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RESUME of Serge Matovic
Serge Matovic (age 55)
3352 Burdock Place
Mississauga, Ontario
L5A 4B7
Home Telephone: 905-566-1101
EMAIL: sergematovic@yahoo.com

EDUCATION
Master of Engineering, University of Toronto, Electrical Engineering (Electronics Department), 1981.

ELECTRONIC/COMPUTER HARDWARE SKILLS
Design, integration and testing of Computer and Microprocessor based machine and process controllers and control systems.
Grounding, shielding and noise prevention in the area of computer based process control systems.
Digital and analog electronic circuit design, from concept to finish. Mostly involved with the microprocessor based industrial controllers, including Programmable Controllers, Factory Floor Data Collection Systems, intelligent Thermocouple Transmitters, Job Costing Software, and many other similar projects. Also design of printed circuit board layouts, and design of electronic enclosures.
Simulation of electronic circuits using SPICE simulator.

SOFTWARE SKILLS
Small software projects in Java, C, C++, and Motorola 6809 assembly language programming. Presently learning Java. Will try to get Sun Microsystems certified in JAVA 2 in the near future. Also experimented with Linux Operating System and connecting Linux and Windows machines using Samba software.

GENERAL SKILLS
Can write and communicate in a concise and clear manner. Likes to (and still can) learn. Works well with others. Good in asking "WHAT IF" questions. Sees the "BIG PICTURE", but when required can zoom in, and see the details. Likes to golf (member of the Ontario Golf Association - have the OGA handicap index of 10.0).

TYPE OF WORK DESIRED
Would like to get involved in software engineering - could only do a junior level work to start. Never involved in large software projects, but heavily involved in learning JAVA for the past two years. Quite familiar with Java syntax and grammar. Will attempt to get Sun Microsystems JAVA 2 certified in the near future.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
2000 - Present: Retired
Was given early retirement package on August 11, 2000 from Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd).

1990 - 2000: Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd.
Computer Hardware Design Engineer with the following responsibilities: Prepare design and procurement documentation for the Nuclear Reactor Computerized Shutdown Systems, including Design Descriptions, Technical Specifications, Requests for Engineering Quotations, Engineering Change Notices, etc. Perform trouble-shooting of computer hardware design problems, including grounding problems (both safety and logic grounding), EPROM memory access time related problems, CMOS memory occasional halting problems, and many other computer hardware related problems. Prepare computer qualification test procedures, perform (supervise) the actual tests performed by an independent laboratory, and prepare test reports and conclusions for these tests. Prepare scope and schedules for new work and monitor budgets and progress for the same. Ensure that all work is being done in compliance with the project specific Quality Assurance Programs.

1982 - 1990: Incon Electronics Inc.
President and Co-Owner with the following responsibilities: Designed and supervised the design of complete projects (concept to finish) of many hardware and software products, such as microprocessor based Programmable Controllers, Factory Floor Data Collection Systems, intelligent Thermocouple Transmitters, Job Costing Software, and many other similar projects. Also involved in daily management and marketing functions.

1979 - 1982: Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd.
Computer Hardware Design Engineer with the following responsibilities: Design, integration and testing of the Mini-Computer based Nuclear Reactor Safety Shutdown Systems.

1977 - 1979: Honeywell Ltd.
Product Engineer with the following responsibilities: Interface between design and production departments on variety of electronics products, such as computer keyboards, temperature controllers, and solid state power switching electronics.

1975 - 1977: Davis Controls, Ltd.
Service Department Supervisor with the following responsibilities: Supervise the company's service department, involving various electronics and electromechanical industrial control equipment, such as timers, counters, pressure controllers, and traffic controllers.

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