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Senior Software Tester Resume

Reston Va Washington, DC

SUMMARY:

  • Experience in the Software Development Full Life Cycle Testing phase with clients in the Defense, NASA, Telecommunications, Financial, and B2B e - commerce industries, as well as, other Government agencies, such as the Confidential, DOJ, and DHS.
  • Designed and developed system/software test concepts via test strategies, test plans, test procedures, and test reports for test systems running in client-server and internet environments.
  • Tested systems utilizing UNIX and/or Windows operating systems running on top of Oracle, Sybase, Informix, and Microsoft SQL Server databases.
  • Over 20 years of Test Lead experience which includes coordinating all system testing activities, interviewing/hiring potential testers, distributing work to testers, reporting statuses, keeping track of all testing milestones in the project schedule, and ensuring the setup of the test environment.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Hardware: SunOS, Confidential, DEC, and SGI Workstations, IBM RS6000, VAX/VMS 11-780, PCs

Software: SQL*Plus, SQL, TOAD, RapidSQL, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Visio), Continuus, Clearcase, ClearQuest, RequisitePro, PVCS Tracker, WordPerfect, QuickTest Professional (QTP), TSL for WinRunner (limited use), HTML, System Test and Operational Language (STOL), Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) 11.52, Quality Center (TestDirector), TestManager, PowerBuilder, DOORs, XMLSpy, SoapUI, Chrome & Firefox RESTClients, SharePoint, RALLY, Rational Integration Tester (RIT), TIBCO’s Graphical Enterprise Message Service (EMS) Administration & Monitoring Tool (GEMs) v3.3, Jenkins, Ruby 2.1, Cucumber, WinSCP, Beyond Compare, Putty

Databases: Oracle, Sybase, Hadoop, Informix, Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server

Operating Systems: UNIX ( Confidential -UX, Solaris, SunOS, AIX, Linux), Windows 95/98/2000/NT/XP/2008, DOS

Training: Managing Agile Software Development, Section 508 Compliance Testing, UNIX with Shell Programming, Rational Performance Studio v.2000, ANSI C Programming, Continuus - Developer & Build Manager, Object-Oriented Analysis and Design, Fundamentals of the UNIX Operating System, Fortran, Requirement Analysis, Mercury WinRunner & LoadRunner, RIT Training, Hexawise Test Design Tool Training

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Reston, VA & Washington, DC

SENIOR SOFTWARE TESTER

Responsibilities:

  • As a Sr. Software Tester (Application Quality Analyst IV) on the SF Mortgage Business RAMP Front End acceptance test team, I was responsible for leading the test effort on the Uniform Closing Dataset ( Confidential ) project which entailed reporting weekly statuses and keeping track of all testing milestones in the project plan.
  • I was also responsible for distributing test assignments to 3 other testers, as well as, developing test cases to verify user stories and/or defect fixes; executing tests, submitting defects, and capturing/storing test results.
  • The project used the Agile development methodology.
  • Test Cases were developed and stored in ALM. ALM was also used to map test cases to user stories. RALLY was used to manage user stories (requirements) and record/track defects.
  • GEMs was used to publish, monitor and capture messages on the TIBCO Queues and Topics.
  • XMLSpy was used to validate XML and to verify the data mapping of the translation service. SQL via Oracle’s TOAD was used to verify the database.
  • Ruby, Selenium and Cucumber were used to automate some of the test cases.

SENIOR SOFTWARE TESTER

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • As a Sr. Software Tester on the Enterprise Shared Services system test team, I was responsible for system testing components of the Common Securitization Solutions (CSS) Project.
  • I developed test cases to verify the system met the specified requirements in user stories and/or defect fixes; executed the defined tests and/or regression tests; and recorded defects.
  • This project used the Agile development methodology.
  • Test Cases were developed and stored in Confidential Quality Center 10.0. RALLY was used to manage user stories (requirements), record/track defects, and map test cases to user stories.
  • GEMs was used to publish, monitor and capture messages on the TIBCO Oueues and Topics.
  • SQL via Oracle’s TOAD was used to verify the database.
  • RIT was used to automate some of the test cases.

SENIOR SOFTWARE TESTER/LEAD

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • As a Sr. Software Tester/Lead on the Testing Shared Services system test team, I was responsible for coordinating all system testing activities for numerous software applications (Cash Delivery, CRS, CDS, DDF, FE, and Doc Cert).
  • The system testing activities included distributing work to 1 or more testers, reporting statuses, keeping track of all QC testing milestones in the project plan, writing test strategies, plans, cases/scripts, reports and tracking statuses of all software change requests (SCRs).

