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Engineer Quality Assurance

Location:
San Diego, California, 92110, United States
Posted:
November 28, 2017

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Keith Ahlstrom

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San Diego, CA *****

ac3ioe@r.postjobfree.com

619 ***-**** (Cell)

619 ***-**** (Home)

Professional

Summary:

Over 20 years of experience with software QA test engineering.

Four years of experience testing Portfolio Management Software.

Six years hardware device testing.

Two years plus experience in On-line Help Systems.

Software Test Team Lead experience (e.g. Lead tester on FDA approved project).

ISO 9001 experience.

Software and Hardware test plan design and implementation.

Software training.

Website design/web server maintenance.

LAN/web server administration and maintenance.

Build/Release Engineer for both software and hardware code.

Authorized Beta site for: Adobe, Microsoft, E-Frontier, Daz3d, HiveWire 3D, Smith Micro.

Associate Degree Computer Science.

Mobile test plan development.

Concepts (IOS/Mobile) beta site.

Technical

Summary:

Mercury Test Director, QA Partner, Rational Clear Case, Jira, JAVA, OnTime 2007,

HTML, XML, ASP, YouTrack, Test Complete, Test Rail, Microsoft Office Application suite, Ubuntu Cucumber/Selenium, Confluence, Android Studio, qTest, BDD Test Development.

Experience:

May 2017

To Present Tritech,

San Diego, CA

Software Quality Assurance Lead Engineer.

Dispatch Software.

QA tester on new software releases.

Tested Windows desktop app and mobile client.

Developed automated tests using Test Complete for client configuration testing.

Lead QA improvement.

Created Manual test cases for Windows Client software.

April 2015

To March 2017 ReverseVision,

San Diego, CA

Software Quality Assurance Lead Engineer.

Reverse Mortgage Software.

Lead Tester for new software Integrations.

Tested both windows products and web based software product.

Modeled automated tests using Critical Logic DTT and Ranorex test tools.

Created test and release reports using qTest.

Tested Rest Web Client software using Postman.

Trained QA engineers.

Created Manual test cases for Windows Client software.

Participated in daily SCRUM.

December 2014

To March 2015 Verasco, LLC (Contract)

San Diego, CA.

Software/Hardware Quality Assurance Lead Engineer.

Insulin Pump controlled via Android Tablet.

Created test documentation for FDA testing.

Developed Manual and Appium test cases to test Android Handset and Insulin Pump.

Verified Handset using Junit tests.

Executed and documented for FDA Insulin Pump test cases.

Wrote software and hardware test cases.

December 2013

To December 2014 ResMed, Inc

San Diego, CA.

Hardware/Software Quality Assurance Lead Engineer.

Web Controlled Sleep Apnea medical device.

Developed Manual and Automated Cucumber test cases for hardware and web site.

Verified ResMed medical device hardware communication.

Tested ResMed Java based web software and database backend.

Wrote procedures for training new staff.

Tested API with Restful interface via Postman.

August 2011

To October 2013 MindTouch, Inc

San Diego, CA.

Quality Assurance Lead Engineer/Quality Assurance Manager.

Web based documentation tool.

Reduced Defect back log by 95 percent

Executed both manual and automated test scripts.

Organized QA process and defect documentation.

Designed and created weekly release test process.

Trained QA staff.

Wrote Test procedures/Test cases for manual execution.

August 2010

To July 2011 Intuit (Contract Apex Systems)

San Diego, CA.

Software Quality Assurance Lead Engineer.

Live Community web based help system.

Implemented QA process for the Live Community Help System.

Confirmed field bug reports.

Verified defect fixes.

Documented Test procedures.

Developed mobile test solution.

Set up automated test harness.

August 2007 Anchor General Insurance

To July 2010 San Diego, CA.

Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer.

Web Based Auto Insurance.

Supervised QA process.

Designed White Box and Black Box test procedures.

Created defect reports.

Trained Test staff.

