Top Principal Engineer Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Principal Engineer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Principal Engineer resumes they appeared on. For example, 13.4% of Principal Engineer resumes contained New Product Development as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Principal Engineer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Principal Engineer resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. New Product Development

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Here's how New Product Development is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Process responsibilities include: quality system management, calibration, incoming inspection, new product development and supplier selection.
  • Collaborated with management on commercial matters with manufacturers, customers, and new product development opportunities.
  • Developed partnerships and collaborative relationships with clinical sites and research facilities to facilitate new product development.
  • Formulated next-generation design solutions and conducted independent research to drive new product development and business opportunities.
  • Conducted patent searches using Thomas Reuters Intellectual Property Solutions software to support new product development.
  • Provide technical consultation along with detailed schematic and layout review of new product developments.
  • Develop technology documentation for design and certification of new product development initiatives.
  • Lead cross-functional teams in new product development and existing product improvement projects.
  • Lead generation of product/pathology market assessment with new product development.
  • Provide manufacturing engineering guidance for new product development projects.
  • Represented Performance Engineering at new product development meetings.
  • Worked both as R&D engineer responsible for new product development and failure analysis engineer responsible for yield improvement.
  • Controlled all technical phases of casting production, as well as all new product development.
  • Directed new product development activities, evolving two new products from concept to production.
  • Facilitated the transfer of products from the new product development process to production.
  • Served as Lead Engineer for New Product Development (NPD) teams.
  • Utilized Stage Gate software as a planning tool for new product development.
  • Provide support for both new product development and legacy products.
  • Provide support to customers' new product development projects
  • Performied development and documentation tasks needed for new product development.

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2. Architecture

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Here's how Architecture is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Developed synthesize-able decimation filter architecture.
  • Developed and validated new software architecture using LabVIEW and TestStand on test systems for advanced process and industrial automation sensor technology.
  • Developed documentation, including architecture and communication plans for the migration to an updated and more secure SharePoint 2007 environment.
  • Design, code, integrate, deploy and support software/hardware systems solutions using client/server architectures in industrial process automation systems.
  • Key design engineer in the system specification definition, architecture and algorithm design, simulation, and implementation.
  • Analyzed system requirements, defined system architectures, specified system performance requirements and directed hardware acquisition strategies.
  • Supported system architecture and requirements definition of GSM based software defined radio for use in cellular networks.
  • Created and delivered knowledge training sessions covering software architecture, design and development processes and methodology.
  • Analyzed module interactions of SoC's to verify corner cases and identify SoC architecture limitations.
  • Involved with early customer engagement to educate them on the architecture and receive customer requirements.
  • Defined architectures, developed software, electrical hardware, transducer interfaces and avionics displays.
  • Defined product architecture for Video processing SOC based on target software application requirements.
  • Defined requirements and architecture for Context's Product Data Management system development efforts.
  • Translated enterprise requirements into architecture design that met security and functional requirements.
  • Supported system level architecture definition, design trades, and technical evaluation.
  • Provided evaluation and direction in both operational processes and technical network architectures.
  • Reviewed and designed data architectures relative to message transmission and SOA frameworks.
  • Develop technical architectures, frameworks and strategies for business and application requirements.
  • Managed the architecture, design and development of Client/Server medication distribution systems.
  • Worked on both existing product architecture improvement and forward-looking research projects.

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3. Platform

high Demand
Here's how Platform is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Administered traffic engineering system and coordinated portal requirements and design with system platforms and COTS applications as chosen by system developers.
  • Participated in router platform and protocol development which are critical to Motorola Solutions ASTRO series public safety communications networks.
  • Developed products for transportation customers using proprietary AIM (Advanced Information Management) Platform software, including:
  • Led the platform and application development teams providing technical direction following Agile development process driving continuous improvement.
  • Proposed a widely applicable platform enabling many innovative products that break boundary of conventional thin-film optical filters.
  • Performed verification of various client platforms, installation and configuration of network management and firewall applications.
  • SAP Re-platforming initiative Responsible for Sizing and Cost metrics comparison to aide Business decision making process.
  • Worked on integration of equipment onto different vehicle platforms including remote controlled and semi-autonomous.
  • Developed data collection platform for gathering satellite receiver models data from conditional access database.
  • Provided real-time simulation software and simulator hardware integration support in multiple computing platforms.
  • Designed and implemented an MFC-like, platform-independent, multimedia application development framework.
  • Designed system acquisition platform and processing parameters to optimize image quality.
  • Identified and performed needed improvements to laser platform for market introduction.
  • Integrate electrical and electronic systems into existing armored HMMWV platforms.
  • Selected an oral dosing syringe platform for pediatric applications.
  • Worked on multiple projects simultaneously across different vehicle platforms.
  • Designed/developed Alarm agent of distributed Network Element platform.
  • Developed a modular certification program for CCAP CMTS platforms
  • Designed phone hardware development platform enabling software development.
  • Conducted hydrodynamic analysis for offshore platforms and ships.

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4. Project Management

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Here's how Project Management is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Developed and implemented contract, project delivery, and project management, quality management systems.
  • Project Manager/Engineer - Vehicles Performed project management functions for light rail vehicle procurement contract.
  • Plan preparation, estimation and specifications, construction management and general project management.
  • Project management, including scheduling and resource assignments through engineering implementation and coding.
  • Trusted Project Management resource for development of new Project Management processes and procedures.
  • Traveled extensively to customer sites and provided project management of contacted services.
  • Project Manager Automated People Mover Provided project management and engineering support services.
  • Received promotion and performance awards for technical merit and project management.
  • Provided project management services to real estate investors and developers.
  • Assisted in implementing internal engineering practices and project management methodologies.
  • Project Management position creating Yield Analysis Tools for Management Presentations.
  • Provide Project management and coordination for construction and zoning analysis.
  • Provide project management for facilities improvement and expansion projects.
  • Project management and control including scheduling and budgeting.
  • Manage cross-functional project teams utilizing project management processes.
  • Provide project management for multiple pipeline rehabilitation projects.
  • Managed schedules with project management software.
  • Project management from design through execution.
  • Project Management of Multi-City Airline Implementations.
  • Project management of multidisciplinary teams.

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5. R

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Here's how R is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Worked with Boeing team to provide interface drawings, specifications, structural-analysis reports, and qualification-testing data and reports.
  • Developed algorithm in C++ to compute WiFi channel relative scores using utilization factor, interference and co-channel effects.
  • Co-developed strategic requirements and GAP analysis for City of Boulder s new municipality (electrical distribution system).
  • Performed software development and design utilizing various system development methodologies which included Waterfall, Spiral and Scrum.
  • Supervised and directed design team including PE certification and maintenance of design schedule within budgeted hours.
  • Collected, analyzed, translated data and resolved issues using statistical analysis techniques and interpretation.
  • Configured JDSU WiFi devices in Wireless Distribution System mode to perform development and manufacturing tests.
  • Coordinate department operations with Corporate Headquarters, Quality, Safety, Environmental and Plant Management.
  • Provided technical support to design engineers and business managers for product definition and cost analysis.
  • Developed powered, non-destructive testing equipment for service in the power generation industry.
  • Set standards and achieved organizational efficiency by authoring compliance process and work instructions.
  • Collaborated with product and application engineers aiding design to achieve new circuit revisions.
  • Project planning, monitoring and controlling for continuous integration and efficient production cycles.
  • Provided design and development support for NLM-based storage management engine for NetWare.
  • Collaborated in developing initial USB battery charger and designed the test solution.
  • Support of engineering application add- on software for performing all design calculations.
  • Developed block and chip level PrimeTime-SI static timing, formal verification methodology.
  • Developed an articulated ultrasonic testing system used to inspect steam turbines.
  • Documented detail engineering specification and provided supports for design and verification.
  • Directed process development and hardware testing activities for second generation tool.

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6. SQL

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Here's how SQL is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Developed Oracle SQL scripts to produce confusion matrix for measuring accuracy of neural net fingerprint classification.
  • Implemented and automated continuous integration of MySQL database, schema and data upgrade/migration.
  • Developed novel SQL+web-based, full-chip scoreboard status mechanism for all implementation tasks.
  • Developed and administrated MS SQL 2000 database architectures for evaluation and reporting.
  • Developed requirements for SQL based device catalog and device programming software.
  • Developed SQL database application used by Records Management group.
  • Examined and tested new Database technologies including NoSQL architectures.
  • Performed application development using SharePoint and SQL server.
  • Write heavy stored procedure using dynamic SQL to populate data into temp tables from fact and dimensional tables for reporting purpose.
  • Worked on a Java EE 5 application with Java Swing front end, EJB3 and hibernate3 middle tier and MySQL database.
  • LOB Connector: To feed the data to and from legacy LOB database to (MBM) SQL Server database.
  • Enhanced SQL and report code to optimize response and performance times to set the stage for establishing SLA's.
  • Plan and supervise upgrade and conversion of project drawing database from Expedition DOS version to Windows Client/Server SQL version.
  • Pocket PC module uses CE database for internal mapping of active sync Ids to SQL CE database Ids.
  • Synthesized information and distill decisions on Big Data, MongoDB and Casandra for NoSQL use case scenarios.
  • Create and manipulated stored procedures, functions, packages and triggers using SqlDeveloper and SQL tools.
  • Developed head to tape interface models using VB.net and SQL/Oracle databases which drove manufacturing process improvements.
  • Participated in the design and ETL of SQL Server Reporting Services accessing an Oracle Data Warehouse.
  • Used SQL Server 2005 as a database using an Entity Attribute Value (EAV) schema.
  • Integrate SAP and its Business Warehouse into Fusion Center utilizing SQL loader and external tables.

