Kevin Wilson

Basic

Employee, Software Development Engineer, Pilatus Aircraft Ltd

Stansstad, Switzerland

Skills

Ada83
Ada95
embedded systems
C
Web design
HOOD
MASCOT
CORE
LabWindows CVI
LDRA
SPARK
VxWorks
Rational Apex
GreenHills
Eclipse
Realtime Systems
Software development
VMS
UNIX
C++
MySQL
HTML & CSS
PHP
UML

Timeline

Professional experience for Kevin Wilson

  • Current 6 years and 10 months, since Jan 2015

    Software Development Engineer

    Pilatus Aircraft Ltd

    Development of Mission Computer embedded software for PC-21 aircraft to DO-178C standards using UML, DOORs, GNAT Ada, MISRA C, LDRA, GIT and JIRA as part of the development environment. Software lead for a unique Flight Test Instrument variant, implementing additional cockpit display of flight parameters in real time. The design of this variant meant acquiring in depth knowledge of the iData tool suite used to create the new graphics in addition to replacing the legacy VAPs graphical elements.

  • 5 years and 6 months, May 2008 - Oct 2013

    Senior Software Developer

    PostFinance

    Senior software engineer developing, maintaining and Level 3 support of the GUI, in a banking payment traffic processing system. This large system was written in Ada and Motif and developed in a VMS environment. Worked with requirements in German.Senior Software Developer

  • 11 years and 9 months, Jul 1996 - Mar 2008

    Senior Software Developer

    EADS Deutschland GmbH

    Lead programmer responsible for developing several designs for the Eurofighter Digital Map System using IPSYS HOOD with XDAda on MC68020s. It was later upgraded to use Green Hills AdaMulti, VxWorks and Ada95 on PowerPCs. In parallel, I was resposible for proposing and creating an automated PC based test system using LabWindows CVI.

  • 1 year and 3 months, Feb 1995 - Apr 1996

    Senior Software Developer

    Aérospatiale

    Part of the integration team on the Ariane 5 Flight Control Program. Testing and debugging were performed using a Lauterbach emulator using Alsys Ada 5.5.1. Worked with requirements in French.

  • 11 months, Feb 1994 - Dec 1994

    Senior Software Developer

    Computing Devices Hastings Ltd

    Implementation of a modification package for a project which I had previously worked on in March 1990.

  • 2 years and 2 months, Nov 1991 - Dec 1993

    Senior Software Developer

    BAE Systems

    Senior software engineer working on the EFA Interface Processing Unit. The project was developed using CORE, IPSYS HOOD, Ada and MC68020 assembler. Tasks included integration of a 1553 and time critical fibre optic interface.

  • 4 years and 2 months, Oct 1987 - Nov 1991

    Graduate hardware engineer; later software engineer

    Computing Devices Hastings Ltd

    Graduate hardware engineer working on Tornado Automatic Test Equipment aircraft and circuit board designs for a Millimetric Waver Radar System. My increasing competence in software enabled me to work on further projects for Harrier and Eurofighter, where I developed software using MASCOT OOD and Ada.

Educational background for Kevin Wilson

  • 1983 - 1987

    Microelectronics

    University of Edinburgh

Languages

  • English

    First language

  • German

    Intermediate

  • French

    Intermediate

  • Spanish

    Basic

Interests

snowboarding
skiing
mountain biking
motorcycling

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