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Senior Software/systems V&v Engineer Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Extensive experience in Verification & Validation (V&V), SQA/SQE, System Engineering, Software Engineering, Government Agencies and Compliance, analysis and generation of aerospace system and software requirements, FAA, SAE/ARP - 4754, RTCA/DO-178B/DO-254, processes and DOORS, extensive experience in broad range of System/Software Engineering Verification and Validation (V&V), test strategies, test planning & specifications; test cases/procedures, system integration, test execution (Manual/Automated), debugging/analysis, defect detection/reporting/tracking, and
  • SQA/SQE processes and methodologies across the SDLC with strong analytical experience and ability to make significant contributions to the quality of the software products for complex software products under CM.Broad experience in testing methodologies (System/ Requirement/Functional, Black Box, White Box, Formal Qualification Tests (FQT), etc.), identifying deficiencies and defects in contract deliverables and following them through to resolution, System/Software requirements management, development, analysis, verification, allocation, testability, and Traceability (DOORS, LDRA/TBREQ, REQTIFY), evaluating/monitoring validity of test cases /procedures/results, and performing product evaluation and process compliance across the SDLC to ensure adherence to the regulatory requirements and standards/guidelines (DO-178B/DO-254, ARP-4754, CMM, CMMI, MIL-STD-498, IEEE Std, NRC-RG,10 CFR
  • Appendix B, Parts 2 ; etc), and compliance to company policies and procedures during all phases, including interface with DER for compliance of FAA programs with all aspects of software to DO-178B. Experience with System Safety Assessment, Functional Hazard assessment, Failure
  • Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA), Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA), Criticality/Hazard/Risk Analysis (CHRA).
  • Requirements Analysis, Traceability, Verification, Testability and Fault protection requirements analysis;
  • Strong system specification analysis and test background;
  • Review/analysis of Requirement and Design Specifications, Plans, and Standard/Guidelines and Code;
  • Experience with requirement traceability using DOORS, LDRA/TBREQ, REQTIFY and ACESS;
  • Software Development Life Cycles (SDLC) phases and methodologies;
  • Flight Control Systems / Aircraft Avionics test, and Aerospace related S/W test;
  • System/Software lifecycle processes, development methodologies, and standards; SQA lifecycle, principles & methodologies (CMM, CMMI);
  • Standards/guidelines such as DO-178B/DO-254, CMM, CMMI, MIL-STD-498, IEEE, NRC-RG, etc;
  • Knowledge of ARP-4754 Process Assurance;
  • Structured Peer Reviews, walkthroughs, inspections, and audits;
  • Software and System Verification & Validation (V&V);
  • Knowledge and experience with Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA), FMEA, Criticality/Hazard/Risk Analysis (CHRA);
  • Software Quality Assurance/Engineering (SQA/SQE) processes and methodologies;
  • Testing Procedures and methodologies;
  • Knowledge of Cantata, LDRA, RTRT test tools
  • Development of SQA Plan, Verification & Validation (V&V) Plan, Test Plan & Specifications, Test Reports, Defect-tracking procedures, Checklists, etc.;
  • Test planning, specifications, implementation, Manual and automated test execution, and reporting;
  • Testing methodologies such as Black Box, White Box (writing scripts), Formal Qualification Tests (FQT), Unit, Integration, Regression, Stress/Performance/Load, Alpha/Beta, System/Component, Requirement/Functional, End-to-End, and User Acceptance;
  • Troubleshooting, problem isolation; Defect tracking; Debugging; Crash Log Analysis / Review, problem solving and analysis;
  • Process and Product Quality Assurance (PPQA), Review / Inspection Guidelines process improvements(SCAMPI); Quality metrics;
  • S/W development; System integration; System build; Source Code Control System /tools, Configuration Management Systems (CM); Release notes;
  • Automated testing tools, Code coverage analysis and tools;
  • Establishing, configuring and maintaining test environment;
  • Operating Systems such as Multi-platform environment (UNIX, LINUX, Solaris, AIX, Windows NT Windows 2000), Real-Time, and Embedded systems;
  • Client/Server environment; databases and SQL queries;
  • Knowledge of AR INC 429, AR INC 629 and CAN protocols.
  • Familiarity with latest software development and test tools;
  • Familiarity with Project management concepts and practices;
  • Lead and supervisory experience;
  • Passionate commitment to quality software with strategy and vision;
  • Ability to define and adhere to disciplined processes;
  • Ability to multitask and thrive in a fast paced environment;
  • Team player, Self-motivated; Problem solver;
  • Results, Deadline, and Detail oriented;
  • Excellent analytical, Interpersonal, verbal and written communication, and organization skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating systems & Misc: UNIX, LINUX, SOLARIS, SUNOS, Microsoft Windows NT/2000, SafeRTOS(Wittenstein High Integrity Systems), Client/Server environment, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Access), Lotus Notes; VxWorks, WindowsNT, MS-DOS, X-WINDOW, DEC-WINDOW, IBM AIX, ULTRIX, Network and Communication Environments (TCP/IP, OSI, CMIP), RDBMS (SYBASE, EMPRESS, TERADATA, ORACLE, INGRESS, INFORMIX); CVS, HARVEST; GNATS, Bugzilla, Netscape, Openwindows, Sunview, Framemaker, Debuggers (adb, dbx, kdb, GNU/GDB/kernel), Terminal Emulation, VM/SP, MVS, DB2, CICS, NFS, REFLEX Database, KERMIT, OPATS, PDL, Real-Time Operating System and Prog., Yourdon/ Demacro, Embedded systems, S/W development life cycles and process methodologies, S/W testing techniques, System Engineering, Automation Test Tools (Mercury); AR INC 429, AR INC 629 and CAN protocols; Cantata, LDRA and RTRT test tools; me&T, S/W CM (SCM), V&V of large complex S/W systems, S/W Quality Assurance (SQA), Capability Maturity Model (CMM), Capability Maturity Model Integrated( CMMI); Dynamic Object Oriented Requirements System (DOORS); Rational Unified Process (RUP), Object-Oriented S/W Process (OOSP), Unified Modeling Language (UML); standards/guidelines (DO-178B; ARP-4754; DO-254; CMM, CMMI; DOD Std. 498(2167A), 2168, 973(483); IEEE Std. 730, 1012, 1028, 1016, 12207, 1074, 7-4.3.2, 828, 829, 830, 982, 1008, 1233, 1059, 1061, 1044,16085, 610; ISO 9000); Nuclear Regulatory Guides NRC-RG 1.152, 1.152, 1.89, 10 CFR Appendix B, Parts 2 .

