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Test Engineer Project Management

Sterling, VA
February 12, 2024

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Baldish (Niki) Dhillon

Cell: 703-***-**** []

(Active Dept of Veteran Affairs Clearance)

Summary Of Qualifications:

Currently, worked as a system analyst on the Enterprise Precision Scanning and Indexing (EPSI) is a solution utilizing Enterprise Document Management system to deliver an electronic document processing service for Veteran patient care documentation (Integrated Veteran Care, Non-VA, VA originated) into the Veteran’s electronic medical record. Also, worked as a Senior Data Analyst on the VistA transition to Oracle Cerner on the past 4 VistA sites all ready transitioned. Analyzing and verifying clinical data files and creating VistA Usage Evaluation (VUE) data updates and create result reports for clients. In past projects also worked with Agile Project Management using Rational, Rally and Jira as Project Management

Previously, worked as a Detail oriented Senior Software Test Engineer with extensive full-cycle software testing work experience.This includes End-to-End and Middleware Testing using manual and/or automated test scripts. Also have many years of experience with Regression and Integration Testing. Most recent support has been provided to the Department of Veteran Affairs in all aspects of software testing. Including 508 and Automation Testing using Rational FTC tool and Selinium, on various projects.

As a Senior Test Engineer with FavorTech Consulting (FTC), I supported CCRS testing on 4 UI applications for both Functional and 508 Compliance Testing, using various assistive technology tools, primarily JAWS. Also, created data files to support the back end architecture testing as needed to support other applications within the system.

Also, a position as a Senior Test Engineer on the ByLight AcS Development and Integration Test Team supporting the Veterans Administration (IAM). Duties included: Supporting the VA 2Factor Authentication (2FA) efforts; Testing WebAgent, SAML, Standard Junction and STS interfaces; Developing, writing, implementing and reporting status for system test cases; Analyzing test cases and results with follow-up reporting; Identifying program release deficiencies or problems impacting successful testing; and Testing of Single Sign on Applications, both internal and external (SSOi/e). This experience resulted in advanced proficiency in the use of IBM Jazz Rational Tools Console and Rational Quality Management. I am also an experienced Section 508 Compliance Tester in addition to my other testing capabilities.

As a Test Team Lead and a Senior Tester Engineer, I was responsible for testing eMI SOA (Enterprise Messaging Infrastructure) VII (Veterans Interoperability Integration) and VIE (Vitria Interface Engine) Integration testing support activities. Testing efforts included: Test planning (Master test plan/Service test plan); Test case; Test Evaluation Report; Requirement Traceability Matrix; and Test execution logs and reporting for multiple projects (DMIXDES/BHIE, Sta200, VIMM, VistaEx, OneVAPharmacy, RAIMDS, ICP, OPAI, NPI, JALFHCC, ROES, DynaMed). Participated in client connectivity (eMI integration) testing Demos for the client. These sevices were built for healthcare data sharing and interoperability across the lifecycle to include data sharing/interoperability/connection through eMI to DoD/VA, private healthcare providers and patients.

EDUCATION: B.S. Computer Science (1987). Glasgow Anniesland College of Technology, Glasgow University of Scotland

ENVIRONMENTS: XML, SOA, SOAP and REST based web services, SOAPUI, J2EE, Oracle, Rational Quality Manager, Rational Team Concert (RTC), Linux, Web Services, MQ Explorer, HL7 Inspector, IBM Health care pack, putty, WSRR, Layer7, IIB.


Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)

Rational Jazz Suite experience (full cycle test cases)

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)

508 Testing (JAWS)

Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

ORACLE SQL Developer

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)

Waterfall Methodology

Agile Project Management using Rational, Rally and Jira as Project Management testing suites for defects and all testing artifacts

SQA Quality Assurance

Configuration Management

Requirements Analysis

Release Management

Integration Testing

Test Management/Planning

Systems Analysis

Defect Tracking

Functional and Regression Testing

Test Cases

Test Automation

IT Strategy

Security Testing

Profesional Experience:

LTS/GCIO - PMO Clinical Integrations Team (CI) 07/01/2023 - Present

Coordinated Data Calls between perspective groups assembling information required to update and approve policies.

Participated in JIRA roadmaps for different product lines.

Provided background on what 508 requirements entail during testing Sprint cycles.

Update weekly PMR slides from scheduling meeting for EPSI and CTB product lines for the Clinical Integrations Weekly Internal PMR meeting with the VA PM

LTS/GCIO 082020 – 06292023

VistA Transition Team (VTT)

Participate in different VistA cutover vents for different to Oracle Cerner

Post cutover weekly convert site data extracts to reports and track all changes still being displayed in the VistA Menu options

Verify VistA Usage Evaluation (VUE) data updates and create reports for clients

Evaluate pre site 180 days cutover data extracts for baseline tracking

Participated in site Dry Run and Cutover Tasks for all Go-Live Sites for Night Of Cutover activities

Completed all Post Go-Live activities by creating data results from files from Capacity Planning

FavorTech Consulting LLC, December 2019 to June 2020. Senior Software Test Engineer

Supported CCRS testing on 4 UI applications used for medical invoices based on VA Referrals listed for payment

Business Rules Engine (BRE) established Admin App Threshold amounts for payments

Info used to create data test scripts via Zip 7, Notepad ++, and dropping via RDC to end zones for processing

