Defense Analyst

Name : Michael Brezovic
Industry Type : Engineers
City & State : Johnstown,PA
Job Title Defense Analyst
Relocation Preferences : opened
Objective : Professional Skills
Solid with versatile experience in the telecommunication industry applying management, engineering, and team leadership skills utilized in research and development projects which became industry standards. Managed programs and held operational positions which envisioned new concepts in technologies through prototype, manufacturing, and strategic planning infusing them into Commercial and DOD telecommunication standards. Benchmarking to excel in building strategic partnerships to successfully meet the customers quality, schedule, and budgetary objectives.
Resume :  
L O N G R E S U M E

Michael A. Brezovic, Sr.
612 Napoleon Street; Johnstown, PA 15901
Home Phone: 814.539.1031
Cell Phone: 814.525.3131
Email: mbrezovic[at]atlanticbb.net



Communications Management / Senior Engineer


Education
MSM, Information Technology Management, Colorado Technical University, On-Going
BS, Electronics Engineering Technology, Peru State College, 1992
AS, Radio Technology, Community College of the Air Force, 1982

Professional Skills
Solid with versatile experience in the telecommunication industry applying management, engineering, and team leadership skills utilized in research and development projects which became industry standards. Managed programs and held operational positions which envisioned new concepts in technologies through prototype, manufacturing, and strategic planning infusing them into Commercial and DOD telecommunication standards. Benchmarking to excel in building strategic partnerships to successfully meet the customers quality, schedule, and budgetary objectives.

Qualifications
Defense Analyst Comm SysCommunications Manager Program Manager
Systems Engineer Corporate Senior RF Engineer R&D Engineer
Wireless & IT EngineerMember Technical StaffTechnical Instructor


Professional Experience
L.R. Kimball
2009 - 2010
Defense Analyst, Communications Systems Engineer
* Analyze and evaluate customer wire and wireless communication systems related networks, applications and policies for developmental procedures and system metrics.
* Project lead for Policy and Re-Engineering efforts for the National Guard Bureau (NGB) addressing First Responders to integrate communication systems with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); US Northern Command (USNORTHCOM); Department of Homeland Security (DHS); and Homeland Defense and Civil Support (HD / CS) missions.
* Project 25 concepts analyst for 911 Consolidation Efforts with Erie County, PA with research and development on Canopy Network for Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD); Fire Dispatch; Police Dispatch; and Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) integration of systems metrics serving Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs).
* Conducted the Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) project study addressing Public Address Systems upgrade and integration with United Airlines Operations; Dulles Operations and federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements.


DasNet Corporation
2006 2009
Systems Engineer, Corporate
* Systems Design and Development of SCIFs, COPs, JICCs, Command Centers, TCFs and Satellite Facilities for DOD initiatives addressing Predictive Modeling and Prototype Concepts. Perform and Analyze RF Propagation Studies for Link Budget, Diversity Techniques, Path Profiles, Satellite, Microwave and Wireless System Performance.
* Lead, Task and Supervised Staff on Network Characteristics involving System Integrations on Telecommunication and Operational Communication System Platforms to include SIPR, NIPR,
TACLAN, NOTAM, CTAP, JDISS, SCADA to include voice, data and video applications. Was recipient of several accolades for project early completions.

MountainTop Technologies, Inc.
Concept of Operations Leader
2004 - 2006
* Operations and Technical Lead for Research and Development for Office of Naval Research (ONR) Autonomous Vehicle Design. Recipient of accolade for project concept and completion.
* Map critical system interfaces for sensor data translation and systems simulations as prototype design testing criteria.
* Wireless Network Engineer which Designed and Optimized networks supporting capabilities of voice, data and video services for MountainTop Technologies Inc.
* Extricate architecture design, path analysis and engineering standards according to FCC, FAA and PUC regulations utilizing MapInfo and Radio FreeWare GIS systems.

AT&T Wireless
Senior RF Engineer
2001 - 2003
* RF Design and optimization for AT&T Wireless in Iowa; Missouri and Arkansas statewide markets.
* Performed Propagation Frequency Planning and Traffic Analysis to provide necessary capacity to meet subscriber forecasts. Recipient of several accolades for project early completions.
* Optimize system performance based on data collected and make parameter and systems changes to enhance OSS platform meeting planned FCC/FAA license applications.
* Lead and Mentored RF Engineers to ensure that design and implementation of cell site network are within standards utilizing Lucent Planet Software, Lucent Prospect Software and MapInfo Data Software. Optimization platforms used were Agilent Cobra Systems; X-Tel Systems, SAFCO and Ericcson Systems.

Lucent Technologies, Inc.
RF Engineer, Member Technical Staff
1996 - 2001
* RF Design and Optimization for GSM Carolina Phone, South Carolina Project for statewide market.
* Utilization of prediction tools for cell support and antenna propagation structuring with Agilent Cobra Systems; X-Tel Systems; SAFCO and Ericcson Systems with GIS interfaces.
* Coordinated and performed deliverables of Final Design, Frequency Plans, and Operational Procedures with OSS platforms addressing Post-Project Analysis Reports for Quality Improvements related to design work for the customer and Lucent.
* RF Lead Engineer for Field Support Equipment for TDMA; CDMA and GSM mobile systems utilizing Lucent Planet, Ocelot and C4 design platforms. Recipient of Lucent Star Award for 2000.

