Work Experience

Oct 2021 - Present: Technical Program Manager, Software (Autonomy Infrastructure), Argo AI

  • Organize numerous autonomous vehicle functions (i.e. SW Update, Product Security, OS, Networking, Connectivity and Manufacturing SW) by creating quarterly plans and long-term feature roadmaps to align with business objectives and support the execution of Argo’s vehicle programs with Ford & VW in addition to pilots with Walmart and Lyft (thousands of jobs completed over two cities)
  • Coordinate multiple engineering teams’ (Onboard Platform, Deployment) sprint plans, reviewing with stakeholders to get alignment on timelines.
  • Lead cross-functional efforts to improve platform reliability of the AV through: introducing optimizations and reducing bugs during vehicle start-up (40% time improvement), and improving SW deployment times.
  • Responsible for various external meetings (incl. Ford, VW, Intel, manufacturers) to coordinate new system integration bring-up/testing, prioritize support and ensure software changes are delivered as needed.

Aug 2021 - Oct 2021: Quality & Test Engineering (SRE/DevOps & DataEng), Vicarious

  • Created software to help automate infrastructure bringup and deployment of customer sites, expediting deployments while reducing errors and complexity.
  • Reviewed internal objectives to define metrics and KPIs, drove process optimizations as appropriate and brought up data engineering pipelines to support observability.

Mar 2019 - May 2021: Software Engineering Manager, Bossa Nova Robotics

  • Work with an engineering team to develop software (tools, scripts, and systems) used to test and calibrate hardware, conduct robot test automation, and manage infrastructure at factories.
  • Created and drove the engineering roadmap for robot testing.
  • Worked on 6+ different hardware systems/platforms and shipped over 800+ robots to production as a group
  • Started as the first hire on a new engineering team and led its growth to 6 engineers and other technicians/contractors.

Aug 2017 - Mar 2019: Software Engineer, Infrastructure, Bossa Nova Robotics

  • Supported bring-up of the robot manufacturing line and test process, developing scripts and supporting operations.
  • Developed software to monitor and measure various robot metrics to analyze its performance and reliability.
  • Worked with system engineering to integrate third party components (i.e. sensors) into the robotic platform.
  • Performed software QA testing and hardware/system failure analysis.

Jan 2017 - Sep 2017: Quality System Engineer, Fabrinet West

  • Executed program changes from inception to implementation; working with external clients (incl. Nvidia, Tesla and Intel) to understand their needs and requirements, and translating that into a development roadmap for engineering.
  • Developed business systems to monitor factory production status and metrics. Created tooling that generated quality/operation reports for internal management reviews and external customer quarterly business reviews.

June 2014 - Apr 2016: Web Developer / Accounts Manager, University of California, Irvine

  • Developed and maintained various university websites and administrative web tools using javascript, PHP and mySQL. Implemented bash and Python scripts to automate server tasks to support university tech/web server operations.


University of California, Irvine: Bachelor of Arts

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