Arash Barirani - Resume

My Experience

My Skills


  • Java, Pyhton, Perl
  • Formal QA Testing 
  • Systems Engineering

3409 Picadilly Dr. San Jose, CA  95118                                           
Ph: 408-655-0524 (cell.)  

OBJECTIVE: Obtain a position as QA software engineers.  Write, implement, detailed test plans for enterprise-related software. Perform formal QA of software in a team environment. Troubleshoot, analyse and resolve defects in collaboration with the development team.

LANGUAGES: Java, C, C++, Pascal, Fortran, JavaScript, Perl, Python, CSH, UMLPACKAGES: MQSeries, Weblogic, Tomcat, WebSphere, NetDynamics
Data BASES: Oracle, SQL Server 2000, MYSQL, Informix.

M.S. Computer Science, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA May, 1992
B.S Chemical Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 8//83

Crosby Quality Assurance And Management Training 
Rummler-Brache Project Management and Performance Improvement Training
Cadence Project Management Seminar Training (Project Planning, Scheduling, & Controlling)

WORK EXPERIENCE:Software Engineer  Start-up – 4/13 -  Present
Developed a UI-based automation framework using Python 3.4 and TKinter- for Windows 8.1 platform with capabilities for running test scripts, creating test cases, and reporting and more. 

Software Engineer  Cisco Systems – 6/10-8/12Write in-depth, detailed test plans for Cloud-based/Network-related communication software (Cisco Unity Software Layer.) Wrote Java/Junit framework for testing of server-based API calls - using XPath calls. Installed, tested UI, TCP/IP/ SOAP-based communication software. Tested Java-based API for Cloud-based Cisco Service Portal family of software. Test/trouble shoot, and conduct performance analysis for Cisco-HA Cloud-based mission-critical file/data transport package. (Wrote Perl/Python scripts to build and package .XML, data, configuration information into .ZIP format.

Consultant – 9/08- 5/10 Internet Consultant -
Spec, build, test, and maintain business/eCommerce web sites using PHP, HTML, Java, JavaScript. Test web sites/web application functional features and business rules – test using various types of browsers. Provide and implement basic and advanced SEO/SEM as well as 24x7 customer support for all type of web-based applications.

Yahoo Inc. Sr. QA/Test Engineer Sunnyvale, Ca, 4/08 -  9/08 
⦁    White-box testing of software for various applications. Write new test programs and create new test cases using C/C++/PHP/Perl / Linux 4/5.0

Empower Internet Services [Startup] - Lead Engineer - San Jose, CA. 10/06-3/08
Java Server Side programming for uploading and displaying rich-content data such as pictures and videos Java, JSP, MySql, Tomcat.3

 Verizon Wireless Walnut Creek, CA.  March 2005 - September 2006
​⦁    Sr. Java Developer for Identity Fraud Development. Work with OO design, Core Java, JSP, JUnit on creation of a new detection event algorithm. Provided rotational 24x7 support. Wrote detailed test plans (including SQL) and performed extensive testing of a Web-based GUI. Completed standalone Java report generation system using BIRT, Core Java, Javax-mail. Created Tapestry-JSP based GUI for report creation and display. Ported existing Perl-based reports to BIRT reports (web-based.) BIRT, Core Java, Oracle. Online Developer Community Website, Sunnyvale, CA. 3/04-3/05 2005Sr. Java Developer. Enhance code base, troubleshoot system performance, and maintain site on a daily basis. Aid in sales and marketing of the site Java, JSP/Servlets, Postgres.VETAZ [Startup] - San Jose, CA.  April 2002 -  April 2004

⦁    Empower Internet Services - Sr. Java Developer/Product manager. Wrote a Java systems performance optimization package. Wrote technical specs for the funding and patent application phase Java, Swing, JSP, MySql.      

Planet U / Transora, San Francisco, CA.  April 2001 - February 2002
⦁    Sr. Java analyst/programmer. Worked on design and development of an online registration and login user interface for Planet U-Kroger web site. Worked on the UI design and the server side. Designed and implemented a Weblogic-Netdynamics adapter using Java, JSP, Servlets. Supported operations on live systems cutovers. Resolved load and stress issues: lockups/crashes

 DHL Express, Redwood City, CA.  March, 1995 - November 2000
⦁    Lead Java/Lead Systems Programmer.  Design, development, and full deployment of DHL's first eCommerce shipping package:
⦁    Technical lead for DHL infrastructure middleware products (MQSeries, Peerlogic Pipes, DHL TCP/IP transports.) Developed and enhanced TCP/IP based infrastructure middleware
.⦁    Lead systems engineer for WPX data transport applications (the most time-critical DHL business data transfer operation).  Planned and executed live systems cut over of 24X7 application.
⦁    Lead/trained Jr. engineers on DHL's TCP/IP packages for DHL's gateway transport system.

Teaching Assistant. Taught two sections of Pascal Programming Language.
ACTIVITIES / INTERESTS:Hiking, bicycling and all variations of outdoor activity in Northern California parks and nature preserves.REFERENCES:     Furnished upon request