Summary

 SUMMARY

High potential TechnicalProject/Program with 8 years experience in microelectronics application engineering and project management:

  • 4 years in Project management for delivering HiRel mixed signal ICs for Commercial, Space, military space and Satellites applications.

  • 4 years in application support role, initiator of the application support group and methodologies, and creator of all the product line marketing collateral and technical documentations.

SKILLS

Detail-oriented, focused on customers' satisfaction and company growth. Proficient in analyzing customers' needs and in translating requirements into specifications. Highly committed in day to day follow up. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Natural leadership with ability to build strong relationships and work with cross-functional teams. Proven success in solving problems. In-depth understanding of mixed signal IC development stages from concept to production including IC and PCB design, packaging technologies, test, production and quality constraints, product launch.

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS
  • Doubled Broadband Data Converters portfolio by developing Low Power & Smart family products on schedule and within allocated budget (including first Quad 8-bit 5 Gsps ADC in the market).

  • Key player in winning multi million $ major contracts with European Space industry.

  • Built and organized the application support group, established methodologies and roles, created databases to increase customers' satisfaction, identify new markets and opportunities.

  • Improved product features by adding user-friendly functions in response to customers feedback and detailed analysis of market needs.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2006 - Jun 2010

Project Manager

e2v

Project Manager for Broadband Data Converters products (multi Gsps, multi GHz bandwidths)

Management of 6 complex programs at a time for Off-the-shelf and custom products, involved in all steps of development including scheduling, setting priorities, issue resolution and producing management reports.

  • Supported and coordinated development of product and project strategies based on market research and customers' feedback.

  • Assisted sales to promote the product by generating documentation throughout product life cycle (requirement specifications, datasheets, press releases, technical presentations, sales training).

  • Contributed to reduction of company’s project cycle times by approximately 36 % by implementing Critical Chain Concerto Project Management Methodology and Tool.

  • Go-to person as regards Concerto tools and Critical Chain methodology

  • Implemented customized process improvement tools for e2v project managers to efficiently keep track of action items, manage risks on a day-to-day basis, still in use.

  • Completed 3 Broadband Data Converter products projects within market window and allocated budget leading to new market opportunities (including Quad 8-bit 5 Gsps ADC).

  • Successfully released Quad 10-bit 5 Gsps ADC at Electronica Show (Munich, 2008) by coordinating design, foundry, assembly and test within restricted time and budget.
  • Successfully audited for AS - EN 9100 certification.
Nov 2001 - Jun 2006

Application Support Engineer

ATMEL

Worldwide Application and Technical Support Engineer for Broadband Data Converters products

Responsible for the Factory and Field Application Team, in charge of providing front-line and on-site product support to Sales and customers worldwide.

  • Supported and trained Sales and distributors, developed technical, marketing collateral and sales support tools to promote Broadband Data Converter products (approximately 50 technical documents including application notes, datasheets, user guides for evaluation boards, sales training and product presentations).

  • Generated reference designs using signal conditioning devices for the analog front-end and FPGAs for the digital processing part.

  • Increased customer satisfaction by reducing technical support response time to customers from 1 week to less than 1 day worldwide.

  • Assisted design-wins with close customers' follow up and system design reviews.

  • Enhanced products requirement specifications with user-friendly functions to increase products usability and flexibility in response to customers’ feedback.

  • Increased products visibility by creating the intranet pages for the product line

  • Originated and maximized effectiveness of the application support team by implementing a statistics tool reporting top customers / products / geographical areas / response times.

May 2001 - Aug 2001

Application Engineer Intern

Freescale (Motorola)

Implemented a Power Management IC using an FPGA (VIRTEXE-E from Xilinx) for 3G base band microprocessors evaluation.

Jan 2001 - May 2001

Teacher Assistant

university of Ottawa

 Teacher Assistant (School of Information Technology and Engineering)

  • Circuit Theory, Lab work sessions (2nd year course).

  • Digital Signal Processing, projects supervisor (4th year course).

Jun 2000 - Aug 2000

Analog Design Intern

Philips Semiconductors

 Optimized power consumption of a Low Noise Amplifier LNA for BlueTooth applications and designed a common input/output port for both Low Noise and Power amplifiers PA of the transceiver.

Education

Education

university of Ottawa

Exchange student

Sep 1998 - Jun 2001

MS

ENSERG (now PHELMA, INPG)