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Manager, Software Qa And Testing Practice Resume

SUMMARY:

  • 20+ years in software testing and QA for enterprise, defense and aerospace, web, embedded, and mobile systems and applications, including 5+ years at the Director level, 10+ years as a “player/coach” manager and 10+ years of client facing consulting.
  • Successfully bootstrapped new or jump started stalled automated testing at 10+ companies.
  • Established or optimized onshore/offshore teams of 20 to 100+ people for 4 organizations.
  • Built new Agile test teams or transitioned existing test teams to Agile at 10+ companies.
  • Ensure quality, as measured by customer satisfaction and customer confidence.
  • Guarantee on time, high - quality project delivery.
  • Implement cost-effective, sustainable, goal-based metrics programs and SLAs.
  • Continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of software testing.
  • Mentor and motivate global team members by creating a compelling and rewarding work culture.
  • Drive test automation by implementing open source and in-house developed tools and frameworks.

EXPERIENCE:

Manager, Software QA and Testing Practice

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • As Practice Manager enhanced the testing methodology. Introduced test automation for web and mobile applications, and Performance testing.
  • Was 100% billable leading testing for enterprise software implementation projects.
  • Implemented and regularly reported metrics for the tracking and prediction of progress and quality.
  • (Git/GitHub, Java, Jenkins, Maven, TestNG, JMeter, Python, SQL, Selenium WebDriver, SOAP UI, HPE ALM/Quality Center, LoadRunner/Performance Center, Inflectra SpiraTest, Linux)

Confidential, Roseville, CA

Customer

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented framework based automated testing for the Customer Self-Service (CSS) web site with Python, PyTest, Selenium WebDriver and the PageObject model.
  • Developed the Test Strategy, Test Plans and Test Cases, for all testing including UAT.
  • Planned and executed Performance testing with HPE LoadRunner/Performance Center.

Confidential, Riverside, CA

Independent Senior Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented framework based automated testing for the CSS web site with Java, TestNG, Selenium WebDriver and the PageObject model, and API testing with SOAP UI.
  • Developed the detailed plan and execution schedule for day-in-the-life UAT.
  • Planned and executed Performance testing with JMeter.

Confidential, Oceanside, CA

Independent Senior Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Verified and expanded test coverage and traceability analysis against Business Processes for a new CIS implementation.
  • Created additional Business Processes and Test Cases as required.

Independent Senior Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Hands-on engagements in software QA and test automation with clients in banking, healthcare, construction and utilities.
  • (Git/GitHub, Java, Jenkins, Maven, JUnit, JMeter, Python, PyTest, C#, Visual Studio, Coded UI Test, TFS, MS Test Manager, SQL, Selenium WebDriver, HPE ALM/Quality Center, Linux)

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the implementation of automated testing in the centralized enterprise test team. (C#, Visual Studio, MS TFS, MS Test Manager)
  • Implemented a test automation framework using MS Test Manager, Coded UI Test and C#.
  • Developed a test automation team through training and recruitment.

Confidential

Independent Senior Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the technical and organizational transformation of the onshore/offshore test team for a virtual storage appliance for high reliability and Big Data applications.
  • Lead the implementation of a redesigned Python framework for testing via the REST API.
  • Rolled out continuous automated testing scaled across multiple geographies.
  • Implemented scaled Agile/Scrum testing across the global team.

Confidential, Franklin, TN

QA analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented automation and CI/CD for testing with Java, Jenkins, JUnit and Selenium WebDriver, and Performance testing with JMeter.
  • Lead the testing for the migration of a SaaS system from a data center in Florida to one in Ohio.

Confidential

Independent Senior Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Improved the efficiency of the onshore/offshore team by 100%.
  • Increased the frequency of automated regression test cycles by 200% with no increase in resources.

Director of Software Product Assurance

Confidential, Reno, NV

Responsibilities:

  • Increased the effectiveness and achieved ISO 9001 compliance of Agile/Scrum test processes.
  • Managed 15+ simultaneous major, minor, maintenance and hotfix releases across 5 product lines.
  • Reduced build-to-build test set up time from days to hours, including virtualization of test environments.
  • Lead the development of a test framework for a web services API using C#, WCF, NUnit, NAnt.

Director of Quality Assurance

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Reduced regression testing time by 67% on major releases by expanding automated test coverage.
  • Built the Performance test program, including processes, tools and frameworks.

Independent Senior Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and executed manual and SQL tests for CRM web sites and database back ends.

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