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Jeff Smolinske

1018 N. Plum Grove Road #201, Schaumburg, IL 60173


Phone: (847) 882-6148
Email: js4ee21c@westpost.net
Objective:
Position designing complex software systems
Experience:
2005-PRSENT
Motorola Mobile Devices Business, Libertyville, IL
Distinguished Member of Technical Staff
Created and drove into product several innovative proprietary features that sign
ificantly improved call performance
1996-2005
Motorola GSM Basestation Group, Arlington Hts, IL
Distinguished Member of Technical Staff
Very active contributor to the GPRS standards, drafted more than half of the GPR
S RLC/MAC spec (GSM 04.60), and was editor of GSM 04.60 from the time it was cre
ated (1997) until early 2000.
Chief technical architect for GSM/GPRS/EGPRS Basestation System, with expertise
in RLC/MAC protocol, data scheduling, and backhaul. Directed feature planning an
d feature roadmaps for 5 major Software releases. Led requirements specification
for the primary feature of each of 5 releases. Led software architecture develo
pment for 5 major features. Developed advanced algorithms for many features
1992-1996
Motorola Corporate Research, Schaumburg, IL
Sr. Staff Engineer
Designed and drove TIA standardization of both circuit mode and packet mode data
protocols for the PACS wireless microcellular system. Led a team of 3 engineers
in the design and simulation of the packet data protocol, which provided many f
eatures to the GPRS system. Designed and prototyped a codec and "real-time ARQ"
protocol optimized for transmission of modem tones over a 32K PACS data channel.
1988-1992
Motorola Cellular Subscriber, Libertyville, IL
Section Manager
Chief software architect for the GSM cellular phone product line. Primary archit
ect for much of the baseband hardware for the GSM phone. Managed a group of 15 e
ngineers developing the GSM signaling protocol stack including physical layer co
ntrol up through the mobility management layer.
1983-1987
Motorola Corporate Research, Schaumburg, IL
Staff Engineer
Designed and prototyped an echo canceling based full duplex hands-free speaker p
hone system for automotive cellular phones
Designed and implemented the Radio Resource Management and Mobility Management s
oftware for the GSM 'Validation' system.
1981-1983
MIT Lincoln Labs, Lexington, MA
Engineer
Developed digital boards and assembly software for guidance system. Developed Fo
rtran software for a control of a scanning receiver using a large phased antenna
array.
Patents
18 US patents, with 17 pending
Skills
Requirements analysis
Software architecture and design
Feature planning and roadmapping
Patents/innovation
Digital hardware architecture
GSM air interface protocol
UMTS air interface protocol
Standards work
C language
Assembly Language
Education
1978-1981
Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN
BSEE from the EE Honors Program