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Engineer Quality

Canton, Massachusetts, United States
May 18, 2018

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Leverage my Software Quality Assurance and product Development-Management experience. Highly effective as either heavy individual contributor or principal quality engineer in a collaborative team focused at any phase of software development lifecycle (SDLC) project utilizing either Open-source stacks or Microsoft framework Technologies.

Strong manual and automation experience in WEB and mobile based application testing of n-tier architectures utilizing wide array of technologies with immediate adaptation to either Agile Framework or Waterfall-RUP methodologies. Strong specialty in Functional testing – To increase test life cycle script automation efficiency and effectiveness, regression, fast acceptance simple test; Non-functional testing Automation – For load, stress, volume, security testing; capacity planning, hardware scaling, bottle-neck analysis, performance optimization, generating metric data for Test Process Improvement, augmenting-quantifying-qualifying test artifacts and maintenance for re-usability.


Programming Languages (AUT Code QA’ed)

VB.NET Suite, C#, C++, Java

RDBMS, NoSQL, Internet & Application Servers

Microsoft SQL MS 2010 IIS, ORACLE Weblogic, IBM Websphere, MySQL, Apache Server, MongoDB

Test Suite Tools experience & Scripting

VB & Java Script, Bourne Shell, Power Shell, Windows Scripting Host (WSH), Python, Selenium 2.0, TestNG.

Functional & Non-functional (Automation Tools)

HP Quality Center (QC – QTP) Unified Functional Testing (UFT) with ALM LoadRunner SiteScope (Monitoring).

Rational Robot.

Defect Tracking, IDE, Build Automation, SCM & CI

Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Team Foundation Server (TFS-UFT 2012), IBM Rational ClearQuest RQM RTC

(Open-Source Environment) - Maven/Jenkins-GitHub, Ant, Junit, Eclipse

Front-end/Back-end test O/S Platforms-Mobile Devices

Windows, Linux, UNIX, iOS, Android Operating Systems - SAP Web- Solution Manager R/3 GUI platform.

Web Browsers

Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer (IE), Chrome.

Protocols, Security, Standards, Technologies, Topologies, Techniques, Authentication & Tools

SoapUI Pro.v4, XMLSpy, Postman,, SSO-Oauth-SAML, XML-XSD, CRUD-PGPD, BI, ETL, EDI, HTTP, SSL, TCP/IP, FTP-Telnet,, Informatica, WebEx, MS Lync, HL7, HIPAA

Web Development & Testing environment

Working knowledge of, ADO, ODBC, JDBC, JVM, JRE, SQL, HTML, CSS, XML and etc…

Strong concepts of Middleware Architecture, SOAP components, Web Services API, SOA, Restful API hypermedia transfer testing of JSON payload - Graphics, audio, video, plain text, hyperlinks etc...

Deploying, configuring and optimizing VMWare, MS Virtual Servers, DHCP, DNS, IIS, J2EE Compliant servers.


Scrum Product Owner Accredited Certification (SPOAC), an International SCRUM Institute, (Authorized Certification ID: 0681-866-***-****) (2015)

Scrum Master Accredited Certification (SMAC), an International SCRUM Institute, (Authorized Certification ID: 3507-1904710028) (2015)

Certified Tester - Foundation Level (CTFL), an International Software Testing Qualification Board, (Cert #: 10-CTFL-00663-USA) (2010)

Business Analyst Certified: B2T Training Certification Program, endorsed by International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) (2010)

Business Analyst Associate: B2T Training Certification Program, endorsed by International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) (2009)


HarbourVest Partners LLC: Lead QA (Contractor) (03/2017 – 11/2017)

Spearheaded test analysis, test design and defect management lifecycle for complex private equity investment structures, calculations, work-flows, and regulatory requirements facilitated by test case development, quantifying to qualify development and customization efforts of eFront, Private Equity web-based Portal software solution, containing entity records management of Funds, Investors, Contacts, Partnerships, Deals and Companies objects.

Main Accountabilities: Formulate best testing practices which includes: Transforming test cases to re-usable automation components. Engage in business requirement information gathering and elicitation and business requirement gap analysis identification during test case creation. Defining automation strategy and applying appropriate automation technologies to meet the short and long term quality goals. Developing and maintaining test automation frameworks, solutions and automated test scripts. Automation ROI projections, cataloging reusable components, and identification of automatable test cases along with possible shared functions for automation initiatives.

Continuous test case generation through-out toll-gate iterations. Primarily improve test case creation process and transform testing artifacts into a robust blue-print to achieve companywide road-map initiative for constructing functional automation suite establishment, not limited to non-functional automation and integration testing efforts. Lead QA planning, design, development and execution of test processes, test plans and test scripts for development projects. Work with other QA Specialists to define and improve testing methods and approaches through test plan reviews and process enhancements. Performed front to back system error checking both with test plans and without test plans, side by side testing of new functionality for newly developed applications and enhancements for internal customers.

