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Engineer Test Cases

Westford, Massachusetts, 01886, United States
January 02, 2018

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Katie Weihong Gao

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Highly motivated, results-driven Technical Leader with over 10+ years of experience in each part of software development life cycle, including developing, testing, release, and support in scrum environment.

Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, perceptive and resourceful, with proven problem-solving and analysis skills, and ability to work independently.

Strong experience providing Automation Test Solutions using python/Perl and automation tools

Computer Skills:

Environments: Linux(Fedora, Ubuntu, CentOS), Mac(OS X), UNIX, Windows10

Languages: C/C++, Python, Perl, shell, Selenium, MATLab

Technical Skills: DHCP, Ethernet/QoS, OSPF/BGP,LDP/RSVP/MPLS, IGMP/MLD,VPN, UDP/TCP/IPv4/v6, TLS, DDos, SQL

Technologies: AWS, IoT, SDN, Virtualization, Radius, Git, Jenkins, JIRA

Test Tools: MQTT.Fx, IXIA/IxN2X, Spirent, Xena, Wireshark, VoIP Gateway, Firewalls


iRobot Corporation, Bedford, MA Sept. 2017 – Present

Sr. Quality Automation Engineer (Contractor)

Build automation test framework and implement python automation testcases for MQTT publish/subscribe messages over the AWS connections.

Integrate various DevOps practices into SQA processes and Continuous Integration initiatives. Maintain the existing execute shell scripts for CI/CD automation .

Execute new functional and regression testcases by using mobile Apps for provisioning devices on AWS.

Artel Video Systems. Westford, MA Jan., 2017 – June, 2017

Sr. Quality Automation Engineer

Built front-end automation test systems using unit test frameworks for smoke and regression test suites and reported web view test results.

Wrote web GUI test cases using Python/Selenium modules, combining IP traffic to verify video applications.

Performed tests for embedded video system and switch for 1G/10G Ethernet functionality.

Set up network scenario cases using third party equipment for testing all Artel products. Diagnosed connectivity issues on DWDM ports.

Identified needed test work based on requirements, and collected all required test data and results.

Juniper networks Inc. Westford, MA April 2016 – Jan, 2017

Test Solution Engineer (Contractor)

Scoped and scheduled test work load based on customer’s requirements, provided test strategies

and prioritize testing efforts, executed tests for customer’s networks.

Using Python, Ansible/Yaml, automated test cases for customer Data Center and WAN networks, and reported test results required by customers.

Worked closely with field engineers to help customers expand their networks, identified new testcases and performed tests including regression, scaling and new features tests.

Juniper Networks Inc (BTI Systems) Littleton, MA 2015 – April, 2016,

Principle Test Engineer

Served as project leader responsible for developing and contributing to test strategy and defining test plans/test procedures. Led a test group to perform functional tests, integration, system tests, scaling and performance tests.

Worked on scoping, scheduling and managing test projects, monitored progress and tracked status for test cycles based on releases.

Guided and collaborated with QA team in China to perform tests for IS-IS/RSVP/BFD/FRR features on Label Switch Routers.

Led and coordinated a test automation team in China to define automated test strategies, methodologies, processes, and procedures. Developed automation scripts for regression test cases using Python class and unit test frameworks.

Juniper networks Inc. Westford, MA 2008 – 2015

Senior Software System Test Engineer

As a senior test engineer, developed and contributed to test strategy, test plan/test cases/test procedures. Performed functional tests, integration, and system level tests, including scaling, performance, and regression tests for multiple releases. Worked closely with the developers to analyze failure reports and make recommendations to improve product reliability and quality. Provided technical assistance in the sales, integration, and on-going usage of Juniper routers.

Developed feature test plans and test cases for dhcp/pppoe v4 and v6 Subscribers login/logout.

Performed system scaling and performance testing, checked traffic throughput, monitored system resources usage and tracked system status during longevity tests.

Maintained and enhanced regression scripts for multiple release regression tests and tracked the regression results using Perl.

Worked closely with developers to find defect causes and verify defect fixes to ensure product reliability and quality. Performed customer scenario tests, measured CPU and memory usage with Ddos feature enabled, reported results and analysis for development team.

AcmePacket Inc., Burlington, MA 2004 – 2008

Software Test Engineer

Worked closely with developers to analyze issues reported by field engineers, helped engineer team to understand the problems. Verify the bug fixes and provide solutions to customers. Worked with sales team to understand the customer networks, make many suggestions for customers network design, helped customers to deploy the SBCs to the existing networks.

Reproduced customer’s problems in the lab and provided detail log messages and analysis information to development team.

Performed new features functional tests for new codecs(H264, G726), codec negotiation, TCP keepalive, DSCP/TOS, IPSec, new call flow for SIP/H323 interworking

Sonus Networks Inc. Westford, MA 2000 – 2003

Software Engineer

As a sustaining engineer, worked on call control components for customers’ problems to provide timely solutions. Enhanced and integrated advanced features and services for SIP applications. Joined QA team to perform unit test, integration test and bug verification activities for VoIP applications.

Education: UMass/Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts

Master of Computer Science obtained in 1995

Status: U.S citizen

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