David Thomson

972.454.9609(m) - david@dthom.com - Updated 2018-06-09


Senior network transport engineer with several years experience deploying terrestrial long haul DWDM routes.  Proficient at managing projects from design to handoff.  Particularly well versed with the ALU-N 1830 platform.

Work Experience

Google, Inc.Addison, TXJan 2014 - Present

General Datatech, LLCDallas, TXMay 2012 - Dec 2014

Texas A&M UniversityCollege Station, TXNov 2009 - May 2012

Cisco SystemsRichardson, TXSummers 2010 - 2011

L-3 CommunicationsGreenville, TXSummers 2006 - 2009

Skills and Platforms Knowledge

*** Very highly experienced
** Moderate experience
* Limited experience
† Dated experience


Texas A&M UniversityCollege Station, TXAugust 2005 - May 2012

BA in Electronics Engineering, May 2012

Awards, Accomplishments, and Certifications

Certified Fiber Characterization Engineer CFCE0224USAMarch 2013
Top student in fiber characterization course covering CD, PMD, OTDR trace analysis, using JDSU test sets, etc.

Automated Fiber Label Software ToolFebruary 2013
Created a Windows tool in C# to automatically generate fiber label ordering forms from CTP design tool exports.

Academic Excellence AwardMay 2012
Award given to the most outstanding student in Texas A&M Electronic Systems Engineering department. Chosen by program director.

IEEE-Tech Director of OperationsAugust 2011 – May 2012
Elected DO by peers, responsible for managing parts orders, parts kits for the ENTC department, scheduling hours in parts store, and retaining profitability for the parts store.

Cisco A&M Project Achievement (CAPA) AwardAugust 2010
Awarded for leadership and excellence in Cisco student worker position.

1st Place Xilinx Race of ChampionsDecember 2009
Awarded for fastest and most agile robot in competition among students.