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GARCIA 125 2nd Street Apartment B H (562) 431-6509 769 SENIOR QUALITY ENGINEER PROFILE Highly motivated quality professional experienced in the introduction and suppor t of a wide variety of projects, able to work with, motivate, and mentor diverse professional teams, while leading by example. A proven leader, who quickly and successfully responds to ever-changing environments and situations, consistently achieves goals within critical project deadlines, and is able to leverage an ey e for detail, ensuring success and quality. Confident, highly energized, effective, and persuasive communicator with strong interpersonal and communication skills. Detail- and results-oriented with a prov en ability to demonstrate flawless execution and implementation of innovative st rategies. An analytical and strategic thinker with the highest professional stan dards and personal integrity. CORE COMPETENCIES Quality Assurance Software / Hardware Design Process Improvements Quality Con trol Mentoring Problem Identification Strategic and Tactical Planning Aerospace Critical Thi nking Project Management Effective Communication Training PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE The Boeing Company Long Beach, CA 1988 n 2010 Project Lead / Cost Account Manager 1997 n 2010 Key leader accountable for managing over $25,000,000 in test software avionics u pgrades for a large military transport aircraft designated as the United States Air Force (USAF) C-17 Globemaster III. Certified Moderator for formal software P eer Reviews process. * Successfully provided monthly project status reporting to military customers a nd integrated product teams covering over 12 military and civilian installations throughout the United States. * Effectively streamlined core operating procedures, and processes for 66-member support equipment team, leading to common procedures and processes utilizing en gineering LEAN tools. * Functioned as lead for Support Equipment Software Engineering Process Group au dit team leading towards certification of Software Engineering Institute (SEI) L evel 5. Senior Software Quality Engineer Long Beach, CA 1988 n 1997 Subject matter expert designated as laboratory and flight test quality engineeri ng representative for large commercial aircraft McDonnell Douglas (MD-11) and Un ited States Air Force (USAF) C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft for first f light launches at Yuma, Arizona and Edwardis Flight Test Center, Edwards Air For ce base California. * Silver Eagle award nominee for special project leading to the installation and Seal Beach, CA 90740 C (714) 742-6

customer buy-off of Defensive Systems missile warning system on four production Globemaster III aircraft at Tulsa, Oklahoma. * Successfully developed and published a supplemental inspection, and maintenanc e program, for 4 MD-11 flight test aircraft (447-450), per Federal Air Regulatio n 91.169. EDUCATION Bachelor of Arts, Biology

Immaculate Heart College

Los Angeles, CA

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Systems Engineering Certificate Program Introduction to the Capability Maturity Model Engineering and Integration of System of Systems CertificateProgram Extension Management of Business Contracts Certificate program Earned Value Management System Training