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7. Linux

high Demand
Here's how Linux is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Developed and implemented a Linux device driver and performed extensive user-level software validation on the completed circuit card.
  • Implemented Security Enhanced Linux on military application for Armed forces.
  • Developed Linux character driver interface to flash controller memory.
  • Modified existing drivers to support a preemption-enabled Linux kernel.
  • Migrated Linux MySQL back-end functionality to support new interface.
  • Ported Linux and performed verification/simulation.
  • Design, implementation, and integration of cross-platform (Linux, Windows), high performance asynchronous I/O UDP/IP networking library.
  • Completed software for a color, and black and white hand-held, yardage measurement golf devices using a Linux RTOS.
  • Developed a protocol decoder section for VNN (OSPF) of a switch emulator using the Linux OS in C.
  • Worked on Linux SPI, SDIO interface drivers for integrating third party modem (TD- SCDMA)and Multimedia chip.
  • Supported the following technologies on a daily basis: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5, Apache 2.0..
  • Worked as lead engineer for integration of Wireless LAN drivers and software stack with a Linux based embedded device.
  • Design and implement shell scripts to update Linux machines at remote sites from dual boot to triple boot capability.
  • Designed software to ensure maximum real time performance within Linux Kernel as a loadable module and priority scheduling.
  • Implemented core functionality for the Personal Video Recorder (PVR) feature in C++ (Linux).
  • Use command line interface to troubleshoot, setup Linux server storage, networks, and file systems.
  • Installed Linux and MS Windows Operating Systems and installed 3rd Party Software on both platforms.
  • Hardened (secured) Linux systems using STIG (Security Technical Implementation Guide) methodology.
  • Managed build automation, and implementation of continuous integration on Windows, Linux and Mac.
  • Design and development of Linux kernel and drivers for new service layer line card SSC3.

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8. C++

high Demand
Here's how C++ is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Developed C++ code to compute aerodynamic stability derivatives using missile-axis / body-axis wind-tunnel data.
  • Demonstrated software development expertise in real-time embedded software development using C/C++ tools.
  • Designed interface software for communications devices, Performed extensive programming in C++.
  • Developed disaster recovery message server written in C++.
  • Designed/developed the device certificate management tool using C++.
  • Developed using Visual C++ environment.
  • Provided Code reviews for a variety of applications for teams across the company in Ruby, Java, C++ and Perl.
  • Developed display screens and Software code using C++ and Sherrill-Lubinski graphics for use in testing the Space Station GSE Power Modules.
  • Introduced use of Embedded C++ on extremely small processors, greatly improving software quality and eliminating software updates to correct bugs.
  • Translated mathematical papers into proof of concept, test and verification code using C, C++, and Java languages.
  • Developed test software for the LVP's Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) using LabVIEW and MS Embedded Visual C++.
  • Specified all major components, developed design specifications and documents, developed and tested the user interface code in C++.
  • Worked in the Software group for a computer peripheral company, developing client applications for a product in windows C++.
  • Implemented the Topology component of the system using in C++ and leveraging the Standard Templates Library (STL).
  • Implemented Notes to OV / MVS calendar gateway and performed product maintenance using C / C++ and Lotus Script.
  • Developed a variety of diagnostic tools in C++ to aid in debug, testing, and automation efforts.
  • Project involved enhancement of a product News Edge Collector written in 'C, C++' at Thomson.
  • Designed and developed WebSphere MQ message queue procedures in Java, C#, C++, and VB6.
  • Participated as a team member in projects requiring embedded C++ and 8051 assembly software development and test.
  • Designed and implemented the Call Processing Subsystem System written in C++ on HP/UX using object oriented techniques.

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9. Engineering Support

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Here's how Engineering Support is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Provided design-engineering support for introduction of world-class manufacturing techniques, including just-in-time production and order fulfillment initiative, into manufacturing operations.
  • Provided engineering support to customers who required manufacturing scale-up from initial prototype design through regulatory body approval and commercialization.
  • Provided engineering support for numerous small scale projects: Managed design verification testing for surgical instruments.
  • Supplied engineering support to prototype machine shop, experimental assembly and experimental fabrication areas.
  • Provided technical database engineering support for developing the grants closeout module of LLEBG web application
  • Provided engineering support during refuel outages for Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Operation.
  • Provide engineering support for technical design, development and implementation.
  • Managed CAE workloads with outsourcing engineering supports domestically and internationally.
  • Provide engineering support for projects involving custom designed tooling.
  • Provided software/systems engineering support and development to the Navy Shore Targeting Terminal in support of the Cruise Missile Program.
  • Provide technical and engineering support in the areas of Systems Engineering, Human Factors Engineering and Ergonomics.
  • Coordinated with engineering support functions, management and customers in quantifying and reporting results of code status.
  • Maintained Plant Engineering support for the existing oral solid dosage and Aseptic liquid filling lines.
  • Employed 11 engineers and designers, occasional contract engineering support and 1 office administrator.
  • Provided software engineering support to Cisco (Scientific Atlanta) for the OCAP stack.
  • Provide engineering support to AFRL Rome Research Site customer (Air Force Lab).
  • Led Systems Engineering support for the TCAS Program Office within ATO-P Technology Development.
  • Provided engineering support to the Customer Support Group on incoming field issues.
  • Supplied application, firmware and hardware engineering support for hard disk drives.
  • Provided engineering support to field engineers on installation & system problems.

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10. Software Development

high Demand
Here's how Software Development is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Provided engineering and technical services to scientific laboratories, commercial electronics manufacturers, software development firms and technology consultants.
  • Managed external subcontractor team responsible for radar software development, greatly improving their performance to recover significant schedule delays.
  • Automated deployment pipeline reduced efforts from production support and operations to software development and improved investment capability.
  • Participate in entire software development life-cycle for a variety of defense related technologies using multiple languages.
  • Authored software development plans, configuration management plans, process procedures, and engineering directives.
  • Provided project engineering; hardware/software development, quality assurance testing development and technical support services.
  • Implemented software configuration management techniques resulting in greater control of the software development process.
  • Developed deployment strategy and implemented entire software development framework at international sites.
  • Defined and configured the embedded VME architecture used for software development.
  • Developed corporate strategy to optimize globally dispersed software development teams.
  • Integrated Communication System Cisco 7750 IP-PBX system software development.
  • Provided technical support for software development programs.
  • Reviewed processes and procedures for software development.
  • Managed offshore resources for software development.
  • Negotiated 30+ software development contracts.
  • Supported the project Director with the task breakdown, scheduling, team assignments and overall management of the software development team.
  • Designed and developed training delivered to over 1000 engineers, managers, directors and vice presidents on software development and processes.
  • Involved in all aspects of software development, hardware design, mechanical design, field installation and customer support.
  • Promote agile software development practices and management; installed agile software suite to enable SCRUM based software development cycles.
  • Authored the Software Development Plan, which defined standards, processes, patterns and practices for consistency and reuse.

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11. Test Procedures

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Here's how Test Procedures is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Design documentation, including functionality and implementation; and Circuit Card Assembly level test procedures.
  • Improved testing reliability and efficiency with numerous facility improvements and test procedures.
  • Developed rigging techniques and defined rigging and functional test procedures.
  • Developed circuit card-level test procedures and troubleshot test anomalies/failures.
  • Defined specifications; led development/introduction of new test procedures.
  • Developed Automated Test Procedures for the Box verification.
  • Prepare test plans, test procedures, and test reports for the fully integrated spacecrafts and for subsystem components.
  • Designed and developed GPS/INS test bed for AWACS Avionics Integration Lab, test requirements and test procedures.
  • Interconnect diagrams, Test Procedures, Work Instructions, test schedule and verification matrix developing and maintenance.
  • Prepared test procedures and lead system engineering and deployment team members on how to implement these procedures.
  • Developed and specified cathode processes and test procedures in support of advanced hearing aid battery designs.
  • Performed various tests (including system/equipment instrumented tests), ran test procedures and documented results.
  • Generate EMC Control Plans and Qualification Test Plans, review Qualification Test Procedures and Test Reports.
  • Conducted hands-on, dry-running of test procedures, integration, hardware and software field report investigations.
  • Designed test procedures for analog (video) and digital (image processing) boards.
  • Established more concise and accurate test procedures to reduce testing time required prior to launch.
  • Assisted with QTP and EMI testing; wrote Li-Ion test procedures per RCC-319 requirements.
  • Write all test procedures for these systems and train the technicians to follow them.
  • Created test procedures and processes to streamline existing methods resulting in abundant cost savings.
  • Design of hardware test procedures for an Optical Disk Mass Storage system

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12. Tcp/Ip

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Here's how Tcp/Ip is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Team contributor in implementation of a wireless client -server s. (Visual C++, ODBC, TCP/IP/WinSock, OLE)
  • Designed and implemented SCSI controller compiler and device drivers, and TCP/IP stack for embedded Unix.
  • Mentored young engineers at the Trick simulation environment, 1553 software, and TCP/IP interfaces.
  • Designed and created a remote TCP/IP interface for testing of embedded avionics software.
  • Debugged TCP/IP and USB issues.
  • Installed application and operational software on Power PC, IBM PC, and PC clones in a Novell and TCP/IP environment.
  • Administered TCP/IP network to ensure client-server connectivity between Solaris servers and Windows NT clients.
  • Performed site surveys for WAN design, ethernet TCP/IP and Novell IPX network installs across the country.

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13. CAD

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Here's how CAD is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Created documentation of all the above for engineering records using all current computerized cad and office software products
  • Managed office-wide engineering applications, including CAD and plotting systems, and established network-based configuration and standards.
  • Developed and reviewed structural drawings in coordination with CAD designers.
  • Investigated several commercial and academic techniques, prototypes were made.
  • Created several AutoCAD mechanical drawings during early years.
  • Ensured consistent updating of device's design based on team evaluation of the latest testing through the use of Pro-E CAD.
  • Integrated and developed several CAD programs for printed wire board design, used to build the line of VAX/VMS mainframes.
  • Collaborated with academia and involved in CAD tool flow development for layout and timing analysis of TSV based 3D IC.
  • Develop mechanisms, create 3D CAD models, identify and manage fabrication vendors, assemble, test, troubleshoot.
  • Provided CAD modeling, thermal and stress analysis, materials engineering, generation/control (ECN) of drawings.
  • Contribute Civil 3D CAD drawings and utility coordination project work to team on major road construction design projects.
  • Utilized Cadence Concept for Schematic capture support and the Allegro Constraint Manager both at Allegro and in Concept.
  • Gained immediate market acceptance from various market segments and academia, and won several prestigious industry awards.
  • Provided engineering and CAD support using AutoCADD 2008 as required for new construction and facility repair projects.
  • Experience using AutoCAD microcomputer design software, Statistical Process Control (SPC), and JMP statistical software
  • Lead mechanical engineer at Cascade responsible for designing and implementing products for both Avionics and Commercial fields.
  • Handled the design and implementation of pipeline instrumentation, metering system automation, and SCADA systems.
  • Design, CADD, Field survey, layout of baseline, curbs sidewalk and design.
  • Managed all CAD (SolidWorks) data and engineering changes for system console and disposable.
  • Rescued a project to implement a new source-of-volume choice model based on an academic paper.

