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Contractor/manual Software Tester Resume

Greenland, NH

SUMMARY:

  • 15+ years experience in software quality assurance (QA).
  • 10+ years experience with automated test tools.
  • Experienced testing software using Agile methodologies.
  • Adept at black - box testing and creating SQL queries.
  • Skilled in generating test plans, test cases and test scripts.
  • Proficient in testing software on multiple databases concurrently.
  • Proficient in handling and supporting multiple QA projects concurrently.
  • Proven ability to work efficiently in both team and independent environments.
  • Have tested throughout the SDLC.
  • Strong mentoring skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Testing Tools: QuickTest Pro, WinRunner, LoadRunner, Silk Test and TestComplete

Emulators: Perfecto, Sauce Labs

Bug Reporting Tools: Bugzilla, HP Quality Center/ALM, MS TFS (Team Foundation Server), Mantis, TestTrack, IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC)

Languages: VBScript, TSL, 4Test, SQL, Unix Korn and C shells

O/S: Linux, UNIX, Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP

Databases: Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, Sybase, MS Access, MySQL

WORK HISTORY:

Confidential, Greenland, NH

Contractor/Manual Software Tester

Responsibilities:

  • In MS Visual Studio, created smoke, functional and regression test plans and test cases.
  • Using a combination of Manual and Exploratory testing, regression tested company’s MS Outlook - based email tracking software.

Confidential, Manchester, NH

Software Quality Assurance

Responsibilities:

  • Created smoke, functional and regression test cases for manual testing of company’s web-based loan/financial software consisting of a C#/.NET front-end and a MySQL RDBMS.
  • Created and executed simple to moderately complex SQL queries to validate data from the UI to the DB using MS SQL Server 2012 Management Studio.
  • Regression tested using smartphones and tablets (Apple iPhone, Samsung Galaxy, etc.).
  • Executed manual test cases against company’s software application using 4 different browsers - IE9-11, Google Chrome, Safari and Firefox.

Confidential, Eliot, Maine

Contractor/QA - Software Quality Assurance Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • As the sole SQA tester, was responsible for creating a testing framework and development of system integration, functional, end to end, and regression test plans and test cases.
  • Wrote functional specifications for the company’s digital signage and interactive kiosk software.
  • Executed test cases and SQL queries against company’s software applications which were deployed on a Linux virtual server in the Amazon Cloud.

Confidential, Portsmouth, NH

Contractor/QA - Software Systems Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Utilized TFS for test cases, requirements and project management.
  • Responsible for development of system integration, functional, end to end, GUI and regression test cases.
  • Assisted in the development of risk based test strategies/plans and use cases, and managing defects throughout the software project life cycle.
  • Heavy emphasis on regression testing with smartphones and tablets (Apple iPhone, Samsung Galaxy, etc.).
  • In an Agile environment, executed test cases against company’s insurance software applications on multiple browsers and operating systems.
  • Used a variety of mobile device emulators to perform cross-browser and mobile device regression testing.

Confidential, Bedford, NH

Software Quality Assurance

Responsibilities:

  • Created smoke, functional and regression test cases for manual testing of company’s web-based loan/financial software consisting of a C#/.NET front-end and a MySQL RDBMS.
  • Created and executed simple to moderately complex SQL queries to validate data from the UI to the DB using MS SQL Server 2012 Management Studio.
  • Regression tested using smartphones and tablets (Apple iPhone, Samsung Galaxy, etc.).
  • Executed manual test cases against company’s software application using 4 different browsers - IE9-11, Google Chrome, Safari and Firefox.

Confidential, Portsmouth, NH

Software Quality Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Researched and recommended an Automated Testing Tool (TestComplete) which company subsequently purchased.
  • Created a complete automated test framework consisting of data-driven and VBscript tests.
  • Wrote and maintained many automated smoke, functional and regression test suites/scripts.
  • Executed automated test scripts against company's electrical estimating/bidding software applications written on a C#/.NET code base and a SQL Server 2005 RDBMS.
  • Personally reduced manual testing by as much as 90% with the use of automation.
  • Created and executed manual test cases to test software that could not be automated.

Confidential, Portland, ME

QA Testing Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Created a suite of smoke, functional and regression test cases for manual testing of company’s health care software applications consisting of a .NET front-end and a SQL Server RDBMS.
  • Researched and made recommendations on defect/issue tracking software.
  • Executed Manual Test Cases to test company’s various software applications using 4 different browsers - IE8, Google Chrome, Safari and Firefox.
  • Worked closely with System Developers and Analysts to quickly resolve defects and issues.

Confidential, Portsmouth, NH

QA Automation Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Ran Smoke, UAT, functional and regression tests against company's financial software having an architecture consisting of a Java front-end, J2EE middle-tier and an Oracle RDBMS.
  • Created and maintained many HP QuickTest Pro (QTP) automated TestScripts based upon various functional specifications and use cases.
  • Created and maintained various LoadRunner Performance scripts.
  • Created and ran Appscan sessions for security testing of company’s software.
  • Skilled in creating test cases and testing software using Agile/Scrum methodologies
  • Test Lead on various projects.
  • Managed, tracked and reported software defects utilizing HP’s Quality Center.
  • Interfaced with QA team members, developers and business analysts to quickly resolve defects.

Confidential, Portsmouth, NH

Automation Project Lead & Senior Software Engineer - QA

Responsibilities:

  • Created and ran different test scripts in WinRunner and SilkTest for Smoke, GUI, Functional, Regression and Data-driven testing of 7 web and windows-based applications based upon various functional specifications.
  • Tested client-server, web and mainframe applications.
  • Manually tested system output via printer and email to verify formatting and integrity of company’s publishing.
  • Created and ran load and performance scripts utilizing LoadRunner, Controller and Test Center.
  • Proficient with a Sybase Relational Database, UNIX Korn Shell and Korn Shell scripting.
  • Mentored new hires and existing quality assurance testers.
  • Developed SQL and Unix Shell scripts for reuse by other team members.
  • Developed automated scripts to test C++ and web applications running on a Sybase and DB2 relational database.
  • Interfaced daily with Developers and Business Analysts to research and resolve defects and issues.
  • Responsible for software installations and upgrades.
  • Converted existing test cases from Silk to WinRunner for testing of various Personal Market applications.
  • Reviewed and identified risks and issues within the QA test arena and made recommendations of the results.
  • Identified and reported bugs in the Personal Market projects through the bug-reporting tool, Mantis.

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