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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Test Driver

Confidential, Maricopa, AZ

Responsibilities:

  • Test Driver for prototype, near - production and production Confidential, Audi and Bentley automobiles at the Confidential Group of America Arizona Proving Ground. Complete assigned, prescribed driving on public surface streets and test tracks at the Proving Ground
  • Provide detailed notes and feedback to engineering and technical staff regarding vehicle and system performance
  • Currently qualified to drive 140 MPH on the facility’s High Speed Oval, and perform vehicle testing on the Perimeter Dirt Road and Dust Oval courses for dust intrusion analysis, as well as the South African Gravel course for body and paint durability testing
  • Specific experience in testing of electrical systems (Infotainment, Navigation, Lighting, HVAC) in Confidential Group prototype, near-production and production vehicles
  • Experience in durability testing of Confidential Group electric vehicles

Test Driver

Confidential, Wittmann, AZ

Responsibilities:

  • Test Driver for new Confidential and Lexus automobiles and trucks at the Confidential ’s 12,000 acre Confidential Arizona Proving Ground (TAPG)
  • Performed assigned, prescribed driving at the TAPG test facility, and on public surface streets
  • Kept detailed notes about vehicle and system performance observed during driving, and provided written and oral feedback to engineering and technical staff
  • Successfully completed training in high-speed (120 MPH),Off-Road/4x4, and Right-Hand Drive vehicles
  • Traded Common Stock and Options Contracts on a daily basis

Sr. QA Analyst

Confidential, Highland Hills, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Assigned System Testing duties for Rate Revisions rolling out the "Titan Plus" product for Nationwide's Confidential product, which is branded as Titan Executed System Test Plan Suite. Also responsible for making any changes/additions/deletions to the Test Plan
  • Performed analysis on the Business Requirement Document (BRD), the Rate Factor Document (RFD) and all other supporting documentation for the Rate Revision
  • Created, monitored and closed Defects using Confidential Quality Center
  • Participated in a minimum of three weekly group meetings to discuss progress and status of the project

Sr. QA Analyst

Confidential, Mayfield Village, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Assigned System Testing for various projects in the Confidential using Agile Methodology
  • Completed testing for 20 IP Rate Revisions, now in Production
  • Completed testing for the Confidential project. New functionality utilizes an interface with vendor Pitney-Bowes to automatically assign tax codes for all Auto, Special Lines and Commercial business for the state of Kentucky
  • Completed Education/Occupation Rating project for the pilot states of IL and ID Auto. The project instituted the use of education and occupation levels of customers as factors used to develop premium
  • Duties included documenting fix issues and perform validation testing to confirm code behaves as expected
  • Performed Regression Testing as needed to ensure existing functionality remained as designed

QA Analyst

Confidential, Beachwood, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Testing resource for the implementation of v. 2.0 of the company's main product, Mobile Control Online (MCO), a GPS tracking system for fleet vehicles for Confidential in Albany, NY
  • Performed Functional and Performance testing of ASP.NET frontend and SQL backend
  • Performed Parallel testing with the current version of MCO to ensure accuracy of data and functionality for v. 2.0
  • Documented defects and performed validation testing of fixes to confirm desired functionality

QA Analyst

Confidential, Richfield, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Performed Functional and Data Validation testing of current company application LinkIQ in ASP.NET
  • Documented fix issues and performed validation testing to confirm code behaves as expected in the Test environment
  • Performed after-hours validation testing of application changes after they were promoted to Production

QA Analyst

Confidential, Mayfield Village, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Assigned to perform System Testing for the Electronic Fulfillment ( Confidential ) project, which allows users to sign their policy documents online for Agency business, branded as Drive Insurance from Progressive
  • Performed Regression Testing as needed to ensure existing functionality for Drive functions as designed
  • Documented fix issues and performed validation testing to confirm code behaved as expected
  • Researched underwriting rules for the applicable states and created checklists and test documents from the ground up
  • Provided final QA signoff on completed Confidential projects assigned. Responsibilities included the completion of Confidential testing for 23 states, all currently in Production

QA Analyst

Confidential, Richmond Heights, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Created all requirement documents for total re-write of the company customer website
  • Sole QA Analyst responsible for test suite generation and execution for applications created by the Development staff of 9
  • Sole testing/Business Analyst resource for a re-designed company-hosted website to allow Confidential ' owners to book trips online. Project Scope and Requirements gathering began in June. Development began in August. Site rolled out to Production in January 2007. Support of the site was ongoing
  • Created all content for the FAQ section for the new customer website
  • Testing was end-to-end, from requirements gathering to test case generation, test/fix execution to UAT, and finally promotion to Production
  • Created and documented all QA procedures for the Department
  • Completed Phase I testing of the Fractional First pricing initiative, which was a restructuring of the Occupied Hourly and Fuel Rates the company uses. This program was a total overhaul of the way Confidential, and the Fractional marketplace as a whole, has traditionally figured rates.
  • Responsibilities included the testing of Pivotal (a web-based application the Sales staff uses to enter new contracts), CAMP (a web-based application from a third-party vendor that the Operations staff uses to create trips) and the Confidential billing application (a home grown application written in Visual Basic)
  • Completed Phase I testing of tax fixes implemented by the company. In some trip scenarios, the Company was not charging tax correctly, and this initiative addressed that
  • Performed Functional testing of changes and enhancements to the company's CRM application from Pivotal
  • Completed testing of the JetPASS Ultimate program—a "Card" program that allows an Owner or Member to purchase time on any Confidential aircraft and use the time within a 12-month period. This program replaced the existing Card program the Company had instituted about 18 months prior
  • Responsible for testing "quick hit" enhancements and emergency fixes to existing applications as requested by the Business

