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Test Cases Management

United States
October 24, 2016

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Martins Akinyosade MBA.


*, **** ****** *****, *********.

Milton Keynes.

Mk10 9Hz.

Personal Profile

A dedicated and talented individual with Technical and business skills developed working in a variety of roles in the Financial Sector. I have developed strong skills in Software Testing, Business Analysis, Business Process Modeling, Management

Information reporting, Financial Accounting, Requirements Engineering.

I have worked in multi-disciplinary teams where I analyzed all phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), artifacts on Test strategies, Test scenarios and Test cases, business needs, gathered detailed and accurate requirements. I have worked on integration, functional and UAT testing of various applications, testing life cycle within project timeframe. I possess good leadership qualities, commercial awareness and excellent communication skills.

I have also built an excellent reputation utilizing my Technical and Business analysis skills to support financial, IT teams and related business units to improve their service delivery through reengineering and software automation. Currently looking to work in an organization where I am constantly gaining new knowledge and exposure even as my skills are effectively utilized to improve operations and contribute to excellent return on business investments.

Skills Summary

Experience in:

Software Testing: ISEB Certified, Black Box, Regression and Functional testing. Execution of Test Runs of Scripts, Reusable Scripts components, Defect logging, reporting and tracking. Test plan engineering, test case generation, manual test execution, hardware and client configuration.

Business Analysis: ISEB Certified, PESTLE, CATWOE, SWOT etc., Stakeholder engagement, requirements gathering and Prioritization, proposals, scope agreement.

Project Management: Prince 2 qualified Practitioner, software development management, SDLC management, and strong Client/Stake holder management. Software test, backlog and defect management.

Financial: ACCA Part Qualified, Payment systems, ecommerce and m-commerce, FX transactions, mining, MI/BI reporting, KYC, FSA, SOX, BASEL 111, Income Statements, Budgeting, Forecasting, Claims, BACs, CHAPS, SWIFT, Credit Control, SUN Accounts.

Technical Skills

Testing and Defect Management Tools: HP Quality Centre (QC), ALM, Bugzilla, JIRA.

Languages: HTML, SQL, Java, SQL Server, C#, Net, XM1, PHP, Visual Basic.

Ms Technologies: Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Visio, Outlook, Ms Project and

Power Point.

RDBMS: SQL Server 2005, 2008, Oracle.


MBA Masters in Business Administration University of Sunderland, UK

Diploma in Management Studies RDI/University of Sunderland, UK

ACCA (partly Qualified London College of Accountancy.

Work Experience

Software Tester/UAT Aviva Insurance (Life & Pensions UK) August 2015 – Till Date


oDeveloping high level test cases based on the functional design specifications or other supporting documents.

oPerforming successful product validation and verification, treats test cases and test scenarios, using boundary values analysis, equivalent classes partitioning, state transition along with positive and negative test design techniques.

o Performing static testing such as review of all kinds of testability documents i.e. functional requirements and specifications analysis, inspections of design documents and business rules.

o Executing scripts, reusable scripts components, defect logging, reporting and tracking.

oReviewing test cases and conducts smoke testing on regular basis.

oRetesting the fixed defects and carries out regression testing.

oPerforming use case identification and requirements traceability matrix, ensuring comprehensive test coverage of requirements.

oPreparing test cases for the functional, regression and system integration testing in test director.

o Writing and execution of use cases to ensure application quality and tracking, editing and updating defects into quality center.

oParticipating in reporting progress/test results, triage meetings Bas, project manager and test team to prioritize and close defects in a timely manner.

oExecuting test plans and scripts to validate system functionality that meets business requirements.

oPerforming static testing such as review of all kinds of testability documents, functional requirements and specifications analysis, inspections of design documents and business rules.

oPreparing automated test scripts based on a page object model design pattern.

oExecuting test plans and scripts with selenium RC on multiple browsers

QA Tester Europcar June 2013 – July 2015


oInvolved in ecommerce testing in web application to verify the logos, coordination of the content, drag and drop photos between completed different sites.

oHelped team to understand the requirements using the use cases and test cases.

oPlanned and reviewed test cases for functional,Security,database and acceptance testing

oHands on with all phases of software development life cycle(SDLC),waterfall and agile(SCRUM) model

oPerformed in different phases of testing like Black Box Testing, Integration, System Testing and User Acceptance Testing.

oExhibited good knowledge of developing and reviewing SQL queries.

oPerformed sanity testing of application based on user requirements.

oDeveloped detailed test cases and test scripts using quality center for functional, security and regression testing.

oExperienced in analyzing the user/business requirements and functional specifications documents.

oExperienced in client’s requirement analysis, test cases creation, test cases execution and reporting, bug tracking and bug reporting.

oPerformed manual regressions testing in QC to validate requirements are met as desired.

oUtilized quality center 9.0 and 10.0 respectively to analyze report, track and follow up on system defects and modification requests during project (SDLC).

oExpertise in QA methodologies, test strategies, test metrics and software development life cycle (SDLC).

Business Analyst / Finance Pairview Human Capital January 2012 – June 2013


oReviews high level requirements, and broke requirements down into user stories, worked with stakeholders to define acceptance criteria

oInterprets user journey maps from TO-BE models, detailed user journey tests using process maps and flow charts to capture new pathways for tasks completion.

oWorked with lead BA, product owner and web developers to adequately interpret process maps, Web-page mock-ups, and Use case diagrams

oFacilitates regular meetings and brain storming sessions throughout requirements lifecycle, participate regularly in scrum meetings, sprint reviews and retrospectives to ensure adequate burn down of all backlogs.

oDocuments all system changes and infrastructure requirements, product catalog settings using standard Change management and configuration management processes.

oArranges team meetings to gather necessary time scales, risks and dependencies

oCaptures customer’s user stories ensuring acceptance criteria is outlined clearly and approved.

oEnsures relevant project documentation, wireframes and visual designs were signed off on time.

oEnsures necessary support levels and quality management focused teams are set from outset of deployment

oCoordinates UAT, defect reporting and fixes, weekly reporting to steering group and budget management.

oAnalyzes business needs within the financial services team utilizing tools such as SWOT and McKenzie7S

oReviews business processes involving credit control, payment processing and financial reporting, evaluated systems options based on NPV.

oWorks closely with Internal and external stakeholders, facilitating meetings to draw out requirements decide or systems

oLiaises with third party development company to analyze, re-prioritize and group requirements.

oRegularly review of wireframes with finance team, developers and testers.

oArranges team meetings to gather necessary time scales, risks and dependencies

oArranges daily stand ups to keep track of progress and deal with/escalate any issues.

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