Resume of C. McCord Troubleshooter
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919-870-0608
P.O. Box 91462, Raleigh, NC 27675
Revision "C", last modified 03/22/2016

Summary:
Senior IT / Engineering Manager with management experience since 2001. Extensive technical background as an electronic / computer engineer. Twenty five years in the computer / electronics field, eleven years as an electronic engineer, seven years in project management, and ten years as an engineering manager. Twenty year history with projects at IBM (T.J. Watson Research, Boca Raton, RTP, Guadalajara). Currently managing an IT department comprised of six other managers and associates. Recent experience managing short-term, fast-paced projects as well as long term, multi-year, endeavors (tracking, projections, Gantt charts, etc. done through "Microsoft Project" and other custom tools). Experienced with managing and participating in projects spread over wide geographic areas and time zones. Comfortable with HTML / Web development, Microsoft Office Suite, administration of domains, etc. specializing in managing product development teams and projects.

Current practitioner of "Lean" Continuous Improvement methodology, using DMAIC, Kaizen and 5S improvement techniques, along with Value Stream mapping and analytics to assist project leads in process improvement initiatives, and the identification of non-value added activities. Recent graduate of Project Management Academy Boot Camp for PMP certification.

Both management and hands-on skills for development projects utilizing microcontrollers, integrated circuits, discrete components, & FPGAs. Successful designs using Microchip, Renesas, & Motorola microcontrollers, along with Actel, Altera, & Xilinx FPGAs and FPSoCs. Focus on industrial automation; development of commercial products, utilizing Mentor DxDesigner (Viewdraw), Orcad, & Allegro from both Unix and Windows based platforms. Designs for wireless applications utilizing various GSM, CDMA, & ISM chipsets and modules for cellular data communications. Expertise in personnel and project management as well as product certification (Part 15, Part 68, etc.) & EMI mitigation. Experienced in the use of logic analyzers and sophisticated test equipment along with development of custom tools, including data collection hardware. Software / admin experience with "C"/"C++" and Perl in Linux/Unix/AIX and Windows environments.  Licensed Amateur Radio Operator (KJ4UGB).  BSA Scout leader and avid runner (half-marathons).
Employment:

March 2011 to Present
Wright Global Graphics,
5115 Prospect St., Thomasville, NC 27360
IT Manager
Managing department of six utilizing "Lean"CI methodology, and m
ember of corporate steering committee.
June. 2007 to Present (Concurrent with above)
Adapticom Inc.,
P.O. Box 91461 Raleigh, NC 27675-1461 919-870-0608
Engineering Manager/Principal Engineer:
802.11b, wireless VoIP, Voice over IP

Oct. 2003 to May 2007
Adapticom Inc.,
P.O. Box 91461 Raleigh, NC 27675-1461 919-870-0608
Engineering Manager/Principal Engineer:

802.11b, wireless VoIP, Voice over IP

Mar. 2003 to Oct. 2003
Adapticom Inc.,
P.O. Box 91461 Raleigh, NC 27675-1461 919-870-0608
Engineering Manager/Principal Engineer; management of Adapticom Engineering Team.  Conducted analysis of Actel, Altera & Xilinx FPGA security vulnerabilities (bitstream security & encryption, configuration corruption, data separation, TMR, microprobing, Focused ION Beam workstations, Electron Beam Testers, decapping, power analysis, Lithium Niobate, data remanence, SEU & SEL, etc.).  Furnished clients with full range of new product development expertise. 

802.11b, wireless VoIP, Voice over IP

Jun. 2001 to Feb. 2003
Adapticom Inc.,
P.O. Box 91461 Raleigh, NC 27675-1461 919-870-0608
Engineering Manager/Principal Engineer; management of Adapticom Engineering Team  VoIP designs utilizing a wide variety of components and technologies, including the Atmel AT75C310 dual DSP processor and Motorola MC68EN302 Integrated Multiprotocol Processor accompanied by the CT8020 TrueSpeech co-processor, along with Si3044 Silicon Labs DAA (Data Access Arrangement) line interface, OKI MSM7716 "Single Rail" linear CODEC , National TP3054 CODEC, SiLabs Si3220 Dual ProSLIC, STMicroelectronics STLC3055 SLIC, Legerity Am79R70 SLIC, Intersil HC55181 SLIC, discrete SLICs, as well as Atmel Fast-VirtualNet, Atheros Communication AR5001X Combo WLAN solution, AMD Am1772™ wireless chipset, Intel OC192 Wan Uplink, and other circuitry associated with networking, VoIP and wireless communications.
Furnished Net2Phone Inc. with new product development expertise including: initial electrical design, raw PCB layout and fabrication, prototype builds, mechanical design, Bill of Materials (BOM) costing / cost reduction, and certifications (Part 15, Part 68, etc.) - mitigation work.  Responsible for all hardware engineering involved in bringing to market Net2Phone's recent product, the Yap Jack Plus .

802.11b, wireless VoIP, Voice over IP
Nov. 1999 to Jan. 2001
Net2Phone Inc., Hackensack, NJ

Consulting Engineer; duties included: Investigation of IP telephony possibilities over cable and telephone systems, attendance at trade shows and evaluation of telephony products, and interfacing with Net2Phone business partners to develop plans for fast paced cable telephony projects and trials. Managed engineering team providing documentation and explanations of telephony standards and protocols, along with general industry references.

802.11b, wireless VoIP, Voice over IP
Feb. 1995 to Jan. 2000
IBM Corp., Dept. 2S9, Server Performance Analysis,
Research Triangle Park, NC.

Contract Engineer; duties included: Sub-system, module, and gate level design of realtime high speed  digital systems utilizing Actel and Xilinx Field Programmable Gate Arrays , Verilog, Synopsys, ModelSim, Synplicity, and Viewlogic schematic capture.  Conducted Verilog/VHDL benchmarking on Actel & Xilinx FPGAs. System level design of realtime high speed digital systems capable of collecting data at 1600 mbytes/second.
802.11b, wireless VoIP, Voice over IP


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