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14. Technical Support

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Here's how Technical Support is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Transferred technology and provided technical support to various sites manufacturing the solutions and coordinated validation and stability studies at these sites.
  • Provided key technical support in maintaining plant wide diagnostic and monitoring systems including performing root cause evaluation and issue resolution.
  • Interfaced regularly as technical support for production, laboratory, facility, validation, compliance and quality departments.
  • Provide technical support to manufacturing sub-assemblies and finish good areas through process improvements on manual and automatic processes.
  • Provide user with network technical support, analyze/monitor network activity and take corrective action if necessary.
  • Provided rotating equipment engineering technical support for the maintenance and continuous improvement of rotating equipment.
  • Provided senior technical support on payload architectural and detailed payload design for new business activities.
  • Provided technical support to engineering staff and contributed to the implementation of new technologies.
  • Designed and implemented cost effective solutions for technical support issues related to database technology.
  • Provided engineering and technical support to customers' production personnel on an as-needed basis.
  • Provided program management and technical support to the Department of Homeland Security.
  • Provided technical support to manufacturing department in yield and failure analysis areas.
  • Provide technical support to implement Safety, Quality and Delivery improvements.
  • Provide technical support and general oversight to Contracts and Procurement department.
  • Managed engineering staff providing technical support to all operations.
  • Provided ongoing technical support to Logistics and Customer Engineering.
  • Provide technical support during maintenance facility design and development.
  • Gas Flow Computer hardware/software technical support for pipeline technicians.
  • Managed and provide technical support for subordinate engineers.
  • Work also included permitting technical support.

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15. Fpga

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Here's how Fpga is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Collaborated with Cornell research team on high speed asynchronous FPGA technology development.
  • Redesigned the initial infrared endoscope processing unit and reduced the part count by 4x through the use of a FPGA.
  • Designed two FPGA's for the SDO GCE subsystem; a motor controller FPGA and an application-specific design FPGA.
  • Designed 4 generations of full SOC FPGA based emulation hardware systems used on more than 20 SOC projects.
  • Designed a custom 2 GSPS FFT that operated at 250 MHz in a Virtex-5 and Virtex-6 FPGA.
  • Implemented designs on FPGA systems, performing real-time verification, debug, and development.
  • Developed FPGA based SONET PRBS OC-48 frame generator, checker and I2C master controller.
  • Designed and implemented FPGA based OC- 48 TSI switch to demonstrate design feasibility.
  • Designed both the PWB and the FPGA design for the data interface/memory card.
  • Work included schematic capture, board layout, FPGA design and boot software.
  • Developed FPGA based, outdoor and portable lighting systems for any holiday/event.
  • Designed a PMU emulator sitting in FPGA that would track power usage.
  • Verified design using FPGA emulation with software and firmware development groups.
  • Project Lead FPGA Engineer of two FPGA redesigns for Star Trackers.
  • Design and development of a system with FPGA devices and microprocessors.
  • Design Review Chair for a variety of board and FPGA designs.
  • Supported verification and lab bring up with FPGA modeling code.
  • Assigned support of CPLD and FPGA designs.
  • Worked on FPGA boards through production chip.
  • Designed systems, boards and FPGA logic.

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16. API

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Here's how API is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Demonstrated VHDL Virtual Prototype as a vehicle to facilitate Hardware/Software co-design and rapid prototyping via the use of system simulation.
  • Created comparative study of orbital and manual welding procedures, identifying productivity strengths and total capital costs of associated equipment.
  • Designed and Implemented C# device interfaces to manufacturing test robot to existing WebApi service oriented manufacturing test system.
  • Established an indirect outsourcing strategy for engineering services and capital equipment that aligned with development of internal core competencies.
  • Created a structured system for rapidly analyzing and tracking early product returns and implementing necessary design corrective actions.
  • Created a rapid software development process proposal for the development and management of different product delivery milestones.
  • Forecast capital requirements, initiated & tracked capital expenditures for software & hardware and reported to management.
  • Designed, developed and implemented new manufacturing processes to meet capacity requirements of a rapidly growing business.
  • Implemented a rapid-development risk-management development model that ensured all projects were completed on-time, feature-complete.
  • Proposed, developed and successfully implemented a rapid prototype system for porous product tooling.
  • Performed ozone procurement and technical memorandum analysis for Seminole County's Capital Improvement Program.
  • Developed comprehensive economic analysis for capital projects and wrote new life cycle cost procedure.
  • Participate with other engineering disciplines with the initiative to produce a Rapid Prototype process.
  • Served as facility Capital Spending Coordinator and team member of Global Capital Expenditure initiative.
  • Reported communications outages to telecommunication providers and followed-up ensuring appropriate and rapid resolution.
  • Capitalized on expertise to consult during the integration of recently acquired CyberTrust.
  • Design and/or specify replacement equipment for capital projects to support production capacities.
  • Conduct feasibility studies on existing equipment and capital cost justification for replacement.
  • Evaluated, justified and implemented capital equipment required to support production.
  • Provide in-depth case studies to ensure capital budget is prioritized appropriately.

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17. Unix

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Here's how Unix is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Designed and automated system architecture for a more secure and hardened environment while providing UNIX support to network security organizations.
  • Worked as Lead Engineer for ongoing support of OpenView-based NMS systems (HP UNIX and PC versions of OV).
  • Migrated our first Affinity client to a remotely hosted environment and migrated internal UNIX Servers to a remote data center.
  • Ported GNU UNIX tools in C to VxWorks for use in development, testing, and field debugging.
  • Designed and coded software for DIRECTV set-top boxes using GNU C, Unix, and an in-circuit emulator.
  • Represented UNIX Engineering on multiple projects and their implementation; team lead for UNIX Engineering group.
  • Use my expertise in initializing UNIX AvSim for communication and response from NADIN to ODL/TP.
  • Installed application and operational software on an IBM RISC 6000 in an AIX UNIX environment.
  • Project leader of a group porting MFC based network management product to the Unix environment.
  • Created Common Daemon Environment concept which fosters standard modular UNIX daemon and NT service development.
  • Lead engineer responsible for porting SVR4/MP Unix to an Intel P54C single processor system.
  • Created and maintained standards document for Unix Operating System installations and upgrade.
  • Lynx-based (Real-time UNIX) telephone switch coded in C and C++.
  • Developed a UNIX backup script to run under multiple operating systems.
  • Performed all administration on UNIX and AIX boxes.
  • Program Manager for the Test and Evaluation Program MS Office Multiple COTS software packages for Geolocation applications Unix Systems Administrator
  • Integrated UNIX/Solaris OS with real-time bus architecture and organic sensor data in a proprietary airborne workstation.
  • Designed and developed Y2K automation tools using Java, C++, Lex, YACC and UNIX.
  • Coded data communications protocol stack for DECnet (C, C++, Unix Internals)
  • Developed scripts with UNIX, Perl, and Informix database.

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18. Control Systems

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Here's how Control Systems is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Ensured that separation of safety-related and non-safety-related control systems are maintained per facility safety basis (FSB) / Design Criteria.
  • Developed and configured Software to support Telemetry and Control systems and a web-based application utilized by hundreds of clients.
  • Identify and implement design improvements to existing control systems to maintain competitive edge in industry.
  • Designed and developed custom tool automation and control systems for semiconductor manufacturing.
  • Identify and implement new technologies into existing machine control systems.
  • Prepared the process control systems specification.
  • Supported Process Control systems for plant operations including facility Status Boards, LCO databases, and Training Simulations.
  • Assessed, specified and deployed process control systems used to measure system performance and final quality determination.
  • Defined and developed new hardware and/or software design requirements for both surveillance and command and control systems.
  • Develop and implement product tracking and inventory control systems that operate on 802.11 hand-held radio terminals.
  • Designed the vital relay controls for the doors, brakes, and propulsion control systems.
  • Develop software for testing and acceptance of tactical hardware and fire control systems.
  • Conducted task analyses and initial display design/testing for the ABWR control systems.
  • Upgraded legacy Siemens TI545 PLC based control systems to Siemens S7 systems.
  • Designed distribution control systems for the power station and chemical factory.
  • Mentored young engineers at real-time software and flight control systems design.
  • Configured Process Control Systems for chemical processing plants for DOW Chemical.
  • Design and Develop I/O requirements for DCS and PLC Control systems.
  • Design fire protection, piping, HVAC and control systems.
  • Designed and programmed PLC and PC based control systems.

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19. Ethernet

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Here's how Ethernet is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Design of a compact microprocessor-base Gamma radiation instrument, with Ethernet interface for networking to a central computer monitoring station.
  • Provide direct customer advice and documentation for installed integrated systems while trouble-shooting and load balancing of Lon and Ethernet networks.
  • Assisted in completing a two-piece body-worn camera that was having poor battery life and data transfer rates over gigabit Ethernet.
  • Designed an Ethernet to WAN bridge/router with an integrated CSU/DSU for T1 or DDS services using Motorola's 68360 microprocessor.
  • Manage and directs all package development activities for all Ethernet PHY and switches (1G to 28G data rate).
  • Gathered statistical data on T-3 links, Frame-Relay circuits, FDDI vertical links, Gigabit backbones and Fast Ethernet segments.
  • Interfaced with hardware to configure interrupts, DMA Controllers, peripherals like GPS, UART, and Ethernet etc.
  • Coded and Integrated 1553, A/D, D/A, RS 422, serial, and Ethernet communication interfaces.
  • Designed and developed software for an Ethernet Services Line Card (G10) on the CN4200 System.
  • Completed testing and turn-up 1st 100-G Ethernet network link in the world to pass production IP traffic.
  • Completed design of Gigabit Ethernet MAC controller, flow control logic and FIFO based DMA I/F.
  • Designed a universal router controller board with a 100 MHz Motorola MPC860 and 10BaseT/10Base2 Ethernet ports.
  • Designed a three-channel Fast Ethernet firewall controller using an ARM 9 processor and PCI bridge.
  • Researched and developed a tutorial for the engineering staff on Ethernet layer two switching.
  • Designed Gigabit Ethernet boards used in a low cost high volume production application.
  • Joined a start-up of 30 people to develop an Ethernet based PBX system.
  • Designed and Implemented Ethernet drivers to run under STREAMS environment in Apple Macintosh.
  • Developed Ethernet to ATM campus LAN switch and Ethernet work group switch.
  • Augmented existing Ethernet MAC for QSGMII mode and ITU G.999.1 pause mechanism.
  • Designed access to Ethernet and token ring for a rack system.

