Hans Schaefer | testing experience
• 1979 M. Eng.from Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany. Computer science, railway signalling
• 1979 – 1981: Development of real time process control software at the Fraunhofer-Institute in Karlsruhe, Germany.
• 1981 – 1987: Work with Center for Industrial Research in Oslo, Norway. Development of parts of an IDE-tool (Systemator). Later developing test tools and leader of quality improvement program. Consulting and lecturing about software quality.
• 1987 – 2007: Independent consultant in software testing and testing improvement matters. Guest lectures at several universities in Norway about Quality Assurance and Software Testing. Public and in-house seminars in Software Review and Testing in Scandinavian and European countries. Regularly speaking at conferences. Several best paper awards. (Best presentation award at CONQUEST 2003, best paper in 2004).
• 1998 – 1999 Test coordinator in Norwegian Telecom’s Y2K project.
• 1999 ISEB Certified Tester (Foundation Level)
• 2004 ISTQB Certified Tester (Foundation and Advanced Levels)
• 2003 – 2007 Chairman of Norwegian Testing Board • 1992 – 2007 Active participant in running museum trains in Norway, certified for safety critical services on steam locomotives.