Shira Okon is a Principal Engineer at Tietronix Software specializing in Model Based Systems Engineering. She holds an Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering degree from Purdue University with an emphasis on Aerospace System Design. She is a Six Sigma Black Belt and has used these skills to lead teams in identifying faults, analyzing root cause, and posing solutions for improvement. As an experienced project manager, she has been using best practices Software Engineering Processes for many years.
Shira is a SysML expert, with years of experience developing modeling methods and data exchange plugins such as Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and PSpice. She is a member and active participant in the model-based community at NASA. She is working on NASA SysML projects and using her NASA space system experience to create model-based systems designs. She has used model-based methods and tools in other industries such as medical and solar plants.