PA State Police
Radio Engineer Telecommunications Specialist
1995 - 1996
* Radio Engineer for FM radio, microwave and related telecommunications systems involving engineering analysis, installation, and maintenance of large commercial governmental communication centers. Interfaced PA State Police with PSAPs 911 System at Erie, PA.
* Managed subordinate units evaluating with Inspection as Quality Control and Assurance for radio / telecommunication services performed by communications contractor or their agents.
* Designed and Constructed special electronic devices for use in the field of special circuits and systems used by the State Police to include FCC / FAA license applications utilizing Motorola Mosaic Software GIS Data.

Laurel Technologies
Program Manager / Systems Engineer
1994 - 1995
* Program Manager as subcontractor for UNYSIS Corporation for U.S. NAVAL Advance Display Systems (ADS) integrating real time workstation / display technology, open systems architecture (OSA) applications, with commercial off-the-shelf and non-developmental items (COTS/NDI).
* Systems Engineer for prototype and production run AN/UYQ-70 criteria for integration for shipboard requirements per customer contracts.
* Health & Safety Committee Member, helped in formulating standards for newly formed company and chairing safety board actions.
* Established training requirements. Instructed personnel on process and quality test procedures.
AEROTEK Telecommunications Service
Voice / Data Systems Engineer 1993 - 1994
* Systems Engineer planned and developed voice and data circuits and equipment layout for customer contracts. Troubleshot, installed maintained, inspected, repaired and performed preventive maintenance on electronics and telecommunications systems for single and multiple facility operations networks involving radio, microwave and satellite frequencies.
* Developed operational procedures and resolved difficulties between customer and equipment installation procedures.
* Assisted in exposing long distance operator scam for hotel / motel establishments through established checks and procedures.

Military Experience
U.S. Air Force / Army
1970 - 1991
* Manager of Communications Support / Maintenance: Managed electronics operations and technical support for base telecommunications, radio, telephone operations, telephone switching, radar and computer operations networks.
* Assisted in research and development teams for concepts on future applications of combat communications role.
* Instructed electronics / telecommunications /computer network courses and wrote technical instruction manuals.
* Accolades to include Commendations Medal for Air Force / Army Career. Presidential Unit Citations and numerous Letters for Achievement.
* Developed specifications for new equipment, monitored quality assurance for contracts and new equipment installation interfaces, through manufacturing processing retrieval (MRP) systems.
* Supervised / performed troubleshooting installation, modification, maintenance, inspection, repair and preventive maintenance on electronics and communications support systems / components, low / high frequency, FM, HF, UHF, VHF, SLFCS, microwave, fiber optic, satellite, air traffic control and command / control systems.
* Trained and implemented Total Management (TQM) Program in several base support activities throughout the U.S. Air Force Command.
* Developed and administered multi-million dollar budgets and participated in short and long range operational planning.


S H O R T R E S U M E

MICHAEL A. BREZOVIC, SR.
612 Napoleon Street
Johnstown, PA 15901
H:(814) 539-1031 C:(814) 525-3131
mbrezovic[at]atlanticbb.net

SUMMARY

Proven and versatile team player with a diverse background in Communications Management, Electronics Engineering, and as Senior Engineer seeks a challenging opportunity. Open to explore new and alternative avenues of employment.

EXPERIENCE / SKILLS


* Defense Analyst for Comm Systems at DOD; Federal; and State Level requirements with integration to FEMA; Defense Homeland Security and Civil Support networks.
* Solid with versatile experience in the Communication Industry in positions of management, engineering, and Team Leader for research and development projects.
* Qualifications include: Systems Engineer Corporate, Senior RF Engineer, Wireless and IT Engineer, Communications Engineer, Program Manager, Operations Manager, Sub Contract Manager, and Instructor.
* Concept of Operations Leader for the research / development of a prototype autonomous vehicle design and Mobile Ad Hoc Network (MANET).
* Wireless Network Engineer, designed / optimized wireless networks supporting voice / data / video services, and extricated architecture design / path analysis / engineering standards according to FCC / FAA / PUC regulations.
* As a Senior RF Engineer, performed frequency planning for GSM, CDMA, TDMA and traffic analysis providing the necessary capacity to meet subscriber forecasts and propagated model tuning in maintaining networks and predictions for growth objectives utilizing Lucent Planet and Prospect Software with GIS Data and Map Info Data Systems as per customer objectives.
* Accolades to include Commendations Medal for Air Force / Army Career. Lucent Star Award for 2000. Numerous letters for achieving below budget and managing programs to meet or exceed expectations. R & D concepts brought into commercial use.
* Honorably Discharged military retirement from a successful Air Force / Army career trained / experienced in electronics telecommunications / computer networks to include research / development, management, and as a military instructor.

EMPLOYMENT

Defense Analyst Comm Sys Kimbell Corporation, Ebensburg, PA 2009-2010
Systems Engineer Corporate DasNet Corporation, Bohemia, NY LI 2006-2009
Concept of Operations Leader / Wireless Network Engineer
MOUNTAINTOP TECHNOLOGIES, INC., Johnstown, PA 2004-2006
Senior RF Engineer AT&T WIRELESS, Des Moines, IA 2001-2003
RF Engineer LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC., Naperville, IL 1996-2001
Telecommunications Specialist PA STATE POLICE, Harrisburg, PA 1995-1996
Program Manager LAUREL TECHNOLOGIES, Johnstown, PA 1994-1995
Systems Engineer AEROTEK TELECOMMUNICATIONS, Reston, VA 1993-1994
Communications Engineer U S AIR FORCE / Army, Worldwide Service 1970-1991

FORMAL EDUCATION

Colorado Technical University MSM Information Technology Management On-Going
Peru State College B S in Electronics Engineering Technology 1992
Community College of the Air Force A S in Radio Technology 1982

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