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Donald McKay

Donald McKay

Senior Systems Engineer at Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc. (San Diego, California)

Systems/Process Engineering

Summary

Senior Systems Engineer with management and bid and proposal experience, who is passionate about the New Space and Legacy Space industries, and an expert in operational and field system validation. Interested in a senior engineering/management position that combines my talents and my interests.

Experience

Senior Systems Engineer
Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc.
October 2004 - Present (13 years ) San Diego, California
Skills: Systems Engineering, , Project/team leadership, Operations Management, proposal writing, SATCOM, Common Data Link, Mobile User Objective System (MUOS), UHF SATCOM, Network Technical Common Data Link (NTCDL)
Systems Engineer
L-3 Communications Titan Corporation
December 1995 - October 2004 (8 years 10 months) San Diego, California
Skills: Systems Engineering, Project Management, Fleet System Engineering Team (FSET), Navy EHF SATCOM Program (NESP), Milstar, Polar EHF
Surface Warfare Officer
US NAVY
May 1988 - November 1995 (7 years 6 months) Norfolk, Virginia
Skills: Navigator, Damage Control Assistant, Operational Test Director, Global Positioning Systems, UHF SATCOM, EHF SATCOM

Education

Polomar College
Some College Coursework Completed
Visual Basic.Net, HTML, CSS and PHP
2008 - 2009
University of Phoenix
Master's Degree
Business administration
1998 - 2000
United States Naval Academy
Bachelor's Degree
Mathematics and Computer Science
1984 - 1988

Certifications

Certificate of Achievement
Saylor Academy
April 2014
SSE101: Survey of Systems Engineering (Space Systems)

Interests

  • Youth Fastpitch Softball Umpire
  • Editor-in-Chief for NewSpaceRaces.com
  • Computer Programing
  • Strategic and Space Board Games
  • Family/Children
  • Bible Study
  • Exercising
  • Hiking/Backpacking

Skills

  • Systems Engineering,
  • Project/team leadership
  • Operations Management
  • proposal writing
  • SATCOM
  • Common Data Link (3 years )
  • Systems Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Fleet System Engineering Team (FSET) (3 years )
  • Navy EHF SATCOM Program (NESP)
  • Milstar
  • Polar EHF
  • Mobile User Objective System (MUOS)
  • UHF SATCOM
  • Network Technical Common Data Link (NTCDL) (3 years )
  • Navigator
  • Damage Control Assistant
  • Operational Test Director
  • Global Positioning Systems
  • EHF SATCOM