Followed through front end process via Invoice Viewer, Table Viewer, and Dashboards for full invoice processing and follow-up results

Created data files to support the back end architecture testing to support other applications within the system

Conducted 508 Compliance Testing using JAWS

By Light Professional IT Services, October 2016 to December 2019. Senior Software Test Engineer

Supported AcS Development and Integration Test team on VA 2Faction Authentication (2FA) efforts

Tested WebAgent, SAML, Standard Junction and STS interfaces

Developed, wrote, implemented and reported status for system test cases

Analyzed test cases and results with follow-up reporting

Identified program release deficiencies or problems impacting successful testing

Tested Single Sign on Applications, both internal and external (SSOi/e)

Developed proficiency using IBM Jass Rational Tools Console and Rational Quality Management

Conducted 508 Compliance Testing, as required

Tested eMI SOA (Enterprise Messaging Infrastructure), VII(Veterans Interoperability Integration) and VIE(Vitria Interface Engine) Integration testing.

Included creation of Test Planning (Master Test Plan/Service Test Plan), Test case, Test Evaluation Report, Requirement Traceability Matrix, and Test Execution Logs

reporting for multiple projects (DMIXDES/BHIE, Sta200, VIMM, VistaEx, OneVAPharmacy, RAIMDS, ICP, OPAI, NPI, JALFHCC, ROES, DynaMed)

Supported VA Enterprise Veterans Self Service (EVSS) project: web-based with Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)

SRA International, Inc., March 2005 to October 2016. Senior Member of Professional Staff – Multiple Positions

SRA - Department of Veteran Affairs – SQA Senior Tester, June 2011 to October 2016

Supported the Veteran Business Management System (VBMS)

Performed software testing of VBMS following Agile Scrum methodology for continuous two-week Sprint cycles

Reviewed requirements and design documentation

Tested functional and Section 508 requirement for VBMS

Trained team members on Section 508 compliancy requirements and proper 508 testing techniques

Developed test plans, test cases and test scripts

Used automation tools (QTP, Rationale Jazz Suite, Selenium, UFT)

Prepared daily and end-of phase test reports

Maintained records via IBM Rational tools

SRA - ITS LAN-WAN GSS ASSESMENT - Security Test & Evaluation (ST&E) Test Engineer, Aug 2010 to June 2011

Developed the security test procedures suite for all 17 control families for the SRA’s enterprise network

Evaluated and certified security controls of the GSS/SRA Network by conducting ST&E interviews in compliance with NIST-800 53A

Prepared reports detailing compliance/non-compliance with NIST-800 53A security control requirements

Reassessed and certified remediated POA&M action items

SRA - Senior Test Engineer - (JSIN), March 2010 – August 2010

Served as a Test Team Lead for the Joint Staff Information Network (JSIN) program within the Department of Defense (DOD) of the Joint Staff Office of Chief Information Officer (JS OCIO)

Managed a team of 4 test engineers involved in all aspects of software and infrastructure testing associated with the JSIN project

Conducted testing on numerous secure and non-secure DoD networks

SRA - Senior Test Engineer - (USMS), August 2009 – March 2010

Served as a Senior Test Engineer for the USMS Support on the One DOJ project (a project addressing expansion of the existing USMS data sharing system

Tested the Information Exchange Protocol Documentation (IEPD) and the data exchange methodology between USMS and One DOJ

Primary testing involved back end file transfer protocol for a daily FTP process using test scripts for verification of data validity

SRA - Senior Test Engineer - (UAE Emirates), January 2008 – August 2009

Served as a Senior Web Tester at the UAE Embassy

Tested for functional requirements regarding online applications for Visa, Employee Alert via SMS System, and Citizens Registry

Created all test reports and associated documentation using the open source content management framework, Drupal

SRA - Senior Test Engineer - (RTRS – IRS Project), March 2007 – December 2007

Tested the RTRS/IRS web application

Key participant and contributor to the SRA’s recent CMMI SE/SW Level 3 accreditation and previous CMM Level 3 certification

Primary Tester of the RTRS website for Section 508 compliance

Participated in design reviews with the RTRS development team

Created web application Use Cases, Test Plans, Test Procedures, Test Reports and conducted actual testing of the applications

Ensured CM integrity by transferring software files from the Development Server to the Test server using Beyond Compare and SQL Analyzer to execute SQL script code fixes

Wrote Installation Instructions and prepared the final code deployment to be used by the IRS client

SRA - Small Business Loans - SBA- FEMA Project, June 2005 – March 2007

Senior Test Engineer responsible for testing the security access rights to the web based implementation of the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) for on-line secure loan applications from Small Business Loans (SBA)

Tested user Access Rights in support of single sign-on (SSO) requirements to the ELA application

Tested and validated information assurance and user authentication using multifactor authentication solutions for user logon to ELA to apply directly for government loans

SRA - USAID - Government Contract Support, Prime 2.2, May 2004 – June 2005

Tested new Web applications which interfaced multiple, large databases

Tested AMS Momentum application upgrade across platforms

Used JAWS 5.0 to test for Section 508 compliancy

Tested ETDL Informatics data transfer to front end Cognos

Created data reports based on PL/SQL queries access to Oracle 9.0i

Wrote PL/SQL scripts for IV & V testing on data transfer accuracy

Wrote all the test plans, test procedures and associated test summary results reports for each application being deployed or in process

Participated in design reviews with the development teams

Created web design standards across new projects

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