Nick Engmann

Systems Architecture Engineer

I’m an aspiring inventor who seeks to learn something new every day. I graduated the University of Texas at Austin Spring of 2016 with a bachelors in Integrated Circuits and Computer Engineering and a minor in Government.

My interests include robotics, cyber-security, internet of things technology, defense, consulting, app development, and event organizing. However, the list of all my passions extends much further.

My dream job is to obtain a position where I can create new things to help better all the individuals around me. If you’re interested in someone with my skill-set, or would like to discuss something tech. related feel free to reach out.

I’d love to talk.

“I’m Nick Engmann and I hack & design hardware & web dev projects to try & stand out in the crowd & mentor the engineers of tomorrow”

Location
1430 Northrim Court #7, CA 92111, San Diego, California, United States
Phone
(214) 316-0638
Website
https://nickengmann.com
GitHub
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LinkedIn
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Hackster
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Experience

present

Systems Architecture Engineer at Circadence

Working on the Research and Development team at Circadence to provide state of the art technologies for cyber-security penetration testing.

Highlights

  • Utilized Software Defined Radio to spawn a custom 4GLTE Basestation. Created an operation GUI to let users forward traffic, track logs, measure signal strength and create Command + Control channels to connected devices.
  • Created custom firmware for the ESPKey to improve RFID cards captures from 26 bits to a full 44 bits.
  • Engineered a Smart Card reader that captures and stores the credentials of an unknowing user.

Co-Founder at Flashcards for Developers

Developed a website to help individuals with technical interview prep using flashcards

Highlights

  • Researched and curated content based on user wants/needs
  • Part of a small development team to iterate on React web application features.
  • Managed a team of up to 4 contractors.

Embedded Software Engineer at SPAWAR

Worked in a premire government research labatory on Robotics Projects.

Highlights

  • Built a Cybersecure Radio platform
  • Architected a solution to upgrade the communications platform to support the JAUS protocol on the TALON Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robot, using external embedded devices.
  • Wrote a radio command API with 12 different function calls which interface with an embedded modular radio.
  • Developed a React/Django application to calculate ROI on Cybersecurity tools for specific environments.
  • Famialized with various Linux build environments such as bitbake, cmake, and make.

Coach at Major League Hacking

Regularly attend student computer programming competitions as official representative of national organizing body, Major League Hacking (MLH).

Highlights

  • Regular public speaking experience in front of 500+ people
  • Presentations involve communicating technical topics to audience of varying skill levels.
  • Teach developers how to solve a wide variety of programming challenges and actively help them debug problems across a variety of languages & platforms.

Education

Bachelor in Electrical Engineering & Government from University of Texas - Austin

Courses

    Exchange Student in Spanish from Universidad de Cantabria

    Courses

      Founder in Startup School from YCombinator

      Courses

        Publications

        How to Build In-Plants, a Mesh-Connected Soil Monitoring System by Particle

        Utilize the Internet of Things to watch over your house plants.

        Playing with Yourself: The Power of Personal Projects by Hackernoon

        How personal projects have changed my life and how you can get started making your own.

        Powering Your E-Commerce Application with Image Classification by Medium

        An introduction into using Clarifai’s custom training imgae recognition platform.

        Alexa, Attack Intruders by Hackaday

        Designed an Alexa activated Nerf Turret home defense system.

        Languages

        Python
        Fluency: Native speaker
        Javascript
        Fluency: Native speaker
        C++
        Fluency: full-professional-proficiency
        Assembly
        Fluency: professional-working-proficiency
        Spanish
        Fluency: limited-working-proficiency

        Skills

        Web Development
        Level: Master
        Keywords:
        • HTML
        • CSS
        • Javascript
        • Python
        Systems Engineering
        Level: Master
        Keywords:
        • Electrical
        • Mechanical
        • OpenSCAD
        • IoT
        • Hardware

        Interests

        Cyber-Security
        Keywords:
        • Physical Security
        • Close Access Technology
        Internet of Things
        Keywords:
        • Wireless Embeded Technology
        • NFC
        • 4G-LTE
        • 5G

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