REQUIREMENTS MANAGEMENT EXPERT ◈ SYSTEMS SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT◈ PROMOTING REUSE ◈ SYSTEMS ENGINEERING PROCESS IMPROVEMENT◈ DXL SPECIALIST◈ COMMUNICATOR
Alex Ivanov, Principle Systems Engineer at Raytheon, is a passionate thought leader on how to optimize system engineering execution by providing a consistent architecture and process to anyone developing requirements, managing changes to them, verifying the system, and much more. With 10+ years’ experience in managing a large scale distributed requirements database in the aerospace and defense industry, Alex is passionate about bringing the best process/tool combination to system engineering teams across the Raytheon enterprise.
Alex is an expert in developing reusable DXL to support everything from requirements development, metrics, to tracing requirements to test steps in DOORS. He excels at working with existing programs to re-architect their DOORS implementation, making use of system engineering best practices and automation to streamline program execution across the product development lifecycle..
Over the past 5 years, Alex has achieved the following:
◈ Recognized as a 5 time IBM Rational Champion.
◈ Developed the most visited (25,000+ visits) Wiki at Raytheon: Getting the most out of DOORS.
◈ Generated 100+ on-demand training videos to better educate user and administrators alike on how to make the most of DOORS.
◈ Hosted 100+ training sessions to demonstrate process best practices to every user role imaginable (requirements engineer, test engineer, configuration management, quality, administrators...)
Alex believes everyone can benefit from using IBM Rational DOORS in a consistent and proven manner and is out to mentor and educate the masses at Raytheon... one program at a time.
Specialties: Leadership, Communication, Process Improvement, Testing, Mentoring, Tools, Systems Engineering, Training, Rational DOORS, User Support, DOORS Database Management, Expert DXL scripter, Metrics