Kismet Iheke

  • Software Engineer – Middleware at Ford Motor Company
  • Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Computer Software

Previous positions

  • Software Engineer at Verizon
  • Software Engineer at Verizon

Education

University of North Texas, Bachelor of Science (BS), Electrical Engineering

Background

Experience

  • Embedded Software Engineer

    Ford Motor Company

    January 2016 – Present(3 years 9 months)

    Designed HMI (screens, widgets, etc.) and application software for SYNC infotainment system to allow users to interact with features such as navigation, media, entertainment, phone, voice, and vehicle driver assistance settings, primarily in C++ and Qt.

  • Software Engineer

    Verizon

    July 2014 – 2016(2 years 3 months)Alpharetta, GA

    Designed software to process, categorize and filter real time streaming per-call measurement data to allow system performance engineers to reduce ineffective attempts, dropped calls, and low throughput.

  • Software Engineer

    Verizon

    July 2013 – July 2014(1 year)Dallas, Texas

    Implement features based on customer input for Verizon Unified Communications and Collaboration as a Service product. Used Cisco’s Hosted Collaboration Solution to define calling APIs to deliver call metrics such as performance quality, call rates, and security solutions.

  • Switch Implementation Engineer

    Verizon

    July 2012 – July 2013(1 year)Little Rock, Arkansas Area

    This assignment was part of the Verizon Leadership Development Program, here I was responsible for the deployment of the Solarwinds Network Management Platform.

  • System Performance Engineer

    Verizon

    July 2011 – July 2012(1 year)Greater Atlanta Area

    This one year assignment was part of the Verizon Leadership Development Program, during my tenure here I was responsible for the performance of the Verizon Wireless LTE network. • Coordination with the Operations teams to maintain QoS of the network • Remote integration and troubleshooting of eNodeB sites • Detecting and removing sources of external and internal service degrading interference

  • System Performance Engineer – CO-OP

    Verizon Wireless

    July 2010 – July 2011(1 year)Southlake, Texas

    Developed test plans and optimizations for LTE, CDMA, EVDO networks. Created initial designs for IBRD and DAS.

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  • Data Communications Student Assistant

    University of North Texas – Computing and Information Technology Center

    May 2007 – June 2010(3 years 1 month)Denton, Texas

    Focused on campus wide infrastructure improvement projects such as wireless LAN access point deployment, and CISCO/Juniper switch configuration and replacement.

Education

  • University of North Texas

    Bachelor of Science (BS), Electrical Engineering

    Activities and Societies

    National Society of Black Engineers

Skills & Expertise

  • RF
  • Pearl
  • Dart
  • VoIP
  • Telecommunications
  • CAN bus
  • Qt
  • Optimization
  • React Native
  • WLAN
  • JavaScript
  • Mobile Devices
  • Network Design
  • Wireless
  • OMAP
  • Unix
  • Python
  • c++
  • Wireless Technologies
  • TCP/IP
  • QML
  • Infrastructure
  • IP
  • Switches
  • Cisco Technologies
  • Networking
  • Python (Programming Language)
  • Graphical User Interface (GUI)
  • Mqtt
  • C++
  • QNX
  • Flutter
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Java
  • LTE
  • Swift
  • CAN