Deep Creek Services - Business and Home Technology Solutions
Deep Creek Services
Government, Business & Home Technology Solutions

Kurt Angel
828.342.0755 Cell


1990 BS Electrical Engineering from University of Memphis with honors
Graduate work at Georgia Tech 1993


2006 - Present     Owner and operator of Deep Creek Services.

  • Supply Western NC Government and businesses with turnkey technology solutions
  • GIS, Web, Software Developer for Swain County, NC
  • On call IT services supporting local government, tourist industry and local professionals
  • Supported technologies include LAN/WAN/VPN, servers/clients, video surveillance,
    WIFI and corporate HSI branding standards, Point of Sale, SharePoint, Security, Responstive HTML5
  • Advise clients on minimizing cost of ownership of technology solutions
  • Install and maintain systems
  • Reverse engineer existing systems to identify cost reduction activities and scheduled improvements
  • Custom application development and software test using .NET based technologies
  • Photography and graphic designs with web enabled technologies
  • Turnkey A/V multimedia production studio in house, streaming media technologies
  • Deploy public WiFi for Bryson City, NC shopping district
  • Design and maintain intranet data portal supporting DSS
  • Support private/public WISP deployment to service rural underserved ISP clients

2012-2013 Patent Examiner US Patent Office (USPTO), Alexandria, VA

  • Art Unit 2196 Virtual Machines and Interproccess Communictions
  • Rejected patents by Microsoft, Amazon, SAP and others
  • Research Prior Art for rejections
  • Compose First Office Actions and respond to rebuttals under guidance from senior examiners

2008 to 2009     Senior EngineerGeneral Dynamics Information Technologies Waynesville, NC

  • Lead Project Engineer quote, design, purchase, install, document, and test video over IP based systems for US Army Urban Operations. Support $80 million Warfighter instrumentation contract
  • Troubleshoot and repair of integrated systems, OEM components, and proprietary software
  • Design and develop localized ERP software solutions that satisfies CMMI Level 2 QA standards using web based and SQL technologies
  • Authored web based training for all manufacturing processes
  • Audit CAD documentation and test plans of all delivered systems
  • Design, configure, test, and document video over IP solutions for the King of Jordan’s KASOTC facility
  • Configure and deploy Cisco switches meeting DOD IA requirements
  • Configure and deploy Video-oIP OEM equipment by Grass Valley, Vbrick, NKF-Optelecom, Extron
  • Configure and deploy IR and PTZ cameras
  • Perform Government Acceptance Tests with PEO STRI on installed MOUT systems
  • Automation, control,  and remote sensing software development, testing, and deployment
  • DOD CAC card and passport

2003 to 2006     Process Engineer -  Texas Instruments, Stafford, TX 

  • Supervise disposition technicians in a 7X24 manufacturing environment
  • Complete performance appraisals. Recognize and encourage employee development
  • Lead engineer on project and software development/test teams
  • Interact with contractors and vendors to ensure quality of workmanship, competitive pricing, compliance with industry standards and ability to meet deadlines
  • Design, write, and maintain inventory tracking SOA/SQL software. Provide lowest cost of ownership
  • Ensure highest quality and lowest cost to keep manufacturing based in the USA
  • Communicate with customers and factory workers. Identify issues, and provide solutions
  • Monitor and correct factory issues. Communicate issues to maintenance technicians
  • Perform and oversee preventive and corrective maintenance on mechanical, electrical systems and equipment. Provide solutions and ensure contract vendor support

1995 to 2003     Process Engineer -  Agere Systems, Orlando, FL

  • Formerly known as AT&T Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies, Cirent Semiconductor
  • Currently known as LSI
  • Design, write, and maintain factory automation and  test software of computer chips. Tested  millions of chips used in communication systems, computers, networks, automobiles, MP3 players, and video game systems
  • Implement ISO9000 QA using SPC, 6 Sigma and outlier protections
  • Support production, factory workers, staff and managers using technology
  • Provide management information on the mechanical and electrical systems including: budget input, contractor utilization, potential replacement needs, PM status
  • Select, purchase, and install test and network hardware and software
  • Communicate pertinent organizational information to fellow supervisors and subordinates
  • Lead the department budgetary process and knowledge of inventory supply and control
  • Design and maintain data bases. Write data extraction software allowing managers to monitor efficiency and contain costs. Ensure local systems integrate with corporate systems

1990 to 1995     Test Engineer - AT&T Bell Labs -  Memphis, TN, Atlanta, GA

  • Develop automation and Automated Test Equipment software for AT&T desktop and server PC repair process loop.
  • GPIB and VXI networked Fluke 9xxx series microprocessor and ROM emulator systems at the system, board, and component nodes
  • Collaborate with OEM engineering support from Olivetti, Intel and Western Digital to ensure legacy support of AT&T branded systems
  • Create modification process to ensure latest product revisions on all outbound inventories
  • Train factory workers and document work instructions according to industry ISO9000 standards
  • Train repair personnel on digital hardware architectures and test systems as well as NCR multiprocessor system hardware architectures and repair systems
  • Repair, build, and test thousands of computer systems
  • Forecast department costs and provide annual budgets to managers

Working Knowledge of the following:

OS/Software    MS Visual Studio Professional, SharePoint administrator, Adobe Premier and Photoshop CC,
Small Business Server, DOS, SQL/mySQL, Linux,  DreamWeaver, MS Office/Access/Project/InfoPath, System and network administrator, HP-UX, Sun Solaris/CDE, Steinberg Cubase 11,
WireShark, Drupal CMS, Malware Bytes, ComboFix, HiJack This, System Internals utilities, Hamachi, VLC

Languages       ESRI GIS/Python, HTML5, C/C#, .NET, UNIX shell script, Basic,
NFS, TCP/IP network protocols, Assembly.


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