Member of small team of senior engineers working on process improvement, long-term investments, data analysis and visualization. Shipping updated versions of Lync Client and Lync Server.
Member of Defect Prevention Team in partnership with User Research to empower Test professionals through development of training and tools for use in critical review of specifications content so that fewer defects enter design phase. â¢ Contributed to definition of 18 âshifts,â or trends in computing that impact business, people and technology; and âsparks,â or methodology for Test to understand features and related shifts. Drove team consensus for project during UI and content editing process. Best practices to be presented at MICROSOFT ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE FORUM. Managed, coordinated feedback and implemented design choices for production cards. â¢ Designed, coordinated and implemented Root Cause Analysis effort, with form deployment across entire Office organization that enables Test feedback earlier in product cycle. â¢ Collaborated with Microsoft Research on long-term SWEPT initiative to address broad-impacting issues for product teams resulting from code changes. Vision for initiative is to transform global software engineering through use of stochastic modeling to provide churn data and analysis to product teams, and through requirements validation. Contributed to design and development engineering process and system health report that is distributed to executive leadership. â¢ Organized monthly meeting between global Test team of 85 and MICROSOFT TESTER ARCHITECTS GROUP (TAG), a group of Senior Test Leads from across Company, to discuss topics including testing of services, test production, career development and release criteria. Introduced Q&A forum with TAG to others including MICROSOFT TECHNICAL COMMUNITY NETWORK (TCN) QUALITY & TESTING EXPERTS COMMITTEE.
Member of dedicated small team responsible to drive risk analysis initiative through Windows Vista RTM, and process improvement through Windows 7 RTM. â¢ Architected and drove implementation of scalable risk analysis toolset for Windows Shiproom to enable better data-driven decision making. Worked on tools to analyze changes in binaries between two builds, and produced report listing recommended tests. Tools were used in daily Shiproom meetings and by developers for Windows Vista and Windows 7 ship cycles. â¢ Specified and implemented developer-level toolsets to aid in shipping Windows Vista (DIRT). Evaluated and designed scalability improvements for product-wide Risk Analysis data gathering infrastructure (BRAT). DIRT and BRAT standards were used throughout Windows 7 product cycle. â¢ Successfully adapted BRAT toolset designed and implemented by Microsoft Research to scale processing to accommodate everyday changes in a Windows build. â¢ Designed, coordinated and implemented ezRCA initiative to drive feedback earlier into product cycle. Led small virtual team to create questions for base form, and was point of contact for teams across Company to assist in the form deployment in other bug databases. Presented best practice effort in ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE video series.
Software Architect responsible to design implementation for centralized automated test execution system, or Feature Integration Testing Service (FITS), on top of Microsoft Windows Testing Technologies (WTT). Scaled lab resources; defined test standards and conventions; and drove standards and conventions across Windows Test teams. â¢ Implemented Longhorn Quality Gate for standardized shared testing policies; reported to Windows Vista Shiproom regular status of Quality Gates. â¢ During Windows Vista, teams submitted tests to FITS. Designed central lab from software submission process and through scalable validation process. Managed FITS hardware budget, software architecture work, and Development team of 3 responsible for system implementation.
Led small team of SDET test developers focused on âEnd-to-End Scenario Testing. Engaged with automation system that later became WTT, a standard used across the Company. Designed and implemented several key features for automation system, hardware tracking system and hybrid manual/automated testing.
Led team of up to 25 SDET staff in design, development and deployment of test suites and test automation. Deliverables included internal quality efforts and external âWindowsâ Logo compliance tests. Coordinated, scheduled and drove quality assurance practices for USB, 1394 and other technologies; and reported and contributed to daily Shiproom activities. Negotiated USB 2.0 testing resources and deployment for Windows XP.
Concentration: Business Administration
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Bachelor of Arts
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