Focused and committed Senior Test Engineer with high standards for myself, my work and the environment around me. My attention to organization and detail allows me to be accurate and efficient towards project completion.



  • Ixia, IxExplorer, IxNetwork and IxLoad
  • CentOS Linux operating system
  • RIDE, PyCharm
  • SSH Secure Shell Telnet application
  • Wireshark
  • Fortissimo Conductor
  • Atlassian Bamboo
  • JIRA Contour and TMS JAMA test case creation and scoring tools
  • Visio
  • Macromedia Dreamweaver MX
  • Windows 7/10
  • Microsoft Office 365 including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook


  • Project lead and responsible for System Test automation framework and implementation
  • Manager of IGMP video and data test equipment including upgrades and script automation
  • Responsible for configuration and maintaining of Cisco switches and routers
  • Knowledge of Perl, Python, ROBOT Framework, TCL, PHP, MySQL, GIT, Selenium
  • Protocol knowledge of XML, TCP, IGMP, UDP, FTP, HTTP, HTML, GPON, SIP, DHCP
  • Project lead for qualifying ONT RFC2544 data throughput performance for Verizon and Cox lab entry
  • Manager of a large system network for end-to-end solution testing
  • Test and qualify applications, embedded systems, and third-party software
  • Test and qualify telephony and broadband equipment
  • Detail oriented, enjoy project management and collaborating with people at all levels
  • Ability to work effectively under tight deadlines and in stressful situations
  • Enjoy assisting coworkers with troubleshooting and working together as a team
  • Work closely with development engineering in an Agile environment
  • Webpage design and maintenance for various sports and business websites
  • Installation of hardware and software as well as troubleshooting in lab and central offices


Senior Test Engineer - Calix Networks (Plymouth, MN)

2007 – 2018

  • Develop and maintain web-based automation scripts for equipment provisioning and data collection
  • Develop automated scripts using ROBOT and Python to expedite testing and improve software quality
  • Project lead and responsible for designing automated reporting system for triple play soak system
  • Project lead and responsible for designing web-based system to track Test Engineers automation progress
  • Responsible for developing automated sanity tests on AXOS, EXOS and NGPON systems
  • Project Manager for ONT RMA program responsible for verifying customer hardware issues
  • Manager of large system L2 / L3 triple play test bed with 1112 ONTs
  • Project lead and responsible for ONT RFC2544 data throughput performance testing and benchmarking
  • Responsible for test plan development and test case execution
  • Diagnose hardware and software issues and log tickets for resolution
  • Troubleshoot PREM and system level equipment
  • Project lead and responsible for qualifying video, voice and data performance
  • Responsible for qualifying hardware and software at end of test cycle before release to customer
  • Created and maintained internal website for our test organization

Field Service Engineer - Motorola (Savage, MN)

2005 – 2007

  • Install and replace FTTN line cards at Qwest central office
  • Install / upgrade FTTN hardware and software at IOC customer sites
  • Test and troubleshoot FTTN hardware and software at IOC customer sites
  • Install / upgrade AXSVision FTTP hardware and software at IOC customers
  • Assisted network techs diagnose and troubleshoot issues with FTTP at Verizon call centers (FSCs)
  • Developed data cross connect and POTS troubleshooting guides for Verizon FSCs
  • Install / upgrade Solaris 9 and Oracle 9i on Sun Microsystems
  • Project manager / tester for the SRC350 remote control beta trial for Bell Canada, Qwest and IOC customers
  • Webmaster for Field Service team
  • Received Motorola’s Bravo Award for service recognition


Test Engineer - Motorola - Next Level Communications (Rohnert Park, CA)

2000 – 2005

  • Test and qualify Customer Premise Equipment, set top boxes, xDSL modems and line cards
  • Test and qualify system software including provisioning and Element Management System (EMS)
  • Project lead for testing the proprietary GemStar Electronic Program Guide
  • Project manager for Widevine Encryption software and Extend Media VOD / SeaChange / Kasenna
  • Develop test plans and execute test cases
  • Develop Perl scripts to perform automation tasks
  • Create and maintain department web page
  • Created TSR (Test Summary Report) web based program to track testers’ progress
  • Created web based program to dynamically update carousel service domain CPE config files
  • Created web based tool to dynamically update the gateway message file
  • Created web based tool to run the PRM dump utility and display CPE gateway health info  
  • Created web based PON test item form to track testing progress
  • Maintain telecommunication equipment, including the Rochelle Caller ID Simulator box, in a lab environment
  • Install, run, configure and troubleshoot Next Level software including View1 and View2

Quality Assurance Tester - Motorola - Mindscape (Novato, CA)

1999 - 2000

  • Test and qualify software
  • Test plan development and execution


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology – AIU, Summa Cum Laude
  • Associates degree in General Education - University of Phoenix
  • Computer Support Specialist Program - Empire College, Santa Rosa CA
  • UNIX 1 and 2. Telecommunications 1 and 2 - Santa Rosa Junior College