Deborah D. McAdams /
08.26.2013 01:10 PM
tvONE Hires New R&D Test Engineers
To be based in the U.K.
ERLANGER, KY.—tvONE announced the selection of four new R&D test engineers
who will be based in Maidenhead, England.
This new team of four will be headed by Neil Baptiste, who joins tvONE as the
new R&D test team leader. Baptiste has broad experience in both people and
project management and most recently has worked for clients of Farncombe
Technologies including Freesat and the BBC where he was contracted to work on
the Youview project. Prior to that, Baptiste was employed by Pinewood Studios
and BT where he was hired as a software test engineer before becoming the
company’s Home Entertainment operations manager. Baptiste’s R&D Test team
will include new hires, Uma Mathapati, Dario Rivas, and Wan Azhar Wan
Mathapati joins the Test Team as a senior R&D test engineer. Mathapati has
more than eight years of experience working on a wide range of products that
have required a mixture of functional, manual and automated testing. Most
recently, Mathapati worked for the Aricent Group Managed Test Services for
the Vodafone Group. She graduated in Computer Science and Engineering from
Gulbarga University. She is also qualified at ISTQB Foundation Level and is
currently studying for ISTQB Advanced Level Test Analyst.
Rivas who joins tvONE as an R&D test engineer has broad career experience
having been employed in a number of roles within the R&D discipline. Most
recently he has worked as a software development engineer and before that as an
embedded systems and design engineer. He also has testing experience and
graduated from university with a degree in Electronic Engineering followed by
an MSc in Microelectronics and Wireless Systems.
Wan Azhar Wan Khalil, who also joins tvONE as a new R&D Test Engineer comes
from Intel Products where he spent five years in a similar role focusing on the
design, development, integration and functional test solutions for Intel's proprietary
boards and systems. Prior to Intel, Khalil worked for Sanshin Malaysia in a
Quality Control role. Wan is a graduate in Electronic
Engineering from the University of Surrey.