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Litepoint Incorporation - Senior System Software Engineer Resume Example

Leah Long
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Summary
Accomplished and energetic System Software Engineer with a solid history of achievement in wireless testing and product integration. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include wireless network/testing and optical sensors.
Skills
  • Good understanding of current/future wireless communication systems, standards (WLAN, BT, BLE, NFC, GPS etc.), RF fundamentals and networking protocols
  • Experience on 802.11 MAC and Physical Layer software testing
  • Hands on experience with RF lab test equipment
  • Design, develop, and execute test plans for Wi-Fi features, debugging software and hardware related issues
  • Wireless testing methodology and product life-cycle development from concept, design, application through after-market support
  • Proficient in C/C++/Python/Javascript programming (5+ years)
  • Data structure and design pattern for programming optimization
  • Photonics, optical sensors, solid-state physics, semiconductor devices and material science
  • Electrical and optical sensor design and performance test experience
  • Managing multiple projects to ensure both technical requirement and program milestones
Experience
Senior System Software Engineer, Advanced Technology Group, 09/2013 to Present
Litepoint Incorporation Sunnyvale, CA

  • Designed and built new wireless testing system from the scratch, including prototype hardware component characterization, FPGA code validation, firmware and application software development, HVP test case design. Work with multiple teams. Products contributed to more than 50% company revenue and profit
  • Improved the manufacturing testing in terms of reliability, efficiency and speed. Brought intelligence to wireless testing methodology at a system level, parallel (concurrent) testing, collision avoidance, OTA(over the air) test, transmit/receive testing combining to support Apple's high standard test speed requirement on manufacturing line
  • Led the Development of BTLE link-base test methodology and application targeting final product tests in the IOT markets
  • Debugged issues and collected logs for issues related to test sequence, tools, firmware, FPGA, host, calibration, power amplifier.
  • Worked on test solution on both factory test modes and normal/Mission Mode; Tested features on different WiFi chipsets
RF Application Engineer, 07/2012 to 09/2013
Litepoint Incorporation Sunnyvale, CA
  • Developed and validated test software solutions (C/C++/Python) for Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) /BT/GPS/NFC; Control and maintain multiple software solution code trunks and branches to facilitate both tactical and strategic development of solutions
  • Supported and worked with major ODMs, OEMs and DVT & System teams of major chipset companies
  • On-call support for Wi-Fi/BT test solutions running on Apple and module makers production line
Research Assistant (PhD), 07/2009 to 06/2012
Department of Electrical Engineering, State University of New York Buffalo, New York
  • Architecture and developed systematic work on low cost and compact linearly graded photonic bandgap structures (optical filters), from polymer raw material synthesis, holographic fabrication, sample characterization to consumer-end applications (Patent 2)
  • Designed, implemented and developed novel low-cost multispectral imaging and optical sensor system (solution) based on photonic bandgap structures
  • Experience of optical modeling and simulation using R-soft, ray tracing using Zemax and image analysis using Matlab and ImageJ
  • Issued 9 publications and 3 patents in the last two years of PhD
Research Assistant (MS), 09/2008 to 06/2009
Department of Biophysics, State University of New York Buffalo, New York
  • Developed a customized temperature control system with PID control for cell monitoring, fast rising temperature (few seconds) and temperature stability within 0.1 K
  • Circuit design and PCB layout with A/D, D/A converter, push and pull amplifier stages and Peltier module; Atmel Mega-128 microcontroller (MCU) programming
  • Developing the CameraLink interface and acquisition program to control the detector and acquire the frames in PC
Education
Ph.D.: Electrical Engineering, Jun 2012 State University of New York at Buffalo - Buffalo, New York
GPA: 4.0/4.0
Thesis: Graded Photonic Bandgap Structures and Applications
Master of Science: Electrical Engineering, Feb 2010 State University of New York at Buffalo - Buffalo, New York
GPA: 3.96/4
Courses: Semiconductor materials, Microelectronics Device Fabrication/Lab, Biomedical devices, Semiconductor devices, Analog Integrated Circuit Layout, Analog Circuit, Digital Principle, RF-Microwave Circuit/Lab
Thesis: Designing a PID thermo-feedback system using AVR-Mega128 Microcontroller
Bachelor of Science: Applied Physics, Jun 2007 Shanghai University - Shanghai, Shanghai
GPA: 3.67/4, 2/140, graduate with distinction
Selected Publication
[1] K. Liu, et al., One-step Fabrication of Graded Rainbow-colored Holographic Photopolymer Reflection Gratings, Advanced Material, 2012
[2] K. Liu, et al., Hybrid Oxygen-responsive Reflective Bragg Grating Platforms, Analytical Chemistry, 2011
[3] K. Liu, et al., Porous Nanostructured Encapsulation and Immobilization Materials for Optical Biosensors, IEEE JSTQE  2011 Invited Article- Special Issue on BioPhotonics
[4] K. Liu, et al., One-step Holographic Lithography Fabrication of a Rainbow-colored Photonic Bandgap Structure, IEEE Photonics Conference, 2011, Arlington, Virginia (postdeadline paper)  
Awards
Patent featured by the Society of Manufacturing Engineering (SME) in its 2013 List of Innovations that Could Change the way you manufacture
30+ Media Report of Patent [2]
Patent reported as “Eight UB Inventions from 2011 That You Won't Want to Miss”, 2011
Travel award to attend the FiO/LS - Frontier in Optics 2013/Laser Science conference
Outstanding Student Award, Shanghai, China, 2005
Patents
[1] C. Olgaard, K. Liu, R Wang Method for Testing a Low Power Radio Frequency(RF) Data Packet Signal Transceiver (Submitted)
[2] K. Liu, et al.,  A Holographic Lithography Method to Fabricate Graded Photonic Bandgap Structures Issued 2013, WO2013066606 A1
[3] Q. Gan, A.Cartwright, K. Liu, et al., An Ultra-Compact Multispectral Imager Based on Graded Holographic Photopolymer Reflection Grating Filters, Pending, IPD code: R6688
[4] K. Liu, et al.,  Heavy-chalcogen Analogues of Rhodamine and Rosamine Dyes as Photoinitiators for Free-radical Polymerization, Pending, IPD code: R6636
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Previous Companies:

  • Litepoint Incorporation
  • Department of Electrical Engineering
  • State University of New York

Previous Job Positions:

  • Senior System Software Engineer
  • Advanced Technology Group
  • RF Application Engineer
  • Research Assistant

Schools:

  • State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Shanghai University

Level of Education:

  • Ph.D.
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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