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Quality Assurance Engineer

Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
February 15, 2018

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Lev Fishman

Phone: 240-***-****



To acquire a position as a Software Quality Assurance Test Engineer where I can fully apply my knowledge and skills in the areas of Analysis, Regression, User Acceptance Testing and Test Automation.



US Citizen with over twenty (20) years of experience in System Engineering and Testing. Experience planning, implementing and managing Testing and Requirements efforts in Waterfall and Agile environments. Exceptional skills and knowledge in Quality Assurance (QA) and Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V)

Strong communication, organizational and analytical skills. Release Management and Production Support experience. Subject matter expertise of Insurance, Financial and Medical industries.


UFT, Selenium, JIRA, PVCS, ALM, IBM Rational Suite, QA Partner


ORACLE / SQL Server / Sybase / MS ACCESS

SQL, SQL*PLUS, PL/SQL, SQL Developer, Oracle Forms, Sybase SQL Anywhere, Sybase SQL Server



Senior Systems Analyst/QA

GEICO, Chevy Chase, Maryland 07/2001 –01/2018

Testing & Quality Assurance

Defined, prepared, and utilized testing approaches and standards towards Unit, Functional, Integration, Regression, System Testing, Load Testing and Performance Testing, as well as to migration of databases and software platforms from one version to another.

Developed test plans, scripts and scenarios for all required levels of QC testing including Unit, Functional, Integration, Regression, System Testing, Migration, Load Testing and Performance Testing.

Supervised and coordinated entire test teams on various projects.

Performed Application Testing on Mobile Devices for IOS and Android Platforms.

Recommended and specified optimal solutions based on applicable business, systems and industry requirements.

Analyzed physical and logical designs and tested company’s web application and database.

Performed load, stress and regression testing on over 70 lease replacement servers to make sure the client server based application functions properly.

Created and executed more than 800 manual and automated test cases.

Maintained and Executed Automated scripts using UFT and Selenium Tools.

Trained new team members to utilize the entire testing and documentation process.

Maintained database for tracking project status and project metrics.

Delivered test results, developed test activity reports and posted results on share drive for our Clients/CHO Officers.

Executed test plans and test cases, capturing and documenting all test results including defects in PVCS Tracker and JIRA, as well as provide testing status reporting.

Tested and analyzed Electronic Claims File and First Party Medical Applications which handles customers Claim and medical information (sensitive data clearance).

Single handedly manually tested and analyzed full medical bill review application known as Capricorn Management System (CMS) including Major Insurance Systems (Medicare, Policy and Billing)

Requirements Elicitation and Management

Collaborate with developers and business analysts during the system and functional requirements analysis, development and verification/testing process to ensure that the software development practices are followed.

Worked directly with Claim Home Office (CHO) representatives to extract business, functional, and system requirements and documented the gathered requirements using standard “system shall” statements and Use Case methodology.

Provided requirements engineering and management support of Automated Information Systems to the Electronic Claim File System.

Performed independent validation and verification of existing system requirements.

Facilitated requirements specification peer reviews with project stakeholders.

Managed requirements using IBM Rational Requisite Pro.

Worked with requirements accountability as a project progressed through its life cycle.

Developed Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTMx) reports.


Administrator for ECF and ATLAS applications: created and supported users’ profiles, roles and access permissions; and troubleshoot various connectivity issues.

Created configuration tracking documents.

Participated in periodically scheduled Microsoft patch testing and regional Disaster Recovery Projects (DRP)

Participated in checkout and verification activities to support the afterhours Production Release Process.

Lead Developers code and Testers Scenarios Reviews.

Advanced System Engineer / QA

Centech / CSC, Rockville, Maryland 02/1999 – 06/2001

Participated in full Cycle of the systems development from analysis of functional requirements to implementation, coding, and system testing.

Developed and designed graphical user interface for several sub-systems.

Developed reports for multi – conversational sessions during the execution of them in Windows NT.

Analyzed and decomposed user requirements.

Built validation procedures and functions as of regards to system requirements.

Developed scripts to automate database functions and query database tables.

Unit tested new reports and forms as well as compared with the existing system structures to assure system design requirements and functionality.

Created Test Plans and Cases for Integration, System and User Acceptance Testing.

Participated in database design, modeling, and normalization analysis.

Prepared software design documentation such as module requirements change identification, version incrementing, program comments and status reports.

Participated in full cycle of Peer Review Process.

Developed User Guidelines and documentation.


Insoft, Inc. Reston, Virginia 10/1996 – 02/1999


Participated in development, design, implementation, and maintenance of database management system for entire chain of security franchises; process and support security system orders, sales, maintenance, and repair. Responsible for software which maintained complete customer database, tracked accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger, and other financial data.

Participated in development, design, and maintenance of a subsystem for orders

processing, parts and accessories tracking and installations.

Participated in design and development of a new system for researching of the market conditions at local, regional, and national levels to determine potential sales.

Involved in full life cycle of the system development from the analyses of functional requirements to the system testing and implementation, testing and post-delivery system maintenance.

Responsible for some DBA activities: creating and altering database objects, roles, users, and granting privileges to other users.

EDUCATION: 1996 Software Quality Learning, Gaithersburg, MD

Programming Training: PowerBuilder and Oracle

1992 - 1996 University of Devonshire, UK

Bachelor of Science in Information Systems

1991 - 1992 Montgomery College, Rockville, MD

General Studies

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