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Landscape Architect

Location:
Cumming, GA
Salary:
$30/hour plus comm.
Posted:
August 01, 2020

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Joe LaCava

**** ******* ****

Cumming GA *****

Phone: 770-***-**** ade0hf@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY

Accomplished Landscape Designer, Nurseryman, and Distinguished Member of Technical Staff (DMTS) with extensive experience in operations systems and telecommunications including; detailed software requirements, operations planning, capacity modeling, competitive, and customer-needs analysis.

The nursery has been sold! I have moved to GA in search of 80% at-home contract work!

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Computer Imaging,, AutoCAD, SketchUP, Landscape Plants

Traffic Engineering & Queuing Models, Capacity Analysis

Client-Server and Web-server 3-Tiered Operations Systems.

Dimension, System 85, System 75, and DEFINITY PBXs.

EXPERIENCE

Flowering Field Farm Colts Neck, NJ

Attended Landscape Architecture Courses to senior level at Rutgers Cook College.

Founded Landscape Design/Build Company.

Developed base of 20+ clients, using CAD and 3D drafted presentations with Computer Imaging

Developed website www.floweringfield.com. And migrated “Flowering Field Designs” to Cumming GA area.

Won a 2008 design competition for the VNA Homes by the Sea at 99 Rumson Rd.

LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES, Holmdel, NJ

Optical Network Management Group

Responsible for Detailed Requirements on User Interface and OA&M for SDH Network Management System (NMS).

Re-engineered geographic redundancy and security task assignment features so that new designs were accepted by Chinese and German Telcos.

Co-ordinated special NMS feature deliveries and WaveStar DACS upgrades for Saudi Telecom so that outstanding revenue was collected with on-time deliveries.

Directed the Saudi customer team through NMS upgrades with their PRM circuit record system.

Developed requirements for the F-Interface (GUI-GUI) between SC and SNMS element management systems..

Developed provisioning requirements for the AM1PLUS multiplexer so that User Interface suffered minimal churn.

AT&T BELL LABS, Middletown, NJ

BCS Maintenance Planning Department

Responsible for Performance Engineering and Load Specifications for the new BCS Maintenance Platform (BMP)

Developed user-behavior model for predicting BMP loads over the center busy hours so that load and soak tests could be driven realistically.

Visual Communications Networking Department

Responsible for the planning of Cross-Product Features and Network interfaces for Video Endpoints.

Developed circuit-switched-data and voice call scenarios for PBX, SDS, SDDN and both desktop and group video endpoints.

Developed the network interface technical prospectus, which planned a sequence of new network interfaces for Visual Communication Products.

Coordinated the schedule and deliverables for 2 vendors of SW56 network interface PC cards.

Premises Systems Planning Department

Responsible for the coordination, planning and editing of the DEFINITY Technical Prospectus.

Developed base lining plans and author assignments for 19 authors so that G3V2 was launched on time.

Developed detailed requirements for switch configurations and upgrade processes.

Introduced Finite-Source ideas to switch engineering so that trunks can be engineered more accurately

Developed requirements for software-piracy protection and was granted a PATENT of PBX software copy protection so that AT&T could gain lost license revenue from PBXs sold on the secondary markets.

Worked closely with several account teams to position DEFINITY as a solution to a University’s needs.

System Management Planning Department

Responsible team leader for the development of the Operational Support System Plan of Record, a multiyear plan for the evolution of all GBCS System Management Adjuncts to the current Generic 3 era. Responsible team leader for Technical Prospectuses for Monitor I and Manager IV (CSM), the Traffic Management and Central Administration systems for all AT&T PBXs.

CSM Development Laboratory

Responsible for software engineering of CSM’s product-image database and detailed provisioning and sizing requirements.

Developed heuristic models for mapping customer needs into disk sizing and processor capacity rules for a range of UNIX processors: so that the minimal hardware could be configured online for the customer’s stated needs. The first 100 installations were sold in this way.

Led the development of size-sensitive pricing controls, so that software could be priced as a reasonable ratio with respect to total CSM price.

Responsible for detailed requirements on PBX Administration and Traffic Measurements.

Developed thresholding and default register assignments for the traffic monitoring of PBX facilities, so that laborious register assignments could be automated for traffic studies.

EDUCATION

Ph. D.,

Systems Engineering & Operations Research

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

M.S.E.E.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

B.S.E.E.

Worchester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA

Joseph LaCava Portfolio Selections 1-24-2020

See www.floweringfield.com for more portfolio projects

Custom Structures are another big feature for our portfolio:

Recent HOA Swim/Tennis Club Renovation Project is below:

AS-BUILT aerial-photo survey

Note: CAD SURVEY is unavailable

One poolside pavilion replaces 2 buildings:

Includes Cooking/Entertainent center and new utility rooms:

Two Cupolas may become the HOA’s signature design:



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