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20. System Design

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Here's how System Design is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Planned and developed specifications for trunk gateway system design and authored technical requirement specifications within scope and schedule.
  • Evaluated the system design, developed alternate design modification based on multiple water samples and analysis.
  • Lead electrical and system designs for various Consumer Electronics wireless charging prototype demos and products.
  • Direct design responsibility for the system design of classified encryption and decryption equipment and algorithms.
  • Provided code consulting, hazard assessment fire protection system design and forensic investigation services.
  • Assess and document customer business requirements and translated into system designs.
  • Interfaced with product and manufacturing departments to specify system design.
  • Consulted with Production to streamline engineering subsystem designs to factory process
  • Provide Control System Design Solutions for Specialized Customer Requirements
  • Performed system design and proposal development.
  • Led the system design effort for the system design for the new automated electric people mover vehicle.
  • Participated in system design, development, and marketing of military and public safety systems.
  • Provided systems engineering support to IBM on the FAA Advanced Automation System design program.
  • Market system design including RF systems, Head End design and Transmission Hub facilities.
  • Provide system design and integration recommendations to Air Force HBSS Program Management Office.
  • Performed contracted system design, project management, & technology demonstrations for clients.
  • Embedded system design to control analog sensing of the laser range finding products.
  • Lead System Engineer for the AP1000 plant control system design.
  • Developed software and hardware requirements and the system design.
  • Approve system designs and Contractor's project payments.

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21. Test Cases

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Here's how Test Cases is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Traced test cases to software requirements specifications.
  • Generated test cases and performed system validation and test case executions, resulting in LIMS being introduced to customers.
  • Executed unit test cases based load tests on specific sections of code using Microsoft Visual Studio 2010.
  • Defined lab based test cases for proof of concept and associated lab certification of system/network design.
  • Test Cases executed online in Quality Center were used to verify the requirements captured in DOORS.
  • Developed software test plans and test cases for Command & Data Handling software components.
  • Implemented the entire VHDL verification test bench including the checker and test cases.
  • Drafted 20% of the documentation using Prerequisite Pro for test cases.
  • Created automated test cases to insure the quality of RackHD code.
  • Provided test documentation, including test cases and reports.
  • Detail oriented test cases and bug reports.
  • Monitored and assisted team executing test cases.
  • Design Test Cases and Scenarios.
  • Created/developed/executed/automated/maintained robust and comprehensive test cases from the test plan (using iTKO Lisa framework).
  • Designed and implemented test cases for Clariion's transition from ATF to Power Path.
  • Created test plans and executed test cases against AT&T requirements.
  • Applied test-driven development practices by implementing JUnit and NUnit for automated test cases.

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22. Asic

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Here's how Asic is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Supported a Health Care client by designing and developing additional functionality to their existing applications using Visual Basic under Windows NT.
  • Perform engineering verification testing and debugging of updated products using digital oscilloscopes, logic analyzers and assorted basic test equipment.
  • Developed SoC-based computing/communication algorithms and design of VLSI architectures including low-power entropy code using ASIC design.
  • Developed client software to remotely configure the network device and Visual Basic device configuration program.
  • Developed error correction algorithm for a mixed signal ASIC based electronics module.
  • Supported validation and characterization for newly developed 8Gbit FC ASIC.
  • Designed the SP2 format ASIC used on the DAT tape controller allowing functionality to be incorporated in a densely populated PCB.
  • Designed material and trained B2B staff in several areas including XML basics, Advanced GXS Enterprise Training and GXS AI training.
  • Designed the hardware (including an ASIC) and firmware of a data multiplexer for use with leased line modems.
  • Worked with cross functional entities (SW, HW, ASIC, Systems, Test) for analysis and optimization.
  • Developed a Visual Basic ADO.NET application to track commercial billing for disputes, credits, and follow up ordering actions.
  • Worked on the design of modem ASIC for a wireless network (direct sequence at 2.4/5.7 GHz).
  • Key technical lead, responsible for the development of Gigabit Media Gateway ASIC, Ethernet PON chip set.
  • Worked with the ASIC engineers to move designs into the ASIC environment, and thus into production chips.
  • Officer Basic School and Officer in charge of the Ft Bliss Base mobile radar and generator equipment.
  • Converted the suite of applications that were developed in Java to Visual Basic and added additional functionality.
  • Focus areas included image processing, video quality analysis, digital design, and ASIC verification.
  • Trained in UNIX, Perl, FORTRAN, and Basic, familiar with SPICE circuit simulators.
  • Utilized Visual Basic and National Instrument LabView to write Windows control interfaces and maintain/create Python scripts.
  • Collaborated with H/W engineer to verify H/W design of MPEG-4 ASIC (NW 901).

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23. PCB

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Here's how PCB is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Designed many aspects of test equipment (electronic/PCB and mechanical) to accommodate changing requirements.
  • Supported Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Assembly processes through analysis and resolution of problems to improve productivity and quality.
  • Designed electrical and PCB assemblies within the standards and requirements of the NRC, IEEE, and IPC.
  • Worked closely with digital designers to minimize SI and EMI issues through placement and good PCB design practices.
  • Qualified large Dual Row QFN for cost effective switch with supporting PCB routing and SMT information.
  • Reviewed, resolved and approved DFM gaps with PCB suppliers to ensure product meet yield target.
  • Design test fixtures, PCB to analyze and debug design performance of various RF modules.
  • Prepared PCB transformer compliance study at Sacramento Army Depot, CA Other projects included:.
  • Provided electrical and interface design including schematic capture, PCB design & system interconnect.
  • Designed packet switch fabric PCB for carrier-class broadband access system (Magnm-20).
  • Led CAD team in schematic capture, PCB design and engineering change implementation.
  • Maintain component library and software upgrades for Mentor/PowerPCB and Cadence Allegro design tools.
  • Served as Lead Engineer for two Process Engineers working in PCB Assembly.
  • Designed Flex PCB for power and signal transfer to quadruple robot reliability.
  • Performed design from block diagram to schematic capture to PCB layout.
  • Developed a Universal PCBA debug station including custom Fault Analysis Tools.
  • Supervised the Placement and routing of the PCB using Allegro.
  • Designed custom packages, fixtures/assemblies, & PCB's.
  • Use Eagle Schematic and Layout to complete PCB designs.
  • Develop training tools and methods for new PCB designers.

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24. DSP

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Here's how DSP is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Defined fixed-point/integer processing algorithms for hardware/DSP implementations.
  • Developed the primary control and DSP processing implementation architecture for a miniaturized ultra-sensitive RF detection system on a Programmable SoC device.
  • Performed studies on implementation of OFDM communications and Space-Time Adaptive Processing algorithms on parallel DSP processors.
  • Developed dedicated custom DSP firmware embedded on proprietary metering chips.
  • Contributed to specification and development of an innovative line of Analog Devices DSP based Multimedia/MODEM cards for the IBM PC market.
  • Reason for Leaving: Relocated for DSP based space development Company claimed they had: thus left and tried consulting.
  • Directed a group of engineers during development of a Digital Signal Processor (DSP) Mesh Array Real-time System.
  • Implement servo, signal processing and finite state machine control algorithms on TI DSP embedded processors using C code.
  • Lead Hardware Engineer, managed development of VHDL Virtual Prototype of commercial DSP card with 16I860 processors.
  • Defined DSP/HVX for camera, computer vision, display, IOT, ADAS algorithms and automotive infotainment.
  • Designed DSP (DSP56311/21 and TMS320C5416) interfacing with detailed analyses using PSPICE and Timing Designer.
  • Implemented and integrated the DSP control and traffic channel receivers in less than 2 months.
  • Designed, developed and tested VME bus interface using VIC64 and TMS320C50 DSP from TI.
  • Implemented UTDOA design using C, C++, and TigerSHARC DSP assembly.
  • Support troubleshooting of DSP system, switching, linear, and P.O.E.
  • Supervised two junior engineers designing embedded microprocessor card and quad DSP card.
  • Designed V34 Fax modem development board based on Samsung 1610 DSP.
  • Team was composed of RF, DSP, and Mechanical engineers.
  • Developed 3Com's combined DSP/MIPS IC core for IP telephones.
  • Developed software programs on DSP, ARM9 and MSP430.

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25. Design Reviews

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Here's how Design Reviews is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Managed customer expectations with presentations, technical briefs, design reviews and implementation plans.
  • Prepare and present comprehensive design reviews demonstrating technical rigor and attention to details.
  • Participated design reviews, made recommendation and approved change orders for design enhancement.
  • Experienced with coordinating and presenting during design reviews with the customer
  • Performed equipment design reviews for product safety and operation.
  • Prepared design review presentation material and conducted design reviews.
  • Conducted design reviews with internal stakeholders and customers.
  • Presented technical data at Government design reviews.
  • Chaired the STE Internal Preliminary Design Reviews (IPDR) and Critical Design Reviews (ICDR) on J-F-15 program.
  • Develop presentations for design reviews and technical proposals to present at customer, management and team member meetings.
  • Monitored car builder activities, wrote contract letters, evaluated design proposals and coordinated system design reviews.
  • Implemented the process for Set Based Design, QFD, Production Preparation events and design reviews.
  • Organized design reviews, and presented designs to more than 30 engineers within project team.
  • Create CAD models, conduct design reviews, drawing approvals, and ECN generation.
  • Led presentations to external customer at design reviews and tracked project schedule and budget.
  • Identify causes and mechanisms of system issues identified during testing and convene design reviews.
  • Managed five engineers: specified tasks, held design reviews and status meetings.
  • Led engineering design reviews, 3D model reviews and root cause analysis studies.
  • Participated design reviews (concept, preliminary and critical).
  • Lead and Coordinate V-22 Block Upgrade Design Reviews.

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26. Business Development

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Here's how Business Development is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Developed prototype units and provided technical support for Business Development resulting in production contracts for the military.
  • Provide leadership in new business development proposal and acquisition plans.
  • Led technical presentations for AP1000 global business development efforts.
  • Established business development & partnering relationships with end-user companies.
  • Perform Business Development, Client Management.
  • Initiated, developed, and successfully managed the business development and customer contact program for the wind tunnel business area.
  • Organized the design department, computer system setup and software to design HVAC and plumbing systems, and business development.
  • Provide EMC support, risk assessment, EMC strategy and advanced EMC recommendation to Parker Business Development and Program managers.
  • Spearhead Human Resources and Business Development functions, with an emphasis on the development of internal and external relationships.
  • Project Manager and Business Development Leader for transit, rail facility and highway/bridge projects in PA and NJ.
  • Focused on marketing and business development to key investors, which resulted in funding for development.
  • Worked with client company's senior management to support client business development and production projects.
  • Perform trade studies, ensure budget compliance, manage business development efforts with industrial partners.
  • Served as Business Development Manager during reorganizations; generated $.5M in revenue despite challenges.
  • Managed Profit & Loss (P&L) and Business Development.
  • Participated in marketing, new business development, and staff recruiting activities.
  • Led and directed all aspects of the northeast region business development plan.
  • Provide Business Development assistance to the Sales and Marketing Group.
  • Aided in system sales and business development.
  • Supported Business Development by providing technical assessment of companies presenting new opportunities to Medtronic Vascular.

