Resume : Eyal Amir pdf

Contract Applications and Web Developer / Consultant

Owner of Hammertech Engineering Solutions

Professional Skills

  • Web Development and Programming: Experience developing both websites and web-services.
  • Web Systems Administration: Have experience administering Windows, Linux, UNIX and Mac systems. Have administered IIS and Apache web servers with PHP and Python extensions among others and MySQL and Microsoft SQL Server database engines.
  • GUI Development and Programming: Have developed multiple applications using Qt and OpenGL
  • Embedded Applications: Have developed applications on DSP and embedded operating systems

Work Experience

  • Software Consulting
  • 2010 — Present
  • Provide engineering consulting services for various software projects including embedded software, image processing and various hardware control systems.
  • Developed a multi-threaded Qt application for camera control and fast image acquisition.
  • Designed interfaces for use with three different cameras including network communication, serial communication and frame grabber/camera link interfaces.
  • Converted image processing algorithms from MATLAB to both C++/Qt and to DSP.
  • Coded DSP algorithms for maximum efficiency to meet performance and memory constraints.
  • Developed a multi-threaded Qt application for line scanner control and real-time 3D image display and manipulation using OpenGL.
  • Developed feature extraction algorithms for detecting specific objects in an image.
  • Hired and led hardware engineer in FPGA development for hardware image processing.

  • Senior Member of Technical Staff
    The Aerospace Corporation
  • 2004 — Present
    El Segundo, CA
  • Project lead and lead developer of the C++/Qt Thermal and Contamination Analysis Tools Suite (ThermCAT), which includes a modeler and an analyzer. Architect and webmaster for the web-based PHP/Python Space Situation Monitoring Laboratory (SSML) and Guide, Assessment, and Database using the Google Earth Tool (GADGET). Lead developer of the C++/Qt Node Modal Analysis Display (NOMAD) tool.
  • Successfully led a team of nine engineers to develop new products and deliver requested capabilities in ThermCAT for two different customers under schedule constraints.
  • Led engineering feasibility study and design, implementation and test work to meet new NASA Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) Mission Planning System scheduler requirements.
  • Presided, as president, over the Business Development Working Group chartered to expand the business of the Engineering Applications Department.
  • Presided, as chair, over the Process and Products Working Group chartered to develop and maintain good software and project practices within the Computer Applications and Assurance Subdivision.
  • Completed many ThermCAT, SSML, GADGET, NOMAD, and GALEX Mission Planning System enhancement tasks, which included designing requirements, leading software modifications, validating changes, and conducting review meetings.
  • Utilized web development expertise to create an ASP.NET seating chart website which allows users to assign personnel to their respective stations and a data aggregation web service complemented with a data display website utilized for automated sensor data storage and display within labs.
  • Designed many enhancements to a Java badge swipe program, bringing it into full operational use for space launch support room personnel access and tracking.

  • Summer Quality Assurance Intern
    BAE Systems
  • 2001 — 2003
    Santa Monica, CA
  • Tested and reviewed C and Ada flight system code.
  • Performed black-box tests by creating/running test code and white-box tests by scripting/running simulations.

  • Lead Technician
    Student Technology Services at UCLA Anderson
  • 2002 — 2004
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Led other technicians by helping with technical issues and assigning tasks.
  • Assisted students with all technical questions and all laptop hardware/software problems.


  • Master of Science in Computer Science
    University of California, Los Angeles
  • March 2006
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a 3.97 GPA.

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering
    University of California, Los Angeles
  • June 2004
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Graduated Cum Laude with a 3.95 Major GPA.


  • Uichin Lee, Joon-Sang Park, Eyal Amir, Mario Gerla. FleaNet: A Virtual Market Place on Vehicular Networks. "The Second International Workshop on Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications 2006", San Jose, CA, July 2006. pdf


  • Fluent in Hebrew