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Erik’s Resume

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SUMMARY

An analytical, fast learner with 3+ years of engineering experience and 4+ years of business experience. Proficient in analyzing data to uncover trends. Detail-orientated with superior organization skills, used to balancing multiple projects, deadlines, and requests. Seeking to bring fast, intelligent data-driven solutions.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Sunnyvale, CA
Systems Engineer II (May 2015 – Present)

  • DoD contractor, working within the operations team supporting Air Force communications satellites
  • Conduct the systematic analysis of operational requirements and conversion of those requirements into hardware and software system design and analysis within the domains of ground-based antennas, VTC systems, and electrical power subsystems of these satellites
  • Digital Twin IRAD: Developing a real-time simulator to retrieve big data from military satellites to provide meaningful visualizations and analysis by using machine learning
  • Created slide deck funding package for Digital Twin which drove and documented a two-year pack back expectation for the project to help secure external funding
  • Query and analyze state of health data, scanning for trends and anomalies within the electrical power subsystem for various military communication satellites (tools used: SQL, Excel, Python)
  • Member of risk management board, working to help resolve and mitigate current and future risks posing a threat to Lockheed Martin systems
  • Expanded future opportunities and enrolled in a business strategy class, capture management; helped create contract proposals for future satellites
  • Created a custom-designed ground-based satellite antenna using systems engineering and RF engineering principles reducing the cost by over 90%

Rogne Industries, San Francisco, CA
Founder (January 2013 – Present)

  • Umbrella corporation for various entrepreneurial ventures; ImportPanda (online instructor), Pulse Fitness Gear (fitness accessories), ErikRogne.com (blog), Rog’s Repair (electronic device repair), Rezerv (app, parking platform)
  • Developed marketing strategy for Rezerv around the target consumer whose pain points were being solved with our service. These consumer groups were identified by market research (surveys, statistics, studies, reports). The market strategies chosen (ads, sponsors, philanthropy, referral) were backed by financial modeling in order to maximize buzz around the business operations (Los Angeles) and minimize cost
  • Designed UI optimized wireframe for Rezerv to pass the look and feel of the mobile application onto development
  • Developed and filmed an in-depth, step-by-step instructed guide about how to import products from China; which was failing miserably until key marketing skills were used to revamp the entire course copy
  • Reduced the cost of iPhone screen repairs from $250 to $75 by establishing business relationships with manufacturers driving up ROI and increasing inbound traffic to Rog’s Repair

Boston Scientific Neuromodulation, Valencia, CA
Mechanical Engineer Intern (June 2014 – August 2014)

  • Presented proposal for implementation of a lean manufacturing process design change to company executives that would reduce helium usage to 48% and increase success yield from 83% to 95%, saving a minimum of $50,000 each year
  • Designed and conducted experiments, analyzed datasets, and ran statistical tests

iTradeNetwork, Pleasanton, CA
Software Engineer Intern (June 2013 – August 2013)

  • Supply chain management department
  • Saved engineers hundreds of hours of time by programming testing scripts to collect failure data in the Alpha version of the product

SKILLS & EXPERTISE

SQL

Python A/B Testing MATLAB Advanced Excel
Statistical Analysis R Tableau Business Strategy

Financial Analysis

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE & COMMUNITY SERVICE

Delta Analytics, San Francisco, CA
Consultant (January 2017 – July 2017)

  • Data consultant for the non-profit, Technoserve, tasked with taking all of their data, creating a data structure, and analyzing key metrics to inform success or failure of their intervention with 3rd world businesses
  • Created a Tableau dashboard for the visualization of data metrics

 

EDUCATION

Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, minor in Applied Mathematics (May 2016)

  • GPA: 3.5/4.0
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, Vice President of Finance – Created an income statement, balance sheet, and a statement of cash flows for the fiscal year; giving full transparency to the members where money flows

General Assembly, London
Entrepreneurship Bootcamp (January 2016)

  • Selected for a rigorous bootcamp taught by successful leaders in large multinational companies and seasoned entrepreneurs, providing insights from their experience and guiding us to create a product of our own
  • The entrepreneurship bootcamp focused in the fields of product management, web development programming, UX design, marketing, and sales

 

PERSONAL

Podcasts Investing Traveling
Absorb an hour worth of podcasts every morning ranging from daily news to marketing Actively manage my own investment portfolio averaging an annualized return of 18.8% Avid adventure junkie, having traveled to 30 different countries
Bicycling Hackathons Blogging
Road or mountain, you can find me on a bike; clocking in at least 50 miles a week In my quest for continuous learning, these events allow me to network with individuals that I would otherwise never meet and learn from them, as well as creating awesome new products! I never liked writing, being a blogger would be the last thing I saw myself doing! I find joy in writing and sharing my story with others