Mark Anderson’s Resume

Mark Anderson 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 mathematics.

  • 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
database. Write Information Models in support of managing all
components of a gateway switching system. Support development of
new prototypes.

  • Wrote and maintained
    requirement and information model documents for the AN2100 Network
  • Led a team of system
    engineers to formulate requirements process for next generation
    tandem switching system.
  • Decomposed and defined feature set for next generation switching system.
  • Wrote Information Model for switching matrix and call controller sub-component.
  • Designed 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, Illinois BSEE January, 1983