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Senior Software Quality Assurance Tester Resume

Littleton, CO


  • Quality Work QA Methodologies QA Team Leadership
  • QA Tester/Lead with 15+ years manual QA Testing experience with familiarity in test automation with 4+ years of lead experience providing team direction and hands - on testing.
  • Extensive experience gathering and understanding business strategy and needs to ensure that technology solutions completely and accurately resolve the needs and objectives of client businesses.
  • Hands-on technology professional accustomed to working in complex, project-based environments such as Unix and Windows.
  • Multifaceted experience in QA software testing and user-acceptance testing.
  • Built many computers from scratch.
  • Built computer labs. Detail-oriented and holds high-quality standards.


  • SQA Testing & Methodologies
  • Agile, Waterfall
  • Functional Requirements
  • Test Plans, Cases & Processes
  • SoapUI
  • Oracle DB interfaces
  • Oracle Dev. DB
  • TOAD
  • ALM; Putty
  • Oracle SQLPlus
  • Helped create Test Strategies & Coverages
  • Establish QA & QC Standards
  • CA Agile
  • Performance, Load & Stress Testing
  • Testing with Automation tools
  • Defect & Bug Tracking
  • PVCS Tracker
  • Regression & Negative Testing
  • HP ALM, Borland Caliber, Rally, Bug Triage
  • CMMI level 3
  • HP Quality Center


Confidential, Littleton, CO

Senior Software Quality Assurance Tester


  • Promoted and moved through the ranks of QA Tester to QA Lead Tester to Senior Software QA Tester/Lead.
  • Led and served as a key member of software quality assurance team and mentor to local and Off-Shore QA team members at Confidential, Qwest, and Confidential .
  • Attended daily Agile Scrum meetings of progress in Test Plans, Test Cases, defects and any environmental issues.
  • One of the Test Leads that attended and provided input during the planning sessions to Estimate and Prioritize User Stories for the test team and assigned Stories to team members.
  • Experienced in testing in UNIX, XML, HTML, worked with Java, and JSON.
  • Require no supervision and am self-motivated and lead by example.
  • Think rapidly, react quickly, and adhere to all types of testing such as: White box, Black box, and Gray box. Does not limit self to just the knowns, search for the unknowns and see what it produces and react.
  • Worked Remotely from home on many Waterfall and Agile projects for over a 3-year period - performed testing and Lead jobs and as well as attended conference calls with local and off-shore teams while working remotely. Worked longer days working remotely than when in the office.
  • Created software test plans, wrote and executed test cases.
  • Documented defects of code and environments and worked with the Development team to identify how to reproduce and fix the code and/or environments.
  • No known defects that went into Production from my testing. Strived on Quality and through testing.
  • Performed Functional, Intersystem, and Integration Testing, used Automation tools, Manual Testing, Flow through Testing (E2E), User Acceptance Testing (UAT), GUI and Browser testing.
  • Worked in both Agile Methodology and Waterfall Methodology.
  • Participated in product-design reviews throughout the software development lifecycle to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, and potential issues.
  • Multi-Tasking ability to work on a number of different projects in the same Agile Sprint and over different Agile Sprints.
  • Worked with Borland Caliber, HP ALM, and CA Agile test/development tools to track requirements, user stories, defect /bugs. CA Agile and Caliber are what I believe are similar software tools like Jira and TestRail.
  • Met all key milestones for each release on time and on budget.

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