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Contact Details

Name:

Ian Scott

Address:

22 William Street

Appleby

Invercargill 9501
New Zealand

Home Phone:

(0064) 3 2187525

Email Address:

ian.scott@xtra.co.nz

 

Career Objectives

Summary:

To secure a promotional role for constructive technology development in a progressive company dedicated to high but sustainable growth. This would be based on the commercial exploitation of new and profitable ideas. Ideally, to seek a leadership role with small teams of focused and talented professionals.

 

Employment History

Tait Electronics Ltd, Christchurch

Start Date:

Oct 1998

End Date:

Oct 2005

Position/Title:

Technology Consultant

Responsibilities/
Achievements:

Develop effective solution to the company’s instability issues associated with LDMOS component technology used in new radio products.
Propose technology initiatives leading to new product R&D with subsequent commercial potential.
Formal Government grant requests for commercial NERF and student work projects.
Process improvement proposals - sought internal funding for the development of an automated test lab. Designed configuration and oversaw development within the proposed budget of $k 350.

Australian Defence Industries Ltd, Perth

Start Date:

Jan 1998

End Date:

Aug 1998

Position/Title:

Contract Engineer

Responsibilities/
Achievements:

Designed overall Base Station system required to replace to an outdated current model.
Develop RF power amplifier PCB module to production.
Provided design support for other team members.

ERG Telecommunications Ltd, Perth

Start Date:

Sep 1990

End Date:

Sep 1997

Position/Title:

Senior RF Engineer, Technology Advisor

Responsibilities/
Achievements:

Identified product deficiencies and solution in current Base Station and Paging Transmitter product families
Managed complete upgrade project
Proposed use of DSP technology for Paging
Successfully achieved Government GIRD Funding
Developed mathematical framework for a DSP modulator module in conjunction with ATRI, Curtin University
Managed DSP module development to production
Proposed further DSP applications for Software Defined Radio development and achieved a second GIRD grant.

 

Education/Qualifications

Institution:

Otago University

City/Country:

Dunedin, New Zealand

Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science

Completed:

1986

 

Institution:

Southland Boys High School

City/Country:

Invercargill, New Zealand

Qualifications:

A Bursary, University Entrance

Completed:

1979

 

Skill Summary

Non Technical Skills:

Team building; communication, analytical skills, problem solving, creativity, adaptability, strategic project planning.

Computer Skills:

Word 97; Advanced 
Excel 97; Advanced 

MS Project; Advanced

MS PowerPoint; Advanced

Mathcad 8; Advanced

Micro-Cap; Advanced

MS FrontPage; Capable

Protel; Capable

 

Related Technology Achievements

IEEE Rawcon 98, Colorado; Presented paper on Software Defined Radio Development

Patents; “Instantaneous Complex Frequency Estimation" US 20060230089

NZART Amateur Radio, ZL4NJ

 

Interests

Writing, Web site design, Artificial Intelligence, Mathematics, Exercise, Comedy and travel.

 

Other Information

I have spent the last two years as a landlord managing four rental properties in the Southland area. I have since delegated these tasks to professional agencies.

 

I am interested in working in other countries and cultures.

 

Referees

Chris Burton

Phone:

0064 (03) 3238662

Email:

chris_karma@xtra.co.nz

Organisation/Position:

Tait Electronics Ltd, Custom Logic Consultant

 

 

Frik deBeer

Phone:

0064 (03) 3355300

Email:

frik.debeer@arcinnovations.co.nz

Organisation/Position:

Arc Innovations Ltd, Patents Manager

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