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Principal Quality Assurance Engineer Resume

SUMMARY:

To obtain a challenging and rewarding position as a QA/Software Testing Engineer. I am a dedicated and result focused individual with 10+ years professional experience and a passion to quickly learn and adjust to new environments and technologies.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Languages: HTML, XML, CSS, PHP, Ruby, Python, Javascript, Java, Expect, Perl

Databases: DB2, MySQL, Oracle, MariaDB, SQL Server

Systems: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Unix, Apple, Android, VPN

Software: MyEclipse, Accurev, NetBeans, Microsoft Office Suite, Squirrel, Toad, Putty, WinSCP Adobe Suite, Outlook, Sungard Omni, Perforce, JMeter, Firebug, JIRA, Rally, Memcache

Automation Frameworks: Selenium, QTP, Watir, cPamie

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Principal Quality Assurance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in Agile/Scrum product development environment
  • Work closely with project team and developers throughout project lifecycle to deliver high quality projects in monthly iterations
  • Create test plans and detailed test cases for various user interaction and requirement based scenarios (positive, negative & boundary)
  • Implement and complete manual, functional, regression, security and automated testing including data validation of client facing, web, and internal systems/functionality
  • Maintain regression tests and evaluate results on daily basis throughout iterative development cycle
  • Complete detailed backend and database verification of account structure and financial processing configurations, data, and results
  • Complete testing and verification of incoming and outgoing file generation, processing, and delivery including account formations, financial transactions, statements and confirmations, and results
  • Provide expertise and recommendations from testing perspectives within project team to contribute to success of development iterations
  • Provide deployment and continuous production support and research for delivered projects
  • Participate in efforts for continuous improvements in workflows, refining of best practices as well as interviewing, and of new team members
  • Work with external partners, or processing entities through processes to ensure processing,, and quality standards were met and maintained.

Confidential

Quality Assurance Engineer Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • As team lead, was responsible for managing group of 5 quality assurance engineers tasked focused on larger scope, quarterly release projects
  • Worked closely with team to review product requirements, balance project scope, and develop and execute detailed test plans and strategies to ensure high quality project results
  • Researched and implemented web automation tools including Ruby with Watir, Python with cPamie, and Selenium
  • Created web based tools using PHP, including an account transaction simulator to aid in testing/verification of new features, and financial processing.
  • Completed manual, regression, security, and automated testing of client facing, web, and internal functionality
  • Maintain and expand regression test suites and evaluate results against staging environment
  • Responsible for deployment/release testing, and on - call / continuous production support

Confidential

Quality Assurance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Worked closely with developers, and product managers to create test plans and detailed test cases
  • Supported and maintained home grown Perl based web automation suite
  • Implemented a backend automation suite to verify process execution with Expect
  • Completed extensive and detailed backend / database verification of account structure, and financial processing
  • Implemented and completed manual, regression, security, and automated testing of client facing, and web functionality
  • Completed testing and verification of file generation and processing including financial transactions, statements/confirmations, and account information
  • Maintain and expand regression test suites and evaluate results against project staging environment
  • Responsible for deployment/release testing, and on-call / continuous production support

Confidential

Owner, Operator, Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Worked to design the look/feel, layout, user flows, functionality, content, wording and messaging of application.
  • Worked to established agreements with sports statistics providers and fantasy sports podcasts and implement PHP based API framework to gather, validate and persist data to database.
  • Implemented extensive Cron based run schedule for different aspects of data acquisition, processing and manipulation.
  • Implemented PHP based API framework to handle data requests from the application on Android and iOS devices.
  • Designed and implemented complete MySQL/MariaDB database model/structure including backup / redundancy measures.
  • Implemented data cache layer in Memcache and implemented its use across API processing to improve and ensure efficiency and speed of API response.
  • Completed API performance testing utilizing JMeter. Established benchmarks and had regular test intervals for a set of sample API calls including bulk load testing.
  • Worked with overseas freelance developer for UI development in Android and iOS. Worked to relay data/product information including requirement and design documentation. Reported and worked through known or reported bugs/issues, and established timeframes and release dates, as well as completed testing and verification through multiple app version releases for Android and iOS.
  • Implemented staging environment/versioning for validation and verification of functionality before update app version went live.
  • Designed and created a “brochure” style website for applications.
  • Implemented an automated Twitter news feed based on active/recent news records in database.
  • Implemented and managed Twitter and Facebook social media accounts along with other initiatives to market and gain exposure for Applications.

Confidential

Quality Assurance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Established fully functional PHP/MySQL based social website
  • Secure user and account structure
  • Completed database and functional design / implementation
  • Messaging, blogs, photo upload/gallery, friend lists, privacy controls, and calendar features
  • Implemented secure recurring payments acceptance

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