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27. Matlab

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Here's how Matlab is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Processed measurements in MATLAB collected across all TV channels in multiple locations to determine receiver operating curves for TV ultra-sensitive detectors.
  • Developed and applied MATLAB/C++ algorithms and tools to process large-scale data sets for evaluating detector consistency and quality.
  • Provided full vehicle mine blast Shock Response Spectrum (SRS) analysis for design modification using LS-DYNA and MATLAB
  • Improved CDMA receiver performance by 2 dB through applied observer control model theory modeled in MATLAB.
  • Converted baseline image processing code developed in MATLAB code to VB.NET and C++.
  • Utilized extensive MATLAB scripting in a SUN Unix environment and C++ code analysis.
  • Tested and debugged ATR anomaly based mine detection algorithms in MATLAB.
  • Created efficient C routines as MATLAB functions.
  • Validated control system design using MATLAB.
  • Prepared, MATLAB C-like functions, log files.
  • Implemented Peak Distortion Analysis with Matlab code to search for the worst case pattern to stress the equalizer design and verification.
  • Research and simulation of new imaging pixel architectures for new product design (Matlab, C).
  • Developed C-language 5DOF and 6DOF simulations for the AMRAAM missile and a MATLAB 5DOF missile simulation.
  • Perform data and DSP signal analysis to resolve system faults and software bugs using matlab.
  • Designed streaming I/Q data output & capture boards controlled by Matlab over USB 2.0 interface.
  • Developed Matlab code, data collection hardware & software and clinical protocols.
  • Designed and improved linear stability analysis tools in MATLAB/Simulink for OSP vehicles.
  • Developed end-to-end MATLAB simulation model of Directway HUB modem design.
  • Simulated circuits in LTSpice and modeled control loops in MATLAB.
  • Assisted in the integration of Matlab Autocode with the ANTARES spacecraft simulation for the purposes of flight software analysis and testing.

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28. PCS

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Here's how PCS is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Sprint PRL had Verizon PCS EVDO frequency, which was causing extensive roaming on the Sprint hybrid AT devices.
  • Performed as RF Performance Prime for the 1xEV-DO deployment of the entire SPCS 1xEV-DO overlay.
  • Completed the final design review of the PCS as a member of the team.
  • Evaluated smart antenna cost and technology for implementation in cellular and PCS applications.
  • Utilized various client server technologies such as RPCs, messaging, distributed naming services, and distributed file services.
  • Supported the Reverse Link Recovery Patch (Whispering Patch) testing as Nortel Prime for SPCS Core RF.
  • Considered the companies architectural expert when it comes to SERDES (PCS & PMA) and PCIe solutions.
  • Designed motion control board for Seriss Corp s OPCS optical printer system used at Disney Studios.
  • Implemented new video extension hardware, rack mount PCs and Pixelvision SmartGlas screens and hubs.
  • Developed web applications on windows PCs using HTML, CSS, XML, Javascript.
  • Produced 2 pcs of meter sized (1100mm x 820mm) SiC mirror substrates; $880k contract value.
  • Installed COTS on PCs; and Oracle 8.1.5 on a Solaris Unix Box.

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29. DOE

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Here's how DOE is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Ensured assigned DOE nuclear facilities operated within authorization basis and performed USQ evaluations as required.
  • Document preparation included comment resolution for DOE approval and Defense Nuclear Facility Safety Board review.
  • Conducted audits of DOE generator sites characterization and waste management programs.
  • Design of Experiments DOE Technical Lead for multiple variable cause and effect yield enhancement work during product ramp to volume.
  • Led FMEA, FEA, and DOE on automated all-in-one sink to identify and correct major safety and reliability issues.
  • Lean Manufacturing in Six Sigma, Green Belt certified; JMP design of experiment (DOE) training received.
  • Experience with DOE STD 1027 (Hazard Categorization) and DOE 3009 (Safety Analysis Report Format).
  • Developed and presented Future of DOE Defense Programs Enterprise Networking, Annual Meeting of DOE/DP MS Managers.
  • Design of experiment (DOE) for Sensor Reliability and failure mechanism study for new designs.
  • Certified as Green Belt using DOE on defect reduction project resulting in $150K cost avoidance.
  • Devised new manufacturing methods through field sampling using Design of Experiments (DOE).
  • Applied technical knowledge, and manufacturing background in design of experiments (DOE).
  • Contributed to DOE, ISO-9001, SPC, FMEA programs, and process documentation.
  • Measured first DOE silicon of super junction showing peak BV at optimal dose/dimension.
  • Developed and presented Lessons Learned During WAN Implementation, DOE DISCAS Technical Conference.
  • Supervised four persons and interfaced with DOE and gas well drilling personnel.
  • Performed DOE and validations for products, equipment, test fixtures and processes
  • Project: USDOE MOX Fuel Fabrication Facility (Savannah River, SC)
  • Skilled using CAD, FEA, DOE and equation based computer modeling.
  • Performed sled tests according to DOE analysis and as per customer requests.

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30. XML

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Here's how XML is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Designed and developed an XML-based web application providing in-store sales assistance and product catalog browsing and searching.
  • Designed & Implemented XML configuration framework to generate XML payload dynamically depending on the Hitachi Model.
  • Created Java custom objects to enhance out-of-the-box applications and complete HTML/XML transformations.
  • Designed and developed XML Schema Documents (XSD) and generated XML Beans for various projects.
  • Invent and develop Flex Logic and Generic Logic Engines using XML, XML-RPC, and Java.
  • Utilized Oracle XMLDB features to generate and manipulate XML for middle tier processing.
  • Headed the development of XML Report Generation features incorporated into the software.
  • Developed Custom loaders in C++ to load data into XML Files.
  • Provided an XML framework to interface to the WEB UI.
  • Project also included extensive data migration using XML and Java.
  • Designed the XML DTD and data model.
  • Implemented web services using SOAP, REST, XML for products.
  • Designed and implemented an advanced system configuration management tool which summarized the entire systems configuration in a single XML configuration file.
  • Streamlined Java code for scanning document (EDI, XML and Binary) meta data into a DHL homegrown monitoring repository.
  • Implemented a distributed backend server to support common northbound interfaces for Web UI, CLI, SNMP, and XML.
  • Used Hibernate for implementing DAO layer and also developed for mapping POJO's to relational database tables using xml files.
  • Prototyped telephony application using VXML to allow control of a server (StarTeam), using an ordinary telephone.
  • Full graphical representation of recipe and process workflow presented and transmitted to UI Server in XML messaging transmissions.
  • Designed and implemented a scripting language that allows business users to easily compose and extract xml documents.
  • Developed modules for Full-text Search, XML Content Management, Link Management using XML Database.

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31. ISO

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Here's how ISO is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Managed Corporate Engineering Standards and acted as Company technical liaison with Process Industries Practices Consortium and Project Engineering Partners.
  • Acted as company liaison to municipalities, businesses and residential clients to coordinate/expedite construction activities with third parties.
  • Design and application of digital and analog control systems for regulatory and supervisory process control.
  • Designed and coordinated changes in Vibration Isolation Simulator power-sharing modification used in the TVIS project.
  • Developed and implemented quality-related policies, procedures and programs including certifications under ISO 9001.
  • Participated in engineering discussions as a liaison at Pentagon Joint Staff Command-and-Control Board Meetings.
  • Developed a unique isotropic ridge etch for AlGaAs laser structures to obtain improved reliability.
  • Served as the primary liaison with Japanese printer manufacturers; traveled extensively throughout Asia.
  • Served as acting structural engineering supervisor while normal supervising engineer was on vacation.
  • Developed engineering standards and served as liaison between engineering and operations during analysis.
  • Supported maintenance supervisors, operations technicians, and maintenance technicians for rotating equipment.
  • Created detailed architectural comparisons from a system rather than a component perspective.
  • Provide instrumental participation in improving existing specifications to meet ISO 9002 certification.
  • Provide technical liaison services between Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Modern Technology Corporation.
  • Designed mechanical filters to protect catalytic sensors from environmental poisons.
  • Perform fault isolation and trouble resolution for Verizon application servers.
  • Developed a comparison spread sheet using six different transit authorities.
  • Utilize inter-team communication skills to quickly isolate and resolve problems.
  • Provided consultation to the ISO team in achieving certification, and enabled company to win many more deals as a result.
  • Isolated design and quality related problems in new and repaired storage peripherals and managed corrective action procedures with the suppliers.

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32. Sigma

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Here's how Sigma is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Performed 3-sigma statistical analysis using Monte Carlo trials and perturbed data with normal / uniform distribution.
  • Developed specification requirements for components to maintain six sigma performance at the system level.
  • Applied Lean Sigma methodology to new process development activities and process enhancements.
  • Completed Six-Sigma quality training and FMEA methodology certificates.
  • Worked on Six-Sigma process improvement projects.
  • Earned two six-sigma project certifications.
  • Achieved Six-Sigma Green Belt certification.
  • Process improvement utilizing Six Sigma.
  • Teach and mentor Quality Engineers and Validation Technicians in use of statistical, Lean, and Six Sigma tools and methods.
  • Trained/coached 59 individuals to become six-sigma green-belt certified through completing over 30 projects producing millions of dollars in cost avoidance.
  • Used Design for Six sigma techniques to advance design for quality (DFQ) at early staged of design.
  • Analyzed and executed solutions to door handle breakage problem utilizing Six-Sigma concepts resulting in 80% reduction in breakage.
  • Used Design for Six Sigma tools to prioritize a list of research and development activities for the sensor.
  • Designed audio ADC and DAC for digital picture frame, set-top box and portable MP4 using sigma-delta modulation.
  • Apply Six Sigma principles to mitigate (optimize) affects of this variation on overall product quality.
  • Support for completed regression tool with 3 sigma sensitivity analysis for writer design and wafer process control.
  • Used modeling, simulation, prototyping, testing with adherence to design for six sigma principles.
  • Mentored engineers toward certification as Six Sigma Green Belts by reducing scrap, rework and inspection.
  • Progressed with a lean / six sigma project to reduce costs based on stores.
  • Mentored Green Belts and applies Six Sigma technology to support Chemical Division goals.

