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LabVIEW Developer, Systems Integrator

United States
November 18, 2009

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Jeff A. Thomson

** ****** *** 413-***-**** Home 413-***-**** Cell

Southwick, MA 01077 mailto:jeff.thomson

Objective Obtain employment in a technically challenging and rewarding position as a Principal Test Engineer/Software Programmer within the Connecticut/Massachusetts region.

Summary of Qualifications

 Demonstrated ability to exceed established program objectives while assuming an increased workload.

 Scheduled completion target date consistently realized through efficient methodologies and ambition.

 Diverse exposure to a variety of hardware, software, technologies and industries.

 Effective communicator and collaborative team member.

 Embraces cutting edge processes and technologies.

Work Experience 06/2003 – Present Belcan AETD, Inc. Windsor, CT

Senior Engineer - Contracted to Hamilton Sundstrand, Inc.

 Develop automated test applications and simulators in TestStand, LabVIEW and HP VEE on WinXP and Linux with Real Time extensions for MIL-SPEC Digital Electronic Engine Controls (DEEC) and Prognostic Health Monitors (PHM) for F-15/16 and Joint Strike Force aerospace applications.

 Design and implement LabVIEW Test Executive capable of executing scripted ad-hoc Engineering Validation tests in support of hardware/firmware development activities.

 Develop LabVIEW Thermal Profile Test Execution/Editor to facilitate Design Validation testing.

09/2000 – 06/2003 CiDRA, Inc Wallingford, CT

Senior ATE Product Test Engineer / Software Analyst

 Software architectural design of automated instrument control, data acquisition, analysis and archival programs related to the manufacture and final acceptance test of next generation Fiber Optic and Sensor components.

 Develop test programs and operator interfaces in LabVIEW, TestStand and Visual Basic modern graphical integrated development environments.

 Document comprehensive electrical and mechanical designs of automated test, measurement and in-process manufacturing cells using AutoCAD and Visio.

 Design, develop, program, and qualify video capture and measurement systems for dimensional, geometric inspection and manufacturing verification utilized in the manufacture of glass fiber.

 Integration of test and manufacturing data archival to Oracle and Access databases via ODBC.

 Commission and qualify computer-based test, measurement and in-process equipment.

 Generate test equipment and software specifications in accordance with component design specifications and established industry standards.

 Integrate Visual Studio software version control to LabVIEW and TestStand development platforms.

 In-house training instructor and mentor for engineering and technical staff in LabVIEW, TestStand and Visual Basic programming languages.

 Labview site license administrator.

09/1999 – 09/2000 Telaxis Communications, Inc. South Deerfield, MA

Senior ATE Product Test Engineer

 Develop test programs and operator interfaces in modern graphical programming languages.

 Automate aggregation of remote distributed test data and generate customer reports on demand.

 Integrate test data archival to MS SQL Sever backend database and present data as HTML on the Internet.

 Delegate and train technical staff in fabrication, maintenance and calibration of production test systems.

 Facilitate engineering intern’s efforts on senior project assignment.

Jeff A. Thomson

19 Island Way 413-***-**** Home 413-***-**** Cell

Southwick, MA 01077 mailto:jeff.thomson

Work Experience (cont.) 1991 - 1999 VDO Control Systems, Inc. Cheshire, CT

ATE Design Engineer

 Project development of automated test equipment.

 Draft test specification to ensure product performance compliance is properly evaluated.

 Review, recommend modifications, and approve electrical and mechanical design concepts.

 Schedule, track and report project delivery status.

Electronic Equipment Design Engineer

 Extensive hardware design involving conceptual design through production integration.

 Interpret product test specifications relative to selection of test system components.

 Design and documentation on AutoCAD workstations.

1990 - 1991 NDT Consulting Services Port St. Lucie, FL

Contract Consultant to Taiwan Power Company, Taiwan, R.O.C.

1989 - 1990 General Electric, Nuclear Development Laboratory San Jose, CA

Contract Consultant – Non-Destructive Test Systems

1988 - 1989 Amdata, Inc. Windsor, CT

Contract Employed to Chemical Systems Division, Cape Canaveral, FL

1985 - 1988 Combustion Engineering, Inc. Windsor, CT

Field Service Engineer – Non-Destructive Test

Education 1985 University of Hartford West Hartford, CT

BS Electrical Engineering emphasis in Computer Science

1981 Ward Technical College West Hartford, CT

AS Electronic Engineering Technology

1975 - 1979 U.S. Air Force Technical Centers Biloxi, MS and San Antonio, TX

Electronic Cryptographic Equipment Maintenance

Flight Facilities Navigation Equipment Maintenance

Relevant Training 04/2005 Certified Associate LabVIEW Developer National Instruments 11/2001 TestStand Test Executive Advanced National Instruments 11/2001 TestStand Test Executive National Instruments 01/2001 LabVIEW Test Executive View Point Systems 03/2000 VB6 Modern Programming 3 University of Connecticut 08/1999 VB6 Modern Programming 2 University of Connecticut 03/1999 VB6 Modern Programming 1 University of Connecticut 10/1998 AutoCAD R14 Training Seminar At – A - Glance 08/1998 IMAQ Machine Vision Acquisition National Instruments 06/1998 Windows 95 on a Network Compu-Master 03/1998 LabVIEW Advanced Data Acquisition National Instruments 03/1998 LabVIEW Data Acquisition National Instruments 10/1996 AutoCAD R13 Training Seminar At – A – Glance 08/1996 AutoCAD R12 Advanced Training Micro CAD 06/1996 LabVIEW Training Seminar National Instruments

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