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Engineer Quality Assurance

Santa Clara, CA
March 28, 2018

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Quality Engineering Consultant ****-******-**

Up All Night

-Focused on continuous delivery

-Implemented bare bones integration using git & Jenkins

-Developed Unit tests in Java using eclipse/Junit

-Leveraged TestNG w/unit test frame work

-Wrote automation/Selenium (WebDriver)

Director Quality Engineering and Automation 2006-07 - 2015-03

Palantir Technologies

-Staffed 7 teams dedicated to Quality Engineering

-Responsible for vision, strategy, and leadership; scaling a quickly evolving – fast paced start-up

-Hired 75 contributors

-Successfully hit 70 percent code coverage with end-to-end GUI automation Java (FEST).

-Integrated whitebox tests with build system to execute per check-in

-Managed regression tasks, personnel and reporting

-Produced regression management system to determine manual and automated testing tasks (targeted regression) by using code coverage tools (EMMA, JaCoCo)

-Implemented performance / stress testing using cloud resources (aws, VMWare, xenserver) to simulate enterprise (staging) environments

-Provided bi-yearly reviews for managers and contributors

-Set compensation and bounces

-Lead contributors with career growth

Staff Automation/Performance Engineer 2002-05 - 2006-07


-Responsible for automating manual tests provided from different QA organizations (Global Payments, Fraud, Compliance)

-Developed proprietary test harness for end-to-end regression and configuration testing

-Automation architect; documented coding standards, examples and indoc program for new team members

-Interviewed most candidates; hired 20 automation engineers

-Developed performance tests using Silk Performer (BDL)

-Qualified functional and performance requirements for; supporting over 100 million users

-Worked with DoubleClick, The United States Postal Service, Wells Fargo and Omnitture for third-party integration

-Lead offshore team in India to scale automation efforts

-Documented performance test plans for major features

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer 2001-11 - 2002-03


-Developed automation using Rational Robot and Virtual User

-Responsible for automation and performance test suites

-Maintained test environments in WebLogic (J2EE/JSP/JMS)

Quality Assurance Manager 2001-07 - 2001-10


-Contract position writing and implementing tests in Perl

-Released bi-weekly builds to

-Ran stress tests simulating hundreds of users

-Examined API and database queries (PHP/Oracle)

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer 2001-02 - 2001-06


-Contract position to qualify subscription payment integration


-Developed white box tests in Perl

-Wrote test plans for regression

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer 2000-07 - 2001-02

Liquid Audio

-Wrote test plans and qualified Liquid Client and servers (audio streaming)

-Developed tools in Perl to directly test backend infrastructure (Oracle/Apache)

-Wrote API tests to off-load manual regression tasks

-Administrator MS SQL and Oracle servers for QA

Blue Box Quality Assurance Engineer 1995-08 - 2000-07

Apple Computer

-Wrote new feature and regression test plans for MAE (MacOS 9 emulation on HP/UX and Solaris)

-Tested manual requirements and legacy APIs for MacOS X (Blue Box)

-Developed automated tests (Virtual User/Mi5)

-Ran regression tasks (+firmware testing/net booting)

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