Skilled Engineering Manager with proven leadership qualities, technical skills and experience in:
Providing advanced concepts, principles and processes for life-cycle engineering and management of complex systems, subsystems, equipment and procedures.
Working cooperatively with all stakeholders to support program and project objectives
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA - Technology ManagerWallops Island, VA11/2019 - Current
(Balloon Program Office).
Plans, guides, coordinates, and manages the work of assigned staff, contract engineering, and matrixed resources engaged in accomplishing the missions of the Balloon Program.
Lead technical analyses of assigned systems and/or payload requirements.
Provides engineering analysis for special technology projects, future technology projects and proposals and in advance of new systems and capabilities.
Builds development budgets and schedules, and conducts preliminary and critical design reviews and determines, develops, and defends requirements.
Provides technical expertise in the formulation of engineering policies and procedures related to test and checkout of balloon vehicles, and balloon systems and operation/ground support design.
Is recognized as a Balloon engineering authority in planning and conducting of investigations, test, and evaluation of support systems.
Work with all levels of management to resolve and track problems in areas such as flight systems, fluid and flight mechanics, fabrication/composition of materials and structures, or propulsion and power, and assures the overall resolution of issues.
SURFACE COMBAT SYSTEM CENTER - AEGIS & AEGIS BMD Program ManagerWallops Island, US, VA, US03/2016 - 12/2019
Developed resource requirements for programs budgets and schedules and implemented policies and procedures for assigned programs/projects.
Defended requirements to Program Offices, Warfare Centers, and development programs.
Managed 10 contractor funding lines of 120 million dollars.
Advised headquarters, field managers, and multiple Navy Program Offices on how to deal with advanced technologies, and participated with top managers in persuading users to accept new systems or equipment.
Represented the agency in meetings and forums with Program Offices and field activities to support and defend critical program matters,.
Planned, guide, coordinate, and manage the work of AEGIS and AEGIS BMD Combat Systems Program assigned staff, contract engineering, and matrixed resources engaged in accomplishing the missions and functions of the Navy Combat Systems Program.
Provided guidance to Senior Management for strategic planning and program technology development.
Recognized as engineering authority in the planning and conducting of investigations, test, and evaluation of support systems, components, or designs where critical problems need to be resolved, and existing methods are inadequate.
SURFACE COMBAT SYSTEM CENTER - AEGIS & AEGIS BMD Systems Engineer/Project ManagerWallops Island, US, VA, US06/2010 - 03/2016
Responsible for developing requirements, system design, integration, and test of 27 Integrated Warfare Systems (communication, weapons, radars, instrumentations, simulations, and flight systems).
Led the planning for and conducting project preliminary and critical design reviews, as well as analyses, tests, verification and validation, certification, and software, based on systems requirements, and mission objectives.
Established short and long range plans to accomplish program objectives; that include technical planning, analyzing production schedules, and methods to reduce project cost and improve systems reliability.
Evaluated contractor design proposals and provides recommendations involving design, development, integration, test, and evaluation of systems integration.
Directs and conduct feasibility studies to analyze, evaluate and determine practicability and adaptability of proposed solutions to engineering issues.
Provides technical inputs and oversight on requirements identification, risk management, procurement, and activation of new baselines, and provide legacy life-cycle support of legacy baselines.
Security Clearance Level: Secret (Active)
Microsoft Visual C++, Access, Excel, Word, Matlab, CADD, LabView, DOORS, MS Project
Microsoft Visual C++
Old Dominion UniversityNorfolk VirginiaMaster of Science: Systems Engineering
University of Maryland Eastern ShorePrincess Anne, MarylandBachelor of Science: Engineering (Electrical)
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Companies Worked For:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA
SURFACE COMBAT SYSTEM CENTER
Old Dominion University
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Job Titles Held:
AEGIS & AEGIS BMD Program Manager
AEGIS & AEGIS BMD Systems Engineer/Project Manager
Master of Science : Systems Engineering Bachelor of Science : Engineering (Electrical)
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