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Engineer Test

Location:
Fort Washington, Maryland, United States
Salary:
85k to 100k
Posted:
January 15, 2018

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Thomas W. Hammond

**** ******** ***.

Oxon Hill, Md. 20745

Cell: 240-***-****

Email: ac31rt@r.postjobfree.com

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

Specialized experience in systems training, network operations, network design and documentation development. I have performed Performance Testing, Test and Evaluation (T&E) of DOD Information Systems and Defense Messaging Systems ground and satellite messaging system software/hardware, Web Based Systems and various circuits, systems/circuit training and operations of U.S. Government Telecommunications and Commercial systems. Circuit support to include circuit Turn-UP testing, line conditioning test and circuit and equipment installs. Install and test various software packages and configure for desk top/laptop computers. Perform formal classroom systems training. Developed various types of system, training, procedural and report documentation. My experience includes Federal customers, such as all Branches of the Department of the Defense (DOD), U.S. Customs Service (USCS) and Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). My commercial projects have included Quality Assurance Testing, life cycle system testing, user production support for Web Based and other various types of communication systems, Operations Specialist I, Data Scrubber, and Network Provisioner for MCI WORLDCOM, the American Red Cross (ARC), and Voice Stream Wireless.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

Solutions by Design (SBD) – April 2012 to July 2017

•As a Sr. Quality Assurance Analyst, I was assigned to the Defense Contract Management Agency System Development Center (SDC) contract as test lead.

•Test Web based defense contract applications and systems.

•Submit all problems found in the DCMA Change Gear system and track until resolution or cancellation.

•Develop Requirement Traceability Matrix’s (RTM), Test Plans and Test Cases and Scenarios based on system requirements.

•Perform documentation reviews and provide comments.

•Attend System meetings such as Critical Design Review, System Demo/Handoff, Test Incident Report review and Requirements Handoff meetings.

•Perform QA/Regression testing of fixes for all Functional Test and Production Application problems reported.

•Develop narrative test scripts for automated test scripting.

New Vision Engineering Group – January 2005 to April 2012

•As a Sr. Systems Analyst, I was assigned to the Defense Contract Management Agency SkunkWorks contract as test lead.

•Tested Web based defense contract systems.

•Submitted all problems found in the DCMA Problem Tracker system and track until resolution or cancellation.

•Performed as Problem Tracker System Administrator.

•Developed Requirement Traceability Matrix’s (RTM), Test Plans and Test Cases and Scenarios based on system requirements.

•Performed documentation reviews and provided comments.

•Attended System meetings such as Critical Design Review, System Demo/Handoff and PTR review meetings etc.

•Performed QA/Regression testing of fixes for problems reported.

Ajilon Consulting - March 2003 to June 2004

•As a Communications Consultant, I was assigned to a MCI contract as an Operation Specialist I and Data Scrubber.

•Identify, uninstall and recover and inventory unused severs at various Nation-Wide MCI sites.

•Track, verify, update and record all recovered server’s status for redeployment using the Mantis system.

•Upgrade firmware, hardware and software on various NT Windows and UNIX server platforms for redeployment into service.

Digital Solutions, Inc. (DSI) - September 2000 to April 2001

•As a Network Engineer, I was assigned to a US Customs Service contract.

•Held the position as the Situation Room Network person, responsible for assisting Communications, Helpdesk, CICS support and Database support in all network relate Tier 3 issues with TCP/IP, OSI, T1/T3, Frame Relay, ATM and X.25 circuits and equipment.

•Supported Network switch and IPL efforts. Created Switched Major Node definitions; monitored all network mainframe software/hardware products using various software tools.

•Performed circuit installation, equipment installation/configuring, cable tracking, and cable installation.

•Supported USCS data center Automated Broker Interface (ABI), Lu.62 Air Manifest/Air passenger interfaces.

Darwin Partners - April 2000 to September 2000

•As a Sr. Communications Consultant, I was assigned to a Voice Stream Wireless communications-switching center in Norristown, Pa. as a Network Provisioner.

•Perform T1 circuit, provisioning from ordering to coordination between local and long-distance careers such as Verizon, AT&T and SPRINT on circuit and construction team for cell site completion and circuit Turn-Up.

•Attended construction and NAPA meetings.

Management Systems Designers, Inc. - November 1998 to February 2000

•As a Sr. Systems Test Engineer, I was assigned the position of Division Supervisor for two INS STARS SM/I T&E Divisions (Corporate Information Systems and Enforcement Systems Divisions).

•Performed as Liaison between the Software Developer, Government Customer and the STARS SM/I T&E Divisions.

•Responsible for a staff of 15 System Test Engineers that perform the Functional System Testing, Performance Testing, field observation of deployed software releases and new installations of software releases.

•Help define system requirements, make recommendations for change to improve the efficiency of the system standards.

•Responsible for the development of Test and Evaluation (T&E) documentation, execution of specified tests, and providing detailed reporting of all T&E activities, to support all phases of the System Development Life Cycle.

New Boston Systems - September 1998 to November 1998

•As a Staff Consultant, I was assigned to an American Red Cross (ARC) contract as a Sr. Test Engineer where I developed test documentation for ARCs Genoprobe blood testing automation system.

