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ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY

TTI’s system engineering team provides systems engineering integration support for robotic and human space exploration programs with focus on Verification and Validation (V&V). Our team supports various space exploration activities, and these tasks include integrating with people and tools to develop and/or maintain system engineering products that include V&V objectives, V&V processes, requirements, traceability reports and other similar products and tasks. Our team works on federal customer’s site with a large team of System Engineering and Integration (SE&I) personnel across multiple NASA centers in a virtual environment.

Our engineers support the following:
  • Requirements analysis, allocation, traceability and verification using various requirements development software tools

  • Utilize Model-Based System Engineering (MBSE) to defining architectural views, deriving & developing mission threads, and defining use cases for enterprise level verification planning

  • Perform system level trade-off studies, systems integration, system architecture definition and risk management/mitigation

  • Assist in development of V&V processes and products, including Detailed Verification Objectives (DVOs), Validation Objectives, V&V processes, V&V plan, Verification Events and Verification Closure Notices (VCNs).

  • Develop additional, and yet to be identified, V&V products and processes as the EHP design life cycle matures.

  • Provide support to the development and assessment of other SE&I products such as requirements and trace reports.

  • Assess existing verification methods and approaches for various space mission Program documentation

  • Perform program-to-program system engineering integration by coordinating inputs, resolving issues, and providing day-to-day support to integration team activities.

Project Engineering

TTI’s team supports projects for the development and certification of spaceflight hardware and also periodically perform sustaining tasks for hardware (i.e., diagnostics, tools, stowage, restraints, laptops, cameras, etc.) in support of NASA's International Space Station (ISS) and Orion Programs. Our team supports tests and other related activities and works with commercial software such as IBM Maximo, MS SharePoint, and Creo Parametric, in addition to customized software.

TTI is recognized for its outstanding electronics engineering capability specifically tailored for aerospace applications. With a focus on cutting-edge technology, adherence to strict industry standards, and a commitment to delivering high-quality solutions, Transpacific Technologies has established itself as a leading provider of electronics engineering services in the aerospace sector. Our team of highly skilled engineers specialize in creating electronic systems that meet the stringent requirements of the aerospace industry, including reliability, safety, and performance.

 

One of the key strengths of Transpacific Technologies lies in its deep understanding of the unique challenges and constraints associated with aerospace electronics engineering. The company hires professionals who are well-versed in the specific regulations, certifications, and standards governing aerospace electronics, such as DO-254 (Design Assurance Guidance for Airborne Electronic Hardware). This knowledge ensures that the electronic systems developed by Transpacific Technologies adhere to the highest quality and safety standards.

 

Transpacific Technologies follows a comprehensive electronics engineering process for aerospace applications, covering various stages from system design to manufacturing and testing. The company emphasizes meticulous research, feasibility studies, and design validation to ensure that the electronic systems meet the demanding requirements of the aerospace industry. Attention to detail is given to factors such as weight, power consumption, environmental conditions, electromagnetic interference (EMI) protection, and thermal management. Furthermore, our team is proficient in utilizing state-of-the-art software tools and technologies for designing and simulating aerospace electronic systems. They possess expertise in areas such as circuit design, PCB layout, digital and analog electronics, power electronics, signal integrity, and embedded systems development. This broad skill set enables them to develop robust and high-performance electronics solutions that can withstand the demanding environments of aerospace applications.

 

Some of the tasks are:
  • Prototype and design analog and digital filters, and analog-to-digital conversion circuitry

  • Develop software and interfaces (GUI) for capturing measurement data (cameras, sensors, etc) and controlling active components (steering mirrors, motor control, switches, etc).

  • The design of circuitry to control fast-steering mirrors for optics in support of flight related optical communications.

  • Design systems and circuits that create, capture, process digital data

  • Design and verification of digital systems, assemblies, and subassemblies

  • Generate functional and design specifications and define module interfaces

  • Design implementation and simulations

  • Debug and verify functional requirements

  • Develop and debug analog circuit designs and schematics

  • Evaluate noise in existing board designs

  • Create/Maintain schematics and layouts

  • Provide Bode plots, tolerance stack-ups and noise analysis for circuit designs

  • Test and verify key performance metrics

  • Manage/oversee fabrication and assembly of PCBAs

  • Electro-mechanical prototyping – fabricate and evaluate engineering models

  • Implement military and aerospace practices such as derating, component staking, conformal coating

 

 

Electronic Technician Support

TTI’s Electronic Technicians support engineering and development teams in a variety of ways:

  • PCB and prototype fabrication.

  • Electronic assembly, hand soldering, connector pin crimping, cabling, chassis wiring, microelectronic assembly, mechanical assembly, and chassis wiring.

  • Prototyping capabilities, circuit and PCB fabrication

  • Electronic assembly, hand soldering, connector pin crimping, cabling, chassis wiring, microelectronic assembly, mechanical assembly, and chassis wiring

  • Troubleshooting

  • Drafting support of schematics and mechanical drawings using CAD software

 

 

Firmware Development

Transpacific Technology’s firmware developers employ the latest tools and development platforms for use in:

  • FPGA/ASIC Design

  • Implementation of IP Cores and algorithms in HDL

  • Optimization of HDL

  • Development of HDL test benches and framework

  • Validation, review, and test of HDL code

  • Support of in-lab debugging of algorithms and code

  • Reliability calculations and implementation in HDL

TTI is engaged with the of earth to satellite optical communications development programs. Our involvement is in both the optics and the electromechanical aspects:

  • Aligning and building optical systems from prototype to final product

  • Develop alignment and test plans for free space optical communication terminals and systems

  • Design, build, and qualify test equipment for optical performance measurement of components, modules, sub-assemblies, and full optical communication systems

  • Create test plans for component and system validation.

