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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
January 21, 2018

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Colorado Springs, Colorado 80918

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Software/Hardware Testing and Troubleshooting...Electrical Engineering...Hardware Design

16 years of System and Functional Software Test experience on Java Based GUI, UNIX and LINUX Servers, XML messaging on IBM WebSphere, JMS, and TIBCO BUS Architectures and various DBs.

Software Test Automation with Ranorex, IBM Rational Functional Tester, WinRunner, HP QTP.

Systems Engineering Professional with Government and Commercial project experience involving

15 years of Electrical Engineering and Hardware Design, Hardware Testing, Integration and Interfacing.

Brainbench certified in XML, WinRunner, Software Quality Assurance and Software Testing.


Retraining Engineers for Information Technology (REFIT) Program University of

Colorado at Denver, April 2000

Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering University of Colorado, May 1984

Experience / Accomplishments

STARZ Entertainment (3/2/2015 – 6/30/2016) Englewood, Colorado

Developer in Test for IBMS, a .NET eXpress application

Use of SourceTree interface to Git for version control of recorded Ranorex Test Cases

Analyze existing Functional QA Test Cases for completeness and automation suitability

Modularized Ranorex Recording Modules for reuse and ease of maintenance

Developed/ran Ranorex Test Suites on Virtual Machines against multiple Integrated Broadcast Management System environments

Used JIRA for automation test cases, defect definition, defect tracking and resolution.

Indirectly tested Data Migration from PALS (legacy system) to IBMS

Access Data Consulting Corporation (11/17/2014 – 2/27/2015) Englewood, Colorado

Integrated Broadcast Management System Automation Test Engineer – on contract to STARZ

Determined how to run STARZ Sanity checks against the Integrated Broadcast Management System using NUnit execution of DLL files generated through Ranorex Automated GUI Test Suite

Ran STARZ Sanity checks against the Integrated Broadcast Management System using NUnit execution of DLL files generated through Ranorex Automated GUI Test Suite

Track automation tasking, accomplishments and defects in JIRA

Create and modify pages in Confluence to publicize work and progress in tasking.

Enclipse Corporation (9/30/2013 – 9/30/2014) Englewood, Colorado

Quality Analyst – on contract to Kaiser Permanente ePIMS Disaster Recovery Solution

Created Test Cases from checklists for execution through HP Quality Center (QC) 11.0 Test Lab.

Analyzed Requirements for Server Builds against existing ePIMS Servers.

Logged/tracked/managed defects in HP QC (Application Lifecycle Management (ALM))

Executed Infrastructure Test Cases against server build for ePIMS Disaster Recovery Solution

Individual LPAR Server Resources on frame

Operating System Installation and Version

Virtual Input/Output (Shared Ethernet Adapters and Fibre Channel Adapters)

Storage allocation, drives, mountpoints and mountpoint characteristics.

Group IDs, User IDs and GID/UID permissions.


Experience / Accomplishments (continued)

Productive Data Solutions Inc (9/21/2011 – 2/15/2013) Englewood, Colorado

Senior QA Analyst – on contract to HealthTrans (a Catamaran Company)

Write and execute RxCMS (a Pharmacy Benefits Management Solution) Test Cases in HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Quality Center (QC) 11.0.

ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) Verification of incoming/outgoing reports, data extracts, enrollments and claims utilizing SQL (Oracle DB) and examination of UNIX files

Analyzed Requirements against existing Reporting and Analytics

Business Intelligence testing of RxCMS Reporting and Analytics

Infinite Computer Solutions Inc (1/24/2011 – 9/20/2011) Colorado Springs, Colorado

Quality Assurance Specialist – on contract to Verizon Business

Quality Assurance Project Manager coordinating Integrated System Test, End to End Test and UAT (User Acceptance Testing) between Order, Provisioning, Rating and Billing Systems.

Gathered and analyzed requirements from SMEs, Architects, Senior System Testers to create Test Cases across multiple systems

Tracking of Telecom Product Ordering testing by entering requirements, creating test cases, executing and writing results of test cases, and defect entering/tracking in HP ALM Quality Center

Reporting of System Test Status to upper management on a daily basis.

