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Manager Quality Assurance

Location:
Westbury, NY
Posted:
April 25, 2016

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Howard M. Kellman

516-***-****

acuh31@r.postjobfree.com

Professional Summary

Software Quality Engineer with over 15 years of experience in all aspects of Software Quality Assurance specializing in testing commercial software. My skillset includes:

- In depth knowledge in all phases of SLDC (Software Development Life Cycle)

- Extensive experience in developing Test Plans, Test Cases, User Acceptance Plans, Regression Plans and Release Validation Plans for use in performing Functional, Integration, Regression, Pre-Release, Release, User Acceptance, Permissions and Performance Testing is both an Agile/Scrum and Waterfall environment

- Extensive experience in review of Change Requirement Documents (CRD), Business Requirement Documents (BRD), Design Documents and System Requirement Specifications

(SRS) as part of a Cross Functional Team.

- Tested in both a Microsoft Windows and Mac environment

- Extensive testing experience in ETL (data warehousing) efforts ultimately resulting in State Complaint or Vendor specific warehouse data

- Skilled in reporting, qualifying and ultimately verifying resolution of defects found during testing

- Worked in Microsoft environment using Visual Studio and Test Manager

- Participated in weekly cross functional team meeting (including Product, Software Development, Helpdesk and Quality Assurance) to review and estimate work efforts for new work efforts

- Hands on experience performing Cross Browser Testing to validate application across browsers - Basic skills is writing queries in SQL

- Managed and Scheduled assignments of QA team coordinating, planning as well as monitoring and reporting QA progress to stake holders and management. Ability to manage workload and shift priorities as needed to meet quality goals

- Contributed to design philosophy of automation effort for use in smoke and sanity testing

- Ability to work independently or as part of a team to handle multiple tasks and projects with minimal supervision

- Part of collaborative process within the QA team resulting in better teamwork and team building skills

- Excellent problem solver with excellent verbal, writing and communication skills Resume of Howard M. Kellman

Work Experience

Centris Group LLC – Rockville Centre, New York Feb. 2004 – March 2016 Senior Software Quality Analyst

Initial QA Engineer hired by Centris Group for testing of their flagship product (IEP Direct NY). Involved in prototype, pre-release production testing of additional products for use by states of Connecticut and New Jersey. The product is used by tens of thousands teachers, administrators and service providers in the Tri-state region. My duties included:

- Utilized QA background to enhance work items developed during all phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SLDC

- Performed Functional, Integration, Regression, Pre-Release, Permissions and User Acceptance Testing is both an Agile/Scrum and Waterfall environment on the family of Centris Group Products (IEP Direct NY, IEP Direct NJ, IEP Direct CT, BOCES Direct, RTIM, Guidance Direct and New York Special Educators Directors) in a web based .Net environment. Testing resulted in high quality releases with a regression defect rate of < 5%

- Developed high quality Test Plans, Test Cases, User Acceptance Plans, Regression Plans and Release Validation Plans for testing efforts in both an Agile/Scrum and Waterfall development environment allowing various team members to gain product knowledge through use of test documentation

- Worked in a Microsoft environment using Visual Studio and Test Manager where I created format/data items for test case generation

- Introduced use of Test Verification Matrix to ensure complete and through testing of larger projects resulting in improved quality of delivered items

- Identifying and documenting all Defects during various phases of testing

- Performed validation of Reporting Module functionality for generation of user and state required letters, forms and reports both PDF and Excel output resulting in State compliant forms and student data reports

- Executed tests on multiple browsers (internet Explorer, Chrome and Safari) to verify functionality of software on various browsers identifying compatibility issues

- Reviewed of Change Requirement Documents (CRD) to insure completeness, consistency and flawless integration with existing software to allow for development of test plans and test cases

- Participated in weekly cross functional team meeting (including Product, Software Development, Helpdesk and Quality Assurance) to review and estimate work efforts for new work items

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- Participated in development of Automation test strategy and execution of automated regression scripts

- Managed workload and shifted priorities as needed to meet quality goals Opus360 - Manhattan, New York August 1999 – November 2001 QA Team Lead

- Managed team of QA Engineers in testing of new web-based resource application

- Performed Requirement Analysis, Test Planning, Test Case development and Test Execution via front and back-end scenarios

- Documented defects and design flaws

- Recommended application modifications for improved workflow and user interface experience

- Developed end to end scenarios and associated power point slides for presentation to potential customers and investors



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