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Quality Assurance Test

Norristown, Pennsylvania, 19401, United States
May 28, 2010

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Extensive experience in all aspects (manual & automated) of Quality

Assurance testing on all platforms and

environments(Windows,Unix,Mainframe,batch,client-server and web based).I've

created test plans and test scripts, conducted reviews, executed tests,

and logged defects and ensured problem resolution. I've done all types of

testing including white box, black box, Unit testing, user acceptance,

system and integration testing, limit and boundary testing, negative and

functional testing, regression testing and created smoke tests under

Agile/Scrum methodologies. Strong Oracle SQL query experience and technical

writing skills. Tenacious worker who is highly productive and self-

motivated, creative and detail oriented with a consistent proven track

record of assuring bullet proof code (VB, Java, C, Pearl, PowerBuilder).

Five years with United Parcel Service as a Quality Analyst/Software

tester(Automated and manual) in both Netware and Windows NT relational

database website and client-server networked environments.

Two years with Educational Testing Service (ETS) as a PowerBuilder 8.0

developer on a networked Windows 2000 client-server platform using an

Oracle database.


UNIX/Windows (NT,2K, XP) Accurev Heat / Bugzilla

PowerBuilder 8.0.

Rational Robot / QTP TCP/IP SQL Navigator


Oracle 8I,10g Rational ClearQuest UltraEdit VMware

Java MS Office

Law School Admission Council Newtown, Pa. 2007 - 2008

Senior Quality Analyst

. Executed unit and systems test scripts for website and client server

based VB applications and Crystal/Word/Email Reports used for law

school admission applicants.

. Executed test regression and reported defects and assured resolution

using the HEAT Ticket reporting tool. Verified the database results

via both Oracle and MS SQL queries.

VWR International West Chester, Pa. 2006 - 2007

Senior Lead Quality Analyst

. Created and executed system test plans / test scripts for website and

client server based inventory ordering / management applications and


. Executed test regression and reported defects and assured resolution

using the Bugzilla web-based reporting tool. Verified the database

results using Oracle SQL queries.

Octagon Research Inc. King of Prussia, Pa. 2004 - 2005

Senior Quality Specialist

. Created and executed unit and system test plans/test scripts for a web

based object oriented Java application used by Pharmaceutical

companies. This application is a networked Windows XP based automated

electronic drug approval submission tool running on a BEA web server

used by the FDA.

. Executed test regression and reported defects and assured resolution

using the Rational ClearQuest and Accurev tools. Verified the database

results using Squirrel for SQL queries.

Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ 2001- 2004

QA Application System Analyst / Programmer Associate

. Created and executed unit test plans and test scripts for a

statistical analysis application (GENASYS). This networked application

is a client/server PowerBuilder app running under Window 2000 with an

Oracle 8I data base . Executed test regression and reported defects

and assured resolution. Verified the database results using SQL


. As a PowerBuilder 6.5 / 8.0 developer, I employed numerous code fixes

(over 100). Some fixes required the complete rewriting of the PB

scripts, while others included adding or changing a few lines of code.

. Installed a built-in online context sensitive Help documentation

system into the GENASYS object oriented application

. Reported weekly status and posted periodical release notes onto the

company web-site.

United Parcel Service, Paramus, NJ 1996-2001

Senior Quality Assurance Analyst

. Created unit test plans and test scripts for the bar-code package

scanning system of UPS from the users functional specifications.

Executed test scripts and reported defects and assured resolution.

. Conducted systems test and integration testing of the above system and

for the Automotive Information System. Discovered and reported defects

and assured resolution

. Created test plans and scripts for numerous finance and accounting VB

and Java applications running in a relational database website and

client/server networking environment.

. Implemented numerous process improvements yielding increased

productivity, reduced costs and tremendously improved quality by

decreasing application installation time and reducing Help desk


. Experienced in all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle and

Capability Maturity Model methodologies and have contributed greatly

to its deployment, for which I received a promotion.

. Experienced in the use of automated test tools (Rational SQA Robot)

used for regression testing and numerous hardware devices such as

PDA's, scanners, PC notebooks, desktops etc.

IBM CORPORATION, Poughkeepsie, NY 1977 - 1994

Senior Lab Specialist

. IBM Instructor for 5 years teaching new architectures and data systems

to new hires and veteran employees

. Developed, modified and ran numerous testcases and execs to test

software simulation models of systems and subsystems. This led to the

delivery of the design to the verification team with fewer defects

than forecasted.

. Coordinated and led a functional verification team at the element

level, which improved the efficiency of finding inherent design


. Evaluated test floor escapes and implemented a testing strategy to

prevent future design problems from escaping the verification process

that reduced downtime on the test floor.


. Wrote numerous and extensive verification testcases for many mainframe

projects. Experience with: PCL, DOS, MAC, SIMAPI, REXX, AVP, PLAS,

Assembler, Pascal, and 'C' programming languages.

. Wrote 'C' functions as part of an engineering design tool.


. Historically a fast learner of new architectures, designs, programming

languages, environments, challenges and responsibilities.

. My annual appraisal ratings reflect "Consistently exceeded

requirements" throughout my entire professional I.S. career during

which I received numerous " High contributor " and Team Partnership



Sybase PowerBuilder 8.0 Class - 2003 and Oracle SQL class - 2002

Bachelor of Computer Science, Mount St. Mary College, Newburgh, NY

(Magna Cum Laude)

A.A. Electronics, Radio Electronics Technical School, Detroit,


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