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Engineer Manager

Location:
Pompano Beach, Florida, United States
Posted:
August 27, 2018

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Kevin B. Rose

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Coral springs, FL 33071

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mailto: ac6t1r@r.postjobfree.com

skype: quevin1119

Summary

Test Engineer with solid experience in software and hardware testing; possess strength in the area of rapid start-up, resourcefulness and good communication skills. I am able to work independently with little supervision and stay on task. I have years of experience developing test plans, test cases and executed test cases for embedded and web applications. I have a thorough understanding of the SDLC methodology and have worked in an agile and waterfall environment.

I have a thorough understanding of TCP/IP addressing; static and DHCP dynamically assigned addresses along with sub-nets, sub-net mask, BOOTP, TFTP and DNS services.

Operating MS Windows Family of products

System MS-DOS, Linux distributions: Redhat, Suse, CentOS, Ubuntu.

Applications MS Visual SourceSafe, MS INF scripting, MS Office suite, MS Exchange, Data Communication applications, Browser base applications, MS Test, MS SQL Enterprise Manager.

Tools: PVCS Tracker, ApTest Manager, Bugzilla, Postman, RESTful, Watir-webdriver, Ruby, shell scripting, LDAPAdmin, Wireshark, telnet and ssh clients; TeraTerm, putty, Rally, Qualys, Nessus, Solarwinds. Windows Hardware Compatibility Test (HCT), MS Test, Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL) Novell AIOD, (QTP) Quick Test, Test Director (Mercury)

Network PSTN, T1 DS1, T1 PRI, E1, BRI ISDN, LAN, WAN, WLAN

Protocol Ethernet 802.3, 802.2, 802.11b /g, TCP\IP, UDP, DHCP, NetBEUI, SNMP, UDP, FTP, TFTP, BOOTP, SMTP, POP, NFS, AD, OpenLDAP, TACACS+, MSRADIUS, FreeRadius.

Hardware: Watchguard Firebox (firewall), Fortigate firewall, Cisco 2900 Routers, Cisco 2600, Baynetworks Baystack hubs / switches, Cayman DSL router, Westell DSL router, D-Link router, 3com switches, Linksys switches, Netgear switches, serial consoles,

Education: Queens College, Flushing, New York

Major: Communications Arts and Science.

Vertiv Corporation fka (Avocent Corporation), Sunrise, Florida 2003 - 2018

Sr. Manager Quality Assurance Engineer 2016 – 2018

Environment: Windows family of operating systems, along with several distributions of Linux: Redhat Enterprise, CentOS, Novel Suse Enterprise, Ubuntu.

Browser: Firefox, Internet Explorer and Chrome.

Mobile testing: Android and iOS browser base applications.

Responsibility: Manage a Test Engineer team of five permanent staff members across multiple geo locations supporting multiple projects concurrently.

Maintained routed test networks consisting of DHCP servers, DNS server, TFTP, FTP, email. Active directory servers; using a mix static and dynamic IP address scheme using cross platform technologies.

Design product test plans, test specification and test scripts, executing test cases using a variety of tools, create automated test script using Ruby open source tools, document and log problems in Bugzilla bug tracking system, organized and ran weekly defect scrubs for projects assigned to my team. Successfully work with test engineer across multiple geographical sites on defect resolution along with developing comprehensive test results documents and test scripts for hardware and software validation.

Milestones: Worked with team to develop test automation using Ruby open source language that was leveraged to support testing of several embedded products. Created and standardize a test approach for the most effective way of providing early results during waterfall project methodology. Improved testing of Veriv’s serial appliance firmware over an 18-month period resulting in the reduction of product support calls by 20%, conducted test exit review meetings to insure project release criteria are meet.

Avocent Corporation, Sunrise, Florida

Sr. Manager Embedded Software Test 2004 - 2016

Environment: Windows family of operating systems, along with several distributions of Linux: Redhat Enterprise, CentOS, Novel Suse Enterprise.

Browser: Firefox, Internet Explorer and Chrome.

Mobile testing: Android and iOS browser base applications.

Responsibility: Manage a Test Engineer team of five permanent staff members across multiple geo locations along with additional contract staff as demanded by projects.

Traveled to customer sites as needed for project discussions and strategies.

Construct routed test networks consisting of DHCP servers, DNS server, TFTP, FTP, email. Active directory servers; using a mix static and dynamic IP address scheme using cross platform technologies.

Design product test plans and test scripts, executing test cases using a variety of tools, create automated test script using Ruby open source tools, document and log problems in Bugzilla bug tracking system.

Milestones: Worked with software developer on design and implementation of embedded server management firmware based on a systems integrated services processor.

Implemented the use of a test case repository using ApTest Manager.

Worked with team to develop test automation framework around Ruby open source language that was leveraged to support the testing of several embedded products.

Avocent Corporation, Sunrise, Florida 2003 – 2004

Sr. System Test Engineer

Environment: Pentium class computers single processor and SMP systems. Operating Systems focus are Windows NT4.0, Windows 2K, Windows XP, Server 2003 and Linux.

Browser testing is done using Firefox, Mozilla and Internet Explorer.

Responsibility: Construct a test network consisting of DHCP servers, DNS server, and TFTP servers, using a mix static and dynamic IP address scheme.

Design product test plans and test scripts, executing test cases using a variety of tools, create automated test script using IBM Rational test suite, document and log problems into development problem reporting database a lotus notes application. Work with software engineers on problems identified during testing.

Milestones: Worked with software developer to improve drivers for the LAN connected serial ports, as part of an initiative to achieve Microsoft Logo certification on the product line (This was accomplished during 12/03 – 1/04.)

Written scripts using Rational Robot SQA basic to automate testing of network connected serial devices and web base applications.

Ener1, Inc., Ft, Lauderdale, Florida 2002 – 2003

Network Engineer 2002 - 2003

Environment: x86, Windows NT 4.0 servers, Win 2K server, Microsoft Exchange 5.5, Microsoft exchange 2000, NT4.0 Workstations, Windows 2K professional, Windows XP professional, Microsoft Office 2k and XP; Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Access.

Responsibility: installing and configuring new workstations, upgrade hardware and software on workstations and servers. Responsible for trouble shooting application and network related problems. User management; adding and disabling users account on multiple Windows NT domain with and without active directory, managing email accounts; exchange and POP3.

Ener1, Inc., Boca Raton, Florida

Manager Quality Assurance Engineer 2002 – 2002

Environment: x86 systems (STB), Liberate VXworks, Mozilla browser and an in house developed defect tracking tool. Windows NT4, Windows 2K, Oracle video servers, TFTP servers

Responsibility: Perform stress testing, regression testing, and negative testing on digital media devices (set top boxes).

Log problems in problem reporting database, work with software and hardware engineers on problems identified during testing and reported from field, test and approve customer specific embedded applications, develop an RMA process for warranty repair.

Attend meetings with Ener1 senior management and customers on post deployment problems.

Milestones: Construct a test network consisting of DHCP servers, DNS server, Web server and TFTP servers. This resulted in reducing time need for test environment build out per test cycle.

Personal: Participated in trade shows

Conducted distributor training on Boca Research Products.

Other positions held while at Boca Research:

Managed a call center with a staff of 20 support representatives and an administrator.

Completed Management courses by:

American Management Association and

Priority Management.

Completed one-week training on Cisco routers and switches.



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