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QA Analyst Software Engineer Tester

Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
February 20, 2018

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Olga Petrova

Alpharetta, Georgia *****

Cell: 678-***-**** Home: 678-***-****


Result-driven Quality Assurance professional with solid knowledge in manual software testing. Enthusiastic and a quick learner, skilled at developing new and innovative solutions to solve complex problems. Extensive experience in writing test plans, test scripts, test cases creation/execution and analyzing the test results. Debugging and analytical problem solving skills with passion for quality. Career focus has been in:

Test Plans, Cases & Processes

Scripting & Documentation

Function Testing

Regression & Negative Testing

System Integration (SIT)

Acceptance (UAT)

Agile and Waterfall models

Requirements analysis

Process Creation & Implementation

Production Defects

Customer-Needs-Focused Discovery

Test planning, scheduling

Scrum Master

End-user training

Manage offshore resources


Programming environment:

Windows 7,8,10,Vista, XP

IBM systems running MS-DOS UNIX

Methodologies: Agile, Waterfall

Databases: IBM DB2, Oracle, MS SQL Server, MS Access

Programming: XML, SQL, HTML, Cobol, CICS, JCL, DB2, SPUFI, Java

Applications/Software: Web, Database, PFL, TIBCO EMS

Tools: SoapUI, Kafka, Eslipse, WinSCP, Git, Jenkins, Putty

Defect Tracking Tools: Jira, Quality Center


RICHLAND TECHNOLOGIES - Duluth, GA Aug. 2017 – Dec.2017

Aviation &Aerospace

QA Analyst/Auditor

As a member of the Quality Assurance team provided independent oversight of the safety critical software and hardware development activities including:

Software and hardware planning documents review for compliance to applicable certification authority and industry standards

Software and hardware requirements reviews

Software architectural and detailed design reviews

Requirements and verification cases traceability analysis and review

Quality assurance audits including process, requirements and test case sampling audits

Certification liaison

Software and hardware was developed for Head-Up Display (HUD) and Enhanced Vision System (EVS) products deployed on multiple aircraft platforms.

Technology & Tools Used: IBM Rational Software (ClearCase & ClearQuest), Visual Studio, SQL, ADA, VxWorks, SVN, OnTime.

MACY’S SYSTEM AND TECHNOLOGY - Duluth, GA Jan 2011 – March 2017

Public Company: Retail Aviation &Aerospace

QA Analyst/Test Advocate

As a member of Order Capture/Order Management team responsible for testing and validation of on-going development projects related to orders processing. Work with development teams with impact assessments and risk analysis. Work with various departments and internal teams included .com, POS, Credit System, ReD Credit, Enterprise Payment System, and Loyalty.

Coordinated and supervised the daily activities for off-shore testers

Set priorities for the testing team to ensure task completion

Effectively communicated and reported defects, which are identified in different phases of testing

Generated defect reports, bugs validation with tools Quality Center, Jira

Performed Functional, Smoke, Integration, System, Ad-hoc, Regression and User Acceptance testing for Order Capture/Order Management application

Worked with development teams with impact assessments and risk analysis

Review and gap analysis of the requirements.

Participated in test design and creation of automation test.

Served as SCRUM Master. Conducted every day SCRUM, planning, retrospective, grooming sessions

Knowledge of continuous integration and continuous delivery tools like Git, Jenkins

Conducted Functional verification testing involving Black box and API level testing

Projects included: Credit cards/Gift cards test, Store Availability, Buy Online Pick-up In store, Same Day Delivery, E Commerce decouple order capture, Loyalty, Plenti Points, PayPal payments, Enterprise Payment Foundation, SmartPOS NCR (register testing), IWM (Integrated Workforce Management)

Technology & Tools Used: SoapUI, Eclipce, Java, Quality Center, CICS, SQL, SPUFI, Web XML, Platinum, Git, WSDL, Putty and Jenkins

ALPHA EMBEDDED, LLC - Duluth, GA March 2009-Jan 2011

Aviation & Aerospace industry

Alpha Embedded is a software engineering firm providing a broad range of communication and electronic systems and products used on military, homeland security and commercial platforms.

QA/Technical Auditor

Architected and implemented QA processes (e.g., defect tracking, test case management, automated testing strategies, etc.) for Alpha’s first Agile team.

Created and released the SQAP, Software QA Manual, reviewed and approved all project software artifacts and process documentation.

Organized and led all software review boards (SSR, PDR, CDR, TRR and FQR). Witnessed and audited all formal qualification tests and test results prior to delivery.

Performed in-house audits of software engineering teams’ process compliance to ISO-9001 and AS9001/9006, prior to a successful audit by ISO certification authorities.

Technology & Tools Used: ADA, Mantis, Rational ClearCase, Rational Rose

MACY’S SYSTEM AND TECHNOLOGY - Duluth, GA Nov 2007 – Jan 2009

Public Company: Retail

Test Advocate - Contract

Provided QA testing support for mainframe, Web – XML- mainframe application

Worked on Balance, Order Fulfillment, Multi-Channel, and Warehouse Management System (WMS) projects

Delivered Full SDLC milestone documentation.

Developed test plans describing the test approach, strategy, environment, and schedule.

Developed test cases according to the Requirements and Design Specifications

Executed test scripts and monitored test results

Technology & Tools Used: SoapUI, Team Foundation Server (TFS), CICS, SQL, SPUFI, Web XML, Platinum

Anthem/ BCBSGA - Atlanta, GA June 1999- Sep 2007

Public Company; 10,001 or more employees; Information Technology and Services industry

Sr. Mainframe Programmer /QA Analyst

As primary test engineer conducted all phases of testing of NASCO software application.

Responsible for writing Master/Iteration/Feature test plans and Exit reports for all cycles that are released to QA for testing.

Analyzed business requirements and development design documentation and translated requirements to test cases

Collaborated with project manager by providing estimates for QA tasks for entry into project plan.

Participated in the Status Meetings to discuss defects with Business Analyst and Project Manager.

Ensure that project teams complied with the defect work flow in Quality Center

Technology & Tools Used: COBOL, JCL, SQL, File Aid, Intertest, XPED, QMF, SPUFI, CICS, DB2, Platinum, Quality Center, Flex.

Sr. Mainframe Programmer

Responsible for full life cycle mainframe application development, production support, maintenance, and testing.

Served as a member of production/support teams for Claims/Membership Applications, NASCO, and Finance.

Projects: Medicare Part D, HIPPA, Agent Commission Process, QCARE Benefit application updates, SOX Compliance, Claims processing system conversion.

Technology & Tools Used: COBOL, JCL, SQL, File Aid, Crystal Reports, Intertest, XPED, CICS, DB2, Abend-Aid, Syncsort, Control – M, SPUFI, Platinum, UNIX, Oracle


St. Petersburg State University - St. Petersburg, Russia

Minor in Computer Science


Scrum Master training, JIRA training

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