Kyle Stanton

Kyle Stanton

Systems Engineer, Engineering Manager, Test Engineer

Kyle@ti-iq.com

Mobile: (602)-793-3763

References: LinkedIn

Summary:

Motivated multi-discipline systems engineer with experience in working in fast paced globally diverse highly regulated environments.  Proven ability to seek out and eliminate inefficiencies, coordinate between disciplines, interface with customers, , and influence change within large globally diverse corporations. 

Core Competencies:

Systems Engineering/Project Management for aerospace, military, and medical applications. Regulatory compliance, DO 160, DO 254, DO 178, NPI, customer service, Agile Certified Product Owner, product development, data collection, ROM, RFI, RFQ and report/whitepaper generation.

Registered CMMC Registered Practitioner (RP) https://cmmcab.org/marketplace/kyle-stanton/

 

 

Nov 2010 – Jan Current        Titus Innovations.                              Flagstaff, AZ

Owner and CEO

Small Consulting Company specializing in technical project management/recovery and engineering design.   Specific interest in medical military and aerospace applications.  We focus on working inside of highly regulated markets and expanding new internal tools and capabilities where a demand for compliant products exists.

 

Responsible for the design and integration of the Under Armor TOW concept designed to bring Bradley like capabilities to light tactical wheeled vehicles.

Performed and supervised all Military Standard Qualification of next generation Armament Control Unit (ACU).  Integrate various EOIR and weapon systems on to vehicle, aircraft, and stationary placements per US DoD and FMS customer requirements. 

 

Responsible for establishing ISO 13485 compliant processes and tool sets for the manufacture of Class II medical devices.  Introduce model based systems engineering techniques and tools into rapid development military life sciences application. Updated existing AS9100 compliant processes and modified where required to comply with, DO-178, DO-254, DO-160,  ISO 13485, IEC 62304, and ISO 14791 standards.  Introduced new audit administration, data collection, and compliance tool sets as required across functional teams. Integration lead for tactical radio sets used in telemedicine applications for PRC-117 and PRC-119 SINGARS tactical radios. Telemedicine System Patent published January 4, 2018 20180004908https://patents.justia.com/patent/20180004908

 

  • Chief Engineer/ Business Launch Consultant for Agile Radio             March 2015 - Dec 2019

Management and Business Development:  Maintain principal and Investor relationships through regular meetings and program reviews.  Developed technology development and business/investment plan to resurrect 220-222Mhz private spectrum band through the use of software definable radios connected over internet infrastructure for voice and IoT applications using commercial standards such as AES, Tetra and P25 communications protocols.

Product Design and Project Management:  Managed and actively lead technical development team to deliver new software defined radio capability.  Adaptable ultra-narrowband software defined radio device, system, and method Patent Awarded January 7, 2020  10531328  https://patents.justia.com/patent/10531328

 

  • FDA and Manufacturing Test Compliance Consultant for Dexcom    April 2017-Dec 2017

Developed and released processes and protocols for FDA 21 CFR 820  product compliance related to the final manufacturing and release of Dexcom’s G7, Firefly, and Gemini blood glucose monitors.  Technical liaison for related FDA related manufacturing test.

 

Jan 2013 – March 2017                     Sierra Nevada Corporation.                             Reno, NV

Sr. Systems Engineer, Telemedicine

Responsible for commercial telemedicine projects.  Charged with all systems engineering efforts associated with development and release of Medical Device solutions serving the Telemedicine Market.  Efforts include compliance and regulatory management, Quality Management System design and install, customer training, and pilot launch activities.  Developed web driven interfaces, systems and products while adhering to all 21CFR820.30 FDA standards and applicable HIPAA and HITECH Act security guidelines.

Achievements: 

  • Principal Investigator for Office of Naval Research (ONR) Telemedicine Research program.
  • Integrated tactical telemedicine solutions to commonly deployable equipment such as:
    • Nett Warrior Samsung Android devices, AN/PRC-154A Rifleman Radio, PRC-117F/G Multiband Manpack Radio, IMAGINET Tactical Radio Network
  • Addressed and managed cyber security and NIST security requirements throughout product development to comply with standards for equipment used in tactical environments.
  • Developed audio self-contained voice to text technology capable of 90%+ accuracy in UH-60 with doors open and rotors turning using medical lexicon.  Deployed over UWB tactical mesh network.
  • Developed and deployed secure HIPAA compliant cloud based technologies to support telemedicine transactions.
  • Authored patents for commercial and military telemedicine.

Awards:

  • Award for authoring HIPAA compliant processes.
  • Award for participation of team efforts resulting in selling first Commercial Telemed product.
  • Award for successful negotiations and relationship repair with key vendors.

 

 

Nov 2010 – Jan 2013             Titus Innovations.                                      Reno, NV

Owner/President

Consulting Company specializing in project management/recovery and engineering design.   Performed all business development and backend business functions while maintaining customer relationships and performing engineering design.

