Last Modified: 14 September 2016
Luke C Raymond
To obtain an analog or mixed-signal design engineer position.
University of Texas at Dallas
University of Idaho
Dallas Semiconductor/Maxim Integrated Products
August 2001 - present
Title: Design Engineer
Working with Dallas Semiconductor/Maxim's mixed signal design group, using the in-house CMOS process. Focusing on TCXO design, real-time clocks (RTCs), and SCSI terminators. Primary designer of the DS3231 (including DS3232/DS3234/DS32x35) product line, a range of 32kHz TCXOs with real time clock and integrated crystal.
February 1996 - present
Sound, Production and
Lighting (formerly SUB Systems)
University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho
January 1998 - May 2001
Title: Sound Technician
Provided sound reinforcement for concerts, lectures and conferences in the North-West US. Trained on a variety of sound, lighting, video and 35mm projector systems. Trained new employees on 35mm projector system and large format front of house and monitor sound consoles.
University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho
August 1999 - December 2000
Title: Productions Chair
Hired and managed a board of ten members to provide programming and entertainment for students at the University of Idaho. Planned concerts, lectures and films, and oversaw promotion and event advertising.
May 2000 - August 2000
Title: Mixed-Signal Design Intern
Worked with Dallas Semiconductor's mixed signal group, simulating and refining a 12-bit ADC and modelling crystal oscillators using Matlab. Researched the use of MOSFETs as varactors for oscillator tuning applications.
Ikelenge, North Western Province, Zambia
May 1999 - June 1999
Title: Teaching Assistant
Taught Computing and Physical Education part-time to children aged 6 - 12 years at Sakeji School. Designed a small local area computer network for the school's new administration building. Assisted with updating Sakeji's accounting system and porting to a different operating system to ensure Year 2000 compliancy and ease of use.
May 1998 - August 1998
Title: Systems Administrator
Worked on a team of three systems administrators, providing computer support for a team of about one hundred engineers. This involved both hardware and software installation and upgrading on a variety of Intel based machines. Maintained Windows 3.11, Windows 95, and Windows NT clients running on both a Novell 4.11 and NT networking system. Performed upgrade and maintenance operations on the TP (twisted pair) and Coax (BNC) dual speed switched ethernet network. Personally organized the porting of mail systems from UNIX to LINUX.
- Cadence tools, circuit design with Analog Artist, Hspice, verilog and Matlab simulation.
- VHDL and verilog programming, simulation and FPGA implementation.
- Over ten years experience with C and C++.
- Experience writing Perl for web application programming and data processing.
- Tutored students with C++ and on many popular applications packages.
- Familiarity with SKILL, BASIC and MIPS assembly programming.
- Competence using Mac OS, Microsoft Windows and Linux/Unix operating systems.
- Extensive experience with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, PageMaker and FrameMaker.
High Speed Linear Interpolator - Designed, simulated and generated layout for a high speed linear interpolator using a 130 nm CMOS process. (VLSI, Spring 2008)
VHDL Control Unit Design - Designed a respiratory flow meter and implemented using FPGAs coded with VHDL. Worked with a group to set specifications and delegate work. (Digital Systems Engineering, Spring 2000)
Computer Architecture CPU Design - Designed and built a multi-cycle integer CPU in hardware description language (HDL). Simulated each design stage using VERILOG. (Computer Architecture, Fall 1999)
Software Engineering Methodology - Implemented a simple programming task in a group setting using correct software engineering process. Created specifications and design documents. Coded the design. Fully tested the code, both statically and dynamically and then performed maintenance operations on the design. (Software Engineering, Fall 1999)
- Passed the NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination. (April 2001)
- The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) member (Spring 1998 - present)
- Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. (Spring 2000)
- Golden Key National Honor Society member (Fall 1999 - May 2001)
- Associated Students of the University of Idaho (ASUI) Film Chair (September 1999 - December 2000)
- Campus Crusade organization team (September 1998 - May 2001)
- K. McDaniel Engineering Award Recipient (Fall 1998 - Spring 2000)
United States, New Zealand and British citizen.
- Born and lived eight years in New Zealand.
- Lived in an expatriate community, Malawi (five years).
- Lived in urban Harare, Zimbabwe (two years).
- Attended Kenyan boarding school (three years).
- Lived in rural Zambia (three years).
- Completed Bachelor degree at the University of Idaho, USA.