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Engineer Test Cases

Kings County, New York, United States
January 26, 2018

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Katie Ledvin

**** ** ****** *** *-R 718-***-****

Brooklyn, NY 11204

OBJECTIVE: Accomplished Sr. QA Engineer with broad experience in commercial data processing field and web environment seeking a challenging position with a progressive company where my education, qualification and diversified skills will be fully utilized to improve company’s productivity.

COMPUTER Operating systems: Sun Solaris, DOS, UNIX (Linux), Windows 3.1/95/98/NT/2000/XP, Mac OS

SKILLS Tools: SQA Suit 6.0, Mercury, WinRunner 6.0, Silk, Selenium IDE

RDBMS: MS SQL Server4.2/6.0/6.5, Oracle 6.0, MS Access, JS/WebdriverIO

Software: MS Office Suite, Jira, Bugzilla, Lighthouse, DeviceAnywhere,

VMWare, Jing, Atlassian’s Confluence Wiki

Internet: Netscape, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari

Acquainted with PowerBuilder 5.0


12/16-Present Guidepoint, New York, NY

QA Analyst

Leading testing of the new functionality on multiple projects on web and mobile

Reviewing and analyzing business requirement and functional & design specifications

Prioritizing the testing strategy

Creating, executing and evaluating test cases

Analyzing test results and assisting in root cause analysis of defects

Documenting defects with detailed descriptions and supporting information

Triaging and prioritizing issues; identifying risks

Building and maintaining a regression test suite

Performing post release and regression testing

Prioritizing automation efforts

Creating test procedures for automated testing

Verifying defect fixes

Validating that user expectations are achieved

Working closely with engineering, product, HD and customers

05/12-10/16 AppNexus, New York, NY

Web UI QA Engineer

Performed extensive testing of AppNexus console. Led the overall testing process of Creative UI.

Responsibilities included:

Worked closely with product, engineering, and UX teams to analyze and understand requirements and ensure the accuracy of the requirements

Developed, updated, and maintained test plans, test cases, and test scripts for all layers of application manual and automated testing that will ensure a high quality product (

Executed various types of testing such as smoke, functional, usability, GUI, stress, background, performance and compatibility tests on all supported browsers and platforms for new releases, and for routine maintenance

Determined the root cause of issues

Created detailed problem reports

Assisted developers in reproducing problems and getting them resolved

Verified defect fixes

Reported on project testing status and progress

Performed regression testing

Provided recommendations/suggestions for improving automated testing efficiency

Worked in parallel on more than one project at a time

Participated in agile process by being an active contributor in daily standups, sprint kick-offs, planning, demonstrations, and retrospectives

12/08-03/12 Patch/AOL, New York, NY

Sr. QA Engineer

Managed and led the overall testing process.

Responsibilities included:

Debug software products through the use of systematic tests to develop, apply, and maintain quality standards for company products

Developed, modified, and executed test plans for GUI, unit, functional, load, performance testing

Analyzed and wrote test standards and procedures

Maintained documentation of test results to assist in debugging and modification of software

Identified, troubleshot, tracked and communicated defects and enhancements

Analyzed test results to ensure existing functionality and recommended corrective action

Consulted with development engineers in resolution of problems

Tested application ( on all supported browsers, on different platforms

Performed mobile testing of the application

Trained new hires. Engineered training manuals

Certified every new release of the application

Worked in an agile environment

10/07-09/08 Vindigo, New York, NY

Sr. QA Engineer

Performed lead testing of new applications across all supported carriers. The QA group point person and Architect for all test plans/scripts produced for all Vindigo applications.

