Verification, Validation & Inter-Operability Network Test Engineer
Test Plan/Case Generation Test Execution and Defect Tracking
Management of Test Cycles Automation of Regression/Robustness Tests Fault Isolation Design/Build Complex Test Environments Customer Demo of Features/Solutions Setup of VM & Simulation Networks
Senior Lead Engineer01/2014 to Current CoriantNaperville, IL
Manage the Customer Experience Center of a company that does over $900M in annual revenue.
Technical lead in network design for trade shows/ trials/demos attended by over 60 customers.
Create and deliver remote / local customer demos that allow sales and marketing to win business with new and existing customers over 70% of the time.
Coordinate with teams across different sites and time zones to consistently deliver successful customer events.
Staff Engineer01/2013 to 01/2013 Tellabs Operations IncNaperville, IL
Provided support in SDN demo creation and successful execution of field trials.
Performed inter-operability testing between Tellabs Transport and Data products and between competitor Network Elements as deployed in customer networks.
Developed detailed topology drawings and test cases.
Quickly attained proficiency in competitor equipment and traffic generators.
Staff Engineer01/2012 to 01/2013 Tellabs Operations IncNaperville, IL
Worked as part of a team that resolved potential software defects identified via the Coverity tool against Tellabs 7100 Optical Transport System flagship product.
Created and used simulation environments to test resolutions to software defects prior to submission for load build.
Staff Engineer01/2003 to 01/2013 Tellabs Operations IncNaperville, IL
Provided Engineering Customer Support (ECS) for Released Products Resolved critical customer issues by quickly identifying root cause and tracking defects Performed verification tests of patches and maintenance releases Executed lab trials of new releases at customer sites Coordinated customer demonstration of patches and First Office Applications Mentored other team members to become proficient in replication of field issues Generated scripts to stress test features introduced via patches and maintenance releases.
Senior Member of Technical Staff01/1998 to 01/2002 Tellabs Operations IncNaperville, IL
Conducted Software Integration & Test of TELLABS 5500/S DXC Systems Participated in Field Trial of TELLABS 5500/S Software Releases Developed new feature and regression test procedures Reviewed and approved feature test plans, requirement, architecture and design documents Coordinated testing efforts during software release test cycles Generated and validated software defects against system features Developed and executed automated scripts for regression testing of system features Mentored new hires on testing strategies and techniques Minor in Economics, Georgia Institute of Technology Volunteering Create / maintain website content of community organizations and centers Emcee Fundraising Dinners of area community centers and organizations Process EFT and CC donations received by local organizations from members Use MailChimp and SurveyMonkey to conduct surveys and transmit mass communications to members of local service organizations.
Electrical and Computer EngineeringGeorgia Institute of TechnologyElectrical and Computer Engineering
BS: Electrical EngineeringGeorgia Institute of TechnologyElectrical Engineering