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33. QA

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Here's how QA is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Administered cost and safety improvement program and field QA initiatives for transmission and distribution division.
  • Collaborated with adjacent product development and QA teams to successfully integrate two products.
  • Provided technical and management support and QA/QC to multiple departments and manage budget, resources, financial statements and variation orders.
  • Managed software releases from planning phase through QA, Represented Concurrent in Cable Labs effort to develop industry standard metadata specifications.
  • Calibrated with cross-functional team of R&D, Procurement and QA business units to implement new manufacturing technologies.
  • Directed production (Manufacturing and QA processes) of tilting-disc mechanical valve including planning, scheduling and cost analysis.
  • Ensured Construction Contractor to be in compliance with project drawings and specifications and requirements of QA/QC & HSE.
  • Work with QA and Supply Management to deal with vendors when necessary to ensure quality standards are met.
  • Developed 20nm CMOS process MOSFET SPICE models: model parameter extraction, model development and QA infrastructure.
  • Interfaced with RNC SQA/RNC Development for effective adoption of the test strategy across the entire RNC teams.
  • Performed QA/QC to ensure projects are designed and constructed in accordance with the RFP and industrial standards.
  • Manage procurement packages, MTO's, QA activities, work packs and temporary works.
  • Point of contact for technical support to the QA and service teams for refurbishing receivers.
  • Managed personnel work assignments (QA, engineers, technicians, purchasing, etc.)
  • Maintained TruLoad for 15 years strictly following company software QA procedures based on NQA-1.
  • Certify CMTS, EQAM, PON, and wireless systems for possible field deployment.
  • Performed Project Planning, Analysis, Design, Scheduling, Development and QA.
  • Spearheaded improvement of requirements gathering, QA process, and development quality.
  • Supported our QA manager and Customer Support group with P1 escalations.
  • Lead and train QA teams on testing of each software system.

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34. Failure Analysis

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Here's how Failure Analysis is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Developed Reliable, Consistent and Efficient Reliability Failure Analysis method based on expertise in Physics, Electrical Test and Physical Analysis.
  • Performed failure analysis from Hard Disk Drive to component level on all customer qualification/line/field returns.
  • Performed extensive failure analysis of returned products, identified root cause and developed corrective actions.
  • Directed all system-level debug and root-cause failure analysis of issues encountered by major customers.
  • Identified yield-impacted process and device issues by performing electrical failure analysis.
  • Provided consultation in corrosion prevention and failure analysis across company divisions/sites.
  • Performed Yield/Failure analysis and launched corrective actions to improve processes.
  • Facilitated and collaborated external laboratory systems to support failure analysis.
  • Conduct investigations and failure analysis of engine hardware and components.
  • Assigned as failure analysis engineer dedicating for Dell/ HP/Compaq accounts.
  • Provide failure analysis data for product qualification and customers.
  • Performed reliability testing and failure analysis on plant equipment.
  • Collaborated in component and product failure analysis.
  • Performed Failure Analysis and solved manufacturing/field problems.
  • Assist Reliability with failure analysis.
  • Managed Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) Leads Failure Analysis/ Reliability and Quality Assurance Test Lab (5 person team).
  • Used these codes as basis of design, as well as for exploration, failure analysis, etc.
  • Damage assessment, failure analysis and structural repair of residential and light commercial structures and building components.
  • Provided on-site vehicle system troubleshooting services, wrote detailed failure analysis reports and made presentations to client.
  • Performed failure analysis of electronic packages and devices determining root cause for dozens of packages.

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35. FDA

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Here's how FDA is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Conducted compliance testing, safety enforcement accident investigation and FDA laser product certification.
  • Followed FDA regulation regarding data integrity and maintenance for reporting purposes.
  • Provided detailed documentation describing work performed fulfilling FDA requirements.
  • Assist regulatory compliance efforts and verification for FDA approval.
  • Collaborate with Quality and Regulatory to ensure product safety, efficacy, and compliance to FDA and ISO guidelines and requirements.
  • Led engineering for medical products, FDA 510k submissions and NIOSH approvals to international companies, primarily in Asia.
  • Hired to take a preliminary product design for an FDA approved disposable infusion pump from inception to production.
  • Build and test prototype laser and delivery system for clinical studies leading to CE Mark and FDA approval.
  • Experience in medical device manufacturing, ISO 13485 and FDA Quality System Regulation and Unique Device Identification.
  • Launched Lapra-TyTM suture clip Member of the corporate ISO and FDA Quality Systems steering committees.
  • Implemented particulate release testing of coated devices, leading to an FDA 510k clearance.
  • Created new MSDS and received FDA opinion letter for new food packaging material approval.
  • Provided design documentation to support 510K, FDA 483, and CAPA processes.
  • Planned subsystem/system-testing activities for Colleague Infusion Pump that met FDA compliance standards.
  • Designated front and backroom support for FDA, NSAI and BSI audits.
  • Obtained a certificate in Risk Management, ISO14971 & FDA Requirements.
  • Maintained FDA compliance for verification activities (21 CFR Regulations).
  • Managed site transformation for maintenance during the FDA ordered consent decree.
  • Involved with FDA, Corporate, and Vendor audits.
  • Identified platelet function testing in response to FDA questions.

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36. Python

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Here's how Python is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Designed and implemented network management and diagnostic processing using a combination of C++ and Python.
  • Developed interactive visualization tools to examine parallelism opportunities in Python.
  • Create reusable Python libraries for interfacing with external components such as Medusa Test Suite, HP Quality Center, NetApp storage.
  • Contributed to other cable TV related projects, including an RDK master build script, in Python.
  • Created a web scraper in Python to retrieve the latest product information from an intranet web application.
  • Developed tools using C, C# and Python for profiling and post processing data.
  • Performed troubleshooting and support, and modified python based scripts for automated testing.
  • Created an extensible python framework to process data - serially or in parallel.
  • Embedded C and Python development for regression testing of software and hardware releases.
  • Designed/implemented MySQL 5.0 database with stored procedures via Python and Apache/PHP.
  • Create Python library to control Raspberry Pi GPIO and relay ports.
  • Created test scripts using Python and MySQL to execute controlled tests.
  • Created Python scripts to extract data from the log files.
  • Developed Python simulation tools for new disk technologies.
  • Developed a system performance model (Python).
  • Developed code using C and Python.
  • Implemented Load Testing code in Python.
  • Used combination of C/C++ and Python.
  • Used C/C++, Java, PHP, Python, Perl, Ruby etc.
  • Used android SDK extensively and developed android profiling automation tool using python scripts with monkeyrunner interface.

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37. Data Analysis

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Here's how Data Analysis is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Performed data analysis and established excellent correlation between the IV measurements and the scientific understanding.
  • Developed tools to improve efficiency of ESD device data analysis and model parameter extraction.
  • Develop architecture, methodology, project plans and documentation for data analysis tools.
  • Performed data analysis of field demonstrations and prepared presentations for customer review.
  • Performed data analysis and delivered outstanding presentations at high profile conferences.
  • Experience developing, managing and controlling Data Analysis system.
  • Perform data analysis and document results.
  • Worked with Hardware Engineering to create and implement new HWMON program and data analysis to examine hardware failures in the fleet.
  • Design and develop the large scale data analysis and cluster analysis to get Answering Behavior Model and pattern for the customers.
  • Support engineering groups in data mining, analysis and train other employees in data analysis and tools.
  • Pioneered data analysis to develop key metrics for new product introduction, process and quality control.
  • Updated processing control and DSP data analysis software using C/C++ in an embedded computing environment.
  • Conducted viscous testing of ESP pumps including design of test loop and its data analysis.
  • Survey experience also includes data analysis and map preparation for Recorded Surveys of various types.
  • Experience writing Microsoft Excel Macros and pivot tables to automate and streamline data analysis.
  • Lead McAfee GTI Cloud Computing R&D for large scale data analysis.
  • Developed the code for the large scale data analysis with cluster analysis.
  • Completed data analysis of pilot plants and performance runs of plants.
  • Help develop and provide the HFE Data Analysis Report.
  • Conduct data analysis of test generated raw data.

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38. OEM

low Demand
Here's how OEM is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Lead Development Support engineer responsible for technical OEM activities for products assigned and relating to corporate outsourcing transition.
  • Result: Provided ability to prove out OEM and internal product before release and to determine risk and potential service issues.
  • Mentored junior applications engineers and field support engineers and acted as technical focal for OEM and Commercial / Military end-users.
  • Selected, evaluated and approved compatible and reliable new OEM data storage products and provided application assistance to development groups.
  • Worked with a huge number of internal partners to ensure that the requirements from Operators / OEMS were met.
  • Led cross-functional teams of external and internal stakeholders such as Construction, RF Design, and OEM Vendors.
  • Evaluate cloud technologies to enhance direction of Cisco solutions and recommend products for partnerships, OEM or acquisition.
  • Managed, maintained and tracked release schedules with the OEM in China/Taiwan and engineering resources primarily in U.S.
  • Coordinated with external and internal stakeholders such as Construction, RF Design, and OEM Vendors.
  • Installed and configured Orion for RHEL system health check and Oracle OEM for database monitoring.
  • Designed and implemented OEM branding for the product, to suite different customer s requirements.
  • Led project to add an OEM proprietary MIB and other improvements to our SNMP implementation.
  • Open next's level trouble tickets with OEM ITAS and NTAC reporting centers.
  • Adopted by several major OEM customers to enable their next generation systems.
  • Owned desktop and notebook OEM deployments from system bring-up to product release.
  • Designed an OEM non-invasive blood pressure board (OEM NIBP).
  • Developed processes with OEM catheter supplier for Minnow GRST catheter.
  • Specified and proposed HDD testing and improvements to OEM teams.
  • Configure and setup RMAN backup and OEM for clients.
  • Work with Asian OEM manufactures for pilot production.

