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Software Tester

Location:
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Posted:
January 01, 2020

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Ashley Mark Oliver

Ashley Mark Oliver

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Cape Town, South Africa

7945

+27-81-339-**** (mobile)

ada6od@r.postjobfree.com (email)

PROFILE

I am an honest man with good moral values. I am eager to learn new things and do my best when given a task to do. My strengths include good communication skills, using my own initiative and being able to work unsupervised and under pressure. I consider myself to be a great team player and I know the importance of prioritizing my workload and have excellent time and event management skills. I believe in giving my all to complete a task and not doing things half- heartedly. Anything I am assigned to do I will do it to the best of my ability.

Personal Information

Date of Birth: 19 December 1983

Identification Number: 831**********

Nationality: South African

Gender: Male

Marital Status: Married

Dependents: 1

Hobbies and Interests: Computers, Sport and music

QUALIFICATIONS & OTHER COURSES

Completed Studies:

Matric – Grade 12 (2001) – Code 08 Driver’s License

ISTQB Foundation in Software Testing (Completed in 2017)

Cisco CCNA 1-4 (IT Networking) Duration 1 year- Completed in 2011

IT Essentials (A+) - Duration 1 year- Completed in 2011 College of CT

Microsoft Office Specialist - (Word, Excel, PowerPoint,) – 2011 College of CT

PNIE (Voice & Data Cabling) Duration 1 year- Completed in 2011

Server + and VMware VTSP4 and VTSP5 Completed in 2012.

Current Studies:

Diploma in IT Part-Time (CPUT Cape Town Campus) 1 Year completed

MCSE Windows Server 2012 R2 Part-Time (IT Academy)

EMPLOYMENT

PureSurvey

Position: Software Tester

Start to End Date: August 2018 – Present

Key Accountabilities:

Work with software developers and project support teams

Carry out stress testing, performance testing, functional testing and scalability testing

Test in different environments including web and mobile

Review test documentation

Communicate findings to technical and non-technical colleagues

Creation and Execution of test cases and test scenarios

Report bugs, track defects, resolve issues with the developers

System testing of new applications and existing software enhancements to ensure they meet design specifications

Functional testing of new applications and existing software enhancements

Trouble shoot and problem solve

Delve a bit into Automation Testing

Syntell PTY LTD

Position: Software Tester

Start to End Date: February 2016 – August 2018

Key Accountabilities:

Creation and Execution of test cases and test scenarios

Report bugs, track defects, resolve issues with the developers

System testing of new applications and existing software enhancements to ensure they meet design specifications

Functional testing of new applications and existing software enhancements

Regression testing of new and existing software enhancements to identify any possible impacts caused by changes.

Provide software support to the IT systems support team

Working with software developers and project support teams

Reason for Leaving: New Challenge with better prospects arose.

Syntell PTY LTD

Position: IT Support Engineer

Start to End Date: September 2013 – February 2016

Key Accountabilities:

Provide IT support for desktop, Laptops and Servers at the company.

Assist all our users with any logged IT related incident when called upon.

Resolve incidents with printers, copiers and scanners

Diagnose and resolve software and hardware incidents, including operating systems (Windows 7,8,10, VMware ESXI) and across a range of software applications.

Troubleshooting in-house Network issues at low level

Upgrading components of aging systems and removing viruses

Connect and setup computer hardware.

Setting up new PC’s and joining to domains and configuring IP

Reason for Leaving: Opportunity arose in the development team.

Syntell PTY LTD

Position: IT Administrator/ Data Capturer

Start to End Date: June 2013 – September 2014

Key Accountabilities:

Assist with capturing of notices into the Opus back office system.

Responsible for various validating, capturing, indexing and quality control of information captured.

Performing a variety of tasks within each of the sections of the back office.

Working accurately and paying attention to detail while capturing and sorting out various confidential notices and documents.

Working in a team and having the ability to multitask.

Reason for leaving: Opportunity arouse in IT Department.

Clarotech Consulting

Position: Junior IT Support Engineer

Start to End Date: March 2012 – June 2013

Key Accountabilities:

Provide phone, email and remote Level 1 IT support to various clients

Install and configure new IT equipment.

Diagnose and resolve issues relating to IT - (troubleshooting)

Provide basic technical support for different computer hardware.eg. Linux/FreeBSD and Windows servers, desktop & laptops switches & routers.

Accurately record, update and document technical information relating to fixes.

Providing outstanding customer service.

Perform Disaster recovery simulations for different servers using the virtualization platform. (ESXI/Hyper V)

Disaster Recovery

As part of Clarotech’s Disaster Recovery team I had to test client’s ability to have their servers and data back online by replicating their systems and then simulating a crash/critical event. Should the system pass the emulation we would provide certification, if not we would troubleshoot entire process and system, remove the cause and update documentation for further reference

Reason for leaving: Better opportunity closer to home.

REFFERENCES

Janet Hoogevorst

Software Development Manager – Syntell Pty Ltd

Office: +27-21-204-****

Mobile: +27-82-321-****

Email: ada6od@r.postjobfree.com

Etienne Visagie

IT Support Manager – Syntell Pty Ltd

Office: +27-21-204-****

Mobile: +27-82-421-****

Email: ada6od@r.postjobfree.com

Blessing Bowara

Senior IT Engineer (Mentor) – Clarotech Consulting

Mobile: +27-82-293-****

Email: ada6od@r.postjobfree.com



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