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Test Engineer

Fairfax, Virginia, United States
March 25, 2019

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Murat P. Ataman

Fairfax, VA ***** Cell:703-***-****

Active DHS EOD Clearance

Technical Skills:

Languages: Java, VB Script, XML, HTML, SQL, Kali Linux

Operating Systems: Windows, MS-DOS and UNIX/Linux

Reporting Tools: Quality Center (ALM), JIRA

Testing Tools: QTP (UFT), Test Director, Selenium, Jenkins

DBMS: SQL Server, Oracle, MS Access

Security Tool: Nessus, Nmap, Kali Linux, Wireshark, TestNG, Ubuntu, DHS related Software, Firewall


EC-Counsel CEH “Certified Ethical Hacker”

Nova Community College, Virginia, United States CISSP “Certified Information System Security Professional”

Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, United Kingdom

Master of Science in International Business Management

Kings College London, London, United Kingdom

Completed Certificate Course in Network Technology

Brandenburg Technical University, Cottbus, Germany

Bachelor of Business Administration

Xinjiang University, Urumqi, China

Bachelor of Arts in Property Management

Languages Skills: German (fluent), English (fluent), Turkish (fluent), Chinese (proficient), Uyghur (native)


Over 9 + years of experience in Information Technology; 6 + years as Software Quality Assurance Engineer, 3+ years as Penetration Tester /Information Security Analyst.

Experienced in creation of Test Plan, Test Strategy, Test Case Design, Test Execution, and Defect Entry in Defect Tracking Tool like JIRA.

Experienced in managing HP ALM/Quality Center Domains & amp; Projects, setting user properties, managing group's permissions.

Good experience in Selenium Test Environment setup expert using the entire open source tools.

Involved in developing detailed Test plan, Test cases using Quality Center for Functional and Regression Testing.

Work experience on testing applications developed in agile methodology.

Performed Functional and regression testing applications.

Expertise in automation of application using UFT with Data Driven frame work, familiar with descriptive. programming, creating repositories, designing VB test script, designing common function, calling common function- wherever required, inserting check points, executing the test scripts and analyzing test results.

Extensive experience in Security Program, Risk Management, IT Governance IT Compliance, Incident Management, Vendor Evaluation, Data Discovery & Classification.

Proven ability to diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve technical problems.

Utilized automated security tools and manual testing to identify vulnerabilities and test security controls of Oracle, Linux, Unix, Windows, and AWS.

Tracked and monitored projects and tasks in an Agile development.

Have good working experience on various tools for Vulnerability assessment like DirBuster, NMap, Nessus, Kali Linux, and SQL MAP.

Virtual Environments: VM Virtual Box, VM Ware Workstation and Microsoft Virtual PC.

Trained and mentored business users and IT professionals in proper IT security and computer standards.

Designed security awareness programs focused on secured network design.

Hands on experience and knowledge conducting Vulnerability Assessments/Penetration Testing and utilizing related tools (Kali Linux tool suit, Wireshark, Nmap, web proxies).

Integrated security policies and procedures into technical configurations.

Experience with Government contracting (DoD, DHS) and software testing life cycles. Lead the team through DIT, TRR, PRR, SAT, UAT Test cycles.

Solid understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), QA and Security Testing processes in every phase of the SDLC.

Worked with Waterfall as well as Agile model of software development.

Ability to work in a fast-paced multitasking environment and be self-managed.

Strong Information Security experience in Security Governance, Risk and Compliance Architectures in Cloud and On-Premises data centers.

Ability to learn and adapt to new tools and technologies very quickly.

Experienced in using Rest-Assured Framework for API Testing.

Strong organizational, presentational and good team player with strong interpersonal skills.

Supported and maintained the security assessments and audits of assigned systems.

Prepared and reviewed Quality Control Strategy and Test Plan

Expertise in Selenium Automation using Selenium WebDriver, Selenium IDE, Java, JUnit & ANT

Involved in the Design and implemented different Selenium frameworks like Keyword Driven Framework, Data Driven Framework and Hybrid Framework for various projects.


