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     Date Submitted:24-03-2014
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     Current job:Sr. Software Test Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, ,
     KeywordsSatellite Operations / Satellite Software Test
    CV

     

    Summary

    Working knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle, Ground Systems Support and  Administration and Satellite Operations. Skills include application testing, customer/user support, networking, hardware/software administration and troubleshooting. Non-technical skills include Team Leadership, Budget Planning and Project Management. Highest educational attainment is a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering. Other training includes completion of the following certificate programs, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), HP-UNIX Systems/Network Administration I-II and HP-UNIX Troubleshooting.

    Professional Experience

    L-3 Communications Telemetry West San Diego, California USA ( www.l-3com.com/tw)                                            

     

    Senior Software Test Engineer

    September 2007 – September 2013

    ·         Lead the testing effort on assigned programs for Monitor and Control Software, InControl, used in satellite operations. Duties included providing guidance and general direction to junior testers in regards to testing priorities, test coverage, test lab setup, presenting new issues discovered to management and weighing in on the impact to schedule, and ensuring requirements coverage.

    ·         Participate in technical interchanges between developers, customers and testers regarding requirements and new functionalities.

    ·         On-site installation, support, configuration and performance tuning for Telenor Norway on their THOR series satellites and Lockheed Martin for GPS III satellites.

    ·         Verify bug fixes, new feature implementations and enhancements.

    ·         Recreate issues reported by customers to determine severity and priority levels and enter them into JIRA, bug-tracking software.

    ·         Provide remote technical support on Linux, UNIX and Windows platforms to InControl customers.

    ·         Create new feature test plans.

    ·         Create Factory and Site acceptance test procedures.

    ·         Perform customer witnessed Factory and Site acceptance tests.

    ·         Perform System Testing prior to every release.

    ·         Test platform H/W installation and network configuration.

    Mabuhay Satellite Corporation Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines (www.mabuhaysat.com) – now owned by Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS) (www.absatellite.net)

     

    Ground Systems Support Supervisor

    October 2004 – March 2007

     

    ·         Ensure all Hardware and Software required for operating the Agila-2 satellite is in good working order. As a supervisor, duties included leading a team of Systems Administrators and RF Engineers in providing technical and administrative assistance as needed.

    ·         Responsible for project planning and execution. Duties included purchasing of assets, hiring and deployment of staff, schedule and budget tracking and interfacing with third party service and product providers.

    ·         Coordinate with upper management and other divisions on behalf of the GSS group concerning project developments and operational activities.

    Systems Administrator

    November 2000 – September 2004

    ·         Provide day-to-day user support.

    ·         Responsible for office network maintenance, computer performance tuning, hardware troubleshooting, repair and management of workstations and personal computers, data archive management thru NFS and TCP/IP Network administration and configuration.

    ·         Operating System and Satellite Software Application installation and configuration.

    ·         Training procedure creation and implementation for users and newly hired employees.

    SoftwareEngineer

    Oct.1999 - Oct. 2000 

    ·         Write UNIX shell scripts.

    ·         Provide Satellite Software Applications support.

    ·         Assist the Systems Administrator with any IT related activities. 

    Satellite Operator

    Aug. 1997 - Sept.1999

    ·         Responsible for telemetry monitoring, spacecraft commanding and initial telemetry analysis using Control Workstations that run UNIX based satellite operations software.

    ·         Served as the first line of defense for any spacecraft anomaly, which is integral in maintaining the good state of health of both the ground station and the spacecraft.

    ·         Performed telemetry data gathering, processing and distribution as required by different stakeholders.

    IDS, Inc.

     

    Maintenance and Purchasing Supervisor

    Jun.1996 - Jul.1997 

    ·         Maintenance of PC based machines for product quality control and disposal, UHF radio setup, Burglar alarm system, CCTV system, Fire alarm systems, Police notification system and Computer and Networking System maintenance. The same group also handles electrical installations, repairs and all other building related problems.

    ·         Coordinates and purchases supplies needed by each division, maintains the physical inventory, and supervises the flow of supplies in the stock warehouse.

     

    Subic Bay Satellite Systems Inc.

     

    Data Broadcast Engineer

    Jun.1995 - Jun.1996

    ·         Responsible for operating a data casting system using Gorizont I and Gorizont II satellites that service customers all over Asia.

    ·         Responsible for ensuring the smooth flow of data from the source spacecraft to the TVROs down to the UNIX based Data Communication Center to our customers. Duties include troubleshooting, repairing, monitoring, installing and providing technical support for the system.

    Education

    Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
    AMA Computer College – Makati, Philippines (www.ama-university.com)
    1989 – 1994

    Cisco Certified Network Associate
    Mapua Institute of Technology – Manila, Philippines (www.mapua.edu.ph)
    January 2005 – February 2006

    Training and Seminars

    HP UNIX Troubleshooting - Hewlett Packard, Philippines
    HP UNIX Systems and Network Administration I - Hewlett Packard, Philippines
    HP UNIX Systems and Network Administration II - Hewlett Packard, Philippines
    Asynchronous Transfer Mode – PLDT, Philippines
    Earth Station Technology - Subic Bay Satellite Systems, Inc. Philippines
    WIN NT/WEB – PLDT, Philippines
    ISDN – PLDT, Philippines
    I Make Prompt Accurate Courteous Tone – PLDT, Philippines
    Fundamentals of IP Technology – PLDT, Philippines
    Managing Change – MSC, Philippines


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