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Nora Butler
Accomplished and energetic engineer manager with a solid history of achievements in release of aviation aircraft platforms, weapons systems, medical device diagnostics products, and serving in the US Army. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization.
Areas of expertise include system engineering, V&V, earned value management, cost analysis, program management, system security, interface definition, system architecture/ development,avionics, weapons, electronic warfare (EW) medical device laboratory development, electrical power/distribution systems, and problem solving.
  • Engineering Management
  • Extensive experience in Engineering Product Life Cycle
  • Requirements Management and Verification & Validation
  • Risk and Complaint Management
  • System Security and Quality Assurance
  • Military Airborne platforms ( F-35, F22, V-22 AH-1W, Comanche)
  • Lab Automation Medical Device Diagnostics
  • Proposal Management and Cost Analysis
Automation Engineering Manager 11/2007 to 06/2015
Abbott Laboratories Irving , Tx
  • Managed product life cycle management of the two different product lines of Lab Automated Medical Device Diagnostics systems valued at ~ $300MM.
  • Evaluated new products and upgrades to ensure reliability improvements are relevant,verifiable, retrofittable, profitable, and meets customer needs/demand.
  • Released several new product devices and HW interface modules to improve the quality of results and to add new diagnostic testing capability
  • Served as a Site Risk Management Team member to assess the hazard severity and risk of customer complaints
  • Approved change orders (COs) to release new HW products (Aliquoter, Desealer, Vision System, 3rd party HW track interfaces, product improvements and multiple SW releases . 
  • Managed investigations to support customer complaints and non-conformances. 
  • Provide program status and failure analysis metrics to upper management.
System Engineer Manager 07/2005 to 11/2007
Lockheed Martin Ft. Worth, TX
  • Provided program management and technical direction in the areas of requirements/verification analysis, system design, avionics, weapons system/fire control, and risk management in support of F-22 fighter upgrade projects.
  • Managed development of the F-22 system security, trusted software development,Certification and Accreditation (C&A) process, Crypto Certification.
  • Managed OEM development of KOV-XX crypto devices, multi-advanced data links(MADL), CNI equipment, weapons munitions/pylon interfaces and Rockwell's TacticalTarget network Terminal (TTNT) in support of CNI-2010 architectural upgrade for the F-22.
  • Managed the development Team Statement of Work (TSOW), BOE man-hours estimates, and risk assessments to support F-22 Modernization proposal bids.
  • Provided weekly Earned Value Management status, and forecast projections.
Verification Lead 12/2002 to 07/2005
Lockheed Martin Ft. Worth, TX
  • Reviewed JSF system requirements and their derived allocations to lower tier products.
  • Reviewed and updated the system verification plans, requirements pass/fail criteria,test procedures, and verification results reports.
  • Provided technical support in the integration of the JSF avionics suite, CNI, and tactical sensors.
  • Developed and prepared system engineering instructions (SEIs) and CONOPs briefs to support JSF verification strategies and verification process to ensure JCS compliance and JPO acceptance.
  • Reviewed the JSF sensor suite architecture, E3 Test Plan, and System Security Plan to ensure JSF Air Vehicle compliance of all three JSF aircraft variants.

Sr. Systems Engineer 06/1996 to 12/2002
Raytheon Richardson, TX
  • Developed a test specification to meet I&T and performance validation criteria for Key Design Reviews and Test readiness Reviews (TRRs).
  • Developed test requirements, test configurations, and special test equipment to support simulation and integration lab (SIL) tests.
  • Reviewed system and subsystem test results, to include analyses, meet the verification criteria for acceptance.
  • Prepared weekly status briefs to the customer and IPT leaders.
  • Interacted on consistent basis with other IPTs to achieve optimum integration during SIL and I&T testing.

Avionics/Electronic Systems Engineer 01/1990 to 01/1996
DCS Corporation Alexandria, VA
  • Provided engineer support in the development of avionics and electronic warfare
  • systems for strategic and tactical airborne platforms.
  • Evaluated the design, system integration, and verification of AH-1W rotary aircraft avionics, GPS/Nav, electro-optics, night vision, and communication systems.
  • Conducted next generation IFF analysis and trade studies to evaluate JTIDS IFF waveform characteristics and ECCM appliques.
  • Provided engineering support to Boeing Sikorsky in the cockpit design and development on the LHX Comanche Simulator.
  • Prepared the engineering specification for the Marine Corp AH-1W Mid-Life Upgrade,which defined the operational performance, updated avionic suite, and advance rocket and targeting system.
Master of Science: Engineering Jan 2002 Texas Tech University - Lubbock, TX
Bachelor of Science: Electrical Engineering Jan 1984 Prairie View A&M University - Prairie View, TX
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Previous Companies:

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Raytheon

Previous Job Positions:

  • Automation Engineering Manager
  • System Engineer Manager
  • Verification Lead
  • Sr Systems Engineer
  • Avionics


  • Texas Tech University
  • Prairie View A&M University

Level of Education:

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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