Languages: C; Shell/C-Shell; C++; ADA; Jovial; SQL; TCL; HTML; FORTRAN; JAVA; PL-1; Assembly (PDP-11, MACRO-10, Z80, Z8000, 1750, INTEL 8080/8085/8086, Motorola 6800,68000 and IBM/370); ALGOL; LEX; YACC; Databus; COBOL.

Hardware: SUN; PC; VAX; IBM Main Frame; HP; DEC; IEEE-1553, IEEE-488; Mil-Std-1750; RS-232; PDP; NCR 3700;INTEL; Ziolog; Motorola; AMC; MASSCOMP; DATA POINT; NOVA; ROLM; MECA; TDY; Sniffer; Navigation, Flight Control, Display.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Supported HeliTrack Autopilot project Software Development Life Cycles (SDLC) in all phases including requirement, design, implementation, Verification and Validation (V&V), Flight Tests and reviews.
  • Involved in analysis and development of subsystems, components, conceptual and detailed system design specifications.
  • Participated in PDR and CDR.
  • Performed requirements analysis and development - Analyses of the customer technical requirements, development of system level requirements, allocation of requirements to software and hardware, development of architectural requirements, decomposition of requirements, development of software level requirements and creation of the software requirements for the Power-On-Self Test (POST)/BIT, etc.
  • Performed requirement traceability using DOORS.
  • Analyzed specification and interfaced with engineers to ensure dat key system features function as expected and quality standards and practices are met (DO-178B, SAE ARP-4754, SAE AS8021, DO-254, SEI-CMMI, etc.) and.
  • Participated in System Safety Assessment, Criticality/Hazard/Risk Analysis (CHRA), Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA).
  • Involved in development of System Engineering, Architectural and Software requirements specifications and related artifacts under CM.
  • Involved in development of System and Flight Tests plans, test cases/procedures and performed Verification and Validation (V&V) related tasks (IEEE-1012, IEEE-829, IEEE-830, IEEE-1016, IEEE-1228, etc.).
  • Performed verification of proper translation/decomposition of system requirements to S/W requirements and design specifications.
  • Participated and performed technical design reviews.
  • Participated and supported component and system level integration and verification tests, ensured problem identification, reporting, resolution, and tracking.

