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Quality Assurance Engineer

Atlanta, GA
May 11, 2024

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Raheem Akinniyi

Software QA Engineer/Analyst • 770-***-****

LinkedIn• Lithonia, GA 30058

Citizenship: U. S. Citizen

Accomplished and solutions-driven professional with rich background in overseeing all aspects of software testing, quality assurance, and process improvement, ensuring quality and functionality of software products.

Success in designing and executing comprehensive test plans, identifying defects, and collaborating with cross-functional teams to resolve issues efficiently. Skilled in leveraging various testing methodologies, including manual and automated testing to enhance software quality and customer satisfaction. Expert at conducting comprehensive testing across various stages of the software development lifecycle, including requirements analysis, test planning, execution, and defect tracking. Proficient in utilizing automation tools and techniques to enhance testing efficiency and effectiveness. Equipped with advanced knowledge of application lifecycle management (ALM), integration testing, functional testing, and regression testing. Known for employing near-perfect test coverage and leading high-performing QA teams to deliver near-flawless applications.

Technical Proficiencies -

Automation Tools: Rational Tool, Quick Test Professional, Visual Studio, Katalon Studio with Selenium WebDriver framework

Testing Types: Smoke, Sanity, Functional, Integration, Regression, End to End, Exploratory, Compatibility, Front-End (UI), Back-End (Database), Manual, Automation, Acceptance (UAT)

Applications Tested: Client-Server, SharePoint, Web, CRM, Java, Python, SQL, .NET frameworks, etc., on-premises and in-cloud.

Database: Oracle, MS SQL Server

Test Automation Languages: Visual Basic/VBScripts, Groovy/Java Scripts.

Miscellaneous: MS Test Manager, Team Foundation Server (TFS), Azure DevOps, Waterfall, Agile Scrum, SDLC, STLC, Web Services, SharePoint, MS Office Suite, MS Windows OS, ServiceNow, Jira, MS Dynamics 365, ALM, MS Teams, Test Strategy, Test Plan, Test Cases, Test Scripts, Test Data, Traceability Matrix, Root-Cause Analysis, SQL Query, Documentation, HP Quality Center, Rational ClearQuest, Continuous QA Process Improvement, QA Project Management, etc.

Professional Experience -

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Software Quality Assurance Analyst and Tester

2013 — 2022

Analyzed business’ system requirements and collaborated with development team to review project plans, specifications, and design documents. Led Quality Assurance team in aligning user requirements with agency goals and products, meeting customer IT needs. Devised test plans and strategies to address issues promptly and efficiently. Automated testing and troubleshooting various software/application development tasks. Crafted Groovy/Java scripts using Katalon Studio automation tool for regression and smoke testing. Provided insights on best practices and optimizations for testing cycles and bug-fixing. Collaborated with QA team and technical leads to innovate bug-seeking processes for user-facing applications. Conducted testing and validations for applications, guaranteeing smooth operational flow.

●Identified and resolved bugs, delved into root causes, and addressed issues promptly.

●Pinpointed potential enhancements in current software and applications using test cases.

●Automated regression scripts to boost productivity and efficiency.

●Defined project requirements, including project scope, SDLC, and schedules, honoring time and budget parameters.

●Managed a team of approximately 5 QA engineers and supervised more than 60 QA projects.

●Led functional and regression testing of enterprise-wide new and legacy complex systems, including business, financial, and public health applications, to enhance functionality/security and address defects.

●Mentored and trained new testers and junior QA Analysts to provide leadership to the QA team.

●Ensured applications were nearly 100% bug-free before deployment to production servers.

Additional Experience -

QA Test Analyst, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Software Tester, TRW Inc., Atlanta, GA

Customer Support Analyst, Wang Global, Smyrna, GA

QA/QC Inspector, Jones Chemicals, Inc., Charlotte, NC

Education -

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management Information Systems Concentration

University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

Licenses & Certifications -

ISTQB Certified Tester (CTFL) – American Software Testing Qualifications Board, Inc.

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