Phelim Dowling, Senior Software Test Engineer

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Phelim Dowling
Senior Software Test Engineer
Ph: +353 (0)51 306138
Email: pdowling@tssg.org

Personal Summary


Phelim has 19 years experience in the IT industry working in a variety of roles and companies. Starting his career with Intel he rose to the position of technical/project lead at their R&D facility in Oregon. Here he was responsible for coordinating and executing the development, testing and deployment of numerous mission critical products into Intel’s manufacturing sites worldwide.

On moving back to Waterford he spent time as a Test Engineer with Waterford Technologies. Following this he worked as a consultant project manager specialising in IT project delivery in the highly regulated pharmaceutical industry. In 2006 Phelim joined the TSSG Verification and Validation team and has facilitated on projects such as Muzu, FeedHenry, Kodacall and OpenLab.

Current Activities / Research Interests


Phelim is providing process and test support to three Enterprise Ireland commercialisation projects at present – Margadh, SECO and PANDA.

Publications


2013

Conference Paper
Phelim Dowling, Kevin McGrath, Gemma Power. “Managing Mobile Application Quality through an Agile Software Process”.  In European Systems, Software and Service Process Improvement and Innovation, June 2013

Journal Article
Phelim Dowling. “Successfully Transitioning a Research Project to a Commercial Spin-out using an Agile Software Process”.  EuroSPI special issue of the Journal of Software: Evolution and Process < http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)2047-7481 > published by John Wiley & Sons, 2013

Book Chapter
Christos Tranoris, Spyros Denazis, Nikos Mouratidis, Phelim Dowling, Joe Tynan. ‘Integrating OpenFlow in IMS Networks and Enabling for Future Internet Researchand Experimentation’. In Future Internet Assembly (FIA) Book 2013, Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science – Volume number 7858, pp. 77-88, May 2013

2012

Conference Paper
Phelim Dowling. “Successfully Transitioning a Research Project to a Commercial Spin-out using an Agile Software Process”.  In European Systems, Software and Service Process Improvement and Innovation, June 2012

2008

Conference Paper
Frances Cleary Grant, Phelim Dowling, and Catherine Kehoe. “An Agile Software Process Successfully Implemented within an expanding Research and Commercial Organisation”.  In Proc. 16th European Systems and Software Process Improvement and Innovation Conference (EuroSPI 2008), 2008.

Education


National Cert Mechanical Engineering (WIT) 1994

National Diploma Manufacturing Technology (WIT) 1995

BTech Computer Aided Manufacturing (WIT) 1996