Diverse background working with many different engineering disciplines, managing small groups, rapid prototyping, R&D, avionics, graphics, firmware, technical writing, customer support, & field service.
Sr Software Engineer
2010 to Present
Laser control software, firmware, algorithm design, GUI interfacing.
2006 to 2010
2006-2007 Software Group Manager, managed 20 software engineer
2007-2010, software engineer developing banking software applications.
C, C++, Java - also Oracle DB training and support work.
2006 to 2006
- C++ & C# & .NET applications, custom video systems
Some hardware responsibilities. Design & documentation duties, etc.
see: http://www.vision1.com Brian Smithgall, Manager, owner
1998 to 2005
- Managing several GUI/CFD products and working
integrating other computational fluid dynamics applications.
Developed CD distribution system. Customer support and multi-platform porting responsibilities SGI/Irix, Linux, HP-UX,
IBM-AIX, Dec-Alpha, Mac-OSX, x-windows & motif, C, Fortran.
Lead Software Engineer, group manager
2000 to 2001
Managed group of six people and delivered 4 versions of the product in a one-year
timeframe. Linux, Win & NT, Mysql, mssql, and Oracle work.
C & HTML coding.
Senior Software engineer on "Flythru" 3-D Catia graphical
1996 to 1998
system. Developed real-time 3-D graphical program & tools for visualization, design, assembly, training, and maintenance of
commercial airplane manufacturing activities.
Senior Simulation Software Engineer
1991 to 1996
F22 Program. Developed
domed simulator software to support the Joint Strike Fighter
program (F-32 fighter). Silicon Graphics OpenGL & realtime cockpit
displays, avionics models, weapons modeling, simulation participant
modeling, and sensor imaging & modeling. DOD Secret clearance.
Lead Software Engineer
1989 to 1991
responsible for porting & rewriting of the
Presto electromagnetic codes & creation of an x-windows based GUI
program in support of the Lightning Strike lab and high energy radio
frequency analyses codes. This project supported the 777 aircraft
Avionics Systems Programmer Analyst
1986 to 1988
Lead Software Position supporting avionics development and upgrades for the SR-71 Blackbird, F-117 Stealth Fighter, and the TR-1/U-2
projects. DOD Secret & Top Secret clearances.
1984 to 1986
exploitation system in support of overseas SR-71 imagery.
Also supported USMC real-time RF-4C recon imagery project, and the
Small ICBM tactical launching system. DOD Secret clearance.
no degree, work towards in MS Software Engineering
no degree, work towards in MS Computer Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Computer Sciences
1981 to 1984
1978 to 1980