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Engineer Test

Santa Clara, CA
March 12, 2018

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**** ****** **, ***** *****, CA **054

707-***-**** (Cell),

PROFILE: High tech professional with 10+ years testing virtualization, cloud security and networking products.


Virtualization platforms – VMWare – ESXi, Microsoft – Hyper-V, Citrix – Xen, KVM, Openstack

Experience with Next Generation Firewalls (NGFW) – Stateful Firewalls, IPS/IDS, VPNs, IPSec

Configure Cisco switches and routers – 2600, 2800, 3600, 4500

Network Protocols: L2 – VLAN, VTP, STP, RSTP, MSTP, LACP. L3 – RIPv1, RIPv2, OSPF. TCP/IP, UDP, WAN – DHCP, NAT/PAT, Unicast, multicast, broadcast, subnetting.

HTTP, SSL, VPN, IPSec, SNMP, DNS, DHCP, IPv4 and IPv6, Cisco IOS.

Test DSL modems – PD-128, TR-069 Compliance testing of DSL modems

Examine packet captures - tcpdump, Ethereal/Wireshark, Packet Tracer.

Test NMS/EMS (Network Management/Element Management Systems)

Database – RDBMS – Oracle, SQL, Postgres, MongoDB

Operating Systems: Windows, Linux/UNIX.


Perform new feature, functional, regression, system, interoperability and performance testing

Web-based GUI testing

Create Test Plans from Functional Requirements Specifications and Execute Test Cases

Log defects/bugs with appropriate severity in bug tracking system – Bugzilla, JIRA, Rally. Re-verify and close bugs after getting fixed.


Sr. Software QA Engineer - Intel Security – former McAfee (May 2015 – Current)

CIT (Cloud Integration Technology) Extensions – CIT extends a hardware-based ‘root of trust’ up through the Cloud Solution Stack to ensure privacy and integrity of Cloud Platforms and workloads. Install Ocata, Pike, CIT Extensions on Controller and Compute. Test various components of CIT – Attestation Server, Attestation Hub, Trust Director, Controller Extensions and Compute Extensions.

Test Open Security Controller (OSC) – which enables Software Defined Security by providing an abstraction layer between the Security Infrastructure and Virtualization Management of Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI) in the data center.

Test OSC features on VMWare and Openstack (Juno, Kilo, Liberty, Mitaka, Newton, Ocata) – Virtualization Connector (VMWARE OR Openstack), Management Connector (NSM/SMC/ISM), Service Function Catalog, Distributed Appliance, Deployment Specification, Protection of VMs, networks and subnets as members of Security Group.

End-to-end testing – Create Security Groups by VMs, Networks or subnet types, protecting members in the Security Groups according to defined policies.

Installation of Openstack on Ubuntu and Redhat.

Follow Agile Methodology with 2 week Sprints – Complete tasks as defined in user stories. Update tasks in Rally. Scrum Master for the agile team – Run Backlog Grooming, Sprint Planning, Daily Stand ups, Demos, Retros, Capacity Planning, remove impediments.

Sr. Software QA Engineer - Shenick Networks (Feb 2013 – Jan 2015)

IP test and measurement for virtualized (Hyper-V, ESXi and KVM, Xen) and physical network infrastructure. Experience with Openstack Grizzly, Havana and Icehouse – Keystone, Nova, Glance, Cinder, Neutron/Quantum.

Run orchestration scripts for deploying Controller and Test Modules on ESXi, Hyper-V, KVM, Xen, Openstack and test new features.

Test TeraVM on Virtual platforms – Configured as a Controller, connected to which are Test Modules that generate and pass traffic. Covers TCP/UDP and protocols – HTTP, FTP, IGMP, VoIP, RTSP, DDoS, VPNs etc.

Write Perl scripts for creating test groups using CLI (Command Line Interface)

Tech Support Engineer - Palo Alto Networks (Oct 2012 – Jan 2013)

Supporting customers resolving issues with Palo Alto Networks Firewalls

Configure L2/L3, VPN, Global Protect, High Availability (HA)


Configure High-Availability, URL Filtering, Data Filtering, File Blocking, user-id agent for a NGFW.

Software QA Consultant – Apolent (Jan 2009 – Sep 2012)

Project Arris: EMS testing of DG950, DG902 and MG5000 Arris Wireless Cable Modems.

Project Ericsson: EMS Testing of Broadband Loop Multiplexer (BLM) – SONET based access product.

Project Silver Spring Networks: Responsible for testing of HANs for smart grid. Permit join/remove device, publish prices, display message, DRLC using zigbee spec, HAN test harnesses. Configure Cisco switches and routers.

Project Arris: Test Arris wireless cable modems – WTM 652, DG560, TM702G. Consistency of parameters between – Web GUI, CLI & SNMP.

QA Lead – 2Wire (Nov 2007 – Oct 2008)

Test CMS (Component Management Systems) – Web based GUI and Oracle Database (Client-server model)

Test interoperability of DSL and wireless modems – Motorola, Bell-Canada, Actiontec, Australian Telecom, Telmex, Telstra, British Telecom modems. Test PD-128 and TR-069.

Manage a large project of testing wireless modems from Actiontec, 2Wire and Motorola – 802.11 a/b/g, security features – WEP, WPA and WPA2 – TKIP and PSK.

Responsible for getting the PD-128 tests and CMS API testing automated – using SOAP, XML.

Get test strategies and test plans developed, reviewed and executed

Responsible for scheduling bug scrub meetings and tracking bug reports, maintaining project related test statistics, test metrics and bug status.

Interoperability Test Engineer – Motorola (Oct 2006 – Nov 2007)

Develop test strategies, test plans and execute the interoperability tests for CPEs.

Obtain certificate of TR-069 compliance for Motorola CPEs and issue TR-069 compliance certificate to third-party CPEs – Supportsoft, Motive, Zyxel, BeWan, Westell

Interface with customers and coordinating testing on various interoperability projects.


M. S. in Computer Science, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA

Completed CCNA courses.

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