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Erlanger, Kentucky, United States
January 11, 2018

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Erlanger, KY 41018



An experienced, hands-on QA Team Leader who has worked in numerous industries in both QA and Mainframe development areas. Skilled in HP ALM, Agile & Waterfall methodologies, SQL and business analysis, including designing, developing and implementing test plans, cases and QA processes


SQA Testing & Methodologies Regression & Negative Testing Functional Requirements

Test Plans, Cases & Processes UI & Compatibility Testing Defect/Bug Tracking

Standards & Documentation Data Interface & Migration Testing Test Strategies & Coverages


Fidelity Investments, Covington, Ky.

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer, Mar 2012 – Dec 2017

oImplemented several large financial clients into Fidelity using Agile method as QA lead of 3 member QA team

oExecuted test case scenarios & UFT scripts to achieve 100% coverage based on JIRA requirements

oCreated test plans and cases using HP ALM for web and client-based apps

oDeveloped SOAPui & SOAtest projects for data transmission simulations

oOrganized User Acceptance testing with Operations team

oCreated SQL queries for database validations

oMaintained defect and re-test status of all defects found

oCreated QA project status using Candor Dashboard

oMentored junior QA associates in QA processes

oTransferred application knowledge as SME

oPreemptive approach to QA support during release cycles

Fifth Third Bancorp, Cincinnati, Oh.

Lead Application Developer, Apr 2005 – Mar 2012

oDeveloped and published unit test cases for Mainframe Lockbox application for use by entire development team

oCompleted addition of multiple clients to Mainframe, Cobol-based Lockbox and EDI applications

oCustomized client additions to Commercial card application with external vendor TSYS

oUpdated all Lockbox, Integrated receivable and EDI documentation on continual basis

oSuccessfully managed offshore team of 5 developers as onshore liason

Analysts International, Inc.

Toyota Motor Manufacturing North America (Client), Erlanger, Ky.

Consultant, Sept 2004 – Apr 2005

oSuccessfully designed and implemented logic changes for key field enlargement on 30+ interfacing applications


4043 Deerchase Drive

Erlanger, KY 41018


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Schneider Electric Corporation, Florence, Ky.

Senior Information Systems Analyst, Dec 1998 – Sept 2004

oSuccessfully developed and implemented conversion of VSAM to DB2 Cost of Sales application which eliminated data errors and extended system availability

oDesigned data feeds between Mainframe DB2 applications and Unix, Oracle applications which greatly increased data reliability between platforms

oMaintained Cobol based Financial applications on both Mainframe and Unix

Ohio National Financial Services, Cincinnati, Ohio

Senior Programmer/Analyst, Aug 1996 – Dec 1998

oStreamlined and reduced production run-times by re-designing JCL setups for insurance billing applications

oAnalyzed Y2K logic in Billing applications & designed changes using tools such as Strobe and Hiperstation

oUpdated data scrub software to combine same customer data from several systems into one usable entity for multiple applications

oDocumented auto premium withdrawal application and published to development staff

Kroger Co., Cincinnati, Ohio

Senior Programmer/Analyst, Oct 1985 –Aug 1996

oSuccessfully co-ordinated Duns number conversion enabling quicker throughput of orders in all downstream Accounting applications

oIncreased efficiency by modifying data-entry screens for manufacturing plant operator pricing structures

oImproved vendor and receiver system delivery times with multiple enhancements using Anderson’s Method/1 SDLC

oUpgraded pricing logic in several Billing applications

oManaged problem resolution, monitored system and job flows, maintained peripherals and trained/mentored junior mainframe computer operators while at Data Center as Lead Computer Operator(1985-1990)


Associate Degree – Information Technology - Southern Ohio College – Cincinnati, OH

Anderson’s Method/1 SDLC

ITIL Certification – 2011

Lean and Agile Training and Certification – April 2016

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