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Principal Engineers work in manufacturing units and are responsible for coordinating engineering processes. Typical work activities listed on a Principal Engineer example resume are leading projects, designing and developing plant facilities, supporting business objectives, providing technical leadership, and modernizing existing facilities. The ideal candidate for this job should be able to demonstrate the following skills and abilities in their resumes: engineering expertise, leadership, troubleshooting, organizational skills, teamwork, being able to work under pressure, computer proficiency, and analytical thinking. To become a principal engineer one needs to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline.

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Principal Engineer

Led team of 4 Engineers in design and development of metadata matching algorithm.

  • Designed architecture of metadata matching application, ensuring matching with 95% accuracy
  • Redesigned "more like this" plugin of SOLR to compare values for same fields, instead of comparing to all fields, increasing matching score by 40%
  • Designed architecture of keyword extraction from text using MAXENT lib of OPENNLP, improving correspondence of text and extracted keywords
  • Analyzed and optimized TV Guide Application, reducing usage of database resources and memory
  • Led redesigning Unified messaging system application by gathering information from related projects and formulated appropriate architecture changes, increasing number of queries per second around 500K
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MS
Physics And Mathematics
Physics And Mathematics
2

Principal Engineer

Responsible for mechanical design, qualification and manufacturing introduction of CMTS products from concept to production. Served as technical team leader, program manager and mechanical engineer, for Cuda 12000 and Cuda 3000 programs and associated blade type products.

  • Lead mechanical development, simulation, analysis, qualification and manufacturing introduction efforts for Cuda Chassis (CMTS chassis) and module products
  • Created proposals: scheduled, performed cost estimation, mechanical concepts, and detail design for Cuda products
  • Established and managed supplier base for mechanical and related assemblies and components
  • Provide regulatory services for all divisional products including: FCC, CE, UL, RoHS, China RoHS and WEEE
  • Mechanical Design and development performed using SolidWorks, AutoCAD 3D Solids, and Agile
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Operations Management And Human Factors Design
3

Principal Engineer

Lead developer in four of [company name]'s product areas as well as driving cross-team architecture/infrastructure
initiatives.

  • Championed and developed a federated identity system giving single signon access to several internal and external-facing web applications
  • Championed and developed infrastructure to standardize logfile collection and analysis across products
  • Developed service infrastructure components in Angular2/Typescript for a unified web UI initiative
  • Contributed to Media Analytics backend product components
  • Core technologies: Ruby, Rails, PostgreSQL, Scala, Angular2/Typescript
  • Agile development practices
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Cs
Cs
4

Satellite Earth Station Systems Principal Engineer

RF Systems Engineer focused on developing Tracking, Telemetry and Control (TT&C) Satellite Ground Station solutions and services to control SSL-built satellites for Azercosmos, Telekom Indonesia, Bulsatcom and Bank Rakyat Indonesia. Provided for the technical design, analysis, implementation, testing and verification, operations and maintenance of TT&C Ground Stations.

  • Designed two TT&C Earth Stations to support the launch and long-term operation of the SSL-built Azerspace-2 satellite for Azercosmos of Azerbaijan. As the lead Ground Systems RF Engineer in a cross-functional team, achieved a 10% reduction in hardware to software interface problems experienced in the field by developing a process to improve coordination of factory testing of the RF System with that of the Monitor and Control System.
  • Designed a new TT&C Earth Station and the retrofit of two other TT&C Earth Stations to support the launch and long-term operation of the SSL-built Telkom-4 satellite for Telkom Indonesia.
  • Supervised the installation and testing of the Primary TT&C Earth Station to support the launch and long-term operation of the SSL-built BulgariaSat satellite for Bulsatcom.
  • Participated in the system design of two TT&C Earth Stations to support the launch and long-term operation of the SSL-built BRIsat satellite for Bank Rakyat Indonesia.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
5

