Christopher Idso


Data scientist, skilled in machine learning and data analysis, with experience in data visualization. Experienced software tester, and comfortable on multiple operating systems (windows, linux, mac).

Data Science

Python, Numpy, Pandas, Machine Learning, SQL



Cross platform automated and manual testing.

Automated testing with python.

SVN | Git | Code Reviewer

Feature Testing | Acceptance Testing | Functionality Testing | Validation | Regression


Data Science, Certificate – Galvanize

Bachelor of Science – Mathematics, Minor: Statistics – University of Washington


Tecplot, Bellevue, WA

Senior Software Test Engineer 2016 – 2018

Improved/maintained automated test code base.

Facilitated daily automated test team meetings where automated tests were examined, priorities were determined, and tasks assigned to team members.

Software Test Engineer 2012 – 2015

Wrote automated tests and updated them to be in line with product changes.

Resolved integration issue between automated testing software and product.

Solved validation issue in test scripts caused by a bug in the automated testing software.

Maintained linux and windows operating systems on a reimageable testing machine.

Senior Technical Support Engineer 2010 – 2012

Updated and maintained a program in C# which handled the creation, distribution, and recording of license keys.


Technical Support Lead 2005 – 2009

Wrote a program using JScript for license key generation and distribution to make it as easy as possible for Technical Support to create license keys to send to customers.

Technical Support Analyst 2000 – 2004

Created an excel add-in to give customers a convenient way to load data from excel spreadsheets into Tecplot’s software.


  • Data Science
  • Linux
  • Mac
  • Machine Learning
  • manual software testing
  • mathematics
  • Python
  • scripting
  • Software Development
  • SQL
  • Statistics
  • test automation


May to August 2019

Data Science Certificate at Galvanize

Includes machine learning, python, statistics, hypothesis testing

1988 - 1991

Bachelors degree in mathematics/statistics at University of Washington

  • Updated 4 years ago

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