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  1. 1. MICHAEL L. KAMMER (206) 818-2654 michael@mkammer.com www.linkedin.com/in/mkammer Ten+ years of hands-on experience testing both hardware and software - specializing in wireless embedded, hardware and software integration testing. 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 four 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 Create and perform tests across Ford and Lincoln vehicles including Focus, MKX, MKT Taurus, Edge and Battery Electric vehicles. Specializing in navigation, Sync Services, Sirius, and vehicle climate control testing 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 with JTAG, Provision and configure various vehicle configurations on both Bench, desktop simulation systems along with production and pre-production vehicles. Environment: In-vehicle, bench and desktop hardware configurations MICROSOFT, REDMOND, WA November 2010 – January 2011 Software Test Engineer: 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: 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: Created and executed test cases for T -Mobile 5 minute Activation which included Ingenico PIN
  2. 2. Pads with signature capture Execute User Interface testing, manual testing, functional testing, stress testing,validation testing, regression testing, integration and automated testing UtilizeBugzilla 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: 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 MICROSOFT, BELLEVUE, WA GROUP: WINDOWS LIVE ONECARE FIREWALL September 2007 – April 2008 Software Test Engineer: 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 MEDIA NET, SEATTLE, WA March 2006 – February 2007 Software Test Engineer: 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: 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 Senior Software Test Engineer: April 2004 – February 2005
  3. 3. 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 Cingular GPRS data network Created and modified content on Web servers to validate Cingular requirementsincluding SMTP, W AP and SMS. MICROSOFT, REDMOND, WA GROUP: MICROSOFT CRM MOBILE 2003- 2004 Software Test Engineer: Tested CRM (Customer Relationship Management) Pocket PC software performance on Wi-Fi, GPRS and Bluetooth connections Created and executedtest plans, test assertions, test cases Log defects, and verify defect fixes Installed and configured lab computers using Microsoft Small Business Server 2003 PALM INC., BELLEVUE, WA 1999 - 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: PalmVII, VIIx, I705, Tungsten-W BOEING CORPORATION, RENTON, WA 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 ACCESSLINE TECHNOLOGIES, BELLEVUE, WA Software Test Engineer: 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. Project completed: Major software upgrade to AccessLine "One Number" servers and software EDUCATION Cal State University Bakersfield Community College of the Air Force USAF Training – 30450 Radio Relay Equipment Repairman (630 hrs.) USAF Communications, Electronic Combat Trainer Course 1836 Standard Installation Practice Techniques (120 hrs.)
  4. 4. Technologies Bug Tracking Software Browser Experience Team Foundation Server 2013 Mercury Quality Center Bugzilla Team Track Product Studio Internet Explorer Firefox Safari Opera Chrome OS/Environments Application Software Windows (all major versions) Windows Server 2008 Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Windows Mobile 5/ 6 / 6.5 / 7.0 / 8 Windows 2003 SBS, Powershell Microsoft Office Macro Express Requisite Pro WTT DIVA MESH Platform Builder Visual Studio Vehicle Module Simulator (VNMOD Sim) Ford Diagnostic Engineering Tool JTAG Web Experience WIRESHARK HTML / SHTML XHTML FTP Transcoding DRM Hardware CAN Bus PC’s Servers IEE-1488 Racal GPRS / GSM Analyzer Fortezza Crypto CAN Bus Multimeters Oscilloscopes Spectrum Analyzers Transmission Test Sets Software Improvement Experience Agile / Scrum ISO 9000 SEI / CMM (Boeing) Unix / Linux Environments (Fedora, Ubuntu, SUSE) Solaris AIX Wireless GSM/GPRS CDMA Mobitex SMS WAP 802.11a,b,g,n Small Office / Home Office Routers Bluetooth  Virtual OS/Environments VMware Virtual Environment Sun xVM Microsoft Hyper-V Microsoft Virtual PC