Resume of C. McCord Troubleshooter
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troubleshooter, IP Video Surveillance, wireless VoIP, Voice over IP
P.O. Box 91462, Raleigh, NC 27675
Revision "C", last modified 10/25/04
Summary:
Electronic Engineer experienced in digital design, power supplies, FPGA design, microcontrollers, and Intel architecture.  Intimate knowledge of Deschutes, Tanner, Cascades, and Pentium Pro (P6) architecture, including "cpu bus" characteristics. Experienced in the use and development of custom tools, including data collection hardware.  Software experience with "C" in both AIX/Unix/Linux and Windows environments. Extensive experience with IBM Corp. in lab setup, R&D, debug, and development of custom test equipment.  Excellent work attitude and demeanor; many references available.
Employment:
Mar. 2003 to Present
Adapticom Inc.,
P.O. Box 91461 Raleigh, NC 27675-1461 919-870-0608
Engineer; development of hardware and applications for Motorola 56800E family of hybrid microcontrollers, utilizing CodeWarrior and Processor Expert .  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.). 
Continued part time work for IBM RTP:   Refresh and fabrication of IBM Power Cycling Mouse Simulators and four port HiPot fail inducers.
802.11b, wireless VoIP, Voice over IP
Jun. 2002 to Dec. 2003
Adapticom Inc.,
P.O. Box 91461 Raleigh, NC 27675-1461 919-870-0608
Contract Engineer; Provided Net2Phone Inc. with new product development expertise including: initial electrical design, power supply 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 .
Continued part time work for IBM RTP:   Refresh and fabrication of IBM Power Cycling Mouse Simulators amd four port HiPot fail inducers.
802.11b, wireless VoIP, Voice over IP
Sept. 2001 to Jun. 2002
IBM RTP

Contract Engineer; duties included: Repair of IBM Model 8658 and other similar servers for numerous projects, including Reuters Contract #CFTBK5H.  Continued work on IBM Power Cycling Mouse Simulator and HiPot fail inducers, supplying and interfacing with IBM Mexico, IBM India, and IBM UK.
Supervisor: Peter Newman
802.11b, wireless VoIP, Voice over IP
Oct. 2000 to Aug. 2001
IBM RTP

Contract Engineer; duties included: Design and fabrication of improved interface to, and control of, Claire HiPot testers.  Design and fabrication of new "four port" HiPot "failure inducers". Attended meetings and successfully interacted with IBM personnel to develop specifications, schedules, etc.  Electrical designs using Viewlogic and Orcad.
Supervisor: Peter Newman
802.11b, wireless VoIP, Voice over IP
Jan. 2000 to Oct. 2000
IBM RTP

Contract Engineer; duties included: Refresh of IBM Power Cycling Mouse Simulator.  Power supply analysis; converted units from DC power to AC-DC Power supply modules.  Updated microcontroller firmware, modified circuit boards, replaced solid state relays for improved safety and performance.
Supervisor: Peter Newman
802.11b, wireless VoIP, Voice over IP
Feb. 1995 to Jan. 2000
IBM RTP, Dept. 2S9, Server Performance Analysis, Research Triangle Park, NC.

Contract Engineer; duties included: Sub-system, module, power supply, and gate level design of realtime high speed (166 MHz) digital systems utilizing Actel and Xilinx Field Programmable Gate Arrays , Verilog, Vhdl, 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.
Supervisor: William D. Hall



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