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Engineer Test

Location:
Kokomo, IN
Posted:
October 21, 2019

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RAVINDREN RAMACHANDRAN

Kokomo,Indiana

Mobile: +1-904-***-**** Email: adam7w@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

Over 10+ years of experience in Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) requirement analysis, design, software/hardware development, system integration, testing and validation using NI LabVIEW, RT, FPGA and TestStand for automotive, semiconductor and aero sectors

Developing automated HIL(Hardware In Loop) test benches to test ADAS(Advanced driver-assistance systems) by using NI PXI, NI CAN, Vector CAN, CANoe and Programming in LabView/TestStand

Lead the development of simulation test cases for the verification of ADAS features

Design, develop and evaluate electrical assemblies for test equipment, cables, harnesses, other hardware systems and/or electrical engineering applications

Experience with NI Data Acquisition systems PCI/ PXI/ cDAQ/ cRIO, Serial, TCP/IP, CAN, MIL-1553, ARINC-429, etc.

Experience with Vector tools (CANoe), Ford Diagnostics Engineering tools (DET), Chrysler Diagnostic Application(CDA), Lauterbach tool, version control tools like Plastic, requirement management tools like Polarion, defect tracking tool like Jira

Hands-on expertise in setting-up a wide variety of experiments, tests and measurements, utilizing mechanics, hydraulics, pneumatic, vacuum technology, sensors and high-end instrumentation

Test software development methodology in an agile environment

Experience as a freelance trainer in LabVIEW software

CORE COMPETANCIES:

Programming Languages: LabVIEW, TestStand, VeriStand, Simulink, PLC

Interfaces: PCI/ PXI/cDAQ/ cRIO, MIL-1553, ARINC-429, CAN, TCP/IP, Serial, DMM, Oscilloscope, Lauterbach tool

Applications: Visio, AutoCAD, CANoe, Ford DET tool, FCA CDA tool, Teamcenter, Plastic, Jira, Polarion

Database: MYSQL, ORACLE

Standards: ISO, DO-178B, DO-254,ISO 26262

Engineering: Data acquisition systems and hardware, sensors, Hydraulic/Pneumatic and National instruments products

Testing: Selenium, Appium, Manual, Automated, White Box, Black Box, System Testing, Integration, Unit, Test Plan, Test Cases, Acceptance testing, HIL Testing

Other Skills: Writing functional specs, design and documents, unit test documents

EDUCATION /CERTIFICATION/TRAINING:

Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering),

Anna University, India, April 2007.

National Instruments Certified LabVIEW Associate Developer (CLAD)

NI LabWindows/CVI Training

PROJECT SUMMARY:

Client: APTIV, Kokomo,IN

Project #1: Independent Test and Verification for ADAS

Role: IT&V Test Engineer

Description:

HIL System based testing to validate and verify the functionality of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), which play a central role in autonomous driving and to Set up an appropriate test environment that effectively stimulates the sensors to verify the behaviour of the vehicle under real-world conditions

Developing closed loop/open loop HIL testing implementation of ADAS features.

Exposure to Diagnostics (XCP and UDS) service implementation

Analyzing the System Requirements by creating the test procedures and documenting them for further reference.

Execute the simulation test cases to verify the operation of the ADAS features and evaluate the vehicle behavior and its impact on customer experience

Support Algorithm engineers developing models of sensor fusion and other ADAS control algorithms

Integrate models of ADAS sensors such as cameras and radars into a full vehicle simulation model

Develop scripting for test automation and post-processing of results

Ensured that 100% of requirements that are assigned to IT&V for verification are covered by FTP test cases, peer reviews are complete, verification results are recorded, and file reports for each completed testing phase

Updating project planning and progress files on Polarion and JIRA, and participated in all scheduled reviews.

Supporting implementation of ITV test systems for the NI PXI benches and the HIL benches, Ordering equipment, and support installation

Delegated Product Development team meetings from IT&V and resolved the issues and risks pertaining to the project

Tools used: LabVIEW, TestStand, VeriStand, Vector CANoe, Vector CAN, CarMaker, DET, Lauterbach, Jira, Polarion, Plastic, PXI, NI CAN

Company: Tata Consultancy Services Limited, Bangalore, India

Client: Applied Materials

Project #2: Universal Component Lifting Tool

Role: Design and Test Engineer

Description:

Universal Component Lifting Tool (UCL) is one of the material handling equipment used to assemble and disassemble the sub- assemblies from the main system. Control the tool using PLC, and measure sensors values in LabVIEW software.