QA Analyst

Confidential, Richfield, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Contracted QA resource to the Projects Group, which undertook long, overarching projects and company-wide initiatives
  • Duties included the creation and execution of test scripts and test cases for all projects assigned
  • Responsible for creation and identification of proper data for use in testing all projects assigned
  • Was QA resource for the Mutual Fund Trading Restrictions (MFTR) project. Certain fund families wanted to restrict overactive trading in and out of their funds, and the MFTR project involved instituting and enforcing the business rules around that. Project touched many systems and processes companywide
  • Primary responsibilities for MFTR were testing Retirement Plan Maintenance (RPM), a web-based application that allowed Schwab staff to configure a client's investment options, and testing of changes for MFTR to the VRU application used by plan participants
  • Also assigned to enhancement project Plan Sponsor Reporting from the Company's website, www.schwabplan.com. Plan Sponsors are Benefits Administrators for companies that have contracted Schwab to oversee their employee's benefits plan. Plan Sponsors used the site to view and modify employee retirement and investment information and run status and balance reports
  • Scope of Plan Sponsor Reporting: Provide more options for users and enhance the presentation of the information available to Plan Sponsors in an area of www.schwabplan.comcalled the Report Center
  • Provided design input to www.schwabplan.com UI design and all enhancements
  • Assigned QA Analyst to Confidential (Default Investment Election by Age) project. Project involved the automatic enrollment of retirement plan participants who had not made investment elections after a prescribed period of time had passed. This "default" investment was made based upon the participant's age. Project again touched many applications and processes
  • Assisted Confidential and Contractor QA staff when needed on daily testing activities
  • Technologies used in the projects included Actuate enterprise software, ASP.NET, Visual Basic and Delphi

System Administrator/Customer Service

Confidential, Naperville, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the maintenance of five business-to-business websites in the auto insurance space that concentrate on the application of Comparative Negligence in the settlement of Confidential, called the Confidential
  • Extensive practice in the use of Microsoft FrontPage web editor
  • Duties included fielding all incoming Customer Service calls and handling user issues to resolution
  • Performed research and applied updates to the sites when needed. Updates usually involved UI changes/enhancements and changes to statutory information contained in the sites
  • Some limited sales experience—Staffed company booth for the Confidential trade show in Chicago, October 2004.

Business Systems/Quality Assurance Analyst

Confidential, Fairlawn, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for creating all testing procedures and scripts/checklists for the testing of applications written in Visual Basic for use in the telemarketing phone center environment. Functionality of applications concentrated on donation acceptance and product/service orders
  • Successfully reduced the error rate for applications in Production to < 3%
  • Provided input and tested total rewrite of in-house application that allowed Account Staff to submit application requests to the development staff
  • Involved in multiple projects simultaneously—project load was approx. 4-6 client applications completed daily
  • Also concurrently involved in longer projects of 1-2 weeks duration on a monthly basis
  • Created all QA documentation and testing procedures used by the Company
  • Also tested applications used in-house by Business, Verifications and Phone Center Supervisory staff
  • Performed on-site Phone Center testing of applications and predictive dialer functionality as needed
  • Created tutorial documents for use by Phone Center staff for the more complicated applications
  • Elicited feedback from users and supervisory staff in Phone Centers to improve the efficiency of the applications
  • Extensive contact with development staff to reach company objectives
  • Exposure to relational databases and table structure--Completed intermediate SQL class through the University of Akron
  • Compiled detailed documentation of all fix items through to resolution

QA Analyst

Confidential, Mayfield Heights, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for analysis of the auto rating disk written in Visual Fox Pro and older DB7 DOS-based rating disk presented to authorized independent insurance agents to provide quotes to prospective Victoria customers
  • Created and executed all test scripts/cases for projects assigned
  • Testing suite was "end-to-end", with all aspects of the disk analyzed. From Rate Factor Summary and rate development, vehicle file, driver class info, output creation and final upload for all new disks and Rate Revisions for the existing applications
  • Performed simulated "nightly" processing testing on the in-house underwriting processing system called VIPER
  • Projects were typically of 1-3 weeks duration
  • Sole testing resource for in-house application that allows Phone Center and Product Management staff to run all rating disks quickly and easily from one PC. Duration was approx 2.5 months. Periodic enhancements were tested as well
  • Testing resource for the initial development and implementation of the first GUI-based rating disk for Victoria
  • Responsible for the updating of Rate Guides for the Rate Revisions assigned
  • Extensive contact with Product Management and Marketing staffs to create and clarify requirements
  • Extensive contact with Compliance department to ensure all output conformed to rigorous DOI requirements
  • Performed installations of the rating software in agent's offices and performed tutorials for the staff on its efficient use
  • Addressed problem reports from the field and worked with IT management, development, underwriting staffs to resolve

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