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Hardware & Software Stb Test Engineer Resume

Clarksburg, MarylanD

SUMMARY:

Over 11 years of professional experience in telecommunications, utilities and electronics engineering organizations. Organized and detail - oriented with strong analytical skills. Proven record in achieving all deadlines with perfection. Excellent communication and customer interfacing skills. Willingness to learn. Ability to work independently and accepting responsibility.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Test Management Software: HP Quality Center, JIRA

Network Capturing Software & Protocol: Wireshark & SSH

Operating Systems & Applications Tools: MS Windows/Office

Familiar with: OSI model, Broadband Routers, WiFi, LAN, WAN Set Top Box, HDMI, Composite, Stress Testing

Modulators: DM240XR, DM240-AMC RF Noise Generator, California Instruments-2253iX

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Clarksburg, Maryland

Hardware & Software STB Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Test and analyze new and existing Pace, Humax, Samsung, and Technicolor, STB products on tight schedules throughout the development cycle (SDLC).
  • Execute end user testing to find issues that directly impact the customer in addition to tests developed based n Confidential specification.
  • Execute Hardware stress testing (Brownout, Power Glitch, Multiple Power Cycle, RF Signal Pull, Rain Fade
  • Simulation).
  • Strive for efficiency in performing product functionality, usability and interoperability testing according to approved test plan and test schedule.
  • Perform logical validation process of failures prior to dissemination of information to functional groups or suppliers.
  • Identify, analyze and document software defects and work with software development team to troubleshoot and resolve any software/hardware issues.
  • Provide feedback on test plans and procedures developed by test development and end to end systems groups for the purpose of improving accuracy, clarity and quality of documents and execution.
  • Manage multiple priorities and tasks and worked collaboratively within a team environment to meet aggressive goals and high quality standards.
  • Schedule stress tests and VPN to test hosts to assure they are running.
  • Train and work with new contractors in the STBs Test group.

Confidential, St. Louis, Missouri

Digital Video STB QA Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Tested and analyzed Motorola and Cisco STB products (Program Guide, DVR, Pay Per View, VOD, Parental
  • Controls, Caller ID, STB diagnostics and Video Quality testing).
  • Executed end user testing to find issues that directly impact the customer.
  • Strived for efficiency in performing product functionality and usability according to approved test plan and test schedule. Reported and tracked defects using Jira.
  • Executed on daily basis approximately 43 test cases on various Cisco products totaling 720 tests per model.
  • Executed 634 test cases on various Pace products in a period of 3 weeks.

Confidential, Clarksburg, Maryland

Software STB Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Tested and analyzed STB products on tight schedules throughout the development cycle.
  • Executed end user testing to find issues that directly impact the customer in addition to tests developed based in Confidential specification.
  • Strived for efficiency in performing product functionality, usability and interoperability testing according to approved test plan and test schedule.
  • Performed logical validation process of failures prior to dissemination of information to functional groups or suppliers.
  • Identified, analyzed and documented software defects and worked with software development team to troubleshoot and resolve any software/hardware issues.
  • Provided feedback on test plans and procedures developed by test development and end to end systems groups for the purpose of improving accuracy, clarity and quality of documents and execution.
  • Managed multiple priorities and tasks and worked collaboratively within a team environment to meet aggressive goals and high quality standards. Scheduled stress tests and VPN to test hosts to assure they are running. Monitored, documented on daily basis 576 STBs and troubleshot any defect may occur.
  • Tested and monitored on daily basis 384 STBs and 64 STBs on DRE system using Confidential web interface. Trained and worked with new contractors in the STBs Test group.

Confidential, Frederick, Maryland

Wireless Field Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Voice quality and call performance.
  • Bluetooth voice and service quality.
  • SAM head versus free space performance.
  • Tested SIM cards in 2G & 3G networks.
  • Out of coverage voice quality.
  • Mean opinion scores for video & audio performance, based on gross error detection.
  • Battery life performance (Poor, Moderate & Good locations).
  • Continues monitoring of the real time test to ensure the accuracy of the collected data.
  • Troubleshoot any issues that may occur while running the test and uploading of all collected log files to the server.

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