Mark Anderson’s Resume

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  • 10 years experienced system engineer who can identify and
    document hardware and software requirements traceable to international
    and national standards, RFPs, and customer requirements.
  • Knowledgeable about telephony, VOIP, OSI layered network
    including many layer 1-5 protocols, and computer architecture.
  • Fluent in various object oriented methodologies using discrete
  • Experienced with Unix/Linux, Microsoft operating systems and
    supporting hardware.

Employment History

Lead Engineer Tellabs Inc. 1996 – 2002
  • Research and write system
    requirements for new switching components and features.
  • Improve
    requirements processes and mechanisms for managing requirements
  • Write Information Models in support of managing all
    components of a gateway switching system.
  • Support development of
    new prototypes.
  • Decompose and define feature set for next generation switching
  • Design DOORS database for over 200 Telecordia, ITU, ANSI, and
    ATMF standards.
System Engineer AT&T Bell Laboratories 1989-1996
  • Write system requirements for new
    telephony and ISDN features on the 5ESS International Switch.
  • Create switching features based upon customer input, industry
    standards, and marketing requests.
  • Coordinate the resolution of
    system software bugs. Review software designs and test plans.
  • Negotiate country specific ISDN standards. Develop and present
    technical talks for internal and external customers.
  • Provide ISDN
    technical consultation.
ASIC Designer AT&T Teletype 1983-1988

  • Design logic, electrical circuits,
    layout, and test for custom integrated circuits..
  • Help facilitate
    mass production.
  • Identify and solve problems during manufacturing or
    in the field.


University of Southern California Los Angeles, California MSEE May, 1989
University of Illinois Champaign/Urbana, Illinois BSEE January, 1983