George J. Kloss
10 Van Buren Avenue
Butler, NJ 07405
firstname.lastname@example.org Home (973) 838-
Solution oriented hands-on RF/Digital and software engineer. Innovative technical problem-solver driven
to find the root-cause and then automate and improve everyday processes. Team player and team leader
committed to the company’s success, adaptable to its changing needs.
RF Engineering, Digital Engineering, Cellular/Wireless, Telephony Protocols, Computer Telephony (CTI),
C-code, C++, Visual Basic, HP Basic, InstallShield, GPIB, ESI Laser, Windows/UNIX, MSVC, HTML, Web
design, Webmaster, Test Plans, Test Specifications, Statistical Process Control (SPC), ISO, DOORS
requirements management tool, MS Project.
INTEL, Parsippany, NJ
Software Test Project Manager, SQA Department
2000 – 10/02
Development and management of Software Test Projects (product requirements, test development,
hardware and OS requirements, configurations and execution matrices).
Eliminated 2 months of missed product-release-dates by forcing priority calls centered around
Formed and lead a Software Architecture Team that cut the cost of test application support by 50%.
Created a database view of all requirement documents for 100% test-requirement coverage leading to
75% less complaints from the field.
Group Leader & Process Specialist, System Integration and Development Department 1998 - 2000
Led software test engineers and technicians in a Computer Telephony development environment.
Expanded test coverage from 1 to 6 releases/year, increasing output per engineer by 350%.
Wrote a hardware assert checking program that reduced the daily task of checking for asserts from 3
hours to 10 minutes.
MOTOROLA INC., Arlington Heights, IL
Lead Test Engineer, CDMA/TDMA Laser Tune Power Amplifier Department
1997 - 1998
Called in to bail out a troubled test area via innovation and software/database improvement.
Conceived and implemented Universal Laser Offsets that reduced setup time from 8 weeks to 45
minutes/laser & increased test capacity by 233%.
Increased test yield by 90% through SPC analysis and software improvement.
Reduced the number of test programs from 400+ to 31 by re-writing and combining nearly redundant
code through the use of normalizing to a standard.
Working Technical Group Leader, Cellular Base Station Test Engineering Department 1993 -
Managed a group of 8 test engineers and non-technical personnel. The group provided 24-hour
support to a factory producing 400 transceivers/day with revenues of $1.8M/week.
Created software standards, designed and wrote test programs for RF and digital products.
Responsible for a 3 month, $3.2M upgate of test capacity from 100 to 400 units/day.
Organized & drove an effort that eliminated an entire test process. Cut test costs by 78%.
Designed/implemented an automated performance-feedback system. Test time was cut by 50%, false
failures decreased by 82%.
Championed a Pilot flow process team, reduced 1st time error costs of $400K to $50K/quarter.
COMMONWEALTH EDISON CO., Chicago, IL
Microwave Radio Project Engineer, Telecommunications Department
1991 - 1993
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Project Engineering for a 62-hop radio system. Radio site implementation from landscape to radio
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MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Olivet Nazarene University, Kankakee, IL
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE in ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL