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Manual Quality Assurance Engineer w/ 8 years experience

Location:
San Jose, California, United States
Posted:
February 27, 2018

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Michael T. Nowocin

San Jose, CA *****

Cell: 408-***-****

Skype ID: mnowocin94

Google Hangouts: ac4m1c@r.postjobfree.com

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http://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelnowocin

Objective:

To bring my skills as a Software Test Engineer specializing in Internet, mobile, and PC based applications, software quality assurance, and test specification documentation to a company where I can support their goals and become part of the team.

Qualifications:

Over eight years of experience in the Quality Assurance field as a Software Test Engineer specializing in development of test cases and Ad-Hoc, Black Box, and Regression testing. Provide a creative and detail oriented aptitude to aid in pinpointing issues within applications.

Computer Skills:

Programming Languages:

C, C++, CSS, Java, JavaScript, SQL, XHTML

Operating Systems:

MacOS Sierra, Macintosh OSX, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Vista, Windows 2008 Server, Windows 2003 Server, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98

Applications:

Android Studio, Bug Tracker, Bugzilla, Word, Excel, Fiddler, FileZilla 3.2.6.1, Firefox, GIT, Internet Explorer, Jira, Microsoft Product Studio, Perforce, Testopia, Testrail, windif

Equipment:

Astro VA-1809A, Astro HDMI Protocol Analyzer VA-1838, Audio Precision Cascade Sys-2522 System Two Cascade Audio Analyzer Dual Domain machine, DekTek USB Streamer, HPNx Pro CableCARD, Quantum 882EA Video Test Instrument, Simplay Labs SL-8800 instrument, Sincore Streamer, Tektronix VM5000 Oscilloscope, Tris

Work Experience:

QA Mobile Engineer

Bay InfoTech at Telmate, San Francisco CA

12/5/2016 – 8/11/2017

-Utilize Android Studio

---Get logcat/stack traces

---Get Device Id

---Install and uninstall apks

---Get apk version information

---Obtain screenshots from Android tablet

-Create instructional documents for

---Installing an Android ROM on an Nexus 7 tablet

---Installing a Telmate ROM on Android tablets

---Install and configure third party apk to Telmate ROM

---Side load Telmate apk to Telmate ROM

---Push FOTA Telmate ROM to Telmate clients facilities' devices

-Create Jira tickets to track issues

-Create and modify test cases on Testrail adhering to team design

-Submit test summary reports

-Ownership of test case development for a Telmate application

-Perform Regression, Black Box, and ad-hoc testing on Android tablet

-Utilized Scrum/Agile method

-Provide updates and feedback in team meetings

QE Certification Engineer

Pro Unlimited at TiVo, Alviso, CA

5/4/2015 – 5/4/2016

-Certify TiVo customer’s applications and TiVo products to meet or exceed industry standards.

--HDCP 1.2

--HDCP 2.2

--Closed Caption

--Copy Protection

--Round Trip Timing

--Tuning Adapter ATP

--Emergency Alert System

-Update and pair Cable Cards to TiVo devices

-Perform Regression and Black box testing on TiVo Android and iPad applications

-Perform Regression, Black box, and Ad-hoc testing on TiVo devices

-Use third party Testing Framework for automated test runs and maintain records

-Gather stack traces from TiVo devices

-Update and modified test cases adhering to team design

-Wrote test run reports and chronicle issues found, reported, or verified by myself and others

Quality Assurance Engineer

Mindteck at INTEL, Santa Clara, CA

11/2013 – 2/2015

-Lead manual tester for Windows tablet firmware

--Assigned tasks to three co-workers

--Updated devices under test

--Trained co-workers on test procedures

--Submitted daily reports

--Contacted with software development engineers

--Approved end product

-Used GIT to build/integrate drivers, firmware, and patches

-Performed Regression, Black box, and Ad-hoc testing on Windows 8 tablet’s firmware

-Ownership of test case development for tablet’s firmware and application that utilize firmware

-Utilized Scrum/Agile method

-Utilized Intel’s Test Framework for daily automated tests

-Maintained records of automated and manual test results for daily and weekly reports

Quality Assurance Engineer

Pro Unlimited at TiVo, Alviso, CA

6/2011 – 9/2013

-Performed Regression and Black box testing on TiVo Android application

-Performed Regression, Black box, and Ad-hoc testing on TiVo devices and applications

-Configured Wireless LAN for foreign and domestic testing on TiVo devices and Android application

-Created an instructional document for reporting Quality Assurance issues

-Revised a test plan for latest feature development on TiVo device

-Developed and modified test cases adhering to team design

-Wrote reports on issues found, reported, or verified by myself and others and weekly progress reports

Software Development Engineer in Test, Windows Mobile

MICROSOFT, Redmond, WA

1/2010 – 3/2010

-Created Build Verification Tests and test cases for Windows Mobile 7 phone and Web based application

-Created test specification document for application on Windows Mobile 7 phone and weekly progress reports based on accomplishments

-Created test plan for feature on Windows Mobile 7 phone and Web based application

-Performed Regression, Black box, BVT, and Ad-hoc testing on Windows Mobile 7 phone and Internet applications

-Setting up and testing features on a virtual Windows Mobile 7 phone

-Setting up Windows Mobile 7 phone for manual testing via Visual Studios 2010

-Gathered stack traces from Windows Mobile 7 phone using Visual Studios 2010

Software Test Engineer, Windows Live Incubation Team

MICROSOFT, Redmond, WA

4/2008 – 10/2008

-Created Build Verification Tests

-Performed Regression, Black box, Grey box, and Ad-hoc testing

-Tested http://frameit.live.com on browsers and platforms [discontinued on 12/15/2010]

-Setting up hardware for manual testing

-Wrote reports on issues found, reported, or verified by myself and others and weekly progress reports based on accomplishments

-Participated in group triage, bug bashes, and team meetings

-Examined and tested RSS feed’s XML code on various browsers

Software Development Engineer in Test, HD-DVD Title Test Team

MICROSOFT, Redmond, WA

10/2007 – 4/2008

-Setting up and installing multiple HD-DVD drive attachments to Xbox test machines

-Created daily reports based on automated and manual test results

-Performed Regression, Black box, and Ad-hoc testing

-Modified test cases adhering to team design

-Wrote reports on bugs found, reported, or verified by myself and others

-Read and modified XML code

Web Content Editor

MC GRAW HILL, Bothell, WA

9/2006 – 9/2007

-Tested Mc Graw-Hill’s educational Web sites for issues on various browsers

-Created brief report on bugs found and verified by myself and others in an EXCEL spreadsheet

-Conducted tests on Web based applications on various platforms

-Tested the functionality of PDF files

-Performed Regression and Ad-hoc testing

Software Test Engineer, Internet Explorer Strike Team

MICROSOFT, Redmond, WA

8/2005 – 7/2006

-Performed Regression, White box, Grey box, Black box, and Ad-hoc testing on issues involving JavaScript, HTML, and CSS

-Communicated with customers concerning their software/hardware Internet related issues

-Wrote reports on issues found, reported on, and verified by myself and others.

-Verified security patches for Internet Explorer are functional

Education:

B.S. Computer & Software Systems, 2004

University of Washington; Tacoma, WA



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