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Software Engineer

Los Gatos, California, United States
April 30, 2019

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Jackie Severin


Objective: Seeking a Software Quality Assurance engineering position.


A Software Quality Assurance professional with 10+ years of specializing in implementation and execution of tests for a wide range of applications with special skills in the financial services.

Skills Highlights:

Working knowledge of SDLC, SQA, Agile/Scrum Methodologies.

Experience with GUI testing of Windows, Linux, and mobile applications.

Experience with all phases of testing, including Ad-Hoc, Acceptance, Functional, Compatibility, Regression, Smoke, Performance.

Operating Systems: Linux, Windows, and iOS.

Testing Software: HP ALM, JIRA, Bugzilla

Programming: HTML, JavaScript, SQL

Software: Microsoft Office, Oracle, Git, Jenkins, Gerrit, MS Visual Studio, FileZilla

Accounting/Finance Experience: GL, AR/AP, Payroll.

Writing and maintaining automation scripts (using in-house automation tool), Selenium WebDriver and JavaScript based.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Very detail oriented.


Riivos (formerly Alight LLC.) – Software QA Engineer, San Francisco, CA 5/2013 – 04/2019

A provider of industry-specific, cloud-based value chain management applications which give managers and their teams the power to realize optimum financial performance.

Developed test plans for every project.

Designed test cases in close collaboration with Development and PM to provide maximum coverage.

Executed manual and automated tests for Riivos desktop and enterprise applications.

Provided required development setups to identify, troubleshoot and resolve customer reported issues.

Ran and consolidated performance test results on Jenkins for further analysis.

Worked closely with product managers and advised on functional features.

Managed projects or various complexity through a complete project life-cycle. Specifically,

oPermission Testing. Tested new permission system for the web-based SaaS platform. Permissions were granted by sheet at the Global, Role, and individual user levels, for viewing, editing and administration accesses. I designed and executed test matrix to validate these permissions.

oData Connector. Fully tested and validated functionalities of a distributed Extract-Transform-Load system. I was responsible for testing sensitive customer data import by importing files, applying data filters and rules, and validating the accuracy of the data stored in the client model. Tested the accuracy of exporting data from the client.

oTime Periods Project. Tested the redesigned code and workflow for the user management of the Time Periods. This included adding / removing the time periods from the beginning and ending of the current period range. Verified that modified transactions correctly propagated to all affected financial sheets. Tested that this functionality worked per requirements for all calculation methods. In addition, Verified all settings of the time periods including time measure properties, number of time periods, time period aliases (for reporting).

oVirtual Scroll – UI functionality in the enterprise version of Riivos Tested the rendering and display of a pre-defined set of data pulled out of a large data set. The angular-based scrolling functionality of the interface allows for the data to be modified in the viewing area. Checked for consistent data display, proper editing, acceptable performance and good user experience.

oMobile Application (Android / iOS). Tested both versions of Riivos mobile application. Specifically, checked for functional completeness and consistency as compared to the Web-based version. Tested for the performance and reliability.

Gaia Interactive – Software QA Engineer, San Jose, CA 11/2006 – 05/2013

Web and mobile applications for a popular social networking service for teenagers, with up to 100k DAU.

Testing of both single player and multiplayer online flash games

Test mobile games on physical devices (iPhone, iPad, Kindle and Android devices) and emulation tools

Test on-line payment systems linked to PayPal, mobile, and credit cards

Responsible for creating QA builds using existing bash scripts

Cross platform (Windows/OS X) and cross browser (IE/Firefox/Chrome/Safari) testing

Detect anomalies and defects in games with client / server components

Report and track defects in the bug tracking system (FlySpray/ Pivotal)

Write and update acceptance tests for build verification

Maintain Autohotkey for Flash based applications and Selenium test scripts.

Maintain company's QA wiki (check list) for internal use

VeriSign Inc. – GL/AR/AP Accountant, Mountain View, CA 03/1996 – 11/2006

A global provider of domain name registry services and internet infrastructure.

Participated and led the company’s implementation of Oracle Financials (11.3 and 11.i) A/R and GL software modules. Developed the learning guidelines 2003 and performed the internal training of other VeriSign employees.

Reconciled and maintained G/L account, collections, A/R billing, filing and heavy data entry.

Prepared and posted bank deposits.

Worked on various special projects to assist accounting manager in preparation of financial reports.


UC Santa Cruz Extension. Programming in JavaScript Certificate

2011 High Tech Academy, Santa Clara CA, Programming in Python Certificate

2001 DeAnza College, San Jose JavaScript, Web Design HTML Certificate

2000 DeAnza College, courses in Accounting and Finance

1991 BS in Electrical Engineering, Moscow Russia


US Citizen

Highly motivated and career minded

Enjoy working as a member of a results-oriented team

Self-starter. Able to work under minimal or no supervision


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