Executed test scripts for a .Net application on Microsoft XP Professional using Internet Explorer 6-8 and Firefox web browser.

March 2007 First American/eAppraiseIt (Contract via Tri Staff Group)

To June 2007 San Diego, CA.

Lead Software Quality Assurance Engineer.

Mortgage Insurance.

Developed test plans and documentation.

Implemented QA process.

Wrote White Box and Black Box verification scripts for .Net application.

Setup automated defect tracking using OnTime 2007.

Created build and release procedure for web site.

Implemented project wide QA test standards and defect tracking process.

Executed test scripts on Microsoft XP Professional, Windows NT, Windows 2000..

January 2007 Aviatech (Contract via Outsource Technical)

To March 2007 San Diego, CA.

Lead Quality Assurance Engineer.

Nurse passage website.

Tested AMN NursePassage Web site.

Lead design reviews.

Created complete test documentation.

Developed Functional Specification.

Designed system tests scripts.

Deployed new code releases to servers.

Tracked defects using Gemini.

Executed test scripts on Microsoft XP Professional and Macintosh OS X.

October 2006 Defense Web (Contract via KForce)

To January 2007 San Diego, CA.

Software Quality Assurance Test Engineer.

DOD website.

Tested My Army Life Too web site.

Developed initial test documentation.

Designed system tests scripts (Black Box and White Box).

Executed test scripts on Microsoft XP Professional and Windows 2000 operating system.

Created test outlines and test scripts for new investment product software.

June 2003 LPL Financial (Contract Eastridge)

To October 2006 San Diego, CA.

Software Quality Assurance Engineer.

Stock management software.

Tested LPL Portfolio Manager Report system.

Tested LPL Web Application software.

Developed test strategies from BRD documentation.

Developed Test Director Scripts for automating test processes.

Designed system smoke tests.

Executed test scripts on Microsoft XP Professional and Windows 2000 operating systems.

Created test outlines and test scripts for new investment product software.

Verified new software builds and product releases.

Reviewed and tested software defect corrections.

Defect tracking using Mercury Test Director and Test Script management.

Tested both web application and installed version written in C++.

July 2001 CardioNet

To May 2003 San Diego, CA.

Hardware/Software Quality Assurance Test Engineer.

Heart monitor system.

Managed test team on released FDA approved product.

In charge of all system level testing, managing two other testers.

Developed the test plans for all of the code for both software and hardware. Once the plan was developed, executed the test plans and prepared test reports for code release.

Hired as initial tester to develop testing plans and documentation.

Developed and implemented test procedures for system hardware and software.

Developed and tested software and hardware for 510k FDA approval.

Designed and executed test plan on the Windows 2000 and Windows NT operating systems.

Led system test design and test procedure planning and reviews.

Manually verified beta code and build testing.

Managed software configuration using ANT.

Managed software build releases.

Created and release new code drops to hardware device.

Created and maintained FDA test documentation library.

September 1995 3 COM Primary Access

To June 2001 San Diego, CA

Software Systems Tester/Hardware Quality Assurance Technician/Software Engineer

Rack mounted modems.

Developed test plans and documentation for ISO 9001 approved system testing.

Developed and implemented test procedures for Windows, Unix-based products, and embedded software products.

Designed and executed test plan on multiple platforms including Windows NT, 2000, Unix Lynx, and Solaris.

Planned and reviewed system designs, software and test procedures.

Verified beta code and build testing.

Managed Software Configuration using Rational Clear Case.

Performed daily software builds and merged code from remote sites.

Developed the test plans for the code. Once a plan was developed, executed the test plans and reported the results to the Engineering team.

When a new build of code was generated, ran regression test on the code to make sure that the new build has not broken any of the existing areas.

Once the new code passed a baseline or smoke test, verified bug fixes in the code, and verified new features and functionality.

Web experience using ASP, XML, and Visual Basic.

Extensive experience using Segue Software QA Partner for test automation.

Led bug review/triage meetings.

Maintained test documentation library.



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