Penetration Tester / Software Test Engineer

General Dynamic Information Technology (GDIT)

Department of Homeland Security, Washington DC

June 2015 – Present

Responsible for system analysis and software testing for several client servers and web-based applications associated with the Biometrics project that is governed by the US Department of Homeland Security. Duties include conducting Functional Quality Testing of Automated Biometric Identification Systems (IDENT), which provides a cost-effective means of rapid identification based on the use of biometric (e.g. fingerprints or photographs) or other unique identification data. Also, support the newly developed U. S. Visitor and Immigration Status Indicator Technology- (US-VISIT) program, a system that expedites legitimate travelers, while making it more difficult for those intending to harm to USA.

Developed Selenium JUnit/TestNG frame works and mentored the Test team on the implementation of framework for regression testing in selenium.

Ran regression scripts to ensure that the existing features are working fine.

Attended Team meetings to give the project status updates and discuss for any technical issues in the project that are faced by team members.

Performed the maintainability, supportability, usability and reliability of the application under Test.

Participated in design reviews and quality inspections for each release.

Involved in preparing Test, plans and prepared the Test cases and Test scripts.

Analyzing specifications, identified data and Test requirements, developing QA Test plan and ensuring its proper and timely execution from functional specification documents.

Execution of Test cases, verification the actual results against the expected results and Documenting in the Test plan.

Integration Test, Business Function Test, Negative Test, User Acceptance Test, User Interface Test was performed on the application under Test.

Drove creation of company-wide security awareness and training program.

Responsible for performing regular network and application security/ vulnerability assessments against corporate network and production applications using various open source and proprietary tools (Nmap, Nessus,).

Involved in Project Planning, Estimation, Scheduling & Tracking and maintaining various Test metrics.

Generated and presented reports on Security vulnerabilities to both internal and external customers using vulnerability tools.

Responsible for Functional testing, Regression testing, and Integration testing.

Analyzed malware behavior, network infection patterns and security incidents.

Produced advisory reports regarding 0-day exploits, CVE vulnerabilities, current network.

Performed host, network, and web application Penetration Test through Burp Suite.

Performed network security analysis and risk management for designated systems.

Performed source code security analysis using Fortify and App scan tools.

Designed resource traceability and verification matrix (RTVM/RTM) of the Test cycle to government.

Performed backend Regression testing by writing SQL statements to review the returned data and verified database checkpoints.

Proposed remediation strategies for remediating system vulnerabilities.

Performed dynamic and static source code review using Fortify source code scanner and through manual testing.

Provided assistance with the development and maintenance of internal Red Team methodology, to include training program.

Preparation of security Testing checklist to the company.

Involved in a major merger activity of the company and provided insights in separation of different client data and securing PII.

Ensured risk reduction through information security policy development.

Consult with Security Operations Team on security events.

network and production applications using various open source and proprietary tools (Nmap, Nessus, Found Stone).

Reviewed information security controls to ensure maintenance of SOX compliance.

Involved in implementation of NIST and OWASP Security and Privacy controls.

Risk assessments on new projects, identify and reduce risk.

Ensured risk reduction through information security policy development.

Analyzed cutting-edged technologies that would affect corporate security posture, as well as protecting against unknown risk.

Environment: Selenium Web driver, Junit, Jira, ALM, Jenkins, MS Office, MS-SQL Server, Oracle, Java, JavaScript, and Windows, Linux, Kali Linux, Wireshark, Nmap, Firewall, AppScan.

Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington DC

Sr. Software Test Engineer

Nov’2014 - May ’2015

Prepared and executed Test Cases manually according to the BRD, Technical Specification, Functional Design and Use Case documents, identifying applications.

Functionality, Test requirements and coverage.

Developed and maintained Test cases for regression testing against the various builds of the application.

Responsible for defect tracking, reviewing, analyzing and reporting using Quality Center

Prepared and reviewed Quality Control Strategy and Test Plan

Used Jenkins as continuous integration server to run automated Test suites.

Worked with Developers, as necessary, to isolate and repair bugs.

Performed Functional and regression testing for .net applications.

Developed and executed SQL Queries to perform database testing.

Executed SQL statements to verify database integrity and to validate Test execution.

