ROB DAVIS, P.E.
Registered & Licensed Professional Engineer
Qualified, Experienced, Responsible, Dependable
Contract, Medical Device, QA Analyst, QA Engineer, Regression Testing, Requirements Engineer, Software Quality Assurance, Software Engineer, Software Test, Software Verification, System Test, Test Analyst, Test Engineer, Test Scripting, Tester, Testing, Use Cases, User Acceptance Testing.
Ten (10) years of industry experience in medical, aerospace and automotive applications.
Professional Engineer, registered and licensed.
All phases of software testing, system tests, peer design reviews, simulations, test, testing, and verification.
Development and documentation of system test plans, test cases, test scripts, and test results that cover functional specifications and system requirements.
MS-DOS, Windows Vista, XP, 2000, NT, UNIX, HP-UX.
Development, maintenance, update and implementation of OO/OOD concepts, software development life cycle, embedded real-time software in C, C++.
Commercial test equipment, Excel, IEC 60601-1, HP Quality Center, IBM Rational ClearQuest, IBM Rational Quality Manager, LabView, oscilloscopes, PC, power supplies, signal generators, UML, Visio, WinCVS, Windows, WinRunner, Word.
Masters Degree in Electronics Engineering and Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering.
FORTUNE 500 MEDICAL DEVICE CORPORATION, SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA
Software Engineer — From 10/2006 to Present
THE CLIENT is a diversified medical device manufacturer with $1 Billion in annual sales. The company
manufactures and sells medical devices, including surgical products to restore the pelvic health
of men and women worldwide.
THE APPLICATION is a Greenlight HPS high power laser system, used by urologists, to vaporize and coagulate
during benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) surgeries.
QUALITY ASSURANCE: Test the application for reliability, safety, user error messages, and user friendliness. Analyze, understand and capture business requirements. Ensure that traceability occurs between requirements and testing. Develop and define test cases, functional scenarios and test scripts. Perform testing for product release. Log defects. Analyze defect data and test results. Perform validation and verification, using simulations. Validate system and business requirements.
FORTUNE 100 AVIONICS CORPORATION, REDMOND, WASHINGTON
Software Engineer — Contract from 2005 to 2006
THE CLIENT was a diversified aerospace manufacturer with 110,000 employees and $28 Billion
in annual sales. The client provided aerospace products and services, communication, navigation, radar and surveillance
systems, systems and instruments to aircraft manufacturers, airlines, aircraft operators, military services, defense and
space contractors. The company primarily operated in the United States, Europe, Canada, Asia and Latin America.
THE APPLICATION was an RDR-4B forward-looking, airborne, X-band commercial weather radar system,
used by airline and large executive aircraft, to provide automatic wind shear and turbulence detection and
terrain mapping information.
QUALITY ASSURANCE: Analyzed defect data and test results. Created and maintained test records and tests. Defined system tests. Developed qualification test procedures. Documented test results. Established and executed test procedures. Logged defects. Maintained strict adherence to control processes and procedures. Prescribed testing guidelines. Performed testing for product release. Performed verification and validation, using simulations. Ran tests. Reviewed test procedures. Wrote system test plans and test modules to cover functional specifications and system requirements.
THE ENVIRONMENT was AESS, analog and digital PCBs, AS 9100, ARINC DO-178B, 453, 708, C code, CON-4A/4B, DataTrac 4000 H, DOORS, Excel, GPWS, LRUs, Outlook Express, PCM card manager, PPI-4B, PVCS, processors, real-time embedded software, RS-232, SDLC, Tektronix TDS 224, Windows, Word.
FORTUNE 500 AUTOMOTIVE CORPORATION, FORT WAYNE, INDIANA
Software Engineer — Contract from 2004 to 2005
THE CLIENT was a global automotive manufacturer with 24,000 employees and $7 Billion in annual
sales. The company was engaged in the manufacture and marketing of automotive vehicles in the United States, Canada,
Mexico, and other selected export markets.
THE APPLICATION was an electrical system that distributed electrical power, and provided the driver with
controls and indications of the vehicle performance. Unlike previous electrical systems, this design approach used
multiplexed wiring technologies for interfacing major functional areas of the vehicle. Instead of using complex wire
harnesses, relays and switches, this system relied on software algorithms to accomplish logic functions.
QUALITY ASSURANCE: Analyzed defect data and test results. Created and maintained test records and tests. Defined system test benches. Developed qualification test procedures. Documented test results. Established and executed test procedures. Interfaced with other design teams to resolve design issues. Logged defects. Maintained strict adherence to prescribed guidelines, control processes and procedures. Participated in peer design review team meetings. Performed testing for product release. Performed validation and verification, using simulations. Ran tests on system bench. Reviewed test procedures. Worked in all aspects of the software development life cycle. Wrote system test plans and unit tests to cover system requirements.
THE ENVIRONMENT was C++ code development, diesel and gas engines, EITS test stations, embedded real-time system, Excel, Hyperion, logic analyzers, microprocessor based analog and digital PCBs, OOA/OOD, Outlook Express, SDLC, software development life cycle, UML, Visio, Visual SourceSafe, Windows, Word.
FORTUNE 500 MEDICAL DEVICE CORPORATION, REDMOND, WASHINGTON
Software Engineer — Contract from 2003 to 2004
THE CLIENT was a global medical device manufacturer with 25,830 employees, $5.6 Billion in annual
sales, and 1.8 million square feet of manufacturing and distribution space in 192 locations in 26 U.S. states and 30
foreign countries. The company manufactured, marketed and serviced medical products, including cardiac defibrillators.
Principal customers were emergency medical service ambulances, hospitals, the police, firefighters, flight attendants
and others generally first to reach the scene of a cardiac arrest.
THE APPLICATION was an automatic external defibrillator for treatment of sudden cardiac arrests. It monitored
the heart and delivered a brief but powerful electric shock to correct ventricular fibrillation (VF). The expertise
to analyze the heart's electrical functions was programmed into the device.
QUALITY ASSURANCE: Analyzed test results and defect data. Created test cases. Defined system test benches. Developed procedures, qualification test procedures, specifications and test procedures. Documented the test results. Implemented and complied with client's quality system. Logged all defects. Maintained strict adherence to prescribed testing guidelines and quality control procedures. Maintained test records. Performed validation and verification, using simulations. Provided ideas for improvement. Ran tests on a system bench. Recommended process improvements. Reported on the status of projects. Used defect tracking software packages. Worked with both hardware and software engineering teams. Wrote clear and concise defect reports, system test plans, and test modules to cover functional specifications and system requirements.
THE ENVIRONMENT was 510(k) submission, arrhythmia detection, black box testing, C code development, commercial test equipment, embedded real-time system development, data flow diagrams, FileMaker, FrameMaker, functional testing, IrDA, lab testing, logic analyzers, manual testing, multi-meters, oscilloscopes, power supplies, premarket notification and review, program control flow, RTOS, regression testing, signal generators, simulators of ventricular fibrillation, SDLC, software development life cycle, state control flow, WinCvs, Windows, Word.
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