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Lead Quality Assurance Engineer (contractor) Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Experienced in Software Quality Assurance with concentration in black box testing (exploratory, functional, system, regression, integration); Created test cases (manual and automated) and documentation based upon product specifications (formal and informal); provided estimates and performed analysis; executed manual and automated test cases and performed troubleshooting. Interacted with project managers, developers and colleagues; written and verbally. Created defects; followed defects to resolution. Operated in Waterfall and Agile Scrum methodologies.
  • Black box testing in Web/Cloud/Client - Server environments; test case creation, execution; defect filing and troubleshooting.
  • Hardware/Firmware (Set Top Box) testing; Mobile App (iOS, Android and Android Emulators, Tablet PC) testing; Web (Firefox, Safari, Chrome, Explorer) testing.
  • Defect Creation/Test Management with tools (Bug Genie, Jira, Redmine, Microsoft Team Foundation Server, TestRail, Rally, TestLink).
  • Automated testing with iMacros and Selenium Webdriver (“record and playback”); implemented and modified PERL Scripts for “back end” testing.
  • Experience with TCP/IP Networking; API Testing, XML Testing. Wireshark and Fiddler usage.
  • Updated/maintained test PC’s with Norton Ghost; Configured Macintoshes in test lab.
  • Maintained and updated website with Microsoft Expression Web and WordPress.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Lead Quality Assurance Engineer (Contractor)

  • Created and executed black box test cases for in-house Cloud/Client-Server application used for scheduling programs on television networks; testing covered areas such as scheduling, business analysis and financial transactions; worked both on site and remotely.
  • Provided estimates and analysis in sprint planning sessions and daily stand ups (Agile Scrum), recorded status and created in Microsoft Team Foundation Server.
  • Performed API Testing as part of application integration testing.

Confidential

Quality Assurance Engineer (Contractor)

  • Created and executed black box test cases on mobile telecommunications application (iPhone, Android); troubleshot defects, Documented defects found (Jira).
  • Recorded and summarized results for management; participated in daily stand ups (Agile Scrum).

Confidential

Quality Assurance Analyst

  • Created test cases and scenarios from project documentation, worked closely with co-workers to clarify test objectives and requirements in a Waterfall environment.
  • Executed black box test cases (exploratory, functional, system, regression) for automotive repair and insurance claims management software. Diagnosed defects; recorded defects in defect tracking tool (Microsoft Team Foundation Server).
  • Tested Windows based Client-Server software and mobile devices (iPad, iPhone, Tablet PC, Android).
  • Conducted XML and web based testing with Fiddler.

Confidential

Quality Assurance Engineer (Contractor)

  • Created and executed black box test cases in an agile software development environment with documentation and execution tool (Testrail). Conducted tests of business to consumer websites with Windows, Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Google Chrome; planned and coordinated offshore/offsite test execution.
  • Created defects in defect tracking tool (Redmine).

Confidential

Quality Assurance Engineer (Contractor)

  • Executed manual integration and regression test cases on Confidential Set Top Boxes in a Linux environment.
  • Installed firmware onto Set Top Boxes per testing specifications.
  • Analyzed and troubleshot problems uncovered during testing; recorded progress in Test Management tool (TestLink); recorded defects in defect tracking tool (Jira).
  • Networked and configured TCP/IP based Set Top Boxes to test network scenarios.

Confidential

Quality Assurance Analyst

  • Produced test cases using agile scrum methodology; test cases and testing status recorded in Project Management tool (Rally).
  • Conducted tests on U.S. and international versions of popular business to consumer shopping websites in a Linux testing environment.
  • Troubleshot defects, documented defects, and led regression/integration testing.
  • Customized and implemented PERL scripts to perform regression testing across entire websites; interpreted test results.

Confidential

Quality Assurance Engineer

  • Executed black box test cases of toolbars, web portals, webmail and VOIP software on Windows PCs and Macintoshes using Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari and other browsers. Documented defects found in defect tracking system (Bug Genie).
  • Devised and implemented fundamental automated regression test scripts using automation tool (iMacros).
  • Validated the web-based purchase of subscription products using administration tools. Troubleshot purchasing and sign up defects.
  • Customized and maintained test PCs with Norton Ghost; maintained and configured Macintoshes per specifications.
  • Utilized Network Analysis tools (Wireshark, Fiddler) to verify software behavior.

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