**** – 2017 - Rogers Wireless TADIG QA Team, Project Lead
Lead for a team of 5 Analysts certifying International cellular roaming agreements.
Scheduling testing and providing training / guidance to TADIG testers
Provide additional support and updates in cooperation with other departments involved in GSM Roaming project.
Expanded roaming tests to include LTE and VoLTE.
Consistently exceeded annual targets.
Met all internal and external bi-annual audit criteria
Complete ISTQB software test management course
Complete software testing foundation course.
2001 – 2009 - Rogers Wireless TADIG Team (Contract position)
Part of the original TADIG analyst team, helped to set up and implement International roaming agreements certification program.
Testing and analysis of all phases of TAP (Transfer Account Procedure) data files ensuring compliance to international GSM standards in order to complete roaming agreements with international Telecommunication carriers (Using TTT Tap Test Tool).
Test cases include GSM (Voice), GPRS, 3G and CAMEL pre-paid. (IR.24, IR.35,IR.38, IR.50)
Implement and maintain a separate V/21 Unix environment and billing system for testing carrier’s incoming TAP files, and building outbound test files.
Developed and wrote training Documents for TAP file end to end building procedures and processing TAP files.
Administered an HPUX environment on a day to day basis, based on changing team requirements and space quotas.
Write and Ran SQL queries to update tables and maintain environment.
1990 - 2009 - Tim Sippel Inc. Consulting
I.T. Consultant working in various I.T. disciplines.
2001 - 2001 - Ashton Potter Canada (Stamp Division)
Assisted in the design, and was the single Visual Basic developer of software to process photographs on to postage stamps for Royal Mail Postal Company in Britain. The program was then subsequently modified for use by Canada Post (and further, U.S Postal Service) to replace Polaroid software for Canada Post’s “Picture Postage” product. The program was designed to run on a network of scanners and high-speed laser printers including routing software to balance print loads and utilize multi-printers for multi-form layouts
2000 – 2001 - Challenger Motor Freight
Created code to perform satellite messaging and GPS tracking to all transport vehicles and worked implementing payroll software. (AS/400, RPG)
1996 – 2000 - Polytainers (Manufacturers of Plastic Packaging systems)
Worked extensively on company’s Y2K compliance strategy. ( AS/400 RPG, BPCS)
1996 - 1996 - Challenger Motor Freight
Designed and programmed fuel purchases tracking system. (AS/400, RPG)
1996 - 1996 - Cantel Communications (now Rogers)
Worked on a project that created “screen scraper” interfaces between mainframe and GUI P.C. platform. (Visual basic, COBOL)
1996 - 1996 - Canada 3000 Airlines
Software enhancements to Direct Operating Costs (D.O.C.S.) software system. (Visual Basic).
1994 - 1995 - Polytainers (Manufactures of pastic packaging systems)
Design, program and implement Product Quality Issue Tracking System. Create new sales analysis reports.
Redesign, code and implement Physical Inventory Entry System. (AS/400, RPG, BPCS)
1994 - 1994 - Prilco / Sico Coatings (Manufacture/Distributor of Paint)
Modify and maintain day to day software issues. (Visual Basic)
1993 - 1994 - Dentsply Canada Limited
Design and program sales Analysis/Budget Module and provide ongoing support. (AS/400, RPG)
1993 - 1993 - Black's Photography
AS/400 to AS/400 Communications setup and system configuration.
1992 - 1992 - Paslode Canada Industrial Fastening Tools
Custom programming of Distribution Requirements Planning Module. (AS/400, RPG)
1992 - 1992 - Nestles Food Services
Lead 3 man team creating new Sales Analysis Module. (AS/400, Cobol)
1991- 1998 - Alpha Systems Resources Ltd.
S/36 to AS/400 Migration and support of in house manufacturing/inventory package.
1991 - 1996 - Campbell's Soup Company
Long Term support of software and hardware. (S36, RPG, MAPICS)
1991 - 1991 - A. Schulman (Raw Plastics Manufacturer)
Ongoing support and maintenance to existing manufacturing software AS/400, RPG, MAPICS).
1990 - 1991 - Consumers Distributing
Install setup and provide programming for Canada wide RYDEX payroll system.