 

  • Test Engineering Consultant to Myriad Systems for Tazer     March 2013 – Dec 2013

Management and Business Development:  Worked closely with customers at Tazer to develop a manufacturing test solution that met both quality needs and budget. 

Product Design and Test Development:  Utilized USB controller hardware from National Instruments along with LabView 2012 to build logic test sequence and test fixture to test Tazer’s new On-Officer Video Platform

 

  • Project Engineering Consultant to Phoenix Logistics      Nov 2012 – March 2013

Product Design and Test Development:  Engineer responsible for the design, deployment, support, of a new test technologies designed to help personnel debug MIL-STD-1553 cable issues.  Automated system designed to run off of host PC or laptop and provide USB interface to hardware designed for testing.  In charge of all hardware and software development.  Software developed in LabView 8.5 and LabView2012.  Create custom software interface to hardware using .dll calls and .NET components.  Worked alongside equipment vendors to establish LabView libraries for all equipment that lacked libraries and drivers.

 

  • Project Management Consultant to Jabil Circuit       Nov 2010 – Oct 2012

Management: Responsible for project performance/management, schedule, budget, regulatory compliance, and test development customer relationship.  As a contracted Project Manager responsibilities included regular communication with Jabil’s customers such as EMC, IBM, McAfee, Boston Scientific, and Covidien as well as internal Jabil work cell groups located in St. Petersburg FL, Wuxi China, Shanghai China, and Hungary.  

Test Development:  Responsible for conducting all Test Stand 2010 and LabView 8.6, 9.0 related code reviews and related training for product regulated by FDA. 

Accomplishments: Successfully deployed several production test systems to Jabil Wuxi and Jabil Hungary.  Successfully launched new test development global quality initiative to further standardize ongoing FDA compliance through test development activities.

 

 

March 2010 – Oct 2012         Neptune Mobile Devices Inc.                   Phoenix, AZ

Owner, President, CEO

Neptune Mobile Devices develops and deploys modular devices that augment existing Military Vehicle maintenance tool sets. Technologies developed and marketed are used to increase vehicle readiness and decrease vehicle lifetime maintenance costs through the use of proprietary vehicle bus monitoring systems coupled with Predictive Maintenance Algorithms.  Specific focus on the decode of MIL-STD-1553 bus traffic with limited access to interface control documentation (ICD’s).

 

Sept 2008 – Feb 2010 Neptune Systems Contracting for DRS Huntsville, AL

Sr. Systems Engineer, and Software Engineering Consultant (1099 Contract)

Management:  Managed and lead software development team.  Participated in all major government meetings (PDR, CDR, TRR, DD-249 Acceptance). Maintained requirement tracking systems at the individual signal level for over 2500 individually monitored or driven signals.   Managed inter-departmental and customer activities through the use of requirements and deadlines. Accomplishments:  DD-250 government acceptance and on time/under budget delivery of the SIL.

 

Systems/Software Development:

 - Systems Engineer and Software Lead (LabVIEW) for a congressionally funded Systems Integration Laboratory for the M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank.  The facility is aimed at accelerating the integration and deployment life-cycle of new and advancing technology into the M1A1 family of vehicles.

 

Sept 2005 – Sept 2008         Inter-Coastal Electronics (ICE)                              Mesa, AZ

Manager - Test Engineering Department/Systems Engineer III      Oct 2005 - Sept 2008

Activities:  Managed labor and budget required to support production needs and required throughput.  Test Department Manager responsible all activities involving production level testing.  Designed and developed all test methodologies and specifications for production, systems, and integration level testing.

Accomplishments:  Reduced test times 300% in six months by implementing new training and equipment accrued through self-funded efforts due to budget constraints.  ISO-9001 certification achieved Sept 2009. 

 

Experience integrating technology on the following platforms: OH-58D Kiowa Warrior Light Attack Helicopter, AH-64 Apache Attack Helicopter, CH-47 Chinook Heavy Lift Helicopter, UH-60 Black Hawk Utility Helicopter, AH-1 Cobra Attack Helicopter, M1134 Stryker ATGM Anti Tank Guided Missile Variant of the light armor wheeled vehicle, M2 Bradley IFV Infantry Fighting Vehicle, M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank, ITAS TOW HMMWV (Humvee) mounted guided missile launcher.

 

Feb 2004 – Oct 2005           Medtronic Microelectronics                        Tempe, AZ

Sr. Test Engineer

Activities:  Test Engineer for the ADM IPG/ICD Test area.   Participate in qualification and release of both hardware and software for test solutions.   Assist in supporting manufacturing floor with necessary hardware, software and test system configuration.   Act as a liaison between development facilities and high volume manufacturing facilities worldwide.  Responsible for generating and defending test documentation to be reviewed in FDA, European Health Organizations, and internal audits.  Support on site installation of production test equipment in Romania, Switzerland, and Puerto Rico. 

 

June 2001 – Feb 2004          Honeywell CAS                                   Glendale, AZ       

Test Engineer                                                                                       June 2003 - Feb 2004

Supported and developed test hardware and software for the testing of DU-1080 and DU-1310 avionics flat panel displays. 

