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Software QA Analyst

Wheaton, Illinois, United States
November 14, 2017

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Barb Ruehl

*** *. *******, *******, **

Cell: 630-***-**** Email:

Quality Analyst: Strategy Leadership Performance Highly reliable Lead Quality Analyst and Systems tester with over two decades of experience in Mainframe and Web Applications (test creation/performance/manual). I’m looking for a full-time position to continue my career in IT. Areas of Expertise

• Program/project coordination & management


• Efficient/Analytical thinker

• Test creation/risk analysis/ project planning/

scheduling/ defect tracking

• Managerial/ supervisory/ training experience

• Multi-phase project development and effective


• Test script planning-revenue distribution

• End-user requirement specification


School District 63, Darien, IL September 2016 – June 2017 Adult Caregiver

• Oversaw groups of up to 75 children in after school program with other adults. Included assisting with homework, preparing, distributing and cleaning up “snack time”, overseeing playtime and recess. K9 Tailshakers, Frankfort, IL November 2014 – Present Instructor

• Created/implemented/taught courses and mentored students for multi-level K9 Nose Work classes CSC/COVANSYS, Westmont & Naperville, IL July 2001 – May 2012 System Tester, Consultant to SIRVA

• Created manual test outlines/scripts for mainframe/web application in Microsoft Word & Excel

• Identified/resolved/documented software ‘bugs’ as appropriate, and filed software issues in bug tracking systems from Excel spreadsheets to Bug Tracker web application

• Developed/designed/planned scenarios for functional/ regression/ performance testing for company products

• Participated in planning/development/coordination and presentation of specific testing needs for end users

• Implemented automated scripts when available and documented tests/results for internal audit of Sarbanes Oxley review

• Conducted testing using company-specific manual processes and recommended changes for system design, methods, procedures, and policies

SIRVA/ALLIED Van Lines, Naperville & Broadview, IL September 1984 – June 2001 System Tester & IT

• Auditor/revenue distribution technician (level A/B/C) and distributed revenue after original processing on a variety of pricing programs

• Dispatched/reviewed/analyzed commercial software specification documents and analyzed business processes relevant to the system, improving these processes when/where appropriate

• Developed/executed software testing scripts for functional testing/integration testing

• Selected from temporary position for full-time salaried position after a year under employment Education/Certifications

Continuing education classes

• Introduction to SQL, Intermediate Microsoft Excel, Introduction to Microsoft Access

• Expert Rating Global Certifications, business analyst certification and business writing skills certification

• Introduction to visual studio test professional

• Load runner performance test training

• Endeavor change management training

• Software testing & Quality assurance


4-H Leader, Whirlybirds 4-H club, Wheaton, IL

Toastmasters International DTM

Interpreter – John G. Shedd Aquiarium

President & Founding Member – Grand Scentral Nose Work Club Mensa – Lifetime Member

Barb Ruehl

703 W. Liberty, Wheaton, IL

Cell: 630-***-**** Email:

Technical Skills

Mainframe Application Assessment:

• Assess script creation (MS word, excel) and implement with support of testing. Application of system automation as available including revenue distribution, billing, dispatch, safety/fleet registration, logistics dispatch and applications coded in version of COBOL, Natural, Cincom. Run jobs in JCL (created by development, updated by tester for appropriate output) searches using SPUFI, Platinum

• Tester, mainframe to web conversion: test script creation (ms word, excel) and implementation with support of testing. Revenue distribution, billing dispatch, logistics dispatch – applications coded in versions of Zulu and Alchemy, asp and .NET Web Application Assessment:

• Test script creation (ms word, excel) and implementation with support of testing. Move management, claims management, claim via internet, workflow, agent statement, web pages view and navigation, quantum planning and dispatch (QPD), included testing conversions to .NET

• Tester, business intelligence applications test script creation (ms word, excel) and implmenetation with support of testing. iPM reporting, created in business objects

Web Application Tester/Performance Manager

• Test script creation (ms word, excel) and implementation support of testing. Load runner to test SIRVA European cloud; load runner to test claims management and lead management conversion to .NET. Also planned and managed performance testing performed by SOASTA


Laura Anderson, Ph.D. 331-***-**** ext. 4014 Principal, Concord Elementary School & Student & Friend at K9 Tailshakers (Acquainted 3 years +) Kathy Boyd 630-***-****

Student & Friend at Nose Work Dogs Dog Training (Acquainted 7 years +) Andrea Lenerville 630-***-**** Project Manager at SIRVA/Allied Van Lines (Acquainted 15 years +)

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