Electrical engineer that naturally becomes the teams go-to person. Seeks project involvement and provides a broad technical skill-set that adapts to the required role of any objective. Demonstrates a strong work ethic and achieves deep understanding, leading teams to innovative solutions. Passionate about acquiring new industry skills and best practices to continuously develop a strong knowledge set.

Professional Experience

Systems/Automation Engineer – Lead
Feb 2016 – Present
Santa Monica, CA

Design and implement tools for engineering teams
Support new products, testing, system integration and launch
Support new major firmware feature system integration and release
Architecture Lead and core contributor to systems automation framework implemented in python 3.x
Understand functional flows from end-to-end, implement various tools to validate
Ad-hoc scripting, test implementation, system debugging and root cause

Lead for firmware test team and automation tools projects. Point of contact for all levels of product functionality (Firmware, hardware, backend, internal tools, etc)
New product launch integration for embedded Linux Products (Doorbell Pro, Doorbell Elite, Floodlight Cam, Spotlight Cam, Chime Pro)
Write and maintain systems level Python libraries to exercise core functionality
Developed tools to automate end-to-end device provisioning over wifi, used by Quality Assurance, RMA, and overseas teams
Systems Failure analysis using database queries, log review and unit/population data analysis (via SQL, Athena, Elastic Stack/Kibana)
Designed and implemented system OTA delivery process and tools to deliver firmware updates that target multi-million production field devices
Firmware/Hardware system test automation framework with Testrails integration.
Implemented tools to capture network traffic and perform man-in-the-middle intercepts.
Bring up overseas team in Taiwan.
Implemented Jenkins and Elastic stack to support automation framework with management, debugging, and analysis

Senior Systems Failure Analysis
Western Digital
Jul 2012 – Feb 2016
San Jose, CA

Determine root cause for mobile and desktop disk drive failures. Support new product development and product launch
Design tools and techniques for better efficiency in FA process.
Created scripts to gather data, exercise drives, and reproduce failures
Performed Data analysis and reported population patterns to improve product yield

Assist functional groups in overcoming disk drive problems with the expectation of improving product yield.

• Experience with All classes of disk drive technology (2.5″, 3.5″, Hybrid)
• Enterprise Customer Failure analysis requiring expedited response time
• Used Precision torque meter to measure actuator torque across disk drive stroke
• Developed graphical utility for hard drive thermal conditioner with Matlab.
• Created/modified small scale tools and scripts in shell, python and TREX
• New Product UX testing and improvement

Cisco Systems
Jan 2011 – Sep 2011
San Jose, CA

Setup and configure traffic generators (IXIA/Spirent)
Configured Ad-hoc networks and setup device under test (DUT)
Created test plans in accordance to NEBS requirements
Setup, and debug Cisco products, including, high-end core routers and switches including CRS and ASR family service provider routers.


California Polytechnic State University
University in San Luis Obispo, California — June 2012