  • Developed test equipment for Boeing 777 flat panel displays and Primus EPIC MAU avionics.
  • Design of End Item, Burn In, and HASS test software using National Instruments Labview 5.0 and Test Stand, Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0, and Honeywell proprietary JAX and KIA applications.

 

Verification Engineer                                                                          June 2001 - June 2003

Verification and Validation Engineer assisted in the hardware verification and validation process.  Supports FAA certification of hardware system. Experience with the Honeywell Primus EPIC MAU for use in commercial aircraft.  Performed verification activities on Dassault, Gulstream, Embrear, and Augusta aircraft MAU components for use in the Primus EPIC avionics systems.

 

Patents:

Braking control system for a vehicle being towed by another vehicle

Patent number: 6845851 Granted Jan 25th 2005

Abstract: A system for controlling the braking system of a towed vehicle being towed by a towing vehicle having a towing vehicle subsystem for the towing vehicle and a towed vehicle subsystem for the towed vehicle.

 

Adaptable ultra-narrowband software defined radio device, system, and method

Patent number: 10531328  Granted January 7, 2020

Abstract: Devices, systems, and methods are described herein for communicating data using an adjustable software defined radio.

 

Telemedicine System

Publication number: 20180004908  Publication date: January 4, 2018

Abstract: A system is configured for accessing, editing, managing and/or observing medical related data.

 

Education:

Student

2008 – Dec 2009           Thunderbird School of Global Business               Glendale, AZ

MBA in Global Business Management              

 

Student

1998 - 2002                    Embry Riddle Aeronautical University                   Prescott, AZ

Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering     

 

General Management

Business Strategy, Market Analysis, Business Intelligence, Game Changing Technology Analysis, Employee Compensation,  Investment Strategy, Alignment of Corporate Goals, R&D Management,

Tools: SWOT Analysis, Porter Five Forces, Budget Analysis, Cash Flow Statement, Balance Sheet

 

Business Development

Author Proposals both DoD and Commercial, Generating Presentations, Customer Follow Up, Customer Service, Sales, RFP, FRQ, Estimating, Contract Development, Contract Negotiation

Tools: Trade Shows, SBA, fbo.gov, Direct Marketing, Linked In, MS Power Point, MS Word, Mac Keynote, Mac Pages

 

Project Management

Regular Stake Holder Reviews, SDL Software Development Lifecycle, Product Development Lifecycle, Budget Analysis, Project Analysis, Burn Rate, Global Team Management, Global Project Management, Contract Manufacturing, DCMA Acceptance, DD-249, DD-250,

Tools:  MS Excel, Mac Numbers, MS Project, SQL, Gant Chart, Association Chart,

 

Compliance

CFR21820.30 , AS9100, DO-178B, DO-160, DO-254,  ISO-9001, ISO 13495, IEC 62304, ISO 14791, FDA design compliance

Tools: Alfresco, SVN, CRC, Gerber, Requirements Traceability Matrix, IBM DOORS

 

Documentation:

SDD (Systems Description Document), SRD (Systems Requirements Document), HDD (Hardware Description Document) , HRD (Hardware Requirements Document), SWDD( Software Description Document), SWHD (Software Requirements Document), TDD (Test Description Document), TRD (Test Requirements Document), VDD (Verification Description Document), VHD (Verification Requirements Document), Windchill, Alfresco, PVCS, Helix, SeaPine Test Track, CatsWeb.

 

Systems Development

Mentor and Trainer, Requirements Generation, Requirements Tracking, Systems Architecture, System Design, Cross Functional Team Development, Control Systems Design, Closed Loop Control Design, Interface Control Document Design, IRAD (Internal R&D)

 

Hardware Development

Hardware Design, Digital Design, Analog Design, Mixed Signal Design, RF Design, Power Management, Schematics, PCB Layout, Hardware Verification, 904nm Laser Design, 830nm Laser Design, RF Design

Tools:  Orcad Layout, PSPICE, Mentor Graphics, PCB123, PCB Express, MIL-STD-1275 /704

 

Software Development

Software Design, Software Architecture, GUI creation, Test Software Creation, Product Software Creation, Embedded Software, Application Software, Database Management, RTOS

Tools: Version Control, VSS, SVN Tortoise, LabView,TestStand, C, C++, C#,  SQL, Visual Basic, VxWorks

 

Test Development

HALT, HASS, ESS Testing, NPI (New Product Introduction Testing), Test Design, Qualification Testing, MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-461, Medical Product Testing, Aerospace Testing, Defense Product Qualification Testing.

 

V&V Verification and Validation

Traceability Matrix, Articles of Evidence, Hardware Verification, Software Verification, FPGA verification,

 

Communication Protocols

MIL-STD-1553, USB, RS-232, RS-422, GPIB, IEE-488, Ethernet, TCP-IP, 802.11, 802.14, VHF, UHF, Single Side Band Suppressed Carrier, Half Duplex, Full Duplex, Master Slave Bus, Multi Master Slave Bus, Point to Point Communication, Interface Control Documentation (ICD)