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RssSenior software QA engineer - 15 year experience - san jose

Alice Chen OBJECTIVE Software QA Engineer Position SUMMARY • Proficient in automation script, regression test, interactive test, test plan and test cases. • Professional programming skill in OOP, C/C++, Assembler and Shell programming. • Expertise in real-time OS, Linux, UNIX, DOS and MSW. • Experienced with software debugger tools and hardware emulators. • Self motivated, quick learner, strong communication & analytical problem solving skills, team oriented, and bilingual. TECHNICAL SKILLS Programming: C/C++, Assembler, SAS, SQL, Perl, C Shell, HTML, XML. OS: MS Window, Linux, Unix, Solaris, VRTX, VxWorks. Application: Target Process, MFC, MS Access, MS Excel, PowerPoint, Dreamweaver. Automation: Selenium, Cucumber, XRunner, Silk, WinRunner Debugger: Turbo Debugger, X-ray Debugger, IDS Debugger, CodeView, Bounds Checker, pRobe, dbx memory dump, ES-1800 Emulator, FS Locate. Version Control: MS Visual Source Safe, Tracker, CVS, Clear Case, PVCS. Web Browser: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Facebook, Twitter EXPERIENCE Live World, Inc. Contract 05/13 – present • Integration and manual testing of the products especially on the Facebook & Twitter Working Env.: Target Process, Facebook, Twitter, IE, FF, Chrome, Safari Live World, Inc. San Jose, CA – SW QA Engineer 02/09 – 05/13 • Performed integration and manual tests that covered various modules in a complete application environment according the company schedule • Designed and maintained automated test suite • Analyzed testing results and detected bugs to increase the reliability of products • Designed and developed test plans, test specification to improve the quality of products • Conducted reviews of requirement specification, high level and detailed designs Working Env.: Target Process, Selenium, Silk, Cucumber, Tracker, IE, FF, Chrome, Safari Advanced Ion Beam Technology , San Jose, CA – SW QA Engineer 2007 – 2009 • Perform development and execution of software quality methods and processes for Wafer Implant equipment (iPulsar, iStar) • Responsible for SW/HW integration tests, test methods, test plans, and test procedures to ensure continuous improvement to the released software quality • In particular, run and debug system software; coordinate test with other functional engineers; Interface with others to collect data and share results • Weekly build new version of software, quick test, and then formal release to customers • Installed, modified, and maintained the database for products • Programmed SQL queries to extract the data from the database and then generated monitoring alert report automatically (weekly) for management and development teams Working Env.: MS Window, MFC, SQL, MS Access, MS Visual Source Safe, Linux, Unix Stanford Jr. University, Green Library, Palo Alto, CA– IT Contract 2004 – 2006 • Established database standards and procedures to enhance system manageability of the library database for student record and book searching. • Maintaining the Library software, website, and computers. Working Env.: MS Window, Linux, Perl, C Shell, SQL, HTML, XML Ames Research Center, NASA, Mt. View, CA -- Software Engineer 2002 – 2003 • Developed software to access dvdRam-240 device through serial port. It provides user many functions --- load /unload platters, open door to get the platter out, test the slot and display the current status. Software using C and internal language vt. • Created Shell scripts to transfer huge size of movie files into dvdRam platters with the best size fit, built a database, and implemented a search engine for the database. • Documented the user menu and created a web site to publish them. Working Env.: C/C++, Assembler, Perl, C Shell, CVS, Linux Cadence Design Systems, San Jose, CA -- Lead PV Engineer 2000 – 2001 • Performed integration tests that covered various modules in a complete application environment. • Released new versions of products, layoutPlus, ECHO and ROD, on Solaris, HP and IBM platforms according the company schedule. • Developed and maintained automated test scripts to support load, performance, system, flow and regression testing. • Analyzed testing results and detected bugs to increase the reliability of products. • Designed and developed test plans, test specification based on high level and detailed design documents to improve the quality of products. • Tested and increased SKILL code and C coverage. • Wrote scripts to run CRONTAB jobs resulting in highly efficient on resource sharing. Working Env.: Unix, C Shell, Perl, XRunner, Solaris, HP Ericsson Inc., Fiber Access, San Jose, CA -- Embedded SW Engineer 1995 – 1999 • Developed and sustained multitasking software based on pSOS real-time OS for CPU board on LOC (Loop Optical Carrier) system. • Created new commands, "PEEK-REG" and "POKE-REG", allowing user to "peek" or retrieve register information from accessible register and RAM locations. • Created new functions, "SET-TH-EQPT" and "RTRV-TH-EQPT", allowing user to set or retrieve alarm-filtering thresholds for categories of equipment. • Created snapshot log utility software tool, which allows user to check the system error summary or to browse error details on Microfiche Printer. • Developed real-time embedded firmware, including multi-tasking, message scheduling, and process controlling, for microfiche printer. • Upgraded VRTX, MCC68K compiler, ASM68K assembler and linker utilities. Working Env.: C/C++, Assembler, VRTX, Clear Case, X-ray Debugger, ES-1800 Emulator, CodeView, Bounds Checker, dbx memory dump, FS Locate, PVCS EDUCATION M. S. in Computer Science City University of New York, Brooklyn College B. S. in Computer Science Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China PERSONAL STATUS US citizen

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