep 2008 – Sep 2009, Senior Cog Engineer, G450/550 Core/Sustaining, Avionics/Electrical, TCAS, ADS-B, AOA, FMS integration and upgrades, FAA Amendment Type Cert Projects.

Jun 2007 – Aug 2008, System Engineer, G450/550 Production, Avionics/Electrical, AC/DC Power Distribution, Fuel Quantity, Calibration, and Test Equipment Development.

Oct 2006 – May 2007, System Cog Engineer, G450/550 Core/Sustaining Department, Avionics, Electrical, Air Data, AOA, Instruments, Display System, FMS, TCAS, Com/Nav. Sino Swearingen Aircraft Corporation, San Antonio, TX (SAT)

Mar 2005 – Sep 2006, System Engineer, Avionics/Electrical, Design, Integration, Flight Test and Production Engineering Support, SJ30-2 FAA Type Cert 14CFR p23, TCAS, XPDR, Nav, Com, FMS, Cabin Systems, SatCom, CVR/FDR Installation. Cessna Citation Service Center, Textron, San Antonio, TX (SAT)

Mar 2002 – Mar 2005, Avionics/Electrical Tech Lead, Engineering Liaison, Upgrades and Modifications, RVSM STC Upgrades, TCAS and FMS Installations, Calibration and Test.

Mar 2000 – Mar 2002, Avionics Technician – Team Lead, Mx, Repairs, Advanced Troubleshooting, SB and STC Installations, Customers Test Flights, Engine Runs/Taxi Aero Sky, San Antonio International Airport (SAT)

Sep 1999 – Mar 2000, Avionics/Electrical Technician, VIP Boeing 727, 737 Mx, System Testing, Calibration, Repairs, Troubleshooting.

Bulgarian Air Force, Ministry of Defense, NATO Member

Sep 1990 – Aug 1999, Engineering Manager, Avionics/Electrical Department, Heavy Mx Repair Station, Stara Zagora Air Force Base, Bulgaria, Mi-24 “Hind” Attack Helicopters, Mi-17/Mi-8 “Hip” Transport Helicopters, Major Repairs and Upgrades.

Sep 1989 – Aug 1990, Avionics System Engineer, Heavy Mx Repair Station, Haskovo Air Force Base, Bulgaria, MiG-21, MiG-23, and Su-25 Jets, Troubleshooting and Repairs. MARIN I. TODOROV

245 Pink Dogwood Lane,

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Dec 2005 – The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), GPA 3.63 Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Digital Communication Systems.

Aug 1989 – Bulgarian Air Force Academy, College of Engineering, GPA 4.00 Master’s Degree in Avionics Engineering, Com/Nav, RF/Radar, Autopilot, Electrical Sys. PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

2020 – Flight Safety International – G650 Avionics, Honeywell Plane View System

2019 – Flight Safety International – G650 Aircraft Systems, Electrical Systems

2018 – Flight Safety International – G650 Pilots Initial Class

2016 – Engineer in Training (EIT) for ODA EAR, Electrical Systems and Equipment

2012 – FAA Training for Designated Engineering Representative (DER)

2009 – Flight Safety International – G550 Aircraft Systems, Avionics/Electrical Systems

2007 – Flight Safety International – G450 Aircraft Systems, Avionics/Electrical Systems

2006 – Honeywell Plane View for Gulfstream G550, Advanced Class/Synthetic Vision

2004 – Honeywell Primus-Epic, Primus-2000 and Primus-1000 Integrated Avionics

2003 – Rockwell-Collins ProLine-21 Integrated Avionics, Factory Class, Cedar Rapids

2003 – Flight Safety International – Aircraft Systems Citation C525A Models

2002 – Honeywell/ACSS TCAS, TPU-66A, TPU-67A, Coax Test with Site-Master FDR

2001 – Universal Avionics TAWS, FMS and Unilink

2000 – Flight Safety International – Aircraft Systems Citation C550/560/650 series

1996 – US Air Force & US Army – Advanced Officer Training, as NATO Member

1989 – Bulgarian Air Force – Formal Training for Commissioned Officer

1984 – Technical High School for Industrial Electronics, Sopot, Bulgaria LANGUAGE SKILLS

Bulgarian – Native

English – Fluent

Russian – Advanced


Bulgarian – Native

US Citizen – Naturalized, Mar 2005


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FCS-FBW/Avionics/Electrical MRB authority for Repair and Return to Service

Fleet/Operator engineering support for AOG Resolution, Repair and Testing Dispositions

Fly-By-Wire Flight Control Systems – Design and Integration, G650 FAA Type Certificate

Failure Investigation with supplier of rejected LRUs from fleet

Failure mode trends, MTBF, MTBUR analysis, Root Cause and Corrective Actions (RCCA)

Lab Test, V&V for SW and HW design changes, plans and reports

14CFR Part 25 Compliance – ODA Designee in Training for Electrical Systems

AOA System Integration, Amendment TC (ASC) for G450/550 Aircraft (Part 25)

TCAS and ADS-B Transponders Integration and FAA Certification on G450/550 (Part 25)

Avionics Integration of Com, Nav, GPS, Radar, FMS, AHRS, EGPWS, EFB, EVS, CVR and FDR on SJ30-2 Aircraft (Part 23)

Certification Test Plans on Systems and Equipment, FAA/EASA TC, STC, ASC (ATC)

Qualification Test Plans, Procedures and Reports, Avionics/Electrical Systems, FCS-FBW

Test Witnessing for Equipment Qualification, DO-160, HALT, HASS, EMI, IEL

Establish Conformity Requirements for Test Articles and Qualification Test Equipment

STBY Instruments and Emergency Power Supply (Li-Ion) for ETOPS Certification

Flight Guidance and Control Systems & Flight Controls Monitoring, Primus 1000, SJ30-2

EFIS Data Acquisition and EICAS

Cabin Systems Interface: TV, DVD, Cabin Management, INMARSAT, Iridium, XM

Air Data Computer and Indicators Integration, RVSM Certification, STC (Part 23)

Engine/APU Controls Integration: FADEC, EEC, DEEC

Assisting DER and FAA officials during process of SJ30-2 Aircraft Type Certificate (TC)

Engineering Support for Flight Test Department – telemetry monitoring, troubleshooting

Engineering Support for G450/550/650 Entry-Into-Service and Tech Ops Departments

Engineering Support for Tech Pubs – updates of AFM, AMM, FIM, IPC

Engineering Support for Aircraft Production – systems and equipment troubleshooting MEMBERSHIPS AND AWARDS

General Dynamics Award for Technology Achievement – G650 Fly-By-Wire System

General Dynamics Award for Engineering Excellency – G650 Type Certification

Gulfstream Gold Pride Award for distinguished engineering, FAA certification of AOA

Gulfstream Silver Pride Award for distinguished teamwork in solving technical problems

Gulfstream Mach Awards for resolving technical issues on various projects

"Leading Edge" award from Cessna President and CEO for outstanding technical work

IEEE – Aerospace and Electronics Systems Society – member since student in UTSA

The University of Texas at San Antonio – Alumni Association – member since graduation REFERENCES

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