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Software Test

Carrollton, Texas, United States
August 14, 2018

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Brad A. Parke

**** ***** **** **. #*, Carrollton, Texas 75006


Background Summary

Goal-oriented professional experienced in requirements analysis, test procedure definition, writing and execution. Have excellent interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with external customers, co-workers, and management.

Skill set:

Requirements analysis and verification

Test procedure definition, writing

Integration, System and User Acceptance Test execution

Testing methodologies for test verification and reporting including Agile SCRUM

Hardware and software at detailed levels

Troubleshooting skills to resolve customer concerns

Effective tracking of requirements and system issues to resolve them using DOORS, Redmine, HP ALM, and Jenkins

Technical Working Knowledge

DOORS, Redmine, HP ALM, C and C++, SNMP

Operating systems including UNIX, LINUX, DOS, PSOS and VRTX (real time OS)

Knowledge of IP Networking Protocol


Rockwell Collins (ARINC) February 2017 to January 2018

Carrollton, Texas

System Integration Engineer and Software Tester

Integrated hardware and customized software for build out of security systems.

Supported Final Acceptance testing by capturing and resolving issues resulting in deliverable security systems.

Executed software tests for security systems, captured issues and redlined test procedures for update.

Hewlett Packard February 2014 to July 2016

Plano, Texas

System Software Tester

Requirements analysis, test procedure development, and test procedure execution

Analyzed requirements culminating in definition, design, and writing of test procedures used for Integration Testing as well as System Testing for Medicare software utilizing Use Case design methodology.

Performed Smoke and Regression testing of system functionality prior to release of successive software builds.

Generated Test Case deliverables for customer review that were the basis for UAT test cases.

Responded to customer questions on technical issues associated with deliverables on a timely basis as per contract requirements.

Executed Integration testing to verify subsystem interaction and functionality utilizing HP ALM for results tracking.

Wrote and executed System Tests to follow feature threads for successful End to End (E2E) test execution.

Worked directly with developers to resolve design, implementation issues.

Mentored other team members to allow them to understand testing theory and execution.

Wrote Job Aids for Test Case Deliverables, Test execution examples using HP ALM and Work Product generation and review.

Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems August 2008 to March 2013

Garland, Texas

System Engineer / Test Engineer

Requirements analysis, test procedure development, and test procedure execution

Analyzed requirements culminating in definition, design, and writing of test procedures as well as Integration and System Testing to verify that all documented requirements were met for DCGS Army product.

Performed Integration Testing by working directly with software developers using Agile SCRUM methodology to analyze, develop, and debug system functionality

Utilized test procedures that I developed to perform System Testing resulting in a successful User Acceptance Test for customer.

Requirements management and issue tracking using Redmine.

Analyzed requirements to determine test procedure approach, writing, and execution for a VSphere product resulting in a successful User Acceptance Testing (UAT) at customer site.

Reviewed, updated, and executed test procedures for a successful User Acceptance Test (UAT) of several DCGS Air Force communications systems.

Led a team to integrate and test DCGS communication system

Troubleshot and performed Integration Testing of software with a core team of four engineers requiring cyclic document review, organization, and update, as well as scheduling test personnel for Integration and System Testing for new features and communicating test expectations with results to management.

Collected, organized, and disseminated data concerning system architecture and functionality to peers and on site personnel. This included writing white papers, training documentation, and quick reference guides.

Performed on-site support of three DCGS Air Force systems

Troubleshot issues, executed System Test missions, and generated timely status updates to management.

Performed Integrated System Testing (IST) of DCGS system with external communications platforms.

Conducted on-site training of personnel by executing System Test missions to teach them system functionality, data flow, and troubleshooting mechanisms.

Rockwell / Collins – Richardson, Texas July 2001 to April 2008

System Engineer

Wrote and executed test procedures for communications software

Analyzed requirements and applied this to writing System Tests that executed user interfaces as well as communications interfaces connected to various radio based equipment.

Wrote Integration Tests based on a combination of requirements, UML Use Cases, and interviews with development engineering.

Executed End to End (E2E) System Tests and generated reports based on results.

Interfaced with customer in an ongoing basis to verify that test methods were appropriate and comprehensive.

Extended on-site support of communications system.

Updated UML (Rational Rose) model to add use cases based on additional customer requests.

Submitted modifications for requirements that were deficient or needed clarification.

Requirements management using DOORS.

Worked on various aspects of wireless Mobile Ad Hoc on the move Local area network (LAN) system

Wrote subsystem specifications for wireless Mobile LAN.

Performed Integration Testing of functionality of individual software and hardware components.

Performed System Testing of wireless Mobile LAN (MOSAIC JTRS) as a complete integrated system.

Performed Integration and System test of MOSAIC JTRS system in preparation of customer demonstration.

Supported customer demonstration for MOSAIC JTRS system in plant and at customer site for User Acceptance Testing.

Marconi/RELTEC – Bedford Texas June 1994 to April 2001

Senior Software Engineer

Designed and implemented functionality for an Integrated Digital Loop Carrier (DLC).

Created and developed software to implement features on an ADSL data product for DLC project using C++. Design and implementation included utilization of the Rational Rose Object Oriented tool to model managed objects.

Formulated and coordinated requirements analysis, definition, and specifications for Ethernet to the home data product on DLC product.

Developed and implemented code for CMISE agent to interface third-party API to internal representation.

Successful integration of third-party functionality through use of the C and C++ languages, CMIP, and ASN.1 technologies.

Designed and developed software to implement digital cross-connect for TDM switch. This included voice as well as ISDN cross connects.

Team lead of an Integration Test group for the testing of a TR303 DLC product.

Team lead of voice over cable product.

Development for Motorola 860 (Power PC) processor done using Vision ICE and Vision click debugger. Product development for INTEL 960 done on SUN workstation using UNIX, sockets, DSET agent API software, XRAY and Gnu debugger (gdb), and the EMACS editor.

Additional experience includes network software engineering design and implementation for Intecom, Inc., including the design and implementation of a Local Area Network (LAN) management product. Designed and implemented a Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) proxy to integrate with an existing network management system. Developed and supported an embedded application for Ethernet LAN devices using assembly language programming.


Earned Bachelor’s degree from DeVry Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois

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