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Senior Software Test Engineer Resume

Atlanta, GA

SUMMARY:

Detail - oriented Test Engineer and team player with a positive attitude and 15+ years of experience in testing, soldering, troubleshooting, documentation, quality assurance and quality control.

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE:

  • Digital Settop Box (STB) RF
  • Cable and Satellite Equipment
  • Headend Equipment
  • DTA100 / DTA101
  • Level QAM Signals
  • Tech Writer
  • Spectrum Analyzer
  • Test on DAC 3.1 and DAC 4.0
  • Test Case Documentation
  • Quality Control and Assurance
  • Programming / Internet Usage
  • Confidential Systems - DNCS 4.3 / 5.0
  • STB Software / CMD Batch Files
  • Software Testing and Upgrades
  • Linux / SCO Linux / Unix / Java / / Word / Excel / Windows XP / Windows 2010 / Windows NT
  • Dispenser Hardware/Software QA

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Senior Software Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Tested software on Freestyle Dispensers in AGILE/SCRUM environment
  • Technical Writer for test documentation using Adobe, Word and Wireframe
  • Executed test cases to ensure quality assurance for software and hardware
  • Installed and updated software according to customer needs and requirements
  • Performed set up and breakdown of dispensers and created bugs using Zypher
  • Calibrated beverage ingredients for best quality

Test Tools: TFS/Test Manager, WinSCP, GS Shell, TeraTerm, Postman API’s, Putty, 7-Zip, HDD Raw Copy Tool, MFG Tool, Data V, OTA Downloading, Wireframe, JIRA and ZEPHYR

Confidential, Lawrenceville, GA

Senior Software Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Executed CVT and OSM firmware downloads on STBs such as: Explorer 3250HD, Explorer 8300HD, Explorer 2010, 3000 and 8000.
  • Ensured that Denali EBIF User Applications were loaded and functioning properly.
  • Tested firmware, Bound and Unbound Apps for Denali Settop Boxes on the Confidential Headend.
  • Executed test scripts using Python for test automation and verified results or any reboots and bugs.
  • Tested iTV functionality and Unbound Apps such as: On screen Caller ID, Quick Start, Text Messaging
  • Verified that Bound Apps launched correctly for HSN Upsell and CertApp.
  • Assisted in SCRUM meetings for CDETS bug scrub to resolve any open issues.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

VOD Integration Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Tested and verified that Seachange VOD back office was working properly on Confidential TRIO Settop Boxes as well as on Confidential Rovi Showrunner Settop Boxes.
  • Tested available assets to ensure that TVOD, SVOD and FVOD were working correctly via Seachange VOD.
  • Tested and verified that Seachange worked on Axiom headends as well as Adrenalin headends simultaneously.
  • Ensured that if any changes were made on Axiom, that Adrenalin was not affected in a negative way.
  • The goal was to change over to the new Adrenalin system in the field with no anomalies.
  • Monitored the VOD system and streaming assets using the MMC tool.

Confidential, Lawrenceville, GA

Systems Verification and Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Completed Confidential end to end testing on simulated COX, Rogers and Videotron Headends.
  • Worked on Confidential DNCS, HDTV, PLTV and SARA Hi Res, In Demand, Seachange VOD, Scripting, TMS, EAS, EAN, Bluestreak and SCIN Guide for COX G6, G7 and G8 OCAP Settop Boxes.
  • Tested Copy Protection, Macrovision, Closed Caption, HD Services, VOD and MRDVR.
  • Used Clarify and wrote CDETS to verify bugs by reproducing them and testing them for any updated information in TIMS.
  • Managed files using: FTP, Telnet, Filezilla and Bugzilla as well as working with Chennai, India.
  • Executed automated test scripts using Python for stability testing for reboots. Sent out reports to show results.
  • Obtained and downloaded new codes using CDL, XLD and CVT for testing in the DHCTs using the DNCS.
  • Tested EAS channel override and EAN force tune using SD and HD services using the Monroe System.

Confidential, Littleton, CO

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Maintained Confidential DAC system on QAM to QAM units while working with Canadian Test Group.
  • Developed the TLV File for each cable card’s channel map.
  • Tested HD services that were simulated for hotel use to ensure that no anomalies would occur.

Confidential, Lawrenceville, GA and Horsham, PA

Systems Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared, tested and documented DCT test cases for Systems Cable TV Test Lab using various methods.
  • Tested DOCSIS to work via Inband data instead of out-of-band (OOB) data as used in RF settop environment.
  • Tested DSG IP multicast over DOCSIS to replace old RF Legacy OOB data streams.
  • Developed test plans, documentation and ran tests for new DTA 100/101 test equipment boxes.
  • Operated with PAL M / N services as well as NTSC and SDV systems.
  • Consistently met test schedule goals - worked well with offshore engineering in Bangalore, India.
  • Tested lab equipment with the spectrum analyzer to ensure proper IF, RF and QAM levels.
  • Tested for Emergency Broadcasts using EAS and SCTE-18 messages through an OM and a Trilithic server.
  • Worked on headend equipment such as: DAC6000, RADD6000, SEMs and other computers and servers.
  • Tested guide data using TV Guide, Rovi Passport / Echo (Previously Aptiv).
  • Received positive feedback from managers’ after all quarterly goal planning evaluations and meetings.
  • Tested Interactive VOD such as: Seachange, Showrunner, Tandberg, and C-Cor (nCUBE) using IP addresses.
  • Prepared and maintained cabling, cable equipment, hardware and software for test usage.
  • Managed cabling, routers and head-end equipment for use with TCP / IP communications.
  • Determined proper levels for: RF, Composite, IEEE 1394, HDMI, 1080i, 1080p, 480i, 720p, and S-Video.
  • Contacted vendors and customers to resolve uplink satellite problems verified using Linux in the DLM.

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