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Charles Justin Board

Test Engineer

2015 Espinosa Drive Carrollton, Texas 75010 Home: 817.793.1837 Cell: 817.793.1937 [email protected] www.charlesjboard.net

Executive Summary:

Extensive experience in the the electronics industry. Most recently in the wireless industry with Nokia Mobile Phones as their Operations Test Manager. Prior to Nokia I spent over thirteen years with NEC Electronics working with PBX, CO and Key Systems. Both of these positions have afforded me a wealth of experience in the area of systems test design and support. My background includes experience with large scale functional, in-circuit , and rack-and-stack test systems. During my tenure with Nokia I have lead projects that resulted in substantial cost savings and devloped skills with Instrumentation Control,. I have also further developed my skills with MYSQL, VBasic, PHP, SQL, ASP, and various scripting languages. I am am currently seeking a technical position with a company that allows me to apply my current skills and knowledge, while continuing to expand my abilities in the area of system's testing development.

Experience:

June 2007 to Present Nokia Mobile Phones Fort Worth, Texas 76177 Product Services Test Engineer · Defined, created, and validated cellular phone rework procedures for use in · · · · · · · · · · · · ·

production area by 3PL personnel. Defined and sourced necessary software and hardware used in product rework. Provided training to 3PL partner in the configuration and operation of test cells. Supported Level 1 and 2 operations on both Nokia's CDMA (IS-95) and GSM (UMTS) product lines. Acted as Nokia's Product Quality Manager for both inbound and outbound product shipments. Provided IT desktop support for Nokia`s onsite team. Created an assortment of product labels containing 2D (Matrix) and Linear barcodes using BarTender Bar-coding Software. Supported re-configuration of cellular product with updated flash code and / or PRL, ERI, SIM Locks, Etc. Used Auto -IT and Win Batch for Windows Automation tasks. Created reports for the tracking of various metrics on departmental scorecard. Collaborated with external teams to achieve project goals. Troubleshot various test anomalies encountered once product rework processes began. Supported MMC programming and validation process with Altec Gang Programmer. Worked with external vendors to maintain test and measurement equipment calibration and tracibility.

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June 1999 to June 2007

Nokia Mobile Phones Operations Test Engineering Manager

Fort Worth, Texas 76177

Supported all phases of product testing in a high volume cellular phone manufacturing facility. Planned, developed and purchased equipment used in the testing and alignment phases of the cellular phone manufacturing process. Created and organized support documentation used in the daily maintenance and repair activities of product test equipment. Wrote, designed and produced software and hardware to assist production operations to quickly move product through the manufacturing process. Directed engineering and technical personnel in the fabrication of testing and test-control apparatus and equipment. Was instrumental in developing a capable support staff that were crucial in the support of product testing operations. Directed and coordinated engineering activities concerned with development, procurement, installation and calibration of instruments, equipment and control devices. Developed a training department for Nokia's production support staff and assisted in the development of training material and courses. Determined conditions under which tests were to be conducted, sequences and phases of test operations. Directed and exercised control over operational, functional and performance phases of tests. Conferred with various R&D engineering and technical personnel to resolve testing problems. Managed 30 employees, scheduled work hours, resolved conflicts, determined salaries in a fast growing and dynamic consumer electronics manufacture. Analyzed test data and prepared technical reports for use by engineering and management personnel. Successfully handled various capacity expansions, cost reduction activities and quality improvement projects. Structured and maintained a test environment that encompassed all phases of cellular product alignment, testing and programming.

August 1996 to June 1999

Nokia Mobile Phones Test Engineering Supervisor

Fort Worth, Texas 76177

Responsible for day-to-day production line test operations of AMPS, TDMA, GSM and CDMA products. Supervised fourteen engineers and technicians dispersed on multiple shifts. Lead and participated in various software solutions projects. Responsible for Test Equipment Spares identification and stock level definition and technician bench setups. Provided monthly reports and presentations detailing progress on test cycle time reduction, false failures (NFF) and other operational metrics. Provided tier 2 support for IT production data management systems.

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November 1994 Nokia Mobile Phones to August 1996 Test Engineer

Fort Worth, Texas 76177

Built and debugged production line ATEs for new products. Supported new product ramps with R&D teams. Created various software tools with PHP, MySQL, SQL, Borland C and Microsoft VB to increase production efficiencies. Supported Re-Flash operations of GSM, TDMA and CDMA products. Utilized VSA's, Signal Generators, Power Meters and Radio Test Sets in automated product testing.

November 1992 Nokia Mobile Phones to November 1994 Test Engineering Technician

Fort Worth, Texas 76177

Performed RF Path Loss Calibrations for Phone TX and RX path. Participated in NFF (No Fault Found) Reduction activities. Build and Repair ATE Equipment. Vision Systems and Robotics Troubleshooting

June 1979 to July 1992

NEC America, Inc Test Engineering Technician

Engineering Technician Level A

Irving, Texas 75061

Programmed Cablescan Equipment used in testing of PBX and Key System card cages and wiring harnesses. Software and hardware support for the Teradyne N123 backplane tester. Designed Interface cards for various other continuity test systems as well. Designed In-Circuit Fixtures for testing of various PBX, Key System and CO circuit boards. Designed and built various DIP and Axial component testers used in the receiving inspection process. Developed test programs for Computer Automation Model 2000 In-Circuit test system. Also designed PCB adapters for each system board tested. Engineering Technician Level B Troubleshot and repaired various circuit boards used in telecom systems. Conducted board level rework (soldering, de-soldering, ECN Strap wiring and etch repair). Engineering Technician Level C Testing of PCBs using both automated and manual testing equipment. Consistently had highest productivity rate within the department. Worked with Engineers to repair various test adapters and fixtures. Assisted in the creation of documentation for testing and repair of PCB assemblies.

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Education:

University of Phoenix

Dallas, Texas

Master of Science in Computer Information Systems

University of Phoenix

2005

Dallas, Texas

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

University of Texas at Dallas

2003

Richardson, Texas

Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering

Mountain View College

1990 - Present

Dallas, Texas

Associates of Arts and Science in Electronics Technology

1980

Additional Training:

I have attended many Continuing Education classes throughout my career in electronics. I invite you to review the extensive listing at my website (http:///www.charlesjboard.net). Building personal computers and designing dynamic websites. FCC GROL License FCC Extra Class License Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) Windows 2003 Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) Windows 2000 CompTIA Network+ Certification CompTIA Server + Certification CompTIA IT Project+ Certification CompTIA Security+ Certification CompTIA A+ Certification

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