C. Alan Jones

Forest, Virginia

I am Software Engineer that loves bringing products to market with Mobile, Web, and embedded technologies. Currently I am working with React.js, React-native, C++ on Linux, AWS services, and Python for analytics.


Chief Technologist

NetForecast, Inc

Leverage the latest in AWS Cloud, Mobile Application, and Analytics development to publish the best tools to detect and analyze Quality of Experience issues for users of the internet. These tools support all users of land-based, mobile and satellite networks.

October 2017 - Present

Software Expert (Full time and Emeritus)

Keysight Technologies / Anite Telecoms

Collaborated on leading-edge drive test tools for Multi-technology (LTE, WCDMA, CDMA, and GSM) cellular systems. Supported both application and infrastructure development.

January 2011 - December 2018

Senior Software Engineer

Commscope Corporation

Deployed PC and Website products used to survey cellular performance nationwide. Created back-end processes for autonomous collection of cellular data for a major US carrier.

November 2005 - December 2010

Senior Software Engineer

Flextronics International Inc. (San Jose, CA – 100% Remote)

Worked directly with manufacturing centers world-wide to bring technology products to market. Developed and supported mission-critical factory systems for testing, cellular phone calibration and customization, and ERP interface.

January 2001 - November 2005

Consulting Engineer

Ericssson Inc

Involved in multiple-discipline teams to bring next generation radio products to market for the consumer and pubic safety market.

June 1995 - December 2000

Principal Engineer


Created electric power plant simulations and sinulation tools.

January 1991 - June 1995

Transmission and Distribution Engineer

American Electric Power

Planning and installation of electric grid infrastructure for capcity increase and new industrial customers.

June 1985 - December 1990


Virginia Tech

Master of Science
Electrical Engineering (Thesis - Operational Extensions to a Power Distribution Design Workstation for Enhanced Emergency Restoration)
December 1990

Tennessee Tech University

Bachelor of Science
Electrical Engineering
May 1985

Central Virginia Community College

Associate of Science
May 1983


Programming Languages & Tools
  • C++
  • LTE
  • Mobile and Web development with React
  • C++ embedded development
  • AWS Cloud hosted infrastructure
  • Database and Analytics


In my spare time I enjoy playing music (Guitar, Mandolin and Bass). Hiking, kayaking, swimming and other outdoor activites take up a lot of my spare time.

I love to travel, espeically to the beach and tropical locations.


  • NetForecast Uses RIPE Atlas to Perform Network Latency Benchmarking
  • Starlink Beta Internet Performance
  • Internet Connection Requirements for Effective Video Conferencing to Support Work from Home and eLearning
  • Using RIPE Atlas to Predict Users' Quality of Experience
  • NetForecast's Report on Comcast's Network Performance Measurement System Results Data
  • NetForecast Design Audit Report of Comcast's Network Performance Measurement System
  • DNS-OVER-HTTPS: How Does it Affect User Quaity of Experience?
  • Plurasight AWS Rekognition
  • Plurasight AWS IoT Applications
  • Advanced Training Simulator Tools for Windows, Simulators International XII, The Society for Computer Simulation, ISBN 1-56555-049-8, 1995.
  • Integrating Remote Access Methods into Simulation Models with MMS. “Nuclear Plant Journal” Volume 12, No. 4, August 1994
  • An Object-Oriented Approach for the Design of a Graphical Interface for the Modular Modeling System. (Conference Proceedings - 1992)