Mark B. Sawyer
Embedded Systems Developer
Greater Detroit Area
Resume for Mark B. Sawyer ("The Book")
Career Summary

Analytical firmware engineer with extensive experience developing embedded systems including: handhelds, MP3 players, mid-sized portables (laptops & tablets), and high end consumer appliances in various industries. Major strengths in all phases of development including: product definition, architecture & specification, design & development, new hardware bring-up, hardware, firmware & application software integration and debug, final test, regulatory certification and release to production. Additional skills in embedded systems power management encompassing all levels from high level system chipset and power plane control to low level battery monitoring and charging. Enthusiastic individual who has ability to function at all levels of project and product ownership and development, and is comfortable with sole ownership of project from conception through delivery, as individual contributor or as member of larger team. Extensive programming experience in C, C++ and assembler.

Design and development of FORD SYNC Infotainment systems.

New product design and development of consumer appliances.

Owned and operated custom picture framing franchise. Responsible for all aspects of this retail operation: custom framing design and production, marketing and advertising, inventory management, customer and vendor relations, and all aspects of day to day operations.

(Formerly dba Sawyer Software Solutions, LLC)

Provided consulting services for firmware and hardware design and development of embedded systems.

New product design and development of internet appliance systems. Responsibilities and involvement encompassed all phases of the design process, including initial architecture, design, development, implementation, system integration and test.

New product design and development of portable laptop and internet appliance systems. Responsibilities and involvement encompassed all phases of the design process, including initial architecture, design, development, implementation, system integration and test.

Provided consulting services for firmware and software design and development of microprocessor-based notebook and embedded systems.

New product software design and development of networked desktop and workstation systems encompassing all phases of the design process, including initial design, development, implementation, system integration and test.

Provided consulting services for firmware and hardware design and development of microprocessor based systems.

Provided consulting services for firmware and software design and development of microprocessor based systems. All programming done in assembly language.

Microprocessor hardware and software design and development of dot matrix printers. Experience included specification, design, development and testing of embedded controllers in multiprocessor controlled printers.

Responsibilities included hardware and software design and development on military Fire Control Systems. As lead engineer responsibilities included task management and supervision of Associate Engineers. As design, engineer responsibilities included hardware and software design and development of microprocessor based systems.

Education
Patents
Experience Summary
Processors
TI :  OMAP5430ES2
Renesas :  RX62T
Atmel :  ATMega-8, AT89S51 (8051)
ARM :  ARM7TDMI-S
Intel :  Pentium, 80486, 80386, 80286, 8088, 8086, 8080, 8085, 8048, 8049, 8051
National :  PC87570 (CR16), COP8, Geode (GXm, GX1)
Zilog :  Z80, Z8
Motorola :  68000, 6802
Raytheon :  RP-16, UYK-20
DEC :  MIPS, VAX
 
Languages :  C, C++, Python, Forth, Pascal, Fortran, CMS-2, Perl, PLM/86, Basic
Assembler :  Most of the above processors.
OS's :  QNX, Whirlpool Vortex, RTXC RTOS, Win-2K, Win-9x, Win-3.x, WFWG, MS/DOS, Linux, Unix, Ultrix, OSF/1, DCE, CPM, VAX VMS, ISIS
Tools :  QNX Momentics, Eclipse, SVN, Lattix, IAR Workbench, SDCC, Atmel AVR, ARM, Microsoft, AsmCOP, Intel, Phoenix, Lattice, CR16, Tektronics, Periscope, MicroBench, Microtec, Zilog, American Arium, OSF ODE, 2500AD, Soft-ICE, Digital Research, MetaLink, PVCS

Revised  2017-03-07

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