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Senior Quality Assurance Engineer Resume

PROFILE:

  • Accomplished Software Professional with over twenty - five years in Quality Assurance and ten years working on and leading Agile teams.
  • Have released a wide variety of products including Windows and Mac consumer software, iOS and Android mobile apps, mobile optimized web sites and applications for advertising clients, DVR and hardware based software, legal & court monitoring systems, SaaS products for Human Resources and employee education, accounting, monitoring for counseling services, residual calculations for entertainment industry and social networks.
  • Managed teams of up to 15 people including technical mentoring and performance reviews.
  • Managed off-shore teams.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Tools: & Software Principles All stages of SDLC, Scrum planning, JIRA, Microsoft Team Foundation Server, Rally, Bugzilla, Mantis, Pivotal Tracker, Lean Startup, Balsamiq, Microsoft Office, MS-Project, Visio, Basecamp

Technologies: SQL, Unix, iOS, Android, Windows Mobile, Quick Test Professional, Selenium, Cucumber, WinAMP, Google Analytics, Amazon Web Services, Redbooth (Teambox), Eclipse, Aptana Studio

Familiarity with Programming Languages: PHP, Objective C, Python, Java, JavaScript, Perl, Python, Ruby, C

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Perform as Senior QA member of AGILE team including: test multiple areas of RTMS, manage defect list, daily Scrum meeting, work with development and product owners to prioritize and escalate issues as needed.
  • Assist with Scrum Management
  • Use SQL to query database and verify data issues
  • Maintain documentation in Sharepoint
  • Perform browser compatibility testing and regression across multiple platforms
  • Write behavior driven development test cases for Cucumber conversion
  • Product released to UAT with excellent feedback
  • Client demos went extremely well and clients signed service contracts

Confidential

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Attend all lead and management meetings give assignments to group
  • Provide regular status to upper management including reports from London and India teams
  • Use Microsoft TFS and Visual Studio to manage issues.
  • Write QA documentation and run regression test cases with build
  • Provide test plans for hotfix, patch and quarterly releases
  • Use SQL to query database and verify data issues
  • Perform compatibility testing across multiple browsers
  • Successfully released quarterly updates, bi - weekly hotfixes and emergency fix releases
  • Learning Module team remained on rack with all testing
  • Learning Module team created a special data repository to be used for all testing

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

Quality Assurance Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Create a Quality Assurance process for a non - profit organization
  • Sign up for JIRA non-profit license
  • Create test plan and test cases
  • Use SQL for backend data verification
  • Execute test cases against builds and verify fixes
  • Meet with developers and project owners to determine critical areas for testing.
  • Build process improved. Regular builds delivered with less bugs and verified easily

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

Quality Assurance Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Create a Quality Assurance process for social networking startup.
  • Write test plan and test cases for desktop and iOS versions of the product.
  • Set up bug database in Google Docs
  • Run test cases and enter bugs.
  • Perform iOS mobile testing / Wrote test plan for Android version
  • Perform compatibility testing on Mac/Windows Chrome, Firefox & IE
  • Communicate with developers and partners and prioritize issues for release. iOS version released to App Store

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

Quality Assurance Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Meet with business owners to flesh out key test areas from product specifications.
  • Write test plans and test cases and run test cases against each build and enter bugs accordingly.
  • Verify and resolve bugs as fixed by development in US, India and South America.
  • Perform customer service support including discovered issues to business owners.
  • Confidential release to internal customers. VPS updates made on regular intervals

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Perform browser compatibility testing on client facing software.
  • Use Jenkins to make manage builds
  • Software released to client satisfaction
Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

Quality Assurance Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Created and implemented a department Quality Assurance Process including a test plan and Quality Assurance request form.
  • Hired, supervised and mentored Junior QA Engineer
  • Work with outsource development teams in California, Ireland and India.
  • Lead testing for mobile devices including iOS, Android, Blackbery and Windows mobile
  • Worked directly with product Producers to define project requirements and write corresponding test cases.
  • Worked with 3rd party vendors to manage their development process
  • Set up and customized bug database system in JIRA..
  • Software consistently released to client satisfaction
  • Reduced QA cycle by 35% by using Quality Assurance best practices. Was able to maintain an extremely fast paced project schedule

Confidential, North Hills, CA

Software Testing

Responsibilities:

  • Manual Testing Windows software
  • Software regularly updated

Confidential, Santa Monica, CA

Quality Assurance Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed a team of three Quality Assurance Engineers
  • Wrote and maintained project test plan
  • Manage SCRUM process
  • Regularly meet with business owners to scope out new features
  • Used QTP and Selenium to create automated tests which reduced time to accept builds and perform regression by 50%
  • Performed white box testing on system backend
  • Advertising dollars increased tremendously.
  • System downtime minimized.

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