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Software QA Engineer

San Diego, CA
November 05, 2019

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Passionate in Software Quality Assurance, Engineer with over twenty years of experience. Skilled in testing client/server and web applications on Mac/Windows/Unix platforms, writing detailed Test Plans, Test Cases, Test Procedures on custom functions; verification and validation of the business rules proper implementation according to the requirements specification; proficient in manual and automated testing methodologies. Possess comprehensive knowledge of the Quality Assurance practices and procedures as well as change control tools. Proficient with the GUI design standards, SDLC application development processes.

Have excellent problem-solving skills, detail oriented, personable, flexible, and well organized. Able to work in fast paced environments (Agile), independently and as a team member, demonstrate a high degree of initiative and good judgment.


Jira, Axosoft (OnTime), jSource, Service Now, Foundation Server, Exchange Defect Tracking, PVCS Tracker, MTF (Microsoft Team Foundation)

HipTest, QTP, ALM (QC), VMware, SharePoint, Visual Test

Postman, PostgreSQL, Eclipse, GitHub, Jenkins, Perforce p4v, Tax DevDashboard, SQL Server, Oracle, Visual Basic, XML Spy, SVN

Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, MS Power Point, MS Access

Mac, Windows OS


Morris Cerullo World Evangelism - San Diego, CA May 2019 – September 2019

Software QA Lead

Software Quality Assurance and QA Lead for set of web-based applications for use in the Legacy

International Center (Hotel, Conference Center with high tech exhibits). JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, Standard SQL.

Organized and implemented all Software QA processes within Agile/Scrum methodology.

Configured Test Management tool/Bug Tracking tool (Jira, Kiwi).

Responsible for the development, implementation and execution of software tests, strategies, and projects to support the development of application.

Test Plan generation and execution for a series of interactive API based exhibits.

Troubleshoot issues of Web-based applications written in JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, SQL db

Functional specification & requirements documentation analysis and verification.

Wrote manual/functional test cases.

Mentor and assist in test junior level members and clients.

Intuit - San Diego, CA August 2017 – February 2019

Software Engineer in Quality

Software Quality Assurance of SaaS application a TurboTax on different platforms: Web, Mac and Windows.

Executed tests and tracked results of TurboTax Desktop (C++), TurboTax Online (Java, JavaScript) products for new features and modifications on Mac, Windows, and Web platforms.

Wrote manual/functional test cases for the automation team.

Performed functional front-end, integration, sanity, regression, PreFATs/FATs, and other tests.

Used Perforce (p4v) to develop and verify test documentation and scripts.

Used JIRA to document and prioritize defects, ensuring all defects were documented and tracked until closure.

Practiced advanced troubleshooting using GitHub, Perforce.

Monitored builds, checked for build failures in Jenkins.

Used Eclipse for new form sets.

Worked in a fast-paced environment using Agile/Scrum methodologies.

Supported QA efforts resulting in the successful desktop re-platforming project that went in production with zero customer impact.

Tools: Jira, Perforce, Eclipse, Jenkins, GitHub, HipTest, XML, C++, Java, JavaScript, Mac, Windows, Web.

Sempra Energy - San Diego, CA December 2016 – March 2017

Software QA Lead

Software Quality Assurance lead in preparation to UAT processes and installation of ADP human resource management application.

Developed Project Plan for UAT preparation phase.

Prepared PowerPoint presentation of UAT Test schedule and presented to PMOs.

Set TestTrack test management tool configuration.

Created TestTrack User’s Instruction guide presentation.

Organized and conducted training session for testers.

Participated as a member of PMO team in weekly meetings with vendor.

Collaborated closely with vendor during UAT preparation phase.

SKF Condition Monitoring – San Diego, CA May 2013 – December 2016

Sr. Software Quality Assurance

Software Quality Assurance lead for new feature releases of a suite of Windows desktop applications. The software, @ptitude Observer and @ptitude Analyst, are used in industries such as Wind, Paper, Rail, Oil and Gas. The software is written for Windows platforms in .NET C#, Visual Basic, C++, SQL Server, and Oracle database.

Organized and implemented all Software Quality Assurance processes.

Responsible for the development, implementation and execution of software tests, strategies, and projects to support the development of application.

Developed and documented software test processes, procedures, and test systems for new and existing parts of application monitoring the condition of machinery while in operation.

Played main roll in all phases of the SDLC, from project kick off to a successful application release.

Set up Test Lab and hardware configuration in order to perform software test.

Utilized ALM tool to create and store Requirements/Test Cases.

