Jon Richards

Career Objective

Senior Software Engineering. I am interested in space and situational command and control.

Skills

Software Engineer

BS Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Love programming.

Remote command and control experience.

Programming

Objective C. iOS programming.

C/C++/C#/Java/Ruby/PHP

Linux

Interests

iPhone app development

Network application development. Internet enabling software.

Command and control

Technical

  • KK6NZQ
  • iOS devlopment
  • C/C++/Ruby/C#/Java
  • TCP/UDP, Network protocols
  • Client/Server/Web Technologies
  • Mac/Linux/Windows
  • UI design/development

Experience

SETI Institute

Head of SETI Operations

2008-Present

Operator of SETI observations at the Allen Telescope Array. Major control systems software developer. Develop methods and solutions to further the search for extraterrestrial signals.

  • Plan and implement radio signal search operations
  • Satellite and space debris detection using radio telescopes
  • System controls, creating software that controls the antenna dishes
  • C/C++/Java/Rub/Linux programming
  • Major documentation contributor
  • TCP/UDP, RS232, RS485, embedded
  • Web services, internet data gathering
  • Complex antenna data analysis
  • Pubic speaking evangelist
  • Google Summer of Code mentor

High Country Tek, Nevada City, CA

Senior Software Engineer

2006-2008

Provided embedded system programming expertise for hydraulic controllers.

  • Embedded system development
  • Addressing customer problems
  • Hardware/software integration
  • C/C++/C#/Assembly

Nokia

Programmer

2005-2006

Backend services development for Nokia's internet mobile gaming platform.

  • C/PERL programming
  • SOAP webservice (C and PERL)
  • Linux server programming

HighWire Software, Inc.

VP of Engineering and Senior Software Programmer

2002-2005

Startup founder, VP of Engineering, product architect and developer.

  • Network TCP/IP programming
  • Client/server programming
  • Rich client development
  • C/C++/C#
  • Windows PC and Palm development
  • Visual Studio application development

EcoFront Pty Ltd.

Senior Engineer. Mostly part time or in-between jobs.

1998-2007

Home automation product design and development. This company is based in Japan, all work remote with occasional trips to Tokyo.

  • Conceived and devloped several main product lines
  • Developed and managed a Chinese software team
  • Network programming, Windows/Linux/embedded
  • SMTP/HTTP/TCP/UDP/SIP
  • Low level TCP/UDP programming
  • Hardware design
  • Client/Server application development
  • Webservices development
  • C/C++/Javascript/PHP
  • Visual C++/GCC
  • Mobile applications for iMode, jSky, ezWeb, iPhone

Education

BS Electrical and Computer Engineering

Jon Richards — richards@inreach.com — (530) - 305-0644