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QA Tester

Plano, Texas, United States
February 04, 2019

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Jon Schmittou

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Plano, Texas 75025



Dedicated, highly disciplined individual. Hold Bachelor degrees in Information Systems and Music. Prior career as a musician – now seeking entry level position in Information Systems/High Technology, continuing as a QA Analyst, software tester or test engineer.


● Discrete Structures ● Object-Oriented Programming ● Algorithms & Data Structures

● Fundamentals of Software Engineering ● Computer Networks & Distributed Computing

● Operating Systems ● Computer Organization & Assembly Language Programming

● Database Management Systems ● Advanced Application Development ● Theoretical Concepts ● Advanced Web Development ● Information Systems Analysis & Design

● Advanced Systems Development ● Information Resource Management


● Python ● C ● Java


● Mac ● Windows ● Linux ● Unix


● IBM Rational ● Jazz ● SharePoint ● Excel ● MS Word ● PowerPoint ● Adobe Acrobat ● Skype ● MS Paint ● Alice ● NetBeans


Member of the percussion section in the USMC MCRD Band in San Diego (2010-2013)

Marched in the nationally televised Rose Bowl Parade with the West Coast Marine Composite Band (2011, 2012, 2013)

Three time college level keyboard (marimba) soloist at PASIC (2003, 2004, 2006)

Member of UT-Arlington drumline which placed 2nd at PASIC college marching drumline competition (2006)

Member of Texas All State Band (2001)

Member of Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra Wind Symphony (2002-2003)

Three time member of Texas All Region Band (2000, 2001, 2003)

Four time 1st chair symphonic percussionist at Jasper and Plano Sr High Schools (1999-2003)


Bachelor of Science Major - Information Systems; Minor – Computer Science

University of Texas at Arlington December 2017

Bachelor of Music in Music Performance Summa Cum Laude

University of Texas at Arlington May 2009

Achieved 340 credit hours between the two degrees

Jon Schmittou Resume - Page 2


United States Marine Corps

National Defense (2010)

War on Terrorism Service (2010)

Brown Belt Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (2011)

Rifle Sharp Shooter (2010 – 2013)

Good Conduct Medal (2012)

Music (college and high school level)

Featured soloist (marimba) for the UT Arlington Wind Ensemble (Spring 2009)

Recipient of Percussive Arts Society/PASIC Pro-Mark Scholarship (Fall 2008)

Recipient of UT Arlington Allan Saxe Scholarship (Fall 2007, Spring 2008, Fall 2008)

Recipient of UTA Band Alumni Scholarship (Spring 2008)

Recipient of Arlington Arts League Scholarship (2007, 2008, 2009)

Best Original Artist at CCCC Talent Show (2005)

Outstanding Soloist at CCCC Talent Show (2005)

Plano Senior High School Band Director’s Award (2003)

Received multiple music scholarships from CCCC (2003-2004)

Plano Exemplary Musician Award from Plano Independent School District (2001)


NTT Data Services May 2018 – Nov 2018

Testing Engineering

QA Tester

Wrote and executed manual test cases for customer Xcel Energy, using a Dell laptop. Performed testing on Windows 7 and Windows 10 platforms. Tested using web browser. Marked test cases as pass or fail. Used remote servers.

Performed automated testing.

Generated test results reports as MS Excel documents.

Uploaded requirements to SharePoint and IBM Rational.

Communicated with the customer via Outlook email, phone and IM. Also met the customer in-person.

Created bug reports for errors and issues that were found.

Team member of a 10 member testing team.

United States Marine Corps Dec 2009 – Dec 2013

MCRD Band San Diego


Performed with the marching band at Recruit Basic Training graduations.

Performed at various events off base, such as for the San Diego Padres baseball team, the televised Rose Bowl Parade and The Price is Right TV show.

Attended Armed Forces School of Music (May-Aug 2010).

Entered at rank of Pvt. 1st Class (Mar 2010); promoted to Lance Corporal (July 2010); Final promotion to rank of Corporal (Feb 2011).

Received Honorable Discharge - Dec 2013.

UT-Arlington, University Center Jun 2008 – May 2009

Event setup.

Shady Oak BBQ – Plano, TX; Arlington, TX Oct 2003 – Jan 2007


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