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Engineer Analyst

Torrance, CA
March 09, 2020

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Kathia Rattan

Cell: 786-***-**** E-mail:

OBJECTIVE: To obtain a challenging and responsible position as a Quality Assurance Analyst


Testing Principles and Practices

•Excellent skills in Black-box, Manual and Functional Testing.

•Excellent skills in writing Test Scenarios, Test Case Design, Test Planning and Execution.

•Strong Linux and SQL skills.

•Over 4 years of experience in testing Web based applications and Client Server Applications such as set top boxes.

•Expertise in generating Bug tracking reports using Bug Tracking tools.

•Excellent Understanding of Software Development Life Cycle and role of QA. Experience working in Waterfall Life Cycle, Agile Environment, Extreme Programming Environment.

•Experience in Front-end testing, System testing, Integration testing, Performance testing, Stress testing, Backend testing and Regression Testing of Web based and Client/Server application.

Computer Skills

•Web Based Languages – HTML, CSS, Java Script, JQuery, MYSQL

•Database – SQL Server 2008, Microsoft Access

•Operating System – Windows 2000/ NT / XP, Mac OSX, Mac OSX Leopard

Automation Tools and Plugin Experience

Charles, Fiddler, Chroma and Firefox Developer tools, Jira, Selenium IDE, Firebug, Inspect

Element, XML Dump, XMP Spy,Google Analytics, Bugzilla


DirecTV, El Segundo-Long Beach, CA

Position: Quality Assurance Analyst, Feb 2015 – Dec 2019


•Executed scripted tests on STB boxes on various platforms in Linux Environment.

•Consulted with programmers and QA Managers about defects found during test cycles.

•Responsible for creating, documenting, maintaining and running end to end tests on large projects.

•Responsible for building Full Regression Test Suites.

•Responsible for logging defects, creating bug reports on a periodic basis.

•Participated in test planning and test execution on multiple devices.

•Took active part in functional testing and assisting developers in trouble shooting and resolving issues.

Liberman Broadcasting Group Channel 62, Burbank, CA

Position: Video Quality Control Analyst, April 2010 – Jan 2014


•Perform placement, timing, and file structure checks.

•Attend off-site QC screenings as needed and take detailed, accurate notes of all problems observed; revise, re-convert and redeliver subtitles as needed based on QC results.

•Assist with other technical tasks as needed.

Trap Systems, Miami, Fl

Position: Quality Assurance Engineer, Jun 2006 – March 2010


•Performed Manual Black-box testing, Regression Testing.

•Performed Release Testing duties on new builds.

•Form testing using SQL.

•Built test cases for Credit Card Applications built in .Net Framework.

•Helped Dev team in debugging code.

•Experience working in Agile environment.

•Learnt OWASP Architecture, ETL concept, OLAP concept, Web Security, Secure Web Sites, HTTPS protocols.

•Maintained bug reports using excel spreadsheet, TFS.

Crispin Porter and Bogusky, Miami, Fl-33133

Position : Quality Assurance Engineer, Aug 2004 – Jun 2006

Responsibilities :

•Performed Manual Black-box testing on Interactive Web sites, games and banners.

•Performance testing using semi automation tools such as Charles and Fiddler.

•Performed Load testing manually and using WAPT.

•Form testing using MYSQL, used GUI SQL tool called Navicat.

•Performed Regression Testing.

•Performed Stress Testing using WAPT.

•In-house Development (using Php, SQL, HTML, JavaScript).

•Performed Web Analysis.

•Wrote/ Maintained / Updated bugs for different projects using Jira, Bugzilla. (Bug Life cycle).


•Bachelor's Degree in Advertising Sciences, Institute of Communications and Design.

Toulouse Lautrec, Lima – Peru

•Advanced Degree in Video Editing and Postproduction. Inictel Institute, Lima – Peru

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