Verification and Computer professional with over 25 years of experience in various industries and technologies.
SKILLS & EXPERTISE
Test Plans & Cases
Schneider-Electric Knightdale, NC
Senior Verification Engineer (6/2015 – 11/2017)
Lead product and system verification efforts for new product line. Provided review of software requirements. Created requirement-based test cases. Wrote test automation sequences within NI TestStand. Designed and built automated test benches that allowed IVV to provide rapid testing of new features. System integration and testing of new products.
Toshiba GCS RTP, NC
Functional Verification Engineer (11/2012 – 6/2015)
Integrated new hardware and software products into existing system. Iterative testing of custom operating system of Point of Sale environment. Tracked and resolved defects. Create test plans.
Aerotek Cary, NC
Software Validation Engineer (9/2011 –9/2012)
Contracted to Lord Corporation. Built test automation environment. Review of software requirements for helicopter anti-vibration system. Wrote test cases for automated NI LabView test system. Validated software according to DO-178C process. Created scripts to generate source code from MATLAB modules. Used LDRA tool suite for coding standards analysis and low level statement coverage.
Highmark Companies, Inc Raleigh, NC
Software Test Engineer (4/2010 – 9/2011)
Provided consulting support for the North Carolina Medicaid Management Information System program. Gave project management input into the test management process. Wrote test cases for call center software. Executed tests as new code builds are available. Managed test efforts for Electronic Health Records project. Administrator for SilkCentral defect tracking database.
Sensus, Inc Morrisville, NC
System Test Engineer (9/2008 – 2/2010)
Installed and configured Linux/Windows/Unix test networks. Verified operation of web based SQL/Oracle databases to customer expectations of Smart Grid monitoring software. Created and executed test cases based on features. Tracked bugs and modified existing test cases to prevent future escapes.
Kidde Aerospace (UTC) Wilson, NC
Software Validation Engineer (3/2004 – 9/2008)
Designed, built, and maintained software validation environment using LabWindows/CVI for military and commercial aircraft. Wrote test plans and test cases to verify software complies with customer requirements. Followed DO-178B process. Executed tests and recorded results including logging defects into tracking system. Performed regression testing and verified bug fixes. Installed customized development and verification tool sets. Coding standard analysis with LDRA Testbed.
EMC Apex, NC
Failure Analysis (9/2003 – 3/2004)
Diagnosed Intel microprocessor based products returned from customer sites. Entered data into worldwide failure tracking system. Tracked product inventory. Trained new operators on products and procedures.
Ericsson RTP, NC
Verification Engineer (6/2000 – 7/2002)
Automated test programming in C and Unix scripts with sockets. Embedded software testing on mobile phones. Verified new features and subsystems of wireless data networks. Created test system for new line of GPRS mobile phones. Tested wireless data transmission equipment. Maintained test network equipment. Wrote test plans and results documentation. Project planning and scheduling.
MTS Corporation Cary, NC
Test Engineer (3/1995 – 6/2000)
Developed automated test programs in LabWindows/CVI for manufacturing process. Programmed device-bus products. Maintained existing code and added functionality for new products. Designed and built functional testers for internal and vendor use. Created Access databases for gathering product data and maintaining test limits. Performed component level troubleshooting of existing and prototype products. Established process improvements based on product returns. Accelerated life cycle testing (HALT/HASS). Supervised repair group of seven technicians. Trained operators and technicians on new procedures and products. American Management Association's Management Techniques course. Motorola's Design for Manufacturing course.
Wandel & Goltermann RTP, NC
Electronics Technician (8/1993 – 3/1995)
Performed testability studies on new product designs. Created in-circuit test programs and fixtures. Calibration and component level repair of computer network test equipment. Wrote software test libraries for new components. Functional test and burn-in of computer boards.
Kenmar Raleigh, NC
Senior Electronics Technician (9/1990 – 8/1993)
Supervised repair depot for computer and peripheral equipment. Operated in-circuit and functional test equipment. Maintained in-circuit test programs. Component level troubleshooting and repair of computer equipment and printed circuit assemblies.
Data Control Systems Raleigh, NC
Customer Service (7/1989 – 8/1990)
Point-of-sales equipment repair. Customer phone support. Equipment and supplies sales.
BS Computer Information Systems; North Carolina Wesleyan College Raleigh, NC
AAS Computer Engineering Technology; College of the Albemarle Elizabeth City, NC