Engineering professional with extensive design leadership experience, specifically in the areas of power system and analog hardware product design. Highly driven self-starter with broad product development skills spanning product design, program management, subcontract management, project engineering, quality, and manufacturing. Exemplary track record of leading multi-disciplined teams and product development projects. Highly skilled in the product development life-cycle
Engineering professional with extensive design leadership experience, specifically in the areas of power system and analog hardware product design. Highly driven self-starter with broad product development skills spanning product design, program management, subcontract management, project engineering, quality, and manufacturing. Exemplary track record of leading multi-disciplined teams and product development projects. Highly skilled in the product development life-cycle process.Broad engineering background with a unique blend of leadership, program management, product design, systems engineering, producibility engineering, and subcontracts/purchasing business knowledge.
-AC and DC Power Systems utilizing principles of analog control electronics.
-Applications utilizing operational amplifiers, comparators, A/D and D/A converters, and transistors.
-Specification development, circuit analysis, circuit board testing, prototyping.
-Test procedure development, product testing in ambient, vibration, and thermal test environments.
-Programmable Logic Controllers, Instrumentation, and process control.
Electrical Engineer @ Electrical Engineer actively pursuing opportunities and contacts related to electrical and electronic product development and product support. Strong interest in control and distribution of AC and DC power, analog circuit applications, and controls engineering. From May 2015 to Present (4 months) Greater Philadelphia AreaSystems Integration and Test, Sr. Staff @ Subcontracts Management Lead for benchtop and rackmount electrical test systems for power supply related production hardware. Responsible for test system procurement, monitoring supplier performance, and closing out all issues related to technical performance, cost, and schedule. Initiated and closed on 36 custom test equipment subcontracts over 22 months, total value $1M. Technical lead for Flying Probe test requirements involving the internal and external circuit card assembly supplier base. Provided design review support for 70V based electrical schematics, mechanical panel layouts, and box enclosures for rack and bench power electronics test systems. From July 2013 to April 2015 (1 year 10 months) Newtown, PAProject Engineer, Sr Staff @ Responsible for the timely delivery of flight batteries, power regulation, and filter boxes in support of satellite integration and test.Certified Control Account Manager (Cost and Schedule Management), Electrical Power Subsystem: Managed multiple product control accounts for labor and material, total value $29M. Risk and Opportunity Management: Brought opportunities forward in excess of $2.6M and worked with the program Finance and Business Office to integrate the savings into the Program. Program manufacturing and producibility lead, responsible for weekly interface meetings with the customer. Skilled in the areas of integration, operations readiness, and transition from development to operations demonstrated by performing audits and independent evaluations of numerous aerospace companies. Created a program focused Manufacturing Readiness Level process which was successfully implemented internally and at external supplier sites (published paper). Wrote and released a high visibility program Manufacturing Management Plan, integrating multiple satellite subsystems and the payload provider into one cohesive plan. Provided technical inputs for proposal subsections during the program proposal phase. From September 2006 to June 2013 (6 years 10 months) Newtown, PAElectronics Engineer Sr. Staff @ Lead Design Engineer for a central distribution power supply control electronics unit, containing command, telemetry, and control circuits for a 70V multi-kW power supply. Strong hands-on prototyping skills incorporating operational amplifiers, comparators, digital-to-analog converters, relays, MOSFETs, and BJTs. Responsible for design, analyses, and formal customer design review presentations. Led the layout of circuit card assemblies, release of all schematic and assembly documentation, and test/troubleshooting. Successfully directed subcontract software engineers in the development of TestStand and LabView production test code. Led a research and development design effort for a Hall Thruster Power Processor breadboard. Successfully completed load characterization at Hall Engine manufacturer site. From January 1998 to August 2006 (8 years 8 months) Newtown, PAStaff Engineer @ Led test activity for 120V spacecraft power subsystem through ambient, EMI, vibration, and thermal vacuum environments. Released all documentation and test procedures. Successfully completed engineering test model development and flight product delivery to the next higher level of spacecraft integration. Routinely interfaced with the NASA customer. Completed root cause and correction of circuit performance issues to the part and electrical printed-wiring-board (PWB) level. Tested, debugged, and delivered 8 flyback 20W dc-dc power converters while leading 4 technicians in the test of multi-card power subsystem boxes. Successfully delivered all flight products to the next higher level of spacecraft integration. From January 1995 to December 1997 (3 years) Valley Forge, PASenior Engineer @ Focal point for multiple engineering subject experts including electrical, thermal, packaging, reliability, test, radiation, and emc/emi in support of a 120V regulated power subsystem design. Designed low ESL/ESR 1300uF capacitor bank and multiple power distribution cards for low source impedance power distribution. Completed subsystem breadboard integration at Virginia Tech. Responsible for preliminary and critical design review package preparation and final presentations to the customer. From January 1993 to December 1994 (2 years) East Windsor, NJElectronics Engineer @ Lead Engineer for 2kW, 28V power regulator electronics containing current conditioning circuits for battery charge rate control, voltage/temperature circuits for battery charging protection, and op amp based control circuits for bus regulation control. Led 5 electrical engineers in the design, development, test, and delivery of multiple circuit cards containing both analog and digital electronics. Mentored engineering co-op students in entry level assignments. Successfully delivered the flight unit to the next higher level of spacecraft integration. Designed an 80A linear sequential shunt regulator and custom special test equipment. Completed all related documentation including electrical worst case analyses, stress sheets, performance specifications, and test procedures. Successfully delivered the flight unit to the next higher level of spacecraft integration. From June 1988 to December 1992 (4 years 7 months) East Windsor, NJ
Bachelor of Science (BS) @ Rochester Institute of Technology From 1985 to 1988 Vermont Technical College From 1983 to 1985 Wendall Jones is skilled in: Project Management, Subcontracts Management, Lead Engineer for..., Power Electronics, Analog Circuit Design, DC-DC Converters, Hardware Troubleshooting, Circuit Analysis, Space Systems, DoD, Security Clearance, Earned Value Management, Test Systems, Requirements Definition, Integration and Test, Mentoring, Manufacturing Plan..., Manufacturing and Test..., Subcontractor Quality..., Supplier Surveillance, Spacecraft, Requirements Analysis, Testing, Manufacturing, Test Equipment, Engineering, Integration, Electronics, Program Management, Satellite
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