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Software Quality Assurance/Test Analyst

Location:
FCT, Nigeria
Posted:
November 15, 2017

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UZOH ANTHONY CHINEDU

* ****. ******* *****, *****, Army Estate, Kurudu, Abuja, FCT

Tel: +234-803******* Email: ac3bww@r.postjobfree.com

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I am a well-organized team player as well as an analytical, enthusiastic and innovative Software Design and Quality Assurance Engineer with over 10 years’ experience in software design, requirement analysis, software and security testing, evaluation of IT components, deployment and development of business processes and system solutions for large and medium scale organizations.

I have a comprehensive knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), having thorough understanding of various phases like Requirements Analysis/Design, Development, Quality Assurance and Security testing. I have appreciable experience in gathering, creating, managing and documenting business and functional requirements while communicating with developers, Quality Assurance engineers and upper management.

Core Skills and Exposure

IT Service Management (service strategy, service design, service transition, service operation and continual service improvement)

Development, Deployment and Management of ERP and other Information Management and Security Systems

Software Testing which cuts across security, functional and performance

Software Design and Project Management

Creating and transforming business requirements into functional requirements.

Designing business models using UML, Sequence, Use Cases, Activity diagrams in Enterprise Architect, JUDE and MS Visio

Conducting and coordinating different levels of software testing tasks including UAT and documentation of test cases

Designing and developing manual and automation test cases and test scripts using HP Load Runner, Test Studio, TestRail and similar tools

Exposure to mainframe – IBM MVS, UNIX, VMS and VME systems

End – user experience with Oracle databases

Quality Assurance, Systems Integration and Scheduling

Business Process Review and Re-engineering

Specialize in the analysis and design of database applications

Knowledge and relevant skills in Peacekeeping Missions

Technical Skills

SQL*PLUS, SharePoint, Outlook, XML Spy

Platforms : Mac OSX, Windows NT/200/XP and higher, UNIX, LINUX, SOLARIS, z/OS, .NET, J2EE, Websphere

Enterprise Architect 6.1, Test Director, Winrunner, SilkTest, Testrail, HP LoadRunner, Test Studio

Database : Oracle, IBM DB2, MS SQL Server, MS Access, Postgres

Languages: SQL, Perl, Java, JSP, XML, JavaScript, HTML.

Software Testing: Jira, Test Rail, SpiraTeam, HP LoadRunner, TestStudio, AppPerfect, Netsparker

MS Office – (MS Project, Visio, Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint)

Employment History

September 2016 - Date

The Ikooba Technologies (www.ikooba.com)

Independent ICT and Quality Assurance consultant

The Ikooba project is an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system locally developed and serves a host of businesses both in the public, private and non-profit organizations in the areas of business transparency and performance management. I have been a key player from the initiation phase in March 2015 until now. I have played an advisory role especially in technology-related matters where decisions have to be made in choosing the right technologies that would improve the ERP platform and make it become a very essential tool in any institution. Along with the advisory role as an IT consultant, in practice, I work as the Quality Assurance consultant using global best practices in Quality Assurance and Software Testing in making sure every component of the IT infrastructure being deployed is assessed and meets the expected standard, is bug-free or at least does not contain any bug of critical severity status.

June 2016 – Present

Application Tester with Ubertersters

I have been working with Ubertesters (ubertesters.com), a global crowd-testing platform, testing varied software solutions of different sizes and shapes especially web, mobile and games applications along with team members in different geographical locations. On the assigned projects carried out so far, software defects were detected on the application (s) being tested, the defects are appropriately documented highlighting their severity levels and forwarded to Test Managers and / or developers to work to fix the defects and returned for further system or regression tests. This system of testing has helped to identify even hidden software bugs that could have escapes the attention of developers and even other testers as many testing professional work on it at the same. It improves not only efficiency in software functionality but also reduces time-to-market as quality products are delivered on time. More lessons and experiences have been gained in this testing approach.

Projects completed with Ubertesters include:

Message Delivery for some telephone mobile carriers within a specific time frame (Numerous times)

DSA Football: Gameday Live Mobile Game. Tested on Infinix and Itel phones

Various Web Application testing

July 2011 – September 2016

National Identity Management Commission

Senior Software Testing Analyst for the NIMS Project

The NIMS modules implemented include, ESW versions 1.4 and 2.0 for data capture, PERM, Scalibur for eID Card Activation, Affina for card Life Cycle Management, Web Services, Web and Desktop based verification solutions. Other tasks were:

Involved in documenting the business process by identifying the requirements and also finding the system requirements

Led workgroup sessions with business managers to gain final approval on business requirements and solution documents.

Performed GAP analysis, prepared project plan and solution documents and coordinated with multiple IT teams (Development, QA, Vendors) both internal and external, to ensure delivery of product within tight deadlines

Conducted GAP analysis to understand the shortcomings of their present systems and evaluated the benefits of the new system

Analyzed functional specifications and data from various data sources like mainframe, oracle database and flat files

Participated regularly in Review and walkthrough meetings with Project Manager, Architect, Application System Engineers and Business Analyst

Regularly interacted with internal and external development teams.

Performed requirement analysis by gathering both functional and non-functional requirements based on interactions with the process owners & stake holders and document analysis, represented them in requirements traceability matrix (RTM) using Requisite Pro.

Handled regular deployment issues across Development, Production and Test environments

Ensured that the clients adhere to the Change Management Notification (CMN) process for any NIMC requests and ensure that any application to be deployed in stage/production has been relatively certified error free.

