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Principal Qm Analyst/lead Resume

Framingham, MA

SUMMARY:

A highly energetic, self - starter, quality assurance Project Lead/Principal with extensive experience in leading software quality assurance projects. Process improvement specialist, able to leverage metrics and all aspects of the software testing effort to create high quality solutions. Effectively manages concurrent projects, leading on and off shore teams. Possesses an expertise in the creation and execution of all testing deliverables including master test documents/test plans, test matrices, data matrices, detailed test cases, high level test scenarios, automation plans, dashboards, and escalation of issues, risk assessment, and gap analysis

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Budget/Level of Effort Estimation Agile, Scrum & Kanban Waterfall Methodology
  • Strategic Negotiations Remote Team Leadership Software Development Lifecycle
  • Strategic Planning Automation Manual Testing
  • Project Management Root Cause Analysis Test Plans
  • Test Scenarios Detailed Test Cases Risk Assessment
  • Gap Analysis ROI Assessments Training

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES:

Jira, Zephyr, HP Quality Center, Parasoft SOAtest, SOAP UI, Beyond Compare, SQL, PuTTY, WinSCP, GIT, Software AG - Designer, Linux, IBM Mainframe, AS-400, Client/Server, Confluence, Starteam, Software AG WebMethods, Visio, AQT, Python 3.6, Java, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Sharepoint Webspace, Calligo

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Framingham, MA

Principal QM Analyst/Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinated and oversaw large, multi-phased projects across Quality Engineering teams utilizing Agile, Scrum, Kanban, waterfall and Hybrid methodologies to ensure quality deliverables.
  • Utilized expertise in all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle to establish Quality Engineering levels of effort and budget estimates, ensuring effective allocation of team resources.
  • Cultivated relationships with business users, engineering team members, and other Confidential teams to enable collaborative efforts.
  • Established a routine release schedule, knowledge transfer plans, and training schedules.
  • Led teams through a variety of testing processes including SPLUNK log testing, white and black box testing.
  • Established automation suite of API and SOA Based service tests with Parasoft SOAtest.
  • Implemented CI/CD framework for Quality Engineering and pre-production validation
  • Led the Confidential effort to retire the Viper System.
  • Implemented an 800% execution time improvement to the automation suite from 4.75 hours to 35 Minutes to execute 1,000 integration test cases utilizing Parasoft SOAtest.
  • Established process Improvement/Realignment - Improving efficiencies in teams and automation
  • Oversight of contractor vendor transition from Cognizant to TCS to ensure a smooth transition without interruption of workflows or output.

Confidential, Boston, MA

Software Quality Assurance Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Directed on and off shore teams through testing efforts in support of multiple key corporate software development and integration projects.
  • Ensured resources were allocated to support project goals and established testing protocols.
  • Collaborated with internal business units to gather requirements to produce quality deliverables.
  • Customization of HP Quality Center project and documentation of Requirements and Defects providing traceability throughout the entire effort.
  • Customization of testing metrics to measure efficiencies implemented during the testing effort.
  • Coordination of continuous updates to system as state variations reached approval.
  • Coordinated testing efforts between Confidential and Perot Systems to allow for the efficient testing of Perot’s developed double blind data entry system’s feed into Confidential ’s Client Acquisition System.

Confidential

Software Quality Assurance Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Directed multiple test teams through testing efforts across multiple applications.
  • Assisted with the definition of business requirements for the new product and built a testing team to support project goals.
  • Reviewed and approved all testing artifacts to ensure that all business and functional requirements were met.
  • Completed post project closeout artifacts to meet all Sarbanes Confidential guidelines.

Confidential

Software Quality Assurance Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Provided guidance and direction to the team tasked with the integration of Individual Disability Income into the Client Acquisition System, the first time a non-life insurance product was introduced into the automated underwriting framework.
  • Established a 9-person team both on and offshore to ensure full testing needs were addressed at all levels.
  • Completed Post project closeout artifacts to meet all Sarbanes Confidential guidelines.

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