Systems Engineering Services Corporation (1/25/2010 – 11/12/2010) Colorado Springs, Colorado

Systems Engineer – on contract to Barclay BankCard US

SoapUI test of Barclay Card Partner Booking and Purchase Path credit card applications.

Used HP Quality Center to write defects, test cases, test results of Credit Card application testing

Mainframe credit card account creation in Oracle DBs through Microsoft Visual Studio 2008

Test Harness verification of Barclay Card Partner Booking and Purchase Path credit card applications.

ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) Verification of data to and from Barclay Card US partners

Bross Group (8/10/2009 – 1/8/2010) Englewood, Colorado

QA Engineer – on contract to Comcast CEMP (Comcast Enhanced Mediation Platform) Test

SoapUI REST API test of system gateway, TOAD to verify results with SQL in Oracle DBs.

Functional/End to End Test with SoapUI and requirement analysis in the creation of wireless accounts, devices on accounts, usage rating exported to flat file for Billing

Writing Test Plans for Wireless Test, HP QC to write test procedures/cases/results/defects

Start and stop of processes, data setup and troubleshooting logs on UNIX servers.

Comsys (7/7/2008 – 6/30/2009) Colorado Springs, Colorado

Professional Consultant (IT Quality Assurance Analyst) – on contract to Progressive Insurance CDMS (Customer Data Management System)

Functional and End to End Test of customer email generation campaigns supporting the conversion from DB2 to SQLServer2005 Databases and Mainframe programming to Microsoft .NET 2.0.

Creation and modification of Insurance Policies and Insurance Policy Data Sets through web applications, Mainframe and DB2 Commander updates, insertions and deletes in DB2 Databases and updates to the SQLServer2005 Databases with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005

Troubleshooting of Demand Requests through the use of DB SQL Queries and WebServices

Verification of SSIS aggregation of Customer Data with XML requests submitted to WebServices through Test Harnesses.

Quick Test Pro (QTP) Automated Regression Testing of existing email campaigns and templates through creation of 80 datasets in automated test scripts.


Experience / Accomplishments (continued)

TEKsystems (3/31/2008 – 6/9/2008) Colorado Springs, Colorado

Software Test Engineer – on contract to Focus on the Family Sales Model Conversion Project.

Business/Functional Testing of websites and PeopleSoft Solutions for donations, product sales and registration of events.

Created and maintained Test Scripts in Compuware Application Reliability Solution (CARS).

Created standardized data sets (in MS Excel)

CIBER (1/2/2008 – 2/29/2008) Englewood, Colorado

Business Test Analyst – on contract to Great West Health

Collection and formalization of Business Scenarios for FACETS External Interface Testing

Requirements Analysis and Entry of Business Scenarios into Mercury Quality Center

Coordination of Round Trip Testing with External Great West Vendors and Great West Production Readiness Test to include breakdown of tasks for completion of testing and data setup

Reviewed HIPAA compliance requirements

XAware (5/16/2006 – 11/30/2007) Colorado Springs, Colorado

QA Engineer – XAware Data Integration Tool and Engine

Tested SOAP, Web Services and WSDLs with XAware Designer by creating Web Services, WSDLs from the Services and BizComponents (from the WSDLs) to access the Services

Agile Development Methodology - Functional and System Test of XAware Designer, a data integration tool designer based on the eclipse java software development platform.

Verification of J2EE connection to Data Sources for SQL BizComponents and definition of System Test Environment on WebSphere, JBoss and Weblogic Application Servers

DB Visualizer functional verification of XAware Data Integration Engine with SQL queries

Tested and verified correct operation of XAware Designer Tracer a function that allowed step through and step into of BizDocuments, BizComponents and BizDrivers

Verified initial concept of XA-Designer Problem Log (concept based on LINT)

Automation of XAware Designer GUI Testing with IBM Rational Functional Tester (also based on eclipse) by the creation/modification of 34 scripts covering more than 30 functional areas.

