Director resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary
Obtain a leadership position as part of a product-focused organization striving to develop and deliver best-in-class products and technologies
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  • Merchandising expertise
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  • Product promotions
Work History
Director, 09/2002 to Current
TouroMarrero, LA,
Managing engineering department focused on the development and support of embedded solutions for various market segments including: Multimedia software products and technologies (Infrastructure, Enterprise, Residential); multicore SoC platform software products (Linux, RTOS, Multicore programming), Wireless Infrastructure (macro base stations, small cells, backhaul).  Focus on development of key software/silicon technologies and subsystems with a major emphasis on investments in software/silicon co-design methodologies, software product quality, development efficiencies, and reuse across various businesses.
  • Setting overall priorities and vision for the department as derived from organizational priorities; monitoring, tracking, and reporting execution of department priorities.
  • Managing of department financial and capital budgets.
  • Talent assessment and growth within the department.
  • Customer, Marketing, and Product management interfaces.
  • Working across organizational boundaries with peers to achieve company/organizational business and technical goals through committees and working groups.
  • Software development process owner for Texas Instruments, Germantown site.
  • Managing global remote teams.
Manager, 09/2000 to 09/2002
Department Of The NavyBeaufort, SC,
Managed a group of 5-8 software developers responsible for the development of embedded software for universal port applications ­.  Universal port refers to products capable of simultaneously support Voice over IP and Remote Access Server (RAS) functionality on a single device.
  • Leading development of fax/data modem technologies including V.xx modem pumps, as well as modem controller functionality.
  • Integration of fax/modem technologies with existing VoIP software products to create universal port software products.
  • Driving a software methodology with a focus on reuse and portability to allow TI to maximize time-to-market opportunities when going to new devices.
  • Participating in roadmap planning, customer meetings, solution evaluations with the product management team.
  • Planning and tracking execution of development activities and reporting to upper management.
  • Supporting technical interfaces with key customers in regards to integration and laboratory evaluations.
  • Driving development of modem product verification and validation processes/capabilities to ensure product quality ­ modem stress testing, connect speed testing, connect reliability testing, and throughput testing.
  • Analyzing competitive solutions Participating in V.92 modem standardization efforts.
  • The team participated in ITU/TIA modem standard meetings as well as coordination of early V.92 interoperability events to validate V.92 functionalities (e.g., Quick connect, Modem on-hold, digital upstream)
  • Managing a remote development team in Bangalore India that assisted with modem development and porting efforts.
Software Engineer, 1997 to 09/2000
Akamai Technologies IncReston, VA,
Real-time embedded DSP software developer for Telogy's Golden Gateway Product enabling voice and facsimile over packet networks (ATM, Frame Relay, and IP networks).
Graduate Research Assistant, 08/1995 to 11/1996
Purdue UniversityOff Campus, IN,
Researched methods of improving the performance/capacity of multi-media, multi-rate CDMA communication networks through the use of adaptive antenna arrays.  Performed bit-error-rate analysis of a multi-rate CDMA network employing antenna arrays and conducted preliminary investigations of antenna weight control. Implemented numerical simulations and prepared technical papers and presentations reporting results.
Instructor, 05/1995 to 06/1995
Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN,
Taught Engineering Computations (ENESXXX) as an eight week summer course.  Responsible for all course teaching duties including preparation of lectures; assigning and grading homework; preparing and grading exams; and assessing final grades.
Graduate Teaching Assistant, 08/1994 to 11/1995
University Of KansasLawrence, KS,
Assisted professors with their teaching responsibilities by preparing and conducting class discussions; grading homework; assisting with administering and grading of exams; and providing office hours. Courses included Signal and Systems (ENEE322) and Engineering Computations (ENESXXX).
Radar System Engineer, 07/1990 to 07/1994
Capella SpaceSan Francisco, CA,
Participated on project teams to provide technical and managerial support related to the development, test, and evaluation of tactical airborne radar systems and radar system technologies.
Student Engineer Trainee, 05/1987 to 07/1990
Strike Aircraft Test Directorate - A-6/F-14 Program Office.
Assisted project engineers with the planning, coordinating, and execution of avionics system test programs. Responsibilities included
MASTER OF SCIENCE: ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING Communication and Signal Processing, Expected in 1 1998
University of Maryland at College Park - College Park, MD
GPA: GPA: 3.87
ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING Communication and Signal Processing These Title: Adaptive Antenna Arrays for CDMA Wireless Multi-media Communication Systems GPA: 3.87
University of Maryland at College Park - College Park, MD
GPA: GPA: 3.95 Summa Cum Laude with Cooperative Education Experience
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING GPA: 3.95 Summa Cum Laude with Cooperative Education Experience
  • US 6,970,430: Method to measure Throughput Efficiency of Low-speed Modem Relay Over Packet Networks, 2000.
ATM, budgets, competitive, controller, DSP, Driving, facsimile, fax, financial, Focus, Frame Relay, Gateway, investments, IP, Linux, managerial, Managing, market, Marketing, meetings, Access, Office, radar, Modem, Multimedia, Multi-media, Enterprise, network, networks, developer, organizational, presentations, processes, Product management, programming, quality, Quick, RAS, Real-time, reporting, RTOS, Software development, teaching, upstream, validation, vision, Voice over IP, VoIP
Additional Information
  • US 7,042,833: Modem Transmission Over Packet Networks, Filed on Nov. 28, 2000 US 200XXX23097-A1: Voice/facsimile/modem call discrimination method for voice over packet networks, July 2003 US 20050117183 : Facsimile-aware internet protocol telephone, June 2005 US 20060067XXX-A1: Forcing V.34 fax terminals to fallback to legacy G3 modulations over voice over internet protocol networks, March 2006 US 7,050,187: Real Time Fax-Over-Packet Packet Loss Compensation, May 2006 US 20060221876-A1: Intelligent voice network monitoring using echo cancellation statistics, October 2006 US 20060221942-A1: Intelligent voice network monitoring, October 2006 US 07126711: Voice/facsimile/modem call discrimination method for voice over packet networks, October 2006 US 7,502,337: Intelligent voice network monitoring using echo cancellation statistics, March 2009

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