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Lewis Center, OH
September 19, 2018

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Brian Kemerling

Home: 740-***-****

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Cell Phone: 614-***-****

Lewis Center, Ohio 43035

QA Lead Tester

Experienced QA Test Lead with proven system testing resulting in high quality application delivery. Possess a unique set of quality assurance skills through all phases of software delivery. Experienced at creating and leading system test plans, execution and quality reviews with the business.

Technical Skills Summary


MS SQL Server, SSIS, SSRS, Quality Center (QC), QMF, TFS, SoapUI, WATIR, Eclipse, Pivotal Tracker, Mercury/HP Quick Test Professional (QTP), Waterfall Methodologies, Agile Methodologies.


Tableau, Web application testing (.NET and Java), Mobil Testing, Track-It, RSPEC, Cucumber, Ruby, WATIR, Janova, RSPEC, Guidewire Contact Center, Guidewire Policy Center, COBOL, COBOL II, COBOL 390, CICS, HTML, IMS, QMF, DB2, Oracle, Syncsort, File-Aid, Visio, Expediter, ChangeMan, Endeavor, Abend-Aide, Intertest, Install I, Platinum, SDF II, ZEKE, HIPERSTATION, PDSMAN, Front Page and Assembler.

Operating Systems:

Microsoft Windows 7, 2000, XP, 9x,

Database Systems:

SQL, DB2, Oracle, IMS

Education: University of Central Missouri

Professional Experience

The Judge Group September 2017 – May 2018

Westerville, Ohio

QA Consultant at JP Morgan Chase

Working on equipment and software certification testing for the Praesto project.

Created Excel macros in order to assist me with my testing duties.

Testing compatibility of phones with the new phone system.

Using Wire Shark and Empirix to capture and analyze phone leg information being tested.

Performing NICE phone testing for recorded phone calls.

Performing Red Box phone testing for recorded phone calls.

TEKsystems May 2017 – June 2017

Dublin, Ohio

QA Consultant at Huntington Bank

Building tests from requirements documents for Hogan and EDS to be uploaded into QC.

Building requirements to be uploaded into QC.

Attended meetings with BSA’s pertaining projects.

Using QMF in order to validate or mine data for testing purposes.

PayFlex/American Health Holding/Aetna November 2011 – March - 2017

New Albany, Ohio

QA Analyst

Worked with the Tableau application in order to create and access data for the company.

Working with EMR and HMR records.

Mocked up credit card transactions in order to make sure the debit and credit transactions were handled properly.

Building, reviewing and executing tests for .Net applications CBAS, HealthHub, Mobil testing and HealthHub Back Office.

Worked with the developers, Business Analyst and the Business to understand the best way to test the changes.

Manual tester responsible for creating test case, updating Plan vs Actual documentation, review of peers’ test cases.

Creation of SQL queries to gather information for both validation and to gather accounts for testing purposes.

Helped coordinate the Off-shore testing effort with projects.

Backend validation using a combination of MS SQL Server and SSRS reports.

Validation of enhancements using the UI for the web-based applications.

Provide statuses of enhancement(s) being tested.

Attended meetings with BA’s and development team to understand the nature of the changes requested.

Created Comparison process to make sure that the Move to Production document matched the Track-It database.

Worked with the Application team to work and execute a test plan for the Minor and Major Releases.

Developed Excel macro by using VB scripting to format tests to be uploaded into Quality Center.

Janova July 2009 – November 2011

New Albany, Ohio

QA Test Lead

Create vanilla tests for Guidewire Contact Center, Guidewire Policy Center and chocolate tests for Guidewire Policy Center v. 7.0.

Created and executed automated tests using Cucumber, Ruby, WATIR and Janova for web based applications including Guidewire Contact Center and Guidewire Policy Center. Worked with test team to create Methods for testing purposes. Was active in all aspects of the test writing process, setting up the page information, making sure the methods were there that were needed and then writing and testing the automated tests used for the application.

Responsible for building test cases from the requirements for the enhancement or release using Pivotal Tracker.

Worked with the developers and Business Analyst to understand the best way to test the changes.

Responsible for running batch processes for regression and current iteration and reporting the results to management.

Created reporting process in order to report on success and failure of the automated tests using WATIR to report to management.

Met with Business Analysts to gather additional information for testing requirements.

QA Test Lead for WCSI in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Agile methodologies were used at Janova.

Bank One, Inc. June 2007 – March 2009

Columbus, Ohio

QA Tester

Responsible for building test cases from the requirements for the enhancement or release in Quality Center.

Worked with the developers to understand the best way to test the changes.

Automated tests using Quick Test Professional for web based applications.

Attended meetings on behalf of Approval Central for the Releases involved in and relayed information to management and developers as needed.

Met with Business Analysts to gather additional information for testing requirements.

Created test cases to satisfy testing requirements.

Led successful management of PTP Phase I, Password Encryption and other enhancements into production.

Waterfall methodologies were used at the bank.

Bank One, Inc. April 2002 – June 2007

Columbus, Ohio

Data Analyst

Facilitated the End-to-end performance testing from the Enterprise level to make sure no performance issues were present.

Maintain ETF Environment and help resolve issues with the environment.

Developed programs and processes to help monitor DASD usage within the ETF environment

Assist in Application interviews to gather information from various applications participating in the ETF.

Performed as a contact for upgrades to the ADEV and BDEV environments.

Create ECM records for the Release Management Team for the ETF Shadow Library Refresh process.

QA Test Team Lead for the Item Capture System (ICS).

Met with BA’s to gather additional information for testing requirements.

Created test cases to satisfy testing requirements.

Led successful management of ER206 into production.

Led 2 other ICS testers for multiple release events.

Quick Solutions, Inc. November 2001 – March 2002

Patrick C. Kirby & Associates May 2001 – August 2001

Limited Technology Systems August 1999 – April 2001

Independent Consultant June 1997 – August 1999

American Electric Power - Senior Programmer - September 1993 – May 1997

Computer Horizons Corporation - Programming Consultant - February 1992 – September 1993

Information Industries Inc. - Programming Consultant - June 1991 – January 1992

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