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Todd Rhodes, Software & Equipment Automation Consultant
Rhodes Automation LLC

The Contractor's Resume  
Todd Rhodes.html   (10/06/2008)  

Availability Date: 10/15/2014
Telephone Numbers: 508-648-1617

Current Address:
    Greater Boston Area
      Massachusetts   USA 01776

E-Mail Address: rhodes@ieee.org

Additional Contract Information:

1.  Windows Programming (C# / .Net / Forms, C++ / MFC)
2.  Embedded Software and architecture for medical instruments and devices (TCP/IP, Embedded Linux, VXWorks, PXA255 ARM processors, Gumstix, PowerPC, PPC, PPC460GT, 460GT, AMCC Glacier, AMCC Canyonlands, u-boot, uboot, 8051)3.  Linux programming (TCP/IP Sockets, POSIX threads & semaphores)
3.  Communication Protocols (TCP/IP, RS-232, SECS, GEM, HSMS, SEMI E30, E37, E5, NET/H, NETH, MELSEC, MELSECNETH)
Applications:
 - Automated Medical Devices and equipment (Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) & PET/CT scanners/systems, life support systems, fluid management systems, etc.)
 - Machinery Automation Consultant (Large, automatic, technically complex equipment and medical instruments)
 - Semiconductor/semi manufacturing, flat panel display (fpd) manufacturing, photovoltaic manufacturing - Project Management and software architectures for integration of process equipment into governing infrastructure (factories) [CIM, EDC, APC]
 - Complex lithography (steppers), roll-to-roll processing, flexible web material handling and chucking, optical substrate alignment using pattern recognition and fiducial finding, material movement servoing, material tension management, web handling.
 - Metrology and test - Automated CD and RG (overlay) measurement equipment and applications.  Automated test equipment and recipe-driven architectures and calibration layers
 - Factory Automation Consultant (Semiconductor, Semi)
Project Management and software architectures for factory layout, cell controllers, EDC/APC; work with equipment vendors for successful integration.  Factory Integration Services provided for integrating any computer controlled equipment into a factory using custom software.

Experience managing projects internationally (Japan, Taiwan, Korea, China), as well as the USA.
Have managed long-distance and international projects using internet services and emulated hardware and software, performing final onsite integration as required.  Will work hourly, or can provide fixed-price quotes.
Medical devices, Semiconductor and Flat Panel Display industries
[SECS/GEM/GEM300/HSMS/Interface-A/CIM/GWGEM/Cimetrix/Asyst/EDA/FA/Factory Automation/MA/Massachusetts/Consultant]
[semiconductor factory consulting / semiconductor factory consultant]
[semiconductor capital equipment]

[fpd factory consulting / fpd factory consultant]
[flat panel display factory consulting / flat panel display factory consultant / factory consulting]
[cim consultant / cim consultant / factory cim consulting / factory cim consultant]
[factory software consulting / factory software consultant]
[cim software consultant / factory software consulting]
[factory integration consultant / machine integration services / machine integration consultant]

[Mitsubishi Q80 Q80BD Q80BD-J71 Q80BD-J71BR11 PLC]


Willing to work over the internet
Willing to Relocate
Work Offsite ONLY
Citizenship: US

Years of experience: 20
List of Skills:
Client Server
Component Object Model (COM) / Active-X / .NET Remoting
Data Acquisition
Data Collection
Data Mapping Software
GUI
Imaging
MFC
Medical Device
Medical Imaging
Embedded Systems
Serial, RS232
TCP/IP
OLE/COM
OOAD
PVCS
Process Control
Real-time
Real-timeApplications
Real-timeReal-time
Robotics
Robotics:Applications
Robotics
Windows API
Consulting:Project Management
Consulting:Quality Assurance:Automated Software Testing
Consulting:Software Architect
Consulting:System/Software Engineering Infrastructure
IDE:Visual Studio
IDE:Windows .NET
Industry:Automation
Industry:Biotechnology
Industry:Engineering
Industry:Engineering:Industrial Engineers
Industry:Manufacturing:Process Control
Industry:Pharmaceutical
Industry:Telecommunications
Languages:Ada 83/95
Languages:C
Languages:C++
Languages:C++:MFC
Languages:C++:STL
Languages:COBOL
Languages:Fortran
Languages:InstallShield - C
Languages:Ladder Logic
Languages:Logic Programming
Languages:QA:QA Partner
Languages:QA:SQA Robot
Languages:QA:Silk
Languages:QA:Visual Test
Languages:Tcl/Tk
Languages:Unix shell
Languages:VBScript
Languages:VS Basic
Languages:Visual Basic
Languages:Visual C++ 5.0
Languages:Visual C++ 6.0 (ATL, MFC)
Languages:Visual C++ 7.0
Languages:Visual C/C++ 5.0
Languages:XML:XML-RPC
Management
Management:Project Manager
Microsoft.NET.C++
Object Oriented Design & Analysis
Operating System:Embedded Systems
Operating System:Linux
Operating System:MS DOS
Operating System:MS Windows
Operating System:MS Windows 2000
Operating System:MS Windows XP
Operating System:MS Windows:Scripting Languages
Operating System:MS WindowsNT
Operating System:UNIX
Operating System:UNIX:SunOS/Solaris
Operating System:VRTX
Operating System:VXWorks
Operating System:Windows 2000
Porting:DOS to Windows
Porting:NT
Operating System:Unix
Systems Integration
Systems Programming:Device Drivers
Systems Programming:Device Drivers:GPIB (IEEE-488)
Systems Programming:Firmware
Systems Programming:Real-Time
Technical Writing:Requirements Documentation
Testing
Testing:Diagnostic Engineering
Testing:Planning
Testing:SQA architect
Testing:Software Verification
Testing:Test Development
Testing:Test Tools
Tools
Tools:Bus Analyzers
Tools:In-Circuit-Emulators
Tools:Logic Analyzers
Tools:Oscilloscopes
Tools:Protocol Analyzers
Financial:Trading Systems
Financial:Brokerage
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Acceptable Contract arrangements:
I do use contract agents/recruiters.
I am an Independent Corporation.
I am a Limited Liability Company (LLC).
I use an Umbrella company as employer of record.
I am an Independent Sole Proprietor (1099).
I can be an Employee of an Agent (W2).
I can be convertible to Employee of Client.
I am also looking for part-time work.
I will also bid fixed price work.


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