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John Tooley

  

Developmental Test Officer / SYSADMIN, United States Army Electronic Proving Grounds

Location: Fort Huachuca, Arizona / USA


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Biography

John Tooley

Interoperability and Operational Test Engineer in support of the Special Operation Command (SOCOM), responsible and accountable for the development of test methodology, test documentation, test execution, and test control for programs of record, capability based assessments, and interoperability assessments and certifications.

Coordinate with numerous government and civil agencies to conduct and support system evaluations and capability assessments.

Executed several Analysis of Alternatives events in support of SOCOM acquisition fielding decisions.

Develop test methodologies and Requirement Traceability Matrices from Capability Design Documents (CDD) and Capability Production Documents (CPD).

Analyze system log files and test data from capability assessments, write test plans and reports, and provide program management personnel and system evaluators with test data used to make acquisition decisions.

Create user surveys and questionnaires and analyze data for use in test reports and letters.

Brief government management on test development, execution, and reporting.

Provide Intelligence/Electronic Warfare system and command, control, computer, and communication (C4I) expertise to test and evaluation personnel.

Work experience

United States Army Electronic Proving Grounds, Developmental Test Officer / SYSADMIN/NETADMIN
August 2015 - Present, Fort Huachuca, Arizona, United States
Serve as a Developmental Test Officer with System Administrator background in the Technical Services Team for the Unites States Army Electronic Proving Ground. Responsible and accountable for the development of test methodology, test documentation, test execution, and test control for developmental testing, and customer testing. As an expert Information Technology (IT) Specialist, also serve as the senior Information Management (IM) specialist, security advisor and systems administrator concerning the Local Area Network (LAN), and the electronic interfacing of other systems and networks. Perform a variety of complex IT work in order to meet customer service requirements, costs, and schedules. Plan, analyze, and evaluate the effectiveness of internal and external IT services, and systems administration. Provide expert staff guidance and oversight of related IT policies and practices.

American Systems, USSOCOM Test Analyst
April 2013 - August 2015, Fort Huachuca, Arizona
Serve as a Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) operational test and evaluation (OT&E) team member. Coordinate collection of data during all test events and analyze test data to determine the level of operational effectiveness and suitability in support of mission requirements. Recommend changes to other agency's testing procedures, manufacturing processes, and testing requirements. In other words, get to see new stuffing coming in support of the military and do the sanity check, "does it do what they say it is suppose to do, and fill the need of the units mission."

TASC, Test Engineer
December 2010 - April 2013, Fort Huachuca, Arizona
Serve as a Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) operational test and evaluation (OT&E) team member. Coordinate collection of data during all test events and analyze test data to determine the level of operational effectiveness and suitability in support of mission requirements. Recommend changes to other agency's testing procedures, manufacturing processes, and testing requirements. In other words, get to see new stuffing coming in support of the military and do the sanity check, "does it do what they say it is suppose to do, and fill the need of the units mission." SCRUM related, the fast pace of the Special Operations Community forces the team to be diverse and utilize the SCRUM process. Although not software heavy, the process is sound and allows the fire and forget people to get the job done.

Northrup Grumman, Intelligence Systems Analyst
February 2009 - December 2010, Fort Huachuca, Arizona, US
Interoperability and Operational Test Engineer in support of the Special Operation Command (SOCOM), responsible and accountable for the development of test methodology, test documentation, test execution, and test control for programs of record, capability assessments, and interoperability assessments. Coordinate with numerous government and civil agencies to conduct and support system evaluations and capability assessments. Executed several analysis of alternatives events in support of SOCOM acquisition fielding decisions. Supported Electro-Magnetic Interference testing in for a Joint NATO exercise. Develop test methodologies and requirement traceability matrices from Capability Design Documents (CDD) and Capability Production Documents (CPD). Analyze system log files and test data from capability assessments, write test plans and reports, and provide program management personnel and system evaluators with test data used to make acquisition decisions. Create user surveys and questionnaires and analyze data for use in test reports. Brief government management on test development, execution, and reporting. Provide Intelligence/Electronic Warfare system and command, control, computer, and communication (C4I) expertise to test and evaluation personnel.

 

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