John Spong

Work History

Work History
Jan 2010 - Present

Software Engineer in Test

Google, Inc
Aug 2007 - Dec 2009

Quality Assurance Engineer

  • Manually tested Steelhead Mobile product
    • Wrote, performed and automated test cases for the Client GUI, as well as the SSL and HTTP optimization blades.
  • Focused on writing test automation to handle repetitive tasks and regression tests.
    • Designed and implemented a test automation framework for Windows tests using C#.
    • Developed an object-oriented interface for web automation using Selenium and Python.
    • Authored module to dynamically link Perl and Python libraries using Inline::Python
Sep 2003 - May 2007

Technical Support

  • Provided computer and network technical support for professors and graduate researchers.
  • Implemented a computer location database using HP Procurve switches, SNMP, MySQL and PHP.
  • Installed and maintained computers running Windows, Solaris, and various Linux distributions.


Sep 2003 - May 2007

Bachelor of Science



Web Programming and Design

Knowledge of standards-compliant HTML, XHTML and CSS. Experience designing and implementing server-side applications with PHP and MySQL.

Computer Programming

Procedural Programming in C, Python, Perl and PHP Object-Oriented Programming in C++, C#, Java, Python and Perl.

System Administration

Able to install and maintain computers running various versions of Windows and Linux.