Work History

NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center-Edwards AFB CA
Jun 2013-Current

  • ¬†Range Systems Engineer
    • Virtual Presence(VP) Project Manager (2016-2018)
      • Oversee the design, develop and test a remote monitoring capability to allow remote users to observe missions at Armstrong Flight Research center. System includes telemetry data, communications and video
    • Radar Information Processing System (RIPS) 3.0 Lead Systems Engineer (2019 – Current)
      • Design, develop and test the hardware systems for the RIPS 3.0 upgrade required to gather, share, interpret and use radar data for from onsite radars, with other range assets such as video, comm and TM pedestals
      • Integrate and test hardware with developed software
    • Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) National Campaign (NC) Range Architect (2019-2020)
      • Design and develop solution for a mobile operations facility for use in deployed setting to support NASA’s AAM-NC’s build ups, dry runs, and campaign 1. System required ADS-B tracking capability, full internal communications integrated with Land Mobile Radio, UHF and VHF Air-to-ground, and Air-to-air radios. Internal networks, VPN capable connection to AMES for data sharing with remote and local users, full 1080p video support for over 60 video inputs and outputs. Support for local fiber, as well as satellite and cellular 5g networks
    • Virtual Aeronautics Test Range (2021-Current)
      • Design, develop, test and integrate a replacement for Virtual Presence which includes the added capabilities of ADS-B and TECCS driven situational awareness, Single user interface, updated audio interface, latency monitoring and data synchronization
    • Contracting Officer’s Representative (2014-Current)
      • Oversee technical aspects of NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Civilian Commercialization Readiness Pilot Program (CCRPP) contracts

University of Idaho – Moscow ID
Aug 2012-May 2013
– Undergraduate Research Assistant

University of Idaho – Moscow ID
Mar 2012-Dec 2012
– Undergraduate Research Assistant

Pullman Regional Hospital – Pullman WA
Aug 2009-May 2013
– Phlebotomist

Biomedics – Pullman WA
Mar 2008-Jul 2009
– Quality Assurance
– Lab Technician
– Phlebotomist

United States ArmyFt. Riley KS
Aug 2003-Feb 2008
– Sergeant (E-5)/ Combat Engineer Team Leader
– Specialist (E-4) – Operations Clerk
– Private First Class (E-3) – Combat Engineer
– Private (E-2) – Combat Engineer
– Private (E-1) – Trainee

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories – Pullman WA
Jul 2002-Aug 2003
– Assembler
– Parts Prep

University Inn Best Western – Moscow ID
Apr 2001-Jun 2002
– Lobby Attendant

University of Idaho, Cooperative Education – Moscow ID
Aug 2000-Apr 2001
– Clerk

Environment Control – Boise ID
Jun 1999-Jun 2000
– Supervisor
– Senior Foreman
– Janitor

Maxximum Video Creations – Boise ID
Apr 1997-Jun 1999
– Technician
– Animator
– Camera Man
– Grip
– Gaffer