Mr. Robert S. DiNicola
Attleboro, Mass. 02703
Senior Pcb Designer
Lead Product Validation Engineer (August 2002 To June 2010) Cadence Design System, Chelmsford, Massachusetts Major Accountabilities:Responsible for Quality Assurance of the Allegro program. InParticular etch editing and Differential pair routing.Responsible for developing new testing processes for our new Gre Auto Router. Responsible for setting up all of the automated testsfor the Gre Router along with developing and debugging some home grown(using Perl) programs to help with running our automated tests.
SENIOR TECHNICAL SUPPORT SPECIALIST (April 2001 August 2002) Mentor Graphics Formally Innoveda & Pads Software, Marlboro, Massachusetts Major Accountabilities: Responsible for resolving critical customer issues, helping define product features, and supporting product quality testing efforts.Responsible for the internal mentoring, consultation and technical resource for the support call center. Provide guidance to new and unseasoned CAE's leading them to solutions. Conducted mini-seminars on flows to help CAEs understand how the tools were used.
MANAGER TECHNICAL SUPPORT (April 1999 April 2001) Mentor Graphics Formally Innoveda & Pads Software, Marlboro, Massachusetts Major Accountabilities: Technical Support Manager For Pads Software before we merged with Innoveda.Managed a staff of eight who were responsible for supporting all of the Pad’s Products, PowerPCB, Powerlogic, Blazerouter, Lava, and Lava CIS. Provided technical direction for my staff on all the products as well as provide future direction on how to provide better support to all of our customers. Setup and taught classes in Powerlogic and the new Blaze routerSENIOR TECHNICAL SUPPORT SPECIALIST (August 1997 April 1999) Mentor Graphics Formally Innoveda & Pads Software, Marlboro, Massachusetts Major Accountabilities: Responsible for resolving critical customer issues, helped define product features. Provided technical support for Powerpcb, Powerlogic, Specctra autorouter and new Blaze Router.
Senior Sci Cards Designer (July 1995 August 1997) Draper Labs, Cambridge, Massachusetts Major Accountabilities: Responsible for the design of both multi-layer thru holeand surface mount p.w. boards. Using SCICARDS REL 28.1. Responsible for the design of MCM-L’s. Responsible for the creation of all the schematics for these designsusing Viewlogic’s Powerview ProgramSENIOR CAD DESIGNER (CONTRACT POSITION) (June 1994 March 1995) Foxboro Company, Foxboro, Massachusetts Major Accountabilities: Responsible for the design of multi-layer p.w. boards up to6 layers. Designed multi-layer double sided surface mountp.w. boards using Zuken-Redac's Cadstar program. Designed double sided surface mounted round boards up to 6 layers.SENIOR DESIGNER (CONTRACT POSITION ) (October 1993 April 1994) Fisher Pierce, Weymouth, Massachusetts Major Accountabilities: Primary responsibility for design and documentation, includingschematics and multi-layer P.W.B’s using Zukan’s Cadstar program.
OWNER/SENIOR DESIGNER (November 1992 October 1993) D.D.S. Design, Attleboro, Massachusetts Major Accountabilities: Provided Design Services for various customers using Redac’sCadstar program. Designed doubled sided and multi-layer printedcircuit boards, both surface mount and through hole designs.Provided my customers with design services as well as fabricationservices. I had 1 Part time employee. Some of my major customers where: Harvard university, SDL Communications, Satcon Communications, Point Design and Lanart systems. Senior Designer (Contract Position) (March 1991 November 1992) HARVARD UNIVERSITY (ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH PROJ), Cambridge, Massachusetts Major Accountabilities: Primary responsibility for design and documentation, includingschematics, of multi-layer p.w. boards, using Racal-Redac'sMAXI/pc program. Responsible for the development of vendors for outside design and fabrication services.Senior Sci Cards Designer (Contract Position) (September 1990 February 1991) SANDERS ASSOC DIVISION OF LOCKHEED CORP, Nashua, New Hampshire Senior Sci cards Designer (Contract Position) ( May 1990 September 1990) Point Design Inc Middletown, Conn.Senior Sci Cards Designer (contract Position) (September 1989 December 1989) ALTERNATE CIRCUIT DESIGN TECHNOLOGY, Haverhill, Massachusetts
Senior Sci Cards Designer (April 1986 September 1989) Augat Inc, Attleboro, Massachusetts
Senior Sci Card Designer (June 1984 April 1986) SCIENTIFIC CALCULATIONS INC, Marlboro, Massachusetts
P.W.B. DESIGN & DRAFTING SUPERVISOR (July 1978 May 1984) Codex Corporation, Mansfield, Massachusetts Previously held positions before final position:SENIOR CAD OPERATOR/GROUP LEADERELECTRO/MECHANICAL LAYOUT DRAFTER
Electro Mechanical Detail Drafter (August 1974 June 1978) Spears Associates, Newton, Massachusetts
Dean College, Franklin, Massachusetts (September 1982 – June 1983)
No degree - Computer science,
Lowell Institute (Div Of M.I.T.), Cambridge, Massachusetts (September 1980 – June 1981)
Certificate - Pcb Design I & II
Dedham High School, Dedham, Massachusetts (September 1970 – June 1974)
Diploma – Business
Additional Training Qualifications
W.P.I. Worcester, Massachusetts (2001)
Certificate - Microsoft Access 2000
W.P.I. Worcester, Massachusetts (2000)
Certificate - Project Management
Ziff-Davis Marlboro, Massachusetts (1998)
Certificate - Professional Software Support I & II
Ziff-Davis Marlboro, Massachusetts (1998)
Certificate - Problem Solving and troubleshooting
Cadence Systems Chelmsford, Massachusetts (1998)
Certificate - Specctra Router Advanced Training
Codex Corporation Mansfield, Massachusetts (January 1981 May 1984)
Appointed to the Presidents Council 4 terms
Reference available on Request