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Ashoor Assurian

RF & Microwave Engineering Technician

Frederick, MD

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Work Experience

RF & Microwave Engineering Technician

ES Microwave
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Gaithersburg, MD
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April 2003 to May 2014

Assisting engineers in numerous aspects of product development such as helping in designing, building, testing and prototyping the RF and Microwave suspended substrate stripline and earth station filters and subassemblies using test equipment and other lab tools in an advanced and automated R&D and engineering environment.

Hardware Engineering Technician

Visual Networks
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Rockville, MD
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September 2001 to November 2002

Worked in an Engineering Dept. Duties included hardware testing and analysis, R&D rework and performance, documentations, BOMs, parts and vendors interactions using the company's ORACLE software system of a leading firm and provider of performance management solutions that drive performance and reliability into communications networks and services. Attended training classes in company's IP Insight and Visual Uptime softwares and terminalogy in a Frame Relay, PVC, T1, DSU/CSU, ASE, DS3, PAC/PAM communications networks environment. Also, performed company's products flash, IXP and PLD programmable chips downloading and verifications in updating the production line.

Sr. Technician

Hughes Network Systems
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Germantown, MD
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September 1998 to May 2001

Performed working in a production and engineering department; testing, tuning and troubleshooting of the various IDU and ODU modules and devices both to the component and system level performance using test automated equipment and software. Other duties included support engineering test fixture and software performance, collecting data and measurement, and utilizing test fixture calibration and testing/tuning RF modules.

Engineering Technician

Comsat RSI
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Clarksburg, MD
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October 1996 to July 1998

Performed testing and troubleshooting motherboards (Mid-Rate Modems) and daughter boards (VFD, Sync. Data & CPU Modules) for the network related hardwares for the telecommunications and cellular switching industry. Also, performed testing/debugging of the Terrasat 600 project to the system level performance. The test equipment used are as follows; sage instrument, spectrum analyzer, fireberd, signal generator, power meter and PCs loaded with automated test softwares. Other duties included engineering assistance and burning programmable chips or devices.

R&D Technician

Alps Electric, Inc
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San Jose, CA
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February 1996 to September 1996

Worked as a contractor for a temporary position in an automated R&D Dept. Duties included measuring the performance of the RF modules (both Tx and Rx modems), also prototyping the above modules to both system and component level performance. Familiar with setting up test equipment such as signal generator, multi-meter, power meter and power supply, modulation analyzer, spectrum analyzer, dual channel filter, waveform generator and automated PC controllers.

Engineering Technician

Reactel, Inc
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Rockville, MD
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September 1985 to May 1995

Proficient in building, prototyping and testing/tuning the integrated RF and microwave components such as tubular, micro-mini, cavity/combline, diplexers, multiplexers and earth station filters using test equipment and other common lab tools. Also, familiar with machine shop equipment such as drill and milling machines, sawer, grinder, and producing and film developing of PC boards for the suspended substrate circuits. Other duties included training/managing of other technicians and make every effort to expedite the completion of jobs in the testing and manufacturing departments.

Education

A.A. in Electronic Engineering Technology, A.A

Montgomery College -
Rockville, MD

May 1991

Additional Information

Solid knowledge of electronic fundamentals for the network related technologies. Highly qualified hardware engineer professional with over 10 years of proven experience in building and testing prototype circuits, analyzing microcomputer/microprocessor designs, programming high and low level computer languages and analyzing the concept of data/voice communications and teleprocessing through hardware and software devices and packages in a network communication (LANs and WANs). 
 
COMPUTER SKILLS 
 
Languages: Basic, FORTRAN and Assembly 
Applications: MS Office 2000, Windows […] 
Networking: DC and AC circuit, digital and electronic devices, electronic communications, microprocessors, electronic drafting, data/voice communications and teleprocessing.