Resume of C. McCord
P.O. Box 91462, Raleigh, NC 27675
Revision "Y", last modified 07/27/03
Senior Electronic Engineer specializing in
high speed digital designs
System designs for VoIP and Wireless (802.11b) products,
using both discrete logic, chipsets, and
s. Successful designs using Actel & Xilinx FPGAs, along with commercial processors and chipsets,
utilizing Verilog, VHDL, Viewlogic, & Orcad from both Unix and Windows based platforms. Expertise in issues such as
certifications (Part 15, Part 68, etc.), EMI mitigation,
pipelined synchronous designs, clock skew, ground bounce, termination and ringing control.
Intimate knowledge of Intel based processor
architecture, including "CPU bus" characteristics, as well as
Internet Appliance processors
and associated DSPs.
Experienced in the use of
and sophisticated test equipment
along with development of custom tools, including data collection hardware,
of microprocessor bus activity during benchmarking. Software / admin experience with "C"/"C++" and Perl in
and Windows environments.
Recent experience also includes consumer product development (VoIP, HTTP, FTP, TCP/IP, RS232) as a project and design lead with
experience in embedded Linux, digital design (Motorola microprocessors, PLDs, FPGAs, simulation), analog design
(A/D, D/A, DC/DC, AC/DC), & PCB design.
Jun. 2001 to present
P.O. Box 91461 Raleigh, NC 27675-1461 919-870-0608
Adapticom Engineering Team.
Recently completed extensive analysis of Actel, Altera & Xilinx FPGA security vulnerabilities. Currently involved in FPGA designs utilizing
microcontroller cores in Actel ProAsic and Xilinx Virtex parts.
utilizing a wide variety of components and technologies.
Currently providing Net2Phone Inc. with
new product development expertise including:
initial electrical design,
raw PCB layout and fabrication,
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
Yap Jack Plus .
Nov. 1999 to Jan. 2001
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
and explanations of telephony
standards and protocols,
along with general industry
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
high speed (166 MHz)
digital systems utilizing Actel and Xilinx
Field Programmable Gate Arrays
Verilog, Vhdl, Synopsys, ModelSim, Synplicity, and Viewlogic schematic capture. Conducted
System level design of realtime high speed digital systems
capable of collecting data at 1600 mbytes/second.