Resume of C. McCord
P.O. Box 91462, Raleigh, NC 27675
Revision "D", last modified 01/30/06
Senior Electronic Engineer with multi-decade background as a vendor/contractor for IBM Corp.
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 performance issues for IBM X-series and other servers; development of custom performance monitoring hardware/software.
Expertise in issues such as certifications (Part 15, Part 68, etc.), EMI mitigation, pipelined synchronous designs, clock skew, ground bounce, termination and ringing control.
Experienced in the use and development of custom tools, including data collection hardware for IBM Server Performance.
Software experience with "C", Pearl, Basic and scripting in 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.
Jan. 2000 to Present - Principal Engineer,
P.O. Box 91461 Raleigh, NC 27675-1461 919-870-0608
- Electro-mechanical development of a family of microprocessor based inflators for the bedding industry. Experience included complete product development cycle.
- Design of IP Video Surveillance system for small business owners needing to actively monitor multiple sites in real-time for loss prevention and security. Completed roll-out into fast food restaurant chain.
- Time-critical rework and configuration services for large computer manufacturers (IBM, Cisco, etc).
- Impartial testing services for evaluating consumer appliances.
- Completed FPGA, verilog based reference designs for Actel ProASIC, Altera Max 3000, and Xilinx Spartan II, using Verilog, Viewlogic, Modelsim, and associated development tools.
- Design development based on
of hybrid microcontrollers, utilizing
Processor Expert .
2000 - 2002
- Finalized hardware development for Yap Jack Plus and Yap Jack Pro VoIP products for Net2Phone Corporation.
Conducted design refresh for follow-on versions.
Implemented "design for compliance" features.
Reviewed product functional specifications, schematics, Bill of Materials, and other product documents to support high volume production.
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.).
Feb. 1995 to Jan. 2000
- IBM Corp., Dept. 2S9, Server Performance Analysis,
Research Triangle Park, NC., IBM mgr. - William D. Hall
- Refresh and fabrication of test equipment for IBM RTP, including "IBM Power Cycling Mouse Simulators" and "Four Port HiPot Fail Inducers".
designs utilizing a wide variety of components and technologies, including the
accompanied by the
TrueSpeech co-processor, along with
(Data Access Arrangement)
line interface, OKI
Si3220 Dual ProSLIC,
as well as Atmel
Fast-VirtualNet, Atheros Communication
AR5001X Combo WLAN solution, AMD
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,
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
Yap Jack Plus .