  • Testing, verification, and validation

  • Development, testing, and analysis of high fidelity optical pointing devices and algorithms for optical communication payload systems

  • Development of test systems for report generation and failure mode and effects analysis

  • Prototyping mechanical/electrical assemblies and PCB work

  • Testing and validation of electro-mechanical assemblies

  • Documentation and execution of test cases based on product requirements

TTI is renowned for its exceptional software engineering capabilities. With a strong focus on cutting-edge technology and a dedication to delivering high-quality solutions, Transpacific Technologies has established itself as a leader in the field.

One of the key strengths of our team lies in its team of talented software engineers. The company takes pride in hiring top-tier professionals who possess extensive experience and expertise in software development. These engineers are well-versed in various programming languages, frameworks, and methodologies, allowing them to tackle complex projects across diverse domains.

TTI follows a robust software engineering process that ensures the delivery of reliable and scalable solutions. The company places a strong emphasis on requirements gathering and analysis, ensuring a deep understanding of client needs and business objectives. This attention to detail helps the team develop software that aligns perfectly with client expectations. Our team supports the following:

  • Researches, designs, develops and/or modifies enterprise-wide systems and/or applications software

  • Designs and codes software components, units, and modules that meet product specifications and development schedules

  • Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis

  • Tests and debugs assigned components and units

  • Participates in large system and subsystem planning

  • Collaborates with hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems and works with them to resolve incompatibilities

  • Writes and updates technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, and training materials

  • Troubleshoots problems and provides customer support for software operating systems and application issues

  • Advises hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements

  • Web Service design and development

  • Participate in agile-like teams addressing field concerns documented in bug reports and field reports of system failures

  • Debug and modify code using best practices of software components, units, and modules that meet product specification and development schedules by using Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) and/or Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) web services architecture

 

Simulation Systems

TTI’s SW engineering team supports the development of the SSIM by interacting with stakeholders from various aerospace end-users. The Mars2020 Activity Planning Subsystem (APSS) collaborates with the Robotic Planning Subsystem (RPS) and uses the Surface Simulation (SSim) software which directly interfaces with the Flight Software code.

 

Our team will provide the following support:

 

  • Writing C and C++ code for SSim

  • Collaborating with SSim System engineer to establish requirements of the simulation system

  • Interacting with customers and other software developers to understand the modeling and simulation capabilities needed

  • Creating interfaces and contributing to the general development of SSim

TTI personnel collaborate with engineers and participate in supporting and enhancing the underlying systems various platforms via deployment of new system configurations, working with new tools, participation in agile scrums and operational field support. Engage in support efforts and system configuration such as system provisioning and setup, security patching, configuration management and system hardening. System support services for other areas of the SDLC team, performance monitoring and data analysis, investigation into tools and/or processes that could be utilized to improve efficiency of routine tasks and increase reliability and velocity of system maintenance both in the lab and in the field.

 

Our solutions include:

 

  • System setup and administration within a Red Hat Linux environment

  • Maintain system level configurations (OS/security baseline) of all test environments

  • Maintain and develop installation automation for use within system modifications

  • Application Hosting

  • Consolidated Server & Cloud Services

  • Configuration Control & Compliance

  • COTS Products Installations and Support

  • Data Center Management

  • Cyber Security Monitoring & Response

  • IT Service Management

  • Network Management & Security

IT Help Desk Support

TTI possesses exceptional help desk support capabilities specifically tailored to meet the unique needs of federal clients. With a strong focus on efficiency, security, and compliance, Transpacific Technologies has established itself as a trusted provider of help desk services to federal agencies.

 

We recognize the importance of compliance with federal regulations and policies when providing help desk support to federal clients. The company stays updated with the latest regulations and guidelines, including those related to data privacy, accessibility, and reporting. This commitment to compliance ensures that federal agencies receive help desk support that meets the specific requirements and standards of their respective sectors.

 

One of the key strengths of Transpacific Technologies lies in its experienced and highly skilled help desk support team. The company recruits professionals who possess extensive knowledge and expertise in providing technical support to federal clients. These help desk specialists are well-versed in the complex systems, protocols, and requirements of federal agencies, ensuring efficient and effective support.

 

Transpacific Technologies follows a structured approach to help desk support, adhering to industry best practices and established service level agreements (SLAs). The company employs ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) frameworks and methodologies to ensure a consistent and standardized approach to incident management, problem resolution, and service request fulfillment. This structured approach helps minimize downtime, resolve issues promptly, and provide exceptional customer service to federal clients.

 

Transpacific Technologies places a strong emphasis on security and compliance when providing help desk support to federal clients. The company understands the critical nature of sensitive data and the need for robust security measures. Help desk support specialists are trained to adhere to strict security protocols, including handling classified information, following federal cybersecurity guidelines, and maintaining confidentiality and data integrity at all times.

Also, the company fosters open lines of communication with federal agencies, ensuring a clear understanding of their specific requirements and priorities. This collaborative approach allows the help desk support team to address issues promptly and provide timely resolutions, while keeping clients informed throughout the process.

 

Transpacific Technologies leverages advanced technologies and tools to enhance help desk support efficiency.

 

The company utilizes:

 

  • Ticketing systems

  • Remote access tools

  • Knowledge bases

  • Monitoring solutions to streamline incident tracking, problem diagnosis, and resolution

 

These technological advancements enable the help desk support team to provide quick and accurate assistance, minimizing downtime and maximizing productivity for federal clients.

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