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John Tran


Previous positions

  • Computer System Engineer at Sony Electronics
  • IT Support Specialist at Sony Electronics


San Diego State University, Bachelor of Science – BS, Mathematics; Computer Science




Around 20 Years of experience with a Bachelor of Computer Science at San Diego State University, I have always felt very passionate and interested in being involved with software analysis. I love to experience in maintaining and modernizing software to support for Systems Engineering processes.


  • Software Test Engineer

    Panasonic Avionics Corporation

    August 2014 – Present(5 years 2 months)Orange County, California Area

  • Computer System Engineer

    Sony Electronics

    August 2008 – August 2014(6 years)San Diego, California

    • Performed as Test Lead for test execution and architectural planning for IV&V testing • Developed test plans and procedures for Verification and Validation testing • Developed system solutions to resolve limitations discovered through testing and analysis to enhance system capabilities • Performed follow-ups and ensured complete solutions of problems • Identified problems, analyzed causes and evaluated alternative solutions. • Worked closely with software developers and selected appropriate design solutions • Interacted effectively with internal and external teams • Identified hardware and software components according to project requirements • Contributed to new software application design by tracking, analyzing, then communicating potential issues and opportunities to product design engineers on newly released models • Identified and resolved hardware, software, and hardware/software interaction issues • Generated test observation reports regarding system issues and anomalies • Generated technical reports regarding analysis results • Mentored and trained new team members

  • IT Support Specialist

    Sony Electronics

    January 2000 – August 2008(8 years 7 months)

    • Coordinated troubleshooting efforts for incoming issues • Identified and resolved hardware and software issues • Conducted risk assessments and collaborated with clients to provide recommendations regarding critical infrastructure and network security operations enhancements • Provided support services to customers with technical problems and information technology issues involving desktop, laptop or network issues


  • San Diego State University

    Bachelor of Science – BS, Mathematics; Computer Science

    1995 – 1999

Skills & Expertise

  • Set Top Box
  • Digital TV
  • MPEG
  • DVB
  • Consumer Electronics