SENIOR SOFTWARE TESTER

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • As a Sr. Software Tester and as a contractor with Confidential (via Celerity until 1/2010) on the Business & Development Technology QA system test team, I was responsible for system testing the Consolidated Data Delivery System (CDDS) software.
  • I developed test cases to verify the system met the specified requirements and/or change requests (CRs) fixes; executed the defined tests and/or regression tests; and recorded defects.
  • Test Cases were developed and stored in Confidential Quality Center 9.2. SQL via Oracle’s SQL*Plus and/or TOAD was used to verify the database and Rational ClearQuest was used to record and track defects.

Confidential, Washington, DC

SENIOR FUNCTIONAL TESTER

Responsibilities:

  • As a Sr. Functional Tester on the Acceptance Test Team on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) Information Technology Engineering Services Support (ITESS) Contract, I was responsible for acceptance testing a new release of an existing ICE application and/or a new ICE application assigned to me.
  • After being assigned an application to test, I was responsible for developing a level of effort via testing options; preparing an independent test plan, developing test cases to verify the system meet the specified requirements and/or software change requests (SCRs) fixes; executing the defined tests and/or regression tests; recording defects as test problem reports (TPRs); delivering daily status reports to stakeholders throughout the test cycle; and developing a test analysis summary reporting the overall status of the testing phase.
  • In addition to acceptance testing, I also conducted basic Section 508 Compliance testing on some applications; analyzed Security Vulnerability Scans generated by the Confidential WebInspect tool; and helped out with Interoperability testing when desktop images and/or new/upgrades to COTS were loaded in the test environment; and mentored junior testers.
  • Test Cases were developed and stored in Confidential Quality Center 9.2. SQL via Oracle’s SQL*Plus was used to verify the database and Merant Tracker 8.0.2.0 was used to record and track defects.

Confidential, Laurel, MD

LEAD SOFTWARE TEST ENGINEER

Responsibilities:

  • As the software test lead on the Acceptance Test Team on the Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory (STEREO) project in JHU/APL Space Department, I was responsible for managing all testing activities.
  • These activities included ensuring that the flight software and ground software were thoroughly tested via defined tests (automated and manual); distributed/re-distributed work to 6 or more testers; reported weekly statuses to upper management; tracked project milestones via Microsoft Project; tracked and helped coordinate changes to the software; tracked defects against the software via Confidential ’s Change Synergy; tracked updates to the test plans; coordinated the execution of all tests; ensured the test reports were written.
  • I was also responsible for developing/updating the Requirements Traceability matrix via Confidential ’s DOORs to ensure all requirements mapped to a test case(s).

Confidential, Herndon, VA

SOFTWARE TEST LEAD

Responsibilities:

  • As a software test lead on Confidential ’s Dedicated Channel Services (backend) test team, I was responsible for coordinating system test activities for different releases of the e-Commerce Credit Model (ECCM) software.
  • These activities included distributing work to 3 or more testers; reporting statuses; keeping track of project milestones with other Project leads; and helping to coordinate changes to the software; I was also responsible for ensuring that the test plan, test cases, and test reports were written and for coordinating the execution of all test cases during the system test phase.
  • The ECCM is an automated underwriting and risk management tool designed to work with a lender’s loan origination system enabling lenders to make informed decisions about the relative credit risk of conventional mortgages.
  • The Services are the backend of ECCM, where we tested the XML that passes from the user requests to the database and back to the user.
  • Using XMLSpy, we ensured all attributes and elements of the XML input and output request(s) were correct as specified by the latest version of the API/DTD.
  • The Sybase database was queried by using Rapid SQL or WinSQL and problem reporting was tracked using Rational ClearQuest.

Confidential, Bethesda, MD

SENIOR SOFTWARE TESTER

Responsibilities:

  • As a contractor with the Federal Communications Commission ( Confidential ) and a member of the Automated Auction System test team, I was responsible for helping to setup the system testing process.
  • This entailed helping the test manager with system test planning, distributing work to two other testers, mentoring junior testers, writing the system test plan, developing/executing system test cases and writing the system test report.
  • I was also responsible for helping to define system requirements, participating in mock auctions, verifying production reports and attending change control board meetings.
  • SQL via PowerBuilder was used to verify the database and PVCS Tracker was used to record and track defects.
  • The Automated Auction system was a web-based system utilizing PowerBuilder, Sapphire, and ColdFusion running on top of a Sybase database.

