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Engineer, Airborne Systems North America

Skills: System Perf Analysis, FMEA, Aluminum & Composite Fab, CONOPS dev

Career Summary:

Aerospace professional known for producing innovative solution options to complex business and technical challenges with 32 years of aerospace component, system and vehicle configuration design and requirement development and flow down, analysis, and business market analysis.

Configured concepts and analyzed performance of space systems, constellations, vertical, horizontal and air launch vehicles, both expendable and reusable. Developed and presented trade studies between competing architectures, concepts and operational concepts including an air launched suborbital fast freight delivery concept. I applied my aircraft technician and liaison engineering experience to ensure manufacturable and maintainable systems. Researched and analyzed space system historical failure information, tracked launch markets, failure mechanisms, root cause assessment, and mitigation strategies. Authored and managed system requirements, verification and validation development and tracking, interface control definition and documentation, and environmental specifications with all backing trade studies, and requirement allocation using several tools.

Specialties: Concept dev, Requirements generation & management

Current Roles:

Systems Engineering, Test Engineering & Support


BSA&A, University of Washington


AA Aerospace Tech/A&P Cert, South Seattle CC/FAA
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