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Qa Test Manager Resume

SUMMARY:

Strong QA and testing leader with 15+ years of experience and success building and managing Quality Assurance and testing for industry - leading institutions. Leverage a background in project management, overseeing large-scale implementations that improve processes, increase efficiency, and maximize automation. Technical project manager with the ability to lead complex global teams, ensuring successful execution and delivery of projects on-time and within budget.

CORE STRENGTHS:

  • Project Management Technology Development
  • QA Analysis & Process Mapping Agile / Scrum Methodology
  • Regression Testing Load Testing
  • Manual & Automation Risk Management & Analysis
  • Test Environment
  • Stakeholder Collaboration Regulatory Compliance
  • Requirements Financial Systems Architecture

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY:

UNIX, Windows, HP and AIX, Microsoft Office, SharePoint, Mercury Test Suite (QC10, Winrunner, XRunner, QTP), BMC Remedy Action Request System, FogBugz, Jira

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

QA Test Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Led software Quality Assurance and process improvements for the company’s regulatory trade reporting, among other reporting agencies.
  • Managed PMO / testing for all aspects of test management activities within the regulatory project.
  • Successfully built and managed a team while maintaining relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Implemented Dodd-Frank, EMIR, and other regulator reporting initiatives for the bank’s reporting team.
  • Maintained 100% compliance with Confidential ’ bank standards by leveraging expertise in the areas of QA, testing phases, technical matters, and including customized solutions for specific project requirements.
  • Optimized processes and streamlined efficiencies within the testing teams by taking a lead role on the QA and cross asset change management teams.
  • Identified business requirements for regulatory testing teams by collaborating with business analysts, project managers, cross asset change teams and stakeholders.
  • Implemented several best practice processes for UAT, SIT, QA, and change teams.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, change teams, and IT to define achievable release version and timely regulator deadlines.
  • Coordinated with senior leadership to provide regular testing progress updates through daily status reports and analysis of defect tracking system.
  • Initiated automated regression testing process by maximizing automation of QA test and change team use test cases, resulting in the automation of 9K+ test cases.

Senior Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Oversaw software quality assurance and process improvement across multiple lines of business, reporting directly to the Director of Software Quality Assurance.
  • Collaborated with IT and business leaders to reduce risk and increase quality in the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Established and maintained relationships with analysts, project managers, external auditors, key business leaders, and development staff.
  • Leveraged an understanding of best practices, industry trends, outsourcing, and organizational change management.
  • Converted trading platform to the Confidential Mellon trading and accounting system.
  • Managed / implemented application specific approaches, test strategy, high-level test approach, production parallel, and test risk assessment.
  • Optimized the manual tests and adopted business process test automation for Confidential .
  • Created a plan for manual and automated test productivity and coverage, including ROI estimates and reproducible assessment process.

QA Manager of Quality Assurance

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Provided leadership for the development of the QA department, reporting directly to the CEO.
  • Established a Quality Management System and process that met all maturing development quality requirements for the company.
  • Managed product release, stability, validation, and QA activities.
  • Played a key role in establishing a document process of business standards and functional requirements.
  • Established clear standards of measurement for senior management and stakeholders of individual projects.
  • Analyzed hardware and system testing, including automation.
  • Provided process improvement recommendations, knowledge sharing, and for colleagues.
  • Implemented an Agile approach to the software product cycle between development and QA.
  • Developed customized solutions to specific project requirements while maintaining compliance standards.
  • Ensured projects remained on-time and budget by supporting all business / technology project managers and stakeholders on project scope and direction.

IT Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed business and functional requirements to design SIT and UAT test cases.
  • Performed the initial pre-installation of Calypso Trading System, data conversion, data scrubbing, data mapping, and I&O application usability test scripts.
  • Collaborated with senior leaders and project managers to ensure test plan and cases were completed and met business, functional, and SDLC requirements.
  • Created test scripts for different test scenarios and instructions to test for validity of results, accuracy, and reliability.
  • Successfully updated the bank’s process documentation, including process, test case, and summary templates.

Manager QA & Functional Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Provided QA and functional analysis, as well as analyses of trade capture applications, workflow validation, and data correction.
  • Managed a QA group that communicated with clients and end-users on software perception and issues.
  • Supported the test leader with managing and developing staff in the New York office.
  • Implemented a matrix that gauged the performance and also set up nightly testing for time and defects.
  • Coordinated the QA test process, functional test plans, defect resolution, QA regression testing, software configuration management, and automation.
  • Established a global team in Pune, India and collaborated with managed to develop staff in London, England.
  • Managed the process of Agile Scrum Methodology between developers, business analysts, and QA staff to set standards and resolve software issues.

Manager QA & Process

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Worked directly with the VP of Development to compile and implement processes that gauged the amount of time and defect corrected through software process verified by QA team.
  • Managed a global staff that included testers to implement QA processes and methodologies in foreign exchange and money market instruments for top-tier financial service clients.
  • Maintained consistent communication with support staff and clients worldwide to ensure QA process map, test strategies, test plans, defect resolution, regression testing, and software configuration management.
  • Ensured data integrity by architecting test automation and identifying problems in front- and back-office trading systems.
  • Developed a cohesive, high-performing team as the first leader to establish a QA team that leveraged strengths and abilities of individual contributors.
  • Enhanced overall performance and strategy for a trading solution by establishing standards of measurement and updating senior management on a new software initiative.

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