Confidential, Columbia, MD

SOFTWARE TEST LEAD

Responsibilities:

  • As a software test lead, I was responsible for coordinating all system testing activities on numerous B2B web development projects.
  • These activities included distributing work to 3 or more testers; hiring testers, distributing work assignments; reporting statuses; keeping track of project milestones with other Project leads; helping to set up the test environment; helping to coordinate changes to the software; and participating on the change control board; I was also responsible for ensuring that the test plan, test cases, and test reports were written and for coordinating the execution of all test cases during the system test phase.
  • Test cases were developed and stored in Rational TestManager and defects were entered/tracked via Rational ClearQuest.

Confidential, Bethesda, MD

SOFTWARE TEST LEAD

Responsibilities:

  • As a contractor with Confidential and the test lead of the system test team on the AMEX Surveillance Automation Project (ASAP), I was responsible for coordinating all system testing activities.
  • The system testing activities included distributing work to 3 other testers, reporting statuses, keeping track of all QC testing milestones in the project plan, writing test strategies, plans, cases/scripts, reports and heading up the CCB to track statuses of all software change requests (SCRs).
  • Test cases were developed and stored in Mercury’s TestDirector. This ASAP system delivered a new surveillance capability to the American Stock Exchange.
  • ASAP was a multi-tier, web based system built on top of an Oracle 8.05.1 database residing on a SUN E1000 Solaris server.
  • The database was queried by using Oracle SQL Plus 3.3 and problem reporting was tracked using PVCS Tracker.

Confidential, McLean, VA

SENIOR TESTER

Responsibilities:

  • As a contractor with Confidential Permanente and a member of the Mid- Confidential States (MAS) National Insurance Solution (NIS) test team, I was responsible for helping to coordinate the system and user-acceptance testing process.
  • This effort entailed defining the scope and approach for testing the Confidential applications, planning the test effort and resources needed.
  • I was also responsible for writing test plans, test procedures, and test reports.
  • I was responsible for meeting with business process functional leads and software development leads to ensure all tests verify all software functionality and business process workflows.
  • Confidential ’s MAS/NIS project goal was to integrate all of Confidential Legacy systems with other software applications used by Confidential .

Confidential, Silver Spring, MD

SENIOR SOFTWARE TESTER/QA

Responsibilities:

  • As a member of the Continuing Engineering Group, I was responsible for helping to define the standards and procedures Confidential will follow in testing their Open Archive (OA) Software Systems.
  • I was also responsible for writing the test plans, test procedures, and test reports to test Confidential ’s Core systems and their customer specific systems.
  • In addition to developing all the testing documents, I was responsible for executing the tests, demonstrating the software systems to customers (internal and external), identifying problems, and recommending solutions/enhancements.
  • Confidential ’s OA systems were basically image archiving and retrieving systems designed for banks and processing centers.
  • These systems ran in a client-server environment using Confidential -UX, Informix, MS Windows 95 or NT.

Confidential, Bethesda, MD

SOFTWARE TESTER

Responsibilities:

  • As a contractor with Confidential and a member of the Year 2000 Project Test Team, I was responsible for ensuring that the Issuer Services Support (ISS) application was Confidential compliant.
  • I developed test procedures to test the Issuer Delinquency and Issuer Deficiency subsystems.
  • These tests date checked all applicable GUI screens and all nightly batch jobs. ISS was a client-server application linked to an Oracle database (Oracle 7.2.2).
  • During testing, I was responsible for executing the tests and documenting problems via the PVCS Tracker application tool.

Confidential, Silver Spring, MD

SOFTWARE TESTER

Responsibilities:

  • As a member of the BroadBand Department, Service Assurance Group, I was responsible for testing the Video Information Provider End-User Repository (VIPER) software system.
  • I developed test procedures for each release of the software. During testing, I verified the software complied with the requirements, the design, and other interface capabilities. I identified problems and verified fixes to them.
  • I was responsible for configuring the software in the test environment by using Continuus.
  • I was responsible for developing the Installation guide and building the software package for the System Integration Team and Client Acceptance Test Team.
  • I participated in Requirements reviews, Detailed Design reviews, and ICD reviews.

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