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Manchester, Missouri, United States
January 06, 2017

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Bryan Bates

Foxboro, MA *****

(Relocating to Manchester, MO) 540-***-****

Experienced V&V Engineer

Increase level of safety and customer satisfaction by performing V&V activities quickly and accurately and working with engineering team to increase quality.

Utilize extensive experience to improve the quality and safety of engineering deliveries and decrease overall cost of projects. Expert in multiple markets, including software V&V, nuclear V&V, and military development. Analytical and detail-oriented and flexible in V&V engineering for multiple assignments and methods. Proficient in conducting requirement analysis and design review, communicating with engineering team and client engineers to ensure engineering accurately develops product.

Professional Experience


Nuclear V&V Engineer II

Performed various V&V activities for software control systems for China Nuclear projects. Activities included verification and requirements traceability for System Requirements Specifications (SyRS), Software Requirements Specifications (SRS), Software Design Documents (SDD), Functional Drawings (FD), and software based on customer contract requirements and customer-supplied analog and logic diagrams following IEEE Std 1012-1998 and internal corporate standards.

Led team of IV&V Engineers during detail, design, and implementation phase of software requirements verification for Fuqing / Fangjiashan 3&4 project, getting project back on schedule.

Completed all qualification training and testing programs for certification, performing independent feasibility and testability review of contract design documents for software control systems.

Performed requirement traceability for SyRS, SRSs, SDDs, FDs, and software elements, ensuring customer expectations were met.

Completed verification analysis for SyRS, SRSs, SDDs, FDs, and software elements which confirmed engineering correctness.

Conducted system, integration, and acceptance test for software deliverable for dry runs and pre-FAT, completing engineering development.

Created and reviewed test cases in preparation of testing.

GENERAL DYNAMICS, Woodbridge, VA 2005 – 2008

Logistics / V&V Engineer

Provided technical support in development and analysis of Training Support Packages (TSP) for FCS program.

Performed requirement analysis to support training support packages, ensuring customer expectations were met.

Ensured development followed IEEE Std 1012-1998 standard

Created UML design elements to training support packages, adding segments to overall system design.

Updated military documentation / repair manuals for various changes, ensuring information was up to date and accurate.

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NORTHRUP GRUMMAN, Dahlgren, VA 2003 – 2005

Software Engineer II

Performed C3I segment full lifecycle V&V activities, IAW IEEE Std 1012-1998, and internal corporate standards for next generation surface combatant DD(X) Program.

Reviewed software and system documentation, ensuring compliance with standards and design.

Performed requirement reviews using DOORs tool which ensured compliance with standards and design.

Conducted various full lifecycle V&V activities which confirmed compliance with customer expectations.

Evaluated process and products of software systems, confirming compliance.

Created and maintained artifacts for all V&V activities during requirements development, design, code, test, and system acceptance phases.

Developed and evaluated test plans and procedures for software qualification.

EG&G, Dahlgren, VA 2000 – 2003

Programmer / Analyst III

Performed requirements analysis and requirements process development for Vehicle Command and Control (VCC) software for Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV). Analysis and design for Fault Detection and Localization (FDL) software for UAV.

Performed requirements analysis and requirements process development for UAV, ensuring customer expectations were met.

Completed analysis and design for UAV software, confirming engineering correctness.

Created initial template of SRS for fault detection and localization system in Rational Rose with iterative development and analysis and design for SRS.

Implemented automatic importing or Rational Rose Design artifacts in SRS using Rational Soda tool, decreasing time in creating development documentation and reports.

Conducted design and development of LAMPS Sonobuoy Functional Segment and Torpedo Recognition and Alertment Functional Segment for Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) prototype using JAVA.


Completed Bachelors in Computer Science, Bethany College, Bethany, WV

Technical Skills

Modeling: UML, Design Review, Java, Software Testing, Software Design with UML

RUP, Requirements Analysis, UML, Software Development


Spanish: Beginner

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