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  • 1. MICHAEL L. KAMMER (206) 818-2654 Ten+ years of hands-on experience testing both hardware and software -- specializing in wireless telephony, hardware and software integration and radio communications. Well-versed in the formal structuring of properly defined test methodologies. Develop, prepare, and distribute reports on test findings to team and upper management. Supervise and mentorteams of up to three software test engineers to ensure maximum test coverage in minimum time. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE MICROSOFT, REDMOND, WA May 2011 – Dec 2013 Software Test Engineer: (Ford Sync 2) Software test engineer for Ford Sync 2 Navigation system Perform tests across multiple vehicle configurations including Ford Focus, Lincoln, MKX, Taurus and Edge Create and execute test cases and test plans. Preform Persona test cases designed to emulate “real-world” driving tests Use multiple CAN test tools / VNModuleSim, Ford “Diagnostic Engineering Tool”, CANOE Perform and update MESH automation software. Flash Firmware, Provision and configure various vehicle configurations on both Bench, desktop simulation systems along with production and pre-production vehicles. TURN 10 STUDIOS, REDMOND, WA November 2010 – January 2011 Software Test Engineer: (3 months contract) Identified over 600 areas for test for multiuser network play on Xbox 360 Forza Motorsports 4 Performtests and record defects in Microsoft Product Studio Utilized Visual Studio debugger to report crash logs on Xbox developer kits Environment: Xbox360Developer kits, Product Studio MICROSOFT, REDMOND, WA December 2009 – July 2010 Software Test Engineer: (8 months contract) Performed manual and automated testing using WTT for Microsoft Windows Legacy LG Mobile devices. Performed, tested and recorded defects in Microsoft Product Studio Performed boot time analysis of multiple Windows Mobile 6.5devices Environment: WTT, Product Studio, Windows Mobile 6.5 T-MOBILE, KIRKLAND, WA GROUP: 5 MINUTE ACTIVATION August 2008 – March 2009 Software Test Engineer: (8 months contract) Created and executed test cases for T -Mobile 5 minute Activation which included Ingenico PIN Pads with signature capture Execute User Interface testing, manual testing, functional testing, stress testing,validation testing, regression testing, integration and automated testing
  • 2. UtilizeJira for bug tracking tool and Mercury Quality Center to run test cases andbug tracking Configure Windows 2008 Terminal Server for computer lab Created template to optimize over 6,000 retail store kiosks which eliminated the need to replace the equipment($3 Million savings) Create and execute MacroExpress automation scripting to automate overnight testing of components Project completed: “5-minute activation” deployed nationally Environment: Bugzilla, SQL, Mercury Quality Center THE PLATFORM, SEATTLE, WA April 2008 – June 2008 Software Test Engineer: (3 month Contract) Created and executed test cases for Comcast Fancast online purchasing system. Primary test engineer on beta Comcast Fancast client. Created and executed test cases for beta client. Recorded bugs using Bugzilla Performed web based storefront testing, (utilizing multiple web browsers) Created and maintained pool of VMware Virtual OS Images and updated as needed Environment: WTT, Product Studio, VMware, Bugzilla MICROSOFT, BELLEVUE, WA GROUP: WINDOWS LIVE ONECARE FIREWALL September 2007 – April 2008 Software Test Engineer: (8 month contract) Created and executed Microsoft Windows Live OneCare Firewall test cases including TCP/IP issues. Validated firewall profiles and signatures Created and performed tests using Microsoft Virtual PC images Used Product Studio for bug tracking AT&T WIRELESS, REDMOND, WA April 2007 – July 2007 Software Test Engineer:(4 month contract) Tested DSDN (Digital Switched Data Network) to verify proper server load balancing Environment: AIX MEDIA NET, SEATTLE, WA March 2006 – February 2007 Software Test Engineer: (1 year contract) Tested “Plays for Sure” content ingesting and transcoding, and presentation of music content on Media Net servers. Developed and executed test plans, test assertions, test cases, and test scriptsfor MediaNet web based storefront Tested Performer Digital media playeron windows and portable media devices Tested customizable website client media purchasing portals MICROSOFT, KIRKLAND, WA GROUP: MICROSOFT CEM / ACCOUNT PLANNER March 2005 – February 2006 Software Test Engineer: (1 year contract) Developed and executed test plans, test assertions, test cases, and test scripts for Microsoft Customer Explorer Mobile on multiple phones and devices using GPRS and CDMA Validated CEM software performance over Wi-Fi, GPRS, and Bluetooth CINGULAR / AT&T WIRELESS, KIRKLAND, WA April 2004 – February 2005