Test, verification and correction of Unix and Linux Shell Scripts

COMSYS (6/20/2005 – 5/15/2006) Colorado Springs, Colorado

Software Test Engineer – on contract to FEDEX Shipment FUSION and MIDAS projects.

Review/Entry of System Requirements, Test Cases/Test Results into Mercury (HP) Quality Center

Test execution from Mercury (HP) Test Director and Mercury (HP) Quality Center.

XML messaging testing with generation of XML messages, verification with SQL the data posted to the Database and verification of error conditions within the XML messaging system.

Automation of Functional Checkout with QuickTest Pro.

THE TRIZETTO GROUP, INC. (2/21/2005 – 6/17/2005) Englewood, Colorado

Software Engineer.

Coordination of Code Review for The TriZetto Group, Inc. and clients to include subject matter experts and production support. Serve as subject matter expert as necessary.

ANALYSTS INTERNATIONAL (12/13/2004 – 1/7/2005) Englewood, Colorado

Technical Consultant. Great West Life.

Verification of Insurance Policy Holder data on mainframe systems and Websites on the Internet.


Experience / Accomplishments (continued)

TELEDYNE BROWN ENGINEERING (3/22/2004 – 10/29/2004) Colorado Springs, Colorado

Senior Systems Engineer III. Ground Based Midcourse Defense, Boeing, Decatur, AL.

Maintain, modify, repair and install Audio/Visual equipment, communications equipment, and software to support JNIC (Schriever AFB, CO) GMD suite of rooms.

Lead Integrator for GMD Test Control Node installations at Beale AFB, California and Cobra Dane facility at Shemya Island, Alaska.

Coordinate equipment procurement, shipping and installation activities to include power.

QWEST COMMUNICATIONS (CenturyLink) (9/27/99 – 3/19/04) Denver, Colorado

Software Test Engineer (QA Engineer II). CRM (Customer Request Management) software system.

Develop WinRunner automated testing and manual test processes for verification, troubleshooting, and problem isolation in XP (Extreme Programming) development methodology:

XML/Java messaging system on the TIBCO Bus and IBM MQ series (WebSphere)

BEA WebLogic GUI Servers (Netscape browser) connected to Oracle 8.0I databases

Automated WinRunner Tests through Test Director using Test Director for result/defect collection.

Provide developers with definitive symptoms for corrective actions. Examine XML messages for conformance to version controlled schema to include data length, data type, and order of tags.

Generate master test plans, test case specifications, collect and report testing metrics. Verify developed code against requirements, customer user stories, and User Acceptance Testing.

Test Lead for a team of three to five testers on 4 releases of Qwest CRM


Colorado Springs, Colorado

Senior Electrical Engineer Lead Engineer to design and implement Lightning Transient Protection in the ARTS (Automated Remote Tracking System) of the USAF Remote Satellite Tracking Stations.

Designed Lightning Transient Protection System for Phase Shifter Controller and Phase Shifter Driver for both the 46-foot dish antenna and the 60-foot dish antenna.

Team Lead, specified, supervised installation of power systems Lightning Protection and corrective actions for identified power and ground deficiencies for a Remote Satellite Tracking Station.

Specified individual Lightning Transient Protection devices for the approximately 360 ARTS signal/control lines.

SANMINA SCI CORPORATION (11/97 - 2/98) Colorado Springs, Colorado

Test Engineer maintain/modify test programs on Hewlett Packard HP3065 and HP3070 In Circuit Testers (ICT) Maintain and improve Functional Unit Test (FUT) for McData Monarch products.

Researched and recorded failure and repair data for McData Monarch CTP and MXC cards.

Implemented tables for recording that data at the McData FUT troubleshoot station PC.


Colorado Springs, Colorado

Field Engineer on contract to Tele-Communications, Inc. Advanced Information Technology, Englewood, Colorado to assist in the rollout of the SUMMITrak Billing System software to TCI cable systems nationwide.

Test/Implementation of the SUMMITrak interface in Lab Headend to cable system Local Controllers.