Skills & Technology utilized includes, Ranorex functional automation tool, MS-SQL, MS-Visual Studio, Perforce TestTrack, Micro-Strategy BI Report testing, EMC Documentum integration testing via Messaging Hub from various data sources, ETL Source-target integration validation, Informatica-MS SSIS package dataflow validation, Treasury Workstation (TWS) & Personal Trading Control Central (PTCC) Integration testing,

SunLife Financial: Senior Quality Assurance Analyst (Contractor) (09/2015 – 01/2017)

Under limited supervision, coordinated daily tasks with global Sun Life Financial local and Off-shore Project Managers, Business Analysts, Testers and Developers to ensure new business for Variable Universal Life Insurance (VUL & GVUL) financial web-portal platform conforms to requirements based on specification and procedures in Business Requirements, as well as Design specification documentation such as wire-frames, data mappings & transformation, state transitional diagrams, metadata inventory, user role permissions-events matrixes, Business Rule Engine (BRE) architectural and business logic documentation.

Main Accountabilities: Engaged during inception phase developing test strategy/test cases for both the new business client case workflow Coordinator web-based UI integration into the Case/Policy/Underwriting life-cycle processing management web-portal application, not limited to systems end-to-end integration testing to meet testing requirements and system design. Validated proper operational validation, defect detection-logging, analysis and coordinating removal of defects. Documenting anomalies and ways to resolve them; reporting progress on problem resolution to management. Devising improvements to current procedures; develop models of possible future configurations. Performed workflow analysis and continuous integration-regression testing. Collaborated projects as part of an Agile/Scrum team and hybrid-SDLC.

Skills utilized includes, SQL with solid knowledge in writing SQL queries including joins, UI and Front-Backend testing with legacy/SQL database, Integration testing with solid experience on end to end for data passing upstream/downstream), Web Services/XML validation via Messaging Center, Data Mining/Setup static vs. dynamic by finding necessary data and working with business community domain experts to utilize data from other projects or setting up data. Performing High Volume/Reusable/Efficiency testing

Technology used: ALM-UFT, Quality Center (QC), BugZero, XML payload analysis via Message Center (ESB), XMLSpy, iHUB, FileNet P8, LDAP to Enterprise address book, SMTP-Lotus Domino, Lotus Notes client, SSO, JDBC. Platform-Linux Ubuntu 12+, Web/App Server-WebLogic12c, DB-MS SQL Server 2014; Browser Client: IE-11

Ganymede Energy: Product Owner-Quality Engineer (Consulting) (02/2015 – 07/2015)

Remote/Site Projects:

Responsible as a Product Owner/Liaison/Quality Engineer for software product development initiatives across virtual team Agile Framework locations. Establishing test strategies, QA standards and Scrum processes for Oil & Gas sales transactions. Stream-lined software requirements in-line with testing objectives. Pre-process planning of DevOps turn-key solutions to build, preserve, catalog, automating and to deploy mainly Infrastructures as a Service (IaaS) Cloud/Virtualization built on native and hosted hardware for staging deployments. Itemized and prioritized Product Backlog Items/Scrum release planning with colleagues; Collaborated authoring, refining and executing user stories.

Technology used: Skype, Net meeting, Vmware-Oracle Virtual Server, Linux/Windows, Trac (Integrated SCM & PM), MVC, BDD, Ruby on Rails, Nginx, mod_rails, HTML, JavaScript, AJAX, CSS, Apache, MySQL.

MassMutual Life Insurance Company: Snr. Software Validation/Automation Engineer (04/2012 – 09/2014)

Projects: Automation Regression-Smoke Testbed establishment for MassMutual main website (, MassMutual Mobile App and SAP ERP HCM Modules with state-transitional workflow paradigm throughout Automation Test lifecycle (ATLC) with keyword-driven automation regression systems (KWARTS )internal developed framework with HP QTP ALM-UFT v.11; Selenium Web drivers/IDE/Grid to uniquely locate web elements-properties-attributes for read-get-set-update operations and for extending functions libraries, where best applicable. Coordinated, collected and developed 2503 validation outlines-use cases through technical walk-through sessions for HR HCM processes, website design-development and the MM suite of AppStore Apps projects. Formulated robust test cases to create blueprints for automation. Utilized HP QTP-ALM UFT for SAP HR HCM automation, Selenium tools for functional web sites testing, SoapUI Pro/XMLSpy/Postman tools for Web services request-responses via HTTP and Restful API-JSON post-get-put-delete operations for graphics, audio, video, plain text, hyperlinks and document payloads testing via URI.

Technology used: Java, MS .NET, SAP Netweaver, SAP R/3 Solution Manager-Client Portal, VBScripting VB.NET

Test Management & Tools: (HP ALM-QC), Test Automation Tools (HP ALM-UFT), SAP Add-ins, Selenium Web drivers/IDE/Grid multi-browser testing with TestNG, Postman-XMLSpy-SoapUI Pro, VMWare-virtualization, MS TFS Mobile test Emulators.

