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Tamela Georgeson

Tamela Georgeson

Privacy Quality Engineer

Nike Inc

#PortlandORSQAjobs | #VancouverWASQAjobs, WA

Explorer. Seeker of knowl edge. Passionate. All three of these qualities define and fuel me.




"..It was a time to become conscious... It was a gift. Life was raging all around me & every moment was magical. I loved all the people, dealing with all the contradictory impulses - that's what I loved the most, connecting with the people. Looking back, that's all that really mattered." Quote- Waking Life

Landmark Worldwide (formerly Landmark Education)

Introduction Leader | Introduction Leaders Program Coach | Customer Service | Assisting

Graduate of Landmark Forum | Advanced Course | Introduction Leaders Program (ILP) | Communication Course I | Landmark Reviewers Forum | Assisting Program | Seminar Series

Continuing Coursework: Introduction Leaders Training & Development | ILP Coaches Training & Development | Seminar Workshops

Lead introductory courses to adults, teens, and young people / Manage sales transactions / Provide extraordinary customer service.

Train and develop participants in a 31 week leadership intensive program where they are coached to effectively produce results along a designated timeline, including but not limited to fulfillment structures, calendar management, weekly calls and meetings, and communicating in both large and small group settings.



Product Validation/ System Verification Test Engineer

Worked as Test Engineer on Ciena's Carrier Ethernet/Optical Packet Switch portfolio; packet-based service delivery switches to multi-bladed, N:1 redundant module-based,
high-capacity aggregation Switches.

Built end-to-end network topologies testing Layer 2, Data Link Layer packet ingress processing and extraction, back plane fabric behavior, egress traffic engineering, and packet encapsulation. Testing Layer-2 and Layer-3 protocol behaviors. Stress tested 1:1 Dual Redundant Switch Fabric Modules for 800 Gb/s full duplex configurations, N:1 Redundant Switch Fabric Modules for 1 Tb/s full duplex configurations.

Subject Matter Expert (SME) for high-availability fault recovery from hot-protected sub 50ms to cold-protected switchover/failover behaviors. Tested the control/data plane protocols (knowledge of 30+ protocols) on the 5410 Switch.

Developed and executed system-level Performance, Interoperability (hardware, software, protocol based), Scalability, and Stress test cases working with development and engineering staff. Wrote feature set test plans for manual and automated testing. Worked with IXIA traffic generators and DiversifEye traffic emulators.

Most recent Project - 5410 SAOS 7.3.0 - MPLS Regression:

Built end-to-end complex test topology (11 5410s), from customer edge through MPLS core network. Regression test full range of MPLS (martini-draft) and Ethernet transport and control protocols and L2VPN capabilities. Tested fault-resiliency and fault-recovery functionality.

5410 - MPLS Regression (PE-Core-PE):
-- MPLS Label Edge Router functionality
-- Label Switch Router functionality
-- MTU-S functionality

MPLS Features:
- MPLS Tunnels
- MPLS Tunnel Groups
- MPLS Pseudowires/Virtual Circuits
- MPLS Pseudowire Emulation Edge-to-Edge (PWE3)
-- MPLS Virtual Private Wire Services (VPWS)
- Label Distribution Protocol (LDP) - VPLS VC signaling
- OSPF-TE and IS-IS-TE for MPLS Tunnel Routes
- RSVP-TE for static and dynamic LSPs


Requisite Technology

Technical Support Engineer

Provided post sales and implementation support on proprietary business-to-business java-based applications. Trained client IT staff in utilization of Requisite software, integrated various web application servers, and configured database back ends.

Career medium 06

Lockheed Martin

Application Systems Engineer

Provided system-level support on mission-critical distributive servers and clients to support satellite command and control ground systems development and testing in a heterogeneous environment.


Adecco TAD contract - Alstom Signaling, Inc.

UNIX Systems Administrator

Played key role supporting Alstom cutomized solution. In staging and production environments; installed, tested, and implemented distributed train dispatching software for centralized real-time train control.

Career medium 05
Career medium 02

Eighth Air Force - 608th ACOMS

Site Area Terminal Security Officer/ UNIX Systems Administrator/ Tactical Switch Operator

- Authored and implemented comprehensive federal security certification and accreditation mechanism to ensure C2 security compliance for Eighth Air Force Headquarters.

UNIX Systems Administrator
- Integral member of combat unit ready to establish a classified Air Operations Global Command and Control Center; pack pallets, deploy, setup computing network and infrastructure, and classified telephone lines within a 12-48 hour timeframe.

Communications and Computer Systems - Switch operator
- Trained, operated, and troubleshot an Automatic Telephone Central Office AN/TTC-39(4)(V) circuit switch providing non-secure and secure voice and data traffic lines.


EdgeMark Systems, Inc.

Contractor - UNIX Systems Administrator

Assisted in the design and implementation of Year 2000 (Y2K) solution at a United States Army Waterways Experimentation Station in Vicksburg, MS.

Riverside High School

Ciena Employee Training & Development


ITT Technical Institute

Associate of Applied Science, Information Technology - Computer Networking Systems

Landmark Worldwide (formerly Landmark Education)

Senior Graduate, ILP, Ontology, Leadership, Public Speaking & Listening