Conducted System testing to ensure the system functions will meet the business needs and establishment of preliminary work instructions.

Created data driven Test for scripts using different data each time.

Inserted synchronization points to solve timing problem between Test and application.

Functional tested telecommunication devices like mobile phones for their core functionalities.

Tested deployment of applications in Enterprise environments during all phases of the product cycle.

Worked on Framework such as Data Driven, Keyword Driven, Modular, Hybrid

Extensively developed Complex SQL Queries for Backend Testing.

Performed various types of scenarios for Integration testing, such as data validation using text file, xml file, data table.

Wrote SQL queries to Test Data Integrity, Referential Integrity and performed Database Testing for the Application.

Environment: Selenium Web driver, Junit, Jira, ALM, Jenkins, MS Office, MS-SQL Server, Oracle, Java, JavaScript, and Windows

Frontier Communication, Dallas TX

Sr. Software Test Engineer

Feb ’2014 – November ’2014

Participate in peer reviews for requirements and technical specifications.

Develop and document application Test plans based on software requirements and technical specifications.

Experience in writing Test Plans, defining Test Cases, developing and maintaining Test scripts, analyzing the results of scripts, interaction with developers in fixing the errors.

Configured Selenium Grid to execute the Scripts parallelly on different browsers.

Used JUnit Annotations in Selenium Web Driver and executed a batch of Tests as JUnit suite.

Involved in development of Test Process, prepared Test scripts, running Test, and reported status of the Test.

Write and execute automated Test cases using Selenium WebDriver to automate manual testing solutions.

Extensively debugged Java based Selenium Web Driver scripts for accuracy and identified possible causes of malfunction.

Creating and maintaining smoke/functional/regression scripts for web-based application using Selenium WebDriver, Java, Maven, TestNG.

Created Automation script using Selenium WebDriver. Executed scripts on different browsers and different platforms using Selenium Grid.

Performed Functional and regression testing for net applications.

Developed and executed SQL Queries to perform database testing.

Strong skill in Backend Testing using SQL queries on Oracle and SQL Server.

Ability to work in a team environment or independently, good at multi-tasking and working well under tight deadlines with high efficiency. Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Analyzed business requirements, Functional and Design specifications of the product, wrote effective Test cases for both manual and automated Test.

Generated reports using TestNg and Extent Reports.

Responsible for Functional testing, Regression testing, and Integration testing.

Environment: Selenium Web driver, Junit, Jira, ALM, Jenkins, MS Office, MS-SQL Server, Oracle, Java, JavaScript, and Windows

CareFirst, Washington, DC

Automation Test Engineer

Apr’2012 – Feb’ 2014

Wrote test cases, and updated Test plans for the logistics module based on Use cases.

Managed all the requirements in Rational Requisite Pro, making requirements available to all team members.

Designed a test suite for Automated Tests with Quick Test Pro (QTP).

Test scripts. Other activities included Test execution, report generation.

Worked in an agile development environment - consisting of many iterative releases with extensive coordination between the developers, testers and the business analysts.

Involved in regression Test planning, work assignment, setting goals/objectives for the release, work trackers, and also

Prepared Integration Test Case Design Flow for the project.

Designed Batch Testing Plan for the project (to validate host and flex job testing).

Identified and added critical scenarios which were not covered in the Regression Inventory using GAP analysis.

Involved in Impact Analysis and Estimation for Requirement Change Notice (RCN) and Change Request (CR).

Participated in Testing documentation reviews and walkthroughs, including those for Test plans, Test cases, Test strategies, Test Summary Reports.

Involved in Script Maintenance and Script Execution.

Responsible for Testing of Web services and Client Server Applications in a Distributed SOA Platform.

Executed test cases and report defects using HP Quality Center.

Created and executed SQL queries to validate data.

Executed written test case scenarios, including manual, automated, and data-driven, and GUI verification by using Quick Test Professional (QTP).

Performed Smoke and Functional testing on every build of the application.

Designed and developed automated test scripts using VBScript.

Participated in bug review meetings and resolving the issues related to the bugs.

Environment: QTP, Junit, QC, Jenkins, MS Office, MS-SQL Server, Oracle, and Windows

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