  • 3. Senior Software Test Engineer: (1 year contract) Developed and executed test plans, test assertions, test cases, and test scripts for Cingular mMode environment on multiple phones and devices Tested mModelocation based services over GPRS Created and modified content on Web servers to validate Cingular requirementsincluding SMTP, WAP and SMS. MICROSOFT, REDMOND, WA GROUP: MICROSOFT CRM MOBILE Mar 2003- Jan 2004 Software Test Engineer:(6 month contract) Tested CRM (Customer Relationship Management) Pocket PC software performance on Wi-Fi, GPRS and Bluetooth connections Created and executedtest plans, test assertions, test cases Installed and configured lab computers using Microsoft Small Business Server 2003 PALM INC., BELLEVUE, WA Aug 1999 –Jan 2003 QA Software Integration Test Engineer:(Permanent 4 years) Authored and executedtest plans, test cases, and test scripts for wireless devices using GSM/GPRS and Mobitex networks Mentored two test engineers to effectively create and execute news tests in both power device utilization and radio systems. (Palm I705 and Tungsten-W) Created and performed tests for device roaming, timing, HW/SW integration, and coverage Performed Extensive TCP/IP testing Designed and performed real-time power consumption tests on Palm devices Worked directly with test manager to mentor new hires on Palm wireless products and procedures Liaison to third-party software developers QA involvement full development life cycle: PalmVIIx, I705, Tungsten-W BOEING CORPORATION, RENTON, WA Aug 1998 – Aug 1999 Software Test Engineer:(1 year contract) Created, modified, and ran test cases and performed functional testing on Boeing BOLD / REDARS software Developed and performed all tests with new “Filter Tool” package Used Requisite Pro for maintaining documents. Project completed: Filter Tool Software, Major BOLD/REDARS upgrade Environment: Solaris, Windows MICROSOFT, REDMOND, WA Feb 1998 – Aug 1998 Software Test Engineer: (7 month contract) Created and tested owned areas in MicrosoftMoney Areas owned: Categories and Check printing Completed test regressions using Visual Test, ad-hoc testing, and manual test cases. ACCESSLINE TECHNOLOGIES, BELLEVUE, WA April 1997 – Dec 1997 Software Test Engineer: (9 month contract) Tested all aspects of multi-platform multi-rack, integrated voice mail, and facsimile systems Collected and processed billing data; compared data from server to actual AIX traffic logs Wrote, modified, and executed test cases; analyzed logs and bug fixes for developers. TAS and TAP alphanumeric pager testing Project completed: Major software upgrade to AccessLine "One Number" servers and software
  • 4. EDUCATION Cal State University Bakersfield Community College of the Air Force Tandy Business Products, Component Level Course (240 hrs.) USAF Training – 30450 Radio Relay Equipment Repairman (630 hrs.) USAF Communications, Electronic Combat Trainer Course 1836 Standard Installation Practice Techniques (120 hrs.) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 9 years of retail experience including owner/operator of a small local computer store 9 years of component-level electronic repair in both computer and RF Microwave system repair Local CERT member (Community Emergency Response Team) Redmond, Washington ARES member (Amateur Radio Emergency Service) Technologies Mercury Quality Center | Bugzilla | Jira | Team Track | Product Studio |Team Foundation Server Microsoft Office | Macro Express | Requisite Pro |WTT | DIVA|MESH | Platform Builder | Visual Studio| Vehicle Module Simulator (VNMOD Sim) | Ford Diagnostic Engineering Tool | JTAG CAN Bus | JTAG | PC’s | Servers | Palm | IEE-1488 | USB 1.1 / 2.0 / 3.0 | Racal GPRS / GSM Analyzer | Fortezza Crypto | RS-232 / 422 / 485 | Multimeters | Oscilloscopes | Spectrum Analyzers | Transmission Test Sets GSM/GPRS | CDMA | Mobitex | SMS | WAP | 802.11a,b,g,n | Small Office / Home Office Routers | Bluetooth Internet Explorer | Firefox | Safari | Opera | Chrome Windows Server 2008 | Microsoft SQL Server 2008 | Windows 8 | Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit) | Vista (32 and 64 bit) | Windows XP (32 and 64 bit) | Windows Mobile 5/ 6 / 6.5 | Windows 2003 SBS, | Powershell |Various Virtual OS variations Mobile Device testing | Software / Hardware Integration Testing | Performance Testing | Black Box | Manual (Fedora, Ubuntu, SUSE) | Solaris | AIX WIRESHARK | HTML / SHTML | XHTML | FTP | Transcoding | DRM Agile / Scrum | ISO 9000 | SEI / CMM (Boeing) | UAT Testing | SDLC VMware Virtual Environment | Sun xVM | Windows Virtual PC | VirtualBox | VMware