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Rice Avenue East Providence, RI Cell: Email:
I am a experienced Test Design Engineer with demonstrated success in computer test
LabVIEW data acquisition programming, test protocol development, Visual Basic and .NET test
software development, Visual C test software development, verification and validation testing, software /
hardware testing whitebox & blackbox, and circuit design utilizing Pspice and ORCAD schematic capture.
I am seeking employment as a Test Engineer, Automation Engineer, Test Design Engineer, QA Engineer
in test, Software QA Test Engineer, or entrylevel Design Engineer.
< NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Warwick, RI –
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE, Electronics Engineering
< COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND Warwick, RI –
ASSOCIATE DEGREE, Electronics Engineering
< ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY Bristol, Rhode Island –
CERTIFICATE, Computer Information Systems
< I.B.E.W ELECTRICIAN TRADE SCHOOL Cranston, RI –
TECHNICAL DIPLOMA, with a specialty in motor and temperature controls.
AWARD: most outstanding apprentice
ADDITIONAL COURSES COMPLETED
• Fiber Optic Communication Engineering, Community College of Rhode Island
• HALT/HASS Testing, Zebra Technologies Company Course Instructor:
Gregg K. Hobbs, Ph.D., P.E. Inventor of HALT & HASS testing
• Introduction to Engineering, Community College of Rhode Island
• Basic Software Development Process course, Zebra Technologies Training
• College Biology, Community College of Rhode Island
• Basic SQL scripting, Roger Williams University
< CompTiA A+ Certification
Proven Process Medical Devices Forbes Blvd, Mansfield MA / June , –
< Developed final verification test protocols for an artificial heart pneumatic drive pump. Protocols
included functional tests, environmental tests, battery / power management tests, performance
tests, software alarm tests, embedded firmware tests, external power docking station charger
tests, and physical requirement tests.
< Developed manufacturing test method protocols for artificial drive pump including
external power docking station battery charger, hospital cart, drive unit caddy, drive unit
chassis level test, drive unit top level test, and drive unit final burnin test. Developed
IQ/OQ/PQ protocols for test systems in place and newly developed test systems.
< Developed fully automated battery charge / discharge curve test software utilizing Visual Basic.
This included automatic Excel graphing, file saving, Excel open/close, folder creation, and
automatic electronic load control utilizing a Python COM object via Visual Basic.
< Developed qualification life cycle test protocols for various subassemblies which included
pressure relief valves, check valves, batteries capacity life cycling, compressor motors, electrical
docking connectors, and drive unit drivelines.
< Responsible for the design verification test matrix, which provides tracability for all the requirements
and the testing & test results associated with them.
< Assisted in the development of the FMEA Failure Mode Effects Analysis document and confirmed
all failure modes are being tested.
< Developed software that sends string commands via an RS port to the artificial heart drive unit
motor controllers to change the BMP BeatsPerMinute and other settings utilizing Visual C.
< Calculated test unit sample size using Relex statistical analysis software.
< Responsible for the weekly drive unit main software update meetings between Proven
Process and the software team Sterlingtech software.
< Purchased all required test equipment for verification testing.
< Developed test status web site utilizing ASP script and HTML which everyone could view
< Assisted in the development of the Product Performance Characteristics document
< Attended test verification and qualification meetings to determine best test strategies.
< Developed control circuits and methodologies to test the drive pump pressure relief valves,
which included schematic development and documentation release according to standard
< Developed ladder logic code for a programmable Logic Controller used to control a check
valve life test fixture and a pressure relief valve life test fixture.
< Developed software requirement specifications SRS for automated charge curve software
and ladder logic code.
< Developed test fixture validation protocols to verify correct test fixture functionality.
< Setup and configured reliability test equipment including data acquisition I/O boards, flow
sensors, computers, pressure monitors, and mock simulation circulation tanks.
< Developed firmware verification test protocols for a PIC processor Main function: RS
to RS conversion, a CPLD analog backup monitor for the drive unit, diagnostic
service module software,
and motor controller firmware.
< Developed nonoperating post compliance test protocol for drive unit, hospital cart, and
< Assisted compliance engineer with compliance related activities including EMI
troubleshooting, and ESD testing.
< Completed engineering change orders for releasing drawings, schematics, and protocol
< Assisted with Drive Unit, Hospital Cart, and Driver Caddy troubleshooting.
< Developed motor controller status data logging software utilizing Visual Basic and C.
< Designed test circuits for automated test fixtures using Orcad schematic capture and
< Developed wiring diagrams for test fixtures.
< Tracked and entered software bugs using Bugzilla.
< Executed the drive unit reliability study in conjunction with the quality director and
engineering. This included maintenance on the test systems, data collection, LabVIEW
VI troubleshooting, and results analysis.
< Other duties as assigned.
Zebra Technologies, Inc. Plan Way, Warwick Rhode Island, // –
TEST DESIGN ENGINEER Promoted from Test Engineer
< Tested web based customer printer configuration and setup software.
< Designed test circuits using PADS Mentor graphics design tool, Orcad, or Pspice.
< Created DVT test protocols based on engineering design specifications.
< Attended design verification meetings to determine tests to be performed on new
< Designed new test software to facilitate testing performed in the DVT lab.
< Designed automated voltage acquisition software using Keithley and Agilent digital
DMM’s and AC power supplies.
< Worked with design verification lab manager and assisted with various projects
< Developed new network configuration for the Design Verification test lab Access
< Responsible for providing all necessary tools, fixtures, programs, test equipment, and
test documentation for all new product tests, derivative products, or custom products
< Provided technical support and training to lab technicians on test procedures, utilities,
new equipment and software use.
< Automated tests including .b/g wireless testing using LabVIEW.
< Improved and modified existing test software. Visual Basic , VB.NET , and LabVIEW
< Incorporated USB functionality into test programs utilizing Visual Basic.
< Incorporated LabVIEW programs into National Instruments TestStand.
< Performed Design of Experiments DOE for Quality Manager.
< Developed original Active X components for use in visual Basic test programs.
< Developed small LabVIEW sub VI’s that were shared with other LabVIEW
< Worked on a variety of basic and more complex issues relating to sustaining and new
product introduction to reach the root cause of the issue and recommended
modifications as necessary.
< Specified equipment required for the qualification and quality control of production
parts and assemblies.
< Other duties as assigned.