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Tim Pender

Senior Electrical Engineer

Executive Summary & Candidate Overview

Tim's career journey has seen him excel in various capacities, including Senior Electrical Engineer, Electrical Engineering Manager, and Embedded Systems Engineer. He has consistently demonstrated his ability to lead teams, develop innovative solutions, and oversee complex projects across industries such as aerospace, medical, and security systems. Tim's proficiency in hardware design, firmware development, and system testing, coupled with his strong project management skills, makes him a valuable asset in any engineering environment.

Accomplishments and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Throughout his career, Tim has achieved remarkable milestones, including implementing process improvements resulting in substantial cost savings, leading the development of test architectures for medical and aerospace products, and managing the certification process for regulatory standards such as FCC and UL. His expertise in hardware and firmware design, coupled with his hands-on experience in system testing and diagnostics, has been instrumental in ensuring product quality and reliability.

Location and Travel
  • Open to: On-Site, Hybrid, and Remote Roles.

  • Remote Roles: Open to discussing remote opportunities based on the specific position and requirements.

  • Compensation Seeking: Competitive salary commensurate with experience and role expectations.

  • Position Seeking: Leadership roles in engineering management.

Work Experience

Senior Electrical Engineer Bosch Security Systems - January 2020 to Present

  • Technical leadership role involving the design of wired and wireless security products for residential and commercial security systems.

  • Actively involved in product development lifecycle from requirements development to mass production launch.

  • Utilized tools such as MS O365, Visio, Minitab, and LTSpice for project management and design activities.

Senior Electrical Engineer IEC Electronics Corp - January 2019 to December 2020

  • Provided solutions to medical and aerospace customers, focusing on system test architectures and PCB design.

  • Developed custom functional fixtures, schematics, and PCB layouts while adhering to ISO/AS standards.

  • Utilized Altium, MS O365, Visio, and NI Labwindows CVI for design and project management.

Electrical Engineering Manager / Embedded Systems Engineer Caldwell Manufacturing Company - January 2017 to December 2019

  • Led system architecture and project management for automated door systems, including embedded motion control and wireless design/integration.

  • Managed internal and external technical resources, oversaw product roadmaps, and ensured alignment with project goals.

  • Utilized tools such as Altium, NXP MCU Expresso, and MS Project for design and management activities.

Sr. Electrical Design Engineer Harris Corp via Volt Workforce Solutions - January 2015 to December 2016

  • Led circuit card assembly (CCA) design for aerospace products, including signal integrity analysis and system level verification.

  • Utilized Cadence, Hyperlynx, and MS Office for design and analysis tasks.

Sr. Diagnostics Engineer Kodak Alaris - January 2008 to December 2015

  • Managed worldwide EMS partners and embedded diagnostics for high-speed scanner electronics.

  • Developed embedded firmware BIST design, FPGA/VHDL design, and JTAG test strategies.

  • Utilized Mentor Graphics DxDesigner/Expedition, Hyperlynx, and Modelsim for design and testing.

Electrical Design Engineer ITT Space Systems Division - January 2004 to December 2008

  • Contributed to FPGA/ASIC development for aerospace products, including ASIC verification and VHDL test benches.

  • Utilized Cadence, ModelSim, and Mentor Graphics for design and verification tasks.

Design For Test Engineer / Test Engineer Eastman Kodak Company - January 1991 to January 1991

  • Led R&D team focused on advanced testing methodologies and emerging technologies.

  • Conducted DFT reviews and developed ICT/FCT strategies for multiple business lines.

  • Utilized Mentor Design Architect, ORCAD, and NI Labview/Labwindows for testing and analysis.

  • Masters in Computer Engineering

    Rochester Institute of Technology

  • Bachelors in Electrical Engineering Technology

    Satellite SUNY Alfred

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