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Engineer Test

Miami, Florida, United States
August 20, 2018

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Katina C. Mckinney

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Miami, FL 33147


Software/ QA Test Engineer with experience in software, hardware, quality assurance and testing. Expertise in writing test plans, designing procedures, and executing, system, function, and integration tests during application development. Known for solving problems, helping software developers reduce debugging time.



IBM, Macintosh, MicroTek ScanMaker Scanner, SiliconGraphics Power Series, SUN SPARCstation, VAX/VMS, AST, Dell, Compaq, Zenith


Jira, Rally, Bugmonster, Ruby, php, SQL Developer, Silverpop Engage, FitNesse, Qtest, Qtrace, VMWARE, IBM Content Producer, SABA, IBM Lotus Learning Management System, IBM Websphere, IBM Simulation Producer, Captivate, Joomla, Reload LMS, ADL SCORM Conformance Test Suite, application performing - photo editing, audio editing, graphic design, word processing, creating multimedia objects, and scripting (eg. AVS, Adobe PhotoShop/Premiere, Media Grabber, MicroMedia Director, Sound Edit Pro, WordPerfect, Microsoft Office, AutoTester, CMVC, Segue Automation Tools, Apache, Tomcat, etc.)



Microsoft Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP/Vista/10, OS/2, UNIX, Linux, MS-DOS


HTML, C, Lisp, PV WAVE, Pascal, VHDL, REXX, p2string, & Assembly


Sentry Data Systems – Deerfield Beach, Fl 2014-Present

Quality Assurance Analyst, June 2014 – Present

Worked on SCRUM team as lead QA testing applications from the front and backend of our products.

Performed testing of data that comes from our clients and gets ingested into Sentry Products and applications.

Utilized SQL Developer to help with the verification, generated SQL query to verify database with application.

Worked closely with application developers, DBAs, configuration management, Project Management, and SCRUM master to meet project goals and deadlines.

Silverpop – Atlanta, GA 2011-2014

Quality Assurance Analyst, August 2011 – February 2014

Performed manual verification testing of the Silverpop Engage application.

Utilized SQL Developer to generate SQL query to verify database with application.

Worked closely with application developers, DBAs, configuration management, Project Management and other SCRUM development teams.

Analyzed system requirements and created Test Cases to cover functional areas.

Utilized Specialization By Example training to analyze complex backlog or work items

Created FitNesse wiki page to automate regression test suite

IBM (International Business Machines) – Atlanta, GA 1995-2011

Courseware Engineer, March 2008 –March 2011

Developed web-based training using Content Producer and Simulation Producer

Worked closely with course designers and graphic artists to gather course objects


IBM (International Business Machines) (continued)

Courseware Engineer (continued)

Designed and developed courses to be accessible, 508 compliant, AICC and SCORM enabled

Tested SCORM packages through the Reload LMS and the ADL SCORM Conformance Test Suite.

Built external websites for the US Navy, Lotus QuickViews, and performed Accessibility and Functional Testing of Power Point presentations and web-based training

Created live virtual classroom sessions in SABA Learning Management administrator interface for the YUM company

I/T Specialist – Test Engineer, Atlanta, GA, Jan 1999-March 2008

Planned and led the testing efforts in the development of an internal web-based authoring tool

Supported and trained internal and external customers on the IBM Lotus Authoring Tool increasing their knowledge in different Learning Management System integrations with SCORM standards

Planned and led the testing efforts in the development of a SCORM packaging and authoring tool that develops content for a major Learning Management System software company

Devised test specifications and requirements for the authoring tool; developed and executed test plans and test scripts; applied white and black box test concepts; calculated and reported test scripts and test plan status to gauge the quality of the application; created automation test scripts

Software Engineer – Test Engineer, Austin, TX, Jan 1997-Jan 1999

Performed function and system test of JavaOS for Business for audio, video, print, and font components

Performed function test of Lotus Smart Suite 97 for OS/2 for the multimedia subsystem

Performed system test of Apple’s QuickTime for OS/2 for audio and video components

Performed system test of OS/2 ver. 4 (Merlin) for the audio devices

Developed and implemented an automating tool that pulls status from log files and reformats the data for a status collection tool

Provided function verification guidelines to others allowing them to develop test cases that will perform function testing of API that enables the support of Lotus Notes, Lotus 123, and other Lotus Applications on OS/2

Trained service personnel and peers on the different aspects of testing multimedia for different projects

Supervised multimedia hardware inventory, project coordination and equipment upkeep, and configured multimedia machines for customers scenarios

Associate Development Programmer – Test Engineer, Boca Raton, FL & Austin, TX, Sept 1995-Dec 1996

Took ownership and specialized in the testing of audio devices shipped in OS/2 ver.4 (Merlin) which involved research, test development, status management, and defect tracking that ensured a quality product

Performed system verification of the OS/2 multimedia subsystem

Developed test scripts that performed multimedia compatibility testing and installation testing of OS/2

Configured multimedia machines for customer scenario of OS/2 to prevent defects getting into the field

Clark Atlanta University – Atlanta, GA 1993-1995

Research Assistant

Master Thesis – utilized fuzzy logic to develop a rule-base to control the movement of robots in an unknown environment

National Science Foundation Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Blacksburg, VA, Summer 1993 & Summer 1994

Summer Research Assistant

Developed and implemented a self-teaching software using multimedia with scientific visualization that would discuss fundamental topics in Chemistry

Used scientific visualization to generate hydrogenic atomic orbital to process images

Used multimedia to do animation to help students visualize Chemistry interactively

Developed self-teaching software using multimedia with scientific visualization that would aid in the viewing of three dimensional data by allowing navigable functions to the data


BS/MS Degrees in Computer Science – Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA 1995


Alpha Kappa Me National Honor Society

Beta Kappa Chi Scientific Honor Society

Who’s Who Among American College Students

Academic Honor Roll, Dean’s List

Mathematics Award

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