I have expertise in building real time multi-threaded embedded applications for industries requiring systems with high reliability and availability including telecom, test equipment and gaming. Experience in leading teams and managing projects with tight deadlines. Results oriented and customer focused with demonstrated ability to drive product development to market in a timely fashion. Holds multiple patents and
I have expertise in building real time multi-threaded embedded applications for industries requiring systems with high reliability and availability including telecom, test equipment and gaming. Experience in leading teams and managing projects with tight deadlines. Results oriented and customer focused with demonstrated ability to drive product development to market in a timely fashion. Holds multiple patents and advanced degree.
Sr Principle Engineer @ Designed and developed prototype concepts for evaluation and developed requirements for future inclusion in the product line creating new sales demand.
Investigated and evaluated new technologies, determined requirements and use cases for new technology inclusion into the product line.
Developed games to drive revenue / market share. From 2008 to 2013 (5 years) Distinguished Engineer @ Senior Project Engineer / Team Leader in Software Development of Telecommunication Systems.
Developed firmware and customized VxWorks BSP and BIOS support permitting rollout of a new generation of hardware platforms for new market applications.
Added support for Cryptography Acceleration permitting access to security oriented markets.
Implemented Embedded Linux Device Drivers including Hardware Regular Expression Accelerator.
Worked with customers to provide new features to differentiate services from competitors.
Drove conformance of application and protocol stack for adherence to national and international standards.
Implemented protocol Inter-working of VOIP and WAN Media Control to SS7 (SIP-SS7 ISUP interworking) permitting availability of Unified Messaging features across the VOIP / PSTN networks.
Created VOIP based ASR / TTS (Automatic Speech Recognition) / (Text To Speech) customer prototype, researched market requirements, selected vendor and implemented prototype for customer demonstration. From January 2003 to November 2007 (4 years 11 months) Sr. Project Engineer @ Accountable for leadership of projects to design and develop dialup and ISDN remote access hub PSTN network interface.
Adapted domestic product to international market adding international features opening up European and Asian markets. Drove conformance to national and international standards.
Implemented Java (J2EE) based GUI for management of Softswitch which served as proof of concept for development of a user friendly management tool. The simplified management tool reduced costs by reducing the number of support calls.
Designed and developed high density, lower cost per port Primary Rate ISDN / T1 Multi-Media Access card realizing cost savings and maintaining competitive edge in the market place.
Consulted and authored requirements and guided design and development of DS3 Multi Media Access Card providing another low cost access method for the customer deployment.
Researched, designed and developed internationalization of product permitting sales into international markets. Drove certification of customer and PTT requirements enabling the product to be legally deployed in international markets. From 2000 to 2003 (3 years) Sr. Project Engineer @ Led team in design and development of new features for Application Software and signaling interface maintaining feature superiority. Product won Comdex best new product award (1995). Drove product acceptance enabling quick deployment in customer networks. From 1995 to 2000 (5 years) Sr. Project Engineer @ Designed and developed automatic test equipment for the telecom market.
Designed and developed Fault Analysis and Measurement Control software for an embedded test system providing user friendly expert system diagnosis, reduced costs and improved operations.
Designed and Developed a DSP based remote test unit, implementing board support, DSP, D/A ISRs, Real Time Kernel, Measurement Control, User Interface, Protocol Interface and Measurement Analysis. From 1985 to 1995 (10 years)
MS, Comp Sci / Electric Engineering @ Illinois Institute of Technology From 1991 to 1995 BS, Comp Sci / Electrical Engineering @ University of Illinois at Chicago From 1981 to 1985 Eric Erickson is skilled in: Software Development, Wireless, Perl, Software Engineering, Embedded Systems, Unix, Linux, Agile Methodologies, C++, ClearCase, Leadership, Embedded Software, Systems Engineering, Testing, C/C++ STL, Boost C++, Device Drivers
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