Coordinated SUMMITrak End to End Testing with converter boxes and local controllers

Directed the setup and hardware connection of the Corvallis (TCI of Oregon) Local Controller to the TCI Network and Denver based Lab Headend. Verified with Set Top Box operation and test.


Experience / Accomplishments (continued)



Engineer. Noninterference testing and troubleshooting of grounding and power systems.

Isolated neutral/ground faults, directed the repairs to decrease the ground current to safe levels.

Made recommendations based on the analysis of grounding modifications/designs in satellite control facilities

Quantified harmonic distortion on power neutral conductors with the Dranetz 658 Power Quality Analyzer, determined source of distortion.

Developed Microsoft Excel database for power panel information. Generated power panel schedules (for power panel doors). Determined proper derating for wiring, circuit breakers, and power panels.


Senior Engineering Specialist. Hardware verification (to specification) of existing designs through worst-case analysis, troubleshooting, testing.

Modified AM system, redesigned B system VCP (Voice Control Panel U.S. Air Force REACT (Rapid Execution and Combat Targeting) VCP (Voice Control Panel) to conform to specification.

Corrected logic, bare board fabrication, and assembly errors in existing designs.

SKYLINE ELECTRONICS, INC. (1989 - 1990) Colorado Springs, Colorado

Engineering Manager. Supervised engineering personnel on projects and daily tasking.

Designed a Go/NoGo coil resistance tester with 100VDC 1mA leakage test.

Integrated 16 control line DTMF (Dual Tone Multiple Frequency) encoding/decoding into transmit/receive section of a hand-held radio controller for a scroll sign. Modified scroll sign controller (8031 microprocessor based design) to incorporate a watchdog circuit.

LASER MAGNETIC STORAGE INTERNATIONAL CO. (1986 - 1989) Colorado Springs, Colorado

Associate Engineer. Design and continuation engineering of 12 inch Write Once, Read Many times (WORM) optical drive subassemblies.

Designed baseplate electronics for new 12" LaserDrive increasing diagnostic capability, decreasing Mean Time To Repair.

Simplified round-trip delay normalization of carriage (LD1200 LaserDrive) resulting in preset values, standardized Read/Write path delay/timing settings (resulting in interchangeable carriages and RWCII PCAs in the same drive). Wrote process incorporating changes.

BROWN DISC MANUFACTURING, INC. (1984 - 1986) Colorado Springs, Colorado

Electrical Engineer. Design and modification of 3.5" disc manufacturing equipment

Researched, analyzed customer returns and evaluations (apprised customers of results) and performed production line error analysis

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO MEDIA CENTER (1980 - 1984) Colorado Springs, Colorado

Television/Audio Engineer and Electronic Repair Technician. Integrated disparate a/v equipment into remote TV production systems, performed studio/remote video and audio production work.

Repaired, calibrated, and modified audio/visual and television studio equipment


Senior Electronic Instrument Repairman Repaired/Calibrated Test, Measurement, Diagnostic Equipment.


Training / Certifications

Completed Training:

Date Taken

Course Name and Vendor

09/1/2006 – 9/20/2006

TST221 Essentials of IBM Rational® Functional Tester, Java Scripting, IBM

05/14/2001 – 05/17/2001

UNIX Fundamentals, Batky Howell


CDP Comprehensive Training, Qwest

12/11/00 – 12/15/00

SQL and PL/SQL, Oracle


CDF Orientation, Qwest


QMS V 3.1 USWest


PVCS training USWest


Local Procedures Training USWest


CMM Orientation

09/1999 – 04/2000

Retraining Engineers for Information Technology and Systems (REFIT) Program – University of Colorado, Denver


C++ Programming Fundamentals - Part 1 – National Education Training Group, Inc.


C++ Foundation for Non-C Programmers - National Education Training Group, Inc.


UNIX Fundamentals - National Education Training Group, Inc.



Certification Name


XML Concepts


WinRunner 6.0


Managing People (U.S.)




Telecommunications Industry Knowledge


Software Quality Assurance


Computer Industry Knowledge


Programming Concepts


Customer Requirements Analysis


Software Testing


Printed Circuit Board Design


Computer Electronics


Assembly Language

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