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Seattle, Washington, United States
May 21, 2018

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Brent Foster **** NE Pine St, Suquamish, WA 98392

Expedia (AIM Consulting) – Bellevue, WA

SDETII 02/2018 - 03/2018

Working within sprint cycles to design, develop, and troubleshoot production code and associated unit tests. Investigate build breaks and fix or assign issues to owners of the code. For every issue owned by my team, run a code analyzer and fix all reasonable issues, or assign to relevant team member. Technologies used or familiar with: Java, C#, IntelliJ, EasyMock, Tomcat, Visual Studio, and JUnit.

Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. – Seattle, WA

Configuration Engineer 10/2017 - 1/2018

Designed and developed Java messaging tools to use for testing production and non-production P2P and PUB/SUB issues. Used SonicMQ(Aurea) interfaces to manage domain managers, brokers, queues, topics, and messages. Technologies used, but not limited to: Javax JMS, Java SonicMQ, and SMC

T-Mobile – Bellevue, WA

Software Engineer 11/2016 – 7/2017

Developed various Tableau dashboards and R-based data analysis scripts used for analyzing, monitoring and automating device/user data. Quality tested various database and web applications. Technology used, but not limited to: Java, JUnit, R, Tableau, Jenkins, Eclipse, Jira, MSSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, Hive.

HTC – Bellevue, WA

Lead Sr. QA Engineer 5/2011– 11/2016

Job duties include ensuring the quality of HTC sites across mobile and desktop platforms. Designed and developed Java/Selenium automation for PC and Mac desktop browsers and ensured matching manual test cases for every reasonable automated case. I verified mobile browser experience, quality, and performance using Mac and Android native browsers on smartphones and tablets. Tested web security, performance, and manual and automated testing of Websites, Web Applications, Web Services, Mobile Apps, and Database Content e.g. Content Catalog, Product Catalog, E-Commerce, User Registration.

Lead off-shore (Taiwan), full-time and contract testers.

Technologies used, but not limited to: Fiddler, Eclipse, IDE Code Analyzer, Java, JUnit, Selenium, JMeter, JSoup, JSON, RestClient,, Jenkins, SVN / Git, Eclipse, Jira, Autonomy/HP Interwoven (TeamSite), MSSQL, and MySQL.

Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. – Seattle, WA

Quality Assurance Specialist 8/2007 - 5/2011

Designed and developed automated and manual tools to test applications for performance and load testing, reproduced customer issues and test scenarios. Created test documentation and detailed testing steps to ensure application stability and satisfying customer requirements. Lead 3 Quality Engineers through their career and skill set advancement. Technologies used, but not limited to: Java, JUnit, Sonic MQ/ Java Messaging(JMS), Apache Tapestry, Rational Functional Tester, SOATest, JavaScript, DB2, Apache Tomcat, WebSphere, Windows Active Directory, LDAP, Eclipse, Ant, CVS, Maven, Sonar, Solaris, Unix.

Microsoft Corp– Redmond, WA

Software Test Engineer 10/2001 - 08/2007

Worked as a Software Tester for Windows 2000 Server License Manager, Windows Product Licensing, Anti-Piracy, and Microsoft Operations Manager 2005. Created test specifications and test cases based on product specs, code reviews, security needs, and customer requirements to ensure the reliability of the License Manager software and service. Worked directly with program managers and developers to ensure all test requirements are addressed, and to keep test cases up to date. Developed automated tests and performed both White box and Black box testing. I investigated security threats and attacks, and customer issues. Technologies used, but not limited to: C++, Rational Visual Test, Visual Basic, JavaScript, SQL, Shell scripts.

Electronic Evidence Discovery, Inc.– Seattle, WA

Systems Engineer 8/2001 - 10/2001

Responsible for setting up Windows 2000 Terminal Servers and clients for connectivity to various Law firms all around the World. Other duties included setting up LANs, PC maintenance and repair, tech support, and network crisis intervention. Maintained and setup switches, routers, hubs, and firewalls for network stability, usability, and security.

Microsoft Corp – Redmond, WA

Software Test Engineer (Contractor) 8/2000 - 8/2001

Responsible for testing Windows 2000 Terminal Server and Terminal Server client. Testing focused on Terminal Server Licensing including Windows NT 4 Terminal Server Edition and spanned to all Microsoft Client products, to include Windows 3.11. An additional testing duty included Windows 2000 Server License Manager.

United States Air Force

Aircraft Electrical and Environmental Systems Craftsman/Supervisor 8/1990 – 8/2011

Reserve/Active Duty Enlisted (E-6) 2A676 (Retired)


Software Design and Development – Olympic College

Certifications and Awards:

Secret Security Clearance

Air Force Commendation Medal, Achievement Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Service Medals, etc.

WA State Dept. of Health Emergency Medical Technician

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