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Senior Qa Engineer Resume

Greenwood Village, CO

CAREER SUMMARY:

  • 9 years software QA, deployment readiness and performance testing.
  • Project management and test environment deployment for Kroll, the Confidential, HP, CA and Charter in Agile work environments.
  • Test plan development, performance testing, exploratory testing, regression testing, new feature testing, automated test development.
  • Hardware and software development and testing for electric vehicles including firmware, Android and IOS app testing.
  • 28 years experience in system administration in the areas of finance, government, medical and business environments.
  • Self - employed for 10 years managing 30+ customers.
  • 10+ years in data centers doing server (File, web, DB, etc) installation, administration, maintenance and migration.
  • Network infrastructure design and implementation, printing, WAN/firewall implementation, AD, LDAP, WSUS, DNS, etc.
  • Volunteer work with the DEVC education outreach program to teach kids about electric vehicles.

TECHNICAL SUMMARY:

Operating systems: Windows server and desktop OS’s. Linux (RHEL, Centos, Solaris, Ubuntu), HP-UX, SCO Unix, Novell Netware, etc.

Software tools: Selenium, Postman, SoapUI, Rally, Jira, Visio, Visual Studio, HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), HP Quality Center, HP Quick Test Pro, Load Runner, Fiddler, Perforce, Team City, Jenkins, iMacros, VMM/HyperV, VMware, Nagios, Solar Winds, SCOM, HP Network Administration, Nimsoft Monitor (UIM), etc.

Databases: MySQL, MSSQL, Oracle and Mongo Java, python, scripting, etc

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Greenwood Village, CO

Senior QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Performed QA exploratory and manual testing for the NMD and XMP back end video metadata processing applications.
  • Performed and written automated tests via Java, scripts, Postman and other tools and methods.
  • Daily tasks include regression testing and new functionality testing.
  • Daily reporting and documenting defects for the Metadata development team.
  • Worked with developers to determine defect sources and creating new functional enhancements.
  • Agile work environment using Jira to track defects, user stories and new features.
  • Metadata processing is made of many back end processes. I was responsible for testing 10 different applications that processed schedules, descriptions, images and related data for movies and TV shows across 2 parallel processing environments.
  • Database support for Oracle 11 for NMD and Mongo for XMP.
  • Tools used: Postman, Jira, SoapUI, Eclipse/IntelliJ, Fiddler, Perforce, Team City, Ansible, Docker, AWS, etc.
  • All back end applications communicate via REST end points which are tested via Postman or java automated via Jenkins.
  • Ongoing testing of 4 middle ware UI’s that configure program schedules, images, job processing and other metadata related tasks.

Confidential, Fort Collins, CO

QA Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Performed and wrote automated and manual testing for the UIM enterprise monitoring application suite.
  • Windows and Linux support.
  • Written Python and other scripts used in conjunction with in house tools to automate back end testing.
  • Daily interaction with developers from my team and others depending on the defect or feature.
  • Agile work environment using Rally to track defects, user stories and new features.
  • UIM is made of many small programs that perform specific tasks. I was responsible for testing 10 of them.
  • Database support for MySQL 5.6, Oracle 11 and 12 and MSSQL 2012 and 2014.
  • Tools used: Loadrunner, Fiddler, Rally, in house testing tools, Selenium, Docker, VMware, etc.

Confidential, Fort Collins, CO

QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Performed QA manual testing for the HP Network Administration (NA) product line in an Agile/Waterfall work environment.
  • Daily tasks included writing test procedures for new functionality, performing functional tests and regression tests.
  • Reported defects and documented the specific details for reproducing any defects found.
  • Performed exploratory testing to expose defects in the application.
  • Performed general system administration on Windows and Red Hat Linux servers.
  • Met with developers and other project specific QA personnel to plot out current progress, future goals and deadlines.
  • Regular communication with an international staff of people from the Ukraine, China, India and the USA.

Confidential, Fort Collins, CO

QA Engineer Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Performed QA testing for Confidential web based applications for functionality and deployment.
  • Daily tasks included test design, web server (IIS and Apache) administration and server administration (Windows and Linux).
  • Interfaced with developers to resolve application issues. Worked with technical writers to resolve documentation issues.
  • Deployment and functional testing consisted of validating all documentation, executables, multi-user, fail over/cluster, system failure/recovery, performance and load testing, requirement testing, delivery of documents and test reports.
  • Test reporting described all tests performed, tests results and recommendations for application deployment to production. Test results were delivered to project management in a formal test report document.

Confidential, Loveland, CO

Network Operation Center Technician

Responsibilities:

  • Daily collaborative maintenance of 800+ Windows 2008/2003 and Linux servers that provide web, VPN and various data services to a nationwide credit reporting customer base in a Data Center environment.
  • Tasks included administering 600+ virtual machines using VMM, HyperV, SCOM, Solar Winds and Nagios.
  • Supported multiple Windows OU's: Corp, Prod, QA, DEV and Disaster Recovery.
  • Performed active directory support of group policies, users and multiple OU’s.
  • Performed QA testing of internal proprietary apps via internal tools and web interface testing.
  • AD migration for Prod and DR environments from 2003 to 2008 AD with some 2012 in the mix.

Confidential, Birmingham, AL

Owner/Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Design, installation and administration of Windows, Mac and Novell solutions for small businesses.
  • System support for 10 to 100 employees, 1 to 60 desktops and 1 to 5 servers.
  • Solutions involved Exchange, SQL, IIS, Internet connectivity, WAN/LAN links to remote locations, VPN’s, tape backup solutions, network printing/scanning/faxing, premise wiring, network installation, IP camera security systems, phone/environmental control systems integration and installation. Migrations from NT 4 to 2000 and higher with AD. Implementing AD in new installations.

Confidential, Birmingham, AL

Senior Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Design, installation and administration of high end Windows systems for paper to electronic document management solutions.
  • Administered servers that included disk arrays, robotic optical storage, tape backup, clustering and fail over.
  • Configured 50,000 page per hour scanner/OCR machines.
  • Administered and installed solutions for the state of Texas, city of Houston, state of New Orleans, AARP, City of Los Angeles and others.

Confidential, Birmingham, AL

Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Design, installation and administration of Novell, Unix, Windows and Citrix solutions for businesses.
  • Wireless WAN/LAN solutions.
  • VOIP solutions
  • Confidential preparation and remediation

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