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Test Software Engineer Resume

SUMMARY:

  • To obtain a software test equipment engineer position in a defense / commercial product development environment
  • Math and physics - based system and data acquisition interface and design
  • Optical, electronic, and heater control and systems build and test
  • Programming (Visual Studio, C/C+ +, LabVIEW, AutoCAD, microprocessor, PLC)

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Software and Equipment Experience: Software (Windows XP and 2000, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, OrCAD PSPICE 10.0, EM Sonnet, ANSYS, Visual Studio, Visual C++ 6.0, Visual Basic, Matlab 2008, Linux, Unix, SQL, LabVIEW 6.1 - 8.0, AutoCAD 2004), Equipment (Synrad CO2 and Coherent HeNe lasers, Monochromators, Infrared Imagers and Detectors, X-Ray Capture and Display, Ericsson and Fujikara Fusion Splicers, Optical Switches, Optical Time Domain Reflectometer, Optical Spectrum Analyzer, UV and IR optics, DMM, Digital Storage Oscilloscope (Tektronix), Lock-Ins, Steppers, Electronic Spectrum and Network Analyzers (HP), Microwave Power Sources/Meters, Semiconductor Parameter Analyzer, Wire Bonder, Soldering, Polishing), MSP430 and PIC microprocessors, Troubleshooting, Assembly, Laser Safety

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Test Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and implemented LabVIEW 2014 VI unit tests to test modules of network, configuration, and built-in-test functions
  • Worked to implement near full coverage of code base
  • Committed work to CVS source control
  • Participated in project update meetings

Confidential

Mechanical Test Development Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and implemented LabVIEW 2015 connector pull test software to characterize tension and force characteristics, including velocity and acceleration
  • Oversaw subcontractor connector vibration and shock testing
  • Troubleshot connector pull test fixture and LabVIEW software

Confidential

LabVIEW Firmware Validation Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and implemented LabVIEW 2014 functional firmware regression test sequencer for vehicle control firmware
  • Opened defects in Rational ClearQuest defect management software
  • Tracked test case progress and results in Rational DOORS
  • Participated in scrum and user story meetings

Confidential

Matlab Optical Test Development Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and implemented Matlab 2014 optical transceiver testbed to characterize link performance characteristics, including bit error ratio
  • Created Matlab function library to control JDSU optical switch module mainframe chassis
  • Integrated equipment control code with drivers for transceiver control

Confidential

LabVIEW Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and implemented LabVIEW 2011 RS232 test seqencer to test GSM/GPRS circuit board firmware/hardware input/output testbed to actuate inputs using GPIB Agilent power supply and ACCES USB 8 channel relay and digital input board
  • Added functionality to verify firmware alerting and message logging, GPS Time to First Fix, radio and GPS on/off cycling
  • Implemented duplicate station in test lab and deployed updates using version control

Confidential

LabVIEW Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed board test application using LabVIEW 2011 and NI 6008 OEM DAQ board interfaced to custom relay interface board; tested and troubleshot interface boards from PCB builder; modified board test software for scripted test execution for analog and digital relay reliability test
  • Designed logging and storage application for NI channel digital input DAQ board; designed Test Stand sequence for panel relay and schedule test

Confidential

LabVIEW Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed, specified, and programmed standalone executable PCA (Printed Circuit Assembly) board test software programs in LabVIEW 2009
  • Programmed serial number, MAC address, and firmware over RS232 and JTAG interface; implemented software / hardware tests for leakage current, max current, LED and switch functionality, and RSSI (Received Signal Strength Indication) RF levels for 802.11 products
  • Designed switch circuits and modified ATE (Automated Test Equipment) test fixture to supply POE (Power over Ethernet), power over data or adapter power
  • Interfaced with / supervised technicians in software operation / and part rework
  • Prepared design plan, cost and schedule for proposed software application development

Confidential

Test Development and LabVIEW Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and tested LabVIEW 8.5 custom temperature profile control and GUI for ESS (Environmental Stress Screening) of VME computer for HEU (Hull Expeditionary Unit) shipboard electronics; documented software in VDD (Version Description Document)
  • Designed LabVIEW 8.5 test sequencer for 400 Watt power supply controlled over I2C bus, including GPIB instrument control of power source, oscilloscope and Chroma electronic load; simulated operation of support hardware; produced flowchart and VDD documentation
  • Designed and tested LabVIEW 8.5 temperature controller for dual mode chamber control; produced documentation of VDD and flowchart

Confidential

Test and Development Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Tested electronic sensor system for linearity and saturation; tested electronic and digital filters against frequency; tested optical sensor system vs. source and modulation and frequency; tested microcode communications and data acquisition routines using EEPROM reloads;
  • Modeled mid wave infrared atmospheric transmission in Matlab 2007 using HITRAN 2008 database; designed 40 and 128 tap digital filters using Matlab 2007 Signal Processing Toolbox
  • Programmed MSP430 microprocessor using C compiler for implementation of 128 tap digital filter and communications to 24 bit analog-to-digital converter over SPI bus; programmed Matlab 2007 scripts for RS-232 communications, processing, analyzing, and plotting solar data; modified Matlab 2007 models of atmospheric transmission in infrared wavelengths; built LabVIEW 8.2 serial communications code

