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SW Test Lead/Engineer

Columbus, OH
March 31, 2018

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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.

Bearing Point

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

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