Develop impact and preliminary analyses, and participate actively in their implementation

Develop testing strategies and verification scenarios

Developed UML Use Cases for the application using JUDE and prepared the detailed work flow diagram based on the proposed enhancement for the system

Fully in charge of all performance and penetration tests for the solutions being used for the NIMS project. This is necessary for business continuity in terms of performance monitoring and avoidance of any security breach through illegal penetration by hackers

Testing of Asset Management Solution and evaluating its deployment and performance

Testing of the eID Card Activation solution developed by Cryptovision Inc. Germany for the National ID Card project

Testing of Backend and Front-end enrolment software for the National Identity Database Project in Nigeria

Testing of web services for same purpose

Evaluation and testing of the verification web portal for National Identity Database Management

Testing and performance evaluation of the National Identity Management System pre-enrolment web portal

Currently testing of farmers’ pre-enrolment web portal for the Federal Ministry of Agriculture

Part of the testing team which evaluated contact center solution for the National Identity Database System

Participated in the Quality Assurance activities which led to the success of the recently launched National eID card in Nigeria

Data migration testing include data integrity, parallel and regression testing:

oFrom Legacy system (UNIX) through staging tables to Oracle database.

oTesting to see that the Integration objects are accurately passing data to the Front-end fields.

Security testing to ensure appropriate level of access to different user groups.

Prepared scripts for validation testing by business users.

March 2007 – June 2011

Del & Bel Nigeria Limited (Licensee of NIIT)

Deputy HOD, Software Engineering

As a faculty and Deputy Head of the Software Engineering Department, I undertook both field and administrative tasks relating to Software Engineering from training of clients (ICT Trainees) in various aspects of ICT like software development, project management and software testing to actual implementation, deployment and maintenance of both off-the-shelf and tailored software solutions. Other tasks were:

Review of Functional specification for test case development

Regression testing on deployment of new release versions to QA environment

Maintained bug tracking database for bugs found during test execution

Liaised with the Support, Database and Infrastructure teams during various stages of the software lifecycle

Security testing to ensure appropriate level of access to different user groups

Prepared scripts for validation testing by business users

Use Quality Centre as a defect management tool

Lead Test analysts for specific SAP testing

Mentoring new team members and test analysts

Making sure test analysts perform coverage and sanity testing of new SAP releases

Testing the catalogue content included deciding where and how to replicate material masters, service masters

Testing the process of reading the Microsoft Excel or text files, schedule the import, and insert the data

Use of SQL Queries to check data in back end SAP tables relating to each module

Use of T.OA.D to query backend Oracle 9i Database

Functional testing of all components

End-to-End testing of Deals from order placing through to confirmation and Settlement

I had extensive involvement within the regression testing

Using V-Module methodology throughout the software lifecycle

Defects reporting using excel spreadsheet

Preparation, scheduling execution of test scripts and analysis and documentation of all defects raised

Reviewing all bugs against System specification and determining if they are to be raised as bugs or change requests

UNIX environment and oracle back end

SQL to query the back-end of Oracle database

Writing and reviewing functional specification for test case development

Creating watch list and virtual portfolio for different online clients

Maintained bug tracking database for bugs found during test execution

April 2006 – March 2007

SoftQuestNig Ltd

Test Analyst

As a budding software designer and analyst, I was responsible for the completion of the following assignments

Design of system components using different UML tools like JUDE

Checking flow from the front end to the backend Database.

Querying the back end Database for Data retrieval using SQL

Scheduling of tests for both major and minor releases.

Evaluating of software elements against functional and business requirements to ensure they meet both business and functional requirement.

Designing Test criteria for testing GUI applications written in J-Developer front end.

Testing of software elements against formal testing documentation.

Liaise with Technical, Development and Operational Support groups regarding scheduling of testing.

Create reports and analysis on all tests carried out and distribute to relevant parties.

Tested security, content, performance, validation checks, banners and links on the website.

Tested various transactional modules on the website.

Websites were tested by testing each individual subsystem Login and registration, displaying appropriate error, area locator etc.

Production of various documents including Test approach, Test scope documents.

Checking code written in HTML/Java Script.

Testing of 3-Tier Web Architecture using ASP, IIS, VB and SQL Server 2000 as the Database Server.

Testing that applications developed in VB using ASP as Web front end retrieve appropriate and accurate data from Database for Web users.

Front end and back end of commercial website using SQL Server 2000 and IIS.

Testing the functionality of the website.

Checking and collating error codes in XML.

Checking web compatibility on different browsers, IE4, IE5, IE6 and Netscape..

Performance system test on stability, and functionality under load conditions.

Production of Test scripts.

Production of Test Documentation

Education

Masters in Information Technology

Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho.

BSc, Computing and its Practices

The OU, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Professional Diploma in Information Technology

Concentration in Software Engineering, Project management and Quality Assurance

National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT)

National Youth Service Corps

Certificate No. 000106824

Professional Certifications

Certified Software Test Manager

Certified Software Tester

ITIL v3 certification in IT Management

Certification in IBM/XML solution developer 1.1

SCJP certification in Java Programming

Microsoft Certified Professional

Certificate in First Aid and Emergency Response (from the Red Cross Society)

Foundation Certificate in Civilian Peacekeeping in Missions

Professional Affiliations

Professional Member, British Computer Society

Member, Nigeria Computer Society

Associate Member, Association of Computing Machineries, USA

Nigerian Red Cross Society (Voluntary Humanitarian Affiliation)

Referees

Mr. Moses Afemikhe

IT Quality Assurance Consultant

National Identity Management Commission, Abuja

+2348128318424

Mrs LydiaHagan

Course Director

Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Centre, Accra, Ghana

+233302718200

Mr Tobe Anoliefo

IT Consultant, Rivers Monorail Project,

Port Harcourt

+2348023014916



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