Resume

Contact
You’re brilliant, how can I help? Shoot me an email: i@ianmdawson.com

Summary
I’m currently working for Shyp, simplifying the world of shipping where I ensure that our web and mobile (iOS and Android) apps are continuously high quality. I’ve built out an automation suite in Swift and build internal tools.

Degree(s):
BA Economics, BA German from Portland State University.

Some of My Skills:
Python, Golang, Javascript, Node.js, Swift
iOS and Android UI automation
SQL, Bash
Adobe Creative Suite
Nuendo/Cubase, and Logic

Work History

Shyp
QA Engineer
I ensure high quality features for internal and external mobile apps running on iOS and Android devices. I architect UI automation for iOS apps in Swift using XCUITest. Additional I write, maintain, and contribute to internal tools in Go and Javascript.

Lyft
Senior QA Engineer
August 2014 – November 2015
I worked with a fantastic team to develop, test, and deliver stable mobile apps of superior quality on both iOS and Android.

I QA’d features and mobile apps from the ground up, by writing test plans, test cases, working with developers and product stakeholders. Helped plan and implement voiceover support for the iOS app to maintain accessibility standards.

Additionally, I tested front-end web and back-end server features. I helped build the mobile automation framework from scratch in Python using Appium and pytest.

Lyft
Senior Support Associate/Analyst
August 2013 – Present
Generated reports to make actionable decisions using SQL, querying very large databases. Developed scripts and web applications that streamline workflow. These continue to save the support team, the photo team, and our shipping team hundreds of hours in their workflows. Crafted policy, surfaced user concerns and bug reporting. Designed the internal support knowledge base layout and actively maintained it.

Blue Bottle Coffee Company
Siphon Barista
August 2012 – August 2013
Crafting beautiful, delicious drinks with the finest coffees on the West Coast. Working closely with a spectacular crew to craft a professional, incredible, high-volume cafe experience.

Mother Nature’s Natural Foods
Consultant
April 2006 – 2012
Performed bookkeeping and accounting tasks using QuickBooks to track sales data, and bank reconciliations. Additional tasks included general customer service, pricing/receiving, data entry, and inventory management.

Darwin’s LTD
General Manager
August 2006 – August 2007
Responsible for daily store operations, which included hiring, scheduling, and employee management. Ancillary tasks included inventory management.

S4NetQuest
Intern
June 2004 –August 2004
Various duties included data entry and formatting, PowerPoint presentation design, basic project analysis, and beta-testing content for the development of new training programs for various clients.

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