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Sr. Software Quality Assurance Engineer Resume

Bothell, WA


  • Highly skilled software quality analyst professional with 10+ years of background as a QA Engineer.
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing quality assurance standards and measures within the organization.
  • Communicates with highly distributed, cross functional test teams.
  • Additional attributes include strong critical thinking abilities and technical proficiency in automated testing tools.
  • Driven to foster and proactively implement the use of quality assurance best practices and standards on a daily basis
  • Tests using Pytest as a Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer
  • Codes and maintains efficient automated scripts that utilize clean code and best practice coding standards.
  • Through decision making skills, mentors and trains Developers, QA Associates and Professional Apprentices on best practices and industry standards
  • Uses business acumen with cross functional team members to define and understand functional & non - functional requirements and captures business requirements through data driven test scripts.
  • Manages and maintains efficiencies in the automated script execution and script development through the implementation of automation best practices
  • Influence and delegates work to QA Associates and Professional Apprentices, as needed
  • Assists with projects as required to contribute to efficiency and effectiveness of the work
  • Conducts research into new technologies, including tools, components, and frameworks
  • Attends management meetings on behalf of team
  • Proven leadership ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proven ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment with both technical and non- technical team members
  • Delivers metrics through the appropriate reporting tool.
  • Ability to code scripts in python and unix shell to resolve software
  • Strong customer orientation
  • Able to work independently in an open, collaborative environment
  • Collaborate with team members and cross functional teams to deliver bug free code
  • Familiar with AGILE test methods
  • Familiar with SDLC using AGILE and waterfall test methodology


  • SQL
  • HP Application Life Cycle Management (formerly Quality Center)
  • GIT repository
  • LINUX cmd line
  • SOATEST (Web Service Automation Test Tool)
  • SOAP testing
  • CA DevTest (backend simulation)
  • SVN
  • Jenkins Continuous Integration Server
  • PyTest


Confidential, Bothell, WA

Sr. Software Quality Assurance Engineer

  • Led the test automation team
  • Created and implemented test plans
  • White box testing using Pytest
  • Created and maintained automated test scripts in SOATEST
  • Created and implemented continuous integration scripts using Jenkins CI Server
  • Executed SOAP xml based functional and automated test cases as well as GUI tests
  • Trained and mentored QA associates and developers on best practices
  • Created test defect reports and tracked test defects using HP ALMQC
  • Analyzed defects for root cause
  • Took on a lead role for writing automated test cases and performing exploratory testing
  • Communicated testing status to management
  • Worked with highly distributed team members to define and understand functional and non-functional test requirements through functionally driven tests
  • Coordinated meetings between cross functional project stake holders to determine test strategy and software functional requirements
  • Worked closely with Agile scrum masters to complete test deliverables within sprint time lines
  • Created Python scripts for Microsoft Excel automation
  • CA DevTest test creation for integrated system testing
  • CA DevTest simulator creation

Confidential, Redmond, Wa

Systems Test Engineer

  • Tested backend ordering system for Confidential &T
  • Created and implemented test plans
  • Black box testing using WinRunner
  • Created SQL queries to interact with a Oracle database
  • Analyzed defects for root cause
  • Communicated defect resolution to management
  • Coordinated meetings between cross functional project stake holders to determine test strategy and software functional requirements

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