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Test Engineer

Location:
Chesapeake, Virginia, 23320, United States
Posted:
August 24, 2018

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Gerald Brown

757-***-**** ac6ssr@r.postjobfree.com

Test oversight and management for major command and control system of systems for over a decade. 17 years’ experience with military command and control acquisition, including testing, training, exercise and real-world support. Five years on active duty directly supporting exercise and real-world joint, coalition and multi-service command and control. Still adaptable, including learning new systems and tools.

Experience

Test Engineer

Oasis Systems Langley AFB, Virginia March 2016 – July 2018

Project Office management of test, including JCIDS documentation, test event management, test card development, test strategy development (to include adapting Agile methodology), risk management, deficiency management, and liaison with DoD test activities.

- Worked toward implementation of Agile Release Events in order to make sustainment increment of AOC WS faster and more responsive.

- Worked transition of Modernization increment to Pathfinder concept, promoting Agile Development.

Skills: Operational Testing, Developmental Testing, Documentation, Software development and requirement analysis, CTAPS/TBMCS/AOC WS, Microsoft Office, System Acquisition

Test Engineer

Jacobs Technology Inc. Langley AFB, Virginia March 2008 - February 2016

Project Office management of test, including JCIDS documentation, test event management and execution, test card development, test strategy development (to include adapting Agile methodology), risk management, deficiency management, mission thread development, and liaison with DoD test activities.

Worked to improve provider test activities and requirements interpretation to move modernization increment to a fieldable state. Worked with sub-systems to ensure interoperability and success at integrated test events.

- Worked across teams to assist with test aspects of C2AOS/C2IS – a prime modernization component to be brought into AOC WS.

- Worked with OSD on implementation of Design of Experiments within AOC WS test.

- Member of team running Warfighter Assessment Workshops and Risk Reduction Events to decrease risk in AOC WS modernization increment as it approached contractor and government test events.

- Oversaw contractor tests to prove system adequacy, and a continuous regression period to meet requirements.

- Produced Test and Evaluation Master Plans (TEMP) and comprehensive re-writes for current and modernization increments of Air Operations Center Weapon System (AOC WS). Shepherded both to final signatures from lead command, Electronic System Center (ESC), Headquarters Air Force, and Office of the Secretary of Defense.

Skills: Operational Testing, Developmental Testing, Documentation; Writing, Software development and requirement analysis, CTAPS/TBMCS/AOC WS, Microsoft Office, System Acquisition

Test Engineer

Gemini Industries, Inc Langley AFB, Virginia May 2006 - March 2008

Project Office management of test, including JCIDS documentation, test event management and execution, test card development, test strategy development (to include adapting Agile methodology), risk management, deficiency management, mission thread development, and liaison with DoD test activities.

- Extracted and collated Test Problem Report information for integrated systems during current increment testing.

- Investigated process for transfer of test discrepancies to mandated discrepancy tracking system.

Skills: Developmental Testing, Operational Testing, Documentation; Writing, System Acquisition, CTAPS/TBMCS/AOC WS, Microsoft Office

Senior Consulting Analyst

L-3 Communications Titan Corp. Stafford, Virginia December 2004 - May 2006

Provided supervision over TBMCS logistical and administrative team, and coordination for training team at Hurlburt Field, FL and Yuma Marine Corps Air Station, AZ, and TBMCS Technical Support teams at four fielded locations.

- Coordinated fielding of TBMCS hardware and software, as well as management of program documentation.

- Served as representative of Program Officer at numerous Engineering Working Groups, Requirements meetings, and Testing events.

- Provided reporting for all aspects of contract.

Skills: Logistics, Software development and requirement analysis, Operational Testing, CTAPS/TBMCS/AOC WS, Microsoft Office

Field Consulting Engineer - TBMCS

AMSEC LLC Portsmouth, VA April 2001 - November 2004

Provided support to US Navy's Theater Battle Management Core Systems (TBMCS) team.

- Provided testing support for new versions of software and hardware configurations.

- Provided TBMCS training in formal and informal settings for users.

- Provided trouble call solutions and direct fleet support for issues arising with TBMCS.

- Managed installation verification tests for numerous initial and upgrade installations of TBMCS software and hardware.

Skills: Training, Curriculum Development, front page, CTAPS/TBMCS/AOC WS, Microsoft Office

Trainer/Pilot/ALO/Staff Officer

US Air Force TX, CA, ME, WA, CO, Germany, Guam June 1988 - September 2000

Professional Military Training Officer – responsible for scheduling and curriculum production.

KC-135R/T Pilot – flew in support of contingency operations, revamped aircrew publication currency program, nuclear and non-nuclear alert.

Air Liaison Officer – advised Army staff from battalion to group on air operations and doctrine, including in Bosnia-Herzegovina, built first squadron LAN.

Staff Tanker Officer – Tanker Plans Chief at 13th Air Force, filled other roles within AOC, trained AOC personnel, augmentees, and coalition personnel, wrote AOC job description and training guide.

Deployed worldwide.

Skills: Air-Ground Coordination, Coalition/Joint Staff, Air Liaison Officer, Planning and Execution Air Command and Control, CTAPS/TBMCS/AOC WS, Multi-Eng/Instrument Pilot, Microsoft Office, Training Curriculum and Instruction

Education

US Air Force Academy 1988

Bachelor's of Science - Engineering

Skills

Multi-Eng/Instrument Pilot (5 years 6 months)

Microsoft Office (23 years )

Webmaster

Training

Curriculum Development

Logistics

Software development and requirement analysis

Operational Testing

Developmental Testing

Documentation; Writing

System Acquisition

front page (2 years )

Air Liaison Officer (2 years 6 months)

Planning and Execution Air Command and Control (2 years )

CTAPS/TBMCS/AOC WS (20 years )

Certifications

Security+ (in work)

ISTQB (in work)

Professional Memberships/Awards

Air Force Association

USAFA Association of Graduates



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