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John Evon

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Previous positions

  • Aircraft System Engineer at SPAWAR
  • Military Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Test Engineer at SPAWAR


San Diego State University, Comupter Science,




Generalized work Experience and Skills Software Engineer Development of instrumentation controllers C# – Visual Studio WPF-UI, Windows Forms-UI, and Console Aircraft System Engineer Integration of various avionics to meet CNS/ATM mandates Aircraft Platforms C130T, HC130, E2C, Automatic Test Equipment / Test Program Engineer Supporting F/A-18 avionic systems Programming Experience C#, C++, JAVA, FORTRAN77, L200, ATLAS, GIT, .NET


  • Computer Science Professional


    February 2015 – Present(4 years 8 months)Greater San Diego Area

    System programmer, Advanced GPS Navigation Simulator – Test Set (ATS) C#. System programmer, Anechoic Chamber instrumentation effort to automate antenna analysis. C# Developed utility programs to simulate aircraft normalized flight data. C# Code conversions fromC++ to C#.

  • Aircraft System Engineer


    January 2005 – January 2019(14 years)San Diego, Ca

    Electrical integration of various aircraft avionic system’s supporting the NAVY’s vision for Communications Navigation Systems/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) Glass Cockpit upgrades for various aircraft platforms.

  • Military Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Test Engineer


    January 2001 – January 2005(4 years)San Diego, Ca

    Performed GPS evaluations using specialized GPS simulators, modeled GPS scenarios, and used of various bus analyzers and various RF measurement techniques. Developed GPS test plans and test reports. Tested various GPS form factors for use in military ground based, airborne, and shipboard systems using the Advanced Navigation GPS Simulator (AGNS).

  • Recognized throughout the ATE community and Foreign Military Services (FMS) customers as the expert in ATE systems. Responsible for the software and hardware engineering of various Military (NAVY) Automatic Test Equipment sets (ATE) and their associated Test Program Sets. Served as Technical Lead & Subject Matter Expert across a variety of automated test systems. Developed and provided in depth ATE hardware and software programming courses to engineers and technicians. Provided extensive in-country support to Foreign Military Services (FMS) Spain, Australia, Finland, Malaysia.


Skills & Expertise

  • Software Engineer
  • Aircraft System Engineer
  • Project Management
  • Aviation
  • Automatic Test Equipment Engineer
  • Software Development
  • C#, C++, JAVA, FORTAN77, L200, ATLAS, AutoCAD