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Steve Rickman

Steve has extensive experience in all aspects of active and passive RFID site implementation from preliminary site visits to final customer sign off.

  • Preliminary site visits to evaluate customer workflow for design of AIT system architecture
  • Work with customer IT department to Ensure data flow encryption meets with security requirements set by customer
  • AIT system architecture proposal generation and presentation
  • Professional execution of detailed site surveys including evaluation and documentation of existing electrical, LAN, and mounting structures
  • Spectrum analysis of frequency ranges to be used
  • Detailed site survey and site preparation documentation generation
  • Detailed installation schedule generation
  • Installation schedule management
  • Research, coordinate, and manage local subcontractors as needed for electrical/infrastructure additions
  • Coordinate with customer, and jobsite facilities and IT personnel to ensure seamless physical installation of equipment while not interrupting normal customer workflow
  • Ensure installations meet local electrical, building, and FCC codes
  • Professional physical installation of RFID equipment, and the infrastructure required to support it
  • All aspects of computer configuration including hardware builds and upgrades, loading of various Windows operating systems
  • Installation, configuration, and testing of custom software applications
  • Train onsite personnel
  • Generate as-built drawings and written documentation of all completed work, to include electrical, LAN, AIT equipment, as well as documenting settings of all item.

Work Experience

Partner at Aenean Technology
November 2011 -Present (5 months)
My position includes all aspects of company operation, from marketing to physical product design and prototyping of industrial computing solutions.

Research and Design Engineering Consultant
May 2011 -Present (11 months)

RFID Global Solution
October 2010 -May 2011 (8 months)

Sr. Technical Deployment Manager
Altierre Corp.
June 2008 -August 2008 (3 months)

Savi Technology Inc., RFID Global Solution
December 2005 -June 2008 (2 years 7 months)

Senior Field Service Engineer
RFID Global Solution
March 2005 -December 2005 (10 months)

Various RFID Consulting/Field Service positions

Matrics Inc (now Symbol / Motorola) and Savi Technology
2002 -2005 (3 years)

Manager of Field Service Engineering
Savi Technology Inc
2001 -2002 (1 year)

Senior Field Service Engineer
Savi Technology Inc
1999 -2001 (2 years)

Field Service Engineer
Savi Technology Inc
1997 -1999 (2 years)

Field Service Technician
Savi Technology Inc.
1996 -1997 (1 year)


  • De Anza College 1987 -1991