Participated as a member of the Agile/Scrum team meetings, mentored junior QAs.

Tools: HP ALM, Axosoft (OnTime), .NET, C#, VB, C++, SQL Server, Oracle Database, Windows.

Symitar – San Diego, CA October 2010 - April 2013

Quality Assurance Analyst

Software Quality Assurance of the core processing of Loan Origination application for financial institutions (Credit Unions) on UNIX /AIX platform with PL1 and UI in C # ; and proprietary database. Used QA environment for test validations; ran manual tests in ALM (QC); wrote and tracked software product defects in jSource bug tracking system. Strong use of SDLC methodologies.

Used cutting edge ALM (QC) technologies in writing Test Plan and Test Design Steps by using Parameters and Call-To-Test functionalities; Use of Test libraries.

Created scripts in BPT for automation; used automated components of Quick Test Pro.

Communicated effectively with members of Software Development and other project related groups to ensure project objectives are met.

Conducted meetings for Test Plan review, create Test Reports/metrics and reported it to the PMs.

Responsible for regression/integration testing, logging, tracking, and resolution verification of defects for multiple projects.

Created, configured, and verified testing Environments/Labs for support of Quality Assurance efforts.

Acted as a contact person during SME, Alpha and Beta test phase.

Tools: jSource, ALM(QC), C#, PL1, XML, Unix, Windows.

ICW Group – San Diego, CA September 2009 - August 2010

Quality Assurance Engineer

Software Quality Assurance of the web-based application for Explorer Auto Insurance. Used QA/INT environment for test validations; ran automated and manual tests in QC; wrote and tracked software product defects in Service Now bug tracking system; experienced the Agile style project methodology

Acted as Quality Assurance Lead on two high profile legacy system migration and optimization projects that successfully mitigated the risks of system failure and supported the business growth.

Developed detailed Test Plans and Test Cases based on the Client Business requirements.

Performed smoke/regression/integration tests of the web-based applications for Explorer Auto Insurance.

Used SQL to identify the root cause of the data problem for efficient investigation.

Used Quality Center to create and execute test cases and track the coverage of all client requirements.

Created test matrixes to track testing data, daily progress reports for the team’s daily Scrum meetings.

Participated in the Disaster Recovery program that helped the company to recover all services and business in 72 hours.

Tools: ServiceNow, HP QC, SQL, Web.

First American – San Diego, CA March 2005 - August 2009

Quality Assurance Analyst

Software Testing of the Wells Fargo bank Loan Origiation applications for Appraisal, Title, and Flood processes. Used heterogeneous data source systems where the files were pulled from the logs for investigation of defect. Wrote and tracked software product defects.

Wrote Test Plans and Test Cases based on the client’s business requirements.

Performed smoke/regression/integration testing of the Wells Fargo bank applications.

Tested XML files using MISMO standards, performed DTD validation.

Wrote and executed SQL queries. Executed QTP scripts for automation tests.

Documented and verified defects in the company’s defect tracking system.

Collected and completed data using a variety of test tools.

Client/Vendor support in the test and production environments.

Collected and presented results to a client and various vendors.

Hewlett-Packard – San Diego, CA January 2004 – February 2005

Test Engineer

Tested HP software applications for scanners, digital cameras and other devices. Wrote and tracked software product defects.

Performed smoke testing of Windows based applications for scanners, printers and digital cameras.

Documented and verified defects in the company defect tracking system.

Created detailed test reports for all test configurations.

Collected and completed data using a variety of test tools.

Completed and presented results to a client and the team.

Attended communication meetings with VeriTest and HP management.

Communicated within the team to provide necessary project info to the client and the team.

Motorola - San Diego, CA January 1999 – January 2004

Quality Assurance Engineer

Performed quality assurance and software testing of the Offendertrack application; Jail-Prison Management client/server application with the Visual Basic frontend and Oracle backend. Developed, designed and executed test plans, test cases and test procedures. Wrote and tracked software product defects.

Developed test plans, test cases based on the functional and design specifications.

Planned and executed testing throughout the implementation phase of the project.

Performed bug detection and documented defects in the company defect tracking system.

Performed defect verification and regression testing.

Reviewed manuals and technical documentation.

Analyzed testing methodologies and developed testing processes based on the best practices.

Supported customers on-site during the Acceptance Test cycle.


Formal Training in Agile/Scrum methodologies

San Diego, CA

Diploma in Software Quality Assurance

Wind Test Instruments College, San Diego, CA

AA of Science in Education

Oles Honchar Dnipro National University, Dnipro, Ukraine

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