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Validation Engineer

Rochester Hills, Michigan, United States
December 16, 2018

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**** ******** **, ********* *****, MI-48307 906-***-****


• Dedicated professional with 1.5 years of experience in automotive infotainment validation.

• Experience in center stack module (CSM), integrated center stack (ICS) and cluster validation, test suite execution and automated test tools development.

• Self-guided quick learner and team contributor in demanding situations. Experience

Subsystem Validation Engineer at General Motors 07/2017 to 11/2018

(Contracted through Aerotek/Populus group)

Subsystem validation lead for Integrated Center Stack(ICS), Steering Wheel Controller(SWC), and Heads-up Display(HUD) validation, and Secondary lead for Automated Vehicle State Simulator (AVSS) testing of Infotainment and Telematics.

• Conducted detailed test procedures on electrical bench and vehicle test assets for Media Oriented Systems Transport (MOST), Automotive Ethernet, and CAN based infotainment systems. Diagnosed system malfunctions and captured/analyzed/communicated data logs.

• Performed validation of Infotainment features such as Audio, Chimes, Settings, OnStar, Trailering, Diagnostics, Power mode, Bluetooth phone, Android Auto/Car play, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Personalization, Speech recognition and navigation

• Authored test procedures for feature validation for ICS dimming, Rear Visibility Systems (RVS) validation requirements for FMVSS111 Compliance across all Infotainment architectures.

• Performed Automated Vehicle State Simulator(AVSS) testing and System Behavior Chime Automation testing to test and validate Infotainment system performance and chime feature performance.

• Developed tools, scripts/simulations as and when needed to clear roadblocks in testing.

• Maintained inventory and audit of the components for current validation cycle and future validation requirements.

• Monitored Software and Hardware changes for SWC, ICS and HUD and made sure to keep the validation test environment is updated to the latest changes.

• Troubleshooted bench issues and coordinated with technicians to solve the issues and create harness and other tools necessary for validation.

Research Intern at Indian Institute of Science 12/2014 to 7/2015 Objective: To improve the strength of Clinched Joints by optimizing the process parameters for Aluminum sheet metals

• Designed the die and punches for clinching process and conducted clinching by varying different parameters

• Testing of joints for Joint strengths on Universal Testing Machine with various parameters of Clinched joints

• Increased the critical parameters responsible for failure point and thus increased the overall strength of the joint Successfully increased the Shear strength by 12% and peel strength by 14% of clinched joints Tools/skills

• Vehicle Spy • RoboGuide Handling Pro

• Development Programming System (DPS) tool • 3D Printing

• Tera term • CATIA

• Dashboard • Global OATS (OnStar Automation Test tool) Education

MS Mechanical Engineering Michigan Technological University May 2017 GPA:3.71 BS Mechanical Engineering Manipal University May 2014 GPA:3.60 Conference Publication

“Design and Fabrication of the Power Transmission System of a Large-Scale 3D Printer”, ATMAE Conference- Florida, Nov 2016-Prototype development of 3D printer with work envelope of 6’X6’X5’ and unique polar configuration

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