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Quality Engineer Qa Tester

Gaithersburg, MD
January 19, 2022

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Solutions-Oriented Software Quality Engineer/Tester with extensive experience in software testing, vast knowledge of testing tools and techniques, and professional understanding of the discipline. Expertise and specialization in the highly competitive field of Information Technology

Proven ability to plan, design, and execute Test Plans and Test Cases

First-hand experience in all phases of testing, including Analysis of Requirements and Specifications, Performance of Functional, Integration, System and Acceptance Testing. Generation of Test Execution, Test Summary Results, and Distribution of Product into the Field

Demonstrated ability to perform under positive stress

Excellent analytical and testing skills

Strong technical, organizational and interpersonal skills

Experience leading a small QA team

Able to identify problems, analyze test results, investigate their causes and suggest remedies to enhance software product quality

Experience testing on iOS and Android operating systems

Extensive exposure to SEI CMMI and ISO 9001 process standards

Experience in an Agile environment and working on Agile-Waterfall Hybrid development projects

Hands on experience in Tools: JIRA, Quality Center, HP / ALM, SharePoint.

Consistent delivery of timely results, with a proven track record of testing large and medium scale systems deployed in multiple environments

Experience in complying with Government Section 508 regulations

Professional Experience:

System Integration Tester 2015-present

NCR Corporation Germantown, MD

Duties include writing, revising test cases for Government Software (USPS). Reviewing and analyzing software and system requirements and specifications for the creation of detailed, comprehensive and effective test cases. Participating in requirements definition, contributing to system design plans, investigating and identifying new technologies to incorporate within the architecture. Utilizing test procedures for applications and database systems for several major Government projects. Creating, documenting, executing, and maintaining test procedures. Evaluating reports and documenting test results. Interfacing with other team members and other teams in peer review of requirements, specifications and test cases. Making improvements to software applications according to test results and quality control analysis. Experience in Software Testing of Windows-based client server systems and International Software Application. Experience in testing on iOS and Android operating systems (mPOS). Testing in web environments: web services, C++, Java. Current Lab environment is Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI III) certified. Lead a team of Manual QA Engineers responsible for improving the quality of ADD.

Primary responsibilities include:

Analysis of functional requirements and detailed design specifications

Preparation of test plans, test environment & test data set up/configuration

Development of Test Plans & Detailed Test Procedures

Creating and adequate reporting of the executed manual test cases

Submission of test results (such as: test activity reports & various metrics)

Test data preparation for Positive & Negative Testing scenarios for Functional Testing as documented in the test plan

Test Case execution to verify the expected results

Security Testing performance to ensure secure login and payment access

Implementation of SDLC methodology

Participation in peer review meetings, which are done for Enhancement Request and Modification Request of applications, following the client requirements

Participation in working groups for establishing and improving quality assurance processes & documentation

Interacting with developers, business analysts and end users to discus technical problems and bug reporting

System Integration Tester 2009- 2015

Computech Corporation, Inc. Germantown, MD

Experience in testing applications for Government Software (USPS), under contract to the NCR Corporation. Responsible for the construction, duplication, and testing of major and minor software releases. Ensure that business rules and requirements are implemented in the software release under test. Ensure that there is consistency among all releases, especially description of workflow and business practices Essential Skills. Develop Test Cases that test new functionality. Consistent accurate validation practices throughout the entire test cycle. Ability to organize and communicate test or validation results (including on-line tracking tools, such as JIRA), and paper editorial tools such as standard proofreader’s marks. Critical thinking and focused actions consistent with company goals. Skills: Experience with Point of Service retail systems, experience with financial accounting processes, experience with Inventory Control Management Physical Requirements.

Educational Background:

Bachelor Degree in Business Administration 1994-1997


2017 Courses in HP QTP/UFT (automation testing tool)

2011 Courses in Oracle Database 11g: Courses MS Excel 2007

2005 Courses in Modeling and Testing with Use Cases

2002 Courses in PVCS * Dimension User Training

2000 Courses in SQL, PL/SQL Programming Software Quality Learning Center

USA Citizen

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