Software QA/Test Engineer
Expert in participating in full software development life cycle from requirements through implementation
Several years of experience in reviewing all requirements and writing the test strategies for several projects.
Able to build and execute testing strategies and implement all aspects of E2E system integration.
Able to develop test plans and lead the team that implements test plans; develop quality assurance standards; and define and track quality assurance metrics.
Able to test production software of high complexity to ensure quality through the use of automated and manual system tests.
Able to lead development, modification and evaluation of automated and manual software test plans used to test and optimize software on multiple projects.
Led teams in running quality assurance programs to test, identify, reproduce and report defects in software.
Experience in analyzing multiple paths of testing utilizing a risked based approach. Including the identification of any potential test automation candidates.
Bachelors of Science in Management/Logistics
Park University, Parkville, MO Graduated/Diploma
Oracle (Ver. 10, 7.3, 7.1) SQL Server, DB2, Sybase; SQL, PL/SQL, Java 2.0, J2EE, Solaris 2.8, HP-UX 11.2, IBM AIX 4.3.2, Windows NT, Win 95/98/2000/2010, Linux/Unix server platforms, TFS
Testing Tools: MS Office Suite, Visio, HP-ALM, QTP, WinRunner, Load Runner, Test Director, Test Partner, Rational Test Manager, QA Run, CARS
Sr. Business Analyst and Test Specialist 01/2014 to 03/2017
Created, demonstrated and communicated Testing Vision/Strategy
Oversaw various Test Tools, Test Environment configuration and Test Data Management
Interpreted business requirements, business processes, technical architecture and design
Defined and analyze testing methods and advise on best solutions and techniques
Led verification and validation at all stages of the delivery lifecycle
Led Impacting and Estimation, Test Planning, Management and Control
Ohio Department of Public Safety
Sr. Business Analyst /QA Test Lead Consultant 06/2013 to 12/2013
Interpret business requirements, business processes, technical architecture and design
Wrote Data Flow Diagrams utilizing Visio.
Wrote Test Strategy, Test cases/scenarios for the ATPS System.
Conducted extensive mainframe testing on the ATPS System.
Validated ATPS test cases/scenarios by executing tests in the ATPS Application.
Documented testing defects and wrote test results documentation.
Executed Load, Stress, System, Mainframe and Regression testing on ATPS System Application.
Wrote Test Cases and Test Scripts for Automated Titling System.
Burger King Headquarters
Sr. Business Analyst / QA Lead / Test Manager 06/2012 to 05/2013
Served as Test Manager/Quality Assurance Manager for all testing activities on the project. Responsible for reporting all testing activities, documentation and reporting of testing status to the Project Director.
Served as the Test Manager responsible for writing the Test Strategy Document.
Served as the Lead Business Analyst and ETL Test Lead.
Executed Informatica data query data (SQL queries)
State of Ohio, Bureau of Workers Compensation
Lead Business Analyst / Test Lead Consultant 02/2012 to 05/2012
Wrote Work Breakdown Structure for Test Team Project Tasks.
Wrote Test Strategy, Testing Plans, Test Scripts and Testing Schedule for Test Team.
Conducted mainframe testing.
Big Lots Distribution Center/Nationwide Insurance
Test Lead / Lead Business Analyst 06/2011 to 01/2012
Wrote Use Cases for retail distribution projects. Wrote detailed requirements on retail distribution projects. Wrote Test Strategy, testing the scripts based on the technical/functional requirements of distribution projects.
Conducted mainframe testing on the Big Lots retail distribution system.
JP Morgan Chase
Sr. Business Analyst / Test Analyst 10/2009 to 06/2011
Developed and updated functional requirements/specifications which included Use Cases, Mockups, Formula Sheets, Flow Charts, Traceability Matrix etc.
Worked with the development and QA teams to explain the functional requirements.
Responsible for writing the Test Strategy, conducted testing during the development phase, and validated / testing defects during the QA/UAT phase of the project. Provided production support and conducting risk analysis.
IV&V / Business Analyst /Sr. Consultant 12/2007 to 09/2009
Collected, documented and validated a set of business and technical requirements.
Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
Wrote Technical Assessment Reports.
United States Marine Corps Honorably Discharged