Software Design & Development
Accomplished Software Developer
Specialized in creating innovative and intuitive user interfaces. Recognized for developing high quality creative software solutions to technically challenging and complex problem domains.
J. Martens, D. Judge, and J. Bigelow, “Multiport Vector Network Analyzer Measurements,” IEEE Microwave Magazine, vol. 6, pp. 72–81, Dec. 2005.
J. Martens, D. Judge, and J. Bigelow, “Uncertainties Associated With Many-Port (>4) S-Parameter Measurements Using a Four-Port Vector Network Analyzer,” IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech., vol. 52, pp. 1361–1368, May 2004.
J. Martens, D. Judge, and J. Bigelow, “VNA Calibration Modifications for Simplified High Frequency Multiport/Differential Measurements,” Proceedings of the Spring 2005 ARMMS meeting, April 2005.
Graphics and user interface development experience on mobile devices, modern PCs, and vintage PCs. Developed graphics/gaming software using mode 13h, software rendering, ray tracing, and using modern GPU accelerated APIs (DirectX and OpenGL.)
TITUS, Ottawa, ON
Sept. 2012 - Present
Mobile Software Developer
YOUi Labs, Ottawa, ON
Jan. 2011 - Sept. 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Research In Motion (RIM), Ottawa, ON
Nov. 2010 - Jan. 2011
Software Developer (RF Calibration Engineer)
Created and maintained computer based software to perform RF calibration and verification to support Blackberry manufacturing.
The software interfaced with test and measurement equipment and performed real time complex device measurements.
Worked closely with OS developers and RF radio teams.
2008 - Present
Owner / Software Developer
Game programming on apple device platforms. Games currently in circulation include Gunner U479 (iOS),Gunner 479 (macOS), Classic Jezzball (iOS) and Frogtastic(iOS). The web site (www.bigelowworks.com) also highlights graphics and game samples from previous work.
Samples include a ray tracing engine and a full 3D, 3rd person perspective, platform game.
Created the ReadyPath app for iOS: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2010MacWorld/02ReadyPath/prweb3594684.htm
1994 - Oct. 2010
Software Design Engineer (2001-2010) Morgan Hill, CA
Architected software solutions to support Anritsu embedded test and measurement systems. Software developed earned and contributed to numerous awards, patents, and industry papers.
Product Marketing Engineer (1999-2001) Morgan Hill, CA
Developed software sales tools to demonstrate competitive advantages. Provided technical support to the sales force and new customers. Provided valuable feedback to the Engineering group. Helped to guide development team on new product features by providing use cases and user requirements. Published product sales collateral. Including brochures, application notes, sales notes, and catalog updates.
Product Verification Engineer (1998-1999) Morgan Hill, CA
Created custom automated software test tools for Anritsu instruments. These tools have been in use for 10 years. This is evidence of my ability to design and create reliable and scalable software products. They were given a technology update recently, but the original design has remained the same.
Customer Service Engineer (1994-1998) Ottawa, ON
Performed calibration on Anritsu products and visited customer sites to support products.
9/2008 - Writing WDM Kernel Mode Drivers for Windows Certificate - Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), Portland, Oregon, United States.
This course covered USB concepts, the Windows USB stack, and the underlying architecture and operating principals of the Windows I/O, PnP, and Power subsystems.
05/1991 - Electronic Engineering – St. Lawrence College, Cornwall, Ontario, Canada
I earned the Academic Council Award for highest academic proficiency in the graduating class.
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