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Qa Specialist Resume

Brooklyn, NY

SUMMARY:

IT Specialist with over 15 years of expertise in Quality Assurance, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Agile/SRUM Processes. Proven track record establishing and managing global high performance cross functional teams. Experienced in off - shore vendor management. Extensive experience in designing QA processes and procedures, developing test strategies, implementing testing tools / software and producing metrics, key performance indicators (KPI’s) and management dashboards.

SKILL:

Environment: .NET, JavaScript, VB, SQL, Data Cube and MDS

Software: MS Office Tools, Microsoft Visual Studio, CRM, Snagit, SQL Enterprise

Tools: Quality Center, Quick Test Professional, Rally, JIRA, CRM, TFS, MTM

SDLC Methodologies: Waterfall and Agile

Other: Project Management, Quality Assurance Management, Testing Methodologies, Offshore Outsourcing Management

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Brooklyn, NY

QA Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Created detailed test plan, test requirements, test cases, test metrics and checkpoints based on functional and design specifications, ETL testing
  • Creates Test Documentation in accordance with specification changes using QC tool.
  • Executed test cases while performing smoke, functional, regression, and compatibility system testing.
  • Performed intensive Oracle testing using TOAD Tools comparing data extracted from DB using select statements and front end.
  • Reported test results using QC tool.
  • Monitored defects
  • Prepared Bug weekly status and summary reports.
  • Worked closely with various levels of management and staff, programming teams to deliver effective business solutions.

Confidential, Branchburg, NJ

Manager of Software Engineering

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed environment and created a company-wide SCRUM framework
  • Developed product roadmap including ROI analysis and go-to-market strategies
  • Mentored and trained SCRUM Teams on software development processes and best practices
  • Managed a distributed and cross-functional teams of remote/onsite in Scrum framework
  • Facilitated standup, review, planning, retrospective and other Agile meetings
  • Assured all statuses and reports are up to date
  • Reported projects progress and statuses to upper management
  • Introduced QA Function

Confidential, New York, NY

Director, Quality Assurance (QA)

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented Agile, SCRUM development methodology (Certified ScrumMaster).
  • Established and institutionalized quality standards for entire technology organization.
  • Provided guidance to quality assurance team in identifying the best approach to meet requirements.
  • Provided regular metrics and updates to senior management, made recommendations to process and quality improvements as needed.
  • Interfaced across multiple departments (PMO, BA, Dev) and levels of management regarding quality matters.
  • Developed and implemented strategies that ensured short and long term success of the QA function.
  • Provided guidance, support and on the interpretation and implementation of Company standards and policies inside and outside of QA department.
  • Oversaw technology-wide process implementation and maintenance as well as assuring that all processes were followed by required parties.
  • Created, revised, reviewed, and approved quality related documents including test metrics.
  • Provided leadership, development, mentoring and support for direct reports, as well as ongoing resource assessment.
  • Accountable for QA group resourcing, development and performance management, and organizing teams for maximum effectiveness.
  • Implemented and maintained automation lab (Mercury Quality Center, QTP, Selenium); 45% of regression test scripts were automated.
  • Successfully managed offshore resources.

Confidential, New York, NY

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed requirements and technical documentation to develop appropriate test documentation.
  • Worked with developers, PM, business owners to design test criteria.
  • Developed and executed test cases.
  • Developed and executed manual and automated tests utilizing Quality Center and QuickTest Pro.
  • Developed and maintained test scripts and procedures.
  • Prepared, validated and documented test environment for accuracy and readiness.
  • Provided robust system tests of all new and updated applications.
  • Analyzed and reported testing progress and results.
  • Contributed to software engineering process improvement efforts across the business.
  • Performed risk analysis for seamless release.
  • Developed and executed deployment plans.

Confidential, Montvale, NJ

Consultant - Quality Assurance Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed automation effort, created and maintained automated test scripts using QuickTest Pro.
  • Continuous updates to the Test Documentation in accordance with specification changes.
  • Executed test cases while performing smoke, functional, regression, and compatibility system testing.
  • Performed intensive Oracle testing using TOAD and SQL Enterprise Tools and Data Validation comparing data extracted from DB using select statements and front end.
  • Reported test results using ClearQuest Bug Tracking tool.
  • Monitored defects and assisted project management with design decisions.
  • Prepared Bug, weekly status and summary reports.
  • Worked closely with various levels of management and staff, programming teams and clients to deliver effective business solutions.
  • Prepared release checklists, measured risk and collected data for roll-back plan.

Confidential, Jersey City, NJ

Consultant - Quality Assurance Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed risk impact and prioritized testing effort.
  • Developed comprehensive test plans and procedures based on the project Requirements Specifications for Confidential application software using Quality Center.
  • Designed detailed unique metrics scripts and test cases.
  • Created Test Sets using Quality Center Test Lab.
  • Scheduled automated test scripts (written in VB) runs via Quality Center scheduler.
  • Oversaw execution of test scenarios that ensured that the hardware configurations and developed software performed in compliance with the specifications as described in documents pertaining to this implementation.
  • Continuously updated Test Documentation in accordance with specification changes.
  • Demonstrated excellent working knowledge in formal QA estimation and tracking techniques.
  • Performed GUI, Business Function, Integration, Browser and OS (Platform) Compatibility and Regression testing.
  • Debugged data integration errors by working with Broker Workstation.
  • Reported defects via Integrated Bug Tracking System (Quality Center was integrated with in-house written tool), oversaw identification and problem / bug solving process.
  • Utilized Test Director Reporting features to produce status report to higher management.

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