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39. FEA

low Demand
Here's how FEA is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Developed a near L-band satellite transmitter and modulator that demonstrated the feasibility of RF transmission equipment with ultra low unwanted emissions.
  • Evaluated feasibility and performed proof of concept implementation of industry standard encryption algorithms on resource constrained Microchip PIC18 based product.
  • Leveraged security technology expertise to deploy Stealth infrastructure, enabling proof-of-concept in first sprint kick-starting development and expanding feature set.
  • Performed unconventional FEA and/or first principal design calculations to support war-footing analysis need, directly helping military front lines.
  • Developed features include anomaly detection, feature and entity extraction, classification, and correlation of behavior patterns.
  • Coordinated with stake holders and suppliers for the design, development and manufacturing feasibility of different chassis components.
  • Test program suite developed for phone features and performance test resulted in increased productivity and reduced development cycle.
  • Performed 3D FEA structural designs to accurately predict fundamental frequency of electric motor rotor for vibration Analysis.
  • Recommended transfer die adjustment using statistical analysis that resulted in track profile features that met print requirements.
  • Performed experiments to measure thermal distortion in hot melt dies and tested/verified solutions/predictions developed using FEA.
  • Performed nonlinear FEA analysis on insulation materials under low temperatures for Exxon Mobil Arctic project.
  • Analyzed high-level requirements, produced derived requirements, prioritized features, and created project plans.
  • Designed and developed Bluetooth technology based Audio/Video streaming and Remote Control features for mobile phones.
  • Defined technology strategies and led feasibility studies on emerging technologies for handset and infrastructure applications.
  • Developed customer-facing features in Ruby on Rails for a social image/photo storytelling web application.
  • Generated algorithms for feature detection and disparity measurement for utilization in 3D camera product.
  • Defined and developed next generation products with emphasis on integration and feature enhancements.
  • Tested and troubleshot early product prototypes and validated feature efficacy at clinical sites.
  • Managed engineering interns and developed a variety of products featuring high data throughput.
  • Calculated cost, determined technical feasibility and prepared all quotations for customer inquiries.

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40. Nasa

low Demand
Here's how Nasa is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Awarded Technical Innovation Award from NASA for developing a vibration-testing device
  • Analyze requirements for Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS).GRAVITE Project and prepare required documentation for compliance with NASA standards.
  • Provided technical lab support to NASA materials branch, serving five client areas, in laboratory support group of aeronautics concern.
  • Risk Management section was the only part of the proposal that was given a score of Excellent by the NASA reviewers.
  • Supported Engineering Qualification Test (EQT) and field installation of first article delivery for NASA shuttle data simulator system.
  • Provided flight control system software expertise within the Astronautics Engineering Unit for NASA during tenure with leading aerospace firm.
  • Lead Risk Management section of BLS Proposal in response to NASA Commercial Orbital Transportation System (COTS) announcement.
  • Coordinated with NASA to revise contractual Shuttle support requirements, thus allowing a design change with a 300lb savings.
  • Trained and certified as a NASA class B Trainer/Inspector for soldering, harness and cabling, and ESD.
  • Worked with NASA on defining processes for requirements tracking, requirement tool selection criteria and tool selection.
  • Worked directly with internal and external customers: Boeing, MSFC, NASA, and Lockheed Martin
  • Led the final assembly design engineering effort for NASA's Booster Separation Motor (BSM).
  • Project for NASA: Defined Power Distribution Unit (PDU) requirements for military aircraft.
  • Supported the development and manufacture of NASA airspace systems and Hubble Telescope servicing mission.
  • Test Director of the NASA/JSC Vibro-Acoustic Test facility conducting high acoustic intensity level tests.
  • Test Director of the NASA/JSC Modal Operations Laboratory and all Modal Analysis projects.
  • Worked with NASA client to recommend possible courses of action to management.
  • Worked under various NASA contracts to provide engineering services to the agency.
  • Prepare presentations and status NASA officials on ISS logistics status.
  • Performed Flight Assurance activities in support of NASA mission objectives.

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41. User Interface

low Demand
Here's how User Interface is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Performed extensive process automation programming of Distributed Process Controllers and Gas Flow Computers and user interface menus.
  • Developed project plans, test plans, user requirements, user interface specifications and procedure documentation.
  • Designed user interface utilities to facilitate test and trim application programs development.
  • Developed PC based user interface to replace existing proprietary display hardware.
  • Devised the notification mechanisms for dynamically updating the user interface.
  • Document UI designs for stakeholders through user interface specifications.
  • Participated in setting coding and user interface standards.
  • Created and Modified existing UX user interface
  • Designed and developed low level functional controls to create a standard user interface for I/O, menu interface, error processing.
  • Created and implemented the new page template layout for the website User Interface in mid-2011 as part of the product redesign.
  • Created fonts and bit-mapped graphics for LCD user interface that enabled Quantum PD to support 16 languages.
  • Reduced test time 70% by programming a graphical user interface for each test using LabView.
  • Designed and enhanced the User Interfaces for hand held and mobile battery operated products.
  • Designed user interface and functionality of a word processor for a new Wang PC.
  • Supervised context validation sessions for translations of the user interface in multiple languages.
  • Developed user interface, designed controls interface, and developed low level controls.
  • Designed and implemented the user interface and user level program.
  • Managed all aspect of the client-side user interface.
  • Developed user interface using JSP with Tag Libraries.
  • Redesigned airborne modem to increase component density, incorporate producibility enhancements, simplify cooling scheme, and improve user interface.

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42. System Integration

low Demand
Here's how System Integration is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Project engineering duties include system engineering, project coordination, control system integration and safety analysis.
  • Define and document specifications and procedures for system integration with customer systems.
  • Solved critical system integration and test problems never before accomplished.
  • Participated in planning and execution of system integration test.
  • Support system integration and new maintenance facility development.
  • Led all aspects of the project from concept through architecture development, RTL design, extensive verification and system integration.
  • Project engineer on a $5.4 million system integration program for a Chevron drilling rig called BigFoot.
  • Shipped DCS on time and under budget with completed system integration and factory acceptance test.
  • Worked with suppliers to resolve component performance issues and perform system integration.
  • Coordinated system integration, and task scheduling.
  • Supported the System Integration Division.
  • Direct end-users in completing high-quality testing of system modules to ensure vertical-system integration/startup.
  • Lead system integration engineer for US Navy Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC)/Textron.
  • Develop hardware requirements, trade studies, design for production, and system integrations.
  • g Supported system integration and clinical testing.

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43. DOD

low Demand
Here's how DOD is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Participated in a DOD technology demonstration evaluating the effectiveness of conductive gaskets.
  • Developed operational and services view using applicable DoDAF standards and artifacts.
  • Implemented IA requirements according to DoD Security Technical Implementation Guides.
  • Utilized DoDAF standards knowledge to enhance operational specifications.
  • Generated, executed, and documented verification and validation (V&V) plans and test plans for DoD systems.
  • Led and provided on-site technical support to DISA FSO's red team assessments of Department of Defense (DoD) assets.
  • Defined formal processes to improve annual validation of the network's security posture, maintaining consistency with government and DoD regulations.
  • Socialized the Profile throughout the Cross Domain community by briefing at various DoD and IC CD-related conferences throughout the United States.
  • Provided strategic, architectural and technical direction in the development of IT infrastructure solutions for the DoD Medical Treatment Facilities.
  • Managed daily fuel supplies operations to support over 600 organizations in the Department of Defense (DOD) operating plan.
  • Advised sponsors, managers and software development staff to meet stringent DOD security requirements and program schedules.
  • Clarified, updated, and refined the DOD CBRN integration sensor specification and associated testing tools.
  • Cost account manager for DOD contract involving fatigue testing of large composite dynamic components with repairs.
  • Briefed results to senior Navy and DoD officials, and addressed groups as large as 500.
  • Applied UML/DoDAF architectural principles in the design of SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) software systems.
  • Developed DoDAF control views of system architectures for theater operations of Missile Defense System at JTAMDO.
  • Developed and drafted designs of Enterprise NETOPS capabilities using the DoD Architecture Framework (DoDAF).
  • Analyzed acquisitions, supply and demand plus advised future contract execution for DoD construction.
  • Launched Dodge Cirrus and Stratus I/P & Console at Sterling Heights Assembly Plant.
  • Led and directed 35+ engineers to design and implement DoD network/system solutions.

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44. Internet

low Demand
Here's how Internet is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Performed daily operations in an Internet Architect capacity that provided overall design for an E-commerce application incorporating COM/DCOM, ASP functionality.
  • Consulted with potential customers in defining functionality of Internet security that could be implemented in chip technology.
  • Internet-based advertising company offering services to the end users to place advertisements on local and national networks.
  • Initiated an Internet Protocol Telephony Lab and promoted and contributed to an internal release checklist.
  • Managed the Firewall Internet/DMZ daily operations & maintenance exercises.
  • Installed and configured Microsoft Forefront UAG server for SharePoint Application which can be accessed over Internet without VPN with Mobile compatibility.
  • Monitored customers' sites through the internet and tweaked the systems remotely for more power output and reacted to system alarms.
  • Modernize Oracle Education's Internet site, which handled all class-registration transactions for Oracle's highly profitable education line of business.
  • Pioneered Data Networking technology at Charles by learning all about TCP/IP, Ethernet, ATM and other Internet related protocols.
  • Spearhead any new project affecting International Roaming, Internet of Things (IoT), and Messaging for customers.
  • Led product research based on emerging Internet software technologies including early versions of Java and object databases.
  • Developed design requirements to include regional dual egress to the Internet through redundant CLEC and ILEC providers.
  • Developed RTSP client that allowed the purchase of VOD assets from the OpenStream over the internet.
  • Participated in the development of IAN's WebPAD(TM) internet appliance.
  • Design and development of laptop and internet appliances.
  • Worked on an internet security scanner.
  • Participated in standards bodies to further security and Internetworking standards.
  • Define and deploy configurations required to support virtual private networks (VPN) and IPSEC protocols through the Internet (e.g.
  • Migrated from a monolithic ASP web application to a n-tier web enabled Rich Internet Application (RIA).
  • Developed new encryption products from concept to 1K+/month production for Internet / wireless / wireline designs.

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45. Javascript

low Demand
Here's how Javascript is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Developed portal interface with PHP and JavaScript to emulate the cable box on a PC and test functionality.
  • Develop commercial prepaid bankcard website https://prepaid.pcfinancial.ca/ using JavaScript, CSS3 and ASP.NET framework.
  • Designed application signaling components for an HTML/JavaScript based product (HbbTV implementation).
  • Defined and developed portions of new JavaScript developer API for building Yahoo!
  • Programmed using HTML, JavaScript, and SQL.
  • Led creation of Palm, Epic and Symbian hand-held device prototypes, in JavaScript, for Lotus Notes applications using JavaScript.
  • Architected and delivered internal support tools using JAVA, J2SE, JSF, JavaScript, & Oracle DB.
  • Improved in designing and developing application using Eclipse, HTML, JSF, Servlets and JavaScript.
  • Created a rich user interface with extensive use of ASP.NET AJAX and Javascript.
  • Used JQuery as a cross browser JavaScript Library.
  • Utilized technologies: JavaScript, Ajax, Adobe Flex, Adobe Action Script, ExtJS, REST, Java
  • Web Technologies : JSF,ADF, AJAX, JavaScript, HTML/DHTML, CSS.
  • Write and maintain the HTML, CSS, JavaScript and XML used in several Web UIs.
  • Implemented a real- time video streaming solution using Javascript and JWPlayer.
  • Implemented using Java, SQL, Javascript/JQuery, AJAX, REST, JSON and JUnit.