Confidential

Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed data acquisition and LabVIEW 8.5 automated control software for freezer RTD / humidity board processor burn-in test; built LabVIEW 8.6 test software for RS-232 device communication testing; wrote full-scale product test plans and testing requirements
  • Built Visual Studio Visual C++ hardware in the loop testbed for data acquisition hardware and firmware for shipboard sonar
  • Programmed test scripts in Matlab 2008 for verifying firmware performance versus specification; built / distributed Matlab script / GUI tools for noise / calibration performance testing

Confidential

Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed bridge switching circuit for high-voltage DC motor control
  • Designed optocoupler switching circuit using PSPICE
  • Programmed Keyence 24 I/O PLC using RLL (Relay Ladder Logic) for automated cycling of high-voltage DC motor
  • Designed and oversaw procurement of pressure transducers, valves, and safety switches; developed and tested process control software in LabVIEW; prepared test procedure and trained techs; documented test hardware and software for valve flow test bench; revised and updated test plans for various manufacturing segments
  • Troubleshot test process efficiency, streamlined test operation, and calibrated test equipment LabVIEW software/hardware for step-response test station maintenance and process improvement
  • Designed new valve pressure flow test station and software in LabVIEW 8.0 and integrated with off-the-shelf hardware; continuously interfaced with design and quality engineering to resolve DC motor circuit board design and test issues
  • Programmed and tested LabVIEW 8.0 user interface, machine interface, USB data collection and storage for valve pressure test system

Confidential

Optical Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Calibrated optical fiber - based Fabry-Perot Sensors and FBG temperature sensors over pressure and temperature using LabVIEW 7;
  • Modified Matlab 2007 code to analyze sensor phase distributions
  • Used Visual Basic 6 code for serial control of thermocouple monitoring software- based manufacturing station for downhole well ruggedized sensors
  • Tested Fabry-Perot Sensors for cavity gap stability at critical temperatures using industrial heater; calculated sensor process yields; prepared LabVIEW bench top setup of GPIB-interfaced optical spectrum analyzer
  • Statistically analyzed and characterized fiber-based Fabry-Perot sensor performance versus batch and sensor build method for build method and sensor performance improvement
  • Fabricated and characterized fiber-based Fabry-Perot interferometric sensors using multiple design methodologies including thermal annealing of glass paste, fusion splicing to polyimide microtube cavity, and 25 Watt CO2 (carbon dioxide) laser welding for new product submission
  • Programmed and tested laser pulse width modulation controller user interface and RS-232 serial communications to host PC using LabVIEW 6.1
  • Administered data acquisition, file system maintenance, and troubleshooting on Linux environment real-time workstations
  • Built, RS-232 interfaced, pressurized and leak tested pressure sensors using Swagelok hardware
  • Used and generated executable LabVIEW 7.1 and 8.2 spectrum processing code for data regression, plotting, and output to MS Excel

Confidential

CAD Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Drafted parcel maps and slope analyses in AutoCAD and SurvCAD
  • Conducted water drainage time based tests
  • Conducted field optical markouts

Confidential

RF Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Installed, tested and troubleshot broadband cable internet / video service from cable drop to PC / decoder
  • Worked with network operations center to verify system performance

Confidential

RF Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Installed, tested, and troubleshot satellite cable systems from satellite to TV / decoder
  • Trained customers in use of satellite systems
  • Built, baked, and tested RF oscillator circuits via pick-and-place using microscope, digital oscilloscope, DMM
  • Worked on yield improvement through revised manufacturing processes

Confidential

Design and Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Wrote system shakedown hardware/software test plan in MS Word for optical network signal measurement of shipboard sonar source and sensor array unit; evaluated C code for conversion to Matlab 5; researched k-w plots for signal detection information
  • Optically calibrated infrared electronic filter for infrared test set
  • Wrote Matlab 5 code to test and analyze 2-D images from infrared MEMS emitter arrays with liquid nitrogen cooled detector using calibrated lock-in technique with automated data collection system
  • Tested hyperspectral calibration test set across optical wavelengths using Matrox frame grabber and Visual C++ based image acquisition and processing tools
  • Built blackbody data collection test set, including electrical interface and hardware mount
  • Calibrated stepper motor test set for blackbody camera system
  • Calibrated microwave antenna in anechoic chamber using HP power source and meter for submarine power sensor project
  • Calibrated antenna IC s-parameters using microscope and HP network analyzer
  • Built test fixture hardware and wire-bonded to low-power MEMS antenna IC
  • Tested power amplifier and analyzed life-cycle performance in Microsoft Excel
  • Modeled electronic and optical performance of MEMS thermal emitter using Matlab 5 and MathCAD
  • Advised on COSMOS model of thermal performance of MEMS emitter
  • Modeled heat sink performance in ANSYS
  • Modeled antenna and layer characteristics in EM Sonnet
  • Designed and drafted multi-layer ceramic IC package for low-power meter
  • Modeled capacitor E-fields
  • Designed and modeled analog handheld MEMS charge collector circuit in PSPICE
  • Modeled fiber optic sensor array crosstalk in Matlab
  • Programmed stepper motor, camera, and blackbody imaging test sequence, data collection and integration in C++ and Matlab for development of aircraft sensor calibrator
  • Programmed frame grabber image collection, morphing and analysis software using Visual C++
  • Programmed spectral analysis routines in Matlab on Unix workstation for array data regression

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