FRIDAY, August 18, 2011 12:00

Our Work Team

Greg Yurko
Principal Engineer and Managing Partner - Greg graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1983 with a BS in Electrical Engineering. He worked for Westinghouse on radar systems and nuclear power instrumentation hardware and software design for 3 years. Following that, Greg worked for Union Switch and Signal for 9 years developing software for transportation safety systems, specifically cab signalling. He then worked for Respironics for 10 years where he developed embedded software for respiratory therapy systems and eventually became the Director of Engineering for Software Applications and Sleep Diagnostic systems. Greg became a partner in SiGenix in 2005.

Dave Smail
Principal Engineer and Partner - Dave graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1986 with B.S in Electrical Engineering. He moved to Baltimore after graduation and took a job with Westinghouse Defense Systems where he designed digital processing hardware for advanced radar systems. Dave's next career stop was in 1995 with what is now Bombardier Transportation in West Mifflin, PA. He primarily wrote train control and propulsion software for 11 years for Bombardier until he became a partner with SiGenix in the spring of 2006. .

Tom Schneider
Principal Engineer and Partner - Tom graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1996 with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering. Following graduation, Tom began his career at Adtranz (now Bombardier Transportation) in West Mifflin, where he focused on analog and digital hardware design for propulsion control. In 2004, he accepted a position as hardware design engineer at Tollgrade Communications in Cheswick, PA, where he strengthened his skills in digital hardware design and FPGA/CPLD design using VHDL. Tom joined SiGenix in 2007 as a principal hardware design engineer, becoming a partner in 2009.

Nik Shaffer
Associate Engineer - Nik graduated from Point Park University in 2005 with a BS in Electrical Engineering. While still in school, he worked for Sima Products Corporation on consumer electronics development and weather radios, writing and testing software until the end of the year. Nik then worked at Daedalus Excel for two years as the electrical interface between the end customer and the in-house industrial designers and mechanical engineers. He began working at SiGenix in 2007.

Jerry Joseph
Senior Hardware Engineer - Jerry graduated from Penn State with a BS in Electrical Engineering in 1981 and from Lehigh University with a MS in Electrical Engineering in 1988. Jerry began his career at Bell Telephone Laboratories focusing on telecommunication system circuit design. With the breakup of the Bell System, Jerry continued working for spin-offs Lucent Technologies and Agere Systems now involved with semiconductor device design as a device designer, device architect, and applications engineer. His experience includes analog and digital circuit design with emphasis on data packet switching, data flow control, linear and switching power supplies. He began working at SiGenix in 2012

Jim Ashbaugh
Office Manager - Jim graduated from Duquesne University in 1986 with B.A in Political Science and a minor in Social Communication. He received a Certificate in Human Resource Management at the Master's Level in 2005 from La Roche College. Jim worked as a Paralegal for 10 years with several law firms before starting at SiGenix in the spring of 2006.

Tom Hayes
Business Development - Tom is a technology entrepreneur with a deep technical background. Tom has over 20+ years of Product Design and Development, primarily in the Embedded Microprocessor space. He has a strong blend of technical and business experience. Tom has founded multiple technology companies, with extensive experience raising capital, business case formation, developing high value partnerships and new sales channels.

A Few Words About Us

SiGenix provides hardware and software design and mechanical packaging services to successful companies and technology innovators. These services allow our customers to become more efficient with the product development cycle, which enables them to get to market quicker. Our engineering services have created successful products in the medical, defense, industrial and commercial markets.

SiGenix associates average 18 years of practical design experience. Our experience ensures quicker time to market.

Our team provides seasoned experience to avoid mistakes that can play havoc with the product development cycle. We take the guesswork and risk out of your development effort.

Why Choose Us

Our products and services have been utilized by many successful corporations, both large and small. Below are just some of the partners we have teamed up with to produce and deliver the highest quality electronics solutions.

Curtiss Wright
Philips Respironics
ALung Technologies
Renal Solutions
McKesson Automated Healthcare
Next Generation Filtration Systems

Why external engineering?

  • Accelerate time to market
  • Ensure the most effective use of your engineers
  • Engineers focus on core competencies rather than extraneous/one time technologies
  • Manage peak demand

Why Select SiGenix?

  • 100% project completion success rate
  • Experienced, highly productive engineers
  • Innovative and responsive approach
  • Many years of diverse experience
  • Long-term client relationships