Confidential

Senior Software/Systems V&V engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Provided software/system V&V tasks for the FAA satellite Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS).
  • Responsible for monitoring validity of test programs and for identifying deficiencies and defects in contract deliverables and following them through to resolution.
  • Participated in resolution and disposition of findings, coordinated issue/problem resolution.
  • Provide technical guidance to the team members.
  • Interfaced with the development team and staff.
  • Performed post FQT verification of release of SCR, provided the verification rationale for associated requirements.
  • Created Requirement Identifiers Analysis Summary and
  • Verification Requirements Traceability Matrix (VRTM) and updated the Software Development Folder (SDF).
  • Performed V&V activities per an established and documented process and standards (DO-178B) in support of the integration and test phases of the program including documentation.
  • Performed CSU code and Unit test critique peer review, evaluated test procedures/results, indicated deficiencies and completed checklists, technical review of test cases and procedures of software requirements, software and system requirements allocation to the CSU functions and test procedures.
  • Evaluated test coverage, generated reports of findings along with resolution recommendations and verification status and progress report.
  • Performed regression analysis for the Software Change Requests (SCR).

Confidential

Senior Software/Systems V&V engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical guidance to a team of software, system, and V&V engineers; and interfaced with the development team, management, customer, and DER.
  • Performed software verification and software quality engineering activities throughout the SDLC for complex systems of FPCU and 787 programs.
  • Provided broad range of support to ensure dat above
  • FAA programs comply with all aspects of software to DO-178B.
  • Performed verification of software against the specified software /system requirements of real-time embedded applications.
  • Supported verification planning and estimation for verification effort, generation and review of Plans for Software Aspect of (PSAC), Software Verification Plans confirming to Do-178B standards, Software /system requirements analyses, Test Cases/Procedures of software requirements.
  • Responsibilities also included support of regression analysis, development/review of Test Cases and procedures of software requirement, coordinating and performing dry runs, structural coverage analysis, coordination, disposition and resolution of issues/findings, formal test execution, test results reviews, generating problem reports, documentation, and verification status/progress report, checklists write-up, tool qualification confirming to standards, and audit .

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Performed broad range of V&V, test, and SQA activities throughout SDLC.
  • Provided major contributions in all phases of the project (Requirement, Design, Development, Test, CM, and Release), during all major events (PDR, CDR, SPR, TRR, FQT, FCA/PCA, etc.). Performed task planning, coordination and interface with multiple Integrated Product Teams (IPT), suppliers, customers (SPO), and regulatory agencies (DCMA) to ensure compliance with contractual, company, and regulatory requirements.
  • Performed internal/suppliers requirements/design review, analysis and specifications (SOW, SSS, SRS, IRS, SSDD, SDD, ICD, etc.).
  • Performed end-to-end requirement traceability using DOORS. Performed verification of proper translation/decomposition of system requirements to S/W requirements and design specifications. Performed internal/suppliers and issued Corrective Action Requests (CAR) for non-compliances. Analyzed contractual, product definition, and specification requirements to ensure dat quality standards and practices are met (SEI-CMM, CMMI, MIL-STD-498, DO-178B, etc.).
  • Participated, documented, and tracked formal peer/customer reviews of S/W products and processes audits under CM and ensured adherence to organizational standards (Extensive Confidential ’s standards such as SDP, SQAP, CMP, process scripts and checklists, etc.).
  • Participated and supported system level integration tests (Client/Server environment), FQT/V&V; provided detection and prevention of S/W product defects; collected, and reported software quality metrics. Ensured problem identification, reporting, resolution, and tracking.
  • Performs root cause analyses, and recommends and supports the implementation of corrective actions dat are necessary to reduce or eliminate nonconformance to design specifications. Recommended and supported quality improvements and changes to system/software processes, procedures and system/software work products to correct potential deficiencies and non-compliances and as such provided reduction of system/software program risk.
  • Performed oversight of supplier activities to ensure the quality, reliability, and system safety of supplier provided products. Provided quality support and guidance to less experienced personnel.

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