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Carol Bishop

Plano, TX 75094 Cell Phone: 972-571-9758 carol_bishop@verizon.net

Summary: Systems Engineer with twenty+ years engineering/architecture experience in the defense,
electronics, and telecom industries including experience as Chief Architect and IPT Lead for multi-disciplined teams. Strong Requirements Management, Systems and Software methodology skills, and Military C4ISR experience. Ability to quickly acquire technical domain knowledge. Key Skills: Systems Engineering/Architecture Requirements Management Trade Studies IPT Leadership User Interface, HMI CONOPS Development CMMI Level 5 Bid / Proposal Experience SIGINT/COMINT/ELINT Requirements Analysis, Definition, Derivation DOORS Database Subject Matter Expert Use Case Development UML / DODAF - Rhapsody and Enterprise Architect Interface Definition/Documentation (ICD) embedded Requirement Validation / Design Verification Six Sigma Specialist Information Assurance-DCID 6/3 and ICD 503 EVMS / Mat lab / Microsoft Office products

Current TS/SCI Security Clearance Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and team player skills Proven record in meeting project deadlines and development timelines in dynamic environment Rockwell Collins Engineer of the Year, Semifinalist, 2007

Education Texas A&I University Kingsville, Texas Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering May 1983 Experience 12/2011 - Current L-3 Communications, ComCept Division, Rockwall, TX Principal Systems Engineer 5
Member of Agile Development Team: Developed Requirements, User Stories and UML diagrams for tactical and national SIGINT collections for correlation and fusion of targets for Air Force, Army, and Navy platforms. Managed and Documented Requirements and Interfaces for air and ground C4ISR systems. Interfaced with customers; planned design and code iterations.

6/2005 10/2011 Rockwell Collins Government Systems, Richardson, TX Principal Systems Engineer
User/Operator Interface IPT Lead for Senior Leadership Air Force program. Responsible for System and Component level Requirements Definition and Management in DOORS. Participated as systems engineer/requirements analyst on winning BID / proposal effort worth $200 million. Chief Architect for Integrated Computer System portion of Current Force upgrade as part of FCS Army Program. Led cross-functional, multi-site design team and partnered successfully with other defense contractors to integrate and deliver products for use in Army vehicles. Used EVMS to monitor budget and cost factors that could lead to overruns and mitigated actions to avoid any overruns and delays. Prepared and presented architectural design for Technical Interface Meetings and other Design Reviews, including white papers, trade studies, and CONOPs. Responsible person for Requirements Definition at both Component and System Levels in DOORS. Technical Customer Interface to Lead System Integrator and One Team Partners including Vehicles and Army.

12/2004 6/2005 Contractor for Northrop Grumman, Mission Systems, San Jose, CA Senior Systems Engineer
Partitioned requirements from SOW to System level, then Software and Hardware levels using DOORS. Participated in PDR presentations and technical discussions with customer. Documented Architecture Design Decisions using UML with Enterprise Architect (EA).

4/2004 11/2004 Raytheon, IIS Systems, Garland, TX

Senior Systems Engineer 2


Supported development of the architecture Requirements allocation using CaliberRM tool. Produced and supported delivery of program technical CDRLs. Generated UML Use Cases in support of satellite ground system design (SIGINT systems). Supported I&V Team to ensure full requirement verification.

7/2003 3/2004 Contractor for Rockwell Collins (Kaiser Electronics) San Jose, CA Senior Systems Engineer
Supported all Engineering activities on Future Combat Systems, including Helmet Displays. Wrote White Papers supporting technical (optical) decisions on JSF Helmet program. Performed requirements analysis and documents for test, test equip and SW configuration items. Generated integration and test plans, and Supported hardware/software integration activities.

5/2002 5/2003 Contractor for EFW Defense Systems Ft Worth, Texas Sr. Systems Development/Test Engineer
Member Proposal Team for Avionics displays. Developed Avionics System for 4x4 Cockpit Display (F16 aircraft) using Motorola PPCs. Created and executed Testing Strategies, Plans and Procedures for display. Coded in C with use of code gen tools VAPS and Scade; used VxWorks as RTOS. Networked display cards to Fire Control Computer and other aircrafts systems through Mil-Std1553 and RS422. Traveled to Israel to act as interface between Hardware/Software teams in Israel and Ft. Worth, and to promote superior working relationships between the multi-site teams.

5/2001 3/2002 Xalted Networks Plano, Texas Sr. Systems/Software Development Engineer
Sr. developer for design, code, test of application telecomm features. Prepared System Requirements (SRS) and Interface (ICD) documents Coded in C++ with use of the OOA/OOD design tool UML (Unified Modeling Language) with Rational Rose platform to document design decisions.

2/2001 4/2001 Alcatel USA Plano, Texas Systems Engineer


Translated Marketing Requirements into complete System Architecture Requirements. Worked with multi-discipline development teams to assist in system implementation. Managed and communicated trade-off decisions to balance cost, time to market, reuse and risks both technical and schedule. Created and updated documents to capture all Interfaces, Requirements and rationale for decisions.

3/1997 2/2001 Nortel Networks, Richardson, Texas Software Engineer Member Scientific Staff
Full life-cycle design and implementation of embedded software on Motorola PPC with RTOS, VxWorks, as part of a wireless IP system (GSM). Coded in C++ with use of the OOA/OOD design tool UML (Unified Modeling Lang.). Completed unit/integration testing using real-time lab-designated switching systems. Documented all work including rationale for decisions, Test Plans and Procedures. Created and designed firmware (boot and loaders) and device drivers for telecom systems. Provided sustaining engineering support for existing products.

5/1983 - 3/1997 Texas Instruments Defense Division (now Raytheon), Dallas, Texas Software Design Engineer
Used OOA/OOD in software development including documentation, design, coding (Ada and C), testing, integration and documentation of military systems. Experienced in missile guidance and target tracking software using Electro-Optic / Infrared (FLIR) sensor systems. Designed and implemented heads-up display for F117A avionics system, and Fire Control Systems for TOW, IBAS, ITAS, and LOSAT.