Coordinated with project management teams and engineers in gathering of application and functional needs

Identifying and defining requirements for test interface products

LabVIEW GUI design, development and testing

Development of automated test, data acquisition, and control systems

Integrated servomotors and sensors with Analog & Digital I/O modules

Integrated PLC and HMI system

Analyzed and interpreted test data and prepared technical reports for use by engineering and management personnel

Development of electrical control panel schematic drawing and wiring harness

Responsible for routing and troubleshooting electrical systems and devices

Development of test specifications and test cases to attain all requirements

Submission of test reports for discovering software bugs reporting

Attended review meetings with Business Analysts, Developers and end users to understand and test according to their requirements

Tools used: PLC, LabVIEW, AutoCAD, Visio, Servo motors, Sensors, Analog & Digital I/O modules and DAQ card

Project #3: Slit Valve test fixture

Role: Design and Test Engineer

Description:

To test the reliability of slit valve and Vacuum chamber ROR test using LabVIEW. The application will be controlled the valve actuation and acquire the signals from sensors. The rig consists of the required vacuum chamber, valves, manifolds, power distribution unit, sensors and NI data acquisition hardware. The control and acquisition signals will be monitored and stored for offline/online analysis.

Worked with the Business users to understand the user requirements, layout and look and feel of the application to be developed

Designing electronic/electrical specifications, testing equipment and developing techniques to enhance the system

Drafting test procedures and developing test fixture

Development of ATE design and LabVIEW/LabWindow cVI software application

Development of system procedures and documentation of testing stages

Development of electrical control panel schematic drawing and wiring harness

Creation of Bill of materials, component selection and cost estimation

Responsible for routing and troubleshooting electrical systems and devices

Execution of functional test in the lab

Tools used: LabVIEW, LabWindow cVI, AutoCAD, Visio, Vacuum chamber, Pneumatic, Valves, Sensors and DAQ card

Company: Infosys Ltd, Mysore, India

Client: Baker Hughes

Project #4: Measurement While Drilling Upgrade

Role: Software Engineer

Description:

To upgrade the Legacy application for measurement of various data from sensors using LabVIEW software

Requirements gathering and analysis

Estimation and project planning

Design and Low-Level Design document preparation

LabVIEW GUI design, development and testing

Modifications to existing LabVIEW applications

Design and execution of software test plans

Supervision and performing LabVIEW development

Responsible for Backend testing

Interaction with developers for defect status and defect retest

Analysis of defects and categorize them based on severity

Preparation of end user documentation

Ensured to prepare project requirements analysis

Tools used: LabVIEW, RT, FPGA, Visio, Sensors and cRIO

Company: HCL Technologies Limited, Bangalore, India

Client: HAL

Project #5: Avionics Integration Rig (AIR)

Role: Test Engineer

Description:

To develop a test bed to carry out the Integration and testing of DARIN-III Upgrade Avionics. The avionics of DARIN-III consists of various sensors, display systems, computing systems and recording systems. The real-time data communication among all these systems is carried out through Analog, Discrete, Synchro signals and MIL-Std-1553B and ARINC429 data buses. AIR consists of the required PCI hardware and the software to simulate and acquire signals of all the interfaces present in the DARIN –III system.

Involved in the entire project life cycle SDLC, from requirements gathering to implementation

Programmed and documented the robust LabVIEW applications

Responsible for the documentation for business process and procedures

Participated in system integration testing which include writing test plans, test cases, system testing and other end user testing activities

Attended review meetings with Business Analysts, Developers and end users to understand and test according to their requirements

Developed test cases, reviewed and Involved in Functionality, and system testing

Involved in software acceptance testing and production release procedures throughout SDLC

Maintained detailed test logs and report test results

Participated in test plan and test cases review meetings

Participated in hardware/software integration and test

Participated in V&V test activities

Tools used: LabVIEW, Visio, Database, DAQ card, MIL-1553 and Arinc-429.

Project #6: C-Series Pedal and Throttle SIP Calibration Jig

Role: Test Engineer

Client: Meggitt Aircraft Braking System

Description:

To develop a calibration test jig for the pedal and throttle SIP board. The system consists of the required PCI hardware (DAQ & DMM) and the software to acquire signals of the pedal & throttle SIP board. The calibration signals were recorded in the report folder for offline analysis and also reported in the GUI.

Designing, developing, testing client specific LabVIEW applications

Develop test specifications and test cases to ensure all requirements are met

Designed and executed software test plans

Preparing user and self-training manuals for clients

Tools used: LabVIEW, DAQ card and DMM



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