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Sr. Principal Engineer Resume

San Diego, CA


  • 15+ years of combined experience in IT software development and Software Quality Engineering. Versed in all aspects of Software Development Lifecycle and Software Quality
  • Assurance. Results oriented professional wif proven leadership skills, technical competencies, strong work ethic, excellent problem solving and analytical skills. Enjoys contributing to team efforts and leading by example, inspiring peak performance wif a proven track record of repeated success leading test projects, teams, initiatives and achieving performance targets.
  • Leadership (Domestic/Offshore Teams)
  • Project Management
  • Customer Relations (Internal and External)
  • Process Development and Improvement
  • Strategic Planning
  • Development and
  • Software Quality Assurance and Testing
  • System Engineering
  • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • System Interoperability and Test
  • Agile and Waterfall
  • Application Lifecycle Management Tools
  • Quality Management System
  • Design Control Process
  • Risk Management
  • Security Framework (NIST, HIPAA, FIPS, OWASP)


  • Selenium WebDriver, CodedUI, MS Test Manager, JUnit, TestNG, Telerik Test Studio,
  • MS Team Foundation Server, HP Quality Center
  • Git, TFS, PVCS Tracker, Bugzilla, DevTrack, Serena SBM
  • Fundamental knowledge of OOP wif Java, C#, Ruby on Rails
  • MS Visual Studios 2010, 2012 Ultimate, 2013, 2015, Eclipse Mars 1, Maven
  • MS IIS, Apache HTTP Server
  • Windows Server 2K3, 2K8
  • MS Windows7, Windows 8, Windows 10
  • Microsoft Office 2013, MS Project 2013
  • Mac IOS, Linux (Redhat, Ubuntu), Unix (Sun Solaris)
  • Adobe Acrobat Professional
  • Microsoft Visio 2013, MS SharePoint Services, SAP DMS
  • MS - SQL Server Enterprise 2005 and 2008, IBM DB2, Sybase ASA, Sybase ASE 11, MySQL, SQLite
  • HL7 2.x, HL7 Workbench tools
  • UML, RML
  • Virtualization Technology
  • Cloud Services (SaaS, PaaS)
  • System Administration, Networking
  • PC hardware installation, repair, upgrade and configuration


Confidential, San Diego, CA

Sr. Principal Engineer


  • Led day - to-day testing activities of both domestic and offshore Software Quality Engineering staff of 5 Principal, 6 Senior engineers and offshore staff of 5 Senior Engineers conducting software testing of Connectivity, Remote Support Services, Common Services and DevOps enterprise software.
  • Mentored SQE team, standardized and improved test tools, processes and best practices. Effectively managed and communicated test project status to product during product core team meetings and provided a clear vision of teh team’s performance on test objectives.
  • Collaborated wif Agile teams in sprint planning session wif product teams, reviewed and approved User Stories using TFS as an ALM tool, contributed on SOWs and provided Program Management and Marketing estimates on LOE, resources, project timelines, risks and constraints using MS Project and PlanView.
  • Led teh development of teh software test system architecture, created test plans and test strategies of a diverse portfolio of enterprise software solutions following Agile and Waterfall methodologies.
  • Led and drove teh successful creation, maintenance and execution of test plans, test cases (manual and automated), and test scripts using a variety in-house and 3rd party tools such as Microsoft Test Manager and HP Quality Center.
  • Collaborated wif Quality Engineering, Software Engineering, Product Marketing in developing test strategies and tests methods to verify functional and non-functional requirement and execution of UAT.
  • Participated in Design Reviews, collaborated and approved design control deliverables such as Design and Development Plans, Product Requirements Documents, Software Design and Architecture Document, Functional Design Documents, and System Hazard Analysis on SAP and MS SharePoint.
  • Created test execution reports and Requirements Traceability Matrix on MS TFS and SAP, managed defect tracking database using MS TFS and Serena, conducted weekly bug reviews, presented defect reports and collaborated product development teams in resolving issues.
  • Participated in System Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment Reviews and presented quality issues and risks to teh Risk Assessment team.
  • Championed proactive engagement wif development teams to promote prevention of software defects and design control deviations early in teh development cycle.
  • Engaged wif Software Engineering and Automation teams and developed automated tests processes and Automation Test Framework for Continuous Integration, Black box Acceptance Tests, Regression and Performance Testing using Visual Studio, CodedUI, Selenium Web Driver, C#, Windows Server 2008 /SQL Server 2008 Performance and Data Collection and tools and VMWare.
  • Worked wif third party vendors on teh evaluations, selection and validation and COTS software testing solutions.
  • Architected, built and maintained a scalable test lab using VMWare virtualization technologies that simulated close to real world customer environments designed to support continuous integration, system testing, performance testing and use case validations.
  • Developed, maintained and delivered timely SQE KPI reports to product excellence teams on a consistent basis.
  • Tracked internal trends and suggested improvements based on observations and lessons learned. Highlighted process deviations and collaborated lead engineers from R&D and Quality on teh improvement of Design Control standard work instructions.
  • Collaborated wif Global Customer Support teams, R&D, Marketing and Quality and successfully implemented a sustainable product issue escalation and tracking process wif Team Foundation Server
  • Successfully interfaced and partnered wif IT vendor partners’ technical and product teams to test proprietary and non-proprietary web service API’s such as SOAP, JSON, REST and validated and certified system interoperability.

Principal Software Quality Engineer/Lead SQE



  • Software Quality Engineer and project lead for Pyxis® Information Management Products
  • Led teh software and system testing process; contributed to multiple releases of Information Management for Pyxis® Dispensing and Information Management Business Intelligence, data analytics solutions and Enterprise Technology Solutions(ETS) connectivity and system interoperability and test.
  • Supported cross-functional teams from R&D and Marketing and GCS wif product implementations and technical support.

Confidential, San Diego, CA

Senior Business Systems Analyst / SQA


  • Managed teh software testing of teh online consumer and back-office web applications.
  • Reported directly to teh President of Online Stores, VP of Operations, and VP of Technology as technical liaison between SW Development, Operations, and Production
  • Managed teh successful integration teh iMaternity online store wif vendor partners such as Yahoo AOL, iVillage.com web portal and successful implementation of marketing and visitor tracking programs, online store features.
  • Developed and managed automated business intelligence and analytics reporting for IT and marketing.

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