Vice President effective in leading and directing multi-function development teams, managing multiple projects in varying states from inception to launch. More than 20 years of progressive management experience and repeated success in developing project initiatives, directing project plans and achieving revenue performance targets.
Program & Project Management
Business Plan Development
Life Cycle Software Development
JANUS Research Group, IncEvans, GAVice President09/2015 to Current
Responsible for day to day Operations related to Modeling, Simulation & Training Business Unit.
Responsible for strategic planning and new business development initiatives including customer interfacing and teaming arrangements.
Resource Planning & Right Sizing of organization relative to current and future work.
Financial performance and month over month forecast of current and future work.
JANUS Research Group, IncEvans, GASr. Project Manager09/2010 to 08/2015
Director Project Management Office / Modeling, Simulation & Training Business Unit Developed and instituted project management processes and procedures for managing all product development efforts using PMI PMBOK as a guideline.
Responsible for leading JANUS' Modeling Simulation & Training Business Unit's (MST) CMMI initiative within organization.
Directly managed multiple projects for cutting edge software development in support of ongoing projects in .
Manage Project Management Staff for all projects within MST Business Unit.
Responsible for the planning, preparation and development of project plans, schedules and work break down schedules.
Responsible for establishing JIRA projects for each new project directly responsible for managing.
Prepare project assessments, identify, track and resolve project issues.
Proactively manage project scope to ensure deliverables are met on time and in budget.
Disseminate project information/plan/schedules to the project team ensuring unity of effort.
Define and collect metrics to convey project status and whether deliveries are meeting clients' acceptance.
Report project status to MST and corporate leadership during weekly and monthly meetings.
Manage overall project schedule, staff, & resources to ensure work is assigned and completed on time and within budget utilizing corporate tools and procedures.
Responsible for updating Cost and Schedule performance reports for internal and customer reporting Responsible for creating monthly Program status reports.
Creates all cost proposals for MST related products.
Leads and manages all work assignments for all proposal efforts for MST.
Rockwell CollinsSterling, VATechnical Project Manager01/2007 to 09/2010
Direct technical supervisor of 30+ engineers developing a Commercial Flight Simulator Suite of devices meant for production conforming to FAA and CAA simulator standards and regulations.
The position required oversight of full life cycle development process, from requirements analysis, design, test, and delivery to end customer.
Primary technical interface to UK CAA for Level D Certification of Boeing 737NG Full Flight Simulator during customer test period which culminated in gaining CAA's highest level of qualification to allow pilots to begin gaining type certification.
Developed technical project plan, IMS, Subcontract Statements of Work, Cost & Schedule Baselines, and Earned Value Management of project.
Direct resource manager of 20 engineers of multiple disciplines (Mechanical, Electrical, System and Software).
Responsible for hiring, performance evaluations, raises, and career growth of each engineer.
Direct interface to procurement to set schedules for procurement of parts required for simulator build.
Direct interface to manufacturing to ensure simulator is built according to design specifications.
Rockwell CollinsSterling, VASr. Systems Engineer01/2001 to 01/2007
Technical Lead of a multi-discipline team to develop $45M proposal for USAF Special Operational Forces for multiple Full Flight Simulators.
Designs include Mechanical, Electrical, Avionics, Aircraft Systems, Software System / User Interface Applications.
Managed a multi-disciplinary Integrated Product Team (IPT) of engineers to concurrently development high-fidelity aircraft models for the Bombardier Challenger 300 and USAF RC-135 full flight simulators.
Provided technical leadership on system architecture, real-time aircraft system simulation through full software life cycle design that included: Preliminary Design, Detail Design, Code & Test, Hardware/Software Integration, Testing, and Acceptance.
Responsible for developing and presenting all System, Software, and Hardware/Software Integration related technical presentations during customer interface meetings through duration of program.
Interacted with customers on weekly/daily basis during design and testing phases of development to ensure meeting customer needs.
Provided leadership and mentoring to development staff for software documentation and test procedures.
Implemented configuration management system for multi user / multi-site concurrent development software.
Assisted program manager with establishing program plan, integrated master schedule, subcontract statements of work, cost and schedule baseline, and any technical proposal work.
Rockwell CollinsSterling, VASoftware Engineer01/1998 to 01/2001
Responsible for several upgrades and modifications to USAF T-1A simulator which included: incorporating software upgrades to the AFCS and FMS systems, integrated new flight control loaders for the brake systems in two production simulators, and performing data analysis to determine if existing aerodynamic model was deficient for single engine training.
System Administrator for several different computer systems for multiple programs which included: several Concurrent Nighthawks running CX/UX 7.1 and six SUN Microsystems servers running Solaris 2.5.1 for the USAF B-1B Maintenance and Cockpit procedural trainers.
GETFAnnandale, VASystems Engineer01/1994 to 01/1998
Performed System Administrator functions for small environmental engineering firm.