CHRISTOPHER P. SYMANSKI firstname.lastname@example.org
Old Bridge, NJ 08857 Cell 732-***-****
Research and Development - Instrumentation/Product Development
SENIOR ENGINEER – over 15 years with proven skills in;
Software Design and Development Calibration and Testing
Firmware Coding Documentation and Maintenance
Possess progressive programming background. Develops general and detailed system design specifications, calibration and final testing plans. Write the firmware for both receivers and transmitters for various cellular, paging and digital instruments. Assist the hardware engineer.
Independently handle development and maintenance tasks. Participated in, as well as, taking the lead in technical design of software, performing analysis and conducting unit testing of new programs and enhancements to existing applications and systems. Generate solutions to resolve software design and program problems in existing and new systems.
Unbounded solutions, 1180 West Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 1/2012-5/2012
(Apple IOS) training
iPhone consultant several short assignments
1) Bose,Boston MA
2) Cigna Insurance, Windsor locks, CT
Berkeley Varitronics Systems, Inc., Metuchen, NJ (Manufacturer of Wireless Products) 1986 - 2010
Senior Program Designer
Panther 4 receiver RF measurement System.
Original Version 1998 and still in production.
Allows the user to collect GPS tagged RF measurements of their system for mapping and coverage analysis.
Wrote 6303 firmware for main unit LCD,Keypad,GPS and PC serial interface. Maintained 6805
receiver code (multiple frequency ranges).
Dragon 5 Watt transmitter.
Original Version 2000 and still in production.
Low power CW transmitter for use in coverage simulation. Has been improved over its life cycle
by increasing output accuracy and by RF manufacturing improvements.
Wrote the firmware for the Hitachi h8-3437 and PC calibration-test code for the
PC in C++.
Gator 20 Watt Transmitter.
Original Version 1998 and still in production.
High power outdoor use CW transmitter that has been continually improved by adding firmware features such as adjustable output power and improved display.
Maintained and upgraded the original 6303 firmware.
Tortoise 3 cpu Dual 20 Watt Transmitter with LAN, USB and Serial RS232 interface.
Original Version 2008 and still in production.
Transmitter designed to supplement the Gator transmitter. It is available with WIMAX output modulation for use with WIMAX receivers.
Complete PC application used to control the Tortoise Transmitter and to load the modulation data to be transmitted. This application is written in C# and is capable of using any of the Tortoise communication modes.
Wrote the firmware for the Micro chip main cpu (18f6722) and the transmitter cpu (pic 2420).
Wrote the C++ PC calibration-test code and the C# user PC application.
Rhino series timing and frequency sources.
Rhino I, 1998, Rhino II, 1999, Rhino III, 2003
Rhino II and III still in production.
These devices provide accurate output frequency and Pulse per Second signals. The Rhino I and II use a rubidium oscillator in conjunction with GPS. The Rhino III uses an ovenized oscillator and is smaller in size than the Rhino I and II.
Wrote and maintained the Rhino I,II 6805 firmware. Wrote the 18f6722 firmware for the Rhino III.
Wrote the C++ PC test and setup software for all three models.
Dranetz Technologies, Inc. (Manufacturer of Power Monitors, Phase Meters, Event Recorders) 1977 – 1986
Computer Programmer/Technician/Software Specialist
Designed and authored embedded code for Series 808 Power Demand Analyzer (Motorola 6805 Assembly and Hitachi 6303 Assembly).
Developed PC Support Software for Series 808 Power Demand Analyzer (converted data from analyzer into Lotus 1-2-3 compatible format, written in "C").
Engineering/Sales support of Power Demand Analyzer Product line.
BS Computer Science/Technology, Minor in Mathematics, Magna Cum Laude
Kean University, Union, NJ, 2000
AAS Electronic Technician, Union County Technical Institute, Scotch Plains, NJ
Union County Vocational Institute, TV Repair
Currently enrolled in MS program (Mathematics and Computer Science), Kean University
Experienced with a variety of 8 and 16 bit microprocessors writing in assembly language, including:
Intel 8048,8051, Motorola 6805,68000, Hitachi 6303,H8/3437, MicroChip PIC 18lf6722, 18lf2520, 16f819.
Fluent in C, C++ and C# languages.
Hardware: LCD displays, GPS receiver, PCMCIA storage and RF components such as frequency synthesizers. Written many RS232 serial applications using both assembly and high level languages. Can operate oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers and other standard lab instruments. Excellent trouble shooting skills,both hardware and software.
Honor Society of PHI KAPPA PHI Member
US Patent Certificate #5,019,899; Issue Date: May 28, 1991 for video recognition system
US Patent Certificate #6,005,891; Issue Date: December 21, 1999 for antenna VSWR monitoring system