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Sql Server Analyst

Harrisburg, PA
August 08, 2012

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Dale is a seasoned professional with over ten years of testing experience and is seeking a QA Testing Lead position where she will be able to use her knowledge, experience, and skills to lead a team and enhance optimum output. Dale has strong skills in End to End, Functional, Regression, Web, and Integration testing in an Agile development environment. She also has Performance, and Automated testing experience. Dale has experience with Mercury's QTP, Load Runner, Test Director, Visual Basic, Crystal Reports, Requisite Pro, DOORS, Clear Quest, SharePoint, Rational Performance Tester, and TFS. Dale has extensive experience in Team building, Team Support, Team Leadership, and Decision making. She is an excellent communicator and coordinator with strong leadership skills.


MODIS - Client: Deloitte – LA CAFE

February 2012 – Present

QA Analyst

• Participated in requirement walkthroughs, QA Reviews, and design document reviews.

• Participated in daily triage discussions with business users to assess defects and to prioritize resolutions.

• Created weekly status reports of outstanding defects.

• Executed test scripts, retested defects and performed regression testing.

TekSystems - Client: Highmark

October 2011 – December 2011

Testing Coordinator

• Planned and coordinated testing activities, environment and data management, support for application.

• Reviewed test scripts, business requirements and software design.

• Partnered and coordinated with business subject matter experts and technical subject matter experts.

• Work with application teams and customers to identify and prioritize testing needs.

• Provided weekly status reports that documented progress against milestones.

• Documented challenges /issues and made recommendations for next steps.

MODIS - Client: Deloitte – VACMS

April 2011 – October 2011

Sr. QA Test Analyst

• Determined the overall approach of End-to-End testing.

• Proactively identified, resolved, and communicated existing or potential issues to the project management.

• Created test scenarios, test cases, and test matrixes for Integration and Regression testing.

• Designed, coded, executed, performance test scripts using Rational Performance Test.

MODIS (formerly AJILON Consulting) - Client: Deloitte – CHATS

January 2010 – April 2011

Sr. QA Analyst

• Gathered and extracted requirements from design documentation.

• Created test scenarios, test cases, and test matrixes for Integration and Regression testing.

• Proactively identified, resolved, and communicated existing or potential issues.

• Maintained an appropriate test environment for use during testing.

AJILON Consulting - Client: Deloitte – DPW’s CCMIS. COMPASS, Keys 2 Quality, Provider Certification

January 2003 – December 2009

Sr. QA Analyst/Test Lead

• Gathered and extracted requirements from design documentation for the creation of test cases.

• Provided estimates for the testing effort of the application releases and major enhancements releases

• Coordinated the testing assignments for testing team.

• Prepared daily status reports for review my management in a variety of formats.

• Designed, coded, executed, automated regression test scripts using QTP.

• Customized scripts and performed load testing using HP Load Runner.

• Developed QA Policies/Procedures (e.g., defect tracking, test case management, automated testing strategies, etc.)

Farrington Associates Client: PA DPW – PROMISE

March 2003 - August 2003

Business Analyst/Software Tester

• Analyzed requirements to develop test cases for (PA MMIS) claims processing system.

• Performed manual functional testing of PA MMIS system.

• Participated in pre-construction and post-construction walkthroughs with System Engineers.

• Created test cases, and test data for the purpose of system functionality verification.

• Validated HIPAA 270, 271, 835, and 837 transactions by mapping from X12 files to XML to Oracle database.

CIBER INC. - PA’s Fish, Boat, & Game, WIC, NEDDS, CHIP, Cigma

January 2000 – December 2002 -

Q/A Tester

• Collaborated with developers and business analysts to develop a framework for test solution.

• Set up a test site for the Pennsylvania’s Fish, Boat, & Game Commission E-commerce website

• Developed and maintained test environment for use during regression testing.

• Developed test cases, plans, reports, and scripts.

• Developed and executed automated and manual test cases.

• Tracked and documented software defects using Test Director.

• Worked with Developers to diagnose software defects and resolve issues.

QA Test Analyst

• Tested PA Children Health Insurance Program (CHIP) online application website.

• Manually imported test cases and requirements into Test Director and mapped requirements to test cases.

• Performed system, functional and regression testing and documented defects in Test Director.

QA Analyst

• Tested and evaluated financial reports for developed with Access 97 and SQL 7.

• Performed validation and analysis of back-end data being extracted from AS/400 to SQL Server.

• Performed analysis of the Business requirements and technical specifications to validate requirements.

• Performed editing of defects using Access 97 and SQL server.

• Analyzed TSQL code on the SQL server to ensure requirements were being met.

• Created test data that matched specified conditions and requirements.

Visual Basic Developer

• Developed user interface for a web-based solution for the WIC project using, VB 6.0, SQL Server.

• Developed a wide array of batch reports using Crystal Reports and Visual Basic’s Data Report Designer.

• Created stored procedures using Microsoft’s SQL Server 7 Query Analyzer.

• Performed analysis to include extensive data modeling and testing using.

• Performed business-rule analysis for determining correct logic design and implementation.

• Performed analysis of legacy system for conversion of new batch reporting system using data model analysis.

Systems Analyst - Project:

• Performed SME Interviews of integrated electronic information systems

• Conducted technical audits of existing surveillance systems which collected health data from a variety of sources.

• Provided data analysis and created a high-level data models using Visio.


Languages/Tools: Test Director, QTP, Certify, Requisite Pro, SoDA, DOORS, Crystal Reports, MS Office, Visio2000, VB 6,, ASP, SQL, RPG III, and FTP Pro Databases: SQL Server, Sybase, Access, DB2 and Oracle, Stratus

EDUCATION: Computer Learning Network, HACC, MindLeaders Web Based Training

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