Louie Francis Ouano
Cebu City, Philippines
Cebu City, Philippines
About Louie Francis
I am mainly an embedded software developer or firmware developer. I have been working with firmware for more than 10 years. I also dabble on hardware design as well as Windows programming(C#.NET, VB.NET) and web development(PHP, SQL).
My side projects:
STARPOD(developed both hardware and software DLL)
TEKDAQC(worked on the firmware for a while):
August 2002 - August 2003
Trained in the different processes in a semiconductor manufacturing company. Done some automation projects on ATEs(automated test equipments).
Lexmark Research & Development Corporation
November 2003 - June 2006
Developed firmware for Lexmark printers and AIOs, specifically on the HMI(e.g., buttons, LCDs, etc.).
Hardware Support Engineer
June 2006 - June 2007
Hardware/software support work on NXP Semiconductors' Host/Device/OTG controller USB chips.
Senior Application Engineer
August 2007 - December 2007
Worked as an application engineer for STs Spear-based System-On-Chips(SOC). Here is the link for the product: http://www.st.com/stonline/products/families/computer/customizableproc/customizableappliproc.htm Work is mainly focused on developing software for features that the evaluation board is capable of doing, that are then used for customer demos.
Senior Firmware Engineer
January 2008 - August 2009
Developed firmware for bank printers. Focused mainly on the low-level interfaces between the hardware and firmware(e.g., motor control, printhead control, UART, SPI, etc.).
August 2010 - September 2011
Firmware development of hard disk drives. Work involved analyzing processor timings to improve HDD performance.
September 2011 - January 2014
Hardware/Firmware/Software development on seismic surveying devices utilizing GNSS(RTK) used for offshore oil/gas explorations. Radio and RS485 are used for telemetry. LPC2468 ARM MCU, Keil RTOS, Keil IDE, Novatel GNSS Receiver, Microhard N920 TDMA transceivers, SVN, Microchip's PIC18F4620, VB.NET, CodeBlocks, Java, Borland OWL, Microchip's MiWi Protocol, I2C, SPI
Lexmark International, Inc.
March 2014 - May 2016
Software development on Lexmark's Fleet Management software. Utilizing SNMP and web applications. Used C, Visual C++ and C# .Net.
Janty Technology Group Ltd.
May 2016 - Today
Sole firmware developer working on electronic cigarettes.
University Of San Carlos
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering
1997 - 2002