Principal Engineer

  • Led engineering process for meal and oil product development, trained and oversaw a team of 6 for oilseed crushing, extraction and oil refining operations.
  • Coordinated cross-functionally with operations, commercial, technical service, FSQR, EHS, analytical, sensory, and food applications; managed projects meeting cross-function stakeholders' expectation.
  • Managed projects with crushing and refinery plants across Cargill on process development and optimization to improve yield, reduce cost and improve product quality.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Chemical Engineering
MS
Chemical Engineering
MS
Mathematical Computer Science
6

Principal Engineer and Project Manager

Design tooling and processes to repair and install internal mechanical components in Westinghouse and Combustion Engineering designed nuclear reactors. Prepare quality documentation and provide vendor oversight for tool fabrication. Develop testing criteria and procedures for verifying and validated tools and processes. Travel as required to support power plant maintenance outage repair and service activities.

  • Managed design projects from inception to field implementation.
  • Acted as Supervisor and Technical Advisor in the field during maintenance and repair activities.
  • Performed inspections and prepared findings reports for root cause investigations.
  • Authored Design and Functional Specifications for tools and components.
  • Designed tooling to correct emergent, time critical power plant issues.
  • Conducted Failure Mode Effect Analysis for first of a kind tools and processes.
  • Developed operating procedures
  • Prepared quotes and proposal inputs for tools and services.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
Leadership Instructor Training
7

Principal Engineer

  • Provided Project Management including: scope development, design/engineering, construction/installation, commissioning, documentation, training and start-up
  • Conducted a comprehensive evaluation of chemical production facility. Evaluated equipment, utilities, facilities, buildings, procedures, programs, PSM, and incidents. Estimated ongoing capital needs and created a plan for expansion of production.
  • Provided chemical design and process development for biochemical manufacturing. Created and improved processes by improving yields, purification steps, enhanced operability and supported equipment improvements.
  • Designed and installed ultra-pure water systems and implemented process improvements to manufacturing/filling lines.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Chemical Engineering
8

Principal Engineer

Design of test fixtures, cables and other support equipment used for acceptance testing, burn-in, vibration and alignment of IFF system components from their production line that are used in various military aircraft.

  • Design and modification of interface devices used on automatic test equipment (ATE) and integration with software to assure that the Unit under test (UUT) meets specifications.
  • Design and modification of support equipment for the P-8A Poseidon Multi-Mission Maritime Aircraft and for the Korea 737 AEW&C Mission Computing and Display Systems.
  • Test requirement document (TRD) generation for the Multi-band Laser System.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
9

Principal Engineer Network & Operations

Design, implementation and system administration of a back-bone network surveillance reporting platform. Lead programmer for 7 regional back-bone surveillance systems. System administrator and custodian for 32 regional Frame Relay, ATM, and Voice Network utilization monitoring systems.

  • Lead developer and architect of a system to identify fraudulently routed 'Inter-Exchange Carrier' (IEC) traffic within the VZ long distance network and the recovery of an annualized and recurring $4 million per year in lost revenue.
  • Architect of a system designed to virtually provision customer circuit builds across the network thereby identifying and trending common segment connection faults. The results were an immediate and dramatic decrease in delayed customer circuit builds.
  • Successful designer and engineer of a digital cross connect (DCS) collection and shipment platform as part of high level $3.9 million, 3 year outsourcing trouble reduction and cost containment initiative.
  • Responsible for the design and build of a secure access system to VZ's backbone surveillance system utilizing existing access to company LDAP and system resources avoiding a vendor charge of $975K to create a similar system.
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BA
Physics
MS
Physics
MS
Medical Physics
10

Consulting Engineer / Senior Principal Engineer / Principal Engineer

  • Promoted multiple times achieving the highest technical position possible within the company: Consulting Engineer
  • Member of the Tyco Innovation team with 2 patents held by Tyco Intl
  • Responsible for all deactivation product embedded hardware designs at the company (1995 - 2015)
Candidate Info
60
years in
workforce
21
years
at this job
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