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QA Tester

Location:
Fremont, California, United States
Posted:
September 23, 2018

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AMIRA BARAKAT

510-***-****

ac65fn@r.postjobfree.com

www.linkedin.com/in/amira-barakat

SUMMARY

I am a test professional with 11+ years of industrial experience in Software Testing and Test Management.

Throughout my career I got the chance to work on many high profile projects and I was described as someone who has excellent communication, management, and reporting skills and is always prepared to go an "extra mile" for the customer. I seek innovative/challenging work environment.

Visa Status: Authorized to work inside the United States and don’t need any future sponsorship. EDUCATION

B.Sc. in Computer Science Cairo University, Egypt July 2006

• Undergraduate Coursework: Operating Systems; Databases; Software Engineering; Artificial Intelligence; Natural Language Processing ; Data Structures; Compilers; Image Processing, Computer Security; Programming Languages; Networks;, Discrete Mathematics; Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Logic Design.

EMPLOYMENT

QA Tester Apple Inc. Project based contract

• Executed manual/automated test cases across multiple platforms.

• Evaluated HTML and CSS code changes to determine the appropriate Regression Testing strategy.

• Tested responsive design for web pages over different Browsers/OSs/Devices.

• Tested web page analytics using Charles proxy.

• Tested webpages performance using Xcode.

• Conducted accessibility testing.

• Conducted browser compatibility testing.

• Reported/Verified Bugs and Bug fixes.

Freelance Tester www.utest.com Feb 2017 – July 2018

• Conducting mobile app testing on iOS, Android and Tablets and used ADB to extract crash logs.

• Acquired multiple certifications in Big Data Specialization from University of California, San Diego.

Test Manager/Test Automation

Engineer

Double Vee, Egypt Sep 2016 – Feb 2017

• Supervised and led a test automation team of 4.

• Created and executed automated test scripts using an in house keyword based automation framework that is based on selenium.

Test Manager

Vodafone International

Services, Egypt

2011 – 2016

As a program Test Manager I did the following:

• Created many cost estimations and was responsible for test projects budget management.

• Responsible for program resource planning/management.

• Established program test strategy and test plans.

• Successfully delivered many projects on-time and on budget.

• Responsible for program quality of service.

• Acted as an escalation point for two programs with teams distributed between Egypt and Germany.

• Supervised overall service delivery for projects test automation, performance and manual Testing.

• Delivery of testing projects in different remote locations in an Agile Development environment.

• Reported on test team activities to program/project Managers, development Managers and product owners.

• Establishing program testing KPIs and reporting on them.

• Used KPIs and lessons Learnt to improve test team processes and best practices across testing life cycle to improve throughput, communication and on-time delivery of projects.

• Defects reviews, triaging and Management to meet quality Standards and acceptance criteria. Test Analyst/Test Manager Hewlett Packard, Egypt 2008 - 2011 As a Test Manager I did the following:

• Created detailed test plans and planned team resource requirements for the project.

• Ensured high quality/on Time Testing service delivery on site at Turkey.

• Conducted requirements ambiguity analysis with the team.

• Reviewed team test cases/defect and reporting on testing progress and issues.

• Building regression test sets.

• Daily defects reviews and triage with project team. As a Test Analyst I did the following:

• Used SOAP UI to send/receive REST requests/responses to/from web services to validate their API.

• Conducted requirements reviews to early detect requirements defects.

• Created test traceability matrices.

• Designing/reviewing high level scenarios and test cases for test coverage.

• Conducting Functional System, System Integration and User Acceptance Tests

• Executed test cases and reported/retested defects using HP Quality Center. Test Engineer Raya Software, Egypt 2006 - 2008

• Conducted requirements ambiguity analysis.

• Design high level scenarios and test cases.

• Created/reviewed/executed system and system integration test cases.

• Black box, exploratory, regression, smoke and confirmation testing

• Reported/retested defects.

• Test progress reports.

CERTIFICATES

• Certificates in Big Data Specialization from University of California, San Diego:

Introduction to Big Data

Big Data Modeling and Management Systems

Big data Integration and Processing

• Certified ISTQB Advanced: Test Manager (CTAL-TM-001).

• Certified ISTQB Foundation Level

• Quality Assurance Institute: Certified Software Test Engineer (CSTE ) Granted: 11/06/2009 Certificate Number: 21060

• Certificate of Completion: Introduction to Capability Maturity Model Integration Staged & Continuous, V1.2

• Certificate of Completion: Fundamentals of Software Quality Assurance and Testing. TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE

• Test Management Tools: HP ALM 11.0, HP Quality Center9/10, JIRA, Apple Radar.

• Test Automation Tools: Selenium IDE and WebDriver (JAVA).

• API Testing: SOAP UI

• Test Environment: Firefox, IE, Chrome, Safari, IOS/ Android Phones/Tablets, Windows, Mac OS X

• Document Management: Confluence

• Others: Git, Charles Proxy, XCode, Android Debugging Bridge (ADB), Borland StarTeam 2008, Borland Calibre RM 2008, Firebug/FirePath (used with Selenium) LANGUAGES AND TECHNOLOGIES

• Languages: SQL, J2SE, J2EE (Servlets, EJBs, Web Services), J2ME and C++. (Basic)

• Web Development Tools and IDEs: Eclipse 5.0. (Basic)

• Data Base Management Systems: Oracle 10g. (Basic)

• Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

• JIRA Administrator (2014 – 2015):

Created/customized projects and project templates.

Established ALM/Jira Defect Synchronization for 3 different programs.

Extracted the old Projects DB and used SQL to query it for any defect information needed by the team.



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