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46. Perl

low Demand
Here's how Perl is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Incorporated source control of engineering and manufacturing environments and obtained a true paperless environment in the test engineering labs.
  • Solved user requirements by embedding Perl interpreter to provide flexible real time alarm notifications.
  • Developed mixed-signal test bench using VerilogA, Perl to run functional verification.
  • Increased productivity of engineering group through creation of Perl scripts that integrated off-the-shelf software products used in the development process.
  • Assure design changes meet NRC licensing basis and are properly installed, tested and integrated with other plant systems.
  • Trained agents on properly adding, removing and deleting encryption keys using a DTD device for TACLANE.
  • Create automation via Perl, shell scripts, etc.
  • Worked in Perl and WFE in Minerva product.
  • Developed utility programs for Oracle using PERL.
  • Created verification environment in Perl and Verilog.
  • Inspect various construction projects in Mandeville to ensure the contractor is following the engineering plans and quantities properly.
  • Customized the debugger and other tools using Perl, Tcl, and CSH to improve the development environment.
  • Used Perl to deploy top level infrastructure control with pre-checkin compilation, release branching, etc.
  • Support Perl scripts being used by Remedy to the customer biztalk server and Change Management process.
  • Developed a terminal based Perl application to generate schematic part bodies from the Verilog source.
  • Developed a library of scripts (Perl) to control Spirent channel emulator SR5500.
  • Simulated critical signals using Hyperlynx LineSim and BoardSim (SERDES, DDR3 simulation).
  • Developed automation framework and Webserber based on PERL CGI to display test results.
  • Clean and make sure equipment is working properly Check the industrial process.
  • Designed scripts using bash, csh, Perl and Ruby.

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47. GUI

low Demand
Here's how GUI is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Provide Technical leadership to various Verizon wireless regional network teams and assist and guide them with network architecture, deployment and evolution
  • Provided technical guidelines for PCB designs to develop thermally efficient PCB designs and ensure Electromagnetic Compatibility of the entire system.
  • Conduct security architecture analysis to identify and mitigate risk, recommend and guide implementation for IT Security Engineering designs.
  • Guide investigations of emerging commercially available energy reduction technology/best practices in support of developing a competitive advantage for ConAgra.
  • Supervised other engineers and technical personnel to provide system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance as required by project standards.
  • Mentored new hire analysts in analysis processes and guidelines, allowing for increased productivity on tightly scheduled programs.
  • Performed training, tool evaluation/selection, and provided guidance on the development of object-oriented Software development processes.
  • Optimized rapid prototyping set-up and guidelines to ensure error-free prototyping for both in-house and external rapid-prototyping clients.
  • Trusted guidance to senior executives for technology strategy, achieving consensus across engineering, marketing and procurement.
  • Authored bulletins to provide detailed product information or technical guidance based on customer and internal feedback.
  • Provided guidance on the DO-178B process including requirements management through software development and Verification and Validation.
  • Worked with internal/external process authorities and regulatory agencies to ensure compliance with Kraft food safety guidelines.
  • Handled multiple vehicle configurations that required trajectories optimization, guidance modification, and 6DOF simulation setup.
  • Develop and implement pertinent security policies, procedures and guidelines to produce operational accreditation packages.
  • Leveraged industry expertise in providing engineering design guidelines for multiple vendors within a capital project.
  • Provide expert guidance on developing key acquisition documents and preparing for key acquisition decision points.
  • Ensured safety guidelines, ergonomic factors and regulatory requirements were incorporated into all design processes.
  • Design and development of Java GUI allowing customer to easily communicate with encryption devices.
  • Challenge, request and provide overall guidance to senior management team regarding subcontractor performance.
  • Provided design guidance for equipment intended for deployment in high voltage/high current Environments.

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48. Technical Leadership

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Here's how Technical Leadership is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Provided technical leadership and advice to senior management on significant matters, often requiring the coordination of activity across organizational units.
  • Provided technical leadership and direction in solving identified engineering and manufacturing problems and authorized disposition of non-standard designs and nonconforming products.
  • Provide functional and technical leadership in identifying, evaluating and deploying solutions and procedures to solve complex business challenges.
  • Provided significant technical leadership within the organizational unit, considered a subject matter expert.
  • Provided technical leadership and managed two software engineers.
  • Provide technical leadership and management of software projects.
  • Provided hands-on technical leadership for advanced projects.
  • Provided technical leadership for projects that included N Reactor safety system upgrade and FFTF reactor and primary coolant system life extension.
  • Provide technical leadership and support for the mechanical analysis and ASME Code qualification in development of new or upgraded product.
  • Provided technical leadership/direction for architecture, planning, implementation of SAP 4.5, Business Warehouse, and archiving strategy.
  • Provided advanced technical leadership to significant design teams, technical review teams or problem resolution or cost reduction teams.
  • Provided technical leadership to develop and integrate Operator, OEM and 3rd party requirements and debug field issues.
  • Provided technical leadership in designing, deploying, and managing EMC's premier worldwide 24x7 data centers.
  • Provided technical leadership for the design of UMTS1900 network expanding from Santa Rosa to Fresno.
  • Provided technical leadership for audit of Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and customers.
  • Provided technical leadership to a team of 3-5 members over the development phase.
  • Provided technical leadership during analysis of issues found in the LTE lab.
  • Managed teams of various sizes and provided technical leadership and direction.
  • Provided technical leadership and mentoring for teams of 3-10 developers.
  • Provided technical leadership in the development of Picture Perfect.

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49. Vmware

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Here's how Vmware is used in Principal Engineer jobs:
  • Implemented and troubleshooting of kernel driver via VMware, Ubuntu GDB and produced scripts for core analysis.
  • Assisted in the design and implementation of the VMWare Enterprise infrastructure migration.
  • Create new environment within VMWare to test new products.
  • Upgraded SAS-ITRM 2.7 to SAS-ITRM 3.2 in order to create charge back system for Cloud migration of 600 VMware guests.
  • Led virtualization project of which all servers were migrated from a physical architecture to a VMware 5.0 solution.
  • Enabled vendor software work on various Openstack and VMware versions before our vendor even attempted them.
  • Maintain and validate server backups using Symantec NetBackup 7.5 for all Windows, Solaris, RedHat and VMware servers.
  • Created automations to fully deploy our applications in either Openstack or VMware from a single command line interface.
  • Maintain Database daily operations using Oracle 11gR2 ASM running on VMware vCenter Server Version 5.0.0 and vSphere Client.
  • Secured and implemented highly available infrastructure solutions using VMware Virtual Infrastructure 5 (ESX, Virtual Center/VCenter.
  • Lead companywide migration and build-out moving to new SAN and VMware virtualization servers from stand-alone server farm.
  • Developed a monitoring solution using Icinga (Nagios) to monitor the VMware environment.
  • Develop IAC product roadmap for integrations with AWS, Azure, OpenStack, VMware, Google, Rackspace and IBM.
  • Operate as an SME with the Wintel/VMWare Tower from Wintel Support and Wintel Operations.
  • Performed Virtualization, VMWare ESX vSphere and vCenter.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Principal Engineer

New Product Development20.2%
Architecture10.3%
Platform7.8%
Project Management5.5%
R5.2%
SQL5.1%
Linux4.7%
C++4.5%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Principal Engineer

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
New Product Development
New Product Development
13.4%
13.4%
2
2
Architecture
Architecture
6.9%
6.9%
3
3
Platform
Platform
5.2%
5.2%
4
4
Project Management
Project Management
3.6%
3.6%
5
5
R
R
3.4%
3.4%
6
6
SQL
SQL
3.4%
3.4%
7
7
Linux
Linux
3.1%
3.1%
8
8
C++
C++
3%
3%
9
9
Engineering Support
Engineering Support
2.7%
2.7%
10
10
Software Development
Software Development
2.3%
2.3%
11
11
Test Procedures
Test Procedures
2.3%
2.3%
12
12
Tcp/Ip
Tcp/Ip
2.2%
2.2%
13
13
CAD
CAD
2.1%
2.1%
14
14
Technical Support
Technical Support
2%
2%
15
15
Fpga
Fpga
1.9%
1.9%
16
16
API
API
1.8%
1.8%
17
17
Unix
Unix
1.8%
1.8%
18
18
Control Systems
Control Systems
1.7%
1.7%
19
19
Ethernet
Ethernet
1.7%
1.7%
20
20
System Design
System Design
1.7%
1.7%
21
21
Test Cases
Test Cases
1.6%
1.6%
22
22
Asic
Asic
1.5%
1.5%
23
23
PCB
PCB
1.4%
1.4%
24
24
DSP
DSP
1.4%
1.4%
25
25
Design Reviews
Design Reviews
1.4%
1.4%
26
26
Business Development
Business Development
1.4%
1.4%
27
27
Matlab
Matlab
1.3%
1.3%
28
28
PCS
PCS
1.3%
1.3%
29
29
DOE
DOE
1.3%
1.3%
30
30
XML
XML
1.3%
1.3%
31
31
ISO
ISO
1.2%
1.2%
32
32
Sigma
Sigma
1.2%
1.2%
33
33
QA
QA
1.2%
1.2%
34
34
Failure Analysis
Failure Analysis
1.2%
1.2%
35
35
FDA
FDA
1.1%
1.1%
36
36
Python
Python
1%
1%
37
37
Data Analysis
Data Analysis
1%
1%
38
38
OEM
OEM
1%
1%
39
39
FEA
FEA
1%
1%
40
40
Nasa
Nasa
1%
1%
41
41
User Interface
User Interface
1%
1%
42
42
System Integration
System Integration
1%
1%
43
43
DOD
DOD
1%
1%
44
44
Internet
Internet
1%
1%
45
45
Javascript
Javascript
1%
1%
46
46
Perl
Perl
1%
1%
47
47
GUI
GUI
0.9%
0.9%
48
48
Technical Leadership
Technical Leadership
0.9%
0.9%
49
49
Vmware
Vmware
0.9%
0.9%

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