Brannon and Tully/Comforce - October 1997 to July 1998

•As a Communications Consultant, I was assigned to a MCI/WORLD COMM contract as a Sr. QA Systems Analyst.

•Performed QA testing, Performance Testing, developed test documentation and user manuals and performed production support for the MCI/WORLD COMM Web Based Order Entry, Batch Order Entry and Billing GUI Web based systems.

ITS Services, INC. - April 1996 to October 1997

•As a Communications Technician, I was assigned to a US Customs Data Center Service contract where I performed Network technical control support to the USCSs Wide Area Network (WAN) operations.

•My duties included identifying problems through fault isolation, reading of data scope/sniffer traces, diagnosing and resolving communication problems caused by TCP/IP, OSI, T1/T3, Frame Relay, ATM and X.25 circuits and equipment, in coordination with Consolidated Data Network (CDN) staff.

•Performed circuit installation, equipment installation/configuring, cable tracking, and cable installation.

•Install, configure and test various communication software packages for desk top/laptop computers.

•Perform encryption device installation, encryption device key loads and circuit Turn-UP testing.

•Provide training for Jr. Technicians.

Validity Corporation - March 1985 to April 1996

•As a Sr. Communications Systems Analyst, I worked on a Department of Defense contract.

•Developed Test Documentation, Training Documentation, System Operations Procedures (SOP), and Technical Reviews of System Documentation for ground base and satellite communication systems.

•Perform as Classroom Instructor for Onsite System Operator Training, Operator Refreshing Training (ORT), and On the Job System Training (OJT).

•Perform as Test Conductor and Test Director for Performance Testing, DMS Operational Acceptance Testing (OAT), Test and Acceptance Testing (T&A), Interface Certification Testing (ICT) and DISA Category Three Certification Testing (CAT III).

•Perform as test team and field trip lead on various other types of system development, testing and training efforts.

•Perform system setup to included installation of various software system configuration packages, setting of azimuth and elevation of various satellite dish antennas and configure for desk top/laptop computers.

USS McCandless (US Navy) - February 1981 to February 1985

•As a Radioman Second Class I was a Communications Watch Supervisor on board the USS McCandless FF-1084 (frigate).

•Supervised a watch section of up to five communications personnel on day to day ship board communication needs including system circuit setup, and operations, monitoring, troubleshooting, QA, crypto changes and keying material destruction.

•Perform as lead Satellite Communications Operator (SATCOM), Teletype and copier repair and maintenance repairman and the lead International Morse Code Operator.

EDUCATION:

Associate Degree (IT)

Axia Online University of Phoenix –- 2012

WAN Trouble Shooting

The Learning Tree Reston, Va. - 1996

The Gossip Institute:

Government Open Systems,

X.400 Build-Up,

One Day X.500

OSI Internet's and Applications

Validity Corp. Landover, Md. -1994

Xerox Special Information System School

Pasadena, Ca. - 1985

Savon Copier Maintenance School,

MOD-28 Teletype Maintenance School

Naval Training Center Norfolk, Va. - 1983

HF/UHF Radio Transmitter/Transceiver School

Naval Training Center Norfolk, Va. - 1982

International Morse Code School

Naval Training Center San Diego, Ca. - 1981

Radioman Class "A" School

Naval Training Center San Diego, Ca. - 1981

Potomac Senior High School

Oxon Hill, Md. – 1980

Testing Processes

Waterfall, Cascade, Agile

Hardware

F5 APM, LTM, Linux Red Hat, IBM 3600, IBM 3745 Front-end Processor, 3174 Local Controllers, IRE encryption devices, X.25 Equipment, Routers, Switches, Gateways, Modems, Univax 90/60, UNIVAX U90/60, UNIVAX U1100, ECLIPSE 4000, OS/SUN, Firebird 2000 Protocol Analyzer and various other Circuit Protocol Laptop PC PCMCIA cards.

Network Software/Protocols

NETVIEW, NCCF, NPDA, NLDM, NETMAN, Service Center, Cisco Works, AIX, VPS, 3270, NETVSSI, SNA, TPX, NPM, TSO, VTAM, Visual Up-Time, Telnet, FTP, SMTP, Mode I & II, TCP/IP, X.25, Frame Relay, X.400 and X.500

Programming Languages

SQL, JCL, Non-ADF, ADF, Cold Fusion

Network Platforms

Enterprise, SharePoint, K2, various UNIX platforms, Various IBM compatible platforms,

Operating Systems/Application Software/Automated Test tools

DOS, Windows 3.x, Windows 95/98/ME/NT/XP, IDMS, UNIX, SQA Manager, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator, Windows Outlook, CC Mail, Mantis, Volume Automated Test System (VATS), Portable Automated Test System (PVATS), HP UFT, Test Director.

Certifications: Comp TIA – Security+ 06/11/2010

Clearances Held: DOD: Top Secret, SBI-SCI, and USCS: BI, INS: BI

Current Active Clearance: DOD: BI for Position of Trust

References: Upon Request



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