Data-driven Test Engineering Lead with extensive experience in end-to-end test development and planning; Android, iOS, and Windows Phone mobile devices; and wireless protocols. Completes detailed, long-term projects on schedule by assessing risks and deciding on contingency plans. Consistently leads product quality assurance testing efforts, ensuring proper test coverage and staffing as well as effective resolution of issues within established timelines and budgets. 

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MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS, Seattle, WA: 2015 – Present

Software Test Engineer Senior Staff


MICROSOFT, Redmond, WA: 2012 – 2014

Interoperability Test Engineer

  • Developed test cases and test plans based on product specifications and developer input
  • Executed assigned tests, reporting defects to manager and product feature owners
  • Created detailed bug and test result reports including captured logs
  • Maintained open bugs, providing additional testing and data to ensure prompt resolution
  • Managed the team to assign work and ensure timely completion of testing
  • Wrote and executed test suite for Xbox One controllers and other accessories, identifying and resolving hardware and software defects that would have prevented a successful launch
  • Verified functionality, reliability, and data integrity of Bluetooth syncing between test devices, smartphone apps, and cloud services.


CHOMPER, Seattle, WA: 2012 – 2013

Co-Founder & Principal Engineer

  • Led development and sale of first product to customer in less than 6 months
  • Designed custom RF / Microwave test and measurement equipment for copper cabling systems to verify conformance with TIA / ISO Category 5e, 6, and 6A standards
  • Implemented data capture and analysis tools in NI LabVIEW
  • Negotiated hardware and software sales agreements with leading customers
  • Managed business accounts, taxes, and website


MOTOROLA MOBILITY, Bellevue, WA: 2010 – 2012

Field Test Product Lead

  • Led quality assurance testing to complete defect resolution ahead of schedule
  • Assessed new Android-based mobile phones and tablets to determine testing scope
  • Mentored other testers in testing strategies, methods, and goals
  • Created test plans and schedules in coordination with technical account and regional project management teams to meet customer delivery dates
  • Reported testing status and issues to program managers and directors
  • Managed testing life cycle of 7 products simultaneously, leading to successful customer approval
  • Coordinated staffing assignments between multiple programs in multiple locations with limited staff availability


MOTOROLA, Redmond, WA: 2005 – 2010

Field Test Engineer Senior: 2007 – 2010

  • Mentored other testers in testing strategies, methods, and goals
  • Executed assigned tests for mobile devices
  • Reported issues to development teams and collaborated on analysis and resolution
  • Completed MSEE degree at University of Washington
  • Developed testing strategy for AGPS functionality ensuring consistency between test teams
  • Led test development team for North America Field Test in conjunction with global test development groups

Field Test Engineer: 2005 – 2007

  • Executed assigned tests for mobile devices
  • Reported issues to development teams and collaborated on analysis and resolution
  • Created test process for call performance in mobile scenarios
  • Wrote test suites for peer review to provide test coverage of new features and functionality


UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, Seattle, WA: 2004 – 2005

Research Assistant

  • Programmed microcontrollers for an autonomous robot
  • Designed and conducted experiments using Fringing Electric Field sensors



 Master of Science, Electrical Engineering: 2008 – 2010

  • University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • GPA: 3.81

Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering: 2001 – 2005

  • University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • Honor Societies:  Golden Key, Tau Beta Pi (Engineering), Eta Kappa Nu (Electrical Engineering), NASA Space Grant Scholar, Mary Gates Scholar, Dean's List
  • GPA: 3.67



 Introduction to Programming and Application Development (Python)



 Software Quality Testing

Product and feature assessment, test development, test cycle planning, issue tracking and resolution

Mobile Devices

Android, iOS, Windows Phone; Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, LTE

Communication Networks

OSI model, TCP / IP protocols, OFDM

Wireless Communications

Channel capacity, digital modulation, diversity, block and convolutional codes

Software Development

Familiarity with Python, LabVIEW, C, Visual Studio/TFS

General Computing

Microsoft Windows 7; Microsoft Office Suite; Google Apps