American Student Assistance (ASA): Senior Quality Assurance (Contractor) (09/2011 – 03/2012)

Projects: Performed front-end and back-end validation and verification for Loan and Debt management system, a web-based portal; Generation of test cases from assigned user stories; Back-end data validation destined to Operational Data Store (ODS) and Avectra Membership Relational Management (CRM) databases through complex queries with multi-joins, data mapping table, business rules, XSD Canonicals; Testing of operations for various type of services in the environment with SoapUI, TKO Lisa, and MS Visual Studio developer workstation setup for service unit testing; SAS file automated file processing and validation for inbound/outbound transfer with Lombardi BPMS Software schedulers file watcher/undercover agent (UCA); Stored procedures and triggers validation; SCRUM, Agile, defect tracking & resolution.

Technology used: MS Visual Studio v2005, C#, MS Developer workstation guidance automation extensions & Toolkit 2008. HP Quality Center, Software- Lombardi Business Process Management System (BPMS), Avectra CRM, Xweb, iWeb, Database- SQL v8 R2. D/M- Quality Center v10 Back-end Test tools- XMLSpy

BJ’s WHOLESALE CLUB: Test Lead (04/2008 – 06/2011)

Projects: Performed enterprise test assessment approach, test process development, improvement and application of various quality assurance strategies, approaches and methodologies; Manual and functional/non-functional automated testing; POS software/hardware upgrade; Middleware Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) implementation.

ADP/PeopleSoft Upgrade Project - Furnished entire performance testing architecture, capacity & hardware scaling for PeopleSoft HCM v.9 Upgrade & TJX-to-ADP after Payroll Implementation not limited to load and performance testing.

Middleware Layer Infrastructure Project – Collaborating component testing with SOA-BI team-mates. Validated common services for Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) and Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) capabilities. Developed parameter driven ETL test scenarios for mapping source systems to target data warehouse utilizing Informatica source system profiling.

Test Process Improvement – Continuous Test Process Improvement (TPI).

Test Capabilities and Test Strategy Initiatives Project – Augmented Capabilities Maturity Model Integration (CMMi) through assessment, analysis, and synthesis to augment QA processes.

Technology used: Software- Oracle database10g, Bea Weblogic 9.2 & Tuxedo 9.1, PeopleTools 8.49, PeopleSoft HRMS 9.0, HP LoadRunner, HP Sitescope; Hardware – UNIX Application and Database servers, and L2 load balancing.

PAPERTHIN INCORPORATED: QA Lead - Manager (03/2005 – 01/2008)

Established QA initiatives ground up for a web content management system (CMS) software product. Managed entire SQA processes through demonstrated leadership, supervised 7 QA Analysts located off-shore teams while coordinating product related testing with the Development, Technical Support, Product Management and Sales.

Environment: Unique clientele configurable test scenarios, build deployment automation, virtual test machine setup, Coldfusion MX application, Apache and IIS web servers configuration and SQL-MySQL-Oracle database setup/creation, browser compatibility testing, multiple version defect verification, and SP checklist verification, Multi-browser testing, Selenium RC, JVM, Eclipse, Junit-Ant.

McKESSON CORPORATION: QA Automation - Consultant (04/2004 – 04/2005)

Spearheaded and better strategize functional automation testing efforts to achieve 85% automation goal from 20% within 9 months period for overall regression testing comprising up to 600 core test cases for McKesson Care Enhanced Medical Products, a web-based patient check-ins and disease management application portal.

Environments: IBM Websphere/BEA Weblogic/JBoss Application servers, Loadrunner (LR), Oracle, MS SQL and MS Access databases, SQABasic scripting using Rational Robot, Smoke tested using with latest acquired QTP from existing frameworks of IBM Rational Robot scripts, HIPAA, SSL, HL7, Security and new installs/upgrades validation.

IO-NET SYSTEMS: Operation Manager, NE Region. (2003 – 2004)

Point-of-sale (POS) software upgrade & new hardware roll-out for new merchant services sales.

FIDELITY INVESTMENTS (Marketing Information Group): Senior QA Engineer - Contractor (2000 – 2002)

Projects: Data integrity testing related to CRM project, Exchange Software “Slicer” for campaign management; End-to-end/Functional testing and validation for website,

Environments: n-Tier Architecture, ORACLE, PL/SQL queries, SQL Plus, Brio Query Designer 6.0., J2EE, Siebel 7 and PeopleSoft eLead.

INTELLUTION INCORPORATED: Senior QA Engineer - Consultant (2000 – 2000)

CAHNERS PUBLISHING COMPANY: Web Application Validation & Performance QA - Consultant (1999 – 2000)

RELIABLE SOFWARE: API Object Tester (1999 – 1999)

CONCORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC: Network Software QA Engineer - Contractor (1999 – 1999)

VERITAS SOFTWARE: Desktop Management Software QA Engineer - Contractor (1998 – 1999)


Collaborative Software Development: Using IBM Rational Team Concert version 1.0 (RTC) Tool (2009)

Test & Quality Management: Using IBM Rational Quality Manager version 2.0 (RQM) Tool (2009)

Microsoft Training: 2433B-MS VB Scripting Edition & WSH Essentials (December-2013)

Microsoft Training: 10550A-Programming in VB.NET with Visual Studio 2010 (December-2013)


Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering Technology

Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston MA (1988)

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