Responsibilities included:

Analyzed business requirements and functional specifications

Developed and executed detailed test plan and test scripts for all existing Vindigo applications

Designed and implemented all types of black box tests (such as functional, GUI, security, performance, validation, regression, out of service etc.) to assure correct operation of Vindigo products

Designed, implemented, and executed tests for new features

Led testing of all new products across all supported carriers (QA Project manager)

Performed backfilling testing of multiple applications

Reported defects, and verified defects fixes on assigned projects

Worked closely with engineering while investigating potential bugs

Worked closely with product management to improve quality of the application on early stages of software development cycle

Responsible for Iteration push setup and meetings

Responsible for performing post-push testing

Mentored junior members, gave technical advice and direction, and provided hands-on management

06/05-10/07 Zingy, New York, NY

Sr. QA Engineer

Performed manual testing of multiple applications (including WAB and WAP). Responsible for testing all newly released software on various devices. Tested mobile applications for J2ME and BREW across all supported carriers.

Responsibilities included:

Analyzed business requirements and functional specifications

Developed detailed test plans for functional, GUI, performance, background and usability testing

Designed and executed test cases and test procedures

Analyzed results and created problem reports

Responsible for regression and validation testing

Worked with Product Development to improve quality of product

Trained team members

10/02-06/05 Vindigo (Vindigo Studios), New York, NY

QA Engineer

Performed manual testing of multiple applications (including WAP) on mobile phones, Palm and Pocket PC. Led test of mobile applications (such as Mad Libs and Free Yayo) for J2ME and BREW on selected phones for major U.S. Carriers.

Responsibilities included:

Analyzed business requirements and functional specifications

Designed and implemented functional, stress and GUI test plans

Defined and executed test scripts

Logged, verified and analyzed bugs using Bugzilla

Responsible for regression and validation testing

Worked closely with engineering and product while investigating potential bugs

11/00-01/02 SunGard Trading and Risk Systems, New York, NY

QA Engineer

Involved in testing efforts of Treasury Trader System that supported trading in foreign exchange, money market, and derivative products. The system is used by treasury for day-to-day business and back office processing.

Responsibilities included:

Analyzed business requirements and functional specifications to determine system’s intended behavior

Defined and executed test cases based on application’s specifications.

Responsible for validation and regression testing for each release of the application.

Created test plans to perform functional, GUI and load tests

Performed rigorous software installation testing

Transferred new application releases from Development into Testing environments

Worked extensively with Unix HP operating system

Interacted with programmers in the US and Europe on all test related issues

Updated Lotus Notes-based defect tracking system

11/99–11/00 Paine Webber, Weehawken, NJ

QA Analyst

Involved in manual testing of Payroll Management (PM) System that automates the time-and labor-intensive tasks of writing checks and maintaining proper history files. The application handles all aspects of accounting support for Financial Department, such as maintenance of the employee personal information and payroll calculation.

Responsibilities included:

Validating business requirements and functionality specifications. Defining test requirements.

Designing and executing test cases and test procedures based on application’s specifications.

Responsible for regression testing of each new release of the application.

Modifying existing test plan and existing rest cases to reflect changes made to the system.

Analyzing results and reporting of identified system problems.

Performing validation testing of all fixed defects.

10/98–11/99 Blue Stone Capital Partners, LP, New York, NY

QA Analyst

Participated in system testing of the web-based trading application that allows account holders the option of executing various financial transactions through the automated banking portal.

Responsibilities included:

Participated in defining Users and System requirements for the system.

Assisted developers in redesigning GUI front-end to provide a more accurate representation of abstract data.

Defined and executed test cases based on application’s specifications. Created and maintained test plans and test scripts.

Responsible for regression testing for each release of the application.

04/96–10/97 North Equities, Odessa, Ukraine

System Analyst

Participated in database development of the Contact Management Application that allows account executive to enter, maintain and analyze personal and financial data on clients and institutions.

Created database objects, such as tables and queries.

Provided complete phone and in person support to end users.

Met with the end users in order to establish guidelines for proper screen design. Guidelines included specification of necessary screen components, appropriate message boxes, and proper use of sounds and colors.

Assisted users with the installation and configuration of software products.

Utilized: MS Windows 3.x, MS SQL Server4.2

EDUCATION: Odessa Polytechnic University

BS in Computer Information Technologies

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