Don has nearly 30 years experience in the Software Engineering and Telecommunications industries, recently working in multi-national teams in technical leadership and pre-sales roles, in Australia, India (Bangalore), Singapore, Japan, UK, and USA. Don has also worked as the System Architect within an Air Defence Ground Environment (ADGE) studies team, tasked with analysing and incrementally enhancing the RAAF ADGE. A recent role was with the National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA), as a Solution Architect.
Previous activities included developing and delivering technology transfer training, developing system architectures for automated service activation in Telco Operational Support Systems (OSS), and hands-on programming for the rapid production of prototypes and proof-of-concept systems.
In a Solution Architect role with Astracon Inc., Don's experience, and his ability to transfer technology on technical topics with authority, contributed to the establishment of commercial relationships with HP, Cisco, and NTT (Japan).
A typical engagement was the on-site interfacing of Java-based service automation systems to Cisco Optical Network Elements; Don developed a prototype on time, and delivered design and code walkthroughs to the customer's satisfaction. Following this, he was the technical consultant for subsequent phases of the relationship with Cisco.
More recently, Don has also worked in the Defence industry on large communications-related Defence Projects, in a System Design Manager, or System Architect role.
Examples include the RAAF Air Defence Ground Environment project (radar sensor fusion), the HF Modernisation Project (communications network management), and the Australian Army Tactical Command Support System project. These projects involved significant requirements analysis and design, and also covered Security Engineering and Security Engineering Management tasks.
Don has also worked for Telstra, as a Business Analyst in the Strategy and Coordination Group, Computer Support Services, Network Engineering.
Don is experienced in Software Engineering technologies, including Java, C++, Python,
CORBA, UML, J2EE, and RDBMS SQL. Don has acted as system administrator for SUN
Solaris and HP HPUX computers.
don.cameron at net-analysis.com
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