C. McCord Troubleshooter
http://www.adapticom1.net/cmccord/troubleshooter-resume.html
troubleshooter, IP Video Surveillance, wireless VoIP, Voice over IP
P.O. Box 91462, Raleigh, NC 27675
Revision "F", last modified 11/22/04
Summary:
Professional troubleshooter specializing in computers, networks, and industrial controls, with experience at finding time critical solutions at the project, system, and device level; assignments accepted anywhere in North America.  Well developed skills for electronic, mechanical, software, networking, and personnel issues.  Experienced at project management and equally at home in high level meetings or in the lab for all night work efforts.  Skilled at leading teams for on-site and off-site rework and reconfiguration issues, as well as rapid deployment and setup of temporary laboratories.  Experienced at sudden travel to impromptu meetings for securing customer satisfaction.  Expert at representing the interests of the client during interaction with their customers and vendors. 

Experience in digital designs (166MHz+) and system designs for custom test equipment and consumer products, including VoIP and Wireless (802.11b) products, using both discrete logic, chipsets, and FPGAs.  Recently completed the design, implementation, and roll-out of a low-cost IP Video Surveillance system for small businesses, based on networked cameras and other devices to provide images and live video on demand.  Successful designs using Actel, Altera, & Xilinx FPGAs and FPSoCs, along with commercial processors and chipsets, for the development of timing, FPGA security, and data separation applications, utilizing Verilog, Modelsim, 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.  Recent involvement with Motorola 56800E family of hybrid microcontrollers, utilizing CodeWarrior and Processor Expert .  Experienced in the use of logic analyzers and sophisticated test equipment along with development of custom tools, including data collection hardware, for instruction and address tracing of microprocessor bus activity during benchmarking.  Software / admin experience with "C"/"C++" and Perl in Linux/Unix/AIX 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.


Employment:
Oct. 2003 to Present
Adapticom Inc.,
P.O. Box 91461 Raleigh, NC 27675-1461 919-870-0608
Principal Engineer:
2004
2003
802.11b, wireless VoIP, Voice over IP
 


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